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Gear / Craft
Not Drab at All – HP’s </br>Swinging Laptops

Not Drab at All – HP’s
Swinging Laptops

08/7
2014

Admit it. HP has never been known for doing hip, sexy computer tech. Sure, they’re a great engineering company. By some standards, HP is the company that started Silicon Valley, though in 1939 they were only a daydream of Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, working out of that now famous garage of theirs in Palo […]

Press Releases / New Hires
ShootersINC Signs Food Director/DP John Romeo

ShootersINC Signs Food Director/DP John Romeo

08/7
2014

Food director/DP John Romeo has joined ShootersINC’s roster which also includes helmers Robert Adamo, Kris Magyarits, Rob Markopoulos, Ira Rosensweig, and Scott Whitham. Executive producer Jim Huie–who collaborates with fellow EPs Chris Andrei and Carolyn Jefferson at the company’s production division–said that Romeo has “quietly developed what I find to be a groundbreaking body of […]

Press Releases / Company News

RSG Media and Xytech Join Forces To Streamline The Digital Supply Chain

08/7
2014

Joint Solution Implemented at One of America’s Largest Spanish-Language Broadcast Networks RSG Media, purveyor of the dominant media business rights management system and Xytech, the leader in facility management software for the broadcast and media industries, today announced a technology partnership integrating the companies’ flagship products. For content owners taking on the complex task of automating […]

Technology / Press Releases
Free Version of Interlude Video App Helps in Making Plunge into Interactive Video

Free Version of Interlude Video App Helps in Making Plunge into Interactive Video

08/5
2014

Creating interactive video wasn’t easy in the beginning.  I can remember a time over a decade ago when companies like Avid Technology created some of the first interactive hotspot capable plug-ins for its NLE. Great stuff, but you had to be competent with the whole program to make it work. Later, companies such as wireWAX  continued […]

Posts / Media Biz
Poughkeepsie Article Notes Rise in Hudson Valley Production

Poughkeepsie Article Notes Rise in Hudson Valley Production

08/4
2014

An article posted in the online edition of Poughkeepsie Journal notes the rise in film and television production in that mid-Hudson region. Spotting the areas “beautiful scenery, strong creative spirit and closeness to New York City”  as among the key draws, reporter John W.Barry quotes figures provided by the Hudson Valley Film Commission that mark a  600 […]

Media Biz / Article
Kodak to Keep Making Movie Film After Top Directors Push

Kodak to Keep Making Movie Film After Top Directors Push

07/30
2014

The Wall Street Journal, on its online site, says that secret negotiations now made public detail a coalition of studios that are said to be close to a deal to keep Eastman Kodak in the business of making motion picture film. Reporter Ben Fritz  says that Kodak’s new chief executive Jeff Clarke will not make the decision […]

Press Releases / New Hires
Director Gregory Maya Returns To The Artists Company

Director Gregory Maya Returns To The Artists Company

07/29
2014

Sally Antonacchio is owner and executive producer at Soho-based The Artists Company. Active in various aspects of the industry, including work as a board member of AICP East, she received the AICP 2012 Jay B. Eisenstat Lifetime Achievement Award...

Press Releases / New ScreenWork Releases
HOBO Hits the Perfect Pitch For Nicktoons Network Rebrand

HOBO Hits the Perfect Pitch For Nicktoons Network Rebrand

07/29
2014

Hell's Kitchen-based Hobo Audio's owner/president Howard Bowler came out of music in New York's grand era of rock, working with Blondie, Talking Heads, the Ramones and other acts...

Tech / Posts
Filmmaking Pre-Visualization Reaches Peak Level with ZEUS:Scout

Filmmaking Pre-Visualization Reaches Peak Level with ZEUS:Scout

07/29
2014

Green screen technology has vastly expanded filmmakers’ creative capabilities, allowing for the development of striking visual effects and virtual environments at low cost and paving the way for exploration of the imagination. But how can filmmakers and actors reach their artistic peak when the fantastical environment they’re meant to interact with is simply a sea […]

Press Releases / New ScreenWork Releases
Juniper Jones Reveals “Better Websites For All” With New Squarespace Commercial

Juniper Jones Reveals “Better Websites For All” With New Squarespace Commercial

07/26
2014

Creative production studio Juniper Jones recently crafted a new commercial for Squarespace, a software service-based Content Management System (CMS), which provides creative tools that power the future of the web, from mobile and e-commerce experiences to website design and online publishing. Celebrating the diversity of Squarespace’s clientele, the 30-second spot builds on the company’s “Better Websites For […]