ASSIMILATE Expands Sales and Support for SCRATCH in the US and Canada with CineSys-Oceana
ASSIMILATE (www.assimilateinc.com), a leading global provider of post-production tools for digital cinema and broadcast workflows, today announced further expansion of its sales presence in the U.S. and Canada with the appointment of reseller CineSys-Oceana (cinesysinc.com), one of the largest media and entertainment industry resellers in North America.
“CineSys-Oceana specializes in workflow solutions, and we’re very pleased to add ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH product line to our solution offerings,” said Michael Flanigan, Co-CEO at CineSys-Oceana. “We have a broad base of experience representing the latest products and technologies, and SCRATCH offers a unique, robust, and real-time end-to-end workflow with a strong price/performance value that is the right fit for many of our clients. It’s a pleasure to be associated with ASSIMILATE and to represent its high-quality product line.”
“SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab have gained rapid momentum in North America and throughout the world because they deliver a first-class experience to all levels of film and broadcast — studios, indies, post-production facilities, and DITs,” said Steve Bannerman, vice-president of marketing at ASSIMILATE. “We’re excited about working with Cinesys-Oceana because they understand the needs of the market and have the expertise to create ideal workflow solutions for our customers.”
SCRATCH Digital Workflow Tools
ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH end-to-end data workflow — from dailies, to conform, color-grading, compositing, and through to finishing — and SCRATCH Lab, a robust dailies or VFX review digital pipeline, deliver the industry’s most comprehensive toolset for data-centric digital cinema and episodic television productions for 2D and 3D stereo projects. Both products support multiple formats, including ARRI RAW, Sony F65 and F55, Phantom, and Canon 5D, as well as enhanced support for RED ONE, RED ONE MX, SCARLET, and EPIC at all resolutions. All versions of SCRATCH and Lab software, running on Mac OS X and Windows 7, feature SDI and 3G output via AJA Kona 3G graphics cards, fast dailies rendering, and improved metadata and time-code handling. For the latest feature film and TV credits, pricing and sales, visit www.assimilateinc.com
With offices in New York, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Toronto, and Vancouver, CineSys-Oceana provides exceptional sales and support services to the Media and Entertainment industry in most major production centers across North America. For more information about CineSys-Oceana and SCRATCH products, visit their website at cinesys-oceana.com.
ASSIMILATE is the premier provider of digital workflow and post-production tools that have proven essential to the successful creation of thousands of studio and independent features, television shows, music videos and corporate video productions. The company’s SCRATCH products, running on Windows and Mac OS X, are the heartbeat of today’s most demanding digital post-production and dailies workflows for 2D and stereo 3D productions. They equip directors, DPs, on-set professionals and artists with the state-of-the-art, intuitive, data-centric solutions they need to meet the continual challenges of increased creativity and productivity amid ever-shrinking budgets. ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH data-centric DI system, is the most comprehensive, end-to-end cinema and broadcast imaging tool for playback, conform, editing, color grading, compositing and finishing for nearly all popular digital workflows, including, RED, ARRI, Sony F65 and F55, Canon 5D, Phantom, Go Pro and many more. SCRATCH Lab delivers a comprehensive toolset for the review, versioning, color correction, conform and output of on-set or VFX dailies. ASSIMILATE is a privately held company, with headquarters in Santa Clara, California, USA, with offices in London, UK, Groningen, NL and Beijing City, CN and markets its products worldwide via a global reseller network. To learn more, visit www.assimilateinc.com