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Nominees Announced for Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards 2017

January 12, 2017 | By

Nominees for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) in 23 categories honoring make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater were announced today by MUAHS president Sue Cabral-Ebert. Winners will be revealed during the black-tie annual MUAHS Guild Awards ceremony on... »

SMPTE Reveals Finalists for the Vista Project Student Filmmaking Competition

December 21, 2016 | By

TimePlay Inc., a leader in the interactive second screen industry, and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, today announced the selection of three student filmmaker finalists in the Vista Project, a new big-screen interactive storytelling competition... »

VR On The Lot, Interview with The Foundry CTO Jon Wadelton

December 12, 2016 | By
VR On The Lot, Interview with The Foundry CTO Jon Wadelton

The newly formed VR Society (a division of the Advanced Imaging Society) and AMD held a two-day conference called VR On The Lot that took place at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood on October 13-14. There were several keynotes and panel discussions about all aspects of this new immersive media with an impressive list... »

Netflix Finds More than 30 Million Members Around the World Pair TV & Movies

December 7, 2016 | By
Netflix Finds More than 30 Million Members Around the World Pair TV & Movies

Frank and Claire. Walt and Jesse. Pinot noir and caviar. Some things are better together, and it turns out TV and movies are one of those pairings. According to research from Netflix*, a new trend in watching has emerged with more than 30 million Netflix members around the world weaving film into their binge... »

The Artery Enters Into Special Artistic Collaboration with Cannes Gold Lion Winning Video Artist Ronen Sharabani

December 5, 2016 | By
The Artery Enters Into Special Artistic Collaboration with Cannes Gold Lion Winning Video Artist Ronen Sharabani

The Artery has established a special artistic collaboration with acclaimed video artist Ronen Sharabani, a 2006 Cannes Gold Lion Prize winner. Vico Sharabani, The Artery’s founder and creative director, as well as a brother of Ronen Sharabani, made the announcement. This new collaboration between The Artery and Sharabani has been designed for two purposes:... »

Nice Shoes Creative Studio Transports Viewers To A Meditative and Magical VR Garden

November 30, 2016 | By
Nice Shoes Creative Studio Transports Viewers To A Meditative and Magical VR Garden

Nice Shoes Creative Studio has entered the world of virtual reality, debuting an interactive meditative experience “Mio Garden” to an audience of marketing leaders at the 2016 ANA Masters of Marketing Conference in Orlando. The piece explores the new storytelling form from a different point of view, aiming to craft a unique experience that... »

The Artery Expands Artistic Talent Base by Naming Ronen Tanchum as Head of Company’s New VR/AR Division

October 18, 2016 | By
The Artery Expands Artistic Talent Base by Naming Ronen Tanchum as Head of Company’s New VR/AR Division

The Artery has named artist Ronen Tanchum as the head of its newly launched Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality (VR/AR) division, for which Tanchum will serve as the creative and technical director. Deborah Sullivan, executive producer/managing director, The Artery, made the announcement. Prior to joining The Artery, Tanchum has previously produced complex FX setups and overseen digital... »

EuclidIQ Announces IQ264 Optimization Plugin for H.264 Encoders At Streaming Media West

October 11, 2016 | By

At Streaming Media West, on booth #216, EuclidIQ, a provider of video compression products, will announce the immediate availability of IQ264, an encoding plugin that provides significant bandwidth reduction with no perceptible quality loss for any H.264 encoder. As quality of experience on every device from smartphones to smart TVs becomes an ever larger... »

TVU Networks to Showcase Remote Multi-Camera Production Technology During Rocky Mountain Audio Video Expo

October 6, 2016 | By
TVU Networks to Showcase Remote Multi-Camera Production Technology During Rocky Mountain Audio Video Expo

TVU Networks will highlight its latest IP-based live video solutions at the upcoming Rocky Mountain Audio Video Expo (AVX). Taking place on October 26-27 at the Crowne Plaza Dia in Denver, TVU Networks will exhibit in Booth #508. The company will also present a session on low-cost, remote synchronized multi-camera IP video production using... »

Carnival Vista Sets Sail With New 360° Interactive Experience From VR Production Company Bipolar Id

October 4, 2016 | By

Bipolar Id, a full service virtual reality production company founded in 2015 by leading VR director Gevorg Karensky, teamed up with Arnold Worldwide to create “A Brand New View,” a collection of 360° interactive video experiences for Carnival Cruise Line. Tied to the launch of the Carnival Vista, the videos leverage Bipolar’s proprietary VR... »

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