Video is playing an interactive role in Kevin Hart’s ‘What Now’ world tour.
Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K
delivered live video during his UK performances.
Kodak is supplying film to Sundance Institute’s archives and to independent
filmmakers using motion picture film, and has released a new digital controlled
P-200 Film Cleaning System.
Two production companies in Chicago have developed a new technique
using LED screens to project imagery on set to allow a camera crew to
shoot several locations in a single day.
ASSIMILATE and Kinefinity are developing digital filmmaking systems
for the Chinese market and offering Kinefinity 4K or 6K camera
customers a free one-year SCRATCH product license.
CTO Brett Ineson of performance capture specialists Animatrik talks
about integrating the LEI/Giant system into the company’s motion
capture, previz and virtual camera services.
Hinge concepted, designed and animated a PSA for foster children,
collaborating with remote partners using Frankie web-based video
review software to share work-in-progress in real time.
Production on Baby Cow Animation’s 2D animated TV series for kids
was spread across two continents. To keep all teams in sync, they
used cloud and web-based review system Frankie.
Production sound Mixer Ben Osmo and vehicle FX recordist Oliver
Machin describe the equipment, set-up and experience of capturing
the dialogue and sound of ‘Mad Max’ in motion.
SolidAnim has developed a new framing software SolidFrame, an
updated version of its SolidTrack system and its new virtual camera,
Mr Méliès, for film and broadcast.
Sony Media Lifecycle Services and Memnon Archiving Services have
formed a partnership to combine expertise in large-scale digital
preservation projects for audio, video and film content.
Production company Tröll Pictures has launched in LA, pursuing start-
to-finish commercial production with Peter Steinzeig as EP, the Snorri
Bros as directors and partners at Brickyard VFX.
MPC Los Angeles, supplying services in VFX, VR and colour, has
recently hired five new artists to its Advertising 3D division, adding
skills in VFX, lighting, animation and look development.
Media Shuttle has new automation, metadata and identity functions for
enterprises, and Signiant sees more clients using Media Shuttle for
collaboration, 4K and large file transfers.
Dvein production studio in Barcelona created original concepts and
a fantastic indoor set for Alagoas’ new music video ‘Ghosts’, working
with Trizz Studio and Lanczos on VFX and post.
MTI Film’s CORTEX v 2.0 dailies processing system now detects dead
pixels on set and corrects them in post, handles basic editing tasks and
supports new UHD/4K delivery formats.
TourGigs in Texas produced the stage video projections and recordings at Shaky Knees and Shaky Boots music festivals with Blackmagic ATEM
switchers and HyperDeck Studio.
ZSPACE in Sydney has developed a point-of-sale AR application
for Ferrari dealers and customers into the showroom for a chance
to interact with the cars and customise a model of their own.