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Roundabout Entertainment Breathes New Life into NYPD Blue

In a project for 20th Century Fox spanning nine months, Roundabout Entertainment restored and remastered the first eight seasons of the classic procedural police drama NYPD Blue. More than 170 1-hour episodes were scanned and finished in 2K. Created by David Milch and Steven Bochco, NYPD Blue debuted in 1993 and presented a street-level view of big city cops. Its ensemble cast, including Dennis Franz, Jimmy Smits and David Caruso. The show […]

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Alchemy Post Sound Recreates the Sounds of the Rain Forest for When Two Worlds Collide

When Two Worlds Collide, winner of the World Cinema documentary prize for Best First Feature at this year’s Sundance film festival, focuses on the sad conflict between the indigenous people of the Peruvian rainforest and corporations exploiting the region through mining, drilling and clear cutting. First time directors Heidi Brandenburg Sierralta and Matthew Orzel tell the story of a local leader, forced into exile for resisting the destruction of Amazonian […]

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Artistry-Focused Production Company Sweet Rickey Launches

Female-helmed production company Sweet Rickey has announced its arrival. With Vanessa Macedo Lonborg at the reins and executive producers Phoebe Cole and Scott Burtnett at the ready, the new production company is housed beneath sister editorial company EDITBAR on historic Union Street in Boston. The collaborative is home to creatives from Boston and beyond, each with extensive experience. Sweet Rickey’s directorial roster includes Marc Colucci, DeMane Davis, Max Esposito, Max […]

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Lost Planet Welcomes Editors Andrea MacArthur and Amanda Perry

Editorial/post-production company Lost Planet has brought on Andrea MacArthur and Amanda Perry to further cement its roster of editors. MacArthur wields a wealth of industry experience, from co-founding Whitehouse Post Editorial to launching her own operation, Peepshow Post Productions in 2001, before overseeing its alignment with NO6 in 2013. During her career, MacArthur has collaborated with notable agencies; Anomaly, BBH, Mother and Wieden + Kennedy, working alongside world-renowned directors such […]

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IHSE USA Offers New Deployable KVM/AV Package to Support Remote Command-Center Operations

IHSE USA LLC today announced the launch of the Draco Tactical VKM-DS (video, keyboard, and mouse distribution system), which they claim to be a compact, rapidly deployable KVM/AV package that offers ultra-fast command-and-control decision capabilities for tactical operations centers and other shelter-based command centers. “The VKM-DS represents the next generation of compact transit packs for computer and video systems created specifically as audiovisual KVM command-and-control systems for military units, disaster […]

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Warner/Chappell Production Music Nominated For PromaxBDA Local Award

Warner/Chappell Production Music, Warner Music Group‘s production music arm, today announced its nomination in the PromaxBDA Local Awards’ “Use of Original Music in a Promo” category. The nominated piece, “Listen to Larry,” was created in conjunction with KTVT-TV (CBS 11 – Dallas/Ft. Worth) to promote the accuracy and dependability of their chief meteorologist, Larry Mowry. Randy Wachtler, Warner/Chappell Production Music president & CEO stated, “I’m thrilled that this collaboration with […]

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Carbon Enhances Chicago Team with Addition of VFX Supervisor, Lead Colorist

Creative studio Carbon welcomes friendly talent to its newly-launched Chicago office. Both fine artists and industry experts, Devon Taylor will lead as VFX supervisor and flame artist, while Maria Carretero will take the helm as lead colorist. Carretero emphasizes Carbon’s self proclaimed mission to house an elite international talent roster in Chicago, as she joins the studio after cementing her credentials as a colorist for over 15 years in her […]

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Panavision Unveils Next Generation PanaND Filters

Panavision, a designer, manufacturer and rental provider of self proclaimed high-precision optics and camera systems, has announced the availability of PanaND filters. Described by Panavision as next-generation, neutral density filters, they offer significant improvements in quality and consistency, so filmmakers can focus on achieving their creative goals. Full spectrum PanaND filters benefit from advancements in materials and manufacturing to deliver color neutrality very accurately. “Until now, cinematographers using traditional ND filters […]

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John Singleton’s Boyz N The Hood Leads Academy’s June Programmy Slate In Los Angeles & New York

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced its June slate of Los Angeles and New York programs. These include a Boyz N the Hood 25th anniversary celebration, a digital restoration premiere of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca and a 60th anniversary screening of the George Stevens epic Giant.  The events will be highlighted by onstage discussions with a wide range of special guests, including filmmakers John Singleton and Gregory […]

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Biamp Systems Promotes and Expands

Biamp Systems, which specializes in networked media systems, today announced three promotions to the company’s executive team and senior management following the opening of its new manufacturing facility. Matt Czyzewski is now Biamp’s new chief operating officer, Dayna Lyons moves into the role of vice president of corporate services, and Stephen Patterson will fill the role of sales development director for EMEA. “We are celebrating Biamp’s 40th anniversary this year, and […]