Valuable Interplay metadata can be saved and searched
Marquis Broadcast is launching its new Interplay Metadata Export Tool at NAB 2018, which will enable customers to take an Avid® Interplay® project and export all metadata for all assets in the project – essential when archiving projects from an Interplay system. Avid Interplay PAM has become a mainstay of many production workflows, relied upon daily by large and small production facilities around the world to find, track, archive and deliver projects. The Interplay Metadata Export Tool (IMET) copies and externalises Interplay metadata, making it searchable via a browser interface by operational staff. Importantly, the source externalised metadata record in Interplay can be safely deleted, thus reducing the size of the Interplay database and thereby improving the system’s performance, stability and indexing speed.
Recovery to live production in minutes, not weeks
Marquis Broadcast, the leading manufacturer of media and metadata management tools for post-production and broadcast, has announced an update to its Workspace Backup system that now also offers full cloud support. Entire workspaces can now be backed up to S3 storage, whether ground or cloud-based, allowing projects to be restored to anywhere that’s required.
Enabling the easiest transformation to hybrid cloud post production
Marquis Broadcast, the leading manufacturer of media and metadata management tools for post-production and broadcast, has announced cloud support for its Project Parking Avid® storage management solution. This successful Avid ISIS® and NEXIS™ application provides project analytics, visualisation, management and archiving, with cloud support delivering a seamless multi-site Avid workflow, ideal for film production and broadcast.
Marquis Broadcast has announced leading UK post production house, ENVY, has installed Marquis’ Project Parking and Workspace Tools to guarantee business continuity of high value productions. ENVY’s award winning post production work includes factual, drama, comedy, documentaries and light entertainment and some of the company’s most viewed content includes: The Voice UK, Gogglebox and The Supervet.
Marquis Broadcast has announced Hat Trick, one of the UK's most successful independent production companies has installed Marquis’ Project Parking and Workspace Tools to manage its Avid projects. Hat Trick now uses Project Parking integrated with Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl® Deep Storage Gateway for storage and easy retrieval of projects, while Marquis’ Workspace Parking and Sync enable editors to access content at facilities in both Camden and near Oxford Street, central London.
Marquis Broadcast, developer of advanced workflow productivity tools for the broadcast and media industry, has announced it is to show its latest software productivity tools at BVE 2017 partnering with Digital Garage on booth K52. Previewed for the first time and due to be launched officially at NAB 2017, will be Worx4 X the brand-new editing app which massively reduces Apple FCP X project size, without quality loss or using compression.
Marquis Broadcast, experts in content workflows and media integration software, specialise in moving media and metadata. Marquis has announced it will demonstrate its latest workflow integration solutions at NAB New York 9-10 November on booth 652.
What if …… my Post House went ‘off line’ one day?
With the scale of shared storage and number of concurrent editing clients increasing so dramatically over recent years, the amount of ‘work in progress’ and the value of the ‘in production’ assets in the post production facility can often run into millions of pounds. It represents a significant ‘concentration of risk’. Ever shortening and demanding delivery schedules has meant the risk to a major post production business from IT failures or environmental hazards such as fire or flood, or even human error, has become intensified to an almost un-insurable risk. For top post companies, simply backing up data or implementing a disaster recovery scheme has become too crude, too slow and too late, as it may take several days to restore work in progress. The advent of 4K workflows has made the problem even larger.
Marquis Broadcast will launch Parking V5, its range of Avid storage management products, at IBC 2016 on booth 7.G05.
Project Parking archives, moves and restores Avid projects and analyses and manages media to optimise edit storage utilisation, Project Parking is certified and supported by Avid and used around the world to help manage Avid edit storage. Also in the Parking range, is Workspace Parking: Marquis’ ‘set & forget’ disaster recovery solution for Avid workspaces designed to get editors back up and running in minutes. The Parking family of products backs-up and protects over 30 PetaBytes of both ISIS and NEXIS storage worldwide.
X2Pro Audio Convert, which integrates Final Cut Pro X into professional audio workflows, is a ‘big hit’ with Trailer Park Boys. The popular Netflix show which follows the booze-fueled misadventures of three longtime pals and petty serial criminals running scams from their Nova Scotia trailer park, is edited by Jeremy Harty, supervising editor for Trailer Park Boys and Swearnet.com.
Jeremy Harty, owner & manager of Nova Scotia based Digiboyz Inc. explains: “Trailer Park Boys has been using Final Cut Pro X and X2Pro Audio convert for four seasons now. It’s helped our sound post so much we couldn’t imagine not using it. Simple, fast, and accurate. All you want in a post workflow.”