Archive for August 26th, 2009

CUT + RUN’S DAN ROBINSON ENJOYS START OF SEASON WITH BROTHERS & SISTERS

cutrun-sky-sport2.jpgCut + Run editor Dan Robinson was recruited to cut the new commercial for Sky that kicks off the new season of UK football on Sky Sports and Sky Terrestrial networks.

Speaking to all types of football viewers, “Start of Season” was shot by Mark Harris and Barry Skolnick of creative agency Brothers and Sisters. It captures the range of emotion, sense of pride, feeling of love and loss, that the enthusiast feels, ultimately and adroitly summed up in the final VO: “We know how you feel about it, because we feel the same.” more

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Shooters Post & Transfer Creates ‘Defining Moments’ For MASN

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Company Develops Unique Virtual Set For Comprehensive Campaign

PHILADELPHIA — Shooters Post & Transfer (www.shootersinc.com), the full-service creative post house, stepped up big-time for MASN, (Mid-Atlantic Sports Network), the Baltimore, MD-based regional sports network owned jointly by the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals, handling the production with a cast of real fans, and the complex post production that centered on creating intricate 3D virtual sets that evoked the iconic look of Camden Yards and Nationals Park — the home stadiums for Orioles and Nationals respectively. The 20-spot branding campaign was created by the Washington, DC-based agency Rosenthal Partners, and directed by Peter Churchman of Churchman Productions, Ardmore, PA. more

Acid Trips and History on the Big Screen in Taking Woodstock

Mr. X created a visually stunning 10-minute acid trip sequence for “Taking Woodstock.�

Mr. X created a visually stunning
10-minute acid trip sequence for
“Taking Woodstock.”
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Mr. X Delivers Visual Effects for Ang Lee’s Latest Film

TORONTO: August 26, 2009… Mr. X, one of Canada’s leading creative visual effects houses, recently completed work on director Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock, which opens in theatres Aug. 28. Based on Elliot Tiber’s autobiographical book, the film is a coming-of-age story set in the social upheaval of 1969. The narrative follows the progress of a young man returning home to help out at his parents’ motel in upstate New York. more

Wohler Ships 3G 16-Channel Audio Monitors With OLED Screen Technology

HAYWARD, Calif. — Aug. 25, 2009 — Wohler Technologies Inc. today announced that the company’s AMP1-16-3G and Dolby® E-capable and Dolby Digital Plus ready AMP1-E16-3G 16-channel multirate audio monitors, equipped with OLED (organic light emitting diode) screen technology, are now shipping. With a straightforward control interface and the same look and feel made popular by Wohler’s acclaimed AMP2-16-3G 16-channel audio monitor, these monitoring systems offer ease-of-operation that simplifies the most complex multichannel and surround applications. With superior screen performance and 3G support, AMP1-16-3G and AMP1-E16-3G are smart, forward-looking additions to any fixed or mobile broadcast facility. more

Brick House Video’s Proteus Micro To Offer Huge Performance From Petite Package

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BRICK HOUSE VIDEO’S PROTEUS MICRO STANDARDS/FORMAT CONVERTER TO OFFER HUGE PERFORMANCE FROM PETITE PACKAGE CONVERTER TO DEBUT AT IBC IN STAND 8.B61

Owslebury, Hampshire (26 August 2009) – Brick House Video, known for providing the finest compact and cost-effective production and post-production equipment, is introducing a low-cost, micro-sized version of Proteus – its award-winning, fully-featured broadcast specification standards/format converter – at IBC in Stand 8.B61. more

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Wuala Celebrates Its First Anniversary and Introduces New Features for Pros

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ZURICH, SWITZERLAND AND PARIS, FRANCE (August 18, 2009) – Wuala, an innovative social online storage solution, today announced the addition of new key features: backup and file restoration. The new features come just in time to mark the first anniversary of Wuala, which now has users storing and sharing over 65 million files. more

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CREATIVE GROUP MIXES 5.1 MAGIC FOR NEW MICHAEL BUBLÉ AND CHESS CONCERT DVDS

NEW YORK, NY, August 26, 2009 ─ Creative Group, the industry’s premier full-service post-production facility, made the audio come alive for two major concert DVDs released this summer, Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden and Chess In Concert Live From Royal Albert Hall. Sue Pelino, Creative Group’s Emmy® Award-winning VP of audio post production and senior mixer, along with her team, performed the final 5.1 and stereo mixes for the DVDs, giving viewers at home the chance to experience the same stunning vocals and extraordinary music as those who witnessed the performances live. more

LEVA To Host Public Video Surveillance Panel During Annual Training Conference

UK CCTV Expert Deputy Chief Constable Graeme Gerrard to Deliver Keynote Address

(MIDLOTHIAN, TEX.) – The Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA) will host a national-level policy discussion on the expansion of public video surveillance during its 20th Anniversary Training Conference in November. The program will include a keynote address from Deputy Chief Constable Graeme Gerrard of Cheshire Constabulary, who is considered the U.K.’s leading police authority on CCTV. more

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ASK Video Sets The ‘Record’ Straight With New DVD

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Offers 20% pre-order discount on Propellerheads new Record Audio Software Tutorial DVD

Ontario, Canada (August 26, 2009) – ASK Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, announces a comprehensive tutorial DVD for Propellerheads Record, a new audio recording software offering unlimited tracks, world-class effects, mixing tools, and a fresh approach to recording music. more

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NVIDIA Congratulates Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™ on Winning Primetime Emmy Engineering Award

nv_logo_3d_darktype.pngThe Henson Digital Puppetry Studio Revolutionizes Television Production Using NVIDIA Quadro Processors

NVIDIA Corporation congratulates a premier technology partner, Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™, on winning an Engineering Emmy at the 61st Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards, held Saturday, Aug. 22 in Los Angeles. more

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