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The Screen Producers Association of Australia addressed a conference
in Canberra on the importance of screen businesses campaigning for
future commercial opportunities.
Lavoy Shepherd at Classic Video Productions runs a business filming
horse shows and races, editing the footage to both produce DVDs
on site and live stream the video online.
Hackett Films created a fast-paced, funny animated title sequence
for ABC 3 ‘Pet Superstars’ series all about dogs, rabbits and other
pets who love to take the spotlight.
AFTRS Open is running some very practical and interesting courses
for VFX artists, editors and broadcast professionals, from Houdini
lighting and rendering to CINEMA 4D.
Infinite Studios in Singapore has deployed Aspera Connect Server to
achieve fast, lower cost VFX, animation and post production content
delivery and exchange with overseas clients.
Important Looking Pirates VFX studio in Sweden integrates and adapts
V-Ray to work in their pipeline specifically to suit their diverse projects,
including a new CG spot ‘Pixels’.
The Bridge post facility in Mumbai runs its On-Set Lab system on
StorageDNA's LTO/LTFS workflow to archive digital camera masters
and conform media direct from LTO tape.
AMD and Adobe have now developed hardware acceleration and improved
the performance of functions in Premiere Pro CC and Photoshop CC software.
MacQuébec used Telestream Wirecast live video production software
to stream a live broadcast of the Apple Worldwide Developers
Conference 2013 to international audiences.
RSS Production in Moscow aims to overcome Russian producers’
slow uptake of stereo 3D to meet audience demand, purchasing
the SGO Mistika for film, TV and live productions.
Avalon Studios in NZ runs and controls its 2.45ha complex of TV
and film stages, control rooms, post facilities, cameras, lighting,
crew and helipad on Xytech Media Pulse Express platform.
PipelineFX Qube! 6.5 render management software has new tools
for job tagging, configuration and cost reporting, plus improvements
to pipeline intelligence functionality.
Sony PMW-300 develops the PMW-EX3, recording 50Mbps HD
in MPEG HD422, with 1/2"-type 3CMOS sensors able to capture
low-light images plus many new shooting options.
New updates for NewTek TriCaster 40, made for small teams,
include customizable animated transitions, network-style titles
and graphics and improved file interoperability.
Broken Antler created the new titles for BBC 2 comedy programme
'Watson & Oliver' Series 2, resulting in a colourful exploding collage
of elements using a very original set of tools.
Pixomondo used NVIDIA Quadro K4000 cards to accelerate their
CG asset creation and manipulation pipeline for massively scaled
action scenes in ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’.
Future Reality is now a Bronze Autodesk Channel Partner servicing
media and entertainment customers in Australia.
PluralEyes 3.2 for Windows is a update that adds a new visual timeline
compatible with Sony Vegas Pro to Red Giant’s audio/video syncing
Broadcaster RAI maintained real-time distribution of audio, video
and comms signals throughout mobile coverage of the 2013 Giro
d'Italia cycle race with Riedel networks.