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Christie Exec Don Shaw Talks Disney Deal and What’s Next in Theaters

Christie last week announced that it had entered an agreement to provide digital cinema technology to The Walt Disney Studios, including professional services relating to production, post-production, screening rooms, and premieres. Under the terms of the deal, the companies are … more »

AbelCine to Offer Service and Support on Canon Cinema Lenses

AbelCine's New York and Burbank offices will become support centers for Canon EF- and PL-mount cinema lenses by the end of this year. AbelCine is the first member of Canon's Cinema Lens Service Partner Program, meaning it can provide service … more »

Technicolor Opens 25,000-Square-Foot VFX Facility for MPC in Montreal

Technicolor is opening a new branch of its VFX operation MPC in Montreal, Quebec, promising to employ more than 200 VFX artists at a new facility in the Old Montreal area. The company also said it would consolidate its Montreal … more »

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Rampant Design Tools Opens New Studio

Orlando, Florida-based Rampant Design Tools has opened a new permanent studio space where founder and VFX artist/compositor Sean Mullen says he and his team can more rapidly create the "drag, drop and go" visual effects elements, animated backgrounds, mattes and transitions that … more »

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Five Questions: Arthur Portnoy, Executive Producer, Artjail

Downtown NYC VFX boutique Artjail cuts a mean demo reel. Watch it, below, to see what we mean. (Kanye West brings on the NSFW at about the one-minute mark, so be careful, depending on where you work.)     Working … more »

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Vimeo on Demand Options Expand to Rent or Buy Pricing and Preordering

It just got a little easier to sell your original project online using the recently launched Vimeo on Demand service. Vimeo has announced upgrades exclusive to Vimeo Pro users that now let filmmakers better control the way their viewers watch, … more »

Autodesk Announces Pay As You Go Plans

Autodesk this morning revealed new rental pricing for the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites as well as standalone versions of Maya, Maya LT, and 3ds Max. Starting September 16, options for monthly, quarterly or annual rental pricing will be available, in … more »

Five Questions: Andrew Evenski, President, Kodak Entertainment & Commercial Film

On Tuesday, Kodak announced its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, having spun off many of its businesses — including still-photography products, retail photo kiosks, and document scanners — to refocus on a market it calls "imaging for business." That … more »

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Vitec Group Buys Wireless HD Specialist Teradek

The Vitec Group has bought Teradek (Irvine, CA), a maker of wireless video devices and platforms for HD acquisition and live brodcast. Teradek's product line includes H.264 encoders, network bonding devices, and low-latency transmission systems, as well as a cloud-based … more »

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Pacific Post Expands to North Hollywood

Avid specialist Pacific Post, which rents equipment and edit suites to film and TV productions, is expanding into a new 21,000-square-foot location at 4142 Lankershim Boulevard in North Hollywood. At the same time, Kristin Kumamoto, previously at Hula Post and … more »