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.

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.

Sony F55 4K Camera Plays for Dangerous Looks on ‘Turkey Shoot’

Published on Monday, 27 October 2014

A new survival-action film ‘Turkey Shoot’ was shot on the Sony F55 4K Sony-Turkey-Shoot5
camera by DP Warwick Field, capturing RAW images to create a range of
looks in post and support the extensive VFX.

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Turns Up the Action on ‘Checkmate’

Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014

Shooting action thriller ‘Checkmate’ on two Blackmagic Production Blackmagic-checkmate4
Camera 4Ks was an affordable way to shoot 4K and save time on setups,
letting the director focus on performances.

Fraunhofer Digital Cinema Develops IMF, Light-field & MPEG-H Audio

Published on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

The Fraunhofer Digital Cinema Alliance has developed a new light-field Fraunhofer-easyDCP-779
software plug-in for Avid Media Composer, viewer customizable surround
audio and IMF support in easyDCP 3.0.

Framestore Gets Immersed in New VR & Immersive Content Studio

Published on Thursday, 26 June 2014

Framestore is opening a dedicated VR and Immersive Content Studio Framestore-vr
at their New York office inspired by the success of their Game of Thrones
virtual reality experience, ‘Ascend the Wall’.

Tiger Aspect Manages ‘Peaky Blinders’ Digital Dailies in Aframe’s Cloud

Published on Saturday, 27 September 2014

Tiger Aspect Productions uses Aframe's cloud platform on the TV series, Aframe-Peaky-Blinders4
‘Peaky Blinders’ to assist assembly, review and distribution of digital
dailies to a dispersed team of contributors.

Mirada Transforms UCLA's Royce Hall with Projection Mapping Spectacle

Published on Thursday, 19 June 2014

Mirada and UCLA designed a film by compositing imagery from multiple sources, Mirada-ucla4
and used mapping techniques to project the footage at 5K onto the University's
famous Royce Hall.

Matrox VS4Recorder Pro Captures Edit-Ready Multi-camera Action

Published on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Live event producers can use Matrox VS4Recorder Pro to capture Matrox_VS4Recorder_Pro2
synchronized, frame-accurate, multi-channel files to NLE compatible
H.264, MOV and AVI files in quickly configured set-ups.

‘Show Boy’ and ‘Grey Bull’ to Premiere at Sydney Film Festival

Published on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Cinematographer Callan Green ACS shot two independent films, ‘Show Boy’ Sony-grey-bull-green5
and ‘Grey Bull’, on his Sony F65 4K CineAlta camera, both set to premiere
at this year’s Sydney Film Festival.

Cinedeck ZX Builds Modular 4K, UHD & Multi-Cam Workflows

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

The Cinedeck ZX modular 4K/UHDTV-1/HD/SD platform supports customised Cinedeck-RX3G
camera-to-post workflows. Premiere Pro CC workflows can now use
Cinedeck for record, ingest & transcode.

Blackmagic Resolve Joins ‘Secret Service’ with Live Grade Workflow

Published on Tuesday, 13 May 2014

On Set Tech in the UK developed a custom colour management workflow Blackmagic-resolve-secret-service
for digital dailies based on DaVinci Resolve 10 during the shoot of the
upcoming movie ‘The Secret Service’.

Ncam Camera Tracking Brings Post Production On-Set

Published on Thursday, 21 August 2014

Ncam tracking system simultaneously records a camera’s position and orientation Ncam-EOT-FP-98a
in real-time. Live composites of the real set with VFX are inserted into the
viewfinder to help visualise shots.

Animal Logic & Syco Entertainment Join on Film Development

Published on Thursday, 08 May 2014

Animal Logic Entertainment and Syco Entertainment are to form a multi- Animal-syco
project partnership developing music-based animated and hybrid animation/live
action films.

PluralEyes 3.5 Tackles Drift Correction Inside Shooter Suite 12.5

Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014

Red Giant Shooter Suite 12.5 has new versions of PluralEyes 3.5 and Shooter-Suite-12_5-Denoiser-II
Instant 4K, and includes Denoiser II video noise reduction, with the
updated BulletProof 1.2, Frames and LUT Buddy.

MTI Film’s CORTEX CarryOn Dailies Works on New TV Series

Published on Thursday, 10 April 2014

NAB MTI Film showed the new CORTEX CarryOn, portable, all-in-one, on-set
dailies processing system, with full metadata capture, at NAB after beta testing
it on US TV series ‘Longmire’.

Sohonet Appoints Chuck Parker to Executive Chairman

Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014

Sohonet connectivity and Infrastructure-as-a-Service for media and
entertainment has appointed Chuck Parker to Executive Chairman to
work on cloud expansion and new services.

Leviathan Takes On Titles from Amsterdam to SundanceTV

Published on Thursday, 20 March 2014

Leviathan design company in Chicago recently produced two contrasting Leviathan-fitca
titles sequences, one entirely live action shot with microphotography, the
other in two-colour motion graphics.