World Cup "Concert in Rio" Scores Big with DPA Microphones venerdý, 18 Luglio 2014 - 11:41 PM - 3 giorni, 20 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Renowned Classical Musicians Helped Close FIFA Games During Finale Performance with Assistance from d:dicate™ Recording Mics (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil--July 18, 2014) When Spanish tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo took to the stage for the "Concert in Rio," honoring the close of the 2014FIFA World Cup, television audiences received a crystal clear sound thanks to DPA Microphones’ d:dicate™ Recording Microphones. Performing at the HSBC Arena Stage in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, July 11, Domingo was accompanied by Puerto Rican soprano Ana María Martínez, Chinese pianist Lang Lang and the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra.
Biscardi Creative Media Begins Post on Victoria Stilwell's "Arson Dogs" venerdý, 18 Luglio 2014 - 11:09 PM - 3 giorni, 20 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Adobe Creative Cloud Fosters Collaborative Workflow (Atlanta, Georgia--July 18, 2014) Biscardi Creative Media (BCM) has begun post-production on a new web series called "Arson Dogs" for world-renowned dog trainer Victoria Stilwell and her Positively website. The series follows Victoria to southern Maine, where State Farm's Arson Dog Training Program is conducted to train handlers and working dogs together to sniff out accelerants like gasoline and propane at potential arson sites.
Freefly Systems Wins 2014 Cine Gear Expo New Technology Award venerdý, 18 Luglio 2014 - 11:02 PM - 3 giorni, 20 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Woodinville, Washington--July 18, 2014) Freefly Systems MōVI stabilizers have taken the cinema and video production markets by storm, providing a way for cameras to capture incredibly stable footage handheld and on a variety of shooting platforms. The breakthrough features of Freefly’s new MōVI M15 stabilizer captured the 2014 Cine Gear Expo New Technology Award for Camera Support. Freefly showed its range of stabilizers to the Hollywood community at the Cine Gear Expo in June, held on the back lot at Paramount Studios. The MōVI M15 stabilizers are designed with professional cinematographers in mind, to accommodate larger cameras like the Sony F55 and ARRI Alexa M. Additionally, the MōVI M15 is intended to be used in either normal or inverted mode, which allows for easy integration onto a variety of platforms such as Steadicam, Tero, car and motorcycle mounts. The MōVI M15 draws on the experience Freefly gained in creating the M10 and allows for an even wider range of camera/lens combinations.
Small Tree Co-Founder and President Announces Retirement venerdý, 18 Luglio 2014 - 10:51 PM - 3 giorni, 21 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Corky Seeber Helped Build Leading Shared Storage Company Positioned for Future Growth (Oakdale, Minnesota--July 18, 2014) Corky Seeber, co-founder and president of Small Tree, has announced his retirement from the company effective today. Founded in 2003 with Steve Modica and three other partners, Small Tree quickly established a reputation under Seeber’s leadership as a leading provider of robust and cost-effective Ethernet-based shared storage and networking systems for the post-production industry. Seeber will continue to be a share holder of Small Tree.
Band Pro Expands Operations with New Berlin Office giovedý, 17 Luglio 2014 - 10:43 PM - 4 giorni, 21 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Burbank, California--July 17, 2014) International cinematography retailer Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. has announced the expansion of their European operations with the addition of a new office in Berlin, Germany. Vojtech Pokorny, Digital Image Consultant / Technical Sales, will head the new branch. All goods and services currently available through Band Pro Munich GmbH will also be available through the Berlin office. Recognized as one of the most important media centers in Germany, and across Europe, Berlin continues to experience rapid growth in the film and television industry. "Adding the Berlin office is an important step forward for Band Pro." says Vojtech Pokorny. "Berlin produces over 300 films per year, and it’s one of Europe's most popular locations. In addition to providing the best new production technology, the focus of our consultancy lies in the definition and elaboration of individual workflows. We just have to be where the most exciting projects are being realized."
Runway Appoints Post Production Veteran Jeff Buchignani as President giovedý, 17 Luglio 2014 - 10:35 PM - 4 giorni, 21 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Industry Leader In Editorial Systems and Services Eyes Expansion to Other Markets; Hires Jeff Klitzner as Director of Operations. (Culver City, California--July 17, 2014) Runway, a leading independent supplier of editorial systems and related technology to the film and television industry, has appointed Jeff Buchignani as President. An 18-year veteran of the post-production industry, Buchignani arrives from a similar position with Pivotal Post, and brings strong credentials as a manager, business strategist and industry leader. In his new role, he will oversee operations, direct strategy, and orchestrate an ambitious expansion effort. The latter will include extending the company’s footprint in Southern California, as well as to other parts of the U.S. and markets abroad.
IBC 2014 Preview: Custom Consoles to promote latest Media Wall, Module-R, EditOne and System Two at IBC2014 giovedý, 17 Luglio 2014 - 10:29 PM - 4 giorni, 21 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom--July 17, 2014) The latest version of Custom Consoles' Media Wall multiscreen mounting system makes its first European-mainland appearance at IBC2014, Amsterdam, September 12-16. Exhibiting on stand 8.A20, Custom Consoles will additionally display a television production gallery desk based on the established Module-R range of technical furniture. Also being promoted at IBC2014 will be the recently developed EditOne and SystemTwo desk series. The company will be represented by Neil Reed (Managing Director), Graham Buchanan (Commercial Director) and Gary Fuller (Sales Manager). Media Wall
Pixel Power Takes Graphics on the Road for SABC giovedý, 17 Luglio 2014 - 10:25 PM - 4 giorni, 21 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow Outside Broadcast Fleet Follows Studios in Standardising on Clarity (Cambridge, United Kingdom--July 17, 2014) Pixel Power, the innovative supplier of broadcast graphics and playout solutions, has delivered a further four Clarity graphics systems to South African national broadcaster SABC. The graphics workstations will be used in the broadcaster’s fleet of outside broadcast trucks, matching the capabilities to the studios in Johannesburg which already have eight Clarity systems.
Cobham’s Wireless Transmission System Proves Its Live Production Seaworthiness giovedý, 17 Luglio 2014 - 10:13 PM - 4 giorni, 21 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Whiteley, Hampshire--July 17, 2014) Cobham, the RF transmission specialist company, has announced the successful deployment of its SOLO 4 Wireless Transmitter and PRORXB receive system for live television coverage of the Abu Dhabi Yacht Club’s Ghanada Dhow Sailing Championship on 7 June. Cobham, in conjunction with Dubai-based technology solution provider GloCom SNG, installed transmitters on two race event chase boats and a helicopter, a receive and transmit ship, plus onshore receive systems at the ADYC headquarters and ‘Nation Towers’ , the two skyscrapers near the southern tip of Abu Dhabi.
Australian Cinematographers Society Introduces Technical Achievement Award In Honor Of Miller Tripods Founder giovedý, 17 Luglio 2014 - 10:08 PM - 4 giorni, 21 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow ACS Presents Bob Miller – ACS Technical & Innovation Achievement Award (Sydney, Australia--July 17, 2014) Miller Camera Support Equipment, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, is pleased to announce that the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) recently partnered with the company to create a new industry award for the ACS National Awards for Cinematography. The Bob Miller – ACS Technical & Innovation Achievement Award, developed in honour and memory of fluid head inventor Bob Miller, will be officially introduced to industry professionals at the ACS headquarters on July 31, with a champagne toast to celebrate Miller’s 60th anniversary.
Growing TMD Appoints Strategic New Hires at US Operation giovedý, 17 Luglio 2014 - 10:05 PM - 4 giorni, 21 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Aylesbury, United Kingdom--July 17, 2014) TransMedia Dynamics (TMD), the leading provider of media asset management systems for digital and physical assets, has appointed two new strategic hires in its US operation in response to customer demand. Kim Vela-Walker has recently joined TMD as a Business Analyst in the US Austin, Texas office. This new role focuses on understanding business needs and how TMD’s highly customisable Mediaflex™ software can be tailored for each customers’ business, to achieve maximum efficiencies. Vela-Walker will work with clients to understand and document existing business processes and future client needs as well as exploring solutions to meet our customers’ needs, verify client requirements are incorporated into the system design as specified and develop functional specifications to support required modifications.
Blackmagic Design Announces New Apple ProRes™ formats for all Blackmagic Design Cameras giovedý, 17 Luglio 2014 - 08:57 PM - 4 giorni, 23 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Fremont, California--July 17, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Camera 1.8.2 software which adds three new Apple ProRes™ file formats for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. Camera 1.8.2 update is available now free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website. Blackmagic Design camera customers have always been able to record in both CinemaDNG RAW or compressed ProRes 422 HQ formats, however now this new software update adds three additional Apple ProRes™ file formats, ProRes 422, ProRes 422 LT and ProRes 422 Proxy. This means customers using Blackmagic Design cameras will be able to get significantly smaller video file sizes allowing much longer recording durations on the same media card, all while preserving full frame 10-bit 4:2:2 quality.
Trilogy Appoints New Sales Director mercoledý, 16 Luglio 2014 - 11:59 PM - 5 giorni, 20 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Andover, United Kingdom--July 16, 2014) Trilogy, a leading supplier of intercom solutions and master reference generators for the broadcast industry, has announced the appointment of Ewan Johnston as Sales Director. Johnston arrives at Trilogy from Quantum, a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive, and data protection, where he was EMEA vice president of Sales for the firm’s ‘Big Data’ business.
ATG Danmon Celebrates A Highly Successful Year In Supplying File-Based Workflow Solutions mercoledý, 16 Luglio 2014 - 11:41 PM - 5 giorni, 20 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (Letchworth, Hertfordshire--July 16, 2014) ATG Danmon has been awarded the prestigious Partner Excellence Award from AmberFin in recognition of an outstanding year for sales and promotion of AmberFin’s iCR ingest, transcode, standards conversion, integrated quality control and review solutions. ATG Danmon Product Sales Manager Chris Elson (on left) and Head of Sales & Marketing Tim Felstead with award from AmberFin.
Whitehouse Post and BBDO Explore the Power of Innovation for GE mercoledý, 16 Luglio 2014 - 11:36 PM - 5 giorni, 20 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow (New York, United States--July 16, 2014) Whitehouse Post Editor James Dierx recently collaborated with MJZ Director Dante Ariola via BBDO New York for “What Would Happen,” a stunning new spot for GE. The piece deftly highlights GE’s focus on technological advancement with captivating imagery and smooth pacing throughout. To capture the spot’s sublime natural beauty, the crew traveled to Johannesburg and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa for the shoot. Exploring life’s curiosities, the film asks what would happen if energy could come from anything, power could be anywhere, and light could seek out the dark, before answering with a simple and inspiring, “anything.”
Pixel Power Drives the Buzz Around Social Media mercoledý, 16 Luglio 2014 - 11:03 PM - 5 giorni, 20 Hours ago - top stories - 1-CreativeCow IBC Launch Is Simple, Low-Cost, Easy To Implement Publication Tool (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--July 16, 2014) 12-16 September, Stand 7.A31, Pixel Power, the innovative supplier of broadcast graphics and playout solutions, is set to transform social media integration with the launch of Buzz at IBC 2014. Buzz is a software accessory for Pixel Power’s range of graphics-based playout devices which makes it simple to scan, moderate and broadcast social media interactions.