Dreamstime hits 200 million online files from its 1 million contributors
Dreamstime, the stock photo community, announced that it reached 200 million online files uploaded by its now 1 million contributors. To celebrate the two major milestones, the agency will launch a series of photo and blog contests awarding prizes of $36,000 and more. As of February 2nd, Dreamstime invites its global contributors to join four celebratory assignments focusing on best stock photography, illustration, footage, and music. Registered members can share their stories working with Dreamstime media and enter a blog contest.
The best camera gear you can get for a smartphone [ULTIMATE GUIDE]
Over the last 40 years, mobile phones have vastly improved in size and functionality. The first handheld phone was affectionately called 'the brick' because it was large and clunky. In recent years, however, the smartphone has become high-tech and streamlined, with a rapid internet connection, tons of apps, and a fabulous integrated camera. You can also buy extra accessories to improve your smartphone camera.
The Society of Publishers in Asia opens entries for 2023 awards
The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA), an organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in journalism, announced that the SOPA 2023 Awards for Editorial Excellence are open for entries. The deadline for submissions is 3pm Hong Kong time on February 16, 2023. The SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence are celebrating their 25th anniversary next year. The awards span 21 categories and are divided into three groups according to language and size of the publication: Global and Regional, both in English language, and Chinese language.
Prasad Corp to represent Cube-Tec’s QUADRIGA INSPECTIONscan.one
Prasad Corp, the film preservation, digitization, and restoration firm, has formed a strategic partnership with Cube-Tec International, Germany and will exclusively represent Cube-Tec’s QUADRIGA INSPECTIONscan.one technology in some of the world’s leading and largest archival markets, like North America and India. Cube-Tec develops integrated solutions for large media archives and is a pioneer in quality control media workflows for Film and Video.
AV1 opens new facility to house $1 million in equipment investment
B Corp certified audio-visual production firm AV1, welcomes a new era with an investment of $1m in equipment upgrades and a move to a 1,287sqm premises at 64 Burrows Road, Sydney. The AV1 HQ sees AV1 investing in three key areas. Operations, Staff and Inventory. The facility has a dedicated space for rehearsal of live events, training capabilities, studios for content production and remote recordings, increased inventory storage for operational efficiencies, like pre-loading vehicles. AV1 has increased its inventory with the latest equipment including Barco vision switching systems, Sony cameras and advanced wireless communications systems, and the replenishment of digital audio equipment and lighting.
DNEG appoints industry expert Alaric McAusland as Managing Director
DNEG, a visual effects (VFX) and animation studio for the creation of feature film, television and multiplatform content, appointed Alaric McAusland as Managing Director of the firm’s new VFX and animation studio in Sydney, Australia. McAusland will take up his new post with DNEG in January 2023, bringing over 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry.
Meltwater partners with NewsGuard to fight the spread of misinformation
Meltwater, a global social and media intelligence company, has continued to build on its growth in Australia and the APAC region with an expanded offering to its social analytics suite, internal promotions to its leadership team, and a new strategic partnership with NewsGuard. NewsGuard, a tech company that employs trained journalists to rate the credibility of news sources and track the top false narratives spreading online, is the latest key partnership Meltwater has tapped into to help clients detect and respond to the spread of misinformation.
CG Spectrum names EdTech leader Anne Bosman Chief Executive Officer
Film and game industry trainer CG Spectrum welcomes award-winning leader Anne Bosman as CEO. Bosman brings 20 years of experience managing small and high-growth startups and new ventures, turning nascent ideas into fully operational multi-million dollar organizations.
Impressive Digital moves to redefine performance marketing in Brisbane
Impressive Digital, an independent media agency on a mission to redefine the future of performance marketing, has earmarked Brisbane as one of the fastest growing markets. The firm will take its next step in the evolution of its business and open an office in the Brisbane CBD at the Deloitte Building on Eagle Street on Monday 8 August, led by Lawrence Penn.
Aussie streaming apps giving giants such as Netflix a run for their money
New data from market intelligence company, Sensor Tower, reveals how Aussie streaming services are trumping much larger, global players when it comes to popularity and profitability of their streaming services. This follows an increasing number of local media companies launching direct-to-consumer video services to compete against global giants such as Netflix.
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