2015 Sun Valley Film Festival Announces Call For Submissions giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 10:38 PM - 1 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Sun Valley, Idaho--September 11, 2014) The Sun Valley Film Festival is now accepting film submissions in all categories including feature length, documentary, short and student films. The fourth annual SVFF which has added an extra day of programming this year, scheduled for March 4th-8th, 2015 has grown a reputation for being a “film festival for filmmakers.” In addition to film submissions, the festival has two competitions for screenwriters as a part of the festival’s Screenwriters Lab – the “High Scribe” for best long form screenplay and a new short screenplay competition, the “Small Fry” which awards the filmmaker a $2500 stipend to go towards shooting the film in Idaho.
iZotope Launches RX 4: Complete Audio Repair and Enhancement giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 10:11 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New Functionality Makes RX 4 Ideal for Accelerating Workflows in TV Broadcast, Film, Video, and Music (Amsterdam, Netherlands--September 11, 2014) iZotope, Inc., a leading audio technology company, has released the next generation of its industry-standard audio repair toolkit, RX. iZotope's award-winning software transforms flawed audio into pristine, usable material by removing noises, distortions, reverb, and other common audio problems. RX 4 and RX 4 Advanced incorporate significant new workflow-optimizing functionality, leaving more time for creativity in audio and video editing. For anyone in audio post production, broadcast, dialogue editing and mixing, independent filmmaking, or music production, RX 4 can make poorly recorded audio intelligible and ready for primetime.
RTW to Support the 2014 IBC Show with a Range of Loudness Metering Solutions giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 10:00 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 11, 2014) RTW (IBC Hall 8, Stand D92), the market leader in visual audio meters and monitoring devices, is once again providing the IBC 2014 show’s technology team with TM9 and TM7 TouchMonitor audio meters and SurroundControl 31960SD controller to support audio in the RAI’s D-Cinema auditorium featuring the IBC Big Screen Experience, as well as four TM3 TouchMonitor units to support the IBC News crew’s live and studio coverage of the show. “We are very happy to be back this year, supporting the IBC show with an assortment of audio metering tools from RTW,” says Andreas Tweitmann, CEO, RTW. “We are longtime collaborators with IBC and are happy that the technology team finds our metering solutions useful for their important productions. This show represents the epitome of innovation in the broadcast technology market and we look forward to another inspiring show.”
TSL to Merge with IPE giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 09:57 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 11, 2014) Stand 10.B41 – Two of the broadcast industry’s most renowned systems integrators and broadcast equipment manufacturers, TSL and IPE, have announced that they propose to merge. The deal will bring a combined wealth of knowledge and expertise that spans almost 60 years of first class service to the broadcast industry, offering their clients a full range of high quality consultancy, design, project management and integration services across the full spectrum of TV and radio broadcast, as well as corporate AV installations for Stadia, Houses of Worship, conference facilities and more.
Cagliero, Transcendent Partner with Northern Lights giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 09:54 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (New York, New York--September 11, 2014) NY-based Northern Lights has partnered with Bob Cagliero and Transcendent to oversee and lead their nationwide sales and business development efforts. As part of the arrangement, Cagliero will assume the role of Head of Sales & Business Development, and will manage the NL companies’ sales forces and develop new business relationships for brands Bodega, Northern Lights, Mr. Wonderful and SuperExploder. Cagliero has a proven track record of industry leadership, including executive roles at boutique edit shop 89 Editorial, and VFX/Design house Poetica. Prior, he spent 8 years as a Partner and Senior Producer at Ogilvy. The industry veteran is a former President of the AICE, NY Chapter, Vice-President of AICE International and board member of the AICE, NY and AICE International Board of Directors. About Northern Lights
Capital Audio Post becomes Capital Post Production giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 09:52 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Fairfax Facility Pushes Beyond Digital Audio, Preserves Service Standards (Fairfax, Virginia--September 11, 2014) Capital Audio Post is now Capital Post Production. Founders Frank Scheuring and Chip Sovek announced the re-branding, saying that their partnership with finishing artist Bob Tyskowski positioned the independent facility to expand beyond digital audio while maintaining the service standards that make them unique in the Washington, D.C. market.
The Mill in New York Welcomes Creative Director Tom Bussell giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 09:48 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow The Mill in New York is Delighted to Welcome Tom Bussell to its Creative Team. (New York, United States--September 11, 2014) Tom joins New York's award winning 3D team from The Mill in London where he was head of 3D. He has led some of The Mill’s most iconic projects and has been recognized by some of the industry’s top accolades including a VES award for Guinness “Cloud”, a British Arrow for Audi’s "Hummingbird” and a CLIO and LIA for Volkswagen's "Black Beetle”. He frequently works with some of the world’s best commercial directors including Sam Brown, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Tom Hooper and Peter Thwaites. Most recently he led the 3D team on Nike’s FIFA World Cup 2014 spot "Winner Stays“ directed by Ringan Ledwidge.
Technicolor–PostWorks Helps Bring Marcus Robinson’s “Rebuilding the World Trade Center” to HISTORY giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 07:26 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow The New York Facility Provided Support, Strategy And Services To The Monumental Documentary on The World Trade Center Site Throughout Its Eight Years of Production. (New York, New York--September 11, 2014) "Rebuilding the World Trade Center", Irish artist and filmmaker Marcus Robinson’s remarkable documentary about the reconstruction of the New York City landmark, makes its U.S. premiere tonight at 6 p.m. on HISTORY. More than eight years in the making, the two-hour television special is the result of a labor of love both on the part of Robinson and Technicolor-PostWorks New York, which has been providing critical support for the project from its earliest days.
Dalet Unveils Integrated Platform Solutions at IBC2014 giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 07:09 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Company Supports Continued Development of Amberfin; Integration Alongside Dalet Galaxy and Dalet Brio Platforms to Deliver Broader and Deeper Set of Workflow Solutions (Amsterdam, Netherlands--September 11, 2014) Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of software-based solutions for media organizations, unveiled today its new platform lineup: Dalet Brio (high-density ingest and playout), Dalet AmberFin (high-quality transcoding), and Dalet Galaxy (enterprise MAM). These three distinct, yet tightly integrated platforms enable Dalet to answer both the current and future requirements of the media industry with a range of complementary products and modules that address targeted applications as well as combine to offer best-in-class business solutions.
CueScript Expands Product Line with New Emc Prompter Monitor Displays At IBC 2014 giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 07:04 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow New Models Designed For Education, Middle Market and Corporate Applications (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 11, 2014) CueScript, a provider of creative prompting solutions with feature-rich designs for all broadcast production needs, is proud to introduce its education, middle market and corporate (EMC) line of prompter displays at this year’s IBC show (Hall 11, Stand A57). The new 15” and 17” models will be on display alongside CueScript’s entire range of software, prompting displays and accessories.
Adtec Digital Marks 29th Anniversary giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 07:01 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Nashville, Tennessee--September 11, 2014) For the past 29 years, Adtec Digital has been a global market leader providing hardware and software of broadcast solutions for contribution, distribution, studio operations, commercial insertion and professional video playback applications. Incorporated on September 12, 1985, Adtec has set its sights on developing equipment and solutions that serve the global broadcast and professional audio-visual markets. Since the beginning, Adtec has made a positive contribution to the broadcast industry. “Our innovative contribution encoders and receivers, our digital video players, and our ad insertion products have allowed our customers to improve their broadcast operation and helped them to increase their profit,” states Ron Johnson, president of Adtec Digital.
ProMAX Launches New Platform Series 4 Workflow Servers giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 06:55 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Media Asset Management and a Browser-Based UI Top a List Of Powerful Features Designed to Accelerate and Improve the Content Creation Process. Large-scale Increases in Performance & Capacity Enable True Collaborative Production of 4K Videoll-in-ONE, Modular Construct Advances 4K Editorial and VFX Workflows
New CatDV 11 AND CatDV WEB 2 Deliver Easier Media Asset Management At IBC 2014 (7.J15C) giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 06:38 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow ew MAM Software and Web Platforms Empower Content Owners to Repurpose and Monetize Media Assets (Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom--September 11, 2014) Square Box Systems, developer of leading digital asset management systems (DAM/MAM) will showcase CatDV 11, the next-generation of its asset management software, plus CatDV Web 2, a radical new approach to online media asset management, during IBC 2014, 12-16 September, in Amsterdam (Hall 7.J15C).
CatDV for Adobe Anywhere Gets Unveiled at IBC 2014 (7.J15C) giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 06:33 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Powerful MAM Features Enable Seamless Content Sharing and Efficient Workflows (Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom--September 11, 2014) Square Box Systems, leading developer of digital media asset management (DAM/MAM) systems, will announce CatDV for Adobe® Anywhere for video, a powerful new product supporting the Adobe Anywhere real-time collaborative editorial platform, during IBC 2014, 12-16 Sept, Amsterdam (Hall 7.J15C).
SMPTE® Publishes Archive eXchange Format (AXF) Standard giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 06:08 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow In Codifying Open Specification for AXF, SMPTE Addresses Issue of Interoperability Among Data Archive Systems (White Plains, New York--September 11, 2014) The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today published a standard that codifies the Archive eXchange Format (AXF). An IT-centric file container that can encapsulate any number and type of files in a fully self-contained and self-describing package, AXF supports interoperability among disparate content storage systems and ensures content's long-term availability, no matter how storage or file system technology evolves.
Telestream Wirecast Launches New Live Streaming Capabilities for Microsoft Azure Media Services giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 05:59 PM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Azure Media and Wirecast are now Fully Integrated with a Built-In Destination that Makes it quick and easy to Send Content from Wirecast to Azure (Nevada City, California--September 11, 2014) Telestream® (stand 7.C12), the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, is teaming up with Microsoft Azure Media Services. This collaboration makes Azure Media Services a live streaming destination in the upcoming release of Telestream’s Wirecast streaming production software. Taking advantage of the direct connection from Wirecast to the Microsoft Azure Media Services ecosystem, large-scale streaming broadcasts can leverage the dynamic scalability, reliability, redundancy and minimum capital investment the cloud offers when streaming live to large audiences with myriad devices.
LEVA’s 25th Annual Conference Delivers Training Value for Public Safety Video Professionals giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 11:43 AM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Whitesboro, Texas--September 11, 2014) The Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA) has kept prices low and learning opportunities high for the 2014 LEVA Digital Multimedia Evidence Training Symposium, which runs Oct. 6-10 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The five-day event will focus on forensic video and audio technologies, plus production, post production, and Web design. The conference schedule includes a mix of hands-on workshops, case studies, and interactive seminars, as well as an exhibit hall and networking opportunities. “With training dollars limited for many public safety agencies, we work to raise the bar at every annual conference. There has been an increase in topics, more diverse presenters, wider variety of technology exhibits and stronger attendance each year,” said Jan Garvin, LEVA vice president of training. “The price of admission is purposefully low to allow more agencies to send people.”
Kratos' SAT Introduces StreamMon IP Multicast Caching Product for Broadcasters, Cable Operators and Other Video Service Providers giovedě, 11 Settembre 2014 - 11:21 AM - 1 , 5 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Next Generation Solution Automatically Caches 100% of Desired Video Transmissions to Support Service Level Agreements and Related Compliance and Verification Needs (San Diego, California--September 11, 2014) Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its SAT Corporation (SAT) subsidiary released StreamMon, an Internet Protocol (IP) Multicast caching product that expands the ability of service providers to monitor, assure and verify the quality of the video content passing through their networks. By introducing a new caching-based model developed in close association with one of the world's largest cable operators, StreamMon enables operators to improve the effectiveness of validation tasks as well as shift the burden from the extremely expensive devices typically used today onto far more affordable units that are optimized for the task.