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. 

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.

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.

NVIDIA GPUs & Premiere Pro CC Speed 6K Post Production for ‘Gone Girl’

Published on Wednesday, 08 October 2014

'Gone Girl', shot entirely in 6K on the RED Dragon, used NVIDIA Quadro Nvidia-adobe-gone-girl
GPUs for post processing and was also the first major Hollywood movie
cut completely in Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

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.

Apache Digital Gears Up New Studio with DaVinci Resolve

Published on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Colour correction studio Apache Digital has launched with two DaVinci Blackmagic-apache-color2
Resolve suites to work its way through both remote and local commercials,
broadcast projects and an independent film.

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. 

Alexia Sinclair Sculpts Digital Images with Light, Shadow and Detail

Published on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Alexia Sinclair’s dramatic, fantasy images are based on digital Alexia-sinclair_Cabinets_of_curiosity
photography, combined with set, costume and make-up design,
stylized lighting, colour grading and compositing.

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.

Quantel Shakes up Sports, High-Res & Live Post Workflows

Published on Monday, 22 September 2014

Quantel launched LiveTouch sports highlighting system at IBC2014, Quantel-Qube-software
integrating editing with highlights. sQ Fileflow 2 file handling engine
launched and Pablo Rio has UHD/4K updates.

Quantel Pablo 4K Takes Digital Jungle to ‘A Better Place’

Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Digital Jungle Post Production in LA has made its feature film debut, Quantel-Digital-Jungle4
completing the conform and grade but also over 100 VFX shots on their
Pablo 4K colour and finishing system.

Colorfront Transkoder 2014 Moves to Real-Time 8K & UHDTV Post

Published on Monday, 15 September 2014

Colorfront demonstrated Transkoder 2014 at IBC2014 on 4K/60p broadcast Colorfront-Transkoder
video from Sony F55 and RED cameras, and processing and outputting
real-time 8K/60p playback from RAW formats.

O2 Post in Brazil Installs 80-Seat DaVinci Resolve Colour Workflow

Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014

At O2 Post, DaVinci Resolve is becoming central to the production and Blackmagic-resolve-o2
post workflow. Editors, colourists, VFX artists, directors and clients
can work with Resolve files anywhere in the facility.

SGO Mistika Turns Up Performance & Format Support at IBC2014

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014

The Mistika DI and finishing system and the Mamba FX 2.0 compositor are Mistika-4K-Grupo-Secuoya
being demonstrated at IBC2014, including the new Spatial Isolation tools for
control over multi-layer EXR image files.

Colorfront Tunes Up Post & On-Set Production Tools at SMPTE 2014

Published on Monday, 20 October 2014

At SMPTE 2014, Colorfront demos new developments in UHDTV post, IMF Colorfront-on-set-dailies
authoring and DCP digital cinema mastering in OSD Transkoder 2014,
On-Set Dailies and Express Dailies.

Mikros Image Standardizes Post Workflows on ASSIMILATE SCRATCH

Published on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

Mikros Image purchased a company-wide license for ASSIMILATE Assimilate-mikros-image3
SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab to standardise all facilities on one workflow
across production and post from dailies to final output.

MPC LA Tracks Commercial Production with ftrack

Published on Tuesday, 14 October 2014

The MPC advertising team in LA has adopted ftrack project management Ftrack-mpc-acura3
software, a production tracking tool for VFX to handle large numbers of
assets and set up effective communications. 

Marquise KeyMaster Manages Digital Cinema KDMs in the Cloud

Published on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

Marquise KeyMaster supplies post facilities, studios and distributors with Marquise-keymaster-mist
cloud-based tools for managing and automating KDM duplication, delivery
and control of processing.