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Avid Reports on Subscription Model, Teases NAB Announcements

About 7,000 customers have opted for the subscription approach to Avid Media Composer, the company said this week, indicating that many of those are new Avid users who are either migrating from Adobe Creative Cloud or looking to expand their … more »

Doc NYC and IDA Set Documentary Preservation Summit in New York

D.A. Pennebaker and Barbara Kopple are among the filmmakers speaking at the Documentary Preservation Summit, a two-day event in New York City at the end of this month organized by Doc NYC and the International Documentary Association. Slated to be … more »

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Inside FuseFx’s New Digs with New York Lead Greg Anderson

In an era when highly stylized, effects-driven television is thriving across network, cable and streaming outlets, FuseFx is in full expansion mode to meet the demand. But the L.A. post shop's founder, Dave Altenau, says the facility's continued success has more … more »

Famed Classical Label Deutsche Grammophon Launches Production Library

Deutsche Grammophon got into the library business with last week's announcement that the renowned classical label would be licensing pre-cleared recordings — including Mozart piano concertos, Beethoven violin sonatas, and pieces by Bach, Liszt, Dborak and Schumann — for production use. … more »

Warner/Chappell Production Buys Frank Gari’s Music Assets

Warner/Chappell Production Music (WCPM) got newsier with the acquisition earlier this year of Frank Gari Productions and Gari Communications. In fact, with the new Gari Music offerings complementing the existing news music owned by its 615 Music and Non Stop Music Brands, WCPM … more »

PMA Announces NAB Agenda

The Production Music Association has announced its calendar of events at the upcoming NAB trade show in Las Vegas, including a Monday-evening keynote address with National Music Publishers Association President and CEO David Israelite. Israelite is expected to address reform and … more »

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The Vitec Group Buys Wireless Video Specialist Paralinx

The Vitec Group added Paralinx, maker of the Arrow HDMI video transmitter, to its portfolio of brands. Paralinx will be part of Vitex Videocom's Creative Colutions unit. Launched in 2012, the Arrow allows uncompressed 1080p video to be transmitted from … more »

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Shotgun Will Make RV a Free Added Feature Beginning in April

The popular VFX playback and review software RV will be provided with the next version of Shotgun's production-management platform at no additional charge for users, Shotgun Software said today. In addition, Shotgun will be available beginning today at a new, … more »

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Technicolor Buys Parisian Animation Producer OuiDo Productions

Technicolor said it has acquired OuiDo Productions, a producer of animated television series including Alvinnn!!! & The Chipmunks, Sonic Boom, and Mini-Wolf. Officials said the deal would strengthen Technicolor's animation services offerings worldwide.  "We look at this acquisition as a complement to … more »

Thayer Jester Joins Stargate Studios as VP, Business Development

Pasadena-based virtual production and VFX house Stargate Studios has named Thayer Jester VP of Business Development. "My initial focus is to support the already solidified relationships that Stargate has created while cultivating new market opportunities for future revenue growth," Jester … more »