Two Catalyst digital media servers are being used to great effect on the Kings of Leon â€œOnly By The Nightâ€? tour in an integrated visuals show created by live visuals director Phil Haynes, lighting co-designer/director Ali Bale, creative designer & co-LD Paul Normandale and live video director Phil Woodhead. more
Archive for January 12th, 2009
Short Film to Screen With John Krasinskiâ€™s Feature DebutÂ â€œBrief Interviews With Hideous Menâ€?
Los Angeles, CA â€“ (January 12, 2009) — Director William Campbellâ€™s short film â€œThe Nature Between Usâ€? will premiere at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. A TEAM G & Superfad co-production, â€œThe Nature Between Usâ€? surrounds an old VHS camera that reveals a bonkers back-alley gang struggling for a sense of identity in an animation and live-action mash-up. more
Utah Scientific Names Rob Shevlot and Troy Davis as Regional Sales Managers for Central and Southeast Regions
SALT LAKE CITY â€” Jan. 12, 2009 â€” Utah Scientific today announced the appointment of Rob Shevlot as regional sales manager for the central United States and eastern Canada and Troy Davis as regional sales manager for the southeastern United States. Each will be responsible for expanding sales with new and existing customers and developing the dealer network in his respective region. more
Fully integrated solution on one plug in card
Los Angeles CA â€“ Pixellexis America Inc. has announced the introduction of a solution for imaging clients wishing to speed up their JPEG2000 Encoding/Decoding (Compression/Decompression) throughput.
The LXGD351SC is a single PCI express card with 4 lanes holding 1 MPPA device with 332 processors capable of 1.2 Tera Operations per second and is designed specifically to speed up JPEG2000 encoding/decoding or compression/decompression cycles. more
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LONDON â€“ Jan. 12, 2009 â€“ Enhance your architectural design and visualization skills with the new AutodeskÂ® 3ds MaxÂ® course from Escape Studios, the number one source for developing a successful career in the computer graphics industry. Taught and created by award-winning architectural and design visualization artist Mike Merron, â€œVisualization with 3ds Maxâ€? is delivered through Escapeâ€™s proprietary online learning system and contains more than 10 hours of HD video tutorial content. Developed for burgeoning artists and architects, including AutoCAD, Revit and Microstation users, â€œVisualization with 3ds Maxâ€? provides an introduction to 3ds Max and will help students develop the necessary skills to move into the realm of design visualization. For more information on Escapeâ€™s â€œVisualization with 3ds Maxâ€? course, please visit http://www.escapestudios.com/en_GB/training/online-courses/online-visualisation-course.html. more
– The Professional Series includes projectors designed for large-venue applications such as auditoriums, lecture halls, large houses of worship and staging productions –
Expanding its new Professional Series projectors for large venues, Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc., Business Group is introducing the CP-WX11000 and CP-SX12000 3LCD projectors. As part of the Hitachi Professional Series, the CP-WX11000 and CP-SX12000 deliver on Hitachiâ€™s trademark of reliability, versatility and performance to the high-end professional AV marketplace. This includes auditoriums, lecture halls, large houses of worship and staging productions. more
For the second year in a row, New York-based Rhinofx recently revisited their long form, CG animated backdrop for Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular, updating and reworking the piece for the show’s current season. Originally developed for showings at the famed New York City venue, the 12-minute HD production created by Rhinofx in 2007, has been readapted into a nationwide tour including shows in more than 20 cities. Collaborating once again with the show’s producers, Batwin and Robin, Rhinofx repurposed the CG portion of the show to work with the new resolution and size of the production’s huge traveling screens. The revamped show debuted November 7th with performances continuing until January 4th (http://christmas.radiocity.com/nationaltour.html). more
Leading post-production facility Post Logic Studios, a division of Prime Focus Group, announced today the hire of colorist Craig Budrick. Budrick is an industry veteran with nearly two decadesâ€™ experience as a colorist. He joins Post Logic from Technicolor, where for the last two years he worked on remastering feature film projects for BluRay, including â€œAirplane,â€? â€œWayneâ€™s Worldâ€? and â€œPlanes, Trains & Automobiles.â€?
â€œWe are extremely pleased to have Craig come on board,â€? said Larry Birstock, CEO, Post Logic Studios. â€œWe have a relationship that goes back almost 20 years. Heâ€™s an incredible talent with a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and will be an enormous asset to our mastering clients.â€? more
Media Center Embarks on Expansion with New Personnel and Acquisitions
January 12, 2009 (Burbank, CA) As part of an ongoing expansion of services and facility, Visual Data Media Services, Inc. has brought on two senior executives with top level experience in entertainment technology. Visual Data- a partner to major studios and distribution companies for over 15 years by providing integrated end-to-end post-production solutions for the seamless repurposing and distribution of content for all media outlets- welcomes the former president of Affusion Media, Tim Rollenhagen, to their team to head the New Media Division. Significant infrastructure assets from Affusion Media have been acquired by Visual Data as well. Dan Parrish, a respected industry veteran most recently with Lightning Media, will also be taking on the newly created role of Director of Technical Operations for the multi-media services company. more