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Filmmakers Tame Ultra-wide Video for Taronga Zoo’s Wild Screen

Filmmakers Tame Ultra-wide Video for Taronga Zoo’s Wild Screen Taronga Zoo in Sydney has installed a 270° screen in their purpose-built Centenary Theatre that displays 5.4K immersive video with a result similar to a virtual reality experience or IMAX screen,…
June 08, 2017
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Magewell’s 12G-SDI 4K Card Bridges 4K Transport Gap for Video

Magewell’s 12G-SDI 4K Card Bridges 4K Transport Gap for Video Magewell, video interface device developer, is launching a new 12G-SDI 4K model of PCIe video capture card in its Pro Capture line. The Pro Capture SDI 4K Plus captures 4K video at 60 fps over a…
May 04, 2017
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Z CAM and ASSIMILATE Develop an Integrated Set-to-Post VR Workflow

Z CAM and ASSIMILATE Develop an Integrated Set-to-Post VR Workflow Z CAM and ASSIMILATE have partnered to combine their products and expertise into a workflow that makes high-quality VR productions easier and cheaper to produce. Their goal is to overcome the…
April 09, 2017
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Kyno Manages Images and Story for Indie Thriller ‘Stalking Nina’

Kyno Manages Images and Story for Indie Thriller ‘Stalking Nina’ Through early 2017, independent filmmakers director Charlie Griak and assistant director Matt Cici have been working out original storyboards for their film ‘Stalking Nina’, which they plan to…
February 12, 2017
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The Pulse Takes Drivers on a VR Experience with INFINITI QX50

The Pulse Takes Drivers on a VR Experience with INFINITI QX50 The real-time VR team at The Pulse in Sydney launched a VR experience in January at the Detroit Motor Show for INFINITI, Nissan’s luxury car brand. Viewers at the show donned a light back pack,…
January 11, 2017
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The Pulse Creates Long Form VR Sci-Fi Series, Now Streaming in 4K

The Pulse creative studio has created a long format VR sci-fi action series from production through stitching, editorial, VFX, finishing and delivery using in-house workflows and techniques.
December 09, 2016
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m ss ng p eces Hires Two New Pieces for VR, AR & 360 Expansion

m ss ng p eces Hires Two New Pieces for VR, AR & 360 Expansion Production and entertainment company m ss ng p eces has hired Catherine Day as Head of VR/AR/360. She joins the company from Jaunt VR where she was Executive Producer/Head of Unscripted. The…
November 08, 2016
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Signiant Flight Moves Discovery’s Programming to the Cloud

Signiant Flight Moves Discovery’s Programming to the Cloud Discovery Communications works with about 600 production partners every year to create thousands of hours of video content for its non-fiction media brands, including Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal…
August 21, 2016
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Production Adriene Hurst

VR Test Centres Open to Rock the World of Virtual Reality

Jason Gish and Marcie Jastrow talk about how the new VR test labs at Testronic and Technicolor help developers keep up with new techniques and create more immersive VR experiences.
August 07, 2016
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Blackmagic Design & Goldcrest Post Set the Pace on ‘Jason Bourne’

Blackmagic Design & Goldcrest Post Set the Pace on ‘Jason Bourne’ Special techniques helped produce the intense action sequences in ‘Jason Bourne’, on set with cinematographer Igor Meglic working as Second Unit DP, and in post production at Goldcrest Post.…
July 18, 2016
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FSM Scales Up a World of Nutrition for Nestlé

FSM Scales Up a World of Nutrition for Nestlé FSM recently produced and carried out post production on an online video for Nestlé who wanted to attract visitors to their health portal dedicated to the first 1,000 days of a child’s development. Instead of…
July 07, 2016
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Blackmagic URSA & DaVinci Resolve Workflow Rearranges a Marriage

Producer Ari Golan wrote, directed and shot the pilot for a new TV series with Blackmagic 4K cameras, handling the grade, edit, composite and finishing with DaVinci Resolve Studio.
June 09, 2016
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Capturing ‘Deadpool’ from Set to Post

DP Ken Seng and director Tim Miller shot ‘Deadpool’ to look like no other superhero movie, paying close attention to post, VFX and precise on-set LUTs, and striking a chord with fans.

ATEM & Micro Studio Camera 4K Capture Sowing the Seeds Festival Live

Jun 07, 2016 1866
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Militia Broadcast produced live to screen video at South Africa’s Sowing the Seeds…

WCPMedia Handles Cloud-Based Dailies, Transcodes & Viewing for ‘The Young Pope’

Jun 01, 2016 1381
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The production for new series ‘The Young Pope’ uses WCPMedia to store dailies, production…

Pomfort SealVerify Manages Media Checksum and Seal Verification

May 24, 2016 2088
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Pomfort SealVerify, free checksum and seal verification software for productions, secures…

ftrack Collaborates with Adobe & cineSync on Video Management

May 03, 2016 2678
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At NAB, ftrack and Cospective’s cineSync showed major updates and integrations for…

Codex Production Suite 4.5 Unifies On & Near-set Workflows

Apr 26, 2016 2462
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Codex Production Suite 4.5 for DITs now unifies ingest-to-post workflows for multiple…

Codex and RED 8K WEAPON Take on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Apr 10, 2016 2564
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The RED WEAPON with an 8K RED DRAGON sensor is on set shooting ‘Guardians of the Galaxy…

Micro Studio Camera 4K & Video Assist Go on Tour with Elton John

Apr 03, 2016 2967
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Elton John’s ‘All the Hits’ tour took the Micro Studio Camera 4K and Video Assist on the…

Blackmagic Design’s Live Workflow Goes on Tour with Kevin Hart

Jan 27, 2016 2479
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Video is playing an interactive role in Kevin Hart’s ‘What Now’ world tour. Blackmagic…

Kodak & Sundance Institute Work To Support Independent Filmmakers

Jan 26, 2016 1772
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Kodak is supplying film to Sundance Institute’s archives and to independent filmmakers…

AP ENPS Mobile Delivers News Direct from Field to Newsroom

Jan 14, 2016 2463
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Because news doesn’t happen in the newsroom, AP ENPS Mobile userscan now access all AP…

LED Immersion Brings Live-Action Environments On-Set

Jan 14, 2016 2123
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Two production companies in Chicago have developed a new technique using LED screens to…

Animatrik Integrates LEI/Giant into Mocap & Previs Pipelines

Nov 11, 2015 2838
CTO Brett Ineson of performance capture specialists Animatrik talks about integrating the…