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SD to 4K is FilmLight Focus at NAB 2005

Tools to address workflows incorporating all formats from SD video to 4K film (February 28, 2005)

FilmLight, a world-leading pioneer of digital film technology, announced today that at NAB 2005, the company will confirm its position as the only provider of tools to address workflows incorporating all formats from SD video to 4K film.

At its NAB exhibit booth, FilmLight will give the first public demonstrations of the latest features for its Baselight grading and finishing system v2.2. The software is available on the full range of Baselight systems, including Baselight Eight, enabling real-time 4K grading for both film and video deliverables. The new features will accelerate performance, maximising the speed and flexibility benefits of a software-based grading system. Guest colourist Adam Glassman (Cold Mountain) will put Baselight through its paces at the FilmLight booth.

Also new will be a host software release, version 1.1, for the Northlight scanner, which will offer users new filtering and control options. Highlighted on the booth will be upcoming features for the Northlight 2 high-quality, pin-registered film scanner. With new sensor technology, optics and electronics, Northlight 2 will provide a 4-6X increase in scanning speed faster than two frames/second at 2K and 1 frame/second at 4K.

Visitors to FilmLights booth will also see demonstrations of Truelight the system of choice for facility-wide colour management, which is currently experiencing a wave of industry adoption by companies including Rhythm & Hues, Modern VideoFilm, Pacific Title, FotoKem, and others.

About FilmLight Ltd
Film Light was established to develop an integrated digital film mastering process by providing the worlds 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 companys 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 New Zealand.

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