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Posts / Media Biz

POV Exec Cynthia Lopez Named to Head NYC Film Commission

04/17
2014

Cynthia Lopez, who has been the executive vice president and co-exec producer of PBS’ POV doc series, was named to succeed the very successful Katherine Oliver as the City’s new commissioner of the Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting. As reported in the various trades including The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and Indiewire, Lopez will be […]

NAB 2014 Photo Diary – Day One

NAB 2014 Photo Diary – Day One

04/15
2014

Here are images and some thoughts from our walking the floors at NAB 2014. The annual Las Vegas-based conference reigns as the largest event aimed at those in video production and post. The show and convention center are plain big: some 98,000 folks walked the 3 million + square feet of floors in the four […]

Press Releases / Organization

Curatorial Committee Announced For 2014
AICE Awards

04/14
2014

The Association of Independent Commercial Editors has been gearing up to face the mounting pressure from advertisers and agencies over budgets and ever tightening schedules. AICE -- they're the group that handles editorial, design, visual effects, color grading, audio, music and post production in general -- debuts the results of its revised awards procedure at this year's event, held in New York on May 15th...

Top Stories / Conference
NAB 2014 – Fun and Serious

NAB 2014 – Fun and Serious

04/9
2014

Running to another interview, but expect to see our coverage of NAB 2014 in just a few days. Lots to show, plenty of good responses, and yes, lots of video. Stay tuned. Print PDF

Posts / Media Biz

Light Iron’s Michael Cioni Does a 6K DI Diary

04/7
2014

We’re always happy to post something from our friend Michael Cioni, CEO of Light Iron. He’s released a new video on how his facility went about the 6K DI for the RED Digital Cinema short “Closed Set”. We were also pleased that the eloquent Mr. Cioni was the author of our first Talks from the Top […]

Talks from the Top / Media Biz

How NYC Helped Drive the Cloud Revolution, And Why We’re All Grateful for It

04/5
2014

In our latest Talks from the Talk column David Peto, CEO of London-based Aframe, discusses how the company’s cloud-based asset management solution has moved from blue sky fantasy to become integral to production.

Technology / Press Releases
Adobe to Reveal Next Wave of Innovation for Creative Cloud Video Apps at NAB

Adobe to Reveal Next Wave of Innovation for Creative Cloud Video Apps at NAB

04/3
2014

Unveiled at last year's NAB conference, Adobe's move to a subscription model has attracted both praise and brickbats over the past year. One big positive for those who rely on the now iconic apps in Creative Cloud is that each one has seen upgrades on a regular basis. At this year's show, Premiere Pro CC adds the ability to edit text in After Effects CC compositions directly in Premiere Pro CC. Adobe Typekit integration allows access to that apps growing font library...

Press Releases / New Hires
Hiccup Media Adds Fashion Shooter Poliquin to Build on Full Service Strategy

Hiccup Media Adds Fashion Shooter Poliquin to Build on Full Service Strategy

04/2
2014

Hiccup Media, based in the Madison Square Park area, likes to emphasize the full-service nature of its creative boutique offerings. The house grows its creative offerings by adding John Poliquin, a noted fashion director, and redesigning its website with a more up-to-date graphics treatment...

Press Releases / New Hires
Chelsea to Rep Emmy-Winning Visual Storyteller Director </br>Greg Kohs

Chelsea to Rep Emmy-Winning Visual Storyteller Director
Greg Kohs

03/30
2014

Bond Street-based Chelsea Pictures picks up 10-time Emmy Award winner Greg Kohs. Kohs, a filmmaker who has a documentary coming out soon, crafted his aesthetic at Mt. Laurel, NJ-based NFL Films...

Press Releases / Organization
Rachelle Madden Named New AICE Executive Director

Rachelle Madden Named New AICE Executive Director

03/26
2014

AICE, the post production trade association, has elected Rachelle Madden as its new Executive Director. She succeeds Burke Moody, who had been exec director since 2006. AICE faces changing times, as advertisers push agencies to tighten budgets, even as new media outlets add to the need for more diverse ad work...