Origin Digital Studios is a new collective of VFX artists, producers and
supervisors in Burbank with long experience, servicing TV, commercial,
feature film and special venue projects.
Cutting Edge’s new TV Unit has delivered a colour grade, online and sound
package for the unabashed Eyeworks Australia documentary series ‘What
Really Happens in Bali’.
According to Quantel, 4K formats are gaining hold in Japan for movies, TV and
large format displays, several post houses are using Quantel and Pablo Rio to
handle 4K post production.
Colour scientist John Quartel takes the role of technical director at Company 3
in London where he will focus on integrating the colour pipeline from dailies
through editorial, VFX and post.
Encore’s colourist Laura Jans-Fazio completed the grade for ‘House
of Cards’ in uncompressed 4K on the Baselight TWO, working remotely
via PIX with the DP and director David Fincher.
Post-production developer Marquise Technologies is increasing
their mastering, versioning and quality control system’s capabilities
with new 4K functionality and JPEG2000 support.
die paten production and post facility in Berlin used a new Quantel Pablo Rio
system to colour and finish a demanding HD corporate image film for Daimler
– all in record time.
NAB The updated Quantel Pablo Rio finishing system includes new format
support, conform of Avid effects and AVCHD softmount to work faster
with the new Genetic Engineering 2.
FotoKem completed the DI and post services for independent film ‘Palo Alto’.
FotoKem’s colourist Alastor Arnold fine-tuned the grade with director Gia
Coppola and DP Autumn Durald.
The new mixing stage at Deluxe New York was the location where sound
editors Skip Lievsay and Craig Henighan mixed ‘Noah’ using the lifelike sound
achieved with the Dolby Atmos system.
The production of TV series 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' employed
Joust workflow software to help control the creation of visual effects, view
dailies and allow on-demand editorial pulls.
NAB Red Giant BulletProof 1.2 footage backup and preparation tool
is updated with more camera support including AVCHD and Canon XF
formats, and more robust backup.
EC3 dailies colourist Adrian DeLude and DP Tom Sigel produced the near
set dailies colour grade on ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, using DaVinci
Resolve to develop distinctive superhero looks.
NAB FilmLight and Codex are showing a new joint development in
which several dailies variant are created in a single, automated process,
with an initial Baselight grade.
The Vanity post studio in Toronto, specialising in VFX, is extending its finishing
services with a new FilmLight Baselight TWO colour grading suite and Blackboard
2 control surface.
The team at The Room studio at Technicolor-PostWorks talk about grading,
conforming and finishing the recent movie ‘Her’, adding last minute VFX shots
and polishing the colour palette.
Turner Studios, post division for Turner Broadcasting has purchased a Pablo
Rio colour and finishing system for post services at TNT, Cartoon Network and
all of Turner's Networks.
The new Quantel shared storage system boosts productivity, teamworking
and flexibility for post workflows, increasing Pablo Rio’s uptake and activity
around the world.