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VITEC Announces Highest HEVC Quality Posted: 26/04/2017
VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced its second-generation HEVC codec (GEN2). Powering the company's field-proven MGW Ace Encoder -- the industry's first portable HEVC hardware-based encoder -- this new codec sets new industry standards in quality surpassing the second best HEVC codec competitor by 20 percent. When paired with MGW Ace Decoder, it becomes a fully hardware-based, end-to-end 4:2:2 10-bit HEVC encode/decode streaming solution that supports the most demanding and diverse video streaming use cases.
Tags: VITEC | HEVC Quality | MGW Ace Encoder | hardware | software | encoder | codec | competition | field | GEN2 | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
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SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal Earns Regional STC Honors, Advances to International Competition Posted: 22/02/2017
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, today announced that its SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal has earned a Distinction Award from the New York Metro, Philadelphia Metro, Atlanta, and Rochester Chapters of the Society for Technical Communication (STC). By receiving this honor in the STC regional competition, in which entries are judged on technical content, achievement of purpose, and technical execution, the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal advances to the STC International Summit Awards (ISA) competition.
Tags: SMPTE | SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal | Regional | STC Award | Honor | International competition | execution | technical | purpose | publication | entry | Society for Technical Communication
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WIN a Cineo Matchbox at BVExpo Posted: 14/02/2017

LCA along with Cineo Lighting are offering an amazing prize to visitors at the BVExpo - a Cineo Matchbox. The Cineo Matchbox is the latest in versatile, portable Remote Phosphor Lighting for motion picture and television production. 

Tags: BVexpo | cineo matchbox | competition | lca | lights camera action | BVE 2017 | BVE 2017
Submitted by LCA - Lights, Camera, Action
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Sony launches exclusive documentary filmmaker competition to win a new FS7 II Posted: 24/01/2017

Sony has today announced a new exclusive competition to bring creative documentary storytelling to the forefront of filmmaking. Celebrating the imagination and tenacity of content creators everywhere, one lucky winner will receive the new PXW-FS7M2K camera for their work.

Tags: Sony | FS7II | Competition | Filmmaking | Documentary | FS7
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Over 700 People Tell DPA Microphones A Story Posted: 21/11/2016
From recording the sound of Antarctic wind and saving a Gibson True Vintage guitar, to making movie magic in Hollywood and capturing the sound of termites at dawn in Africa these were just some of the 700 plus stories received by DPA Microphones in response to its recent Tell Us Your Story competition.
Tags: DPA Microphones | Competition Winners | Tell Us Your Story | Philip Samartzis | Antarctica
Submitted by White Noise Public Relations Ltd
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DPA Microphones Win 2,500 ($2,800) for sharing your DPA experience Posted: 18/10/2016
As part of an exciting contest beginning today, DPA Microphones is asking the audio community to tell how they use DPA mics today or how they would have used them if they had DPA mics. They just have to go on the company website, to share their story. If users submit their stories, they will be entered for a chance to win fantastic prizes. The grand prize is 2,500 ($2,800) in DPA microphones and accessories of the winners choice and the more people who participate, the more prizes will be added.
Tags: DPA Microphones | Tell Us Your Story | Competition | Win
Submitted by White Noise Public Relations Ltd
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Miller Camera Support Equipment Sponsors and quot;My Rde Reel - The Worlds Largest Short Film Competition Posted: 07/03/2016
Miller Camera Support Equipment, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, is excited to announce its involvement in the highly anticipated My RDE Reel contest, the largest short film competition in the world with over 1000 entries from 89 different countries. Miller will be supplying winners of the five major categories with prizes that include AIR Alloy Tripod Systems, DS10 Solo 75 2-Stage Alloy Tripod Systems and a DS20 Solo 75 2-Stage Alloy Tripod System.
Tags: Miller | Camera | Camera Support | Film | Competition | Video
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straight 8 Calls for Entries in 2016 Competition Posted: 12/02/2016

straight 8, an organization that fosters the creative use of Super 8 on a global scale, is accepting entries in the 2016 edition of their legendary film competition. Anyone, anywhere can enter to make a short film on one cartridge of Kodak Super 8mm motion picture film. The contest is designed to inspire creativity using a beloved format that is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a unique visual medium. Top winning entries will be screened at the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival in May, and a wider selection screened in London in early June.

Tags: London | film | contest | media | kodak | super 8 | competition | motion picture | 8mm
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Kodak Launches Global Super 8 Filmmaking Challenge Posted: 12/11/2015

As part of Kodak's ongoing celebration of 50 years of Super 8 filmmaking, the company has launched the Kodak Super 8 Filmmaking Challenge, and is seeking submissions now through December 21. The inaugural online contest, which is free to enter, is designed to showcase the wide range of creative uses of this small gauge format by passionate shooters from all walks of life who revere its unique look.

Tags: Kodak | Super 8 | competition
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DPA Microphones Reveals Its Competition Winners Posted: 18/03/2015

America singer Eric Sanderson and British teacher Alex Scott are the lucky recipients of 1,000 of DPA microphones each after winning the company's competition to discover different uses for a d:fine¢ Necklace Microphone.

Tags: DPA Microphones | d:fine Necklace Microphone | Competition Winner | Augustines | Eric Sanderson | Alex Scott | Nexus
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Robe Enjoys A Great Opportunity Posted: 30/12/2014

Die Groe Chance (A Great Opportunity) is one of Austrias leading talent competitions. The 2014 final staged in Studio 1 at national broadcaster ORFs HQ in Vienna was lit in great style by Lighting Director Thomas Kruder using nearly 300 Robe moving lights!

Tags: Robe | TV | talent competition | Studio 1 | ORF | BMFL | Pointes | LEDBeam 100 | Supporting Role
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100 Free DPA Microphones How Do You Wear Yours? Posted: 01/09/2014
As part of an exciting competition that begins today (September 1 2014), DPA is giving 100 lucky people the chance to win its d:screet¢ Necklace Microphones, which were launched earlier this year.
 
The competition, running on DPA's Facebook page and website, asks contestants to come up with ingenious ideas for how and where to use the d:screet¢ Necklace Microphone. Five microphones will be awarded to the five most liked submissions on Facebook, while the remaining 95 will be given to the people who, in DPA's opinion, come up with the best, most creative and most original ideas. An example can be found at this YouTube video, created by DPA Microphones: http://bit.ly/1ll1KBQ
Tags: DPA Microphones | d:screet Necklace Microphone | Competition | How Do You Wear Yours? | IBC 2014 | IBC 2014
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Against all odds John Gillan gets the shots Posted: 06/08/2014

UK DOP / Polecam owner operator John Gillan, booked to cover the Azores leg of the Red Bull Cliff Diving competition, flew in to the Azores on his way to the small island where it would take place, 1000 miles from the nearest city and 2 days away from shooting the event. It was not the ideal place to hear from the airline that brought him there "Sorry Mr Gillan, we have lost one of your Polecam flight cases."

Tags: John Gillan | Red Bull | Polecam | Azores | cliff diving | competition | steffan Hewitt | Toshiba | Camera Corps
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Pelis Great British Summer Facebook Competition Posted: 28/05/2014

Peli UK launch a photographic contest for you to show us what a Great British Summer means to you.  Photographs of all moods and styles will be considered.  From romanticism to sarcasm, to outright cynicism and all in between, we want your portrayal of a Great British Summer.

To enter, like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Peliproducts.uk  and share any of the Facebook posts. Email your entry to fb@peliproducts.co.uk by the 30th June 2014. Full details on how to enter visit http://pelipro-gear.co.uk/competitions-19-w.asp

Tags: Peli | peli case | pelican case | competition | photographic competition | win
Submitted by Peli Products (UK) Ltd
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ProAm USA Celebrates the Peoples Choice Award Winner of the 2014 International Student Film Competition; Finalists Announced Posted: 27/03/2014

ProAm USA, a manufacturer of production equipment for film and video enthusiasts and professionals, congratulates the Peoples Choice Award winner of the2014 International Student Film Competition, Amr Kawji. Kawji gained the publics attention with his short film, Chicago Stands For Syrian Freedom, a story dedicated to showing national camaraderie and support, teaching the world without words that our voices will not be stifled.

Tags: 2014 International Student Film Competition | camera crane | film competition | ProAm | ProAm Orion | ProAm USA | Student film competition | student filmmakers
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