ZERO FX: The Magic You Won't See In The Magnificent Seven

ZERO FX takes Creative COW readers inside the invisible effects used to create the powerful vistas and settings used in The Magnificent Seven. But the real magic is in what you don't see. If you have never seen invisible effects, that is the whole point and the real power and beauty is in their invisibility. The Magnificent Seven is filled with these kinds of effects, here are just a few of them...


12 Things I Know About Business at 55 That I Wish I'd Known at 25 * Business & Marketing * Nick Griffin

12 Things I Know About Business at 55 That I Wish I'd Known at 25

12 Things I Know About Business at 55 That I Wish Id Known at 25 appeared in Creative COW Magazine and was one of our most popular articles. It is a true timeless classic in which COW leader, contributing editor, and Senior Business Adviser to Creative COW, Nick Griffin shares wisdom he's learned the hard way in over 30 years in business. His experience will help you to avoid mistakes, manage clients, and prepare yourself to achieve your greatest success.
Don Burgess aligns with Light Iron and Panavision for ALLIED * RED Camera * COW News

Don Burgess aligns with Light Iron and Panavision for ALLIED

Don Burgess, ASC trusts Light Iron. His last seven films can attest, so Burgess chose Light Iron to support him again with digital dailies and post finishing services on Allied. Directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, the World War II-set film sees an intelligence officer's romance with a French Resistance fighter tested when high command thinks a double agent might be in play.






Broadcast News
American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Announces Nominees in Television CategoriesNews: American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Announces Nominees in Television Categories
HBO Leads with Five Nominations
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced its television nominees for the 31st annual Outstanding Achievement Awards. Winners will be revealed here on February 4, 2017, at the organization’s annual ceremony at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom.
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GV Expo: JVC To Demo New Streaming Platform, Fiber Studio System

The first Russian Channel Picks ATEME Contribution Technology to Support its International Content Exchange

Future Media Concepts Announces the 2017 Editors Retreat Keynotes

TNDV Manages 4K and HD Live TV and Streaming Productions at the 2016 CMA Awards

2016 Government Video Expo and National Drone Show, Washington DC, Dec. 6-8

Cameras Lighting and Support News
American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Announces Nominees in Television Categories

GV Expo: JVC To Demo New Streaming Platform, Fiber Studio System

Cineverse® is now VER Camera

Litepanels Powers New Fullscreen Studios To Do More with Less

Zylight To Host Open House, Announces Holiday Rebates

Band Pro One World Open House 2016







OTT IPTV and Streaming News
GV Expo: JVC To Demo New Streaming Platform, Fiber Studio SystemNews: GV Expo: JVC To Demo New Streaming Platform, Fiber Studio System
Introduced last month, JVC VIDEOCLOUD is a complete acquisition-to-streaming distribution solution designed for small and medium-sized enterprises, including local governments, schools, and videographers.
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will demonstrate its new JVC VIDEOCLOUD online video and live streaming platform, new fiber studio system for its GY-HM890 ProHD cameras, and a number of other products and services at the Government Video Expo 2016 (Booth 102), which runs Dec. 7-8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
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Wazee Digital Launches Wazee Digital Media Hub

TNDV Manages 4K and HD Live TV and Streaming Productions at the 2016 CMA Awards

2016 Government Video Expo and National Drone Show, Washington DC, Dec. 6-8

Saskatchewan E-Learning Website to Receive Refresh and Upgrade from SaskTel and DigitalGlue

Sony Pictures Extends Relationship With Wazee Digital

Software News
Wazee Digital Launches Wazee Digital Media Hub

Spectacular Holiday Deals on EastWest Sample Libraries and Virtual Instruments

‘A Sound Effect’ Gives Away Over One Thousand Sound Effects

nablet™ Releases Avid Media Access Plug-ins

MOG will be present at NAB SHOW SHANGHAI 2016

PowerProduction Software Releases Martini v3 Storyboarding Plug-in







Sound and Audio News
Motion Picture Sound Editors to Honor Guillermo del Toro with Filmmaker AwardNews: Motion Picture Sound Editors to Honor Guillermo del Toro with Filmmaker Award
2017 MPSE Golden Reel Awards Slated for February 19th
The Motion Picture Sound Editors today announces that it will honor Guillermo del Toro with its annual Filmmaker Award. The acclaimed director of such films as Hellboy (2004), Pan’s Labyrinth (2006), Pacific Rim (2013), Crimson Peak (2015) and the forthcoming The Shape of Water is being recognized for his outstanding contributions to the art of cinema. He will receive the award at the MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony February 19th in Los Angeles.
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Spectacular Holiday Deals on EastWest Sample Libraries and Virtual Instruments

‘A Sound Effect’ Gives Away Over One Thousand Sound Effects

Crystal Vision releases digital and analogue audio DAs for its new Vision frame system

Audio-Technica Network Solutions Selected for Pittsburgh City Council Chambers

Film Audio Guru Ron Bartlett Cautions About Pushing Noise Reduction Tools Too Far

Storage and Archiving News
EditShare Lands at Beach House Pictures in SingaporeNews: EditShare Lands at Beach House Pictures in Singapore
EditShare media infrastructure eliminates content silos to bring continuity across media production workflow; Flow MAM, XStream EFS and Ark create tiered storage with extensive media sharing, production and automation capabilitie
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, announced today that Singapore-based Beach House Pictures has upgraded its legacy media infrastructure with EditShare media management solutions: EditShare Flow media asset management (MAM), 235 TB EditShare EFS XStream shared storage and EditShare Ark tape-based archiving.
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Indian Broadcaster Migrates to File-based Workflows with Facilis TerraBlock at its Heart

Marquis & Spectra Logic Develop Complete Media Management & Archive Solution for Avid Users

Archion's Ultra High Performance EditStor Omni Media Storage Certified for Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Resolve Studio

Magewell Named to 2016 Streaming Media 100 List of Online Video Industry Leaders

Quantum 2016 NAB Show New York Product Preview







Trade Shows News
2016 Government Video Expo and National Drone Show, Washington DC, Dec. 6-8

GV Expo: JVC To Demo New Streaming Platform, Fiber Studio System

American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Announces Nominees in Television Categories

Future Media Concepts Announces the 2017 Editors Retreat Keynotes

MOG will be present at NAB SHOW SHANGHAI 2016

IABM recognizes Ole Peter Clausen with lifetime Honorary IABM Membership



Microsoft Surface Studio: Does It Out-Mac the Mac? *  * Ronald Lindeboom
The day before Apple was set to announce their big news for the year, Microsoft introduced their own big news and for some Mac users -- no, not all but at least some -- it seemed to recall feelings and dreams of old. This is a Microsoft that few saw coming and in their swing for the fences, they have gotten many things right. Will it be enough to plant their flag on the mountain... more
How To Create Better Live Surgical Broadcasts * Art of the Edit * Greg Ondera
Greg Ondera produces, directs, and edits medical video programs specializing in surgical procedures. From his wide ranging experience in the medical sciences and broadcast arts, Greg shows you how to create better surgical broadcasts.... more
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