Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share

Autodesk Lustre 2007 digital colour grading solution launched

The launch of the Autodesk Lustre 2007 digital colour grading solution has been announced.
Lustre has shaped hundreds of films, including 'King Kong', 'Clerks II' and the upcoming films 'Macbeth' and 'The Black Dahlia'. There is also growing demand for specialised digital grading tools like Lustre in the TV industry and for films shot in high definition (HD).
Lustre 2007 is based on a non-linear, data-centric software architecture. Its GPU-accelerated grading provides real-time playback of primary colour grading and key secondary grading capabilities. Melbourne-based Digital Pictures was beta testing Lustre 2007, and used its Lustre 2.7 system on Macbeth.
Macbeth Director Geoffrey Wright commented: "Working with Digital Pictures and colourist Justin Heitman gave me progressive confidence that the creative process would be an exciting one. The grading process is now, like editing, another chance to rewrite some elements of the movie, to inject a mood or feeling that may not have been considered before."
Pamela Hammond, Head of Post at Digital Pictures, said: “Macbeth was the first HD project to be digitally graded in our state-of-the-art digital grading theatre. Autodesk Lustre gives us the freedom to use numerous creative tools for primary colour correction and secondary colour correction, window isolation and keying."
Autodesk anticipates that Lustre 2007 will be available in September 2006 for the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

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

Source Digital For Debut Of IBC's Startup Forum 2017
Leading technology and service provider specializing in monetization strategies around digital content, Source Digital, has been selected to participa
Autodesk Lustre Digital Colour Grading System Success In Europe
Autodesk continues to see rapid adoption of its Autodesk Lustre digital colour grading system by post-production facilities across Europe - with ten L
Shure Previews Axient Digital In UK
Shure has previewed its new wireless microphone system, Axient Digital. Announced at NAB 2017 in April, Axient Digital takes the audio performance, wi
Work Stations/DIT Carts (Digital Imaging Technicians)
DIT (mobile workplace of the digital imaging technician) carts and workstations can be essential in video production and recording live events, provid
Aaton Digital Adds Record & Play Facility To Cantar
Aaton Digital has announced a free Record & Play facility upgrade to the owners of its Cantar X and Cantar Mini location sound recorders. The new Cant
CBS News Renews Licensing Agreement With Wazee Digital
CBS News and Wazee Digital have announced the renewal of their long-standing agreement in which Wazee Digital will continue to manage and represent CB
Transvideo & Aaton Digital Announce New Products For NAB 2017
Transvideo and Aaton Digital have announced that they will both show new products for the cinematography and broadcast industries at NAB 2017. Transvi
Robert Shen Joins Axon Digital Design
Robert Shen has joined Axon Digital Design as Business Development Manager South East Asia. Mr Shen joins the company from Imagine Communications wher
Autodesk solutions used on ‘King Kong’
Colour grading for Universal Pictures’ ‘King Kong’ was realised using media and entertainment technology from Autodesk. Visual effects facility Weta D
Autodesk Lustre Adoption Grows Across Asia Pacific
Sales of the Autodesk Lustre digital colour-grading system continue to gain momentum across the Asia Pacific region, with key customer wins in Austral
Digital Nirvana Appoints Director Of Digital Development
Digital Nirvana has appointed Ed Hauber as its director of business development. Reporting to Russell Wise, senior vice president of sales and marketi
Pinewood Digital Extends Investment In FilmLight's Daylight
Pinewood Digital is a pioneering user of Daylight and recently extended its investment in the platform with new systems in both London and Atlanta. Da
dB Broadcast Helps Lay Foundations For A Digital Future
dB Broadcast has announced the completion of a key part of a connectivity transition project that transforms the way the BBC provides and manages its
NFTS Opens 4K Digital Content Training Studio & Hub
The National Film and Television School (NFTS) officially opens the Sony Gallery, which is located in its ground-breaking 4K Digital Content Training
Wazee Digital Announce Efficiency Improvements To Core
Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, has announced improvements to Wazee Digital Core designed t