In this :60 spot, Smoke & Mirrors NY creates a world beyond windows for global network, Ricoh. A Japanese employee has the daunting task of completing an important report in one day. We see the document traversing his company‘s worldwide hubs via the web, as he enjoys a night of sushi and karaoke. As we travel the globe, the sun through the office windows slowly sets from country to country, remaining a beacon for those working on the report. In the morning, the employee delivers the finished document to his boss. Looking like a hero and having done little, the importance of collaboration and power of technology are proven. more
Archive for August 30th, 2007
In a recently released video for Kanye West, the rhinofx team helped create other-worldly effects to help the artist get Stronger. Filmed in New York, Los Angeles, and Japan, the video pays visual homage to an anime style and includes CG holograms, machines, and animated effects for West‘s hit song featuring a prominent sample from Daft Punk. The clip has already received a 2007 nomination for the MTV VMA‘s Video of the Year. more
Eddie Tapp is an award-winning photographer as well as a lecturer, consultant and author on digital imaging issues. Tapp‘s lecture tours include instruction on the proper display of photographs, including control of digital color and tone. After finding that the projector he used for his lectures lacked sufficient color control, Tapp switched to the REALiS SX6 Multimedia Projector from Canon U.S.A., Inc. to increase the resolution, brightness and color accuracy of the images so crucial to his lessons. more
Industry veterans, Head of Production, Miles Dinsmoor, Head of Creative, Andy Hann, and Head of Business Development, Bob Lowery, have launched BIGSMACKtv, a new creative design/production boutique specializing in the creation of broadcast promos, motion graphics, and entertainment branding. Dinsmoor and Hann have been responsible for design and promo work for television networks such as, CBS, ESPN, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, as well as many others.
While the company still has that new-car-smell, the creative team has driven around the block more than a few times. Prior to launching BIGSMACKtv, the company heads held the same posts at Concrete Pictures, a creative services agency specializing in broadcast branding, on-air promotion and strategy. more
BBC Worldwide today announces that it has signed an archive representation agreement with the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) the largest public service broadcaster in the country. The deal will see BBC Motion Gallery, BBC Worldwide‘s clips sales arm, distributing a range of regionally specific clips via its website (bbcmotiongallery.com) to further enhance its rich international motion imagery portfolio. more
Stockholm, Sweden – 30 August, 2007 – Digital Vision, the premier supplier of picture enhancement equipment for film and television post-production, announced today that the company will receive a 2007 Primetime Emmy® Engineering award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for its DVNR and DVO image processing systems. The company will receive an Engineering Plaque, given for achievements that exhibit a high level of engineering and are important to the progress of the industry, at the Primetime Creative Arts ceremony on Saturday, September 8th in Los Angeles. more
Momentum Of Slate Switcher Sales To Premier Customers Prompts Dealer Action
BURLINGTON, Massachusetts (August 30, 2007) Broadcast Pix™ Inc., the innovative production switcher manufacturer, has announced significant growth through the expansion of its dealer network to over 40 countries around the world. Dealers in most countries have purchased a Slate™ switcher demonstration unit. The Company introduced its largest Slate switcher at IBC 2006, and is an exhibitor at the IBC 2007 convention in Amsterdam this September (Hall 7; Stand 116). more
Robe highlights 14 new and recent products on Stand E 57 at the PLASA 2007 exhibition.
Brand new products include the Media Hub 5000 DT, the latest version software for the DigitalSpot 5000 DT, 3 new LED products from Robe‘s LT range, using the K2 LEDs, Media Server Qube Control for the StageQube 324 and a new lighting controller – the DMX Control 2048. more
Names 20-Year Industry Veteran Sean East Regional Sales Manager
CINCINNATI/TORONTO, August 29, 2007 – Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has expanded its Canadian Radio Broadcast sales team, naming industry veteran Sean East regional sales manager for the region. In his new role, East will report to Chris Pannell, director of North American radio sales, and focus on Harris transmission sales throughout Canada. more