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Little Red Ants Creative Studio does colour correction of Uber commercial using DaVinci Resolve

Little Red Ants Creative Studio does colour correction of Uber commercial using DaVinci Resolve

Technology
Blackmagic Design has announced that Little Red Ants Creative Studio did provide colour correction for a new Uber Vietnam television commercial (TVC) using DaVinci Resolve. The growing Singapore based production house has been responsible for producing multiple TVCs from various sectors – military, public service, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), and more. Choosing to color all their projects in DaVinci Resolve, Little Red Ants Creative Studio has grown from strength to strength to be one of the most trusted names in post-production in the region. August 18, 2017 marked three years of Uber in Vietnam. In 2014, Uber started with Ho Chi Minh City. Since then, Uber's service has been expanding fast and now offers rides in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City through multiple choices of safe a
YouTuber collaborates with Bookmakers Coral to stream Football show using Blackmagic Design

YouTuber collaborates with Bookmakers Coral to stream Football show using Blackmagic Design

Technology, Uncategorized
Blackmagic Design has disclosed that a live production workflow featuring its ATEM Television Studio Pro HD switcher and Teranex AV is being used to produce a new fans football show by YouTuber The True Geordie in association with bookmakers Coral. The True Geordie turned to UK-based video content agency Formidable for creative and technical production expertise to help deliver The Kick Off with Coral which is now generating weekly average viewing figures of more than 350,000 viewers. “With the new season quickly approaching and a brief confirmed, we had a little over seven days to kit out the studio and gallery, but Blackmagic equipment enabled us to achieve all our objectives in that timeframe,” says Pete Gibbons, Formidable’s Creative Director. However, one of the more technica
Blackmagic Design uses DaVinci Resolve Studio for Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Blackmagic Design uses DaVinci Resolve Studio for Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Technology
Blackmagic Design has announced that DaVinci Resolve Studio has been used throughout production and post- production on 20th Century Fox’s Kingsman: The Golden Circle including SDR and HDR delivery. While Joshua Callis-Smith was responsible for the onset dailies, the online edit and final DI were completed by Goldcrest Post. The second instalment of the Kingsman comic book adaption saw cinematographer George Richmond reunite with DIT Callis-Smith and Goldcrest senior colorist, Rob Pizzey following their work together on Kingsman: The Secret Service in 2014. “Our goal with The Golden Circle was to maintain the same slick, rich overall aesthetic as the first film,’ while also ensuring we gave the sequel its own unique look,” says Callis‑Smith. “Building on our use of Resolve on the f
Blackmagic Design uses multiple cameras to shoot web movie of LEXUS car

Blackmagic Design uses multiple cameras to shoot web movie of LEXUS car

Technology
Blackmagic Design has revealed that multiple Blackmagic Micro Cinemas and Video Assists were used to shoot the web movie of the new LEXUS car, LC500. It was shot by cameraman and founder of Tokyo-based KID Co. Ltd.  Kei Takahashi on location on and above the highways of California. With power and comfort, the LC500 was born as a luxury coupé which symbolizes LEXUS’s next generation. To bring out the attractiveness of the car, the production shot the car driving along the stunning Angeles Crest Highway in California. Shot using a number of cameras, including six Micro Cinema Cameras, the movie captured the intense nature of California and the LC500 powerfully running through the curvy road from various angles. Along with the Micro cinema cameras, Takahashi used two video assists for
FC Red Bull Salzburg uses Blackmagic Design’s range of URSA mini digital film cameras to make match day content

FC Red Bull Salzburg uses Blackmagic Design’s range of URSA mini digital film cameras to make match day content

Technology
Blackmagic Design has revealed that its range of URSA mini digital film cameras is being used to produce match day content for FC Red Bull Salzburg as part of a live OB solution designed around the ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K switcher. Since 2005, Mediahaus GmbH has been producing content on behalf of FC Red Bull Salzburg and the core workflow has evolved from a small portable fly away system into a fully-fledged OB workflow with Blackmagic infrastructure products for acquisition, switching, distribution and monitoring at its very core. Signal management on board Mediahaus’ Mercedes Sprinter van relies upon the Blackmagic Smart Videohub 40x40 router as well as a whole series of mini converters, also from Blackmagic Design. “Taking into consideration the distances between camera
Blackmagic Design’s  DaVinci Resolve 14 now available for download

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 14 now available for download

Technology
Blackmagic Design has announced that the final release of DaVinci Resolve 14, its professional editing, color correction and digital audio software is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website. DaVinci Resolve 14 that is the biggest release in the history of the product has been designed to be a complete revolution in post-production. “DaVinci Resolve 14 is the first NLE that offers me all of the professional tools I need in one app,” said Eric Wilson, Editor of the hit television show NCIS: LA. “The combination of editing, color correction, effects and high end audio, along with 4K multi format support and all of the new collaboration tools, is exciting and innovative. It’s going to be a game changer,” he ended. DaVinci Resolve 14 is the world’s only fully integra
Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve Studio and DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel used for post-production of Le Bureau des Légendes

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve Studio and DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel used for post-production of Le Bureau des Légendes

Technology
Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve Studio and DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel were used to complete the picture post in Ultra HD 4K on the third season of award winning Canal+ French drama series Le Bureau des Légendes. The post-production of the ten part series, now available on Amazon Prime, was completed at Paris-based Digital Factory by freelance colorist Guillaume Lips. “Not only did we grade the entire series from beginning to end in Resolve, but we also delivered in Ultra HD 4K for the first time,” he informs. The turnaround for completing the DI of each episode was incredibly tight according to Lips. “With only two days to complete an episode our workflow needed to be both fast and efficient. Not only did Resolve’s realtime performance provide first-class shot tracking but it a
Canal 13 upgrades its broadcast cameras to URSA Mini 4K digital

Canal 13 upgrades its broadcast cameras to URSA Mini 4K digital

Technology
Canal 13, Chile’s second oldest television station has upgraded its broadcast cameras to URSA Mini 4K digital film cameras to shoot its hit telenovelas. This was announced by Blackmagic Design. The said broadcaster also uses Blackmagic 3G-SDI Arduino Shield for camera control, DaVinci Resolve Studio for editing and color grading and Teranex 2D Processor for standards conversions. Herval Abreu, who served as director and executive producer for the hit telenovela ‘Runaways’ initially proposed using Blackmagic Design for the telenovela. This is because he wanted to explore a more cinematic and sophisticated look. Canal13 needed cameras that would seamlessly work with its existing broadcast gear and the easiest way to incorporate new products was to test them in specific points in the w
Blackmagic Design launches latest motion graphic software Fusion 9

Blackmagic Design launches latest motion graphic software Fusion 9

VFX
Blackmagic Design has launched Fusion 9, a major update to its visual effects, compositing, 3D and motion graphics software. Fusion 9, that has been designed to support the latest workflows, features new VR tools, entirely new keyer technology, planar tracking, camera tracking, multi user collaboration tools and more. Fusion 9 is a massive new release with a VR toolset that makes it indispensable for virtual reality projects. Customers get a full 360º true 3D workspace, along with a new panoramic viewer and support for popular VR headsets such as Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Working in VR with Fusion is completely interactive. GPU acceleration makes it extremely fast so customers can wear a headset and interact with elements in a VR scene in realtime. Fusion 9 also supports stereoscopi
VFX boutique Lexhag used Fusion Studio to help create main title sequence of Riviera

VFX boutique Lexhag used Fusion Studio to help create main title sequence of Riviera

VFX
Blackmagic Design has announced that London-based visual effects boutique Lexhag used Fusion Studio, the world’s most advanced compositing software to help create the main title sequence for Riviera, Sky Atlantic’s new 10 part drama series that stars Julia Stiles as the wife of a billionaire who uncovers the dark truth behind her opulent lifestyle. Led by visual effects director Alexis Haggar, the Lexhag team was tasked with delivering the winning pitch for the sequence by capturing the show’s glitz and glamor through a vibrant, kaleidoscopic effect. Using Fusion Studio, the team generated and animated the kaleidoscope using imagery from the show as a source ensuring hints to the storyline were woven in to allow audiences to understand more as the drama evolved. “We were approached by