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Under the Skin’s Scarlett Johansson Hits the Streets with the One-cam

Under the Skin, a science-fiction arthouse film that just crossed the $1 million mark at the U.S. box-office, is being sold as a spooky erotic thriller featuring Scarlett Johansson as a sexy alien invader on the loose in Scotland. That's … more »

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Maxon, Side Effects Software Working on Houdini Engine Plug-in for C4D

As the annual FMX animation and effects conference got under way yesterday in Stuttgart, Germany, Maxon said it will partner with Side Effects Software to develop a Houdini Engine plug-in for Cinema 4D. The plug-in will give C4D artists direct … more »

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Grass Valley Offers Free Copies of Edius Pro 7 to Canon C100 Buyers

Through August 31 in North America (and until December 31 elsewhere) Canon and Grass Valley are offering a free download of Grass Valley's Edius Pro 7 NLE to purchasers of a Canon EOS C100 digital cinema camera. The promotion is … more »

John Quartel Becomes Technical Director at Company 3 in London

John Quartel, formerly of FilmLight, has been named technical director at Company 3's London location, reporting to Director of Operations Claire McGrane. Quartel's duties will involve working on Company 3's color pipeline, including dailies, editorial, VFX and post-production. "We are … more »

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Joss Whedon-Scripted In Your Eyes Goes Direct to Vimeo

It's not often that a film is immediately available for viewing everywhere in the world within minutes of its world premiere — but that's how executive producer and screenwriter Joss Whedon released In Your Eyes, which debuted last night at … more »

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Autodesk Flame Gets Overhaul for End-to-End 4K Workflows

Autodesk has debuted a much more flexible Flame, as well as two new companion versions of the visual effects and finishing system that are only available to Flame Premium customers. Flame 2015's improvements will not only let artists work in … more »

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Autodesk Smoke 2015 Now Available for Pay-As-You-Go Online Subscription

Autodesk's latest version of Smoke, its Mac-based video editing and effects software, is available for the first time as a monthly, quarterly or annual subscription. Starting at $195 for a monthly rental and $1750 for the full year, Smoke 2015 … more »

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New Cinemartin Premiere Pro Plug-in Enables ProRes, HEVC Export on Windows

Cinemartin said today that its new Cinec Plin plug-in would let Premiere Pro editors working on Windows machines export directly from the timeline using both ProRes and HEVC H.265 codecs. The company said all versions of ProRes 422 are supported, … more »

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DuArt, 2G Digital Team Up on Post-Production, Digital Supply Chain

A bi-coastal agreement between Burbank's 2G Digital and New York's DuArt will extend options for post-production and digital supply chain services. A dedicated high-speed data link between the two companies will allow 2G clients with encoding and distribution jobs on … more »

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MTI Film Puts Cortex Dailes in a CarryOn, Revamps DRS Software

MTI Film came to NAB with a new, super-portable version of its Cortex Dailes tool that fits in an airline overhead bin, as well as a completely reprogrammed, resolution-independent 64-bit version of its DRS film-restoration toolkit, now called DRS Nova. … more »