Archive for March 18th, 2008

NORTHERN LIGHTS HELPS CREATE ACTION-PACKED EPISODICS FOR TLC’S POPULAR SERIES “AMERICAN CHOPPER�

nlamercan-chopper.jpgNorthern Lights recently revved up its creative engine, partnering with Writer/Producer Adam Reid on episodics for “American Chopper,� the highly rated documentary series on TLC. The collaboration was so successful the network adopted the storytelling template, look and sound design established by Northern Lights for its weekly episodics.

“Episodics can often be challenging,� says Heather Weiss, VP of Creative at TLC. “Bringing a fresh perspective to what often becomes a weekly formula due to time constraints can be tough. Northern Lights and Adam Reid were able to keep the show fresh and exciting each week with smart copy, stellar cutting and first-rate sound design.� more

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RF CENTRAL OFFERS ULTIMATE BROADCAST FLEXIBILITY WITH LAUNCH OF NEW RFX-ENG-II DUAL BAND TRANSMITTERS AT NAB 2008

RF Central’s new RFX-ENG-II Dual Band packageLas Vegas, NV, March 18, 2008 – RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, is presenting the best of both worlds for transmission capabilities through the introduction of its RFX-ENG-II Dual Band package, which makes its debut at NAB 2008 (Booth C6622). Presenting a state-of-the-art system capable of originating either 2 GHz or 7 GHz COFDM digital transmissions from one unit, the RFX-ENG-II is ideal for ENG news operations where broadcasters require use of both 2 GHz and 7 GHz bands. more

Let Us Show Your Demo at the 2008 NAB Show

your-reel-here.jpgThis year the hottest topic at the NAB Show could be you! The NAB Show and Reel-exchange.com introduce Reel Impressions – a joint partnership to showcase the projects created by industry professionals using products they’ve seen or purchased as a result of attending the NAB Show. And, we could be showing your reel in a big way—on a 35ft. silver screen in the Content Theater – a state-of-the-art 300-seat digital theater in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center constructed specifically for the 2008 NAB Show. more

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BOXX Technologies Launches Studio-Friendly Leasing Program

BOXX Finance Will Offer Financing Options to Help Preserve Cash Flow and Budgeting Flexibility for BOXX Customers
Austin, Texas —March 18, 2008 — In order to meet the unique needs of its customers, BOXX Technologies Inc., an innovator in high-performance computing systems for visual effects (VFX) professionals, will begin providing leasing options for the purchase of their high-performance workstations and render nodes, starting immediately. To administer the new leasing program, BOXX has created a new division called BOXX Finance. more

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Boris FX/ Media 100 Add Abaltat Audio Solutions to the Product Offering

Boris FX / Media 100 Add Abaltat Audio Solutions to the Product Offering
Abaltat Muse, Express, and Beat provide editors tools for professional soundtrack creation

Marlborough MA – March 18, 2008 – Boris FX and Media 100 (a subsidiary of Boris FX), today announced a distribution agreement with Abaltat, an Ireland-based audio company developing professional sound editing tools for video editors. The distribution agreement licenses the Boris FX and Media 100 companies to redistribute the Abaltat Muse, Abaltat Express, and Abaltat Beat products with the Boris FX and Media 100 product lines. The new partnership compliments Boris FX and Media 100 editing and effects workflows by enabling users to quickly create original, royalty-free, broadcast-quality soundtracks. more

EditShare Expands Sales Operation In Middle East

EDITSHARE ADDS MEDIACAST AS PARTNER IN MIDDLE EAST
Expanding professional sales channel for Middle East broadcast and postproduction market

London, UK – March 18, 2008 - EditShare, the technology leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, has announced the addition of MediaCast, the Dubai-based video solution provider, to its roster of premier partners. more

VFX Studio Red Magnet Launches in Venice

redmagnet.gifRed Magnet, a visual effects boutique catering to the advertising industry, has launched in Venice. Headed by Shira Boardman, former executive producer at Sway Studio, the new company will offer 2D and 3D design and effects, previsualization, project management and supervision, compositing and animation. more

PlasterCITY Digital Post Deploys New Quantel Pablo 4K for DI

logo_quantel_full.jpgHOLLYWOOD–It didn’t take long for PlasterCITY Digital Post to put its new Quantel Pablo 4K non-linear color correction system to work. No sooner was it out of its wrappings than the Pablo was busy doing digital intermediate work and grading color on five feature films in quick succession. more

Director Tom Gatsoulis Signs with Boxer Films

boxer-2.jpgLOS ANGELES—Director Tom Gatsoulis has joined Boxer Films for exclusive U.S. representation. Gatsoulis, formerly represented by Anonymous Content, has a long list of credits in commercials, music videos and emerging media, the latter including recent work for Sprint, Verizon and Philip Morris, and is known for a dark, but subtle, sense of humor and ability to tell stories. more

AJA Hires Sarahelizabeth Mason as Strategic Marketing Manager

AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, has brought Sarahelizabeth Mason on board as Strategic Marketing Manager. This appointment comes as AJA is experiencing unprecedented growth with rapid market adoption of its recently released Io HD video I/O device and FS1 converter and the continued the popularity of its KONA and XENA solutions for both Mac and Windows-based editors. more

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