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For 30 years, Dell has played a critical role in transforming the computing industry, making advanced technology more accessible and affordable to people and organizations around the globe. Simply put, we give our customers the power to do more. We have held true to this guiding principle since our founding. Our entrepreneurial spirit drives us to challenge the status quo to find new ways to make IT work better. Today, our strongest-ever product and services portfolio and capabilities address the full range of technology requirements – all to deliver comprehensive solutions with best value, ease of use and flexibility.
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Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real time film scanners for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability in post production, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including 6G‑SDI and 12G‑SDI products and stereoscopic 3D and Ultra HD workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia. For more information, please go to www.blackmagicdesign.com.
EditStock is founded on the principle that creative skill is improved when practice and ambition are combined with access to professional resources and feedback.
We’re committed to providing inspiring, high production value film footage to schools around the world in order to help students learn the art of video editing. Already, colleges like The University of San Francisco, The University of Winchester (UK), and Seneca College (Canada) are using footage from EditStock in their classrooms.
Each project in EditStock’s library is hand picked to ensure that it teaches valuable lessons and meets our high production value standards. Our library includes official selections from prestigious festivals like The LA Short Film Fest, LA Indie Fest, The Milwaukee Film Festival, and even a finalists from Ron Howard’s Long Live Imagination competition. We choose our footage carefully because we know that in order to be inspired to cut, an editor must sit in front of inspiring material. We’re sure that our customers will rise to the professional expectations that great footage demands from them.
FilmImpact.net offers high quality video transitions exclusively for Adobe Premiere Pro. Creating professional, customizable and stylized transitions becomes an easy task with our plugins. Our products are built to add a massive impact to your editing projects in just a few clicks. Film Impact video transitions have become an essential tool for many video editors and production houses all around the globe.
Since 1993, AJA Video has been a leading manufacturer of video interface and conversion solutions, bringing high-quality, cost-effective digital video products to the professional, broadcast and post-production markets. AJA products are designed and manufactured at our facilities in Grass Valley, California, and sold through an extensive sales channel of resellers and systems integrators around the world. For further information, please see our website at www.aja.com.
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Digital Anarchy is a privately owned company in San Francisco, CA that creates smart image enhancement software for video editors, broadcast designers and photographers. These tools let you spend less time processing images and more time on creative work, solving issues from skin smoothing to flicker removal and more. We are creative thinkers who are committed to providing great products that help you easily solve problems.
Digital Anarchy products work in Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Davinci Resolve, Avid, Assimilate Scratch, Sony Vegas, FilmMaster, NUKE, and Photoshop.
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NVIDIA’S INVENTION OF THE GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics, and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU acting as the brain of computers, robots, and self-driving cars that can perceive and understand the world.
At G-Technology we design some of the highest-performing and most reliable leading-edge storage solutions for end-to-end creative workflows. In doing so, we empower creative professionals to capture their dreams, enhance their storytelling, and bring to life their moments of inspired creativity.
Through every touch point of the creative process, we are there helping to keep things moving forward. From capture and ingest… transport and transfer… to editing and final production.
Sohonet connects storytellers by innovating technologies and collaboration with world class services. The Sohonet Media Network is the largest and most established private, high-performance network for the media and entertainment industry connecting the leading studios, production and post-production facilities across the globe and providing high-speed access to established and emerging cloud platforms.
Key Code Media designs, integrates, supports, and trains on live production, editorial, storage/archive, media and asset management, plus audio and media automation solutions. We focus on helping our clients to maximize their budget, creativity and workflow efficiencies.
We integrate video and audio solutions in vertically concentrated broadcast and entertainment, as well in helping non-media organizations such as worship, education, corporate and government utilize media. Key Code Media was founded by Mike Cavanagh in 2001 revenues exceed $35 million per year. We have offices and representatives offices in Burbank, Irvine, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Detroit and New York. Key Code Media offers a proven selection of hardware and software tools designed to meet a variety of needs and preferences. Our motto is “Keeping You Ahead of Technology” where we help balance your budget, technological changes providing best of breed media solution integrations.
Founded in 1998, Marquis Broadcast provides a range of media integration products designed for the data-intensive and challenging requirements of today’s fast-paced media production environments, enabling producers of digital media to achieve maximum efficiencies from their workflow processes. In 2012, X2Pro Audio Convert was launched, a cutting edge conversion application for delivering Final Cut Pro X projects to Avid Pro Tools for audio finishing. Last year, we launched Worx4 X, an Apple Final Cut Pro X companion that creates a folder of the trimmed media, sometimes saving over 97% storage space.
At Red Giant, we make tools, films and training to enrich the community of filmmakers and motion designers. For our own award-winning short films, we create new software to fill our needs. Then we make those products available for everyone else, helping artists create the perfect look that matches their story. Red Giant develops tools that make the filmmaking process faster, more secure, more accurate and just more fun. For almost 15 years, we have built software for motion design, color correction, visual effects and photography that is used for everything from major motion pictures to worldwide television programming to web production.
Red Giant’s founders built the company on a philosophy of the “double bottom line” — the idea of finding balance between work and life. Employees are encouraged to spend time with family, and work regular hours.
Easy to use video and audio editing plugins for FCPX and Premiere.
DIGITAL FILM TOOLS
Digital Film Tools brings together the unbeatable combination of superior software designers, motion picture visual effects veterans, video editors and photographers. Add three Emmy Awards and experience in creating visual effects for hundreds of feature films, commercials and television shows and you have a recipe for success.
INTELLIGENT ASSISTANCE & LUMBERJACK SYSTEM
Philip Hodgetts and Greg Clarke bring their complete Intelligent Assistance Software toolkit and a brand new version of Lumberjack System, featuring automatic transcription and keyword creation paired with an advanced story building interface.
CoreMelt’s mission is to bring powerful and flexible tools to video editors with simple workflow and at affordable prices. We take the tools from high end visual effects and bring them to you inside desktop software. Using our years of experience in feature films and high end tv commercials we redesign complex user interfaces to make our software simple and intuitive to use. Among others CoreMelt has created the Lock & load stabiliser for FCP X, a set of tracking tools using the Academy Award winning mocha tracker and the new Chromatic, a comprehensive color grading solution.
At iZotope, we’re obsessed with great sound. Our intelligent audio technology helps musicians, music producers, and audio post engineers focus on their craft rather than the tech behind it. We design award-winning software, plug-ins, hardware, and mobile apps powered by the highest quality audio processing, machine learning, and strikingly intuitive interfaces. iZotope: the shortest path from sound to emotion.
Divergent Media is a San Francisco, CA based software company providing ﬂexible tools for video monitoring, acquisition, transcoding, and quality assurance. In business for over 10 years, we pride ourselves on making well made tools for video professionals.
NUGEN Audio is a manufacturer of innovative and intuitive professional audio tools that provide the broadcast and post-production industry’s most advanced solutions for surround upmixing and end-to-end loudness management, metering, and correction. NUGEN Audio’s tools for audio analysis, loudness metering, mixing/mastering, and tracking are used by the world’s top names in broadcast, post-production, and music production.
For more information, visit www.nugenaudio.com.
Pro Sound Effects® develops highly curated sound effects libraries for sound artists, editors, designers, audio engineers, media companies, schools and nonprofits. Award-winning creators and companies in film and television, video games, virtual reality, and advertising rely on PSE libraries every day to fuel creativity, finish projects faster, and deliver their best sound always. Based in Brooklyn since 2004, PSE continues to push the industry forward with their comprehensive General Libraries, storied Specialty Libraries, progressive Freelancer Program, flexible multi-user licensing, and client-driven library development.
Wipster is a video collaboration and publishing platform that enables companies to create and deliver better video, faster.
With Wipster, marketing and creative content teams can efficiently collaborate on video revisions, store them in a shared multimedia asset library, publish videos across a variety of tools and easily understand the results—all in one platform.
Music Vine is a young, award winning music licensing platform that brings some of the world’s most fresh and exciting music to filmmakers while offering a set of straightforward and highly-accessible license options.
We are passionate about simplicity. Our minimal interface is designed to be refreshingly uncluttered and intuitive, while giving filmmakers an array of powerful searching tools. Our curated catalogue celebrates diversity and character in music, and our approach to talent-scouting is underpinned by a value for real, emotive performances with the catalogue currently home to over 2000 tracks from 150 world-class artists.
MotionVFX is a registered trademark of a company called MotionVFX, which is created and owned by Szymon Masiak. Szymon is very well known in computer graphic industry and has been working in it for over 20 years in areas like computer games, commercials and major motion pictures.
Currently, motionVFX hires 14 creative minds. During its lifetime, motionVFX has established a position of the leader on the Motion Templates and Plugins market. motionVFX’s home-like atmosphere creates a magic place out of the working zone. Even though we are based in very small town called Kozy on the South of Poland, we produce and sell top quality products worldwide, well known all over the globe.