The Look Future-Proofs Post Production Pipeline with Grass Valley Rio 8K

Date: 01/08/2019
The Look Future-Proofs Post Production Pipeline with Grass Valley Rio 8K

London-based bespoke post production facility, The Look, has upgraded its six Grass Valley Rio high performance online editing and post production systems to support multiple, simultaneous streams of 4K and 8K playback. Rio forms the heart of the facility’s Dolby Vision certified post production pipeline along with the Rio Connect collaborative workflow engine and Rio Assist software. The Look decided to future-proof its facility after winning contracts to post several major drama series for 2019 and 2020.

As consumer investment in 4K and HDR-enabled television sets rise, there is pressure on broadcasters and content providers to invest in and produce programming in higher resolution formats, including HDR, 4K and 8K. With the push from studios to deliver more high-end, big-budget television series in 4K and HDR, the newly upgraded Rio suites allow The Look to significantly speed up its 4K and HDR pipelines to meet this demand.

“Evolving to support Dolby Vision and future-proofing our facility to prepare for 8K is a key part of our strategy as we deliver the high-end results clients expect from The Look. Rio helps us meet all of these requirements and more while delivering flawless quality with fast turnaround of HDR deliverables,” said Thomas Urbye, chief executive officer and senior colourist at The Look. “Our clients increasingly expect all episodes in a series to remain live right up to final delivery. With the upgraded Rios we can play 4K video in real-time and share any project to any machine in just a few seconds using Rio Connect. Grading can now happen without any rendering, so clients don’t have to wait to watch clips. With nearly the entire pipeline going through Rio, we can now meet even the tightest deadlines.”

With a Dolby CMU box, timeline trim passes can easily be made for multiple display devices with all information stored in a single XML, which accompanies the master files. All parameters can be controlled from Grass Valley’s Neo panel with frame and shot analysis choices that also facilitate faster workflows on projects with long timelines. The Rio toolset also enables The Look’s colorists to finish projects with an intuitive feel. Rio Connect eliminates the need to move huge files between systems, saving time and money.

Katsushi Takeuchi, vice president and general manager, Editing Systems, Grass Valley, said: “Rio is a hallmark for the highest quality post production and finishing – from its real-time performance to its complete, integrated toolset and ultra-fast workflows. The Dolby Vision and color grading enhancements were fundamental to The Look, making it an attractive solution for its studio that enables them to deliver top-level quality for major projects. The Look is a perfect example of how Rio enables post houses to meet the need to evolve their workflows in a changing mediascape and we are proud to support them in delivering the highest standards.”



Tags: Grass Valley | The Look | Grass Valley Rio 8K | editing
Submitted by Esme Horwood (Platform Communications )
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • BOXER showcase AJA, Newtek, Grass Valley, Qumulo, V-Nova and Telestream at BVE 2019

    BOXER showcase AJA, Newtek, Grass Valley, Qumulo, V-Nova and Telestream at BVE 2019

  • Grass Valley at BVE 2015

    Grass Valley at BVE 2015

  • Grass Valley at BVE 2014

    Grass Valley at BVE 2014

  • Grass Valley at BVE 2013

    Grass Valley at BVE 2013

  • Grass Valley at NAB 2012

    Grass Valley at NAB 2012

  • Grass Valley at IBC2011

    Grass Valley at IBC2011

  • Sonnet Technologies demo a mobile workstation for editing in the field at IBC 2018

    Sonnet Technologies demo a mobile workstation for editing in the field at IBC 2018

  • FORSCENE Cloud Editing at NAB 2015

    FORSCENE Cloud Editing at NAB 2015

  • Davinci Resolve 14 with Fairlight from Blackmagic Design at NAB 2017

    Davinci Resolve 14 with Fairlight from Blackmagic Design at NAB 2017

  • Forscene at IBC 2014

    Forscene at IBC 2014

  • Quantel LiveTouch at IBC 2014

    Quantel LiveTouch at IBC 2014

  • Quantel deal with AFP at IBC 2014

    Quantel deal with AFP at IBC 2014

  • Snell Kahuna Production Switcher at IBC 2014

    Snell Kahuna Production Switcher at IBC 2014

  • Editors Keys at NAB 2014

    Editors Keys at NAB 2014

  • Forbidden Technologies FORscene at BVE 2014

    Forbidden Technologies FORscene at BVE 2014

  • Forbidden Technologies FORscene App at BVE 2014

    Forbidden Technologies FORscene App at BVE 2014

  • Forbidden Technologies on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Forbidden Technologies on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Lightworks on BroadcastShow Tour May 2013

    Lightworks on BroadcastShow Tour May 2013

  • Scott Hill uses EditShare: Lightworks at NAB 2013

    Scott Hill uses EditShare: Lightworks at NAB 2013

  • NUGEN Audio: Loudness Toolkit at NAB 2013

    NUGEN Audio: Loudness Toolkit at NAB 2013

  • Dalet at NAB 2013

    Dalet at NAB 2013

  • AJA at BVE 2013

    AJA at BVE 2013

  • Autodesk at NAB 2012

    Autodesk at NAB 2012

  • Avid at BVE North 2011

    Avid at BVE North 2011


Related Shows
  • KitPlus TV with guests talking JVC cameras, Edius X, Cuescript IP Prompting and Telestream Lightspeed

    KitPlus TV with guests talking JVC cameras, Edius X, Cuescript IP Prompting and Telestream Lightspeed


Related Articles
  • Working with Remote Workflows

    Working with Remote Workflows

  • TVFutures - Learning Editing Platforms

    TVFutures - Learning Editing Platforms

  • Pro Pancake Editing With Premiere Pro

    Pro Pancake Editing With Premiere Pro

  • Post Production - Keeping Track

    Post Production - Keeping Track

  • The Making of Zero

    The Making of Zero

  • Make Time for Remapping

    Make Time for Remapping

  • Grading BBC Sounds

    Grading BBC Sounds

  • Your two week editing future

    Your two week editing future

  • Accelerated Workflows with eGPU

    Accelerated Workflows with eGPU

  • State of the Nation - November 2018

    State of the Nation - November 2018

  • New workflows floating on the horizon

    New workflows floating on the horizon

  • Top 10 Tips for Saving Time in Post

    Top 10 Tips for Saving Time in Post

  • Editing broadcast video in a mobile app a ridiculous notion or the next big thing

    Editing broadcast video in a mobile app a ridiculous notion or the next big thing

  • Effective archive solutions for broadcast customers

    Effective archive solutions for broadcast customers

  • 7 must sees at IBC 2015

    7 must sees at IBC 2015

  • Making multi-camera shooting faster & more affordable

    Making multi-camera shooting faster & more affordable

  • Those pesky scientists

    Those pesky scientists

  • Back in the day

    Back in the day

  • Cloud Editing at BVE

    Cloud Editing at BVE

  • The fast-moving business of providing pop-up editing suites

    The fast-moving business of providing pop-up editing suites

  • What is the future of media creation, salaries and content distribution across all sectors?

    What is the future of media creation, salaries and content distribution across all sectors?

  • Studio furniture at the cutting edge

    Studio furniture at the cutting edge

  • Still unsure about cloud editing? Read this..

    Still unsure about cloud editing? Read this..

  • Fixing it in parallel

    Fixing it in parallel

  • Increase productivity while editing

    Increase productivity while editing

  • Post Production gear guide - what new products to watch out for in 2015

    Post Production gear guide - what new products to watch out for in 2015

  • Dialog-based search accelerates content discovery for anyone with a media library

    Dialog-based search accelerates content discovery for anyone with a media library

  • Trouble- Shooting Your Mac Editing System

    Trouble- Shooting Your Mac Editing System

  • The Next Generation of Image Aqisition for Live Broadcast

    The Next Generation of Image Aqisition for Live Broadcast

  • Will Strauss looks at post production in 2014

    Will Strauss looks at post production in 2014

  • How the cloud is changing the post production landscape

    How the cloud is changing the post production landscape

  • Tales from the teaching trenches: The offline, online battle

    Tales from the teaching trenches: The offline, online battle

  • Sportsnet stays ahead of the game with Quantel

    Sportsnet stays ahead of the game with Quantel

  • NAB is for soothsayers, trendsetters and people with roadmaps

    NAB is for soothsayers, trendsetters and people with roadmaps

  • Professional Video Editing Just Got Better

    Professional Video Editing Just Got Better

  • Plan Bs Playing with Fire Gets the DaVinci Resolve Treatment

    Plan Bs Playing with Fire Gets the DaVinci Resolve Treatment

  • The joy of field editing

    The joy of field editing

  • Bob Pank looks at Editing and the Cloud

    Bob Pank looks at Editing and the Cloud

  • Taking the pain out of collaborative editing

    Taking the pain out of collaborative editing

  • How much RAM do I need to edit video?

    How much RAM do I need to edit video?

  • 2011 wasnt all that bad for TV & Commercials, was it? So what does 2012 hold?

    2011 wasnt all that bad for TV & Commercials, was it? So what does 2012 hold?

  • Following the alien route of a freelancer

    Following the alien route of a freelancer

  • Back to Basics with Stereo 3D

    Back to Basics with Stereo 3D

  • Apple Final Cut Pro X  The Critic

    Apple Final Cut Pro X The Critic

  • Eye to Eye on Delivery and Distribution

    Eye to Eye on Delivery and Distribution

  • AdVision TV: Editing... Live

    AdVision TV: Editing... Live

  • NFTS, the future of digital visionaries

    NFTS, the future of digital visionaries

  • Deskilling or reskilling

    Deskilling or reskilling

  • Post Production Recipes

    Post Production Recipes

  • Making the grade

    Making the grade


News
BBC and Hulus Hit Adaptation of Normal People, Produced by Element Pictures, Finished in DaVinci Resolve Studio Posted: 01/07/2020
BBC and Hulus Hit Adaptation of Normal People, Produced by Element Pictures, Finished in DaVinci Resolve Studio

Blackmagic Design today announced that the hugely popular television adaptation of Sally Rooney’s New York Times best selling novel, Normal People, was graded and finished in DaVinci Resolve Studio.

Produced by the Oscar and BAFTA award winning production company, Element Pictures, and generating almost 48 million requests on BBC iPlayer so far, the 12 part drama has gripped audiences across the UK and US, with critics racing to heap praise on the Irish love story.

Tags: Blackmagic Design | DaVinci Resolve | Grading | Post Production | Drama | Normal People | BBC | Hulu
Submitted by Blackmagic design
More from this author
Arvato Systems re-launches Vidispine as go-to-market brand for Media Management and Monetization Posted: 01/07/2020
Arvato Systems re-launches Vidispine as go-to-market brand for Media Management and Monetization

Arvato Systems announced today that it will combine the synergistic product portfolios of its media & entertainment related Arvato Systems and Vidispine businesses, presenting them under a relaunched Vidispine brand. The move will bring the strengths of the two brands together in a more cohesive way, and give customers a clearer understanding of the product offerings.

Tags: Arvato Systems | Vidispine | Bertelsmann Group | Re-launch
Submitted by Bubble Agency
More from this author
LYNX Technik Announces New 12Gbit Dual Channel SDI Fiber Transmitter with CWDM Posted: 30/06/2020
LYNX Technik Announces New 12Gbit Dual Channel SDI Fiber Transmitter with CWDM

LYNX Technik, provider of modular signal processing interfaces, announces its new yellobrik 12Gbit Dual Channel SDI fiber transmitter with CWDM technology.

To address rising bandwidth demands, higher-speed connections, and higher quality imagery and content, media facilities are looking to continuously update their fiber infrastructure cost-effectively and flexibly.

Tags: LYNX Technik | yellobrik | 8K | 8K fiber | 12G fiber | 12G CWDM | OTT 1442
Submitted by LYNX Technik
More from this author
Pliant Technologies Launches New Webinar Series Posted: 30/06/2020
Pliant Technologies Launches New Webinar Series

Pliant Technologies announces an upcoming free webinar series for existing and potential Pliant partners and customers to learn more about the company’s wireless intercom solutions. The first in the series will be held on Wednesday July 8, at 10 a.m. (CDT) and Thursday, July 9 at 4 p.m. (CDT), and will focus on its MicroCom M and MicroCom XR intercom. Pliant’s Vice President of global sales, Gary Rosen, along with Market Development Manager, Art Gonzales and Regional Sales Manager, Mark Rehfuss, will cover the features and benefits of these new and affordable wireless intercom solutions.

Tags: Pliant Technologies | Webinars | MicroCom
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
Digital Alert Systems Version 4.2 EAS Software Now Available; Discounted Through Newly Extended Price Relief Program Posted: 30/06/2020
Digital Alert Systems Version 4.2 EAS Software Now Available; Discounted Through Newly Extended Price Relief Program

Digital Alert Systems, the global leader in emergency communications solutions for media providers, today announced the availability of Version 4.2 of its Emergency Alert System (EAS) software. Now supporting the company's award-winning DASDEC™-II or One-Net™ SE EAS devices, Version 4.2 includes important new features and improvements that expand the security measures already built into the software. Version 4.2 is available at a reduced price through Digital Alert Systems' Price Relief Program, which has been extended through Sept. 7.

Tags: Digital Alert Systems | EAS | 4.2 | Emergency | Alert
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Cobalt Iron Adds Powerful VTL Multitenancy Capabilities to Compass SaaS Enterprise Data Protection Posted: 30/06/2020
Cobalt Iron Adds Powerful VTL Multitenancy Capabilities to Compass SaaS Enterprise Data Protection

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, today introduced new multitenancy capabilities for the virtual tape library (VTL) ingest feature of Compass, the company's enterprise SaaS backup system. These new capabilities make Compass the first enterprise SaaS backup solution to provide multitenancy at tape ingest, enabling robust and secure sharing and segregation of VTL backups in complex customer and managed service provider (MSP) environments.

Tags: Cobalt Iron | SaaS | Enterprise | Data | Protection | Multitenancy | Compass
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Frame.io Looks to the Future of the Film Industry with Workflow From Home series Finale Posted: 30/06/2020
Frame.io Looks to the Future of the Film Industry in and ldquo;Workflow From Home and rdquo; Series Finale

Frame.io, the world's leading video review and collaboration platform, has just released the series finale of its video tutorial series, “Workflow From Home,” which explores how to enable remote video workflows through tech breakdowns and deep-dive user case studies. In episode 13, the final of the series, Michael Cioni, Global SVP of Innovation at Frame.io, reflects on the past 100 days since the series premiered before diving into predictions for the future of video creation and the film industry as a whole.

“Over the last three months, all of us have been experiencing a new form of normal,” Cioni says in the episode. “During this journey between the old and the new normal, we’ve all faced some enormous challenges, but I’m finding we are on the edge of making an innovative breakthrough.”

Tags: Frame.io
Submitted by Zazil Media Group
More from this author
disguise r17.3 is now live: with New Key Features for More Streamlined and Efficient Workflows Posted: 30/06/2020
disguise r17.3 is now live: with New Key Features for More Streamlined and Efficient Workflows

disguise takes on the new ‘normal’ with the launch of r17.3, its latest software release that delivers an improved workflow for enhanced efficiency and successful completion of projects post-lockdown. New features include Indirections, Multi-layer Editing, Object Assignment Hotkeys, Crossfaded Loop Section Mode as well as a number of improvements and bug fixes to further streamline the user experience.

In addition to the above, r17.3 also has a wide range of other improvements guaranteed to streamline workflows including:

NDI SDK has been updated to version 4.5

The ability to point manager at a template project

Alt-drag in the feed mapping editor

Clicking a tag or note now jumps the exact frame where the tag is placed

Dither parameter added to the gradient texture tool to help reduce banding

You can now pause the playback of a Notch block

Import and Export of feed maps

disguise r17.3 is available to download now from www.download.disguise.one

 

Tags: disguise | software | r17.3 | new features | streamline | efficient workflow | user experience | broadcast | production | live events | creative deliver | visual experiences | Bubble Agency
Submitted by Bubble Agency
More from this author
Dejero LivePlus Mobile App Revolutionizes San Diego KFMB-TV Emergency Reporting Posted: 30/06/2020
Dejero LivePlus Mobile App Revolutionizes San Diego and rsquo;s KFMB-TV Emergency Reporting

Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide Emmy® award winning video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, has provided San Diego TV station KFMB-TV, also known as CBS 8, with over 60 Dejero LivePlus mobile apps to support the broadcaster’s emergency news coverage strategy. The LivePlus app, which is downloadable to smartphones and tablets, has allowed KFMB-TV to deliver incredible live footage from the recent Black Lives Matter rallies, inside of San Diego’s recent wildfires, and to respond with agility to the broadcasting challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Tags: Dejero | LivePlus | mobile app | San Diego | KFMB-TV | emergency reporting | breaking news | CBS 8 | EnGo | Kenny McGregor | Smart Blending Technology | multiple viewpoints | wild fires | Black Lives Matter | COVID-19 | MKM Marketing Communications | MKM Marcomms
Submitted by MKM Marketing Communications
More from this author
Calrec: Craft Interview, John Hunter, A1 Mixer Posted: 30/06/2020
Calrec: Craft Interview, John Hunter, A1 Mixer

A freelance audio engineer (A1) for Dome Productions in Canada, John Hunterfirst discovered his passion for audio with live music. Eventually, his path led him to sports and he (in normal times) mixes every Toronto Raptors home game on TSN and Sportsnet and has travelled with the production team to work every playoff game, including the 2019 NBA Finals. He worked as an A1 for the famous 2018 NBA Raptors/Pelicans game in 4K HDR and Dolby Atmos surround sound, which was the first to be produced in these formats and distributed live to North American households.

Tags: Calrec | audio | broadcasting | consoles | digital | mixing | A1
Submitted by Jump PR
More from this author
Video Europe Goes Back to its Roots Posted: 30/06/2020
Video Europe Goes Back to its Roots

Video Europe, leading digital cinema, broadcast and edit hire company has announced an operational restructure to streamline their business proposition.

In a strategic move decided in January and prior to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, the company is to return to their original and core business offering of equipment rental to the film and television industry. As part of the process, Video Europe is officially exiting the outside broadcast and flypack services market and is selling their OB trucks. The restructure will enable the company to refocus on three business channels: digital cinema, edit equipment rental and broadcast hire. No staff will be lost.

Tags: Video Europe | Broadcast | Hire Company | Broadcast Hire | Camera Hire | Cinematography | Video Production | Videography | Film Production | OutsideBroadcast | OB | OBTrucks | MCR | MCR Broadcast Hire
Submitted by Page Melia PR
More from this author
7 Production to Roll Out First 4K OB Truck in the Middle East with Grass Valley Solutions Posted: 30/06/2020
7 Production to Roll Out Middle East and rsquo;s First 4K OB Truck with Grass Valley Solutions

UAE-based 7 Production, one of the Middle East’s leading video production service providers, has chosen an end-to-end Grass Valley workflow for its latest 4K UHD outside broadcast (OB) truck – the first of its kind in the region. Grass Valley’s market-leading solutions give 7 Production the flexible, future-ready capability it needs to meet the growing demand for 4K UHD production. The sale was managed in conjunction with Grass Valley’s regional channel partner BSS.

Tags: Grass Valley
Submitted by Platform Communications
More from this author
The Switch delivers live international horse racing to Jockey Club ofTurkey Posted: 30/06/2020
The Switch delivers live international horse racing to Jockey Club ofTurkey

The Switch, the platform for the production and global delivery of live video, has been chosen by Jockey Club of Turkey (TJK) to deliver live horse racing streams from the UK to its growing audience of racing fans. Capitalizing on The Switch’s highly reliable video distribution network, TJK is able to ensure uninterrupted live feeds from races at venues such as Newmarket and Ascot reach its 600,000 customers in Turkey.

TJK receives feeds, picked up from London’s BT Tower via The Switch Access™ service, which are then live streamed over the club’s dedicated online channel to its 2,800 betting shops around the country. The agreement with The Switch allows TJK customers to watch and place bets on live UK race broadcasts across the flat racing season, including the 1000 Guineas and 2000 Guineas.

Tags: Live sports | sports betting | delivery | horse racing | satellite
Submitted by Staff
More from this author
The perfect gaming experience - with KVM from G and D Posted: 30/06/2020
The perfect gaming experience - with KVM from G and amp;D

For a perfect gaming experience, Esports professionals need the highest possible frame rates and lowest latency to be able to play smoothly in order to stay ahead of the game. As a leading manufacturer of KVM systems for extending and switching keyboard, video and mouse signals, Guntermann & Drunck GmbH (G&D) offers professional gamers the perfect Esports experience including crystal-clear full HD resolutions with 240 Hz frame rates and without any noticeable latency. With G&D DP1.2 devices, gamers can run full HD resolutions with high frame rates up to 240 Hz. Crystal clear 1080p resolutions with virtually no delay will support them in their gaming exploits. . An entire range of KVM systems such as the extenders DP1.2-Vision, DP1.2-VisionXG, DP1.2-Vision-IP, or the KVM switches DP1.2-MUX, DP1.2-MUX-NT, DP1.2-MUX3-ATC as well as the DP1.2-Splitter are the first line of defence against lagging displays and suboptimal resolution. Thanks to G&D's pixel-perfect technology, gamers will benefit from brilliant and clear images. Since the products support transparent USB 2.0, it is possible to even extend the latest gaming keyboards and mice that are not HID-compliant – because of the additional keys and mini-displays – via KVM matrix.

Tags: KVM | switches | extender | matrix switches
Submitted by Guntermann & Drunck
More from this author
ASG Hosts Remote Control Webinar Interview Series for Silicon Valley Video Posted: 29/06/2020
ASG Hosts and lsquo;Remote Control and rsquo; Webinar Interview Series for Silicon Valley Video

Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, today announced the launch of “Remote Control,” a webinar interview series for the new Silicon Valley Video (SV.V) association. The first episodes, featuring interviews with company representatives from iconik, Primestream, Qumulo, and other companies, are available on Silicon Valley Video’s YouTube channel.

Tags: remote production | video production | webinar | broadcast
Submitted by Pipeline Communications
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>