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MTI Film to Showcase Latest Innovations in DRS™Nova and CORTEX at IBC

Automated digital restoration becomes faster and more powerful; new workflow tools facilitate Dolby Vision™ mastering and implementing Dolby Atmos soundtracks. HOLLYWOOD— MTI Film will demonstrate the latest features of DRS™Nova, its industry-leading digital restoration software, and CORTEX, its workflow mastering solution, at IBC (Hall 6 StandC27 in tandem with Big Pic Media). New for IBC, DRS™Nova v4.1 includes several added ...

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MTI Film to Demo New Automated Dust Removal Tool for DRS™NOVA at NAB

Innovative feature can help slash restoration costs by reducing the need for manual dust and debris removal by as much as 70 percent. LAS VEGAS—At NAB 2019, MTI Film is demonstrating a groundbreaking, new feature of DRS™Nova, its industry-leading digital restoration software, offering significantly improved performance in the automatic removal of dust, fleeting scratches, and debris. Based on newly-developed algorithms, ...

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Prasad Corp and Technicolor PostWorks New York to Offer Scanity HDR 4K Film Scanning and Film Restoration

BURBANK, Calif.—Prasad today announces a strategic partnership with Technicolor PostWorks New York to provide a flagship Scanity HDR 4K film scanner to support 4K “scan once” workflow for film, SAN and LTO archiving, full-service film scanning and digital restoration services in 8mm, Super8, 16mm, 35mm, 65mm, 2K, and 4K for archival preservation purposes, and film scanning and digital restoration services ...

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MTI Film to Showcase Improved Cortex and DRS™NOVA v4 at IBC 2018

See MTI Film at IBC, Stand 8.A01. HOLLYWOOD— MTI Film will demonstrate the latest versions of Cortex Enterprise, its multifaceted toolset for post production, and DRS™NOVA, the industry-leading digital film restoration software, at IBC 2018, September 14 – 18 in Amsterdam. Show attendees can see Cortex v5.0.2 and DRS™NOVA v4 for the first time in Europe at the MTI Film ...

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MTI Film Restores Jim Henson’s Time Piece, Critically Acclaimed Oscar-Nominated Classic

HOLLYWOOD— MTI Film recently completed a 4K restoration of Time Piece, a 1965 short film written, directed and starring the late Jim Henson. The story of a man’s desperate attempt to escape the passage of time, the short received an Academy Award nomination and is a testament to Henson’s underappreciated work as an experimental filmmaker. Restoring the film presented formidable ...

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SMPTE Hollywood Section and VES, Los Angeles, to Explore Restoration and Preservation at Joint July Meeting

LOS ANGELES —  The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported more than a century of advances in entertainment technology, and the Visual Effects Society (VES) of Los Angeles will explore the challenges of restoring and preserving entertainment content in a joint meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 17. The restoration and preservation of motion picture and ...

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Sony Pictures Restores Holocaust Tale “None Shall Escape”

CULVER CITY, CALIF.—  Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) recently completed a 4K restoration of None Shall Escape, the 1943 Columbia Pictures drama widely credited as the first film to address the subject of the Nazi Holocaust. The newly-restored film recently had its world premiere at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, with one of the film’s stars, 100-year-old actress Marsha ...

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SMPTE Hollywood Section to Tour PHI Stoa Film and Television Archive

LOS ANGELES —  On Saturday, April 21, the Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, will be guests of the Packard Humanities Institute and the UCLA Film and Television Archive for tours of the organizations’ PHI Stoa in Santa Clarita, California. Opened in 2016, the PFI Stoa is the ...

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MTI Film to Introduce DRS™NOVA v4 at NAB

Latest version of digital restoration software includes tools for frame replacement, stabilization, paint and more. HOLLYWOOD— MTI Film will introduce the latest version of its industry-standard digital restoration software DRS™NOVA at NAB 2018. Employed by restoration specialists and post-production facilities worldwide, DRS™NOVA includes a suite of automated and manual tools for addressing problems common to new and archival film content, ...

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MTI Film Continues to Streamline Film Restoration with DRS™Nova 2.3

Digital film restoration software adds new features for tracking, stabilization, de-warping, dirt mapping and more. HOLLYWOOD—MTI Film today announces the release of DRS™Nova 2.3, a significant update to its industry-standard software for digital film restoration. The new release includes a host of new and enhanced features created in response to requests from restoration professionals worldwide.  All are aimed at making ...

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MTI Film Delivers “The Front Page”

Completes 4K restoration of the classic comedy in a project for the American Film Archive.  HOLLYWOOD—MTI Film recently completed an all-new 4K restoration of director Lewis Milestone’s 1931 film The Front Page. The months-long project was conducted for The Academy Film Archive and The Film Foundation, with MTI Film’s restoration team working under the direction of AFA director Michael Pogorzelski ...

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Roundabout Entertainment Completes 4K Restoration of Zeffirelli’s “Romeo & Juliet”

Facility partners with Paramount Pictures and Park Circus to restore 1968 classic in celebration of Shakespearean  centenary. BURBANK—Roundabout Entertainment recently collaborated with Paramount Pictures and Park Circus on a luminous, 4K restoration of Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 classic Romeo and Juliet. The restored film is currently enjoying a new theatrical run as part of Shakespeare Lives, a worldwide program of special ...

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Roundabout Entertainment Breathes New Life into “NYPD Blue”

Facility completes sparkling 2K restoration of eight seasons of the Emmy-winning series that defined police dramas in the 1990s. BURBANK—In a project for 20th Century Fox spanning nine months, Roundabout Entertainment restored and remastered the first eight seasons of the classic procedural police drama NYPD Blue. More than 170 1-hour episodes were scanned and finished in 2K, restoring the show ...

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DFT UNVEILS PRODUCTION READY WETGATE™ SOLUTION AT NAB 2016

DFT, the leading provider of high-end film scanning solutions that preserve, manage, and deliver pristine film quality, in archives and post production facilities worldwide, will be showing its state-of-the-art WetGateTM technology for its latest Scanity HDR film scanner at NAB 2016.   DFT’s newly patented WetGateTM technology is designed specifically for DFT’s Scanity HDR model providing a real-time organic solution ...

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WCP Media Services Helps Rome’s Cinecittà Studios Deliver Fellini Film Via the Cloud

2TB of digital files sent securely and effortlessly from Rome to Paris. LUGANO, Switzerland— Cinecittà Studios recently used WCPMedia Services’ cloud-based digital asset management platform WCPApp to send high resolution scans of Federico Fellini’s 1985 comic masterpiece Ginger and Fred to Paris as part of a new remastering project. More than 2TB of 2K DPX files were sent from Cinecittà’s ...

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Digital Vision Showcasing Restoration and Archive Scanning Tools at AMIA 2015 Annual Conference

London, UK/Los Angeles, CA – November 17, 2015 – Digital Vision will be on hand for the Association of Moving Archivists Annual Conference, taking place in Portland, OR, Nov. 18-21. One of the most important events in the restoration and preservation community, AMIA’s Annual Conference provides an opportunity for a diverse array of professionals and companies to participate in an ...

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