Archive for December, 2007

BORIS FX INTRODUCES THE BORIS BOX SET

Boris FX Introduces the Boris Box Set
Boris compositing and effects production bundle available; offering users a 60% savings from standard MSRP

Marlborough MA – December 4, 2007 - Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, announced today the release of the Boris Box Set. The motion graphics super collection includes the full range of award-winning compositing and effects capabilities offered by Boris FX; 2D/3D compositing, titling, paint, rotoscoping, and DVE technology for an MSRP of $1,995.00 USD. Macintosh users receive the Media 100 Producer editor with their purchase of the Boris Box Set. Existing Boris FX customers receive an additional discount of $400.00 USD. more

PostWorks Congratulates Clients on 2007 IFP Gotham Award Wins; Coverage of 17th Annual Awards Ceremony Debuts Tonight on NYC TV

2007 IFP Gotham AwardsHOLLYWOOD and NEW YORK – PostWorks (www.postworks.com) today proudly congratulated several of its clients for their wins at the 17th Annual Gotham Awards Ceremony, held last week in New York at Brooklyn’s Steiner Studios and set to appear tonight on NYC TV at 9pm EST. more

Toolfarm Inks Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Red Giant Software

San Francisco, CA – December 4, 2007 – Toolfarm, Inc., the leading third-party distributor of After Effects plug-ins and visual effects tools announced today an exclusive distribution agreement with Red Giant Software. Effective immediately, all North American Resellers will be directed to Toolfarm, Inc. to purchase Red Giant Software products, including Trapcode plug-ins. Dealers should contact Colin Sharp at Toolfarm for a log-in to the Toolfarm dealer site. more

grandMA Shows Who’s In Control on R. Kelly’s Double Up Tour

rkellyThe grandMA is in control on R. Kelly’s national Double Up tour, which kicked off this fall in Columbus, Ga. and continues until January 13. Production designer Patrick Dierson, of Artfag, selected the console to control all the automated elements of the big stage show, including lighting, video and scenery. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America. more

Industry Veteran Mark Warner Named Vice President Of Growing Integration Firm, Advanced Broadcast Solutions

SEATTLE, WA, December 3, 2007 – Premier systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) has appointed Mark Warner, former director of Microsoft Studios, as its vice president. In his new role, Warner is charged with managing the company’s headquarter office and scaling its growth smoothly. He joins ABS on the heels of a highly distinguished career, including the receipt of five Emmy Awards. more

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Harris Corporation Donates High-Power FM Radio Transmitter To SAIT Polytechnic Broadcast Training School In Canada

Radio Equipment Will Help Bolster Knowledge And Education In The Radio Industry

CALGARY/CINCINNATI, December 3, 2007 – Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has donated a high-power FM radio transmitter and digital exciter to the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Calgary. The Harris® Z-Series™ transmitter, to be installed this month, will be part of SAIT Polytechnic’s Broadcast System Technology program curriculum for RF engineering beginning in 2008. more

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Mekanism Joins JWT to Boost Up the Fight to Stay in School

Mekanism recently teamed up with JWT New York to re-launch Boost UP, a nationwide campaign encouraging teens to stay in school. The website (www.BoostUp.org) allows users to give “boosts,� new media’s version of a shout-out, to any of the ten students spotlighted in the program’s class of 2008. Working with JWT, Mekanism handled all the creative and production of the new site as well as designing the graphic elements that were incorporated across the campaign.

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Anonymous Content Takes The Smashing Pumpkins on a Fantastic Voyage

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of Anonymous Content directs this joyride into the future for legendary band Smashing Pumpkins. We are brought into a world where grey scale images of futuristic computers flash data across many screens, manipulated by lead singer Billy Corgan. Multi-layered images of the band mates communicating through these machines lead each one to get into their vehicular transports. Racing through the night, they all converge on a metallic orbital stage under a beautiful spacescape, where they rock out under the stars. more

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Blastwave FX Releases Spoilers -a New Movie Trailer Sound FX Collection

Detroit, MI – December 3, 2007: Blastwave FX (www.blastwavefx.com), announces the release of a new sound effects library called Spoilers™.

Specifically designed with movie trailers and commercials in mind, Spoilers is the ultimate high definition collection of commercial beds for the editor that wants to put a powerful kick to their final cut. This collection has 300 stereo movie trailers and compositions with matching 5.1 surround sound effects files, plus 200 high impact stereo imaging elements, totaling over 3 hours of unique commercial ready sound effects on 4 DVDs. more

RipTide Music Now Licensing Historic Masters from Fuel Records Catalog

little-fuel.JPGMarina del Rey, CA, December 3, 2007 – Riptide Music, a leading source of licensed music for the advertising, feature film, film trailer, television, TV promo, and videogame industries, has announced exclusive worldwide representation of the Fuel Records catalog, comprised of over 10,000 historic masters. The announcement was made today by Rich Goldman and Bob Kaminsky of RipTide Music. more

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