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Cineo Puts MavX in the Spotlight at NAB 2017


LAS VEGAS, FEBRUARY 27, 2017 — Cineo Lighting, a leader in the production of lighting systems for the motion picture, television and photography industries, will debut its new MavX™ color-tunable mid-power soft light at NAB 2017 (Booth C9945). Built on the award-winning Cineo Maverick™ line, the MavX provides all the color rendering and output benefits of Remote Phosphor Technology (RPT), ...

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Belar Simplifies RF Network Monitoring and HD Diversity Delay for Two Minnesota Public Radio Stations


Belar Automatic Delay Correction and Automatic Channel Scanning software deliver immediate value from both an in-house labor and listener experience perspective West Chester, PA, February 27, 2017 — Belar Electronics’ innovative approach to HD Diversity Delay has brought value to Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) for rock-solid time alignment of FM and HD programming, with its St. Cloud/Collegeville network location using ...

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Maine Public Broadcasting Upgrades DTV Network with GatesAir Software-Defined Exciters


Maxiva™ MX exciters improve statewide signal reception from five transmitter sites, while bolstering FCC compliance and streamlining maintenance routines CINCINNATI, February 27, 2017 — To improve state-wide reception of its over-the-air TV signal, Maine Public Broadcasting has upgraded its RF plants network-wide to GatesAir Maxiva M2X exciters. Now installed in all five of its GatesAir transmitters, the Maxiva™ M2X optimizes ...

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STV Player has announced it is the first broadcaster globally to provide fully targetable Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI) in live streaming on Amazon Fire TV. The service is powered by Yospace, whose server-side DAI platform allows advertising to be replaced in a way that is consistent with the viewing experience expected of broadcast television.  By inserting ads on the server ...

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Framestore Deploys PixStor in London, New York, and Los Angeles


SURREY, England — Feb. 27, 2017 — Pixit Media, the leader in storage solutions built specifically for media workflows, today announced that Oscar-, Emmy-, and British Academy Film Award-winning creative studio Framestore has deployed Pixit Media’s PixStor software-defined scale-out storage solution at its Los Angeles, London, and New York sites as central production storage for the advertising part of its ...

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MTI Film Expands Hollywood Facility to Support HDR


  Adds new color grading, editorial and QC resources. HOLLYWOOD— MTI Film has completed a major expansion of its Hollywood facility designed to accommodate growing demand for post-production services and support for HDR content. The expansion includes the addition of two new color grading suites and an editorial finishing suite, all HDR capable. The company has also improved its IT ...

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STORY’s John Komnenich Directs Mayhem (Dean Winters) in  Spot for Allstate


Commercial pairs Allstate Chairman Tom Wilson with the brand’s familiar Mayhem character.   CHICAGO—STORY’s John Komnenich recently directed Allstate chairman and CEO Tom Wilson and actor Dean Winters in a 30-second TV spot produced for Leo Burnett.  In the ad, Wilson has trouble reading his lines due to a prankster holding his cue cards.  He contorts his body to make ...

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SMPTE® Hollywood Section to Explore Laser Projection at February Meeting

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LOS ANGELES —  The Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology; today announced that its February meeting, scheduled for Monday the 27th, will focus on laser projection. The adoption of high-dynamic-range (HDR) production and exhibition solutions, such as large-format HDR ...

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Technicolor PostWorks’ Sam Daley Replicates Black & White Look for Horror Tale “The Eyes of My Mother”

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Stylishly shocking film marks debut of director Nicolas Pesce; Cinematographer Zach Kuperstein nominated for Independent Spirit Award. NEW YORK— Writer-Director Nicolas Pesce’s debut feature, The Eyes of My Mother, which was finished  at Technicolor PostWorks New York, is a beautifully calibrated horror story of a young woman scarred by childhood tragedy. The film is packed with heart-pounding moments, made all ...

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BaseCamp Entertainment Signs The Wolf Brothers and Maureen Hufnagel for U.S. Representation

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New York-based directing collective BaseCamp Entertainment has signed The Wolf Brothers and Maureen Hufnagel for U.S. market representation. The signings further strengthen BaseCamp Entertainment’s roster of international talent and bolsters the company’s mantra of ensuring each client receives the best artistry and creativity befitting their needs. In addition to bringing on the new directors, BaseCamp Entertainment has also seen recent ...

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VRLA Partners with IEEE VR to Present Academic Track at VRLA


-Latest Scientific Research and Development in VR to be Presented at Co-Located Programming Block from IEEE VR at VRLA 2017- Los Angeles, CA (February 24, 2017) — VRLA, the premiere virtual and augmented reality conference, today announced a partnership with IEEE VR to bring the latest scientific research in virtual reality to VRLA. This advanced academic programming block will be ...

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Utah Scientific Signs CER-TEC as Manufacturer’s Representative for New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia


SALT LAKE CITY – Feb. 23, 2017 – Utah Scientific today announced that CER-TEC has joined the company’s network of strategic partners as a manufacturer’s representative. CER-TEC will market the entire line of Utah Scientific products to resellers and broadcast end users in a broad region that includes the New York City metro area, Long Island, New Jersey, and metropolitan ...

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