Virtual Post & Alchemist OD Bring One Direction to Big Screens

Published on Friday, 23 January 2015

Virtual Post put the Snell Alchemist OD standards converter to work on Snell-One-Direction
a challenging low frame rate conversion for ‘Where We Are: The Concert
Film’ shown in cinemas worldwide.

Top BBC Drama Moves On with Blackmagic ProRes Workflow

Published on Monday, 19 January 2015

LA Productions' Patrick Hall talks about changes to the new fast-turnaround Blackmagic-pc-4k-moving-on3a
ProRes workflow for the BBC’s top-rating drama ‘Moving On’, now shot on
the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K.

PO Group Grades & Finishes ‘American Dreams in China’ on Mistika

Published on Monday, 05 January 2015

Director Peter Chan's first digital production was graded and finished Mistika-po-group-chan-sgo4
at PO Group in Hong Kong on their Mistika 4K system backed by the
Mistika Assist Station and SGO SAN.

China's Cornucopia Films Plans Ahead for Post with SGO Mistika

Published on Monday, 01 December 2014

Cornucopia Films built a new movie DI platform from scratch, Cornucopia-film-flowers-war
choosing the Mistika system to give the company an edge on
colour grading and compositing for film and broadcast.

The Voices of Middle Earth Come to Life with RX 4 Audio Repair

Published on Monday, 05 January 2015

‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Hobbit’ dialogue editor Ray Beentjes uses iZotope’s Izotope-Ray-Beentjes2
RX 4 audio repair to clean up and neutralise the best performances from
original material the actors deliver on set.

Goldcrest Post Prepares for 4K with Pablo Rio & Pablo PA

Published on Saturday, 29 November 2014

Goldcrest Post has bought two Quantel Pablo Rio 4K colour and Quantel pablo paA
finishing systems and Pablo PA conform and prep software as part
of a new post workflow supporting 4K material and above.

Screentime ShinAwiL Adds Forscene to Post Workflow for 'The Voice of Ireland'

Published on Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Irish independent production company Screentime ShinAwiL is using Forscene-screentime-shinawil3aForscene to speed up post-production on the fourth series of the reality
singing competition ‘The Voice of Ireland’.

Encore Customises Dailies, Post and VFX for HBO’s ‘Olive Kitteridge’

Published on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Encore took on the dailies, conform, colour and supportive VFX for HBO's Encore-Oliv 550-after
four-part miniseries ‘Olive Kitteridge’, which was shot on film requiring
full DI on top of custom post services. 

SCRATCH v8.2 Gains Metadata Support & Cloud-based Review

Published on Wednesday, 17 December 2014

SCRATCH v8.2 and Lab v8.2, now released, increase metadata support Scratch live-view
and introduce Live View, allowing DPs and DITs to capture metadata from
live camera feeds and apply live grades. 

Pablo Rio Puts AJA Corvid 88 & NVIDIA Tesla K80 Behind 8K Post Workflow

Published on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Quantel showed a Pablo Rio working in realtime at 8K 60p at InterBEE Quantel-Pablo-Rio
2014. The new system, incorporating new AJA and NVIDIA hardware,
helps make 8K 60p post more practical.

DDP Studios Ramps Up Mistika Suites for 4K UltraHD

Published on Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Deluxe Australia’s post studio, DDP Studios, recently completed upgrades Mistika-4K-Grupo-Secuoya
to their two SGO Mistika systems to prepare for high resolution and high-
frame rate work, including 4K UltraHD.

Light Iron Steps Up to 6K DI Workflow with Quantel

Published on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Light Iron upgraded one of its Pablo Rio finishing systems with extra GPUs Light Iron-quantel-gone-girl2b
to support an 8K workflow on GE 2 shared storage for the 6K colour
correction on ‘Gone Girl’, all in real time.

Digital Vision’s Management Acquisition to Fund Future R&D

Published on Monday, 08 December 2014

Digital Vision has been acquired from Image Systems by its management Digital-vision-nucoda
team for 6.1 Million SEK to preserve the company’s 26-year heritage and
to fund future investment in R&D.

Mistika Handles Full Pre and Post Production for ‘La Isla Minima’

Published on Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Spanish thriller ‘La Isla Mínima’, cinematography winner at San Sebastian Mistika-isla-minima7aFestival, was recorded in ARRIRAW to Codex and post produced in 3K
entirely in the SGO Mistika system.

FotoKem Leads ‘Interstellar’ Film-to-Multiplatform Release

Published on Saturday, 06 December 2014

FotoKem developed 35mm and 65mm film finishing pipelines for the Fotokem-interstellar4a
new movie ‘Interstellar’ negative processing to film, digital and video
finishing and distribution.

Legend3D and SGO Co-Develop 2D to 3D Conversion Integration

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014

Development between SGO and Legend3D has resulted in a depth grade SGO-Mistika-legend3d
node in the Mistika post system that uses data from the conversion to
interactively design depth in real-time. 

Panavision Acquires Light Iron for Production Systems Development

Published on Saturday, 06 December 2014

Panavision has agreed to acquire post, on-set dailies and DI company Panavision-light-iron-Snyder-Cioni
Light Iron. They plan to work together to develop turnkey systems
handling tasks from pre-production through delivery.

Colorworks Extends Baselight’s DI Workflow for ‘The Equalizer’

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014

Doug Delaney used the Baselight DI theatre at Sony Pictures Colorworks Baselight-equalizer
for VFX reviews to gain a technical relationship with vendors and let
the director and DP see the FX work graded.