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RED HELIUM Sensor Earns Unprecedented DxOMark Rating

Irvine, CA — January 10, 2017. Today, DxO Labs announced that RED’s new HELIUM sensor has earned an unprecedented 108 point DXOMark sensor score, setting a new benchmark in image quality.  DxOMark sensor scores are determined by a panel of imaging experts who use a systematic testing process to measure the ISO sensitivity, noise and color sensitivity of each camera’s ...

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Wanda Studios, Qingdao Chooses Xytech to Support Operations


December 14, 2016 (Chatsworth, CA) Xytech’s MediaPulse, the industry-leading facility management platform for media and broadcast companies, has been selected by Wanda Studios, Qingdao to help define and manage operations from the ground up at the $8.2-billion-dollar addition to the company’s entertainment hub, the Movie Metropolis. The initial installation of MediaPulse is now live and full deployment is anticipated by ...

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RED Digital Cinema Returns to Broadcast India


Irvine, CA – October 17, 2016. RED Digital Cinema returns to Broadcast India to highlight the capture capabilities of the DSMC2 camera system. Broadcast India runs October 20-22 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. Visitors to RED’s stand (#A-106) will be among the first to interact with the recently launched and highly-anticipated RED EPIC-W and WEAPON 8K S35 cameras. ...

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RED Digital Cinema has begun shipping two new cameras – the highly anticipated RED EPIC-W and the newest WEAPON®. Both cameras feature the compact and intuitive design of the DSMC2™ form factor as well as the new HELIUM™ 8K S35 sensor. HELIUM – RED’s latest sensor technology – allows for higher resolution in an S35 frame, while maintaining the superior ...

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Hollywood Professional Association Unveils HPA Awards Nominees


The Hollywood Professional Association® (HPA) this week announced the nominees for its 2016 HPA Awards. Considered the standard-bearer for excellence and innovation in an industry embracing an expanding array of groundbreaking technologies and creativity, the HPA Awards honor creative achievement and artistic excellence. Launched in 2005, the HPA Awards recognize outstanding achievement in editing, sound, visual effects and color grading ...

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2017 HPA Tech Retreat Issues Call for Proposals


LOS ANGELES (23 September 2016) – The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has issued a Call for Proposals for the 2017 HPA Tech Retreat®. Considered one of the most important annual events for individuals and companies engaged in the creation, management, and dissemination of content in the dynamic landscape of distribution environments, the Tech Retreat will return to Indian Wells, California ...

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Xytech MediaPulse Propels SuperSport


LOS ANGELES (September 8, 2016) –  SuperSport, a major provider of premium subscription television channels in Sub-Saharan Africa, has implemented Xytech’s facility management platform MediaPulse to manage its production logistics, crew and crew logistics. SuperSport provides sports content across its region as part of the MultiChoice Group, South Africa’s leading entertainment and internet company. SuperSport logistics are complex and time-sensitive.  ...

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RED Digital Cinema to Show Entire Line of DSMC2 Cameras – Including WEAPON 8K VV and Limited Edition WEAPON 8K S35 with Helium Sensor – at IBC 2016

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Irvine, CA – September 7, 2016. RED Digital Cinema is heading to IBC (booth #12.C71) in Amsterdam from September 9-13. Those visiting RED’s booth can interact with RED’s entire line of DSMC2TM cameras – RED RAVEN™ 4.5K, SCARLET-W 5K, WEAPON® 6K and WEAPON 8K VV, as well as the limited edition white WEAPON 8K S35 featuring RED’s newest sensor, HELIUM™. ...

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AMSTERDAM (September 7, 2016) – Pixspan, developers of PixMover™ software and the leading full resolution workflow specialists, today announced advanced integrations with key partners at IBC 2016, which runs Sept. 9-13 at the RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre. A number of new implementations with popular vendors – including Autodesk, Dell, ELEMENTS, EMC Isilon, and NVIDIA – offer content creators further ...

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HPA Announces Winner of Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation


29 August 2016 (Los Angeles, CA) – The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has awarded its prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation to The Mill BLACKBIRD®. Created by The Mill, the BLACKBIRD® is the first fully adjustable car rig that creates photoreal CG cars. The coveted honor will be bestowed November 17th, 2016 at the 11th annual HPA Awards gala ...

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Bexel Opens Doors of New, Expansive Facility in Dallas Area

Aug. 26, 2016 — Bexel Global Broadcast Solutions, a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has opened the doors of its new, expanded location in Grapevine, Texas. The company’s move from Union Bower puts the global provider’s facility closer to the airport, and doubles its size to 40,000 square feet. “The new Grapevine office is significantly larger than our ...

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RED Digital Cinema Brings its DSMC2 Cameras to the Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Exhibition


  Irvine, CA – August 16, 2016. RED Digital Cinema® is returning to The Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Exhibition (BIRTV) at the China International Exhibition Center from August 24-27. Located in booth 1A108, visitors can interact with RED’s line of DSMC2™ cameras, learn about RED’s intuitive workflow, and see the latest software and accessories from third party partners ...

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