James River Assembly Transitions To Live Hd Broadcasts Of Worship Services With Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Camcorders martedě, 21 Maggio 2013 - 10:07 PM - 0 Minutes ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Secaucus, New Jersey--May 21, 2013) James River Assembly, a diverse, two- campus church site in Springfield, Missouri, recently completed an installation of six Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorders as the key component in its upgrade to live high-definition broadcast of weekly worship services. Currently, the six HPX600s reside in James River’s South Campus in Ozark. Four of the camcorders are outfitted with Panasonic’s 300Studio Systems and BT-LH910 nine-inch LCD production monitors, utilized on-camera as electronic viewfinders. The HPX600s in studio configuration are used throughout the auditorium, with the remaining two camcorders deployed handheld on the stage.
Matrox and 1 Beyond Unveil StreamMachine DC at Streaming Media East martedě, 21 Maggio 2013 - 09:27 PM - 38 Minutes ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow World’s first battery-powered multichannel live production streaming system gives internet broadcasters true portability (New York, United States--May 21, 2013) At Streaming Media East in booth 320, Matrox and 1 Beyond today demonstrated the industry’s first battery-powered multichannel live production streaming system, the 1 Beyond StreamMachine DC. Featuring the Matrox VS4™ quad HD capture and ISO recording card and Telestream® Wirecast® software, the unit is completely DC-powered including full control by an Apple® iPad®, an Android® tablet or a DC powered touch screen.
XenData Launches LTO Archive Server with SSD Cache for High Performance martedě, 21 Maggio 2013 - 09:15 PM - 51 Minutes ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New XenData archive server manages LTO tape libraries and delivers high performance by using SSDs for write and read caching (Walnut Creek, California--May 21, 2013) XenData, the leading provider of LTO archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announces the launch of its new high performance SX-524 Archive Server for archiving video assets to high capacity LTO robotic tape libraries.
Mountain West Digital Network Captures Division One Collegiate Sports With Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mount lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 11:10 PM - 22 Hours, 55 Minutes ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Secaucus, New Jersey--May 20, 2013) The Mountain West Digital Network (Colorado Springs, CO), established last year to cover Division One college sports played by the member schools of the Mountain West Conference, has invested in the Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder as its primary acquisition camera, with back-up provided by a pair of AG-HPX250 P2 HD handhelds. During the 2013-2014 academic year, the MWC will grow to 12 constituents, with Utah State and San Jose State joining theAir Force Academy, Boise State, Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawai‘i (football only), Nevada, New Mexico, San Diego State, UNLV and Wyoming. Having made the decision to contemporize its athletics web site with a “flood” of internet and social media videos, the conference hired award-winning sports broadcaster Jesse Kurtz as Executive Producer of its newly-formed Digital Network, and outfitted him with an HPX600 for wide-ranging production assignments. Panasonic’s latest P2 HD camcorder, the 6.2 pound HPX600 features native 10-bit 4:2:2 AVC-Intra recording and its future-proof options include an upgrade to AVC-ULTRA recording.
Storytelling Director Greg Kohs Joins Backyard lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 11:00 PM - 23 Hours, 5 Minutes ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Los Angeles, California--May 20, 2013) Backyard adds ten-time Emmy®-winning filmmaker Greg Kohs to the roster for U.S. commercial representation. Kohs’ affecting, decidedly human brand of filmmaking can be seen in spots and web films for the likes of Google, Apple, MasterCard, Tostitos, Titleist, EA Sports and more, and documentaries including his award-winning "Song Sung Blue," a film Roger Ebert called “Superb." The director was previously represented for spots by @radical.media. Click HERE to see his reel.
Shenzhen Media Group and Shorts International, announced their groundbreaking deal to bring Chinese short movies to television audiences across the United States and Europe lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 09:33 PM - 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Shenzhen, China--May 20, 2013) Today, the Shenzhen Media Group and Shorts International, the parent company of ShortsHD and ShortsTV announced their groundbreaking deal to bring Chinese short movies to television audiences across the United States and Europe. This marks the first time in the history of Chinese filmmaking that award-winning Chinese short films will be available outside China. The signing ceremony marks both the culmination of the 4th China International (KingBonn) New Media Shorts Festival, the largest short film festival in China, and an important element in the opening day of the largest cultural fair of Chinese crafts and manufacturing in China. The Ceremony took place today, May 17, in the Rose Hall of the Ninth China International Cultural Industries Fair. The Director of State General Administration of Press and Publication, Radio and Television Networks Luo Jianhui, and Deputy Director of the Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Culture, Sports and Tourism Han Xianyuan attended the signing ceremony. In addition, the jury of the prestigious KingBonn Award for excellence in New Media Short Films, the shortlisted competitors and the Festival’s distinguished guests from Germany, France, Spain and other countries also attended.
Washington, DC Gets Unique Post House lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 09:21 PM - 1 Giorno ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Merrifield, Virginia--May 20, 2013) All before officially opening its doors, Capital Audio Post completed the sound editing and mixing for a three part mini-series (“Heroes of Hell's Highway”) for the Discovery Channel, four shows for National Geographic (“Big Cats”, two episodes of “Empire Wars”, and “American Tiger”), and two “DC Cupcakes” episodes for TLC. Now in its first year of business, veteran audio mixers Frank Scheuring and Chip Sovek recently launched Capital Audio Post – a unique post-production facility located in Merrifield, Virginia – a stone’s throw from the Capital Beltway circling Washington, DC. “Capital Audio Post partners Frank Scheuring and Chip Sovek” . Photo credit: Photo by Bruce Buckley - http://www.brucebuckleyphotography.com
Directorz’ Jeff Bednarz & Lucky Post’s Logan Hefflefinger Unite For The Home Depot “Thank You” lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 09:06 PM - 1 Giorno, 1 Hour ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Joplin, United States--May 20, 2013) The Home Depot "Thank You” film honors employees; everyday heroes who help build things, open doors, and bring out the good in people as told through the eyes of their biggest fans: their children. The project was Directed by Jeff Bednarz for agency The Richards Group, interviewing children of employees from all over the country including those from tornado-torn Joplin and communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. “The caliber of the parents shine through these amazing kids, conveyed both in their words and who they are - honest, considerate, joyful children,” recalls Bednarz. During the one-day shoot, a girl too shy to talk on camera leaned back and spontaneously created a dialogue using her feet. In another instance a 6 year old conveys presence of a wise senior. Throughout, the goal was to let the kids be kids and have the stories - and filmed portraits - speak for themselves.
Leader Instruments announces latest updates to VidChecker and VidFixer file analysis and repair systems lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 08:44 PM - 1 Giorno, 1 Hour ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Cypress, California--May 20, 2013) Leader Instruments Corporation announces major updates to the VidChecker and VidFixer broadcast media file analysis and repair systems which it offers to digital content producers and broadcasters in the Americas. New features introduced with VidChecker V5.0 include two to four times faster processing, post-process re-encoding, advanced MXF metadata checking, automatic aggregation of multiple video alerts, API additions, batch deletion of old test tasks, user-configurable PDF reports, plus support for Dolby E surround sound in MOV (as well as MXF).
Rogers invests in Quantel again for new Montreal channel lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 08:40 PM - 1 Giorno, 1 Hour ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Leading Canadian broadcaster selects Enterprise sQ as it expands its nationwide network into Quebec (Newbury, United Kingdom--May 20, 2013) Rogers Communications has purchased a Quantel Enterprise sQ news and sports production system for its new Montreal operation, City Montreal, to serve the Quebec region of Canada. Rogers is in the midst of constructing a new Studio and Production facilities in the heart of downtown Montreal. Once completed this new HD station will be on air in mid-August 2013.
Camera Corps introduces PTZF Mini Joystick Version 3 with Q-Ball Pre-Set support lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 08:30 PM - 1 Giorno, 1 Hour ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (London, England--May 20, 2013) Camera Corps (a Vitec Group company) announces the latest version of its ultra-compact PTZF Mini Joystick. Originally launched at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, PTZF Mini Joystick is designed for restricted-space applications such as commentator-camera control or outside-broadcast vehicles. It can control up to five pan and tilt heads from a wide range of manufacturers. The new PTZF Mini Joystick Version 3 is optimised for use with up to five Camera Corps Q-Ball Pre-Set remotely controlled pan/tilt/zoom/focus heads. 10 positions per head can be assigned and recalled. Individual control reverses are provided for pan/tilt/zoom/focus and stored separately for each of the five heads. Data input from an external camera control unit, data output and incoming power can all be carried via a single connector at the rear of the controller.
Small Tree Shared Storage Plays Vital Role in Boutique Post-Production Company’s Rapid Growth lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 08:12 PM - 1 Giorno, 1 Hour ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Company’s Flexible Storage Solution Handles Workflow Requirements (Jakarta, Indonesia--May 20, 2013) Originally founded in 2012 to handle post-production on two feature film projects, Prodigi House in Jakarta soon acquired additional clients – including Samsung and Honda – seeking support with TV commercials. With additional projects and tighter deadlines, the company installed a Titanium16 shared storage system from Small Tree, the leader in simple, affordable and powerful Ethernet-based shared storage solutions for professionals engaging in the creation, management and delivery of electronic media and entertainment content.
AICP Week Line Up Announced Anchored by the premieres of the AICP Next Awards & AICP Show Tickets Now Available at aicp.com lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 07:56 PM - 1 Giorno, 2 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (New York, United States--May 20, 2013) Matt Miller, President and CEO of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP), today announced the lineup for AICP Week. The Week, anchored by the premieres of the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Show, is a celebration of advertising in the motion image. AICP Week will be held June 4th-June 6th in New York City. “AICP Week is a natural progression, which ties together some of the most anticipated, unique and important events on advertising's creative calendar,” said Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP. “We are extremely excited to see the AICP Next Awards grow into its own night of programming, and for the AICP Directors Lecture, long a mainstay which so beautifully complements the AICP Show, to come back. Pulling all of these properties together under one umbrella is an offering that we are delighted to make to the industry.”
Telestream Releases Wirecast 4.3 Live Streaming Production Software lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 07:38 PM - 1 Giorno, 2 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Now available, Wirecast 4.3 offers live thumbnails, a countdown clock for recorded video, and new integration with Teradek for even more sophisticated live streaming capabilities. (Nevada City, California--May 20, 2013) Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced the release of Wirecast® 4.3 live streaming production software. This free update adds a new live thumbnail feature for real-time monitoring of all live sources. Wirecast 4.3 also adds a countdown clock for managing recorded video within a broadcast, as well as new integration with Teradek for more flexible live streaming options.
Adorama Introduces the Flashpoint 180 Monolight and Battery Kit lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 07:27 PM - 1 Giorno, 2 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow The professional all-in-one lighting kit now available at the special price of $199.95 for a limited time only (New York, New York--May 20, 2013) Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, video and electronics retailers, and a leading destination for iPhone photo specialty accessories, is now selling the new Flashpoint 180 Monolight Kit. The Flashpoint 180 Monolight is compact and ideal for on-location shooting. Lightweight and versatile, the complete lighting kit comes pre-loaded with all the accessories needed to achieve the perfect lighting for any shoot, including a case to carry it all.
Matthews Studio Equipment to Feature Academy Award-winning MATTHEWS MAX MENACE ARM and Five New Products at Cinegear 2013 lunedě, 20 Maggio 2013 - 04:00 AM - 1 Giorno, 18 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Burbank, California--May 20, 2013) MATTHEWS MAX MENACE ARM, designed by key grip Richard Mall and manufactured by MSE, winner of this year’s Academy SciTech Award takes center stage on New York Street during this year’s Cinegear Expo. Accompanying MAX are five new Matthews support products; LazySuzy (which win a coveted Black Diamond Award at NAB 2013), the Makalu remote head system, the Matthews Slider, UnderslingLITE – a new addition to the Intel-A-JibLITE and wireless function for Floatcam’s DC/HD-DC Slider. “Cinegear is always a fun show for Matthews,” says Robert Kulesh, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at MSE. “Paramount Studios’ New York Street is a perfect venue for people to network and to test out new products that are sure to help them be as creative as they can be. MAX , for example, has been busy working hundreds of productions around the world – but we’ve managed to bring one to the show so that attendees can get up close and personal with this unique support, that has literally revolutionized how lighting and camera placement can be done safely on any set or location.”
Emotion Systems showcases eFF v3.0 Loudness Compliance for File-based Workflows at Broadcast Asia venerdě, 17 Maggio 2013 - 08:59 PM - 4 giorni, 1 Hour ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Marina Bay Sands, Singapore--May 17, 2013) Stand 4G1-03: Emotion Systems, together with partner Media Village, is bringing the latest version of the eFF loudness compliance solution for file-based workflows to Asia. Loudness is now a major issue and many countries have either introduced or are going to introduce some form of loudness compliance standard. eFF from Emotion Systems is designed to address this need, within file-based workflows, quickly and easily.
Turn Your Computer Screen Into a Movie Set With iStopMotion 3.1 venerdě, 17 Maggio 2013 - 06:40 PM - 4 giorni, 3 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New Screen Capture feature provides animators with a new medium for animating (Puchheim, Germany--May 17, 2013) iStopMotion 3.1, the latest upgrade to Boinx Software’s award-winning stop motion animation software, now includes a Screen Capture feature, requested by many users. Artists can easily capture frames from the screen to create stop motion animations or timelapse movies by pairing the software with illustration programs such as Photoshop or InDesign, or any other app, for example, to document the creation of a drawing. They can then export movies in Apple® ProRes format (if the codec is installed), and import directly into Final Cut Pro® X for further editing, without the need to transcode. iStopMotion 3.1 continues to be perfected with bug fixes for better functionality.
Light Iron Chooses Christie Solaria Projection For Postproduction Needs giovedě, 16 Maggio 2013 - 11:43 PM - 4 giorni, 22 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Only Manufacturer Offering Integrated Media Block and HD-SDI Inputs (Cypress, California--May 16, 2013) Light Iron, a leading postproduction house based in Los Angeles, has expanded its use of Christie Solaria® Series digital cinema projectors offering rich, saturated color, high brightness and sharp, 4K resolution to its ever growing clientele.