Art Directors Guild Gallery 800 Announces "Three Artists You Should Know" : Robert Houghtaling – John Moffitt – Stan Olexiewicz mercoledý, 10 Settembre 2014 - 03:26 AM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow Opens Friday, September 12, 2014 with a Hosted Reception (Los Angeles, California--September 10, 2014) The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Gallery 800 debuts the 2014 season with Three Artists You Should Know, opening on September 12 with a hosted reception from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Located in the heart of the famed NoHo Arts District, Gallery 800 showcases Guild members’ personal art in a series of shows throughout the year. The September 12 reception will feature personal works from Scenic Artists Robert Houghtaling, John Moffitt and Stan Olexiewicz. The exhibit will be on display September 12 – October 18, 2014. Regular Gallery hours are Thursday – Saturday, 2-8pm, Sunday 2-6pm.
DAMsmart Chooses General Dynamics Mediaware for Radio Television Hong Kong Archive Project mercoledý, 10 Settembre 2014 - 01:27 AM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow (Canberra, Australia--September 9, 2014) General Dynamics Mediaware is providing frame accurate, lossless editing solutions to DAMsmart, a digital media asset management company, to assist in the editing of 21,000 hours of videotape from Radio Television Hong Kong’s (RTHK) archive. The project will make RTHK’s production archive available in a high-definition (HD) digital format to coincide with the introduction of their new digital terrestrial television service. General Dynamics Mediaware’s integrated compressed editing platform will be used as part of the solution being deployed to enable RTHK to realize significant increases in post-production efficiencies, reduce risk in the storage and access overheads inherent to physical videotape and, most importantly, ensure the content is digitized and secure for future generations. “The General Dynamics Mediaware solution was chosen by DAMsmart due to its single pass workflow, frame accuracy and lossless editing process,” said Garrick Simeon, managing director, General Dynamics Mediaware.“With our software, DAMsmart is able to significantly accelerate the archival process, avoid a transcoding process and maximise the quality of the file.”
Ben Gibbs, Jan Cilliers and Celest Gilbert Launch GIRL OVERBOARD mercoledý, 10 Settembre 2014 - 12:41 AM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow (September 9, 2014) Film and commercial VFX Supervisor Ben Gibbs, VFX Supervisor and Lead Flame Artist, Jan Cilliers and Executive Producer Celest Gilbert launch creative studio GIRL OVERBOARD. Gibbs is best known for his collaborations on Spike Jonze films including “Her” and “Where the Wild Things Are,” as well as numerous award-winning projects for commercial directors Lance Acord, Mark Romanek, Tarsem and Ulf Johansson. The Girl Overboard team kicked off the summer by collaborating with Park Pictures on their recent campaign for Apple.
Whitehouse Posts Adds Editor Mark Burnett in London mercoledý, 10 Settembre 2014 - 12:38 AM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow (September 9, 2014) Acclaimed editorial company Whitehouse Post welcomes seasoned film and commercial editor Mark Burnett to their roster. Known for his comedic timing, Burnett has worked with many acclaimed directors including Rattling Stick’s Hamish Rothwell and Biscuit Film’s Matt Dilmore editing spots for top brands such as Toyota, Cadbury, Vigorsol, The Guardian and Stella Artois. Burnett just wrapped a segment and teaser for popular horror film ABCs of Death 2 , and is already busy cutting several spots at Whitehouse’s offices in Soho. “We’re thrilled to have Mark on board,” says Whitehouse Post Partner and Editor John Smith. “He’s a versatile editor with a wide range of work under his belt, his quirky and comedic style is a great addition to our lineup.”
Sound Devices Introduces FileSafe into Rack-Mounted Video and Audio Recorders mercoledý, 10 Settembre 2014 - 12:23 AM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow New Mission-Critical Technology Protects Video and Audio Recordings from Unintentional Drive Removal and Power Loss (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 9, 2014) Sound Devices (IBC Show: Hall 8, Stand B59) introduces its unique FileSafe™ technology as part of its 2.02 firmware release for its multi-drive, network connected video and audio rack-mounted recorders. Incorporated into the Video Devices PIX products, including the 270i, 260i and 250i, as well as the Sound Devices 970, FileSafe recovers video and audio files if, during recording, drives are unintentionally removed or power is lost.
TSL Products and IPE Products Announce Strategic Technology Partnership at IBC 2014 mercoledý, 10 Settembre 2014 - 12:21 AM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow TSL products to take IDS product range to the global market (Marlow, UK--September 9, 2014) Leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, and innovative developer of customized communication display systems, IPE Products, have announced a strategic partnership that will advance developments in control and display technology that better coordinate and organize workflow display tools for broadcasters and production companies, amongst other industries. TSL Products will also be launching IPE’s existing unique IDS (Integrated Display System) solutions to the global market.
XenData Unveils Amazon Cloud Storage Support for Entire Digital Video Archive Server Range at IBC 2014 mercoledý, 10 Settembre 2014 - 12:18 AM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow XenData to demonstrate latest archive for Avid projects, Sony Optical Disc Archive integration and new multi-archive solution for Amazon Cloud, Sony ODA and LTO at booth H47 - Hall 7 (Walnut Creek, California--September 9, 2014) XenData, the global provider of digital video archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announces that it will be showcasing a broad range of digital video archiving solutions and enhanced connectivity at this year’s IBC 2014, including the debut of its new multi-archive solution for Amazon Cloud, Sony ODA and LTO as well as a new low-cost archive solution for Avid Projects. The solutions on display will include:
Nice Shoes Minneapolis Launches with Colorist Oscar Oboza at Volt Studios mercoledý, 10 Settembre 2014 - 12:16 AM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow (New York, New York--September 9, 2014) NYC-based Nice Shoes has hired colorist Oscar Oboza to start Nice Shoes Minneapolis out of Volt Studios, expanding on the Remote Services partnership between the two companies to offer on-site color grading. This follows the recent move of Nice Shoes colorist Ron Sudul to launch Nice Shoes Chicago out of Optimus, where Oboza had been a valuable member of the team for the past two years. Oboza, a colorist with over 20 years of experience, has worked with post production studios in Dallas and Chicago, but his fondness for Minneapolis has drawn him to the Twin Cities in 1999, 2007, and now a third time with Nice Shoes Minneapolis at Volt. He’s collaborated with agencies Fallon, Carmichael Lynch, Martin Williams, Campbell Mithun, Periscope, Ogilvy Chicago, Marc USA, and Y&R to bring a variety of vibrant looks to projects for Target, Cadillac, Subaru, McDonalds, BMW, Best Buy, and many other brands.
MOG Announces Partnership with Filmpartners martedý, 09 Settembre 2014 - 11:45 PM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 9, 2014) MOG, the leading provider of MXF and centralized ingest solutions, announces a partnership with Filmpartners, the supplier of MXFserver, a software only total solution for film, broadcast and post-production industry. MXFserver consists in a software only solution for distributed workflows that provides users with the freedom to open projects in different editing systems simultaneously. The software manages projects, users, accessibility and permissions, as well as storage quota management, through its media management platform. It basically mitigates the need for complex and expensive Media Asset Managers fitting perfectly in production environments such as rental production houses.
MOG Partners with Archiware to Improve Production Workflows from Ingest to Archive martedý, 09 Settembre 2014 - 11:43 PM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 9, 2014) MOG, the leading provider of MXF and centralized ingest solutions, and Archiware, a leading provider of data archive solutions have currently establish a technology partnership in order to deliver complete solutions for the broadcast industry, covering production workflow processes from ingest into archive. MOG Technologies offers an array of solutions for customers that struggle with multi-format and multi-vendors workflow environments. The mxfSPEEDRAIL product-line covers every step of the production workflow, from capture, to playback, passing through transcoding and file conversion, enabling the user to unify its production workflow.
MOG and Facilis – Partnering To Provide Combined And Powerful Broadcast Solutions martedý, 09 Settembre 2014 - 11:42 PM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 9, 2014) MOG, the leading provider of MXF and centralized ingest solutions today announced its partnership with Facilis Technology, by combining mxfSPEEDRAIL centralized ingest solutions with TerraBlock shared storage system. MOG’s mxfSPEEDRAIL technology allows users to take the maximum efficiency of their production workflows with an array of centralized ingest solutions, and Facilis’ TerraBlock shared storage increases performance and accelerates the post-production process. Both products address complex multi-platform environments, enabling collaboration among diverse applications and formats. When combining both, customers will achieve the maximum efficiency in production workflows.
MOG Technologies Partners with Step2e To Deliver Complete And Effective Broadcast Solutions martedý, 09 Settembre 2014 - 11:40 PM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 9, 2014) MOG, the leading provider of MXF and centralized ingest solutions, and Step2e Broadcast AG of Unterföhring (Munich), Germany, a leading supplier of innovative software based workflow solutions for broadcasters have currently established a technology partnership in order to deliver complete and highly effective solutions for the broadcast industry. By partnering, the two companies will expand the range of their offer, delivering state-of-the-art technology and allowing broadcasters to concentrate on the creative part of the production work.
New DFS Campaign By aWHITELABEL/Sibling RIvalry Product Captures "The Wonder Of Travel" martedý, 09 Settembre 2014 - 09:04 PM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow Aligned Companies, Multidisciplinary Talents Unite To Bring The Pages Of Lush Travel Journals To Life (New York, United States--September 9, 2014) aWHITELABEL/Sibling Rivalry product has completed a new campaign for T Galleria by DFS campaign, which is told through the pages of a classic travel journal. Developed in collaboration with agency AR New York, the 360 campaign was directed by aWHITELABEL/SR product’s Mikon van Gastel, who creative directed the project through completion via design studio Sibling Rivalry.
Veset Announces Zixi has Joined the Nimbus Alliance Program martedý, 09 Settembre 2014 - 08:51 PM - 7 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Z -CreativeCow (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 9, 2014) Stand 8.A14 – Veset, the pioneering cloud based playout solutions provider, and Zixi, the industry leader for enabling live broadcast-quality video delivery over public internet and private IP networks, announce that Zixi has joined the Nimbus Alliance Program. Fraser Jardine, CCO of Veset says, “We are delighted that such an innovative player as Zixi has become our partner. We are very excited by the response to this program from other broadcast technology providers looking to join our alliance. Our Alliance aims to deliver solutions to broadcast clients by working together and seamlessly integrating our best of breed products”.