Archive for April 19th, 2010

Top Performing Sennheiser Employees Honored During Company’s Global Conference in Germany

President’s Club

OLD LYME, Conn. – April 19, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that three of its top-performing U.S.-based employees have been inducted into the company’s President’s Club. Gene Albrecht, Tom Facciolla and Ed Maloney were each recognized during Sennheiser’s Global Conference, held in Germany last month. more

Songs To Your Eyes Provides Music to “Avatar” DVD Trailer and Indie “Halston” Film; Signs Sub-Pub Deal with YB Music, Brazil

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Woodland Hills, CA, April 20, 2010–Songs To Your Eyes (STYE), one of the leading music library companies in the world, and its founder, Opher Yisraeli, continue to show impressive results by licensing music from the company’s Underground Music catalog to the DVD trailer promoting “Avatar.� The lush orchestral composition was written by renowned composer Amotz Plessner, who scored countless films and animated series. Said Yisraeli, “We are proud to offer the music of our Underground Music Library, as it represents an industry leader in the area of high-end, epic orchestral and hybrid orchestral music.� more

New Zealand-based ID Firm Taps modo for Visualization of “World’s Fastest Jogger”

phil&teds’ sub4 jogger stroller

phil&teds’ sub4 jogger stroller, designed using Luxology’s modo 401

New Zealand-based ID Firm Taps modo for Visualization of “World’s Fastest Jogger”
phil&teds’ Industrial Design Team Produces Engaging, High-quality Product Visualizations using modo 3D Software

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – April 19, 2010 – As the cost of product development and prototyping increases, pre-design visualization is becoming paramount to industrial designers. phil&teds, a manufacturer of stylish, adaptable children’s products for active parents, is always looking for the best digital tools to help the company visualize and communicate their creative vision. When it came time for phil&teds to design its latest product, the sub4 jogger stroller, the company turned to modo 401 to visualize and create the fastest jogging stroller ever made. more

NewTek TriCaster Chosen to Produce and Live Stream “The State of Now” from the 140 Characters Conference

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NewTek, manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, today announced that NewTek TriCaster portable live production system will be used to produce and live stream the 140 Characters Conference – #140Conf, allowing millions of people worldwide to gain access to the conference events. The 140 Characters Conference: New York City, will take place April 20-21, 2010, at the 92nd Street Y. Using NewTek TriCaster, event organizers will be able to deliver a network-style production of 10 minute presentations and 20 minute panel discussions, which may be viewed at http://www.ustream.tv/nyc140conf. The viewing schedule is available at http://nyc2010.140conf.com/schedule. more

Vaddio Announces AutoPresenter and Presenter Pod for Automating People and Content into Videoconferencing and Rich Media Presentation Systems

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 19, 2010) – Vaddio, the leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems, introduces the new AutoPresenter and Presenter Pod Camera and Content Control Systems.

Vaddio’s AutoPresenter is designed to make it easier to present and create content in the classroom by combining the automation of people and content into one easy-to-use classroom system. more

Boris XML Transfer Now Supports Adobe After Effects CS5

Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, today announced Boris XML Transfer Version 2. Boris XML Transfer is an Adobe After Effects plug-in designed for seamless transfer of Apple Final Cut Pro program sequences to After Effects. The plug-in preserves all aspects of a Final Cut Pro project including effects, audio, media clips, transitions, and geometric transformations. Version 2 has been fully re-designed for 64-bit platforms and provides support for the forthcoming Adobe After Effects CS5 release. more

AVSO AND OFFSPRING TEAM UP WITH TEAM DETROIT ONCE AGAIN ON FORD CAMPAIGN

A Very Small Office (AVSO) Director Vincent Haycock and design and animation studio Offspring have once again teamed up with Team Detroit to produce a memorable Ford campaign. The trio of :30s, introducing the all-new 2011 Ford Super Duty line of trucks, is the next evolution of Ford’s Rant campaign and the fourth set of spots AVSO and Offspring have collaborated on for the automotive giant in the past year and a half. The new series follows the spirit of the previous Rant campaign, but takes it even further for this bold line of trucks. This time dynamic live-action truck footage was shot on location in actual environments. In post-production the spots were given their signature black and white high-contrast look, then decked out with 3 dimensional typography that is integrated and tracks with each scene. more

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Keyframe Digital Re-Sets Visual Effects for Syfy’s “Warehouse 13� Season 2

Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON— Digital animation and visual effects studio Keyframe has begun producing the visual effects for the second season of the supernatural drama “Warehouse 13,� produced by Universal Cable Productions for Syfy, according to Keyframe co-founders Clint Green and Darren Cranford. more

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Lit Post “Goes the Extra Mile� for Digital Intermediate on Alice in Chain’s Latest Music Video

Los Angeles, CA—Digital Intermediate post house Lit Post recently completed a music video for rock group Alice in Chains as part of the legendary group’s recent comeback after more than a decade’s absence from the music scene. more

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BUTCHER Signs Editor Gordon Carey

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BUTCHER Signs Editor GORDON CAREY

Santa Monica, CA – BUTCHER, an editorial boutique headed by executive producer Rob Van and editor David Henegar, has signed editor Gordon Carey formally of Filmcore/Beast. Carey is best known for his comedy-dialogue editing style, which includes memorable spots such as ESPN’s “the Kid” and “Cat Herders” for EDS. At Butcher Carey joins an editor roster that includes David Henegar, Teddy Gersten, Megan Bee, and Mark Rees. more

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