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The Foundry and Pixar Animation Studios Announce a Strategic Collaboration

The Foundry and Pixar Animation Studios Announce a Strategic Collaboration

By PVC News Staff | July 23, 2013

Collaboration is around KATANA and Pixar's Renderman

The Foundry and Pixar Animation Studios today announced a concerted technical collaboration to bring KATANA and RenderMan together, creating a combined best-of-breed toolset for high-end lighting and rendering.

KATANA will now include a full RenderMan license as standard, along with a... Read More

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Canon U.S.A. Brings Images to Life With Interactive Solutions at Siggraph Conference

Canon U.S.A. Brings Images to Life With Interactive Solutions at Siggraph Conference

By PVC News Staff | July 23, 2013

Canon Previews New Handheld Display in Development for its Mixed Reality (MREAL) System

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will showcase a selection of its visualization products including a preview of a new handheld display for the MREAL System for Mixed Reality (MR), currently under development, at the Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive... Read More

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Sharing Made Easier—Autodesk Implements Creative Commons Open Learning Initiative

Sharing Made Easier—Autodesk Implements Creative Commons Open Learning Initiative

By PVC News Staff | July 23, 2013

Creative Commons' Simple Licensing Model Frees Autodesk Digital Content for Public Modification, Remixing and Sharing

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), announced that its Media & Entertainment (M&E) support and learning content for its 2014 product line is now live and available under Creative Commons (CC) licensing; that equates to 20,000 pages of documentation, 70 videos and 140 downloadable 3D asset... Read More

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MAXON Announces CINEMA 4D R15 for Professional 3D Content Creation

MAXON Announces CINEMA 4D R15 for Professional 3D Content Creation

By PVC News Staff | July 23, 2013

Continued Innovation Shifts 3D Workflow into Overdrive with New Beveling and Kerning Tools, and Numerous Rendering Enhancements

MAXON today introduced CINEMA 4D Release 15 (R15) that redefines the 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting and rendering software workflow. The next generation release of the widely-used 3D software platform reinforces the leadership MAXON has earned over the past 25 years by elevating... Read More

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Filmtools Enters Into Exclusive Distribution Agreement to Sell ARRI Media Products

Filmtools Enters Into Exclusive Distribution Agreement to Sell ARRI Media Products

By PVC News Staff | July 18, 2013

Filmtools is pleased to announce the Company has entered into a three-year exclusive distribution agreement with leading London-based camera rental company, ARRI MEDIA to promote and sell its popular branded film industry consumables to retailers throughout North and South America,... Read More

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ASSIMILATE Announces the Most Affordable SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab Ever

ASSIMILATE Announces the Most Affordable SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab Ever

By PVC News Staff | July 17, 2013

New Annual Subscription, together with Rental and Site License Options, Deliver Maximum Value

ASSIMILATE, a leading global provider of dailies and post-production tools for digital cinema and broadcast workflows, today announced it is extending the Industry’s most flexible array of pricing options by offering a new Annual Subscription option for both SCRATCH® and SCRATCH... Read More

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Blackmagic Design to Host Seminars in Los Angeles and New York

Blackmagic Design to Host Seminars in Los Angeles and New York

By PVC News Staff | July 16, 2013

Blackmagic Design will host seminars in Los Angeles on July 25th at the Burbank Airport Marriott, and in New York on August 8th at the New Yorker Hotel, Ramada Plaza. Free to attend for registered attendees, the events will include demonstrations of the new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera,... Read More

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EditFest LA: Click Createasphere and receive $100 Discount

EditFest LA: Click Createasphere and receive $100 Discount

By PVC News Staff | July 16, 2013

EditFest LA is ONLY a few weeks away on Saturday, August 3rd. Buy your tickets soon, they are selling fast! To receive the discount, select "Createasphere" via the dropdown on the admission form. Check out the amazing schedule we have lined up for you:

EditFest LA 2013 Schedule of... Read More

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Finally a DIT Workshop taught by a experienced working DIT!

Finally a DIT Workshop taught by a experienced working DIT!

By PVC News Staff | July 12, 2013

ICA - DIT On-Set Dailies Workshop - Los Angeles / 2 Day Event

The job of the DIT (aka PrePost on set) is constantly evolving, and to that evolvement, this workshop was created.  This 2 day class will concentrate on the production of dailies, and all the tools, software and skill to get you working efficiently and quickly.   Starting with the... Read More

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Codex Provides Recording Technology for Douglas Trumbull’s 120 FPS Experimental Short “UFOTOG”

Codex Provides Recording Technology for Douglas Trumbull’s 120 FPS Experimental Short “UFOTOG”

By PVC News Staff | July 11, 2013

Filmmaking pioneer Douglas Trumbull recently used Codex recording technology in the production of UFOTOG, the world’s first high-frame rate (120 fps), stereoscopic 3D film.  Trumbull and his production team at Trumbull Studios employed Codex Onboard S Recorders to capture 4K raw data... Read More

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Adorama and Canon Invite You to an Evening With Photographer and Filmmaker Vincent Laforet

Adorama and Canon Invite You to an Evening With Photographer and Filmmaker Vincent Laforet

By PVC News Staff | July 09, 2013

Explore the latest trends and technology in filmmaking and photography at the FREE event on Wednesday, July 17th in NYC

Adorama, the leading supplier of pro video, photographic and consumer electronics products, will join Canon on July 17th to host an evening featuring Vincent Laforet. The free event will be held from 6pm to 8pm at Adorama’s event space at 55 West 17th Street in Manhattan. Laforet, a... Read More

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SpectraCal Announces Innovative Pattern Solution Using AJA Video Products

SpectraCal Announces Innovative Pattern Solution Using AJA Video Products

By PVC News Staff | July 09, 2013

Makes accurate video calibration available to a much wider audience

SpectraCal Inc. announced today a software pattern generator using video playback technologies from AJA Video Systems, Inc. The software package, called VirtualForge, makes professional reference-quality patterns available at a fraction of the cost of standalone hardware pattern generators.... Read More

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SIGGRAPH Business Symposium to Focus on Key Issues Facing Film and Game Industries

SIGGRAPH Business Symposium to Focus on Key Issues Facing Film and Game Industries

By PVC News Staff | July 08, 2013

The SIGGRAPH Business Symposium offers attendees an intense, productive day with this year’s focus on disruption and innovation in the content creation industries namely games and films. Unlike any other conference, SIGGRAPH provides a unique forum where leaders from film, games, and... Read More

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Grass Valley Releases EDIUS 7 - Real-time, Multilayer 4K Nonlinear Video Editing Software

Grass Valley Releases EDIUS 7 - Real-time, Multilayer 4K Nonlinear Video Editing Software

By PVC News Staff | July 08, 2013

Grass Valley® has announced EDIUS® 7, the latest version of Grass Valley's nonlinear video editing application. EDIUS is a proven, industry-leading solution for editors working on fast turn production in broadcast news, newsmagazine, and studio program content, as well as... Read More

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Premiere Creative Training Event Coming to Atlanta October 25-27th 2013

Premiere Creative Training Event Coming to Atlanta October 25-27th 2013

By PVC News Staff | July 02, 2013

Special Promotional Code included for Pro Video Coalition good for $100 off Admission!

The Atlanta Cutters are bringing the Southeast Creative Summit to Atlanta! Creative professionals have a dizzying array of tools available today. Knowing what to DO with all those tools to complete a task, create something original, improve on in-house concepts and please your bosses... Read More

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Blackmagic Design Announces Support for Avid Media Composer 7

Blackmagic Design Announces Support for Avid Media Composer 7

By PPC News Staff | June 27, 2013

Blackmagic Design today announced that DeckLink, UltraStudio and Intensity desktop video products will support the release of Avid® Media Composer® 7.   Avid Media Composer 7 features accelerated and simplified file based workflows including new background processing and... Read More

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G-Technology® Launches Annual Search to Find, Celebrate and Reward Most Inspired “Driven Creativity”

By PVC News Staff | June 27, 2013

Free G-Technology 2013 Driven Creativity Competition Spotlights Top Talent and Supports New Projects

G-Technology,a leader in delivering premium storage solutions for audio/video production, photography and the creative professional market, announced today that it is kicking off its annual search for the most inspiring and creative projects in the U.S. through its 2013 Driven Creativity... Read More

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Free Webcast: The Anatomy of a 4K Feature

Free Webcast: The Anatomy of a 4K Feature

By PVC News Staff | June 27, 2013

4K is on the tip of everyone's tongue…but just how feasible is it today? Join us for a discussion that comes out of the "How we make movies" event from RED Studios, Hollywood. Recorded in front of a live audience, Director Jeremy Torrie & Gary Jackemuk,... Read More

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The 2013 Fletcher Digital Camera Comparison Chart

The 2013 Fletcher Digital Camera Comparison Chart

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | June 20, 2013

It's often quite difficult to keep camera specifics straight from one manufacturer to another, much less incorporating new or updated info when they release a new version. Details like frame rates, recorded bit depths, weight and base ISO's often blur into one another and you're not... Read More

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Call for Entries: Los Angeles International Short Film Festival

Call for Entries: Los Angeles International Short Film Festival

By PVC News Staff | June 20, 2013

Deadline: July 3, 2013

Final Deadline: July 31, 2013

The 17th LA Shorts Fest is accepting film submissions. Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences accredited. We are the only film festival with seven award categories recognized by the Academy. In the past, 44 films... Read More

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