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Autodesk to End All Perpetual Licensing in July 2016

All Autodesk software, including suites as well as standalone products, will be available only on a subscription basis beginning August 1, 2016, company officials said today. The announcement follows the company's already specified January 31, 2016, deadline for ending perpetual licensing … more »

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Tech Giants Team Up on Royalty-Free Web Video Codec

Some of the biggest technology companies in the world are collaborating on a new series of media codecs and formats that they hope will constitute an "open standard" for video content on the web. The first task of the newly … more »

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High-Octane Camera Wrangling on Mad Max: Fury Road

Some say the genius of George Miller's dystopian Mad Max franchise lies in the uniqueness of its genre-blending vision, equal parts post-apocalyptic morality tale, classic Western, and biker film on steroids. Others point to each film's relentless action, where the … more »

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Litepanels Announces Brick Bi-Color On-Camera LED

The Litepanels Brick Bi-Color on-camera LED light is the successor to the MiniPlus, the company said, offering a comparable luminance output of 100W tungsten with a weight of 0.68 lbs., a 36-degree beam angle, and IP 65 water resistance. The … more »

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HP Retains Its Lead in Workstations — But Just Barely, Research Finds

HP is still the leader in workstation sales, but a reinvigorated Dell is coming on strong, according to new figures from Jon Peddie Research (JPR) that show Dell pulling within three percentage points of the leader in market share by units. That's … more »

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New Matthews Car Mounts Available Through Evidence Camera Rentals

Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) said its new Freedom Car Mount and Brauer Hostess Tray are being offered by Echo Park's Evidence Camera Rentals. Evidence Film Studios is using both items on an in-production action film, and will add them to its … more »

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Canon Debuts Technology to Reduce Color Fringing in 35mm EF Lens

Canon has announced an EF 35mm f/1.4 L II USM lens that uses proprietary technology to correct chromatic aberrations in the glass.  The company's newly developed technology, known as blue spectrum refractive optics (or BR Optics for short) involves the use of a … more »

Shade VFX Names Lisa Maher Executive Producer

Shade VFX, a film and television visual effects facility with offices in LA and New York, has just named Lisa Maher executive producer. Maher was formerly business development executive at Shade. She will oversee work in the studio's offices in Santa … more »

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Going Off Grid to Archive the Planet in 4K

Olivier Chiabodo is a French doctor turned television presenter on a far-reaching yet specific mission: to diagnose, maintain and potentially heal the contours and biodiversity of the planet as one would a human patient. The director of The Explorers Network, … more »

Cartoni to Show Four New Fluid Heads for Lightweight Cameras at IBC

Cartoni is showing four new fluid heads designed for smaller and lighter cameras at IBC. The Focus 8, Focus 12, Focus 18, and Focus 22 fluid heads are designed to accommodate camera packages weighing up to 22 kg (48.5 lbs.). … more »