Five use cases to benefit from the new library sync feature in a smaller production or a large team 5 min read

Five use cases to benefit from the new library sync feature in a smaller production or a large team

There are many reasons to share your Silverstack project across multiple devices, like choosing another computer when leaving the set or collaborating with your team on location. This article will outline some exemplary use cases to give you an idea of how your workflow can benefit from the library sync feature – whether you are working in a team, or coordinating multiple crew units across the world.

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5 Use Cases For Your Mobile Device On Set in the Pomfort Ecosystem 5 min read

5 Use Cases For Your Mobile Device On Set in the Pomfort Ecosystem

Compared to other devices which may be more powerful in certain respects, your mobile device has a central advantage: It’s always by your side. Hence, it allows you to take care of things on the go, which often saves time and effort. In this article, we’ll look at five use cases for mobile device usage within the Pomfort Ecosystem. So keep reading to learn what’s possible with just a few taps of your finger!

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Manage and Exchange Reference Media in Livegrade 7 min read

Manage and Exchange Reference Media in Livegrade

Reference media play a crucial role in the development process of looks as they help to consistently maintain the DP’s creative intent throughout the whole production. Hence, the recording of reference movies and the creation of reference still images are essential tasks during the on-set look creation process. This blog post provides a hands-on overview of how you can handle large and complex projects in multi-user and multi-machine workflows efficiently using Livegrade’s media management capabilities.

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How to Configure Folder Structures for Netflix Productions with Silverstack 8 min read

How to Configure Folder Structures for Netflix Productions with Silverstack

To prepare on-set data assets for post-production, Netflix productions must create a folder structure that meets the minimum requirements outlined by Netflix. This blog post illustrates how you can use Silverstack to create the structure that matches the example provided in the Netflix Prodicle article. You learn how to set up a custom folder structure for destination-drives and utilize metadata from the offloaded clips and Silverstack’s library for the path naming process.

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How Colorists Can Design Pomfort Looks in Silverstack Lab 6 min read

How Colorists Can Design Pomfort Looks in Silverstack Lab

By explaining and contrasting a few core characteristics of LUTs and Pomfort Looks, this article highlights the benefits of using Pomfort Looks when operating within the Pomfort Ecosystem. You’ll also get detailed step-by-step instructions for building looks in Silverstack Lab and exchanging them between Pomfort applications.

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Dynamic Metadata: Camera and Lens information for each Frame 7 min read

Dynamic Metadata: Camera and Lens information for each Frame

In contemporary productions, communicating relevant metadata to the VFX department is increasingly demanded. Consequently, DITs and dailies operators need tools to collect metadata and pass it on to VFX supervisors or post departments. Dynamic metadata, which contains frame-accurate value changes of camera and lens parameters, offers full transparency. Hence, spreadsheet files carrying tables of dynamic shot metadata such as CSV become common intermediate formats for VFX-heavy productions and shows that are applying new techniques such as virtual production. This article sheds light on the dynamic metadata features in Livegrade Studio and the Silverstack family.

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Using Pomfort Settings Files to Configure Your Application Setup 8 min read

Using Pomfort Settings Files to Configure Your Application Setup

At the start of a new production, DITs and dailies operators need to ensure their software and hardware are perfectly configured so that all individual requirements of the production are met. Consequently, prep work plays a decisive role and can often be time-consuming. This article shows how software configuration processes can get accelerated and become a lot more convenient than you would expect.

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