Sound & Picture http://soundandpicture.com Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:55:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Composer Tree Adams on his Original Soundtrack for ‘The 100’ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/composer-tree-adams-on-his-original-soundtrack-for-the-100/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/composer-tree-adams-on-his-original-soundtrack-for-the-100/#respond Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:55:05 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43961 As The CW’s post-apocalyptic hit show The 100 shifts to more cinematic soundscapes, executive producer Jason Rothenberg decided to summon the talents of Californication and Legends composer Tree Adams. Stylistically beautiful and at the same time edgy, impactful and compelling is quite the understatement when it comes to describing this massive chimera of Middle Eastern [...]

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DCS Atlanta Event: VariCam – Codex – Hot Rod Cameras at John Sharaf Photography http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/dcs-atlanta-event-varicam-codex-hot-rod-cameras-at-john-sharaf-photography/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/dcs-atlanta-event-varicam-codex-hot-rod-cameras-at-john-sharaf-photography/#respond Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:37:36 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43955 All are welcome to join the Digital Cinema Society for their first Atlanta area event to be held at the studios of John Sharaf Photography on Saturday, July 16, 2016. The event will feature the Panasonic VariCam line of Digital Cinema cameras along with complementary Codex recording systems. Panasonic’s Steve Mahrer will offer an in-depth [...]

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Magic Leap & Lucasfilm are Making Your Star Wars Dreams a Reality http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/magic-leap-and-lucasfilm-are-making-your-star-wars-dreams-a-reality/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/magic-leap-and-lucasfilm-are-making-your-star-wars-dreams-a-reality/#respond Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:42:41 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43916 Magic Leap, the mysterious US tech startup with more venture capital than you can shake a Pacific Heights condo at, recently posted an incredibly impressive video of a collaboration with Lucasfilm. The video shows off Magic Leap’s mixed-reality technology, which is essentially a headset that allows users to see, hear, and interact with a computer-graphic [...]

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Constructing History: The VFX of ‘Confirmation’ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/constructing-history-the-vfx-of-confirmation/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/constructing-history-the-vfx-of-confirmation/#respond Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:09:50 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43898 When it came to recreating Washington, D.C., for Confirmation, which explores the political and legal scandal surrounding the Supreme Court confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas, filmmaker Rick Famuyiwa (Dope, The Wood) relied on the digital expertise of Shade VFX. “Our task was to make the viewer think the film was shot in Washington, D.C.,” remarks Gabriel [...]

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2016 Summer Blockbuster Report http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/2016-summer-blockbuster-report/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/2016-summer-blockbuster-report/#respond Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:24:55 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43889 With summer officially in full swing, our thoughts turn to one of this season’s most captivating draws: the big summer blockbuster. We selected a few of the biggest features from the pack, and we’ve highlighted some of the major technical players behind these massive productions. Independence Day: Resurgence This highly anticipated sequel from 20th Century Fox [...]

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Red Giant Universe 2.0 Expands its Creative Force with Major Updates http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/red-giant-universe-2-0-expands-its-creative-force-with-major-updates/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/red-giant-universe-2-0-expands-its-creative-force-with-major-updates/#respond Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:16:54 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43944 Portland, OR – Red Giant today released Red Giant Universe 2.0, a major update to the company’s GPU-accelerated plugins for editors and motion graphics artists. With more than 60 tools that run in Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, Adobe After Effects® CC, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Apple Motion, Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve, HitFilm and Sony Vegas, [...]

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Jaunt ONE Camera Available to Public through Radiant Images Rental House http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/jaunt-one-camera-available-to-public-through-radiant-images-rental-house/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/jaunt-one-camera-available-to-public-through-radiant-images-rental-house/#respond Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:57:06 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43932 Palo Alto, CA – Jaunt Inc., the industry leader in cinematic virtual reality (VR), today announced that the award-winning Jaunt ONE camera will be made available for public use through a pilot program with Radiant Images, a Los Angeles-based digital cinema innovator and rental house. In addition to the patented camera technology, Jaunt Cloud Services (JCS), [...]

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Eartec Releases UltraLite: Full Duplex Wireless Without a Base Station http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/eartec-releases-ultralite-full-duplex-wireless-without-a-base-station/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/eartec-releases-ultralite-full-duplex-wireless-without-a-base-station/#respond Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:34:07 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43876 The UltraLite is a new breed of full duplex wireless headset that allows up to 4 people to communicate simultaneously without a base station. The UltraLite is a breakthrough because it features a miniature transceiver built right inside the ear cup eliminating cables and belt packs. Since no base station is required teams have total [...]

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Hive Founder Jonathan Miller on the Future of Lighting http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/the-future-of-lighting/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/the-future-of-lighting/#respond Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:40:56 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43861 Hive Lighting, based out of Los Angeles, finds itself at the forefront of the “next big thing” in lighting for film and television, with their focus on a new plasma lighting technology. We spoke with Hive’s founder and CPO Jonathan Miller about all things plasma and Hive’s latest products, including their award-winning new 1,000 Watt [...]

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Yamaha EMX Series Compact Powered Mixers Deliver Powerful Performance, Greater Portability, Updated Look http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/yamaha-emx-series-compact-powered-mixers-deliver-powerful-performance-greater-portability-updated-look/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/06/yamaha-emx-series-compact-powered-mixers-deliver-powerful-performance-greater-portability-updated-look/#respond Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:13:01 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=43882 Buena Park, CA – Yamaha today unveiled the latest models in the company’s popular EMX series powered mixer lineup, which incorporate powerful new professional features as well as an updated look and interface. Since its debut 30 years ago, the EMX Series has earned its stellar reputation by providing users having little or no live [...]

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