The Association of Moving Image Archivists has announced May 4 as the date for the New York outing of its annual Digital Asset Symposium, a day of engaging and educational discussions on the most current challenges and breakthroughs in managing digital assets. This year the event will be held at the Victor Borge Theatre in Manhattan.
Advanced Systems Group says that more than 100 film and video production and post-production clients are now using its NetApp's E-Series storage systems. "In the video and film production world, digital storage has transitioned from being a useful part of the process to being the central hub of the process,” said Dave Van Hoy, founder and president, ASG. “As such, the value of tier-one products such as the NetApp E-Series has become not just desired, but critical."
Pixspan has announced a strategic reseller partnership with Post Logic of France. The company is the first in France to offer Pixspan line of storage and networking software.
DiDac Systems today introduced the DiDaptr storage adapter for use with AJA Video Systems' Ki Pro and Ki Pro Rack.
Colorfront will demonstrate advances in its Colorfront Cloud Services at the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas in April.
Barcelona creative shop Trizz is known for its unconventional work, directing and designing for a mix of 3D, VFX and experience design, including multi-touch, interactive and projection mapping. Its work appears in TVCs, art galleries, publications and even during concerts and other live events. Chris Vulpi and Oriol Puig, who co-founded Trizz in 2009, say they have identified inefficiencies in the VFX and post industry and applied a more streamlined, workable model to their business.
HGST, a Western Digital company, and Maxx Digital have announced that Red Studios Hollywood has deployed the Maxx Digital Evo 6G 16-bay rack mount media server. The server is powered by 4TB HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 enterprise-class hard disk drives and configured with ATTO Raid controller to support capacity, bandwidth and performance needs for streaming and “screening” next-generation 4K, 5K and 6K high-resolution files.
HGST, a Western Digital company and Maxx Digital today announced that Red Studios Hollywood has deployed the Maxx Digital Evo 6G 16-bay rack-mount media server. The server is powered by 4TB HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 enterprise-class hard disk drives and configured with ATTO Raid controller to support capacity, bandwidth and performance needs for streaming and screening 4K, 5K and 6K high-resolution files.
Douglas Trumbull’s latest project UFOTOG, the world’s first high-frame rate (120 fps), stereoscopic 3D film, has completed production.
JMR Electronics recently designed and built a high performance server and storage system for the production of the world’s first high-frame-rate 3D movie. UFOTOG, a 10-minute short that tells the story of a man’s attempt to photograph alien spacecraft, is the work of director, visual effects pioneer and filmmaking visionary Douglas Trumbull.