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Alchemy Post Sound Debuts Second Foley Stage

Westchester, New York— Alchemy Post Sound, a specialist in Foley sound for motion pictures and television, has added a second Foley stage to its facility in New York. The new space is designed to complement the company’s original Foley stage with a “live” sound environment meant to enhance the production of interior effects that can benefit from natural ambience. The ...

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Killer Tracks Continues Harmonious Relationship with HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Production music specialist has provided scores of quirky tracks featured in the award-winning comedy series, including its theme song “Frolic.” SANTA MONICA, Calif.— When the award-winning comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm returns to HBO this fall it will be accompanied by one of the most recognizable theme songs in television. Written by Italian composer Luciano Michelini and licensed to the ...

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Technicolor PostWorks Masters HBO’s “The Deuce” in HDR

Colorist Sam Daley collaborates with Cinematographer in recreating the look of New York City in the 1970s. NEW YORK— The Deuce, the new drama from HBO and Executive Producers David Simon and George Pelecanos, is set in 1970s New York City where prostitution and crime were rampant, and the modern adult entertainment industry was just coming into its own. Bold, brash ...

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The Joe Lewis Company Continues Expansion; Brings Record-Setting Activation for Universal Pictures’ “The Mummy” to Hollywood

Entertainment production and marketing agency hires experiential marketing specialist Adam Atkins and movie premiere producer Mary Pat Kasravi. GARDENA, Calif.—The Joe Lewis Company recently helped Universal Pictures celebrate The Mummy Day in a very big way. The event production company designed, built and installed a seven-ton, 84-foot tall sarcophagus at the Hollywood and Highland Gateway in Los Angeles. The structure ...

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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Upgrades Foley Stage

CULVER CITY, CALIF.—  Sony Pictures Post Production Services has completed a major upgrade of its Foley department, adding new, state-of-the-art recording technology to its control room and stage where sound effects for scores of studio features, including the current hit Spider-ManTM: Homecoming, have been produced. Key additions include an Avid S6 M40 control surface, the most advanced recording and mixing ...

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WCPMedia Joins Digital Production Partnership (DPP)

Cloud-based media management services company joins the media industry’s business change network to help standardize broadcast workflows. LOS ANGELES —  WCPMedia Services, whose cloud-based media management platform is used by entertainment companies worldwide to produce, market and distribute film and television content, today announces its membership of the Digital Production Partnership (DPP). In joining the media industry’s business change network, ...

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Technicolor PostWorks Finishes Eight Films Screening at the New York Film Festival

NEW YORK— Eight films screening at the 55th New York Film Festival received post-production services through Technicolor PostWorks New York. Among them is the Woody Allen film Wonder Wheel, the festival’s closing night selection. The others include the Main Stage selections The Florida Project, Lady Bird and The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), and the documentary features Arthur Miller: Writer, ...

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STORY Signs Comedy Director Ron Lazzeretti

CHICAGO—Award-winning comedy director Ron Lazzeretti has joined STORY for exclusive, national representation. A native Chicagoan, Lazzeretti has broad experience as a commercial director and agency creative director with credits including Chevy, Coors Light, KFC, A&W Root Beer and Taco Bell. A true multi-talent, he has also enjoyed success as an independent filmmaker, writer, producer and musician. “Ron in a phenomenal ...

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Fortium’s Adam Krentzman to Discuss Cybersecurity at “Mix Presents Sound for Film and TV”

Master Class on how to avoid becoming a victim of hackers set for September 16th at Sony Pictures Studios. London –   Fortium’s Adam Krentzman will discuss the latest solutions and strategies for cybersecurity in post-production in a special Master Class at “Mix Presents Sound for Film and TV”, September 16, at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California. A recent spate ...

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Rising Sun Pictures Trains the Next Generation of VFX Superstars

Studio’s graduate certificate programs have become a springboard to careers in visual effects. Adelaide, South Australia— For aspiring visual effects artists, the path to stardom increasingly begins in Adelaide, South Australia. Rising Sun Pictures, which is based in Adelaide, has garnered international acclaim for its work in creating visual effects for films and television shows including X-Men: Days of Future ...

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IBC News: Fortium Shows MediaSeal® New Security Anti-Ransomware Feature with Aspera

London –   Fortium Technologies will demonstrate its latest solutions for protecting motion picture and television content against theft, accidental distribution and ransomware in tandem with Aspera, an IBM company, at IBC 2017 this month in Amsterdam. Fortium’s MediaSeal® encryption at-rest and on-the-fly protection will be demonstrated as an integratable feature of Aspera’s high-speed file transfer and collaboration platform. Included will ...

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SMPTE® Hollywood Section to Focus on ATSC 3.0 at September Meeting

LOS ANGELES —  The Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, will explore ATSC 3.0, the next-generation digital-broadcast standard, at its monthly meeting scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28, in Hollywood. Richard Chernock, chair of the Advanced Technology Systems Committee (ATSC) ...

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Thrills Ahead: Sherpas Cinema Gears Up for a Monster Season of Winter Sports

Whistler, British Columbia—Although fall hasn’t officially arrived, many of the world’s best skiers, snowboarders, figure skaters and bobsledders are getting ready for an epic winter sports season that will climax next February when the world converges on Pyeongchang, South Korea. Preparations for a wave of spectacular sports action are also in full swing at the Whistler, British Columbia production offices ...

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IBC News: Fortium to Demo Enhanced Security for Signiant’s Media Shuttle

London –  Fortium, innovative provider of digital content security solutions to the media and entertainment industry, will demonstrate MediaSeal LiveFolders™, its new encryption on-the-fly technology, with Signiant at IBC 2017. LiveFolders functionality will be shown as an enhanced security feature interoperating with Signiant’s Media Shuttle, the industry-standard software-as-a-service solution for sending and sharing large media files. The demo can be ...

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Bully Pictures Signs Cannes Lion Winning Director Roderick Fenske

Launches new affiliation with campaign for Las Vegas Tourism. LOS ANGELES —  Comedy director Roderick Fenske has joined Bully Pictures for exclusive representation for advertising projects in the US. Fenske is known for a distinct brand of comedy that combines absurdist humor with high production value and cinematic execution. He has already completed his first project with Bully, a new ...

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The MPSE to Sponsor Mix Presents Sound for Film and TV

Annual sound event slated for September 16th at Sony Pictures Studios. Studio City, California –  For the fourth straight year, the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will serve as event sponsor for Mix Presents Sound for Film and TV, an all-day exhibition and conference spotlighting the technologies and techniques behind sound for picture, from production to playback. The event is ...

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