Archive for November 11th, 2008

ABALTAT SIGNS ON TECHREP MARKETING AND FULLSCALEAV; PROFESSIONAL AUDIO MANUFACTURERS REPRESENTATIVES FOR US MARKET

Experienced sales and marketing team to drive Abaltat sales

Galway, Ireland – November 11, 2008 – Abaltat ™, a developer of innovative audio workflow solutions for postproduction and broadcast markets, announced today that the Ohio-based Techrep Marketing and their distribution division, FullScaleAV, have entered into a distribution agreement to market and sell Abaltat Muse, Abaltat Express and Abaltat music creation products throughout the United States. Abaltat is the award-winning newcomer out of Ireland offering professional soundtrack creation tools that enable editors, regardless of musical ability, to compose royalty-free, multi-part soundtracks that are perfectly timed and aligned to their video projects. Techrep and FullScaleAV are an experienced manufacturers representative and distribution firms focusing solely on marketing professional sound technology to value added resellers and professional editors. The new sales and marketing partnership gives Abaltat a perfect sales vehicle for distributing their clever sound creation tools throughout the states while providing Techrep and FullScaleAV a workflow solution that crosses video and audio markets with distinct and exceptional benefits. more

TOOLFARM ANNOUNCES GIANT RED GIANT SALE

50% Discount for a Limited Time

San Francisco, CA – November 11, 2008 - Toolfarm, Inc., the leading source of content, community and commerce for professional visual effects and motion graphics plug-ins, today announced a colossal Red Giant Software sale from November 17th to November 21st, 2008. Toolfarm.com will feature one Red Giant Bundle product each day over the course of the week at 50% off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price. During this week each promotion will last for 24 hours via the Toolfarm online store. Orders before or after the daily-advertised sales period will not qualify for the discount – no exceptions will be accepted. more

ADOBE CS4 INFORMATION DECRYPTED AT TOOLFARM.COM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ADOBE CS4 INFORMATION DECRYPTED AT TOOLFARM.COM
Complete Compatibility and Upgrade Information Available

San Francisco, CA – November 11, 2008 - Toolfarm, Inc., the leading source of content, community and commerce for professional visual effects and motion graphics plug-ins, announced the availability of a vast repository of information related to Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4). The new Adobe CS4 upgrade has a variety of upgrade options which can be reviewed at http://toolfarm.com/adobecs4matrix.html. Toolfarm has also created a CS4 compatibility chart for all third party plug-ins available for viewing at http://www.toolfarm.com/CS4plugins. more

Stun Creative & Buster Design Rebrand GSN Network

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Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 11, 2008 – Award winning agency Stun Creative and its motion graphics division, Buster Design, have just completed a major network rebrand for GSN. Stun Creative co-presidents Mark Feldstein and Brad Roth made the announcement. more

HP Technology Helps DreamWorks Animation’s “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa� Find Its Wild Side

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 11, 2008 – “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa,� opened number one at the domestic box office this weekend, generating over $63 million at the domestic box office. Audiences are in for a wild treat with the breakthrough animation in DreamWorks Animations’ new film, achieved through the combination of HP technology and DreamWorks Animation’s creativity.

The sequel to “Madagascar� used HP technology to help animators solve artistic challenges in bringing the wild of Africa to the big screen. HP workstations enabled DreamWorks to bring to life every creative element, from fields of grass to vast landscapes to massive crowds of animals. Audiences experience a wide variety of deeply intricate, organic environments that exist in part thanks to the unprecedented power of HP workstations with multi-core processors. more

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Trailer Park Promotes Matt Brubaker to President, Theatrical Division

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Hollywood, CA, Nov. 11, 2008 — Trailer Park, the industry’s leading entertainment marketing agency, has promoted Matt Brubaker to the position of President of its Theatrical Division. The announcement was made today by Benedict Coulter, Managing Partner, Trailer Park.

In his new post, Brubaker will be responsible for leading Trailer Park’s Theatrical Division as it develops innovative and effective new marketing campaigns on behalf of its broad range of clientele. Brubaker has most recently been actively involved in major motion picture marketing campaigns behind some of this summer’s biggest hits, including “Mamma Mia!,� “Wall-E,� and “Sex and the City.� more

jumP Editorial and Ekayani Show Us The Light

The Brief:

Roberto Serrini of New York-based jumP edits and directs an electro funk-soul infused music video for singer Ekayani and DJ The Tom Glide Space’s single, Here’s The Light. The video opens on a psychedelic radial blur leading to the center, which is focused on the lead singer. The mesmerizing voice of the woman provides music for the urban street performers featured in several sets of the video. The dancing snippets are pieced together to construct purposely disjointed, new age break-dancing performances. more

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AVASTOR IS THE NUMBER ONE CHOICE FOR OIART WHEN IT COMES TO HARD DRIVES FOR STUDENTS

Ontario, Canada, November 11, 2008–The Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology (OIART), based in London, Ontario, Canada, offers students a comprehensive immersion program that prepares graduates for professional careers in music recording, live sound, audio for picture and related fields. Avastor’s HDX-400 dual Firewire external hard drives have been the school’s drive of choice for storing sessions on the facility’s various digital workstations. more

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Oscar Nominated and BAFTA Winning Les Ekker Named Creative Director at Zoic Studios

zoic-leslie-ekker.jpgLos Angeles, CA — (November 10, 2008) — Academy Award nominee Les Ekker has joined Zoic Studios as Creative Director of the commercial division. This unique position includes directing, on and off set visual effects supervision, visual effects design and mentoring.
Ekker, who went freelance to pursue a multi-faceted experience after his successful 13-year tenure at Digital Domain, was thrilled to have this ideal role specially designed for him at Zoic. more

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Media Alert: Outside Wins Two HPA Awards

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Outside Editorial in NY garnered two HPA Awards from the Hollywood Post Production Alliance at the gala awards ceremony,
held on November 6, 2008 at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles.

The Outside winners are:

Outstanding Color Grading � Commercial
Jaguar “XF Hush�
Alex Bickel/Outside Editorial

Outstanding Editing� Commercial
Jaguar “XF Hush�
Neil Gust/Outside Editorial

For more information on Outside, please contact Colleen O’Mara at Hype 323.938.8363, x101 or colleen@hypeworld.com.

www.outsideedit.com

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