Within broadcast there has always been a quest for higher and higher resolution with improvements in wider color fidelity. The quest has always been to deliver what we see to the audience, often this is limited by technology or cost of production, but today there is the possibility to increase the resolution to 4K/UHD with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG) that can convey that window on the world to the consumer.
At NAB 2020, SGO will spotlight Mistika Boutique, its cost-efficient full-finishing system for macOS and Windows.
Offering a full slate of post-production services, Elite Media Technologies, in Santa Clarita, California, has added two Sony 4K HDR master monitors to support its variety of postproduction services. The new 31-inch monitors (model BVM-HX310) will be used alongside existing BVM-X300, 30-inch 4K/HDR OLED reference monitors in critical monitoring situations, mastering and quality control environments.
HDR is taking the broadcasting world by storm. The combination of a greater dynamic range and wider color gamut is delivering images that truly bring the immersive experience to home viewers. Vibrant colors and detailed specular highlights build a kind of realism into broadcast productions that our predecessors could only have ever dreamed of.
Produced by Bad Wolf for BBC and HBO, and finished at Technicolor in London, His Dark Materials benefits from the work of colourist Jean-Clément Soret.
Coinciding with Apple’s launch of the latest Mac Pro workstation, Colorfront, a developer of dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, broadcast, OTT and commercials, has announced an annual rental model for Colorfront Express Dailies that dramatically reduces the software cost.