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Cantina Creative Gives Iron Man 3 a ‘Heads Up’ with MAXON CINEMA 4D

Cantina Creative Gives Iron Man 3 a ‘Heads Up’ with MAXON CINEMA 4D

By PVC News Staff | May 22, 2013

3D Software Solution Animates CG Graphical Displays That Guide Iron Man’s Vision

MAXON, leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced that Cantina Creative, the design and visual effects studio located in Culver City, Calif., relied on its popular CINEMA 4D software to generate more than one hundred 2D and 3D... Read More

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Adorama Introduces the Flashpoint 180 Monolight and Battery Kit

Adorama Introduces the Flashpoint 180 Monolight and Battery Kit

By PVC News Staff | May 20, 2013

The professional all-in-one lighting kit now available at the special price of $199.95 for a limited time only

Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, video and electronics retailers, and a leading destination for iPhone photo specialty accessories, is now selling the new Flashpoint 180 Monolight Kit. The Flashpoint 180 Monolight is compact and ideal for on-location shooting.... Read More

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Brainstorm Launches its New Website

Brainstorm Launches its New Website

By PVC News Staff | May 20, 2013

Brainstorm Multimedia, the leading manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics and virtual set solutions, launches today its new corporate multi-platform website www.brainstorm.es. This new site has been developed to provide the users with a better visual experience and navigation, where information... Read More

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The Hollywood Post Alliance Opens 2013 HPA Awards Call For Entries

The Hollywood Post Alliance Opens 2013 HPA Awards Call For Entries

By PVC News Staff | May 16, 2013

Honors Celebrate Excellence in Post and Feature Expanded VFX Categories

The Hollywood Post Alliance announces the opening of the Call for Entries for the 8th Annual HPA(r) Awards, which will take place on the evening of November 7th, 2013 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. Considered the standard bearer for excellence and innovation, the HPA(r)... Read More

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Sachtler Offers Dependable Camera Support for Sony PMW-F5 and  PMW-F55 Cameras

Sachtler Offers Dependable Camera Support for Sony PMW-F5 and PMW-F55 Cameras

By PVC News Staff | May 15, 2013

Sachtler, part of Vitec Videcom, a Vitec Group company offers the ideal support solutions for the new Sony PMW-F5 and PMW-F55 CineAlta 4K image sensor cameras. The cameras’ modular design makes countless set-ups in an array of weight classes possible and Sachtler offers fluid head tripod... Read More

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F65-shot Film “Sticks & Stones” Is Finalist at Cannes Film Festival

F65-shot Film “Sticks & Stones” Is Finalist at Cannes Film Festival

By PVC News Staff | May 15, 2013

Making “Sticks & Stones” was personally rewarding for Kate Rees Davies and Steve Romano. Having the film about childhood bullying make it to the 2013 Cannes Film Festival added a nice touch of critical recognition.

“The subject matter is... Read More

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Shutterstock Surpasses 1 Million High-Quality Video Clips

Shutterstock Surpasses 1 Million High-Quality Video Clips

By PVC News Staff | May 13, 2013

Adding thousands of new clips each week, Shutterstock empowers creative filmmakers with high-quality video content

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery, announced today it has surpassed 1 million licensable video clips in its collection of royalty-free stock footage. The collection features a variety of content from vintage 8mm film to the latest Celebrity... Read More

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Panasonic and Dejero Offer Portable Bonded Cellular Newsgathering Solution

By PVC News Staff | May 13, 2013

Combines Toughbook LapTop Computers and Dejero Live + Newsbook Software

As part of its initiative to deliver full workflow solutions to its customers leveraging the breadth of the Panasonic product line, Panasonic System Communications Company has partnered with Dejero (Kitchener, Ontario) to offer a bonded cellular video uplink solution utilizing Panasonic’s... Read More

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Tiffen Photo fx Ultra Wins a Highly Coveted TIPA Award

Tiffen Photo fx Ultra Wins a Highly Coveted TIPA Award

By PVC News Staff | May 13, 2013

The Technical Image Press Association names the Tiffen Company’s photo editing app for the iPad the Best Mobile Photo App of 201

The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer and distributor of award-winning accessories for the still imaging, video, motion picture and broadcast markets, announced its iPad app, Tiffen Photo fx Ultra v5, has been named “Best Mobile Photo App of 2013” by the prestigious Technical... Read More

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Shotgun Releases Complete UI Overhaul with Artist-Friendly Shotgun 5.0

Shotgun Releases Complete UI Overhaul with Artist-Friendly Shotgun 5.0

By PVC News Staff | May 13, 2013

Simplified Access to Essential Tasks and Updates on Top of Powerful Project Management, Review and Asset Tracking Toolset

Shotgun Software, developer of Shotgun, the leading production management system designed for the visual effects, animation and game industries, today released a complete product overhaul with Shotgun Version 5.0. Shotgun encompasses production tracking, scheduling, review and approval, helping... Read More

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Pro Video Coalition welcomes Alexis Van Hurkman with his new question and answer column

Pro Video Coalition welcomes Alexis Van Hurkman with his new question and answer column

By Scott Simmons | May 12, 2013

Answers Occasionally Given is open and fielding questions

Pro Video Coalition is proud to welcome renowned colorist and author Alexis Van Hurkman to the community with the launch of his brand new column Answers Occasionally Given. This channel will be a departure from many of the other channels on PVC as Alexis will take questions from... Read More

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A Stunning Professional Virtual Space For Your Green Screen Talent

A Stunning Professional Virtual Space For Your Green Screen Talent

By PVC News Staff | May 09, 2013

Digital Juice releases Animated Shoulder Sets Collection 2 for After Effects, Premiere, Motion and Vegas

Digital Juice®, the highly acclaimed developer of digital content and professional camera gear and accessories, today announced the release of Animated Shoulder Sets™ Collection 2, a follow-up volume to its all-new line of easy-to-use downloadable projects and templates for Adobe... Read More

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Revolutionary New Fill-Lite LED Lights to Launch at Cine Gear Expo 2013

Revolutionary New Fill-Lite LED Lights to Launch at Cine Gear Expo 2013

By PVC News Staff | May 07, 2013

The official launch of Oregon-based LED light manufacturer Fill-Lite will take place at the upcoming Cine Gear Expo in Los Angeles on May 31, 2013.  Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. has partnered with Fill-Light as a premiere North American reseller of the entire Fill-Lite line.... Read More

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“Pierre Angénieux Excellens in Cinematography” Tribute to Philippe Rousselot to Take Place May 24th

“Pierre Angénieux Excellens in Cinematography” Tribute to Philippe Rousselot to Take Place May 24th

By PVC News Staff | May 02, 2013

As an official partner of the 66th Cannes Film Festival, Thales Angénieux is showing their respect to directors of photography around the world with a new event created by the company.   To pay tribute to the accomplishments of cinematographers who have risen beyond expectations... Read More

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Free Webcast: Critical Success Factors for Managing Digital and Visual Assets

Free Webcast: Critical Success Factors for Managing Digital and Visual Assets

By PVC News Staff | May 01, 2013

Are you struggling to leverage the use of digital technologies to increase your brand awareness, streamline your workflows, encourage global collaboration, provide agility, and reduce your time-to-production?

Join Createasphere, North Plains and IO Integration for an... Read More

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Canon Releases Major Firmware Update for 5D MK3

By Dan Carr (Via PPC - Pro Photo Coalition) | April 30, 2013

Canon have released firmware update 1.2.1 today for the 5DMK3 which is one of the most comprehensive firmware feature additions ever seen for a Canon camera. You can download it HERE.      

The headline feature is of course the uncompressed HDMI output, something which... Read More

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Oblivion 3D Motion Graphics Design Team Innovates With MAXON CINEMA 4D

Oblivion 3D Motion Graphics Design Team Innovates With MAXON CINEMA 4D

By PVC News Staff | April 30, 2013

In-Camera and On-Screen Visual Effects Sequences Define Futuristic Tone of Universal Pictures’ New Action-Adventure

MAXON, leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced that an award-winning team of motion graphics designers and animators leveraged the company’s popular CINEMA 4D software application to visualize and design the... Read More

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Adorama Hosts NAB Spin-off, Puts Top Manufacturers’ Hot New Products on Display in New York City

Adorama Hosts NAB Spin-off, Puts Top Manufacturers’ Hot New Products on Display in New York City

By PVC News Staff | April 30, 2013

Must-attend post-NAB event Thursday May 9th gives East Coast video pros a first-hand look at the latest gear

Adorama, the leading supplier of professional video, photographic and consumer electronics products, is bringing the NAB buzz to the Big Apple this May. The retailer, just back from a hugely successful NAB appearance a few weeks ago, will be hosting a post-NAB* spin-off event on Thursday, May... Read More

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Adorama Introduces Flashpoint Video Shootskate II Dolly for Film and Video Production

Adorama Introduces Flashpoint Video Shootskate II Dolly for Film and Video Production

By PVC News Staff | April 26, 2013

Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, video and electronics retailers, and a leading destination for iPhone photo specialty accessories, has begun selling the Flashpoint Video Shootskate II Dolly. With a slick design and graceful gliding, the dolly facilitates silky... Read More

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Sophisticated Looks In All-New Simplexity Projects & Templates Collection 4

Sophisticated Looks In All-New Simplexity Projects & Templates Collection 4

By PVC News Staff | April 24, 2013

Digital Juice releases attractive easy-to-use templates for After Effects, Premiere, Motion and Vegas

Digital Juice®, the highly acclaimed developer of digital content and professional camera gear and accessories, today announced the release of Simplexity Collection 4, the latest collection in a new line of downloadable projects and templates for Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro,... Read More

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