Alex Grossman, vice president of Media & Entertainment from Quantum,
talks about cloud based data-management, its potential and what to be
aware of when moving data to the cloud.
Next Limit Technologies and RealFlow are running a Fluid Dimension
Challenge in conjunction with Cinema 4D and MAXON.
Panasonic launches a new remote accessory for camera navigation
through a tablet device, and has now released the 4K Varicam 35,
HD Varicam HS and super light AJ-PX800G 3MOS cameras.
Australia’s Network Ten is using 13 Dejero LIVE+ 20/20 transmitters
for live coverage of breaking news from locations too remote for trucks
or microwave vehicles to reach in a timely manner.
VidOvation now makes the BBC’s Stagebox prototype transceiver available
as an IP camera-back device that supports live television production over
Internet Protocol connections.
Arsenal FX, specialists in commercial visual effects, post and finishing,
has contributed wintry visual effects for a national, 30-sec spot for Lexus
that explains ‘The Point of All-Weather Drive’.
At SMPTE 2014, Colorfront demos new developments in UHDTV post, IMF
authoring and DCP digital cinema mastering in OSD Transkoder 2014,
On-Set Dailies and Express Dailies.
Ultra slow motion was used as a live broadcast production tool at the eni
Motorrad GP, where the I-MOVIX X10 UHD captured 4K continuous super
slo-mo and supported live HD extraction.
Allegorithmic Substance Painter 1.0 is now released, a 2D/3D painting
application for creating textures for 3D game assets, with Popcorn FX’s
particle editor, 4K support and custom shaders.
Akamai Ion can now optimise individual user experiences more
intelligently and reveal insight into website users. It is also easier
for a customer to configure and update their optimisations.
The MPC advertising team in LA has adopted ftrack project management
software, a production tracking tool for VFX to handle large numbers of
assets and set up effective communications.
Reality Check Systems and Fotball Media built an integrated, interactive
broadcast graphics workflow for SBS Discovery’s broadcasts of the next
UEFA and FIFA football Championships.
Trixter Film visual effects studio, is launching a new studio in Toronto,
Canada, under the leadership of entrepreneurs Michael Gianfriddo
and Ken Mandeville.
The new ExaSAN A16S3-PS 16-Bay rack mount RAID storage for 4K video
editing is based on PCIe 3.0 for the speed and capacity needed to handle
4K storage performance and volume size.
Passion Pictures is using PipelineFX Qube! to automate many aspects
of managing its render farm queues, including pipeline integration,
routing prioritized jobs and performance charting.
Canal+ tracked the FIA Rallye de France-Alsace race in real time and
visualized its progress, using virtual timing techniques in Trimaran's
GeoRacing system, based on GPS data.
China’s online video portal, LeTV, live streamed rock star Wang Feng’s
concert in Beijing from 10 cameras fed to Blackmagic Design ATEM
Converters and 1 M/E Production Studio 4K switcher.
Entries are now open for the AEAF Online Awards, an online-only
event accepting entries of visual effects and animation projects
in five categories.
Updates made to Cineware workflow v2.0, part of the October release
of After Effects CC 2014, optimize performance and strengthen compatibility
and interactivity with Cinema 4D R16.
NewTek TriCaster Mini is a complete and portable, compact multimedia
studio able to transform an ordinary presentation into multimedia
content resembling network-style TV in a short time.