Brompton Technology has secured a £5.1 million growth capital investment from Connection Capital, a specialist private client alternative investments business.
Production & Post-Production
Twain Richardson, a conform editor with credits spanning television, documentaries, advertising, and shorts, has joined Goldcrest Post. Bringing more than a dozen years of experience, Richardson has developed a broad skill set and a credit list that includes the Oscar-shortlisted documentary All In: The Fight for Democracy for Amazon Prime, the BAFTA-nominated documentary Becoming Cousteau for Nat Geo and the provocative documentary Britney vs Spears for Netflix.
ArsenalFX Color has announced that Joshua Baca, a co-founder, and partner in the company, is moving into a new role as chief technology officer. A 20-year industry pro, Baca has served ArsenalFX as a finishing editor and technologist since its founding in 2012.
The Heartland Regional Emmy Awards recognized the Cherokee Nation’s Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People with three awards during the 2022 Emmys on Saturday, July 16. The tribe’s cultural television series, and the short documentaries within it, continue to be honored with numerous regional, national, and international accolades for its innovative approach to sharing the real-life stories of the Cherokee people.
The twelfth annual Lower East Side Film Festival concluded at Manhattan’s Village East Cinema last week. This year’s winners, which were named today, include Bacon N’ Laces from director Stephen Michael Simon which took the top prize for Best of Fest - Prix D’or and I am Gen Z from director Liz Smith, which was named Best Feature Film.
The United Arab Emirates' Media Regulatory Office has announced that new movies will be released in cinemas there without any censorship. The move comes in the wake of the UAE’s decision last month to ban Disney Pixar's Lightyear based on what it said was "a violation of the country's media content standards." The animated film depicts a romantic kiss between two female characters.
[Editor’s Note: Jeroen Hendriks served as digital imaging technician on the feature film Where the Crawdads Sing, which opened in theatres this past weekend. Here, in his own words, are his thoughts about the project.] After having positive experiences using Sony’s OLED monitors for years, I chose their PVM-X2400 24-inch 4K high dynamic range monitor for use on my latest project Where the Crawdads Sing, based on the best-selling novel.
David Grindle, SMPTE's new executive director, officially takes office today. SMPTE also announced that the new term for all newly elected and continuing section officers and managers began on July 1.
Yosemite Cinema, an independent movie theatre located inside Yosemite National Park, has opened a Positron XR Cinema virtual reality theatre equipped with 16 motion pods designed to give audiences premium cinematic VR experiences.
Break+Enter, a Nice Shoes company, served as a key visual effects provider on the second season of Russian Doll, the Emmy Award-winning Netflix series starring Natasha Lyonne, and co-created by Lyonne, Leslye Headland and Amy Poehler. The studio delivered nearly 150 visual effects shots for the eight-episode season. Most notably, Break+Enter, led by VFX supervisor Gabe Regentin, teamed with Lyonne, her production team, cinematographer Ula Pontikos and LED lighting specialist 4Wall Entertainment to recreate a large portion of the New York subway system using groundbreaking virtual production technology.