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Lightmap Ships HDR Light Studio 5

Lightmap released HDR Light Studio 5, an overhaul of its 3D lighting software with a new full-screen user interface and support for Alembic and FBX files, OpenImageIO, and OpenColorIO. Lightmap said the software has been redesigned and re-engineered to deal with … more »

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Nimble Collective’s Rex Grignon on Bringing Animators Together

With an eye toward revolutionizing the global animation content market, Nimble Collective has stepped out of the shadows and onto center stage. Supported by $1 million in seed funding, the Collective aims to become the world’s largest online animated community, … more »

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Charting a Course for an Avid 4K Finish

In an effort to protect some of the last wild places in the world's oceans, National Geographic launched Pristine Seas, a series of expeditions and affiliated research to locate, assess and ultimately shelter those waters most at risk. The first … more »

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Sennheiser Readies AVX Wireless Mic System

Sennheiser has a new approach to capturing audio in camera—its AVX wireless mic system features a compact receiver that plugs directly into a camera's XLR input.  For use with DSLRs and other cameras that don't have XLR ins, the system comes … more »

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Christie Outfits Cannes for 4K Digital Presentations

Digital screenings will dominate at this year's Cannes Film Festival, with projector manufacturer Christie supplying 31 Solaria-series digital projectors to the festival. And for the first time this year, Christie said, one of the festival's open-air screenings at the Cinema de … more »

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Grass Valley’s LDX 86 Universe Is 4K and High-Speed HD All in One

Grass Valley says broadcasters won't have to choose between investing in future-proof 4K cameras and the high-speed HD cameras they need for sports coverage today. At NAB, the company announced the new LDX 86 Universe, a broadcast camera that's switchable between … more »

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StudioDaily Dossier: Mad Max: Fury Road Production

It was a lengthy shoot, with principal photography wrapping in 2012 and a reported return to production for another three weeks a year later. But, just when some fans had given up on ever seeing the fourth Mad Max film … more »

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Imax/ARRI Digital Camera Will Shoot the Next Two Avengers Films

Imax announced today that the next Avengers movie, the two-part sequel titled Infinity War, will be shot using, exclusively, the forthcoming large-format camera system being developed by Imax and ARRI. The company said it will be the first time that a Hollywood feature … more »

Commercial Production Company Tröll Pictures Launches in L.A.

Tröll Pictures is a newly opened commercial production company in Los Angeles. Founded by Brickyard VFX partners Dave Waller, Patrick Poulatian, Kirsten Andersen and Steve Michaels, the venture brought Peter Steinzeig on board as executive producer and signed Eidur and Einar Snorri, … more »

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Panasonic’s VariCam 35 Now Available to Chicago DPs

The Chicago-based Daufenbach Camera announced today it has added Panasonic's VariCam 35 native 4K camera to its equipmental rental offerings, giving Chicago-area filmmakers the chance to shoot with the camera's dual native 800/5000 ISO, a potential game changer in extreme low-light … more »