NAB The new version 12 of Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve grading
software has new editing and audio capabilities, and a new 3D tracker
and 3D keyer that increase grading precision.
ASSIMILATE SCRATCH 8.3 now integrates the complete SCRATCH DI
workflow and SCRATCH Lab for on-set and VFX dailies into one set of
robust, cloud-based digital cinema tools.
Marquis Broadcast and Pronology have integrated to control media
transfers and conversions between Avid environments, retaining
metadata and monitored in Pronology’s MAM.
San Diego’s education office TV station iTV-16 employs a Facilis TerraBlock
24D as a media hub connected via 10 GB Ethernet to six editorial suites
running post and editing software.
Because news doesn’t happen in the newsroom, AP ENPS Mobile users
can now access all AP ENPS newsroom software functions from mobile
devices - smartphones, tablets and laptops.
Adding to its role of handling conform and final deliverables for the
new series ‘Madam Secretary’, Modern VideoFilm’s colourist Todd
Bochner has taken on the grade for the show.
Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Media Composer can now share Avid
DNxHD or Avid DNxHR media and other open file types on the same
ISIS storage infrastructure.
Arrow Media used the Aframe Proxy First workflow to help manage dailies
for National Geographics’ series ‘Ultimate Airport Dubai’, speeding up
logging, ingest and assembly.
ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Web is a new cloud-based collaboration and
review tool made to share clips, versions and timelines, without restrictions
on format, resolution, time or location.
Interplay | MAM Foundation addresses common access, operations and
asset protection needs in media organizations, and helps automate
Dialogue Search v1.8 from Nexidia, a developer of dialogue and audio
analysis systems, is a phonetic-based search tool that now includes
integration with Avid Interplay Production.
At IBC, Avid showed new developments in MediaCentral, including Resolution
Independence, allowing users to work with 4K and other high-res formats
using the new Avid DNxHR codec.
The DaVinci Resolve 11.2 update improves CinemaDNG RAW image
processing a with new soft clip option, better round trip workflows with
Avid Media Composer 8.3, and DNxHR support.
Troublemaker Studios used Avid Everywhere on the new 3D movie ‘Sin
City: A Dame To Kill For’, basing the workflow on the MediaCentral Platform
and Avid’s sound and editing software.
Filmlance in Stockholm completed the conform, online and colour
grading of BAFTA-nominated crime drama ‘Bron/Broen’ on their
Quantel Pablo colour and finishing system.
Avid Media Composer | Software is now updated to version 8.1 with
new tools and improvements to the timeline to speed up editing and
working with variations and audio.
The new Avid Media Composer | Software is available now with resolution
independent workflows for file-based editing of SD, HD and 4K media,
plus the new Avid DNxHR codec.
The team at Creative Post developed the finishing workflow for IMAX
documentary ‘Wonders of the Arctic 3D’, using a Mistika system for online,
colour correction and titling.