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Baselight helps to polish Uncut Gems Posted: 14/01/2020
Baselight helps to polish Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems is the latest movie from directing duo, the Safdie Brothers. The movie tells the story of a charismatic New York City jeweller and gambler (Adam Sandler), and is set in the diamond industry of New York. So it is appropriate that the colour palette was created at The Mill NY by colourist and director of DI, Damien Van Der Cruyssen.

Van Der Cruyssen collaborated closely with cinematographer Darius Khondji, as well as the Safdie Brothers, all of whom he had worked with previously on the Jay-Z video for Mercy Me. “At that point I got a good understanding of their relationships and how I could fit into the equation.”

Visually, Uncut Gems has a classic New York City look, but with a modern twist. “The Diamond District hasn’t changed much over the last forty years, so it automatically had that 70’s ‘noir’ feel,” commented Van Der Cruyssen. “But we wanted to break away from the steely, gritty New York to a more real-life aesthetic – less forced and contrived.”

Around half of the movie was shot on 35mm film to give it a more natural look, which meant Van Der Cruyssen had to treat the digital footage to match. “Marrying the film footage with the digital scenes was quite challenging,” he explained. “So I asked the crew to shoot some grain elements that could be overlaid in Baselight and adjusted per scene.”

 

Tags: FilmLight | Baselight | Uncut Gems | Safdie Brothers | Adam Sandler | The Mill NY | colourist | Damien van der Cruyssen | Darius Khondji | Diamond District | New York City | BLG metadata workflow | colour grading | Netflix | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications
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The future is video: IPV secures and pound;4m investment to accelerate global growth Posted: 06/12/2019
The future is video: IPV secures and pound;4m investment to accelerate global growth

Media asset management software provider IPV has confirmed details of new growth capital that will enable it to further expand the global reach of its acclaimed MAM product, Curator. The £4m Series A round was led by SME-focused venture capital firm Mobeus Equity Partners, with additional ongoing finance secured from Calculus Capital.

Mark Fagan, IPV CEO said, “Multiple industries are rapidly expanding their use of video but are facing significant challenges during the content creation process. Curator makes it easy to remotely edit, collaborate and publish high quality video content – enabling customers to ensure consistency of messaging and sustained audience growth via digital, online and mobile platforms.”

This capital will enable IPV to deliver the benefits of Curator to an even wider audience, expanding into areas of digital marketing, customer experience and enterprise video management.

Tags: IPV | Media Asset Management | MAM | VAM | PAM | Curator | Video Content | Video Production | Metadata Video Asset Management | Venture Capital | Investment | Mobeus Equity Partners | Calculus Capital
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Digital Nirvanas New MonitorIQ 6.1 Enhances Ad Insertion, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Posted: 05/12/2019
Digital Nirvanas New MonitorIQ 6.1 Enhances Ad Insertion, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting

Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media-monitoring and metadata generation services, today announced new enhancements within MonitorIQ 6.1, the company's next-generation broadcast monitoring and compliance logging platform. A new Digital Program Monitoring application in MonitorIQ 6.1 gives users unprecedented visibility into SCTE 35/104 messages for more effective resolution of digital program insertion (DPI) issues and better control over advertising insertions in a variety of streaming environments.

"MonitorIQ 6.1 incorporates powerful new features and capabilities that take compliance monitoring and advertising optimization to a new level," said Russell Wise, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Digital Nirvana. "The platform's new Digital Program Monitoring application simplifies the monitoring of content and SCTE 104/35-based metadata to ensure DPI messages were inserted correctly. We monitor the presence of markers that allow the ad to be inserted, which provides our users better control in existing and new streaming environments. Thanks to these and other enhancements in MonitorIQ 6.1, broadcasters are better prepared than ever to identify, resolve, and document critical issues and, in turn, meet their regulatory, compliance, licensing, and advertising requirements."

Tags: Digital Nirvana | MonitorIQ 6.1 | Ad Insertion | metadata generation | Digital Program Monitoring | SCTE 35/104 | digital program insertion
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Leader Electronics ZEN Series Supports Sonys SR Live Metadata Decode and Display as a Standard Function Posted: 11/10/2019
Leader Electronics ZEN Series Supports Sonys SR Live Metadata Decode and Display as a Standard Function

Leader Electronics Corporation, a global producer of high-performance test and measurement solutions, has enhanced its ZEN series waveform monitors and rasterizers with the ability to decode and display the SR Live Metadata packet proposed by Sony Imaging Products & Solutions. The packet structure supports Sony's SR Live for HDR production workflow, which allows 4K HDR and HD HDR video to be produced simultaneously within an HD SDR live-production environment.

Tags: Leader Electronics Corporation | ZEN Series | Sony SR Live | Metadata Decode | waveform rasterizer | HDR | SDR
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Digital Nirvana Introduces Trance Posted: 11/10/2019
Digital Nirvana Introduces Trance

Digital Nirvana, a provider of next-generation media-monitoring and metadata generation services, today introduced Trance — an enterprise-level, cloud-based closed captioning and metadata enhancement solution. Through features such as cloud-based architecture, an integrated and automated speech-to-text (STT) engine, and an easy-to-use interface, Trance brings significant new efficiencies to captioning and subtitling workflows.

Tags: Digital Nirvana | Trance Closed Captioning | Metadata Enhancement | Broadcast Captioning | 2019 NAB Show New York | speech-to-text | STT
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Digital Nirvana Adds Cloud Storage and Processing, AI to MonitorIQ Compliance Logger Posted: 10/09/2019
Digital Nirvana Adds Cloud Storage and Processing, AI to MonitorIQ Compliance Logger

Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media- monitoring and metadata generation services, today announced MonitorIQ 6.1, an upgrade to its compliance logging and monitoring tool that integrates with its Media Services Portal. MonitorIQ 6.1 takes the best of compliance logging and enhances it with next-generation capabilities including cloud storage, processing, and robust artificial intelligence (AI). It is the first compliance logger to combine cloud services and cloud storage with on-premises compliance recording and the first to run in on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments.

Tags: Digital Nirvana | AI | MonitorIQ 6.1 | Compliance Logger | metadata generation services | Media Services Portal | artificial intelligence
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Piksel cuts time and cost of distribution workflows with Fuse IQ Posted: 06/09/2019
Piksel cuts time and cost of distribution workflows with Fuse IQ

Piksel will showcase its newest innovation, Fuse IQ, on Stand A37, Hall 14 at IBC 2019, the company has announced.

 

Offering a suite of machine learning-powered video analysis applications, Fuse IQ’s primary purpose is to reduce the time and cost of post-production workflows. Applications currently in use include the automated detection of onscreen text and duplicate shots, as well as slates, tails and other segment types. Having scanned a customer’s video content for the desired artefacts, Fuse IQ will generate an edit decision list advising them of what changes to make and where.

Tags: metadata | machine learning | computer vision | post-production | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Three Media launches XEN:Pipeline during IBC 2019 Posted: 02/09/2019
Three Media launches XEN:Pipeline during IBC 2019
Three Media, a specialist services and product provider, has announced that it has reserved designated space in the IABM Member Lounge for the duration of IBC 2019 and will invite IBC delegates to demos of XEN:Pipeline. The company’s design, workflow and metadata specialists will also be available to IBC delegates to discuss any technical or business transformation projects that they may require help with.
Tags: Three Media | XEN:Pipeline | Workflow | Metadata | Content Management System | Business Process | Flexible Data Schema | Imperial College London | Machine Learning | Data Analytics | PaaS | Media Processing | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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GB Labs to highlight benefits of Dynamic Bandwidth Control at IBC 2019 Posted: 31/07/2019
GB Labs to highlight benefits of Dynamic Bandwidth Control at IBC 2019

Leaders in intelligent storage solutions, GB Labs will launch Dynamic Bandwidth Control, which enables GB Labs storage system clients to prioritise the use and capacity of available bandwidth.

Tags: GB Labs | STorage | Dynbamic Bandwidth Control | IBC | SPACE | ECHO | VAULT (SEV) range | CORE.4 | CORE.4 Lite | SEV | FastNAS | Mosaic Automatic Asset Organiser | Analytics Centre | AI | metadata | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Marquis Broadcast Medway chosen to update RTVE production system Posted: 22/05/2019
Marquis Broadcast Medway chosen to update RTVE production system

Spanish broadcaster, RTVE, has updated its ‘Historic Archive’ production system with Medway – a powerful and scalable media-centric middleware from Marquis Broadcast. Medway links RTVE’s edit platforms, asset management and video servers together with its historical archive systems. It helps connect multiple sites in different regions, to allow one site’s archive to be used from another site, all controlled via media asset management.

Tags: Marquis Broadcast | Medway | media | metadata | production | middleware | editing | edit | asset management | archive
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GB Labs to showcase Mosaic asset organization software and CORE.4 OS at BroadcastAsia 2019 Posted: 21/05/2019
GB Labs to showcase Mosaic asset organization software and CORE.4 OS at BroadcastAsia 2019

Magna (Booth 4M2-01) and Techtel (Booth 4K3-05), BroadcastAsia Singapore, 18-20 June 2019: Intelligent storage solutions leader GB Labs will feature the all-new Mosaic automatic asset organizer, and the brand-new CORE.4 OS software, at BroadcastAsia.

Tags: GB Labs | Storage Solutions | Mosaic Asset organization software | CORE.4 OS | BoradcastAsia | Magna | Techtel | CORE.4 Lite | AI | metadata | MAM | Analytics Centre
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Digital Nirvana Announces Metadator 2.0, an Automatic, Intelligent Metadata Generator Integrated With Avid Interplay Posted: 24/04/2019
Digital Nirvana Announces Metadator 2.0, an Automatic, Intelligent Metadata Generator Integrated With Avid Interplay and reg;
Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media monitoring and metadata generation services, today introduced Metadator 2.0, a secure, scalable software-as-a-service platform for Avid® users that automates the process of metadata generation for production, preproduction, and live content. Metadator 2.0 comes with powerful video-intelligence functions and tools for better-structured, more detailed, and more accurate metadata.
Tags: Digital Nirvana | Metadator 2.0 | Automatic | Intelligent | Metadata Generator | Avid Interplay®
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Mediaproxy highlights content matching and full OTT delivery monitoring at BroadcastAsia Show 2019 Posted: 23/04/2019
Mediaproxy highlights content matching and full OTT delivery monitoring at BroadcastAsia Show 2019
Melbourne, Australia - 23 April 2019 - Mediaproxy, the leading provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, will show the latest updates to its LogServer compliance, monitoring and analysis package at BroadcastAsia on booth 6R1-06 in the Suntec exhibition centre, Singapore from 18 to 20 June.
Tags: Mediaproxy | OTT | LogServer | BroadcastAsia | SMPTE ST 2110 | OTT Monitoring | Broadcast Compliance | IP Penalty Boxes | IP | OTT Streams | Log ABR Streams | Monitor ABR Streams | Transport Stream | OTT Stream Metadata | SCTE Triggers | Closed Captions
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GB Labs launches Mosaic asset organization software at NAB 2019 Posted: 18/03/2019
GB Labs launches Mosaic asset organization software at NAB 2019

Booth SL5324: GB Labs will release its new asset organization software, Mosaic, for its existing SPACE, ECHO and VAULT intelligent storage range with new features that save users time and money by providing an easy and efficient solution for asset organization and retrieval.

Tags: GB Labs | NAB | Mosaic | SPACE | ECHO | VAULT | storage solutions | asset organisazation | asset retrieval | workflow | MAM | metadata | AI tagging System | store | catalogue | FasNAS storage range | CORE.4 | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Marquis Broadcast to demonstrate Fotonflite at BVE 2019 Posted: 11/02/2019
Marquis Broadcast to demonstrate Fotonflite at BVE 2019
Marquis Broadcast will be exhibiting its latest secure transfer system, Fotonflite™, at BVE, ExCeL, London (26-28 February 2019, booth G30-Pod5). Fotonflite is a high-performance, secure, ‘on-the-fly’, point-to-point transfer system for Avid® Media Composer® projects and media workspaces. It is available as an option within the Project Parking and Workflow Tools family of products and allows files to be moved between source Avid NEXIS®/ISIS® systems and a range of target storage types, including Avid, generic and proprietary storage, allowing remote servers to be configured as if they were local.
Tags: Marquis Broadcast | BVE | BVE 2019 | Fotonflite | Avid | editing | projects | workflow | ISIS | NEXIS | production | nearline | storage | Interplay | metadata | BVE 2019 | BVE 2019
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