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Ncam Lightens Up Real-Time Camera Tracking with Mk2 Connection Box

Ncam Mk2 Connection Box is a production device for filmmakers, broadcasters and live event producers to link Ncam’s camera tracking bar with compatible servers, locally or remotely. Because attaching a production server directly to the camera is not…
June 14, 2021
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XR Tales Combines Ultimatte 12 and Unreal Engine for Virtual Production

XR Tales combined virtual elements created in Unreal Engine with live action using Ultimatte 12’s real time compositing for a high energy music video portraying a colourful alien invasion.
June 13, 2021
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Teradek Bolt 4K Monitoring Keeps Action Drama Shoot in Motion

Green screen shoot on the 'S.W.A.T.' set. CBS TV series 'S.W.A.T.' is a fast moving production by definition, on air and on set. Shot on multiple stages at Santa Clarita Studios and at diverse locations throughout the Los Angeles area, the series averages 100…
June 07, 2021
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Scruff of the Neck TV Streams Live Performances with Blackmagic Design

Scruff of the Neck TV is a platform and independent label in the UK dedicated to new music discovery, and broadcasting live as part of an official Twitch partnership. Each live show is a three hour stream hosted by Abbie McCarthy from BBC Radio and Jack Wood…
May 31, 2021
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Blackmagic Keeps Short Film ‘Sisters’ Together from Production to Post

‘Sisters’ unfolds inside a small house, challenging the DP and director. They shot with Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and finished in DaVinci Resolve, keeping the production simple and flexible.
May 31, 2021
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Brompton Real-time HDR Processing Brings 80six’s Virtual Productions to Life

Real-time camera tracking with Mo-sys Star Tracker 80six are video specialists that supply equipment and technical services for virtual productions – film and TV drama, live entertainment, broadcast, esports and corporate events. Their support ranges from LED…
May 23, 2021
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ArchViz Artist Builds Photoreal Visuals with 3ds Max and Arnold

Illustration studio Hayes Davidson in London works with architects, real estate developers and designers to turn their visions into CG visualisations that communicate their ideas to clients. For most marketing projects, photorealism is the ultimate goal,…
May 10, 2021
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AWS’ New Services Push Studios and Workflows Further into the Cloud

AWS is taking further advantage of its diverse system of cloud capacity, capabilities and expertise to launch two new services developed for organisations that want to operate in an untethered fashion, and increase the agility of their operations. Advantages…
April 28, 2021
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 6K and Resolve Take Indie Film to SXSW in Style

Independent feature film ‘I’m Fine (Thank You For Asking)’, which premiered at this year’s South By Southwest Film Festival, was shot in 2020 on a tiny budget to follow the trials of a young mother during the pandemic. Recently widowed, she becomes homeless,…
April 23, 2021
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Sony Updates IP, Cloud, Video Systems for Flexible, Scalable Workflows

Over the past year, Sony has recognised a new demand for scalable and efficient workflows combined with remote, distributed production systems and new types of video capture. In particular, Sony’s broadcast and video production customer base is now interested…
April 17, 2021
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Signiant Media Shuttle Runs Business as Usual at Definition 6

Definition 6 is a creative marketing advertising agency made up of content creators, creative developers and an R&D team of problem-solvers. The customer experience is a critical part of each project – listening, collaborating and taking a detailed,…
April 12, 2021
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NASA Orion to Take VITEC IPTV Video Systems to the Moon and Beyond

For the first time in a generation, NASA is building a spacecraft for manned deep-space missions, the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, with the intention of taking humans farther from earth than they have travelled before. By mid-decade, Orion is expected to…
March 22, 2021
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FREEDOM STUDIO Builds Blackmagic Workflow for Live Streaming Concerts

A recording studio in Tokyo built a new studio with a full workflow devoted to live performance streaming, using high quality audio equipment for music recording, while streaming video.

Avid and Adobe Bring Inclusive Workflows to Post and Broadcast

Mar 10, 2021 3509
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Collaboration, interoperability and breaking down silos within and between organisations…

Brompton Tessera V3.1 Upgrades HFR Support for LED Screen Capture

Feb 12, 2021 2873
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Brompton Tessera V3.1 software adds HFR and remapping functionality to the company’s…

Quidich Develops AR Drone Production with AJA KONA 4 and GEN 10

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Audience engagement has become a more critical element for sports and entertainment…

Bluefish444 Keeps Prosound on the Edge of Live Event Streaming

Jan 28, 2021 3106
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Prosound Conference Systems AV rental and live events company in Serbia has been working…

Brompton and Pixomondo Push Virtual Production with HDR Processing

Jan 25, 2021 3461
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VFX studio Pixomondo has just finished building one of the world’s largest Virtual…

Nashville Church’s LED Canvas Shines On-Camera with Brompton Processing

Jan 10, 2021 4229
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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, The Belonging Co. (TBCo) church started up six years…

DaVinci Resolve Pipeline Integrates Production with Post for ‘Safety’

Jan 04, 2021 3019
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‘Safety’ is a drama made for Disney+ based on the story of former Clemson University…

AJA Ki Pro GO v3.0 Adds Network Recording for Flexible Workflows

Dec 22, 2020 2935
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AJA’s Ki Pro GO v3.0 firmware expands recording options for its multi-channel H.264…

Blackmagic and Medialooks Expand Live Broadcast Services at Adrenaline Films

Dec 22, 2020 2492
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Adrenaline Films is a video production company that operates a 25,000 sq ft facility in…

Sony Leads the Way for SKY Perfect JSAT’s 4K/HDR Studio Transition

Dec 18, 2020 1914
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Satellite communication and multi-channel pay-TV company SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation…

Pixotope Integrates Unreal Engine 4.25 for Photoreal Mixed-Reality

Oct 25, 2020 4272
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The Future Group’s new Pixotope v1.4 live virtual production software includes support…

MR Factory and Ultimatte 12 Layer Up for 4K Virtual Production

Oct 19, 2020 3841
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MR Factory in Madrid has developed a 4K virtual production workflow that matches live…