A new evolution in filmmaking is occurring and Canon is providing the next step. The Canon 5d Mark II is bridging the gap between professional still photography and professional filmmaking with its ability to produce high Definition Video comparable to the Red One Camera and at a surprisingly low cost. As always, Alan Gordon Enterprises remains ahead of the competition in Hollywood, CA to be one of the first to offer this product for rental. more
Archive for August 20th, 2009
OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – AUGUST 2009: Listeners seeking a great new pair of cans can look no further: Sennheiser announces an expansion of its line of full-sized, portable HD headphones. The stylish HD 428, HD 438 and HD 448 are optimized for portable players but also deliver strong audio performance on home hi-fi systems, making them an ideal choice for users who want to crank their playlists on the move and at home. more
Lightbeam Systems Offers 16-core 1U twin render node with 32GB of RAM for $4990 for the next 10 days, to use Twitter for future announcements
Lightbeam Systems brings top quality Intel Nehalem nodes at an extremely aggressive $4990 price point
EMERYVILLE, CA â€“ August 20, 2009 â€“ Lightbeam Systems, the leading manufacturer of custom-designed computer systems for the visual effects industry, has introduced their top of the line twin rendering solution at an extremely aggressive price point of $4990 for 16 cores and 32 gigabytes in a single 1U rackmount enclosure. more
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Award Honors Decades of Contributions to Post Production
August 20, 2009 (Los Angeles, CA) The Hollywood Post Alliance Awards Committee has announced that post production icon Paul Haggar will receive the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award during the HPA Awards on November 12, 2009. Mr. Haggar, one of the best-known names in the post production community, retired from Paramount Pictures in 2005. He had a notably long studio career, heading theatrical post production at the studio from the 70′s. Mr. Haggar was a part of the Paramount family for over 54 years. more
(Billerica, Massachusetts)- Broadcast Pixâ„¢ announced today it has established offices in China in cooperation with ADC for distribution and support of its Slateâ„¢ integrated production systems. The new offices will be located in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Guangzhou to service resellers, integrators, and customers in the region. more
KTWO purchased 10 JVC GY-HM700 camcorders for its new HD local news broadcasts. Eight of the camcorders are being used for ENG work (pictured), and two have been converted for studio use.
WAYNE, NJ â€“ KTWO, the ABC affiliate serving central Wyoming, transitioned to local news in high definition this month with the help of its new JVC GY-HM700 camcorders. The station produces five newscasts every weekday and two on both Saturday and Sunday, plus a weekly sports program. more
Sweetwater Continues Commitment to Grass Valley HD Technology with Purchase of Kayenne Video Production Center
Sweetwater Digital Video Productions, located in Van Nuys, Calif., continues to advance its fleet of state-of-the-art production trucks with the latest high-definition technology and systems from Grass Valleyâ„¢. The company has purchased a new Grass Valley Kayenne Video Production Center for its premiere HD mobile production truck, â€œCobalt.â€? The fully loaded, 4.5 M/E Kayenne, which replaces a Grass Valley Kalypsoâ„¢ HD switcher, represents the first Kayenne currently available in the Hollywood/Los Angeles area. more
PADUA, PD (8/20/09) – Xylote.com, the unique sound library developer announced the release of the new website with thousands of exclusive sounds, loops and stock music available for instant download.
So what’s so “special” about this new sound library?
Xylote.com CEO, Daniel Macovei adds, â€œWell, let’s say that the sound effects, loops and stock music included on this website are not included anywhere else, so if you want to find unique soundware you only need a couple of clicks.â€? more
Stars of the big and small screen now available exclusively from ITN Source
20 August 2009, ITN Source, the worldâ€™s leading provider of moving footage, has signed an exclusive international program clip archive representation deal with ITV Global Entertainment Ltd, adding tens of thousands of hours of classic television and film clip content to its collection. The agreement enables ITN Source to license ITV clips to its professional customer base including, programme makers, filmmakers, education publishers and advertising agencies. more
The first Sound 411, a two-day informational event designed to bring together sound professionals and students in New York City with leaders in the sound hardware and software industry, was an unqualified success for organizer Stage Research, Inc. Held August 12-13 at John Jay College, the free event drew approximately 60 attendees to an array of seminars and demos by sponsors Stage Research, Lectrosonics, UK-based DiGiCo, and LimitedOutline North America, LLC. more