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Sound Lounge’s Becca Falborn Nominated for Forbes “30 Under 30”

NEW YORK— Sound Lounge executive producer Becca Falborn is among the nominees for inclusion in Forbes annual “30 Under 30” feature. Nominations continue across 20 categories through September 27th. Individuals can be nominated multiple times. Nominees will be evaluated by a panel of judges including reporters, editors and industry experts who will make the final selections. Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees include the nation’s best young leaders across media, technology, entertainment, finance, fashion, food and philanthropy. Last year, Forbes received more than 15,000 nominations for the 600 slots. Falborn, 29, was appointed executive producer at Sound Lounge earlier this year, ...

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Replicate the Intentionally Bad Opening Sequence From “Better Call Saul” With New Tutorial From Red Giant

Portland, OR – September 19, 2019 – Red Giant has just published yet another tutorial, this week’s being inspired by some of the (intentionally) worst motion graphics ever featured in an opening title sequence, those of Better Call Saul. Seth Worley is at it again, bringing his wit and hilarity to a useful tutorial that will have any aspiring motion graphics artist creating campy effects in less than five minutes. In the newest tutorial now available on Red Giant’s YouTube channel, Seth shows us how to recreate the purposely bad look of the Better Call Saul title sequence using free ...

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SeeBoundless Creates 3D Augmented Reality Model Of Amazon Rainforest With Blackmagic EGPU Pro

Fremont, CA – September 20, 2019 – Blackmagic Design announced today that the Blackmagic eGPU Pro was used by SeeBoundless to help create the first large scale 3D augmented reality (AR) model of the Amazon rainforest. As part of an upcoming TIME exposé on the Amazon, the Blackmagic eGPU Pro was used daily to power stitching thousands of images together while on location in the Amazon. SeeBoundless is a tech lab, design studio and communication firm, and its immersive storytelling and photogrammetry is used by news outlets, educators and organizations around the world. In 2016, SeeBoundless started developing the standards ...

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Sound Insight with José Frías

With a career that spans back to his days in recording more than a decade ago, Production Sound Mixer José Frías has long-held a love for the audio industry. Although he got his start in music, he’s held many different audio production roles, which has led to his working on projects for high-profile clients, such as Motorola, IBM, ESPN, Time Magazine and more.   He shares his story in this latest installment of the DPA “Sound Insight” Q&A:   How did you get your start as a sound mixer? I got my start as a production sound mixer about eight ...

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KUSI Upgrades ENG Cameras to JVC 2/3-Inch CONNECTED CAM GY-HC900

WAYNE, NJ (Sept. 19, 2019) – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced KUSI, an independent television station owned by McKinnon Broadcasting that serves San Diego (DMA #29), has purchased 11 GY‑HC900 CONNECTED CAM 2/3-inch broadcast camcorders for ENG and EFP projects. Deployed in August, the new cameras are used to help produce 65 hours of news content per week. The new cameras replaced 11 JVC GY-HM700 ProHD camcorders that had been in use since the station transitioned to HD production in April 2008. Fred Swift, KUSI chief engineer, said video quality was the main reason ...

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ATEME Enables Full-IP Workflow & Multi-screen Services at NPC Media

ATEME, the emerging leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, announced today that NPC Media, Managed Services Operator and joint venture between Nine Entertainment Co. and Seven West Media, has implemented ATEME’s TITAN solution to offer Main Screen DTT and TV everywhere OTT channels in SD and HD to viewers across Australia. ATEME provided NPC Media with a full-IP enabled solution, which includes the software-based TITAN Live, TITAN Mux, and ATEME Management System (AMS). The provided solution makes workflows simple, efficient and scalable while providing NPC Media with the following benefits: Superior Bandwidth Efficiency: the ...

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GlobalConnect deploys Nevion Virtuoso and VideoIPath for remote production and contribution

Nevion, award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, has announced today that GlobalConnect has deployed Nevion Virtuoso, the software-defined media node, and Nevion VideoIPath, the orchestration and SDN control software, for remote production and contribution applications. The leading provider of fiber network, data centers and cloud solutions, is using the solution to serve leading media providers of the Danish football league, Superliga, as well as support the remote production of other sports such as handball. GlobalConnect required a new solution to replace its existing infrastructure that would include both compressed and uncompressed services with a clear path to an eventual ...

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Vionlabs’ newly launched Content Discovery Platform wins Best of Show at IBC2019

Stockholm, Sweden, 19 September, 2019 – Vionlabs, announces that its game-changing AI-powered Content Discovery Platform has won a TVB Europe Best of Show award at IBC2019. The IBC Best of Show awards are organized by Future Publishing and celebrate innovation and excellence in media and entertainment technologies launched over the past year from the 1,700 exhibiting companies at this annual broadcast and video trade show. The win recognizes the market impact of the Vionlabs content discovery platform as an outstanding user experience tool. Today’s consumers are spending 25% or more of screen-time looking for something to watch. Vionlabs created its content discovery ...

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Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) to Honor Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer Cece Hall with Career Achievement Award

2020 MPSE Golden Reel Awards Slated for January 19, 2020. Studio City, California –  The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces that it will honor Academy Award-winning supervising sound editor Cecelia “Cece” Hall with its 2020 MPSE Career Achievement Award. Hall received an Oscar nomination for sound editing in 1987 for her work on Top Gun and won the Oscar four years later for The Hunt for Red October. A past president of the MPSE, she served for many years as senior vice president for post-production sound at Paramount Pictures and currently teaches sound design at UCLA. She will ...

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Broadcast Pix Talks Cloud-Based Live Production at MTE2019

Chelmsford, Mass. – Sept. 18, 2019 – Broadcast Pix™ will showcase its integrated production solutions and lead free educational sessions on cloud-based live production next week during Media Technology Expo. A free event produced by Advanced Broadcast Solutions, a division of Key Code Media, MTE2019 begins at Fremont Studios in Seattle on Sept. 24, and moves to the Leftbank Annex in Portland, Ore., on Sept. 26. On both days of the show, Chuck Williamson from Broadcast Pix will explore the recent advances in control-over-IP that have made remote-based productions possible using the public internet. Broadcast Pix Commander™ runs within common ...

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CNN Partners with Compadre for 2020 Election Package

Creative Marketing Agency Develops Promotional System to Simplify Election Landscape; Streamline Production for CNN’s Internal Teams  Creative marketing agency Compadre has partnered with CNN to create a multiplatform promotional package for their 2020 election coverage. The package premiered during the lead-up to the first Democratic debate and will continue to roll-out through election night 2020. With more events, candidates, and coverage than ever before, this election cycle required a package that could contain the flow of information without losing sight of the real issues. As such, the creative was inspired by the concept, “Highlight,” which utilizes graphics to bring focus ...

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Dejero, Musion 3D and Vodafone Romania Win Industry Award for World First Live Rock Concert Using 5G and Holographic Technology

  IABM BaM award recognizes the project collaboration at IBC 2019   Rai, Amsterdam, Netherlands – IBC stand 11.C15, September 16, 2019 — Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide Emmy® award winning video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, has been recognized for playing an important role in supporting the world’s first live rock concert using 5G and holographic technology, winning an IABM BaM award in the project collaboration category. Dejero and Musion 3D, a leader in holographic technology, worked together with Vodafone Romania to enable an 11-year-old guitarist to join a rock band ...

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Vecima Highlights Market Leading Product Lineup at IBC2019

Low Latency Streaming, Content Workflow Automation, Hyper-converged Media Application Platforms, and Distributed Access Architecture technology will be showcased.  Vecima, the market leader in content delivery networks and video optimized storage technologies for service and content providers, and the industry leader in open, next-generation distributed access solutions, announced it will showcase low latency streaming, content workflow automation, hyper-converged media application platforms, and distributed access architecture technologies at IBC2019. Low Latency Streaming – TruLiveTM Vecima’s TruLive solution is a suite of advanced features that dramatically reduce the latency of live streaming IP video over content delivery networks. With TruLive, high value content ...

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Vecima Unveils Cutting-edge Workflow Automation with ContentAgent V3.8

Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX: VCM) is unveiling the latest release of its powerful ContentAgent® workflow automation solution at IBC2019.  Part of Vecima’s Content Delivery and Storage portfolio of products, ContentAgent is a powerful and easy to use software application for managing and automating file-based workflows. Established in 1997 by industry professionals at the center of London’s new media communities, the ContentAgent solution has since become a globally deployed, scalable tool used around the world by post-production facilities, production companies, broadcasters, educational institutions, and other corporate organizations. ContentAgent can automate tasks that are common in file-based post-production such as camera card ...

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BirdDog Release P4K – A 4K Full Bandwidth NDI® PTZ Camera Featuring a 1” Sony Sensor

IBC 2019, 13-17 September, Stand 6.C11- BirdDog, a leading manufacturer of NDI tools has today announced the launch of its BirdDog P4K, a 4K full bandwidth NDI PTZ Camera. The BirdDog P4K features a 1” Sony Exmor R CMOS backlit Sensor with 14.4 million pixels. With excellent light sensitivity it is the ideal camera for all broadcast applications, sports, remote studios, newsrooms, and houses of worship producing high quality shots. The BirdDog P4K boasts an extensive feature set and a variety of output options. With multiple format choices including; full bandwidth NDI, NDI HX2, H.264, HEVC/H.265, and RTSP support the ...

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Síminn selects MediaKind to deliver UHD coverage of the English Premier League to viewers in Iceland

MediaKind’s Contribution and Distribution technologies maintain the integrity and secure onward distribution of Síminn’s live coverage of the English Premier League Deployment includes MK RX1 solution, a low latency, multi-codec, multi service professional decoder and MK Director, a powerful control and conditional access management software product Close collaboration with Premier League Productions ensures a pre-tested and configured solution that delivers the best possible viewing and audio experience for Síminn’s audiences FRISCO, TEXAS – September 14, 2019 – MediaKind, a global media technology leader, has been selected by Síminn, the Icelandic broadcaster, to protect and deliver its live high definition (HD) ...

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Hulu in Japan selects Bitmovin to deliver next-generation online experiences

Bitmovin, a world leader in online video technology, announces that Hulu in Japan, a leader of online video streaming service operated by HJ Holdings, Inc. Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Hiroyuki Oho, hereinafter referred to as HJ, in collaboration with PLAY Inc., a leading company of Online Video Platform in Japan (Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, President: Kazumichi Kuroda, hereinafter referred to as PLAY) have selected Bitmovin Encoding to deliver high-quality video to any device at massively optimized bitrates. The solution was delivered by Bitmovin’s appointed Japanese integration partner Itochu Cable Systems, (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Kenji Tsuchiya, hereinafter referred to as ICS), with further ...

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Avid Chooses Matrox M264 Codec Cards for High-Quality, Multi-Channel XAVC Support with Next-Generation Video Servers

MONTREAL, Quebec — September 13, 2019 — Matrox® Video is pleased to announce that Avid®’s FastServe | Ingest™ video server now supports Matrox M264 S2 H.264 codec cards for multi-channel XAVC, live production workflows. This technology collaboration allows the powerful, next-generation FastServe | Ingest video servers to encode up to eight high-quality XAVC streams simultaneously from in-studio cameras, satellite feeds, and other input sources. FastServe | Ingest will demonstrate the benefits of multi-channel HD and 1080pXAVC workflows at IBC 2019, on Avid stand 7.B55. Expanding XAVC potential Designed to help live news, sports news, entertainment, and multi-camera productions overcome the challenges of baseband ...

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