Visual Effects Society Announces Featured Sessions for 2013 VES Summit domenica, 22 Settembre 2013 - 06:09 AM - 5 Months, 2 ago - 8 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Former AMPAS Presidents Forum, NASA/JPL Mars Curiosity Rover Expert and VFX Experts Panel on New Models for Profitability (Los Angeles, California--September 22, 2013) The Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional honorary society, has announced several featured sessions set for its 5th annual Summit, “A New Reality: Content Creation and Distribution.” The daylong interactive forum on October 26th will bring together top creatives, executives, thought leaders and visionaries from diverse disciplines to illustrate new pathways to creativity and problem-solving in an atmosphere akin to TED Talks. Prominent speakers sharing insights into the elements for success in the new VFX landscape will include:
Canon U.S.A., Ron Howard and Bryce Dallas Howard Discover Five Consumer Directors to Premiere Their Short Films at the Project Imaginat10n Film Festival domenica, 22 Settembre 2013 - 05:58 AM - 5 Months, 2 ago - 8 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow 10 Films Inspired By User Submitted Photographs Will be Packaged by Canon as “A Ron Howard Presentation” – The Winning Consumer Directors and Five Celebrity Directors: Eva Longoria, Jamie Foxx, James Murphy, Georgina Chapman and Biz Stone (Melville, New York--September 22, 2013) Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, two-time Academy Award® winner Ron Howard, and Bryce Dallas Howard, one of Hollywood’s most versatile actresses and director of the 2011 short film “when you find me,” have announced the five winning consumer directors of the “Project Imaginat10n” film contest, which gave filmmakers of all skill levels an opportunity to showcase their creativity and storytelling abilities. Five celebrity directors also took part in the same creative exercise: Eva Longoria (film and TV actress), Jamie Foxx (Academy Award® winner), Biz Stone (co-founder of Twitter), Georgina Chapman (designer and co-founder of Marchesa) and James Murphy (founder of LCD SOUNDSYSTEM).
Point Source Audio's SERIES8 Raises the Bar on Miniature Microphones luned́, 23 Settembre 2013 - 10:00 AM - 5 Months, 2 ago - 8 Letture - top stories - R - Broadcast Engineering Petaluma, CA — Point Source Audio (PSA), an innovator of the original and one-of-a-kind “unbreakable boom” microphone, today announced its SERIES8 miniature microphones are now officially shipping in three different styles: headset, earworn and lavalier. Created for use in broadcast, theater and live production, the new SERIES8 miniature microphones have recently been adopted by distinguished venues such as Universal Studios, Kravis Center, and Shiki Theater Company Tokyo, to name a few. read more
TVB Hong Kong upgrades 9 channels with PlayBox luned́, 23 Settembre 2013 - 07:26 AM - 5 Months, 2 ago - 8 Letture - top stories - R - Broadcast Engineering System includes 26 Playbox servers to power HD channels Hong Kong's largest independent broadcaster, Television Broadcasts (TVB) has completed a major upgrade to their playout facilities based on Playbox Technology systems. The project included the installation of 26 servers at the network's headquarters in TVB City, Kowloon. The installation is for nine HD channels, with seven of them already on air and the others are in precommission testing read more
New Documentary "LTO: License to Operate," Follows Former LA Gang Members Turned Peace Keepers On A Mission to Stop Violence luned́, 23 Settembre 2013 - 08:02 PM - 5 Months, 2 ago - 8 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Culver City--September 23, 2013) Branding/Marketing agency Omelet, production company Foundation Content, and Director James Lipetzky have teamed up to jointly produce “License to Operate,” a feature-length documentary film about former gang members who are working together to eliminate gang violence and restore peace in their communities. The new documentary is an outgrowth of the production of a promotional video shot earlier this year for non-profit “A Better LA” by Omelet, Foundation, and Lipetzky. The filmmakers recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for post-production services and music licensing fees, as powerful and relevant music tracks will help tell the story. With principal photography wrapped, the filmmakers plan to finish the documentary by mid-October; the expected running time of “License to Operate” is 90-minutes. Please see:
Astute Networks Announces Fall 2013 Public Appearance Agenda luned́, 23 Settembre 2013 - 03:00 PM - 5 Months, 2 ago - 8 Letture - top stories - 10-Broadcast - Newsroom (2013-09-23) Astute NetworksTM, Inc., the leading provider of Networked FlashTM appliances, today released its Fall 2013 Public Appearance Agenda which features many of the industry?s most highly-respected and well-attended user group meetings and other educational forums, including PASS SQLSaturday, VMUG VMware User Group Meetings, Midsize Enterprise Summit West 2013 and Midmarket CIO Forum.
Breast-feeding problems common for first-time moms luned́, 23 Settembre 2013 - 12:27 PM - 5 Months, 2 ago - 8 Letture - top stories - C-Media MONDAY, Sept. 23 -- The notion of new mothers easily and comfortably breast-feeding their newborns is challenged by new research that indicates nursing problems are a near-universal experience among first-time moms, and those reporting early concerns are nearly 10 times more likely to abandon breast-feeding within two months.
A Theater Festival Resurrects Broadway Movie Palaces luned́, 23 Settembre 2013 - 05:03 PM - 5 Months, 2 ago - 8 Letture - top stories - Topix Radio In 2011, much of the inaugural edition of Radar L.A. -- the biennial festival of new works by renowned international and L.A.-based theater companies and artists -- was centered around downtown's LATC on Hill St. and REDCAT in the Walt Disney Concert Hall complex beneath Bunker Hill.