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Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
The Media Networking Alliance (MNA) –the professional AV industry alliance established to promote awareness and uptake of AES67 –has appointed members to its board. At the same time, Solid State Logic has joined the alliance.
Announcing the appointments to its board, the MNA confirmed the appointment of Rich Zwiebel, VP, Systems Strategy, QSC Audio Products LLC as chairman, and Terry Holton, GM of Yamaha R&D Centre as vice chairman. Marty Sacks, VP of sales, support and marketing for The Telos Alliance is appointed as financial officer, and Bill Scott, VP of engineering and technology at Bosch Communications Systems, and Andreas Hilmer, director of marketing and communications at Lawo, are also appointed as members of the board.
Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
Sound Ideas, the Toronto-based publisher of professional sound effects, has announced the acquisition of the Frank Serafine Sound Effects Collection.
Frank Serafine is an award winning Hollywood sound designer who is credited with the development of many new digital audio techniques. His work has been heard in such Hollywood blockbusters as Star Trek, Lawnmower Man, The Hunt for Red October and Virtuosity. In addition, Frank Serafine holds a unique place in the sound effects library industry as one of the first major sound designers to lend their name to commercial SFX collections.
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
William F. White International has announced details for its 2015 Student & Filmmaker Open House. The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 at the company’s headquarters from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free. The address is 800 Islington Ave. in Toronto.
To RSVP, email email@example.com or call 416-239-5050 ext. 3835
Students, faculty, independent filmmakers, technicians, and those interested in movie-making are invited to this free one-day event. The company tells those interested to feel free passing along the information to anyone who they believe would benefit from attending.
Friday, August 21st, 2015
With over 20 years of sales experience behind him, we are proud to have David join our team.
Sami Midani, SC Media VP of sales and marketing for Harman Pro, explains, “Our business in Ontario is growing and our product catalogue is expanding. SC Media felt a need to add more resources for our Ontario customers. David Gardner is a passionate individual that is recognized by Ontario’s audio, video, and lighting community for his professionalism, dedication, and technical knowledge. His professional background and track record is impressive. His skills and expertise will nicely compliment the work of Jeremy Power and David Petican in Ontario. We are quite excited to have David join our team.”
Monday, July 27th, 2015
Registration is now open for the Trade Show component of CITT’s annual Rendez-vous, happening this year at the Vancouver Convention Centre on Friday, August 21st and Saturday, August 22nd.
The CITT Trade Show features over 25 exhibiting suppliers and manufacturers from the live performance and entertainment industries, including audio, lighting, video, staging, and rigging products. The Trade Show is a free event open to industry professionals.
To register, access the floor plan, or see a list of exhibitors, visit: http://www.citt.org/visitor_pass.html. For more information on Rendez-vous, specifically the conference programming, visit http://www.citt.org/annual_conference.html.
Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
SFM has been appointed the new exclusive Canadian distributor for Stewart Audio products.
For more than 30 years, Stewart Audio has been manufacturing commercial audio amplifiers for a wide range of applications. Today’s product catalog incorporates traditional, lightweight, and compact commercial amplifiers as well as Dante-enabled products and those that incorporate a suite of DSP functions..
SFM says Stewart Audio’s products offer seamless interoperability with another brand in its portfolio, Symetrix. The SymNet Composer software allows for complete configuration of select Dante-enabled Stewart Audio products.
Monday, June 29th, 2015
Erikson Audio’s Carlos Avila
Erikson Audio has been appointed the exclusive distributor for the Fluid Audio range of studio monitors in Canada.
According to Erikson Audio VP Jeff Carman, “Fluid Audio is an up and coming professional monitor company that is already highly successful in other markets. We’re very pleased to bring their excellent combination of high quality, solid build, and affordable prices to the Canadian market.”
Monday, June 29th, 2015
Middle Atlantic Canada has announced that Gino Pileggi has joined its team in the position of account manager for Central Ontario. Gino will be working with Ron Saunders to cover the company’s direct to dealer business in Ontario.
Pileggi brings with him over 20 years of experience working in direct to dealer markets, including commercial and pro AV, residential, security, and broadcast. He has worked various roles while servicing these markets, including customer service, marketing, and for the majority, as an outside account manager. Having a B.Comm, as well as CTS, the company says Pileggi will help bring strength to its account management team.
Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Professional Sound surveyed pro sound professionals across the country to get their thoughts and impressions on the younger generation working in the industry as well as the schools/programs that have trained them. Here are the results:
Into which of the following age grouping do you fall?
60 and over 27%
Friday, June 12th, 2015
The keynote address at the 59th AES Conference on Sound Reinforcement will be presented by Bob McCarthy, director of system optimization at Meyer Sound. McCarthy is an international authority in sound system design and optimization. His book, Sound Systems: Design and Optimization (Focal Press), is considered a definitive work in the field of sound system measurement and tuning. Bob McCarthy designed countless systems around the world of all scales and types including more than 10 Cirque du Soleil productions and seven productions of Wicked.