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VideoBlocks Unveils 100% Commission Video Marketplace

The new VideoBlocks Marketplace, launched this week, is aiming to put a good deal of the profits from the stock footage business back into the hands of content creators by returning 100% of the proceeds from their individual sales at VideoBlocks.com. In … more »

Forbidden Technologies Closes Burbank Office As Sales Go Direct

Forbidden Technologies, maker of the Forscene online post-production platform, is closing its office in Burbank, CA, as part of a move to an indirect sales and support model for North America. Forbidden Technologies CEO Stephen Streater told StudioDaily that the … more »

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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominations

Motion Picture Sound Editrors, the professional organization for sound editors, has released its roster of 2015 Golden Reel Nominations honoring the work of sound editors on feature film, television, animation, and computer entertainment. Did controversy over the theatrical sound mix … more »

Cinema Audio Society Names Award Nominees for Sound Mixing, Tech Achievements

Despite some late-year controversy over the sound mix of Interstellar, which was said by some audience members to feature incomprehensible dialogue, the film is one of five top nominees for the Cinema Audio Society's 2014 CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in … more »

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Academy Reveals Winners of Scientific and Technical Achievement Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed the list of 58 individuals who will be honored for 21 separate scientific and technical achievements at the annual AMPAS Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation, scheduled for Saturday, February 7, … more »

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Game of Thrones Top VES Award Nominations

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is the film to beat in the 13th Annual VES Awards. Slipping the announcement in just before the Oscar nominations are made public this Thursday, the Visual Effects Society nominated the science-fiction franchise … more »

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Stink Opens L.A. Office Run by New MD Jeff Baron

The evocatively named Stink, representing commercial directors including John Hillcoat, Nicolas Winding Refn, and Martin Krejci, has opened its first U.S. office in Los Angeles.  Jeff Baron departs a nearly-13-year gig at Anonymous Content to become Stink's managing director in the U.S. … more »

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HP Debuts Virtual Reality, Ultra HD and Curved Displays at CES

HP has introduced a set of specialty displays targeted at pros and consumers, including an interactive virtual reality display, 4K and 5K ultra high-definition displays and curved displays. The new 23.6-inch HP Zvr Virtual Reality Display lets users move, rotate and … more »

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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 »

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Starting Today, You Can Finally Edit 4K Natively in the Avid

Avid today released a new update to Media Composer that supports the family of DNxHR codecs that bring higher-than-HD resolution support to the Avid. As part of the Avid Resolution Independence initiative announced in September, users can now edit natively … more »