Ancient Chinese Caves Brought Back to Life Using projectiondesign® venerdý, 30 Novembre 2012 - 03:20 PM - 5 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow F10 AS3D projectors used in immersive exhibition on view during Smithsonian’s Arthur M Sackler Gallery’s 25th Anniversary Celebration (Fredrikstad, Norway--November 30, 2012) Visitors to “Pure Land: Inside the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang” during the 25th anniversary celebrations of Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC will witness a technological immersive application never seen before in the United States. The 3D 360-degree panoramic journey uses projectiondesign® F10 AS3D to reproduce stunning imagery of paintings and sculptures in the ancient rock cave’s 220-meter north wall known as Bhaisajyaguru’s Eastern Paradise in China, a UNESCO World Heritage site which is closed to ensure their preservation.
Sony Pictures Studios Launches Clean Truck Fleet venerdý, 30 Novembre 2012 - 01:33 AM - 5 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Studio Takes Early Action to Offer Cleaner Transport to the Entertainment Industry (Culver City, California--November 29, 2012) Sony Pictures Studios has upgraded its fleet of diesel, generator, and camera trucks to achieve compliance with California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulations years ahead of schedule, offering its customers in the entertainment industry cleaner and more efficient transportation.
Panasonic Announces AW-HE2 Low-Cost HD Pan/Tilt/Zoom Camera With No Moving Parts venerdý, 30 Novembre 2012 - 01:09 AM - 5 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Priced Under $1000, PTZ Provides High-Quality Remote Monitoring, HDMI Output, IP Control Capabilities (Washington, D.C.--November 29, 2012) Panasonic has announced the AW-HE2, a cost-effective HD camera with a non-mechanical, electronic pan/tilt/zoom. Small and unobtrusive, the HE2 is ideal for remote monitoring in athletics, conference rooms, reality show production, and in classrooms for lecture capture and distance learning. With no moving parts, the HE2 should excel in difficult or demanding settings, such as auto sports and active classrooms.
Panasonic Introduces AW-HE60 Series PTZ Cameras With Innovative IP Live Video Monitoring And Nighttime Mode venerdý, 30 Novembre 2012 - 12:47 AM - 5 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Washington, D.C.--November 29, 2012) Building on the success of its AW-HE50 and AW-HE120 series pan/tilt/zoom cameras for remote production. Panasonic has introduced the AW-HE60 full HD integrated camera with innovative features including IP live video monitoring for remote preview and control, and a Night Mode for shooting in extremely low light using IR illumination. Like the HE50 series, the HE60 will be available in two versions, the AW-HE60H with HDMI and component outputs, and the AW-HE60S with HD/SD-SDI and component outputs plus genlock. AW-HE50
Sonnet Announces Echo™ Express II Thunderbolt™ Expansion Chassis for PCI Express® Cards giovedý, 29 Novembre 2012 - 10:39 PM - 5 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Compact Two-Slot Chassis Enables Users to Connect High-Performance PCIe® Cards to Thunderbolt™-Enabled Computers That Lack Expansion Slots (Irvine, California--November 29, 2012) Sonnet today announced the Echo™ Express II, the newest member of the company's popular Echo family of Thunderbolt™ expansion chassis for PCIe® cards. Featuring two PCIe slots, the new Thunderbolt-to-PCIe expansion chassis enables the use of a wide variety of high-performance PCI Express® cards — originally designed for use in desktop computers — with any computer equipped with a Thunderbolt port.
Autodesk 2013 Game Show Reel Call for Submissions Now Open giovedý, 29 Novembre 2012 - 09:57 PM - 5 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (November 29, 2012) Autodesk has opened a call for submissions for its annual Game Show Reel. Set to debut at GDC 2013 from March 27-29 in San Francisco, the reel will feature some of the industry's top creative talent. It will also be broadcast on AREA, the Autodesk Web site and Autodesk YouTube Channel, as well as at other Autodesk-sponsored events throughout the year – offering artists a great avenue to showcase their recent work. Original video game cinematics, trailers, in-game sequences or animations created in 2012 with 3ds Max, Beast, the Entertainment Creation Suites, HumanIK, Kynapse, Maya, MotionBuilder, Mudbox, Scaleform and/or Softimage are eligible for entry. A complete list of guidelines for submission is available here:
99 Tigers Hits The Runway For Oxygen’s “The Face” giovedý, 29 Novembre 2012 - 07:52 AM - 5 Months, 2 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Los Angeles, California--November 29, 2012) Creative services agency 99 Tigers recently produced the launch campaign for "The Face," Oxygen's new model competition series featuring catwalk all-stars Naomi Campbell, Karolina Kurkova and Coco Rocha. Directed by Glenn Lazzaro, creative director of 99 Tigers, the promos capture the professionalism behind the glamour of modeling. To ramp up the drama, off-screen voices of Naomi, Karolina and Coco tout their skills in finding the next great face of fashion. The competing supermodels share their trademark moves and tips to perfect their teams' performances.
IMAX Corporation to Participate in the UBS 40th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference mercoledý, 28 Novembre 2012 - 11:00 PM - 5 Months, 3 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (New York, New York--November 28, 2012) IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that Richard L. Gelfond, Chief Executive Officer of IMAX Corporation, will speak at the UBS 40th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at 2:30 pm EST. The conference is being held at the Grand Hyatt in New York, NY. This presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed by visiting the 'Investor Relations' section of the Company's website, http://www.imax.com . The presentation will be archived for 30 days.
Sony Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to Bring Photography to Club Youth mercoledý, 28 Novembre 2012 - 10:00 PM - 5 Months, 3 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Partnership seeks to inspire and empower youth to express themselves through the art of photography (Atlanta, Georgia--November 28, 2012) Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced a two-year partnership with Sony Electronics that will introduce youth at Clubs nationwide to the latest in photography arts. Through the national partnership, Sony will sponsor BGCA's ImageMakers photography program and contest, as well as the photo tech category of BGCA's national Digital Arts Festivals. Both Club activities seek to engage youth to explore and build their skills in photography, digital arts and self-expression.
Totalmovie Announces Internet-Based Live Television Service; Partners with Sony mercoledý, 28 Novembre 2012 - 09:32 PM - 5 Months, 3 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Mexico City--November 28, 2012) Totalmovie, a Grupo Salinas company, and a leader in online premium on-demand video entertainment, plans to launch one of the first global Internet-based live television service in early 2013. The combined on-demand and live television service will be available to consumers on multiple platforms including Web (http://www.totalmovie.com) and Internet-connected devices including TVs, mobile phones, tablets, streaming players and video gaming consoles. Totalmovie is signing up strategic distribution partners in order to expedite the rollout of its over-the-top (OTT) service in major emerging markets worldwide. These partners include major telecommunications companies, Internet service providers and Pay-TV firms around the world.
Lionsgate Forges Output Deal with Russia's West Company mercoledý, 28 Novembre 2012 - 09:13 PM - 5 Months, 3 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Deal Continues Lionsgate's Creation of an International Distribution Network with Top Partners in Major Territories Around the World (Vancouver, BC--November 28, 2012) As part of its strategy of establishing output agreements with leading distributors around the world, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, has forged an output deal with Russia's West Company for distribution of Lionsgate titles in Russia and the other nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region, the two companies announced today.
Sony Announces Pricing For New CineAlta 4k Cameras mercoledý, 28 Novembre 2012 - 04:00 PM - 5 Months, 3 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New CineAlta® 4K Cameras expands Sony’s full line-up of digital cinematography tools (Park Ridge, New Jersey--November 28, 2012) Sony Electronics has announced suggested list pricing for its newest CineAlta™ 4K cameras – the PMW-F55 and PMW-F5 – as well as related 4K accessories. These new technologies, announced in late October to tremendous industry response, are designed to meet the growing demand for HD, 2K and 4K content creation across a wide range of professional applications.
Sony Premieres 4k And Hd Footage Shot With New F55 And F5 Cameras At Exclusive U.S. And European Industry Events mercoledý, 28 Novembre 2012 - 03:52 PM - 5 Months, 3 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Panels of Cinematography Experts Screen and Discuss Footage (Park Ridge, New Jersey--November 28, 2012) Sony will today screen 4K and HD content shot using its two new CineAlta™ 4K cameras for the first time at exclusive industry events held in Los Angeles and Europe. This is the first time audiences will be able to view footage captured using the new F55 and F5 cameras, which were announced last month along with a range of accessories and technologies designed to accelerate the adoption of 4K content creation and production.
Hula Post Production Travels the Globe to Serve “Life of Pi” mercoledý, 28 Novembre 2012 - 02:35 PM - 5 Months, 3 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Supplies editorial to Ang Lee’s 3D production while shooting in India, Taiwan and Canada. (Hollywood, California--November 28, 2012) In a project that spanned nearly four years and half the globe, Hula Post Production supplied editorial systems and support for Life of Pi¸ the new 3D film from 20th Century Fox and director Ang Lee. One of the industry’s leading suppliers of editorial systems for film and television production, Hula Post Production set up and maintained editorial operations in Taiwan, India, Canada, New York and Los Angeles.
Music House Thwak! Relaunches As KBV Music mercoledý, 28 Novembre 2012 - 01:27 PM - 5 Months, 3 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Artist-Driven Licensing Agency And Label Led By Tony Verderosa Cruises With Royal Carribean Synch Placement (New York, New York--November 28, 2012) The prolific producer and music-for-picture expert Tony Verderosa announced that his music house, Thwak!, has officially relaunched as KBV Music . The new brand emphasizes the activities of Verderosa’s KBV Records label, which has established a successful track record of artist development since being founded in 2009. The boutique music company has already won a high-profile placement under its new moniker, supplying Royal Caribbean and agency JWT with the raw rock track “Let’s Get It On” by the KBV Records artist Romans.
Autodesk Kicks Off 14th Annual 3December Celebration on December 3 mercoledý, 28 Novembre 2012 - 12:13 PM - 5 Months, 3 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Honoring 3D Computer Graphics and Artists from Around the World (San Francisco, California--November 28, 2012) On December 3, 2012, Autodesk Inc., with support from HP, AMD and Intel, will kick off 3December 2012 - an annual celebration of 3D computer graphics and the artists who create them featuring a series of virtual and live events. From December 3-7, 3D artists around the globe will be able to get an in-depth look at work from some of the industry's top talent, learn from the pros and network with professionals through live events hosted by Autodesk, as well as virtual events, MasterClasses and tutorials hosted on the company's 3December website.
Foxtel Chooses Digital Rapids Encoding and Streaming Solutions for Ground-Breaking Foxtel Go Service mercoledý, 28 Novembre 2012 - 11:27 AM - 5 Months, 3 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Sydney, Australia--November 28, 2012) Digital Rapids has been chosen by Foxtel to provide encoding and streaming solutions to underpin Foxtel's ground-breaking new video initiatives. Foxtel has purchased StreamZ Live adaptive streaming encoders and the Digital Rapids Broadcast Manager multi-encoder management system to power the new Foxtel Go App. The Digital Rapids encoders and management software are being used to provide IP streams for Foxtel on Xbox 360, Foxtel on Connected TV, and the Foxtel Go App. They were also used to provide IP streams for the hugely successful Foxtel LONDON 2012 Olympic Games App.
DPA Microphones Tackle a Medieval Fantasy mercoledý, 28 Novembre 2012 - 01:24 AM - 5 Months, 3 ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow DPA’s 4071 Lavalier Microphones Help Award-winning Production Sound Mixer Ronan Hill Deliver Crystal-Clear Dialogue for HBO’s Third Series of Game of Thrones (London, UK--November 27, 2012) To ensure that his original recordings were as pristine as possible, Emmy Award winning Production Sound Mixer Ronan Hill employed DPA Microphones’ 4071 lavaliere microphones to capture the on-location dialogue while filming the third series of HBO’s medieval fantasy television series Game of Thrones .