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Game of Thrones Wins Big at Inaugural LMGA Awards

The Location Managers Guild of America (LMGA) scouted the Writer’s Guild Theater for the 1st Annual LMGA Awards held Saturday March 29, 2014. A crowded cocktail lounge prior to the awards ceremony was telling of the proud and supportive community of locations professionals. LMGA president Nancy Haecker welcomed honorees and nominees on the red carpet, including the evening’s host, actor and comedian Jamie Kaler. […]


Loyalkaspar Joins the British Invasion for CNN

CNN recently tapped New York-based entertainment branding agency Loyalkaspar to create a multi-platform marketing campaign for The Sixties: The British Invasion, a one-hour special about The Beatles’ historic U.S. arrival on Feb. 9, 1964, to perform live on the The Ed Sullivan Show. Their success was quickly followed by other British bands hoping to conquer the hearts of American teens, including The Animals, The Kinks, The Hollies, The Dave Clarke 5, The Who and The Rolling Stones.


The Editors’ Lounge Talks 4K and 3D Pre NAB

Burbank-based AlphaDogs Post celebrated the 11th Annual Pre-NAB Editors’ Lounge with a panel discussion on the latest trends in postproduction and what to expect at this year’s NAB in Las Vegas. Topics ranged from 4K to cloud-based technologies, and the future of the postproduction professional. Moderated by journalist Debra Kaufman, the event’s panelists included Terence Curren, editor/colorist and founder of AlphaDogs, Mark Raudonis, VP of postproduction – Bunim/Murray Productions, Michael Kammes, director of technology – Key Code Media, and Ramy Katrib, CEO – Digital Film Tree. […]


Advanced Systems Group Builds Studio for Bay Area Digital Arts Academy

Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a video, data, audio and film integration firm, announced work is complete on a $6,000,000 production space designed by ASG that serves as the new home of the Bay Area Digital Arts Academy (BADA) for California’s San Lorenzo Unified School District. Located at San Lorenzo High School, the facility includes a 3,100-square-foot NC25 sound stage, production control room, audio control room, voiceover/ADR recording studio, editing classroom, production offices, and private edit suites. […]


Vitec Videocom Adds Specialized Cameras to Camera Corps Offering

Vitec Videocom will incorporate cameras from SIS Live Special Cameras (formerly BBC Special Cameras) into its Camera Corps business. The product line will include a range of specialized cameras designed to take the viewer straight into the heart of the action in live sporting and high profile events. […]

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Legend3D Installs Two Mistika Assist Stations

Hollywood-based stereoscopic and visual effects company Legend3D has invested in two SGO Mistika Assist Stations which will be used in the conversion and visual effects pipeline at the company’s 60,000 square foot studio. […]


EFILM Relies on New Baselight Grading Suite for Divergent

Deluxe-owned postproduction facility EFILM recently installed its first Baselight color grading suite from FilmLight. The installation includes the Baselight TWO real-time grading system with Blackboard 2 control surface, and the Baselight Assist station for background rendering and processing. […]


Deluxe, NY Mixes Noah in Dolby Atmos

The producers of Noah recently relied on Deluxe New York’s new mixing stage at 435 Hudson Street to create the soundscape for the film by director Darren Aronofsky. The theater, among the largest Dolby Atmos capable sound stages in New York, was the site where Skip Lievsay, recent recipient of an Oscar for Gravity, and Craig Henighan mixed the film, utilizing the lifelike sound made possible by Dolby Atmos technology. […]