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SMPTE Hollywood to Discuss Post-Production in a Post-Covid World

May 2021
SMPTE Hollywood to Discuss Post-Production in a Post-Covid World

At its May virtual meeting, SMPTE Hollywood will host a panel of post-production leaders for a lively discussion on the industry’s future through covid 19 and beyond. The free event is slated for Thursday, May 27th at 6:30 p.m. PDT on Zoom. The past year has challenged the post-production industry in many ways. As... »

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Motion Impossible Welcomes Ben Dair as Chief Product Officer

May 2021
Motion Impossible Welcomes Ben Dair as Chief Product Officer

Motion Impossible is pleased to announce Ben Dair has joined the team as Chief Product Officer. With over 25 years of experience in the Media and Entertainment Technology space, Ben has previous experience working for renowned industry names such as Quantel, Avid, Autodesk, Harris, Technicolor, Snell Advanced Media, Grass Valley, Ncam Technology, and Vizrt.... »

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Cinema Audio Society Announces New Board of Directors

May 2021
Cinema Audio Society Announces New Board of Directors

At its May Board meeting, the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) certified the results of the recent Board of Directors vote. CAS President Karol Urban announced the certification and commented, “We are fortunate as an organization to have volunteer board members who respond to challenges with a renewed sense of service and a commitment to the... »

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Wooden Camera Introduces New Accessories for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro

May 2021
Wooden Camera Introduces New Accessories for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro

Wooden Camera is introducing a full range of kits and accessories for the new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, which is now available here. Designed especially to accommodate the new camera, the new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro Camera Cage features a next-gen design and is available along with a new Top Handle... »

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PlayBox Neo Broadcast Playout System Adopted to Expand Nigerian Evangelical TV Channel

May 2021
PlayBox Neo Broadcast Playout System Adopted to Expand Nigerian Evangelical TV Channel

PlayBox Neo announces the completion of a broadcast playout system for a globally active evangelical TV channel based in Lagos, Nigeria. The system was chosen and integrated by E & E Solutions which operates from administrative headquarters in Abuja and technical facilities in Lagos. “PlayBox Neo’s channel-in-a-box approach proved ideal for this project,” comments... »

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Colorist Élodie Ichter Joins Picture Shop

May 2021
Colorist Élodie Ichter Joins Picture Shop

Colorist Élodie Ichter has joined the roster at Picture Shop, a Streamland Media company providing award-winning post-production services. Ichter, who recently collaborated with cinematographer Joshua James Richardson on Oscar®-winning Best Picture Nomadland for Searchlight Pictures, will focus on picture finishing for both features and episodic content. “We are delighted to welcome Élodie to the... »

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Cooke S7/I Full Frame Lenses Used in Below Zero

May 2021
Cooke S7/I Full Frame Lenses Used in <em>Below Zero</em>

For cinematographer Isaac Vila, the choice of lenses is the most important decision of all when planning a feature film. For his latest project, Netflix’s Below Zero, which has quickly become a breakout hit globally, he chose Cooke S7/i Full Frame lenses, creating the perfect atmosphere for this action thriller. The Spanish Netflix Original... »

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PNYA’s Green Committee to Discuss Environmental Doc Kiss the Ground

May 2021
PNYA’s Green Committee to Discuss Environmental Doc <em>Kiss the Ground</em>

The Post New York Alliance’s (PNYA) Green Committee is hosting an online movie night to discuss Kiss the Ground, a new Netflix documentary, narrated by Woody Harrelson, about “regenerative agriculture,” a scientifically viable solution to the climate crisis. The event will feature guest speaker Renee Crowley, deputy director of The Lower Eastside Ecology Center.... »

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SMPTE Opens Registration for Color-Managed Workflows

May 2021
SMPTE Opens Registration for <em>Color-Managed Workflows</em>

 SMPTE has opened up registrations for its upcoming virtual course titled Color-Managed Workflows. The course, at its most basic level, is a comprehensive study of color-management techniques for digital motion picture productions. It will be taught by world-renowned color scientist, Dado Valentic. Like all SMPTE courses, Color-Managed Workflows is offered virtually to allow access to students... »

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Seth Emmons Named Director Of Communications At Ernst Leitz Wetzlar GmbH

May 2021
Seth Emmons Named Director Of Communications At Ernst Leitz Wetzlar GmbH

Cinema lens manufacturer Ernst Leitz Wetzlar GmbH expands their reach with technology veteran Seth Emmons. As Director of Communications, Seth Emmons will use his 15+ years of industry marketing and creative experience, including five years previously with Ernst Leitz Wetzlar, to strengthen and grow the brand’s connection to the production community. Based in Los... »

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