Art Directors Guild Expands Second-Phase Final Voting in Its Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards to Members in All Four Councils mercoledý, 27 Agosto 2014 - 07:57 PM - 1 Month ago - 7 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Los Angeles, California--August 27, 2014) The Art Directors Guild (ADG), Local 800 Council and producers of the 19th Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards have expanded its final second-phase voting for winners to include all members of the crafts that make up the nearly 2,300-member Guild, it was announced by Council Chairman John Shaffner and Co-Producers Dave Blass and James Pearse Connelly. Final voting will now include Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Illustrators, Storyboard Artist and Matte Artists; and Set Design and Model Makers. The voting expansion change is effective with the upcoming ADG Awards, set forJanuary 31, 2015, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The ADG Council also announced it has voted to expand the honorary Lifetime Achievement Awards to annually include members selected from all four crafts. It was previously announced that Emmy®-winning and Oscar®-nominated Production Designer Jim Bissell has been voted this year's recipient of the ADG Council's Lifetime Achievement honor. The additional three Lifetime honorees will be announced in the near future.
Ohio’s Deluca Video Productions Covers Live Events With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD Handheld mercoledý, 27 Agosto 2014 - 05:37 PM - 1 Month ago - 7 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Newark, New Jersey--August 27, 2014) DeLuca Photography and Video Productions (Akron, OH) is making Panasonic’s new AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld its primary camera for live events. The full-service media production company, co-founded more than 13 years ago by brothers John and Matt DeLuca, routinely covers live assignments in the metro Cleveland, Akron, Canton and Medina, OH markets and beyond. Since purchasing the PX270 (Panasonic’s first P2 HD handheld with native AVC-ULTRA recording) this summer, Deluca has used the camcorder on a project for a local chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, as well as for several weddings.
From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: The Signal mercoledý, 27 Agosto 2014 - 03:00 PM - 1 Month ago - 7 Letture - top stories - 10-Broadcast - Newsroom (2014-08-27) UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. , Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ —??Lured to a mysterious location by a shadowy hacker, a trio of college students uncovers a mystery of epic proportions in The Signal , coming to Blu-ray ??? Combo Pack including Blu-ray???, DVD, and DIGITAL HD with Ultraviolet ??? on
ModOp Films Welcomes Director/Photographer Scott Toepfer; Kicks Off Relationship With New Just For Men Brand Campaign giovedý, 28 Agosto 2014 - 12:17 AM - 1 Month ago - 7 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Hollywood, California--August 27, 2014) ModOp Films has signed director & still photographer Scott Toepfer to the growing roster, launching the collaboration with a broadcast, theatrical and digital/social campaign for Just For Men. "I spotted Scott a couple years ago by watching his short films including ' It's Better in the Wind ,' " says ModOp Films EP Steve Schofield. "Scott is an influencer in the lifestyle motorcycle world, a passion of mine, he's followed throughout the photography world, and he's been involved in the branding of Iron & Resin, one of the coolest shops in California, since it began. When I introduced him to Rossi (Cannon) we all clicked, and the Just For Men campaign happened immediately."
CueScript Adds Visual Technologies India (VTI) To Its Growing Slate Of Worldwide Distributors giovedý, 28 Agosto 2014 - 12:44 AM - 1 Month ago - 7 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (New Delhi, India--August 27, 2014) CueScript, a provider of creative prompting solutions with feature-rich designs for all broadcast production needs, is pleased to bring on Visual Technologies India (VTI), a major supplier and systems integrator of broadcast equipment brands in India, as a distributor. The agreement expands CueScript’s global reach, giving customers in this region local access to the company’s growing portfolio of prompting products. Established in 1996 as the exclusive distributor of Panasonic’s professional broadcast and audio product lines, VTI quickly grew into the trusted distributor and systems integrator for more than 40 international broadcast equipment brands. Today, it serves as a one-stop shop for much of the Indian broadcast industry’s professional audio and video needs. ISO 9001-2000 Certified, it has an extensive network of broadcast clients in India, including DOORDARSHAN (India’s national broadcaster), ETV, NDTV, STAR, ZEE TV and News Express, among other prominent broadcasting and media companies.
Xenon FF-Primes Score High with Cinematographer Thomas Rist giovedý, 28 Agosto 2014 - 12:12 AM - 1 Month ago - 7 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Van Nuys, California--August 27, 2014) When cinematographer Thomas Rist, geared up to shoot an in-store promotional video for shoe maker London Kate’s Get High on Heels campaign, he used the opportunity to try out the new Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon FF-Prime lenses. The dynamic music video-style promo featured renowned choreographer Ferly Prado performing cool dance moves on a downtown L.A. rooftop and in the L.A. River Basin. Schneider Optics Xenon FF-Primes Score High with Cinematographer Thomas Rist
Talamas Boston Announces The Addition of the ARRI Amira To Their Rental Inventory mercoledý, 27 Agosto 2014 - 02:50 PM - 1 Month ago - 7 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Newton, Massachusetts--August 27, 2014) Given the high demand for the ARRI Amira camera, Talamas obtained the Amira in mid-August 2014 in order to add ARRI’s latest class-leading product to their extensive stock of digital cinematography equipment. The Amira is a continuation of ARRI’s commitment to offering diverse and flexible tools. Boasting a high-functioning, user-friendly design, the Amira a perfect match for use with the classic ARRI Alexa – also on offer from Talamas – which features both the same sensor and exceptional image quality as the Amira.
Ventuz Case Study - Viewer Participation with Web vs. Promi venerdý, 29 Agosto 2014 - 02:41 AM - 1 Month ago - 7 Letture - top stories - 1-CreativeCow German agency Rayd uses Ventuz to create Web vs. Promi for KiKA, a children’s game show that allows kids at home to compete against a celebrity in the studio. (Munich--August 28, 2014) The greatest endeavor for broadcasters in the 21st century is viewer participation. Bridging the gap between the TV studio and the families at home is the final cornerstone of broadcast evolution, and producers, directors and decisionmakers are frantically searching for solutions.