Archive for February, 2010

Sohonet Supports VES Awards, SIGGRAPH

Expands Efficiencies With Custom Entry Process, Data Management, and Secure High-Speed Networking

(LONDON, UK) Sohonet-the world’s leading connectivity and data management business that exclusively services the media & entertainment industry-created sophisticated, custom applications that streamlined the Visual Effects Society Awards and the SIGGRAPH [Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques] Computer Animation Festival entry and judging processes. more

WINNERS OF CINEMA AUDIO SOCIETY 46TH ANNUAL CAS AWARDS

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Saturday evening at the 46th Annual CAS Awards, THE HURT LOCKER was awarded the CAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Motion Pictures. On hand to accept the award was Production Mixer Ray Beckett and Re-recording Mixer Paul N.J. Ottosson. more

ELECTRIC PICTURE SOLUTIONS TEAMS UP WITH AEG DIGITAL MEDIA

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Los Angeles, CA – Electric Picture Solutions (EPS) and AEG Digital Media have joined forces to provide encoding and distribution of content across television, broadband and mobile platforms. With this partnership, EPS becomes a reseller of AEG Digital Media’s encoding, transcoding and distribution services. Now, when an EPS client completes postproduction, they can easily hold a red carpet premiere that is simulcast over the Internet and on mobile platforms with AEG Digital Media handling the broadcast. Clients also can utilize EPS and AEG Digital Media as a one-stop shop to re-purpose their libraries of content, movies and television shows for broadband and mobile archiving and distribution. more

Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Musical Alchemy Blossoms Sonically 
On Stage With DiGiCo At The Core Of East & West Touring Productions

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As one of the top-grossing tours in 2009, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra fuse elements of progressive rock, symphonic heavy metal, and classical music into a unique blend, and are known for their dazzling live performances, complete with full light show and synchronized pyrotechnics. In 2000, TSO created two separate touring groups—TSO East and TSO West—to allow the band to cover more ground, and they’ve maintained that format ever since. Last year, as the band was clearly maxing out their monitor board, the conversation got the ball rolling to implement DiGiCo SD7s for both touring outfits. They previously toured with D5′s on monitors and the change to SD7s gave the production what they needed. It quickly became an integral part of TSO’s live sound.

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I.E. Effects Teams with Falcon’s Treehouse on Next-Generation Immersive Entertainment

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Stereoscopic 3D for “Traveling in the Storm” at OCT Shanghai’s Happy Valley

Culver City, CA: February 26, 2010 … I.E. Effects delivered 3D reality for “Traveling in the Storm,” an immersive entertainment experience developed by Falcon’s Treehouse for OCT Shanghai’s Happy Valley. In this innovative ride participants assume the role of storm chasers. Traveling in an Amphibious Exploration Vehicle, they embark on a series of extreme weather adventures, including stereoscopic visuals combined with physical effects, such as splashing water, wind, changing temperatures and more. I.E. Effects designed and executed all of the stereo content, including visual concepts, modelling, texturing, lighting, and compositing for each shot. more

Winners of last Saturday’s MPSE Golden Reel Awards

2010 MPSE Filmmaker Recipient Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg with his 2010 MPSE Filmmaker Recipient Award

The MPSE Golden Reel Awards, held in Los Angeles on February 20, celebrated the success of leading proponents of the art of sound editing, music editing and sound design from around the world. “Our members are editing professionals who want to raise awareness of what a motion-picture soundtrack is capable of doing to support the art of motion pictures,� considers MPSE president Bobbi Banks. Winners in various categories of Feature Films, Television and Other received their 2010 Golden Reels during our gala awards ceremony.� The 2010 MPSE Filmmaker Recipient was film director Steven Spielberg, while the 2010 MPSE Career Achievement Recipient was Larry Singer MPSE. more

Songs To Your Eyes Signs Acclaimed French Indie Label, Noted Swedish Composer and Renowned Hip-Hop Producer

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Woodland Hills, CA, Feb 26, 2010– Renowned music library company Songs To Your Eyes (STYE) and its founder Opher Yisraeli, have signed an acclaimed French indie label, a noted Swedish composer, and a renowned hip-hop producer to its roster.

STYE has begun representing the music of top French indie label Roy Music. Among the bands signed to Roy Music include “Make The Girl Dance” (creators of cutting-edge electro pop), “Izaboâ€? (retro-60s rock), “Oniliâ€? (cutting-edge electro pop), “Jil Is Luckyâ€? (a cinematic singer-songwriter), and the “Hushpuppies” (creators of indie pop-rock). more

MIKE CURB COLLEGE OF ART, MUSIC AND SCIENCE AT DAYTONA STATE COLLEGE DEBUTS NEW TEACHING STUDIO WITH EQUIPMENT SOURCED BY GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL

daytona state1 — GC Pro found everything the new Music Production Technology associates degree program needed, from handmade microphones to the Genex eight-channel hard disk recorder, as well as one of the last Lexicon 960L’s in the world —

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, February 25, 2010 — The new Music Production Technology program at the Mike Curb College of Art, Music and Science at Daytona State College offers one of the most unique educational opportunities in the state of Florida. Two of the finest performance venues in the region are digitally linked to a new state-of-the-art recording studio featuring cutting-edge technology, including surround sound recording and mixing. The program commenced classes in January of this year, and the Music Production Technology Advisory Panel that helped with the development of the facilities consisted of a virtual who’s-who in professional audio, including Mike Cronin for acoustic design; mastering engineer Jim Kaiser; independent record/mix engineers Steve Bishir, Chuck Ainlay and Bob Bullock; and Aaron Bowlin from Curb Records. To equip a teaching facility at this level required a supplier with extensive resources, and that’s what Daytona State College’s faculty found in Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users. more

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LEADING MUSICAL INSTRUMENT AND PROFESSIONAL AUDIO MANUFACTURERS SUPPORT GRAMMY® WEEK EVENT HOSTED BY THE RECORDING ACADEMY® PRODUCERS & ENGINEERS WING®, HONORING ISLAND RECORDS FOUNDER CHRIS BLACKWELL

catchafire sponsorsHeld at The Village Studios in West Los Angeles, “Catch a Fire” Is the P&E Wing’s Third Annual Gathering Recognizing Achievements and Contributions of the Music Industry’s Production Community

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Feb. 25, 2010) — On Wednesday, January 27, 2010, leading musical instrument and professional audio companies showed their support as The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® honored Island Records founder and legendary record producer Chris Blackwell, who received the P&E Wing’s Commitment to Excellence Award. The event, entitled “Catch a Fire,” was held at The Village Studios in West Los Angeles and was the third annual gathering during GRAMMY® Week that seeks to recognize the achievements and contributions of the music industry’s technical creative community. more

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LEVELS AUDIO POST CONTINUES TO BE PART OF THE AMERICAN IDOL TEAM FOR SEASON 9

(Hollywood, CA) –February 25, 2010– Levels Audio, the industry’s leading independently owned post-production HD super-boutique, has completed audio post-production of 13 pre-taped episodes for Season 9 of American Idol including the regional audition shows, four Hollywood Week shows and the debut of Ellen DeGeneres as the newest judge. Levels will continue to mix the live show packages for the rest of the season. more

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