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illuminate Completes Post-Production Services for Newly Sold Documentary, “BRAND: A Second Coming”

Continuing to strengthen its portfolio of high-profile digital intermediate services, Studio City-based illuminate recently wrapped a project for the newly-sold documentary about Russell Brand, “BRAND: A Second Coming,” from two-time Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning director, Ondi Timoner (“DIG!,” “We Live in Public”). illuminate was tapped by Interloper Films […]

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Illuminate Restores The X-Files for Netflix

Los Angeles-based post house Illuminate recently completed a digital restoration of the cult-classic TV series, The X-Files. Retransferred from the camera-original negative, the show’s entire 201 episodes were reassembled in high definition, using the company’s proprietary iConform technology. All nine seasons of The X-Files were then released […]

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Illuminate Post-Production House Names Tal Fiala President

Post-production company Illuminate has appointed Tal Fiala president, the company announced Tuesday. Fiala, experienced in both media and finance, will oversee Illuminate as it grows its creative services, particularly in its expansion into original film and television post-production for different platforms. “Tal has developed a reputation for […]

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Why live TV and sports in 4K will not work over the internet | News | TechRadar

Netflix has described 4K as “the format for the Internet” and with precious few other outlets for Ultra HD it’s pretty easy to agree.Slowly but surely, the SVoD giant is adding UHD content to its line-up, most recently a couple of movies and box-set poster boy Breaking […]

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4K video ecosystem years away from mass market

Rosy forecasts for consumer use of 4K or Ultra-HD video are overly optimistic, says a new report from TDG, Forecasting the 4K Video Ecosystem, 2014-2025. While 4K will ultimately reach the mainstream, it will be a niche market for at least another five years, with widespread viewing of […]

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Watch: China’s OnePlus One Smartphone Trumps Canon 5D Mark III’s Resolution

Giacomo Mantovani sent over this test video to No Film School, which compares China’s OnePlus One smartphone camera with Canon’s 5D Mark III, which both have 1080p capacity. Some of the side-by-side comparisons aren’t exactly the same: some of the OnePlus One footage cropped 300% is from a […]

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Social Media & TV: Good Marriage or Just Dating?

Can social media and television make a good marriage? Many analysts believe they make a fine couple, but there are some caveats, according to a new eMarketer report, “Social TV: Marketers’ Enthusiasm Cools a Bit, but Experimentation Continues.” “These TV-related conversations are fragmenting across platforms. Twitter, which […]

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Preparing for the Next Wave of 4K: What’s Possible with the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

It’s been a year of energetic anticipation since Blackmagic Design announced the 4K Production Camera at the 2013 NAB Show. Since it began shipping in February 2014, Blackmagic engineers have already responded to feedback from beta testers and early adopters with improvements—both current and planned—to optimize the […]

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The State of Drone Cinematography

James Mathers writes on the current state of drone cinematography, including unfolding legal and union issues, in a post on Digital Cinema Society. He writes, “The technological and commercial promise of this mode of aviation seems boundless.  Amazon talks of delivering packages this way someday soon; you […]

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LG Readies 21:9 Curved IPS Ultrawide and 4K Monitors

IFA Showcase to Also Include LG’s First Digital Cinema 4K Monitor and Newest Advanced Gaming Monitor SEOUL, Aug. 18, 2014 — LG Electronics (LG) will be unveiling its newest IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor (model 34UC97) and other compelling monitor offerings at IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany. […]

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