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  • 12 Feb 2008

    Marcus Timpson joins The Lab Sydney as senior colourist

    Australia: The Lab Sydney, a post production house for film, TV and commercial projects has recruited Marcus Timpson as senior colourist from Rushes in the UK. Timpson’s appointment follows the installation of a new digital intermediate (DI) infrastructure which...... Read More

  • 11 Feb 2008

    Optima Digital boosts post production capabilities

    Philippines – Optima Digital, Manila-based post production house has enhanced its post production capabilities with a new da Vinci Resolve RT system, and the Bones feature upgrade to its Spirit Datacine as well as Autodesk 2008 upgrades to the...... Read More

  • 23 Jan 2008

    Jordan’s debut Sundance entry finished with Iridas SpeedGrade DI

    USA: Captain Abu Raed, Jordan’s first feature film entry to the Sundance Film Festival was finished with Iridas SpeedGrade DI. Written and directed by Amin Matalqa, Captain Abu Raed premiered on Jan 23 at the Egyptian Theater during the...... Read More

  • 23 Jan 2008

    Blackmagic Design Singapore adds new Autodesk Flint systems

    Singapore: Post-production house Blackmagic Design Singapore has purchased new Autodesk Flint systems as part of recent upgrades to its facility. The company is using Flint to handle compositing and visual effects tasks for TVCs as well as feature film...... Read More

  • 12 Jan 2008

    AJA supports Apple’s new 8-core Mac Pro

    USA: AJA Video, manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, has provided its Io HD and KONA line of video capture and playback cards with support for Apple’s new 8-core Mac Pro which features the new Quad-Core Intel...... Read More

  • 11 Jan 2008

    Apple launches Xserve

    USA: Apple has launched Xserve, a 1U rack-mounted server that includes an unlimited client license for Leopard. The new Xserve supports up to two Quad-Core 3.0 GHz Intel Xeon processors, new server architecture, faster front side buses and memory,...... Read More

  • 10 Jan 2008

    Apple debuts 8-core Mac Pro

    USA: Apple has introduced the new Mac Pro which comes with eight processor cores and new system architecture. The new Mac Pro combines two of Intel’s new 45 nanometer Quad-Core Xeon 5400 series processors running up to 3.2 GHz,...... Read More

  • 09 Jan 2008

    Red Bee Media appoints executive commercial director

    Red Bee Media has appointed Adam Poulter to the role of executive commercial director to help build the company’s brand and expand its services into more territories. Joining the executive management team, Poulter reports to Pam Masters, CEO, Red...... Read More

  • 08 Jan 2008

    The Foundry releases Furnace 4 plug-ins for eyeon Fusion

    UK: Visual effects software developer The Foundry has released Furnace 4 plug-ins for eyeon Software’s Fusion to enhance workflow and productivity in digital visual effects post production. Teams from The Foundry and eyeon collaborated on the development of the...... Read More

  • 08 Jan 2008

    Digital Anarchy debuts ToonIt! for Avid

    USA: Digital Anarchy, provider of visual effects software for Adobe and Apple products, has released ToonIt! for Avid, the company’s first plug-in toolset for Avid systems. ToonIt! enables users to create cartoon-like images from film and video footage and...... Read More

  • 08 Jan 2008

    AJA KONA 3 used in edit pipeline for Alien vs. Predator: Requiem

    USA: AJA Video, a manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, has provided its KONA 3 video capture card which was used with Apple’s Final Cut Pro (FCP) for post on Twentieth Century Fox’s recent release Alien vs....... Read More

  • 07 Jan 2008

    Telestream expands support for Thomson Grass Valley products

    USA: Telestream, provider of digital media workflow solutions, has expanded its Apple Final Cut Pro (FCP) support for Thomson Grass Valley disk-based cameras and media servers. Telestream’s Flip4Mac Infinity component has been upgraded to import media from Thomson Grass...... Read More

  • 04 Jan 2008

    SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival grows in 2008

    USA: The SIGGRAPH 2008 Computer Animation Festival, to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from 12 – 14 Aug 2008, is expanding into a full-scale film festival. The event will incorporate curated and competition screenings, discussion panels...... Read More

  • 03 Jan 2008

    Digieffects acquires Walker Effects plugins

    USA: Digieffects, a developer of software plugins for Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, and Autodesk Combustion has acquired the Walker Effects plugins from WalkerFX. Suited for professional visual effects and motion graphics artists, the...... Read More

  • 18 Dec 2007

    Warner Bros Motion Picture Imaging partners India’s Prasad Corp to provide post and restoration services

    India: Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging and India’s Prasad Corp have partnered to provide digital post production and restoration services to Indian, Hollywood and international film companies. Companies will combine resources, skills and capacity, as well as establish a...... Read More

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