Colorfront Shipping Express Dailies

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Thu, 08/30/2012 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Colorfront is now shipping Express Dailies its on-set dailies system for commercials motion picture and TV production. Technicolor Deluxe and Hollywood post facility Light Iron are among the first customers all making multi-license purchases of Express Dailies. Express Dailies is built on the technology color grading and management tools that feature in Colorfront’s On-Set Dailies system which is already widely used on major Hollywood features and primetime episodic TV shows. It combines tools for file-based dailies work – including playback and sync QC color grading audio and metadata management. Highlights include: support for Mac Pro tower and MacBook Pro with Retina Display; a streamlined user interface; 64-bit real time RAW support for the very latest digital cinema cameras; faster-than-real time deliverables with concurrent encoding to multiple formats; plus extremely fast checksum-verified data management and archival tools. Bill Romeo executive vice president of television for Deluxe recognized Colorfront Express Dailies as a valuable addition “in our arsenal to support our clients’ needs.” 
Technicolor's Dave Waters said With Express Dailies as with our original Global Dailies solution Technicolor is finding Colorfront to be a great partner as we continue to expand our On Location Services to new markets. The entire Colorfront team's response to our needs and requests has been terrific. Having Colorfront as a partner is allowing us to be more innovative as Technicolor strives to modernize post-production pipeline efficiencies in this new era of file based cameras. Michael Cioni CEO of Light Iron said “Light Iron is proud to have collaborated with Colorfront's development team in the launch of Express Dailies which we believe is the most robust on-set / near-set processing software on the market. We are excited to add Colorfront's Express Dailies to our fleet of Outpost and Lily Pad systems which together will help accelerate the industry's trend toward on-set and near-set post production services.”