Blackmagic Design BMAM Audio Monitor
Organization / Article
Monday, April 14th2014

Curatorial Committee Announced For 2014
AICE Awards

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...

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Adobe to Reveal Next Wave of Innovation for Creative Cloud Video Apps at NAB
Thursday, April 3rd2014

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

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...

New Hires / Article
Hiccup Media Adds Fashion Shooter Poliquin to Build on Full Service Strategy
Wednesday, April 2nd2014

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

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...

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Chelsea to Rep Emmy-Winning Visual Storyteller Director </br>Greg Kohs
Sunday, March 30th2014

Chelsea to Rep Emmy-Winning Visual Storyteller Director
Greg Kohs

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...

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Rachelle Madden Named New AICE Executive Director
Wednesday, March 26th2014

Rachelle Madden Named New AICE Executive Director

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...

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LiveU’s New Smaller, Stronger LU500 Excites the IP Newsgathering Market
Wednesday, March 26th2014

LiveU’s New Smaller, Stronger LU500 Excites the IP Newsgathering Market

Hackensack, NJ-based LiveU continues developing leading technology in the video-over-cellular space. The latest piece of gear, the LU500, weighs in at only 2.2lbs and includes a new multi-processor video encoding engine...

Wednesday, March 26th2014

Hostage’s Ruben Latre Compels Viewers with Samsung Social Responsibility Campaign

For the second year in a row, Samsung selected Ruben Latre of Hostage Films to direct and shoot the media campaign dedicated to its international social responsibility service. Latre travelled to Istanbul, Turkey to film The Samsung Academy, a vocational training program giving opportunities to young men and women from low-income families. This spot centers […]

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Pablo Del Campo Named Saatchi’s Worldwide Creative Director
Tuesday, March 11th2014

Pablo Del Campo Named Saatchi’s Worldwide Creative Director

Saatchi & Saatchi has appointed Pablo Del Campo as its worldwide creative director. He founded Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi in Buenos Aires in 2000, and has been regional creative director of Saatchi & Saatchi Latin America for seven years. The agency has earned a reputation for world class creativity, winning 52 Cannes Lions and […]

Director Nathan Catucci Helms Spec Spot “Where Pickles </br>Come From”
Tuesday, March 4th2014

Director Nathan Catucci Helms Spec Spot “Where Pickles
Come From”

Director Nathan Catucci recently wrote and helmed a Vlasic Pickles spec spot with a funny twist called “Where Pickles Come From.” The spot opens with young woman eating a Vlasic pickle as she walks down the hallway and into the kitchen. To her shock she finds the Vlasic stork rooting in her fridge as he […]

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Reallusion’s CrazyTalk Animator 2 Brings a Whole New 3D Experience in 2D Animation
Thursday, February 27th2014

Reallusion’s CrazyTalk Animator 2 Brings a Whole New 3D Experience in 2D Animation

CrazyTalk Animator might not be full of all the bells & whistles of top animation programs such as Autodesk’s Softimage. But it’s fast and handy, and used by a number of NYC productions including the folks at the ‘Daily Show with Jon Stewart’. The new version adds a 3D pipeline, which could up the apps popularity…