Jon V. Peters, CEO/founder of Athena Studios, has been named to the Board of Directors for the Visual Effects Society’s Northern California chapter.
Chyron Corporation, a leading provider of Graphics as a Service for on-air and digital video applications, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hego AB and its subsidiaries (collectively, “Hego Group”), a leading provider of powerful graphics and data visualization solutions for TV and sports.
Rodeo FX, one of the world’s premiere visual effects companies, has contributed a number of complex VFX shots to two sequences that are featured within Jack the Giant Slayer, from director Bryan Singer. The film was released by Warner Bros. on Mar. 1, 2013.
Oblique FX continues to produce visual effects for the television series Being Human, now in its third season. The Montreal facility was recently nominated for a 2013 Canadian Screen Award from the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television for best visual effects in television for its work on the second season of the program.
FirstCom Music announced that it will host a launch party for FirstCom SoundFX at NAB 2013 in Las Vegas. This new library is a rich and dynamic tool for producers to access thousands of quality online sound effects.