Epic Games launches Unreal Engine 4.20

Epic Games has introduced Unreal Engine 4.20, which allows developers to build even more realistic characters and immersive environments across games, film and TV, VR/AR/MR and enterprise applications. Unreal Engine 4.20 release combines the latest realtime rendering advancements with improved creative tools, making it even easier to ship games across all platforms. Continue reading

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HP intros new entry-level HP Z lineup

HP is offering new entry-level workstations with their HP Z lineup, which is designed to help accelerate performance and secure pros’ workflows.

The HP Z2 Mini, HP Z2 Small Form Factor and HP Z2 Tower, as well as the HP EliteDesk 800 Workstation Edition, feature built-in end-to-end HP security services, providing protection from evolving malware threats with self-healing BIOS and an HP endpoint security controller. Continue reading

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Mark Thorely joins Mill Film Australia as MD

Mill Film in Australia, a Technicolor VFX studio, has named Mark Thorley as managing director.Hi appointment comes in the wake of the February launch of Mill Film in Adelaide, Australia.

Thorley brings with him more than 15 years of executive experience, working at such as Lucas Film, Singapore, where he oversaw studio operations and production strategies. Continue reading

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Luke Morrison joins Electronic Theatre Collective as head of color

Electric Theatre Collective has added Luke Morrison to its London of office as head of color. He will lead a team that already includes Jason Wallis, Lewis Crossfield, Kaitlyn Battistelli, Ruth Wardell, Mathieu Caplanne and Tim Smith.

During his decade-plus career, Morrison has won multiple AICE Awards, including a win in the Color Grading: Over 90 Seconds category for his 2018 Canadian Olympic Committee “Be Olympic” spot directed by Ian Pons Jewell. Continue reading

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Eleven mixes two Jurassic-themed Target spots

Jeff Payne, founder/mixer at Santa Monica’s audio post studio Eleven, helped bring dinosaurs to life — well, kind of — for two new Target spots, Dino Clash and Giant Steps. The spots coincided with the recent release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Dino Clash begins with the shadow of a dinosaur roaming a toy city where its shadow meets another dino shadow. Continue reading

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New Dell Precision workstations offer smaller footprint

Dell’s new Precision 3930 rack is a 1RU workstation that delivers better rack density through its short depth. Extended operating temperatures and features such as dust filters and legacy ports allow it to integrate seamlessly into complex medical imaging and industrial automation solutions.

With the debut of Intel Xeon E processors, Continue reading

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Blackmagic intros eGPU for MacBook Pro

New from Blackmagic is the Blackmagic eGPU, a high-performance graphics processor for pro editing, visual effects and compositing tools, like DaVinci Resolve, as well as apps for the creation of 3D games and immersive VR. Designed in collaboration with Apple, the Blackmagic eGPU features a built-in Radeon Pro 580, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, Continue reading

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iPi Motion Capture V.4 software offers live preview

iPi Soft, makers of motion capture technology, has introduced iPi Motion Capture Version 4, the next version of its markerless motion capture software. Version 4 includes realtime preview capability for a single-depth sensor. Other new features and enhancements include support for new depth sensors (Intel RealSense D415/D435, ASUS Xtion2 and Orbbec Astra/ Astra Pro); Continue reading

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Disfiguring The Man in Black for HBO’s Westworld

If you watch HBO’s Westworld, you are familiar with the once-good guy turned bad guy The Man in Black. He is ruthless and easy to hate, so when Karma caught up to him audiences were not too upset about it.

Westworld doesn’t shy away from violence. In fact, it has a major role in the series. Continue reading

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Sony creates sounds for Director X’s Superfly remake

Columbia Pictures’ Superfly is a reimagining of Gordon Parks Jr.’s classic 1972 blaxploitation film of the same name. Helmed by Director X and written by Alex Tse, this new version transports the story of Priest from Harlem to modern-day Atlanta.

Superfly’s sound team from Sony Pictures Post Production Services — led by supervising sound editor Steven Ticknor, Continue reading

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