Goldcrest Post has bought two Quantel Pablo Rio 4K colour and
finishing systems and Pablo PA conform and prep software as part
of a new post workflow supporting 4K material and above.
Encore took on the dailies, conform, colour and supportive VFX for HBO's
four-part miniseries ‘Olive Kitteridge’, which was shot on film requiring
full DI on top of custom post services.
Quantel showed a Pablo Rio working in realtime at 8K 60p at InterBEE
2014. The new system, incorporating new AJA and NVIDIA hardware,
helps make 8K 60p post more practical.
The MPC advertising team in LA has adopted ftrack project management
software, a production tracking tool for VFX to handle large numbers of
assets and set up effective communications.
Light Iron upgraded one of its Pablo Rio finishing systems with extra GPUs
to support an 8K workflow on GE 2 shared storage for the 6K colour
correction on ‘Gone Girl’, all in real time.
'Gone Girl', shot entirely in 6K on the RED Dragon, used NVIDIA Quadro
GPUs for post processing and was also the first major Hollywood movie
cut completely in Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
Spanish thriller ‘La Isla Mínima’, cinematography winner at San Sebastian Festival, was recorded in ARRIRAW to Codex and post produced in 3K
entirely in the SGO Mistika system.
Colour correction studio Apache Digital has launched with two DaVinci
Resolve suites to work its way through both remote and local commercials,
broadcast projects and an independent film.
Development between SGO and Legend3D has resulted in a depth grade
node in the Mistika post system that uses data from the conversion to
interactively design depth in real-time.
Alexia Sinclair’s dramatic, fantasy images are based on digital
photography, combined with set, costume and make-up design,
stylized lighting, colour grading and compositing.
Doug Delaney used the Baselight DI theatre at Sony Pictures Colorworks
for VFX reviews to gain a technical relationship with vendors and let
the director and DP see the FX work graded.
Quantel launched LiveTouch sports highlighting system at IBC2014,
integrating editing with highlights. sQ Fileflow 2 file handling engine
launched and Pablo Rio has UHD/4K updates.
Digital Jungle Post Production in LA has made its feature film debut,
completing the conform and grade but also over 100 VFX shots on their
Pablo 4K colour and finishing system.
Colorfront demonstrated Transkoder 2014 at IBC2014 on 4K/60p broadcast
video from Sony F55 and RED cameras, and processing and outputting
real-time 8K/60p playback from RAW formats.
At O2 Post, DaVinci Resolve is becoming central to the production and
post workflow. Editors, colourists, VFX artists, directors and clients
can work with Resolve files anywhere in the facility.
The Mistika DI and finishing system and the Mamba FX 2.0 compositor are
being demonstrated at IBC2014, including the new Spatial Isolation tools for
control over multi-layer EXR image files.
At SMPTE 2014, Colorfront demos new developments in UHDTV post, IMF
authoring and DCP digital cinema mastering in OSD Transkoder 2014,
On-Set Dailies and Express Dailies.
Mikros Image purchased a company-wide license for ASSIMILATE
SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab to standardise all facilities on one workflow
across production and post from dailies to final output.