Digital District has acquired Pipeline FX’s Qube! software to manage linked render farms from China to Paris.
Production & Post-Production
Virgin Produced has entered into a partnership with Cinema Capital Venture Fund and Tantrik Group to launch Virgin Produced India, a creative content company that will specifically cater to the youthful and fast-growing Hindi-speaking population.
Justin and the Knights of Valour tells the story of a young boy who becomes a man as he embarks on a quest to become a knight. Directed and written by Kandor Graphics' chief creative officer, Manuel Sicilia, the animated adventure fantasy film boasts a famous cast of European voices including Freddie Highmore, Charles Dance, Rupert Everett, Barry Humphries, David Walliams, Julie Walters and Saoirse Ronan. Antonio Banderas, who is a Kandor Graphics partner, is also the voice of character Sir Clorex, as well as producer of the film along with Marcelino Almansa, Kerry Fulton and Ralph Kamp.
Panavision has introduced a new line of Primo lenses, the Primo V series, specifically designed to work with today’s high-resolution 35mm digital cameras.
Sony Electronics has announced a 4K movie-making project Sony/AFI 4K Shorts: Be Moved, to showcase the talents of the alumni of the AFI Conservatory, the world renowned film school of the American Film Institute.
A new version of Cospective’s video review tool Frankie is now available. Frankie 2.1 offers new features, including zooming and panning, custom branding in the review interface, while also doubling storage to 20 GB.
Technicolor-PostWorks New York provided post-production services for three films screening this month at Camerimage, the world’s leading international film festival celebrating cinematographers and the craft of cinematography.
As motion picture, television and commercial production continues to transition to ever-higher resolution digital video, Canon has introduced the DP-V3010 4K Reference Display.
Aciem Studios recently completed the post-production, mixing, and finishing for the documentary feature film Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent, which had its US premiere at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center earlier this month as part of a special event produced by the New Jersey Jewish Film Festival.
The American Film Institute has announced the AFI/IDG China Story Fellowship, a new scholarship program at the AFI Conservatory aimed at developing feature-length screenplays that foster greater understanding of Chinese history, culture and literature.