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L’immagine Ritrovata

Phoenix

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L’immagine Ritrovata is an Italian state-of-the-art film restoration and conservation laboratory and part of the Cineteca di Bologna post production facility.

Since 1992 it has restored more than a hundred films in collaboration with different archives and institutions. The laboratory has acquired a range of equipment over the years to enable it to cater for a variety of restoration needs from classic to obsolete and non-standard formats.

 

Digital Vision and Running Man to the Rescue

Problem no moire....


a note from Jim Fink, CEO, New Century Digital Media

A local producer and myself, the post production guy, ran into a very unusual Moire issue on a shot with a man wearing a moire susceptible sport coat and tie for an interview heavy production.

We had given up trying the usual suspects, Beauty Box, After Effects, etc.in fixing this error that only made itself terribly apparent once the shot was placed into an edit system environment.

 

Ken Burns’ The Civil War

Technicolor PostWorks NY’s 4K Restoration


The Civil War
is a landmark of American documentary filmmaking. Forty million people watched Ken Burns’ 11 hour documentary series when it first aired on PBS in 1990. Working under the direction of Burns and Restoration Producer Daniel J. White, Technicolor PostWorks New York recently hosted a 4K restoration that brought the project vividly back to life in preparation for the 25th anniversary rebroadcast of The Civil War on PBS and its Blu-ray release.

 

Reconstruction of POPIOLY - "The Ashes"

Fixafilm

Fixafilm and Digital Vision’s Nucoda Rescue Phoenix from the Ashes

Reprinted from : www.digitalmedia-world.com
Written by Adriene Hurst


Fixafilm
post-production company in Warsaw has re-constructed and digitally restored a classic film directed by Andrzej Wajda in 1965, titled ‘Popioly’, or ‘The Ashes’.

The project required not only patient, precise cleaning and colouring, but also editorial reconstruction to reveal once again its intended social and political message.

 

Force Majeure: First restore, then destroy...

Filmgate

How post house Filmgate used Digital Vision’s Nucoda Film Master to seamlessly incorporate 35mm stock footage of an avalanche into an acclaimed Swedish digital feature film.

Force Majeure (also known as Turist) is an observational comedy about the role of the male in modern domestic life.

 

Satyajit Ray

The Criterion Collection

Phoenix Helps The Criterion Collection Raise Satyajit Ray’s Apu Trilogy from the Ashes

Acclaimed filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s landmark work, the Apu Trilogy, has been fully restored by the Criterion Collection as a gift to lovers of world cinema. Comprised of “Pather Panchali,” “Aparajito” and “Apur Sansar,” the films trace a remarkable boy named Apu through adolescence and young adulthood.

 

 “The Jinx” Groundbreaking Documentary

Technicolor PostWorks, New York

Groundbreaking Documentary From Andrew Jarecki and Marc Smerling

Sean R. Smith leads a Three-Month Post-Production Effort to Finish the Acclaimed Six-Part Series.

NEW YORK—June 8, 2015— Andrew Jarecki’s engrossing documentary series The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst explores the murky world of a real estate magnate suspected of three murders.

 

DuArt - Lost and Found

The '73 Knicks Championship Tape" on the Air

DuArt Relies on Nucoda to Get “Lost and Found:  The ’73 Knicks Championship Tape” on the Air

The New York Knicks game was originally broadcast by ABC on May 10, 1973, from the famed Forum in Los Angeles. The Knicks were leading the Lakers in the championship series by three games to one, and when the telecast ended, the Knicks had a 102-93 victory and their second NBA championship.

 

‘A Hard Day’s Night’

The Criterion Collection’s

Just one month after they exploded onto the U.S. scene with their appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, the Beatles started work on a project that would bring their revolutionary talent to the big screen. A Hard Day’s Night, in which John, Paul, George and Ringo play slapstick versions of themselves, captures the moment in which the Beatles became idols to their generation and changed the face of music forever.

 

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

Post Factory NY

Nucoda helps to find “Him,” “Her” and “Them” for “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby”

In The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, writer/director Ned Benson explores the complete picture of a relationship in the wake of tragedy. Following the death of their child, a woman (Jessica Chastain) leaves her husband (James McAvoy) and flees to the suburban home of her wealthy parents.