Tokyo Laboratory, headquartered in the Chōfu section of Tokyo and doing business as Togen, has announced that it will shut down at the end of November after 68 years in business. The company added that after the end of October, it will dispose of any unclaimed film originals still in its possession. Thus, the company is working toward returning all film originals to its clients.
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Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty is back for its second season on HBO, pushing deeper into the 1980s as it continues to recount the on- and off-court stories surrounding the Showtime era of the Los Angeles Lakers. After sharing cinematography duties with Mihai Malaimare Jr. on Season 1, Todd Banhazl, ASC returned for Season 2, now joined by fellow cinematographers John Matysiak, Ricardo Diaz and Darran Tiernan, ISC.
Signiant Inc. and TMT Insights today announced a strategic partnership aimed at helping media and entertainment companies of all sizes optimize their content supply chains. By bringing together Signiant’s foundational software-as-a-service platform and TMT’s innovative approach to unifying media operations, the companies believe they are uniquely positioned to deliver disruptive, leading-edge solutions.
Cooke Optics has announced the launch of the SP3 range of full-frame prime lenses for mirrorless cameras that. The T2.4 range features five focal lengths, a choice of user-changeable mounts and is of small, lightweight yet robust construction.
What its makers say is the first Australian feature film to be entirely shot using virtual production is set for release internationally next month. Mercy Road is an unrelentingly tense psychological thriller from Tracks director John Curran.
As part of the 80th annual Venice International Film Festival sunning though September 9 at Venice Lido, in Italy, the mobile phone company Infinix introduced its latest edition to the Infinix Zero Smartphone series, the Infinix Zero 30 5G and the flagship Zero Book laptop. The introduction was part of the panel session New Image, New Lifestyle. Cinema in the New Media, Capture Your Own Story.
The Trusted Partner Network, the leading industry content security initiative, has released Version 5.2 of the Motion Picture Association Content Security Best Practices. This enhancement will help companies of all sizes across the entire media chain further manage their security vulnerabilities.
FilmLight’s much anticipated Baselight 6.0 is now in successful beta testing with customers around the world and a step closer to being utilised by the global colorist community. Baselight 6.0 is FilmLight’s latest version of the popular Baselight grading software, helping professional colorists to realize their creative vision.
Cineverse has entered into a new partnership with Maverick Entertainment Group, an independent channel offering Black indie cinema, to launch a new video-on-demand channel called Maverick Black Cinema. The deal is a direct reflection of Cineverse's mission to be a curated streaming home for independent film and filmmakers.
Sphere Entertainment today announced that on September 1, internationally renowned media artist Refik Anadol will become the first artist to utilize the Exosphere, the fully programmable LED exterior of Sphere in Las Vegas, as an immersive canvas, debuting an AI Data Sculpture created exclusively for Sphere called Machine Hallucinations: Sphere