Production & Post-Production

Advanced Systems Group Hosts New People Cinema

Wed, 12/02/2015 - 11:37 -- Nick Dager

Advanced Systems Group will welcome presenters from Dolby Laboratories, SuperSphere Productions, and Tippett Studio to the ASG Annual Workshop on December 3, at the New People Cinema at the New People building in San Francisco. Thursday’s workshop will explore high dynamic range and cinematic virtual reality technologies with free presentations beginning at 10 a.m.

Autodesk Launches 3ds Max 2016 Extension 2

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 12:52 -- Nick Dager

Autodesk has launched Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 Extension 2 for 3D modeling, animation and rendering. Building on 3ds Max 2016 and Extension 1 releases unveiled earlier this year, Extension 2 expands the software’s capabilities with new tools and workflow improvements that simplify and accelerate the creation of 3D assets for design visualization and content creation professionals.

City Tech Students Win Awards at International Film Festival

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 11:42 -- Nick Dager

A team of nine City Tech students won two awards at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers and the Hollywood Professional Alliance Student Film Festival in Hollywood, California, on October 27, which was hosted by SMPTE Standards Director and film director Howard Lukk. Their five-minute film Building for the Future: A City Tech Tale, traced the journey of the College’s 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon student team that built an energy-efficient house during a two-year long international competition.

SGO Appoints Two Managers

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 11:39 -- Nick Dager

Tech industry veteran Jose Luis Montero has been appointed as Regional Sales Manager for SGO's Latin American sector, where he will play an influential role in promoting Mistika. An accomplished sales manager with over 18-years experience of developing complex I.T. projects, along with his vast background in electronic engineering and extensive knowledge of the European and Latin American market, makes him the perfect fit for SGO. He is also an impressive linguist, with proficiency in fluent Spanish, English and Portuguese.

Deluxe Completes Work on Spectre

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 13:22 -- Nick Dager

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group has completed a wide range of services for Spectre, the 24th James Bond feature, released in the UK on October 26 and worldwide on November 6. Deluxe completed digital post-production elements completed the digital intermediate coloring, and film and digital dailies; created on-screen graphics; and delivered the highly anticipated feature to movie theatres around the world. Deluxe worked with the production team prior to initial shooting through to distribution.

SMPTE 2015 Called a Success

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 11:21 -- Nick Dager

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has announced that the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition exceeded organizers' expectations, drawing more than 75 expert presentations, nearly 100 exhibitors, and 2,328 registered attendees hailing from more than 35 countries — the highest attendance in more than a decade. The SMPTE conference is the premier annual event for motion-imaging and media technology, production, operations, and the allied arts and sciences.



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