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Fast-forward to creative results with FilmLight at IBC2019

  New Blackboard Classic control panel on show, as well as workflow improvements for VFX, dailies, broadcast and more.   LONDON — 5 September 2019: At this year’s IBC, FilmLight (Amsterdam, 13-17 September, stand #7.A45) is demonstrating new colour management tools and products designed to improve efficiency and flexibility for a wide range of workflows. With colour grading an increasing ...

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Red Giant Releases Game of Thrones VFX Pt. 2: The Undead Horse

Portland, OR – August 22, 2019 – Red Giant, creator of filmmaking, visual effects and motion graphics tools, today released the second installment of its multi-part Game of Thrones visual effects tutorial series: how to turn a live horse into a member of the Night King’s undead army. Daniel “Hashi” Hashimoto demonstrates keying and compositing techniques using tools including King Pin Tracker, Spot Clone ...

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C&I Studios Relies on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio’s Cut Page for Social Media Deliverables

Fremont, CA – August 21, 2019 – Blackmagic Design today announced that C&I Studios, a global content creation agency, is using DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio’s new cut page for faster than ever editing. Relying on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio for end to end post production, including editing, color grading, visual effects (VFX) and Fairlight audio, C&I Studios created a video for ...

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Ncam to debut Ncam Reality 2019 to Latin American market at SET EXPO 2019

Ncam Technologies, the leading developer of real-time augmented reality technology for the media and entertainment industries, today announced the latest version of its camera tracking solution, Ncam Reality 2019.1, will debut in Latin America at SET EXPO 2019 on booth 159/160. Ncam is also reinforcing the company’s commitment to the region with the appointment of Leandro Luraschi to Product Specialist, ...

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Roger and Big Machine Announce Merger

Creative agency Roger and full-service production company Big Machine announced a strategic merger today that will expand the creative capabilities for their respective agency, brand, and entertainment clients. The LA-based studios will retain the Roger name and continue all operations at their newly renovated facility in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. Representing Roger in the business partnership is ...

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Hong Kong Firm Spans Virtual Globe

This creator of digital worlds sees the city as an ideal home base in the real world. Midway through his career in law and investment banking, Devin Ehrig had a hankering to do something more creative. As the son of a Hollywood producer, the United States-born Hong Kong resident had “grown up in the movie industry,” and as the profession ...

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HPA Honors Robert Legato with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced that Robert Legato, the legendary visual effects supervisor and renowned creative, will receive the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the HPA Awards during a gala evening at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles on November 21st. Now in its 14th year, the HPA Awards recognize creative artistry, innovation and engineering excellence in the media ...

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VFX Legion Creates Effects For ‘The Food That Built America,’ History Channel’s New Docudrama Mini-Series

  VFX Legion recently completed a complex mix of visual effects for History Channel’s new docudrama mini-series, ‘The Food that Made America.’ The Burbank-based company worked on every phase of the production, from start to finish. Its team was on-site during locations scouting and on-set during production in New York, all the way through the final delivery of a show ...

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FilmLight presents Colour On Stage at IBC2019

  Free programme expanded to two days to provide greater opportunities to see industry leaders in finishing demonstrate their craft   LONDON — 13 August 2019: At this year’s IBC, FilmLight (stand #7.A45) is hosting the free two-day seminar series, Colour On Stage, on 14-15 September 2019. The event provides an opportunity for visitors to participate in live presentations and ...

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Creating movie star looks for HBO’s Big Little Lies

LONDON — 08 August, 2019: The second season of HBO’s runaway hit drama Big Little Lies was completed at Technicolor in Los Angeles. Finishing artist and Vice President of business development Pankaj Bajpai, famed for grading the HBO series Sex in the City, True Detective and Nat Geo’s Genius seasons for both Einstein and Picasso, used Baselight to enhance the ...

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FilmLight finishing gives distinction to Cannes winners

  LONDON — 3 July, 2019: Two of the top prizes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival have gone to ground-breaking movies which rely on FilmLight colour science for their distinctive looks. Parasite, from Korean director Bong Joon Ho, took the Palme d’Or, while director Mati Diop won the Grand Prix for Atlantique (Atlantics), the first black female director to ...

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VFX Legion Creates Visual Effects For ‘MA,’ A Horror Film

VFX Legion recently wrapped work on ‘MA,’ Blumhouse Productions’ new psychological horror film, which opened in theaters on May 31st. The award-winning studio tapped its the company’s experience digitally mutilating and eviscerating characters and augmenting practical footage to craft a range of photorealist visual effects that heightened the visceral impact of some of the movie’s most gruesome and suspenseful scenes. ...

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Red Giant Introduces: VFX Suite for Adobe After Effects

PORTLAND, ORE. (PRWEB) JUNE 18, 2019 Red Giant today announced VFX Suite, an all-new suite of keying, tracking, cleanup and visual effects compositing tools, all right inside Adobe® After Effects®, part of Adobe Creative Cloud®. Comprised of nine tools in total, Red Giant VFX Suite offers a powerful toolkit for realistic VFX composites, automatic chroma-keying, lightning-fast and accurate planar tracking, object replacement/removal, photo-realistic ...

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Jellyfish Pictures Expands Operation with New Virtual Animation Studio in Sheffield

BAFTA and multi-award winning VFX and animation studio, Jellyfish Pictures, today announced the opening of a new virtual animation facility in Sheffield. The move continues Jellyfish Pictures’ pioneering efforts, after creating Europe’s first virtual VFX studios back in 2017. The new site is the company’s fifth studio in the UK and is in addition to Jellyfish Pictures’ established studios in ...

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Red Giant Announces 72-Hour Flash Sale on Universe

Portland, OR – May 28, 2019 – Red Giant is giving first-time Universe users 50% off a one-year subscription for the next 72 hours. Today, starting at 10:00 AM PDT, through Friday, May 31st at 10:00 AM PDT, the first year of Red Giant Universe will be available for just $99 (regularly $199) as an introductory offer*. Red Giant Universe includes over 75 video transition ...

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VFX Legion Creates 100+ VFX for ‘Madam Secretary’

VFX Legion Creates 100+ VFX for ‘Madam Secretary’ The LA/B.C.-Based Company Created All of the Visual Effects for the Political Drama’s Fifth Season and Releases a VFX Breakdown Reel Showcasing Some of the Most Challenging CG Shots Crafted for the CBS Series. VFX Legion recently wrapped the visual effects for the fifth season of the CBS’s series, ‘Madam Secretary.’ The ...

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