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Forbidden Technologies 2014 NAB Show Preview

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionNew Enhancements to FORscene– High-resolution proxy- Edit interface upgrades including the Record Timeline Patch Panel and improvements to trimming, audio editing, and publishing tools. – Increased account and user …See on www.creativeplanetnetwork.com

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Nexidia 2014 NAB Show Preview

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionPresentation at the 2014 NAB Show Drew Lanham, senior vice president and general manager, Media and Entertainment at Nexidia, will present the session titled Automated QC Technology Verifies Captions and …See on www.creativeplanetnetwork.com

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Students to represent Sony at NAB show for second straight year …

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionSeniors Samuel Farnsworth and Jerusha O’Dell were selected to participate in the Sony NAB Student Experience, where they will demonstrate the company’s latest technologies at the show. They will join about 50 students …See on www.liberty.edu

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iZotope Masters Q&A Series, Part 3: Dave Whitehead, Master of Audio for Sound Design

(Cambridge, Massachusetts–February 10, 2014) Dave Whitehead is a part of the multi-award-winning audio team at New Zealand’s Park Road Post Production, with credits that include “Elysium,” the “Lord of The Rings” series and most recently, “The Hobbit.” In a job where creativity on a deadline is standard, Whitehead is constantly being challenged to find new solutions to keep things fresh. Read on to find out why iZotope plug-ins like RX 3 and Iris have earned a spot in his permanent arsenal of audio tools. What role does audio play in sound design?

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NAB Show Unveils First 10 Startups Selected to Participate in 2nd Annual SPROCKIT Program

Program Spotlights Game-Changers in the Media and Entertainment Market (February 10, 2014) NAB Show organizers today announced the first round of startups selected to participate in SPROCKIT 2014. These startup companies will collaborate with and present before influencers and decision-makers in media and entertainment at the 2014 NAB Show, the world’s leading convention for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all media platforms, scheduled for April 5-10 2014 in Las Vegas.

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MAS Hits the Slopes for ESPN Doc on Olympian Mark McMorris

MAS recently scored director David Tindale’s Making Your Mark, a 44-minute documentary following 20-year-old Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris. (New York–February 10, 2014) MAS (Music and Strategy) recently scored director David Tindale’s “Making Your Mark,” a 44-minute documentary following 20-year-old Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris. Coordinating closely between its New York and Los Angeles studios, MAS created and scored 25 cues to help tell the exhilarating story of the phenom’s rise from snow-obsessed youngster to Olympian gliding toward gold in Sochi.

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Miranda Opens IP Gateway at NAB 2014

Growing IP product portfolio will be featured among a host of new solutions (Las Vegas, Nevada–February 10, 2014) NAB 2014, Las Vegas, Booth: N2513, 10 February, 2014 — Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, has announced that it will use NAB 2014 to showcase its expanding range of solutions that help broadcasters navigate the path to IP-based workflows along with exciting new offerings in routing and monitoring.

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Bright Technologies Extends SAN Functionality for Digital Post and Announces Archiware As Technology Partner

BrightDrive Astella SAN Now Features Embedded Backup and Archiving (Reno, Nevada–February 10, 2014) Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media environments, has announced Archiware, a leading developer of storage software, as a new technology solutions partner. The tie-up will enable both companies to enhance their digital post/DI solutions portfolios by sharing elements of their existing technologies.

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Whitehouse Post Gets a Taste of Gold with McDonald’s via DDB Chicago

The biting of the medal has become an iconic symbol of victory at the Olympics. “Celebrate with a Bite” is a nostalgic and spirited celebration of athletic triumph edited by Whitehouse Post’s Meg Kubicka. (Chicago, Illinois–February 10, 2014) The biting of the medal has become an iconic symbol of victory at the Olympics. Coincidentally, the iconic Chicken McNugget is sometimes used to celebrate life’s smaller victories. Whether you’re a world-class athlete or a child who’s scored his first goal…The greatest victories are celebrated with a bite.

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NAB Show Unveils First Ten Startups Selected to Participate in 2nd Annual SPROCKIT Program

NAB Show organizers today announced the first round of startups selected to participate in SPROCKIT 2014. These startup companies will collaborate with and present before influencers and decision-makers in media and entertainment at the 2014 NAB Show, the world’s leading convention for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all media platforms, scheduled for April 5-10 2014 in Las Vegas.

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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is now Shipping with a New Low Price!

(Fremont, California–February 10, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is now shipping and with a new low price of US$2,995. This new low price will be available for all customers, including existing pre-orders. Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is available now from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for only US$2,995. “The support from the creative community for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Production Camera 4K has been amazing,” said Grant Petty, CEO, Blackmagic Design. “As with all of our products, we work hard in production to reduce costs so we can pass along the savings, even to our ...

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Cobham to Feature Nano HDTX and New Receiver Platform at NAB 2014

(Las Vegas, Nevada–February 10, 2014) NAB 2014, Booth: C9515 Cobham, the RF specialist company backed by more than 40 years’ of experience in transmitting and receiving information in difficult electronic environments, will feature “Nano HDTX”, the world’s smallest wireless HD transmitter, and a new receiver platform at NAB 2014. The ultra miniature Nano HDTX is an HD digital video transmitter designed specifically for POV and body-worn applications. With proven Cobham COFDM and H.264 encoding technology at its core, the transmitter provides excellent image quality retention over the wireless link and supports composite, SDI, HD-SDI and HDMI video input formats.

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Publicists Name Maxwell Weinberg Showmanship Nominees for Motion Pictures & Television

(Los Angeles, California–February 10, 2014) The Publicists of the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) have announced nominees for the Maxwell Weinberg Publicist Showmanship Awards, with the winners to be announced at the Publicists’ 51st Annual Awards Luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Friday, February 28. Nominees for the Maxwell Weinberg Publicist Showmanship Award for Motion Pictures are the union publicists who worked on American Hustle (Sony Pictures); Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Paramount Pictures); Despicable Me 2 (Universal Pictures); Gravity (Warner Bros.); Saving Mr. Banks (Walt Disney Studios); and The Heat (Fox).

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Clockwork VFX Helps Toys “R” Us Win The Monster 500

Visual Effects/Animation Studio Teams With Agency Rotter And Toy Retailer To Launch New Toy Line (Dubai, United Arab Emirates–February 7, 2014) Monster 500, the post-apocalyptic mega-race is on, and animation/visual effects studio Clockwork VFX is the creative winner. The studio — led by Creative Director/Co-Founder Jason Tomlins and Executive Producer Nina Davenport – teamed with agency Rotter Creative Group,(rottercreativegroup.com/) New York, and Toys”R”Us to launch the new Monster 500 brand. The result is an engaging minute-long spot consisting entirely of beautifully detailed 3D animation that introduces kids to six of the ten vehicle characters in the Monster 500 family.

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ACNE Adds Another Huge Talent in Jeremiah Reichardt

(Los Angeles, California–February 8, 2014) Following the avalanche of digital talents who have lately tumbled into ACNE’s studios, interactive and multimedia pro Jeremiah Reichardt will join the company as a senior developer. Reichardt will work alongside an ever-expanding US roster that has in recent months added award-winning interactive director Jeff Levine , as well as Interactive director/music producer Drasko Vucevic , animation and effects pioneer Chris Gardner , and relentless innovator Eskil Steenberg .

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iPi Soft Motion Capture Technology Accelerates Post Production Workflow For …

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditioniPi Soft Motion Capture Technology Accelerates Post Production Workflow For …See on news.google.com

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Studio Technologies Debuts Model 412 Fiber Transport Systems at …

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily Edition… high-performance audio, video and fiber-optic products for the professional audio, installation and broadcast markets, announces its debut of the Model 412 Fiber Transport System at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C11149).See on soundandpicture.com

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Pablo Rio Grows Quantel’s Post Presence

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionQuantel has announced that sales of its Pablo Rio high quality colour and finishing system in its first year of release have grown the company’s sales into the post production market by 50%. “Pablo Rio proves that quality still …See on www.content-technology.com

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