Oscar Winners “Life of Pi”, “Argo”, “Amour” Captured by Codex


Last Updated: February 25, 2013 11:26 pm GMT
(London, UK--February 25, 2013) Several 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.

Life of Pi was one of the first feature productions to use Codex recorders in tandem with ARRI Alexa cameras. In a groundbreaking 3D workflow, individual Codex recorders were used with each of three Alexa camera pairs (that were maintained by Cameron Pace Group). When the recorders were full, they were taken to a near-set laboratory and off-loaded to Codex Digital Labs. Codex recorders were also used in tandem with ARRI Alexa cameras on Argo and Amour.

Codex is the world’s leading manufacturer of recording systems that support today’s most advanced digital cinema cameras and data management systems that support today’s most advanced production and post-production workflows. Codex technology supported more than 60 major motion picture productions in 2012.

Codex salutes all of this year’s Academy Award winners on their outstanding success.

About Codex Digital

Codex Digital, who are based in London, England design and manufacture high-end digital equipment for motion picture and television production, products include the award-winning high-resolution media recorders and a range of media management stations to manage the entire workflow of a digital production from set to post production. The company is setting new standards for end-to-end production workflow.

For more information please visit http://www.codexdigital.com.


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