1080 Inc. Names Randy Dalton Chief Operating Officer

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Randy A. Dalton has joined 1080 Inc. in the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer at the company’s headquarters based in San Antonio, Texas. With five supporting divisions, the flagship 1080 Inc. takes a wide array of content from script to screen. Dalton, a multifaceted executive with expertise in developing, launching and building brands sees his role as reinforcing the company’s corporate brand and unifying the production, post, graphics and animation divisions into a harmonious organization with a broad customer base. Dalton comes on board from Pixie Stuff L.L.C., a leading edge publishing and creative entertainment venue aimed at promoting education and growth for children. Prior to his tenure at Pixie Stuff L.L.C. he spent 10 years with HIT Entertainment, L.L.C. where he served as director of production, executive producer and, finally, managing director. The publicly-held UK Company has an extensive catalog of top children’s brands, including Barney and Friends™, Bob the Builder™, Thomas and Friends™ and The Wiggles®. Don White, managing partner, said, “We are pleased to have Randy join our team. His knowledge of the industry, expertise in media and strong organizational skills have prepared Randy for this key role within our company.� 1080 is known for providing creative and practical postproduction solutions. Their best people, ideas and tools are available for turnkey services for anything from pre-production creative development and shoot supervision through effects execution and editorial integration.


More than 55 of the 2018 Fall Television and Streaming Series Rely on Blackmagic Design

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Jingle All the Way: Luxul's XMS-1208P Managed Gigabit Switch is Available for All CI Integrators this Holiday Season

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HoverCam Transforms Classrooms Fit for Future-Ready Students at Val Verde USD

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The Sigma Holiday Sale Is Back!

Nothing makes gift giving as enjoyable as special prices on award-winning Sigma lenses and accessories; get the lens you’ve always craved or surprise a fellow shooter with the perfect present.


Global News Agency Ruptly Relies on Riedel's MediorNet and Artist on Board New OB and DSNG Vehicles

Riedel's MediorNet real-time media network and Artist digital matrix intercom are providing the decentralized and redundant signal routing and communications backbone on board two all-new, state-of-the-art OB vehicles for Ruptly, a Berlin-based international news agency. Qvest Media, a world-leading system architect and integrator for the broadcast and media industries, designed and built the new broadcast van and DSNG vehicle.