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EPIC Stereo playback at 48FPS

10 February 2012
EPIC Stereo playback at 48FPS

ASSIMILATE has announced that SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab version 6.1 have achieved breakthrough performance levels in the playback of RED EPIC Stereo content. SCRATCH Lab now provides DITs, DPs and directors with dailies playback and review of RAW Stereo EPIC streams, direct from the camera at a full 48FPS.  SCRATCH 6.1 finishing systems can achieve the same 48FPS playback rate of EPIC Stereo content even after sophisticated colour grades and VFX have been applied. Those planning the next generation of stereo feature films can maintain the integrity of their shot from on-set QC and review, all the way through post production.  “48FPS Stereo EPIC feature films are the next holy grail on the moviemaking horizon,” said Ted Schilowitz of RED. “Directors are constantly pushing the envelope to deliver the highest quality cinematic experience possible, and EPIC is the camera of choice for the majority of the top stereo productions in 2012. We’re delighted that these productions now have the benefit of 48FPS playback, review and QC of stereo EPIC shots, on set and in realtime, with an industry leading tool like SCRATCH Lab. The ability to achieve 48FPS Stereo EPIC support in a world-class dailies workflow system for less than $5,000 is astonishing.” Jeff Edson, CEO of ASSIMILATE, said: “SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab have been at the leading edge of digital moviemaking since the original RED One camera. Today’s announcement is just another example of how SCRATCH and Lab and RED continue to set the pace for the industry. ASSIMILATE is dedicated to delivering the highest quality, most consistent artist experience for file-based content. We’re committed to continue working in lockstep with RED as we consistently deliver the technology that changes the way the world watches movies.”

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