Dr. Siegfried Foessel, head of the department of Moving Picture Technologies at Fraunhofer IIS, has formally been awarded the Fellow grade of membership with the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers at an induction ceremony at the SMPTE 2013 Annual Technical Conference and Expo.
Production & Post-Production
“When I was on The Office, we started off with the traditional three man tripod and head set up” says Randall Einhorn, cinematographer turned producer/director. “We had great support but it simply took too much time and manpower to set up. So, I started looking around and realized that the OConnor 1030D with the CF tripod could be the solution.
Alexis Nelson, co-founder and executive producer of Hoax Films will participate in a panel discussion entitled Creating CG and VFX in Commercials as part of The World Animation and VFX Summit on November 5th at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, California.
Matthews Studio Equipment has recently taken delivery of a NOGA Arm from the makers Israeli Arm.
Light Iron provided on-set color, data management, and final color for the celebrity-directed short films that premiered at the Canon Project Imaginat10n Film Festival last week at Lincoln Center in New York City.
This year, when cinematographer Danna Kinsky made her pilgrimage to Black Rock City for the Burning Man festival, she took something new with her — the iPro Lens System from Schneider Optics for her iPhone.
Vision3 has invested in an SGO Mistika post-production system to offer clients an advanced 3D post-production pipeline for high-level cinema productions in London.
Serpent Productions recorded the Stadium rockers Muse concert in Rome's Olympic stadium in July this year in both HD and 4K simultaneously using Sony F55 cameras. The decision to post-produce a 4K-cinema version rested on whether it was at last possible to get a quality conversion at a low frame rate and in 4K.
Colorflow recently applied its color grading expertise to a newly restored version of Black Angel, a fantasy-themed short film with a Star Wars connection that was believed lost for more than 30 years.
Filmworkers provided post-production services with a distinctive Windy City accent for the latest spot from State Farm. Conceived by Chicago agency DDB, the spot features State Farm spokesman Aaron Rodgers, who finds himself wedged uncomfortably between a pair of Bears fans during an airline flight.