AM Studios, Chennai, one of India’s most famous recording studios, has acquired a Barco Auro 11.1 system to enhance its 3D sound recording capabilities. The sound mixing for Maryan, an upcoming Tamil drama thriller film directed by Bharatbala starring Dhanush and Parvathi Menon was done using Auro 11.1.
Production & Post-Production
LA-based rental house Radiant Images announced the Radiant Novo Challenge filmmaking competition at the Palm Springs International ShortFest this week. The Radiant Novo Challenge will provide select filmmakers with the opportunity to create a short film using the new Novo digital cinema camera.
Occupy Cannes attended the Cannes Film Festival to fight for the rights of independent artists and to call attention to the danger that international media consolidation poses to independent art and commerce. Four camera teams filmed material for an upcoming documentary about the Cannes Film Festival to be released by Troma, appropriately titled Occupy Cannes
California-based Legend3D has been chosen by The Coca-Cola Company and advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather Paris to convert the Liquid Dream Coke Zero spot into 3D.
Katabatic Digital founder Emery Wells, recently finished a number of digital shorts and parodies for Saturday Night Live using Bluefish444’s Epoch 2K Horizon as HD-SDI output within Assimilate Scratch.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has extended the call for papers deadline to July 19 for the SMPTE 2013 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, October 22-24 in Hollywood, California.
PipelineFX has announced that twice a year, all PipelineFX education customers on subscription can double their current license capacity at no additional charge, with the company’s new Education Burst License program.
The Vermont College of Fine Arts has announced the creation of the Independent Filmmaker Production Grant, a thesis completion fellowship for students of the new MFA in Film degree program during their final year of study.
Recognized with an Academy Award for Hugo and an Emmy Award for the second season of Game of Thrones, visual effects house Pixomondo recently created nearly 300 shots for J.J. Abrams' epic Star Trek Into Darkness.
Modus FX completed many of the key visual effects shots on Now You See Me.