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Video Equipment Rentals Buys Fletcher Film and Digital Camera Division

Video Equipment Rentals (VER) is buying Fletcher's film and digital camera rental business, the company said. The division will maintain a separate identity from its parent company, VER said, including a different phone number, website, floor space and staff. It … more »


Five Questions: Four K Productions Head Kevin Williamson

A pilot for MIX, a mixology-themed series with a twist, was just completed by Four K Productions in Los Angeles. The twist — as you might guess from the production name — is that the show was produced in 4K. … more »


10 Animated Shorts Make Oscars Shortlist

Oscar season marches on, with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announcing the 10 animated shorts that have been shortlisted for consideration as Oscar nominees. The selection was made from 56 titles that had qualified in the category.  … more »

Deluxe Opens New Mixing Stage in Downtown NYC

Deluxe New York opened a new 800-square-foot sound-mixing stage at its facility at 435 Hudson Street in the West Village. The facility includes an 18-seat theater driven by an Avid Pro Tools dual Icon board, with film and digital projection … more »


How Free Birds Took Flight at Reel FX

Reel FX has always been about storytelling. Founded in 1993 with a focus on commercials and short-form projects, the company has been pushing toward longform narratives ever since. Now, with the impending release this weekend of the first full-length Reel … more »

DuArt Expands, Moxie Signs Phillip Van, Footloose Gets a Halloween Revamp and More

New York's DuArt expanded production space in its midtown Manhattan location, adding 21 edit bays and two new green-screen insert stages for production clients. Earlier this year, the company expanded from four audio suites to a total of seven, with … more »


Five Questions: Kevin Fulda, President, Rabbit Hole Creative

Based in Nashville, TN, Rabbit Hole Creative prides itself on a prodigious combination of creative thinking and technical chops. Its blend of expertise allows it to mount impressive spectacles for entertainment and corporate clients using projection-mapping technology to simulate a … more »


Film Loses More Ground As Imax Switches Flagship Theaters to Digital

If you're a fan of the 15-perf/70mm film-based format exhibited on giant IMAX theater screens, you'd best enjoy it while you can. Imax told investors that the digital transition is continuing at its big-screen theaters, with AMC's massive Lincoln Square … more »


Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition’s Platform Goes Online

Satellite distribution to theaters has become a reality, with the Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition (DCDC) finally launching its satellite and terrestrial digital distribution platform. The DCDC announced today that Randolph Blotky had been appointed CEO of the venture, which now … more »


EUE/Screen Gems Sheds NYC Shooting Stages in Move Downtown

Manhattan's EUE/Screen Gems has moved out of its Midtown East location and into three floors on Greenwich Street in the West Village. The move means abandoning the shooting stages that that at one time housed CBS soap Guiding Light, but company … more »