Sony has started shipping the CBK-55BK shoulder-mount dock for
their CineAlta PMW-F55 and PMW-F5 cameras with a low-priced
The LA Dodgers’ broadcast dept uses Elemental video processing to
capture and record entertainment content for all baseball games and
events at Dodger Stadium through the year.
MODO 901 is a substantial update, affecting modelling tools to new
PRB textures, to a new viewport displaying render-quality looks, with
the MeshFusion plug-in now included.
The size and scope of the 2015 AEAF Awards are rapidly expanding
with entries from Weta Digital, MPC, Rotor Studios, Hornet Animation
The Foundry announced a majority investment from the UK private equity
firm HgCapital. They will continue to prioritise research and innovation, and
teaming with other companies.
New Nexidia Illuminate software assists broadcasters, content creators
and post studios to automatically verify captions, video description and
language in media files.
Grass Valley EDIUS 8 editing platform for production and broadcast,
will gain a new UI, Canon XF-AVC support, a new workflow clip
management tool and accelerated 4K H.264 playback.
Animal Logic is expanding its animation production relationship with
Warner Bros. Pictures, and signed a three picture deal to set up a
second animation studio in Vancouver, Canada.
Musician David Pritchard-Blunt writes for TV and stage shows like ‘The
Voice’ and ‘Footloose’, with Avid Sibelius and Avid Everywhere to access
file-based media and collaborate with clients.
Paris City Hall deploys TITAN File software transcoding to improve
online distribution of news, events and promotion of Paris heritage
with 24/7 automation and H.265/HEVC support.
Cinematographer and producer Abe Joffe followed five photographers into
remote regions to capture rare stories in 4K on the Canon 1DC for National
Geographic’s TV series ‘Tales by Light’.
The VoIP-based Riedel Artist network connecting ABC broadcast
bureaus across Australia is now upgraded to support communications
between sites during production and broadcast.
Inhance Digital has created VFX for several of this year’s TV series
using Fusion Studio as its main compositing software, including four
seasons of CG creature effects for ‘Grimm’.
The PS-Zoom spherical 18-35mm high-speed zoom at only 1.1kg
is developed for heavy everyday use on commercial, documentary
or film projects in Super 35 format.
Bexel Global supported some of the UK’s main broadcasters with
detailed coverage and documentation of the General Election, with
specialist gear from Autoscript and Camera Corps.
The Foundry’s lighting tool KATANA 2 has been rebuilt to form an
integral component of VFX pipelines, capable of managing complex
content, faster iteration and interoperability.
HEC, University of Montreal’s business school, is extending the reach
of its events, lectures and communications through live streaming
and on-demand recording with the Monarch HD.
Cinematographer Callan Green ACS shot the footage for a new music
video used a Sony F65 CineAlta 4K camera with the Miller Cineline 70
Fluid Head, resulting in a cinematic-style shoot.
A first look at some of the changes coming to the new release of
KeyShot 6 reveals eight new functions upgrading lights, materials,
efficiency and camera animation.
PipelineFX Qube! 6.7, render farm management software for visual
effects, has now been updated with more speed, stability and variable
control options for VFX and design studios.