In Broadcast - February 2018 - 10
www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 8 - Issue 2 | February 2018
AMF Orders Up
SWE / DEN: Sweden's AMF (ArméMarin och Flygfilm - Army, Navy
and Air Force film) has ordered a
16mm Vintage Cloud Steenbeck
film archive digitisation system.
Peter Nordstrom, Head of
Department at AMF, said: "With
more than 10,000 film titles and
30,000 film boxes, on both military
and civilian activities, the AMF
is one of the greatest and oldest
collections in the world."
AMF was among the earliest
producers of film in Sweden.
For Top Award
AUS: Three artists from Rising Sun
Pictures have been nominated
for a Visual Effects Society (VES)
Award for their work on Marvel
Studios' summer blockbuster Thor:
CG Supervisor Hubert Maston,
Lighting Technical Director Arthur
Moody, On-Set VFX/Concept/Previs Adam Paschke and Virtual Production Supervisor Casey Schatz
(from Third Floor) are nominated
for Best Virtual Cinematography
for the film's 'Val's Flashback'
The winners will be announced at
the 16th Annual VES Awards Ceremony, on February 13.
DPP Security Mark
USA: Signiant has received the
'Committed to Security' mark from
the Digital Production Partnership
(DPP), demonstrating its ongoing
commitment to best cybersecurity
practices for both production and
Launched in October 2017, the
DPP's Committed to Security
Programme is designed to help
commitment to security best
practice and offers a common
framework that shows their
customers how they are addressing
iverside Studios in London has
become the first customer for its
Ross Video's Ultrix-FR5.
The new routing/AV processing
platform will sit at the heart of
Riverside's forthcoming new facility in
Commenting on the deal, Duncan
Stewart, Technical Director at
Riverside, points to features and
support as the important factors in
choosing the new version of Ultrix:
"We wanted to go with 12G for the
new facility because we regularly use
freelancers in the UK and the talent
base is obviously very comfortable
with SDI. 12G is the logical way for us
to handle signal routing for UHD.
MultiViewers, audio processing and
clean switching, so the Ultrix looked
impressively specified, but we clearly
needed something larger than the
existing 1 and 2RU versions of the
SmallHD Intros 502 Bright
5-Inch On Camera Monitor
mallHD has introduced the
502 Bright daylight viewable
on-camera 5-inch monitor.
feature set of the 500 Series
monitors, while raising the bar
on view-ability in direct sunlight.
The 502 Bright displays
100% of Rec. 709 colour gamut. The
1920x1080 resolution LCD screen
provides full high-definition viewing.
It utilises SmallHD's latest software,
version OS3, which provides false
colour and waveform tools.
product. It was therefore very exciting
to meet with the team at Ross and
discover that the 144 version was
next on the roadmap and would fit our
timescales for the new facility."
Riverside will be working with ES
Broadcast, Ross Video's Platinum
Partner in the UK, to deliver this
features spot metering to an already
extremely customisable waveform.
The spot meter indicates the exposure
level of a particular area of an image
without the psychedelic appearance
false colour can create.
Consistent with other SmallHD
502 Bright monitors, the unit is extremely
rugged thanks to a milled
aluminium frame and a Gorilla
Glass protective screen.
The 502 Bright has both HDMI
and SDI inputs and outputs, with
lightning fast cross conversion
The unit also features a new battery between the two video formats.
meter and the ability to adjust colour
The new 502 Bright weighs just 9.4oz
computer-free with the SmallHD (267.5g), and is 6.4 x 3.4 x 1.1 in (16.2 x
8.6 x 2.8 cm) WHD.
For those who prefer to use
Deliveries are expected to begin in
waveform to compose an image, OS3 February 2018.