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Press Releases / Company News
HBO Archives’ “Life Around Us” Fully Restored

HBO Archives’ “Life Around Us” Fully Restored

05/15
2014

“Life Around Us”, a great documentary series, gets renewed life via a full restoration and clip licensing. The HD res clips have been pulled from the original film elements, so the quality should be good for using in today's material...

Press Releases / Company News
Smoke & Mirrors Brings The Assembly Rooms To The U.S. For Offline Editing

Smoke & Mirrors Brings The Assembly Rooms To The U.S. For Offline Editing

05/14
2014

Smoke & Mirrors have been a strong player in visual effects for some time. It's a bit odd that they are going for the offline editing market by teaming with London-based The Assembly Rooms. But that market is a bit more in flux than the tighter one of online finishing rooms, so the Soho-based company may have something here...

Press Releases / Awards
Bodega and Northern Lights Earn 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

Bodega and Northern Lights Earn 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

05/13
2014

New York/San Francisco-based content creation/production company Bodega and NY-based post shop Northern Lightstook home an Emmy at the 35th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards in “Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction” for their work on the Sunday Night Football opener “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night.” Bodega creative director Haley Geffen and Northern Lights editor Alan Chimenti teamed up with NBC Sports Group VP/creative director/director Tripp Dixon to deliver […]

Technology / Press Releases
The Padcaster for iPad Air Ships

The Padcaster for iPad Air Ships

05/12
2014

From our friends at Manhattan Edit Workshop – well, it’s really owner Josh Apter who has been the inventor behind it – comes the Padcaster AirModel. The product picked up speed with a successful Kickstarter campaign this past year, joining the original models for the iPad and iPad Mini. While the Padcaster might have seemed […]

Press Releases / Awards
The One Show Announces </br>2014 Winners

The One Show Announces
2014 Winners

05/12
2014

Launched by The One Club four years ago, Creative Week is a well-rounded attempt to showcase "the intersection of advertising, innovation and creative thinking." It's a big event - last year's attracted some 5000 folks - and attracts advertising creatives, designers, filmmakers and more. Something to keep track of, as the show's awards are growing in prestige for the winners. Arch New Yorker Alec Baldwin was the MC at the awards show this past Friday...

Media Biz / Article
New Kaufman Astoria Stage to Add Crucial Studio Space

New Kaufman Astoria Stage to Add Crucial Studio Space

05/8
2014

We somehow missed this announcement in April about the Kaufman Astoria studio build-out – it came out just after NAB, when emails, calls and other cleanup from the show take precedence. But it’s worth noting, as we want to be your resource about the important developments in New York production and post. Kaufman Astoria Studios […]

Gear / Craft
NAB 2014 – Day Two of Our Photo Tour

NAB 2014 – Day Two of Our Photo Tour

05/6
2014

Here's another photo essay from wandering the floors at NAB 2014...

Press Releases / New ScreenWork Releases
Galaxy 61 Delivers Show Open For VH1’s New Season Of ‘The Fabulous Life’

Galaxy 61 Delivers Show Open For VH1’s New Season Of ‘The Fabulous Life’

05/5
2014

Brooklyn-based Galaxy 61 seems like they offer it all -- 3D animation, vfx, fluid simulation, previz & animatics, and even a bit of stereoscopic 3D production. Their lux intro to the new season of 'The Fabulous Life' is pretty fabulous itself, as golden cherries splash into a martini glass -- there's that fluid simulation -- and all the rest, which you can see by clicking the video link...

Press Releases / Awards
Finalists Announced for 2014 AICE Awards

Finalists Announced for 2014 AICE Awards

04/29
2014

Cut+Run tops list of finalist companies as inaugural Curatorial Committee convenes to review jury selections in all. Best in Show winner to emerge from this list. Finalists for the 2014 AICE Awards have been announced and the L.A., San Francisco, New York and London offices of Cut+Run dominated the list with 12 nominations in a wide range […]

Tech / Posts
Blackmagic Design US President Dan May introduces URSA Camera and Cintel Film Scanner

Blackmagic Design US President Dan May introduces URSA Camera and Cintel Film Scanner

04/28
2014

At NAB 2014, NYCPPNEWS had the privilege of a personal tour of the company’s large booth by Blackmagic Design’s US President Dan May on day one of the show. Dan showed us their new 4K URSA camera and Cintel Film Scanner – both products took the company to new levels of production capability. The URSA […]