Tarzana, CA, June 26, 2007- The rats of Paris are rejoicing, since AvatarLabs, a full-service motion graphics and online design studio for the entertainment industry, has been retained to design, create and deliver the MySpace advertising campaign promoting the upcoming Disney-Pixar animated feature film “Ratatouille”. The film will be released June 29th. (For more info, see: http://disney.go.com/disneypictures/ratatouille/ ) more
Archive for June 26th, 2007
HOLLYWOOD — Stardust Studios‘ founder and creative director Jake Banks is such a huge fan of Canadian pop-rock band Sloan, he and Revolver Film Company (Toronto/LA) have poured vast amounts of time and resources into creating a unique new music video for the track “I’ve Gotta Try” from the band’s eighth studio album, “Never Hear the End of It,” which is also Sloan’s first release on U.S. label Yep Roc Records. The 2:34 video was released internationally this week and is expected to begin airing on music video channels soon. more
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 26, 2007 - More than 60 Canon HD studio and portable lenses were selected by QVC®, one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world, located in West Chester, Pa. when QVC chose to take its philosophy of quality, value, and convenience one step further with the upgrade of its Studio Park facility, the company‘s worldwide headquarters.
“At QVC, our connection with the customer begins with the lens, so our mandate was that our new glass would have to provide superb imagery,” said Angie Simmons, senior vice president, broadcast and TV sales for QVC. “When we present products to our viewers, our goal is to ensure that it‘s done with unsurpassed performance. Since Canon lenses consistently demonstrate true color representation, the decision for us to select Canon was an easy one.” more
NaturalMotion Ltd., developers of the highly-acclaimed Dynamic Motion Synthesis (DMS) technology, today announced that Full Sail Real World Education is now a member of NaturalMotion‘s growing Academic Partner Program. This partnership ensures that all students enrolled in the Computer Animation Bachelors Degree Program will benefit from increased access to endorphin, and other innovative 3D technology from NaturalMotion. more
Unlimited Visibility Lighting Design (UVLD) rubbed elbows with TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in lighting the TIME 100 gala for the high-profile movers and shakers at Time Warner Center‘s Jazz at Lincoln Center overlooking Columbus Circle and Central Park. The show was produced by Jeremy Driesen, president of New York-based Ray Bloch Productions (RBP). more
Extending its reach within South America, a full complement of Grass Valley™ digital production equipment from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) has been installed at the IURD (Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus, or Universal Church of the Kingdom of God), a new religious-based content creation facility located in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The system implemented includes a shared storage area network (SAN) that is based on a large Grass Valley K2™ Media Server and Media Client System. It consists of multiple K2 servers, a Grass Valley large storage array, and multiple Grass Valley Aurora™ Edit workstations. more
FOR-A‘s FRC-7000 Offers Flawless, Motion-Compensated HD Frame Rate Conversion, Allowing International Audiences to Experience Operas Live from ‘The Met‘
CYPRESS, CA, June 25, 2007 – FOR-A Corporation of America, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, announced that its FRC-7000 HD frame rate converter is proving to be a key component enabling live broadcasts of operas from New York‘s famed Metropolitan Opera to participating digital cinemas in the United States and Europe. more