Events

RealTime Conference Announces 2020 Lineup for May Event

The RealTime Conference has announced the lineup for its second show, featuring over 40 individual sessions and keynotes. Set for May 4, 2020, the event will highlight the practical and potential uses of real-time technology across multiple markets; including design and manufacturing, volumetric capture, XR for entertainment, and more. Speakers for the event will include members of Walt Disney, IKEA, Adobe, Dassault Systèmes, Ford and Looking Glass Factory, with all […]

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EditShare Webinar Series: Skinny MAM – Tackling Workflow without the Overhead

On May 6th, EditShare will host the next session in their 2020 webinar series “Skinny MAM – Tackling Workflow without the Overhead.” The first session will begin at 9am ET/ 1pm UTC, with the second session starting at 7pm ET/ 11pm UTC. Both sessions will be led by EditShare’s Senior Pre-Sales Engineer, Nathan Rausch and their Vice President of Product Management, Sunil Mudholkar. EditShare’s webinar will cover Flow Story, AirFlow, […]

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Job Opening: Assistant Director/Associate Producer for Theatrical Musical

A theatrical musical, Look for Me, is in development and seeking an Assistant Director/Associate Producer for the reading of the project. Reading will be entirely virtual including all rehearsals plus  the release of a stream with a target date of June 22, 2020. Position responsibilities will include handling all technical details of recording and collecting footage, as well as working with the Music Director on any sound issues. The position […]

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Matthews New Docking System

Matthews Studio Equipment presents the latest in a line of problem solving equipment stands. In response to the increased use of gimbals on a multitude of shoots, Matthews created the new Docking System to keep these essential tools safely out of the way yet ready for action between shots. Matthews’ solution combines the dependable Slider Stand and rugged Dutti Dock. The result is a platform for making rig adjustments with […]

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Blackmagic Design Lowers Price for Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

Blackmagic Design has announced a new lower price for the popular Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K of US $1,995. This is a reduction of $500 which will make this camera more affordable for users working on digital film as well as live production with the new ATEM Mini switchers. Made from lightweight carbon fiber polycarbonate composite, the camera features a multifunction handgrip with all controls for recording, ISO, WB and shutter angle. Video […]

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Goldcrest Post: Head of Production Wade Rudolph

Continuing to broaden support for its film and television clients, Goldcrest Post has hired Wade Rudolph as head of production. Rudolph arrives from a similar position at Deluxe Creative Services, New York, and brings 15 years of production and post-production experience, spanning episodic and long-form television, independent features and documentaries. At Goldcrest, he will oversee picture finishing and work with clients and the facility’s colorist and editors to ensure projects […]

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SMPTE Expands Access to Educational Programs, Events & Standards Documents

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has announced changes to its educational programming designed to make it easier for industry professionals to keep up with the latest technology and to learn new skills. In addition to supporting professional development, the Society’s robust array of webcasts, meetings, and online courses offers members a way to connect with colleagues and to prepare for future opportunities in a changing industry […]

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FilmLA Report: COVID-19 Shutdown Sends Production Levels Lower

According to a recent FilmLA report, on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles is down more than 18 percent so far in 2020 and continues to fall. Among other documented impacts to business in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, declines in a key measure of entertainment industry output highlight the economic challenges facing LA’s signature industry. After starting strong in January, on-location filming in LA slowed in March following […]

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Rosco Digital Imaging Backdrop Solutions

With shoots canceling due to the coronavirus pandemic, Rosco Digital Imaging now offers several backdrop solutions with quick turnaround times to provide backdrop imagery that productions need without traveling. From European city skylines to the busy Times Square, Rosco Digital Imaging offers an extensive selection of motion background plates, an Image Library  of files that were shot specifically to be background imagery, and warehouses full of rental backdrops that are ready […]

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NYWIFT Virtual Member Screening: Toss It

The New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) have announced their first virtual Member Screening showcasing Michele Remsen’s “anti-romantic comedy” feature Toss It, a recipient of the NYWIFT Nancy Malone Marketing and Promotion Grant. The film will be available to those who register to view via link at any time from Friday, May 1st – Monday, May 4th, 2020. The screening event will end with a Q&A with the […]