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SMPTE Nomination of Andy Maltz as ISO TC 36 Chair for 2018-2020 Receives Final Approval Posted: 25/01/2017
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, today announced final approval of its nomination of Andy Maltz as 2018-2020 chair of ISO/TC 36, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) group dedicated to cinematography. Maltz, who is managing director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Science and Technology Council, will serve as chair-elect in 2017 as SMPTE Member Julian Pinn, the current chair, serves out his term after nine years in the role.
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Airbag Productions Chooses Frankie for its Real-time Video Reviews Posted: 28/07/2014

Airbag Productions has chosen Frankie to conduct video review sessions both internally and with its local and remote clients after testing and comparing many other options. For its work creating commercials, Airbag found Frankie to be the easiest product to use, with the most appealing interface and PDF summary. Production companies like Airbag now have an affordable and simple-to-use option to complete video reviews.

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Frankie Adds Two Entry-Level Plans, Improves Pro Version Posted: 19/06/2014

Due to popular demand, Frankie has introduced new pricing plans for its video review-and-approval system, starting at just $49 per month. Frankie has also added new features and doubled quotas for our existing customers worldwide. With three levels of service, Frankie now caters to everyone from individual freelancers to the largest studios.

All three plans allow unlimited users, unlimited reviews, access to Frankie's powerful annotating drawing and comment tools and real-time synchronized reviews. Every review is automatically saved as you go, so there's never a chance of losing work.

Tags: Review and approval | Frankie | Cospective | commercial | postproduction | cineSync | editing
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Combining the Power of cineSync Pro with the Simplicity of Frankie: Rodeo FX Works on Birdman Posted: 29/05/2014

Rodeo FX relies on both cineSync Pro and Frankie for its postproduction work on feature films, TV shows and commercials, including the movie Birdman, to be released by New Regency later this year. The Montreal-based VFX studio has created a collaborative workflow that relies on these review-and-approval tools for its work with clients and creatives around the world. With cineSync Pro and Frankie in place, post studios like Rodeo FX are maximizing efficiency even when the production company, director, ad agency and other creatives are in different cities.

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Embassy Combines Use of cineSync and Frankie for Review and Approval of TV Commercials Posted: 28/04/2014

Both cineSync and Frankie, the review-and-approval tools from Cospective, were used to complete a humorous campaign of three TV commercials by Embassy, the South African production and post company. Using remote approval sessions between its suites in Johannesburg and Cape Town, Embassy was able to complete the project in two weeks for the South African theater chain, Ster-Kinekor. Using these two tools from Cospective, Embassy has demonstrated a cohesive, efficient and client-friendly remote workflow for client review and approval.

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Frankie Simplifies the Remote Video Review-and-Approval Workflow at Drive Thru Posted: 03/04/2014

Frankie, the browser-based and interactive video review tool from the maker of Academy Award(tm)-winning cineSync, is a key part of the review-and-approval process for the commercial campaigns of Drive Thru. Based in Minneapolis, Drive Thru is a production and postproduction company that relies on Frankie during sales pitches, throughout its internal creative process and for collaborative review-and-approval sessions with clients. With Frankie, companies like Drive Thru now have an innovative tool to streamline the creation and approval process in the era of remote postproduction workflows.

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Cospective, Maker of cineSync, Releases Frankie 2.3 with Full Screen Mode Posted: 19/03/2014

Cospective released Frankie 2.3, an update of its browser-based video review tool that now allows users to review video in full screen mode and download original media files. These significant additions, along with increased upload speeds and many other fixes, will greatly enhance the user experience of Frankie. Ad agencies, production companies and postproduction facilities now have an even faster, more efficient tool for internal video review as well as for client review and approval.

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cineSync Used to Complete VFX for Academy Award(r) Nominee, Gravity Posted: 24/01/2014

Cospective's video review software cineSync played a key role in a globe-spanning VFX pipeline for Alfonso Cuarn's Gravity. Charting the lonely quest of an astronaut (Sandra Bullock) to survive after her spaceship is crippled, the film received ten Oscar(r) nominations, including one for Best Visual Effects. Framestore, principal VFX vendor on Gravity, tasked Australia's Rising Sun Pictures with completing a spectacular reentry sequence. From their facility in Adelaide, Rising Sun was able to integrate seamlessly with Framestore via cineSync. With cineSync as a remote collaboration tool, distributed postproduction teams can work together closely to create groundbreaking VFX, regardless of locations and time zones.

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Frankie Helps Trizz Move Toward the Virtual Studio Posted: 10/01/2014

Frankie, the easy-to-use browser-based video review tool from the maker of cineSync, is a part of a new globe-spanning workflow created by Trizz to produce its innovative commercial campaigns. From its headquarters in Barcelona, Trizz uses Frankie to collaboratively develop spots with producers, agencies and clients from the U.S., Europe and Asia. With Frankie, creatives and postproduction teams can now operate as "virtual studios," employing the best talent regardless of location, and communicating with their clients on an ongoing basis, wherever they are based.

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Frankie Helps Trizz Move Toward the Virtual Studio Posted: 10/01/2014

Frankie, the easy-to-use browser-based video review tool from the maker of cineSync, is a part of a new globe-spanning workflow created by Trizz to produce its innovative commercial campaigns. From its headquarters in Barcelona, Trizz uses Frankie to collaboratively develop spots with producers, agencies and clients from the U.S., Europe and Asia. With Frankie, creatives and postproduction teams can now operate as "virtual studios," employing the best talent regardless of location, and communicating with their clients on an ongoing basis, wherever they are based.

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Cospective, Maker of cineSync, Releases Frankie 2.2 Posted: 21/12/2013

Today Cospective released Frankie 2.2, an update of the company's easy-to-use browser-based video review tool. Along with a number of performance enhancements, Frankie 2.2 has introduced a Sync Options panel. Hosts can now switch between two different modes, choosing whether or not to allow guests to control sync.

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Cospective Launches Frankie 2.1 Posted: 14/11/2013

Today Cospective, the makers of cineSync, announced that a new version of its video review tool, Frankie, is now available. Frankie 2.1 offers powerful new features, including zooming and panning, custom branding in the review interface, while also doubling storage to 20 GB. Ad agencies and production facilities now have an even more powerful tool to review short-form video work internally and with clients, where everyone can collaborate, regardless of locations or time zones.

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Tiger Aspect Avoids Spilling Blood Over Digital Dailies Review on Ripper Street with Aframe Posted: 12/11/2013

Aframe announced that its cloud video production platform helped London production firm Tiger Aspect Productions to solve a classic challenge in TV drama production: getting digital dailies and other works in process assembled, reviewed and distributed efficiently with a large and geographically dispersed team of professionals on the move. 

Tags: cloud computing | digital dailies | video production | video distribution | review & approval | content creation | BVE North 2013 | BVE North 2013
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BWM Uses Frankie Video Review Technology to Produce Animated Bank Commercials Posted: 30/10/2013

The Australian agency BWM recently relied on Frankie interactive video review technology to creatively review a series of dynamic TV commercials for the Bank of Queensland (BOQ). BWM, located in Sydney, was able to go over the animation content with their clients in Brisbane and the animation house in London using Frankie's browser-based software. Advertising agencies like BWM can review works-in-progress, regardless of where their collaborators and clients are located, with this click-and-play video review technology.

Tags: review and approval | postproduction | Frankie | Cospective | collaboration
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Frankie 2.0 Helps Ingenuity Engine Create Virgin Holidays TVC Posted: 04/10/2013

Hollywood-based production studio Ingenuity Engine recently relied on Cospective's video review tool, Frankie, to help finish a three-part television commercial campaign for Virgin Holidays. Frankie allowed the team at Ingenuity Engine to review and discuss work-in-progress with the director, producers and the ad agency, even though they were in four separate locations. Synchronized, interactive video review enabled an efficient creative decision-making process.

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