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Eva Longoria Joins Lineup For An Academy Dialogues Conversation

September 2020
Eva Longoria Joins Lineup For An <em>Academy Dialogues</em> Conversation

As part of its “Academy Dialogues: It Starts With Us” series, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) presents a conversation exploring the complexity of being Latin, the legacies of colonialism, identity, and solutions for inclusion. Panelists include Executive Vice President, Production, Marvel Studios Victoria Alonso, casting director Carmen Cuba (The Martian),... »

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Next Sight, Sound & Story Panel Explores Editor/Producer Relationship with Insecure Duo

September 2020
Next <em>Sight, Sound & Story</em> Panel Explores Editor/Producer Relationship with <em>Insecure</em> Duo

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop) has announced its next online event in its monthly Sight, Sound & Story: Live Online series, titled “From Editor to Producer: Making it Work,” which will take place on Wednesday, September 16. It will take a look at the Editor/Producer relationship in scripted series with Emmy-nominated Insecure Editor Daysha Broadway & Producer Deniese... »

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Manhattan Edit Workshop Announces Troy Takaki, ACE, as Artist in Residence

September 2020
Manhattan Edit Workshop Announces Troy Takaki, ACE, as Artist in Residence

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop) has chosen editor Troy Takaki, ACE, as its Artist in Residence for its six-week intensive post-production workshop, which begins on September 14. Takaki has edited hit movies like Reese Witherspoon‘s Sweet Home Alabama and Will Smith‘s Hitch, splitting his time between features and television and has championed mentorship and inclusion through the ACE Internship Program... »

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Sohonet Launches ClearView Pivot Lite to Provide 4K Remote Collaboration

September 2020
Sohonet Launches ClearView Pivot Lite to Provide 4K Remote Collaboration

Sohonet, global experts in connectivity, media services and network security for the media and entertainment industry, has announced the launch of ClearView Pivot Lite. This addition to Sohonet’s ClearView Pivot solution will provide a home-alternative for real-time remote editing, color grading, live screening and finishing reviews at full cinema quality. Pivot Lite will be... »

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2021 NAB Show in Vegas Moves to October, Combines with Radio Show

September 2020
2021 NAB Show in Vegas Moves to October, Combines with Radio Show

Just one day after it was announced that NAB Show New York would be held digitally this year, it’s been announced that the 2021 NAB Show, which had earmarked Las Vegas-based trade show’s customary April 11 to 14 dates,  will now take place from October 9 to 13, 2021 in Vegas. Because of this move,... »

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The Academy Announces New Inclusion, Representation Criteria for Oscar Eligibility

September 2020
The Academy Announces New Inclusion, Representation Criteria for Oscar Eligibility

For years, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has been forced to answer to its lack of representation and inclusion, both in terms of its membership and the movies and performances selected each year for Academy Awards. Last night, AMPAS made a groundbreaking, historic and somewhat surprising announcement about how it plans on dealing... »

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NAB Show New York Taking the Digital Approach

September 2020
NAB Show New York Taking the Digital Approach

Following the decision to hold an online “NAB Express” this past May instead of the usual April NAB Show in Las Vegas, it’s been announced that the fall NAB Show New York will also be held as a digital experience, running from October 19 through 29. From the release statement: “It’s Time to Reengage, Refocus... »

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PlayBox NEO announces Capture Suite Multi-Channel Ingest Solution

September 2020
PlayBox NEO announces <em>Capture Suite</em> Multi-Channel Ingest Solution

PlayBox NEO has announced Capture Suite, a new ingest solution to help increase efficiency for television networks, post-production facilities and playout centers that uses a client-server architecture that can accommodate almost an unlimited number of channels. Users can handle the entire ingest process using a standard web browser with all the operations needed to... »

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Algonquin College Students Get Access to Music & Sound Effects From ALIBI

September 2020
Algonquin College Students Get Access to Music & Sound Effects From ALIBI

Algonquin College has been granted access to the ALIBI Music Library, a professional music and sound effects (SFX) platform. This makes Algonquin the first institution in Canada with access to extensive catalogs used in Hollywood productions and in the TV, streaming, video games and advertising industries. Through a special educational license, ALIBI becomes the College’s... »

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Posted in Editing, Featured, Music, Sound, The Student Lens |

Las Vegas PBS Upgrades Control Room with FOR-A Video Switcher

September 2020
Las Vegas PBS Upgrades Control Room with FOR-A Video Switcher

Nevada’s Las Vegas PBS, which serves the Clark County School District, recently upgraded their live streaming control room used for board meetings with FOR-A Corporation of America‘s HVS-100 HANABI video switcher and CG-Portable character generator. The restrictions due to COVID-19 have forced everyone to make changes, and that’s true for the Clark County board, which could... »

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