Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share

Azimuth Builds HD Infrastructure With Editshare

A pioneer of a new category of collaborative editing solutions has announced that London-based Azimuth Post Production has implemented the range of EditShare Complete Collaboration products.
The products include; EditShare Flow for production asset management, EditShare XStream for shared storage of HD and DI media and EditShare Ark for media backup and archives.
Known for developing high-impact documentaries, Azimuth is part of a prominent Middle Eastern-owned media group that includes award-winning London-based production company, ORTV International. Their postproduction services include off-line and on-line editing of short and long form films for broadcast, corporate and commercial genres.
Azimuth's purchasing decision was driven by the increased amount of tapeless production within their facility. "As clients usually recycle their XDCAM EX cards almost immediately, we were finding ourselves holding the only copy of their rushes. We needed to protect ourselves against all possibilities of data loss, so purchasing an archive and backup system like EditShare Ark was vital," said Neil Hatton, Director of Postproduction at Azimuth. "The integration of Flow and Ark with XStream's storage capabilities means that the location and metadata of all files is tracked throughout the production cycle, right through to permanent archive."
The new EditShare installation provides an end-to-end HD production infrastructure, facilitating media ingest, asset tracking, and enterprise tiered shared storage management across the facility's postproduction operations, which includes a mix of Avid and Final Cut Pro editing systems and a Nucoda HD colour grading solution.
Azimuth replaced the existing Avid Unity and LANshare systems with a 32 TB EditShare XStream Series shared storage solution. The facility's ten editing suites and colour grading system are connected to XStream via 10 Gigabit Ethernet. XStream's workflow engineered features facilitate project sharing among Avid and Final Cut Pro editors, enhancing creative collaboration.
Media ingest and asset logging are done using the new 2-channel EditShare Flow solution. Content is recorded straight to the EditShare XStream shared storage server with full metadata intact.
The Flow Browse module incorporates key search tools for browsing and retrieving assets from EditShare Media Spaces. Completing the HD production infrastructure is EditShare Ark for backups and archives.
"EditShare's extreme flexibility and cross-platform capabilities are a perfect fit for the high-performance, full-service Soho postproduction house," said Tara Montford, Managing Director of EditShare. "The installation of our full-range of systems, from Flow to XStream and Ark, will provide Azimuth with shared workflows from ingest to archive, and reliable media sharing across all platforms for increased productivity. We are thrilled to add Azimuth to our esteemed list of clients and see another high-end Soho shop go for EditShare."
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

Dublin-Based Egg Powers Expansive Post Workflow With EditShare
EditShare has announced that Irish post production and VFX studio Egg has installed the high-performance EditShare XStream EFS 450 scale-out storage p
EditShare Takes New Features And Complete Collaboration To European Shows
EditShare has announced plans for participation at several European trade shows to demonstrate the latest enhancements to their Complete Collaboration
EditShare Heads To BVE 2018
EditShare has announced that it will showcase its award-winning QUALES QC file verification and quality check solution for the first time at BVE 2018,
EditShare Brings Complete Collaboration To Broadcast Asia
EditShare, a provider of cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, will be exhibiting the brand new Complete Collaboratio
EditShare Europe Rolls Out Complete Collaboration Road Show
EditShare, which provides a new category of collaborative editing solutions designed for digital media workgroups and production companies, have annou
Editshare To Exhibit At BVE
A pioneer of a new category of collaborative editing solutions designed for digital media workgroups and production companies, have announced plans to
Editshare's Winning Performance At Olympics Leads To Full-Time Installation At SVT
Editshare, a technology leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage, announced that SVT, the Swedish public television net
PERFORM Goes End-To-End With Editshare
Editshare, a leader in cross-platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, has announced that PERFORM has purchased an end-to-end p
EditShare, Object Matrix Announce Partnership
EditShare has announced a new partnership with Object Matrix. The agreement will see EditShare Flow, a PAM solution, integrate with Object Matrix's Ma
Beach House Pictures Chooses EditShare
EditShare's media management solutions have been selected by Beach House Pictures as part of an upgrade to its media infrastructure. Based in Singapor
Canon To Display New EOS C700 FF And More At Media Production Show
Canon is to display its brand new EOS C700 FF camera and new CN-E20mm T1.5 L F lens at the 2018 Media Production Show in London, 12-13 June. The Canon
EditShare Wins IABM Award At IBC
EditShare has celebrated a successful IBC Show 2017 by winning two industry awards; an IABM 'Design & Innovation' Award, plus a TV Tech Global 'Best o
EditShare Storage Version 7 To Headline Stand At NAB
Headlining the EditShare® NAB 2014 show lineup is EditShare Storage version 7, the biggest release to date for the company's high-performance shared s
Tyrell CCT Appointed As EditShare Channel Partner
Tyrell CCT, a leading provider of digital media solutions in the UK and Ireland, has announced that the company has been appointed as an authorised ch
New EditShare Single-Node XStream EFS 200 And 300 Series Opens Doors
The solution delivers more affordable, high-performance, scale-out storage options for small to mid-size productions. Until today, the only option for