Anton/Bauer has announced the launch of Salt-E Dog, a sodium-based 9kWh mobile power source designed specifically for motion picture and television production. The industry-first power source delivers consistent and reliable energy and addresses the pressing issue of carbon emissions associated with traditional fossil fuel or lithium generators. It signifies a major milestone in sustainable power for the media and entertainment industry.
Production & Post-Production
The next Post Break – Scripted to Unscripted, Post-Production Pathways – is slated for Thursday, June 8 at 4:00 pm EDT. The current Writers Guild of America strike has brought film and television production to a virtual standstill, creating further challenges for post-production professionals whose job security was already threatened by shrinking slates and cost-cutting measures imposed by networks and streamers.
Arri has introduced a new control option for its latest cameras: The CCM-1 is a seven-inch onboard monitor that provides full camera control and menu access for the Alexa 35 and Alexa Mini LF. Creating new camera configuration possibilities, the company says the CCM-1 combines Arri color accuracy and a bright display with customizable controls and rugged build quality.
Mr Wolf, a creative studio with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver and Atlanta, is expanding its advertising division with creative director Ryan Tuttle and creative director/computer generation supervisor Charles Paek joining its senior creative team.
SMPTE Hollywood will delve into the challenges of remastering classic films for modern theatres equipped with immersive sound systems at its meeting on May 25 at 6:00 pm at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.
Cooke Optics has partnered with EZtrack to develop a seamlessly integrated system that, the companies say, revolutionizes the way movies are made.
Under the umbrella of the Approved Certified Pre‑Owned Program, Arri offers technically refurbished products with the same warranty as new models. This globally oriented program is now headed by Arne Stadler as business manager certified pre‑owned program camera systems & lighting.
Director David Cronenberg’s 1988 horror film Dead Ringers, about twin OBGYNs whose penchant for tricking others threatens to shatter their own psyches, has received a sibling of its own with the six-episode Amazon miniseries of the same name. Starring Rachel Weisz as twins Beverly and Elliot Mantle, the show tracks a similar descent into madness, but one that’s carefully distinguished as a complement to its predecessor. All throughout the series, the color red plays a key role.
The Göteborg Film Festival and hotel group Strawberry have announced the unveiling of Clarion Hotel Draken as the new center for Göteborg Film Festival, starting with the 47th edition in 2024. The brand-new hotel will serve as the main hub and meeting place for the film and television industry attending the festival.
The winners of the 2023 Golden Space Needle Audience and Juried Competition Awards 49th Seattle International Film Festival were announced on Sunday at a ceremony and brunch held at the Grand Hyatt in downtown Seattle.