HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 2011: Douglas Cuomo’s remarkable aptitude for creating engaging music across genres has earned him renown in the concert halls and on the operatic and theatrical stages of the world. To appreciate the tremendous scope of Cuomo’s work, it may be sufficient to note that his work has been commissioned by both Chanticleer and Britney Spears. But Cuomo also maintains a prolific career as a composer for film and television, where his ability to create genuine music of any style is a rare and valuable commodity. Among his credits are literally hundreds of themes, scores, and incidental music for network television (including Sex and the City, Homicide: Life on the Streets, Committed), film (including In the Weeds, Naked in New York, and Lie Down with Dogs), and documentaries (including Crazy Love, America’s River, and National Geographic Explorer). Part of what explains Cuomo’s high volume of more
Archive for October 12th, 2011
Oslo, Norway – T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, today announced that its TVG450 JPEG2000 Gateway solution was chosen by TV2, Norway’s largest commercial television station, to provide transport of video for Norway’s first live 3D broadcast coverage of last night’s Norway v Cyprus football match from the national football stadium Ullevaal in Oslo.
“When it comes to broadcasting live sports, it is vital to remain at the forefront of technological advancements and for this reason we are delighted to be working with T-VIPS, a cutting-edge company that has real 3D expertise,” said John Inge Brattetveit, CTO, TV2. “The TVG450 JPEG2000 Gateway solution enables TV2 to broadcast top quality 3D video content cost-effectively and provides advanced technology to sync the left and right eye pictures, critical when broadcasting in 3D.”
The TV2 owned OB Team recently took delivery of a 3D-ready Outside Broadcast more
Production and Management Company CP+M Director Chandler Kauffman commences fire in the ultimate viral video food fight for Clorox Two via digital agency Big Fuel. Co-written by Chandler, the video revolves around an extreme water gun fight culminating in what may be video’s first slingshotted lasagna that lands on veteran character actor Adam Mucci (Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos) and his cohorts.
Check out the fun here: http://vimeo.com/30356975
Then see the rest of Chandler’s reel at CP+M’s website: http://www.cuttermanagement.com
Other recent projects for CP+M include a digital film for Global Law Firm Weil (Weil.com) directed by Roster Director Michael Fiore as well as a television commercial for Dowling College directed by Chandler Kauffman and both produced by CP+M.
Management Company: Cutter Productions + Management
Director: Chandler Kauffman
Executive Producer: Hillary Cutter
Agency/Production Company: Big Fuel
Executive Producer: more
CP+M (Cutter Productions + Management) recently received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The Manhattan-based broadcast and digital production and management company went through a rigorous process in order to receive this certification including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm that a business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
CP+M is among one of the first production and management companies to receive minority status. In addition to certification, CP+M founder Hillary Cutter joined the Pfizer Marketing & Sales Supplier Diversity Advisory Council. Members from Draftfcb, Publis Healthcare and Editorial Company Blue Rock are also part of the council.
“Understanding the importance and benefits of supplier diversity is a key initiative for Draftfcb and more
Built-in Support for 4K Resolution, Stereo 3D and High Frame Rates
ShowEast 2011, Booth # 620 Oct. 24-27, 2011
Miami, Fla.: Oct. 12, 2011… Qube Cinema will introduce the new XP-I digital cinema server at ShowEast. Based on the Qube XP-D Series 2 server platform, the XP-I is designed to work in conjunction with the Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMBs) installed in the projector. Along with support for a wide variety of formats, the Qube XP-I server and Qube Xi 4K IMB will play content at up to 4K resolution, and stereo 3D at high frame rates of 48 and 60 frames per second.
“The XP-I is the next step on our roadmap for digital cinema,” said Rajesh Ramachandran, CTO of Qube Cinema. “With the growing movement towards higher resolution and higher frame rates, theater owners more
Visual Effects Facility Credits Include The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part I, Immortals, Jane Eyre, and Source Code
Los Angeles: Oct 12, 2011… Modus FX, one of Canada’s emerging leaders in visual effects, announced today that it has signed with International Creative Management (“ICM”), one of the world’s largest talent and literary agencies. Based in Montreal, Modus FX is the first Canadian postproduction house to be included in the prestigious entertainment agency’s roster. The partnership between ICM and Modus FX will provide Hollywood studios with easier access to Modus’ capabilities for project development, VFX supervision, and postproduction.
Modus FX credits include the highly anticipated The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part I, which is set to release in November and stars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner; Tarsem Singh’s Greek mythology Immortals, starring Mickey Rourke, Stephen Dorff, and Freida Pinto more
Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) Showcases Wide Range of Applications for License-Free RF Central microLite HD Elite System at CCW 2011
5.8-GHz User-Friendly Complete RF Video Solution Designed for Houses of Worship, Colleges/Universities and High School Applications
NEW YORK, OCTOBER 12, 2011 – Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT), a Business Unit within the Vitec Group’s Videocom Division, and a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the Broadcast, Sports & Entertainment and MAG (Military, Aerospace & Government) markets, will be highlighting the range of applications for its RF Central 5.8-GHz license-free microLite HD Elite system at the 2011 CCW Show (Booth 931). more
T-VIPS’ Video Gateways Enable Business Case for Remote Color Correction and Daily Screening at MTI Film
Millburn, New Jersey – MTI Film, a renowned provider of post production and film restoration services for television, film restoration and commercial projects, selected a video transport system from T-VIPS to facilitate remote collaboration of the 2012 revamp of TV’s iconic “Dallas” series. Featuring old and new generations of the Ewing dynasty at Southfork Ranch, the TNT show is also updating its post-production methods to enable real-time transport of show dailies between its Dallas studio and MTI’s color correction facilities in Los Angeles.
Larry Chernoff, CEO and Founder of MTI, believes that the inherent flexibility and cost-effectiveness of transmitting media over IP networks will soon be standard for post production. He explained, “For this show, the producers want to screen and approve dailies in Dallas using our Remote Control Dailies system. They also want highly accurate color correction using more
VICON House of Moves (HOM), a leading motion capture and animation service company, contributed to the cinematic animation and facial keyframing on the recently released video game, Gears of War 3. Developed by Epic Games and published by Microsoft, sales for the highly anticipated third-person shooter soared when it hit shelves in late September.
Collaboration between Vicon House of Moves and Epic on the third installment of the billion-dollar Gears of War franchise began in January 2010. Epic completed all the motion capture for the game on its own stage, which features a Vicon mocap system. Prior to shooting, Vicon HOM refined Epic’s mocap pipeline for the cinematic process and delivered front-end tools to improve capture of performances.
Once captured, Epic sent the raw data to Vicon HOM. The data was then reconstructed and uploaded into Vicon HOM’s online ordering more
— Company expands line with self-contained, go-anywhere dynamic percussion synthesizer—
MELVILLE, NY, October 11, 2011 — Korg is now shipping the Wavedrum Mini, which borrows technology from the popular Wavedrum series. Completely self-contained, the Wavedrum Mini provides a playable pad, speaker, sounds, effects, patterns and a loop recorder, as well as a Sensor Clip to transform any object into a second sound source.
The Wavedrum Mini offers 100 professionally programmed and ready-to-play sounds, from acoustic-emulating drum and percussion to cutting-edge sounds possible only on a synthesizer. Bass, tuned percussion and stringed instruments are also included, allowing both rhythmic and melodic performances.
Sounds can be easily and expressively triggered from Wavedrum Mini’s pad. Additional sounds can be accessed at the same time by attaching the Sensor Clip to a table top, cup, a user’s foot or any object, transforming the object into more