Tarzana, CA, January 5, 2007- AvatarLabs, a full-service motion graphics and online design studio for the entertainment industry has appointed Paul Berry III as Senior Designer, it was announced today by the company‘s Creative Director/Producer/Designer Rex Cook. more
Archive for January, 2007
Hollywood, CA and New York, NY (January 5, 2007) –Post Logic Studios, the leading bicoastal independent post-production and digital intermediate (DI) service facility, has appointed Peter Bavaro to Executive Director, Sales and Marketing.
“It‘s great to have Peter on board with us,” said Larry Birstock, CEO, Post Logic Studios. “Peter‘s depth of production experience will be an invaluable asset in supporting our growth strategy. Post Logic Studios continues to be well positioned to build on its present success and become recognized as one of the industry‘s most creative, professional and highest-quality providers of visual effects, post production and DI for film and televisions projects.” more
– World‘s First Dedicated HD DVD Write Drive for the Desktop Supports Read and Write to All Main Optical Discs —
2007 International CES
TOKYO–Toshiba today brought the wide ranging capabilities of HD DVD to the desktop PC with the announcement of a standard height HD DVD drive able to read and write to HD DVD and to standard DVD and CD discs. Sample shipments of the new drive, SD-H903A, are scheduled to start this month. more
Burbank, CA, January 5, 2007 — Archion, the entertainment industry‘s largest storage solution to Avid storage systems, has announced major sales of its “Synergy Plus” product to the New York-based companies Rainbow Media Networks and Vidiots, as well as new sales to Scott Howell and Company, and to Lab 601. The announcement was made by Reuben Lima, COO, Archion. more
Harris to provide HD Radio™ transmitters and FlexStar® multicasting equipment along with turnkey engineering services for digital microwave STL upgrades
CINCINNATI, January 4, 2007 – Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) today announced that Jefferson Public Radio (JPR), owner of 21 public radio stations in Oregon and Northern California, will exclusively install Harris HD Radio™ transmitters for its FM and AM stations. Harris will also provide its FlexStar® family of HD Radio products (FlexStar HDI-100 Importer, HDE-100 Exporter and HDX-FM exciter) at all FM stations for future multicasting initiatives, as well as at all AM stations for improved audio quality. Harris NeuStar™ SW4.0 pre-codec conditioners, powered by Neural Audio, will be installed at all sites for HD Radio™ audio processing. more
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Jan. 4, 2007 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that the next version of Adobe® Production Studio, the integrated video and audio post-production tool set that is part of the Creative Suite family, will be available for both the Macintosh and Windows® platforms. Film, video and web professionals currently using Adobe After Effects®, Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe Illustrator® on the Mac will soon be able to harness the power of completely new Macintosh releases of Adobe Premiere® Pro, Adobe Encore® DVD and Adobe Soundbooth™ — all key components of an upcoming milestone revision to Adobe Production Studio. The software will have its first public demonstration during the Macworld 2007 Conference and Exhibition at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, January 9 – 12 (Booth 901). The next release of Adobe Production Studio is expected to ship in mid-2007. more
Adobe’s Director of Product Management for Dynamic Media Simon Hayhurst announces Adobe Production Studio’s compatability with Intel-based Macs, available Spring 2007, with Digital Content Producer‘s Video Technology Editor Trevor Boyer. To listen to this announcement, “Right Click” and “Save As” the link below.
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, has appointed Nick Rashby to President announced AJA founder and CEO John Abt. This appointment comes as AJA is experiencing unprecedented growth with near ubiquity of its KONA video cards among professional Mac editors, the debut of its growing XENA line for Windows, and its well established strength and innovation in the video converters market place. Nick Rashby, former AJA Director of Sales and Marketing, will oversee day to day operations of worldwide activities from the company‘s headquarters in Grass Valley, CA. more
Hollywood, CA, January 2, 2007 – SonicPool, one of Hollywood‘s leading post facilities, specializing in audio and video finishing and off-line editorial suite rentals, has promoted Grace Anthony to the position of Production Supervisor for the company‘s Pool Cues Music division. The announcement was made by John Frost and Patrick Bird, co-founders/Supervising Sound Mixers, SonicPool. more
The International Film Festival Rotterdam -that will be held 24 januari till 4 februari 2007- will present the first international premiere of a feature length fiction film shot with mobile phone. The film is called Why didn’t anybody tell me it would become this bad in Afghanistan. The 70 minute film is directed by Dutch filmmaker Cyrus Frisch, who previously made: Vergeef me (2001) and Blackwater Fever (2006). more