Fancy Film Post Production, a boutique in Silver Lake, Calif., has purchased a Digital Vision Nucoda HD system to complement existing services and anchor workflow. “We are moving files into the Nucoda workflow as early as possible,” said Fancy Film founder Bill Macomber, who’s also a documentary film editor. “The system. . .can support editorial, visual effects and rendering. Once a project has finished creatively, there will be no need to move it out of the Nucoda.” Fancy Film is currently working on several series, including “Underwater Universe,” set to air on History
When he was listening to the rough track of the Eddie Willis performance video of his song “Glow” from the new “After the Music” CD, sung by Willis with backup vocals by his daughter Kadison, Austin, Texas-based director/producer Randall P. Dark realized it would make a perfect “up close and personal video… I wanted the viewer to have a one-to-one type of experience with this song,” said Dark, who worked with d.p. Jim Flores to produce the video. They turned to Sachtler to provide the camera package. “Performance music video is all about an intimate relationship with the artist performing his or her music,” said Dark. “Camera movement needs to be subtle and controlled. . .and Sachtler was key to allowing us to isolate Eddie’s performance from the rest of the world.”
Telemetrics has introduced a new pan/tilt head designed for sports environments as well as traditional studios. The PT-RM-1 is a brushless 360-degree-capable unit with heavy-duty bearings and a belt-drive system for quiet and smooth operation. When used in manual mode it offers fluid movement.