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Pomfort for Film Students and Educators

Transforming Film Education by Bridging Theory and Practice

Are you about to take your first career steps into the film industry? Or are you an educational institution or teacher who aims to equip the next generation of filmmakers with profound expertise? Building skills upon the latest technology of the industry can be challenging in a university environment. Therefore, we’d love to support you with various helpful, up-to-date resources about the ever-changing world of digital imaging, the technology used on set, and insights into the Digital Imaging Technician’s role and responsibilities. In addition, by offering educational licenses to universities, we help to empower students with hands-on knowledge of our industry-standard software applications. No matter if you are a student, teacher or representative of an institution - discover all the opportunities on this dedicated section of our website.

Resources for Students

Embrace proactivity and work yourself through our comprehensive resources. They will help you get started with the software, deepen your tech knowledge, and gain industry insights shared by experienced DITs.

Support for Universities

We provide film schools and universities worldwide with discounted educational licenses. You may either use them for hands-on training or provide them to your students for individual projects shot during their studies.

Inspiration for Teachers

Get inspired by other teachers' experiences creating an impactful DIT workshop for your students. In addition, feel free to reference any of our curated resources in your scripts and teachings.

Discover a Wealth of Resources on Our Website

From the Basics to In-Depth Knowledge

Knowledge Base

Knowledge Base

Get Started With Using Pomfort Applications.

Find an extensive, clearly structured documentation of all Pomfort products in the Knowledge Base. Start by getting an overview of all features, learn more about specific ones and follow step-by-step instructions to master your projects.

Knowledge Base

Workflow Illustrations

Get Inspired by What’s Possible.

Learn more about well-proven and visionary workflows such as the ACES color pipeline or virtual production, and how the involvement of Pomfort applications enhances the productivity of these workflows.

Workflows

Knowledge Base

Customer story

Silverstack Lab includes all the tools needed for a professional workflow on set. You can always use a mix of other software, but having everything in one tool is so helpful.

Crafting Student DIT Workshop at ZHdK

As the digital filmmaking landscape continues to evolve, educators like Norbert Kottmann at the Zurich University of the Arts are at the forefront, equipping students with the necessary skills to succeed. Kottmann’s DIT Workshop – part of a seminar series on digital workflows – emphasizes hands-on experiences, immersing students in industry-standard processes, workflows, and cutting-edge tools such as Silverstack Lab.

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Pomfort Blog

Learn From Seasoned DITs and Industry Experts.

The Pomfort Blog, with its four different categories, is another giant treasure trove to learn from the best in the industry! Benefit from Digital Imaging Technicians sharing their personal experiences on how to build their own DIT carts, demanding workflows, and on-set insights. Additionally, our in-house experts share valuable tips and tricks on how to get the best out of Silverstack, Livegrade, and ShotHub. Can’t get enough? Then take a deep dive into the film technologies everything is based on for a more profound understanding.

My DIT Cart: David Gómez Ojeda

David Gómez Ojeda is an experienced DIT in commercials, features, and TV work. In this article, David gives us an in-depth look into his setups for each, and shares several creative problem solving success stories including creating networks on set, and DIT-cart proofing a Sprinter Van.

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Production Insight: Heist 88

'Heist 88' is a film about a real heist that happened in Chicago back in 1988. In this article, DIT Henrikas Genutis takes us behind the scenes and offers exclusive insight into how he used the entire Pomfort camera department ecosystem as a communication tool to align the two post houses, and the crew on set with the DP's creative intent.

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Tricks and Technology

QC Series: Exposure

The first article of the QC series introduced exposure as a common quality control error. Now, in the second part of this series, we will dive deeper into checking exposure during QC, and how this can be done using features in Silverstack.

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QC Series Introduction

Quality control (QC) plays a crucial role in the success of a film, and how much it costs to make. This article is the first of a series that will introduce some common QC issues and demonstrate how to identify, document and report quality errors through Silverstack.

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Controlling the DIT Cart

Leveraging Pomfort’s support of various controllers can greatly impact your work on set. In this article, Livegrade Pro user Jason Naran and Silverstack Lab user Ant Thonton share with us how they integrate Stream Deck devices, and the impact it has on their jobs as a DITs.

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Educational Licenses for Pomfort Software

Foster the Development of Real-World Skills.

There is nothing more important than preparing aspiring filmmakers well for their first steps into the industry. By providing discounted educational licenses we aim to contribute to their education. Here are the most common use cases for educational licenses from what we’ve learned by existing partnerships. Contact our sales team for individual consultancy and discounted educational licenses that best serve your institution's needs.

DIT Workshops

Get temporary licenses to enrich your student’s journey with occasional hands-on training through dedicated workshops.

Loan Units

Get yearly subscriptions to equip your loan units with the Pomfort applications and enable your students to build up confidence in the long run.

Selected Projects

Support student projects such as 1st year films or final projects before graduation exclusively with temporary licenses.

Get in Touch

Please note: Unfortunately, we cannot supply individual student licenses because of the high administrative effort in checking enrollments, etc. We encourage you to contact your universities to get licenses for you and use our license pool feature for self-management. We're happy to consult and bind a tailor-made package!

Partner Schools and Universities

  • Aalto University
  • Australian Film Television and Radio School
  • Beijing Film Academy
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland
  • Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión Cuba
  • Filmacademie Amsterdam
  • Film Universität Babelsberg
  • Fundació ESCAC, Barcelona
  • GOBELINS, l’école de l’image, Paris
  • HDM Stuttgart
  • HFF München
  • Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln
  • London Film School
  • Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television
  • Noroff School of Technology & Digital Media, Norway
  • University of California - Department of Film, Theater and Television
  • Sheridan College, Canada
  • Stockholm University of the Arts
  • Temple University, USA
  • The Norwegian Film School
  • The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz
  • Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
Aalto University
Australian Film Television and Radio School
Beijing Film Academy
Dundalk Institute of Technology
Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión Cuba
Filmacademie Amsterdam
Film Universität Babelsberg
Fundació ESCAC, Barcelona
GOBELINS, l’école de l’image, Paris
HDM Stuttgart
HFF München
Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln
London Film School
Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television
Noroff School of Technology & Digital Media, Norway
University of California - Department of Film, Theater and Television
Sheridan College, Canada
Stockholm University of the Arts
Temple University, USA
The Norwegian Film School
The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste