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Autodesk Wins are Twofold this Awards Season Posted: 23/02/2017

Artists from around the world used media and entertainment software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) for the 22nd year to help bring 2016s most popular films to the big screen. Autodesk also received recognition from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, earning a Scientific and Technical Achievement Award (Sci-Tech) for the Arnold renderer.

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PIXSPAN ENABLES NEW ADVANCED WORKFLOW SOLUTIONS AT IBC 2016 Posted: 07/09/2016

Pixspan, developers of PixMover software and the leading full resolution workflow specialists, announced advanced integrations with key partners at IBC 2016, which runs Sept. 9-13 at the RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre. Several new implementations with popular vendors - including Autodesk, Dell, ELEMENTS, EMC Isilon, and NVIDIA - offer content creators greater options for using Pixspan to enable 4K workflows on their existing infrastructure without adding expensive new equipment.

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Silverdraft Demon sets VR and Flame on fire at SIGGRAPH 2016 Posted: 26/07/2016

Silverdraft (www.silverdraft.com), pioneering maker of sinfully-fast Devil and Demon super-computers for rendering, VFX transcoding, animation, Virtual Reality (VR) and visualization applications, will showcase the superior firepower of its products to enable groundbreaking, collaborative VR and accelerated VFX post production during SIGGRAPH 2016. Highlights include trailblazing demonstrations of Demons running Autodesks VRED and Immersive Design Studios Canvas visualization software at the partner booths of NVIDIA Corporation (#509) and PNY Technologies (#627), along with the launch of the industrys fastest-ever Autodesk Flame at B&H Photo (#767).

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IBC 2015: Autodesk Flame 2016 Burns Bright with Extension 1 Preview Posted: 11/09/2015

As IBC 2015 kicks off this week in Amsterdam, Autodesk is unveiling Extension 1 for its Flame 2016 family of 3D VFX software, which includes Autodesk Flame, Autodesk Flare, Autodesk Lustre and Autodesk Flame Assist. Inspired by feedback from the community and available to subscription customers on September 23, the release introduces new workflow improvements and creative tools, along with a performance boost that streamline the creation, management and delivery of assets for artists within a multi-delivery pipeline. 

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Lava appoints Phil Darkin as Head of Business Development Posted: 17/12/2014

Lava, VFX and creative technology solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Phil Darkin as Head of Business Development. Based at the companys offices in the heart of Londons Soho, Phil will be responsible for building the Lava brand and promoting the companys products and services across VFX, Architectural Design, Broadcast, TV and Film.

Tags: Lava | Lava Create | VFX | Post-Production | ERA | Phil Darkin | Sean Baker | Autodesk | Adobe | ftrack | Assimiliate | Chaos Group
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IBC 2014: Shotgun Software Expanded Engineering Team Is on Fire Posted: 15/09/2014

At IBC 2014, Autodesk unveils Flame 2015 visual effects software Extension 2, with included support for Shotgun Software, a cloud-based production tracking, review and asset management platform. Just last month at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver, Shotgun, recently acquired by Autodesk, announced an iPhone Review app, Shotgun Desktop and MARI integration. Since the acquisition earlier this summer, the expanded development team (triple the number of coding engineers) has been on hyper drive.

Tags: Autodesk | Shotgun | Flame | Flame Extension 2 | Extension 2 | IBC | Visual Effects | VFX | Software | Production | Broadcast | Tracking | Review | Asset Management | IBC 2014 | IBC 2014
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ERA launches Lava to deliver solutions for the creative industries Posted: 21/07/2014

ERA, a leading broadcast and media IT solutions provider, today announced the launch of Lava  a new division focused on providing bespoke solutions, technology and support to the international film production and creative industries. Based in the heart of Londons Soho with offices in MediaCityUK Salford and Canada, Lava offers end-to-end solutions, pipeline and workflow consultancy and custom-designed systems integrating best of breed software and hardware for VFX, TV and gaming.

Tags: ERA | Lava | vfx | 3D | film production | Autodesk | Adobe | Chaos Group | Vray | Qube! | Pipeline fx | Imagineer | Sean Baker | David Fowler | workflow
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2014 Flame Award: Call for Nominations Now Open Posted: 12/06/2014

Autodesk is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Flame Award, which celebrates the achievements of the most talented and skilled Flame artists in the world. The company plans to unveil the nominees in July, and the Flame community, along with a Flame Award committee comprising independent visual effects and industry experts, will vote to determine the winner. 

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AJA Announces KONA 4 Supporting High Frame Rate 4K up to 60fps Posted: 07/04/2014

Development Partners Autodesk, Cisco, Codex and Colorfront Integrate KONA 4 to Drive 4K HFR Workflows

Las Vegas, NV, NAB Conference, Booth SL2505 -- AJA Video Systems today announced KONA 4, the latest generation in its award-winning line of professional desktop video and audio I/O cards. KONA 4 offers unparalleled features for handling everything from SD to HD, 2K and 4K with full 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 color spaces for fantastic image clarity. New with KONA 4 is support for high frame rate (HFR) 4K/UltraHD up to 60p and HFR UltraHD HDMI output.

Tags: AJA | AJA Video Systems | KONA 4 | NAB 2014 | NAB | New Product | Tradeshow News | Desktop Video I/O | I/O Cards | Broadcast | Production | Post Production | SD | HD | 2K | 4K | HFR | High Frame Rate | UltraHD | Colorfront | Codex | Cisco | Autodesk | NAB 2014 | NAB 2014
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AJA Launches Corvid 88; Delivering Multi-Channel I O to Developer Partners Posted: 07/04/2014

Mix and match multiple input and output channels of different video or audio files on a single 8x 3G-SDI card

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New Flashpoint StreakLight Makes Portable Strobe Lighting Accessible for All Photographers, Available Now at Adorama Posted: 07/03/2014

Adorama, one of the worlds largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, recently released the Flashpoint StreakLight, a brand new portable strobe light for on- or off-camera use. Compact and extremely lightweight, Flashpoint StreakLight provides powerful, even lighting from any angle thanks to its articulated head and options for on-camera hot shoe or light stand mounts. Perfect for location and wedding photographers, StreakLight is available now, in 180 or 360 watt second versions, in Adoramas NYC store or online.

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Autodesk Invites Submissions for Best of the Best 2014 Show Reel Posted: 22/11/2013

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 year's top talent and most innovative work created using Autodesk tools, the reel will be featured on Tags: Autodesk | Call for Submissions | Reel | Show Reel | NAB | Creative Projects | Animation | Film | Broadcast | Cinematics | Commercials | Music Videos | 3ds Max | Maya | MotionBuilder | Softimage | Smoke | Flame | Lustre | Entertainment Creation Suite

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Sony expands XAVC and SRMASTER format alliance to accelerate 4K content workflow Posted: 26/09/2013

Sony announced at IBC 2013 that Autodesk is the latest member of the production community to adopt its XAVC and SRMASTER (RAW and MXF) format. The 2014 versions of Autodesk® Flame® Premium, Autodesk® Flame®, Autodesk® Smoke® Advanced, Autodesk® Flare¢ and Autodesk® Lustre® software will be capable of both XAVC and SRMASTER format processing to support 4K workflows for creative 3D finishing and colour grading.

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Azule helps Milk kit out new London facilities Posted: 24/07/2013

Milk, the boutique visual effects company that launched in June, has today announced that it has completed the initial technical roll-out at its new facility in Londons Fitzrovia. The company has invested in a range of specialist hardware and software solutions, including Autodesk® Maya® 3D animation software, Nuke X from the Foundry, Arnold render licenses, CandIT Warp hard disk storage and Fat Twin render nodes, thanks to a swift and competitive leasing solution from Azule Finance.

Tags: Azule | finance | Peter Savage | Milk | VFX | Fitzrovia | Autodesk | Nuke | Foundry | Arnold | CandIT | Fat Twin | Doctor Who | Ice Age Giants | Sherlock | Jonathan Strange | Escape Technology | Will Cohen | broadcast | leasing | asset
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Professional Video Editors Spoke, Autodesk Listened Posted: 22/05/2013

Hot off two 'Best in Show' Awards at the 2013 National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB) in Las Vegas last month, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) announced Autodesk Smoke 2013 Extension 1 professional video editing software is expected to be available beginning May 29, 2013. As part of the product roadmap and influenced by extensive feedback from editors, the release will feature numerous enhancements to help improve functionality, add flexibility and increase speed.

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