Chainsaw’s Magalski and Lichtstein to Showcase Unique Media Composer/Baselight Workflow at NAB

Chainsaw SIM Group logoLOS ANGELES—At NAB 2015, Chainsaw editor Randy Magalski and colorist Andy Lichtstein will demonstrate the unique “live and interactive” workflow they use to conform and color prime time television series in a special presentation sponsored by Avid and FilmLight. The event is slated for Tuesday, April 14th at 11:30 a.m. at the Avid booth, SU902.

The presentation will focus on Chainsaw’s innovative Avid Media Composer/FilmLight Baselight BLG workflow, which provides the full power of Baselight within an Avid timeline. This workflow gives editors and producers the ability to keep a cut live and malleable far deeper into the post process than traditional methods.

Randy Magalski and Andy Lichtstein
Randy Magalski and Andy Lichtstein

Magalski and Lichtstein will also discuss their workflow in an NAB session entitled “Editor to Color and Back Again: Workflows for Editors and Colorists.” It is scheduled for Tuesday, April 14th at 9:30 a.m. in North Hall meeting room N258. Both events are part of NAB’s Post|Production World Conference.

A SIM Group company, Chainsaw delivers some of the biggest shows in prime time, including Game of Thrones, Teen Wolf, America’s Got Talent and American Idol. Magalski and Lichtstein have recently collaborated on a number of television projects, including the Emmy Award-winning series The Amazing Race.

About The SIM Group

Backed by Toronto-based investment firm Granite Partners, the SIM Group is a leading supplier of production equipment, workflow and post-production solutions, with offices across the US, Canada and China. Our diverse services can be utilized on any production at any stage. In Canada, our offices in Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax service grip and lighting from PS Production Services and can be complemented with SIM Digital cinematography and playback equipment for any production’s needs.  Bling, Chainsaw, Pixel Underground and Tattersall Sound and Picture provide an array of services from dailies, to online and offline editing, to final color/DI and visual effects, to sound editorial and mixing. Bling’s services, which include a comprehensive workflow solution, are offered at all offices across the US and Canada, as well as off-site service through POD (Post on Demand).  Chainsaw’s full-service facility in Hollywood provides creative editorial and extensive finishing services with some of the top colorists in the industry. Rounding out the family of companies are Pixel Underground, a Toronto-based post-production company, and its associated service, StationEX, which provides physical and file-based media fulfillment and encoding/distribution services, and Tattersall Sound and Picture, a provider of sound editorial and mixing for motion pictures and television. For more information, visit

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