Pomfort Basics

What’s possible with Synced Clip Libraries? 8 min read

What’s possible with Synced Clip Libraries?

ShotHub allows multiple people to connect their local clip libraries via the cloud to collaborate dynamically. This article takes a close look at these “synced clip libraries” to provide you with a solid overview of their functionality and benefits.

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5 Ways to Benefit from Using Thumbnail Frames in Livegrade 8 min read

5 Ways to Benefit from Using Thumbnail Frames in Livegrade

Did you ever want to leave your DIT cart without taking your large external hard disk but still keep your most relevant reference media files? This blog post describes how to achieve this with a few clicks and reveals other efficient solutions when using thumbnail frames in Livegrade for similar use cases.

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Reports in Silverstack: How To Prepare and Share Production Knowledge 7 min read

Reports in Silverstack: How To Prepare and Share Production Knowledge

Given the importance and impact of reporting, this Pomfort Basics article breaks down the topic to provide a comprehensive overview for all beginners using an application from the Silverstack product family. We’ll discuss why reports are necessary and explain how Silverstack provides just the right tools to create professional, purpose-driven reports.

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Rename files during offload with Silverstack 4 min read

Rename files during offload with Silverstack

There are a lot of situations where shooting with action cameras or DSLRs allow stunning perspectives and prevent expensive gear from possible damage. But many consumer cameras don’t come with the elaborate file naming mechanisms of professional camera systems. Wouldn’t it be nice if Silverstack could help you take care of ambiguous file names in your usual offloading workflow and with minimal effort?

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Round-trip from set to post: 5 ways to benefit from Livegrade Studio’s FilmLight integration 6 min read

Round-trip from set to post: 5 ways to benefit from Livegrade Studio’s FilmLight integration

With Livegrade Studio, you can natively grade on set in the FilmLight color pipeline and share your looks with post-production departments via FilmLight’s proprietary look exchange format BLG. In this article, we’re pointing out five ways in which your overall color workflow and all involved team members benefit from using the FilmLight color pipeline from set to post.

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The Power of Wildcards 7 min read

The Power of Wildcards

Wildcards, or more appropriately “path wildcards”, are representations of metadata fields that can be used as a placeholder for the specific metadata of a certain type of asset. 
In the following, we’ll break down this useful concept and make it real tangible by giving you reasons for and practical examples of using wildcards in your workflows. 

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Multi-Destination Offload vs. Cascading Copy: What’s the Difference? 4 min read

Multi-Destination Offload vs. Cascading Copy: What’s the Difference?

Silverstack helps you to back up camera cards to multiple destinations in one instance. While you can add various copy destinations for copying data in parallel, there’s a particular setting for a multi-destination backup called “Cascading Copy”. In this blog post, we want to explore Silverstack’s Cascading Copy functionality, outline its similarities and differences compared to a regular multi-destination backup, and explain how exactly it benefits you.

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