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Pixotope Integrates Unreal Engine 4.25 for Photoreal Mixed-Reality

The Future Group’s new Pixotope v1.4 live virtual production software includes support for Unreal Engine v4.25 and LiDAR point clouds, plus improved ray tracing and motion graphics.
October 19, 2020
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MR Factory and Ultimatte 12 Layer Up for 4K Virtual Production

MR Factory in Madrid has developed a 4K virtual production workflow that matches live green screen studio feeds with custom CG environments. Their clients’ 3D assets, effects and animation are created in Unreal Engine and rendered through OctaneRender.…
October 15, 2020
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DragonFly 2.0 Adapts to Remote and In-Studio Virtual Production

Glassbox Technologies DragonFly professional virtual camera software has now been upgraded to version 2.0, to include better camera tracking capabilities including support for HTC VIVE’s VIVE Tracker (above image), more flexible workflows, new floating…
October 14, 2020
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Signiant Powers Hogarth Worldwide’s Google Cloud Strategy

Hogarth Worldwide, a creative marketing production company, works on campaigns across regions and around the world, including a global delivery centre in Chennai, India, and needs to manage their infrastructure and access media assets held at a number of…
October 12, 2020
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Moxion Integrates Dolby Vision into Remote HDR Reviews

Moxion has integrated Dolby Vision into its Moxion Immediates dailies and other monitoring service platforms. The Dolby Vision imaging system combines high dynamic range (HDR) with wide color gamut (WCG) capabilities for video processing. HDR displays a…
September 28, 2020
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Ausfilm Appoints Amanda Browne as Director of US Production in LA

Ausfilm, Australia’s screen industry association responsible for attracting major film and television productions to Australia, has appointed Amanda Browne to the role of Director of US Production in Ausfilm's Los Angeles office. Working with Ausfilm's USA…
September 28, 2020
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DIT Ryan McGregor Builds On-set Workflow and Cart with Blackmagic

DIT Ryan McGregor has worked on a number of top rated TV series and blockbuster films over the past several years, including ‘Lost in Space’, Dirk Gently’s ‘Holistic Detective Agency’, and was 2nd Unit DIT on the feature films ‘Welcome to Marwen’ and…
September 21, 2020
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Animal Logic Entertainment Launch Australian Screenplay Competition

Entries are still open until 15 November. Enter your script to win professional feedback and guidance, plus a cash prize. The Animal Logic Entertainment Screenplay Competition is open to Australian writers with a feature script in the family animated and…
September 14, 2020
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Sohonet ClearView Pivot Lite Takes Home True 4K Remote Reviews

Sohonet has extended its ClearView Pivot media review system and launched ClearView Pivot Lite as a home-alternative for real-time remote editing, colour grading, live screening and finishing reviews at cinema quality. ClearView Pivot is Sohonet’s secure…
September 14, 2020
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Filmmakers Capture ‘Last Call’ in a Dramatic Double Take, Graded on DaVinci

New movie ‘Last Call’ was shot in two simultaneous 80-minute takes by cinematographer Seth Wessel-Estes, who also worked as the film’s colourist. Director Gavin Booth has had a fair amount of experience with single-take projects, having directed a number of…
August 30, 2020
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Chulalongkorn Uni Students Keep Up with Courses with Blackmagic Workflow

Chulalongkorn University is a public and autonomous research university in Bangkok, Thailand. It is also the country’s largest university, and one of the top colleges in Thailand with more than 37,000 current students and 443 academic programs. During the…
August 07, 2020
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LED Screens and Smart Video Processing Bring Ideal Locations On Set

Using LED screens for backgrounds is now a recognised method for feature film and commercial production. Using an LED wall as a digital backdrop replacement for a traditional green screen has many advantages, according to Adam Fiddler, Technical Operations…
July 05, 2020
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Bluefish444 - Techtel Integration Controls Video Ingest in Tasmania

The Tasmanian Parliament uses a custom-built recording system to manage the seven HD-SDI camera video feeds from their House of Assembly, Legislative Council and committee meeting rooms. When deciding how to approach the system build, their main requirements…

Bando Camera Streams Live Content from K-Pop to TV Channels with Blackmagic

Jun 25, 2020 1341
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Bando Camera Streams Live Content from K-Pop to TV Channels with Blackmagic Bando Camera…

Sohonet and Moxion Join on Remote Review for Production, Post and VFX

Jun 23, 2020 1575
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Sohonet and Moxion joined to support review discussions depending on real-time iteration…

AJA and SKAARHOJ Integrate AJA FS Devices with Rack Control Duo

Jun 15, 2020 1540
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AJA and SKAARHOJ Integrate AJA FS Devices with Rack Control Duo AJA and SKAARHOJ have…

University of Warsaw Launches Live Subtitling Training with SubtitleNEXT

Jun 15, 2020 1354
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University of Warsaw Launches Live Subtitling Training with SubtitleNEXT The Institute of…

UpChord Music Trains the World’s Musicians Online with ATEM Mini Pro

Jun 14, 2020 1695
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UpChord Music Trains the World’s Musicians Online with ATEM Mini Pro UpChord Music in…

Sony Pushes HDR Support across Cameras and Production Gear

May 11, 2020 1536
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Sony Pushes HDR Support across Cameras and Production Gear The positive response of…

Panasonic Releases 4K PTZ Camera Supporting SRT; Live IT/IP Video Processor

May 09, 2020 1018
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Panasonic Releases 4K PTZ Camera Supporting SRT; Live IT/IP Video Processor Live event…

Ncam Mk2 Suite Upgrades AR Tracking Accuracy and Flexibility for Users

Apr 17, 2020 1023
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Ncam Mk2 Suite Upgrades AR Tracking Accuracy and Flexibility for Users The Ncam R&D team…

Primestream Xchange Media Cloud Brings Continuity to Remote Workflows

Apr 14, 2020 1095
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Primestream Xchange Media Cloud Brings Continuity to Remote Workflows Primestream Xchange…

The Future Group Opens a World of Mixed Reality for Live Production

Apr 13, 2020 1102
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The Future Group Opens a World of Mixed Reality for Live Production The Future Group's…

Signiant Hires Juan Pablo Garza to Lead Expansion in Latin America

Apr 06, 2020 588
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Signiant Hires Juan Pablo Garza to Lead Expansion in Latin America Following consecutive…

Mandy Walker Brings Live Action ‘Mulan’ to Widescreen on ALEXA 65

Apr 01, 2020 987
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Mandy Walker Brings Live Action ‘Mulan’ to Widescreen on ALEXA 65 Mandy Walker, ACS, ASC…