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Deja Soft releases Deja Edit Version 3 Posted: 28/05/2020
Deja Soft releases Deja Edit Version 3

DejaSoft has launched Version 3 of its media file synchronising tool DejaEdit.

DejaEdit is an essential application for productions enabling Avid editors to work together from any location. It ensures media and bins are copied securely in the background, between each remote editing station or Nexus / EditShare storage system.

Version 3 enhances editors' user experience, provides improved workflow management, efficiency, and additional reliable security features. These new developments are crucial toolsets that support producers and post supervisors in simplifying complex media file sharing activities across the entire production process.

Highlights in DejaEdit 3 include the option for users to use their own S3 account for Cloud media storage; upgraded “Private and Public” bin sharing abilities; sophisticated “Folder Support”; “Notifications”; partial media downloads to each editor; License key safeguards; and the brand new DejaEdit Manager feature.

DejaEdit uses an intuitive “email” style interface, presented within the Avid environment, where bins and metadata can be shared with other users by simply dropping it into the Outbox, ToSet or ToVFX folders. Version 3 now allows editors to add subfolders to these pre-set folders to further organise shared media assets. A new notification system now alerts editors to available content and location. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cinegy announces TURBOCUT - Making Editing with Adobe Premiere Faster than Ever Posted: 28/05/2020
Cinegy announces TURBOCUT - Making Editing with Adobe Premiere Faster than Ever

Cinegy today announced TURBOCUT, a new Adobe CC plug-in which significantly accelerates the editing of H.264/HEVC by utilising the NVIDIA GPU’s hardware decoder. This announcement coincides with Adobe releasing version 14.2 of Adobe Premiere with several new features added, but still missing NVIDIA hardware accelerated editing and using the NVIDIA GPU for decoding H.264 and HEVC.

As Jan Weigner, CEO Cinegy GmbH explained, “For many years, tens of thousands of users have been using the Daniel2 Plug-in for Adobe CC, which already offered the NVIDIA accelerated export of H.264 and HEVC. So when we accelerated the editing and import features, it was obvious that the original product name didn’t match the main goal of the plug-in with the Daniel2 video codec technology. TURBOCUT enables faster editing and production with better video quality and it’s also much easier to remember than Daniel2 Plugin for Adobe CC!

Tags: Cinegy | TURBOCUT | Adobe CC Plugin | H.264/HEVC | NVIDIA hardware | NVIDIA GPU | Daniel 2 | editing | video codec | 8K
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EditShare and Adobe Collaborate to Enable Remote Production and Group Editing Workflows Posted: 27/05/2020
EditShare and Adobe Collaborate to Enable Remote Production and Group Editing Workflows

Updated Flow Panel for Premiere Pro, and EFS support for project-locking in Premiere Pro’s Productions, bring outstanding remote editing and collaboration workflows to Adobe users - on premise, in a hybrid environment or in the cloud

 

 

 

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Why DejaEdit is considered an indispensable Collaborative tool in Film Productions Posted: 22/05/2020
Why DejaEdit is considered an indispensable Collaborative tool in Film Productions

Anna Knochenhauer is a well-respected Stockholm-based film producer/ post-producer with impressive titles to her name which include the likes of “Euphoria” featuring Alicia Vikander; “Welcome to Sweden” season 2 starring Jason Priestly and others.

Carving a successful career of VFX-heavy feature films and drama series, she declares DejaEdit is a revolutionary film tool that should be included in every production as industry standard. She uses DejaEdit in all her productions now, including recent films “Alone in Space” (2018), “White Wall” (2020) and “We Got This” (2020).

DejaEdit is a media file synchroniser that gives editors the ability to collaborate super-efficiently between multiple remote Avid editing platforms. “I depend on DejaEdit for all my productions because it ensures that the media files and timelines that we have created or imported in one connected system are shared and mirrored to the local or network storage of other connected systems. It all takes place quickly, securely and automatically in the background... 
The fact that DejaEdit ensures all media is pushed automatically to all connected Avids means that the Assistant Editor (AE) or Editors don’t ever have to search for any missing media files. DejaEdit has saved us a lot of time and headaches."

 

 

Tags: film | productions | remote | collaboration | workflow | file sharing | synchronizer | Avid | editing | editor | dailies | DejaSoft | DejaEdit | production workflows | DIT | VFX | postproduction
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Jigsaw24 Expands Via24 Cloud Services With Deployment of EditShare EFSv Posted: 13/05/2020
Jigsaw24 Expands Via24 Cloud Services With Deployment of EditShare EFSv

EditShare®, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, today announced that Jigsaw24 is the first UK-based EditShare reseller to deploy EFSv, enabling virtualized production and editing workflows in the AWS cloud. EFSv significantly expands multi vendor remote production and post production capabilities, which is attractive to Jigsaw24’s customers who rely on a broad range of creative platforms for projects.

We serve a market that has a lot of independent creatives hired for their talent, not the tools they use. Being vendor-agnostic and offering open solutions that allow creative freedom is the cornerstone of our business,” states David Skeggs, Head of Business Management, Jigsaw24. “Of all the remote production and media management solutions in the cloud, EFSv is the best at enabling workflows for customers who need to support multiple editorial tools. Creator-focused, EFSv makes it seamless to move from one creative tool to the next with underlying capabilities to build extensive media workflows.”

 

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DejaSoft extends half-price offer of DejaEdit licenses until end of July to assist with Remote Collaboration Posted: 28/04/2020
DejaSoft extends half-price offer of DejaEdit licenses until end of July to assist with Remote Collaboration

DejaSoft further assists with the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak by extending its 50% discount on all DejaEdit licenses until end of July. 

CEO Clas Hakeröd, “At this unprecedented time, we are extending our offer of 50% off all DejaEdit licenses. We hope to help studios, production companies, post production facilities and remote teams using Avid's creative tools. The deal is designed to help professionals complete their projects and to support them on any new work they undertake over this period.”

“As editors adapt to circumstances caused by the global pandemic, we continue to offer assistance to post and production communities to sustain a much-valued industry.” DejaSoft’s CTO Nikolai Waldman.

DejaEdit is a revolutionary utility that enables editors and operators to collaborate between multiple remote Avid editing platforms. It ensures that media and timelines created or imported in one connected system are shared and mirrored to the local or network storage of other connected systems. This takes place automatically, quickly and securely in the background, using an internet connection.

Applications include allowing multiple remote editors to work together on a single project, or speeding up file exchanges between location-based editors, DITs, and VFX houses, or allowing projects to be accessed anywhere, anytime, maintaining a robust and up-to-date local copy of all required media files.

 

Tags: remote editing | collaboration | Avid | editors | working from home | file synchronization | media file sharing | DejaSoft | DejaEdit | editor | Covid-19
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EditShare and CIS Group Strengthen Partnership to Drive Business in Eastern US and Brazil Posted: 16/04/2020
EditShare and CIS Group Strengthen Partnership to Drive Business in Eastern US and Brazil

 

EditShare®, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, today announced that CIS Group has joined the EditShare Channel Partner Program. Known for its exceptional consultative approach to media workflow design and system integration, CIS serves all media verticals including entertainment, broadcast, news, corporate, houses of worship, and digital agencies across the Eastern United States and Brazil. In addition to leveraging EditShare’s software defined storage, asset management and cloud solutions to build open and highly scalable media workflows, as a part of the partnership, CIS offers a special EditShare-based Remote Editorial Core bundle. The NLE-agnostic offering enables a variety of remote production workflows including advanced proxy editing.

 

“CIS Group’s greatest asset is its institutional knowledge of media workflows. This is especially crucial as their customers seek guidance in leveraging the real benefits of APIs, cloud and AI capabilities for building agile on-premise and remote productions,”statesGreg Lawler, Vice President of Sales, EditShare.“With EditShare’s open and highly extensible platform, CIS can design and deliver truly transformative workflows that not only simplify the art of storytelling but also offer companies entirely new ways to use their valuable media assets to engage, entertain, communicate and educate.”

 

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EditShare Remote Workflows Deliver HDR and Editorial Productions Safely Across The Finish Line Posted: 07/04/2020
EditShare Remote Workflows Deliver HDR and Editorial Productions Safely Across The Finish Line

EditShare, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, media management and intelligent storage solutions, today announced that UK based post-production company, The Finish Line, is using EditShare’s Flow media management workflow solution to scale its post-production business through remotely enabled workflows. Known for its high caliber finishing services, The Finish Line chose EditShare’s open and collaborative media management solution to create a secure cloud-based media control layer that enables advanced, remote editorial workflows including ingest of rushes, storyboarding, and review and approval.

“Our core business has been based around installing and staffing internal finishing services for production companies. I am always looking at solutions to help us manage our team of creative talent while also ensuring that our clients have a consistent experience that is as good or better than that of a traditional facility,” states Zeb Chadfield, founder and finishing artist, The Finish Line. “Until recently, remote workflows were not commonplace and we spent a lot of time helping production companies migrate over to these services with the intention of helping their budgets to be better utilized.” 

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GB Labs Appoints Howard Twine as Chief Product Officer and Announces Duncan Beatties Move to Chief Solutions Officer Posted: 02/04/2020
GB Labs Appoints Howard Twine as Chief Product Officer and Announces Duncan Beatties Move to Chief Solutions Officer

GB Labs, the global leader in intelligent storage solutions, has today announced the appointment of Howard Twine as Chief Product Officer. Twine joins GB Labs from EditShare where he held the post of Director of Software Strategy for the QScan Brand.

Twine's experience spans many different sectors of the industry. Prior to EditShare, Twine was the Chief Operating Officer at Vidcheck. With a strong background in workflow and technology he has been instrumental in bringing MAM solutions to market as well as the first productisation of LTFS for the industry.

At GB Labs, Twine will be leading the interface between GB Labs users, technology partners and the development of new technologies – maintaining and enhancing GB Labs market leadership.

GB Labs CEO-CTO Dominic Harland said, "Twine joining has enabled us to promote Duncan Beattie to the role of Chief Solutions Officer. This is a newly created position in response to market demand and our customer/partner requirements.

"It allows Beattie to concentrate on the identification, development and delivery of our solutions to a wider market demographic, as well as working more closely with our sales team, strategic partners and end customers."

Harland concluded, "Beattie’s unparalleled storage expertise, together with Twine’s 23 year experience, is vital to our business continuity strategy and the timing of this announcement couldn’t be better."

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IPV CuratorNow powers remote video production for Trailer Park Group Posted: 01/04/2020
IPV and rsquo;s CuratorNow powers remote video production for Trailer Park Group

Trailer Park Group, the award-winning global entertainment marketing company, which counts many of the world’s most prestigious and successful companies, brands, media properties and film franchises among its clients, is the newest customer of IPV and will be using its latest release—CuratorNow—to allow their editors and producers to continue to produce video from home. IPV is delighted to welcome them aboard.

As global events force a change in the way people have to work, CuratorNow gives Trailer Park Group the functionality they need to seamlessly continue to produce secure, high-level content for their clients at full capacity from home.

IPV CEO Mark Fagan said, “As the world headed into temporary lockdown, Trailer Park Group realised that they needed a robust solution to enable their editorial team to continue to deliver new material for their clients under these unprecedented circumstances.

“The nature of their work required a rapid deployment solution that would both scale to meet their urgent needs but also give major studios the assurance that their content was secure even in the current, highly disruptive environment.”

Trailer Park Group CEO, Rick Eiserman, said, “Video editing brings a unique set of challenges to working from home so finding a robust, cloud editing solution was absolutely critical for Trailer Park Group. With over 300 creatives working on projects for the world’s top media and entertainment clients, we required a state-of-the-art product that both we and our clients can trust.

Tags: IPV | Curator | CuratorNow | Media Asset Management | MAM | Collaborative Cloud | Remote Editing | Video Editing | Video Production | Ingest | Metadata | Adobe Premiere Pro | Media Workflows | Trailer Park Group | Movie Trailers
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Jigsaw24 extends partnership with Avid Posted: 24/03/2020
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Leading B2B IT solutions provider Jigsaw24 has been named an Avid® Certified Cloud Partner – becoming the first business in the UK to earn the status.

It means the company can provide an Avid-certified solution that enables post-production professionals to edit their media from anywhere in the world.

Jigsaw24, which was already one of the country’s only Avid Elite Partners for audio, video and storage, will offer the post-production solution as part of its CCM24: Cloud Control and Management service.

Through CCM24, the company’s expert team manages and monitors customers’ cloud applications and storage platforms to help end users enjoy remote access to their projects.

David Skeggs, Head of Business Management at Jigsaw24, said: “Becoming an Avid Certified Cloud Partner reflects our fantastic relationship with Avid, our passion for cloud solutions and our unrivalled ability to help customers take full advantage of them.

“Avid’s technology allows post-production teams to work from anywhere, which opens up all kinds of possibilities for businesses in the industry.

“As an Avid Certified Cloud Partner, we can help customers realise the potential of remote or on-set editing – whether that takes the form of virtualising key hardware, enabling high-speed file transfers or expanding facility editorial capacity without increasing rent costs.”

Craig Dwyer, Vice President, Global Cloud and SaaS Practice at Avid, said: “Our expanded partnership with Jigsaw24 empowers post-production teams to fully leverage the integrated cloud tools from both companies to ensure customers have the best cloud experience possible.

Tags: Jigsaw24 | Avid | Cloud | Post-Production | Video | Audio | Edit | Media | Storage | Remote | Technology | Virtualising | Hardware | Collaborate | Solutions | Content | Tools | Support | IT
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IPV Names Highly Experienced Broadcast Media Leader Philip McDanell as Chairman Posted: 23/03/2020
IPV Names Highly Experienced Broadcast Media Leader Philip McDanell as Chairman

Industry leading media asset management software provider IPV today announced the appointment of Philip McDanell as Chairman of the Board.

McDanell is a highly knowledgeable executive director with extensive experience in the media and technology sector, having held senior board positions at MTV, Chrysalis Group, and most recently Peach, formerly Group IMD, where he helped devise and execute the company’s global business strategy, growing the business value from £14m to £100m.

McDanell said, “I am excited to be joining IPV at this interesting stage of its growth. IPV’s Curator platform is without doubt one of the best products that I have seen. I am particularly pleased that IPV has just launched CuratorNow to help the broadcast industry address the present market difficulties by enabling editors to work remotely on frame accurate proxy videos.”

Available immediately and deployable in days, CuratorNow fast-tracks the ability of creatives to work from any location, including their home, with just basic Wi-Fi for project collaboration using the core tools of Curator, IPV’s proven flagship video content management platform, allowing for simple scalability and an easy upgrade path.

IPV CEO Mark Fagan said, “Philip brings highly relevant experience to IPV, especially from his most recent position at Peach during which time the business expanded from a UK-centric business to operating in more than 40 countries after having transitioned from original legacy software to a world-beating cloud platform.

“We are currently in a similar position with the expansion of our Curator platform to include the remote operation benefits of CuratorNow and very much look forward to gaining from Philip’s expertise at a corporate level, as well as the demonstrable benefits that will naturally accrue to our customers, existing and new, worldwide.”

McDanell’s appointment is effective immediately.

Tags: IPV | Appointment | Chairman | Philip McDanell | Curator | CuratorNow | Media Asset Management | MAM | Collaborative Cloud | Remote Editing | Video Editing | Video Production | Ingest | Metadata | Adobe Premiere Pro | Media Workflows
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DejaSoft offers editors DejaEdit Licenses at half-price to assist with Remote Working Posted: 18/03/2020
DejaSoft offers editors DejaEdit Licenses at half-price to assist with Remote Working

DejaSoft offers editors 50% off all DejaEdit licenses over March and April.

DejaEdit plays an essential role in increasing productivity - allowing editors to share media files and timelines automatically and securely with remote co-workers around the world, without having to be online continuously.

“As editors adapt to the current world-wide virus precautions, we are offering assistance to the post-production community by providing half-price licenses. As of Thursday 19 March through to the end of April, we will provide DejaEdit licenses for Avid editors at half the usual cost.” DejaSoft’s CEO Clas Hakeröd confirms.

CTO at DejaSoft Nikolai Waldman adds, “In addition, we will help our customers implement DejaEdit in the best way possible to suit their current workflow.”

The benefits of DejaEdit are endless. It empowers multiple remote editors to work together. It assists exchanges of media with VFX houses, as well as enabling editors to easily migrate between office and home or mobile-based editing installations throughout the life-cycle of an entire project.

DejaEdit offers editors working on AvidNexis, MediaComposer and EditShare workflows, at studios, production companies and post facilities, a vital application that ensures media files and timelines are updated across multiple remote edit stations.

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Tags: remote working | home | virus | editors | outbreak | Covid-19 | editing | Avid | Media Composer | NEXUS | NEXIS | DejaEdit | DejaSoft | remote workflows | post-production | home-working | NAB 2020 | NAB 2020
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CuratorNow Launches to Quickly Enable Remote, Collaborative Cloud Video Production Posted: 16/03/2020
CuratorNow Launches to Quickly Enable Remote, Collaborative Cloud Video Production

World leaders in Media Asset Management software, IPV, today announced the immediate launch of “CuratorNow”, a private cloud, remote editing studio for professional video editors and producers to continue to create the content their businesses’ need from home, or indeed anywhere else as global events force changes in the way people have to work.

Able to be deployed in days, CuratorNow fast-tracks the ability of creatives to work from any location, including their home, with just basic Wi-Fi for project collaboration using the core tools of Curator, IPV’s proven flagship Media Asset Management platform, allowing for simple scalability and an easy upgrade path.

IPV CEO, Mark Fagan, said, “Curator has demonstrated capability to support complex media workflows across teams and organisations, around the world. CuratorNow, a rapid-deployment version, delivered through private cloud to ensure data ownership is retained by the user, will give enterprise grade video projects the continuity they need by supporting remote, collaborative working and ensure that video projects stay highly organised irrespective of user locations.”

CuratorNow quickly enables media managers to ingest hi-res video and log crucial technical metadata; the ability to easily search and find assets remotely; to edit with frame-accurate proxies using 98% less bandwidth than the hi-res files; to collaborate seamlessly on Adobe Premiere Pro projects and to conform completed content back to hi-res, all delivered through highly secure private cloud.

Fagan adds, “To collaborate quickly and effectively, video teams need, and expect an intuitive user experience. As Curator has been developed specifically for video professionals, CuratorNow benefits from both its best-in-class UI and best-practice media workflows making it incredibly easy to use and ready to go immediately requiring no configuration.”

CuratorNow is available now!

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DejaSoft introduces file sharing synchronisation tool DejaEdit for editors at NAB2020 Posted: 10/03/2020
DejaSoft introduces file sharing synchronisation tool DejaEdit for editors at NAB2020

IABM-member DejaSoft is delighted to present for the first time at NAB2020, its "must have" file sharing and synchronisation tool for editors – DejaEdit

DejaEdit is a revolutionary collaborative editing film tool. It offers editors working on Avid Nexis, Media Composer and EditShare workflows, across studios, production companies and post facilities, a vital application that ensures media files, bins and timelines are kept up to date across multiple remote edit stations.

DejaEdit has already successfully been tried and tested on real-world projects, and well-established in Scandinavia and parts of Europe. Following its global launch earlier this year, Swedish-based DejaSoft owners Nikolai Waldman and Clas Hakeröd, both accomplished Avid editors themselves, will be available to meet and demonstrate DejaEdit’s capabilities at NAB.

DejaEdit plays an essential role in increasing productivity. It allows editors to transfer media files and timelines automatically and securely to co-workers around the world, without having to be online continuously.

DejaEdit makes it possible to work with multiple remote Avid systems virtually anywhere on earth. With global warming issues , and people encouraged to minimise unnecessary travel, industry professionals can take advantage of DejaEdit’s powerful file synchronizing capabilities without restrictions.

 

 

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