The new Mistika Ultima 8K System provides a realtime finishing workflow for 8K full UHD at 60p, even with uncompressed formats. Continue reading
Nigel Bennett will be joining London’s Molinare as commercial director. He was most recently at Pinewood Studios and starts in May. Bennett brings experience managing creative, technical and financial pressures within post production.
At Pinewood Studios, Bennett was the group director of creative services, a position he had held since 2014, Continue reading
London-based Jelly, an animation, design and production company that’s produced for many US-based agencies and direct clients, has opened a full-time presence in New York. Their senior creative producer Eri Panasci will relocate to lead the new entity as executive producer.
Launched in 2002, Jelly functions as both a production company and artist management agency. Continue reading
Emmy Award-winning NYC sound studio Silver Sound has added sound engineer Ash Knowlton to its roster. Knowlton is both a location sound recordist and sound designer, and on rare and glorious occasions she is DJ Hazyl. Knowlton has worked on film, television, and branded content for clients such as NBC, Cosmopolitan and Vice, Continue reading
Helicopter Filming Services (HFS) has launched an ultra-heavy lift drone that incorporates a large, capable airframe paired with the ARRI SRH-3. Known as the Titan, the drone’s ARRI SRH-3 stabilized head enables easy integration of existing ARRI lens motors and other functionality directly with the ARRI Alexa 65 and LF cameras.
HFS developed the large drone in response to requests from some legendary DPs and VFX supervisors to enable filmmakers to fly large-format digital or 35mm film packages. Continue reading
As a result of the Cinema Audio Society board of Directors election Karol Urban will replace CAS president Mark Ulano, whose term has come to an end. Steve Venezia with replace treasurer Peter Damski who opted not to run for re-election.
“I am so incredibly honored to have garnered the confidence of our esteemed members,” Continue reading
Method Studios has brought on veteran production executive and features VFX Producer Bill Tlusty on board in the new role of global head of production. Reporting to EVP of global features VFX, Erika Burton, Tlusty will oversee Method’s global feature film and episodics production operation, leading teams worldwide.
Tlusty’s career as both a VFX producer and executive spans two decades. Continue reading
At this year’s ASC Awards, Łukasz Żal, PSC, took home Feature Cinematography Award for his work on Cold War. Giorgi Shvelidze won the Spotlight Award for Namme. In the TV categories, winners included Adriano Goldman, ASC, ABC, BSC, for The Crown; Jon Joffin, ASC for Beyond; Continue reading