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SMPTE® Hollywood Section to Explore Data’s Impact on Production Decisions at May Meeting

LOS ANGELES —  The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, today announced that its next monthly meeting, scheduled for Monday, May 31, will examine how data — lots of it — is exerting a major impact on decision-making in television and film production. Data collected on social ...

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WCPMedia Services to Discuss Cloud Production Workflows at Cannes

Representatives from Augustus Color, Eastman Kodak and the University of Rome will also take part in Saturday, May 20th event at Cannes’ Italian Pavilion. CANNES—WCPMedia Services President Cristina Molinari and Vice President of Operations Giovanni Contri will describe how more and more film and television productions are moving their workflows to the cloud in a special presentation at the Cannes ...

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Sherpas Cinema Takes Audi into Undiscovered Country with “Hokkaido Calling”

Branded film directed by Leo Hoorn features freerider skiers Sam Smoothy, Jérémie Heitz and Dane Tudor. Los Angeles— Hokkaido Calling, a new short film created by Sherpas Cinema (represented in the U.S.by Accomplice Media) for Audi, follows big mountain ski legends Sam Smoothy, Jérémie Heitz and Dane Tudor on an epic road trip in search of deep powder, undiscovered paths and ...

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Cine Gear News: Manios Digital & Film to Show New Fluid Heads, Tripods and More!

See the latest products from Cartoni, Vocas, Kinotehnik and Hawk-Woods. NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—Manios Digital & Film will showcase new camera accessories from Cartoni, Vocas, Kinotehnik and Hawk-Woods at Cine Gear Expo 2017 in Hollywood. Attendees will have a chance to inspect, up close, newly-developed fluid heads, tripods, specialty rigs, matte boxes, lights and power systems, and have their questions answered ...

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WCPMedia Services Taps Peter Wetherell for Promotion and Marketing

Distribution production and financing veteran to expand relationships among producers and international sales agents HOLLYWOOD— WCPMedia Services, whose cloud-based media management platform is used by entertainment content producers and distributors around the globe, today announces that Peter Wetherell, who heads Magus Entertainment, Inc., has joined the company as Senior Advisor.  A 30-year veteran of the motion picture and television industry, ...

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Augustus Color Taps WCPMedia Services to Help “Bent” Soar through Post

Cloud-based media management platform used to deliver media to editors, visual effects providers, producers and others involved in international thriller. Academy Award® winner Bobby Moresco (“Crash”, “Million Dollar Baby”) directed the film from a screenplay he wrote himself, based on characters created by Joseph O’Donnell.  AMBI Media Group principals Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi produced the film with Joseph O’Donnell. ...

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Jeannette Zepeda Joins Roundabout Entertainment’s Creative Services Team

BURBANK— Roundabout Entertainment has hired post-production industry veteran Jeannette Zepeda to fill the newly-created post of Executive Director for Business Development, Creative Services. Zepeda will oversee sales and marketing for the facility’s  newly-expanded DI department, which provides color grading, editorial finishing and deliverables for features and television. She will also work with the facility’s senior management in developing new services ...

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Jimmy Buffet Doc “Parrot Heads” Takes Wing at Roundabout Entertainment

Burbank facility provides a full package of finishing services for independently-produced, documentary feature. BURBANK—Post-production finishing for Parrott Heads, a new feature length documentary about dedicated fans of singer Jimmy Buffett, was completed recently at Roundabout Entertainment. The Burbank facility provided editorial conforming, color grading, sound mixing and DVD authoring services for the film, currently streaming on Amazon, iTunes and elsewhere. ...

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Mr. Wolf Expands to New York

Visual effects boutique taps John Ciampa to lead East Coast operation, which has produced work for CBS FILMS, MTV, SPIKE, VH1 and others. SANTA MONICA, CA—Culver City, California-based visual effects boutique Mr. Wolf has opened a studio in New York City. The new operation, located within the post-production facility Post FactoryNY, will provide visual effects and finishing services for features, ...

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FuseFX Appoints VFX Supervisor Jon Cowley to Lead Production Team in Vancouver

VANCOUVER— FuseFX has hired 18-year visual effects industry veteran Jon Cowley as Head of Production and Senior VFX Supervisor at its production facility in Vancouver. Cowley will oversee production activity at the facility lead its team of VFX Supervisors on projects including the television series Zoo and Mist. He brings deep experience as a manager, supervisor and artist with credits ...

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NAB NEWS: Symply Launches SymplyULTRA Bundles with axle Video

Collaborative Storage Workspace for creative teams pairs StorNext®5 Sharing for Fibre Channel and Ethernet users with radically simple media management LAS VEGAS— (NAB Show, booth #SL13710) – Symply, Inc., the innovator in high-performance storage for media and creative professionals, today announced that their range of SymplyULTRA™ solutions shipping at NAB will include bundled configurations of axle Starter and axle 2017 ...

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NAB NEWS: Killer Brings Nashville to Las Vegas

Singer/songwriter Justyna Kelley to be featured in a special live performance at NAB. SANTA MONICA, Calif.— Killer Tracks today announces that Nashville recording artist Justyna Kelley will be featured in a special live performance at its booth at NAB Show in Las Vegas. Kelley will be performing songs from her new album Nashville, Tennessee, produced by Koka Media and just released ...

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New SymplyULTRA Raises the Bar For Integrated Workflow Storage Collaboration

Compact 2U Design Combines Fully Redundant RAID and StorNext®5 Sharing for Fibre Channel and Ethernet Users–Ideal for Broadcast, Studio, Post, and Other Professional Media Workflows. TORRANCE, Calif. —  Symply, Inc., a global provider of high-performance digital storage solutions, today announced the launch of SymplyULTRA, the next evolution of the ultra-modern collaborative storage workspace. SymplyULTRA is a truly complete collaborative ‘workspace’ ...

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NAB NEWS: MTI Film Launches Cortex v4

See MTI Film at NAB, SL14808. HOLLYWOOD— At NAB 2017, MTI Film (mtifilm.com) will launch updates to its family of Cortex applications designed to take media from set to screen. Unveiled in four editions, Cortex v4 is MTI Film’s most comprehensive toolset to date. In addition to features standard in Cortex for years, such as a comprehensive dailies toolset, IMF ...

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NAB NEWS: CARTONI to Introduce SDS Tripod for ENG and Documentary

Newly-developed Smart Lock mid-level spreader combines with Smart Stop tripod to form the Smart Deployment System (SDS) for ultra-fast set up. ROME— At NAB 2017, CARTONI, developer of high-quality camera support systems designed and manufactured in Italy, will introduce a new fast deployment tripod system, ideally suited to ENG, documentary and other fast-paced production applications. The Smart Deployment System (SDS) ...

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axle ai: Visual Search Makes Finding Media a No-Brainer

Automatic analysis, indexing and searching of video using artificial intelligence techniques to debut at NAB Boston, MA — axle Video (NAB booth SL13609), the leader in affordable media management, today announced the release of a breakthrough media analysis and search platform, axle ai, as well as the first product based on this platform.  Postproduction teams can save a tremendous amount of ...

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