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Sigma Unveils Sigma fp Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera; Announces High-Performance Lens Series for Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Systems

July 11, 2019 Sigma Corporation today made the following announcements: Launch of Sigma fp, the world’s smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless digital camera. Introduction of a newly developed high-performance lens series for full-frame mirrorless cameras. The first of which will include: Sigma 35mm F1.2 DG DN Art Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art Sigma 45mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary Sigma fp – The Smallest and Lightest Full-Frame Mirrorless Digital Camera With dimensions of 112.6×69.9×45.3mm and body weight of 370g, the all-new Sigma fp is the world’s smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless digital camera. It is equipped with a 35mm Bayer full-frame sensor with 24.6 ...

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Christian Revival Church Implements AV Solution from Blackmagic Design

Fremont, CA – July 11, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that the newest branch of South Africa’s Christian Revival Church (CRC) has installed a multi purpose AV solution based on the ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K and ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel. With more than 90 congregations throughout South Africa, and more than 15 globally, including London, Amsterdam and Perth, CRC was established in 1994 by senior pastors, At Boshoff and his wife Nyretta Boshoff, in Bloemfontein. CRC uses technology to link multiple venues during live services, with video playing a crucial role in the church’s ability to ...

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FSR Brings ‘Smart’ Solutions to InfoComm 2019

FSR Brings ‘Smart’ Solutions to InfoComm 2019 Company Surprises Attendees With New Quick, Easy and Affordable On-Floor, Wire-Management Solution Woodland Park, NJ July 10, 2019 — FSR, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of infrastructure solution products for the audio/video, Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), education, corporate, hospitality, and government markets, recently surprised attendees at the 2019 InfoComm Show in Orlando, FL with the launch of a brand new on-floor, wire-management solution. The company’s new Smart-Way On-Floor Raceway System is an intelligent choice for wire management, since it installs on top of any flooring, offering users a quick, easy ...

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Rising Sun Pictures Journeys to Another Dimension with “Spider-Man: Far From Home”

In its first contribution to the Spider-Man franchise, studio produces hologram that reveals the origin of the Elementals. Adelaide, South Australia—Rising Sun Pictures delivered more than 100 visual effects shots for Columbia Pictures’ and Marvel Studios’ superhero epic Spider-Man: Far From Home, one of this year’s most anticipated blockbusters. The studio’s work included a memorable holographic sequence that reveals one of the film’s biggest mysteries: the origins of The Elementals, four monstrous creatures from a parallel universe with the ability to control fire, earth, water and wind. Directed by Jon Watts, Spider-Man: Far From Home is a sequel to 2017’s ...

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Alchemy Post Sound Puts Its Best Foot Forward in Delivering Foley for FX’s “Fosse/Verdon”

Foley specialists collaborate with Supervising Sound Editors Daniel Timmons and Tony Volante in recreating the sounds of the Broadway and film magic woven by the legendary choreographer and musical actress. Westchester, New York— Alchemy Post Sound put on its tap shoes (and a whole lot more) in creating Foley sound for Fosse/Verdon, FX’s critically-acclaimed limited series about choreographer Bob Fosse (Sam Rockwell) and his collaborator and wife, the singer/dancer Gwen Verdon (Michelle Williams). Working under the direction of supervising sound editors Daniel Timmons and Tony Volante, Foley artist Leslie Bloome and his team performed and recorded hundreds of custom sound ...

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Soularity Sound Relies on NUGEN Audio for its Rock-Solid Products and Customer Service

AUSTIN, JULY 10, 2019 – Working with independent filmmakers allows post-production audio professionals the opportunity to put an extra stamp of creativity on their projects. This is exactly the type of work that Korey Pereira, MSPE member and owner/creative director of Austin-based post house, Soularity Sound, and his team take pride in producing. In order to continually deliver captivating content with pristine audio with which his company has become synonymous, Pereira relies on a selection of plug-ins from NUGEN Audio. Among the most commonly utilized NUGEN plug-ins at Soularity Sound are the Loudness Toolkit (VisLM 2, ISL 2 and LM-Correct ...

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Hyper RPG Powers its YouTube and Twitch Live Streaming Workflows with Blackmagic Design

Fremont, CA – July, 10, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that Hyper Rabbit Power Go (Hyper RPG), an online gathering place centered around video and tabletop gaming, comic books, movies and more, has incorporated a Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K and ATEM Television Studio HD live production switchers and more to shoot and live stream around thirty hours of programming per week on its YouTube and Twitch channels. Created in 2015 by veteran game developer Jordan Weisman (BattleTech, Shadowrun) and former Geek and Sundry Twitch channel show runner Zac Eubank, Hyper RPG pushes the boundaries of ...

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LIVEU IBC 2019 PREVIEW

LiveU’s location – Stand 3.B62 LiveU will present its portfolio of 5G-enabled solutions for live newsgathering and dynamic sports coverage for every type of event. Looking towards the 2020 games in Tokyo, LiveU is already gearing up to support hundreds of customers with its award-winning HEVC technology. IBC highlights include: CREATE: HEVC 4K field units LiveU’s flagship LU600 4K HEVC portable transmission solution offers flawless video with extreme bandwidth efficiency. The LU600’s latest HEVC 4K-SDI edition facilitates professional 4Kp50/60 streaming for top-quality production, supporting VR and 360 applications. Our compact, robust LU300 HEVC unit for live streaming. At an attractive ...

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RED BEE MEDIA LAUNCHES NEW RED LAB FACILITY IN HILVERSUM, NETHERLANDS

Red Bee Media has opened their second Red Lab facility in Hilversum, the Netherlands. Red Lab Hilversum will focus on product development, testing and demonstrations of IP and software-based solutions for video acquisition, compression, contribution and distribution services. Under the Red Lab name, Red Bee Media is formalizing its R&D efforts with multiple connected facilities across the globe. The first Red Lab opened in London in February 2019 and a third facility will be launched in Stockholm during the year. “Red Lab Hilversum gives us a great opportunity to develop and test our IP enabled capabilities, increasing the value we ...

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Mediaproxy leads the path to next generation logging and monitoring with LogServer at IBC 2019

Melbourne, Australia – 10 July 2019 – Mediaproxy,the leading provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, will be highlighting recent upgrades to the LogServer IP logging, monitoring and analysis system during IBC 2019 on Booth 7.B44 in Amsterdam’s RAI Centre from 13 to 17 September. IBC is a major showcase for the latest and most innovative broadcast technology. Mediaproxy is a regular exhibitor not only because of this but due to the conference that runs alongside the exhibition focusing on the emerging topics in TV and streaming. Interactivity is now a major consideration for broadcasters and service providers, particularly as social ...

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Major international sport owners and organisers A.S.O. signs multi-year agreement to use Globecast Digital Media Hub for content sharing

Globecast has announced that Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.), owners and organisers of multiple globally renowned sports events, has selected Content Marketplace, part of Globecast’s Digital Media Hub, for clipped content sharing. A.S.O. organises 210 days of competition per year, with 90 events in 25 countries. Content is shared with A.S.O. customers including television channels, the wider media and also A.S.O for internal use. Digital Media Hub is Globecast’s suite of services for sport and live events. Facilitating cross-platform live content publishing as well as VOD content creation and distribution – using the Content Marketplace module – it significantly increases content ...

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K-Tek Unveils KlassicPro Boom Poles

K-Tek, the company that introduced the first made-in-USA, graphite, telescoping pole 25 years ago, announces major advances to their award-winning Klassic Boom Poles. To keep up with the demands of today’s professional boom operator, the new KlassicPro incorporates the best features of the original, including: lightweight high-density graphite tubing, modular bases, quick-locking and quiet handling. Still built in the original shop in Vista, California, each KlassicPro is made with the same care and attention to detail as the original. The new design offers increased interchangeability. That’s where K-Tek’s new removable headpiece comes in. Gone are the soldered and sealed poles ...

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Tedial to Launch SMARTLIVE MULTI SPORT Configurations and Demonstrate Version Factory Updates for Content Production and Distribution at IBC 2019

Tedial to Launch SMARTLIVE MULTI SPORT Configurations and Demonstrate Version Factory Updates for Content Production and Distribution at IBC 2019 Tedial solutions available on premises and in the cloud Malaga, Spain – 9th July 2019 – Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, will be unveiling significant new features to its cutting-edge, award-winning sports and live events solution, SMARTLIVE, on stand 8.B44 at IBC 2019. The company will also unveil upgrades to its Tedial Version Factory 2019 for the first time in Europe. SMARTLIVE MULTI SPORT Configurations New for IBC 2019, SMARTLIVE will feature MULTI SPORT configurations, which allow ...

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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Weaves a Web of Thrilling Sound  For Spider-Man™: Far From Home 

Culver City, Calif.– Post-production sound for this summer’s blockbuster hit from Columbia Pictures, in association with Marvel Studios, Spider-Man: Far From Home, was completed by Sony Pictures Post Production Services. Supervising Sound Editor & Sound Designer Steven Ticknor, Re-Recording Mixer and Supervising Sound Editor & Sound Designer Tony Lamberti and Re-Recording Mixer Kevin O’Connell led a team of veteran sound artists in delivering dynamic soundscapes to match the film’s full throttle action, mind-blowing superhero gadgetry and larger-than-life characters, the latter including a quartet of extra-dimensional creatures with colossal powers known as the Elemental Creatures. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, ...

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For Kally Williams, Even a Horror Movie Bloodbath is No Match for Lectrosonics

Rio Rancho, NM (July 9, 2019) — Production sound recordist Kally Williams’ story is the kind that draws everyone from aspiring actors to gaffers towards Los Angeles with celluloid dreams: Work hard, perfect your trade, and the dream can come true. Her mixing credits range from the YouTube show “Hello Hunnay with Jeannie Mai” to the Netflix horror anthology to a recent KFC commercial. She now enjoys a coveted spot on the first call list when films, TV series, and documentaries of all kinds need expert sound mixing on location under any conditions. Always by her side is her Lectrosonics ...

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Calrec’s VP2 Virtualized Mixing System Makes European Debut at IBC 2019

HEBDEN BRIDGE, UK, JUNE 9, 2019 — On show for the first time at IBC (Stand 8.C61) is Calrec’s VP2 virtualized mixing system. VP2 has no physical control surface and utilizes Calrec’s Assist software for setup and control. VP2’s 4U core comes in three DSP sizes; 128-, 180- and 240-input channels, and incorporates Calrec’s powerful Hydra2 networking solution. Calrec Serial Control Protocol (CSCP) allows the audio console to be completely controlled by an automation system. VP2 enables the station to reap many of the benefits of using a Calrec console, but without a physical control surface. Control and setup are ...

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Dplay Enjoys OTT Success, Expands Appear Solution With Dynamic Ads

OSLO, NORWAY, JULY 9, 2019 – Appear TV, a leading provider of next-generation video delivery platforms for broadcast and streaming high-quality video, announces that Dplay is expanding its OTT solution from Appear and NEP Norway with dynamic ad insertion to further improve its offering. “Dplay has been a tremendous success, and we keep offering the service in new markets and continuously adding new customers,” said Peder O. Krogh, Operations Director for Dplay in the Nordics. “Since we launched the service running on Appear Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) servers, our delivery quality has been stellar.”   NEP Norway operates Dplay in several European markets, and Dplay ...

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BBC Street unlocks creative and technical opportunities with new Baselight TWO

  LONDON — 9 July, 2019: BBC Street, the in-house post-production facility at BBC Scotland in Glasgow, has installed a new Baselight system to upgrade their grading and finishing suite with Baselight’s latest powerful 4K/HDR toolset and to improve their client experience. BBC Street works for external clients as well as internal productions, which are broadcast on national and international BBC services, BBC Scotland and BBC Alba, the Gaelic language channel, and cover a wide range of programmes including adult and children’s drama, short films, and documentary features. The new Baselight TWO fits into BBC Scotland’s workflow in many ways. ...

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