Looking into reliable storage solutions for the office or for shooting out in the field? SanDisk has launched SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSDs and the SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSDs, the company’s new pocket-sized, rugged drives.
“Every minute counts when we are on location, so with these new, extraordinarily fast, portable SSDs from SanDisk, I can spend less time waiting on file transfer, and more time on creativity,” said Sam Nicholson, CEO of Stargate Studios and member of the American Society of Cinematographers.
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After almost a year of waiting for the release of this movie, we can proudly give you a look behind the scenes of Taxi, written by Karen Duve. A story of the experiences as a taxi driver in Hamburg in the 80’s. Amazing job by Stargate Germany!
FINALLY! After months of build-up, we got our first taste of Fear the Walking Dead with a feast of a series debut. AMC’s new spinoff series drew 10.1 million viewers on Sunday night, making it the most viewed series premiere in cable TV history. Check out the NY Times article here.
Author Karen Duve worked in the ’80s as a taxi driver in Hamburg. From her experiences she wrote the bestseller “Taxi”, which has now been made into a film and premieres today in theaters! Kudos to our team in Germany for all of their hard work!
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There is much excitement and anticipation this year as the Emmy nominations were announced. Congratulations to our #VFX team here at Stargate and to The Walking dead for their most recent 2015 Emmy nominations! Click on the Emmy below for more information. #Emmys2015
Buzz has been building for the new zombie series, which begins in the gradual-decline phase of the pre-apocalypse, right as zombie attacks break out around Los Angeles! Our team here at Stargate Studios is stoked to be a part of the excitement. Here’s the trailer!
Project DreamSpace is a three-year EU funded project which aims to combine the work of universities, industry and professionals to produce new and innovative workflows. It is especially focused on virtual production and moving technology processes earlier in the production, such as on set. It is ambitious as it is broad and recently in Germany the team presented their progress at FMX. Some of the technology impressed, some showed promise, but perhaps the most impressive aspect is the power of mixing different academics, industry researchers and actual practitioners together with a reasonable planning horizon. Too often the technology must serve the immediate project, the shot that is directly in front of one, and newer unexplored approaches are left as pipe dreams or as after-hours hobbies, – no so with DreamSpace.
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The heroes are back. The team at Stargate couldn’t be more excited to work on this show again. Heroes Reborn premieres Thursday, September 24 on NBC at 8/7c.
In the meantime, check out this new trailer!
In case you missed the biggest hit of Nintendo’s Digital Event last week at E3…and in particular their introduction to StarFox Zero! As always, it was a pleasure to work with the kind and talented folks over at The Jim Henson Company!
For more of Nintendo’s announcements, go here: http://e3.nintendo.com/videos/#digital-event
Check out this recent interview given by Stargate’s Jason White about the latest additions to Stargate’s evolving arsenal of image acquisition tools. Focusing on Sony A7s, Atomos Shogun, and SanDisk ExtremePro SSD cards. Stargate has a great relationship with Sony, Atomos and SanDisk to make it all possible.
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Auf dem Großen Serien-Summit 2015 mit mehr als 200 Teilnehmern präsentierte Stargate Studios gemeinsam mit den MMC Studios, wie nun mit dieser neuen Partnerschaft weltweite Drehorte nach Köln geholt werden können. Mehr dazu in unserem MMC Mall Demoreel.
Sam Nicholson, CEO of Stargate Studios and member of the American Society of Cinematographers, observes that “We are now shooting with as many as twelve 4K cameras at once, so on set I need the most reliable and cutting-edge technology available to access, share and transfer enormous files. Every minute counts when we are on location, so with these new, extraordinarily fast, portable SSDs from SanDisk, I can spend less time waiting on file transfer, and more time on creativity.”
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