Das Element has released the latest version of its visual effects software, just in the time for its one-year anniversary. The company says the focus of this release was on usability by adding new functionalities that support and improve teamwork between users. A new feature called collections was designed to reduce artist’s overhead and increase productivity by eliminating long search processes for elements.
Production & Post-Production
The Television Academy has announced that Arri will receive the Philo T. Farnsworth Corporate Achievement Award for its more than a century of designing and manufacturing camera and lighting systems as well as its development of systemic technological solutions and service networks for a worldwide complex of film, broadcast, and media industries. The 74th Engineering, Science & Technology Emmy Awards ceremony will take place September 28 in Los Angeles.
The post-production accounting firm Trevanna Post has promoted Yana Collins Lehman to chief executive officer. Lehman, who previously served as president and COO, succeeds Jennifer Freed, the company’s founder, who will focus on her role as CEO of Trevanna Tracks, a developer of music licensing software.
Extended Reality manufacturer disguise will receive an Engineering, Science and Technology Emmay Award for its XR technology. The award winners will be honored on September 28 during a live ceremony.
11 Dollar Bill has added filmmaker Matt Mooney to its creative team in Boulder. With experience as a cinematographer, editor, and motion graphics designer, he will serve as creative lead for advertising, branded content, and other projects.
MTI Film has added dailies colorist Arthur Oganesyan to its team of post-production artists. Oganesyan brings experience in streaming and broadcast series through stints at Encore, Hollywood, and Company 3. In his first project for MTI, he is grading dailies for the new season of American Horror Story for Ryan Murphy Productions and FX Network.
Adobe today released a new Premiere Pro best practices and workflow guide created specifically with film and television editors in mind. As of today, this comprehensive guide is available for download for free.
The Hollywood Professional Association Awards Committee has announced that revered studio post-production executive Kim Waugh, executive vice president of worldwide post-production creative services, Warner Bros. Studio Operations at Warner Bros. Discovery, will receive the HPA Lifetime Achievement Award on November 17. The awards honor technical and creative brilliance in content creation.
The board of twofour54, the Abu Dhabi-based media, entertainment, and gaming hub, has appointed Mark Whitehead, an international media leader with nearly 30 years of experience, as chief executive officer.
The trade association New York Women in Film and Television has announced that its next NYWIFT Talks, scheduled for August 1 at 4:00 p.m. EDT, will feature John Carson Woo, executive director of Asian Vision.