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I.E. Effects Launches Full-Service Stereoscopic 3D Pipeline On-set through Distribution

By PVC News Staff | May 15, 2009

I.E. Effects announced that the company is now offering a complete postproduction solution for stereoscopic projects. With a strong background in stereo work, I.E. Effects has assembled the talent base, the tools, and the expertise to offer everything from on-set supervision to distribution, all under one roof. Read More

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Innovision Optics Teams with Vinten Radamec and Robotic Camera Control

By PVC News Staff | May 14, 2009

Innovision Optics and Vinten Radamec, a Vitec Group brand, announce a collaboration to explore bringing Innovision's camera tracking systems under the control of Vinten Radamec's control systems. Read More

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Band Pro to Distribute SI-2K Camera

By PVC News Staff | May 14, 2009

Silicon Imaging, the developer of the award winning SI-2K Digital Cinema camera and Stereo 3D recording systems, has named Burbank-based Band Pro Film and Digital to be its exclusive distributor in the United States and Latin America. Read More

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Petrol Inflatable Airline Bag Scores Awards at NAB

By PVC News Staff | May 14, 2009

At the NAB 2009 convention, Petrol, a Vitec group brand, once again proved that in this day of high tech gadgetry sometimes the simplest innovation is the best. Visitors to the busy NAB booth murmured, "Why didn't I think of that?" when they saw the demonstration of the new Petrol Inflatable Airline Bag. Read More

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Pomfort releases SilverStack Suite v1.5 with ARRIRAW support

By PVC News Staff | May 14, 2009

Munich - Pomfort SilverStack v1.5 adds support for the ARRIRAW format from D-21 ARRI digital film cameras to their production-proof application suite. SilverStack is one of the first applications to support a digital dailies workflow with QuickTime-support for the hi-end digital movie camera from ARRI. In the new version SilverStack also got a polished user interface and the render queue Cinemator now has a command line render option for the individual render environments. Read More

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Boris FX Adds EPS Extrusion Filter to Boris Continuum Complete 6 AE

By PVC News Staff | May 14, 2009

Boris Continuum Complete 6.0.1 AE Now Available, Free Update for BCC 6 AE Customers

Marlborough MA - May 6, 2009 - Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, today announced that Boris Continuum Complete 6.0.1 AE is now available as a free update for Boris Continuum Complete 6 AE customers. The BCC 6.0.1 AE update adds a new EPS extrusion filter as well as a new anti-aliasing option for the BCC 6 3D Objects category of filters. Read More

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Schneider Intro’s Hollywood Black Magic Filters

By PVC News Staff | May 05, 2009

The Hollywood Black Magic is Schneider Optics latest development in professional diffusion filters for high definition digital cameras. Building on the success of the HD Classic Soft filters with their Micro-lenslet design and the Black Frost filters using Black Micropore technology, Schneider has developed a new line of diffusion filters that combines the best attributes of both. Read More

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Petrol™ Introduces Rain Poncho for Sound Work

By PVC News Staff | May 05, 2009

Petrol™, a Vitec Group brand, introduces the Petrol Rain Poncho (PRP-2), practical weather protection for the working soundperso

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Blackmagic Design Announces Converter Utility 1.0 Now Available

By PVC News Staff | May 04, 2009

New Converter Utility 1.0 software update allows adjustments and settings via USB, plus adds down conversion in the SDI to Analog model and 1080p/50,60 in the SDI to HDMI model. Read More

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CODEX DIGITAL AND GLUE TOOLS TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP DELIVERS SMOOTH FINAL CUT WORKFLOW

By PVC News Staff | May 04, 2009

Codex Digital (www.codexdigital.com), specialist in high-resolution media recording systems, has formed a technology partnership with leading software developer Glue Tools (www.gluetools.com) to deliver a fast and easy workflow into Final Cut Studio, Apple's industry-leading video production suite, from a wide range of High Definition and data-mode digital motion picture cameras. Read More

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MATTHEWS Named “Exporter of the Year”

By PVC News Staff | May 04, 2009

Export Promotion Magazine/ThinkGlobal Inc. recently took advantage of a high-powered two-day seminar held at USC on doing business in the Asian/Pacific market, to present Burbank-based Matthews Studio Equipment, Inc. with their "Exporter of the Year" Award. Read More

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THE FOUNDRY’S NUKE AND FURNACE CHOSEN BY C.O.R.E. DIGITAL PICTURES FOR ADVANCED VFX PIPELINE

By PVC News Staff | May 04, 2009

Leading visual effects software developer The Foundry (www.thefoundry.co.uk) today announced that C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures, the award-winning Toronto-based digital visual effects and animation company, has chosen to upgrade its entire VFX pipeline with Nuke and Furnace. The implementation will give all of C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures' digital artists access to a consistent set of compositing and image-processing tools, and represents one of the industry's most advanced VFX pipelines. Read More

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VINTEN LAUNCHES BRAND NEW VISION AS RANGE

By PVC News Staff | May 04, 2009

Vinten®, a Vitec Group brand, chose NAB for the launch of a completely new range of Vision AS lightweight pan and tilt heads

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The brand new designs are the latest in the highly acclaimed Vision range of pan and tilt heads used by professionals around the world, including the award-winning Vision 100 and Vision 250. Read More

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New Low Profile™ Version of Litepanels® 1x1 uses only 3” of Headroom

By PVC News Staff | May 04, 2009

Litepanels®, a Vitec Group Company announces the new 1x1 Low Profile™ LED lighting fixture, designed to mount flat against a ceiling or wall while still delivering Litepanels renowned lighting for television or motion picture production. Read More

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New Century HD Lens Accessories for Sony PMW-EX3

By PVC News Staff | May 04, 2009

Schneider Optics now offers a full line of Century HD lens accessories ready to complement Sony's new PMW-EX3 (and EX-1) camcorder. Combining the highest quality materials, meticulous design, and ease of use in an affordable, low cost package, these state of the art optical add ons are designed to expand the capabilities of the standard lens supplied with the camera. Now operators can increase the field of view with no loss of ability to zoom, instantly shift the focal range to telephoto when needed, or enjoy the eye-popping angle of view and remarkable barrel distortion of the widest fisheye adapters on the market. Read More

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Digital Kitchen Standardizes on Boris Continuum Complete

By PVC News Staff | May 04, 2009

Award-Winning Creative Agency Chooses Boris Continuum Complete for Adobe After Effects

Boris FX , the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, today announced that Digital Kitchen recently standardized on Boris Continuum Complete AE (BCC AE) for its Adobe After Effects systems, purchasing 65 licenses to give its artists a wide range of tools and plug-ins in one unified visual effects suite. Read More

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Pond5 Celebrates 150,000 Clips, Inaugurates Free Clip of the Week

By PVC News Staff | April 30, 2009

Breakout stock footage marketplace is now the fastest growing collection of inexpensive royalty-free footage on the web.

Stock footage marketplace Pond5.com (http://www.pond5.com) announced today that it has marked a significant new milestone: it now offers video producers over 150,000 broadcast quality, royalty-free HD and SD stock video clips available for instant download. Its collection has been doubling in size every 6 months since opening for business in early 2006. The site is now the fastest growing collection of stock video on the web, with an enthusiastic global following at all production levels. Read More

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Snell Strengthens Morpheus Control & Monitoring Platform

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

Snell, the new company formed through the merger of Pro-Bel and Snell & Wilcox, announced today that it has significantly strengthened the capabilities of its industry-leading Morpheus Control & Monitoring (MCM) system. The enhancements, which enable MCM to handle the increasingly complex infrastructures of today's media environment, include the ability to monitor all products in an entire broadcast facility via a single graphical view; improvements to the system's rules engine; and a new Web interface, which is available free-of-charge. Read More

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Enhancements to Kahuna Production Switcher Enable Streamlined IT-Based Workflows

By PVC News Staff | April 21, 2009

Snell, the new company formed through the merger of Pro-Bel and Snell & Wilcox, will introduce a variety of enhancement for its acclaimed Kahuna multiformat SD/HD production switcher at the 2009 NAB Show. Read More

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