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New Tiffen Steadicam M-1 looms large in Japan

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Tiffen International press announcement For immediate release New Tiffen Steadicam M-1 looms large in Japan 2 x 300 dpi photos attached with suggested captions included at the end of this release Tokyo, Japan; 30th September 2015: TOHO Studios, the legendary Tokyo production house responsible for the original Godzilla and its current remake, as well as Seven Samurai, directed by Akira ...

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Foccus Digital and Soliton test Smart-telecaster Zao H.265 encoder in Rio de Janeiro for 2016 Olympic Games

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Brazilian systems integrator Foccus Digital and Soliton have formed a partnership to distribute the Smart-telecaster Zao, the world’s first mobile H.265 hardware encoder in Brazil. Zao is ideally designed for mobile streaming, live sports and live journalism applications, connecting up to 6 mobile modems for transmission of high quality real-time video streaming over networks of IP-based transmission such as 3G, ...

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Trilogy Expands Middle East Presence

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Trilogy, a leading supplier of intercom solutions and master reference generators for the broadcast industry, has announced the appointment of Andrew Childs as business development manager for the Middle East. Childs arrives at Trilogy from Quantum, a leading storage, archive, and data protection solutions provider, where he was regional sales manager for the Middle East. Trilogy Sales Director Ewan Johnston ...

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Blind Nature Recordist Trusts Sound Devices to Capture Birdsong and Soundscapes

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BRAZIL, SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 — Whether enduring South America’s extreme heat or frigid mountain air, nature recordist Juan Pablo Culasso always sets out to capture high-quality unique bird sounds and soundscapes. Blind since birth, the 29-year-old Uruguayan-born Culasso has a unique perspective on sound recording. When on location, he makes sure his Sound Devices’ 788T-SSD and 702 Portable Digital Audio Recorders ...

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Margarita Mix Santa Monica Wins 2015 Telly Awards

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Three Mixers Recognized for Spot Work                                           SANTA MONICA, CA (September 28, 2015) – Mixers Nathan Dubin, Jimmy Hite and Paul Hurtubise of Margarita Mix Santa Monica, a FotoKem company specializing in audio post services for commercials and advertising media, have been named winners in the 36th Annual Telly Awards. Dubin earned a Silver Telly, the highest honor, for his work ...

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Studio Technologies’ Portable Truck-End Unit for its Live-Link Mini Remote Camera Interface System Tees Up at High-Profile Golf Tournament

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CHICAGO, SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 — When some of the nation’s best golfers hit the course to tee off earlier this season, Studio Technologies’ Live-Link™ Mini Remote Camera Interface System and its new portable truck-end unit, helped to support the television coverage before it was released for general use. The first official use of the portable, battery powered truck-end unit was in ...

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DPA Microphones Suits Up for The Accountant

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LOS ANGELES, SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 — Sometimes a microphone’s versatility is just as important as the sound quality, especially on a movie set where anything can happen. In order to capture the dialogue of the upcoming Warner Bros. film, The Accountant, freelance production sound mixer Whit Norris, CAS, decided to plant a variety of DPA Microphones’ d:screet™ 4098 Supercardioid Microphones ...

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Triveni Digital to Lead ATSC 3.0 Tutorial Session at 2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium

PRINCETON, N.J. — Sept. 29, 2015 — Triveni Digital today announced that its chief science officer and chair of ATSC’s Technology and Standards Group (TG3), Dr. Richard Chernock, will oversee a tutorial session on ATSC 3.0 at the 2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium. The session will take place on Oct. 15 at 8:30 a.m. at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida. ...

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Thomson Video Networks Solutions Power Video Headend Pilot for Ivory Coast’s Transition to DTT

RENNES, France — Sept. 29, 2015 — Thomson Video Networks today announced that the company’s premium HD/SD encoding and video processing solutions are driving the transition to digital terrestrial television (DTT) in the Republic of Ivory Coast. French transmitter manufacturer Thomson Broadcast, part of the Arelis Group, has deployed the Thomson Video Networks solutions as the foundation for a pilot ...

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CSP Mobile Productions Picks Joseph Electronics for More Efficient Fiber Transport During Fox Football Broadcasts

NILES, Ill. — Sept. 29, 2015 — Joseph Electronics (JE), the premier one-stop shop for the broadcast industry and provider of fiber termination and custom fiber solutions, today announced that CSP Mobile Productions has deployed a set of DFT-12-JR fiber transport modules to handle HD video transport for Fox Sports’ college football broadcasts. The units enable CSP to make more ...

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2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium, Oct. 13-15 in Orlando, Florida

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The IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) is a technical society and council dedicated to advancing broadcast engineering by maintaining scientific and technical standards, as well as educating its members through various meetings, presentations, events, conferences, and training programs. IEEE BTS has more than 2,000 members and chapters worldwide and has its headquarters in Piscataway, New Jersey.   On Oct. 13, ...

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Technicolor PostWorks Busy with New and Returning Fall Series

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NEW YORK—Technicolor PostWorks is providing post-production services for a number of new and returning series airing this fall. They include highly-anticipated shows from ABC, IFC, Netflix, Amazon, USA and Showtime. Quantico, a crime drama from ABC about young FBI recruits training at the Quantico base in Virginia. Technicolor PostWorks is providing editorial conforming and color grading; Mike Nuget, conform editor; ...

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AATON DIGITAL’S CANTARX3 LOCATION AUDIO RECORDER WINS IABM DESIGN AND INNOVATION AWARD AT IBC 2015

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Aaton Digital press announcement For immediate release 2 x 300 dpi photos supplied show 1) the CantarX3 recorder with the new CANTAREM 2 assignable mixer fader panel, and 2) the award presentation at IBC – full captions at end of release AATON DIGITAL’S CANTARX3 LOCATION AUDIO RECORDER WINS IABM DESIGN AND INNOVATION AWARD AT IBC 2015 Paris & London, 28th ...

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Frank Zappa, Duke Ellington Portraits Featured in City Hearts: 2015 Fresh Focus

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Annual photo auction benefits youth arts charity, City Hearts: Kids Say Yes to the Arts. Los Angeles—An eccentric photograph of Frank Zappa taken by heralded celebrity photographer Greg Gorman will be offered for bidding at City Hearts’ 4th Annual Fresh Focus Photo Auction, November 1st at The Leica Gallery in West Hollywood. The photograph, which shows the rock musician wearing ...

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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Boosts Mixing Resources with Avid S6

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22-foot state-of-the-art control surface added to the Anthony Quinn Theatre, used to mix “When the Bough Breaks.” CULVER CITY, CALIF.— Continuing to expand its resources for motion picture and television sound, Sony Pictures Post Production Services has installed an Avid S6 control surface in its 158-seat Anthony Quinn Theatre. The largest Avid S6 console installed anywhere to date, the 22-foot ...

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Sound Devices Keeps Pace with Danish Audio Recordist Allan Holmberg

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COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 — Audio recordist Allan Holmberg is a busy man these days. Whether traveling the world to capture on-set sound and dialogue for feature films or working on popular television programs in his native Denmark, Holmberg relies on Sound Devices to get the job done. Equipped with Sound Devices’ 788T audio recorders and CL-9 Linear Fader ...

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