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Winners of the Second Annual SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival Announced Posted: 28/10/2016
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, and the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA(R)), the organization serving the professional media creation and finishing community, have announced the winners of the second annual SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. 
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Second Annual SMPTE-HPA Student Festival Announces 2016 Official Selections Posted: 15/09/2016
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, and the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA(R)) today announced the Official Selections for the 2016 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. Jurors curated the selected shorts from a record number of more than 250 submissions from more than 46 countries. 
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SMPTE Brings Together Hollywood Creativity and Silicon Valley Innovation With 2016 Entertainment Technology in the Connected Age (ETCA) Conference Posted: 02/08/2016
With its Entertainment Technology in the Connected Age (ETCA) conference, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, brought the industry greater clarity on the technologies and tactics shaping the connected entertainment experience. Held June 27-28 at the Heritage Theatre in Campbell, California, the conference drew experts from both Hollywood and the Silicon Valley to provide unique insight into the future of media delivery and consumption within a connected world.
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SMPTE and HPA Announce Jury for SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival Posted: 13/06/2016
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries; and the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA(R)), the organization serving the professional community by providing expertise, support, tools, and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, and an array of content for a growing number of platforms; today announced the jurors for the second annual SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 26, following the Oktoberfest Reception at the SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2016) in Hollywood, California. The deadline for entries is June 27.
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Codex and OFFHOLLYWOOD deliver streamlined workflow for RED cameras with live HDR on-set grading Posted: 18/04/2016

Codex (www.codex.online) and OFFHOLLYWOOD (recently acquired by Vitec Group) have announced the seamless integration of Codex Live, the colour management and look-creation system enabling set-to-post colour confidence, with OFFHOLLYWOODs OMOD for RED Digital Cinema cameras. This technology collaboration delivers a fast and robust set-to-post solution for RED camera workflows, and also enables live High Dynamic Range (HDR) on-set grading for the first time, and launches during NAB 2016. Visit Codex booth #SL6828 and at RED booth #SL1517.

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KFX Technology debuts high end motorised slider with Ronford Baker at BSC Expo 2016 Posted: 21/01/2016

KFX Technology will launch their new high end motorised slider at the BSC Expo 2016 on the Ronford Baker stand, #209.

KFX Technology was chosen by Ronford Baker to collaborate on motorising their well known sliders after impressing them with the high quality engineering of the KFX Aurora Remote Head. The Aurora head is precision engineered, easy and intuitive to use, with more than enough power for the most demanding applications, and already has an established success and reputation in the movie industry worldwide.

Tags: KFX | KFX Technology | Ronford Baker | BSC Expo | Aurora remote head | slider | motorised slider | Steve Scammell | remote head | movie industry | Hollywood
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Light Iron and Quantel go 6K for Gone Girl Posted: 11/11/2014

Leading Hollywood post house, Light Iron, has used Quantel's Pablo Rio color and finishing system to complete the world's first 6K feature post production on director David Fincher's latest thriller, 'Gone Girl'. Light Iron upgraded one of its six Pablo Rios with additional GPUs to support an 8K workflow and used its Quantel Genetic Engineering 2 shared workflow system to complete the 6K color correction in multiple rooms at Light Iron's Los Angeles facility, all in realtime. Light Iron is home to four Pablo Rio systems in Los Angeles and a further two in New York.

Tags: Quantel | Light Iron | Gone Girl | Pablo Rio | GE2 | 6K | DI | 4K | 8K | 4K 60p | color correction | finishing | post procution | Hollywood
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Pablo takes Digital Jungle to A Better Place Posted: 27/10/2014

Los Angeles-based post house makes its feature film production debut with Quantel

Full service Hollywood post house, Digital Jungle Post Production, has completed the post production on independent drama-fantasy 'A Better Place', the first feature length film for which it has handled the complete production and post-production.  Digital Jungle completed the conform, color correction and over 100 VFX shots on its Quantel Pablo 4K color and finishing system and Neo Nano control panel.

Tags: Quantel | Pablo | Digital Jungle | 4K | A Better Place | 2K | workflow | DI | post production | finishing | color correction | workflow | Los Angeles | Hollywood
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Wohler and Cinnafilms Tachyon Wormhole Receives 2014 Hollywood Post Alliance Engineering Excellence Award Posted: 08/10/2014

Wohler Technologies today announced that Wohler and Cinnafilm(R) are to receive a 2014 Engineering Excellence Award from the Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) for their Tachyon(R) Wormhole(TM) solution. A joint venture of Wohler Technologies and Cinnafilm, Tachyon Wormhole is a 100 percent file-based standards conversion and retiming transcoding solution that gives content creators and broadcasters the flexibility to adjust projects to hit a specific time budget while creating final deliverable assets.

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The Hollywood Post Alliance Announces Nominees for the 2014 HPA Awards Posted: 11/09/2014

The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced its nominees for the 2014 HPA Awards, the 9th annual unveiling of these honors. The Awards honor excellence in post production while bringing recognition to the creative achievements of individuals and companies as well as creative excellence and groundbreaking technologies within the post production industry. The HPA Awards are considered the standard bearer for excellence and innovation in the industry. 

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Freefly Systems add Hocus Axis1 remote focus capability to their MVI rigs and new controller Posted: 10/09/2014

Freefly Systems, known for professional next-generation camera stabilization, have added UK Hocus Products Axis1 remote focus system control capability to their new MVI Controller. This means that the Axis1 remote focus system can be used on the Freefly MVI M5, M10 and M15 rigs and controlled directly from the new Freefly MVI Controller. The Axis1 system will be on show on the Freefly stand 9.B23 at IBC2014.

Tags: Freefly | MVI | Movi | Hocus | Peter Hoare | remote focus | Freefly controller | focus puller | IBC2014 | IBC | gimbal | DOP | Vincent Laforet | Axis1 | Sam Nuttman | Hollywood | FCC certified | Jackson Woodburn | IBC 2014 | IBC 2014
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HPA to Host Symposium Leading Into SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition Posted: 25/07/2014

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2014) will feature a pre-conference event -- the SMPTE 2014 Symposium, hosted by the Hollywood Post Alliance(R) (HPA(R)) and titled "Making Do With More." The daylong event is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 20 at the historic El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California.

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SMPTE and Hollywood Post Alliance Reveal Plans to Merge Posted: 23/06/2014

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced plans for a new partnership with the Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA). The partnership will begin with SMPTE providing administrative support to HPA, and it is expected to culminate in the merger of the two organizations by May 2015.

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HPA Tech Retreat Celebrates 20 Years of Inquiry and Illumination Posted: 07/01/2014
For the past twenty years, the Hollywood Post Alliance(r) (HPA) Tech Retreat(r) has gathered a veritable who's who in engineering, technology, creativity, and strategic business together for a structured yet informal meeting of the minds; where top industry leaders engaged in all aspects of production, distribution, post production, film, television, web and related endeavors, gather in an environment conducive to the exchange of knowledge and information. This year's 20th Anniversary confab promises all of that and more from February 17-21, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Indian Wells near Palm Springs, CA. 
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The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) Opens 2013 HPA Awards Call For Entries Posted: 16/05/2013
Honors Celebrate Excellence in Post and Feature Expanded VFX Categories
 
(Hollywood, CA) The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) announces the opening of the Call for Entries for the 8th Annual HPA(r) Awards, which will take place on the evening of November 7th, 2013 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. Considered the standard bearer for excellence and innovation, the HPA(r) Awards recognize the achievements of the individuals and companies that have contributed to groundbreaking technologies and creative excellence within the post production industry.
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