In Broadcast - Product Preview - New York 2017 - 35
www.inbroadcast.com | Preview - New York | 18-19 October 2017
Facilis Shines in NYC
Running Man is currently in post on
a feature for Loius C.K. being released
in December, as well as other shows for
TBS, Comedy Central, truTV and Netflix,
with more in production.
Technology has a long history in NYC
Post Production. "Back when I was
managing the engineering of the
In a stylish space on 37th street, a facility has been designed
Postworks facilities, HD finishing was
specifically for the requirements of 4K deliverables...
all uncompressed, and all done on
ased on Avid offline and Digital been on a 112TB Facilis
Vision Nucoda conform and system for the past
Grading Room McKenna
grading systems, Running Man is three years. "I was an
with 4K we're seeing a
powered by two Facilis TerraBlock early adopter of Facilis
similar curve, even with
servers, totaling 300TB in capacity. at a previous company,
The grading systems are connected and I never forgot the
codecs available than
directly via 32Gb Fiber Channel, which effort they put toward
there ever were before.
is another Facilis first-to-market for customer satisfaction."
shared storage systems.
Thompson said, "When
"After evaluating different network it came time to equip
quality results, and HDR
servers, we found that not all storage is my new facility, I did the
stretches that quality even
the same," said Troy Thompson, Owner research and they still
further. We're happy to
of Running Man, "Some solutions came out on top from a
be among the very few
demand too much complexity in the performance and value
that can deliver shared
configuration and workflow to achieve perspective."
workflows in these dynamic
even short-bursts of the speeds they
The new 192TB 24D server is is such a high-speed application," environments."
advertise. Facilis started up and ran connected via 10Gb to the editorial said Thompson. "But local storage
Facilis Technology is exhibiting at
smooth the minute I plugged it in. They department, and 32Gb Fibre Channel was impeding our ability to design an NAB NY booth #N235, showing their
really have their system dialed-in for to the conform and grading stations. efficient pipeline, and actually share latest version including an all-new
this kind of work."
The format of choice is primarily projects among the color rooms. Web Console and Hub Server for
Running Man has 16 Avid suites DPX, EXR and MXF. "I was concerned With the sources and renders on aggregation and offload of shared file
engaged primarily in offline multicam about getting enough speed from any shared storage, we're now completely system processing.
editorial. These workstations have network storage, because the Nucoda collaborative with our projects."