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Prime Profile: Light Iron

From the day StudioDaily Prime Award winner Light Iron opened its doors in 2009, the post-production facility has been an unabashed trailblazer. The same can be said of its co-founder, Michael Cioni, whose prescient and clear vision of a file-based future … more »

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Todd-Soundelux Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection, Shuttering Hollywood and Santa Monica Locations

Todd-Soundelux has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Formerly known as CSS Studios, the holding company's brands include Todd-AO, Soundelux, and POP Sound. In bankruptcy papers filed in U.S. bankruptcy court in the Central District of California, the company estimated … more »

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MSE Becomes Exclusive Rep of Compact Polly Dolly

Matthews Studio Equipment said it will be the exclusive distributor of the Pollysystem Polly Dolly in the Americas and Asia. The compact camera dolly, which is designed for cameras ranging in weight from DSLRs to ARRI Alexas, debuted at NAB … more »

VFX Supervisor Everett Burrell Joins Shade VFX

Visual effects supervisor Everett Burrell has joined Shade VFX (Santa Monica, CA, and New York City). Formerly a VFX supervisor at Look Effects in Los Angeles, Burrell will work on feature and TV projects, reporting to company CEO Bryan Godwin. … more »

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VER Buys Pace, Rebrands Cinema Rental Companies as Cineverse

Los Angeles-based Video Equipment Rentals (VER) is buying Pace, the production technology company founded by cinematographer and technology designer Vince Pace, ASC. The expansion comes just six months after VER's purchase of Fletcher Camera & Lenses in Chicago and New … 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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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 »