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Colorist Society International at IBC 2019

AMSTERDAM— The Colorist Society International (CSI) has a prominent presence at this week’s IBC gathering in Amsterdam. Among other things, the organization will take part in the convention’s first ACES User Group Day as CSI president Kevin Shaw leads a session on the impact of the new color management standard on color grading. The discussion will include best practices for ...

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Killer Tracks Rebrands as Universal Production Music

A Universal Music Group subsidiary, the new brand reinforces the company’s commitment to providing the best in music quality and technology / innovation and creates the industry’s preeminent global brand. SANTA MONICA, Calif.—Killer Tracks, a leading production music company, has rebranded as Universal Production Music. The new name strengthens alignment with parent company Universal Music Group, the world leader in ...

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MTI Film to Showcase Latest Innovations in DRS™Nova and CORTEX at IBC

Automated digital restoration becomes faster and more powerful; new workflow tools facilitate Dolby Vision™ mastering and implementing Dolby Atmos soundtracks. HOLLYWOOD— MTI Film will demonstrate the latest features of DRS™Nova, its industry-leading digital restoration software, and CORTEX, its workflow mastering solution, at IBC (Hall 6 StandC27 in tandem with Big Pic Media). New for IBC, DRS™Nova v4.1 includes several added ...

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Periscope Post & Audio Debuts Theatrical Mix Stage with Dolby Atmos Capability

Designed by Audio Intervisual Design, the stage is currently mixing a new streaming series. HOLLYWOOD— Periscope Post has completed construction of a Dolby Atmos-capable theatrical mix stage at its recently opened facility in Hollywood. The stage features a dual-operator Avid S6 mixing console and is designed to produce Atmos mixes for theatrical, streaming and broadcast release. The first project to ...

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Howling Music Launches Production Music Library

Music industry veteran Ryan Claus to head new library venture. Composer Samantha Powell joins West Coast office.  NASHVILLE— Howling Music, a leading provider of original music for advertising, announces the launch of their premium production music library. The library’s release includes thousands of original tracks featuring some of the most notable session players in the industry.  All of the tracks ...

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Alchemy Post Sound Delivers Hand-Crafted Foley for Award-winning Indie Dramedy “The Climb”

First time director Michael Angelo Covino’s story of two men required specialized Foley sound to accompany its frequent use of long, uninterrupted camera shots. Westchester, New York— The Climb, director Michael Angelo Covino’s engaging debut feature, centers on the complex friendship between two men, Michael and Kyle, played by Covino and real-life friend Kyle Martin. Through a mix of ironic, ...

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MTI Film’s CORTEX Adds Support for Latest Dolby Vision™ Content Mapping

HOLLYWOOD—MTI Film today announces that its workflow solution CORTEX v5.2 has been officially certified to support Dolby Vision™ Content Mapping v4. CORTEX can be used to apply Dolby Vision™ Content Mapping algorithms (v2 and v4) in preparing Dolby Vision™ IMF packages, and when importing, exporting or modifying Dolby Vision™ XML and MXF files. “CORTEX includes the most complete toolkit for ...

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The Hennegan Brothers Join ONE TWENTY NINE FILMS

Documentary filmmakers behind “The First Saturday in May” join bi-coastal production company for advertising, branded content, docs and other projects. SAN FRANCISCO— One Twenty Nine Films has signed acclaimed sports documentary filmmakers the Hennegan Brothers to its directorial roster. Under the agreement, One Twenty Nine Films will represent the directing team for work in advertising and branded content. It will ...

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Sim Introduces “Zero Emissions” Battery Packs for Film and Television Production

Urban Power Source delivers zero-emissions, clean energy with low noise and no diesel odor. VANCOUVER — In a move to increase sustainability in film and television production, Sim is launching Urban Power Source, the largest, mobile, zero-emissions battery power packs available today built specifically for the entertainment industry. Sim has now taken delivery of the first two units, named Minnekhada ...

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MOD Delivers VFX for VMA Nominees

Boutique VFX studio contributes to videos for many of the top nominees and performers in this year’s awards competition. ATLANTA—Ariana Grande, Cardi B, H.E.R., Lizzo and Normani are not only among the top contenders in this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, all are also beneficiaries of the magic of MOD. The boutique visual effects studio created fantastical imagery for videos ...

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SMPTE Hollywood Section to Address the Transition to Wide Color Gamut at September Meeting

LOS ANGELES —  The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization defining the future of storytelling, will explore the advent of wide color gamut and its impact on motion picture and television production at its monthly meeting, Wednesday, September 25, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. The wide color gamut provided by the latest HDR standards ...

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Francesca Milde Used Training at RSP Education to Launch a Thriving Career as a VFX Artist

Former RSP Student Returns to RSP as a Compositor   Adelaide, South Australia—A little more than three years into her professional career, Francesca Milde has already amassed an impressive credit list as a visual effects compositor. The Adelaide native, who rejoins Rising Sun Pictures this month after a stint with Luma Pictures, Melbourne, has contributed to such films as Alien: ...

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Killer Tracks Partners with Composer Sebastian Robertson to Launch Sonic Beat Records

Initial release includes more than 170 albums of original music SANTA MONICA — — Killer Tracks, a Universal Publishing Production Music company, has partnered with composer and music producer Sebastian Robertson to launch joint production music label Sonic Beat Records.  The initial release includes more than 170 albums covering a vast range of contemporary styles, genres, themes, moods and emotions. ...

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1606 Studio Marks Six Month Anniversary with Work for BMW, UCSF Health, Carl’s Jr and More.

Creative studio has four edit suites operating at capacity and plans to grow. SAN FRANCISCO— Six months after its launch, creative post-production boutique 1606 Studio has completed the initial build-out at its space in a century old structure in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood. It’s also finished a slew of projects for Bay Area agencies Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, DDB, ...

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Method’s Lewie Carson Learned How to Succeed as a VFX Artist at RSP Education

“I’m loving it!” Adelaide, South Australia–Lewie Carson is a junior compositor at Method in Melbourne, where he has worked on several studio films including Men in Black: International, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Tomb Raider, Christopher Robin, Aquaman and A-X-L. Originally from Melbourne, Lewie completed Rising Sun Pictures’ Graduate Certificate Program in Compositing and Tracking in 2016. At RSP, ...

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Sim New York, Adds Sound and Picture Resources

New mix stages, ADR, color suites and editing rooms are tailored toward scripted television workflows. NEW YORK CITY — Sim has completed a major expansion of its post production facility in New York City. Additions include three broadcast audio mix suites, one with Dolby Atmos capability, an ADR/VO recording studio, two broadcast color correcting bays and an online editorial finishing ...

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