Archive for October 8th, 2009

Digital Vision Unveils Powerful Nucoda 2009 Upgrades at HD World – Stand # 1324

New Release Introduces Powerful Additions to FilmMaster, Nucoda, and Phoenix

October 8, 2009 (Stockholm, Sweden) Fresh from strong reviews at IBC, Digital Vision has announced their participation in the trade show HD World in New York on October 14-15, 2009. At the popular exhibition, Digital Vision will present the new Nucoda Platform 2009 Software Release as part of the continuing development for Film Master, Nucoda HD and Phoenix systems. more

HSL & Stereophonics are Kings of Cardiff Castle

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HSL supplied all lighting for the Stereophonics incendiary homecoming show at Cardiff Castle, Wales, UK last weekend – including 8 of the new Robe ROBIN 300E Beam moving lights, which made their UK show debut, specified by LD Tim Routledge.
The gig celebrated the band’s forthcoming album “Keep Calm & Carry On”, and Routledge was asked to light this and a warm-up gig at the Electric Ballroom in London following a TV special he designed for them last year at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, for which he won a Welsh BAFTA Award. more

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Royale Unites with MTV Asia to Helm Exotic Music Video for Apl.de.Ap’s “Take Me to the Philippines�

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Unique Music Video Aims to Promote Tourism in the Philippines

Los Angeles, CA — (October 8, 2009) — Asia tapped Los Angeles-based motion design & production studio Royale to create the music video for “Take Me to the Philippines,â€? the latest effort by hip-hop artist Apl.de.Ap of The Black Eyed Peas. Created in conjunction with the Philippine Department of Tourism, the video visually underscores Apl’s lyric homage to his homeland — a salient inspiration of the internationally acclaimed artist’s repertoire – and serves as a unique medium as part of a greater campaign to promote tourism in the Philippines. Royale Creative Directors/Partners Brien Holman and Jayson Whitmore helmed the video, with a dynamic mix of live-action and 2D/3D animation. more

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Gearhouse SA Supplies 2009 Loerie Awards

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Gearhouse South Africa supplied technical equipment – rigging, sound, lighting, video, media, power, backline – for The 31st Annual Loerie Awards. This is the major element of the Loeries Festival, anecdotally considered the coolest, best and most anticipated party weekend for media professionals in the southern hemisphere!
After a hotly contested pitch between Margate, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Sun City, the Loeries Committee this year decided to move the awards to the Mother City and to give the event a high glamour, red carpet feel. Themed ‘Feed your Ego’, the 2009 Loeries poked fun at the sometimes egocentric aspects of the ad industry. more

E/T/C London Creates new ‘Europa’ for Rheinpartie Festival of Light

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E/T/C London’s Ross Ashton was invited to create a video projection art work on the amazing Germania statue located in the Niederwald Landscape Park, near Rüdesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany, as part of the 2009 Rheinpartie Festival of Light.
Ashton’s carefully crafted mix of colour and precision lighting transformed the imposing 38 metre tall monument, built to commemorate the foundation of the German Empire after the Franco Prussian war in 1883, into a symbol of European peace and harmony. more

Future Media Concepts Adds Professional Certification Testing To Service Offerings

Washington D.C. branch office harbors new VUE testing center; FMC one of the few training organizations to provide end-to-end certification training services

New York, NY – October 8, 2009 – Future Media Concepts (FMC), the premier authorized digital media training organization for postproduction, broadcast, and content creators, announced that they are working alongside Pearson VUE® for comprehensive test delivery. Pearson VUE is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs. Testing is offered exclusively through FMC Washington, D.C. using the Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center network of more than 5,000 sites in 165 countries. Offering control and flexibility, Pearson VUE’s real-time testing system allows FMC to administer a variety of their Adobe® Certification examinations through a centralized scheduling system. Pearson VUE also provides FMC with instantaneous access to reporting and tracking, alongside 24-hour technical support. more

AJA Converter Provides Optimal Signal-to-Screen Solution for HP DreamColor Display

DP and Colorist Andrew Huebscher Selects AJA HDP2 HD-SDI to HDMI Mini-Converter for True 10-bit Signal, Performance and Picture Quality

DP and Colorist Andrew Huebscher has been working on commercials and independent films for the past fifteen years. He recently started using the AJA HDP2 converter with an HP DreamColor LP2480zx 24-inch display as part of the monitoring solution in his color-grading bay. The HDP2, which has undergone extensive testing in conjunction with the HP DreamColor LP2480zx Display, is a miniature HD-SDI/SDI to DVI-D converter for digital display devices such as LCD and DLP, and will automatically size 4:3 or 16:9 inputs to many DVI-D monitors. more

Company X Editor Barney Miller Collaborates with Renowned Fashion Photographer/Director Stephane Sednaoui

Duo Creates Luminous Commercial Shot Entirely with Still Cameras

New York, NY – (October 8, 2009) — Advertising Agency Soho Square tapped Company X Editor Barney Miller and renowned Parisian Fashion Photographer/Commercial & Music Video Director Stephane Sednaoui to complete a luminous 30-second skin care spot entitled “Power.â€? Featuring Sednaoui’s signature photographic aesthetic in dynamic live-action, the spot focuses around a model on the catwalk, behind shimmering backdrops with a palette of lush red and chrome. more

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Chief’s New Mini RPA Elite® and Mini RPA® Series Projector Mounts Are Now Shipping!

RPA Elite and Mini RPA Elite

Minneapolis, MN, USA — (October 2009) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in projector, monitor and flat panel TV mounting solutions, is excited to announce its new line of mini projector mounts are now available.

Chief’s Mini RPA Elite (RSMA) is a miniature version of the popular RPA Elite® (RPM) projector mount, perfect for today’s smaller projectors. The mini mount features a newly designed universal projector interface bracket with convenient lamp and filter access, providing even faster installation and servicing of the projector. At almost half the size of the original Elite mount, the new mini mount includes the same great features, including micro-adjustments for precise registration, Centris® fingertip positioning, and Q-Lock™ keyed locking. The Mini RPA Elite maintains registration when disconnected, has integrated cable management and supports up to 25 lbs. more

New DisplayPort Extreme Solutions from Gefen Deliver High Resolution Video to Extended Displays Using Pre-Terminated Fiber Optic Cables

Timed to match the rapid adoption of the new interface, which is predicted to outpace traditional interfaces leading up to 2013, Gefen’s DisplayPort Extreme extenders come in conveniently pre-terminated lengths of 75 (23m), 100 (30m), 150 (45m), 210 (64m) and 300 feet (91m). more

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