SANTA MONICA, CA, Jan. 27, 2010 – Inception Media Group, LLC today announced it will acquire Trinidad Media Services, Inc. (TMS), a leading digital distribution service provider to film studios, television networks, video distributors and independent content owners. TMS provides a wide range of digital encoding, electronic packaging and high-speed content delivery services, and possesses certified delivery access to all major online, broadcast media and VOD platforms. TMS will operate as Inception Digital Services, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Inception Media Group, LLC. The transaction is expected to close by the end of February. more
Archive for February 2nd, 2010
Twin Cities Producer, Director of Photography again at center of newsworthy productions
FROM TV SPOT BANNED AT 2010 SUPER BOWL TO 2009 CANNES SHORT FILM ENTRY, TOKEN MEDIAâ€™S DAN HUNDLEY AND HIS COLLEAGUES MAKING HEADLINES WITH DISTINCTIVE FILM AND TV WORK; A BANKERâ€™S GHOST, A SOPRANOâ€™S SPOOF, A JADED CRITIC â€” AND THAT OLD FART JOKE FOR CAREERBUILDER.COM THAT CBS WONâ€™T AIR THIS SUNDAY!
TWIN CITIES â€” February 2, 2010 â€” Is getting your ad banned this year from the Super Bowl by CBS Television just as good as getting it aired on Sunday â€” like saying an Academy Award Nomination is the award, even if you donâ€™t win the Oscar?! That seems to be the way itâ€™s rolling for a talented team of Minneapolis-St. Paul film makers, including Dan Hundley, Token Mediaâ€™s Producer and Director of Photography (DP). Hundley â€”along with a core group of five other filmmakers (See Creditâ€™s List below) â€” now joins the HOT, short list of ads the big network wonâ€™t air for the big game with its ah, cheeky, 25-second spot for CareerBuilder.com called â€œWorst Seatâ€? (http://www.careerbuilder.com/tv/default.aspx). more
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C10 Used for Live News and Local Programming
MEMPHIS, TN â€“ Solid State Logic is pleased to announce the sale of a new 24-channel C10 HD Digital Broadcast Console to CBS affiliate WREG-TV. WREG provides news programming for Memphis and the Mid-South area of the U.S., along with weather, sports, business, politics, entertainment and health programs. The C10 HD â€˜5.1 Upmixâ€™ feature gives WREG the capability of matching local stereo productions with network 5.1 feeds for seamless transitions between the two signals. WREG-TV also purchased the Production Automation option to integrate with their newsroom automation system. The C10 HD will help facilitate the stationâ€™s move into full HD broadcasting.
MULTIDYNEâ€™S MULTI-FORMAT HD-1500 FIBER OPTIC LINK TO HIT THE RED CARPET AT THE VANCOUVER WINTER GAMES OPENING CEREMONIES
LOCUST VALLEY, NY â€“ As the Olympic torch is carried into BC Place Stadium for the official opening ceremonies of the Vancouver Winter Games, MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systemâ€™s HD-1500 Fiber Optic Link will be in action transmitting signals from the announcer booths and red carpet. MultiDyne, a premier provider of fiber optic-based video and audio transport and routing solutions for broadcast and pro A/V applications, was chosen to supply its HD-1500 and LiGHTBoXÂ® field fiber transport systems for the Canadian broadcast by CP Communications, the largest provider of wireless equipment to the sports broadcasting industry. more
Myrtle Creek, Ore. â€” Feb. 2, 2010 â€” Artbeats, a 20-year veteran in the stock footage industry, announced today that they are offering a FREE, downloadable HD clip every day at artbeats.com. In this “no strings attached” program, visitors to the Artbeats Home page can access a different free clip every day simply by registering or logging-in to their online account. The clips, valued at up to $299 USD each, are pre-selected directly from the Artbeats and Artbeats FootageHub libraries and are available as a free download for 24 hours. Those who take full advantage of the Daily Free Clip program can quickly enhance and build their stock footage cache with over $8,000 USD in royalty-free HD content each month. more
Todd-AOâ€™s Minkler and Lamberti, Soundeluxâ€™s Stateman, Stoeckinger and Rankin Receives Oscar Noms
HOLLYWOOD; February 2, 2010 â€“ Creative talent from CSS Studiosâ€™ Todd-AO and Soundelux are among the nominees in the 82nd Academy Awards.
â€¢ Todd-AOâ€™s Michael Minkler and Tony Lamberti have been nominated for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing for Inglourious Basterds. They share the nomination with Production Mixer Mark Ulano. This is the 11th nomination for Minkler, who has won the award three times (most recently in 2007 for Dreamgirls). This is Lambertiâ€™s first nomination. more
CANON U.S.A. REALiS SX6 MULTIMEDIA LCOS PROJECTORS DELIVER PRECISE DETAIL FOR COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN CLASSES
Careful attention to detail is essential for students learning the techniques of Computer Aided Design (CAD). This is why teachers at Michiganâ€™s Fenton High School chose REALiS SX6 Multimedia LCOS Projectors from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. With crisp SXGA+ (1400 x 1050) native resolution display, 3500 lumens of brightness, a contrast ratio of 1000:1 and an Adobe RGB color-match system, REALiS SX6 Multimedia LCOS Projectors provide the intricate detail and clarity essential for viewing complex visual information. more
ChristieÂ® has announced the launch of two new projectors, the Christie LX505 and Christie LX605. Targeted to the Pro A/V market, these versatile projectors offer the latest in LCD technology enhancements. Additionally, both projectors feature 3D Keystoneâ„¢ technology, a new four-corner geometry correction function for versatility in projector placement and easy display set-up. more
Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, today announced Boris Job Slate, a new Apple Final Cut Pro plug-in that automatically creates commercial slates based on XML files received from the Ad-ID advertising identification and management system. Boris Job Slate saves production time and reduces operator error by eliminating the need for manual text entry with a standard text tool. more
Haifa, Israel â€“ February 2, 2010 — TrusCont Ltd. a leader in copy protection and Digital Rights Management solutions announced today the foundation of a new 4-party consortium for promoting the TrusCont Enhanced DVD-R media in the US and Canada.
TrusCont Enhanced DVD-R discs are a superior alternative to standard DVD media. It offers enhanced optional functionalities that are not available with standard media. Users can use the Enhanced media for any general purpose, with standard DVD recorders and standard recording software. In addition, users can utilize enhanced functionalities such as software copy protection, content protection, password protection, printing protection, copy & paste protection, and time limits through the use of TrusCont DVD-R Protection Toolkit. The free software is available for standard use and also professional use with commercial duplication systems. more