Seagate Technology is shipping some of the world’s first 8TB hard disk
drives with scale-out data infrastructures combined with high capacity
New Telestream Vantage 6.3 release increases the platform’s production
automation functions, support for transcoding formats required for
multiscreen delivery and device interoperability.
Digistor digital media supplier in Sydney is running a new series of courses
for film and video post production, motion graphics and non-linear editing.
Rodeo FX has received an Emmy Award for its contribution to the
visual effects on Game of Thrones, including work on creatures,
crowd effects and CG environments.
Sony HXR-MC2500 HD memory camcorder has an Exmor R CMOS sensor
and a built-in LED light, OLED viewfinder, Wi-Fi functionality, DV memory
recording and a multi-interface shoe.
Deutsche Glasfaser FTTH network provider, and Elemental video
processing supplier will soon deliver linear TV, radio, VOD and multi-
screen services to regional subscribers in Germany.
Troublemaker Studios used Avid Everywhere on the new 3D movie ‘Sin
City: A Dame To Kill For’, basing the workflow on the MediaCentral Platform
and Avid’s sound and editing software.
Visiware has opened a facility called Le Studio devoted to second screen
creative development, intended to help producers analyse, define and
develop interactive TV experiences.
Eden Creative has purchased the ALEXA XT Plus camera for its high
dynamic range and straightforward RAW workflow, maintaining a
consistent look from set to colour grade.
Sony launches the PXW-X500 XDCAM shoulder camcorder, recording XAVC,
MPEG-4 SStP, ProRes and DNxHD formats at up to 1080/120p, and a new
XDCAM mobile field recorder.
Video production was managed across two main stages at Vieilles Charrues
music festival from a hub based on ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K switchers
and a Compact Videohub router.
R&S DVS CLIPSTER now supports the DPP standard format AS-11. It
has a new watermarking function that traces global screening circulation
and generates IMF packages up to 4K.
Animal Logic Entertainment and Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment have
announced plans to develop and produce Betty Boop’s first feature-length film.
Gorilla Group post centrally manages a StorageDNA DNA Evolution system
from its Cardiff HQ with systems at two other locations to speed up their
file-based archive-restore process.
Windmill Lane post in Dublin has recently overhauled its colour grading
department, updating its FilmLight infrastructure. Much of its work is originated,
and often delivered, in 4K resolution.
Teleradio Padre Pio uses VideoFlow's video delivery over Internet to replace
satellite backup for its fibre connection - without breaks in transmission or
change of quality.
Ncam tracking system simultaneously records a camera’s position and orientation
in real-time. Live composites of the real set with VFX are inserted into the
viewfinder to help visualise shots.
Roberts Communications Network, among the world’s largest simulcast
racing networks, employs Elemental video processing for OTT TV, IPTV
and desktop/mobile streaming video.
Cogswell College marks the first year of its MediaWorks project-based
learning initiative. Students have developed nine corporate communications
video projects for real-world clients.