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Chaos Group Releases V-Ray 3.0 for Maya

Following on the heels of the recently debuted version of its popular render engine V-Ray for The Foundry's Katana, Chaos Group has released V-Ray 3.0 for Maya. The company says this version of the physically-based lighting, shading and rendering toolset features much faster … more »

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NYC’s Last Film Lab Is Closing

Film Lab New York, opened in 2011, will shut down on December 19. It's the last motion-picture film processing and printing facility in New York City. In announcing the impending closure, Technicolor-PostWorks New York, joint owner of the lab at 110 Leroy … more »

What’s a Workflow Server? ProMax Talks Next-Generation Shared Storage

When storage is deployed in post, it has to do a lot more than just distribute terabytes around the facility. Due to the specific needs and demands of high-end post-production, shared storage needs to be not only exceptionally high performance, but … more »

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How Arrow Media Used the Cloud to Make a Better Reality Show

Content creators are often skeptical about cloud storage for a number of reasons, bandwidth among them. Real-world connectivity issues make it hard to get high-quality footage into the cloud, especially from the kind of remote locations where cloud-based sharing with editorial … more »

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FCC Warns Cable Industry: The TV Biz Is About to Change Forever

2015 may be remembered as the year everything changed in the TV business. After much speculation, FCC Chair Tom Wheeler this week acknowledged that he is pushing a proposal to guarantee Internet TV services access to the same broadcast and cable content … more »

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People and Places: Modern VideoFilm Restructures

Modern VideoFilm overhauled its management, replacing CEO Moshe Barkat and CFO Hugh Miller with three new executives: CEO Scott Avila and President Cooper Crouse, who are turnaround specialists at Deloitte Corporate Restructuring group, and CFO Roxanna Sassanian. The trio had previously been working together at … more »

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Canon Announces EOS C100 Mark II Camera for December Release

Canon upgraded its EOS C100 camera to "Mark II" status, adding a number of refinements to the original design. New in the revised version are MP4 recording, expanded frame rates of up to 59.94p in full HD (1920×1080), standard dual-pixel auto … more »

Editors Alan Heim, Randy Roberts to Get HPA Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Hollywood Post Alliance says editors Alan Heim, ACE, and Randy Roberts, ACE, will receive the HPA's Lifetime Achievement Award at the 9th Annual HPA Awards Show, scheduled for November 6 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Randy … more »

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NewTek Set to Ship $7,995 TriCaster Mini

NewTek says it's close to shipping the TriCaster Mini, an HDMI-based multicamera 16-channel switcher supporting four simultaneous video sources over HDMI plus two more live inputs via Gigabit Ethernet, six output connections, and four standard M/E channels.  Update 10/22/14: An earlier version … more »

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Tascam Ships New Mic-Attached Audio Recorders

Tascam's latest slate of audio products includes two different categories of audio recorder designed to simplify the process of capturing sound on location. The DR-10C series of linear-PCM 48 kHz/24-bit BWF audio recorders connect to lavaliere mics and write to standard MicroSD … more »