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2016 Fall Movie Preview

Kickboxer: Vengeance In Theaters and Available on VOD and Digital HD:  September 2, 2016 Director: John Stockwell Writer: Dimitri Logothetis, Jim McGrath Cast: David Bautista, Gina Carano, Cain Velasquez, Fabricio Werdum, Sara Malakul Lane, Alain Moussi, Georges St-Pierre, Jean-Claude Van Damme Synopsis: Jean-Claude Van Damme returns for a new chapter in the adrenaline charged Kickboxer legacy. Kurt Sloane (Alain Moussi) has always been there for his brother, Eric (Darren Shahlavi), who’s known in the martial arts […]

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Industry Sector

Harmonic Announces Comcast Warrant Agreement

Harmonic today announced it has entered into a warrant agreement with Comcast Corporation. The agreement provides Comcast with the opportunity to acquire shares of common stock of Harmonic based on specific CableOS and other Harmonic product sales and deployment milestones during the term of the warrant. “This agreement is a significant validation of our new product investment strategy,” said Patrick Harshman, Harmonic’s president and CEO. “We are well positioned to […]

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HBO Renews Comedy Series High Maintenance

Following the show’s recent HBO debut, the comedy series High Maintenance has been renewed for a second season, announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. Providing a glimpse into the homes and routines of eccentric New Yorkers, the show explores the private lives of these unique individuals through a common thread: their weed deliveryman. Ben Sinclair stars as The Guy, whose client base includes a group of characters with […]

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Polaroid Introduces New Travel-Sized Brightsaber Handheld LED Light Wand for Photographers and Videographers

Polaroid has made available their new brightsaber travel light wand for photographers and videographers. It features 98 high-powered LEDs with an output of 1500 lumens and color range from 3200k to 5500k to capture your shot on-the-go or in the studio. Weighing under two pounds, the new brightsaber offers 10 power settings and four color filters to give photographers and videographers maximum control and creativity when lighting their handheld shoots. The detachable […]

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David Rubin to Produce Academy’s 2016 Governors Awards

Casting director and producer David Rubin will produce the 8th Annual Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today. Honorary Awards will be presented to actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman on Saturday, November 12, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center. “David’s creativity and broad […]

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SMPTE Time Code Summits to Define Requirements for Next Generation of Critical Industry Standard

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today announced that it will host a series of Time Code Summits to gather user community feedback that will contribute to the creation of a new “Time Label” standard. As the next-generation standard to SMPTE Time Code, widely viewed as one of the most important standards in the audio/video industry, the new Time Label standard will address the continuing, new, and emerging […]

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NUGEN Audio at AES Los Angeles 2016

At the 2016 AES Show in Los Angeles, NUGEN Audio will present its latest innovations in mix, mastering, and post-production software, including new products and significant feature updates. The NUGEN Audio team will be on hand to answer questions at booth 203 (Avid Partner Pavilion). Mastering for Music Streaming Services: MasterCheck and ISL 2 True-Peak Limiter NUGEN Audio will highlight MasterCheck, which was recently launched to considerable acclaim and recognized […]

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The Academy Nabs William Friedkin for 45th Anniversary of The French Connection

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the 45th anniversary of the 1971 Best Picture winner, The French Connection, on Friday, October 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Immediately after the screening, Oscar-winning screenwriter Chris McQuarrie will host an onstage conversation with the film’s Oscar-winning director, William Friedkin. Based on Robin Moore’s 1969 nonfiction book of the same name, The French […]

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Awards

International Cinematographers Guild Names 2016 Special Awards Recipients

Dolby Laboratories, David Geffner and Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, are the recipients of the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) special 2016 Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA), announced Steven Poster, ASC, ICG’s national president. The awards were presented Friday during the ECA opening event at the American Society of Cinematographers Clubhouse in Los Angeles. The 20th Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards ceremony, celebrating 20 years launching careers, was held at the Directors […]

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Artel Video Systems’ DLC510 Dual-Port L-Band Demodulator and Satellite Scanner Wins NewBay Media’s ‘Best of Show’ Award

Artel Video Systems announced that its DLC510 Dual-Port L-Band Demodulator and Satellite Scanner received a NewBay Media Best of Show Award at IBC2016. The DLC510 adds new satellite scanning and carrier ID functionality to the company’s media transport portfolio. Presented by TV Technology Europe magazine, the Best of Show Award is one of the industry’s most prestigious technology honors. Products nominated are evaluated by an independent panel of judges on a […]