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.

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.

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.

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.

AJA Ki Pro Mini Brings ‘Computer Chess’ to 21st Century

Published on Monday, 02 December 2013

Indie film ‘Computer Chess’ was shot on a 1970s tube camera, Aja-ki-pro-mini-computer-chess
converting analogue to SD with an AJA D5D Mini-Converter and
recording the SD feed in Apple ProRes HQ with a Ki Pro Mini.

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’.

Proof Visualizes a New Presence in Australia & Europe

Published on Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Proof Visualization Services will soon open a production facility in Sydney, Proof-previs-phillips
extending its previs, virtual production and postvis services from the US,
Canada and the UK to Australia.

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.

Trade Digital Cinema Joins SCRATCH Lab for On-Set Dailies

Published on Thursday, 31 October 2013

DIT services team Trade Digital Cinema combined their mobile dailies system Scratch-Split5
with SCRATCH Lab to organise and monitor footage for the upcoming
independent movie ‘Split’.