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Ed Ulbrich to Lead VFX, VR Operations at Deluxe

Former Digital Domain CEO Ed Ulbrich has been named president and general manager of Deluxe Visual Effects, reporting to Deluxe CEO John Wallace. Deluxe said Ulbrich will "unify global VFX operations" — including Method Studios and Iloura — for the company … more »

ASC Names Kees Van Oostrum President

Kees Van Oostrum, a two-time Primetime Emmy nominee and a winner of the ASC Award for 1993 miniseries Return to Lonesome Dove, has been named president of the American Society of Cinematographers, the organization said. Van Oostrum was elected by the … more »

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Deluxe Promotes Domenic Rom to President and GM of TV Post

Deluxe named Domenic Rom the new president and general manager of Deluxe TV Post-Production services, based in Los Angeles, the company said. Rom was previously the managing director of Deluxe in New York, where he settled after a stint as … more »

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Magix Buys Vegas Pro, Sound Forge Pro and More from Sony

German software company Magix Software said it is acquiring Vegas Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro and Acid Pro from Sony Creative Software. Magix said it will take over customer support for existing owners, with new versions expected to begin arriving … more »

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James Haggarty Named New CEO of Sim Group

The Toronto-based Sim Group, which includes Sim Digital, Bling, and Chainsaw, has a new CEO. James Haggarty, formerly managing director at private investment management firm Gibraltar & Co., has been named President and CEO of the production and post conglomerate, … more »

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Industry Vets Launch Artella Collaborative Animation Platform

The market for cloud-based collaborative animation platforms got a little more crowded this week with the launch of Artella, a new online production pipeline devised by the trio of animators (veterans of Pixar, Paramount and ILM) who founded Animation Mentor in 2005. … more »

Comcast Buys DreamWorks Animation

Comcast to Buy DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion

Comcast has purchased DreamWorks Animation in a deal valued at approximately $3.8 billion. DreamWorks Animation now becomes part of division NBCUniversal's Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. DreamWorks CEO and co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg will become chairman of DreamWorks New Media — basically online media … more »

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Deluxe Launches Dedicated VR Unit in LA

Another established industry player is gearing up to produce next-generation content with the official launch of Deluxe VR, a new unit of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group. Based out of Los Angeles, the company is angling to provide prodution and post … more »

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Post House The Foundation Opens in Burbank

Technicolor veterans Gareth Cook and Clifton Dugan have opened The Foundation, a new 5,700-square-foot post house in Burbank that's operating in partnership with New York-based Sixteen19 and LA facility Vortechs. Cook is managing partner and senior colorist for The Foundation; Dugan is … more »

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Technicolor PostWorks Expands, Adding 50,000 Square Feet in Midtown Manhattan

Technicolor PostWorks is expanding uptown with more than 50,000 square feet of editing space — translating to more than 120 editing rooms — set to open early this summer at 1411 Broadway, just south of Times Square. Officials said the … more »