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SAM Says Quantel Rio Supports Color Science in Panavision DXL

Snell Advanced Media (SAM) said that its Quantel Rio is the first finishing system to support the color science embedded in the Panavision Millennium DXL camera system announced last week. The DXL camera features something called Light Iron Color, a proprietary image-mapping … more »

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Living Large: The Panavision Millennium DXL

Way back in 2005, collaborating with Sony, Panavision introduced its Genesis digital motion picture camera, which contained a Super 35mm-sized sensor designed by Sony. Many referred to the Genesis as a “Panavised” Sony F35, because it used Sony’s technology and … more »

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Light Iron Ups Its Mobile Game with Outpost by Panavision

Light Iron's Outpost mobile post-production system is getting an upgrade, with the help of new corporate owner Panavision. Announced at Cine Gear Expo, Outpost by Panavision looks to be a nicely "Panavised" version of the well-known DIT/dailies/sound/VTR cart, this time with … more »

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Panavision Announces “Major” Debt Reduction in Recapitalization

Panavision got a new lease on life this month, as creditors agreed to convert most of the company's long-term debt into common stock. The company said the recapitalization represented a "major reduction" in its debt that would give it the necessary … more »

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Panavision Buys Digital Workflow Specialist Light Iron

Panavision said it has reached an agreement to acquire Light Iron, the post-production company with offices in Los Angeles and New York. Light Iron's Outpost Mobile post systems for on-set production workflow will now be available through Panavision rental facilities worldwide, … more »

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DP Jim Frohna and Colorist Corinne Bogdanowicz on Transparent

Is Transparent set to be the first breakout hit for Amazon Studios? The new show, created by Six Feet Under and United States of Tara veteran Jill Soloway, generated an enormous amount of buzz in advance of its premiere, 10 episodes at … more »

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Light Iron’s 6K DI Diary

Light Iron's Michael Cioni details the facility's 6K DI workflow, which was used to finish the short film "Closed Set," directed by Mitchell Amundsen, for Red's NAB exhibit.

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Quantel Adds New Pablo Rio Features, Including ProRes Encoding

At NAB, Quantel showed refinements to its Pablo Rio software that make it fit a broader variety of workflows, including Avid effects conform for Avid editors exporting to the Rio, 4K XAVC export, DCP import, and support for the latest … more »

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Light Iron NY on Production and Post for Sundance Hit Cold in July

Director Jim Mickle is known for his distinctive horror fare, like the low-budget gentrification-themed rat-zombie picture Mulberry Street, the apocalyptic vampire-hunter movie Stake Land, and last year's American-cannibal film We Are What We Are, which debuted at the 2013 Sundance … more »

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Light Iron’s Efficient Color Management for Ender’s Game

For science-fiction fans of a certain age, the award-winning Ender's Game is a primary text. Originally published in 1985, the book about Ender Wiggin, a young tactician in Earth's war against alien invaders, became a national best-seller and spawned four … more »