Archive for August, 2008

Art Machine Designs Critically Acclaimed Cover Box Art for EA’s Game “Dead Space”

dead-space-box-cover-artm_small.jpgHollywood, CA, Aug. 29, 2008 – Art Machine, a Trailer Park company and a multi-award winning design firm specializing in print campaigns for the entertainment industry, has designed and produced the critically acclaimed box art for client Electronic Arts’ upcoming new videogame “Dead Space.�

“We were honored to get the opportunity to build a piece of artwork that’s getting great press for our clients at EA,� said Patrick Dillon, Art Machine’s Creative Director. more

Todd Masters and MastersFX Become Hollywood’s Hottest Creature and Monster Makers for Fall 2008

a-dmn-mm_small.JPGHollywood, CA & Vancouver, BC, Sept. 2, 2008 — Emmy Award winning special character makeup FX artist Todd Masters and his special effects company MastersFX have become Hollywood’s leading “Creature and Monsterâ€? Makers for Fall 2008, with an unprecedented amount of company work which will be featured in numerous high profile motion pictures and TV shows. more

Eden FX To Handle CG Visual Effects for Seven Top TV Shows for Fall 2008

Hollywood, CA, Sept. 2, 2008 — Eden FX, a Hollywood-based creator of visual effects for feature films, television programs and commercials, is enjoying a very busy start to the Fall 2008 Television Season. The announcement was made today by Eden FX co-founders John Gross and Mark Miller. more

PANASONIC P2 HD EQUIPMENT SUCCESSFULLY CAPTURES THE PASSION OF THE BEIJING 2008 OLYMPIC GAMES, THE FIRST HD OLYMPICS

PANASONIC P2 HD AT THE BEIJING OLYMPICSSECAUCUS, NJ (August 29, 2009) – From U.S. Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps’ eight Gold Medal wins to Jamaica’s dominance on the track, all of the events’ ups and downs at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games were captured for the first time in high definition with Panasonic broadcast equipment , including the popular solid-state P2 HD series, DVCPRO VTRs, systems cameras and production monitors.

Beijing 2008 was produced entirely in the Full High Definition (HD) standard (1080/50i), making Beijing the “First HD Olympic Games.” more

NIRVANIX BRINGS STARS TO THE CLOUD

nirvanixlogo.jpgSAN DIEGO and HOLLYWOOD – August 26, 2008 – Nirvanix, the premier “Cloud Storage” platform provider optimized for media and large files, today announced that its Storage Delivery Network (SDN) has been serving as the integrated promotional platform for Doom Inc.’s worldwide promotion of its first full-length feature “On The Doll.” For the past four months, the film’s official website (www.onthedoll.com) has provided visitors with promotional trailers and other content that originates from Nirvanix’s global cluster of storage delivery nodes across North America, Europe and Asia. more

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MTI Film to Showcase CORRECT DRStm V7 at IBC

mtilogo.jpgAMSTERDAM-At the International Broadcast Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, MTI Film will conduct a joint demonstration with Bright Systems showcasing a complete, leading edge workflow for digital film and DI restoration. The demonstration will feature CORRECT V7, the just released version of MTI Film’s award-winning digital film restoration and finishing solution now celebrating its 16th year, when linked to a Brightdrive, Bright Systems’ powerful media recording system, providing real-time, shared access to digital media assets. Highlighted features will include CORRECT V7′s unprecedented dust-busting capabilities for film and DI. It will mark the first time that CORRECT V7 will be demonstrated in Europe.
The joint demonstration will be held at the Bright Systems booth, in Hall 7, Stand 7.J39. more

ANTON/BAUER SOARS AT BEIJING OLYMPICS

antonbauer-beijing08-hytron-100-andnbc-with-jackie-johnson-heptathlon-athlete.JPGBEIJING, CHINA, AUGUST 28, 2008 – The recent broadcast of the 2008 Beijing Olympics went off without a hitch, thanks to an array of equipment from Anton/Bauer, the world’s premier provider of professional camera batteries, chargers, lighting and other key mobile power equipment.

Anton/Bauer delivered an assortment of gear to a number of global networks including Beijing Olympic Broadcast (BOB), WNBC-TV Network, NBC Today, and NBC owned, operated and/or affiliated stations Belo Television, Hearst Argyle Television, Lin Broadcasting, Bonneville International Corporation and Gannett Company. The equipment was also used by ESPN, CNN, Australian-based SBS, Finland’s YLE and Sweden-based SVT, as well as several news stations, such as Malaysia TV, Televisa Mexico, SBP Italy, CBS News Beijing, TVE Spain, ESPN Brazil, NOS Netherlands, TYC Sports Argentina, ARD/ZDF Germany and EBU European Broadcasting Union. more

Studio 37 and Fletcher Chicago Build Sonnet Fusionâ„¢ R400Q SATA Storage System Into Mobile Cart for HD Acquisition

IRVINE, Calif. — Aug. 27, 2008 — Gary Adcock, a pioneer in advanced HD post-production workflows and founder of consulting firm Studio 37, has incorporated the Sonnet Fusion™ R400Q rackmount four-drive SATA storage system into a mobile solution that supports flexible, secure storage of all digital content within a tapeless production environment. Designed in cooperation with Fletcher Chicago, one of the largest HD equipment rental houses in the U.S., the Fletcher Digital Management System (DMS) provides users with a convenient and reliable means of storing and backing up content while on set for commercial production and feature film projects. more

IRIDAS and Cine-tal to Show Digital Production Tools at IBC

Demonstrating the Digital Cinema Workflow

Munich: August 28, 2008 … IRIDAS, a leader in playback, color correction, and pipeline automation technologies for digital filmmaking, is joining Cine-tal for IBC (booth 7.H20) on September 12 – 16 in Amsterdam. The two companies will demonstrate the integration of Cine-tal’s acclaimed Cinemage Intelligent Display and cineSpace color management with the IRIDAS SpeedGrade and FrameCycler applications. Together these technologies provide filmmakers with a comprehensive solution for color-accurate review and grading from production through post. more

MyToons.com Announces Partnership with Vuze

mytoonslogo.JPGAUGUST 27, 2008 – SAN ANTONIO – MyToons.com, the premier online animation community, today announced a global partnership to bring MyToons animated content to Vuze’s 30 million member worldwide audience. Joining global television networks and production studios, MyToons debuts its first channel – MyToons Cartoon Classics – set to entertain Vuze members with an array of funny vintage animations. Featuring classics like Popeye and Betty Boop, viewers can appreciate these time honored animations created before the computer age. more

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