Creative COW Blog https://blogs.creativecow.net/creative-cow The Creative COW Blog. en-us Mon, 25 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net Childish Gambino’s Pharos by Design Studio 2n Sets a New Standard for Realtime Immersive Experienc https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14880/childish_gambinos_pharos_by_design_studio_2n_sets_a_new_standard_for_realtime_im https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14880/childish_gambinos_pharos_by_design_studio_2n_sets_a_new_standard_for_realtime_im 2n, a pioneer in both interactive software design and live tour visuals, has redefined large-scale immersive experiences with Pharos, the winner of this year’s Visual Effects Society award for best visual effects in a special venue project. Read more. Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:30:23 GMT Early Years of Freddie Mercury and Queen Lensed with Vintage Cooke Speed Panchros for "Bohemian Rhap https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14870/early_years_of_freddie_mercury_and_queen_lensed_with_vintage_cooke_speed_panchro https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14870/early_years_of_freddie_mercury_and_queen_lensed_with_vintage_cooke_speed_panchro Newton Thomas ‘Tom’ Sigel, ASC chose a full range of original Cooke Speed Panchros, with a slightly new housing and updated mechanics from ARRI Rental UK, to shoot the early years documented in the 20th Century Fox/Regency production of Bohemian Rhapsody. Read more. Thu, 28 Feb 2019 18:29:34 GMT How Cinesite and Allegorithmic Substance Recreated a Legendary Medieval City for Lionsgate’s ‘Ro https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14867/how_cinesite_and_allegorithmic_substance_recreated_a_legendary_medieval_city_for https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14867/how_cinesite_and_allegorithmic_substance_recreated_a_legendary_medieval_city_for The city of Nottingham perpetually exists in two states: the metropolitan center that it is today, and the fictional home of one of the world’s most famous outlaws. So when the filmmakers behind 2018’s Robin Hood looked to recreate the fictional Nottingham, it needed to build it from scratch wi Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:18:30 GMT Rising Sun Pictures Springs into Action for Fox’s “Alita: Battle Angel” https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14866/rising_sun_pictures_springs_into_action_for_foxs_alita_battle_angel https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14866/rising_sun_pictures_springs_into_action_for_foxs_alita_battle_angel Rising Sun Pictures’ ability to deliver amazing visuals is on full display in the 20th Century Fox’s new cyberpunk adventure film Alita: Battle Angel. Working in tandem with Weta Digital, the lead visual effects studio, RSP created breathtaking shots for two key sequences in the film, including Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:11:37 GMT Apple & NVIDIA At It Again https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14864/apple_nvidia_at_it_again https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14864/apple_nvidia_at_it_again Is Apple and NVIDIA not playing nicely again affecting you and the applications you use? Does it affect how you feel about Apple? Weigh in for another round of Apple Talk! Read more. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:07:22 GMT Framestore Puts Hulk Into Action https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14697/framestore_puts_hulk_into_action https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14697/framestore_puts_hulk_into_action International Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore is showing its cross-platform capabilities yet again by bringing the powerful Marvel character Hulk to life on both film and commercial platforms. The Film team in London and Integrated Advertising team in Los Angeles collaborated on the latest Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:25:34 GMT RED Digital Cinema RAVEN Camera Kit Available Exclusively Through Apple.com https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14698/red_digital_cinema_raven_camera_kit_available_exclusively_through_applecom https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14698/red_digital_cinema_raven_camera_kit_available_exclusively_through_applecom RED Digital Cinema announced today that its RED RAVEN Camera Kit is now available exclusively through Apple.com and available to demo at select Apple Retail Stores. Priced at $14,995, it includes everything you need to start shooting and editing, including lens, card reader, batteries, case, and mo Thu, 03 Aug 2017 10:35:00 GMT Blackmagic Design Introduces Fusion 9 with VR https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14696/blackmagic_design_introduces_fusion_9_with_vr https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14696/blackmagic_design_introduces_fusion_9_with_vr Blackmagic Design today announced Fusion 9, a major update to its visual effects, compositing, 3D and motion graphics software. Fusion 9 has been designed to support the latest workflows and features new VR tools, entirely new keyer technology, planar tracking, camera tracking, multi user collabora Thu, 03 Aug 2017 08:46:45 GMT ARRI Camera Showreel 2017 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14635/arri-camera-showreel-2017 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14635/arri-camera-showreel-2017 ARRI ALEXA SXT, AMIRA, ALEXA Mini, and ALEXA 65 get to strut their stuff in this collection of some of the highlights of some of the world's highest-profile cinematography. In addition to footage from recent releases such as The Fate of the Furious, Moonlight, Rogue One, Ghost in the Shell, Lion, T Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:21:59 GMT AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus: 4-Channel HD Recording, with 4K Apple ProRes/Avid DNxHD Support https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14634/aja_ki_pro_ultra_plus_4channel_hd_recording_with_4k apple proresavid dnxhd suppo https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14634/aja_ki_pro_ultra_plus_4channel_hd_recording_with_4k apple proresavid dnxhd suppo AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus is a Multi-Channel Apple ProRes recorder offering up to 4-Channels of simultaneous HD recording, or in Single-Channel mode a 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Apple ProRes® or Avid DNxHD® MXF recorder and player supporting the latest connectivity including 3G-SDI, Fiber and HDMI 2.0, as well Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:07:07 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 14 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14633/blackmagic_design_announces_davinci_resolve_14 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14633/blackmagic_design_announces_davinci_resolve_14 Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 14, the biggest release in the history of the product, and an update. New features include up to 10 times performance improvement, a whole new audio post production suite with Fairlight audio built into DaVinci Resolve, and multi user collaboration Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:44:53 GMT DJI Introduces Ronin 2, A More Powerful, Versatile and Intelligent Stabilizer For Film And Video Pro https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14631/dji_introduces_ronin_2_a_more_powerful_versatile_and_intelligent stabilizer for https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14631/dji_introduces_ronin_2_a_more_powerful_versatile_and_intelligent stabilizer for DJI, the world’s leader in creative camera technology, today introduced Ronin 2, the three-axis camera stabilizer redesigned to give filmmakers the freedom to capture any scene they can imagine. Based on DJI’s transformative gimbal technology, Ronin 2 has more power and torque to carry larger c Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:05:52 GMT HP Announces DreamColor Cinema 4K 31" and 24" Displays, Secure Mobile Workstations https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14632/hp_announces_dreamcolor_cinema_4k_31_and_24_displays_secure mobile workstations https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14632/hp_announces_dreamcolor_cinema_4k_31_and_24_displays_secure mobile workstations Today at NAB, HP Inc. announced true Cinema 4K displays, arming color professionals with new features, like color-critical accuracy and automatic calibration, to produce the films and animations of tomorrow: the new HP DreamColor Z31x Studio and HP DreamColor Z24x G2 displays. Also announced: the H Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:09:23 GMT Panasonic at NAB Show 2017 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14630/panasonic_at_nab_show_2017 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14630/panasonic_at_nab_show_2017 Panasonic’s booth at NAB is going to packed with the range of goodness that showgoers have come to expect, including the Cinema VariCam Experience, a look at the control room of the future, cloud-based news production, transparent and AR displays, and much more that we’ll be reporting throughou Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:55:31 GMT ARRI ALEXA Goes Wireless! https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14628/arri_alexa_goes_wireless https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14628/arri_alexa_goes_wireless In a move that will increase efficiency on set, ARRI has integrated a high-quality and low-latency HD video transmitter and a WiFi radio into the new ALEXA SXT W model ("W" for Wireless). Based on the popular ALEXA SXT Plus, the SXT W will replace the ALEXA SXT Plus and ALEXA SXT Studio models. As Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:38:55 GMT The Right Tool for the Task? How Do You KNOW? https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14584/the_right_tool_for_the_task_how_do_you_know https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14584/the_right_tool_for_the_task_how_do_you_know Once a thread passes 150 posts or so, you can assume that it's taken a turn or two, and this one sure has. From a casual query on the relative merits of Apple and Adobe's approach to integrating third-party interface elements in their NLEs, this thread has evolved to include screen layouts, keyboar Thu, 09 Mar 2017 22:26:09 GMT Blackmagic Design's Cameras and Resolve Press Conference https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14577/blackmagic_designs_cameras_and_resolve_press_conference https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14577/blackmagic_designs_cameras_and_resolve_press_conference How's THIS for another way that Blackmagic is changing the game? World class headline news, direct to you, no waiting in line at NAB. Following last month's press conference on BMD's broadcast products, CEO Grant Petty walks us through new control surfaces for DaVinci Resolve starting at $995, and Fri, 03 Mar 2017 16:26:35 GMT Adobe Stock Contributor Portal Allows Creators To Sell Their Stock Media Directly Inside Creative Cl https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14585/adobe_stock_contributor_portal_allows_creators_to_sell_their_stock media directl https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14585/adobe_stock_contributor_portal_allows_creators_to_sell_their_stock media directl If you're reading this, it’s all but certain that you’ve at some point in your career made money using an Adobe product. With the Adobe Stock Contributor Portal comes a twist: Adobe now provides a platform for you to upload your footage, photos, and vector illustrations for sale into the librar Tue, 20 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT