Making DCPs

Ymagis Tests DPROVE2 for SMPTE-DCP Verification

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 13:25 -- Nick Dager

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers today announced that Ymagis Group, the European specialist in digital technologies for the cinema industry, has used the next generation of SMPTE's Digital PROjection VErifier (DPROVE2) to simplify and accelerate adoption of the SMPTE Digital Cinema Package (SMPTE-DCP).

Rohde & Schwarz Upgrades Clipster

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 17:33 -- Nick Dager

Rohde & Schwarz has upgraded the Clipster Gen 6 mastering station, with new functionalities to boost DCI and Interoperable Master Format mastering. Moreover, with its added improvements in flexibility, quality and performance, the Clipster will help service providers expand their portfolio. Since its introduction in 2003, the award-winning Clipster has established itself as the complete mastering and deliverable solution for premium content.

QuVis Releases 4K Stand Alone DCP Player

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 12:17 -- Nick Dager

QuVis Technologies has released the Ovation II DCP player 2.1, which the company says is the first player capable of supporting 4K playback in a small form factor and at an affordable price. QuVis spokesman Keith Doughty says the Ovation II is expected to ease the challenges faced by independent film festival organizers for playback and screening. It can also provide a platform for independent film producers to efficiently and effectively test their DCPs before showing them on the big screen.

Making Magic at Hocus Focus

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:30 -- Nick Dager

Hocus Focus has been described as one of the industry's most creative and dynamic boutique post houses. Attracting international and local high-profile clientele, it is an inspiring example of how a small organization can punch above its weight, win business and make money. Equipped with the latest SGO Mistika technology and creative expertise, the company offers competitive services and facilities for every stage of the production process delivering stunning results across commercials, film and television drama and documentaries.

Rohde & Schwarz Clipster Now Supports AS-11 Delivery Format

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:56 -- Nick Dager

The Rohde & Schwarz Clipster now supports AS-11 and can generate Interoperable Master Format packages up to 4K, in addition to the mezzanine format AS-02. The British Digital Production Partnership (DPP) initiative decided to implement AS-11 as the standard delivery format from October 2014. This format is of great interest to the U.S. market too as programs are often produced there for the British market and they need to meet the same delivery format requirements from October.

Fool Cool Rock First Japanese Movie Mixed in Barco Auro 11.1

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 15:29 -- Nick Dager

The documentary Fool Cool Rock from director: Hiroyuki Nakano will be mixed and released in Auro 11.1 this month. “I’m so proud that Auro 11.1 by Barco was selected as the preferred sound format for this movie. One OK Rock’s devoted fans will be delighted when they hear this band perform like never before,” said Brian Claypool, senior director of strategic business development at Barco.

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