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

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    Check out what we found at NAB 2015...

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

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    Joe Herman takes a look at Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 11

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

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...

Posts / Company News
Rebranded Napoleon Celebrates 30 Years

Rebranded Napoleon Celebrates 30 Years

02/1
2015

It’s not a typical anniversary. In an industry full of companies that don't often make it through their first decade, previz house Napoleon has notched 30 years in the commercials business...

Posts / Facilities
Technicolor Buys On Premise Company The Room

Technicolor Buys On Premise Company The Room

01/20
2015

Why did it take three years for Technicolor-PostWorks to decide to buy The Room, a 4K-capable finishing team that Technicolor housed in its Leroy Street facility?

Posts / Media Biz
Amazon Studios Jumps into Production of Original Movies for Theaters, Prime </br>Instant Video

Amazon Studios Jumps into Production of Original Movies for Theaters, Prime
Instant Video

01/20
2015

Today’s Big Six – the major studios that blossomed during the 1930s and 1940s – continue facing upstarts who are leveraging the Internet to grab younger audiences raised on streaming, not movie ticket buying. On Monday, the challenge of bidding for the best directors and scripts got more competitive, as Amazon Studios announced that it […]

Posts / New Hires
Y&R New York Names Leslie Sims Chief Creative Officer

Y&R New York Names Leslie Sims Chief Creative Officer

01/18
2015

Leslie Sims joins Y&R New York as chief creative officer. She succeeds Jim Elliott, who is leaving the agency...

Posts / Awards
Aronofsky and Lievsay to Receive Top Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards

Aronofsky and Lievsay to Receive Top Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards

01/15
2015

Okay. If you're in Hollywood, New York might not be on your radar as "the" place to edit feature motion pictures. But two awards to be meted out by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) society show that LA's hold might be changing...

Posts / New Hires
Doc Maker Glenn Holsten Joins Up with Alkemy X

Doc Maker Glenn Holsten Joins Up with Alkemy X

01/12
2015

Alkemy X signs Glenn Holsten to join its director roster. This is a bit unusual, as Holsten has built his career in documentaries...

Review / Hardware
HP at CES 2015 Shows </br>Some Style

HP at CES 2015 Shows
Some Style

01/6
2015

CES 2015 offers up a different HP than the one we have come to rely upon in the post industry. In some ways it's a relief, for the Vegas show floor is a good place to try out its new designs that offer more flair and a spark of cool ideas too. Flair combined with cool new ideas have been missing at HP for quite some time...