SUMOLIGHT Unveils SUMOLASER™ at Cine Gear 2022, Booth #930

UMOLIGHT, makers of SUMOSPACE+™, SUMOSKY™ and new SUMOMAX™ introduce an entirely new concept in professional lighting—SUMOLASER. Based on a new class of laser emitters, SUMOLASER™ is a daylight point-source of unparalleled luminance that can put a precision beam of light on a stage or project miles into the sky. At just 10.8 lbs/4.9kg this new powerhouse rivals the output of traditional 18kW HMI daylight sources weighing more than ten times as much.


SUMOLIGHT GmbH 1800-15,000K RGBWW on BSC Stand #218 Berlin, Germany—April 5, 2022: SUMOLIGHT GmbH, known for SUMOSPACE+ and SUMOSKY, introduces the new high-output, SUMOMAX LED light. With a distinctive hexagonal design, high lumen output and modular form factor, this 700W fixture is designed to serve and inspire creative lighting— performing as a keylight, hardlight, […]

SMPTE Hollywood, IMF User Group to Host Panel on IMF Best Practices

Free monthly Zoom meeting slated for March 30, Noon PDT Studio City, Calif.— SMPTE Hollywood and the IMF User Group (UG) will co-host a virtual meeting on IMF and its impact on content owners, service providers and technology developers, Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at noon PDT. IMF (Interoperable Master Format) is fast becoming the standard […]

SUMOLIGHT Adds UK HQ headed by Broadcast Industry Veteran Simon Evans

SUMOLIGHT GmbH Elstee film Studios Shenley Road, London UK New hand’s-on showroom facilities for growing line of lighting solutions located at London’s prestigious Elstree Film Studios SUMOLIGHT GmbH, known for SUMOSPACE, SUMOSKY, new SUMOMAX and other innovative LED lighting, announces the opening of SUMOLIGHT UK Ltd. With an eye to the flourishing British and […]

EditShare Receives Prestigious Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering

Recognized for Cloud-Enabled Remote Editing and Project Management Boston, MA, February 02, 2022 — EditShare®, the technology leader that enables storytellers to create and manage collaborative media workflows, announced today that it has won a prestigious 2021 Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). The Technology […]

SMPTE Hollywood to Explore the Impact of Machine Learning on Visual Effects

Free monthly Zoom meeting slated for January 26. Studio City, Calif.— On January 26, SMPTE Hollywood and the Visual Effects Society (VES) will cohost a virtual meeting exploring the current and future impact of machine learning on visual effects. Autodesk’s Will Harris, Foundry’s Mathieu Mazerolle and Unity Technologies’ Brian Gaffney will discuss how their companies […]

SMPTE Hollywood to Host Expert Panel on Drones

Free Zoom event slated for Thursday, October 7 at 6:00PM PDT Studio City, Calif.— SMPTE Hollywood will offer a revealing glimpse into the state of drone technology and artistry at its October virtual meeting.  A panel of experts in the use of drones in film and television production will discuss the latest advances and future […]

HPA Announces 2021 Engineering Excellence Winners

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August 10, 2021 (Burbank, CA) – The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced the winners of the 2021 HPA Awards for Engineering Excellence.  The HPA Awards, including the HPA Award for Engineering Excellence, will be bestowed on November 18 during a live gala at the Hollywood Legion. The process to be considered for […]

NTC Announces Ndox Platform to Consolidate Media System Documentation

Engineering specialist employs its browser-based documentation platform in designing and building the infrastructure for a new media center serving hundreds of television stations and distribution partners with a hybrid-cloud architecture, software-based media processing and support for 4K, UHD, and HDR. Glendale, CALIF. —Designing, documenting, and configuring technology infrastructure at large media facilities has become increasingly […]

SMPTE Hollywood to Host Panel on Standards

Studio City, Calif.—At its July virtual meeting, SMPTE Hollywood will host a panel of experts for a discussion on the critical importance of standards in the motion picture and television industry. Providing the technical framework upon which the industry depends, standards are central to SMPTE’s mission—and yet people are often unsure of what the term […]

Goldcrest Post Adds Phil Poli as Director of Engineering

NEW YORK CITY— Goldcrest Post has appointed Phil Poli as Director of Engineering. A 20-year industry veteran, Poli will be responsible for overseeing, maintaining and developing technology and infrastructure for the facility. Technology strategy will also be part of his remit. Formerly with Light Iron, Poli has also held engineering posts with Deluxe and Company […]

HPA Engineering Excellence Call for Entries Now Open

HPA Awards has announced that the call for submissions for the HPA Engineering Excellence Award is open. Entries will be accepted until June 18, 2021. Celebrating the creative brilliance and ingenuity of the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) community since 2006, the HPA Awards are sought after recognition by artists, companies, and technologists. In 2021, the […]

HPA Celebrates 15th Anniversary Honoring Artistry & Innovation

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The 15th annual HPA Awards took place online on November 19, celebrating fifteen years honoring brilliant and transformational work by the individuals and companies raising the bar on storytelling. Awards were given to individuals and teams working in eleven creative craft categories, recognizing outstanding contributions to color grading, sound, editing and visual effects for commercials, […]

Amino Technologies PLC launches 2020 #futureisbright Graduate Programme to champion ambitious students and drive industry innovation

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Amino is investing in bachelor and master’s degree graduates, inviting them to apply for fast-growth positions in Brno, Cambridge UK, Helsinki and Hong Kong. This programme launches at a critical time when many graduate development and internship opportunities are curtailed by the challenges of the pandemic. The global programme launches on October 1, 2020 and […]

Engineering Excellence Recipients Announced for 2020 HPA Awards

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee have announced the winners of the 2020 HPA Awards for Engineering Excellence.  The HPA Awards, including the HPA Award for Engineering Excellence, will be bestowed on November 19 in a virtual gala. The judging process for this year’s entries was adapted to adhere to restrictions imposed upon the […]