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FilmLight To Launch Northlight 2 At NAB 2006

Comprehensive end to end scanning and grading workflows (March 06, 2006)

FilmLight, a leading provider of digital filmmaking technology, announced today that at NAB 2006 it will exhibit the most comprehensive end to end scanning and grading workflows in the industry ranging from 4K to SD. Technology innovations include the launch of Northlight 2, real-time 4K grading on Baselight Eight and new Truelight capabilities responding to demands from high end film makers.

For the first time, FilmLight will give demonstrations of the Northlight 2 scanner with speed and architecture advances plus new features including infra-red scanning, support for third party dustbust applications and archive/restoration.  With new sensor technology, optics and electronics, Northlight 2 will provide a 4X increase in scanning speed - faster than two frames/second at 2K and 1 frame/second at 4K.

Also demonstrated will be the shipping version of Baselight v3 that offers video and film clients major speed and productivity increases. Baselight Four and Baselight Eight systems offering real-time 2K and 4K grading will be demonstrated, plus the Baselight Blackboard hardware control surface that has now shipped to over 20 customers worldwide.

Visitors to FilmLight's booth will also see innovations to Truelight - the system of choice for facility-wide colour management, which has been adopted throughout the industry by companies including Rhythm & Hues, Modern VideoFilm, Pacific Title, FotoKem, and others.

About FilmLight Ltd
FilmLight was established to develop an integrated digital film mastering process by providing the world's highest quality digital film scanning, grading and colour management techniques. The FilmLight team has been pioneering digital film techniques for nearly 20 years enabling it to offer unsurpassed industry knowledge. The company's products are now gaining market share in the wider post-production market place. The company's clients for its pioneering Northlight, Baselight and Truelight digital film technology include Cinesite, ILM, Éclair, Rhythm & Hues, Pacific Title, FotoKem, Framestore CFC, Matchframe and The Moving Picture Company. FilmLight has offices in London, Los Angeles and Sydney. For more information visit

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