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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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The Colonie Teams with Burrell for Toyota Highlander’s New Multi-Platform Campaign

Burrell’s new multi-platform social media and broadcast campaign for Toyota centers around the fun-loving fictional Powell Family, and ‘slice of life’ moments that inspire spontaneous family adventures enjoyed in the comfort of their 2018 Toyota Highlander. The team at The Colonie was tasked with creating an array of engaging deliverables for a variety of platforms that included cinemagraphs, GIFs, and ...

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Mo-Sys joins HP and NVIDIA at SIGGRAPH 2018 to demonstrate the latest virtual production technology

At SIGGRAPH 2018, Mo-Sys will showcase its new StarTrackerVFX tool at Waskul Entertainment’s StudioXperience broadcast studio and technology space. The patented optical camera tracking system will be used to demonstrate how it brings virtual and real worlds together in real time, removing the complexities, time and budget constraints associated with virtual production. The StudioXperience space is sponsored by HP and ...

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Flowbox VFX Platform releases Rotoscoping 1.7 with a Mocha Planar Tracking integration you won’t believe and Permanent Licenses

Krakow,​​ Poland​: Flowbox, VFX software and technology company, creator of the node-based VFX platform focused on Rotoscoping, has just released their newest version with a Natively Integrated Mocha Planar Tracker.   “Flowbox has hurdled past ANY competitive Rotoscoping solution with this final puzzle piece. The fastest, smoothest UI on the planet for VFX, intuitive and flexible node-based workflow and now coupled with ...

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Victoria Alonso to Receive 2018 Charles S. Swartz Award

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced that Victoria Alonso, respected producer and Executive Vice President, Production for Marvel Studios, will receive the organization’s 2018 Charles S. Swartz Award at the HPA Awards on November 15. The HPA Awards recognize creative artistry, innovation and engineering excellence in the professional media content industry and the Charles S. Swartz Award honors the ...

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The Colonie’s Bob Ackerman and Burrell Get it Started with a Back-to-School Spot for Walmart

Burrell Communications’ new spot for Walmart taps SuperPrime’s lauded directorial duo, The Malloys, and captures the excitement of the approaching first day of school with The Black Eyed Peas’ track, ‘Let’s Get Started.’ The Colonie‘s veteran editor, Bob Ackerman, was given the enviable task of shaping a wealth of stunning footage into a captivating visual story. The agency’s broadcast campaign shows ...

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VFX Legion Completes Effects for ‘Superfly’ Remake

Producer Joel Silver and Director X Call on the LA Studio to Tackle 100+ Shots Designed to Amp Up the Impact of the Raw Violence in Sony’s Reboot of the Iconic ‘70’s Film VFX Legion created over 100 digital effects for ‘Superfly,’ Sony’s highly anticipated remake of the iconic ‘70’s Blaxploitation film. The deadline was only five weeks away, and the ...

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Ncam Appoints Morgan Beall to VP of North America as Company Continues on Global Growth Path

Ncam Technologies, the leading developer of real-time augmented reality technology for the entertainment industries, has announced the immediate appointment of Morgan Beall to the role of VP of North America Sales. With the expected growth in Ncam’s core markets of broadcast graphics, film and TV VFX, sports, and enterprise AR, Morgan will play a key part in developing Ncam’s presence ...

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VFX Legion Completes FX for ‘Madam Secretary’s’ Fourth Season

The season finale of CBS’s political drama ‘Madam Secretary’ aired last week, closing with Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord (Téa Leoni) revealing her plans to run for president to her husband Henry (Tim Daly). VFX Legion followed up the cliffhanger with the release of a breakdown reel that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the making of some of the most ...

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HPA Awards Creative Categories Call for Entries Opens

Popular Awards for Creative and Technical Talent Adds New Categories The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) has opened the Call for Entries in Creative Categories for the 13th annual HPA Awards. These awards are considered important recognition for groundbreaking work and artistic excellence, acknowledging creative artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, television, and commercials. The ...

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Pacific Post Opens New Facility in Sherman Oaks

Pacific Post, a full-service editorial equipment rental and services provider, has expanded its footprint with the opening of a new 10,000 square-foot facility in Sherman Oaks. The new location offers 25 spacious Avid suites with 24/7 technical support, alongside a writer’s room and several production offices. Pacific Post has retrofit the entire site which is supported by Avid NEXIS shared ...

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CoreMelt to Demonstrate New Planar Tracking-Based Paint Software for Final Cut Pro X Editors and Artists at NAB 2018

CoreMelt New PaintX Software, with mocha Planar Tracking Integration, To Enable FCPX Artists to Apply Quick, Accurate Planar Tracked Fixes to Footage with a Swipe of a Brush   Sydney, Australia (April 9, 2018) – CoreMelt ( today announced it will demonstrate a new Planar Tracking-based paint utility software for Apple Final Cut Pro X editors and artists at NAB ...

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CoreMelt Showcases Powerful, Professional Color Grading Tools for FCPX Editors at NAB 2018

CoreMelt Chromatic for FCPX Delivers Complete, Flexible, Professional Color Correction for Editors; Integrates Academy Award-Winning mocha Tracking Technology for Mask Tracking   Sydney, Australia (April 9, 2018) – CoreMelt ( today announced it will be showcasing powerful new color grading tools for Final Cut Pro X editors at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas this week. With this announcement, CoreMelt has ...

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HaZ Dulull’s Debut Feature Film The Beyond Delivered with Blackmagic Design

Fremont, CA – February 5, 2018 – Blackmagic Design today announced that writer and director Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull, has completed his first feature-length film, ‘The Beyond’, which was edited and graded in DaVinci Resolve 14. Furthermore, the sci-fi documentary film was shot exclusively with digital film cameras from Blackmagic Design, including the URSA Mini 4.6K and URSA Mini Pro. HaZ has drawn ...

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Bluefish444 Adds Support for Nuke and Nuke Studio

Bluefish444 official Nuke and Nuke Studio support

2K/HD/SD-SDI playback support with Windows Installer v5.13.4 North Melbourne, Australia, December 18, 2017 – Bluefish444, manufacturer of the professional video industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards, and mini converters, announces Foundry Nuke®/Nuke Studio® support is now available with the recently released Windows installer v5.13.4. Bluefish444’s entire Epoch video I/O card range now supports ...

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Bluefish444 Releases New Windows Installer for Epoch Range

Bluefish444 New Windows Installer for Epoch range I/O cards

Windows Installer v5.13.4 adds new Nuke, CasparCG & Unity support, and enhancements to supported software North Melbourne, Australia, December 7, 2017 – Bluefish444, manufacturer of the professional video industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards, and mini converters, has released Windows installer v5.13.4, which includes additional features for Bluefish444 Symmetry™, Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC ...

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