Euro Media installed Grass Valley LDX Series cameras on motorbikes
at the 2014 Tour de France, using the cameras’ custom wireless integration
to capture shots that bring the action up close.
This year AEAF Awards received more Short Film entries then we have
ever seen, including entries from Autour de Minuit in France, LAIKA/House
in the USA and Rushes in the UK.
Colourist Juan Ignacio Cabrera graded, conformed, finished and output
deliverables for the Sony Crackle TV series for Internet on a Mistika
4K system from SGO.
Blackmagic Design’s Camera updates add ProRes 422 video formats with
smaller file sizes and longer recording times, and heads up settings displays
for exposure and audio.
Animation studio Je Suis Bien Content and Toon Boom customized a
Harmony pipeline for an animated feature film bringing comics artist
Jacques Tardi’s characters to animation.
MPC's Data Calc Pro for iPhone is a dedicated app to accurately
calculate the amount of storage required for each stage of a film
project, from pre-production to shoot, post and delivery.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Production of the final match produced a
360° viewing experience using a panoramic, Ultra HD OmniCam
developed at the Fraunhofer Institute in Berlin.
AEAF entry Heckler in Sydney handled animations, simulations and VFX for a TVC
promoting UNICEF’S 5 Fund that turns Australia's tiny 5¢ coins into
powerful change for children
At the University of Portsmouth in the UK students are working on a
full CG feature length film, learning all stages of development through
to render management on PipelineFX software.
BlueScreen LLC specializes in live, on-set blue/green screen compositing
and multi-cam shoots for game and film studios in a workflow using AJA
Ki Pro Rack for recording and playback
Origin Digital Studios is a new collective of VFX artists, producers and
supervisors in Burbank with long experience, servicing TV, commercial,
feature film and special venue projects.
Thinkbox Software has posted the first Beta build of Deadline 7, their
scalable render farm manager, with built-in VMX for flexible cloud
interaction and integrated ftrack support.
France NRJ HITS 24-hour music channel is now transmitted to Ultra
HD TV using Orad broadcast graphics to manage channel branding
and image conversion for its Ultra HD programming.
At Italy’s TV2000 in, Dalet Brio servers handle ingest and playout, and
the Dalet MAM platform integrates workflows, including video tools for
production, program prep and distribution.
Three electronics companies have partnered with Grammy nominated
Nashville band THE CHOIR and recording engineer Russ Long to live stream
their new album’s session to the web.
While still in production, the production team and Channel 4 could
download and review H.264 versions of full resolution footage of
‘The Mill’ as it was uploaded to Aframe’s cloud platform.
A firmware update for Odyssey7, now shipping, and 7Q monitor/recorders
improve the playback system and add monitoring LUTs for LOG outputs from
Sony, Canon and Alexa cameras.
VFX supervisor Seth Maury at MPC Vancouver reveals the inner magic that
makes the two worlds of ‘Maleficent’, their fairies, creatures and enchanted
effects all come to life.
Brightcove VP Mark Blair, which launched HbbTV support in June, explains
how the new format opens opportunities for broadcasters to reach consumers
with distinctive, customised content.
A new category, Live Event Visual Effects & Animation, is launching at the
AEAF Awards this year. The entries are brilliant, extremely varied and
come from teams in Australia and Europe.