Archive for October 28th, 2009

HBO 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert

Cutting edge motion design and production company Monkeyhead ( is proud to have its latest creation inducted to TV, HBO’s 25th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Anniversary Concert promo. The actual concert is a huge 2 night show at Madison Square Garden and will show in November on HBO as a 4 hour event. All net proceeds from this event will go to create a permanent endowment for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum. more

Kodak to Highlight Workflow Options at AMIA Conference

Kodak will be a multi-event sponsor and active participant when the 2009 annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) convenes in St. Louis on November 4. The conference will run through November 7, with preliminary day-long workshops held on November 3. The events will be held at a number of sites in the city’s downtown area. more

Multi-Award Winning Design Studio METAphrenie Expands Global Outreach via Hurrah! Marketing


Los Angeles, CA, Oct 30, 2009 — Hurrah! Marketing, a preeminent rep firm for creative companies, has just signed the multi-award winning design and production studio METAphrenie for international representation. Carol Eisenrauch, President and Head of Global Business Development for Hurrah! Marketing, made the announcement. METAphrenie is the first global client to be represented by Hurrah! Marketing.

Hurrah! will work to introduce the acclaimed design and production capabilities of METAphrenie (which means “Beyond the Mind�), to potential new clients located throughout the United States and across Western Europe, working within the fields of television and feature film promotion, sports marketing, and corporate advertising. Julie Sweetwood, Vice President, Business Development for Hurrah! Marketing, will serve as METAphrenie’s primary representative. more

SIS LIVE Awarded Prestigious Contract To Cover 2010 Commonwealth Games in HD


Leading outside broadcast and uplink supplier wins contract to supply production and coverage facilities for Games in New Delhi

Langley, United Kingdom, 23rd October 2009: SIS LIVE, Europe’s largest outside broadcast (OB) and uplink supplier, has won the prestigious contract to provide the production and coverage facilities and services to cover the XIX Commonwealth Games taking place in India in 2010. Prasar Bharati, the Broadcasting Corporation of India, awarded SIS LIVE the multi-million dollar contract after an exhaustive tender process. Broadcaster Doordarshan (DD), a subsidiary of Prasar Bharati, is the Host Broadcaster for the Games, being held in New Delhi from 3-14 October 2010. more

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Jim Godfrey Joins Jampro Antennas Sales Staff


Sacramento, CA (October 27, 2009) – Alex Perchevitch, President of Jampro Antennas, has announced that Jim Godfrey has joined the Company’s sales team specializing in International sales with a concentration on Latin American sales.

Godfrey, based in Fort Worth, Texas, comes to Jampro Antennas with over twenty years experience in international broadcast equipment sales specifically in Latin America. Prior to joining Jampro, Godfrey served as president of Marti Electronics, a remote broadcast equipment and studio to transmitter links manufacturer. Previously, he held the position of Latin American Sales for Tieline Technology for four years. more

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7thSense wins AV Award for Delta Media Server


Adam Neale, Director at 7thSense (left) receives an AV Award for the Delta Media Server in the Best Imaging or Editing Product category

Small Dole, West Sussex, 29 October 2009 – Creative design house 7thSense, the specialist in AV media serving for visitor attractions, 3D theatres, planetaria and digital signage, won Imaging or Editing Product of the Year for its Delta Media Server at the recent AV Awards.

More than 500 people attended the high profile event which took place at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel, London, UK on October 9, 2009. The Imaging or Editing Product of the Year category was sponsored by the UK’s Broadcast Video Expo. more


New training video gives expert instruction on creating HD movies with dazzling animated graphics, montage themes, 5.1 surround sound and more

Hoffman Estates, IL – October 28, 2009 – Class on Demand®, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, announced the availability of “Complete Training for Pinnacle Studio (for version 14).â€? Avid’s new Pinnacle Studioâ„¢ family (Pinnacle Studio HD, Pinnacle Studio Ultimate and Pinnacle Studio Ultimate Collection) adds a number of advanced editing, effects and authoring options as well as more than 80 Hollywood style montage themes, a more streamlined user interface and the option to export directly into YouTube widescreen. Class on Demand founder and instructor Paul Holtz spearheads the training release, offering expert instruction on its integrated tools and furthermore, his own helpful tips-and-tricks. more

AmberFin Expands Globally, Establishing North American Headquarters in Burbank, CA

New Presence Helps AmberFin Extend Support and Gain Access to Top Industry Talent

BURBANK, Calif. October 28, 2009 — AmberFin today announces the establishment of its new North American headquarters in Burbank, California, expanding its operations to meet the demand for best-in-class image quality for HD/SD ingest, video conversion and transcoding worldwide. Following on the heels of a newly announced deal with Warner Brothers, the opening of the Burbank office is the latest step in AmberFin’s North American market strategy and provides the company with ready access to the $68 billion entertainment industry while also extending customer support coverage to 20 hours a day. more

Luxology Introduces modo 401 Spotlight Training Video Series

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – October 28, 2009 – Luxology® LLC, an independent technology company developing next-generation 3D content creation software, announced the immediate availability of modo 401 Spotlight Training, the latest tutorial video series created by Luxology’s Training Division Manager, Andy Brown. Focusing on the creation of a bee, the three-video series examines the mechanics and philosophies that support the software; from modeling, rigging and animation, to texturing and rendering and is accompanied by a 30 day trial version of modo. more

Becoming ‘one with the storm’ is what drives content for StormStock

Hurricane Gustav from StormStock

Hurricane Gustav storm surge overtakes the West Side Pier in Gulfport, Mississippi. Cinematographer: Martin Lisius/StormStock. Medium: Kodak Vision 35mm.

ARLINGTON, Texas – There are few in the world who posses the unique set of skills developed by Prairie Pictures’ StormStock founder Martin Lisius. Lisius is part storm chaser, part cinematographer and part producer. Over the past 20 years, he has amassed the most dynamic collection of weather footage in the world. more


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