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Mixers Inc, Post Group team up; more

Two facilities — Mixers Inc. and The Post Group — have formed a “preferred partners” alliance, offering each others’ services to their clients.

In addition to availing themselves of the shingle’s audio services, Mixers customers will have easy access to Post Group’s video panoply, including telecine, vfx, DI, Avid suites, online editorial and duplication.

“The Post Group has the facilities, services, and a catalog of talent which Mixers clients have expressed interest in, while Mixers provides a wide range of audio services to the Post Group and affiliates that complement and complete their offering,” said Mixers prexy Terrance Dwyer.

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3D products and services provider PACE has added three more Quantel Sid Stereo3D workstations to its arsenal. The purchase raises the company’s complement of S3D systems to a total of seven.

New additions are currently supporting “The Three Musketeers,” “Final Destination 5” and “Journey to the Center of the Earth 2.”

PACE already has placed a Sid Stereo3D workstation on the set of Michael Bay’s “Transformers 3” and a Pablo Stereo3D grading system for Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo Cabret.”

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Sonic Solutions unit Roxio is bringing 3D production tools to the home.

The company’s Roxio Video Lab HD an editing suite for capturing, editing, and sharing personal home movies now features stereo capabilities, allowing users to import 3D formats, including content from 3D cameras.

The software also automatically converts standard 2D content into 3D. And who says 3D has to be expensive. Roxio Video Lab HD with 3D is available today at $70.

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