NaturalMotion Ltd., developers of the highly-acclaimed euphoria and endorphin 3D animation technologies, today announced that IO Interactive is integrating morpheme into its game development pipeline and will be using it to design assets for an upcoming undisclosed next-generation game title. morpheme is robust animation middleware designed to give developers and animators unprecedented creative control over the look of their final in-game animation by allowing them to author and preview blends, blend trees and transition graphs in real time. more
Archive for September, 2007
Stockholm, Sweden – 5 September, 2007 – Digital Vision, the premier supplier of picture enhancement systems for film and television post-production, will unveil two new offerings, Nucoda SD & Nucoda HD, at IBC, stand 7:731. The new colour grading and finishing systems are developed specifically for the requirements of broadcast television programming and new media formats such as HD-DVD, Blu-ray, broadband VOD and mobile. They are the industry‘s first master grading systems with built-in tools for optimising compressed, tapeless broadcast and distribution formats. more
Stockholm, Sweden – 5 September, 2007 – At IBC stand 7:731 Digital Vision, the premier supplier of picture enhancement systems for film and television post-production, will unveil Digital Vision Phoenix, a first-of-its-kind software product for automatically restoring and re-mastering film and video content. Phoenix‘s structural design is optimised to leverage economical computing power for high performance using a software-based toolset. It provides sophisticated algorithms to automatically fix common image problems, and provides fast, high-quality digital re-mastering in a range of media formats to address high-def DVD, pay-per-view and pay-per-download VOD over IP services. more
Stockholm, Sweden – 5 September, 2007 – Digital Vision, the premier supplier of picture enhancement equipment for film and television post-production, announced today that Netherlands post facility, Avi-Drome BV, has purchased a Digital Vision Film Master. The purchase follows Digital Vision integrating support for the Avid editing and workflow environment announced at this year‘s NAB in Las Vegas. more
Look Solutions‘ Viper NT DMX fog generator was tapped for a big party scene in the She Bar on the set of the hit Showtime series, “The L-Word,” now in its fifth season. The unit was used to create a cued special-effects cloud and for atmospheric room ambience for moving lights.
“The Viper performed beautifully,” reports Vance Vegas, President/CEO at Advanced Lighting and Special Effects, Inc. in Vancouver. “It had just the right hang time and density for the effect we desired. We were impressed with how responsive the unit was via the single- channel DMX. The output was surprising given the size of the unit!” more
Tarzana, CA, Sept. 5, 2007- AvatarLabs, a full-service motion graphics and online design studio for the entertainment industry, has appointed Brendan Lundeen as Director of Production, it was announced today by the company‘s Creative Director/Producer/Designer Rex Cook.
In his role as Director of Production for AvatarLabs, Lundeen will utilize his more than 10 years of experience in project management, account management, information architecture and sales in the areas of web and interactive marketing on behalf of AvatarLabs‘ various clientele. more
MAYWOOD, NEW JERSEY, September 4, 2007–As consumers increasingly discover the thrilling “you are there” sharpness of High Definition Television (HDTV), coverage of professional sports events is increasingly being captured by Ikegami‘s revolutionary new CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductors) HDTV cameras. more
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference & Festival is happy to announce the first batch of confirmed speakers for the 2008 event, to be held March 7-15 in Austin, TX. The first two confirmed speakers are composer/musician/producer Moby and acclaimed documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson. more
Clay Paky‘s Alpha Profile 1200 fixtures, from lighting vendor Illumination Dynamics, were used for the broadcast of the fifth annual “TV Land Awards” which honored pop culture icons representing a cross-section of classic TV beloved by Baby Boomers. Alpha Profile 1200s are professional beam shapers, which combine the technology of Alpha projectors with an exclusive framing system designed and patented by Clay Paky. more
Reno, Nevada, USA, September 5, 2007, www.4bright.com: Bright Systems, Inc., developer of disk recording and data infrastructure technology, is today announcing that CTP Multimedia Center in the Republic of Korea has installed a BrightDrive shareable media store as the principal platform for its postproduction media sharing infrastructure. more