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.
This blog article walks you through five ways to benefit from HDR-related features in Livegrade Pro and Studio.
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.
Did you ever need to manage independent scenes of multiple units with only one Livegrade system? If so, you will quickly recognize the huge potential of working with stages in Livegrade Studio, as it will make your life so much easier. This article will walk you through a whole new workflow for handling multiple scenes simultaneously within the same project.
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?
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.
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.
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.
When working with loads of metadata in fast-paced film production environments, every reduction of manual effort is helpful. Hence, it’s a common aim to track metadata in a way that keeps manual entries and maintenance to a minimum – at best, you find yourself entering metadata only once. In this article, we’ll discuss four different approaches to doing so.
Did you recently start using Livegrade, and are you looking for the best way to achieve look consistency across the whole production? In that case, this “Pomfort Basics” article is especially for you as we will cover this topic in depth and through the lens of a beginner. So, let’s shine some light on working with reference media in Livegrade.