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Podcast: VFX Supervisor Robert Legato, ASC, on The Jungle Book

Two-time Academy Award winner Robert Legato, ASC, knows all about technically complex, cutting-edge, risky work, having been on the front lines with James Cameron when they figured out how to make Titanic look realistic back in 1998, how to pioneer … more »

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Thinklogical Pushes Uncompressed 4:4:4 4K 60Hz Video over a KVM

Thinklogical came to NAB this year with its new TLX CATx line of KVM systems that it said can extend and switch uncompressed 4:4:4 4K (4096×2160) video. 4K or UHD video can be transmitted at up to 60Hz over a pair of fibre or Cat 6 … more »

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Psyop’s Charming Take on Daily Animated VR Content

New York and LA-based Psyop announced today it has developed Kismet, a novel new VR activity suite meant to be experienced daily. Featuring an animated automaton and a mix of Tarot Card readings, a daily astrology and horoscope session and even “A Game of … more »

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Sigma Releases Lens Adapter for Sony E-Mount Cameras

Sigma has begun shipping its Mount Converter MC-11, a lens adapter that allows 15 Sigmna Canon-mount and Sigma-mount Global Vision lenses to be used with Sony E-mount cameras with full-frame or APS-C sensors. When the MC-11 is being used, Sigma lenses … more »

Comcast Buys DreamWorks Animation

Comcast to Buy DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion

Comcast has purchased DreamWorks Animation in a deal valued at approximately $3.8 billion. DreamWorks Animation now becomes part of division NBCUniversal's Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. DreamWorks CEO and co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg will become chairman of DreamWorks New Media — basically online media … more »

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Facilis Launches Integrated Media Manager FastTracker

Longstanding editorial facilities like Deluxe Digital Studios, AlphaDogs and PostWorks NY have all turned to Facilis shared storage to keep their post workflows moving and their film and TV clients happy. PWNY, in fact, was one of the original TerraBlock … more »

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SmallHD Releases Bigger, Brighter Series of Production Monitors

SmallHD might have to consider a name change, now that it's launched its three new SmallHDR production monitors in 17-inch, 24-inch and 32-inch sizes. Not so small anymore, the new monitors are designed for durability. The demo units SmallHD brought … more »

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Small Tree Launches New ZenStor Shared-Storage Line at NAB

Small Tree debuted ZenStor, a line of shared-storage systems designed specifically to handle 4K workflow, at NAB. Built around a 12 Gb/sec backplane with NVMe SSD support and connected to editorial via 1Gig, 10Gig or 40Gig Ethernet, the new systems can … more »

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G-Technology Announces First NAS Device

G-Technology entered the NAS market at NAB with the new G-Rack 12, a 12-bay server with capacity ranging from 48 TB up to 120 TB. Aimed at small-to-mid-size facilities using Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X and Avid … more »

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Blackmagic’s UltraStudio 4K Extreme Gets Thunderbolt 3

Blackmagic Design upgraded its UltraStudio capture/playback system with the NAB announcement of the UltraStudio 4K Extreme, which bumps it up to Thunderbolt 3. The company said Thunderbolt 3 has the throughput — max 40 Gb/sec — to support 12-bit RGB … more »