NetApp, eMAM, and ASE Partner to Offer Free Webinar on Using Cloud Solutions to Manage Media Assets

NetApp, a storage and data management company, has announced that they will join with eMAM and ASE at 11 a.m. EDT on July 12 to offer a free webinar on how powerful, highly flexible, and robust cloud solutions can support modern media environments using scalable and configurable cloud components. The webinar will be hosted by David Miller, chief operating officer of eMAM. Also presenting will be Jason Danielson, media and entertainment solutions […]


Avid Customer Association Vote Influences Avid’s Future Innovations and Reveals Media Companies’ Investment and Technology Priorities

Avid, a media technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetization of media assets for media organizations and individual creative professionals, has announced the findings of the inaugural Avid Customer Association (ACA) Vote. The ACA Vote gave Avid’s preeminent customer community the unique opportunity to directly influence Avid’s future offerings. The findings on emerging technology and new business requirements also provide valuable insights into the media industry’s future plans and challenges in […]


Cine Gear Expo Announces Awards for Film Series, Cine Technology & More

Cine Gear Expo successfully completed its annual event at Paramount Studios on the first weekend of June when members of the motion picture, video and new media communities gathered to see some of the latest industry art, technology and trends. To signal the burgeoning influence of this industry blockbuster event, Canon, Panasonic, and Sony chose Cine Gear Expo to anchor their announcements of new motion picture cine cameras. One of […]


BenQ Expands Digital Home Cinema Lineup with New HT9050 4K UHD LED Projector

BenQ America Corp., a provider of visual display solutions, has introduced a new digital home cinema projector: the HT9050. The 4K UHD projector attempts to balance the wide-gamut high-brightness output of Philips ColorSpark HLD LEDs with BenQ’s CinematicColor technology to produce the DCI-P3 color space. Defined by the digital film industry, the DCI-P3 color gamut supposedly encompasses a significantly larger portion of the visible color spectrum, proving far more colors […]


2C Creative Cooks Up Episodic Campaign for all New Season of PBS’ The Great British Baking Show

To launch the fourth season of its series The Great British Baking Show, PBS called on 2C Creative (“2C”) to create a full episodic campaign capable of capturing the show’s style of charm, humor and suspense–from the judging duo of Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, to Mel and Sue, the hosts, to 12 of Great Britain’s most talented amateur bakers. The campaign (2C’s third consecutive for the series) was tasked […]


The Production Music Association Now Accepting Entries for the 2017 Mark Awards

The Production Music Association (PMA), an advocate and voice of the global production music community, has announced that they are now accepting entries for the 2017 Mark Awards. Deadline for submissions is August 11, 2017. The awards event will take place on October 4, 2017, during the group’s annual Production Music Conference (PMC). Entries can be submitted here: This year’s PMC event will take place October 4-6 at the Loews Hollywood […]


SIGGRAPH 2017 Computer Animation Festival Presents VFX, Animated, and Real-time Rendered Shorts, Debuts VR Theater

SIGGRAPH 2017, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing computer graphics and interactive techniques, has announced that they will present student-produced work from around the world within its Computer Animation Festival. Also, for the first time, selected short films will be rendered in real time, and 2017 marks the debut of its VR Theater. SIGGRAPH 2017, 30 July–3 August in Los Angeles, is the 44th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer […]


Sibling Rivalry Appoints Emmy-Nominated Designer/Director Lauren Hartstone to Creative Director

With over a decade’s worth of experience working across live-action, commercials, and branding, Lauren Hartstone has found a venue to leverage her talents: Sibling Rivalry. “[Sibling co-founders] Mikon Van Gastel and Joe Wright are such an incredible balance–their work is consistently beautiful, refined, and smart,” she said. “The mix of Sibling Rivalry’s experiential, brand and commercial work is also particularly appealing to me. Having spent the past year freelancing with […]


Colorist Paul Allia Joins Picture Shop

Picture Shop has announced that they are excited to welcome colorist Paul Allia. He will be joining the company’s growing arsenal of award winning talent. Some of his notable projects include Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, and Minority Report. “Paul has been on my radar for a while now, over the years he’s grown to become a fantastic colorist. His talent and ambition combined with his commitment to clients, […]


SIGGRAPH 2017 Announces Floyd Norman, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ First African-American Animator, as Keynote Speaker

SIGGRAPH 2017 has announced Floyd Norman, the first African-American animator to work for Walt Disney Animation Studios, as its keynote speaker. SIGGRAPH’s keynote session featuring Norman will be presented in a fireside chat format, allowing attendees the opportunity to hear a Disney legend discuss his life and career within an intimate setting. SIGGRAPH 2017 will mark the 44th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, and will be […]