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  • 'Life of Pi' relies on Codex gear for 3D workflow

    'Life of Pi' relies on Codex gear for 3D workflow

    December 13, 2012, 2:27 pm
    LONDON -- Life of Pi, the new, epic adventure film from 20th Century Fox and director Ang Lee, relied on Codex recorders as a part of the production's 3D workflow. The Codex systems (www.codexdigital.com) were used on-set to capture dual streams of data from pairs of Arri Alexa cameras. Additionally, Codex digital laboratory systems were employed near-set to manage and back-up the large amount of data that was generated by the stereo production.

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    • Audio veteran Rex Recker joins Digital Arts
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      Audio veteran Rex Recker joins Digital Arts

      May 26, 2017, 5:05 am
      NEW YORK CITY — Mixer/sound designer Rex Recker has joined the team at Digital Arts. The studio (digitalartsny.com) offers production space, editorial, mastering, finishing and audio post services. A former co-founder of AudioEngine and VP/audio post mixer at Photomag, Recker has worked on countless commercials, including those for clients such as McCann Erickson JWT, Ogilvy & Mather, BBDO, DDB, HBO, and Warner Books, to name a few.

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    • Rodeo FX's workflow inspires new Shotgun tools
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      Rodeo FX's workflow inspires new Shotgun tools

      May 25, 2017, 3:42 am
      Shotgun's development has always been driven by close collaboration with our customers. By diving into the field, we get a better handle on how Shotgun is being used and get to see firsthand the challenges that keep customers up at night. Through these interactions, we uncover new solutions and establish best practices, which often make it into future Shotgun releases to benefit our entire user community.  We're passionate about production and truly understanding how to tackle t...

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    • Cutters posts Stanley Cup promo for NHL
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      Cutters posts Stanley Cup promo for NHL

      May 24, 2017, 2:21 pm
      NEW YORK — Cutters, the editorial division of Cutters Studios (www.cuttersstudios.com), has created a new promo for the National Hockey League. Spelling features more than 20 NHL legends, each of whom spells out the letters of their name, as engraved on the league’s Stanley Cup. Bobby Orr, Brett and Bobby Hull, Wayne Gretzky, and Mark Messier are just a few of the greats featured in the piece, which reinforces the pride players have in being a part of what might be considered the most re...

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    • Alkemy X grows VFX team in NYC
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      Alkemy X grows VFX team in NYC

      May 24, 2017, 2:21 pm
      NEW YORK CITY — Alkemy X, which has studios in Manhattan and Philadelphia, had added several new members to VFX division. VFX supervisor Steve Sanchez, VFX supervisor Gabriel Regentin, senior VFX producer Caitlyn Tomasik, VFX pipeline manager/R&D lead Luiz Garrido, compositor Alejandro Monzon, and VFX production coordinator Mitch Campbell have all joined the team and will be based out of the company’s New York office.

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    • Mettle launches 360VR video training series
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      Mettle launches 360VR video training series

      May 22, 2017, 2:30 pm
      MONTREAL — Mettle (www.mettle.com), the developer of 360VR software tools, has launched a free, comprehensive 360/VR Master Training Series that’s designed to teach aspiring 360/VR filmmakers cinematic 360/VR production workflows. The step-by-step video tutorial series is hosted by Adobe-certified trainer, Nick Harauz, who presents the training as video chapters that include everything filmmakers need to get started, including 360 video assets.

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    • Blackmagic taking new products on multi-city tour
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      Blackmagic taking new products on multi-city tour

      May 19, 2017, 5:26 pm
      FREEMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design’s NAB 2017 Roadshow will offer hands-on demonstrations of the company’s newly announced DaVinci Resolve 14, ATEM Television Studio Pro HD, Ursa Mini Pro camera and more. 

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    • Luma contributes VFX to Guardians of the Galaxy Vo
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      Luma contributes VFX to Guardians of the Galaxy Vo

      May 18, 2017, 5:31 pm
      SANTA MONICA — Luma Pictures (www.lumapictures.com), which created visual effects for the first Guardians of the Galaxy film, including the powerhouse villain Thanos, returned to work on the franchise’s follow up, creating VFX for the end tag of the film. The sequence features the entrancing Sovereign world, led by the ruthless high priestess Ayesha. The team created a stunning fully-CG environment, which included hundreds of animated humans in blue and luminous gold pods.

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    • Autodesk releases SketchBook 4.0 for iOS
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      Autodesk releases SketchBook 4.0 for iOS

      May 17, 2017, 10:30 am
      SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk, Inc. (www.autodesk.com) has released SketchBook 4.0 for iOS, the latest update for its digital painting and drawing app. Now available for purchase through the Apple App Store, SketchBook 4.0 allows digital artists to leverage the full compute power of modern iOS devices, including GPU acceleration, with a revamped rendering engine. SketchBook 4.0 also features several new improvements that make a smoother, more convenient drawing experience.

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    • Review: Boris FX's Sapphire Units
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      Review: Boris FX's Sapphire Units

      May 16, 2017, 12:48 pm
      Powerful plug-ins at an affordable price point

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    • Codex adds Mark Anderson as director of storage sa
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      Codex adds Mark Anderson as director of storage sa

      May 15, 2017, 9:37 am
      LONDON — Codex, the maker of recorders and media processing systems that are designed to streamline the transfer of digital files and images from camera through to post production, has hired Mark Anderson as its new director of storage sales. He recently headed up market development for storage provider G-Technology, and has developed and maintained relationships with retail tech giants, such as Apple Retail and online stores for Symply and Promise Technology products. 

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