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Germanys Quatsch Comedy Club Edited with DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard Posted: 07/02/2020
Germanys Quatsch Comedy Club Edited with DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard

Blackmagic Design today announced that the latest series of Germany’s legendary stand up show, Quatsch Comedy Club, has been edited and graded on DaVinci Resolve Studio.

The Sky Deutschland show is filmed in front of a live comedy club audience with three live acts and one host taking to the Quatsch Comedy Club Theatre inside Friedrichstadtpalast in Berlin. Post production supervisor, Marius Fischer, has graded the show with DaVinci Resolve since 2015 and this year opted to expand its use on the series to encompass the edit as well.

Marius explains that all of the shows, including the revue style, as well as standalone solo episodes, are filmed, then all of the rushes are passed through to post, which normally takes around 60 days to deliver an entire season. “I was keen to put the editing side of Resolve through its paces on a major project, as I could see that there were efficiencies to be gained in our series workflow.”

A minimum of seven cameras capture every comedy set, meaning Marius has to manage a huge amount of footage for each of the shows. “I’ve found features such as Sync Bin essential, as it allows smooth playback, but without the massive file size of a multicam clip. Once all of that heavy lifting is taken away from your process, you have so much more time to focus on the actual editing and making the very best production that will keep audiences entertained.”

Marius has also cut this season working with the DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard, which he believes has added yet another layer of efficiency to his post workflow. “You can work freely with both hands and there’s very little need to use a mouse. I wanted to measure the time savings, so I carried out a little experiment. I tried to make nine cuts within a one minute long multicam clip from the series. Working with the keyboard took two minutes less.”

“I love how simple and reliable the whole approach is. Productions rarely follow a linear delivery path once in post and the ability to do everything in one application makes so much more sense,” he reveals. “The idea of jumping in and out of pages to make small changes when needed is far more intuitive and saves a huge amount of time. You can continue to finesse and refine the edit at any stage during post production, without ever needing to render out a new timeline.”

“Quatsch Comedy Club is such an institution in Germany. In fact, I grew up watching it with my family. It can feel quite surreal that I’m not only working on it, but that I’ve also been able to bring the very latest developments in post production, thanks to DaVinci Resolve, to keep the show fresh and funny for the next generation watching at home.”

Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | DaVinci Resolve | Resolve | Editing | Editor Keyboard | Quatsch | Comedy | Post Production
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VIMN AND ACCESS LAUNCH PARTNERSHIP IN GERMANY TO BRING TV ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCES INTO THE AUTO INDUSTRY Posted: 19/08/2019
VIMN AND ACCESS LAUNCH PARTNERSHIP IN GERMANY TO BRING TV ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCES INTO THE AUTO INDUSTRY

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) and ACCESS CO., LTD have announced a partnership to make Viacom’s globally recognized TV brands accessible to vehicle passengers via ACCESS TwineTM for Car (Twine4Car) in Germany.

Tags: Viacom | ACCESS | Twine for Car | infotainment | MTV | Comedy Central | Nickelodeon
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Australias Stage Mums Shot with URSA Mini 4.6K and Edited with DaVinci Resolve Studio Posted: 10/01/2019
Australias Stage Mums Shot with URSA Mini 4.6K and Edited with DaVinci Resolve Studio
Blackmagic Design today announced that season one of the popular Australian television comedy “Stage Mums” was shot using its URSA Mini 4.6K and Pocket Cinema Camera digital film cameras. The show’s editing, audio editing and color correction were also completed using DaVinci Resolve Studio.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | TV Series | Comedy | URSA Mini | Pocket Camera | Filmmaking | Editing | DaVinci Resolve | Resolve
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Mic drop: Simplestream takes the best of British stand-up comedy beyond the traditional DVD special Posted: 23/04/2018
Mic drop: Simplestream takes the best of British stand-up comedy beyond the traditional DVD special

Simplestream, leaders in live and on-demand OTT services, today announced that it has been chosen by NextUp to build its video streaming service dedicated initially to British stand-up comedy, with international ambitions.

Tags: Simplestream | OTT | VOD | SVOD | video steaming | on-demand | NextUp | NextUp Comedy | niche | video | streaming service
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DaVinci Resolve Studio Used to Edit, Grade and Finish - Please Tell Me Im Adopted - Series Posted: 27/02/2017
DaVinci Resolve Studio Used to Edit, Grade and Finish and quot;Please Tell Me Im Adopted  Series

Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve Studio was used to edit, grade and finish "Please Tell Me I'm Adopted!," an original short form comedy series from Wraptastic Productions premiering March 6, 2017 exclusively on Amazon. DaVinci Resolve Studio was used by Chris Sobchack, executive producer, to handle the entire post production process. 

Tags: DaVinci Resolve | Post Production | Grading | Please Tell Me I am Adopted! | Comedy | Amazon | Blackmagic Design
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Kevin Harts What Now World Tour Live Production Delivered with Blackmagic Posted: 27/01/2016
Kevin Harts What Now World Tour Live Production Delivered with Blackmagic
Blackmagic Design has today announced that the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K are delivering live video content for the UK dates for award winning comedian Kevin Harts What Now world tour, taking place at major venues including Londons O2 and Wembley Arena.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | ATEM | Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K | ATEM 1/ME Production Studio 4K | Kevin Hart | World Tour | Events | Comedy | 02 | Wembley Arena
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Entec Scopes Out Big Comedy Night Posted: 05/07/2012
Entec Scopes Out Big Comedy Night

Entec Sound & Light supplied full technical production sound, lighting and video and crew for the recent Big Comedy Night event for leading charity Scope at Londons Hammersmith Apollo.

A stellar line up included a rare stand-up appearance by maverick alt comedian Ben Elton, who co-hosted the evening with pub landlord Al Murray, plus a host of other high profile acts including Doc Brown, Hal Cruttenden, Richard Herring, Robin Ince,  Milton Jones, Francesca Martinez, Sally Phillips and Paul Tomkinson.

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