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In Focus

MastersFX Evolves Digital Make-up Effects in 'Fallen Skies'
16-Sep-2014
LOS ANGELES, CA and VANCOUVER, BC – Character effects company MastersFX unveiled its dMFX (Digital Make-Up) Division in conjunction with Season Four of the Amblin Television/TNT series "Falling ...
Blackmagic Design President Discusses the Company's eyeon Acquisition
12-Sep-2014
With trade shows comes news, and lots of it. Usually the stories are about new products and various upgrades. But, every now and then there are headline-making developments, such as the bombshell that ...
Al Fresco
10-Sep-2014
HOLLYWOOD, CA – The new HBO series “The Leftovers” asks many big questions about the meaning of life, the existence of God and the future of the human race. Likewise for the show’s main title sequence ...
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Web Exclusives

Blackmagic Camera, DaVinci Resolve Show Its Teeth in 'Wolf Bite' Music Video
11-Sep-2014
FREMONT, CA – The music visualizer for Owl City’s newest track, “Wolf Bite,” was shot on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera (EF) and color graded on DaVinci Resolve 11.
Fargo Benefits from Digital Workflow
10-Sep-2014
LOS ANGELES – SIM Digital and Bling Digital, the production and post-production/workflow divisions of The SIM Group, provided production, workflow and post-production services to the Emmy Award ...
MPC Directs Champions League
9-Sep-2014
They’re often referred to as gods, and in the new campaign for German TV network ZDF, star football players take to celestial digital skies.
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News

Top Accessory Vendors to Support AJA's CION
12-Sep-2014
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – Just months after revealing its development of the CION camera, AJA Video Systems says top third-party camera accessory developers are supporting the camera.
PlayBox Forges OEM Relationship with AJA
12-Sep-2014
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – AJA Video Systems’ Corvid 88, Corvid 22 and Corvid video and audio I/O cards for developers will be supported in PlayBox Technology’s AirBox playout server, the company has ...
Blackmagic Reveals DaVinci Resolve 11.1
12-Sep-2014
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – Blackmagic Design has released DaVinci Resolve 11.1, a major new update based on customer feedback that includes dozens of features and improvements.
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Student and School News

iAnimate.net Holds Elite Games Animation Workshop
26-Aug-2014
LOS ANGELES – iAnimate.net will be holding the Elite Games Animation Workshop 3, an interactive 14-week program directly pairing students with top working animators at the most recognizable game ...
Students Use Mocap to Present Robot Love
7-Aug-2014
ENSCHEDE, NETHERLANDS – How do you catch robot love on film? The answer for Chapman College’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts students was “Some Like It Bot,” a short film that depicts the clumsy ...
Cogswell Student Presents Mobile App Game at SIGGRAPH
4-Aug-2014
SUNNYVALE, CA – A student from Cogswell College’s Game Studio will present a newly produced, school-developed mobile app game during the 2014 SIGGRAPH Conference’s “Appy Hour” showcase in Vancouver.
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SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH 2014 Wrap-up
22-Aug-2014
This year, the Siggraph conference was back in Vancouver, Canada. It is certainly one of the more beautiful cities in North America. The weather was great, and the conference center was right on the ...
Dell shows new tower & rack workstations
13-Aug-2014
Nvidia ships Visual Computing Appliance
13-Aug-2014
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GDC

JMR debuts additions to SilverStor Desktop family at NAB 2013
8-Apr-2013
LAS VEGAS — JMR Electronics, a storage solutions vendor, is debuting its latest additions to its SilverStore Desktop family of products, a complete suite of cloud ready SAS/SATA/SSDRAID solutions, ...
Tech Startup Sandboxr, Aims to be Nation's Largest 3D Printing Service, Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Raise Funds
5-Apr-2013
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH — Sandboxr has announced plans to acquire enough 3D printers to effectively make it the largest 3D printing service in the US. It has launched a campaign on the crowd-funding site ...
Markerless iPi Motion Capture Available Through Steam Store
1-Apr-2013
MOSCOW — Markerless motion capture iPi Motion Capture, from iPi Soft, is now available in the Valve Steam Store.
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NAB

AMD and Adobe Collaboration Enhances Creative Cloud Workflow
14-Apr-2014
LAS VEGAS, NAB 2014 – AMD’s ongoing collaboration with Adobe has yielded numerous performance optimizations for new creative functions and workflow enhancements that will be available soon to video ...
NAB 2014 By the Numbers
14-Apr-2014
LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Association of Broadcasters released preliminary figures for the 2014 NAB Show, the world's largest electronic media event covering filmed entertainment and the ...
Blackmagic Design Shows Off URSA Camera
14-Apr-2014
NAB 2014, LAS VEGAS – Blackmagic Design has unveiled Blackmagic URSA, a new high-end digital film camera designed to revolutionize workflow on set.
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Kickstarter

Kickstarter Haptic Device Lets Users Immerse Themselves in their Games
5-Feb-2014
HAMILTON, ONTARIO — Haptics makes a triumphant return to PC gaming with Tivitas Interactive's upcoming gaming device, Sinister, which is utilizing Kickstarter for its push into the gaming world.
CrowdIt Participants Compete for Crowdfunding Funds
29-Jan-2014
SPRINGFIELD, MO — CrowdIt (www.crowdit.com), which brings business networking and support services into the crowdfunding experience, has announced new details related to its second launch contest, ...
Oscar-Winning Animator and Distinguished Songwriter Take On Broadway With New Musical ‘THE KISS’
15-Jan-2014
Academy Award-winning animation producer director Will Vinton and multi-platinum songwriter David Pomeranz are teaming up to produce ‘THE KISS,’ an outrageous new musical-comedy slated for an initial ...
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