ASSIMILATE SCRATCH 8.4 has a new option for ACES log-grading and
more flexibility in the timeline for conform, and supports the 10-bit
deep-colour option in the most recent Mac OSX.
LIVE+ NewsBook software for Mac notebooks makes it possible to
bond portable Broadband Global Area Network, or BGAN, terminals
to produce a live stream greater than 1 Mbps of video.
To efficiently finish the 350 VFX shots for ‘Infini’, Orb VFX used ftrack
project tracking software to plan ahead and keep artists updated in real
time on previs, approvals and instructions.
WHUR-FM in Washington DC will soon stream videos of its radio
news show as it diversifies into video streaming to attract a wider
audience on Piksel’s cloud-based video platform.
Arab Telemedia installed systems and software integrating FilmLight
FLIP, Daylight, Baselight for Avid and Baselight TWO, upgrading colour
management within their production workflows.
GPL Technologies will demonstrate new techniques for virtualization
and visualization using the recent graphics acceleration from NVIDIA
at Autodesk University in Las Vegas.
To complete a full-HD upgrade of ITN’s news gathering and broadcast
facilities, Livewire Digital will supply live and file-based applications to
news journalists reporting around the world.
Three filmmakers talk about using drones, helicopters and the AERIGON
UAV for specialised aerial footage in projects from skateboard shorts
to feature films to wildlife documentaries.
Panasonic remote PTZ cameras and controllers have been used to
help bring classical music to a new audience, during Sound Unbound,
a music festival held at London’s Barbican Centre.
Video designer Finn Ross projection mapped the stage for this Broadway
play, using millions of Trapcode Particular’s particles to transform the
character’s imagination into graphical effects.
ITN Productions for ITN and Timeline Television for BT Sport use Root6
ContentAgent to automate and accelerate broadcast production, including
mastering UHD with Sony XAVC.
As part of the IETF HTTP Working Group, Akamai is working on HTTP/2,
a major update to the HTTP network protocol to improve the performance
and security/privacy of Web traffic.
Gramercy Park Studios worked with film and installation artist Mark
Lewis to deliver VFX and virtual camera moves for scenes inside the
Louvre Museum in Paris in his film ‘Invention’.
Colourist Alastor Arnold at FotoKem led the grade and online edit of
the pilot for new TV series ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’. He kept the entire
workflow, from DI to finishing, in DaVinci Resolve.
Panasonic’s new Post Focus mode for their Compact System Cameras
makes it possible to select the subject within a frame that you wish to
be in focus, after the photo has been taken.
One of Us completed two sequences at the summit of ‘Everest’, extending
a huge 360° green screen set, and creating atmospheric particle effects
and dramatic storm cloud environments..
AdEase server-side ad insertion package integrates with 3rd party
content management to ingest ads from their original platforms and
deliver them directly to desktop and mobile devices.
A one-minute student animation project titled ‘Jazz Orgie’ has been
chosen as the new FMX 2016 trailer.
Olympusat Telecom uses Harmonic video infrastructure to simplify
delivery of live and VOD Spanish-language content to screens for
telco operators and MSOs in the US and Latin America.