BTV Post Completes World's First 4K Digital Cinema Frame Rate Conversion
"This sets a new benchmark for the conversion of performance content for digital cinema, and films for television and DVD, without ever needing to slow down or speed up again," said BTV Post CTO Jon Lee. "Working closely with Snell's engineering team, we have come up with workflows to get a low frame rate conversion that is virtually indistinguishable from the original content."
The Muse concert will be released in U.K. cinemas in 4K on Nov. 5, 2013.
About BTV Post:
BTV Post is a cutting-edge production facility, leading the way in post-production, digital media solutions, and video editing. A specialist in HD, 3D, and 4K content, BTV Post delivers on behalf of the world's most prominent production companies across all genres, standards, and formats. In 2004 it opened its doors to Brighton's creative and digital media community, growing rapidly to attract an international client base, as well as a diverse range of creative producers around the world. In 2010 BTV Post opened a second facility in London, Soho, aimed at putting it at the forefront of stereoscopic 3D, digital media services, and traditional post-production.
About Snell and Alchemist OD:
Snell is a leading innovator in digital media technology, providing broadcasters and global media companies with a comprehensive range of solutions for creating, managing, and streamlining the distribution of content for today's multi-screen world. Specializing in TV Everywhere and Live TV applications, Snell provides the necessary tools to transition seamlessly and cost-effectively to 4K UHDTV, file-based, and 3Gbps operations, while enabling broadcasters to monetize and deliver their media assets across multiple distribution platforms. Alchemist OD is the new software-only version of Snell's acclaimed Alchemist Ph.C-HD standards converter. It offers instant access to high quality, rapid, anytime frame-rate conversion of media files and utilizes Snell's unique Ph.C (phase correlation) technology for breath-taking quality. From international program delivery, to integration of movies or user-generated material into schedules, Alchemist OD makes it easy to bring frame-rate conversion seamlessly into file-based workflows.