Author Archives: Beth Marchant

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Cinedeck Announces File-Based Insert Editing Workflow

Cinedeck plans to debut a new editorial workflow at NAB that will let users edit digital deliverables without having to edit and re-render or lay off to tape and re-encode the entire file handed off to a client. It is … more »

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Apollo XVIII

Marco Brambilla, the creator of high-concept video collages and installations like The Standard Hotel's Civilization and the church-ensconced Creation 3D, recaptures space travel's golden age in an imagined countdown to launch of a Saturn V rocket. Simon Mowbray, Creative Director at … more »

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Boris FX To Preview BCC 10, Mocha Pro 5 and More at NAB

Boris FX will unveil new versions of Boris Continuum Complete and Imagineer Systems' Mocha Pro at NAB next month. Although Imagineer continues to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Boris FX, the two development teams have been working together since Boris … more »

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Inside FuseFx’s New Digs with New York Lead Greg Anderson

In an era when highly stylized, effects-driven television is thriving across network, cable and streaming outlets, FuseFx is in full expansion mode to meet the demand. But the L.A. post shop's founder, Dave Altenau, says the facility's continued success has more … more »

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The Latest Stock Options: Chroma Key Background Plates

If you've spent any time searching online for budget-friendly background plates from the usual stock footage suspects, you know how tough it can be to find plates that look believable in comps with any number of talking heads shot on green screen. A … more »

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Bluefish444 Epoch 4K Neutron Now Supports Scratch, Avid, and Adobe

Users of Assimilate Scratch 8, Avid Media Composer 8 and Adobe Creative Cloud—including After Effects CC, Speed Grade CC, Audition CC and Prelude CC—can now support SDI/HDMI playback when using Bluefish 444's smaller form-factor Epoch 4K Neutron and Epoch Neutron uncompressed video cards. Version … more »

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iPi Motion Capture V. 3.0 Now Supports 16 USB Cameras, 4 Kinect 2 Sensors

Affordable, markerless mocap technology just got a little more interesting. Moscow-based iPi Soft has released an updated version of its mocap software aimed at television, film and gaming animators and VFX artists that now supports up to 16 USB cameras, … more »

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Frequencies: The Music of League of Legends

Director Caleb Slain's 46-minute documentary goes behind the scenes at Riot Games to reveal the evolution of a soundtrack worthy of League of Legends' legions of fans. 25-year-old Slain, a former professional gamer, spent hours playing League to get into the minds … more »

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Oscar-Nominated Editor Barney Pilling on The Grand Budapest Hotel

With nine Academy Award nominations and countless other wins, The Grand Budapest Hotel is director Wes Anderson's most critically fêted film to date. Among those nominated for an Oscar is the film's editor, Barney Pilling, known for An Education, Never Let Me Go and … more »

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NewTek Launches TalkShow VS 100 Live Video Production System

NewTek today officially launched TalkShow VS 100, a hardware solution in a single 19-inch rackmount chassis that converts a Skype call from any device into a professional-quality video signal without the need for a scan converter. Built upon Microsoft's Skype TX software platform, the … more »