digital intermediate

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digital intermediate

A digital version of a motion picture that was originally shot on film. The 35mm film is scanned and converted to digital for ease in editing or to apply special graphics effects and animation. The results are converted back to film for distribution to theaters with 35mm projectors. See nonlinear video editing and digital cinema.
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To accommodate the need for greater bandwidth performance prompted by the growing demand for 4K digital intermediates by the motion picture industry, Pacific Title & Art Studio purchased two SGI InfiniteStorage 6700 systems with 50TB storage.
Building on its market-leading positions in Digital Intermediates (at EFILM, a wholly-owned subsidiary), Digital Mastering (Deluxe Digital Studios), and Digital Asset Management & Security Services (Deluxe Media Management), Deluxe is poised to continue this success in Digital Distribution and Digital Cinema.
Atlab started working with SGI nearly six years ago when they implemented the SGI(R) InfiniteStorage Filesystem CXFS(TM) solution to handle Digital Intermediates to allow film makers access to film in a digital format.
Technicolor Creative Services provides production, postproduction and post postproduction services ranging from film and audio restoration and preservation, in both analogue and digital formats, to DVD compression and authoring, VOD encoding, to episodic television and commercial advertising completion, and digital intermediates, HD dailies and digital previews.
Thomson also provided digital intermediates for Chromophobia by British director, Martha Fiennes.
Technicolor will participate at the HD House, providing a number of speakers to appear on panels that address topics important to its customers, including HD dailies and digital previews, Technicolor's digital pipeline (from production through post) and two panels on digital intermediates that address Technicolor's "indie" model as well as Technicolor Digital Intermediates' more high-end approach.
Targeted to the needs of digital content creation professionals involved with the creation or modification of animation, digital intermediates, audio, graphics, satellite imagery, video clips, etc.
SGI InfiniteStorage RM660 SAN is a storage system designed specifically for the data-intensive requirements of digital intermediates.
We can now grade digital intermediates and HD digital media with the most comprehensive toolset in the industry.
Technicolor Creative Services provides production, post-production and post post-production services ranging from film and audio restoration and preservation, in both analogue and digital formats, to DVD compression and authoring, VOD encoding, to episodic television and commercial advertising completion, and digital intermediates, HD dailies and digital previews.
SGI Professional Services projects showcasing designs and integration in networked editing, multichannel broadcast playout, IT centric broadcast and shared SAN infrastructure for digital intermediates will also be highlighted in customer case study displays around the booth.
EFILM creates Digital Intermediates for Hollywood's top DPs, directors and producers, and Barco's DP100 will produce dramatic improvements in the projected images.

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