CompView will award $3,500 in AV equipment to one contestant each quarter through the 2011 AV Technology Makeover Contest. Eligible contestants submit a 2-minute video of their AV technology deficient room for consideration. The videos should be entertaining, short and non-commercial. The focus could be anything from interviews with AV end users, IT/media support, and tours of AV deficient rooms to demonstrations and adventures with AV equipment. Videos will be judged on overall impact, content, concept/originality, entertainment value, and production quality. Manufacturer sponsors include SMART Technologies, Epson and Polycom. See website for details.
Archive of the Videos Category
Charged Studios Taps Into The Psyche Of An Egg To Create An Animated Short For The Ad Council 57th Annual Award Dinner Co-Hosted by Jimmy Fallon + Brian Williams
New York: Which came first: the idea or the egg? The question isn’t as mind-bending as its chicken vs. egg predecessor, but Charged Studios’ skewed artistic sensibilities, appreciation of the absurd and ability to create a visual story with style and wit is. The award-winning animation, VFX and live-action company’s director Adam Pierce and his team recently produced “Vertigo Egg,” one of the animated intros for the Ad Council’s 57th Annual Public Service Award Dinner. The Brooklyn-based firm took the project from concept through design, animation, stop-motion production, editing, compositing original music and sound design, with a collaborative, one-stop approach guided by Pierce’s creative vision.
In this instance, it was the egg – starting as an innovative idea from McCann Erickson. The global agency approached Charged with a story about an egg falling off a wall and being saved more
Dynamic Duo Delivers Critical Sound and Map, Location Graphics for Top Cable Reality TV Show
NEW YORK, NY, JANUARY 19, 2011 â hsr|ny, a leading audio/video post-production house that provides top-of-the-line sound design, mixing, original dialogue recording, automated dialogue replacement, offline/online editing, sound effects and stock music, and MOTIVE, a creative studio specializing in identity, branding, interactive, creative development and live action production for television, online, radio and print that transcends multiple media platforms, are pleased to announce the starring roles they play in creating the sound and look of the popular HGTV series House Hunters International. more
HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 2010: While some folks hope for warm slippers this holiday season and others wish most ardently for the latest handheld electronics to beam joy into their pockets, the pro audio enthusiast dreams bigger. The good people at Metric Halo understand, and they have announced deep price cuts on a range of +DSP licenses for Metric Halo’s revered interfaces so that gift givers can give more freely. But the givers had best get on it – THE SALE ENDS ON JANUARY 7th, just in time for a long, cold winter. Won’t it be nice to warm up with a frothy cup of cinnamon swirl DSP?
But seriously, Metric Halo interfaces are cherished not only for their first-rate preamps and refreshingly transparent AD and DA conversion, but also for their powerful DSP capabilities. With the +DSP option, more
Streamin’ Garage CEO and Founder Mike Rotman operates TriCaster during the broadcast of a live show.
Mike Rotman, CEO and founder of Streamin’ Garage, earlier this year, converted his home garage into a self-funded, fully independent television studio that broadcasts live on the Web. Using the NewTek TriCaster portable live production system, Streamin’ Garage now has over two million live views. Rotman recently upgraded the studio with an HD TriCaster and is now streaming in high definition (HD), making it one of the first 24/7, live Web networks to go full HD.
“NewTek TriCaster has allowed me to live stream top-notch, multi-camera shows out of my two-car garage,” said Rotman. “Now with the HD TriCaster, I have the capability to produce television quality live productions for the Web. Thanks to NewTek and my amazingly hard-working crew, my lifelong dream of producing first-class original content, out of my own studio, has become a reality.”
Streamin’ Garage produces four live, interactive one-hour shows: “Stupid more
Studio 108 Collaborates With Burford Advertising On An Innovative Cross-Platform Campaign For Childsavers
The Four Spots Integrate a Seamless Bridge From A Tradition Broadcast Commercial
To A Web Spot That Delivers A Long-Form Documentary-Style Story
Recentlyh Studio 108, the full-service production, editorial, and audio company, joined forces with Burford Advertising to create an inventive series of two-part, cross-platform spots for Childsavers, a non-profit dedicated to helping children with developmental and emotional issues.
The idea was very innovative,â? notes Studio 108 director, Jack Hartmann. âThe first component is a TV spot that sets up a story about a child facing a specific challenge – such as dealing with the loss of a parent, abuse, etc. Then, at the end of the TV spot the viewer is prompted to go to childsavers.org to see the rest of the story. The long-form website spot opens with the TV commercial, and then continues â in the same documentary style – following the childâs more
Design Dynamos Marry Art with Type for Exciting Lobby Presentation
PITTSBURGH, PA, October 14, 2010 â MOTIVE, a creative services company specializing in identity, branding, interactive, creative development and live action production for television, online, radio and print that transcends multiple media platforms, recently delivered a sleek, stylish graphics package for The Andy Warhol Museumâs new HD lobby display. The package skillfully blends typography with some of Andy Warholâs most iconic images to capture the essence of the artist â and the museum â for visitors. more
Time and time again PureLink matrix routers outperform the competition by providing the most innovative matrix routers on the market. Recently, PureLink released the enormously popular MX-Series. The MX-Series consists of 18×18 and 36×36 modular digital matrix routers which perform matrix switching from any multi-format to any multi-format. Other modular matrix router providers attempt to claim that their products are modular when in essence are limited to only switching from one format to another identical format. This series has seized the attention of various industries located across the world and has already been installed in military bases, government projects, sports stadiums, and simulation facilities. more
Cinedeck LLc has appointed Oxygen DCT as its exclusive European distributor for the Cinedeck EXTREME v2.0 award-winning, ultra-portable cinema grade monitoring, recording and playback device that made its European debut on the Oxygen DCT stand at IBC 2010. more