Cospective - Gravity

Rising Sun Pictures Relied on Review Software to Help Build Oscar® Contender Cospective’s video review software cineSync played a key role in a globe-spanning VFX pipeline for Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity. Charting the lonely quest of an astronaut (Sandra Bullock) to survive after her spaceship is crippled, the film received ten Oscar® nominations, including one for …

Blackmagic Design - Elbow

Blackmagic Design announced that alternative rock band Elbow has released exclusive first look footage of tracks from its forthcoming album shot on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera by Salford based production company Soup Co. “Fly Boy Blue / Lunette” is the first new music from Elbow’s next studio album, “The Take Off and Landing of …

PESA - AA AC Touch72

PESA, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of professional audio and video connectivity,  announced the American Airlines Center in Dallas, home of the NBA Dallas Mavericks and NHL Dallas Stars as well as one of the top ticket-selling concert venues in the country, recently upgraded its routing infrastructure with a variety of PESA products. Installed last summer, …

ASC - John Wells

Award-winning writer-director-producer John Wells will receive the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) 2014 Board of Governors Award. Wells will be honored during the 28th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards gala here on February 1 at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom. “John Wells is an extraordinary talent whose long career has exposed the world …

Quantel - Pablo

New shared storage solution boosts productivity, teamworking and flexibility for post Quantel announced the launch of Genetic Engineering 2. GE2 is Quantel’s second generation shared storage solution for post that delivers new levels of flexibility, performance and productivity for Quantel Pablo Rio color and finishing system users. The original Genetic Engineering transformed the efficiency of …

Sound Devices - PIX260i - Front

PIX 260i Production Video Recorder and 633 Production Mixer Recognized Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production, announced that its PIX 260i Production Recorder and 633 Production Mixer have been nominated for a Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Technical Achievement Award in the production category. The Cinema Audio Society was formed …

SGO - Mistika

Free Your Mind Advances with Mistika – using it on new Feature Film Torrente 5 One of Spain’s most prominent and established post production companies, Free Your Mind, has invested in another Mistika DI and Finishing 2K System. The purchase of a second Mistika system indicates their move to further reinforce the company’s current infrastructure …

Blackmagic Design - Me+Her

Blackmagic Design announced that “Me+Her,” a live action short film by Island Creek Pictures premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, was shot on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera (MFT). The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera was also used for a number of specific shots requiring a smaller camera form factor. “Me+Her” is set in a fantasy world …

Blackmagic Design - SmartView Duo

Blackmagic Design announced a new lower price on its popular dual rack monitor SmartView Duo to US$495, as well as a free software update SmartView 3.0.1 which adds support for DCI 2K video monitoring. SmartView 3.0.1 software update is available now free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website. SmartView Duo features two large 8 …

JVC - 4K Monitor

JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp.,  announced SpectraCal, a leading provider of display calibration solutions, has released CalMAN 5, version 5.2.3, which features auto calibration of JVC’s RS-840UD Reference Series 84-inch 4K LCD monitor. Used by integrators, installers, professional calibrators, and consumers, CalMAN provides a professional and repeatable method to calibrate …