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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4 Ways to Transfer Metadata With Your Dailies – and Why to Do It 5 min read

4 Ways to Transfer Metadata With Your Dailies – and Why to Do It

When creating dailies on set or near set, you want to create them in a way that makes the following production steps as smooth as possible. Passing on relevant metadata together with the transcoded clips can contribute to that. In this article we will evaluate the benefits of passing on metadata together with transcoded clips, introduce different ways of doing so, and explain how Silverstack Lab helps with it.

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