SGO to Showcase Mistika's Real-time 4K capabilities with Mamba FX at BIRTV 2014 mercoledý, 20 Agosto 2014 - 06:18 PM - 2 giorni, 18 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow SGO Booth 8B09, CIEC, Beijing, 27 – 30 August 2014 (Beijing, China--August 20, 2014) Mistika and Mamba FX will be showcased at the SGO Booth 8B09 at BIRTV (Beijing International Radio, TV and Film Equipment Exhibition) held at the CIEC in Beijing from 27 - 30 August. BIRTV provides an inspiring platform for creatives featuring leading-edge technology in a rapidly growing marketplace, attended by over 55 000 people across the world.
DPA Microphones was the Impresario of Aspen Opera Theater Center mercoledý, 20 Agosto 2014 - 06:04 PM - 2 giorni, 19 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Collection of Company’s Mics Were on Hand for Recording at Wheeler Opera House during the Aspen Music Festival and School (Aspen, Colorado--August 20, 2014) Every year, professional and aspiring classical musicians and technical personnel from around the world head to the mountains of Colorado for an eight-week summer intensive retreat at the Aspen Music Festival and School. As the country’s premier classical music program, the festival presents more than 300 performances and music education events, including the Aspen Opera Theater Center (AOTC) program at the historic Wheeler Opera House, where DPA Microphones had its chance to shine.
Early Registration for GameSoundCon Conference Ends Soon martedý, 19 Agosto 2014 - 09:49 PM - 3 giorni, 15 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Register for the 10th Conference on Video Game Music and Sound Design in Los Angeles by September 1 at early bird discounted price (Seattle, Washington--August 19, 2014) GameSoundCon 2014, the leading conference on video game music and sound design, has announced early bird discounts on all registrations until September 1, 2014. The organization’s 10th conference will be held October 7-8 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles and feature two days of sessions, panel discussions and hands-on workshops from over twenty of the game industry’s leading composers, sound designers and audio directors.
Shotgun Recognizes Excellence with Inaugural Pipeline Awards at SIGGRAPH martedý, 19 Agosto 2014 - 09:44 PM - 3 giorni, 15 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Los Angeles, California--August 19, 2014) At the Shotgun User Group held during SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, Shotgun Software held the first ever Pipeline Awards to honor excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering, and usage. Members of the Shotgun community from around the world submitted inventive tools for consideration, and four were recognized with Pipeline Shotty Awards, distinguishing them as the best pipeline tools of 2014. Shotgun also recognized four individuals as "Pipeline Heroes," leaders who have had a significant impact on the pipeline community through their technical contributions and commitment to sharing ideas and best practices. L-R: Ben Hadden, Don Parker, Patrick Wolf, Mike Romey, Tony Barbieri, Armando Ricalde, Johnny Duguid, Ryan Mayeda, Rob Blau.
HUSH Continues Creative Growth with Addition of Design Director Claudia Chagüi martedý, 19 Agosto 2014 - 09:39 PM - 3 giorni, 15 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Brooklyn, New York--August 19, 2014) Expanding their collaborative team of multi-talented designers, architects, and artists, design agency HUSH is pleased to announce the addition of award-winning design director Claudia Chagüi. A gifted creative and leader, Chagüi brings her history in dance and a varied background in commercials, interactive installations, retail, and events to further empower HUSH in its approach to crafting powerful brand design. “The addition of Claudia to our powerful design team is another amazing piece to our ever-growing puzzle,” says Creative Director Jodi Terwilliger. “Her leadership experience and wide array of skills, massively strengthens our creative capabilities. She hit the ground running and we’re excited to see where we go from here.”
FUJIFILM Optical Devices Welcomes Industry Vet Bret Shisler As South Central Regional Sales Manager martedý, 19 Agosto 2014 - 09:33 PM - 3 giorni, 15 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Dave Waddell Retiring After Highly Successful Career (Wayne, New Jersey--August 19, 2014) FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division announces that Bret Shisler has joined the company as its South Central Regional Sales Manager, effective July 28th. An experienced professional in the broadcast technology industry, Shisler replaces Dave Waddell, who has retired after spending over 30 years with the company.
IABM Announces Shortlist for Design & Innovation Awards martedý, 19 Agosto 2014 - 09:27 PM - 3 giorni, 15 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow 2014 Awards Honouring Broadcast and Media Industry Talent (Gloucestershire, United Kingdom--August 19, 2014) IABM has announced the shortlist of nominees for its Design & Innovation Awards. With an exceptionally high level of entries this year, approximately 120 judging decisions were made across the nine categories. The awards will be casting the spotlight on new solutions or products that bring benefit or create new opportunities to the broadcast and media industry.
Broadcast Pix Shows Expanded Product Line, Including Standalone Replay and 3D Graphics Systems at IBC 2014 martedý, 19 Agosto 2014 - 09:15 PM - 3 giorni, 16 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Billerica, Massachusetts--August 19, 2014) Broadcast Pix™ will showcase its new standalone fX3D real-time 3D graphics and ReVue HD slow motion replay systems at IBC 2014 (Stand 7.B21), which runs Sept. 12-16 at Amsterdam RAI. The company will also demonstrate its ClearKey next generation chromakey, which is part of new Version 3.0 software for Flint™ and Version 4.0 software for Granite™ and Mica™ integrated production switchers, as well as spotlight its expanded family of Flint systems and VOX™ visual radio solutions. “It’s an exciting time for us at Broadcast Pix. Business is growing and so is our product line,” said Steve Ellis, CEO of Broadcast Pix. “We received some very positive feedback at U.S. trade shows earlier this year, and now we’re excited to bring our new ReVue and fx3D standalone products to IBC.”
"Sharknado 2" with Film Editor Vashi Nedomansky and Matt Allard on the Go Creative Show martedý, 19 Agosto 2014 - 08:54 PM - 3 giorni, 16 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Boston, Massachusetts--August 19, 2014) Editor Vashi Nedomansky returns to Go Creative Show to share stories from his recent mega-hit Sharknado 2 . They discuss his editing strategies, the special effects workflow, the intense 6-week edit schedule and all the ridiculous campy insanity that made Sharknado 2 an instant classic. Vashi also talks about his recent documentary on PTSD, his upcoming film Headlock and his hugely successful blog at VashiVisuals.com In the past few years, Vashi has become one of the go-to post production super stars in our industry and we hear that Ben Consoli is happy to have him back on the show. Highlights include:
Canon In Action Tour Resumes in September martedý, 19 Agosto 2014 - 08:39 PM - 3 giorni, 16 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Melville, New York--August 19, 2014) The second leg of the Canon In Action Tour, a brand-new educational experience from Canon, is set to launch Sept. 6th in Denver, CO, featuring instruction by renowned image makers Amina Moreau, Jack Reznicki, and Jim Divitale. The Canon In Action Tour helps advanced amateur DSLR users and filmmaking enthusiasts unleash their creativity and gain the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to create great images and videos. Those interested can attend a Saturday Imaging Essentials Seminar, or a hands-on Sunday Workshop, or both, for a nominal fee.
Gorilla Group Deploys StorageDNA’s LTO LTFS Solution forConform Workflow, Open Format and Data Integrity martedý, 19 Agosto 2014 - 08:32 PM - 3 giorni, 16 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Wales' Largest TV Facilities Group Manages Archiving Operations for Three Locations with DNA Evolution (Irvine, California--August 19, 2014) StorageDNA, Inc., a leader in intelligent nearline and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, today announced that the Gorilla Group is benefiting from its flagship solution, DNA Evolution™. Centrally managed from its Cardiff headquarters location, with additional systems in two other company locations, implementing DNA Evolution has accelerated the company’s archive-restore process to gain workflow efficiencies and significant time savings.
XenData Adds Amazon Cloud Storage Support to Entire Archive Server Range martedý, 19 Agosto 2014 - 07:00 PM - 3 giorni, 18 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Enhanced connectivity offers the media and entertainment industry a multi-archive solution for Amazon Cloud, Sony ODA and LTO (Walnut Creek, California--August 19, 2014) XenData, the global provider of digital video archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announced it will add support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage across its entire archive appliance and server product range, including the SX-10 and SX-520. The cloud connectivity will provide customers added flexibility and enable them to enhance data protection capabilities by allowing content to be easily stored and archived to Amazon Cloud, LTO and Sony Optical Disc Archive (ODA), or a combination of all three simultaneously.
The Dalet AmberFin Platform (AT)3 Expands To Combat Temporal Conversion martedý, 19 Agosto 2014 - 08:00 AM - 4 giorni, 5 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow A Partnership with Cinnafilm Builds Out the 3 Software Suite With Super High-Performance Motion Compensation (Paris, France--August 19, 2014) Dalet Digital Media Systems addresses the urgency for high-performance temporal conversion head on with a suite of advanced software technologies included within the Dalet AmberFin platform, to be launched at IBC2014.
Media Links Awarded Emmy® Award for Contribution to Standardization and Productization of JPEG2000 Interoperability lunedý, 18 Agosto 2014 - 11:20 PM - 4 giorni, 13 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Connecticut, United States--August 18, 2014) The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has honored Media Links with a 2014 Technical & Engineering Emmy® Award for excellence in engineering creativity, innovation and vision. Media Links will receive an Emmy® award for Standardization and Productization of JPEG2000 (J2K) Interoperability. J2K video compression offers broadcasters and network service providers an interoperable method to transport high quality contribution video. Interoperable JPEG2000 provides extremely high video quality with minimal latency over IP/Ethernet networks
TMD Strengthens Management Team lunedý, 18 Agosto 2014 - 11:00 PM - 4 giorni, 14 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Promotions Boost Capabilities as the Business Increases its Leadership in Asset Management and Workflow (Aylesbury, United Kingdom--August 18, 2014) TMD, a leading supplier of asset management and workflow solutions for broadcasters, content owners and audiovisual archives, has restructured its senior management team. The changes are designed to create greater agility in both delivering major projects and developing new products aligned with developments in digital asset management and media archiving.
WASP3D Announces Release of the WASP Community Edition ver 3.4 lunedý, 18 Agosto 2014 - 10:17 PM - 4 giorni, 15 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Noida, India--August 18, 2014) WASP3D today announced the release of a Community Edition (ver 3.4) of the Wasp Software Suite. The Wasp3D CE is a fully functional free version for beginners to learn, evaluate and gain experience with the software. The WASP3D CE suite consists of the 3D Design tool - Drone Designer and the real-time rendering server - Sting Server. Graphic Artists, 3rd Party Developers, Technology providers can now use this opportunity to evaluate WASP3D, build solutions and applications and share/present it to the potential clients. It is a downloadable version that can be used for personal, educational & commercial usage. The WASP CE version is released in tandem with the Enterprise Edition of the Wasp3D Software. Some of the new features that have been introduced in the new version includes:
“ANZAC Girls”: Rising Sun Pictures Goes to War lunedý, 18 Agosto 2014 - 10:05 PM - 4 giorni, 15 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Adelaide, South Australia--August 18, 2014) "ANZAC Girls," a 6-part mini-series produced by Screentime, a Banijay Group company, for ABC-TV, was a rare television project for Adelaide visual effects studio Rising Sun Pictures (RSP), better known for its work on Hollywood blockbusters such as "X-Men: Days of Future Past," "Gravity," and "The Great Gatsby." The first episode premiered on Australian TV on Sunday, 10 August with exceptional ratings around Australia and much critical acclaim. Based on Peter Rees’ book The Other ANZACs, ANZAC Girls tells the true story of five military nurses from Australia and New Zealand who served with Allied forces during World War I. Witnessing the horrors of war, the women experienced severe hardships while tending to the wounded and formed bonds of friendship that would last a lifetime. As Series Producer Lisa Scott (who produced the series with Felicity Packard) explains, the series “offers unique insight by showing how the war affected people, other than soldiers on the line.”
Cogswell College's Unique MediaWorks Initiative Marks One Year Anniversary with Completed AV Projects for Real-World Clients lunedý, 18 Agosto 2014 - 09:35 PM - 4 giorni, 15 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Sunnyvale, California--August 18, 2014) Cogswell College, a leading educational institution offering a unique curriculum fusing Digital Art, Engineering and Entrepreneurship, is marking the one-year anniversary of its highly successful MediaWorks initiative. MediaWorks is a project-based learning course in Cogswell’s Digital Audio Technology (DAT) program. MediaWorks produces short audiovisual pieces in collaboration with students of the Digital Art & Animation (DAA) program, for various real-world businesses and organizations based in Silicon Valley and beyond. Since its launch in Summer 2013, MediaWorks students have developed nine audiovisual pieces, including logo animations, branding pieces, promotional videos, PSAs, and other corporate communications media for a number of companies and organizations. Completed projects to date include: a product presentation film for Panasonic; original sound design for a Panasonic product; a PR/communication film for ALearn, a nonprofit organization committed to helping underrepresented students succeed in college; a corporate logo film for Argus Insights, a company that collects consumer data to reveal consumer trends for corporate decision makers, and a promotional video for Redux Labs of Great Britain, a company that develops cutting edge technology that enables high-resolution speaker-less audio in flat surfaces. MediaWorks students have also created a logo film for Cogswell College, and in-house agency logo animations for the MediaWorks program itself.
The Vault, Superexploder And Nba Star Dante Exum Show How Life Changes After The Draft For Foot Locker lunedý, 18 Agosto 2014 - 09:25 PM - 4 giorni, 15 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (New York, New York--August 18, 2014) New York-based audio house SuperExploder's sound designer/mixer Jody Nazzaro teams up with Foot Locker and The Vault NYC to demonstrate how “Life Changes After The Draft” in five comical :15s starring Australian NBA star rookie Dante Exum. Set in the days before the NBA draft, the spots show Exum jumping the gun on fan mail, avoiding paparazzi and trying to make restaurant reservations with his “famous” last name. As NBA stardom hasn’t “changed his life” just yet, he is laughed at for still being an ordinary, unknown man. Click HERE to watch “Autograph,” “Fan Mail,” “Paparazzi,” “Reservation” and “Neighbor.”