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Papertown Shoots Inside a Virtual Hangar Using Mo-Sys Onset VP Services

Production agency and creative studio Papertown specialises in computer graphics (CGI). Its client, Business Made Simple, a management coaching organisation in North America, had the concept of a management training course based on an analogy suggesting that…
July 26, 2021
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Colvin Theatrical Captures Live Theatre Experiences with Blackmagic

Colvin Theatrical completed the filming and post production of 11 community theatre plays as part of the AACTFest 2021, recently held in June. The project was completed by the company’s Theatrical Multicam, a new service that handles cinematic video…
July 15, 2021
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Virtual Production Research Hub Builds Pipeline on Blackmagic Cameras

Sheridan College’s Screen Industries Research and Training (SIRT) Centre has built a new Virtual Production Innovation Hub that aims to help the industry shift to remote virtual production in response to the pandemic. Located in Toronto, Sheridan College…
July 12, 2021
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Brompton and disguise Build a Theatrical LED Experience for Aida

Opera Australia (OA) is one of Australia’s largest performing arts companies and presents more than 600 performances around the country every year. About half a million people see their work on stage and more fans tune into OA’s radio broadcasts and cinema…
July 05, 2021
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ARRI’s UK Virtual Production Facility is First to Adopt Mo-Sys VP Pro XR

ARRI Rental has become the first facility to adopt Mo-Sys Engineering’s new VP Pro XR extended reality server. They are using the VP Pro XR system with Mo-Sys StarTracker camera tracking at ARRI’s new virtual production studio in Uxbridge near London. The new…
June 21, 2021
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Mo-Sys VP Pro XR Develops Cinematic XR Production for LED Stages

Mo-Sys Engineering has developed a new multi-node media server system, VP Pro XR, supporting XR production in LED volumes for final pixel film and TV footage. Aiming to overcome restrictions and compromises that producers encounter on XR stages, the system…
June 20, 2021
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Ncam Lightens Up Real-Time Camera Tracking with Mk2 Connection Box

Ncam Mk2 Connection Box is a production device for filmmakers, broadcasters and live event producers to link Ncam’s camera tracking bar with compatible servers, locally or remotely. Because attaching a production server directly to the camera is not…
June 14, 2021
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XR Tales Combines Ultimatte 12 and Unreal Engine for Virtual Production

XR Tales combined virtual elements created in Unreal Engine with live action using Ultimatte 12’s real time compositing for a high energy music video portraying a colourful alien invasion.
June 13, 2021
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Teradek Bolt 4K Monitoring Keeps Action Drama Shoot in Motion

Green screen shoot on the 'S.W.A.T.' set. CBS TV series 'S.W.A.T.' is a fast moving production by definition, on air and on set. Shot on multiple stages at Santa Clarita Studios and at diverse locations throughout the Los Angeles area, the series averages 100…
June 07, 2021
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Scruff of the Neck TV Streams Live Performances with Blackmagic Design

Scruff of the Neck TV is a platform and independent label in the UK dedicated to new music discovery, and broadcasting live as part of an official Twitch partnership. Each live show is a three hour stream hosted by Abbie McCarthy from BBC Radio and Jack Wood…
May 31, 2021
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Blackmagic Keeps Short Film ‘Sisters’ Together from Production to Post

‘Sisters’ unfolds inside a small house, challenging the DP and director. They shot with Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and finished in DaVinci Resolve, keeping the production simple and flexible.
May 31, 2021
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Brompton Real-time HDR Processing Brings 80six’s Virtual Productions to Life

Real-time camera tracking with Mo-sys Star Tracker 80six are video specialists that supply equipment and technical services for virtual productions – film and TV drama, live entertainment, broadcast, esports and corporate events. Their support ranges from LED…
May 23, 2021
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ArchViz Artist Builds Photoreal Visuals with 3ds Max and Arnold

Illustration studio Hayes Davidson in London works with architects, real estate developers and designers to turn their visions into CG visualisations that communicate their ideas to clients. For most marketing projects, photorealism is the ultimate goal,…

AWS’ New Services Push Studios and Workflows Further into the Cloud

May 10, 2021 3338
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AWS is taking further advantage of its diverse system of cloud capacity, capabilities and…

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 6K and Resolve Take Indie Film to SXSW in Style

Apr 28, 2021 2628
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Independent feature film ‘I’m Fine (Thank You For Asking)’, which premiered at this…

Sony Updates IP, Cloud, Video Systems for Flexible, Scalable Workflows

Apr 23, 2021 2575
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Over the past year, Sony has recognised a new demand for scalable and efficient workflows…

Signiant Media Shuttle Runs Business as Usual at Definition 6

Apr 17, 2021 2188
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Definition 6 is a creative marketing advertising agency made up of content creators,…

NASA Orion to Take VITEC IPTV Video Systems to the Moon and Beyond

Apr 12, 2021 2571
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For the first time in a generation, NASA is building a spacecraft for manned deep-space…

FREEDOM STUDIO Builds Blackmagic Workflow for Live Streaming Concerts

Mar 22, 2021 2807
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A recording studio in Tokyo built a new studio with a full workflow devoted to live…

Avid and Adobe Bring Inclusive Workflows to Post and Broadcast

Mar 10, 2021 3564
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Collaboration, interoperability and breaking down silos within and between organisations…

Brompton Tessera V3.1 Upgrades HFR Support for LED Screen Capture

Feb 12, 2021 2927
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Brompton Tessera V3.1 software adds HFR and remapping functionality to the company’s…

Quidich Develops AR Drone Production with AJA KONA 4 and GEN 10

Feb 08, 2021 2442
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Audience engagement has become a more critical element for sports and entertainment…

Bluefish444 Keeps Prosound on the Edge of Live Event Streaming

Jan 28, 2021 3145
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Prosound Conference Systems AV rental and live events company in Serbia has been working…

Brompton and Pixomondo Push Virtual Production with HDR Processing

Jan 25, 2021 3548
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VFX studio Pixomondo has just finished building one of the world’s largest Virtual…

Nashville Church’s LED Canvas Shines On-Camera with Brompton Processing

Jan 10, 2021 4300
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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, The Belonging Co. (TBCo) church started up six years…

DaVinci Resolve Pipeline Integrates Production with Post for ‘Safety’

Jan 04, 2021 3077
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‘Safety’ is a drama made for Disney+ based on the story of former Clemson University…

AJA Ki Pro GO v3.0 Adds Network Recording for Flexible Workflows

Dec 22, 2020 2993
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AJA’s Ki Pro GO v3.0 firmware expands recording options for its multi-channel H.264…

Blackmagic and Medialooks Expand Live Broadcast Services at Adrenaline Films

Dec 22, 2020 2555
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Adrenaline Films is a video production company that operates a 25,000 sq ft facility in…

Sony Leads the Way for SKY Perfect JSAT’s 4K/HDR Studio Transition

Dec 18, 2020 1959
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Satellite communication and multi-channel pay-TV company SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation…

Pixotope Integrates Unreal Engine 4.25 for Photoreal Mixed-Reality

Oct 25, 2020 4342
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The Future Group’s new Pixotope v1.4 live virtual production software includes support…

MR Factory and Ultimatte 12 Layer Up for 4K Virtual Production

Oct 19, 2020 3918
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MR Factory in Madrid has developed a 4K virtual production workflow that matches live…

DragonFly 2.0 Adapts to Remote and In-Studio Virtual Production

Oct 15, 2020 4135
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Glassbox Technologies DragonFly professional virtual camera software has now been…

Signiant Powers Hogarth Worldwide’s Google Cloud Strategy

Oct 14, 2020 3795
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Hogarth Worldwide, a creative marketing production company, works on campaigns across…

Moxion Integrates Dolby Vision into Remote HDR Reviews

Oct 12, 2020 3138
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Moxion has integrated Dolby Vision into its Moxion Immediates dailies and other…

Ausfilm Appoints Amanda Browne as Director of US Production in LA

Sep 28, 2020 2965
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Ausfilm, Australia’s screen industry association responsible for attracting major film…

DIT Ryan McGregor Builds On-set Workflow and Cart with Blackmagic

Sep 28, 2020 2240
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DIT Ryan McGregor has worked on a number of top rated TV series and blockbuster films…

Animal Logic Entertainment Launch Australian Screenplay Competition

Sep 21, 2020 2590
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Entries are still open until 15 November. Enter your script to win professional feedback…

Sohonet ClearView Pivot Lite Takes Home True 4K Remote Reviews

Sep 14, 2020 1741
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Sohonet has extended its ClearView Pivot media review system and launched ClearView Pivot…

Filmmakers Capture ‘Last Call’ in a Dramatic Double Take, Graded on DaVinci

Sep 14, 2020 4845
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New movie ‘Last Call’ was shot in two simultaneous 80-minute takes by cinematographer…

Chulalongkorn Uni Students Keep Up with Courses with Blackmagic Workflow

Aug 30, 2020 2743
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Chulalongkorn University is a public and autonomous research university in Bangkok,…

LED Screens and Smart Video Processing Bring Ideal Locations On Set

Aug 07, 2020 3188
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Using LED screens for backgrounds is now a recognised method for feature film and…

Bluefish444 - Techtel Integration Controls Video Ingest in Tasmania

Jul 05, 2020 2840
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The Tasmanian Parliament uses a custom-built recording system to manage the seven HD-SDI…

Bando Camera Streams Live Content from K-Pop to TV Channels with Blackmagic

Jun 25, 2020 1801
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Bando Camera Streams Live Content from K-Pop to TV Channels with Blackmagic Bando Camera…

Sohonet and Moxion Join on Remote Review for Production, Post and VFX

Jun 23, 2020 1859
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Sohonet and Moxion joined to support review discussions depending on real-time iteration…

AJA and SKAARHOJ Integrate AJA FS Devices with Rack Control Duo

Jun 15, 2020 1806
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AJA and SKAARHOJ Integrate AJA FS Devices with Rack Control Duo AJA and SKAARHOJ have…

University of Warsaw Launches Live Subtitling Training with SubtitleNEXT

Jun 15, 2020 1656
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University of Warsaw Launches Live Subtitling Training with SubtitleNEXT The Institute of…

UpChord Music Trains the World’s Musicians Online with ATEM Mini Pro

Jun 14, 2020 1990
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UpChord Music Trains the World’s Musicians Online with ATEM Mini Pro UpChord Music in…

Sony Pushes HDR Support across Cameras and Production Gear

May 11, 2020 1829
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Sony Pushes HDR Support across Cameras and Production Gear The positive response of…

Panasonic Releases 4K PTZ Camera Supporting SRT; Live IT/IP Video Processor

May 09, 2020 1535
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Panasonic Releases 4K PTZ Camera Supporting SRT; Live IT/IP Video Processor Live event…

Ncam Mk2 Suite Upgrades AR Tracking Accuracy and Flexibility for Users

Apr 17, 2020 1501
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Ncam Mk2 Suite Upgrades AR Tracking Accuracy and Flexibility for Users The Ncam R&D team…

Primestream Xchange Media Cloud Brings Continuity to Remote Workflows

Apr 14, 2020 1305
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Primestream Xchange Media Cloud Brings Continuity to Remote Workflows Primestream Xchange…

The Future Group Opens a World of Mixed Reality for Live Production

Apr 13, 2020 1477
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The Future Group Opens a World of Mixed Reality for Live Production The Future Group's…

Signiant Hires Juan Pablo Garza to Lead Expansion in Latin America

Apr 06, 2020 793
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Signiant Hires Juan Pablo Garza to Lead Expansion in Latin America Following consecutive…

Mandy Walker Brings Live Action ‘Mulan’ to Widescreen on ALEXA 65

Apr 01, 2020 1610
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Mandy Walker Brings Live Action ‘Mulan’ to Widescreen on ALEXA 65 Mandy Walker, ACS, ASC…

Pixotope Hosts Super Bowl Heroes with Live Mixed Reality Opener

Mar 16, 2020 1050
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Pixotope Hosts Super Bowl Heroes with Live Mixed Reality Opener As an opener to the Super…

Glassbox Beehive Opens a New World of Real-time 3D Virtual Production

Mar 12, 2020 1097
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Glassbox Beehive Opens a New World of Real-time 3D Virtual Production Multiple User…

Foundry Flix 6.3 Speeds Up Imports, Adds Editorial Control

Mar 09, 2020 1387
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Foundry Flix 6.3 Speeds Up Imports, Adds Editorial Control Foundry Flix is storyboarding…

Colorfront Develops Near Real-time ACES Pipeline for HDR Production

Mar 03, 2020 2077
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Colorfront Develops Near Real-time ACES Pipeline for HDR Production At the 2020 HPA Tech…

Carriageworks and Panasonic Display Projection Mapping at Sydney Festival

Feb 08, 2020 1173
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Carriageworks and Panasonic Display Projection Mapping at Sydney Festival The…

Psyop Welcomes Director and Visual Artist Christian Bevilacqua

Feb 05, 2020 866
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Psyop Welcomes Director and Visual Artist Christian Bevilacqua Psyop welcomes Christian…

Jerad Marantz Walks with Creatures from Dreams to Vision

Jan 27, 2020 1097
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Jerad Marantz Walks with Creatures from Dreams to Vision Jerad Marantz is a concept…

Sohonet Acquires Exchange Communications to Connect Productions

Jan 20, 2020 1046
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Sohonet Acquires Exchange Communications to Connect Productions Sohonet has acquired…

Concept Artist Syd Mead Passes Away into Science Fiction’s History

Jan 01, 2020 1120
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Concept Artist Syd Mead Passes Away into Science Fiction’s History Concept artist Syd…

AVIWEST Keeps First Responders on the Edge with H.265 Transmissions

Nov 28, 2019 1124
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AVIWEST Keeps First Responders on the Edge with H.265 Transmissions The series ‘First…

PIX and CODEX to Unite under X2X Media Group

Nov 14, 2019 1177
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PIX and CODEX to Unite under X2X Media Group PIX and CODEX have announced that the two…

Blackmagic Set-to-Post Workflow Produces Genius for eLearning Projects

Nov 14, 2019 1046
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Blackmagic Set-to-Post Workflow Produces Genius for eLearning Projects Genius Produced…

Psyop Welcomes Director and Visual Artist Shane Griffin

Oct 25, 2019 1066
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Psyop Welcomes Director and Visual Artist Shane Griffin Psyop pleased to welcome the…

Two New Adventure Fantasy Films to Begin Production in Melbourne

Oct 19, 2019 1499
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Two New Adventure Fantasy Films to Begin Production in Melbourne The Federal Government…

Michael Cioni Joins Frame.io as Global SVP of Innovation

Oct 11, 2019 1022
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Michael Cioni Joins Frame.io as Global SVP of Innovation Frame.io video review and…

NEP Finland and EVS Make the Perfect Match for Love Island Suomi

Sep 09, 2019 1183
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NEP Finland and EVS Make the Perfect Match for Love Island Suomi The production cycle of…

Patrick Smith Heads Visualisation at Technicolor’s Pre-Production Studio

Aug 22, 2019 1018
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Patrick Smith Heads Visualisation at Technicolor’s Pre-Production Studio Technicolor has…

Filmmakers Play ‘Quezon’s Game’ with Blackmagic Cameras and DaVinci Resolve

Aug 06, 2019 1143
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Filmmakers Play ‘Quezon’s Game’ with Blackmagic Cameras and DaVinci Resolve The…

Symphony Produces Larger-Than-Live 4K HDR Concerts with AJA 12G-SDI

Aug 06, 2019 1051
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Symphony Produces Larger-Than-Live 4K HDR Concerts with AJA 12G-SDI New World Symphony…