FuseFX Continues to Grow Vancouver Operation; Adds Senior VFX Supervisor Shawn Hillier, Compositing Supervisor Maya Roza

LOS ANGELES—Senior VFX Supervisor Shawn Hillier has joined the creative team at the Vancouver office of FuseFX. Hillier arrives following a 15-year stint at Industrial Light & Magic, where he contributed to such blockbusters as Jurassic World, Pacific Rim, Star Trek, Transformers, Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith and all three titles in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. In his new role, he will supervise visual effects production for television projects including the Syfy series The Magicians and Dark Matter. “Shawn brings illustrious credentials, proven leadership skills and great respect throughout the visual effects community,” said ...

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Bexel Global Expands Fiber Capabilities to Meet Increased Demand

BURBANK, Calif. (July 13, 2016) – Bexel Global Broadcast Solutions, a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has announced extensive additions to its fiber inventory with significant purchases from MultiDyne Video & Fiber-Optic Systems and Grass Valley Telecast and fiber optic cable. The expansion will support Bexel Global’s customers who are engaged in significant live broadcast events this summer and fall. Bexel has purchased a large quantity of additional Fiber-Savers (9×9 channel and 6×0 channel systems) from MultiDyne to augment their already extensive hardware inventory. The MultiDyne Fiber-Saver provides flexibility in the field to combine up to 18 ...

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Vinten Scholarship Helps Lift Financial Burden for High-Achieving Students

Vinten, a world leader in both manual and robotic camera support systems and a Vitec Videocom brand, is proud to announce this years winners of the acclaimed Vinten Scholarship at the prestigious Charles Sturt University (CSU) in News South Wales, Australia. For the past 15 years, Vinten has donated funding to the CSU Trust, helping to support and encourage the next generation of creative, bright filmmakers. This year, students Madeline Catanzaro and Cameron Davies received the scholarship after demonstrating their passion and hard work in the renowned Bachelor of Arts course in Television Production. Catanzaro expressed her gratitude after accepting the ...

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Rising Sun Pictures Delivers VFX for “Game of Thrones” Finale

The Fire Next Time Adelaide, South Australia— For the finale of season six of HBO’s smash hit Game of Thrones¸ Rising Sun Pictures faced a formidable challenge: replicate the sprawling city of King’s Landing and its central shrine, the Great Sept of Baelor, and then burn them to the ground in a magical, green-hued inferno. New to the Game of Thrones production team, RSP created visual effects for several episodes of the show’s recently-concluded season. Most of the work centered on King’s Landing and the Sept as artists produced photo-realistic CG environments, set extensions and architectural enhancements that were blended ...

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Technicolor PostWorks Supports Seven Emmy Nominated Productions

NEW YORK— Technicolor PostWorks provided post-production services for seven television programs that received nominations in the 68th Emmy Awards. They include the scripted series The Affair, The Americans, Master of None, Mozart in the Jungle and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the documentary mini-series Jackie Robinson and the documentary series Vice. “Technicolor PostWorks is very proud to be associated with such excellent shows, and we congratulate them on their continued success,” said COO Rob DeMartin. “We extend our best wishes to all the nominees.” The 68th Emmy Awards airs Sunday, September 18th on ABC. Nominees include: The Affair (Showtime) is nominated for ...

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Alchemy Post Sound Garners Two Emmy Nominations

Award nominations come for A&E’s “Cartel Land” and Netflix’s “Making a Murderer.” NEW YORK—Alchemy Post Sound co-founder, Foley artist Leslie Bloome has received two nominations 68th Emmy® Awards. Bloome was nominated for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program for the A&E documentary Cartel Land. Alchemy Post Sound Foley Mixer Ryan Collison and Foley Artist Jonathan Fang, were also named in the nomination, as were Sound FX Editor Mark Filip, Dialogue Editor Billy Orrico and Sound Designer Sean Garnhart. Directed by Matthew Heineman, Cartel Land centers on a physician in Michoacán, Mexico who leads a citizen uprising against the drug ...

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Quantum to Showcase New High-Efficiency Animation and Visual Effects Workflow Reference Architecture at SIGGRAPH 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. — July 25, 2016 — Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced a new animation and visual effects (VFX) workflow reference architecture built on the company’s award-winning Xcellis” high-performance shared storage. This robust and exceptionally flexible architecture delivers optimal storage capabilities for animation and editorial operations, thereby streamlining workflows and boosting overall efficiency and productivity. Quantum will demonstrate the new architecture at the SIGGRAPH 2016 Conference and Exhibition, July 24-28, in Anaheim, California (booth 575). [Suggested tweet: .@QuantumCorp to showcase highly efficient animation and VFX reference architecture built on #Xcellis workflow storage at #SIGGRAPH2016] Resolving Collaboration Challenges in ...

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WDRB-TV Ignites ‘Thunder Over Louisville’ in Full HD With State-of-the-Art Fiber Solutions From Utah Scientific

SALT LAKE CITY — July 25, 2016 — Utah Scientific’s UTAH-100/XFD fiber-distribution frame with Norwia fiber-transport technology played a starring role in WDRB-TV FOX 41’s all-HD live coverage of the 2016 “Thunder Over Louisville” event in Louisville, Kentucky. Over a single bidirectional fiber, the UTAH-100/XFD supplied key content elements and the main program feed for WDRB’s sprawling 22-camera coverage of Thunder Over Louisville, an air show and fireworks extravaganza that marked the official opening of the Kentucky Derby season on April 22. “For 28 years, Thunder Over Louisville has been delighting our citizens with an explosive kickoff for the biggest ...

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Globosat Teams Up With SAM to Broadcast 2016 Olympic Games

SAM’s Kahuna to drive their four premium HD channels during Rio 2016 coverage Snell Advanced Media today announced that Globosat, Brazil’s top multichannel cable and satellite TV service, has added two Kahuna 9600 switchers to its control room to deliver the highest quality HD coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. SporTV, SporTV2, SporTV3 and SporTV4 will all leverage the Kahuna switcher to manage Globosat’s production of the Olympic Games in August 2016.   Globosat turned to SAM for its production switcher due to the highly sophisticated nature of the production involved in broadcasting the 2016 Games in its ...

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Mises Institute choose the Quicklink TX

The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, is the world’s largest, oldest, and most influential institution devoted to promoting Austrian economics, freedom, and peace. The Mises Institute exists to promote teaching and research in the Austrian school of economics. Non-political, non-partisan, and non-PC, the Institute works with students and scholars from many countries, and reaches out to business leaders, professionals worldwide. The organisation needed to find a professional solution that could be used to conduct high quality live interviews with global contributors and broadcast news media. Clay Barnett, the Institute’s Media Technician, says, “The Quicklink TX is miles ahead compared to ...

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