Tarzana, CA, February 5, 2007- AvatarLabs, a full-service motion graphics and online design studio for the entertainment industry led by noted creative director/designer Rex Cook, has designed, created and delivered an entirely new re-branding station graphics package on behalf of Los Angeles‘ second PBS television station, KLCS. The tagline for the new KLCS campaign is “KLCS: The Education Station.” Mr. Cook made the announcement. more
Archive for February 2nd, 2007
30 January 2007, Passfield, UK: Digital Rapids, through London-based distributor ERA, has completed the sale and installation of their StreamZ encoding solution into Flextech Television Ltd, the content division of digital television and broadband provider ntl:Telewest.
Operated by the NewMedia/Interactive department at Flextech‘s London facility, StreamZ has been integrated into their network with its media storage accessible to their edit platforms, primarily encoding full programmes to WMV for their VOD service and MPEG-1 and MPEG-4 deliverables for their mobile carriers. more
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Shooters Post & Transfer (www.shootersinc.com), the award-winning visual effects, design and post production facility here, announced the launch of DIVE (http://www.the-dive.net/), a new visual effects and film finishing house led by veteran Visual Effects Supervisor Mark Forker – most recently Visual Effects Supervisor at Digital Domain, Los Angeles. With Forker at the helm, the new company will focus on providing the film community with visual effects, digital intermediates and titles. Forker will also continue to provide visual effects supervision services to studios and filmmakers via his existing relationships with visual effects facilities worldwide. more
Kodak has introduced an enhanced version of its proprietary DIGITAL ICE Technology. The software is designed to automatically detect and eliminate dust, scratches and other anomalies while film images are being converted to digital files for postproduction. KODAK DIGITAL ICE Technology Version 2.0 more fully integrates with other postproduction applications and offers more output options, making it a state-of-the-art tool for creatives and end users.
KODAK DIGITAL ICE Technology Version 2.0 incorporates an option for providing “untouched” image data along with the output defect matte generated by the software. Snyder notes that the “untouched” information feature can be more efficient for facilities that have invested in other dust- busting workflow technologies. more