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Deadpool 2 Graded in DaVinci Resolve Studio by EFILMs Skip Kimball Posted: 11/07/2018
Deadpool 2 Graded in DaVinci Resolve Studio by EFILMs Skip Kimball
Blackmagic Design announced today that Deadpool 2, the highly anticipated sequel in the 20th Century Fox/Marvel franchise, was colored by EFILM Senior Colorist Skip Kimball using DaVinci Resolve software. The irreverent series, starring Ryan Reynolds as a wisecracking reluctant superhero, is unique not only because of its main character, but also for the style of imagery used to depict the dark world surrounding Deadpool and his adventures.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Deadpool | DaVinci Resolve | Grading | Post Production | Marvel | 20th Century Fox | VFX | Filmmaking
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Award-Winning Visual Effects Studios Milk VFX and Electric Theatre Collective Join Sohonet and Virtual Workstation Panel at FMX Conference 2018 Posted: 18/04/2018
Award-Winning Visual Effects Studios Milk VFX and Electric Theatre Collective Join Sohonet and rsquo;s Virtual Workstation Panel at FMX Conference 2018

Sohonet, the global experts in connected cloud services for the media and entertainment industry, announced that leading industry figures from Electric Theatre Collective (ETC), Milk Visual Effects, Amazon Web Services, Pixit Media and Teradici will be joining Sohonet’s Virtual Workstations panel during FMX, Europe’s premier conference for the digital visual arts.

Tags: Sohonet | Milk VFX | Electric Theatre Collective | FMX | Amazon AWS
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More Than 40 of the 2017 Fall Television and Streaming Series Rely on Blackmagic Design Posted: 30/11/2017
More Than 40 of the 2017 Fall Television and Streaming Series Rely on Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design today announced that a variety of its production and post products are being used by DPs, DITs, VFX artists, online editors and colorists to complete many of the fall 2017 seasons new and returning television shows and streaming series. More than 40 shows rely on Blackmagic Designs digital film cameras; Fusion Studio visual effects (VFX), compositing, 3D and motion graphics software; and DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, color correction and digital audio software; as well as its switchers, routers, monitors, and capture and playback devices.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Production | Post Production | TV Shows | VFX | Fusion Studio | Colour Correction | Editing | DaVinci Resolve Studio
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Red Giant Announces Universe 2.2: Fast, Easy and Awesome Transitions Posted: 08/11/2017
Red Giant Announces Universe 2.2: Fast, Easy and Awesome Transitions

Red Giant has just announced the arrival of Universe 2.2, putting 11 new transition tools 76 transitions and effects in total into the hands of editors and motion graphics artists. In addition to brand new transitions, Red Giant has made updates to two existing plugins and added support for Avid Media Composer. The Universe toolset, and more, can be seen in action in the brand new short film Hewlogram, written and directed by Red Giants Aharon Rabinowitz, and starring David Hewlett, of Stargate: Atlantis fame.

Tags: Red Giant | visual effects | vfx | motion graphics | universe 2.2 | Red Giant Films | filmmaking | Hewlogram | Stargate | David Hewlett | Short film
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David Hewlett Joins the Red Giant Universe in New Short Film Posted: 08/11/2017
David Hewlett Joins the Red Giant Universe in New Short Film

Red Giant today released Hewlogram, the newest Red Giant film starring David Hewlett, best known for his role as Dr. Rodney McKay in Stargate: Atlantis. The new film comes out alongside the release of Red Giant Universe 2.2, the latest update to Red Giants ever-expanding collection of GPU-accelerated plugins for editors and motion graphics artists.

Tags: Red Giant | visual effects | vfx | motion graphics | universe 2.2 | Red Giant Films | filmmaking | Hewlogram | Stargate | David Hewlett | Short film
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Frame.io Launches $60,000 Dreamstation Giveaway Campaign Posted: 24/10/2017
Frame.io Launches $60,000 Dreamstation Giveaway Campaign

Frame.io, the workflow management platform for video teams, has collaborated with industry leaders to assemble the ultimate workstation for video editors. Besides showcasing an incredible line-up of post-production hardware and software, the campaign underscores how far tools have come, empowering artists and filmmakers to create amazing content for audiences around the world.

Tags: video workflows | post production | post production tools giveaway | sweepstakes | Adobe | Red Giant | editing | vfx | filmmaking
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Latest Baselight for NUKE ensures perfect colour compliance in VFX Posted: 29/08/2017
Latest Baselight for NUKE ensures perfect colour compliance in VFX

FilmLight, the leading colour science and grading specialist, is introducing a powerful new version of Baselight for NUKE at IBC2017 (Amsterdam, 15 19 September, stand 7.F31). The plugin for the leading VFX software from The Foundry has been further enhanced to meet the requirements of creative artists working on collaborative projects.

Tags: Baselight | NUKE | FilmLight | Foundry | VFX | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Jellyfish Pictures Ramps up Development Team with Appointment of Charlotte Loynes Posted: 07/08/2017
Jellyfish Pictures Ramps up Development Team with Appointment of Charlotte Loynes

BAFTA and multi-award-winning production studio, Jellyfish Pictures, today announced the appointment of Charlotte Loynes to Development Producer.

Tags: Jelyfish Picture | appointment | VFX | animation
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Red Giant Releases Trapcode Suite 14, the Industry-Standard Package for Motion Graphics Artists Posted: 01/08/2017
Red Giant Releases Trapcode Suite 14, the Industry-Standard Package for Motion Graphics Artists

Red Giant today released Trapcode Suite 14, a major update to the industrys most essential tools for creating 3D motion graphics and visual effects in Adobe® After Effects®. With a total of 11 powerful tools for 3D motion graphics and visual effects, release highlights include Trapcode Particular 3.0 and Trapcode Form 3.0, which have both been completely overhauled to offer faster rendering speeds and an incredibly intuitive user experience when building particle effects. Also included is a free update for Trapcode Tao, giving users depth of field effects for more realism.

Tags: red giant | trapcode | graphics | visual effects | postproduction | motion graphics | compositing | vfx
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Jellyfish Pictures launches VFX and animation technology business RenderWise Posted: 27/07/2017
Jellyfish Pictures launches VFX and animation technology business RenderWise

 BAFTA and multi-award-winning production studio, Jellyfish Pictures, today announced that it has launched a subsidiary business called RenderWise. Responding to the obstacles faced when met with time sensitive demands, RenderWise offers cloud hybrid rendering and virtual studio solutions for VFX and animation applications. RenderWise officially launches at SIGGRAPH 2017, taking place in Los Angeles from 30 July to 3 August, and will be available for demonstrations on the Microsoft stand (923).

Tags: Jellyfish | VFX | Renderwise | Microsoft | animation studios | studios | the cloud | rendering | Virtual studio solutions
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Mistika Ultima Lets Antaviana Films Push the Creative Boundaries Posted: 20/06/2017
Mistika Ultima Lets Antaviana Films Push the Creative Boundaries

Antaviana Films, one of Barcelonas most renowned post production and digital effects facilities, has finished a raft of new 4K/UHDTV-1 projects using its Mistika Ultima system. Mistika Ultima has provided the team at Antaviana Films with key tools to bolster creativity and drive efficiency.

Tags: Mistika | SGO | postproduction | VFX | colour grading
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Jellyfish Pictures opens Europes first virtual VFX studios Posted: 06/06/2017
Jellyfish Pictures opens Europes first virtual VFX studios

 BAFTA and multi-award winning production studio, Jellyfish Pictures, today announced the opening of two new virtual visual effects (VFX) facilities in Oval, London, creating the very first virtual VFX studios in Europe and marking great advancements in the way VFX practitioners work. The new sites are in addition to Jellyfish Pictures established studios in Brixton, South London, and Fitzrovia, Central London, and increase capacity by a further 70 artists, taking the companys total workforce to nearly 200 employees. 

Tags: Jellyfish Pictures | Virtual Studio | VFX | Cloud
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Red Giant Releases Universe 2.1 Featuring All-New Text Effects Posted: 11/05/2017
Red Giant Releases Universe 2.1 Featuring All-New Text Effects

Red Giant today released Universe 2.1, an update to its collection of GPU-accelerated plugins for editors and motion graphics artists. With six brand new tools and updates to two existing plugins, Universe 2.1 delivers eye-catching text effects, enabling users to easily add unique text graphics to their projects. Whether its giving text a retro look a la the 1980s, adding dynamic animations to bring them on and off screen, or applying a fractal-based glowing effect, the latest additions to the Universe 2.1 library of effects has a tool for just about any artists needs. Red Giant Universe offers more than 65 tools (and counting) that run in Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, Adobe® After Effects® CC, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Apple Motion, Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve, HitFilm and Magix Vegas Pro.

Tags: vfx | motion graphics | plugins | filmmaking | post production | text effects
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Crafty Apes Delivers Incredible Subtle VFX for Hidden Figures with Help from Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya Posted: 06/04/2017
Crafty Apes Delivers Incredible Subtle VFX for Hidden Figures  with Help from Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya

Hidden Figures recounts the story of three female African-American mathematicians who played an integral role John Glenns launch into space and return. Captured on 35mm film, the movie is largely live action, but features nuanced CG throughout. Crafty Apes delivered 328 VFX shots for the film, working out of its Atlanta facility, with Founder Chris LeDoux at the helm, Mark LeDoux overseeing local artists and Tim LeDoux guiding the final look out of the studios LA facility. Together, a 20-person team created CG elements reminiscent of 1960s Russian and NASA space programs; period era technology; and capsules, rockets, launch pads and the like, in addition to a host of VFX and environment work for CG shots, from bolts to Earth. 

Tags: Autodesk | Crafty Apes | Hidden Figures | VFX | CG | 3ds Max | Maya
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Framestore Deploys PixStor in London, New York, and Los Angeles Posted: 27/02/2017
Framestore Deploys PixStor in London, New York, and Los Angeles
Pixit Media, the leader in storage solutions built specifically for media workflows, today announced that Oscar-, Emmy-, and British Academy Film Award-winning creative studio Framestore has deployed Pixit Media's PixStor software-defined scale-out storage solution at its Los Angeles, London, and New York sites as central production storage for the advertising part of its business. The deployment gives Framestore guaranteed performance and consistency across all three sites, a cost-effective and simplified approach to disaster recovery and business continuity, and a modular infrastructure that is easy to manage and expand to support multiple workflows.
Tags: Framestore | PixStor | London | New York | Los Angeles | Pixit Media | Scale-Out Storage | NetApp | creative studio | scale out storage | E-Series | Arrays | VFX House
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