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Sarofsky Tackles The Suicide Squad Main Titles

September 20, 2021 | By
Sarofsky Tackles <em>The Suicide Squad</em> Main Titles

With The Suicide Squad, writer/director James Gunn and Warner Bros. Pictures have earned worldwide acclaim for creating what many consider to be the best DC Universe film of all time. For the creatives and producers from one-stop cross-media production company Sarofsky, it was their third James Gunn superhero action-adventure, following Guardians of the Galaxy... »

Grass Valley’s AMPP Joins with ASG’s Virtual Production Control Rool

September 9, 2021 | By
Grass Valley’s AMPP Joins with ASG’s Virtual Production Control Rool

Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a solutions provider for media creatives and content owners,  announced that it has partnered with Grass Valley to integrate its Agile Media Processing Platform (AMPP) cloud-based software as a service into ASG’s new Virtual Production Control Room (VPCR). Powered by Google Cloud, the VPCR requires no on-prem services to deliver secure, broadcast-quality live... »

Zara Park Joins Harbor’s L.A. Studio as Director, Picture Post

September 3, 2021 | By
Zara Park Joins Harbor’s L.A. Studio as Director, Picture Post

As one of the film industry’s early DI producers and with over 23 years in post-production, Zara Park is joining HARBOR‘s Los Angeles studio as Director, Picture Post, effective August 16. Her new position at HARBOR will have her oversee and execute all aspects of picture post – dailies, conform, visual effects, color correction, and deliverables.... »

American Horror Stories VFX Supervisor John Decker Reveals Seamless Visual Macabre Magic 

September 2, 2021 | By
American Horror Stories VFX Supervisor John Decker Reveals Seamless Visual Macabre Magic 

If you’re at all squeamish, then perhaps the American Horror Story anthology series is not your binging jam. On the other hand, if you crave the sight of blood, gore, and the macabre, then you have found your home with the Ryan Murphy family. The recent offering, American Horror Stories (AHS) and American Horror... »

Ncam Introduces Two New Studio Locations in Prague and Rio de Janeiro

September 2, 2021 | By
Ncam Introduces Two New Studio Locations in Prague and Rio de Janeiro

Ncam, creators of the world’s most advanced real-time camera tracking technology, announced the opening of two new locations built to support the growing demand for smart stages and training facilities in Europe and Latin America. Located in Prague and Rio de Janeiro, the new premises add to Ncam’s existing London and Los Angeles bases,... »

Lyon Video Upgrades to FOR-A Signal Processors for College Football Productions

August 31, 2021 | By
Lyon Video Upgrades to FOR-A Signal Processors for College Football Productions

Lyon Video, a video broadcasting and production company based in Columbus, Ohio, has purchased 10 FA-9600 multi-purpose signal processors with the high dynamic range (HDR) software option from the FOR-A Corporation of America.  The first eight will be installed in Lyon-14, a 53-foot expando OB truck that is being used for a 13-game NCAA Division I... »

TV Asahi Uses TVU Remote Production Systems to Broadcast The Open Championship

August 31, 2021 | By
TV Asahi Uses TVU Remote Production Systems to Broadcast <em>The Open Championship</em>

TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, announced Japanese broadcaster TV Asahi supplemented the host broadcaster’s world feed coverage of The Open Championship using two TVU Remote Production Systems (RPS). Synchronized signals from the venue were sent over IP networks for production at the TV Asahi studios... »

ARRI Tech Talk Live Explains Remote Lighting Workflow for Multi-Location Livestreams

August 31, 2021 | By
ARRI Tech Talk Live Explains Remote Lighting Workflow for Multi-Location Livestreams

The next episode of ARRI Tech Talk series takes place this Wednesday, Sept. 1, and it will feature Los Angeles-based lighting designer and technical director Andrew Schmedake taking you behind the scenes of the premiere party of TNT’s “Snowpiercer,” produced by the creative agency Little Cinema in April 2020.  The online experience engaged six actors in their own... »

RSP Profiles Its Junior Look Development Artist, Bridget Dinning

August 30, 2021 | By
RSP Profiles Its Junior Look Development Artist, Bridget Dinning

As a Junior Look Development Artist at Adelaide, Australia’s Rising Sun Pictures (RSP), Bridget Dinning is part of a team responsible for the aesthetic aspects of visual effects. Her job requires highly-developed technical skills and a discerning artistic eye to ensure that 3D characters, objects, environments and other assets are consistent in terms of color, lighting... »

Emmy Watch: Lovecraft Country’s Bold and Daring Visual Effects

August 26, 2021 | By
Emmy Watch: <em>Lovecraft Country</em>’s Bold and Daring Visual Effects

From creator Misha Green comes HBO’s supernatural period piece Lovecraft Country. The show, based on the 2016 novel by author Matt Ruff, explores the combined concepts of horror fiction and racism. The series follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) and Leti Lewis (Jurnee Smollett) as they battle racism and monsters in the 1950s while attempting... »