Creative COW Blog The Creative COW Blog. en-us Tue, 11 Aug 2020 07:00:00 GMT PHP Script Blackmagic Design Announced WHAT? As if this wasn't already the hottest summer on record, Blackmagic Design's Grant Petty rolled out some blazing news across a wide range of the company's product lines. ​• Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K. New handheld digital film camera with a full Super 35 s Fri, 09 Aug 2019 08:59:13 GMT Hyper RPG Powers its YouTube and Twitch Live Streaming Workflows with Blackmagic Design Hyper RPG goes live five days a week during the afternoons, and its YouTube and Twitch channels attract more than 44 million unique viewers during these live streams, incorporating Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K, ATEM Television Studio HD and more Read more Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:11:08 GMT Apple Ending Support for Dozens of Codecs -- Including Yours? There's no such thing as an eternal codec, but recent news coming out of the Infinite Loop has archivists, animators, documentarians, and digital cinema creators reeling. Among the dozens of codecs that Apple will no longer support includes the venerable Animation codec, and JPEG2000, the heart of Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:04:28 GMT Ready for some fresh Mac & Cheese? Ready for some fresh Mac & Cheese? Apple announces the return of the Cheese Grater form factor for Mac Pro, coming this fall. Folks are talking about it all over the COW, comparing notes, sharing rumors, and generally stirring the pot until the cheese is nice and smooth and piping hot. If you're lo Sun, 02 Jun 2019 09:44:23 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 16 Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 16, a major update that adds a revolutionary new cut page specifically designed for editors that need to work quickly and on tight deadlines. In addition, DaVinci Resolve 16 includes dozens of other new features for professional editors, colorists, Mon, 08 Apr 2019 20:51:34 GMT Blackmagic Design's Epic Hardware Releases for NAB 2019 Blackmagic once again delivers a jaw-dropping lineup of advanced hardware -- ATEM Constellation 8K with built-in Fairlight mixing in the industry's largest live production audio mixer, plus 16 hardware keyers, 24 8K outputs, and more; the New Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 8K with dual on screen scope ov Mon, 08 Apr 2019 20:29:25 GMT Adobe Creative Cloud Innovation at NAB 2019 Meets Heavy Demands of Today's Video Professionals Ahead of the 2019 NAB Show, Adobe today announced performance updates and new innovations for video and audio tools in Adobe Creative Cloud to improve efficiency in video production. Read more. Wed, 03 Apr 2019 13:00:00 GMT The Introvert's Guide to the NAB Show, by Kylee Peña Going from talking physical preparedness and emotional wellness in years past, this guide from Kylee Peña dives a little deeper into balancing what seems to be a hot label to give yourself these days: being an introvert. Shyness is real, and social anxiety is its own thing to be managed carefully, Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:51:21 GMT NAB Show Guide to Thriving (instead of just surviving) Our annual visit to a classic overview from Kylee Peña about what it really takes to not just survive this overwhelming, massive experience -- but actually thrive! Read more. Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:57:58 GMT New ALEXA Mini LF Expands ARRI’s Large-Format Camera System ARRI today unveils its new ALEXA Mini LF camera. Combining the compact size and low weight of the popular ALEXA Mini with the large-format ALEXA LF sensor, ALEXA Mini LF brings exciting new creative possibilities to ARRI’s large-format camera system. Robust and reliable, it provides the best over Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:55:08 GMT Making The Forest Leaves Dance for Ridley Scott's Hennessy Short, "The Seven Worlds" "The Seven Worlds" is the latest advertising epic short directed by Ridley Scott, a marvelous odyssey spanning surreal scenes inspired by the seven tasting notes of Hennessy premium X.O. cognacac. Realizing Scott's unparalleled vision required a masterful team and state-of-the-art technology to ass Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:47:11 GMT Autodesk Unleashes 3ds Max 2020 Today Autodesk released 3ds Max 2020, the latest version of its 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. The new release revamps the user experience with customer-requested features that enable faster playback speeds, optimize performance and increase flexibility. Read more. Wed, 27 Mar 2019 13:08:23 GMT Rising Sun Pictures Springs into Action for Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” Striving for picture-perfect realism and applying a mania for detail, Rising Sun Pictures produced nearly 300 visual effects shots for Marvel Studios’ latest film Captain Marvel. The studio executed a host of challenging visuals for the blockbuster production including a fully 3D subterranean air Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:17:40 GMT Childish Gambino’s Pharos by Design Studio 2n Sets a New Standard for Realtime Immersive Experienc 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 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 Rising Sun Pictures Springs into Action for Fox’s “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 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 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 RED Digital Cinema announced today that its RED RAVEN Camera Kit is now available exclusively through 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 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