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Hive Lighting Introduces Paradome Softbox and Offers Helpful Tutorial Videos

October 22, 2020 | By
Hive Lighting Introduces Paradome Softbox and Offers Helpful Tutorial Videos

Hive Lighting has introduced its newest modifiers, the Paradome, a unique, 16-sided, hexadecagon shaped parabolic deep dish flood reflector and softbox, that can be paired with any of Hive Lighting’s Omni-Color LEDs. The silver-lined parabolic shape allows it to be used as a flood reflector, but with the addition of the diffusion front face, it... »

MELS Launches New Virtual Production Stage in Montreal with Solotech

October 22, 2020 | By
MELS Launches New Virtual Production Stage in Montreal with Solotech

The latest word in production technology these days is the “virtual production studio,” essentially where film and television productions can film against an LED wall that allows real-time virtual backgrounds and environments created using Epic Games‘ Unreal Engine. MELS has announced the launch of its own virtual stage in Montreal in collaboration with Solotech. This follows the... »

ASC Announces Dates for 35th Annual ASC Awards to Be Held April 18, 2021

October 21, 2020 | By
ASC Announces Dates for 35th Annual ASC Awards to Be Held April 18, 2021

10/21/20 9:26 AM:  The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced key dates for its 35th annual ASC Awards for cinematography. Like many other awards groups, the ASC’s awards have been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and they will be streamed live from the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood on April 18, 2021, “with plans... »

CineGear Expo ON AIR Pays Tribute to Still Photographer Douglas Kirkland

October 21, 2020 | By
CineGear Expo ON AIR Pays Tribute to Still Photographer Douglas Kirkland

On October 28, CineGear Expo is presenting a special ON AIR tribute to still photographer Douglas Kirkland, whose body of work includes iconic images of famous artists Man Ray, Coco Chanel and Andy Warhol, as well as musicians Frank Sinatra, Mick Jagger and Diana Ross, and an immense portfolio of actor and filmmaker portraits, including Marlene Dietrich, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Leonardo DiCaprio,... »

NAB Show Announces Second Annual Product of the Year Awards

October 21, 2020 | By
NAB Show Announces Second Annual Product of the Year Awards

At the 2020 NAB Show New York, held virtually this year, the winners were announced for the 2nd annual NAB Show Product of the Year Awards, recognizing the most significant and promising new products and technologies being showcased for the first time at either NAB Show or NAB Show New York. You can read... »

End of Week Production Notes 10/16/20: Days of Our Lives Pauses, Mad Max: Furiosa Gets Cast and More

October 16, 2020 | By
End of Week Production Notes 10/16/20: <em>Days of Our Lives</em> Pauses, <em>Mad Max: Furiosa</em> Gets Cast and More

Things are starting to settle in the world of production as shows have been back in business, and there’s less weekly bad news about the way the COVID pandemic has been affecting production. That said, the NBC soap Days of Our Lives has suspended production for two weeks, according to Deadline, when one of the production team tested positive for... »

FilmLA 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic Slices Summer Production In Half

October 16, 2020 | By
FilmLA 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic Slices Summer Production In Half

As filming is beginning a slow return in Greater Los Angeles, a new FilmLA report released this week reveals the enduring effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the region’s film, television and commercial production industry. Updated data from FilmLA indicates that filming in area communities declined by 54.5 percent year-over-year to just 4,199 Shoot... »

TVU Networks Demoing TVU Partyline and Other Products at NAB Show New York

October 16, 2020 | By
TVU Networks Demoing TVU Partyline and Other Products at NAB Show New York

While next week’s NAB Show New York — running from October 19 to 29 — won’t be anything like the traditional annual celebration of broadcasting, companies like TVU Networks are figuring out ways of pivoting to make things work. Today, the company offering cloud and IP-based live video solutions announced it will be demoing its TVU Partyline videoconferencing platform... »

1606 Studio & Caruso Company Forge Strategic Alliance

October 16, 2020 | By
1606 Studio & Caruso Company Forge Strategic Alliance

Bay Area production company Caruso Company and creative editorial boutique 1606 Studio have formed a joint alliance to provide agencies and brands with one-stop solutions for advertising, branded content and other media projects. The agreement builds on a strong history of collaboration between the two companies that includes projects for OXIGEN Water, University of... »

Creative Solutions Launches Entry-Level SmallHD Indie 7 Monitor

October 15, 2020 | By
Creative Solutions Launches Entry-Level SmallHD Indie 7 Monitor

Creative Solutions has added a new entry-level touchscreen field monitor to its SmallHD product line and Smart 7 monitor family, the Indie 7.   It features optional software upgrades for Camera Control access to RED, DSMC2, and KOMODO cameras and is compatible with the Teradek Bolt 4k RX Monitor Module for 4K wireless video reception... »

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