Pluralsight, online training for developers, Open Source and IT
administrators, has acquired Code School, an online site dedicated
to coding courses for users of all levels and skills.
Parke Gregg and the team at post house Stuck On On in Texas
handled full post production of the film ‘Boyhood’, winner of the
2015 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture Drama award.
Adimex and Streamstar are presenting a roadshow of events for anyone
involved in multi-camera live production and streaming, with Streamstar
Webcast LiTE 4S.
AFTRS Open in Sydney is starting new VFX courses in February
and March 2015 taught by industry experts in After Effects,
Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D and DaVinci Resolve.
JMC Acedemy in Sydney is launching a new Digital Design course
focussing on the design of the web, apps, spaces and experiences.
Digital production supplier Take 2 Films handled nearline and archive
services for the movie ‘Paddington’, basing the archive, restore and
conform workflow on StorageDNA DNA Evolution.
Digital Domain’s VFX software MOVA, the facial performance capture
system and Drop, the large scale destruction toolkit, are to receive
Scientific and Technical Awards from AMPAS.
To produce a spot literally travelling back through Mazda’s history, BlackGinger
studio created accurate CG classic car models and environments, tracking
each team’s progress through ftrack.
Panasonic’s free firmware upgrade for the AJ-PX270 P2HD handheld
incorporates the 10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra Class200 codec, full-HD
streaming and automatic content transfer.
TVB uses Elemental software as the video processing system for its
real time OTT service, formatting live video for all devices and monitoring
encoding tasks through a web-based UI.
Videre est Credere human rights organization equips communities with
video gear and training to expose violence and oppression. All media is
stored and managed within a CatDV archive.
3D artists can now purchase Maxon Cinema 4D R16 Broadcast, Visualise
or Studio at Digistor and receive a free LaCie Rugged 2TB USB 3.0
Thunderbolt drive to securely to their work.
SetMeUp from Cinedeck and axle Video, is a HD and 4K/UHDTV on-set
workflow handling media acquisition, playback, management and storage
ingest for live and episodic TV production.
Video Services Forum members received a Technology and Engineering
Emmy Award for advancing the standardisation and productisation of
JPEG2000 for transmissions over IP.
Proof Inc created previs and postvis services for ‘Night at the Museum:
Secret of the Tomb’, wrangling fantastic digital creatures, miniaturizing
the heroes and staging the action.
Spin VFX in Canada welcomes VFX Supervisor Wesley Sewell, with 20
years of experience in editing, VFX and stereography on Marvel and
other major feature films.
Virtual Post put the Snell Alchemist OD standards converter to work on
a challenging low frame rate conversion for ‘Where We Are: The Concert
Film’ shown in cinemas worldwide.
Wohler’s and Cinnafilm’s Tachyon Wormhole 2 has been updated to include
segmented retiming and a new application-specific user interface.
The new AJA v12.1 software now forms a unified, all-in-one device driver
and plug-in installer, per platform, for all currently available AJA edit
and streaming hardware.
Joe Schenkenberg is a digital artist who creates unusual, very original
looks by combining and enhancing practical effects with digital techniques.