Prime Focus VFXâ€”formerly Frantic Films VFXâ€”announced that it has contributed 124 visual effects shots for the Stephen Sommers-directed movie â€œG.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobraâ€? from Paramount Pictures. Prime Focusâ€™ Los Angeles, Winnipeg and Vancouver visual effects studios most notably provided expertise in previz, digital environments, fluid simulation and high-volume particle rendering for the movieâ€™s action-packed finale sequence involving a complicated aerial scene. â€œG.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobraâ€? starring Channing Tatum (Duke), Sienna Miller (Baroness) Marlon Wayans (Ripcord), and Rachel Nichols (Scarlett) premiered in theaters on August 7, 2009. more
Archive for August 21st, 2009
Andy McGraw was offered a sporting chance and victoriously delivered a complex edit for this new ANTA Sport commercial directed by David Edwards of HANraHAN for JWT Shanghai.
The commercial features a stylized match between two top world ranked female tennis players. It was shot on two continents; in Malaga, Spain where Jelena Jancovic was playing in a tournament and Beijing, China where Zheng Jie was busy training. In Shanghai Andy McGraw then united the players via the magic of editing, with post and effects created and applied in Hong Kong. more
Blue Microphones hires industry veteran John Maier to lead expansion
Blue Microphones, a leading innovator in microphone technology and design, has hired industry veteran John Maier as Chief Executive Officer. Maier makes the move after nearly 7 years as CEO of TC Group Americas, working with such brands as Tannoy, TC Electronic, Lab.gruppen, TC-Helicon, Dynaudio Acoustics and Linn Electronics. more
Reno, USA, August 20, 2009, www.4bright.com: Bright Systems, Inc., developer of disk recording and data infrastructure technology, has announced that Roger Beck, former EMEA Senior Systems Engineer at Bright, has been promoted to the position of Worldwide Manager, Technical Services Group (TSG). The move marks the beginning of a restructuring of services in response to growth in global sales activities and the subsequent need for a strengthened and more cohesive technical services framework. more