Archimedia has announced the release of Iris 1.0, a suite of applications that overcomes six specific areas where file-based media production and distribution traditionally bog down. “People who are involved with file-based workflow recognize these areas immediately,” says Mark Gray, CEO of Archimedia. “They are places in file-based workflow that are fundamentally different than linear workflow, and where unprecedented challenges slow things down.”
Internap Corporation today announced that visual effects company Scanline VFX is using Internap’s high-density colocation and route-optimized Performance IP services to deliver the speed, reliability and scale needed to process high volumes of performance-intensive digital content workloads and easily accommodate business growth and changing project workflows.
In a project spanning many months and two continents, Modern VideoFilm provided final post-production services for Broken Horses, the new Western thriller from Indian producer/director Vidhu Vinod Chopra in his Hollywood debut. The Burbank-based facility provided editorial conforming, color grading, visual effects production and integration, DCP mastering and deliverables for the film, which makes its U.S. theatrical premiere this month from Reliance Entertainment.
KEO Films incorporated Forscene into the remote production workflow for Bangkok Airport, its latest nonfiction project for the BBC. The filmmakers say Forscene not only served as a remote-viewing and second edit system, but also provided an efficient method of logging and translation. The resulting workflow let producers and editors in London and Glasgow, Scotland, review and edit content without delay, and at the same time collaborate with the camera crews in Thailand on the ongoing shoot.
A newly released report by industry analyst Coughlin Associates affirms the superior business value that workflow storage delivers over general-purpose IT storage for broadcast and post-production operations.
AJA Video Systems has released new v12.2 software for its Kona and Io products.
Post-production companies of all sizes rely on Signiant’s file transfer software to move their large digital assets quickly and securely between teams distributed around the world, and Modern VideoFilm’s latest work takes the scale and reach of distributed finishing to new levels.
Codex has once again collaborated with Arri to develop the recording and workflow system for Arri’s next evolution of the Alexa camera – the Alexa SXT.
“Once again, Arri has listened to what their customers want and worked with Codex to come up with a great solution – not just a great new camera but an entire workflow,” said Marc Dando, managing director of Codex. “We’re excited to showcase our cutting-edge recording technology with this exciting new camera and continue to partner with Arri to provide the tools that our industry needs.”
Aspera was an official partner at the Sundance Film Festival, which ended last week. The festival took place on January 22 – February 1 in Park City, Utah. Sundance chose Aspera faspex TM to enable independent filmmakers from all over the world to submit their work quickly, efficiently and securely for this year’s festival.