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At NAB 2019, FilmLight adds more to modern colour finishing and delivery

LONDON — 28 March, 2019: With the colour grading suite now the hub for finishing on movies, premium television and commercials, FilmLight is focusing on putting all the right colour tools into the hands of the creatives who need them, and on simplifying the pipeline for collaborative workflows. The question is this: how best to fit this potentially time-consuming work ...

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FilmLight illuminates commitment to Japanese creative community at Inter BEE 2018

  FilmLight’s Japanese branch, FilmLight KK, to showcase the power of Baselight v5   [LONDON — 08 November 2018]: FilmLight will demonstrate its creative and technical commitment to Japanese television broadcasting and post-production with its own booth at Inter BEE 2018 (Makuhari Messe, Tokyo, 14–16 November, #3311). This marks both the five-year anniversary of the FilmLight office in Tokyo, and ...

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FilmLight creates Cold War look for ‘The Americans’

Series six graded for HDR and 4K Ultra HD at Technicolor PostWorks The sixth and final Emmy award winning series of The Americans, a period spy thriller set in the 1980s during the Cold War, was recently finished in HDR and 4K Ultra HD at Technicolor PostWorks in New York. Since series two, the look of the finished series has ...

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Baselight innovation streamlines collaborative creativity at IBC2018

New tools designed to meet the real needs of creative colourists   [London, UK — 07 September, 2018]: FilmLight is to demonstrate remarkably powerful new functionality for its colour grading and management platform Baselight at IBC2018 (Amsterdam, 14–18 September, stand 7.B26). The latest software will be shown on Baselight grading stations, and also implemented across FilmLight’s product range, which includes ...

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FilmLight introduces BLG for Flame at NAB2018

New plugin brings integrated creative colour to the Autodesk visual FX application, saves time for finishing workflows At NAB2018, FilmLight is launching BLG for Flame as the latest product in the popular Baselight Editions range. BLG for Flame is a Linux-only plugin for Autodesk Flame that applies a Baselight grade automatically, either from Baselight Linked Grade (BLG) files or directly ...

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FilmLight launches worldwide colour masterclass tour

Global series of masterclasses on HDR, colour workflows, and new grading and delivery tools To help colourists, DoPs and the wider production and post industry understand the opportunities and challenges that HDR and new delivery formats bring, FilmLight is taking intensive and specialist masterclasses on a world tour. Dates are already set for London (15 May), Mumbai (16 May), Hollywood ...

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Baselight helps Donbass meet Cannes deadline

Gritty Ukrainian movie benefits from flexible Baselight pipeline, supporting fast delivery to enable premiere at Cannes Film Festival Donbass, a new movie by Ukrainian writer/director Sergei Loznitsa, is to be shown as a work-in-progress version at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. Post-production was to a tight timescale – shooting only wrapped in March – and Bucharest facility Digital Cube used ...

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Prelight 5.0 provides on-set look creation at NAB2017

LOS ANGELES — 18 April 2017: After a promising start to the Prelight beta programme – with over 700 users joining since it was announced – FilmLight will demonstrate Prelight 5.0 at NAB2017 (booth SL3828, 24–27 April, Las Vegas Convention Center). Designed to provide visual reassurance to DoPs and DITs on set without disrupting the flow of the shoot, Prelight incorporates ...

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FilmLight rolls out 5.0 across its entire product range

LONDON — 13 April 2017: At NAB2017 (booth SL3828, Las Vegas Convention Center, 24–27 April), FilmLight will demonstrate its version 5.0 advanced colour tools. Users will benefit from the same powerful toolkit, and a consistent and familiar user experience, from the flagship Baselight colour grading and finishing system, through Baselight Editions, to Daylight and the new on-set application, Prelight. “We are ...

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Umedia launches integrated Vancouver studio with Baselight

Umedia assembles renowned Visual Effects and Post Production team to launch new Vancouver facility LONDON — 7 March, 2017: International production and post group Umedia has opened its fifth location based in the popular Canadian centre, Vancouver, incorporating high-quality visual effects services with finishing services. The Vancouver office has installed a powerful Baselight TWO grading and finishing suite. The 10,000-square-foot Vancouver ...

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FilmLight provides future-proof picture finishing for Sky

Leading European broadcaster implements extensive FilmLight network to improve time, cost and creativity for short and long form content LONDON — 12 December 2016: Sky, Europe’s leading entertainment company, has extended the capabilities of its post-production department with a suite of high-performance colour tools and technology from FilmLight. The new systems will allow Sky to serve the increasing technological demands of ...

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Gorilla goes large on FilmLight

LONDON — 5 December 2016 Gorilla is the largest post-production facility in Wales, with a brand new purpose-built flagship facility in the creative hub of Cardiff Bay. As part of a facility-wide upgrade, Gorilla has boosted its finishing facilities by expanding its Baselight installation, including upgrading to the latest version of the system software. At the heart of the facility is ...

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Azimuth’s investment in Baselight provides high-end colour finishing

Innovative London facility adds world-leading Baselight colour grading system to network seamlessly with Avid  LONDON — 22 November 2016: Boutique post house Azimuth has installed a Baselight ONE 24TB grading suite with Blackboard 2 control surface to bolster its newly revamped London Soho premises. The installation includes the Baselight CONFORM software to ensure the most efficient preparation pipeline. Recognising that advanced colour ...

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Animal Logic chooses FilmLight Baselight as end-to-end finishing solution

Leading digital animation and visual FX production studio Animal Logic installs Baselight LONDON — 22 September 2016: Award-winning digital animation and visual effects studio, Animal Logic, has installed two Baselight grading systems in its Sydney head office. The company – whose credits range from The Great Gatsby and Moulin Rouge to Captain America: Civil War and the series of LEGO® movies – also has operations in Los ...

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FilmLight brings end-to-end colour tools and talks to IBC2016

Exclusive colour workshops supplement comprehensive demonstrations of newest platform, Baselight X, and upcoming software release, Baselight 5.0 LONDON — 06 September 2016: Underlining its position as the leader in colour science and creative collaborative finishing, FilmLight is presenting its full range of tools at IBC2016, not only as demonstrations on its booth (7.F31) but also in special sessions on productive colour ...

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Absolute Outsources Production IT to ERA Hosted Services

Visual effects house Absolute has established an important industry first after completely outsourcing its production IT requirements from its Poland Street offices to ERA’s hosted services. The resulting Infrastructure as a Service deal (IaaS) will confer multiple benefits to Absolute, saving on power consumption and space — both at a premium in Soho — while providing it with almost instant ...

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