Pomfort Basics

Managing Data (Part Two): Completeness of Data with Manifest Files 14 min read

Managing Data (Part Two): Completeness of Data with Manifest Files

As part of a two-part blog series, this article continues our exploration of the concept of data management. While the first article looked at how to maintain the integrity of single files by calculating and comparing hash values, we now move on to discuss the aspect of completeness, including manifest files. 

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Pomfort Basics

Step by Step: A Shooting Day with Pomfort’s On-Set Solution 9 min read

Step by Step: A Shooting Day with Pomfort’s On-Set Solution

Along the production pipeline, professional film productions rely on elaborate workflows and clever tooling to facilitate the many processes involved. This article walks you through a (highly simplified) shooting day to outline how Silverstack Lab, Livegrade Studio, and ShotHub work together to solve your digital imaging and asset management needs on set.

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My DIT Cart: Robert Popkin 8 min read

My DIT Cart: Robert Popkin

Robert mainly works on productions for big streaming platforms and has assembled quite an impressive setup along the way. In this interview, he discusses all its bits and pieces!

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MY DIT CART: EYAD HAMAM 9 min read

MY DIT CART: EYAD HAMAM

Eyad enjoys going back and forth between DIT jobs on set and post-projects in the edit suite. In this interview, he talks about the perks of combining both careers, the film industry in Jordan, and most importantly: his current setup!

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Pomfort Basics

Managing data (Part One): Data integrity with checksums and hashes 9 min read

Managing data (Part One): Data integrity with checksums and hashes

One of the most important goals of data management on set is to maintain the integrity and completeness of all data recorded and created during production.This article is the first of a two-part series providing a basic introduction to the technical aspects of data management. We will take a closer look at what data integrity means, some potential issues that might threaten it, and how checksums and hash algorithms help protect it. 

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Sensor Check with Silverstack and Livegrade: Detecting Dirt 13 min read

Sensor Check with Silverstack and Livegrade: Detecting Dirt

To avoid costly retouching in post-production, it is recommended to regularly check the state of the sensor protection glass and clean it if necessary. So, how do you do that?This article outlines how to check your sensor for dirt using the Pomfort grading tools and also provide useful background information on soiled sensors and related consequences.

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