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Cooke Optics rounds out S7/i, Panchro/i Classic and Anamorphic/i Full Frame Plus ranges, plus /i3, at NAB 2019

Cooke Optics will present some never-before-seen lenses from its S7/i, Panchro/i Classic and Anamorphic/i Full Frame Plus ranges on Stand C6333 at NAB 2019, taking place at the LVCC, Las Vegas from 8-11 April 2019. The award-winning lens manufacturer will also present some exciting new developments for /i3, the latest version of its /i Technology metadata system that provides detailed ...

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The Colonie Editor Tom Pastorelle Cuts Advocate Aurora Health Campaign To The Tune of a Nostalgic TV Theme Song

Merge Teams with the Chicago-based Company Tapping its Editorial, Motion Design, VFX and Animation Services for a Broadcast/Internet Campaign Cut to the Tune of a Nostalgic TV Theme Song The Colonie editor Tom Pastorelle recently partnered with Merge on a broadcast and web campaign for Advocate Aurora Health, one of the largest not-for-profit integrated health systems in the country. The ...

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FXhome Expands its Vast VFX Plugin Library with Launch of Ignite Pro V4.0

New Integrated Imerge Pro Plugins Extend Ignite Pro’s Massive VFX Plugin Library; Adds Andrew Kramer-Style Ray Traced Titling Effects, Distance Field Effects   FXhome (www.fxhome.com) announced today it is expanding its massive library of VFX plugins with the launch of Ignite Pro V4.0. Optimized for FXhome’s signature HitFilm editing and VFX software, and compatible across multiple content creation platforms, Ignite ...

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FXhome Boosts Performance of its Non-Destructive RAW Image Compositor with the Launch of Imerge Pro 2

World’s First Non-Destructive RAW Image Compositor Gets Even Better with Workflow and Performance Improvements for Professional Photographers and Content Creators FXhome (www.fxhome.com) announced today it is boosting the performance and adding a number of workflow improvements to Imerge Pro, the world’s first non-destructive RAW image compositor for Mac and PC.   With the launch of Imerge Pro 2, FXhome is ...

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MOD Begins 2019 on a High

Boutique VFX studio shifts into expansion mode as two recent music video projects earn Grammy nominations. ATLANTA—MOD is firing on all cylinders. The boutique visual effects studio has moved into a spacious, new, bungalow-style facility and two of its recent projects, the Travis Scott video Sicko Mode and Jay Rock’s Win¸ have earned Grammy nominations for their music. With several ...

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Rising Sun Pictures Expects 2019 to be a Big Year for VFX Education

School builds on its success in training and placing aspiring visual effects artists with expanded curriculum and growing enrollment. Adelaide, South Australia—As 2018 comes to a close, Rising Sun Pictures Education can look back on a year that saw its program grow, its partnership with the University of South Australia deepen and a record number of its graduates find meaningful ...

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BigStar Reaches New Heights With Addition Of Creative Director John Leamy

Creative services company BigStar has added Creative Director John Leamy to its team. Leamy is an award-winning, multidisciplinary creative who is best known for his design, live show graphics, film, and print work. He brings more than two decades of experience in shaping advertising, marketing, and branding campaigns for such clients as ABC, Red Bull, MGM Grand, and LG. Leamy ...

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HPA Announces 2018 Award Winners

The 13 annual Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards took place tonight, honoring the accomplishments of industry luminaries, behind-the-scenes artists and outstanding engineering teams. The HPA Awards set the bar for creative and technical achievement, recognizing individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in the creation of feature films, television, commercials, and entertainment content enjoyed around the world. Awards were given to talented ...

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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 ...

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Lightworks 14.5 Makes its Bold Debut to the Creative World

Outstanding new editorial experience provides fluid and uninterrupted creative editing, grading and visual effects workflow from smartphone filmmaking to creating the next Hollywood blockbuster Basingstoke, UK — November 1, 2018 – EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its Lightworks non-linear editor (NLE) version 14.5 (Windows, Mac, and Linux) release offering ...

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Fusion Studio Used to Produce VFX Shots for Hit Chinese TV Series Legend of Fuyao

Beijing – October 24, 2018 – Blackmagic Design today announced that Fusion Studio was used by CG/VFX designer Alex Koryshev with Shenzhen based Plan B VFX to produce VFX shots for hit Chinese TV series “Legend of Fuyao.” “Legend of Fuyao” is a 2018 Chinese fantasy television series based on the novel Empress Fuyao, starring Yang Mi and Ethan Juan in ...

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Muse VFX Uses Fusion Studio on FX Networks’ Critically Acclaimed Drama Series, Legion

Fremont, CA – September 28, 2018 – Blackmagic Design today announced that Los Angeles based visual effects (VFX) house Muse VFX used Fusion 9 Studio, its VFX and motion graphics software, on FX’s critically acclaimed drama Legion. Led by Founders and VFX Supervisors John Gross and Fred Pienkos, the Muse VFX team used Fusion Studio for the second season of the ...

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Incolor Uses DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel for Remote Grading from Overseas

Tokyo, Japan — October 1, 2018 – Blackmagic Design announced today that Japanese post house Incolor installed DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel and DaVinci Resolve Studio.Incolor, founded in 2015 by prominent photographer Shoji Uchida, specializes in remote grading by foreign colorists for commercials and music videos. One of the colorists whom Incolor often works with is Brandon Chavez, currently a freelance colorist ...

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We Are Royale Adds Chad Howitt As Creative Director To Staff

Creative & digital agency We Are Royale (Royale) has welcomed Chad Howitt as Creative Director. Howitt, who brings a background in live-action production, VFX and design, will be based out of the agency’s Los Angeles office. “It’s not too often that you get to collaborate with some of the brightest creatives in the field, and it’s even rarer to have the ...

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PowerHouse VFX Leverages World-Class Talent and Strategic Partnership with Sixteen19 to Rise to the Top of New York’s VFX Industry

Building on a rock-solid foundation of quality work and deep relationships, the boutique VFX house looks back on a stellar first year in operation. NEW YORK—Buoyed by a string of high-profile film and television projects, PowerHouse VFX has quickly solidified its place as an industry leader on New York’s VFX scene. Founded last year by Emmy Award-winning visual effects supervisor ...

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Flash Film Works Creates Visual Effects for Alpha with Fusion Studio

Fremont, CA – September 18, 2018 – Blackmagic Design today announced that Los Angeles based visual effects (VFX) company Flash Film Works used its VFX and motion graphics software, Fusion Studio, on Studio 8’s action adventure drama Alpha. An epic adventure set in the last Ice Age, Alpha tells a fascinating, visually stunning story that shines a light on the origins of man’s best ...

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