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Shade VFX Hires Camille Geier to Oversee NYC Offices

Shade VFX hired visual effects producer Camille Geier to work out of the company's New York office, which is expanding to handle a workload that now includes the upcoming Netflix series Daredevil. The Santa Monica-based company's New York facility opened … more »

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Studio’s Top Stories of 2014: #5 – #1

Every December, we dig into our weblogs and tally pageviews for stories published at StudioDaily in the last 12 months. The traffic stats reveal what we've been thinking about, and what's been generating discussion, when it comes to product reviews, … more »

Studio’s Top Stories of 2014: #10 – #6

Every December, we dig into our weblogs and tally pageviews for stories published at StudioDaily in the last 12 months. The traffic stats reveal what we've been thinking about, and what's been generating discussion, when it comes to product reviews, … more »

Sony 4K TV

China Is Driving 4K Adoption, with Massive Share of UHD TV Sales

Demand for 4K UHD television sets is strong, with worldwide shipments growing to 11.6 million units in 2014, a 700 percent increase over the previous year, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting. But none of that growth is in … more »

Boris FX Buys Imagineer Systems

Boris FX Acquires Imagineer Systems

Boris FX is buying Imagineer Systems, maker of the Academy Award-winning planar-tracking software Mocha. Imagineer is expected to continue operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Boris FX, with John-Paul Smith, CEO of Imagineer since 2009, continuing to lead the Mocha team from … more »

Psyop Launches Film and Television Division

New York-based creative studio Psyop is making a push beyond its core commercials market with a new film and television division. The division will be headed by recently hired Managing Director Kymber Lim, who will work from Psyop's L.A. office … more »

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Adobe to Buy Microstock Library Fotolia, Integrate with Creative Cloud

The latest addition to Adobe's Creative Cloud product mix is Fotolia, the royalty-free microstock photo and video library based in New York City. Adobe is spending about $800 million in cash to acquire the company and plans to integrate Fotolia's marketplace … more »

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Vitec Group Acquires SmallHD

Field monitor maker SmallHD has been acquired by Vitec Group, which will incorporate the company into its Videocom division, which includes brands such as Anton/Bauer, Bexel, Litepanels, Sachtler, Teradek, and Vinten. "It's exciting for SmallHD to be included among the … more »

Jamm founders Andy Boyd, Jake Montgomery, and Asher Edwards

Industry Veterans Found Jamm VFX Boutique in L.A.

VFX Supervisors Andy Boyd and Jake Montgomery and Executive Producer Asher Edwards have started up Jamm, a new VFX boutique in Los Angeles. Described by the founders, all formerly at MPC L.A., as an "artist-driven, independent creative studio focused on … more »

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Academy Reveals 10-Film Oscar Shortlist for VFX

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed the competition for this year's VFX Oscar to include just 10 films. The selected films will proceed to the Academy's VFX bake-off, slated for Saturday, January 10, less than a … more »