Marquis Broadcast, experts in content workflows and media integration software, has today announced the LA & Beverly Hills post production and Avid rental facility, Mad Old Nut Productions, has purchased Medway. Marquis’ interoperability engine is now being used to streamline the delivery of project files for two zombiepocalypse series: Fear the Walking Dead and The Walking Dead.
TV3, Ireland’s leading free-to-air commercial television network, is using Marquis’ complete Avid storage management solution, Project Parking, to assist in the management of media on its Avid Interplay and ISIS storage.
Project Parking identifies how space is used, removes unused and duplicate media, archives projects and moves projects with media to other storage or systems. Projects can also be merged from other systems without media duplication. The solution also monitors how media storage is used, regularly reporting on usage, showing usage over time, plus archiving projects and executing analysis in the background.
Marquis has announced TV One, The Maryland based US Cable Network, which provides programming for the African American community, has purchased Marquis’ complete Avid storage management solution: Project Parking.
Launched on Martin Luther King’s birthday in January 2004, TV One now serves 57 million households and is the exclusive home to the NAACP Image Awards and News One Now, the only live daily news programming targeting the African American audience. Combining hit sitcoms, award-winning docu-series, original movies, popular reality series and newsworthy specials, the network delivers real life and entertainment programming from the African American point of view and will now use Marquis’ Project Parking to manage its Avid projects.
In a ‘smart’ move, editor Adam Schoales, working for digital agency, Visual Inclination, in Toronto, has selected X2Pro, Marquis’ conversion application for delivering Final Cut Pro X projects to Avid Pro Tools for audio finishing, for the series two promo of Canada’s Smartest Person, aired on CBC in Canada.
SGL, a leading provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has announced a contract win from Griffin Communications’, owner of TV stations KOTV News On 6 (Tulsa) and KWTV/News 9 (Oklahoma City). Griffin Communications has purchased Marquis Broadcast’s Parking archive and restore solution, which will be fully integrated with SGL’s existing FlashNet archive system. Griffin Communications reaches over 90 per cent of Oklahoma households via its two TV stations, state-wide radio network, online, and mobile information distribution service.
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has announced Südwestrundfunk (SWR) the regional public broadcasting corporation serving the southwest of Germany has selected Marquis’ Project Parking to move projects and help manage its edit storage more effectively. Project Parking which was purchased through reseller Media Online Frankfurt, is now used in the broadcaster’s Stuttgart and Baden Baden facilities.