• Joe Herman Reports on HP's Global Workstation Launch in New York

  • Joe Herman reports on the new innovative Z240 Workstation

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  • Lenovo Unveils New ThinkPad Mobile Workstations

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Posts / Media Biz
Study Finds NYC Filmed Entertainment Jumps to Highest Ever Revenue of $8.7 Billion

Study Finds NYC Filmed Entertainment Jumps to Highest Ever Revenue of $8.7 Billion

10/15
2015

A just released report by the Boston Consulting Group states that the filmed entertainment Industry now brings some $8.7 billion into the city and state economies, with good jobs growing and facilities expanding...

Posts / New Screenwork Releases
Nutmeg Creative Works Fast and Light to Turn Out Eikenberry-Starred Mini-Series

Nutmeg Creative Works Fast and Light to Turn Out Eikenberry-Starred Mini-Series

10/12
2015

Nutmeg Creative, along with First Printing Productions, turned out "The Small Time", a pilot for a new streaming online series. Using inexpensive production gear, and talent like Emmy winner Jill Eikenberry, the show spoofs the trying times of small time literary agents...

Posts / Gear
HP Goes Beyond Entry-level with Z240 Workstation

HP Goes Beyond Entry-level with Z240 Workstation

10/2
2015

HP's new Z240 workstations might be entry-level machines but they deliver the latest innovations, including M.2 boot disks, Z Turbo Drives, and the latest Intel Core or Xeon CPUs. Practical touches like removable air filters and extensive temperature gauges help boost the Z240s beyond the usual gear...

Media Biz / Events
Google to host Cloud Event for Media Companies in NYC

Google to host Cloud Event for Media Companies in NYC

10/2
2015

On October 16, Google is putting on an all-day event explaining how media companies can utilize the Google Cloud Platform and how to incorporate it into existing pipelines. Designed for content producers or those working in distribution, the event looks to be interesting and pertinent to our industry (and it’s free). Whether you are a […]

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AICP Survey Spots Economic Recovery Behind Surge in Production

AICP Survey Spots Economic Recovery Behind Surge in Production

09/27
2015

The AICP's annual report is always useful if you want to size up the health of the commercial production industry. A boost in the economy has helped production companies, with over $4 billion in direct production expenditures for the first time...

Posts / Company News
RED Enters Lower-End Camera Market with Under $10,000 Raven Camera

RED Enters Lower-End Camera Market with Under $10,000 Raven Camera

09/25
2015

RED Digital Cinema's new RED Raven module offers 4K RAW recording. A minimal RED Raven system - without a lens - runs around US$10,000...

Posts / Events
Breaking into VFX: A Discussion with Women in the Visual Effects Industry

Breaking into VFX: A Discussion with Women in the Visual Effects Industry

09/18
2015

The Visual Effects Society and HBO, in association with Post New York Alliance and the School of Visual Arts, will host the upcoming Women in Visual Effects panel on Wednesday September 30th...

Posts / Awards
The Longest Emmy Wait

The Longest Emmy Wait

09/13
2015

Scottish inventor Alexander Bain will receive a very posthumous 2015 Technical Emmy for his 1843 patents that set the stage for the development of television...

Posts / Media Biz
NYC Film Commissioner Cynthia Lopez to Resign

NYC Film Commissioner Cynthia Lopez to Resign

08/21
2015

In an announcement made earlier today by New York City mayor Bill de Blasio’s office, Cynthia Lopez, the city’s film commissioner for less than 18 months, will resign. Lopez is to remain in office through October; Luis Castro, first deputy commissioner, will take over duties until a successor is named. News media had reported for a […]

Posts / Company News
Lenovo’s Hot New ThinkPad Mobile Workstations

Lenovo’s Hot New ThinkPad Mobile Workstations

08/10
2015

At Siggraph 2015, Lenovo announced two new mobile workstations that offer serious production power on the go. The first machines to offer Intel's new Xeon E3-1500M v5 chipset, they handle up to a massive 64GB RAM...