Making DCPs

QuVIS Wraptor DCP Generator Integrated into Adobe Pro Video Tools

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 14:36 -- Nick Dager

QuVIS Technologies today announced the integration of the QuVIS Wraptor digital cinema package encoder in the next update to Adobe Media Encoder CC and directly accessible from Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Company officials will demonstrate the capability of the Wraptor Media Encoder integration at the National Association of Broadcasters convention next week in Las Vegas. The new integration will provide Adobe Creative Cloud members with the ability to easily create digital cinema packages for distribution and archiving.

Spectrum Films Celebrates Half a Century

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 11:33 -- Nick Dager

Celebrating its 50-year anniversary, Fox Studios Australia based specialist editorial facilities provider Spectrum Films has selected Mistika to drive its expansion of high-end color grading, finishing and digital intermediates using SGO's proven technology at the helm. This is the first real-time 4K-capable Mistika system in Australia, and includes advanced DI grading as well as Digital Cinema Package tools enabling encrypted or un-encrypted DCP creation directly from camera raw and other media files directly off the timeline.

Archimedia Introduces Master Player v1.7 for Digital Cinema Package Production

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 14:35 -- Nick Dager

Archimedia Technology, a new company whose technology and applications bridge the gap between content producers and their archives without loss of quality, today announced the Archimedia Master Player v1.7. The new version features the ability to handle compressed audio, and added support for even more formats.

CineCert to Highlight Lihue and Koloa Digital Cinema Systems at NAB 2014

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 11:27 -- Nick Dager

CineCert, a Burbank-based technology firm, will be showcasing two new products, Lihue and Koloa at the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas in April. The products are designed for digital cinema mastering facilities, digital cinema network operators and motion picture theaters globally.

Fraunhofer and Blackmagic Design Partner on EasyDCP

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 12:30 -- Nick Dager

Fraunhofer Institute of Integrated Circuits and Blackmagic Design have announced the general availability of Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve 10 with the core functionality of Fraunhofer’s department of Moving Picture Technologies’ easyDCP software suite. This integration provides the ability to generate, encrypt and play back digital cinema packages

Integrating Sound into The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Wed, 12/18/2013 - 15:49 -- Nick Dager

Park Road Post ProductionThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was brought to life at Park Road Post Production, New Zealand, where the production team mastered both high frame rate stereoscopic 3D at 48 frames per second and immersive Dolby Atmos sound, and integrated it all into the digital cinema package process.

The main tool they used for the task was the DVS Clipster, which allows for the world’s first implemented high frame rate DCI workflow with Dolby Atmos.

Qube Cinema Supports Cinecolor's Transition to Digital Cinema

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 12:35 -- Nick Dager

Qube Cinema has sold its digital cinema servers and DCP mastering software to Cinecolor post-production facilities in five Latin American countries. Each of the Cinecolor post houses – in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Columbia – now has a Qube XP-D server in its screening room for QC of its DCPs. Cinecolor Argentina and Columbia also use QubeMaster Pro for mastering DCPs. The DCP mastering and QC equipment enable Cinecolor to meet the growing demand for digital cinema post-production services in Latin America.

Mistika Helps Antonio Banderas's Kandor Graphics make first 3D Feature

Mon, 11/18/2013 - 13:30 -- Nick Dager

Justin and the Knights of Valour tells the story of a young boy who becomes a man as he embarks on a quest to become a knight. Directed and written by Kandor Graphics' chief creative officer, Manuel Sicilia, the animated adventure fantasy film boasts a famous cast of European voices including Freddie Highmore, Charles Dance, Rupert Everett, Barry Humphries, David Walliams, Julie Walters and Saoirse Ronan. Antonio Banderas, who is a Kandor Graphics partner, is also the voice of character Sir Clorex, as well as producer of the film along with Marcelino Almansa, Kerry Fulton and Ralph Kamp.

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