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Videohouse chooses SubtitleNEXT to enhance content services department

PBT EU fortifies Videohouse with SubtitleNEXT for secure efficiency Belgium’s Videohouse is happy with the transition to SubtitleNEXT Belgium’s Videohouse media facilities selected PBT EU’s SubtitleNEXT software to further enhance their content services department predominantly for the creation of subtitles. PBT EU develops and provides performance-leading solutions and customisable engineering system integration to empower content providers, broadcast, production, and post-production professionals to operate efficiently at the forefront of an ever-evolving digital environment. Two levels of SubtitleNEXT, chosen by Videohouse included SubtitleNEXT Explorer and SubtitleNEXT Expert. SubtitleNEXT is a user-friendly, innovative, customisable, intuitive timed-text software platform. Already adopted across various multimedia ...

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Cooke adds a zoom to Anamorphic/i SF range for ‘Special Flair’, Anamorphic/i SF lenses used on October smash hit films A Star Is Born and Venom

Cooke Optics is pleased to announce the addition of a 35mm-140mm zoom lens to its Anamorphic/i SF family, due to the demand of cinematographers around the world. Anamorphic/i SF (“Special Flair”) lenses feature a specially developed coating that adds even more flare, in addition to the oval bokeh and other aberrations that are synonymous with the anamorphic look. The new zoom lens is identical in every other aspect to the standard 35mm-140mm Anamorphic/i zoom. The Anamorphic/i SF is a true front anamorphic zoom with 2x squeeze, a cam-style focus mechanism, /i Technology to capture lens metadata, and, of course, the ...

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GARRETT BROWN TAKES HIS MOVING CAMERA PRESENTATION TO JAPAN

Tiffen International press announcement For immediate release GARRETT BROWN TAKES HIS MOVING CAMERA PRESENTATION TO JAPAN  London, UK 9th November 2018: On the 6th October for the first time ever in Japan Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown gave his renowned Moving Camera lecture on the use of the moving camera in cinema. Clearly this lecture is very relevant to Steadicam but it also covers a more general theme for all cinematographers. The event was hosted by Tiffen partner and Steadicam experts Gin-Ichi, and held at the Tokyo headquarters of NAC Rentals. Attendees came not only from the Steadicam community in Japan ...

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Red Digital Cinema To Host Conversation With Cinematographer Sandra Valde-Hansen At 2018 Camerimage

At the 26th EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival, RED Digital Cinema will present a seminar, “Pushing Color on NOW APOCALYPSE with Sandra Valde-Hansen.” The conversation will take place Nov. 14 at 13:30 in the Miejskie Centrum Kultury (MCK). The director of photography will elaborate on her approach to designing the visual world that she devised with creator-director Gregg Araki for his upcoming Starz series NOW APOCALYPSE, which is executive produced by Steven Soderbergh. Set in Los Angeles, NOW APOCALYPSE is a coming-of-age comedy series that follows a group of friends as they explore their identity, sexuality and artistry. Valde-Hansen will dive ...

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Bannister Lake Announces Partnership with Live Data Graphic Design Firm Motion Path

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario — Nov. 8, 2018 — Bannister Lake is pleased to announce that it is partnering with Montreal-based broadcast design firm Motion Path to provide complete data visualization solutions for the broadcast and visual communications industry. Bannister Lake’s powerful data management software, custom development solutions, and implementation expertise combined with Motion Path’s award-winning graphic design capabilities creates exciting new storytelling efficiencies and possibilities for news and sports producers, station groups, event producers, and digital signage networks. Bannister Lake provides broadcasters with the industry’s most powerful automated live data management engine, allowing a wide variety of data formats to be ...

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Rising Sun Pictures Education: Joannah Anderson Interview

Learning how to be a professional. Adelaide, South Australia— Rising Sun Pictures Education has served as the stepping stone that many young artists have used to make the leap from the classroom to industry. Joannah Anderson is one. Having successfully completed the RSP / UniSA 12-week Graduate Certificate Program in Dynamic Effects and Lighting earlier this year, Joannah has just landed her first job as a Junior 3D Lighting Artist at Technicolor’s newly-launched Mill Film studio in Adelaide. The Sale, Victoria native will now be putting the skills she learned in 3D visual effects techniques to practical use on film ...

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Calvary Chapel Modesto Moves Control Room, Upgrades to Broadcast Pix BPswitch Integrated Production Switcher

Chelmsford, Mass. – Nov. 8, 2018 – When Calvary Chapel Modesto relocated its control room in September, it took the opportunity to install a new Broadcast Pix™ BPswitch™ MX integrated production switcher. The church simultaneously produces I MAG (image magnification) coverage of its services for the congregation as well as multi-camera coverage for live streaming. Based in Modesto, Calif., Calvary Chapel is a non-denominational church with more than 3,500 members. Based on a 17-acre campus with 50,000 square feet of buildings, the church offers services five nights per week. Its Sunday and Wednesday services are streamed live, and its Sunday ...

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Technicolor PostWorks’ Ben Murray to Lead a Panel on Distribution at DOC NYC

  NEW YORK— Technicolor PostWorks Vice President of Creative Services Ben Murray will moderate a panel discussion on preparing films for distribution at next week’s DOC NYC PRO Conference, held in conjunction with the DOC NYC film festival. Murray will be joined by John Campbell, a partner and head of management at Buffalo 8; producer/director Blair Foster of Jigsaw Productions, and filmmaker Alysa Nahmias, founder of Ajna Films. Titled Case Study: Prep Your Film For Distribution, the session is scheduled for Tuesday, November 13 at 3:45 pm in the IFC Center. With the proliferation of streaming services and web-based platforms, ...

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Media Links Releases Japanese Language Version of ProMD Enhanced Management Software

Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, announces the release of ProMD EMS – Japanese, a full Japanese translation of its ProMD Enhanced Management System software. It will be showcased at the upcoming InterBee show, November 14-16, 2018 on the Media Links booth: Hall 3 / 3309. ProMD EMS – Japanese allows Japanese-speaking users to easily access the power of the ProMD EMS system for Media Links equipment including the MD8000 Series of Media over IP Transport solutions, MDX Series of IP Switches, the MDP3000 series of network edge devices, as well as the associated LAN ...

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STORY’s David Orr and Cramer-Krasselt Tackle Fire and Ice for Rain-X

CHICAGO— STORY’s David Orr and agency Cramer-Krasselt put a pair of windshield wipers to the ultimate test in an ingenious new spot for Rain-X. In the ad, a pair of Rain-X Silicone AdvantEdge wiper blades are first encased in huge blocks of ice and then thawed with powerful gas flames. As water and chunks of ice slowly drop from the blades, the voiceover notes that if they can “survive in these conditions, clearly they’ll last in yours.” Orr staged and shot the dramatic demonstration entirely through practical means. He contracted a Chicago ice company to freeze the blades in a ...

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QYOU Media appoints industry veteran Krishna Menon as Chief Revenue Officer of The Q India

• Seasoned industry veteran with deep experience in programming media for youth markets • Set to drive ad and sponsorship sales as The Q India rapidly increases reach in the country’s fast-growing mobile market with 230 million subscribers Dublin / Los Angeles / Toronto, November 8, 2018 – QYOU Media Inc. (TSXV: QYOU OTC: QYOUF) (“QYOU Media” or the “Company”) today announced that it has appointed Krishna Menon as Chief Revenue Officer of The Q India (aka: The Q). Based in Mumbai, Mr. Menon will drive the advertising and sponsorship revenue in one of QYOU Media’s fastest growing markets. Mr. ...

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V-Nova PERSEUS Plus available in Telestream Encoding Solution

• PERSEUS Plus encoding to be available in industry-leading Lightspeed Live solution • Telestream Lightspeed Live provides support for the most challenging Live video streaming workflows • Support for all devices using native hardware makes PERSEUS Plus the only next-generation codec ready for deployment today V-Nova, a leading provider of video compression solutions, today announced that its next-generation PERSEUS Plus codec will be supported by Telestream’s Lightspeed Live video streaming system, which is used by numerous major operators and video service providers worldwide. Telestream Lightspeed Live provides live multi-screen encoding, packaging and distribution in addition to multichannel video capture and ...

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Wisycom Goes the Distance for Production Sound Mixer/Boom Operator Adam Bloch

BUFFALO, NOVEMBER 7, 2018 – Production Sound Mixer/Boom Operator Adam Bloch was recently tasked with capturing all the hard-hitting, in-your-face audio for a behind-the-scenes look at training camp for a professional football team in Buffalo. Hoping to be as minimally invasive as possible while not missing any dialogue, Bloch relied on his latest wireless RF equipment, the Wisycom MCR42S Dual Diversity Wideband UHF Mini Receiver System and MTP41S Wideband Bodypack Transmitters. Bloch was first introduced to Wisycom by industry friend and colleague Randy Sparrazza, who was one of the initial adopters of the brand in the U.S. and has become ...

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ATEME Enables VSTV K+ to Maximize Bandwidth Savings and Revenue

PARIS, DENVER, SINGAPORE, SAO PAULO, 08 November 2018 – ATEME, the emerging leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT announced today that Vietnam Satellite Digital Television (VSTV K+), the biggest satellite operator in Vietnam, has successfully deployed its  TITAN solution for its Direct-to-Home (DTH) services. Thanks to ATEME’s TITAN, the Vietnamese operator has achieved OPEX and outstanding bandwidth savings in MPEG-2 and H.264, resulting in significant satellite transponder usage. In addition, the solution provides the company with the following benefits:   Flexibility: chosen platform is flexible and ready for future upgrades to 4K and HEVC ...

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FilmLight illuminates commitment to Japanese creative community at Inter BEE 2018

  FilmLight’s Japanese branch, FilmLight KK, to showcase the power of Baselight v5   [LONDON — 08 November 2018]: FilmLight will demonstrate its creative and technical commitment to Japanese television broadcasting and post-production with its own booth at Inter BEE 2018 (Makuhari Messe, Tokyo, 14–16 November, #3311). This marks both the five-year anniversary of the FilmLight office in Tokyo, and provides the opportunity to showcase the latest version of FilmLight’s colour grading and management platform, Baselight v5, for the Japanese market. “Movies and premium television are hugely important in Japan, and it is vital that users of our cutting edge ...

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Engaging Live Audience – Teams, Players, Fans –Want it NOW

“Well you know I’ve never met the guys. So, you’ll have to tell me their names, and then I’ll know who’s playing on the team.” – Bud Costello, “The Naughty Nineties,” Universal Pictures, 1945     Back before we cut the cord, we wondered if perhaps football and golf were losing their charm (and audience) because of over exposure. After all, we had five football, some baseball, soccer and NASCAR channels, as well as two golf channels in our big bundle and not everyone was really a sports fan … right?   Okay, Super Bowl (love the ads) and the ...

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AUTOGRAPH DELIVERS FREESPEAK II WIRELESS COMMS SOLUTION FOR ED SHEERAN ‘DIVIDE’ TOUR

Clear-Com® today announced that its award-winning FreeSpeak II digital wireless intercom solution is supporting Ed Sheeran’s mammoth ÷ (Divide) global tour to create a reliable comms network. The system was specified and installed by London-based Autograph Sales & Installations, and supplied by Tyrell, Clear-Com’s authorized UK distributor. Autograph’s Ben Tredwell, who had already supplied other audio equipment to UK production company Major Tom for the tour, received a request to assist with an on-the-road upgrade to its comms system. Tredwell arranged a demo of the Clear-Com FreeSpeak II system at Sheeran’s Manchester concert, and subsequently delivered and assisted with the ...

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Platinum Tools® Announces New Unloaded Patch Panels; Now Available

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018 – Platinum Tools®  (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch of the new shielded and unshielded Unloaded Patch Panel line. The new 24- and 48-port line is now available. “Platinum Tools is known as a leader in providing products and solutions for the structured wiring networking world of data, voice, and video,” said Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “Our Unloaded Patch Panels make media integration easy, flexible, and field-configurable by populating the ports as ...

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