Archive for October 15th, 2009

Closed Captioning Event at Ensemble Designs – All are welcome

Ever wonder how Closed Captioning works? You’re invited to a community event where Emily Bell of CaptionMax will demonstrate the process of creating closed captions exactly as it’s done for shows like Law and Order and 30 Rock. Jack Davis with KTXL-TV Fox 40 in Sacramento will be talking about exactly how Fox 40 has implemented closed captioning technology in their facility. Experts from Ensemble Designs, Tektronix, AJA and other manufacturers will have hands on demonstrations of how their video equipment generates, tests and passes closed caption data. more

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UNIVERSAL STUDIOS SOUND ANNOUNCES NEW FEATURE MIXING TEAM OF

Los Angeles, California, October 15, 2009—Universal Studios Sound (www.filmmakersdestination.com) announces the new feature mixing team of Jon Taylor and Bob Beemer. The team is mixing on Feature Mixing Stage 6 on the Universal lot.

Mr. Taylor mixed the Academy Award ® winning film Babel directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. His work on Babel earned a 2007 BAFTA nomination and a 2007 Cinema Audio Society Award nomination. Mr. Taylor’s recent projects include The Proposal, Role Models and 27 Dresses. more

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‘Dtrain’ Reaction: Spike Jonze, Moxie Pictures, Tool of North America & Deutsch LA Embrace Dtrain FX

VFX House Completes Work on “Where the Wild Things Are” & Short Film “We Were Once a Fairytale;” Commercial Projects for Snapple and Comcast

Venice, CA – (October 15, 2009) – For Dtrain FX, autumn marks the culmination of one hot summer. The prolific VFX house, led by acclaimed VFX Artist Ben Gibbs and VFX Supervisor Dan Connelly, recently wrapped up a series of notable projects: “We Were Once a Fairytale,” Spike Jonze’s poignant short film featuring Kanye West, is slated to hit the proverbial iTunes shelves; in the commercial realm, the whimsical “Big Day” for Comcast (via Goodly, Silverstein & Partners), directed by Tool of North America’s Geordie Stephens, momentarily reminds us it is not such a small world after all; and, finally, a humorous campaign for Snapple, directed by Moxie Pictures’ Frank Todaro also debuts, starring a few furry actors bantering over afternoon tea. more

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TV Magic HD EXPO Preview

Nov. 4-5, 2009 – Los Angeles, Booth 214

Company Background

TV Magic is a broadcast and A/V systems integrator and engineering company committed to providing its customers with the highest quality service in the industry. Regardless of the size, scope, or sophistication of the project, TV Magic has the experience, the knowledge, and the talent to define and meet its technical requirements. The company leverages today’s technology to deliver end-to-end solutions for a variety of applications from broadcast facilities to HD production, to installed A/V solutions, and many more. TV Magic prides itself on developing partnerships with customers and vendors that lead to successful long-term relationships. The company has offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Latin America. Additional information is available at www.TVMagic.tv. more

Digimation Launches Updated Website

Updated Site Focuses on Company’s Training and Simulation Solutions

ORLANDO, Florida – October 15, 2009 – Digimation®, a leading provider of interactive training and 3D content to the defense industry, today announced that it has launched a major update to its website which focuses on the products, services, and solutions offered to the defense industry. more

HD EXPO – Createasphere Gears-Up!

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Gear Alley Brings in the Pros for In-Depth Discussions on the Latest Equipment

October 15, 2009 (Burbank, CA) Gear Alley will debut at HD EXPO – Createasphere on November 4th where the latest production gear including cameras, cranes, dollies, rigs, and lighting will be presented and demo’ed for attendees. more

Gamma & Density Co. Workshops at HD EXPO – Createasphere Impart Critical Skills Needed to Navigate Today’s Imaging Workflow

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Workshops Designed To Keep Attendees Ahead of the Industry Curve

October 15, 2009 (Burbank, CA) At HD EXPO – Createasphere on November 4th, in alliance with Gamma & Density Co. the creator of 3cP System (www.gammadensity.com), two workshops have been announced that are aimed squarely at keeping the content creation community thoroughly prepared for the massive changes underway in the imaging and post production pipeline. From production through post, powerful technologies and increasingly accessible tools for on-set through delivery color correction, look management, and data management have set the stage for more and more hands-on involvement, earlier in the process, from a number of individuals. Increasingly, information is being controlled long before a “heavy iron” facility gets involved to finish the project. more

Wohler CAPER 2009 Product Preview

Exhibiting With OM Systems S.R.L., Booth A-20

Company Background:

Wohler Technologies Inc. offers a comprehensive range of products that simplify analog and digital source monitoring in facilities of all sizes and complexity. Wohler Technologies was founded in 1987 and, through constant innovation, continues to be a world leader in providing in-rack audio, video, and data monitoring and captioning solutions for the broadcast, motion picture, and professional audio/visual markets. more

FLICKERLAB ANIMATES GEORGE W. BUSH ADDRESS FOR MICHAEL MOORE’S CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – For a fifth time, FlickerLab has teamed with Academy Award-winning Director Michael Moore, and created a minute-long animated segment, Chicken Little, for his latest feature Capitalism: A Love Story. Opening in New York and Los Angeles Sept. 23 and in theaters nationwide October 2nd, the film explores the root causes of the global economic meltdown and takes a sardonic look at the corporate and political shenanigans that plunged the world into the current financial crisis. more

Alioscopy to Attend BOARDS SUMMIT 2009 in New York—The Next Way to Experience 3D

Autostereoscopic 3D Pioneer will Present ‘No-Glasses’ Content with Information About its Community-driven ‘Preferred Content Producer’ Program, ‘Template’ Program, and Interactive Content Creation Tools

San Diego, Calif. – October 15, 2009 – Alioscopy® USA, a 3D visualization technology provider, today announced it will attend the annual Boards Summit 2009 (October 26-27, 2009) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York. Offering one of the most unique and forward-looking ways to view 3D content without glasses, Alioscopy will showcase finished autostereoscopic 3D content playing on a proprietary HD LCD display at the event. Production artists and technical directors (TDs) attending the summit will learn how to extend their advertising, digital signage, and visualization business with autostereoscopic 3D content for play-back on Alioscopy LCD displays. more

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