Saturday April 19, 2014

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Director Michael Meredith and DP Troy Word on location in Mali.
»POSTED on March 20, 2014
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney and Academy Award-nominated director Wim Wenders are partnering with director Michael Meredith for a new documentary Return to Timbuktu to chronicle the quest of Festival au Désert director Manny Ansar to bring his music festival back to Mali. After the country’s descent into instability in 2012, the... //READ MORE


Anger Management producers have saved money using Cinedeck RX recorders. Taking the Anger out of Post Management
»POSTED on April 17, 2014
The U.S. comedy series Anger Management from Debmar-Mercury Productions on FX Network has saved an estimated $2.25 million in post-production costs, while supporting the delivery of double the number of episodes typically produced over the same production period. The producers attribute the savings to Cinedeck RX technology
2G Digital COO Stephen Buchsbaum, left, and DuArt vice president of operations Joe Monge 2G Digital, Burbank, and DuArt, New York, Form Strategic Partnership
»POSTED on April 16, 2014
2G Digital, a Burbank post-production facility specializing in digital supply chain services, and DuArt, a New York facility offering comprehensive post-production services for video, digital media and film, have entered into a strategic partnership that will allow both companies to expand their geographic reach and add new services.
Beware of Images documents the perils of media. Beware of Images Documents the Perils of Media
»POSTED on April 16, 2014
As a media educator, graphic designer, filmmaker and advertising professional, Sergio Toporek of Vancouver has a keen awareness of the power of visual representations – from many different angles. Over the past six years, he has put his heart and soul into an ambitious project that explores the intricate relationship between the technology, regulation and social effects of media.
With Captain America Proof makes the case for pre and post vis. With Captain America Proof Makes the Case for Pre and Post Vis
»POSTED on April 16, 2014
Visualization house Proof provided extensive pre vis and post vis services to the new Marvel Entertainment motion picture Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Proof’s creative director/founder Ron Frankel made the announcement. The film was released by Walt Disney Studios last month and shows the benefits of using pre and post vis on a major effects-heavy film.
Wir waren Könige is the first German movie mixed in Barco’s Auro 11.1 Wir waren Könige First German Movie Mixed in Barco Auro 11.1
»POSTED on April 15, 2014
Wir waren Könige is the first German movie mixed in Barco’s Auro 11.1 immersive cinema sound format. An independent feature film production co-produced by ZDF and ARTE, Wir waren Könige will be released in Germany this summer.
Douglas Trumbull's UFOTOG will premiere at the Seattle Cinerama in May. Seattle Cinerama to Premiere Douglas Trumbull’s UFOTOG
»POSTED on April 15, 2014
Paul G. Allen’s iconic Seattle Cinerama Theater has announced its second annual Science Fiction Festival, running May 1-12, with 12 days of special programming. The festival will be highlighted by the world premiere of Douglas Trumbull’s short film UFOTOG, along with screening of more than three-dozen of the science fiction genre's most beloved movies and celebrity appearances by Jonathan Frakes, Tom Skerritt and Sam J. Jones