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Pixelogic First Out with Dolby Vision Compression and Authoring Capabilities

Close Collaboration Between Pixelogic and Dolby Enables Industry First BURBANK, CA. (June 6, 2017) – Pixelogic, the innovative global provider of localization and distribution services, has announced its full integration of Dolby Vision™ compression and authoring capabilities. This industry first is the result of a collaboration between Pixelogic and Dolby’s engineering teams. As a part of the collaboration with Dolby, Pixelogic developed a range of Dolby Vision production tools as […]

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HPA Seeks Applicants for Second Year of Young Entertainment Professionals Program

Program Promotes Engagement and Advancement Through Mentorship (Los Angeles) 6 July 2017 – On the heels of last year’s successful launch of the Young Entertainment Professionals Program (YEP), the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) is pleased to announce the second year of the YEP program.  YEP 2017 seeks passionate and driven applicants open to mentorship and to developing lasting relationships with industry leaders and other young professionals. The HPA’s YEP program […]

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Richard Chew, ACE, will be in conversation with Bobbie O'Steen at EditFest LA 2017

Richard Chew, ACE Featured in One-on-One Conversation at EditFest LA

American Cinema Editors’ Popular Event Celebrates its 10th year (Universal City, CA) 29 June 2017 – EditFest LA, the day-long celebration of the art and craft of editing presented by American Cinema Editors, will take place on August 12, 2017 at Walt Disney’s Frank Wells Theater. EditFest launched in LA in 2008, offering a rapt audience the opportunity to hear the world’s best editors share insights and experiences. On this, […]

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Larry Chernoff To Receive 2017 HPA Lifetime Achievement Award

Los Angeles (June 20, 2017) – The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced that Larry Chernoff has been named 2017 recipient of the prized HPA Lifetime Achievement Award. Chernoff will receive the award during the HPA Awards gala on November 16, 2017, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California. The HPA Lifetime Achievement Award is given to an individual who is recognized for service and commitment to the […]

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HPA Tech Retreat UK 2017

HPA Tech Retreat UK Unveils Latest Sessions and Speakers for Main Programme

(London, UK) 13 June 2017 – The HPA has announced the main programme for its 2017 HPA Tech Retreat UK, featuring deep analysis and highly informed debate encompassing the most timely and vital topics impacting the industry. The HPA Tech Retreat UK is a pivotal gathering of experts engaged in the creation, management and dissemination of content for the dynamic landscape of distribution environments. Presented by SMPTE, Ltd., the event […]

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Pixelogic’s Burbank Facility Receives CDSA Content Protection and Security Certification

BURBANK, CA (June 8, 2017)—Pixelogic, the innovative and fully integrated global provider of localization and distribution services for the media and entertainment industry, has received CDSA Content Protection and Security Program certification for its new facility in Burbank, Calif. Founded in 1970, CDSA (Content Delivery & Security Association) is the worldwide content protection association. Its Content Protection and Security Program (CPS) focuses on protecting entertainment IP among third-party vendors throughout […]

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Kees van Oostrum to Serve Second Term as President of American Society of Cinematographers

LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2017 – The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has re-appointed Kees van Oostrum to a second term as president of the organization, based on votes at last night’s Board of Governors meeting. The ASC Board also elected its officers for the 2017-2018 term, including: Bill Bennett, John Simmons and Cynthia Pusheck as vice presidents; Levie Isaacks as treasurer; David Darby as secretary; and Isidore Mankofsky as […]

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Pixelogic Acquires Sony DADC NMS Creative Services

BURBANK, CA. (June 1, 2017) — Pixelogic, the innovative and fully integrated global provider of localization and distribution services, has completed the acquisition of the Creative Services business unit of Sony DADC New Media Solutions, Inc. The acquisition brings an expansion of Pixelogic’s significant services to the media and entertainment industry and provides additional capabilities including experienced staff, proprietary technology and an extended footprint. “The acquisition of Sony DADC NMS […]

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RED Digital Cinema

Nat Geo WILD Partners with RED Digital Cinema on Innovative Wildlife Filmmaking Challenge

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nat Geo WILD and RED Digital Cinema, a leading manufacturer of professional digital cameras, have joined forces to reinvent wildlife storytelling through Nat Geo WILD’s RED Challenge. Ten experienced filmmakers are heading out on a 15-week mission to produce, shoot and deliver innovative short films showcasing their modern take on the wildlife genre. This is a rare opportunity for filmmakers to go off script and push creative boundaries in the field […]

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HPA Tech Retreat UK 2017

2017 HPA Tech Retreat UK Programme Focuses on AI, Cloud and AR/VR/MR

25 May 2017 (London) The initial programme for the second year of the HPA Tech Retreat UK was announced today, featuring industry leaders, technology trends and compelling projects. The event is a pivotal gathering for those engaged in the many disciplines supporting the creation, management and dissemination of content across the dynamic distribution environment. The HPA Tech Retreat is presented by SMPTE Ltd., returning to beautiful Heythrop Park Resort in […]

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