Remote Picture Labs Partners with Avid to Transform Mail
BURLINGTON, Mass., June 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced a multi-year partnership with Remote Picture Labs (RPL), a leading provider of remote editing solutions for the Hollywood film and television industry. This agreement enables RPL to offer a virtual film and television post-production solution that allows editors, assistant editors and producers to collaborate from anywhere using Avid Media Composer® software and Avid NEXIS® storage products. offered as a service to its customers. RPL has changed its business model to adapt to the changing landscape as media companies turn to ‘as-a-service’ offerings to support an increasingly distributed workforce, moving from perpetual licenses to subscription with Avid.
Originally developed for assembly teams to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, the RPL solution offers all of the system performance and functionality of traditional Avid workstations. Each virtualized client runs on RPL’s high-performance private cloud in a robust and secure environment that has the same image and audio quality and throughput as the on-premises mount arrays. This continuity enables a seamless transition to a remote collaborative environment, with content security ensured through multi-factor authentication and AES-256 encryption.
“A primary consideration from the start was to let the editing teams use their existing media and projects,” said Erik Beauchamp, CTO of Remote Picture Labs. “Our goal was to provide an experience identical to that of a traditional edit bay so that workflows can function as they always have. Partnering with Avid made this possible, with additional benefits including editorial cost savings of up to 20% and the ability to hire publishers wherever they are, as they no longer need to do part of the East Coast or West Coast Talent Pools. Although born out of necessity during the COVID-19 pandemic, our solution has proven to be a game changer for all film and television post-productions in the future. “
Built around Avid’s award-winning Media Composer video editing software and Avid NEXIS media storage, RPL’s virtual desktops can be used as a fully remote or hybrid solution with some people working on-site and on-site. others from a distance. The software platform enables editing teams to access the latest Media Composer features as they become available and provides a common experience whether the editor works in a post-production facility, studio, or at home. Multiple workstations can be integrated on the same project, making the RPL solution ideal for remote collaborative editing of high-end live sports, studio shows, episodic TV and feature films.
“As the rental market has evolved and media companies have had to immediately turn to work models from anywhere, the days of in-person rental equipment delivery have changed from day to day. next day, ”said Raymond Thompson, associate senior director and industrial marketing at Avid. “RPL has responded by developing its own hosted remote editing solution with Avid Media Composer and Avid NEXIS and has helped its customers’ productions continue during the pandemic. Through our long-term technology partnership, we can continue to extend remote capabilities to the post-production community in the post-pandemic future. “
For more information on Avid Media Composer and Avid NEXIS, visit https://www.avid.com/media-composer and https://www.avid.com/products/avid-nexis.
Avid provides the most open and efficient multimedia platform, connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution and consumption. Avid’s preeminent customer community uses Avid’s comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and monetize the world’s most watched, loved and listened to media, from prestigious and award-winning feature films to popular TV shows , news programs and televised sporting events, and celebrated music recordings and live concerts. With the most flexible deployment and pricing options, Avid’s industry-leading solutions include Media Composer®, Professional tools®, Avid NEXIS®, MediaCentral®, NEWS®, AirSpeed®, Sibelius®, Avid LOCATION™, FastServe®, and Maestro™. For more information on Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid blogs.
About Remote Picture Labs
Based in Burbank, Calif., Remote Picture Labs was launched in March 2020 as a joint venture by Creative Mobile Solutions, the Emmy Award-winning developer of tapeless environments for live events and studio shows, and J / KAM Digital, a provider of innovative publishing and shared storage solutions for over 25 years. RPL is focused on providing leading media companies and sports organizations with high performance remote collaborative editing solutions on a private cloud infrastructure. The company’s solution offers a number of advantages over traditional on-premises publishing environments, including fixed pricing and workflow scalability, flexibility and portability. Numerous producers of television shows and sporting events broadcast nationwide, including “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and Fox Sports, have now discovered the RPL difference.
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