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@TheIABM Registration Opens for IABM Annual International Business Conference 2013 Dec. 5-6 in London

2013 Conference Will Focus on Navigating the Changing Media Landscape GLOUCESTERSHIRE, U.K. — Oct. 28, 2013 — The IABM (International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers) today announced that registration for the IABM Annual International Business Conference 2013 is now open at www.theiabm.org/iabm-annual-conference-page-44.html. The conference, which runs Dec. 5-6 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian hotel near London Heathrow Airport, will focus on the theme of navigating through the changing media landscape. “While the current media landscape offers rich opportunities, success depends largely on the ability not only to understand the implications of this ‘content everywhere’ age, but also to apply that knowledge to the ...

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Telestream Wirecast 5 Now Available

Nevada City, Calif., October 28, 2013 – Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today released a major upgrade for its Wirecast® live streaming production software. Wirecast 5 adds enhanced encoding and playback options; a new, more efficient user interface; high-quality screen capture; and more flexible input/output integrations for easier, high-quality live streaming.

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So You Want to Make a Horror Film? On Jump Scares and Other Basics of Fright.

If you’re looking to make a horror film simply because you think it might be an easy road to notoriety, you’d be dead wrong. This is a dish that’s best served cold by filmmakers who are fans — those who have long loved being chilled to the bone — so it should be in your blood. If you’re a filmmaker who’s new to horror, immerse yourself in the classics and study their techniques before you set out to try to create a monster of your own. The potential pitfalls you face when making a horror film are what’s really frightening. ...

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SMPTE Test Materials | SMPTE

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast News DailySMPTE offers a range of test materials from 35mm film to 4k image sequences; all are available in the SMPTE Store Digital Leader and DP…See on www.smpte.org

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Film Biz Recycling’s 2013 Eco Expo – Splash

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast News DailyFind out more about this event – Tuesday, November 5, 2013 (.@LeNobleLumber has a BIG announcement to be made at the #2013EcoExpo – don’t miss it #Local52 @IATSE @JoelProps t.co/3qapjvQZil)…See on filmbizrecyclings2013ecoexpo.splashthat.com

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Tape Operator Jobs

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast News DailyTape Operator jobs in Hollywood at Geiger Post – job title: Tape Operator, this is a Full TimeJob in Hollywood, CA (Post Production Jobs Tape Operator – Geiger Post – Hollywood, CA: Geiger Post is a Boutique Post Production Fa…See on www.entertainmentcareers.net

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Rob Letterman to Direct DreamWorks’ ‘Captain Underpants’

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast News DailyMonsters vs. Aliens‘ director Rob Letterman will lead DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature adaptation of Captain Underpants.See on www.animationmagazine.net

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R.I.P., Lou Reed

Lou Reed died today. My condolences to his wife, Laurie Anderson, as well as to everyone who, like me, he meant so much to at so many different stages of our lives. Here are just a few of my favorite Lou Reed songs.

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The Subject as Auteur: Jonathan Demme on Enzo Avitabile Music Life

Italian jazz saxophonist and composer Enzo Avitabile might not be a household name in the States, but in the annals of world music he’s quite a fixture. In his native Naples he is so famous that when he visits the neighborhood of his youth, folks bustle into the streets and onto rooftops and balconies to lay eyes on him. A scholar of jazz, he can hold court on the evolution of the form as long as you’d like him to, although as Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme discovers in his newest concert film, Enzo Avitabile Music Life, that may not ...

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SMPTE Conference 2013 Views from the floor

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast News DailyFind out what happened at the 2013 SMPTE Conference this year and what Bruce Devlin has to say about it.See on blog.amberfin.com

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Seduced and Abandoned’s James Toback on Movies, Mortality, Shooting in Cannes, and Literally Shooting his Enemies

James Toback has to be one of the most candid individuals in the movie business. Sitting down for a chat about his new genre-defying documentary Seduced and Abandoned, which borrows its title from 1964′s Pietro Germi satire, and premieres on HBO on Monday, Oct. 28, the 68-year-old filmmaker practically blows my mind with his willingness to talk about anything and everything, from late mogul David Begelman’s psychosis and Alec Baldwin’s divorce troubles to mega-producer delusions and his own personal hit list, whose names he has every intention of crossing off before he croaks. Yes, you heard right. Utterly filterless, Toback ...

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Sony F55 4K Camera Delivers Cut-outs and Zooms for FOX Sports during 2013 World Series

PARK RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 25, 2013 – FOX Sports is using Sony’s F55 professional 4K camera to give television viewers a better look at close plays during the 2013 World Series. For each game, one manned F55 camera is positioned high over first base to cover all three bases and home plate. The camera signals are sent over fiber to the game production truck and put through Sony’s BPU-4000 baseband processor unit, allowing FOX Sports to do multiple cut-outs and zooms of 4K images and extract crisp, clear HD images with no pixel degradation. “There’s more flexibility with 4K content,” ...

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Panasonic Will Exhibit New HIT Solar Panels at Solar Power International 2013

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Panasonic Eco Solutions and Coronal Management Acquire California Solar Portfolio

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Panasonic Arbitrator 360° HD Available Through Expanded National Cooperative Purchasing Agreement

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Panasonic Announces Delivery/ Pricing of AG-AC8PJ Shoulder-Mounted AVCCAM Camcorder

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Panasonic Expands Its Lineup of “Tough IP” Cordless Power Tools With Two New Models

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SONY CEO KAZUO HIRAI TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES®

Arlington, Va., October 22, 2013 – President and CEO of Sony Corporation (“Sony”) Kazuo (“Kaz”) Hirai will deliver the opening morning Tech Titans keynote address at the 2014 International CES, bringing his unique perspective and insights about the latest innovations occurring at the intersection of content and hardware. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the 2014 International CES, the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, will run January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Hirai’s address is slated for 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 7 in The Venetian’s Palazzo Ballroom, ...

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