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  • Krotos Audio to present latest technology at MPSE's 'Sound Advice' event April 23, 2018
    HOLLYWOOD — The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will explore new technologies for vocal processing in the latest in its series of Sound Advice events, set for April 26th at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA. Matthew Collings, general manager of Edinburgh, Scotland-based Krotos Audio will detail the sound design tools his company has […]
  • MTI Film supports indie film <I>How the Light Gets In</I> April 23, 2018
    HOLLYWOOD — MTI Film (www.mtifilm.com) recently provided a package of post production services for How the Light Gets In, a cerebral crime drama about a New York City detective who’s under investigation for his involvement in a suspicious shooting. The independent film marks the feature directorial debut for Steven Fierberg, ASC, who is well known for […]
  • New post boutique Hiatus opens in Detroit April 23, 2018
    DETROIT — Creative editorial and post boutique Hiatus (www.hiatuspost.com) has launched in Detroit. Opened by founder/senior editor Shane Patrick Ford, the new company features the leadership team of executive producer/partner Catherine Pink, and newly signed executive producer Joshua Magee. Additional talent includes editor Josh Beebe, composer/editor David Chapdelaine and animator James Naugle. 
  • <I>Speak</I> brings studios together to highlight social injustice April 20, 2018
    LOS ANGELES — Creative agency Fast Machine partnered with the nonprofits GetLit.org and Into-Action.us on a campaign that highlights social injustice through the power of the spoken word. Fast Machine’s concept aims to create awareness, inspire action and celebrate community. The pro-bono project was brought to life in partnership with production company Lord Danger. In […]
  • Freefolks recreates the 19th century for <I>The Alienist</I> April 20, 2018
    LONDON — Freefolk, the Soho-based VFX studio, delivered a substantial amount of work for the TNT/Netflix show, The Alienist. The dramatic series is based on a novel by Caleb Carr and stars Daniel Brühl, Dakota Fanning and Luke Evans. The show follows the story of a serial killer in New York City during the late 19th […]
  • Music studio Grey Ghost adds veteran mixer & producer April 20, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Senior audio mixing engineer Greg Geitzenauer has joined Grey Ghost (www.greyghostmusic.com). He comes to the music and sound studio from Rumble. Geitzenauer’s audio career began in Los Angeles, where he moved after graduating from Full Sail University to take an internship at Track Record. During his time there he advanced to assistant, […]
  • Oook Audio launches royalty free music portal April 19, 2018
    LONDON — Oook Audio (http://oookaudio.com) has launched a royalty-free music library that links video editors with high quality compositions via its easy-to-use portal. Features includes exclusive tracks and a simple licensing model with a user-centric approach that allows music to be used in films, and across the full range of video sharing Websites.
  • Diana Cheng joins Jogger as head of production April 18, 2018
    LOS ANGELES — VFX boutique Jogger (http://joggerstudios.com) has added Diana Cheng as head of production for the company’s Western offices. Jogger has offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Austin, TX. In addition to VFX, the company offers color grading, finishing, animation and motion graphics services for work that includes advertising, film, […]
  • Boston's Gratitude Sound expands to LA April 18, 2018
    LOS ANGELES — Boston-based music company, Gratitude Sound (www.gratitudesound.com), is expanding its national footprint by opening a West Coast office in Los Angeles. Scott Feldman, based in LA, will be the face of Gratitude Sound West and will serve as producer, in charge of pursuing new clientele across the film, TV, and advertising industries. He […]
  • Riptide expands creative team April 18, 2018
    CULVER CITY, CA — Riptide Music Group has expanded its creative team with two significant new hires. Janine Kerr, former VP with FOX Sports Music, has been named creative director, while Taylor Amazan, former music supervisor and music producer with Ant Farm, will now serve as creative manager for trailers. In addition, Richard Hellstern has […]

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  • 3 Ways Query Stream Ontologies Change Search March 5, 2018
    What are query stream ontologies, and how might they change search? Search engines trained us to use keywords when we searched – to try to guess what words or phrases might be the best ones to use to try to find something we are interested in. That we might have a situational or informational need […]
  • Related Questions are Joined by ‘People Also Search For’ Refinements; Now Using a Question Graph February 19, 2018
    I recently bought a lemon tree and wanted to learn how to care for it. I started asking about it at Google, which provided me with other questions and answers related to caring for a lemon tree. As I clicked upon some of those, others were revealed that gave me more information that was helpful. […]
  • Google’s Mobile Location History January 29, 2018
    If you use Google Maps to navigate from place to place, or if you have agreed to be a local guide for Google Maps, there is a chance that you have seen Google Mobile Location history information. There is a Google Account Help page about how to Manage or delete your Location History. The location […]
  • Does Google Use Latent Semantic Indexing? January 22, 2018
    There was a park in the town in Virginia where I used to live that had been a railroad track that was turned into a walking path. At one place near that track was a historic turntable where cargo trains might be unloaded so that they could be added to later trains or trains headed […]
  • Google Targeted Advertising, Part 1 January 20, 2018
    One of the inventors of the newly granted patent I am writing about was behind one of the most visited Google patents I’ve written about, from Ross Koningstein, which I posted about under the title, The Google Rank-Modifying Spammers Patent It described a social engineering approach to stop site owners from using spammy tactics to […]
  • Google Giving Less Weight to Reviews of Places You Stop Visiting? December 18, 2017
    I don’t consider myself paranoid, but after reading a lot of Google patents, I’ve been thinking of my phone as my Android tracking device. It’s looking like Google thinks of phones similarly; paying a lot of attention to things such as a person’s location history. After reading a recent patent, I’m fine with Google continuing […]
  • Semantic Keyword Research and Topic Models November 10, 2017
    I went to the Pubcon 2017 Conference this week in Las Vegas Nevada and gave a presentation about Semantic Search topics based upon white papers and patents from Google. My focus was on things such as Context Vectors and Phrase-Based Indexing. I promised in social media that I would post the presentation on my blog […]
  • Topical Search Results at Google? October 13, 2017
    At one point in time, search engines such as Google learned about topics on the Web from sources such as Yahoo! and the Open Directory Project, which provided categories of sites, within directories that people could skim through to find something that they might be interested in. Those listings of categories included hierarchical topics and […]

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  • Why do we overcomplicate link building? April 23, 2018
    Do we overcomplicate link building to make the job look glamorous? Contributor Julie Joyce thinks we might and suggests it's only as hard as you make it. The post Why do we overcomplicate link building? appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
  • Study: Majority reject ads on smart speakers April 23, 2018
    Just under 40 percent said they were open to ads if they were “relevant.” The post Study: Majority reject ads on smart speakers appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
  • Earth Day Google doodle delivers hopeful message from Dr. Jane Goodall April 21, 2018
    'Every single individual matters, every single individual makes some impact on the planet every single day,' says the renowned ethologist and conservationist. The post Earth Day Google doodle delivers hopeful message from Dr. Jane Goodall appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
  • SearchCap: Google algorithm update, changes to autocomplete & regional content April 20, 2018
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: Google algorithm update, changes to autocomplete & regional content appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
  • Google confirms rolling out a broad core search algorithm update earlier this week April 20, 2018
    Google has confirmed rumors that a search algorithm update took place on Monday. Some sites may have seen their rankings improve, while others may have seen negative or zero change. The post Google confirms rolling out a broad core search algorithm update earlier this week appeared first on Search... Please visit Search Engine Land for […]
  • Google expanding types of predictions they remove from autocomplete April 20, 2018
    The autocomplete search function saves 200 years of typing time every single day. The post Google expanding types of predictions they remove from autocomplete appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
  • Hreflang tags: How to serve correctly regionalized content April 20, 2018
    Contributor Marcus Miller gives us an overview of international and multilingual SEO and lists ways hreflang tags can be used to help search engines understand language and regional content variations. The post Hreflang tags: How to serve correctly regionalized content appeared first on Search... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
  • Search in Pics: YouTube Space replica, Google Maps art & baby shower cake April 20, 2018
    In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more. A mini version of the YouTube space, in a box: Source: Twitter Google Maps... Please visit […]
  • SearchCap: PPC policies, Google Assistant failovers & voice interfaces April 19, 2018
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: PPC policies, Google Assistant failovers & voice interfaces appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
  • Voice agents and interfaces will require many new marketing strategies April 19, 2018
    Marketers are only now getting a glimpse of the many approaches that will be required for the many kinds of voice interactivity. The post Voice agents and interfaces will require many new marketing strategies appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.