SAN DIEGO â€” Nov. 20, 2008 â€” Broadcast systems integrator TV Magic is hosting a vendor demo day Thursday, December 4, with featured presenters from Miranda, Hitachi, Stantron, and APC. Companies will discuss their new and existing product lines, including digital production HDTV cameras, 3Gbps/HD/SD video and audio processors, HD/SD graphics processors, and power distribution and sequencing systems. They will also offer product demonstrations and provide attendees with the opportunity for hands-on product use. more
Archive for November 20th, 2008
Hollywood, CA, Nov. 21, 2008 â€“ Trailer Park, the entertainmentâ€™s leading marketing agency, has expanded its Television Division, and concurrently has promoted Mike Leathers to the post of President & Co-Creative Director, and has named Sarah Pierce as Senior Vice President & Co-Creative Director. Most recently, Pierce had been Vice President of On-Air Promotion, Emerging Networks, with NBC Cable Entertainment. Rick Eiserman, CEO, Trailer Park, Inc., made the announcements.
In their new roles with the company, Leathers and Pierce will work in tandem to create full service marketing and promotional campaigns for network, syndicated and cable television programming, as well as for emerging media. They will, together, spearhead a solid creative team that utilizes the talents of Trailer Parkâ€™s award winning pool of editors. Among Trailer Parkâ€™s current TV clients are MTV, USA, Sci-Fi, FOX Reality Channel, MGM TV, CBS, NBC Universal, and Nickelodeon, to name just some. more
PHILADELPHIA, PAâ€” As part of the Discovery Channelâ€™s effort to support its new brand positioning and tagline, â€œThe World is Just Awesomeâ€?, the cable net turned to BIGSMACKtv to conceive and execute spots that showcase the often-understated intensity of that statement.
Awesome. An adjective used so often we sometimes forget its meaning. What is truly awesome? Itâ€™s that jaw-dropping moment, that singular element that turns the ordinary into the sublime. Itâ€™s an action, a nimbleness of mind. It can mean anything to anybody…. But we all know it when we see it. more
VICON House of Moves, a leading motion capture service bureau and a division of VICON, developer of Academy Award(r)-winning motion capture systems, has provided motion capture services for VFX facility CIS Vancouver (www.cis-vancouver.com) for the Clint Eastwood-directed drama from Universal Pictures, “Changeling.” Based on actual events that occurred in 1920s-era Los Angeles, “Changeling” tells the story of a woman who faces corrupt police and a skeptical public as she desperately hunts to find her son. The film, starring Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich, had its wide release in North America on October 31, 2008. more
Digital Rapids Bolsters Sales Organization with Appointment of Barry Fairhurst as Vice President of Sales
November 20, 2008 — Markham, Ontario: Digital Rapids — a leading developer of solutions for bringing television, video and movie content to the Internet and the latest generation of viewing devices — today announced the appointment of Barry Fairhurst as Vice President of Sales.
Based in Digital Rapids’ Markham, Ontario head office, Fairhurst will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of sales strategies and processes in support of the company’s continuing strong growth and broad customer base. Fairhurst joins Digital Rapids following 13 years at Avid Canada, having managed Avid’s direct and indirect sales and customer support operations. more
Hollywood, CA, Nov. 20, 2008 â€“ SonicPool, one of Hollywoodâ€™s leading post facilities, specializing in audio and video finishing, edit suite rentals, and full post-production services, has announced its latest documentary film and short film projects. The announcement was made by John Frost and Patrick Bird, co-founders, SonicPool. more
Los Angeles, CA â€“ 20th November 2008 â€“ PIXELLEXIS SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGIES synonymous with products that bring real time operating benefits to the world of JPEG2000 and 4K image processing has announced the opening of a Los Angeles office to provide sales and after sales support of the companyâ€™s LEXIGRID product range. more
Aggressive Takes “Best Short Form Music Video” Honors At 2008 Latin Grammys For Juanes’ “Me Enamora”
NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Directing duo Aggressive (a.k.a. Alex Topaller and Dan Shapiro) captured the Latin Grammy for best short form music video for “Me Enamora,” by Colombian mega-star Juanes, at the 2008 Latin Grammys. The video was for the first single off Juanesâ€™ â€œLa Vidaâ€¦Es Un Raticoâ€? (Universal Music Latino) CD. more
Scharff Weisberg worked closely with the Cooper-Hewitt Museum to bring colorful, innovative scenic elements from David Stark Design & Production to life with audio, lighting and video support for the 2008 National Design Awards gala on October 23. The glittering evening, which took place in a tent connected to the museum, numbered New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, Dennis Hopper, Lauren Zalaznick and Martha Stewart among its guests. more