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DuArt, 2G Digital Team Up on Post-Production, Digital Supply Chain

A bi-coastal agreement between Burbank's 2G Digital and New York's DuArt will extend options for post-production and digital supply chain services. A dedicated high-speed data link between the two companies will allow 2G clients with encoding and distribution jobs on … more »

Tom Schlagkamp to Direct Spots via Saville

Saville signed director Tom Schlagkamp for exclusive commercial directorial representation in North America. Schlagkamp is best known for the short music-themed film "The Rock 'n' Roll Manifesto" for German magazine Visions (it's narrated by Pantera's Phil Anselmo), which won first place … more »

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DaVinci Resolve 10, ARRI/Zeiss Master Anamorphics, Lead StudioDaily Prime Awards

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 10 and the ARRI/Zeiss Master Anamorphic family of lenses won top honors in the third annual StudioDaily Prime Awards, announced during a special presentation on the show floor at NAB. Those two products were named the … more »

Avid Adds Subscription Options to Media Composer

Avid announced a slew of subscription options for Media Composer at NAB that will allow users to pay for the software, including the Symphony option, on a month-to-month basis. Rates for Media Composer 8 start at $49.99/month with an annual … more »

Sony to Grow Services Business as 4K Production, Delivery Expand

On the eve of NAB 2014, Sony announced its plan to emphasize services, taking advantage of the transition from HD to 4K acquisition and delivery to expand its footprint in pro video beyond its well-known hardware offerings. “We see real … more »

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The Future of GPU Render Appliances at VFX Studios

Damien Fagnou, a stereographer and digital supervisor at London's MPC who has worked on films like the Harry Potter franchise and Prometheus, was recently made the company's global head of VFX operations after a short tenure as global head of … more »

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Shade VFX Expands to New York City

Santa Monica-based Shade VFX will take advantage of post-production incentives in New York by opening a 4,000-square-foot space on Park Avenue South in Manhattan. A company representative told StudioDaily that around 15 staff and contract artists will be working from … more »

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Odyssey7Q Monitor/Recorder Now Supports ProRes

Convergent Design added ProRes 422 (HQ) to the Odyssey7Q monitor and compressed recorder with a firmware release yesterday, along with 4K raw recording from the Sony FS700 camera at up to 60p.  The 7Q can record and playback 1920×1080 ProRes … more »

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ARRI Alexa Update Adds 96fps DNxHD Support

ARRI released version 9.1 of the Alexa "software update packet" this week, adding DNxHD frame rates of up to 96fps to Alexa XT cameras as well as to Alexa Classic cameras with the XR Module upgrade. Exactly how fast you … more »

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Adobe Creative Cloud Subscriptions Climb to 1.8 Million

Adobe said Creative Cloud (CC) individual and team subscriptions grew to more than 1.8 million as of February 28, an increase of more than 405,000 from the previous quarter. During the first fiscal quarter ending February 28, the company said, … more »