Spice Shop Buys First Baselight 2 Control Surface

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Thu, 04/28/2011 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Spice Shop Bangkok has become the first post-production facility worldwide to purchase the new Blackboard 2 control surface for Baselight. FilmLight debuted Blackboard 2 at last month’s NAB convention in Las Vegas. 
“When we saw Blackboard 2 we understood immediately the impact it would have on our business and our facility and we knew we had to have it ” says Spice Shop director of operations Matthew Szabo. “We were amazed by the possibilities that this new grading panel offers.”
 Spice Shop offers complete post-production services for high-end advertising clients throughout Southeast Asia. In addition to Blackboard 2 Spice Shop has purchased a Baselight Four color grading system a Baselight Assist a Baselight Kompressor media accelerator system and Truelight-On-Set FilmLight’s industry-leading on-set color grading and dailies processing system. Together the FilmLight technology provides Spice Shop with a color grading solution that extends from the set through delivery and integrates seamlessly with its editorial visual effects and finishing operations. Spice Shop will complete the installation of all systems including Blackboard 2 and be fully operational in early summer.
 “Spice Shop is establishing as the most advanced post-production services provider in its market and has recognized how Blackboard 2 fits with that position ” says FilmLight head of marketing Mark Burton. “Blackboard 2 gives them a decisive edge today and going forward provides them with a unique ability to accommodate new features and new innovations that will further contribute to Spice Shop’s success.”