Archive for November, 2010

Two New “Class on Demand Legends Series” Webinars Feat. Larry Jordan Now Available Via The Class on Demand Learning Platform

Industry expert Larry Jordan talks hot third-party software and Final Cut media storage options in this week’s featured “Class on Demand Legend Seriesâ€? webinars

Hoffman Estates, IL – Class on Demandâ„¢, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, is pleased to announce two new “Class on Demand Legends Seriesâ€? weekly training webinars featuring acclaimed digital media instructor Larry Jordan. The new webinars, titled “Something Very, Very Close to Magicâ€? and “Avoid Dropped Frames – Match Your Storage to Your Mediaâ€? can be accessed today in streaming video delivery format through the Class on Demand Learning Platform (

An expansion of the current Class on Demand training lineup, “Class on Demand Legends Series� provides an exclusive “inside look� at the inner workings of influential industry experts and figureheads. This week, “Something Very, Very Close to Magic� shows current Final Cut Pro editors how to more

Myers To Show Its ProTrack Broadcast Management Suite At GV Expo 2010




Northampton, MA (November 16, 2010) – Myers Information Systems will demonstrate the full range of its popular ProTrack business management systems in Booth #538 at Government Video Expo 2010 (December 1-2 in Washington, DC). ProTrack is a comprehensive, scalable solution for broadcast traffic, scheduling, programming, and sales management; it supports numerous content workflow models and industry segments, including: Commercial, Government and Public media, as well as Community, Corporate, Educational, Satellite, and Faith-Based media entities.

The Myers team will highlight ProTrack’s new Media Asset Management (MAM) module, providing business rule-based life-cycle control over digital content files. ProTrack MAM ensures that multi-channel / multi-platform content is accurately identified, catalogued, and made available for airplay as needed. Each asset’s location, audio / video format, more

Canon Expo 2010 Highlights Advanced Imaging Technologies with Support From WorldStage Companies Scharff Weisberg and VAI



Every five years Canon Expo, which highlights Canon’s new and existing technologies and hints at future products, is a must-see for an invited audience of customers, partners and selected media. WorldStage, Inc. companies Scharff Weisberg and Video Applications, Inc. (VAI) provided technological and staging expertise for the latest event, Canon Expo 2010 held September 1 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. With the theme, “We Speak Image,” the Expo showcased Canon’s extraordinary range of innovative, top-performing imaging products in fields as diverse as broadcast video, digital SLR cameras, medical imaging and business systems. With support in video, audio, lighting and complex AV design, WorldStage was uniquely qualified to handle the job as comprehensively as it did.

With a reputation as a leading patent holder for many advanced devices, Canon and its more

Hydraulx Builds Innovative DI Workflow for Skyline

Digital Vision OpenEXR Is Essential Element in New VFX and DI Pipeline

(Los Angeles, CA/London UK) Digital Vision, the leading supplier of color grading, finishing, mastering and restoration solutions for the broadcast, film and commercial industries, has announced that its award winning OpenEXR/HDR work was an essential component in the innovative workflow developed at Hydraulx. Hydraulx is the uniquely designed, award-winning post-production facility based in Santa Monica, California, operated by Greg and Colin Strause, The Brothers Strause. Their innovative company has built an extensive list of blockbuster visual effects credits including Iron Man 2, Avatar and Wolverine. The Hydraulx team set out to create an end-to-end DI workflow that mimicked the image quality of a visual effects pipeline. Hydraulx relied upon Digital Vision’s Nucoda Film Master throughout the post-production process for their highly anticipated Sci-Fi thriller, Skyline.

To facilitate high-quality manipulation of more Launches the Digitalmusician Plug-In

Collaborate with musicians anywhere in the world from within your DAW

Hamburg, Germany –, the online creative collaboration platform for musicians worldwide, headed by the legendary Charlie Steinberg, announces the release of the Digital Musician Plug-in, or DMP. This plug-in sits in any insert channel of any VST or AU Audio Sequencer/ DAW enabling real time, online connection of different music production applications with one audio and video stream.

“The DMP is a milestone in my vision for musicians to connect, collaborate and produce music together no matter where they are in the world,â€? states Charlie Steinberg, Chief Technical Officer and visionary behind “Using the DMP I can be running my Cubase on Windows in my Hamburg studio, collaborating with my guitarist in Los Angeles running her Logic system – all recording in real time in a simple smooth work-flow. It’s as though we are more

Vicon Revue Wins Popular Science ‘Best of What’s New’ Award


Vicon, developer of products for the life science, engineering and entertainment markets today announced that its newest camera, Vicon Revue, has won Popular Science’s ‘Best of What’s New’ Award in the Gadgets category.

Revue, launched in April this year, is a wearable digital camera that takes photographs automatically, without user intervention. The technology was developed in 1999 by Microsoft Research Cambridge as SenseCam. Vicon signed a license agreement with Microsoft Corp. last year to manufacture and sell the technology worldwide.

The Revue is most commonly used by medical researchers as an aid for people with memory impairment, but has great potential in a number of different application areas such as market research, documentaries and art projects.

“For 23 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us − those that make a positive impact on our world today and more

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FSR’s FLEX-LT Receives WFX New Product Award




Atlanta, GA (November 15, 2010) — FSR’s new Flex-LT self-contained control system has received a WFX New Product Award as the Innovative Green Product in the “Best Building System/Materialâ€? category. A panel of industry experts judged the contestants, and winners were announced at Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX) 2010 in Atlanta, GA on November 3, 2010 by Church Production Magazine and Worship Facilities magazine. The awards, designed to recognize the newest and most innovative building, management, and technology products geared toward Churches, identified Flex-LT’s numerous energy and cost-saving features as advantageous to Worship facilities of all sizes.

Flex-LT provides fingertip room control at an attractive price point. A built-in scheduler automatically shuts off displays that are not in use – making more


WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Products Company will showcase a number of new products at the Government Video Expo on Dec. 1-2, 2010, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC (Booth 201). The company will display its full line of professional camcorders, plus other tools to help video professionals tackle 3D production and monitoring, Blu-ray authoring and duplication, and security and CCTV applications.


“Government is a very important part of our business, and it includes a number of different market segments,� explained Dave Walton, assistant vice president of marketing and communications. “GV Expo is an excellent opportunity for us to connect with a variety of customers. We will have an extensive display of cameras and monitors for production, CCTV equipment for security, and 3D equipment.�

The flagship of JVC’s ProHD line of camcorders, the GY-HM790, will take more

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NEW YORK, NY – November 16, 2010 – FilmTecknarna (, the storytelling and design studio with headquarters in Stockholm and offices in New York, recently added Barcelona-based director collective Bungalow to their roster. Bungalow is becoming known as one of the top motion design companies coming out of Spain. Partners Ibon Landa, Ignasi Font, Marco Petrucci, and Ivan Jurado, founded Bungalow in March 2010, having worked together for several years at Garage Films under the moniker, Fake Studio.

Bungalow’s versatile skill-set includes live action, still photography, illustration and animation – which they frequently combine in unique and unexpected ways. Bungalow’s design-driven work includes a spot for Audi, which fuses graphic illustrations of nature and live cinematography with animation. Another recent Bungalow project for MTV Canada spot features three aspiring teenage graffiti artists spraying a wall with black paint, that erupts into a towering animated ominous creature.

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BAFTA award-winning Composer Jason Graves

Thematic Horror Video Game Soundtrack Evokes Intense Personal Drama of Isaac Clarke’s Dark and Emotional Journey

Los Angeles, CA – November 17, 2010 – Classically trained BAFTA-winning composer Jason Graves returns to create a psychodramatic orchestral score for Dead Space 2, the highly anticipated next installment in the blockbuster action horror videogame franchise. Reflecting hero Isaac Clarke’s dementia and nightmarish personal journey, Graves’ original music score for Dead Space 2 features the intricately woven thematic movement “Lacrimosa,” a concerto for string quartet that runs throughout the game. The game’s intense and varied soundtrack also immerses players in this thrilling action horror experience with haunting Unitology choral compositions, visceral action music and spine-tingling string arrangements performed by A-List musicians at Skywalker Sound.

“The score really runs the gamut as you play through the game. There are much bigger and scarier pieces along with quieter, more personal moments to more

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