Building a Livegrade System – Use Cases and Configurations 11 min read

Building a Livegrade System – Use Cases and Configurations

In case you are thinking about starting live grading as part of your on-set service, and you are not sure about the necessary hardware that is needed around Livegrade – this might be your article. We will lay out typical hardware configurations from a very simple setup with just one camera and a notebook up to a full DIT cart with multiple monitors, LUT boxes, and video routing.

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Q&A Session: All you want to know about the Silverstack Cloud 5 min read

Q&A Session: All you want to know about the Silverstack Cloud

The Silverstack Cloud is here! And with it a lot of exciting new features to talk about. Since Pomfort released the Silverstack Cloud Beta last week, many Silverstack users have signed up for the cloud to test it out properly. In the meantime we’ve already received decent feedback on its functionalities along with some specific questions. Therefore, we decided to collect all the input that has been provided by our beta users so far, and set up a FAQ-like blog article to answer the most pressing questions here. 

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Rock Bands, a Legendary Concert Venue, and Offloads on the Go. Andrew Spirk About the Documentary „Live at the Agora“ 5 min read

Rock Bands, a Legendary Concert Venue, and Offloads on the Go. Andrew Spirk About the Documentary „Live at the Agora“

Interviewing famous bands can be exciting enough. However, rushing around locations to get all necessary shooting material can result in a nerve-racking challenge. Therefore, offloading movie data on the go requires thorough planning. The guys of Clockwork 9 kept that in mind while shooting the documentary „Live at the Agora“. With a mobile setup and reliable software for their data management they made sure to accomplish their daily tasks as smoothly as possible.

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Secure Backup of HDE ARRIRAW .ARX Sequences with Silverstack 3 min read

Secure Backup of HDE ARRIRAW .ARX Sequences with Silverstack

HDE encoding for ARRIRAW clips is a new technology that has been introduced just recently, and we received  quite a few questions concerning  the data management of such clips. Those questions concern the overall workflow, the general understanding how to properly handle HDE .ARX sequences in a secure backup process, and how this is covered in our software products for data management.

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My DIT Cart: Timur Gavrilenko 10 min read

My DIT Cart: Timur Gavrilenko

The way a DIT cart is assembled not only depends on the preferences of the DIT itself, but also on the environment they are working in. The perfect combination of required features was quite clear to DIT Timur Gavrilenko when he designed his individual cart: As flexible as possible for high mobility on set, yet powerful enough for more demanding workflows.

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How Source Verification Helps to Identify Underlying Problems in Your Copy Process 5 min read

How Source Verification Helps to Identify Underlying Problems in Your Copy Process

When copying camera footage, most operators are familiar with the importance of verifying a good copy. ‘Verifying’ in this case usually refers to verifying the destination, e.g. making sure that the copied file at its destination are the same as on the source location. However, another possible process is often not mentioned in that context – and that is the source verification.

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An In-Depth Look at ASC-CDL Based Color Controls 7 min read

An In-Depth Look at ASC-CDL Based Color Controls

This article highlights how Livegrade Pro’s and Livegrade Studio’s implementation of the ASC-CDL standard impacts your work. We’ll revisit the details about the parameters and filter formula specified by ASC-CDL, discuss the different interaction types in the software, and show an example for setting up the color grading in multiple nodes.

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