Scharff Weisberg supplied a lighting package to DP and lighting designer Alan Adelman for “Comedy Central Presents,” the cablenet‘s stand-up comedy series now in its twelfth season. Comics appearing last season included Marc Maron, Lisa Landry, Tom Papa, Paul F. Tompkins and John Heffron. The new shows, also featuring an array of leading comics, were taped live onstage at Manhattan‘s Hudson Theater over a one-week time span. more
Archive for October, 2007
LipSync Post has announced the appointment of Andrew Morley as its new Head of 3D/VFX Supervisor. Morley brings over ten years of experience from some of the leading visual effects facilities, including Lucasfilm, The Moving Picture Company and Industrial Light and Magic, and has worked on many high profile film projects including Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Batman Begins and Troy. Morley‘s appointment to this position further strengthens LipSync‘s film post-production services, following its recent £500,000 investment in new state-of-the-art VFX facilities in Wardour Street. more
Santa Fe Springs, CA. October 18, 2007
Enhance Technology, Inc. (ETI), the leader in data intensive and digital media storage solutions, is proud to introduce the new EnhanceRAID R14 HDS High Definition Storage which has been certified by Matrox Video Products Group for use with its Axio HD workstations and board-sets for realtime video editing. This certified high definition (HD) editing solution combines Enhance Technology‘s most powerful and cost effective dual RAID controller SCSI-to-SATA video RAID storage system that delivers spectacularly high performance, stability and scalability with the most powerful Axio realtime HD video engine to date. more
Complete range of NEBS-compliant, UL listed racks and flexible accessories on display for Telcos preparing to launch IPTV services
MAYVILLE, WISCONSIN, October 17, 2007 – APWMayville™, a division of Mayville Products Corporation and a leader in rack and enclosure solutions for the telecommunications, broadcast, audio/visual, security, and data communications industries, will display a complete range of turnkey rack solutions for Telcos at the upcoming VON Show starting October 29th at the Boston Convention Center. more
Tarzana, CA, Oct. 17, 2007 — AvatarLabs, one of Hollywood‘s top online marketing studios, specializing in the creation of online rich media and enriched websites designed to offer internet users additional information and interactive features while promoting major movie releases, is the winner of two IMAC Awards. The IMAC Awards (Interactive Movie Advertising Creative Showcase) event was held on Oct. 12th, in front of a live audience. more
Anonymous Content‘s Christian Loubek takes the wheel in this new spot for Lexus. An announcer speaks about the luxury car‘s many amazing amenities as the vehicle is systematically dissected. The cross section of the car is revealed in order to see the simplest components. Each comfort and safety sensor is exposed to show how engineers designed the mechanical and electrical elements of the quality car to work together, monitoring the overall performance of the new Lexus ES. more
Spanish Production House to Automate Key Processes for Greater Efficiencies and More Proactive Resource Planning
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Oct. 17, 2007 – ScheduALL today announced that Madrid-based Imagen Line, a leading Spanish production and post-production company, is implementing ScheduALL‘s production and operations management software. ScheduALL will provide a complete solution for automating and re-engineering key business processes driving Imagen Line‘s project management and booking, the stock management library, and invoicing. more
XL Video has taken delivery of 20 new Barco FLM HD 18K projectors including lenses and lamps, worth 2 million Euros.
XL Video UK‘s MD Lee Spencer explained that the purchase is the latest in XL‘s ongoing commitment of offering their clients the very latest and best available technologies. more
In this brilliantly animated piece from Motion Theory, New York-based Search Party was enlisted by BBH, NY to identify a song for the upcoming fully integrated global branding campaign for NYC & Company (www.nycvisit.com). Search Party opted to present Take the A Train performed by Ella Fitzgerald because of its quintessential New York City vibe. “Ella‘s exuberance in the song truly captures the energy and vitality of New York City,” said Search Party‘s Music Supervisor, Stephanie Diaz-Matos. “The song is rooted in the rich and distinct musical tradition of jazz that New York City was instrumental in honing.” In order to secure this piece of music, Search Party worked with Verve Records offering a trade to remix the ad for their successful Verve Remix 4 album. Search Party then enlisted Mint Royale, whose recent Sinatra remix, This Town, was featured in Ocean‘s 13. more
Projection specialists ETC UK supplied Christie high powered video projection and an OnlyView multi-screen control system onto a 24 metre curved screen for the BT Digital Music Awards, a Ballistic Events project, staged at London‘s Roundhouse.
The event honoured the best in the fast moving world of music-related digital innovation and communications. It was presented by Sara Cox and broadcast on Channel 4. more