Home » Author Archives: Denise Williams

Author Archives: Denise Williams

Masstech wins Technology & Engineering Emmy® award for contribution to media storage management

Masstech Innovations Inc has been awarded a Technology & Engineering Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) in their 71st Annual Awards. Masstech was honored for its work in Early Development of HSM Systems that Created a Pivotal Improvement in Broadcast Workflows alongside fellow contributors Dell, IBM and Quantum. Solutions that effectively manage video media across ...

Read More »

Zixi Recognized for Industry Excellence for its Software-Defined Video Platform and ZEN Master Control Plane

Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over IP, has been recognized with two industry awards: the Gold Award in the category of IP Broadcast Solutions – Distribution from Digital Media World, and a 2019 Product Innovation Award from TV Technology. The cutting edge Zixi Software-Defined Video Platform was named the Digital Media Awards’ Gold Winner in ...

Read More »

Cooke miniS4/i Lenses Capture Unique Wildlife Footage for Seven Worlds, One Planet

Director of Photography Mark MacEwen travelled thousands of miles with a set of Cooke miniS4/i lenses to shoot selected sequences that feature in the BBC’s latest landmark wildlife series, Seven Worlds, One Planet. The series, which visits all seven continents to document the unique wildlife to be found in each, began airing in the UK in October 2019. “The nature ...

Read More »

Atomos’ new Shogun 7 update brings multi-camera switching to mainstream video content creation

A new switching update from Atomos for their Shogun 7 HDR monitor-recorder-switcher reinforces the company’s mission to make professional, multi-camera filmmaking more widely available to mainstream video content creators. The highly anticipated AtomOS 10.4 is released today as a free download from the Atomos website. The update adds touch-controlled switching, quad monitoring and ISO recording functionality to the Shogun 7. ...

Read More »

New action comedy, School Fight, uses the Shogun 7 HDR monitor/recorder to give the Sony FS7 a new lease of life

How do you make a full-length feature film, with flawless, cinematic values when your camera budget only stretches to the Sony FS7 cinema cameras already owned by the crew? It’s a conundrum the production team behind new action comedy, School Fight, solved by adding cutting edge recording technology from Atomos and Apple to their arsenal. School Fight is a low ...

Read More »

Cooke Optics opens LA service operation for increased customer support in key market

Cooke Optics announced today that it has opened a service operation in Los Angeles, CA to provide full lens servicing and testing. This new operation further strengthens Cooke Optics’ dedication to worldwide service and support. Les Zellan, Chairman, Cooke Optics, said, “With hundreds of movies and TV shows shot in and around LA each year, and many local rental houses ...

Read More »

Signiant Revamps its Global Sales Team to Support Explosive Growth

The high-growth trajectory of our SaaS business has continued in 2019, with Media & Entertainment customers deploying ever-larger footprints of our innovative solutions to power their mission-critical workflows. Our SaaS platform now connects more than 25,000 companies across all facets of the global media supply chain from nearly every country in the world. The growth of our business was propelled ...

Read More »

Cingularity selects PHABRIX Sx for power and portability on sports broadcasts

PHABRIX, a worldwide leader in test and measurement solutions, has supplied three Sx handheld 3G/HD/SD video/audio monitoring instruments and an Rx 2000 rasterizer to Cingularity, the media network provider, for monitoring on location at two upcoming sporting events. The women’s handball world championships, taking place in Japan in November and December, and the [ATP Cup] men’s outdoor hardcourt tennis tournament ...

Read More »

Perfectly in sync: Atomos and Timecode Systems reveal first generation of a new, integrated product range at Inter BEE 2019

Take a global leader in recorder-monitors and add to it the clout of a powerful wireless sync platform and you get boundless opportunities for multi-camera content creation of every budget and genre. The announcement of the acquisition of Timecode Systems by Atomos a few weeks ago came with a bold promise of a new, more democratic era for multi-camera video ...

Read More »

Atomos releases Sumo 19 switching upgrade at Inter BEE 2019 show

At the Inter BEE show in Tokyo this week Atomos will make multi-camera switching and recording even easier with the release of a live asynchronous switching and quad ISO recording update for the Sumo 19 HDR monitor/recorder/switcher. AtomOS 9.2 for Sumo 19 turns it into the simplest way to record and switch multi-camera events, being intuitive, extremely portable and highly ...

Read More »

PixStor Storage Ensures Jellyfish Pictures Meets A-List Security Requirements For Blockbuster Projects

Pixit Media, pioneer of software-defined storage and data-management solutions for Media and Entertainment, is delighted to announce that BAFTA and Emmy award-winning VFX and animation house Jellyfish Pictures is leveraging the power of PixStor’s new secure container services to meet the highest security accreditation standards, whilst supporting collaborative workflows across its multiple sites. Established in 2001, Jellyfish’s combination of creativity, ...

Read More »

Masstech Announces James Whitebread As New Chief Digital Officer

Masstech is pleased to announce that James Whitebread has joined the company as Chief Digital Officer. James has a 15-year background in product design and development for sports and media and entertainment (M&E), and extensive experience in telecoms and security. He has led product development and builds for diverse clients including IMG, BT, UEFA, Disney, Warner Bros., FIFA, Technicolor, Amazon ...

Read More »

Cooke Optics Brings BAFTA award-winner Peaky Blinders Season 5 into the World of Anamorphic and 4K

For four seasons, Thomas Shelby, his family and his gang — Peaky Blinders — have been captivating audiences around the world with this crime drama set in 1920s Birmingham, England in the aftermath of World War I. But the fifth season would mean a total change in how the series was to be shot, moving from Cooke S4/i spherical lenses ...

Read More »

Netflix’s French-Language Original Series Osmosis Shot with Cooke S7/i

Imagine that in the not too distant future, a dating app could match you with your soulmate by mining the data in your brain. That’s the premise of Osmosis, the French-language original series from Netflix; however, things don’t always go as planned. Cinematographer Jean-François Hensgens was chosen by Netflix to shoot the first six episodes of the eight-episode series with ...

Read More »

Mike Ruddell joins Ncam to support continued growth of AR and VR in Broadcast and Live Production

Ncam Technologies, the leading developer of real-time augmented reality technology for the media and entertainment industries, has announced the immediate appointment of Mike Ruddell to the role of Global Business Development Director – Sports & Broadcast. Alongside the current growth in Ncam’s core markets of broadcast graphics, film and TV VFX, sports, and enterprise AR, Mike will play a key ...

Read More »

Primestream’s Renewed Vision Bolsters Success for 2019

Straight off the back of winning TVBEurope’s ‘Best of Show’ award at IBC2019, Primestream, the industry leader in Media Asset Management and workflow automation, will continue to demonstrate its software solutions that enable media organizations, broadcasters and multinational organizations to capture, produce, manage and deliver content, at global trade shows, including NAB Show New York and Broadcast India during the ...

Read More »