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Pixelogic to Offer Dolby Vision Ultra High Definition Blu-ray Disc Authoring in Europe Posted: 11/01/2018

Pixelogic, the innovative global provider of localization and distribution services, has announced that their London operation is the first facility in Europe to offer Dolby Vision UHD Blu-ray authoring with their proprietary Dolby Vision authoring toolsets.

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Panavision Hollywood Names Dan Hammond Vice President and General Manager Posted: 19/12/2017

Panavision has named Dan Hammond, a longtime creative solutions technologist in the industry, as vice president and general manager of Panavision Hollywood. Hammond will be responsible for overseeing daily operations at the facility, and working with the Hollywood team to leverage the exceptional camera systems, optics, service and support that Panavision customers have come to expect.

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National TeleConsultants Appoints Michael Hicken CFO Posted: 13/12/2017

National TeleConsultants (NTC), a leading media technology consulting, design and software and systems integration company, announced today that Michael Hicken has been named the companys Chief Financial Officer.

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Testronic Increases 4K Services Posted: 29/11/2017

QC and Testing Service Adds Infrastructure, Hardware and Personnel

Testronic, the leader in quality control (QC), localization services and compliance, has expanded mastering operations in its Burbank headquarters. The facility upgrade offering greater resolution, higher standards and accurate review capabilities for high frame rate and native 4K content. Along with the upgraded infrastructure and new hardware, are a number of new personnel hires.

Tags: Testronic Labs | 4K Services | Quality Control | Testing
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AMIA Webinars Address Important Topics on the Latest Media Preservation Practices Posted: 09/10/2017

The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) will present a series of online webinars in partnership with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). The webinars, designed to educate professionals in the archive and preservation communities on the latest processes impacting their work, begin October 12 and run through November 2, and are priced individually. To register, visit www.amiaonline.org.

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American Society of Cinematographers Names 2018 Honorees Posted: 05/10/2017

In recognition of their special contributions to the art of cinematography, the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has named four honorees who will be feted at the 32nd ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Russell Carpenter, ASC will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; Russell Boyd, ASC, ACS will earn the orgs International Award; Alan Caso, ASC will be bestowed the Career Achievement in Television Award; and Stephen Lighthill, ASC will take home the Presidents Award. The presentations will be made at the annual ASC awards gala on February 17, 2018, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.

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Laurie Morse to Head Corporate Strategy at National TeleConsultants Posted: 19/09/2017

National TeleConsultants (NTC), one of the most respected media technology consulting, design and systems integration companies in the world, has announced that industry veteran Laurie Morse has joined its executive management team. As head of corporate strategy, Morse will lead the companys business and marketing efforts.

Tags: NTC | National TeleConsultants | corporate strategy | company hires | technology consulting | technology design | systems integration
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UHD from the End Users Perspective: Testronics Jason Gish to Speak at Transforming Home Entertainment Summit Posted: 11/09/2017

Jason Gish, senior vice president of Testronics Film and Television Services and general manager of its U.S. Operations, will be a featured speaker during the 3rd Annual Transforming Home Entertainment Summit on the 13th of September at No 4 Hamilton Place in London. The summit, produced by MESA EUROPE, will focus on how the entertainment industry is both managing and responding to the dramatic changes that are unfolding in this sector, from production through consumer experience.

Tags: Testronic | Quality Assurance | Localization | Compliance | Translation | VR | Transforming Home Entertainment Summit | MESA Europe | UHD
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ASC Opens Call for Entries in Television Competition Posted: 22/08/2017


The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has opened its call for entries in the television categories for the 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, which will be held February 17, 2018, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.

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ASC Technology Committee Upgraded to Motion Imaging Technology Council Posted: 17/08/2017

The ASC Technology Committee has been renamed the ASC Motion Imaging Technology Council. Established in 2003, the Committee has helped organize efforts to study and assess subjects ranging from digital cameras and lens optics to motion imaging workflows, advanced color management, virtual production techniques digital archiving and more recently virtual reality.

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Keslow Camera Announces Acquisition of Clairmont Camera Posted: 18/07/2017

Keslow Camera, the largest privately held motion picture camera equipment rental house in North America, announced today that it is acquiring Clairmont Camera and its Vancouver and Toronto operations. The move will more than quadruple Keslow Cameras anamorphic and vintage lens inventory, and add a substantial range of custom camera equipment to the companys extensive portfolio. Simultaneously, Clairmont founder Denny Clairmont, one of the industrys most respected talents in front and behind the camera, announced his retirement. The acquisition is expected to be complete on or before August 4.

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HPA Seeks Young Entertainment Professionals for Second Year of Mentorship Program Posted: 07/07/2017

On the heels of last years successful launch of the Young Entertainment Professionals Program (YEP), the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) is pleased to announce the second year of the YEP program.  YEP 2017 seeks passionate and driven applicants open to mentorship and to developing lasting relationships with industry leaders and other young professionals.  The HPAs YEP program provides a framework for young professionals to network and learn from peers and mentors.  YEPs selected for the yearlong program will participate in signature HPA events, including the HPA Tech Retreat and HPA Awards, as well as exclusive and high-powered mentoring events.

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Pixelogic-Dolby Collaboration Yields End-to-End Compression and Authoring Pipeline for Dolby Vision Posted: 06/07/2017

Pixelogic, the innovative global provider of localization and distribution services, has announced its full integration of Dolby Vision¢ compression and authoring capabilities. This industry first is the result of a collaboration between Pixelogic and Dolbys engineering teams. As a part of the collaboration with Dolby, Pixelogic developed a range of Dolby Vision production tools as well as a new, end-to-end compression and authoring pipeline tailored and optimized for Dolby Vision.    

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Pixelogics Burbank Facility is CDSA Certified Posted: 09/06/2017

Pixelogic, the innovative and fully integrated global provider of localization and distribution services for the media and entertainment industry, has received CDSA Content Protection and Security Program certification for its new facility in Burbank, Calif.

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Kees van Oostrum to Serve Second Term as President of American Society of Cinematographers Posted: 07/06/2017

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has re-appointed Kees van Oostrum to a second term as president of the organization, based on votes at last nights Board of Governors meeting. The ASC Board also elected its officers for the 2017-2018 term, including: Bill Bennett, John Simmons and Cynthia Pusheck as vice presidents; Levie Isaacks as treasurer; David Darby as secretary; and Isidore Mankofsky as sergeant-at-arms.

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