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Band Pro debuts new Kipon 1.25x CINE Expander at NAB 2024

During the National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB) which took place April 13-April 17, 2024, Band Pro Film announced the debut of Kipon's new...

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Vicon Introduces Mobile Mocap at SIGGRAPH

Motion capture systems developer Vicon is previewing a futuristic new “Mobile Mocap” technology at SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver. Moving mocap out of the lab and into the field, Vicon's Mobile Mocap system taps several new technologies, many years in the making. At the heart of Mobile Mocap is a very small lipstick-sized camera that enables less obtrusive, more accurate facial animation data. The new cameras capture 720p (1280X720) footage at 60 frames per second. In addition, a powerful processing unit synchronizes, stores, and wirelessly transmits the data, all in a tiny wearable design.

Envision Media Arts (EMA) Welcomes Andrew Halpern

Envision Media Arts (EMA) has announced Andrew Halpern as the new EP/president of commercial production. “Andrew is a power force in sales and production here on the West Coast,” said Lee Nelson, EMA EP/president & CEO. “He has been consulting with us for almost a year, signing directors that he has hand-selected, and shooting projects that other people said could not be done. I am thrilled by his results already, and know he is a perfect fit to lead EMA’s commercial division.”

Sound Editors Joe Beshenkovsky, Bobby Mackston, and Matt Temple on How They Cleaned Up George Carlin’s Old Audio for HBO’s American Dream

George Carlin is one of the greatest stand-up comedians in American history, and thanks to co-directors Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio, audiences get a revelatory...

Beowulf and 3-D

By Henry Turner Beowulf in 3D is a unique experience, raising not just questions about future of cinema, but also posing unique problems that the...

Chronicle Relies on Codex/ARRIRAW Workflow

Chronicle, the stylish sci-fi thriller from and Twentieth Century Fox, employed Codex Digital recording and workflow technology while shooting on location in South Africa. The film used Codex Onboard recorders in tandem with the Arri Alexa cameras to capture camera data in ARRIRAW format. Chronicle is among the first films using this new Codex/ARRIRAW workflow to reach theaters.

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SDSA Submissions Close Tomorrow May 9th

The Set Decorators Society of America, an International Organization, announces the move to a submissions-based format for the SDSA Awards celebrating the Outstanding Achievements...

Band Pro debuts new Kipon 1.25x CINE Expander at NAB 2024

During the National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB) which took place April 13-April 17, 2024, Band Pro Film announced the debut of Kipon's new...

Join Us at Cine Gear Expo LA 2024

Register now for a complimentary Exhibit Pass through Tuesday, May 28th at 11:59PM PDT for the upcoming Cine Gear Expo LA. Cine Gear Expo LA...

Submissions for the 11th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards Will Close on May 6th

Online Submissions Are Now Open LMGI Awards to be Held on August 24, 2024 Online submissions for consideration for the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) 11th...

Time for a Pivot

Below the Line started 24 years ago with the simple idea of shining a bright light on the seemingly endless supply of talented craftspeople...

A Tough Day at Below the Line

There are no veterans of this industry we all toil in that don’t know extreme lows with the occasional accolade. We find ourselves, me specifically...

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