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AJA Announces KONA 4 Supporting High Frame Rate 4K up to 60fps
News: AJA Announces KONA 4 Supporting High Frame Rate 4K up to 60fpsDevelopment Partners Autodesk, Cisco, Codex and Colorfront Integrate KONA 4 to Drive 4K HFR Workflows
NAB Conference, Booth SL2505 -- AJA Video Systems today announced KONA 4, the latest generation in its award-winning line of professional desktop video and audio I/O cards. KONA 4 offers unparalleled features for handling everything from SD to HD, 2K and 4K with full 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 color spaces for fantastic image clarity. New with KONA 4 is support for high frame rate (HFR) 4K/UltraHD up to 60p and HFR UltraHD HDMI output.
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Panasonic Announces Apple ProRes Codec Support For Varicam 35 4K Camera/Recorder
Strategic Alliance with Codex Digital to Develop High-Speed Uncompressed V-RAW Recorder for VariCam35 Also Disclosed
Panasonic today revealed updates to its new VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder, including Apple ProRes 4444 and ProRes HQ* support for HD recording, as well as a strategic product development alliance with Codex Digital to deliver a high-speed 4K uncompressed RAW recorder for the VariCam 35 camera.
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Panasonic Announces ProRes Codec Support For VariCam 35 4K And VariCam HS Cameras/Recorders
Strategic Alliance with Codex Digital to Develop High-Speed Uncompressed V-RAW Recorder for VariCam 35 Also Disclosed
Panasonic today announced updates to its new VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camera/recorders, including Apple ProRes 4444 and ProRes 422 HQ* support for HD recording, as well as a strategic product development alliance with Codex Digital to deliver a high-speed 4K uncompressed RAW recorder for the VariCam 35 camera.
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Codex Extends Workflow Support For RED EPIC DRAGON
Codex, the industry leader in uncompressed RAW recording and workflow technology, has announced a fully-supported workflow for RED EPIC DRAGON cameras, and will show this simple, no nonsense workflow using Codex Vault, during NAB 2014 at the Codex booth #C6048 and at RED’s booth #SL1519.
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Panasonic And Codex Announce High-Speed 4K V-RAW Recording Solution For Panasonic VariCam 35 Camera
Panasonic and Codex, the leading developer of RAW recording and media management systems for motion picture and television production, today announced a strategic product development alliance.
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Codex At The Movies In Spring 2014
News: Codex At The Movies In Spring 2014Codex recording and workflow technologies were used in the production of a wide range of Hollywood studio and independent motion pictures on release in the coming months – from touching teenage romances and dance comedies, to high-octane racing dramas and VFX-laden sci-fi fantasies.
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FilmLight Partners with Codex on New Solution to Digital Dailies
News: FilmLight Partners with Codex on New Solution to Digital DailiesOn-Set Media Management Creates Effortless Dailies Deliverables
Recognising that seamless workflows are critical for commercial and creative success in the movie industry, FilmLight is showing an innovative new collaboration with Codex at NAB2014. The new solution allows every variant of dailies to be created in a single, largely automated process, with an initial Baselight grade forming the foundation of the final look.
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Codex and Solectrix Announce Technology Collaboration
Codex has announced a technology collaboration with high-end electronics solutions developer Solectrix Gmbh to deliver an ultra-compact, high-quality digital cinema camera and recording package.
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Codex Announce Workflow Solution for Phantom Flex4K Camera
News: Codex Announce Workflow Solution for Phantom Flex4K CameraCodex, the industry leader in RAW recording and workflow, is working with Vision Research to provide a robust and powerful workflow for the Phantom Flex4K camera. Already widely used around the world with many different cameras, Codex Vault is a mobile workflow device that supports the rapid transfer of the digital camera originals from the Phantom for review, post production and archiving.
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Codex Launches Action CAM ‘Point Shoot & Post’ Package
News: Codex Launches Action CAM ‘Point Shoot & Post’ PackageCodex has announced Codex Action CAM, an ultra-compact, all-in-one, digital cinema camera and recording package for 2D and S3D production. The camera is designed for use as an Action | witness | POV camera system on commercials, TV and movie productions as a companion camera when regular camera packages are too large for the situation or location in which the production is trying to shoot.
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FilmLight and Industry Partners Exhibit Flawless Integration at NAB 2014
New and creative technologies provide professional colour control at every stage
FilmLight is focusing its NAB2014 presence on four of its most creative and industry-leading partners – Codex, Dolby, The Foundry and Sony. With innovative and highly cost-efficient technologies being shown for the first time across the exhibition, this year’s visitors will be able to experience the best colour management solutions in a real-world context - as part of a collaborative, creative workflow.
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Codex Recruits Rumberg As Director Of Product Strategy
News: Codex Recruits Rumberg As Director Of Product StrategyCodex has hired Jens Rumberg as its new director of product strategy. Rumberg brings over a decade of cutting-edge experience in motion picture image-science, digital camera and workflow development to Codex, and will focus on developing the company’s current and next-generation product ranges for motion picture and high-end TV production and post production.
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Codex In 2014 Awards Season
News: Codex In 2014 Awards SeasonCodex digital recording and workflow products harnessed by nine motion pictures in 2014 Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and ASC Awards nominations
Codex is delighted to announce that its digital workflow and recording products were extensively used in the production pipelines of nine motion pictures nominated at the prestigious 2014 Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) awards.
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Camerimage 2013 Award Winners Deliver On-Screen Magic With Codex
News: Camerimage 2013 Award Winners Deliver On-Screen Magic With CodexGolden and Silver Frog, both 3D winners, plus special screeners all shot with Codex workflows
Codex has issued congratulations to the multiple award-winning cinematographers whose digital features, photographed using Codex recording platforms, won in competition at the 2013 Camerimage Festival of Cinematography. Six movies, with budgets ranging from $1m to $100m, screened at the festival with the cinematographers reporting significant on-screen gains having used Codex at the heart of their production workflows.
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Light Iron Guides Canon’s Project Imaginat10n to Finish
Imaginative Series of Short Films Debuts
LightIron – a post production leader in 4K color and finishing – provided on-set color, data management, and final color for the celebrity-directed short films that premiered at the Canon Project Imaginat10n Film Festival last night at Lincoln Center in New York City. The event was presented by two-time Academy Award® winner Ron Howard.
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Codex, Cooke Optics and Pixel Farm Share Best of IBC Honors for i/ Squared Technology
News: Codex, Cooke Optics and Pixel Farm Share Best of IBC Honors for i/ Squared Technology/i Squared Technology, a revolutionary system for capturing metadata from digital cameras, is the recipient of a Best of IBC 2013 Award, presented by TVB Europe. Developed jointly byCodex, Cooke Optics and The Pixel Farm, /i Squared Technology streamlines the process of capturing critical lens data, which can lead to significant time and cost savings in production and post production. Best of IBC 2013 award-winners were selected by TVB Europe and IBC Daily teams after reviewing new products from the more than 1400 IBC exhibitors.
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Colorfront Announces Colorfront Cloud Services
News:  Colorfront Announces Colorfront Cloud ServicesInnovative cloud services facilitate new distributed post-production service model
Colorfront, the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, on-set dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, high-end episodic HDTV and commercials, today announced the introduction of Colorfront Cloud Services.
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Codex Desert Heat
News: Codex Desert HeatCinematographer John Seale Takes Codex into the Namibian Desert to capture “Mad Max: Fury Road.”
"Mad Max: Fury Road" is the fourth installment in writer/director George Miller’s post-apocalyptic action franchise. It is also the first digital film for cinematographer John Seale, whose storied career spans more than 30 years and such iconic titles as "Mosquito Coast," " Witness," "Dead Poets Society" and "Rain Man."
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Codex to Showcase New Products at IBC 2013-Hall 11, G-30
News: Codex to Showcase New Products at IBC 2013-Hall 11, G-30—Codex will demonstrate new products, including Codex Review, Vault 2 and Data Logger One at IBC 2013, September 13th to 17th at the RAI in Amsterdam.
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Cooke Optics, Codex and The Pixel Farm present /i Squared Technology
News: Cooke Optics, Codex and The Pixel Farm present /i Squared Technology- Next-generation metadata system expands capabilities of /i Technology -
At IBC 2013, Cooke Optics will announce its new /i Squared Technology system (patent pending) that expands the capabilities of the original /i Technology system developed by Cooke to record key lens data for post-production work and real-time display.
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Band Pro Expands Operations with New Atlanta Office: Band Pro South
News: Band Pro Expands Operations with New Atlanta Office: Band Pro SouthBand Pro Film & Digital, Inc. today announced the opening of their newest location: Band Pro South. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Band Pro South will be overseen by broadcast professional and longtime Atlanta resident, Phillip Ghee.
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Band Pro to Premiere New 4K Short Film at IBC Amsterdam
News: Band Pro to Premiere New 4K Short Film at IBC AmsterdamThe new 4K short film from Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. entitled ‘Viewing the Night Sky in Summer’ will be premiered in Amsterdam at the 2013 International Broadcasters Convention (IBC). Sony, a key sponsor of the short, will project the new work in their 4K theater at the show.
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Cinematographer Lorenzo Hagerman Chooses Codex for Amat Escalante’s Thriller “Heli”
News: Cinematographer Lorenzo Hagerman Chooses Codex for Amat Escalante’s Thriller “Heli”
Mexican writer/director Amat Escalante won Best Director as this year’s Cannes Film Festival for his new thriller" Heli." The film is the eagerly-anticipated follow-up to Escalante’s previous films "Sangre" and "Los Bastardos" which similarly drew critical praise (and numerous festival awards) for their unflinching portraits of the lives of ordinary Mexicans. "Heli" is also one of the first films produced by Mexico’s burgeoning independent film industry to be captured with an ARRIRAW workflow based on ARRI’s Alexa camera and Codex’'s Onboard Recorder.
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Codex Introduces Codex Backbone and Production Server
Codex Debuts Codex Backbone at Siggraph 2013
Codex, who design and manufacture high-performance workflow tools for feature film, television and commercials production, today announces an expansion of its product range with the Codex Production Server and Backbone.
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Cooke Optics Brings Award-Winning Lenses And Technology Innovations To IBC 2013
- Full range of lenses on show, plus Metrology products and /i Technology announcement expected -
Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, will present its full range of miniS4/i, S4/i, 5/i and Anamoprhic/i lenses on Stand 11.D10 at IBC 2013, as well as the first production model in the new Cooke Metrology lens testing range. The company is also expected to reveal more details about the next generation of /i Technology metadata system.
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Codex, Cooke Optics And The Pixel Farm Announce Plans For Next-Gen Metadata System
News: Codex, Cooke Optics And The Pixel Farm Announce Plans For Next-Gen Metadata System- Companies will build on /i Technology to assist VFX post teams -
Cooke Optics, the Academy Award®-winning manufacturer of precision lenses, is to team up with Codex, the manufacturer of high-end digital equipment for film and television production, and The Pixel Farm, the developer of image processing technologies, to develop and deliver the next generation of metadata capture for film and digital cameras.
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Codex Provides Recording Technology for Douglas Trumbull’s 120 FPS Experimental Short “UFOTOG”
News: Codex Provides Recording Technology for Douglas Trumbull’s 120 FPS Experimental Short “UFOTOG”Filmmaking pioneer Douglas Trumbull recently used Codex recording technology in the production of UFOTOG, the world’s first high-frame rate (120 fps), stereoscopic 3D film. Trumbull and his production team at Trumbull Studios employed Codex Onboard S Recorders to capture 4K raw data from a pair of Canon C500 cameras, each shooting at 60 fps. The project, which is currently in post production, is designed to demonstrate the potential of high frame rate imagery and Trumbull’s vision for a new form of immersive cinematic entertainment.
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Foerster and Emmerich Opt for Codex on “White House Down”
News: Foerster and Emmerich Opt for Codex on “White House Down”Director Roland Emmerich and award-winning cinematographer Anna Foerster, ASC used Codex Onboard Recorders on the Sony Pictures feature film "White House Down." The film stars Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx and Maggie Gyllenhaal, and depicts a paramilitary invasion of the White House in Washington, DC.
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Codex to Show Vault 2 at Cine Gear in Hollywood
News: Codex to Show Vault 2 at Cine Gear in HollywoodThe new Codex/ARRI internal recording module for Alexa will also be on view.
Codex will demonstrate Vault 2, the latest iteration of its industry-leading line of location-based media management environments, at Cine Gear Expo, May 31 through June 2 in Hollywood. The Vault, which has been used on a number of recent feature productions including Marvel’s blockbuster Iron Man 3, now supports Sony’s F5 and F55 cameras. It also includes support for REDMAGs used by RED Epic and Scarlet cameras.
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Brant Fagan, SOC, Relies On Anton/Bauer Batteries For Film Production Around The Globe
News: Brant Fagan, SOC, Relies On Anton/Bauer Batteries For Film Production Around The GlobeCinematographer and Steadicam® Camera Operator Brant Fagan, SOC, has traveled the globe, working on countless films, episodic television programs, commercials and the occasional live event production. Working his way up through the ranks of the industry for the past 20 years, he has witnessed much technological change and evolution. And through it all, he has consistently employed batteries, chargers and Gold Mounts® from Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries.
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John Toll, ASC Relies on Codex for "Iron Man 3"
News: John Toll, ASC Relies on Codex for "Iron Man 3"Master cinematographer John Toll, ASC recently made his first feature film foray into digital cinematography on" Iron Man 3": Revealing the Mandarin, Marvel Entertainment’s latest installment of the hugely successful Iron Man franchise. Toll, who won Oscars for Braveheart and Legends of theFall, and took home a third nomination for The Thin Red Line, teamed with director Shane Black and actor Robert Downey, Jr.
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ARRI Pro Camera Accessories Bring ARRI Quality To More Setups
News: ARRI Pro Camera Accessories Bring ARRI Quality To More SetupsWith ARRI Pro Camera Accessories (PCA), cameras from a plethora of manufacturers can benefit from ARRI’s renowned ergonomic designs and robust quality. New PCA offerings complement cameras including ARRI ALEXA, Sony F5 and F55, Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Red Epic, 1DC/1DX/C Cameras from Canon, and many others.
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ASSIMILATE Showcases SCRATCH 4K Workflows at NAB 2013
SCRATCH Enables Powerful 4K Workflows Without the Cost of Big Iron Systems
Event: NAB 2013
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Codex Adds The Studio-B&H to Reseller Network
News: Codex Adds The Studio-B&H to Reseller NetworkCodex today announces that it has added New York City-based The Studio-B&H to its worldwide reseller network. The professional solutions division of electronics retailer B&H, The Studio-B&H will represent the full line of Codex products including its Onboard Recorders and Vault, its revolutionary, on-set media management system.
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Oscar Winners “Life of Pi”, “Argo”, “Amour” Captured by Codex
News: Oscar Winners “Life of Pi”, “Argo”, “Amour” Captured by CodexSeveral feature productions that relied on Codex technology for digital recording and workflow management were among the winners last night at the Academy Awards. Life of Pi, which employed Codex Onboard Recorders and Transfer Stations, took home four Oscars, including the awards for Best Director (Ang Lee), Best Cinematography (Claudio Miranda) and Best Visual Effects (Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott). Best Picture winner Argo also employed Codex OnBoard Recorders, as did Amour, a winner for Best Foreign Language Film.
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XR Module ALEXA Upgrade For In-Camera ARRIRAW Recording
News: XR Module ALEXA Upgrade For In-Camera ARRIRAW RecordingConcurrent with its refresh of the ALEXA family with four new ALEXA XT models, ARRI is offering an upgrade that equips all existing ALEXA cameras with one of the major features of the XT configuration: the new XR Module (Xtended Recording), allows ARRIRAW – the highest quality image output from ALEXA – to be recorded in-camera to a state-of-the-art internal digital magazine. With no need for external recording devices, camera setups will be smaller, lighter, faster, more flexible, and less expensive.
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ARRI and CODEX Co-Develop XR Module For In-Camera ARRIRAW
News: ARRI and CODEX Co-Develop XR Module For In-Camera ARRIRAWARRI and Codex have co-developed a new upgrade option for all ALEXA cameras that allows internal recording of ARRIRAW up to 120 fps. The XR Module is an affordable new side panel with various in-camera recording options, replacing the current SxS Module. It allows ALEXA owners to embrace the latest advances in recording technologies without having to purchase a new camera, exemplifying the concept of modular upgradeability that was built into the ALEXA design from its very beginnings.
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Feature and Television Productions Captured by Codex Honored at BAFTA, ASC Awards
News: Feature and Television Productions Captured by Codex Honored at BAFTA, ASC Awards“Skyfall,” “Life of Pi,” and “Game of Thrones” continue the Codex winning streak.
Feature film and television productions produced with Codex digital recording and workflow technology continue to rack up key technical and creative awards. At this year’s British Film Academy Awards (BAFTA) held this past Sunday in London, Skyfall took the Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year, while Life of Pi won for Best Cinematography (Claudio Miranda, ASC) and Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects.
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Codex Travels the Globe with “Zero Dark Thirty”
News: Codex Travels the Globe with “Zero Dark Thirty”Codex recorders and digital labs support Codex/ARRIRAW workflow.
Codex digital cinema technology continues to prove its metal under the most challenging production conditions. Its latest test came on Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow’s gripping telling of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. Codex recorders and digital labs were employed to capture, manage and process camera data for a production that traveled to remote locations, accumulated huge amounts of original camera media, and shot some scenes in near-total darkness.
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Four Best Picture Nominees Captured by Codex
News: Four Best Picture Nominees Captured by CodexOscar nominees relying on Codex recorders and workflow systems include “Amour,” “Argo,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Life of Pi,” “Skyfall,” “Kon-Tiki” and “The Avengers.”
Four of the nine films nominated for this year’s Academy Award for Best Picture relied on Codex technology for digital recording and workflow management. They include Amour (Michael Haneke, director; Darius Khondji, cinematographer), Argo (Ben Affleck, director; Rodrigo Prieto, cinematographer), Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow, director; Greig Fraser, cinematographer) and Life of Pi (Ang Lee, director; Claudio Miranda, cinematographer).
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Codex Fuels 3D Workflow for “Life of Pi”
News: Codex Fuels 3D Workflow for “Life of Pi”Codex recorders capture stereo streams from paired Arri Alexa cameras used to shoot the 3D movie.
Codex technology occupied a key position in a groundbreaking 3D workflow used in the production of Life of Pi, the new, epic adventure film from 20th Century Fox and Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee. Codex recorders were used on the set to capture dual streams of data from pairs of Arri Alexa cameras used to shoot the movie. Additionally, Codex digital laboratory systems were employed near-set to manage and back-up the enormous amount of data generated by the stereo production.
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4K London chooses Leader LV5330 and LV5380 test instruments
News: 4K London chooses Leader LV5330 and LV5380 test instruments4K London, one of Britain's most active providers of digital cinematography support services, has invested in Leader LV5330 and LV5380 multi-standard video signal analysers for integration into its high-specification electronic imaging systems. The sales were made via Leader's UK reseller Thameside TV which is based in Shepperton.
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Band Pro Announces Leica Set Delivery at One World Open House 2012
Band Pro Film & Digital has announced that a full Leica Summilux-C lens set will be presented to a leading rental house at their annual One World Open House event next week in Burbank, CA. This marks the first set delivery to the U.S. Mid-West region. Underscoring the increased delivery of Leica sets worldwide over the last year, Leica’s streamlined manufacturing process is credited with responding to the growing demand for these premiere lenses. Managing Director, Gerhard Baier, will be on hand at the December 13th event to make the presentation, and will be exhibiting Leica’s latest Summilux-C offerings: the 16mm, 29mm, 65mm, and 135mm focal lengths.
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Company 3 and EFILM Collaborate on Comprehensive Post Pipeline for James Bond Feature "Skyfall"
Award-winning post houses Company 3 (CO3) and EFILM joined forces to provide Eon Productions' newest James Bond feature "Skyfall"--the first digitally-shot film in the franchise--with a complete, integrated workflow, ensuring consistency from dailies through to digital intermediate (DI). Based on this model, the companies have branded their collaborative location service as EC3, which leverages the technology and personnel of both post houses.
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"Cuban Fury" Streamlines On-Set Workflow With Codex's The Vault
News: "Cuban Fury" Streamlines On-Set Workflow With Codex's The VaultStudioCanal comedy is one of the first film productions to use new standalone workflow solution.
The move to digital acquisition has transformed many film and television sets into something akin to the control center for a moon launch as they have taken on a hoard of high-tech equipment for capturing, storing, processing and backing-up digital camera data. Not so with Cuban Fury, StudioCanal’s new romantic comedy, which was among the first film productions to use The Vault, Codex’s new on-set digital laboratory solution that reduces the technology required to manage camera data to a single box the size of a small suitcase.
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Colorfront Wins Emmy Award For On-Set Dailies
News: Colorfront Wins Emmy Award For On-Set DailiesColorfront On-Set Dailies continues to dominate file-based production on major motion pictures and episodic TV shows
Academy Award-winning developer Colorfront today announced it has been awarded a 2012 Primetime Engineering Emmy from the Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences for Colorfront On-Set Dailies, the market-leading on-set dailies system for motion picture and TV production.
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Codex Appoints Rainer Hercher As Development Manager For Europe And Asia
News: Codex Appoints Rainer Hercher As Development Manager For Europe And AsiaCodex, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, has appointed Rainer Hercher to the post of Business Development Manager for Europe and Asia. Formerly Managing Director of Band Pro, Munich, Hercher will lead the company’s customer relations and sales effort in film and television production markets across both continents.
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Codex Powers ARRIRAW Workflow for French/Italian Thriller “The Lookout”
News: Codex Powers ARRIRAW Workflow for French/Italian Thriller “The Lookout”The Lookout (Le Guetteur), the new French-language crime thriller from Italian director Michele Placido (Crime Novel, Angel of Death) is a riveting tale of bank robbers, a sniper and hard-nosed cops that plays out in the meanest streets of Paris—it’s also one of the latest films to employ the Codex/ARRIRAW workflow.
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Germany’s FGV Schmidle Selects Onboard M from Codex
News: Germany’s FGV Schmidle Selects Onboard M from CodexFGV Schmidle, one of the oldest and largest camera rental houses in Germany, has enhanced its digital cinematography resources through a new investment in digital recording technology from Codex Digital.
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Codex Vault Will Support Sony F65 Workflow
News: Codex Vault Will Support Sony F65 WorkflowCodex, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces that the Sony SR-D1 SRMemory reader module for the Codex Vault will be shown for the first time at IBC 2012 in Amsterdam on the Sony booth (12.A10) and the Codex booth (11.F41).
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Cache-A Archive Appliances Go On-Set
News: Cache-A Archive Appliances Go On-SetCache-A safeguards camera assets for motion picture, broadcast and commercials productions
Cache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, has revealed details of how motion picture, broadcast and commercials producers are utilizing its LT0-5 tape-based archive appliances, with the latest LTFS capabilities, in on-set production environments to safeguard the increasing amounts of data and video-related media they generate daily. Cache-A is showing its full product range at IBC 2012, Amsterdam, at Booth 7.E06.
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"Lawless" Captured on Codex
News: "Lawless" Captured on CodexAnnapurna Pictures employed Codex recording and workflow technology during the production of Lawless, the new film, directed by John Hillcoat and starring Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy, about a bootlegging operation in the Depression-era South. The film is slated for release August 29th by The Weinstein Company.
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Codex Announces Onboard S Support For Canon Cinema RAW
News: Codex Announces Onboard S Support For Canon Cinema RAWCodex, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces that its compact Onboard S recorder supports Canon Cinema RAW. Codex will demonstrate the Onboard S (and other products) at IBC 2012 in Amsterdam (Stand 11.F41). It will be the first time that the Onboard S will be seen at a European tradeshow.
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Framewright/Codex On-Set Color Solution Used on “Hope Springs”
News: Framewright/Codex On-Set Color Solution Used on “Hope Springs”As more and more film and television productions move to digital acquisition, directors and cinematographers have increasingly sought simple means to “pre-visualize” color on the set in order to have better control over the look of their footage from dailies through post production.
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“Bayonet” Captured on Codex
News: “Bayonet” Captured on CodexIndependent short uses Codex Onboard recorder to create “studio quality” look.
Bayonet, a short political thriller from Bergen Films and Director Gregory Horoupian, recently completed principal photography using digital recording technology from Codex. The short was shot by cinematographer Lyle Vincent using an ARRI Alexa Studio camera paired with anamorphic lenses and a Codex Onboard M recorder.
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Mike Leigh’s Olympics Film “A Running Jump” Captured on Codex
News: Mike Leigh’s Olympics Film “A Running Jump” Captured on CodexCodex Digital, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces that Codex Onboard Recorders were used with ARRI Alexa cameras on Mike Leigh’s short film A Running Jump.
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Cinegear 2012: Codex to Showcase Recording and Workflow Solutions
News: Cinegear 2012: Codex to Showcase Recording and Workflow SolutionsCodex Delivers 4K Workflow for Canon Cinema EOS Digital Cameras
Cinegear Booth 48A – Codex Digital will showcase its latest digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production at Cinegear 2012 in Los Angeles. Featured products will include the Codex Vault S, Codex’s next generation, modular, location-based media management environment, which has begun shipping.
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Captured On Alexa: "Avengers" Assemble Record-Breaking Weekend At Box Office
Directed by Joss Whedon and shot by cinematographer Seamus McGarvey ASC, BSC, THE AVENGERS, opened in the U.S. this weekend with $207.4 million, breaking the all-time weekend record set last summer by HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Part 2. The production was one of the very first to use the ARRI ALEXA Plus camera, relying on a total of four ALEXAs shooting ARRIRAW on Codex recorders to capture the iconic super hero team in action.
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Codex And ARRI Continue Successful Partnership
Codex, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, and ARRI, the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of motion picture camera, digital intermediate and lighting equipment, have had an incredible year with the ARRI ALEXA camera and the Codex ARRIRAW recorder.
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"Marvel’s The Avengers" Employs Codex/ARRIRAW Workflow
Director Joss Whedon and Cinematographer Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC recently employed ARRI Alexa cameras in a Codex/ARRIRAW workflow to capture principal photography for "Marvel’s The Avengers". Produced by Marvel Studios, the eagerly-awaited Super Hero saga is slated for a May 4th release in the U.S. by Walt Disney Studios.
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Keanu Reeves’ "Man Of Tai Chi" Employs Codex/Arriraw Workflow
Codex digital recorders and image processing technology are being used in the production of "Man of Tai Chi", currently shooting in China.
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Colorfront On-Set Dailies Is Premier Choice For Major Motion Pictures And Episodic TV Shows
On-Set Dailies dominates digital camera productions and 4K RAW workflows
Academy Award-winning developer Colorfront today released details of how its On-Set Dailies system has rapidly become the premiere choice for digital production dailies among major motion pictures and TV shows. The majority of features using Alexa ARRIRAW and F65RAW workflows, as well as high-profile HD episodic TV shows shooting ProRes, have all selected Colorfront On-Set Dailies.
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Colorfront Previews On-Set Dailies 2012 Summer Release
Next On-Set Dailies release extends industry-leading 4K dailies performance
Academy Award-winning developer Colorfront is previewing On-Set Dailies Summer 2012 release, the next version of its Award-winning on-set dailies system for motion picture and TV production, at NAB 2012. With this new release Colorfront continues to raise the quality bar, extend realtime 4K dailies capabilities, and broaden the reputation of On-Set Dailies as the dominant solution with the most advanced feature set of any dailies product.
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Colorfront Launches Transkoder Engine At NAB 2012
New workflow workhorse fits straight into existing facility architecture
– Academy Award-winning developer Colorfront has launched a new product line that automates fast, high-quality digital file conversion for studios and VFX facilities involved in motion picture and high-end TV production. The standalone Transkoder Engine is based on Colorfront’s award-winning On-Set Dailies architecture and uses cost-effective, commodity hardware, to deliver faster-than-realtime processing to transcode, decode, convert and process files for multiple deliverables.
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Colorfront Introduces Express Dailies At NAB 2012
New cost-effective system supports grading and data wrangling workflows for commercials, motion picture and TV productions
Academy Award-winning developer Colorfront today announced Express Dailies, a high-performance, affordable and easy-to-use dailies tool for commercials, motion picture and TV production workflows, and the first multi-license purchase of Express Dailies by Hollywood post facility Light Iron for its OUTPOST system.
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Codex And ARRI Continue Successful Partnership
Codex, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, and ARRI, the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of motion picture camera, digital intermediate and lighting equipment, have had an incredible year with the ARRI Alexa camera and the Codex ARRIRAW recorder.
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Codex Introduces Support For Avid DNxHD 444
Codex Digital, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces full support for Avid® DNxHD® 444.
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Codex Announces Support For Canon Cinema EOS Cameras
Codex Delivers 4K Workflow for Canon Cinema EOS Digital Cameras
Codex, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces that its Onboard Recorders will support both the Canon Cinema EOS C300 and the new Canon Cinema EOS C500 and C500 PL digital cinematography cameras, which are currently under development.
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New ARRI Quality Pro Camera Accessories for NAB 2012
News: New ARRI Quality Pro Camera Accessories for NAB 2012With a wide range of modular matte boxes, follow focus units and support systems, ARRI is able to offer complete shooting kits for almost all types of digital cameras, from small, handheld units and HD-capable DSLRs, to broadcast HD and high-end digital cameras.
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Codex Digital Ships Vault S at NAB
News: Codex Digital Ships Vault S at NABThe Codex Vault series is the next generation, modular, location-based media management environment. Fast transfers, automated production management, full reporting, rugged design and a compact size make the Codex Vault the hub of any on-set or near-set file based workflow. The Codex Vault supports digital cinema cameras made by ARRI, Sony, Canon and other industry leaders. It is designed to eliminate much of the complexity involved in designing workflows while taking full advantage of the efficiencies of file-based production and the ability to share rich metadata. It provides a single, standardized workflow regardless of the camera with a simple, task-based user interface that anyone can use. It has the capability to generate deliverables in all formats required for dailies review, post production and archive.
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Codex Introduces New 4:4:4 Recorder
News: Codex Introduces New 4:4:4 RecorderCodex Debuts and Ships Onboard S Recorder
Codex, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces the latest addition to its product range, the Codex Onboard S Recorder.
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Colorfront On-Set Dailies Premier Choice for Movies & TV News
On-Set Dailies dominates digital camera productions and 4K RAW workflows
Academy Award-winning developer Colorfront today released details of how its On-Set Dailies system has rapidly become the premiere choice for digital production dailies among major motion pictures and TV shows. The majority of features using Alexa ARRIRAW and F65RAW workflows, as well as high-profile HD episodic TV shows shooting ProRes, have all selected Colorfront On-Set Dailies.
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Pictorvision First to Fly ALEXA M for ARRI Promo at NAB
News: Pictorvision First to Fly ALEXA M for ARRI Promo at NABPictorvision, which won an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Scientific and Engineering Award this year for their innovative Eclipse system, was recently tapped by ARRI to help create a stunning in-booth promo to be shown at NAB 2012 in Las Vegas.
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Sony Professional Solutions to Open Digital Motion Picture Center at Sony Pictures Studios
Industry-wide Resource for Training and Education will Support Transition to Digital Workflows for Filmmakers
Sony’s Professional Solutions of America group (PSA) unveiled its Digital Motion Picture Center (DMPC) on Stage 7 last night at Sony Pictures Studios. Officially opening May 1, the Center will offer hands-on training for directors, cinematographers and other professionals in the film and television production industries on the use of Sony’s groundbreaking F65 CineAlta™ digital motion picture camera and the production workflows supporting this new, state-of-the art digital acquisition system.
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Codex Digital Offers Full Support for ARRI Alexa Studio
Codex Digital now offers full support for ARRI's Alexa Studio with Codex ARRIRAW Plus and the Codex Onboard recorders, which can record up to 48 frames per second of ARRIRAW from the Alexa Studio in 4:3, using Codex' new high speed Data Packs. The company is also readying the debut of the Codex Vault at NAB 2012.
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Codex Introduces Support for ARRI Alexa Studio
News: Codex Introduces Support for ARRI Alexa StudioCodex Digital, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces full support for the new ARRI Alexa Studio.
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Codex Introduces Support for the Sony F65 Camera
Codex, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces an agreement with Sony to provide workflows for its ground-breaking F65 CineAlta™ digital motion picture camera.
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New SCRATCH Lab 6.1 Delivers The Industry’s Best Price-Performance to Production Dailies Workflows
News: New SCRATCH Lab 6.1 Delivers The Industry’s Best Price-Performance to Production Dailies Workflows
Wickedly-fast background output rendering, advanced metadata handling and enhanced RED HDRx flexibility highlight latest release
ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, has shipped the 6.1 version of its renowned SCRATCH Lab™ digital dailies tool.
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Codex and ARRIRAW Mark a Breakthrough Year in 2011
News: Codex and ARRIRAW Mark a Breakthrough Year in 201150 feature films shot with the ALEXA/CODEX/ARRIRAW workflow.
Codex Digital, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announced that Codex Onboard Recorders have been used on approximately 50 feature films in 2011.
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"Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" Employs Codex/ARRIRAW Workflow
News: "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" Employs Codex/ARRIRAW Workflow"Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close", director Stephen Daldry’s film slated for a Christmas day limited release from Warner Bros. Pictures, expanding to wide release January 20th, was the first major studio production to shoot with the ARRI ALEXA camera in a Codex/ARRIRAW workflow. It was also the first digitally captured film for veteran cinematographer Chris Menges, ASC, BSC.
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Codex and ARRIRAW in Production
Principal photography has now been completed on some of the first movies to utilize an ARRI Alexa/Codex ARRIRAW workflow, whilst production continues on many others around the world.
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Codex and ARRI announce 60fps ARRIRAW
News: Codex and ARRI announce 60fps ARRIRAWCODEX SUPPORTS 60fps ARRIRAW ON ALEXA
Codex Digital, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announced that they have introduced 60fps ARRIRAW capture on the Codex Onboard Recorder.
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Codex And P+S Technik Announce Collaboration
CODEX TO SUPPORT PS-Cam X35
Codex Digital, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announced a collaboration with P+S Technik to provide a workflow for the new PS-Cam X35 digital camera.
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The Camera House Acquires Codex Digital Technology to Support File-based Production
News: The Camera House Acquires Codex Digital Technology to Support File-based ProductionCalifornia-based The Camera House, a premier provider of camera equipment to the film and television industries, has made a major investment in digital recording and workflow technology from Codex Digital.
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Facilis T8 Storage Qualified by ASSIMILATE; Featured in IBC Demonstrations
Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, announced that its T8 direct-attached SAS storage system has been qualified by ASSIMILATE for its SCRATCH® Six and SCRATCH Lab™ digital cinema and broadcast imaging product line for Windows and Mac OS® X
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Major Productions Rely On ALEXA ARRIRAW And Codex For Uncompromised Recording
The ALEXA digital camera system has quickly been embraced as an industry workhorse lauded for its cinematic look, unsurpassed dynamic range and ease of use. More and more productions are taking advantage of ALEXA’s ARRIRAW capability to access full sensor resolution, raw uncompressed data and the greatest flexibility in post. ARRIRAW is the highest quality recording format when shooting with ALEXA, storing the full 2880 x 1620 pixels of raw, unprocessed 12 bit log Bayer data delivered by the sensor.
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AbelCine Announces ALEXA Training Classes in New York and Los Angeles
AbelCine’s Training Department will be presenting a series of ARRI ALEXA Workshops at their New York and Los Angeles facilities. The Los Angeles workshops will be held on August 30-31, and the New York workshops will be held on September 12-13.
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ASSIMILATE To Unveil Next Innovations Of SCRATCH Six and SCRATCH Lab at IBC 2011
Come meet the ASSIMILATE team and get the latest news!
ASSIMILATE (http://www.assimilateinc.com), the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, invites you to IBC 2011 to discover the latest exciting developments of SCRATCH® Six and SCRATCH Lab™, its end-to-end digital cinema and broadcast imaging product line for 2D/3D stereo post-production, on-location and VFX dailies workflows.
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Pivotal Post Employs Codex Digital Technology for New “Mobile Lab” Service
News: Pivotal Post Employs Codex Digital Technology for New “Mobile Lab” ServiceCodex Digital is currently providing digital laboratory and related workflow technology to Los Angeles-headquartered Pivotal Post to support its new Digital Mobile Lab service.
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Codex Digital, 5th Kind to Demonstrate Workflow for Processing and Distributing Camera Assets at NAB
At NAB 2011, Codex Digital and 5th Kind will demonstrate a new workflow for capturing, processing and managing digital assets from the camera to the screen. The demonstration will link Codex Digital’s Transfer Station, an on-set solution for dailies processing and deliverables production, with 5th Kind’s web-based production asset management system. The demonstration will be conducted at the Codex Digital Booth, C8615.
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Codex Digital, Assimilate to Demonstrate ARRIRAW Workflow at NAB
At NAB 2011, Codex Digital and Assimilate will conduct joint demonstrations of a new on-set workflow for ARRIRAW. The demonstrations will employ Codex’s Onboard Recorder and Transfer Station and Assimilate’s SCRATCH Lab, and will show the processing of ARRIRAW files (recorded with an ARRI Alexa camera) with visual quality checking, primary color grading, deliverables production, file back-up, and project management.
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Codex Digital to Demonstrate IIF/ACES Workflow at NAB
At NAB 2011, Codex Digital will demonstrate a first-of-its-kind dailies workflow for television and film utilizing the new IIF/ACES post production process. The demonstration will use Codex’ Onboard Recorder and Desktop Transfer Station to produce deliverables, with IIF/ACES dynamic range, for editorial, post production and dailies review. The demonstration will be conducted at the Codex Digital Booth, C8615.
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ARRI and Codex Digital release OEM ARRIRAW Recorder
Codex Digital, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces that it has reached an agreement with ARRI to manufacture a Codex ARRIRAW recorder for use with ARRI’s popular ALEXA and ARRIFLEX D-21 film-style digital cameras. The new recorder will be marketed both directly and through ARRI’s worldwide reseller network. ARRI and its resellers will also be selling Codex camera mounts, datapacks and transfer stations.
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Codex Digital Debuts Standalone On-Set Laboratory for RED, ARRI and Sony
At NAB 2011, Codex Digital will debut The Vault, a next generation on-set laboratory solution for review, and dailies and deliverables production that supports digital cinema cameras made by RED, ARRI, Sony and other leading manufacturers.
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Codex Digital, Colorfront to Demonstrate Complete Dailies Workflow at NAB
At NAB 2011, Codex Digital and Colorfront will conduct joint demonstrations of a new dailies workflow. The demonstrations will employ Codex's Transfer Station and Colorfront's On-Set Dailies, and will show the playback of ARRIRAW files from Codex's Virtual File System in real time.
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Codex Digital Opens U.S. Office; Adds U.K. Design & Manufacturing Facility
News: Codex Digital Opens U.S. Office; Adds U.K. Design & Manufacturing FacilityMaruvada joins company as product specialist.
Codex Digital, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, has opened a new office in Hollywood to serve as its base in the United States.
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Technicolor and Codex to Showcase Digital Production at NAB
News: Technicolor and Codex to Showcase Digital Production at NABASC Color Decision List at Heart of Digital Workflows
Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH), a worldwide provider of production and post-production services, and Codex Digital, a leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today revealed their plans to demonstrate a comprehensive digital production solution at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada April 11-14.
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Technicolor & FilmLight Join Forces to Provide On-Location Color
News: Technicolor & FilmLight Join Forces to Provide On-Location ColorTechnicolor DP Lights™ Powered by Truelight to Launch at NAB
Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH), a worldwide provider of production and post-production services, and FilmLight, a developer of film scanning, color grading and color management technology, today announced a technology alliance to grow their respective presence on motion picture and broadcast production sets, bringing together their respective industry leading color grading solutions.
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ARRI to Market Codex Digital ARRIRAW Recorder
Codex Digital, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces that it has reached an agreement with ARRI, the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of motion picture camera, digital intermediate and lighting equipment, to manufacture a CODEX ARRIRAW recorder for use with ARRI’s popular ALEXA and ARRIFLEX D-21 film-style digital cameras.
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