Sony Media Lifecycle Services and Memnon Archiving Services have
formed a partnership to combine expertise in large-scale digital
preservation projects for audio, video and film content.
Production company Tröll Pictures has launched in LA, pursuing start-
to-finish commercial production with Peter Steinzeig as EP, the Snorri
Bros as directors and partners at Brickyard VFX.
Media Shuttle has new automation, metadata and identity functions for
enterprises, and Signiant sees more clients using Media Shuttle for
collaboration, 4K and large file transfers.
At the HPA 2015 Tech Retreat, Colorfront demonstrates new functionality
developed for its on-set dailies and transcoding systems for high frame
rate UHDTV production and post.
MTI Film’s CORTEX v 2.0 dailies processing system now detects dead
pixels on set and corrects them in post, handles basic editing tasks and
supports new UHD/4K delivery formats.
Two new nodes in PFtrack 2015 can generate point clouds, meshes
and geometry for accurate 3D polygonal models, and the Photomesh
node contains a new set of photogrammetry tools.
ZSPACE in Sydney has developed a point-of-sale AR application
for Ferrari dealers and customers into the showroom for a chance
to interact with the cars and customise a model of their own.
VETUS is an upcoming multi-platform fantasy web series, now in production.
DP Ben Shepherd shot the trailer on the Sony F5, revealing the mysterious
worlds the story inhabits.
NAB Cinedeck focussed on workflow options for 4K, UHDTV-1, HD and
SD demonstrating new editorial and video-processing for cinema, live,
mobile and traditional broadcast workflows.
The Red Giant Shooter Suite now supports RED camera media, allowing
users to sync multi-camera and dual-system audio production media shot
on RED cameras in a few seconds.
NAB Shotgun 6 production tracking and RV 6 image player now work
together without user configuration. Also, Shotgun now comes bundled
with cineSync Pro.
Leviathan design company helped create a new interactive exhibit at
Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry that explains and explores
mathematical patterns from the natural world.
WSI’s Max Reality is an AR package that visualizes weather and
traffic data as 3D images, creating an experience that cannot be
matched on mobile devices.
V3 of the ftrack cloud-based project management platform adds tools
supporting dispersed teams and a new API that extends ftrack for better
workflows and more performance.
ShotPro is an application made for directors, DPs, producers and other
production team members who need to plan productions, communicate
ideas and work together on set.
zLense is a camera-mounted sensor that captures 3D data in sync with
the RGB output of the camera and combines the data stream into
accurate camera tracking and 3D scene information.
Codex has supplied digital recording for the Alexa XT cameras on the
series ‘Marvel’s Agent Carter’, and consulted with the VFX supervisors
on lens mapping to assist effects production.
Brazil’s O2 Filmes handle production and post for TV Globo’s series ‘Lili, a Ex’
with Blackmagic’s Pocket Cinema Camera, using Resolve for dailies, on-set
colour correction, conform and grading.