The new version of Root6 ContentAgent adds CardAgent, an interface
for managing card-based media. Root 6 also now supports fast file transfer,
watermarking and UHD format workflows.
After Cognition invested in six Mistika DI and finishing systems
to launch their new studio, their colourist Mike Eaves and team
used them to grade and finish independent film ‘Opening Night’.
IBC Marquise Technologies showed updated systems to create,
transcode and control the quality of 4K masters for digital cinema,
broadcasters and OTT services efficiently.
Colorfront Transkoder now supports Dolby's object-based Atmos Digital
audio format and can be used to create Dolby Atmos DCPs at up to ten
IBC Colorfront previewed 2016 versions of its dailies and transcoding
software to support upcoming UHD HDR workflows, and camera, colour,
editorial and deliverables formats.
Pablo Rio 8K will be the basis of Sony PCL’s new 8K post pipeline when
the company launches one of the world’s first commercial 8K production
services in August 2015.
IBC SpectraCal HDR-tuned CalMAN Version 5.6 software program and
HDR-certified C6 Color Meter calibrate displays and certify that
equipment is HDR compliant.
ArsenalCreative, founded by Mark Leiss of ArsenalFX, has launched
in LA following their first project, an integrated live action/CG Broadway
musical-style spot for Amazon Prime.
Post for HBO’s new drama ‘Show Me a Hero’ wrapped at Technicolor
PostWorks, where dailies processing, conform and final grade were
handled on Colorfront, Resolve and Avid Symphony.
Paul Harrison, colourist at Finish post in London, talks about the evolution
of colour grading in the past 20 years, from telecine to the fast, configurable
systems and control panels now in use.
The 2015 HPA Engineering Excellence Awards winners include imaging
and post gear from Canon, Dolby, Panasonic, Quantel and Sony, with
Honourable Mention for Colorfront.
MPC is expanding its US remote grading service with a new
partnership with The Work, a production and editorial studio
Running multiple sites, Halo can allocate any project to any facility at
any time and comply with filw-based DPP delivery through the adoption
of Avid Everywhere and Isis shared storage.
THAT Studio is a growing filmmaker’s resource, started by a group
of post artists. From a neat collection of FX and tutorials, they plan
to share their expertise with filmmakers everywhere.
German TV series ‘Lerchenberg’ uses a new render-free grading
workflow from FilmLight, on set and later using plugins for the editor,
with more creative control and a shorter time to air.
Colorfront has demonstrated recent developments in its on-set dailies
and transcoding systems, which currently support UHD HDR productions,
during the Cine Gear Expo 2015.
DigitalFilm Tree uses DaVinci Resolve for remote colour correction within
their post workflow, which connects users via cloud storage and integrates
their file-based workflows into one hub.
Sweden’s VFX studio Fido created retro-style looks and 400 effects
shots for comic thriller ‘Kung Fury’, working with Autodesk 3D software
and their in-house production tracking tool, ftrack.