Canon RC-V100 Remote Controller Now Available giovedý, 14 Agosto 2014 - 11:16 PM - 2 , 3 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Melville, New York--August 14, 2014) The RC-V100 Remote Controller is designed to respond to a diverse array of production needs requiring remote camera operation. Compatible with the Canon Cinema EOS line of cameras (C500, C300, and C100) as well as Canon's XF-series of professional camcorders, the RC-V100 Remote Controller enables users to remotely control a wide variety of functions built into the cameras, as well as adjust and set various controls, such as exposure and white balance. The remote is ideal when capturing footage at sporting events, houses of worship, or any application that requires a camera mounted on a crane. The RC-V100 Remote Controller is now available at a suggested retail price of $2,999.
MotionElements Launches VisualSearch for Faster & More Relevant Searches giovedý, 14 Agosto 2014 - 11:00 PM - 2 , 3 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow MotionElements Implements VisualSearch Technology to its Search Engine to Enable Faster and More Relevant Results for its Buyers. (Singapore--August 14, 2014) MotionElements Pte Ltd (http://www.motionelements.com) has announced the launch of its improved search engine featuring new powerful visual similarity search technology to help stock media buyers find relevant content faster.
SMPTE® Members Involved at All Levels at IBC2014 giovedý, 14 Agosto 2014 - 10:37 PM - 2 , 3 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Record Number of Members Speaking and Exhibiting; SMPTE Sponsoring or Leading Several Technical Sessions (White Plains, New York--August 14, 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 announced that more than 50 of its members will speak at technical sessions during IBC2014 — with more than 107 sustaining member companies exhibiting. The IBC2014 conference and exhibition takes place at RAI Amsterdam Sept. 11-16.
NVIDIA Untethers Virtual Camera Technology in SIGGRAPH Demo giovedý, 14 Agosto 2014 - 10:10 PM - 2 , 3 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (SIGGRAPH 2014--August 14, 2014) Imagine a filmmaker, tablet in hand, walking through a live-action set and recording actors as they perform, while simultaneously seeing fluid updates of computer-generated elements within the shot. Imagine no more. At SIGGRAPH this week, NVIDIA is demonstrating virtual camera technology that does just that.
JMR Adds to ProBracket Line Up for Apple Mac Pro giovedý, 14 Agosto 2014 - 06:18 PM - 2 , 3 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Innovative Mounting Systems for Apple Mac Pro Receiving Overwhelming Response – Company Adds Sliding Rack Mounts for Single and Dual Computers Plus Cooling Accessory (Chatsworth, California--August 14, 2014) JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of scalable storage solutions announced today that they have added three new additions to their ProBracketTM family of mounting hardware for the Apple® Mac Pro® computer.
General Dynamics Mediaware to Demonstrate 4K Ultra HD HEVC Ad Insertion at IBC 2014 giovedý, 14 Agosto 2014 - 12:14 AM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--August 13, 2014) General Dynamics Mediaware to Demonstrate 4K Ultra HD HEVC Ad Insertion at IBC 2014 WHAT: At IBC 2014, General Dynamics Mediaware will showcase its portfolio of proven compressed domain products designed for broadcasters, video providers and media companies. For the first time at IBC, the Australian-based company will demonstrate its next-generation ad insertion product InStream Splice with frame accurate HEVC supporting 4K Ultra HD, plus InStream Play, a new built-in automation layer. Maximising customers’ investments in existing encoding platforms, General Dynamics Mediaware’s digital solutions enable the profitable launch of new, high quality cable, terrestrial, satellite, IPTV and OTT services.
Rising Sun Pictures Looks to SIGGRAPH to Expand for a Blockbuster Year. mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 11:02 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Australian VFX Studio will be Recruiting Artists for Upcoming Projects and Discussing its Work on “X-Men: Days of Future Past”. (Adelaide, South Australia--August 13, 2014) Rising Sun Pictures is sending a team of representatives to SIGGRAPH 2014 to discuss its work on the recent film "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and to recruit artists for future projects including "Gods of Egypt," "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2," "Deadline Gallipoli," "Pan & Tarzan." The 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technologies, SIGGRAPH 2014 takes place 10-14 August in Vancouver, British Columbia.
A Wonderful World of Color mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 10:53 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Technicolor-PostWorks’ The Room Posts “The Giver” (New York, United States--August 13, 2014) The Room, the boutique finishing facility located within Technicolor-PostWorks, New York, recently completed two months of post-production finishing on "The Giver," the new film from director Phillip Noyce and The Weinstein Company. In a project involving numerous creative and technical challenges, the facility handled editorial conforming and color grading. The latter included applying the finishing touch to an onscreen world that undergoes a gradual transition from black & white to color.
Jeremy Monsayac’s “All the Difference” to Premier at Action On Film Fest mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 10:42 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Los Angeles, California--August 13, 2014) "All the Difference," a romantic comedy from writer/actor Jeremy Monsayac and director Trudy Sargent, will make its world premiere August 26th as part of the Action On Film International Film Festival in Monrovia, Calif. A love letter to Venice, California, All the Difference offers a surprising answer to the question: What if you took the road less traveled? For funny, brash, life-of-the-party Cal and beautiful, fiercely independent Suki, a chance encounter turns into a wild, crazy night…one they will never forget and will change their lives forever.
First Large-Scale Canadian Laser Projection Demo Highlights Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) International Conference mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 10:24 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Laser Technology from Christie, Screen Innovations from Harkness and Installation Expertise from Electrosonic Combine to Deliver Unprecedented Immersive, 2D and 3D Visual Feast at Giant Screen Cinema Association’s International Conference and Trade Show (Cypress, Califonia--August 13, 2014) In a special technical session of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) conference scheduled for September 23 at the Cineplex Cinemas Queensway in Toronto, Christie®, a world leader in creating and sharing the world’s best visual and audio experiences, is teaming with Harkness Screens and Electrosonic to demonstrate a premium giant screen cinema experience.
Over The Air and Cable TV: Far From Dead mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 10:15 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow 80% of People Still Prefer to Watch TV Programs on a Big Screen, Rather than Mobile, Tablet or PC, According to New Research from BroadStream Solutions (Atlanta, Georgia--August 13, 2014) With many cable, satellite and TV service providers now offering consumers the opportunity to watch movies, TV shows, sports, and more on their mobile devices, industry pundits are quick to prophesize “the end of broadcast TV as we know it”. However, new research from global broadcast solutions provider BroadStream Solutions, reveals that despite the growth in TV viewing via PC, tablet and smartphones, 80% of American say they prefer to watch television, on a television.
ATTO Partners with JB&A As Value Added Distributor mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 10:11 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow JB&A to Help eExpand ATTO’s Channel Network, Train and Certify Partners and Offer Value Added Services to Help Partners Ensure Success. (Amherst, New York--August 13, 2014) ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for more than 25 years, today announced that it has signed a new channel distribution agreement with JB&A Distribution, the well-established experts in media management and IP video distribution. JB&A will distribute ATTO’s complete portfolio of products that supports the ever increasing demands of higher resolutions, multiple formats and complete integration with a company's IT infrastructure in order to create and monetize content. JB&A’s strategic initiatives combined with its established channel network will help ATTO expand its market reach and strengthen its presence in North America.
DNAs Director X Creates a Manning Football Fantasy for DIRECTV mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 09:49 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Hollywood, California--August 13, 2014) Following up the viral hit “Football on your Phone,” DNA’s Director X transports the NFL’s beloved Manning brothers into a fantasy world for DIRECTV in “Fantasy Football Fantasy.” To promote the launch of DIRECTV’s new, exclusive Fantasy Zone channel, the first to be dedicated to nothing but fantasy football, Eli and Peyton Manning break into song in honor of the celebrated hobby. In the video, the duo takes to the gridiron, but with hip-hop getups instead of football uniforms and provocative female dancers in place of cheerleaders. The brothers conjure up a variety of humorous football fantasies, including a football filled with nachos, a goal post that doubles as a waterfall, and a shower that produces hundreds of tiny footballs instead of water. This montage of absurd events, cut with interludes of hot babes and the Mannings’ outrageous lyrics, stays true to the campaign’s signature wit.
OTOY Expands OctaneRender™ Integration to NUKE, Houdini, MotionBuilder, Unreal Engine 4, and Digital Molecular Matter Engine mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 09:32 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (SIGGRAPH 2014, Vancouver--August 13, 2014) Cloud graphics company, OTOY Inc., today announced expanded support for its acclaimed OctaneRender™ software, giving artists and animators more choice in where and how they work and accelerating content creation by bringing lightning fast true-to-life rendering to four more popular 3D applications. Along with previously announced plugins for Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects, OctaneRender™ plugins are also in development for The Foundry’s NUKE compositing software, Side Effects Software’s Houdini™ 3D animation software, Autodesk’s MotionBuilder® 3D character animation software, and Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4. Following the unveiling this week of holographic video , a groundbreaking new media format for immersive, photorealistic content, OTOY also revealed further details of the content pipeline that will allow artists, animators, designers and engineers to capture, create, publish, and display their own holographic videos by harnessing light field rendering technology in OctaneRender ™ Cloud Edition in the months to come. OTOY also revealed new means of applying the same holographic light field data within 3D engines such as Unreal, physical simulation engines such as Pixelux ’s Digital Molecular Matter (DMM) Engine, and audio engines to simplify design of games and other interactive applications while improving realism. OTOY is demonstrating both OctaneRender™ and ORBX holographic video this week at the annual international conference on computer graphics, SIGGRAPH 2014 , in booth 1447 of the Vancouver Convention Center.
NVIDIA Visual Computing Appliance (VCA) Now Shipping mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 09:16 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Vancouver, British Columbia--August 13, 2014) NVIDIA today announced that its Visual Computing Appliance, known as the NVIDIA VCA, is now shipping. NVIDIA VCA dramatically accelerates ray tracing, enabling users to interact with computer models of such high visual fidelity that it can eliminate the need for 3D physical prototypes. Engineered and built by NVIDIA, the appliance was first introduced in March 2014 at the GPU Technology Conference as "Iray VCA." The NVIDIA Visual Computing Appliance has been renamed to reflect its expanded industry support for GPU rendering across multiple applications. In addition to native support of NVIDIA Iray, Chaos Group is supporting V-Ray RT on VCA for Autodesk 3ds Max, with Autodesk Maya, McNeel Rhino, and Trimble SketchUp for later in the year. Dassault Systemes 3DXCITE Bunkspeed support is also scheduled for later this year.
Camera Corps Maintains Focus on Innovation at IBC2014 with Version 3 Cricket Stump Cam mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 09:12 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (London, United Kingdom--August 13, 2014) Camera Corps has chosen IBC2014 as the global launch platform for the latest version of the legendary Cricket Stump Cam which has long set the standard for capturing dynamic close-ups of major national matches and international tours. "Version 2 Cricket Stump Cam has been in successful use for about five seasons, delivering high-definition images from a camera integrated inside the middle stump at each end of the pitch," explains Camera Corps Projects Manager Paul McNeil. "Version 3 is the most compact to date, completely housed inside a regulation-gauge cricket stump. This gives users the freedom to place cameras in the mid or outer stumps. Each camera can be configured with a choice of 50 degree, 100 or 128 degree lenses to allow tight, wide or superwide shots.
Windmill Lane Upgrades Baselight to Deliver 4K Grading and High Performance Dailies mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 09:06 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Busy Dublin Facility Moves to the Latest Filmlight Hardware and Software to Boost Productivity (London, United Kingdom--August 13, 2014) Windmill Lane, the leading post-production facility in Ireland, has recently overhauled its colour grading department, upgrading its entire FilmLight infrastructure. The facility has replaced its existing FilmLight hardware and now has two Baselight TWO grading systems running on generation 5 hardware, with the latest software release.
Marquis’ Project Parking Proves Best Solution for Atlas Digital mercoledý, 13 Agosto 2014 - 08:59 PM - 2 , 4 giorni ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Pangbroune, Berkshire--August 13, 2014) Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software has announced that Atlas Digital has purchased its edit shared storage management software, Project Parking. Atlas Digital which supports Fortune 500's, entertainment and production companies across the U.S. and offers a complete range of post-production editing equipment rentals, software solutions and creative services, has been using and supplying Project Parking to clients to solve edit storage space challenges. Now Project Parking will also be used within Atlas Digital’s colour correction department on various client projects to ensure the optimum use of its edit storage. “As resellers we do not supply any product that our engineers are not 100% happy to recommend and support,” confirms Steve Marshall, senior sales executive, Atlas Digital. “In addition, we always aim to find the most appropriate and cost effective solution for our customers and Project Parking has been instrumental in that.