2019 HPA Tech Retreat
Colorfont will be at the 2019 HPA Tech Retreat from February 11-15, 2019 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, California demoing Transkoder 2019 with NVidia RTX GPUs and the AJA Kona 5 doing realtime 8K UHD HDR video playback directly from 8K camera RAW originals in the Innovation Zone.
Dolby Vision HDR
Colorfront Transkoder has received Dolby Vision Certification and can master Dolby Atmos immersive audio for digital cinema.
Colorfront Transkoder is the premier system for HDR mastering. From delivering Dolby Vision through HDR10+, from Eclair Color and Dolby Cinema to mastering for Samsung Onyx displays, Colorfront Transkoder is
used by the leading HDR mastering facilities world-wide to bring extraordinary color, dynamic range to the screen.
HDR10+TM logo is a trademark of HDR10+ Technologies, LLC.
Colorfront Transkoder 2018 is a fully compliant product supporting HDR10+.
HDR10+ was developed by HDR10+ Technologies—a joint venture by 20th Century Fox, Panasonic, and Samsung—to offer an improvement to the existing HDR10 standard.
HDR10+ allows content creators to include dynamic metadata in each frame.
AJA HDR Image Analyzer wins Best of Show at IBC 2018 Award from TVBEurope!
Roundabout provides many delivery services, including being an official Amazon QC house, and we simply must have the best, most efficient tools to fulfil the wide variety of our client needs. In every respect, Colorfront Transkoder does what we need, and we always feel it keeps us at the cutting-edge of the industry thanks to Colofront’s non-stop R&D.
Michael Smollin, DI colorist at Roundabout in Burbank, California
COLORFRONT EXPANDS LARGE FORMAT SUPPORT AND UHD/HDR CAPABILITIES FOR POST, CINEMA AND THE HOME AT IBC 2018
IBC 2018, Amsterdam, Sept 14th 2018 – Colorfront –
has further expanded the capabilities of its products to support the latest large format cameras, and launched brand new tools which extend their UHD/HDR color workflow capabilities. Colorfront has also deepened its technology collaborations with key industry partners – including AJA Video Systems, Netflix and HDR10+ Technologies – broadening the impact of its products from set through post production and to the home viewing experience.
Colorfront Expands Large Format Support and UHD/HDR Capabilities for Post, Cinema and the Home at IBC 2018
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AJA HDR Image Analyzer
AJA HDR Image Analyzer delivers a comprehensive array of tools for the effective analysis of the latest HDR standards – including HLG, PQ and Rec.2020 – from 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD content in a convenient real time 1RU device.
Developed in partnership with Colorfront, AJA HDR Image Analyzer supports a wealth of inputs from camera LOG formats to SDR (REC 709), PQ (ST 2084) and HLG and offers color gamut support for BT.2020 alongside traditional BT.709. AJA hardware prowess ensures high reliability and performance, with 4x 3G-SDI input and output, and DisplayPort connections.
Specifically designed to be used wherever needed, the 1RU form factor fits into a range of environments, providing the confidence you need for consistent and predictable HDR production and mastering.
$15,995 US MSRP
https://www.aja.com/products/hdr-image-analyzer | PDF brochure 1.5 MB
Netflix Post Technology Alliance
Colorfront is committed to working closely with Netflix to innovate production workflows and support creatives globally.
Colorfront Transkoder was used on some of the most iconic Netflix shows to create and deliver the latest 4K HDR Dolby Vision IMF masters to Netflix.
Colorfront Transkoder is a Netflix Post Technology Alliance Product that meets Netflix technical and delivery specifications today and will continue to do so in the future.
For more info please see ptap.netflixstudios.com
Academy Award and Emmy Award winning software developer Colorfront provides pioneering high-resolution on-set digital processing systems for the most demanding feature film and TV productions.
[new] Colorfront Engine Whitepaper [2.8MB]
Top facilities from around the world are already using Colorfront Transkoder:
|DCP and IMF –
||Industry-leading IMF, DCP, ProRes mastering, authoring, validation, and QC tool
|| 4K DCP/UHD IMF and HEVC encoding at 100+ FPS
|RAW support –
|| Highest quality RAW deBayering from any camera from ALEXA65 & Panavision DXL to Sony Cinealta Venice
|Colorfront Engine –
|| Award Winning 32-bits per channel managed look pipeline built on ACES
|| NexGuard forensic watermarking from Civolution even in 4K and HDR
||Dolby Vision an HDR10plus support and industry leading HDR OTT mastering tools
||Dolby Cinema an Eclair Color support / industry leading HDR cinema mastering tools
|Dolby Atmos –
||Transkoder is certified to create DCPs with Dolby Atmos audio
|2x UltraHD 4K –
||dual real-time 4K video outputs for concurrent HDR / SDR mastering
|PC, Mac & Cloud –
||Running on off-the-shelf workstation, with multiple GPUs
Transkoder in the Cloud
Transkoder works with S3 cloud storage and runs on GPU enabled nodes on Amazon Web Services.
- Available on-demand by the hour
- Amazon EC2 and Google GCP GPU Instances
- 32 vCPUs provide local workstation-like performance for encoding
- Four high-performance NVIDIA GPUs
- Works with cloud storage - encode media to and from Amazon S3 and Elastic File System (EFS)
Recent Film Credits