Academy Award-winning production company chooses Workspace Backup as ‘no-nonsense’ Avid backup solution for its film and television work
Zentropa in Denmark is one of the leading post-production companies in Europe, winning the most prestigious awards on the international film scene and producing over 200 films to date. The company has recently invested in Workspace Backup from Marquis Broadcast, to take backups of Avid work-in-progress as part of its disaster recovery plan. Although feature film work for both the national and international markets are its main focus, Zentropa also produces TV documentaries and series, along with music videos, so needed a simple automated backup system that could provide a daily backup of all projects and media files.
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, experts in content workflows and media integration software, specialise in moving media and metadata. Marquis has announced that leading Soho based post production house, The Farm, has installed Workspace Parking as a business continuity solution for Avid edit storage.
Project Parking, now developed to be a complete Avid storage management solution, has been selected by Warner Bros. Television Production UK Ltd (WBTVP UK) to manage its Avid projects.
“Based at Grays Inn Road, London, WBTVP UK is an internal post house for large group of production companies,” confirms Simon Brett, technical manager, Warner Bros. “WBTVP UK is using Project Parking to manage the Avid projects on its 250 TB EditShare and 96 TB Isis storage.
TV3, Ireland’s leading free-to-air commercial television network, is using Marquis’ complete Avid storage management solution, Project Parking, to assist in the management of media on its Avid Interplay and ISIS storage.
Project Parking identifies how space is used, removes unused and duplicate media, archives projects and moves projects with media to other storage or systems. Projects can also be merged from other systems without media duplication. The solution also monitors how media storage is used, regularly reporting on usage, showing usage over time, plus archiving projects and executing analysis in the background.
TV One, The Maryland based US Cable Network, which provides programming for the African American community, has purchased Project Parking Marquis’ complete Avid storage management solution. Launched on Martin Luther King’s birthday in January 2004, TV One now serves 57 million households and is the exclusive home to the NAACP Image Awards and News One Now, the only live daily news programming targeting the African American audience. Combining hit sitcoms, award-winning docu-series, original movies, popular reality series and newsworthy specials, the network delivers real life and entertainment programming from the African American point of view and will now use Marquis’ Project Parking to manage its Avid projects.
Seaside Productions GmbH, German creative agency for on air promotion, design and post production, is now using Marquis’ Project Parking to help manage its edit storage more effectively. The Munich based agency purchased Project Parking through reseller Videocation and the solution will be used on on-air promos for the ProSiebenSat.1 TV channels.
German public broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) has selected Marquis’ Project Parking to help manage its edit storage more effectively at its Munich headquarters. BR, which already uses Marquis’ interoperability engine Medway, will now also use Project Parking to transfer projects, back-up content and allow completed, parked projects to be restored quickly and easily.
Videohouse, based in Belgium, has selected Marquis’ Project Parking for archiving and restoring Avid projects. Videohouse is a national and internationally recognised service provider for television and multimedia projects and will now use Project Parking to assist its post-production staff manage their Avid edit storage more effectively and transfer Avid projects back and forth between different storage groups.
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software has announced that RTL9 is now using its archive and retrieve solution: Project Parking, to archive content at the station which is broadcast from Luxembourg and is distributed in France as well as in Switzerland. Project Parking which is marketed by reseller CTM Solutions in France, will now help RTL9 to improve the management of its archives.
Südwestrundfunk (SWR) the regional public broadcasting corporation serving the southwest of Germany has selected Marquis’ Project Parking to move projects and help manage its edit storage more effectively. Project Parking which was purchased through reseller Media Online Frankfurt, is now used in the broadcaster’s Stuttgart and Baden Baden facilities.
Atlas Digital which supports Fortune 500's, entertainment and production companies across the U.S. and offers a complete range of post-production editing equipment rentals, software solutions and creative services, has been using and supplying Project Parking to clients to solve edit storage space challenges.