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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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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 »

Tom Schlagkamp to Direct Spots via Saville

Saville signed director Tom Schlagkamp for exclusive commercial directorial representation in North America. Schlagkamp is best known for the short music-themed film "The Rock 'n' Roll Manifesto" for German magazine Visions (it's narrated by Pantera's Phil Anselmo), which won first place … more »

Editor Lucas Eskin Joins Cut+Run

Editor Lucas Eskin, previously of Beast/Filmcore and Mad River Post, has joined Cut+Run, where he will be based in Los Angeles.  Eskin has worked on campaigns for clients including Apple, Nike, Visa, Discovery Channel, and more. "Lucas is a brilliant … more »

Sony to Grow Services Business as 4K Production, Delivery Expand

On the eve of NAB 2014, Sony announced its plan to emphasize services, taking advantage of the transition from HD to 4K acquisition and delivery to expand its footprint in pro video beyond its well-known hardware offerings. “We see real … more »

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Shade VFX Expands to New York City

Santa Monica-based Shade VFX will take advantage of post-production incentives in New York by opening a 4,000-square-foot space on Park Avenue South in Manhattan. A company representative told StudioDaily that around 15 staff and contract artists will be working from … more »

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Adobe Creative Cloud Subscriptions Climb to 1.8 Million

Adobe said Creative Cloud (CC) individual and team subscriptions grew to more than 1.8 million as of February 28, an increase of more than 405,000 from the previous quarter. During the first fiscal quarter ending February 28, the company said, … more »

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Prime Focus Technologies Buys Dax

Prime Focus subsidiary Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) is buying cloud-based dailies provider Dax in a transaction worth at least $9.1 million. Mumbai-based Prime Focus said Dax's Digital Dailies system, widely used in TV production, will help bolster its relationship with … more »

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Animal Logic Reorganizes into Three Divisions

Sydney, Australia-based Animal Logic formalized a move into feature-film development this week, breaking itself up into three distinct divisions. The company's VFX operations—including Fuel VFX, which it purchased in 2012—will be combined to form Animal Logic VFX. Recent VFX projects … more »