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Adorama Sponsors Broadcast Studio/Theater at CBS Radio NY

Adorama today said it is the official sponsor of the Adorama Live Theatre, a new live performance space and studio at the Hudson Square broadcast facility of CBS Radio New York in Manhattan. Opening with a performance by Train on … more »


Making Viral Video Hits with a Solid Business Model

Life's getting complicated for producers. Whether it's the rise of multiscreen viewing or the accelerating use of ad blockers, trends in media consumption are making producers work harder to target audiences, reach viewers, and make money. During a "Producers on Producing" panel … more »


Five Things That Keep NYC Post CTOs Up at Night

An afternoon conference session at NAB Show New York (formerly Content and Communications World; the event's new branding was announced yesterday) this week asked executives from post-production facilities with a local presence to reveal their anxieties — the new technology, … more »

The Foundry Names Alex Mahon Chief Executive

The Foundry named Alex Mahon, former CEO of British production-company conglomerate Shine Group, its new Chief Executive. Mahon replaces Bill Collis in the post, but Collis will remain on board full time as president and a member of the board of … more »

Avid Stock Tumbles Following Cuts in 2015 Forecasts

It's a tough day for Avid, following yesterday afternoon's earnings report that saw a 4 percent year-over-year decline in the company's revenue. The company also cut forecasts for the full year, projecting 2015 bookings will be between $490 million and … more »


DJI Buys Minority Stake in Hasselblad

Shenzhen, China-based aerial cinematography specialist DJI has acquired a stake in Swedish medium-format camera and lens manufacturer Hasselblad, the companies said in a joint announcement today of a new "corporate partnership" between the two entities. Terms of the deal were not … more »

Reel FX Co-Founder Dale Carman Responds to Lawsuit

Reel FX co-founder Dale Carman has responded to the company's lawsuit filed against him and three former staffers, calling its allegations untrue. The lawsuit accuses Carman and his co-defendants of improperly diverting business opportunities to his own company, Carman Industries, adding up to $2.6 … more »


Autodesk Flame Goes Software-Only with Subscription Options

It's the beginning of a new era for Autodesk Flame. Effective today, Autodesk is offering desktop subscription plans for current versions of Flame, Lustre, Flare and Flame Assist software. It marks the first time Flame is available as a software-only product.The … more »


David Bates Returns to Reel FX as GM After Ouster of Key Staff Members

Former Reel FX Head of Production David Bates is returning to the company as general manager as the company's lawsuit proceeds against four recently terminated key employees it claims stole business from Reel FX. Bates was at Reel FX from 2002 to 2010 … more »


CameraLends Rental Marketplace Now Offers Studio Space

CameraLends, the listings website that has described itself as "AirBnB for camera gear," is getting into the studio business.  CameraLends has enabled person-to-person rentals of photo and video equipment since its launch in January 2013. Now, in addition to cameras, drones, lighting, audio, and … more »