Moonbot Studios’ hybrid render farm combining local and on-demand
nodes on the Google Cloud Platform, employs an Avere vFXT Edge filer
for low-latency access to active scene data.
Colourist John Crowley and DP Richard Rutkowski developed special
looks for ‘The Americans’, by exporting ARRI Look files from Baselight
to use on set and align all looks from cameras to post.
Freakworks rebuilt and equipped their post facility to handle projects
at 4K resolution from start to finish, investing in five Teranex Express
converters for 4K to HD SDI down-conversions.
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.
Gramercy Park Studios in London has tackled the issue of shrinking
timeframes and budgets for TV commercials with GPS Live Edit, a new
workflow that brings editorial on-set, close to video capture.
The 2015 HPA Engineering Excellence Awards winners include imaging
and post gear from Canon, Dolby, Panasonic, Quantel and Sony, with
Honourable Mention for Colorfront.
Beyond Productions handles post for new VR content in the TV series
‘MythBusters’, using Resolve to grade, edit, bring in VFX and control
the VR experience within a 32-bit environment.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.