AEAF Latest Entries
Andrew Cotton and Tim Borer of BBC Research & Development
are to receive the IBC Conference Prize for a paper on theoretical
and practical investigations into HDR television.
Elemental Technologies, Ericsson and IBC2015 will hold another
4K 4Charity Fun Run open to all attendees, commemorating UHD
achievements while raising funds for CARE.
RealFlow’s biggest changes include in-application scene rendering with
Maxwell Render, Spline nodes, fast Dyverso solvers for smaller scale
simulations, and OpenVDB meshing as a default.
V-Ray 3.1 for Maya is now compatible with Maya 2016 and has several
V-Ray RT GPU enhancements, a better global illumination algorithm and
two VR cameras.
IKinema’s new plugin is the first third-party mocap solver for Autodesk
MotionBuilder, which Framestore has adopted to improve fidelity of capture
data for upcoming projects.
David Paul NZCS shot the new TV series on climber Edmund Hillary
on location in the New Zealand and Nepal mountains, choosing Sony’s
F-55 for ease of use, flexibility and image quality.
Singapore national broadcaster MediaCorp’s relocation will speed up
ongoing upgrades to its Vizrt graphics and Dalet MAM systems, involving
considerable automation and integration.
Evertz MAGNUM simplifies broadcast facility workflow, bridging all-SDI,
all-IP or hybrid components under one control point, supporting a transition
from SDI to an IP-centric facility.
The public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12 is now available, with recent
updates to include Intel Iris and Iris Pro GPU support, optimised
high-res and RAW proxies and smooth clip transitions.
Crooked Letter Films shot and post produced a promo for the Brooklyn
Bicycle Co. website, shooting in ProRes at locations all over Brooklyn
with the AJA CION.
Pixomondo’s work on ‘Game of Thrones’ majestic dragons calls for
remote team work, running on cineSync, between dispersed artists to
manage complexity as they grow into adult beasts.
The new Brightcove Video Cloud is rebuilt with a HTML5 user interface,
a video player with faster upload and playback, mobile publishing and
new, higher performance APIs.
AEAF Entries from Psyop include - Samsung Galaxy 11 - The Match Parts
1+2The world’s greatest footballers unite as a team for the ages to
challenge a mysterious force of aliens in a virtual football
match unlike anything ever seen on earth.
AEAF has received compelling Games Cinematic entries this year,
some produced for E3 2015. Students entering work have also
excelled in both animated and composited live action projects.
Dirty Bomb - This trailer is rendered entirely in engine using Unreal.
Plastic Wax were responsible for all creative aspects of the Dirty
Bomb cinematic, from storyboarding, animation
through to post production.
Rendering high resolution content for the Academy of Sciences Planetarium’s
all-digital dome requires hundreds of render nodes and high-speed storage
within a dedicated IT infrastructure.
Founder Andre Luis tells what makes Trojan Horse a different kind of digital arts festival, this year available remotely via the THU TV online channel and at meet-ups around the world.
Cable TV entertainment company KSE Media Ventures has created
an automated workflow for its channels by using four Vantage media
processing systems running on Lightspeed servers.
Ncam is launching a new entry-level camera tracking system at IBC2015,
simplified for broadcasters who want to use virtual graphics or AR, but
only need PTZ functionality.
The LUMIX DMC-FZ300 has a 24x Leica Zoom lens with 5-axis stabilisation,
visual focus and several AF functions, OLED Live View Finder and 4K video and 4K Photo burst shooting modes.