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Post New York Alliance Hails Extension of New York’s Post-Production Credit

April 2021
Post New York Alliance Hails Extension of New York’s Post-Production Credit

The Post New York Alliance (PNYA) applauds New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature for their recent agreement to extend The Empire State Film Production Credit and Post Production Credit through 2026. In including an extension of this essential credit program in the state’s new budget, lawmakers have recognized the vital importance... »

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Ncam Reality 2021 Now Available to Meet Demands of Virtual Production

April 2021
Ncam Reality 2021 Now Available to Meet Demands of Virtual Production

With the growing demand and need for virtual production in the industry and the right real-time tracking technology needed to use in conjunction with existing camera, lenses or rigs on film, broadcast and live events, Ncam has shipped the new Ncam Reality 2021, a real-time camera tracker that brings high-fidelity CGI and XR to any... »

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Cooke Optics Transfers Its Historic Cooke Archives to AMPAS

April 2021
Cooke Optics Transfers Its Historic Cooke Archives to AMPAS

Cooke Optics, the award-winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, has transferred the Cooke Archives, an historic collection dating from 1886, to a new permanent home at the Margaret Herrick Library, the main repository of research materials of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, located in Beverly Hills, California. The... »

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Sight, Sound & Story Looks at Editing of Schitt’s Creek

April 2021
Sight, Sound & Story Looks at Editing of <em>Schitt’s Creek</em>

Manhattan Edit Workshop‘s Sight, Sound & Story: Live monthly online event series continues in April with Schitt’s Creek Editors Trevor Ambrose & Paul Winestock, CCE, moderated by Author & Film Historian Bobbie O’Steen. As per the description: Inside Episode IX: this panel focuses on the multi-Emmy winning series, Schitt’s Creek, which made us laugh,... »

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DoPchoice Offers Snapbag and Snapgrid Accessories for Cameo F-Series Fresnels

April 2021
DoPchoice Offers Snapbag and Snapgrid  Accessories for Cameo F-Series Fresnels

DoPchoice has announced the release of its patented Snapbag® softbox and Snapgrid® 20/30/40/50-degree grids to fit the Cameo® F-Series Fresnels, offering pleasing softness and direction for the output of light. The Snapbag SBSAHF is made to mount exclusively to Cameo F1, F2, and F4 Series. It comes packed flat in its own pouch and snaps up instantly in a... »

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The Vitec Group Acquires Quasar Science

April 2021
The Vitec Group Acquires Quasar Science

The Vitec Group plc has announced the acquisition of Quasar Science, a leading LED lighting technology provider. Quasar Science is an innovator in linear and tubular LED lighting solutions for cinematic applications. The business will become part of the Group’s Production Solutions Division alongside Litepanels, the award-winning supplier of LED lighting panels for television... »

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Documentary Colorist Steve Beganyi Joins Goldcrest Post

April 2021
Documentary Colorist Steve Beganyi Joins Goldcrest Post

Goldcrest Post has added colorist Steve Beganyi to its team of senior artists. Bringing more than 20 years of post-production experience, much of it centering on documentary films and television series, Beganyi joins a department dedicated to sound and picture finishing for docs. His recent credits include Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury for... »

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LAPPG Offers Volumetric Technology Panel with VFA

April 2021
LAPPG Offers Volumetric Technology Panel with VFA

The Los Angeles Post-Production Group (LAPPG) is offering a free Zoom panel this Wednesday, April 14, starting at 5 PM PDT, titled Demystifying Volumetric with Members of the Volumetric Format Association. You can (and must) register for the meeting here, with the first 100 attendees to “arrive” to the Zoom being admitted first. Once capacity is... »

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Mindshow Raises $10 Million Funding, Makes Sharon Bordas Its New President

April 2021
Mindshow Raises $10 Million Funding, Makes Sharon Bordas Its New President

CG animation production company Mindshow has raised an additional $10M in funding and has announced Sharon Bordas as its new President along with other new executive hires. SWaN & Legend Venture Partners leads the list of investors contributing to Mindshow’s investment in the company’s proprietary CG animation technology that merges cutting edge video game technology, visual effects and machine... »

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A.I. Specialist DGene Launches in Hollywood

April 2021
A.I. Specialist DGene Launches in Hollywood

DGene, a Silicon Valley and Shanghai-based developer of AI technology, has launched operations in Los Angeles. The company is creating software and services that leverage artificial intelligence and computer vision for entertainment content creation. DGene offers proprietary solutions for virtual production, visual effects, digital restoration, volumetric and holographic capture, and the creation of virtual... »

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