CinePostproduction Installs BrightDrive Recording System

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Mon, 05/12/2008 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

CinePostproduction has installed a BrightDrive Pro4 media recording system at its branch Bavaria Bild and Ton. The Pro4 provides media sharing functionality for the facility’s HD and DI creative media facilities based at the famous film studios in Geiselgasteig Munich Germany. By using BrightDrive as the infrastructure for all of their post-production workflows operators at CinePostproduction Bavaria Bild and Ton say they are able to work on the same media simultaneously in real-time sharing files between a da Vinci 2K and a Baselight 4. The system is configured with 30TB of online fibre channel storage and 60TB of Fast SATA nearline storage. They also have a BrightDrive Server High Availability option providing additional redundancy and a BrightDrive GigE Expansion option which provides extra Ethernet and fibre channel interfaces for greater speed and systems flexibility. “BrightDrive is giving us solid high performance media sharing capabilities which are easy to use fast and reliable ” Jan Froehlich Bbsiness development digital cinema CinePostproduction Bavaria Bild and Ton. ”Our workflows are now highly efficient and we have a very collaborative and effective working environment. We have also been able to significantly speed up the flow of work and have reduced our average ‘time to completion’.” Bright Systems