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Blackmagic Design today announced that colorist Tony Dustin of Hollywood-based Technicolor used the DaVinci Resolve Linux non-linear color correction system for color grading work done on Paramount Pictures/Relativity Media’s critically acclaimed feature film “The Fighter,” directed by David O. Russell. The film stars actor/producer Mark Wahlberg, Amy Adams, and recent Golden Globe® winners Christian Bale and Melissa Leo, and is currently in theaters nationwide.

The Fighter

Using the DaVinci Resolve system to give the film a rich, realistic look, Dustin worked alongside Russell, post production supervisor Christopher Kulikowski and cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema. Together, they created an atmosphere to illustrate the grittiness of the boxing gym and the authenticity of the Boston-area working class against the backdrop of Lowell, Massachusetts, while also capturing the intensity of the professional ring.

Actifio™, the leader in Data Management Virtualization (DMV), today announced its new Actifio Partner Program to expand availability of the Actifio software suite – Actifio - Data Management Virtualization (DMV)the industry’s first, single, virtualized solution for data protection, disaster recovery, business continuity and VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) that delivers radical simplicity at up to 90% lower TCO.

Pixel Light Digital MediaPixel Light Digital Media Launches Entertaining Web Site Highlighting 20 Years of Animation, Video, Interactive and Web Projects for Medical Device, Pharmaceutical and Technology Clients

Pixel Light, a pioneer in the now ubiquitous interactive multimedia communications field, celebrates 20 years of helping corporations tell their story.

PavtubeA new version of Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac has been unveiled by Pavtube Studio, bringing in considerable solutions for editing high-resolution HD footages with Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, iMovie, etc. The new released Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac v adopts Apple friendly codec packs including Apple ProRes family, DVCPRO HD codecs, HDV codecs for Final Cut Pro users, Apple Intermediate Codec, DV codecs for regular users, and Avid DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer users.

Avid editingAvid® announced that it will once again be honored for its innovative technology by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with an Emmy® award. The award is for the “Development and Production of Portable Tapeless Acquisition,” which the company created in the mid 1990s with partner Ikegami to improve the way production teams capture and edit video content in the field. The award, which will be presented in a special ceremony in Las Vegas during the CES Convention this week, marks the third Emmy award for Avid within the past 12 months.