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September 4th, 2015
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Telestream and BlackArrow Announce Strategic Partnership Focused on Developing International Dynamic Ad Insertion Market
DAI pioneers take market-leading experience in North America to streamline DAI deployments throughout Europe
Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with BlackArrow intended to simplify the process for pay TV providers and broadcasters in Europe and other international markets to monetize video-on-demand (VOD) programming. The two companies are streamlining the technical and operational challenges of preparing VOD assets for Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI).
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Blackmagic Design Announces Fusion 8 Public Beta is Available
Blackmagic Design today announced the public beta of the free version of Fusion 8, the world’s most advanced visual effects and motion graphics software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website. This beta is for the free version of Fusion 8 and is available for both Mac OS X and Windows.
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The Reel Thing Unveils Lineup
Two-Day Symposium Includes Premiere Screenings of New 4K Restorations
The 35th edition of The Reel Thing technical symposium returns to Los Angeles on August 20-22, with two full days of top-tier sessions that include discussions about preservation of media assets and in-depth, visually documented case studies of recent restoration projects. Three premiere screenings of recent 4K restorations will also be presented, including John Huston’s FAT CITY, Otto Preminger’s WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS, and Nicholas Ray’s JOHNNY GUITAR. The Reel Thing is an established venue for networking, information exchange and exploration of the latest technologies and methods for audio-visual restoration and preservation. The event takes place at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.
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Thinkbox Showcases Cloud-Enabled Pipelines at SIGGRAPH 2015
Previews On-Demand, Per-Minute Licensing for Deadline and Third Party Rendering Options, including The Foundry's NUKE Render
SIGGRAPH, Booth 329 – At the 2015 SIGGRAPH Conference, Thinkbox Software will showcase advancements to Deadline, its scalable high-volume compute management solution. Fast, flexible and compatible across platforms, Deadline enables studios to easily link any combination of local and cloud-based resources into one logical pipeline.
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Pixar Licenses NVIDIA Technology for Accelerating Feature Film Production
Today NVIDIA and Pixar announced a multi-year agreement that provides Pixar access to NVIDIA’s QMC rendering methods to speed their film production.
To accelerate production of its computer-animated feature films and short film content, Pixar Animation Studios is licensing a suite of NVIDIA technologies related to image rendering, the companies announced today.
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Key Code Media Announce Formation of Education Division, Led By New Hire Mike Flanagan
Mike Flanagan, formerly President of Video Symphony has joined Key Code Media as Director of Education. Mr. Flanagan will be tapping into his two decades of experience in professional media education and post-production to build educational programs for Key Code Media and its clients. Prior to joining Key Code, Flanagan founded and oversaw the development of Video Symphony from a small Avid-authorized Education Center to a leading vocational college and training center for editing, motion graphics, and sound engineering. Flanagan brings 21 years of industry experience that started when he bought his first Avid Media Composer in 1994 from Mike Cavanagh, Key Code Media’s President. Flanagan will create new educational services, certificated training and assessments for media production products and workflows. He will also expand the training already being done by Key Code for its clients. Initial classroom and onsite client offerings will cover industry-leading software from Avid (Media Composer and Pro Tools), Adobe (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop), Blackmagic (Da Vinci Resolve), Maxon (Cinema 4D), and NewTek (TriCaster). In addition, Key Code Media will be providing more in depth programs for advanced workflow solutions such as transcoding, asset management, archive and storage management.
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GPL Technologies to Showcase VFXnow at SIGGRAPH
Hardware as a Service approach allows visual effects companies to quickly and affordably scale infrastructure.
GPL Technologies, a premier provider of technology solutions and managedservices to the media and entertainment industry, will showcase agile pipeline solutions for visual effects companies offered by its VFXnow division at SIGGRAPH 2015 in Los Angeles, Booth 206.
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Press Release: Broadway's Lion King Upgrades to Clear-Com's FreeSpeak II
The Trouble With Rain: Designing the Sounds of Noah
The Trouble With Rain: Designing the Sounds of NoahTo add new dimensions to the soundscapes of Darren Aronofsky's Noah, Supervising Sound Editor Craig Henighan took advantage of the new Dolby Atmos mixing stage at Deluxe New York to place movie audiences in the middle of the storm.
Editorial, Feature, People / Interview by Tim Wilson on 04/14/2014
Audio Professionals
Soundelux's Wilhoit Recreates Sonic World for End of Watch
Soundelux's Wilhoit Recreates Sonic World for End of WatchMichael D. Wilhoit, supervising sound editor at Soundelux, collaborated with director David Ayers on the sound track for End of Watch, a critically acclaimed police thriller that takes viewers into the lives of two policemen who become the targets of a dangerous Mexican drug cartel. The movie is stylistically "found footage," and Wilhoit's challenge was to create a soundtrack that matched the movie's gritty immediacy and realism.
Feature, People / Interview by Debra Kaufman on 10/12/2012
Audio Professionals
Drive garners Oscar Nom for Soundelux's Lon Bender and Victor Ennis Garner
Drive garners Oscar Nom for Soundelux's Lon Bender and Victor Ennis GarnerOscar nominated Soundelux Supervising Sound Editors Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis & team take the audience of "Drive" on an aural trip.
Feature, People / Interview by Debra Kaufman on 01/16/2012
Audio Professionals
A Look at Alan Parsons Art & Science of Sound Recording
A Look at Alan Parsons Art & Science of Sound RecordingIf you are one of the many people working in film and broadcast that has been wanting to sharpen your skills in audio production -- or just become more aware of its principles and dynamics -- Creative COW's Ronald Lindeboom points to a series that is near to guaranteed to expand your working knowledge of audio.
Review by Ronald Lindeboom on 12/30/2011
Audio Professionals
sE Electronics' USB2200a and Reflexion Filter
sE Electronics' USB2200a and Reflexion FilterSam McGuire demonstrates the quality and effectiveness of two sE Electronics' products. The USB2200a is a USB/XLR hybrid microphone which is extremely low noise (I didn't believe it until I heard it.) The "Reflexion Filter" is an acoustics baffle used to create a studio environment in any room. For a combined price of under $600 this is a relatively affordable, portable, and high quality solution for all of your VO needs.
Review, Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Sam McGuire on 11/08/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Controlling Final Cut with an iPad
Controlling Final Cut with an iPadThis video tutorial demonstrates how to set up an iPad with the AC-7 Core app to control Final Cut Pro.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Sam Mcguire on 05/04/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Get: Dialog and metadata search for Final Cut Pro editors
Get: Dialog and metadata search for Final Cut Pro editorsIn this review, Los Angeles based director, editor, colorist, and Creative Cow Contributing Editor, David Roth Weiss, takes a look at a product aptly named "Get," from AV3 Software. It's a speech recognition search app for Final Cut Pro editors that will undoubtedly help get your projects completed faster and on the screen sooner.
Review by David Roth Weiss on 04/11/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
FCP Tip: Broadcast Safe in Final Cut Pro
FCP Tip: Broadcast Safe in Final Cut ProIt is possible to achieve true broadcast safe using only the tools in Final Cut Pro if you follow the right steps. In this quick tip, Walter Biscardi, Jr. shows you how he has delivered shows to broadcasters worldwide using only the built in FCP filter
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Walter Biscardi on 04/03/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Final Cut Pro Quick Tips
Final Cut Pro Quick TipsLearn how to get things done in Apple's Final Cut Pro faster with contributing editor Stephen Smith. In this video tutorial he'll show you how to find un-used clips fast and easy. Plus, cut down your render time and learn how to play un-rendered clips in real time. If that's not enough, he'll show you how to work with thumbnails, nest clips and how to access the text editor quickly. With these FCP quick tips you can save time so you can spend it doing more important things like learning Klingon.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Stephen Smith on 04/01/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Editing Tip: Still Image dpi vs. pixels
Editing Tip: Still Image dpi vs. pixelsThere is much confusion about dpi vs. pixels when it comes to still images and video editing. In this short tip, Walter Biscardi, Jr. helps to take some of the mystery out of the process.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Walter Biscardi on 04/01/2011



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