Big Bamboo Post, Hawaii’s first Dolby-certified audio post-production studio, has opened on Maui. Founded by veteran sound engineers Johnny Wilson and Bennett Yashon, the studio offers sound design, sound editorial, automatic dialogue replacement, mixing, original music composition, and Foley.
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The growing demand for high-quality virtual production, integration of systems, and development of efficient workflows has left many creatives and corporations searching for a reliable, global partner. To address this need, Arri is elevating its Arri Solutions division to become its own business unit and has established two new senior management positions.
The Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival has announced that its 15th annual edition will be held October 18-22 at Regal L.A. Live cinemas in downtown Los Angeles
The Blu Digital Group has launched BluQC, which it says is an industry first, cloud-based interactive quality control system with automation technology. The company says the system significantly enhances how organizations conduct automated and manual reviews of media file packages, such as linguistic and technical checks on video and localized audio and subtitles.
Like many of his peers, Thomas James was inspired to pursue a career in visual effects from watching Harry Potter movies as a youth. Today, after several years of working as an effects artist in film, TV, and advertising in his native London, James is Rising Sun Pictures’ newest teacher.
Cinematographer Ksenia Sereda acknowledges the pressure she first felt when she was selected to shoot The Last of Us, the new HBO series based on the critically acclaimed video game of the same name developed by Naughty Dog for the PlayStation platforms.
Lars Weyer has been appointed as a new executive board member and chief financial officer of Arri. The announcement was made by the supervisory board of the global film technology company. In this position, Weyer is responsible for the finance, human resources, IT, and facility management departments.
FutureWorks, Mumbai, delivered more than 500 visual effects shots for the hit film Darlings. The dark comedy smashed records for Netflix, with the biggest global opening weekend for a non-English language original film, with more than 10 million viewing hours in its first three days. Editor’s Note: This article includes a major spoiler alert.
As part of its conference sponsorship, GDC Technology Limited provided the ultra-high frame rate media server for the 2023 Supersession presented at last month’s Hollywood Professional Association Tech Retreat. The Supersession presented an original, immersive look at the remarkable creative and technical accomplishments of Avatar: The Way of Water using GDC’s SR-5400C Standalone Integrated Media Block with flexible architecture stable technology high frame rate capability to show the movie in 4K 3D at 48 frames per second per eye.