Film/TV

 

DigitalFilm Tree Achieves Breakthrough Storytelling With Excelero’s NVMesh

DigitalFilm Tree has empowered its creatives through better storage by using Excelero’s NVMesh software as the centerpiece of a new storage architecture. (more…)... More

Chernin Entertainment Inks Spotify First-Look Deal to Adapt Podcasts for TV, Film (Variety)

Peter Chernin wants to spin Spotify’s podcasts into TV and movie gold.... More

Akamai: COVID-19 Lockdowns Saw Spike in Gaming Cyberattacks

The recent pandemic lockdowns had an unexpected consequence: an uptick in attack traffic against both video game companies and players. That’s according to a new report from A... More

Dolby Signs Cinema Solutions Supply Deal With S. Korean Multiplex Operator (Korean Herald)

Dolby has signed a deal to supply its advanced cinema solutions to local multiplex operator Megabox for the next five years.... More

WarnerMedia Pays $3.7B to Renew, Expand MLB Rights (Next TV)

New seven-year deal will deliver postseason baseball, as well as a regular Tuesday night game, to Turner channels ... and perhaps HBO Max.... More

Filmmakers: Maybe Don’t See My Movie in Theaters Right Now (THR)

Even as U.S. exhibitors are hurting, some directors are saying quietly that they can't encourage audiences to return to cinemas despite safety protocols added during the pandemic.... More

Over 6M U.S. Households to Cut the Cable Cord in 2020 (RTN)

Even though there are just over three months left in the year, the story of 2020 can almost certainly be told already with success for streaming and, says research from eMarketer, ... More

Paramount Network Rebrands, Doubles Down on Movies, Minis (Variety)

Paramount Network is shifting strategies — and changing names.... More

Technicolor Teams Win Emmys for Outstanding Sound, VFX

Technicolor scored eight Emmy nominations this year for their work on some of TV’s most talked about episodic shows – from new to long-running series.... More

Film Festival Flix Announces Virtual Fundraiser for Nonprofit Brooke USA

Film Festival Flix will host a new Virtual Fundraiser event for nonprofit, Brooke USA. The event will stream within the EQUUS Film Channel exclusively on Film Festival Flix. (more&... More

TV’s Future Will Be More Animated (The Ringer)

Animation is one of the only sectors in the entertainment industry that hasn’t been forced to shut down during the pandemic, leading to a boom for a format that was already on th... More

Sohonet’s ClearView Flex Secures Honorable Mention in HPA’s 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards

Sohonet has been awarded an Engineering Excellence Award Honorable Mention by the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) for their real-time, remote review tool, ClearView Flex. ... More

Dubbing in Lockdown: Five Ways ZOO Digital is Leading the Future of Localisation (ZOO Digital Blog)

Using a modern, purpose-built recording platform, ZOO Digital created virtual studios that capture every step of the dubbing workflow.... More

Ampere: Scripted Content Hit by COVID Delays (Advanced Television)

Ampere Analysis has revealed that producers of high-end scripted content will face Covid-related delays for far longer than their unscripted counterparts. While producers of new un... More

HPA Recognizes Remote Working Tools With Engineering Honors (THR)

The Hollywood Professional Association announced the winners of its annual HPA Awards for Engineering Excellence, which include some tools that have been used for remote working am... More

EditShare Divests Lightworks, QScan Product Lines

EditShare announced the sale of its Lightworks non-linear editor and QScan quality assurance assets to technology partner, Lwks Software Ltd. The transaction includes the Lightwork... More

The History of VFX and Its Workflows for Modern Film, Animation Production (Qumulo Blog)

Animation and visual effects are at the heart of modern film production. But digital production, as we know it today, is a relatively new focus which began in the early 1990s with ... More

MPC Film Brings Virtual Production, Character Design, Animation Expertise to Disney’s ‘The One and Only Ivan’

Five-hundred artists across MPC Film’s studios in London, Montreal and Bangalore worked together to bring to life The One and Only Ivan’s nine primary characters.... More

Technicolor Dailies, Color, Sound Come Together for ‘The Broken Hearts Gallery’

Technicolor’s Mark Kueper finds a common visual language with DP Alar Kivilo for this timely romantic comedy from No Trace Camping and Sony Pictures. (more…)... More

Dubbing a Feature Film in Lockdown (ZOO Digital Blog)

Magnolia Pictures worked with ZOO Digital to bring together an entirely remote cast of voice actors and shift the recording studio online. Using cloud-based technology, ZOO produce... More