Avere Opens Compute Cloud for Rendering at Moonbot Studios

Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Moonbot Studios’ hybrid render farm combining local and on-demand Avere-moonbot-studios
nodes on the Google Cloud Platform, employs an Avere vFXT Edge filer
for low-latency access to active scene data.

Baselight Shows The Americans’ True Colours at Technicolor PostWorks

Published on Sunday, 08 November 2015

Colourist John Crowley and DP Richard Rutkowski developed special Baselight-The-Americans-4
looks for ‘The Americans’, by exporting ARRI Look files from Baselight
to use on set and align all looks from cameras to post.

Freakworks Shifts into End-to-End 4K Post Based on Teranex Express

Published on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

Freakworks rebuilt and equipped their post facility to handle projects Blackmagic-Freakworks
at 4K resolution from start to finish, investing in five Teranex Express
converters for 4K to HD SDI down-conversions.

Technicolor PostWorks Rebuilds 1980s Yonkers for ‘Show Me a Hero’

Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015

Post for HBO’s new drama ‘Show Me a Hero’ wrapped at Technicolor Technicolor-post-show-me-a-hero3
PostWorks, where dailies processing, conform and final grade were
handled on Colorfront, Resolve and Avid Symphony.

Gramercy Park Studios – Fixing it On Set Before Fixing it in Post

Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Gramercy Park Studios in London has tackled the issue of shrinking GPS-live-edit
timeframes and budgets for TV commercials with GPS Live Edit, a new
workflow that brings editorial on-set, close to video capture.

HPA Awards to Honour Technical and Creative Engineering

Published on Saturday, 22 August 2015

The 2015 HPA Engineering Excellence Awards winners include imaging HPA-Dolby-Vision
and post gear from Canon, Dolby, Panasonic, Quantel and Sony, with
Honourable Mention for Colorfront.

Beyond Takes on ‘MythBusters’ VR Content with Resolve Studio

Published on Thursday, 15 October 2015

Beyond Productions handles post for new VR content in the TV series Beyond-resolve-mythbusters1
‘MythBusters’, using Resolve to grade, edit, bring in VFX and control
the VR experience within a 32-bit environment.

Halo Restructures Multiple Sites & File Delivery on Avid Everywhere

Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015

Running multiple sites, Halo can allocate any project to any facility at Avid-halo-nucoda
any time and comply with filw-based DPP delivery through the adoption
of Avid Everywhere and Isis shared storage.

Root6 Supports Card-based Media, AAF & Fast File Transfers

Published on Monday, 28 September 2015

The new version of Root6 ContentAgent adds CardAgent, an interface Root6-contentagent-Player
for managing card-based media. Root 6 also now supports fast file transfer,
watermarking and UHD format workflows.

FilmLight Render-Free Workflow Takes TV Series from Set to Post

Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015

German TV series ‘Lerchenberg’ uses a new render-free grading FilmLight-lerchenberg
workflow from FilmLight, on set and later using plugins for the editor,
with more creative control and a shorter time to air.

Cognition Builds Post, DI and Finishing Resources on SGO’s Mistika

Published on Saturday, 26 September 2015

After Cognition invested in six Mistika DI and finishing systems SGO-Cognition-ONS Still1
to launch their new studio, their colourist Mike Eaves and team
used them to grade and finish independent film ‘Opening Night’.

DigitalFilm Tree's Cloud Workflows Add Remote Grading with DaVinci Resolve

Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015

DigitalFilm Tree uses DaVinci Resolve for remote colour correction within Digitalfilm-tree-resolve
their post workflow, which connects users via cloud storage and integrates
their file-based workflows into one hub.

Marquise Updates 4K Mastering & High-speed IMF & DCP Transcoding

Published on Sunday, 20 September 2015

IBC  Marquise Technologies showed updated systems to create, Marquise-mist-dvo1
transcode and control the quality of 4K masters for digital cinema,
broadcasters and OTT services efficiently.

Colorfront Transkoder Gains Certification for Dolby Atmos DCPs

Published on Wednesday, 08 July 2015

Colorfront Transkoder now supports Dolby's object-based Atmos Digital Colorfront-Dolby-Soundfirm
audio format and can be used to create Dolby Atmos DCPs at up to ten
times faster-than-realtime.

Colorfront 2016 Ramps Up UHD HDR Tools for Dailies & Transcoding

Published on Friday, 18 September 2015

IBC Colorfront previewed 2016 versions of its dailies and transcoding Colorfront-Transkoder-2016
software to support upcoming UHD HDR workflows, and camera, colour,
editorial and deliverables formats.

Sony PCL Acquires Pablo Rio 8K for Production Services

Published on Monday, 29 June 2015

Pablo Rio 8K will be the basis of Sony PCL’s new 8K post pipeline when Sony-pcl-quantel2
the company launches one of the world’s first commercial 8K production
services in August 2015.

SpectraCal CalMAN v5.6 Calibrates & Certifies HDR Displays

Published on Monday, 07 September 2015

IBC SpectraCal HDR-tuned CalMAN Version 5.6 software program and Spectra-cal
HDR-certified C6 Color Meter calibrate displays and certify that
equipment is HDR compliant.

ArsenalCreative Takes Centre Stage in Santa Monica

Published on Friday, 26 June 2015

ArsenalCreative, founded by Mark Leiss of ArsenalFX, has launched Arsenal-amazon1
in LA following their first project, an integrated live action/CG Broadway
musical-style spot for Amazon Prime.