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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 »

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Autodesk to Discontinue Softimage with 2015 Release

Confirming rumors that started spreading in late February, Autodesk announced today that it will ship the final version of its 3D modeling and animation application Softimage in April. Autodesk said it will support Softimage, including offering hot fixes and service … more »

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Five Questions: Laundry! Founder Anthony Liu

You'd be hard-pressed to pick out a typical Laundry! project in a crowd. From their recent retro Max Headroom treatment for Eminem's Rap God video to a color-soaked spot for Beats by Dre, Laundry! prides itself on the range of its … more »