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DI4D Unveils High Fidelity Facial Performance Capture at SIGGRAPH 2017

July 2017
DI4D Unveils High Fidelity Facial Performance Capture at SIGGRAPH 2017

Facial performance capture company DI4D has announced they will unveil their highest fidelity facial performance capture so far at SIGGRAPH, which takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 01 to 03 August 2017.  DI4D’s proprietary “motion scanning” technology reportedly captures 4D data comprising video rate 3D surface scans tracked with a dense fixed topology... »

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EditShare Shows its Scale-out Storage Platform for VFX, Finishing/DI, Audio, Editorial and Virtual Reality Workflows at SIGGRAPH 2017

July 2017
EditShare Shows its Scale-out Storage Platform for VFX, Finishing/DI, Audio, Editorial and Virtual Reality Workflows at SIGGRAPH 2017

EditShare, a company that specializes in shared storage and media management products, will be showcasing its scale-out XStream EFS shared storage solutions at the upcoming SIGGRAPH 2017 show (July 30-Aug 3) on booth 837. Designed to support the media-intensive VFX, finishing/DI, editorial, audio and virtual reality production workflows, EditShare XStream EFS solutions are used by powerhouse... »

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Nimble Collective Announces Partnerships with Pixar and Lytro at SIGGRAPH 2017

July 2017
Nimble Collective Announces Partnerships with Pixar and Lytro at SIGGRAPH 2017

Nimble Collective, the California based startup that offers a virtual studio platform, has announced a new collaboration with Pixar‘s RenderMan. The partnership will explore extending the delivery of RenderMan training to new and existing users via Nimble Collective’s collaborative, cloud-based workspace for creating animation. In addition, Nimble also announced a strategic partnership with Lytro to... »

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Digigram Aims to Ease IP Migration in the Studio with New Audioway Bridge, a Gateway Between Legacy & IP Audio

July 2017
Digigram Aims to Ease IP Migration in the Studio with New Audioway Bridge, a Gateway Between Legacy & IP Audio

Digigram has announced the release of Audioway Bridge, the first in the company’s new Audioway range of IP studio products. Intended as a gateway between legacy and IP audio equipment in the studio, or in multiple studios connected by a managed network, Audioway Bridge allows users to input MADI, AES67, RAVENNA, Dante/AES67, Livewire+, or AES/EBU and route audio to output in any one of... »

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The Production Music Associaton Announces NMPA President/CEO David Israelite as Keynote Speaker for 2017 Production Music Conference

July 2017
The Production Music Associaton Announces NMPA President/CEO David Israelite as Keynote Speaker for 2017 Production Music Conference

The Production Music Association (PMA), an advocate and voice of the global production music community, has announced that David Israelite will be the keynote speaker during the group’s annual Production Music Conference (PMC). Israelite, the president/CEO of the National Music Publishers‘ Association, will speak on October 5 at 10:45am. This year’s PMC event will take place... »

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FOR-A’s New HVS-490 Video Switcher Now Shipping

July 2017
FOR-A’s New HVS-490 Video Switcher Now Shipping

FOR-A‘s latest in its line of HANABI video switchers, the HVS-490 HD/4K-UHD unit, is now shipping. Built with the intention of offering an extensive feature set in a compact unit, the new HVS-490 production switcher offers 4K-UHD and 3G capabilities, and is designed for use in any live environment, including mobile shoots, events, and in-house corporate... »

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Alchemy Post Sound Steps Up Its Game with Welcome to the Wayne

July 2017
Alchemy Post Sound Steps Up Its Game with <em>Welcome to the Wayne</em>

The animated series Welcome to the Wayne recently debuted on Nickelodeon, becoming the network’s first original series to move from digital to broadcast, having originally launched in 2014 as a series of shorts on Nick App and Nick.com. Created by Billy Lopez, the show centers on two 10-year-old boys living in a Manhattan high-rise, dubbed The... »

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Picture Shop Expands VFX Talent Pool

July 2017
Picture Shop Expands VFX Talent Pool

The California based Picture Shop has added award-winning team Christian Cardona & Buddy Gheen to their rapidly expanding VFX department. Cardona will join the ranks as senior VFX supervisor alongside recently promoted VP/senior VFX supervisor Adam Avitabile. Gheen will be joining the department as a creative director of VFX. All will be reporting to... »

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Matthews to Feature MYWay Grip at IBC 2017

July 2017
Matthews to Feature MYWay Grip at IBC 2017

Matthews Studio Equipment has announed that they will feature their unique new rigging system, MyWay Grip, at IBC 2017 – Booth 12-G71. “Today stage and location set ups are get more and more complicated and creative, often stressing out grips that are hampered by support equipment,” said Tyler Phillips, VP of marketing and product development at Matthews Studio... »

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Cinema Audio Society Announces Timeline for 54th CAS Awards

July 2017
Cinema Audio Society Announces Timeline for  54th CAS Awards

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) has set the date and timeline for the 54th Annual CAS Awards. The CAS Awards recognize outstanding sound mixing in film and television as well as outstanding products for production and post-production. Recipients for the CAS Career Achievement Award and CAS Filmmaker Award will be announced later in the... »

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