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Jellyfish Pictures Expands Operation with New Virtual Animation Studio in Sheffield Posted: 31/05/2019
Jellyfish Pictures Expands Operation with New Virtual Animation Studio in Sheffield

BAFTA and multi-award winning VFX and animation studio, Jellyfish Pictures, today announced the opening of a new virtual animation facility in Sheffield. The move continues Jellyfish Pictures’ pioneering efforts, after creating Europe’s first virtual VFX studios back in 2017. The new site is the company’s fifth studio in the UK and is in addition to Jellyfish Pictures’ established studios in Fitzrovia, Central London, Brixton, South London and Oval, South London.

Tags: vfx | animation | teradici | pixit | media | technology | film | science | cg | visual development
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British Film Institute (BFI) Digitising Videotape with Bluefish444 IngeSTore to Preserve Precious UK Video Heritage Posted: 11/12/2018
British Film Institute (BFI) Digitising Videotape with Bluefish444 IngeSTore to Preserve Precious UK Video Heritage

Founded in 1933, the British Film Institute (BFI) is the leading body for film in the UK with the ambition to create a flourishing film environment in which innovation, opportunity and creativity can thrive, encompassing a range of cultural, creative and industrial roles for film production, distribution, exhibition and education in order to advance the position of film in the UK.

Tags: Bluefish444 | BFI | ingeSTore | Supernova CG | I/O Cards | Epoch | National Archives | Film | Television
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Fusion Studio Used to Produce VFX Shots for Hit Chinese TV Series Legend of Fuyao Posted: 29/10/2018
Fusion Studio Used to Produce VFX Shots for Hit Chinese TV Series Legend of Fuyao
Blackmagic Design today announced that Fusion Studio was used by CG/VFX designer Alex Koryshev with Shenzhen based Plan B VFX to produce VFX shots for hit Chinese TV series “Legend of Fuyao.”
Tags: Blackmagic Design | BMD | Blackmagic | VFX | Fusion | CG | Matchmoving | Rotoscoping | Animation | Compositing | Rendering
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CAPER 2018: FOR-A Showcases Customer Favorites with an Eye Toward the Future Posted: 22/10/2018
CAPER 2018: FOR-A Showcases Customer Favorites with an Eye Toward the Future
As a demonstration of the company’s continued commitment to the Latin American region, FOR-A® will highlight three of its most popular products – the HVS-490 and HVS-100 switchers and FA-9600 signal processor - as part of its participation at CAPER 2018, occurring from October 24-26th at the Costa Salguero Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Tags: HD | 4K | UHD | video switching | CAPER | 4K/UHD | standards conversion | multi-viewers | CG | frame synchronizers
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FilmLight boosts performance and collaboration for editing, VFX and compositing with Baselight Editions Posted: 30/08/2018
FilmLight boosts performance and collaboration for editing, VFX and compositing with Baselight Editions

At IBC, FilmLight will be showing the new features of Baselight v5 for Avid and NUKE, along with BLG for Flame, the latest product in the Baselight Editions range. The popular plugins bring sophisticated colour control and creativity to Avid editors, NUKE compositors and Flame artists.

Tags: FilmLight | BaseLight | IBC | IBC2018 | BLG for Flame | Avid | NUKE | Flame | Martin Tlaskal | interoperability | Baselight Editions | plugins | Robin McGloin | Youngster | Gamut Compression | Boost Contrast | Texture Equaliser | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
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Kabelnoord selects Amino MOVE multiscreen video platform for fibre rollout Posted: 04/06/2018
Kabelnoord selects Amino MOVE multiscreen video platform for fibre rollout

Kabelnoord, the leading Dutch cable operator, is to deploy Amino’s MOVE end-to-end multiscreen video platform to offer next generation TV services as part of a major rollout of its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network.

Tags: Amino | Kabelnoord | Amino MOVE | Donald McGarva
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T-2 selects Amino for pioneering 4K UHD service rollout in Slovenia Posted: 15/05/2018
T-2 selects Amino for pioneering 4K UHD service rollout in Slovenia

Amino, the IP/Cloud video software and device specialist, is to support T-2, one of Slovenia’s largest multi-service telecoms operators, in its launch of the country’s first 4K UHD TV services.

Tags: Amino | T-2 | Amino ENABLE | Donald McGarva | Gregor Štampohar | 4K UHD
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Axons HDR Technical Guide Puts Enhanced Pictures and The Future of TV In The Spotlight Posted: 04/12/2017
Axons HDR Technical Guide Puts Enhanced Pictures and amp; The Future of TV In The Spotlight
In a new paper released today, The Road to Enhanced Pictures: A technical guide to HDR and WCG, Peter Schut - Axons CTO and VP of R&D - discusses the challenges faced by both broadcasters and manufacturers as they strive for better pixels, improved colour reproduction and a higher dynamic range.
Tags: Axon Digital Design | HDR Technical Guide | Peter Schut | WCG | Ultra HD
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AJA Releases FS-HDR for Real Time HDR and WCG Conversion and Processing Posted: 07/09/2017
AJA Releases FS-HDR for Real Time HDR and WCG Conversion and Processing

Today AJA Video Systems released FS-HDR, a versatile 1RU, rack-mount universal converter/frame synchronizer for real time HDR transforms as well as 4K/HD up/down/cross conversions. FS-HDR delivers breakthrough real time High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG) conversion and processing capabilities for 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD HDR workflows.

Tags: AJA | AJA Video Systems | AJA FS-HDR | FS-HDR | Colorfront | Colorfront Engine | HDR | High Dynamic Range | Wide Color Gamut | WCG | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Amino at IBC 2017: Upcycling - the Key to Transforming TV for Tomorrow Posted: 31/08/2017
Amino at IBC 2017: Upcycling - the Key to Transforming TV for Tomorrow

Amino, the IP/Cloud video software and device specialist, will showcase at IBC 2017 how it is leading service providers into the new age of TV delivery by upcycling their legacy network equipment and devices.

Tags: IBC | 2017 | Amino | set-top boxes | Donald McGarva | ENABLE | MOVE | VIEW | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Tektronix Helps Content Creators Solve Critical Challenges Capturing 4K UHD, WCG, HDR Content Posted: 29/08/2017
Tektronix Helps Content Creators Solve Critical Challenges Capturing 4K UHD, WCG, HDR Content

New technologies such as 4K, Wide Color Gamut (WCG) and High Dynamic Range (HDR) allow video content creators to create stunning images and content for delivery to the home, but they also add considerable complexity to workflows. Tektronix, Inc., an industry-leading innovator of video test and monitoring solutions, today unveiled a comprehensive set of production tools to help content creators minimize and manage this complexity at its source the camera. The new solutions, available now, will be demonstrated at IBC 2017 this September on Stand 10 D41.

Tags: Tektronix | PRISM | IBC2017 | content creators | 4K | UHD | WCG | HDR | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Crafty Apes Delivers Incredible Subtle VFX for Hidden Figures with Help from Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya Posted: 06/04/2017
Crafty Apes Delivers Incredible Subtle VFX for Hidden Figures  with Help from Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya

Hidden Figures recounts the story of three female African-American mathematicians who played an integral role John Glenns launch into space and return. Captured on 35mm film, the movie is largely live action, but features nuanced CG throughout. Crafty Apes delivered 328 VFX shots for the film, working out of its Atlanta facility, with Founder Chris LeDoux at the helm, Mark LeDoux overseeing local artists and Tim LeDoux guiding the final look out of the studios LA facility. Together, a 20-person team created CG elements reminiscent of 1960s Russian and NASA space programs; period era technology; and capsules, rockets, launch pads and the like, in addition to a host of VFX and environment work for CG shots, from bolts to Earth. 

Tags: Autodesk | Crafty Apes | Hidden Figures | VFX | CG | 3ds Max | Maya
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Bannister Lake Software Launches Super Ticker Chameleon for Integrated Data Presentation, Management and Playout Posted: 11/08/2016
Bannister Lake Software Launches Super Ticker Chameleon for Integrated Data Presentation, Management and Playout

Bannister Lake Software is proud to introduce Super Ticker Chameleon, the most significant expansion to date of the companys widely-deployed Super Ticker family of data aggregation and display solutions. Building on Super Tickers hallmark efficiency, scalability and flexibility, Chameleon extends the core Super Ticker application into a comprehensive data presentation, management and playout system for use either on its own or in conjunction with any third-party broadcast CG system.

Tags: Super Ticker | Bannister Lake | Super Ticker Chameleon | data aggregation | broadcast CG
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NEWTEK ANNOUNCES NDI OPEN PROTOCOL FOR IP PRODUCTION WORKFLOW Posted: 09/09/2015
NEWTEK ANNOUNCES NDI  OPEN PROTOCOL FOR IP PRODUCTION WORKFLOW

NewTek today announced Network Device Interface (NDI), a new open standard for live production IP workflows over Ethernet networks. NDI allows multiple video systems to identify and communicate with one another over IP, and to encode, transmit and receive many streams of high quality, low latency, frame-accurate video and audio in real-time. This new protocol can benefit any network-connected video device, including video mixers, graphics systems, capture cards, and many other production devices. NDI connectivity will be available in Q4 as a royalty free software developer kit (SDK) for anyone wanting to enable IP workflows in their facilities, or in production devices and systems they manufacture. 

Tags: NewTek | Dr Andrew Cross | NDI | Brainstorm | CasparCG | CharacterWorks | ChyronHego | ClassX | Compix | EasyWorship | Gnural Net | Graphics Outfitters | LiveXpert | Media 5 | PlayBox Technology | Teradek | Vizrt | Wasp3D | IBC 2015 | IBC 2015
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Rodeo FX Recreates the War-Torn Pacific for Unbroken Posted: 22/02/2015
Rodeo FX Recreates the War-Torn Pacific for Unbroken

Rodeo FX produced 240 stunning visual effects shots for Angelina Jolie's World War II biopic Unbroken. Partnering again with Industrial Light & Magic, the Montreal-based VFX studio crafted photorealistic images, creating the breathtaking air combat between the B24s and the Zero fighter planes, among other spectacular sequences. Unbroken has been nominated for three Academy Awards, which will be handed out this Sunday.

Tags: pre-vis | visual effects | motion design | animation | Rodeo FX | CG | VFX | compositing | rotoscoping | 3D | 2D | Montreal | postproduction | Unbroken
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