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Report: Adobe May Buy The Foundry

It could be Adobe Nuke CC one day soon, if a report that appeared Saturday in the London business press pans out. According to The Telegraph, Adobe is preparing to offer as much as £200 million ($304 million) to purchase The … more »

Autodesk Announces 2016 Versions of Maya, 3ds Max and Flame

At NAB, Autodesk announced 2016 versions of Maya, 3ds Max, and Flame. Notable features in the new version of Flame include look development tools and a more connected desktop workflow. Lightbox, which Autodesk describes as an interactive GPU shader tookit … more »

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The 6.5K Alexa 65’s Early Adopters Include Yimou, Stone and Iñárritu

ARRI arrived in Las Vegas to make an impressive case for the Alexa 65, the 6.5K large-sensor camera it first announced last September. The Alexa 65, available exclusively through ARRI Rental, may be a niche item, but it's coming out of … more »

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HP Z840, Adobe Creative Cloud, Sony FS7 Lead StudioDaily Prime Awards

HP's Z840 desktop workstation, Adobe Creative Cloud, and the Sony PXW-FS7 XDCAM camera system won top honors in the fourth annual StudioDaily Prime Awards, announced during a special presentation on the show floor at NAB. Those three were named the … more »

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Technicolor to Buy Mikros Image

Technicolor made a second investment in the French animation market, announcing plans to purchase Paris-based production, post and VFX house Mikros Image. Earlier this year, Technicolor bought Parisian television animation house OuiDo, with an eye on expanding its presence in animation. Mikros … more »

Aspera Files SaaS Platform Cloud-Connects Multiple Storage Systems

Aspera has introduced Aspera Files, a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform. Aspera parent company IBM said Aspera Files will allow companies to connect multiple storage platforms in order to exchange any size of file-based media or data across separate organizations. Content can be stored … more »

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Academy Launches ACES 1.0, Sets NAB Outreach

The Academy Color Encoding System (ACES), designed to preserve the creative decisions made by filmmakers throughout the production, post-production and archival process, launched today. At the same time, a new ACES Logo Program has been introduced to highlight support for the system across … more »

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U.K.’s Procam Purchases HotCam New York

U.K. rental house Procam is expanding to the U.S. with its purchase of HotCam New York, announced today. HotCam New York owners Trevor Hotz and Ali Grapes, who founded the company in 2004, have resigned their positions. The company's former … more »

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Blackmagic Design Upgrades Teranex Express with New Conversion Options

Blackmagic Design dramatically expanded the capabilities of its Teranex Express, adding real-time full motion standards conversions for SD, HD and Ultra HD formats. The company said a free software update to version 3.2 will allow conversions between any SD, HD, … more »

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Convergent Design Odyssey Now Oversamples HD Recordings

As promised, Convergent Design this week released a new firmware update for its Odyssey line of monitor/recorders that adds Apple ProRes 422 and 422 (LT) to the recording options at resolutions up to 4K/UHD 30p or 2K 60p.  Equally intriguing is a … more »