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Light Field Lab, Inc. Launches to Bring Holographic Experiences to Consumers

April 18, 2017 | By

Light Field Lab, Inc. has officially debuted, co-founded by CEO Jon Karafin, CTO Brendan Bevensee, and VP of engineering Ed Ibe. The co-founders previously worked together to design the world’s first professional light field capture system at award-winning company Lytro. Light Field Lab attempts to build on the founders’ collective expertise with a new independent... »

FilmLight Announces Free Baselight STUDENT

April 18, 2017 | By
FilmLight Announces Free Baselight STUDENT

At NAB2017, FilmLight has announced that they will preview their latest product, Baselight STUDENT, a software-only macOS application that answers the call from a growing number of facilities for trained Baselight colourists and assistants. Baselight STUDENT is intended as a learning tool, either for those wanting to train to become a professional colourist, to... »

Cinema Audio Society Accepting Applications for CAS Student Recongition Award

April 17, 2017 | By
Cinema Audio Society Accepting Applications for CAS Student Recongition Award

The Cinema Audio Society has opened applications for the CAS Student Recognition Award. First presented at the CAS Award Dinner in 2015, this honor comes with a $2,500 cash award and is intended to encourage student interest in production or post-production sound mixing, and to recognize individual students with exceptional demonstrated passion for the field.  “As we move into our 4th year of the... »

FilmLight Rolls Out 5.0 Across its Entire Product Range

April 13, 2017 | By
FilmLight Rolls Out 5.0 Across its Entire Product Range

FilmLight has announced that it will demonstrate its version 5.0 color tools at NAB 2017. Longtime users will benefit from a consistent and familiar user experience, from the flagship Baselight color grading and finishing system, through Baselight Editions, to Daylight and the new on-set application, Prelight. “We are delivering 5.0 everywhere, bringing a new level... »

Zylight to Introduce Pro-Cyc Color 350-Watt Cyclorama Light at NAB 2017

April 12, 2017 | By
Zylight to Introduce Pro-Cyc Color 350-Watt Cyclorama Light at NAB 2017

Zylight, a manufacturer of innovative LED lights and related products, has announced that they are debuting their Pro-Cyc Color asymmetric wall washer later this month at the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev. (Booth C7947). Designed for TV studios and theatres, the 350-watt Pro-Cyc Color reportedly produces a soft, even field with enough... »

MPEG Awards Lillian E. Benson Fellowship and Service Award

April 11, 2017 | By
MPEG Awards Lillian E. Benson Fellowship and Service Award

On Saturday night the Motion Picture Editors Guild awarded their Fellowship and Service Award to Lillian E. Benson, who is the first African-American female member of the American Cinema Editors, an honorary editing society, and a member of their board of directors at a gala dinner event at the Sheraton Universal Hotel that illustrated... »

Art Directors Guild’s Final Call for Production Apprentice Program

April 11, 2017 | By
Art Directors Guild’s Final Call for Production Apprentice Program

Advancing into its fifth year, the Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) has announced a final call for submissions to their Production Apprentice (PA) Trainee Program. The program, which opened on February 28, is dedicated to developing a diverse group of new talents, for the profession of production design within moving image. Initially, the invitation... »

Location, Location, Location — and the LMGI Awards

April 10, 2017 | By
Location, Location, Location — and the LMGI Awards

In the end, La La Land won, and it stuck. That was the conclusion to a convivial evening, a kind of coda to award seasons at large, where the LMGI — Locations Manager Guild International — actually goes ahead and holds its own show after the Oscars, going against unspoken, well, La La Land... »

Firefly Cinema to Showcase New Version of its Digital Dailies and Color Grading Workflow Suite at NAB

April 5, 2017 | By
Firefly Cinema to Showcase New Version of its Digital Dailies and Color Grading Workflow Suite at NAB

At NAB 2017, at the Maxx Digital booth (SL13005), Firefly Cinema, a developer of color grading and dailies processing applications, has announced that it will showcase version 6 of its color grading software suite which includes: FirePlay (for playback), FireDay (for digital dailies) and FirePost (for color finishing). Used on hundreds of feature films... »

Mike Nichols’ The Graduate, New 4K Restoration to be Released Nationwide for 50th Anniversary

April 3, 2017 | By
Mike Nichols’ <em>The Graduate</em>, New 4K Restoration to be Released Nationwide for 50th Anniversary

New York-based specialty distributor Rialto Pictures and StudioCanal has announced the release of Mike Nichols‘ groundbreaking The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, in new 4K digital prints beginning in April. The 50 anniversary restoration will have its world premiere on April 8 at the TCL Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, as a centerpiece event... »

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