National Film Board of Canada Installs Digital Vision Film Master

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Wed, 06/10/2009 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

The National Film Board of Canada has installed a Digital Vision Film Master color grading and finishing system.  The Film Master will become an integral part of the NFB’s tapeless workflow at their Montréal headquarters and an important acquisition in its ongoing transition to digital.   Since its founding in 1939 the groundbreaking NFB has created more than 13 000 productions and won more than 5 000 awards including 12 Oscars and more than 90 Genies. The NFB has consistently played a leadership role in the production of documentary animation and dramatic features and the organization has developed a dynamic digital strategy to support its mission and provide innovative content.  NFB chose Digital Vision’s Film Master after extensive review and analysis of all the available non-linear grading solutions. The Film Master will be integrated l into their archive management and post-production pipeline. Simon Cuff president and COO Digital Vision says “We are honored that the NFB has chosen our flag ship product to complete their non-linear installation.  We are excited to partner with them and help bring their archives into the digital realm so that new generations can watch and enjoy the content that has made such a significant contribution to the history of motion pictures.” Digital Vision