This year AEAF Awards received more Short Film entries then we have
ever seen, including entries from Autour de Minuit in France, LAIKA/House
in the USA and Rushes in the UK.
VFX supervisor Seth Maury at MPC Vancouver reveals the inner magic that
makes the two worlds of ‘Maleficent’, their fairies, creatures and enchanted
effects all come to life.
Brightcove VP Mark Blair, which launched HbbTV support in June, explains
how the new format opens opportunities for broadcasters to reach consumers
with distinctive, customised content.
A new category, Live Event Visual Effects & Animation, is launching at the
AEAF Awards this year. The entries are brilliant, extremely varied and
come from teams in Australia and Europe.
Sony is now offering purchasers of the PXW-Z100 handheld camcorder a
free XQD 64GB S-Series memory card and MRW-E80 USB card reader -
a total bonus value of AU$750.
Directors from Taiyo Kikaku in Tokyo travelled the world to shoot an ad
campaign for SanDisk memory cards, using the Blackmagic Design Pocket
Cinema Camera and DaVinci Resolve.
India's TV18 network combines a Front Porch Digital DIVAdirector MAM with
the DIVArchive CSM cloud-based content management for fast Access and
repurposing across its 15 channels.
M6 upgraded their Orad graphics system to a responsive, non-destructive
workflow, allowing the channel to work more reactively and dynamically
within its fast-paced news programs.
Nevercenter CameraBag 2 photo editor is updated to improve exposure and
temperature algorithms, colour correction and batch processing, and has a
new greyscale mixing tool.
As more devices support OTT-delivered video, subscription based broadcasters
look for OTT services to maintain and increase their subscriber base,
profitability and competitiveness.
Dalet, Timeline Television and BT Sport are shortlisted for the IBC2014
Innovation Awards for the design of BT Sport’s new production centre,
the UK's first DPP-compliant broadcaster.
According to recent research, Americans are beginning to watch more
original digital video programming, preferring it to news, sports and
daytime programming on television.
Cutting Edge’s new TV Unit has delivered a colour grade, online and sound
package for the unabashed Eyeworks Australia documentary series ‘What
Really Happens in Bali’.
DB Video specified and set up a complete Riedel redundant, fibre-based
network for HD video and audio for the European Parliament elections, as
well as the broadcast sets and audio visual.
According to Quantel, 4K formats are gaining hold in Japan for movies, TV and
large format displays, several post houses are using Quantel and Pablo Rio to
handle 4K post production.
Frame.io is a cloud-based video review, storage, transcoding, versioning
and task management platform for video production, designed to assist
post production teams and filmmakers
The Foundry COLORWAY is a new application that aims to speed up the
iteration process for finalizing images, developing looks of 3D objects and
sharing selected iterations with clients.
Character effects company MASTERSFX launched its dMFX Digital MakeUp
Division in time for season 4 of TV series ‘Falling Skies’, combining practical
with actor-driven digital effects.
Students at Media Design School in Auckland have produced a short film
titled ‘Over The Moon’ that has been selected for the Comic-Con Film
Festival coming up in San Diego in July 2014.
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