Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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AJA Expands Cion’s Raw Workflow Options at NAB

AJA really wants you to try its new Cion camera. No, really—at its pre-NAB press briefing, AJA said it had invested $1 million in the new "Try Cion" program, which puts 100 of the spiffy new cameras in the field … more »

Toon Boom Releases Harmony 12

Toon Boom is consolidating its portfolio of animation software into just two products — Harmony and Storyboard Pro. In addition, an optional subscription model is being introduced for both products. Harmony is being broken down into three different editions aimed … more »

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“I Am Your Father” in 20 Languages

Who's your daddy? Hear how Darth Vader answered that immortal question in 20 different languages.

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Sony’s HDC-4300 Is a Three-Chip 2/3-Inch 4K Camera for Broadcast

Sony opted not to release new high-end cameras at NAB this year, looking instead to fill in some holes elsewhere in its line-up. With an eye on the just-beginning broadcast transition to 4K acquisition, Sony announced the HDC-4300, a new … more »

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Avid Launches Free Version of Media Composer, DNxIO Hardware

Avid showed that it was serious about growing Media Composer's user base by announcing Media Composer | First, a feature-limited version of its venerable Media Composer NLE software, at NAB this weekend. Media Composer | First (MCF) will give editors a … more »

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Motion Graphics Studio Creates Website to Help “Amateurs” Get Organized

WICHITA, KS APRIL 9, 2015 – Justin McClure Creative has launched Get Your Shit Together, a hub for animators, editors and motion-graphics artists. The website offers industry insight on creating project folder structures, project naming conventions and After Effects project … more »

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True Detective: Tease

HBO parcels out the first 60 seconds of footage from the second season of its hit True Detective, which returns in June. Nic Pizzolatto is back as the writer of every installment in the eight-episode season, while Justin Lin and William Friedkin are … more »

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Film About Sex Trafficking Shot on Panasonic’s New 4K VariCam 35

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL – April 9, 2015 Slavery in America was abolished in 1865. Or so the average American believes. In fact, more than three million women and children are slaves today. In the dramatic narrative film, Don’t Look Away, … more »

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Technicolor to Buy Mikros Image

Technicolor made a second investment in the French animation market, announcing plans to purchase Paris-based production, post and VFX house Mikros Image. Earlier this year, Technicolor bought Parisian television animation house OuiDo, with an eye on expanding its presence in animation. Mikros … more »

Key Dates Announced for 88th Oscars

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced the dates for the 88th, 89th and 90th Oscar presentations.  The Academy Awards® will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016, February 26, 2017, and … more »