Sitting in a compact 2 rack units, the Studio Videohub is a powerful 16 x 32 SD / HD-SDI / 3G SDI routing switcher created with the small post production workgroup in mind. more
Archive for June 18th, 2009
Motion Design & Production House Royale Honored for Excellence in Art Direction & Design for Comedy Central’s “Indecision 2008″ and “The Daily Show”
Los Angeles, CA – (June 18, 2009) — Royale recently received Gold and Silver awards at the 2009 Promax|BDA Design Awards Show held in New York City on June 17th. Both awards honor Royale for excellence in Art Direction & Design. The coveted awards mark the company’s prolific first year as a leading, innovative motion design & production house. Royale celebrates its two-year anniversary this July. more
Rabbit director Trevor McMahan and director David Neham who collectively helmed Tide’s Have Fun, have won the 2009 AICP award for Best Spec.
Shot in poetic slow motion, Have Fun takes us inside the cafeteria of a private school where middle school kids are eating lunch. What starts with a roll flying across the table turns into a full-blown food fight. As the fight turns epic, the kids in their clean white uniforms become food stained messes the likes of which only Tide can make clean. more
Smoke & Mirrors New York (SMNY) teamed with Carmichael Lynch Minneapolis this past winter to launch a beautifully quirky spot for the Denver Museum of Nature & Science that showcases the New York studio’s ability to complete a project from production through post. more
World Prophetic Ministry Relies on Echolab Overture2â„¢ System to Produce ‘The King is Coming’ Telecast in HD
BILLERICA, Mass. â€” June 16, 2009 â€” Echolab, Inc. today announced that World Prophetic Ministry (WPM), located in Colton, Calif., has implemented the company’s Overture2â„¢ MD production system with Conductorâ„¢ control integration in an all-new HD facility located in what had been a 500-seat auditorium. Since January, WPM has been relying on the Overture system to produce its weekly half-hour “The King is Coming” telecast, carried on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), The Inspirational Network (INSP), Christian Television Network (CTN), CTV, and a host of independent stations, and viewed by millions worldwide during its more than 35 years on the air. more
Director and recent New York University graduate Brendan Bellomo relied on NewTek LightWave 3DÂ® for the award-winning visuals
SAN ANTONIO, Texas â€“ June 18, 2009 â€“ NewTek Inc, manufacturer of industry-leading 3D animation and video products, today congratulated Brendan Bellomo, director and recent New York University graduate, for receiving an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciencesâ€™ 36th Annual Student Academy AwardÂ® for his short film, â€œBohemibot.â€? Bellomo relied on NewTek award-winning LightWave 3DÂ® to create the short film that took home an Oscar in the narrative category. more
Company 3 Conducts Transcontinental Santa Monica-to-Tokyo Color Grading Session for Michael Bayâ€™s â€œTransformersâ€?
MONICA, Calif. â€“ In an unprecedented post production collaboration, Company 3 recently conducted a unique transcontinental color grading session between its Santa Monica facility and Digital Garden, its Virtual Outpost location in Tokyo, for the new film Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. more
iZotope, Inc. and Downtown Records have collaborated to bring a new edition of the popular iPhone and iPod Touch music app, iDrum, to the iPhone and iPod touch.
iDrum: Major Lazer lets you instantly remix elements from the new album, Guns Donâ€™t Kill People â€¦ Lazers Do, produced by dance floor innovators Diplo and Switch along with lazer-armed commando Major Lazer. With a huge arsenal of dancehall drums, laser blasts, instrument hits, sound effects and vocal samples, iDrum: Major Lazer is the ultimate zombie-fighting accessory. Take control and re-arrange rhythms, drums, effects and more from songs on the album. Or use the raw drums, effects and instrument sounds to make your own musical creations. iDrumâ€™s simple interface lets you build beats layer by layer by tapping the touch screen. It doesnâ€™t matter if youâ€™ve never made a beat before–with iDrum, you can create music with simple shapes and color combinations that let you visualize the rhythm. more
Leading post-production facility Post Logic Studios, a division of Prime Focus Group, announced today it has brought Terrence Dwyer on board to its Hollywood facility as Director of Audio/Supervising Re-recording Mixer. Dwyer is an industry veteran with over three decades experience as an audio mixer and sound designer. He joins Post Logic from Wild Woods, where for the last 12 years he worked on top reality television shows including â€œSurvivor,â€? â€œFear Factor, â€œKid Nation,â€? â€œAmerican Gladiators,â€? â€œWipeoutâ€? and, most recently, â€œDating in the Dark.â€? more
Open Release Candidate of Award-Winning Compositing Application Now Available
Toronto: June 17, 2009 … eyeon Software Inc. announced that the highly- anticipated Fusionâ„¢ 6.0 node-based compositing application is now available as an Open Release Candidate. The award-winning compositing application has been a mainstay of the visual effects industry for over 20 years. Optimized for the latest processing and graphics card technologies, Fusion 6 offers significantly improved performance, along with a host of new features and capabilities, including full support for stereoscopic content, Region Of Interest/Domain of Definition (RoI/DoD), interface refinements, expanded 2D and 3D toolsets, and more. more