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17 2017 Oct

Celebrate VES Hall of Fame honorees at VES Summit on 10/28

VES

Saturday, October 28

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 Register now for the Visual Effects Society’s 9th annual VES Summit ​on Saturday, October​ 28 at the Sofitel in Beverly Hills.  Keynote speakers include:  acclaimed director Ava DuVernay and visionary futurist Syd Mead.

At the close of the Summit, join us in honoring 21 legends in entertainment and VFX as we celebrate the inaugural VES Hall of Fame class. You’ll be part of the 200+ industry decision-makers who consider the VES Summit their “must attend” event of the year.

The VES Summit features technical wizards, enlightened storytellers, fearless problem-solvers, VR pioneers, and VFX Visionaries.  Get the latest insights from:  Hollywood Data Hack Expert Hemu Nigam; IMAX Home Entertainment President, Jason Brenek; along with speakers from: Adobe, Autodesk, NVIDIA, SideFX, The Mill, WME with many more!

Register now to enjoy:

  • top thought-leading speakers
  • roundtable discussions on key industry topics
  • networking, lunch, cocktails and more!

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17 2017 Oct

American Society of Cinematographers Honors Student Filmmakers at Annual Heritage Awards

Winners Hail from AFI, LMU and USC

ASC Student Heritage Award winners (L-R) Logan Fulton, Connor Ellmann, and Favienne Howsepian

ASC Student Heritage Award winners (L-R) Logan Fulton, Connor Ellmann, and Favienne Howsepian

LOS ANGELES (October 16, 2017) – The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced their annual Student Heritage Award winners Saturday night during a presentation at the organization’s clubhouse in Hollywood. Three student filmmakers were singled out for demonstrating exceptional abilities in cinematography. The competition is designed to highlight the work of emerging talent, and inspire the next generation of filmmakers.

The 2017 winners are:

ASC Andrew Lesnie Student Heritage Award, Graduate Category

Favienne Howsepian from the American Film Institute (AFI) for “Snowplow”

ASC Andrew Lesnie Student Heritage Award, Undergraduate Category

Logan Fulton from Loyola Marymount University (LMU) for “Widow”

ASC Haskell Wexler Student Award, Documentary Category

Connor Ellmann from University of Southern California (USC) for “Forever Home”

A panel of ASC members judged the entries, and the winners were selected from 13 nominees.

“The level of cinematography we see coming from students these days seems to get more exciting and visually challenging each year,” says ASC President Kees van Oostrum. “It’s a testament to the quality and commitment of the younger generation of cinematographers, and promises an exciting future.”

The ASC student awards are named in honor of Lesnie and Wexler, revered members of the organization. Lesnie won an Oscar® for best cinematography for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. His work on Doing Time for Patsy Cline earned an ACS Award of Distinction, as well as won the Australian Film Institute and The Australian Film Critics’ awards for best cinematography. He also won the ACS Cinematographer of the Year Award twice, for You Seng and Babe.

Wexler earned Academy Awards® for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Bound for Glory, and received additional nominations for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (shared with Bill Butler, ASC), Matewan and Blaze. Wexler wrote, directed and shot Medium Cool, which is studied by film students worldwide for its cinéma vérité style. In 1992, he was honored with the ASC Lifetime Achievement Award.

The ASC Student Awards were inaugurated in 1999, with the Documentary category added in 2012. Past winners include Lisa Wiegand, ASC; Lukas Ettlin; Masanobu Takayanagi, ASC; Nelson Cragg; and Benji Bakshi, among many others who have become directors of photography or carved out careers in the filmmaking industry.

 

About the ASC
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the art of filmmaking. Since its charter in 1919, the ASC has been committed to educating aspiring filmmakers and others about the art and craft of cinematography. For additional information about the ASC, visit www.theasc.com, or join American Cinematographer on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@the_asc).

(Oscar and Academy Award are registered trademarks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Emmy is a registered trademark of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.)

 

 

17 2017 Oct

Blue Collar Post Collective (BCPC) to Present Solutions for Diversity Programs at SMPTE Technical Conference

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A paper on fixing diversity programs will be presented by BCPC leadership at SMPTE’s Annual Technical Conference in Hollywood on October 25. 

Members of The Blue Collar Post Collective (BCPC)’s leadership including president Kylee Peña, co-founder and board chairperson Katie Hinsen, and mentor coordinator Meaghan Wilbur, have co-authored a paper titled “Why Diversity Programs Fail – and How to Fix Them” for presentation at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers Annual Technical Conference in Hollywood on October 25.

Over the last decade, many different programs have emerged to meet rising awareness over the diversity gap at the intersection of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and entertainment. However, upon reflection of combined data across these fields, there has been no significant improvement for women and minorities over the last twenty years despite a continued increase in interest and college graduates. In their paper, Peña, Wilbur, and Hinsen build a case for why this has happened, why it’s important, and how organizations can work to make tangible change for the future of diversity programs.

“The diversity gap in entertainment engineering isn’t a simple problem to solve. We have to look carefully at things like implicit bias and privilege which can affect our ability to create programs that are realistic and useful for people with vastly different backgrounds. We’re making very practical recommendations that approach diversity differently — from the bottom up instead of the top down, making the bridge from entry level to mid-career more sturdy for everyone,” notes Peña.

The paper and presentation session will help to guide decision-makers and influencers toward actionable takeaways which make better use of an organization’s resources and time than current diversity solutions.

All full-time post production professionals – Peña as a Workflow Supervisor for Bling Digital, Wilbur as a film editor, and Hinsen as Head of Operations for Department of Post in New Zealand – the co-authors have constructed the paper from over a year of academic research, an independent study of recent graduates, and their own experiences in the industry.

“Why Diversity Programs Fail – and How to Fix Them” will be presented by Peña and Wilbur at the SMPTE Annual Technical Conference as part of the “Innovation People” session at 2:30PM on October 25th in Hollywood. The full manuscript will be made available following the conference.

About the Blue Collar Post Collective

The Blue Collar Post Collective is an accessible and focused grassroots 501(c)3 non-profit organization, supporting emerging talent in post production.

Their goal is to foster an all-inclusive community and to provide unique opportunities for their members to develop professionally. There are no prerequisites or membership fees to join the BCPC. It is a group of over 5000 post-production professionals worldwide who want to share their experiences and support each other. It appeals to those who have questions about getting started in post, people looking to advance in their careers, and professionals who want to connect with more of their peers.

The BCPC holds monthly meetups and organizes events focused on offering alternative educational and career development opportunities with no barriers to attend. Not only are they building networks for emerging talent, but they work to strengthen the ties between the group and the wider community, through collaborative partnerships, advocacy, social events and innovative programs.

 

17 2017 Oct

Blue Collar Post Collective (BCPC) Partners With NAB Show for Career Roundtables

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The Blue Collar Post Collective (BCPC) will be participating as an education partner during this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in New York, a trade event for people of all areas of the broadcasting and entertainment industry.

As the conference expands again from Las Vegas to New York this October, BCPC will be taking part on October 19th, moderating and producing a roundtable discussion titled “Get Ahead and Stay on Top: How to Fast Track Your Career”. The event, oriented around short break-out sessions with focused table hosts, will be providing media professionals with tips and tools for navigating the New York production scene.

BCPC NY’s Vice President Ryan Penny, will be hosting the event. “At its core, BCPC supports emerging talent by facilitating connections. No one is better at bringing industry pros together than NAB, so it’s a natural fit. We’re looking forward to a lively and fun event that will start a lot of conversations,” states Ryan.

Those who would like to attend NAB NY can register for a free pass using the discount code EP04.

Table topics include:

“Broadening vs. Specializing Your Skill Set”

Hosted by Ethan Anderson (Freelance Editor) and Brian Golding (Editor/Post Supervisor at Alucia Productions). 

“Staying Healthy and Motivated”

Hosted by Ana Cipolla (colorist) and Natasha Livia Mottola (Documentary Editor and BCPC NY Event Producer/Meetup Coordinator)

“Contract vs. Full-Time vs. Working for Free”

Hosted by Amy Leland Hemphill (Editor, CBS Sports Network) and Derek Haager (colorist, Sharp Entertainment)

“First Year in New York”

Hosted by Briana Kay Stodden (Post Production Assistant) and Jackie Basse (Assistant Editor, She’s Gotta Have It).

 

 

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27 2017 Sep

HPA Awards Announces 2017 Nominees

Editing, Sound, Visual Effects and Color Grading Categories Revealed

26 September 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) – The Hollywood Professional Association(HPA) has announced nominees in the creative categories for the 2017 HPA Awards. Considered the standard-bearer for excellence and innovation in an industry embracing an expanding array of groundbreaking technologies and creativity, the HPA Awards honor creative achievement and artistic excellence.  Receiving a record breaking number of entrants this year, the HPA Awards creative categories recognize the outstanding work done by individuals and teams who bring compelling content to a global audience.

Launched in 2006, the HPA Awards recognize outstanding achievement in editing, sound, visual effects and color grading for work in television, commercials, and feature films. The winners of the 12th Annual HPA Awards will be announced at a gala ceremony on 16 November 2017 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA.

The 2017 HPA Award nominees are:

 

Outstanding Color Grading – Feature Film

“The Birth of a Nation”
Steven J. Scott // Technicolor – Hollywood

“Ghost in the Shell”
Michael Hatzer // Technicolor – Hollywood

“Hidden Figures”
Natasha Leonnet // EFILM

“Doctor Strange”
Steven J. Scott // Technicolor – Hollywood

“Beauty and the Beast”
Stefan Sonnenfeld // Company 3

“Fences”
Michael Hatzer // Technicolor – Hollywood

 

Outstanding Color Grading – Television

“The Last Tycoon – Burying the Boy Genius”
Timothy Vincent // Technicolor – Hollywood

“Game of Thrones – Dragonstone”
Joe Finley // Chainsaw

“Genius – Einstein: Chapter 1”
Pankaj Bajpai // Encore Hollywood

“The Crown – Smoke and Mirrors”
Asa Shoul // Molinare

“The Man in the High Castle – Detonation”
Roy Vasich // Technicolor

 

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial

Land O’ Lakes – “The Farmer”
Billy Gabor // Company 3

Pennzoil – “JOYRIDE Tundra”
Dave Hussey // Company 3

Jose Cuervo – “Last Days”
Tom Poole // Company 3

Nedbank – “The Tale of a Note”
Sofie Borup // Company 3

Squarespace – “John’s Journey”
Tom Poole // Company 3

 

Outstanding Editing – Feature Film

“Hidden Figures”
Peter Teschner

“Dunkirk”
Lee Smith, ACE

“The Ivory Game”
Verena Schönauer

“Get Out”
Gregory Plotkin

“Lion”
Alexandre de Franceschi

 

Outstanding Editing – Television

“Game of Thrones – Stormborn”
Tim Porter, ACE

“Stranger Things – Chapter 1: The Vanishing of Will Byers”
Dean Zimmerman

“Game of Thrones – The Queen’s Justice”
Jesse Parker

“Narcos – Al Fin Cayo!”
Matthew V. Colonna, Trevor Baker

“Westworld – The Original”
Stephen Semel, ACE, Marc Jozefowicz

“Game of Thrones – Dragonstone”
Crispin Green

 

Outstanding Editing – Commercial

Nespresso – “Comin’ Home”
Chris Franklin // Big Sky Edit

Bonafont – “Choices”
Doobie White // Therapy Studios

Optum – “Heroes”
Chris Franklin // Big Sky Edit

SEAT – “Moments”
Doobie White // Therapy Studios

 

Outstanding Sound – Feature Film

“Fate of the Furious”
Peter Brown, Mark Stoeckinger, Paul Aulicino, Steve Robinson, Bobbi Banks // Formosa Group

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”
Addison Teague, Dave Acord, Chris Boyes, Lora Hirschberg // Skywalker Sound

“Sully”
Alan Murray, Bub Asman, John Reitz, Tom Ozanich // Warner Bros. Post Production Creative Services

“John Wick: Chapter 2”
Mark Stoeckinger, Alan Rankin, Andy Koyama, Martyn Zub, Gabe Serrano // Formosa Group

“Doctor Strange”
Shannon Mills, Tom Johnson, Juan Peralta, Dan Laurie // Skywalker Sound

 

Outstanding Sound – Television

“Underground – Soldier”
Larry Goeb, Mark Linden, Tara Paul // Sony Pictures Post

“Stranger Things – Chapter 8: The Upside Down”
Craig Henighan // FOX
Bradley North, Joe Barnett, Adam Jenkins, Jordan Wilby, Tiffany Griffith // Technicolor – Hollywood

“Game of Thrones – The Spoils of War”
Tim Kimmel, MPSE, Paula Fairfield, Mathew Waters, CAS, Onnalee Blank, CAS, Bradley C. Katona, Paul Bercovitch // Formosa Group

“The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble”
Pete Horner // Skywalker Sound
Dimitri Tisseyre // Envelope Music + Sound
Dennis Hamlin // Hamlin Sound

“American Gods – The Bone Orchard”
Bradley North, Joseph DeAngelis, Kenneth Kobett, David Werntz, Tiffany S. Griffith // Technicolor – Hollywood

 

Outstanding Sound – Commercial

Honda – “Up”
Anthony Moore, Neil Johnson, Jack Hallett // Factory
Sian Rogers // SIREN

Virgin Media – “This Is Fibre”
Anthony Moore // Factory

Kia – “Hero’s Journey”
Nathan Dubin // Margarita Mix Santa Monica

SEAT – “Moments”
Doobie White // Therapy Studios

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games – “We’re the Superhumans”
Anthony Moore // Factory

 

Outstanding Visual Effects – Feature Film

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”
Gary Brozenich, Sheldon Stopsack, Patrick Ledda, Richard Clegg, Richard Little // MPC

“War for the Planet of the Apes”
Dan Lemmon, Anders Langlands, Luke Millar, Erik Winquist, Daniel Barrett // Weta Digital

“Beauty and the Beast”
Kyle McCulloch, Glen  Pratt, Richard Hoover, Dale Newton, Neil Weatherley // Framestore

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”
Guy Williams, Kevin Andrew Smith, Charles Tait, Daniel Macarin, David Clayton // Weta Digital

“Ghost in the Shell”
Guillaume Rocheron, Axel Bonami, Arundi Asregadoo, Pier Lefebvre, Ruslan Borysov // MPC

 

Outstanding Visual Effects – Television

“Black Sails – XXIX”
Erik Henry
Yafei Wu, Nicklas Andersson, David Wahlberg  // Important Looking Pirates
Martin Lippman // Rodeo

“The Crown – Windsor”
Ben Turner, Tom Debenham, Oliver Cubbage, Lionel Heath, Charlie Bennett // One of Us

“Taboo – Episode One”
Henry Badgett, Nic Birmingham, Simon Rowe, Alexander Kirichenko, Finlay Duncan // BlueBolt VFX

“Ripper Street – Occurrence Reports”
Ed Bruce, Nicholas Murphy, Denny Cahill, Piotr Swigut, Mark Pinheiro  // Screen Scene

“Westworld – The Bicameral Mind”
Jay Worth // Deep Water FX
Bobo  Skipper, Gustav  Ahren, Jens Tenland // Important Looking Pirates
Paul Ghezzo // COSA VFX

 

Outstanding Visual Effects – Commercial

Walmart – “Lost & Found”
Morgan MacCuish, Michael Ralla, Aron Hjartarson, Todd Herman // Framestore

Honda – “Keep the Peace”
Laurent Ledru, Georgia Tribuiani, Justin Booth-Clibborn, Ellen Turner // Psyop

Nespresso – “Comin’ Home”
Martin Lazaro, Murray Butler, Nick Fraser, Callum McKevney // Framestore

Kia – “Hero’s Journey”
Robert Sethi, Chris Knight, Tom Graham, Jason Bergman // The Mill

Walmart – “The Gift”
Mike Warner, Kurt Lawson, Charles Trippe, Robby Geis // ZERO VFX

 

Recipients of several special awards have been previously announced by the HPA. Larry Chernoff has been named recipient of the  Lifetime Achievement Award. Winners of the coveted Engineering Excellence Award include Colorfront Engine by Colorfront, Dolby Vision Post Production Tools by Dolby, Mistika VR by SGO, and the WEAPON 8K Vista Vision by RED Digital Cinema.  These special awards will be bestowed at the HPA Awards gala.

The HPA Awards gala ceremony is expected to be a sold-out affair and early ticket purchase is encouraged. Tickets for the HPA Awards are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.hpaawards.net. For all inquiries and sponsorship information, call the HPA at +1 (818) 273-7482 or email at info@hpaawards.net. More information about the HPA Awards and the Hollywood Professional Association can be found at www.hpaonline.com. Title Sponsor Blackmagic Design; Foundation Members AVID, Company 3, Deluxe, Dolby, EFilm, and Encore; Platinum Sponsors IMAX and Sohonet; Engineering Excellence Sponsor HGST; Bronze Sponsor Sony Post Production Facilities; and Supporting Sponsor Fuse FX are among the sponsors of the 2017 HPA Awards.

 

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About the HPA® Awards
The HPA Awards were created to foster awareness and recognize the achievements of the individuals and companies that have contributed to groundbreaking technologies and creative excellence within the professional media content industry, and build involvement in the Hollywood Professional Assciation. The HPA is a partner of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®). Information about the HPA Awards is available at www.hpaonline.com. The HPA Awards will be presented with generous support from Foundation Members and sponsors.

About the Hollywood Professional Association
Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) serves the professional community of businesses and individuals who provide expertise, support, tools and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, digital media and other dynamic media content. Through its partnership with the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the leader in the advancement of the art, science and craft of the image, sound, and metadata ecosystem, the HPA continues to extend its support of the community it represents. Information about the HPA is available at www.hpaonline.com.

 

Media Contact:
ignite strategic communications
christine purse | kate eberle
+1 818 980 3473 | chris mobile: +1 323 806 9696
chris@ignite.bz| kate@ignite.bz

13 2017 Sep

Sohonet’s Real Time Remote Review Tool Now Accessible from any Location

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LONDON, UK – Sohonet, the global experts in connectivity, media services and network security for the media and entertainment industry, has just announced exciting updates to its powerful real-time remote review solution ClearView Flex.

The latest features will give users the capability to operate ClearView Flex outside of the Sohonet Media Network. This exciting update means ClearView Flex users will not be constrained to uploading content exclusively from locations connected to the Sohonet Media Network. Instead they will have the flexibility to stream content from any “off-net” location with decent bandwidth capability and a proper security perimeter.

Additionally, recent software improvements will enable the “Flex Stream” to take full advantage of higher bandwidths that may be available in remote locations whilst still ensuring the near zero latency experience that remains a ClearView Flex hallmark. These updates enable ClearView Flex to offer picture quality for typical laptop configurations over WiFi and even a “studio quality” option requiring a wired connection — both in addition to the original mobile resolution, optimized for 4G/LTE connections.

The new features offer greater flexibility to current ClearView Flex customers, who will now enjoy the benefits of ClearView Flex whilst “on the move” or “in the studio”.  Companies, productions and individuals not currently connected to the Sohonet Media Network can also now take full advantage of the time and money saving benefits that ClearView Flex has to offer.

Chuck Parker, CEO of Sohonet said ‘It’s been fantastic to see media companies using ClearView Flex over the past year to condense their production and post windows whilst still producing incredible content. The latest updates will further support creative talent in working wherever they can be most effective’.

Sohonet will be showcasing ClearView Flex during IBC 2017. To schedule a meeting or for more information, please visit www.sohonet.com.

 

 

 

 

12 2017 Sep

HGST at IBC

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HGST will be showcasing how their technology is enabling production, broadcast and distribution companies to work more efficiently by delivering fast, flexible and scalable storage for every stage of the workflow. The team will also be talking about how HGST’s technology – from object storage and all-flash arrays to hybrid cloud storage solutions – is helping the M&E industry to create, utilize and preserve data, while improving productivity and lowering TCO for 2K, 4K, 6K, HFR and UHD workflows.

11 2017 Sep

Lumberjack System will be Previewing the Lumberjack Builder App

Lumberjack_Builder_300Lumberjack System will be previewing the Lumberjack Builder app: Automatic Transcription and Keyword extraction in an app optimized for building stories from transcript elements. Builder’s unique story building tools and advanced metadata acquisition and management make “writing” video stories as simple as dragging and dropping selects into a story. Builder features a unique tool for instantly creating new temporary narration with the system voice. Builder also features an advanced Keyword Manager to merge the best of human and machine keywording for the smoothest and faster user experience. More information at LumberjackSystem.com/builder.

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11 2017 Sep

Fortium to Demo Enhanced Security for Signiant’s Media Shuttle

Fortium, innovative provider of digital content security solutions to the media and entertainment industry, will demonstrate MediaSeal LiveFolders™, its new encryption on-the-fly technology, with Signiant at IBC 2017. LiveFolders functionality will be shown as an enhanced security feature interoperating with Signiant’s Media Shuttle, the industry-standard software-as-a-service solution for sending and sharing large media files. The demo can be seen at the Signiant stand, 14.L08.

LiveFolders enhances cybersecurity by making encryption happen automatically and transparently to the user. Files are encrypted instantly when saved to a Live Folder and decrypted automatically when accessed by an authenticated user. As a new feature of Media Shuttle, LiveFolders ensures that files are encrypted whenever they are created, saved or transferred. Sensitive content is kept safe from hackers and accidental sharing with unauthorized parties.

“LiveFolders is an essential component to total workflow security,” said Fortium CEO Mathew Gilliat-Smith. “It makes encryption fast, simple and routine. It avoids common human errors, such as sending a file to the wrong party, that can lead to costly security breaches.”

Signiant is the leading provider of SaaS solutions for fast, reliable global access to media files, and is offering LiveFolders as an enhanced security option for Media Shuttle. LiveFolders will allow Media Shuttle users to seamlessly protect content while using the product normally. Files copied to or created in Live Folder are encrypted at rest and in transfer.

“We’re working closely with customers to accommodate their desire for the Media Shuttle framework to support a broad range of workflows, and we are excited to be demonstrating Fortium’s security in Media Shuttle for situations where extreme content security is paramount,” said Margaret Craig, CEO at Signiant.

Media Shuttle is used by hundreds of thousands of media professionals around the world. Delivered as a SaaS solution, Shuttle’s simple Web interface provides authenticated users with access to files stored within the enterprise or in the cloud.

“The continuing high profile cyber breaches of unreleased TV and movie content means that applying security across the whole workflow, not just in transfer, is no longer just an option – it’s a necessity,” said Gilliat- Smith. “Customers naturally want our software to work well with their other mission- critical applications, so alignment with Media Shuttle is in high demand.”

About Fortium

Fortium is a leading provider of digital content security for media and entertainment supplying innovative technologies that give businesses greater control over their digital content. MediaSeal file encryption protects all file types in Windows and Mac and can be used for all b2b workflows. Fortium’s products also protect the Academy and BAFTA award screeners with Patronus and Blu-Lock anti-rip.

www.fortiumtech.com

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11 2017 Sep

Marquis Broadcast introduces cloud support for Project Parking at IBC 2017

Marquis Broadcast, the leading manufacturer of media and metadata management tools for post-production and broadcast, has announced cloud support for its Project Parking Avid storage management solution. This successful Avid ISIS and NEXIS application provides project analytics, visualisation, management and archiving, with cloud support delivering a seamless multi-site Avid workflow, ideal for film production and broadcast.

Project Parking is compatible with many different cloud storage providers, including Amazon, Microsoft, Dell EMC, Oracle and IBM, and is Avid-certified for added confidence. The software understands the relationships between Avid projects, folders and bins and all its media, examining project files and compiling a list of complete media references. Project Parking identifies how space is used, removes unused and duplicate media, archives projects and moves projects with media to other storage or systems. Projects can also be merged from other systems without media duplication. The system monitors how media storage is used, regularly reporting on usage, showing usage over time, plus archiving projects and executing analysis in the background.

Chris Steele, Managing Director, Marquis Broadcast, comments, The addition of cloud support for Project Parking makes for a great collaboration story. For example, you could be editing a film in Los Angeles, while filming is still taking place in New Zealand. The project can be parked in Los Angeles at night, then restored to the other side of the world via the cloud, enabling the director to see the story so far and to understand what still needs work. The director can then in turn upload the daily assemblies to the cloud via Project Parking, allowing the editing team to work with the very latest footage. Cloud support for Project Parking now makes it simple to move complete Avid projects, together with all the bins, sequences and media files, to any other location worldwide. In fact, we’re enabling the easiest transformation to hybrid cloud post production.

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