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Formosa Villa Opens in Santa Monica’s Former POP Sound Location

Formosa Group has launched Formosa Villa, its new commercial and branded-entertainment division, at the former POP Sound location in Santa Monica. Mixer John Bolen and executive producer Lauren Cascio, formerly of Santa Monica's Play Studios, have been hired to work out … more »

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VideoBlocks Opens Direct Sale Stock Video Marketplace to Public at NAB

VideoBlocks officially opened its new stock-footage marketplace to the public. Contributors of footage receive 100 percent of the revenue for their submitted work which translates to savings for stock footage customers, the company said. The popular subscription-based seller of royalty-free stock video, backgrounds … 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 »

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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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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 »