Sony & Memnon Archiving Join on Audio-Visual Digitisation

Published on Thursday, 14 May 2015

Sony Media Lifecycle Services and Memnon Archiving Services have Memnon-sony-archive
formed a partnership to combine expertise in large-scale digital
preservation projects for audio, video and film content.

Tröll Pictures Launches in LA and Signs Snorri Bros

Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Production company Tröll Pictures has launched in LA, pursuing start- Troll-snorri-Bros-Creatures
to-finish commercial production with Peter Steinzeig as EP, the Snorri
Bros as directors and partners at Brickyard VFX.

Media Shuttle Expands Worldwide, Adds Automation & Metadata

Published on Thursday, 30 April 2015

Media Shuttle has new automation, metadata and identity functions for Signiant-media-shuttle-dig
enterprises, and Signiant sees more clients using Media Shuttle for
collaboration, 4K and large file transfers.

Colorfront Demos HFR UHDTV Production & Post at HPA 2015

Published on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

At the HPA 2015 Tech Retreat, Colorfront demonstrates new functionality Colorfront HFR2
developed for its on-set dailies and transcoding systems for high frame
rate UHDTV production and post.

MTI Film CORTEX v2.0 Manages Dead Pixels & Colour Accuracy on Set

Published on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

MTI Film’s CORTEX v 2.0 dailies processing system now detects dead MTI-film-cortex
pixels on set and corrects them in post, handles basic editing tasks and
supports new UHD/4K delivery formats.

PFTrack 2015 Gains Photogrammetry Tools for VFX & Visualisation

Published on Sunday, 08 February 2015

Two new nodes in PFtrack 2015 can generate point clouds, meshes PFTrack-2015-3
and geometry for accurate 3D polygonal models, and the Photomesh
node contains a new set of photogrammetry tools.

ZSPACE Revs Up New Showroom AR Platform for Ferrari

Published on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

ZSPACE in Sydney has developed a point-of-sale AR application Zspace-ferrari-4RM
for Ferrari dealers and customers into the showroom for a chance
to interact with the cars and customise a model of their own.

Ben Shepherd & Sony F5 Capture the Two Worlds of VETUS

Published on Wednesday, 17 December 2014

VETUS is an upcoming multi-platform fantasy web series, now in production. Vetus-sony-f5-mindconsole5
DP Ben Shepherd shot the trailer on the Sony F5, revealing the mysterious
worlds the story inhabits.

Cinedeck Expands Flexible UHD Workflow Products & Processes

Published on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

NAB Cinedeck focussed on workflow options for 4K, UHDTV-1, HD and Cinedeck-MX Trans1
SD demonstrating new editorial and video-processing for cinema, live,
mobile and traditional broadcast workflows.

Red Giant Shooter Suite Update Keeps RED Camera Media in Sync

Published on Wednesday, 10 December 2014

The Red Giant Shooter Suite now supports RED camera media, allowing Red-giant-Offload-Hero
users to sync multi-camera and dual-system audio production media shot
on RED cameras in a few seconds.

Shotgun 6, RV 6 and cineSync Align Project Tracking Tools

Published on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

NAB Shotgun 6 production tracking and RV 6 image player now work Shotgun RV 6 small
together without user configuration. Also, Shotgun now comes bundled
with cineSync Pro.

Leviathan Designs Interactive ‘Numbers in Nature’ Experience

Published on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

Leviathan design company helped create a new interactive exhibit at Leviathan-msi146m
Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry that explains and explores
mathematical patterns from the natural world.

WSI Max Reality Introduces AR for Local TV Weather and Traffic

Published on Thursday, 09 April 2015

WSI’s Max Reality is an AR package that visualizes weather and WSI-Max-Reality snow
traffic data as 3D images, creating an experience that cannot be
matched on mobile devices.

ftrack V3 Updates Client Review and Time Tracking

Published on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

V3 of the ftrack cloud-based project management platform adds tools Ftrack-client-review-with-comments2
supporting dispersed teams and a new API that extends ftrack for better
workflows and more performance.

ShotPro Review: ShotPro Takes Previs Tools On Set

Published on Monday, 02 March 2015

ShotPro is an application made for directors, DPs, producers and other ShotPro-app5b
production team members who need to plan productions, communicate
ideas and work together on set.

zLenze Camera Tracking Brings Augmented Reality Closer to Set

Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014

zLense is a camera-mounted sensor that captures 3D data in sync with Zlense-tracking2
the RGB output of the camera and combines the data stream into
accurate camera tracking and 3D scene information.

Codex Takes ARRIRAW on Set for Marvel’s Agent Carter TV Series

Published on Thursday, 19 February 2015

Codex has supplied digital recording for the Alexa XT cameras on the Codex-agent-carter-hayley-atwell2
series ‘Marvel’s Agent Carter’, and consulted with the VFX supervisors
on lens mapping to assist effects production.

O2 Filmes Captures Lili with CinemaDNG Workflow & DaVinci Resolve

Published on Monday, 03 November 2014

Brazil’s O2 Filmes handle production and post for TV Globo’s series ‘Lili, a Ex’ Blackmagic-pocket-lili6a
with Blackmagic’s Pocket Cinema Camera, using Resolve for dailies, on-set
colour correction, conform and grading.