management platform used to deliver dailies to editors and producers of
international thriller starring Antonio Banderas.
Butterfly, Paradox Studios’ upcoming psychological thriller, to the cloud. The Rome-based post-production powerhouse
is using WCPMedia’s
ground-breaking media management platform to deliver dailies media to the
film’s editorial team in Spain and screen dailies, in a WCP generated lower
bandwidth version, for production partners around the globe. The result is a
more efficient path through post production, improved security and greater
streamlines the production workflow by reducing transfer times compared with standard
courier delivery—and does so securely,” says Augusto Pelliccia, General Manager and founder of Augustus Color.
“The Screening Room provides our
customers with a beautiful collaboration tool to review content and work as a
team in real-time from any location with no need for physical media to be
delivered to the editor or the production supervisors.”
the French film Papillion Noir, Black Butterfly is directed Brian
Goodman (What Doesn’t Kill You) and
features an international cast led by Antonio Banderas and Jonathan Rhys
Meyers. Filming spanned seven weeks in Rome and the Monti Simbruini region of
storing, managing, transcoding, viewing and distributing media files quickly
and securely. It provides dedicated workflows and functionalities to support
the full media life cycle from production and post-production to marketing,
promotion and distribution.
Augustus Color used the platform to upload dailies and other production media
to secure servers, where they became almost instantly available to editors
working in Spain. Dailies media also became accessible to producers and other
stakeholders via the platform’s password-controlled Virtual Screening Room feature.
to immediately access media assets from anywhere in the world is a huge benefit
for geographically-distributed productions like Black Butterfly” says Pelliccia. “With WCPMedia, all of your content is in one place and you
have the ability to share assets and make comments. It gives you the power of a
true media asset management system. It’s the perfect tool for modern film
producers to closely monitor on-set activities, and provides editors with
faster access to critical media. The platform employs market-preferred file
transfer tools, including Aspera and Signiant, and sophisticated transcoding
technology to automatically transcode and deliver media optimized for
individual end users.
over assets. Production media is stored via a Swiss data center with Tier IV
certification, the same level of security employed by international financial
institutions. Access to virtual screening rooms is controlled and tracked
directly by the production team with enterprise-level tools for user
authorization and authentication.
level. “It provides levels of quality and service that go far beyond other solutions,”
Services CEO Cristina Molinari. “WCPApp is flexible and extensible. It can be
tailored to the unique needs of the individual client and user. As needs
change, it grows and adapts.”
Switzerland, World Content Pole SA (aka WCPMedia Services) is
an entertainment software and services company based in Switzerland, USA and Canada
that manages, markets and distributes content to business partners and clients
quickly, easily and securely. WCPMedia Services offers a platform of smart process
applications that combines proprietary software with top-tier solutions
developed by proven and trusted technology companies.
information, visit www.wcpmediaservices.com
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