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WORLD NEWS Best of the best 2014 Show Reel Autodesk is now accepting submissions for its Best of the Best 2014 Show Reel, which will premiere at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention from April 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. Highlighting the years top talent and most innovative work created using Autodesk tools, the reel will be featured on AREA, the Autodesk website, the Autodesk YouTube Channel and at various industry events throughout the year. Artists are invited to submit recent creative projects including animations, films, broadcast, cinematics, commercials, episodic work and/or music videos that used 3ds Max, Maya, MotionBuilder, Softimage, Smoke, Flame, Lustre or the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite.  For more information visit: submitcontent/2013/bestofthebest Console upgrade with new suite of features C alrec Audio has released a major software upgrade for its Bluefin2 range of consoles. The Apollo and Artemis platforms now include a new suite of features and enhancements that provide additional functionality tailored to the changing dynamics of modern broadcast. “Calrec prides itself on its close working relationship with all its customers. Through conversation and feedback, we constantly update our products to suit the needs of the ever-evolving broadcast environment,” said Henry Goodman, head of sales and marketing at Calrec. “Further to this, it is imperative that we hear from those who use our consoles on a daily basis as their input allows us to create more streamlined working methods for them. It is because of these conversations and regular feature releases that Calrec finds itself in the privileged market-leading position it holds today.” 40043 - TC B half TV Bay_Layout 1 31/10/2013 10:51 Page 1 Broadcast Standards Audio Processing Tools for Production & Transmission DB6 UpCon • One-Step Loudness Management - Plug & Play with the powerful LoudnessWizard™ algorithm • True Value - Cost-effective, high-density, audio at its finest • Forever Compliant - Be compliant today, stay compliant tomorrow (ITU-R BS.1770-3 / EBU R128) • Realtime Upconversion - Transmissions are always optimised for 5.1 HD TV • Unrivalled Audio Quality - Uncompromised upconversion to 5.1 and downmixing to stereo • Stay Compliant - Loudness transparency across 5.1 and stereo Upconversion and downmix processing Intelligent Loudness Management Global Leaders in Professional Audio Technology Exclusively distributed in the UK and Ireland by HHB Communications HHB Communications 73-75 Scrubs Lane, London NW10 6QU, UK T: +44 (0)20 8962 5000 E: TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 84 DECEMBER 2013 | 17