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The Foundry: Donates to a Wonderful Cause!

The Foundry (developer of award winning software used in numerous Hollywood Blockbusters) has taken a special interest in a fabulous cause by donating sizable software kits to Exceptional Minds digital arts academy located in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Exceptional Minds is a non-profit who specializes in teaching young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to compete for jobs in the demanding ...

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Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd. to Host Charitable Raffle Event at IBC 2014

Leading Camera Support Company Gives Back in Honour of 60th Anniversary   AMSTERDAM, JULY 31, 2014—Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd., a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, is hosting a charitable raffle event at IBC 2014 (Hall 11, Stand 11.D30) to commemorate the company’s 60th anniversary. The family-founded, Australian-owned camera support equipment company will offer a champagne ...

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ABS Lighting Grid Upgrade Improves Studio Versatility, Reduces Energy Costs for TV Tacoma

SEATAC, WA – The production studio for TV Tacoma, a government access channel serving the City of Tacoma and Pierce County, Wash., is a lot brighter and more versatile since professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) upgraded the facility’s lighting grid. ABS removed all incandescent lights and replaced them with almost 70 Brightline daylight balanced (5600K) fluorescent and LED ...

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Wohler Provides Custom Monitoring Solution to France Télévisions

Wohler Collaboration With Audiopole and France Télévisions Demonstrates Agility and Speed in Meeting User Requirements SAN FRANCISCO — July 30, 2014 — Wohler Technologies today announced that it has collaborated with local partner Audiopole and France Télévisions to provide a rapid solution for France Télévisions’ specific monitoring needs. Together, the three companies identified the additional audio monitoring functionality that France ...

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Director Eva Michon Joins Accomplice Media

LOS ANGELES— Accomplice Media has signed multi-talented filmmaker Eva Michon for exclusive representation in commercials.  A skillful visual storyteller with a whimsical sense of humor, Michon has earned considerable praise for her work in music videos and fashion films, the latter including work for such designers as Calla, Pink Tartan, Ten Over Six and Rita Liefhebber. Her first feature-length film, Death ...

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Killer Tracks Adds Emerging Bands to Its “Artist Series”

Production music specialist inks licensing agreements with buzz bands Rare Monk and Misun. SANTA MONICA, Calif.—Killer Tracks, the industry’s leading supplier of pre-cleared production music, is expanding and broadening the scope of its groundbreaking Artist Series with a focus on emerging talent. The company is releasing a number of new tracks from breakout artists, including work from Portland alt rockers ...

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Sonnet Now Shipping Award-Winning New xMac Pro Server

New 4U Rackmount Enclosure Securely Houses the Latest Mac Pro, Connects Three PCIe Expansion Cards Via Thunderbolt 2, and Provides 5.25-Inch Mobile Rack Expansion IRVINE, Calif. — July 29, 2014 — Sonnet is now shipping its new xMac(TM) Pro Server with a Thunderbolt(TM) 2-to-PCI Express(R) (PCIe(R)) expansion system and 4U rackmount enclosure for the latest generation of Mac Pro(R) computers. ...

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Sohonet Appoints Chuck Parker to Executive Chairman

Company Continues Global Geographic Growth and Market Expansion London and Los Angeles: Sohonet, the leading expert in connectivity and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for the media and entertainment industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chuck Parker to Executive Chairman, whose expertise will continue to guide the company in its global expansion efforts. Parker joins Sohonet following the successful acquisition of Unicorn ...

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The 2014 National Student Electronic Media Convention Countdown!

From the leader of broadcast news and up to date press releases, Broadcast Beat brings you the latest in industry information! *The CBI’s 2014 National Student Electronic Media Convention (NSEMC) takes place October 23 – 25 in Seattle.  During last’s year convention in San Antonio marked the biggest yet and this fall’s NSEMC will be even bigger and better! “The ...

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Dejero Launches LIVE+ Carrier System

Unique and Versatile Carrier System for Company’s Portable LIVE+ Transmitter Devices Makes It Easier Than Ever to Reach the Source of Breaking News WATERLOO, Ontario — July 29, 2014 — Dejero, award-winning creator of the industry’s most powerful and versatile platform of mobile newsgathering products, today announced the launch of the Dejero LIVE+ Carrier, a rugged and modular carrier system for ...

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The Garden Relies on Forscene to Accelerate Editing Workflow for ‘On the Yorkshire Buses’

LONDON — July 29, 2014 — Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT), the AIM-quoted owner and developer of the market-leading cloud video platform Forscene, announced that award-winning U.K. production company The Garden used Forscene to speed up its logging and editing workflow on the eight-part reality series “On the Yorkshire Buses,” a show it is producing along with GroupM Entertainment for ...

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Heuvelman Uses Riedel Gear to Create Integrated A/V, Data, and Intercom Solution for Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014

Enabling Transport of All Signals Over One Cable, Riedel Equipment Significantly Reduced Complexity of Complete Media, Data, and Communications Infrastructure SOEST, Netherlands — July 29, 2014 — Riedel Communications, provider of pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, today announced that the Netherlands’ Heuvelman Sound & Vision B.V. used Riedel equipment to provide an interconnected digital TETRA system and ...

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No Horsing Around With Cobham’s Nano HD TX

Cobham, the RF transmission specialist company, has announced the successful deployment of its Nano HD TX wireless transmitter as part of a wireless camera facility installed by Broadcast RF for coverage of Royal Ascot and the Epsom Derby, the crown jewels of British horse racing, for Channel 4 Racing. A small, discreet camera transmitter system was installed by Broadcast RF ...

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Customer Demand Drives Three European New Hires for TMD

TransMedia Dynamics (TMD) the leading provider of media asset management systems for digital and physical assets, today confirmed three new appointments for TMD’s UK headquarters in response to their expanding UK and European business operations. Nigel Thomas has joined TMD’s European Division as Project Manager. As a seasoned industry professional with many years of experience in broadcast software solutions for ...

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Apache Digital opens

Apache Digital opens: The new facility offers two color suites and was opened by two veterans from The Mill. Apache Digital will be run by Executive Producer and Managing Director LaRue Anderson, a former EP at The Mill. Source: See on – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily Edition

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AlphaDogs Digital Service Station Provides Alternative Solution

AlphaDogs Digital Service Station Provides Alternative Solution For Delivering … Preparation for post-production deliverables is often an overwhelming and tedious experience. Source: See on – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily Edition

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