Madeline Di Nonno, CEO of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, will be speaking at the annual women in technology luncheon, presented by SMPTE and HPA Women in Post on October 23 and held in conjunction with the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical & Exhibition (SMPTE 2017). Continue reading
BestFriend, an LA and NY-based production studio headed up by executive producer Zak Thornborough, has brought on director Thomas Hefferon.
Dublin-born Hefferon has a long history making in short-form emotional narratives. His first short film “The Confession” screened at over 40 festivals around the world (including Tribeca, Continue reading
Michael Smollin has joined Fancy Film, a post facility based in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake area, as senior colorist for theatrical and television projects. Smollin has credits that span features, episodics, reality series and documentaries.
“Mike is someone who can lead our color division in both technical and artistic capacities,” says Fancy Film CEO Bill Macomber. Continue reading
Frame.io, which makes workflow management platforms for video teams, and Pond5, a marketplace for royalty-free HD, 4K video and rich media assets, have teamed up to deliver a deep integration between the Frame.io platform and the Pond5 marketplace. As a result of this partnership, Continue reading
To help ease enterprise VR adoption, Epic has integrated Nvidia Quadro professional GPUs into the test suite for Unreal Engine 4, the company’s realtime toolset for creating applications across PC, Continue reading
Full-service creative studio Carbon has added colorist Aubrey Woodiwiss as senior colorist/director of color grading to their LA roster. He comes to Carbon with a portfolio that includes spots for Dulux, NBA 2K17, Coors and Honda, and music videos for Beyonce’s Formation, Continue reading
Red Digital Cinema has a new cinematic full-frame sensor for its Weapon cameras called the Monstro 8K VV. Monstro evolves beyond the Dragon 8K VV sensor with improvements in image quality including dynamic range and shadow detail.
This newest camera and sensor combination, Weapon 8K VV, offers full-frame lens coverage, Continue reading
VFX vets Tim Davies, Sue Troyan and Darcy Parsons have partnered to open the Los Angeles-based VFX house, Kevin. The company is currently up and running in a temp studio in Venice, while construction is underway on Kevin’s permanent Culver City location, scheduled to open early next year. Continue reading
Music and sound boutique Nylon Studios, which has offices in NYC and Sydney, has added Deb Oh as senior producer. A classically trained musician, Oh has almost a decade of experience in the commercial music space, working as a music supervisor and producer on both the agency and studio sides. Continue reading
Academy Award-nominated director Neill Blomkamp (District 9) is directing the next installments in the ADAM franchise — ADAM: The Mirror and ADAM: The Prophet — using the latest version of the Unity, which launches today.