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Kristine Belson Becomes President of Sony Pictures Animation

Sony Pictures Entertainment named Kristine Belson, most recently at DreamWorks Animation, the new president of Sony Pictures Animation (SPA). SPA said that Belson will head development and production of original and franchise properties for the studio, reporting directly to Sony … more »

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VideoBlocks Unveils 100% Commission Video Marketplace

The new VideoBlocks Marketplace, launched this week, is aiming to put a good deal of the profits from the stock footage business back into the hands of content creators by returning 100% of the proceeds from their individual sales at VideoBlocks.com. In … more »

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Producer-Director Gabe Polsky on U.S.S.R. Hockey Doc Red Army

It’s not exactly news that sports can be a realm where nationalism plays itself out in a more benign fashion than war, but Gabe Polsky’s Red Army examines the last decade of the Cold War through the lens of hockey. Relying heavily … more »

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Director Kevin Pollak on Sundance Comic Doc Misery Loves Comedy

Actor, director and writer Kevin Pollak has appeared in 74 films but is well-known to many on the web as the creator and host of the weekly streaming series Kevin Pollak's Chat Show. Each episode of the six-year-old talk show … more »

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Review: Sony PXW-X180

Of course you want a large-sensor camcorder for the greater dynamic range, improved low-light capability, the reduced noise, and the trendy narrow-depth-of-field look we all crave. It is silly to invest in anything other than a large-sensor camcorder, whether you’re shooting … more »

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Red Announces New Authorized Rental Houses and Dealers

Red Digital Cinema today announced a line-up of new authorized dealers, creating what the company calls a "support network extension" for customers seeking product demos, tech support, mail-in and drop-off for repairs and upgrades — as well as purchases, naturally. … more »

Technicolor-PostWorks NY Buys The Room

Technicolor-PostWorks New York said it has acquired The Room, the downtown Manhattan finishing boutique that colocated with Technicolor-PostWorks in the West Village three years ago.   The Room's founder, Ben Murray, will become VP, Creative Services, for Technicolor-PostWorks. "Ben will be our creative … more »

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Beast Buys NYC Editorial House Go Robot!

Beast has expanded with the purchase of Go Robot!, a New York editorial boutique. Go Robot! co-founders Adam Liebowitz and Alisa Sheinberg will become senior editor and managing director, respectively, at Beast. "Beast's nationwide network of boutiques will help us extend … more »

Forbidden Technologies Closes Burbank Office As Sales Go Direct

Forbidden Technologies, maker of the Forscene online post-production platform, is closing its office in Burbank, CA, as part of a move to an indirect sales and support model for North America. Forbidden Technologies CEO Stephen Streater told StudioDaily that the … more »

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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominations

Motion Picture Sound Editrors, the professional organization for sound editors, has released its roster of 2015 Golden Reel Nominations honoring the work of sound editors on feature film, television, animation, and computer entertainment. Did controversy over the theatrical sound mix … more »