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Avid Says 3,200 Users Are Paying for Media Composer Subscriptions

More than 3,200 customers are paying for monthly or annual Avid Media Composer subscriptions, the company said, giving its editing software a foothold in a larger universe of users that includes pros and hobbyists who have historically been unable to afford … more »

People & Places: Alan Tudyk Directs, Austin’s New Film Studio, The Foundry’s Mischief and More

Actor-director Alan Tudyk (above) is being represented for commercial direction in the U.S. by Redbear Films. Tudyk is directing a new campaign for Slickdeals, and is also set to direct scripted series Con Man, co-produced by Redbear founder P.J. Haarsma … more »

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Sounddogs Buys Todd-Soundelux Sound-Effects Libraries

Sounddogs.com in Los Angeles, CA, has acquired the library assets and marks of the defunct Todd-Soundelux in bankruptcy court, according to Rob Nokes, president and founder of Sounddogs. The transaction includes the Soundelux sound-effects library as well as The Hollywood … more »

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Edward Snowden Doc Citizenfour Leads Nominees for Cinema Eye Honors

Always reliable for highlighting interesting documentary films, the slate of nominees for the Cinema Eye Honors has been announced. Documentary Citizenfour, about filmmaker Laura Poitras' working relationship with Edward Snowden and NSA surveillance, leads the pack with six nominations. Director Steve James' Life … more »

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HPA Announces 2014 Award Winners

The Hollywood Post Alliance announced its 2014 HPA Award winners at a ceremony held at the event's usual venue, the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. If you guessed that the big winner would be Gravity, you'd be right — the … more »

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Vimeo Adds Paid Subtitling and Translation Services

Vimeo has added a few more services to its platform, including options for subtitling and translation, that it hopes will help its Vimeo Pro and Vimeo On Demand customers get a bigger return from their content worldwide. Vimeo is partnering with … more »

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NYC’s Last Film Lab Is Closing

Film Lab New York, opened in 2011, will shut down on December 19. It's the last motion-picture film processing and printing facility in New York City. In announcing the impending closure, Technicolor-PostWorks New York, joint owner of the lab at 110 Leroy … more »

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FCC Warns Cable Industry: The TV Biz Is About to Change Forever

2015 may be remembered as the year everything changed in the TV business. After much speculation, FCC Chair Tom Wheeler this week acknowledged that he is pushing a proposal to guarantee Internet TV services access to the same broadcast and cable content … more »

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People and Places: Modern VideoFilm Restructures

Modern VideoFilm overhauled its management, replacing CEO Moshe Barkat and CFO Hugh Miller with three new executives: CEO Scott Avila and President Cooper Crouse, who are turnaround specialists at Deloitte Corporate Restructuring group, and CFO Roxanna Sassanian. The trio had previously been working together at … more »

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After More Layoffs, Kodak’s Film Business May Be in Jeopardy

It's been a year of feel-good stories for fans of motion picture film. Quentin Tarantino converted the New Beverly revival house in Los Angeles to a 35mm-only screening venue. Christopher Nolan's Interstellar became the latest title to get a 15-perf … more »