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Scripps Networks Expands Use of Sony XDCAM Technology

Scripps Networks Expands Use of Sony XDCAM Technology

By PVC News Staff | February 11, 2014

Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) is expanding its use of Sony XDCAM® HD422 technology for its “mezzanine” format—the work copy of the master archive used for the majority of day-to-day production and distribution. The cable operation is realizing workflow benefits and... Read More

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Thunderbolt Arrives on ProMAX Platform Studio

Thunderbolt Arrives on ProMAX Platform Studio

By PVC News Staff | February 07, 2014

2 Thunderbolt ports expand workflow options for video shared storage

ProMAX Systems, manufacturer of multi-functional, high-performance shared storage servers and editing workstations for video, has announced that its Platform Studio product line now features Thunderbolt connectivity.

Platform Studio’s two new Thunderbolt ports open up even more... Read More

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Scott Freeman Cracks the Case on a File Based Online Conform Workflow Mystery with DaVinci Resolve

Scott Freeman Cracks the Case on a File Based Online Conform Workflow Mystery with DaVinci Resolve

By PVC News Staff | February 05, 2014

Scott Freeman is a modern day Sherlock Holmes. If Sherlock Holmes worked in post production with several broadcast clients with different workflows and tight deadlines. A post production workflow not properly planned can become a real puzzle, and Scott prides himself on being able to unravel... Read More

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Digital Juice “Brings It” With Latest Clip-Based Effects Release

Digital Juice “Brings It” With Latest Clip-Based Effects Release

By PVC News Staff | February 04, 2014

All-New Drag & Drop Series 2 product line features over 400 Full HD QuickTime Video Effects

Digital Juice® announced today that it is releasing its much anticipated follow-up collection of clip-based video effects called Drag & Drop Series 2. This all-new Drag & Drop series consists of 8 unique volumes of clip-based video effects that you can combine with your video... Read More

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ProAm USA Raises the Bar With the New Telescopium Camera Crane

ProAm USA Raises the Bar With the New Telescopium Camera Crane

By PVC News Staff | February 03, 2014

The innovative new collapsible crane from ProAm USA is built for easy transport and versatility at an unbeatable price point

ProAm USA, a manufacturer of production equipment for film and video enthusiasts and professionals, recently released the Telescopium Camera Crane. A new addition to ProAm USA’s revered lineup of cranes and jibs, the Telescopium is a versatile jib designed to allow DSLR and... Read More

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Gravity Earns Top Honors from Cinematographers at the 28th Annual ASC Awards

Gravity Earns Top Honors from Cinematographers at the 28th Annual ASC Awards

By PVC News Staff | February 02, 2014

Killing Lincoln, Game of Thrones and Drunk History Win in TV Categories

Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC; Jeremy Benning, CSC; Jonathan Freeman, ASC and Blake McClure earned top honors in the four competitive categories at the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement. The ceremony was held here tonight at the Ray Dolby... Read More

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NAB Show Partners with Brazilian Society of Television Engineering

NAB Show Partners with Brazilian Society of Television Engineering

By PVC News Staff | January 24, 2014

NAB Show organizers announced today a new strategic partnership with the Brazilian Society of Television Engineering (SET) to collaborate on the "SET EXPO," SET's annual conference and trade show, held in Brazil. SET EXPO, sponsored by SET for over 20 years, is the largest and most... Read More

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Oscar-Winning Editor William Goldenberg to Keynote the Upcoming Editor’s Retreat in Savannah

By PVC News Staff | January 21, 2014

Future Media Concepts, (FMC) the nation’s leading digital media training provider, announced today that William Goldenberg, Oscar-winning editor for Argo, producers of Zero Dark Thirty, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Miami Vice, Seabiscuit, and other well-known films, will be speaking... Read More

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John Wells to be Honored by American Society of Cinematographers

John Wells to be Honored by American Society of Cinematographers

By PVC News Staff | January 21, 2014

Award-winning writer-director-producer John Wells will receive the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) 2014 Board of Governors Award. Wells will be honored during the 28th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards gala here on February 1 at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby... Read More

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Haim Saban to Headline NAB Show Opening

Haim Saban to Headline NAB Show Opening

By PVC News Staff | January 20, 2014

Haim Saban, chairman of Univision Communications Inc., founder of Saban Capital Group and the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, will headline the 2014 NAB Show Opening. NAB Show is the world's leading convention for professionals who create, manage and... Read More

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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 10.1

Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 10.1

By PVC News Staff | January 17, 2014

Blackmagic Design today announced the release of DaVinci Resolve 10.1 software which adds new editing and 3D stereoscopic features as well as support for Final Cut Pro™ X 10.1. DaVinci Resolve 10.1 is available now for download free of charge for all existing DaVinci Resolve customers... Read More

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ProVideo Coalition Now Owned by Diversified Communications

ProVideo Coalition Now Owned by Diversified Communications

By PVC News Staff | January 16, 2014

Diversified Communications takes over sole ownership of PVC and the Entertainment Technology Expo

As of January 2014 the events and products operated by Createasphere became 100% owned by its existing long-time partner, Diversified Communications. Diversified has taken over management of ProVideo Coalition and the Createasphere events, including the Digital Asset Management Conference, Entertainment Technology Expo and the TransVergence Summit, although Diversified Communications will not retain use of the name "Createasphere".

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Blackmagic Design Announces New Low Price for SmartView Duo

Blackmagic Design Announces New Low Price for SmartView Duo

By PVC News Staff | January 16, 2014

Blackmagic Design today announced a new lower price on its popular dual rack monitor SmartView Duo to US$495, as well as a free software update SmartView 3.0.1 which adds support for DCI 2K video monitoring. SmartView 3.0.1 software update is available now free of charge from the Blackmagic... Read More

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American Society of Cinematographers Reveals Feature Film Nominees

American Society of Cinematographers Reveals Feature Film Nominees

By PVC News Staff | January 10, 2014

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced nominations in the theatrical motion picture category of the 28th Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. The nominees are:

Sean Bobbitt, BSC for 12 Years a Slave Barry Ackroyd, BSC for Captain Phillips... Read More

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SpectraCal Releases Free ColorChecker Software

SpectraCal Releases Free ColorChecker Software

By PVC News Staff | January 09, 2014

SpectraCal, Inc. announced today the release of a free software, intended to provide professionals in production, post-production, and broadcasting industries a tool for testing the accuracy of their video monitors.

The software, CalMAN ColorChecker, will be available for... Read More

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The Industry’s First Transformable Camera Jib Offers Near-Steadicam Motion & Freedom

The Industry’s First Transformable Camera Jib Offers Near-Steadicam Motion & Freedom

By PVC News Staff | January 09, 2014

Digital Juice releases Gemini Dual-Action Jib featuring innovative lightweight telescopic design

Digital Juice®, announced today the release of the Gemini Dual-Action Jib. This lightweight telescoping camera jib system offers you an elegant, portable, dual-purpose solution that allows you to operate your camera and direct jib motion from either the front or back of the jib. This... Read More

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The Tiffen Company Launches Three Exceptional Davis & Sanford Tripods at CES 2014

The Tiffen Company Launches Three Exceptional Davis & Sanford Tripods at CES 2014

By PVC News Staff | January 08, 2014

Precision engineering and rugged design provide photographers and videographers a new range of exciting camera support options

The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning digital imaging accessories, will be showcasing three new tripods from its Davis & Sanford brand at the 2014 International CES exhibition held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from January 7 – 10 (Central Hall, Booth 9143).... Read More

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Facilis Technology Launches TerraBlock 6.0 with Advanced User and Volume Management

Facilis Technology Launches TerraBlock 6.0 with Advanced User and Volume Management

By PVC News Staff | January 08, 2014

Today Facilis Technology announced immediate availability of TerraBlock 6.0, the latest iteration of its production-proven shared storage solution. First unveiled at the International Broadcasting Convention in September 2013, TerraBlock 6.0 features several improvements designed to augment... Read More

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HPA Tech Retreat Celebrates 20 years of Inquiry and Illumination

HPA Tech Retreat Celebrates 20 years of Inquiry and Illumination

By PVC News Staff | January 06, 2014

Industry Thought Leaders and Technology Mavens Head Back to Palm Springs for Thoughtful Exploration of an Industry in Transition

For the past twenty years, the Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) Tech Retreat has gathered a veritable who's who in engineering, technology, creativity, and strategic business together for a structured yet informal meeting of the minds; where top industry leaders engaged in all aspects of... Read More

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Panasonic Announces High-Performance 20-Inch Toughpad 4K Tablet

Panasonic Announces High-Performance 20-Inch Toughpad 4K Tablet

By PVC News Staff | January 06, 2014

Performance Model of World’s First* 20-Inch 4K Tablet to Serve as Mobile CAD, Video Workstation

Panasonic, an industry leader in reliable and innovative mobile computers since 1996, today at the 2014 International CES announced the U.S. availability of the Toughpad™ 4K UT-MA6 tablet, the performance model of the world’s first* 20-inch tablet with a 4K resolution... Read More

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