New Server to Archive our old LAB 601 page

FINALLY MOVING THE OLD LAB 601 WEBSITE TO ARCHIVE.

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Mike or Ike

How was our week….Awesome!  Mike and Ike, Fireworks fail, Hole-in-one,  and plenty of trash talking with our friends at Fain & Tripp and lots of good foods from local bistro’s!   Hey Donna, i wanna see that Lord of the Rings PEZ set make it’s way in next week.

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Editing on Location…

We’re doing a project right now that needs on-location editorial, nothing new to us, except i’m here this time.  We’ve got 2 Avids v6.x running via fibre to one of our Unitys.  We’re dealing with multiple shoot crews and various formats from F3, 5D (markIII showing up tomorrow!), 7D, 60D, and gopro s3d with multiple custom rigs.  I want access to the footage when i want it.

So I’m keeping the storage in my room (it’s loud but great white noise) and the editors have their own rooms via high speed fibre connections to the unity.

So I don’t want to annoy the editors by poking around with the S3D  and other footage in the middle of the night, so I included our port server that allows my laptop to connect to the Unity and open and work with the project material.  Collaboration was always our focus since we opened over 12 years ago.  This also allows our clients to connect to our central repository of footage and stills to pull selects via simple ethernet.

Right now I’m prepping and aligning the S3D material from my laptop with RT playback, and SNL on the TV.

It’s late but….couldn’t be better….:)

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Atlanta Film Festival!

We’ve been hard at work to encode this years festival submissions for the past 3 weeks, and now getting finished!  Last year we only did the shorts programs and they were a great viewing experience for festival go’rs and the screenings were great.  This year there were over 95% digital submissions either via our high speed upload servers or harddrvive, all including shorts AND this year features.  This years submissions are all being converted from their native formats to 1080 HD (as last year).  So far we’ve encoded over 85 hrs of films to the festivals 1920×1080 HD playback format.  FYI each playback system this year will have over 5 TB of data on them.  That’s a LOT of duplicating data!

Enjoy the festival!

ALSO, if you are interested in some information about our current GEORGIA TAX INCENTIVE WATCH THIS!

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Feb and March Madness Tease the LAB!

Well February and March have been busy times at the LAB.  Our good friends Fain & Tripp were back in to cut some sweet spots for YAMAHA (the best watercraft on water!).  Eisenberg Agency was back in for more Comcast spots lensed by DP Matt MacCarthy on ALEXA.  We’ve been putting our editorial scalpel to work on some Grady Healthcare spots as well, if you are in need, definitely Grady!  We’ve have several other top secret ‘goings on’ we can’t really mention yet (hint: 3D, documentary, sex, and talk show: and not in that order and not at all related)  FEEL TEASED?  Also we’ve been cooking all the programming for the ATL Film Festival for the 3rd year to ensure a great screening at a great theatrical standard!

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ATL Film Festival and Tips #1

The ATL Film Festival is about to start so check out the programs!  Also a small note to filmakers, when you send your submission into a festival on digital media, don’t include personal documents, or COPYRIGHTED PIRATED SOFTWARE ARCHIVES!  Support the companies that make your films possible!  AVID, ADOBE and all the rest!  Nuff Said!

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Senoia is LIVE

We are excited to announce that our Senoia, GA facility is online and already booking sessions.  We will post pictures this next week.

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Georgia Film Tax Incentive, Post, and YOU

If your are shooting in GA and want to Post here too, no problem, but…. This is our long standing response to the fact that “Post Only” projects cannot qualify for the Tax Incentive programs in GA regarding Editorial and Digital Intermediate and Visual Effects Services.  Gaming and Animation projects do not have this restriction, even though they are purely post production endeavors and share most of the same technologies and artists.

For more information on any of these videos, head to our YouTube Channel

 

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