URSA - New Price April 2015
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    Do you know which New York facility leads in virtual reality production?

  • Slider-image-for-site

    Check out what we found at NAB 2015...

  • Sharknado-2 cut

    Can a sequel be as dangerous for a union's and producer's health as this one was?

  • SlideShowResolve11

    Joe Herman takes a look at Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 11

  • LightworksSlideShow

    Lightworks - the potent NLE now goes Mac. Read Joe Herman's review

Posts / New Hires
Lenny Dorfman Goes </br>Hungry Man

Lenny Dorfman Goes
Hungry Man

04/7
2015

Director Lenny Dorfman recently signed with Hungry Man, the wide-ranging rep house with offices in New York, LA, London and other cities. Dorfman had most recently been represented by Chelsea-based production house O Positive, while before that, he worked out of @radical.media...

Posts / Company News
UK-based Procam Buys </br>HotCam NY with Eye on Expansion

UK-based Procam Buys
HotCam NY with Eye on Expansion

04/1
2015

UK-based rental facility Procam has bought camera rental house HotCam New York. Procam plans to offer expanded product and services out of Hotcam NY’s W. 37th St. offices…

Posts / Company News
Hoping for Its Future, Kodak Searches Through Its Archives

Hoping for Its Future, Kodak Searches Through Its Archives

03/22
2015

A reporter for the New York Times Business Day column writes on the steps Kodak is taking to turn a profit by going through its patent portfolio. But it's the story about George Eastman and a Lugar pistol that had me...

Posts / Media Biz
New York IATSE Members Take Heat in ‘Sharknado’ Dispute

New York IATSE Members Take Heat in ‘Sharknado’ Dispute

03/15
2015

Hurricanes delivering killer sharks to LA and New York would have a tough time matching the vitriol being spewed between Sharknado’s producers and IATSE. The New York local has received especially harsh treatment...

Posts / New Screenwork Releases
Northern Lights Editor Conte Hits Mark on Web Comedy ‘Cop Show’

Northern Lights Editor Conte Hits Mark on Web Comedy ‘Cop Show’

03/11
2015

If, as the saying goes, comedy is hard, then editing it can't be any easier. At least that's what we expect when we hear that Northern Lights editor Glenn Conte recently completed the eight-episode web series “Cop Show”.

Posts / Organization News
Free Screening of Web Comedy Series ‘Middle Americans’ at IFP Center

Free Screening of Web Comedy Series ‘Middle Americans’ at IFP Center

03/8
2015

After Netflix earned the first Primetime Emmy Award nomination for a streaming series in 2013, putting your production online yourself makes more and more sense to independent producers who don't want to wait on the sidelines...

Posts / Company News
Commercials Boutique Native Pictures Opens New York Office

Commercials Boutique Native Pictures Opens New York Office

02/25
2015

LA-based Native Pictures has opened a New York office, initially staffed with Rob Cohen - who helmed the first in the "The Fast and The Furious" franchise - and Gary McKendry, who notched an Academy Award nomination for his short film "Everything in This Country Must."

Posts / Media Biz
Buffalo Wants More </br>Film Business

Buffalo Wants More
Film Business

02/16
2015

As tax credits make both production and post production in New York more attractive, Buffalo makes plans to draw in more production...

Posts / Organizations
SMPTE Goes Indiegogo for </br>New Doc

SMPTE Goes Indiegogo for
New Doc

02/7
2015

Do you know how important underlying technical framework is important for today's video and web-streaming? If not, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Editors - which celebrates its 100th anni in 2016 - wants to show you just how prevalent agreed upon standards are in today's media world by making a documentary. But they are short needed funding for their Indiegogo campaign...

Posts / Media Biz
Where’s the Best Place to Shoot a Commercial?

Where’s the Best Place to Shoot a Commercial?

02/5
2015

Andy Fry at the production services website KFTV discusses the best places in the U.S. or internationally for tax incentives for commercials...