Canon - C300 WedLock

When director Ross Partridge and cinematographer Doug Emmett were in pre-production on their nine-episode web series Wedlock, they knew that a cinematic, shallow depth of field look would be essential to make their show stand out. They also knew they’d need a highly mobile, lightweight camera package for stealthy shooting in practical locations, great low-light …

PESA - XSTREAM C22

PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of professional audio and video distribution solutions, is now shipping the PESA XSTREAM C22 compact streaming system. As part of a larger hybrid broadcast system or standalone streaming appliance, the C22 allows AV professionals to compress, stream and share high-quality content. Two units can also be paired to allow …

CueScript - CSM19

CueScript, a provider of creative prompting solutions with feature-rich designs for all broadcast production needs, is pleased to announce that it has signed a distributor agreement with UK-based Broadcast & Production Services (BPS). Effective immediately, BPS assumes distribution rights for all CueScript products in the UK. The agreement further expands CueScript’s global reach, giving customers …

MacGregor and Malseed

Purchases new ALEXA XT for creative shoots and rental fleet Starting out as Original Cine in 1989 renting 16mm and 35mm film equipment from a small cottage in Albert Park, The Vision House has been built on years of industry experience to become a premier boutique rental house based in Port Melbourne, Australia. Recently the …

Project 40 Operations Director Refurbishes Station’s ENG Division with Miller DS20 Tripod Systems   When one of Mexico’s major commercial broadcast television networks, TV Azteca, began to undergo multiple station renovations, Moises Perez Trevino, the network’s Project 40 operations director, was tasked with the challenge of refurbishing Project 40’s newsroom with new ENG equipment. He …

OptiTrack - Nether Realm

With dozens of installations in the last six months, OptiTrack has become the motion capture technology of choice for production character animation. Many of these new adopters had capture requirements that were deemed impossible based on existing technologies, yet with OptiTrack’s Prime Series cameras, exceeded expectations even in complex outdoor and large-volume shooting scenarios. New …

ABS - TV Tacoma

The production studio for TV Tacoma, a government access channel serving the City of Tacoma and Pierce County, Wash., is a lot brighter and more versatile since professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) upgraded the facility’s lighting grid. ABS removed all incandescent lights and replaced them with almost 70 Brightline …

DD_X-Men

Leading Production Management Software Drives VFX Pipelines at Top Studios Shotgun Software, developer of the cloud-based collaboration platform for creative companies (recently acquired by Autodesk), was integral to the production of over a dozen of this summer’s tentpole films. Used by visual effects studios worldwide, Shotgun played a key role in keeping artists and shots …

Panasonic - PX270-TradeWind

TradeWind Productions, an Atlanta-area production facility specializing in corporate and event video services, has shot  several live projects for the Positive Athlete organization since investing in Panasonic’s new  AJ-PX270, the company’s first  P2 HD handheld with AVC-ULTRA recording. TradeWind proprietor and veteran shooter Christian Jolly, who built his award-winning company around acquisition with Panasonic pro …

Sound Devices - PIX 260

When The Royal Society in London was looking to refit the audio and visual facilities in two rooms at its headquarters at Carlton House Terrace in London, it turned to Video Devices, mission-critical video products by Sound Devices, and its PIX 260 for its video recording needs. A fellowship of the world’s most eminent scientists …