Colorfront is one of Europe’s leading digital intermediate and post production facilities, based in Budapest, Hungary. The company was founded by brothers Mark and Aron Jaszberenyi, who together played a pivotal role in the emergence DI, as the original authors of Lustre, Autodesk’s best-selling DI grading system.
Combining this in-depth expertise with the in-house development of additional proprietary technologies for dailies processing, conform and finishing, Colorfront offers today’s most advanced technologies for digital dailies, DI grading, visual effects, digital assembly of entire feature films, online and offline editing, digital opticals for features and trailers, digital cinema mastering and deliverables.
Apart from its technical resources, Colorfront’s greatest strength is its people: with decades of combined experience in groundbraking digital film technology development and working with some of the world’s greatest filmmakers, our team is uniquely experienced in dealing with the most high end productions in both feature films and prime-time episodic television.
Powerful dedicated 2K/4K transcoding application automates fast, high-quality digital file conversion at the highest performance for studios and VFX facilities involved in motion picture and high-end TV production.
Transkoder is based on Colorfront’s award winning On-set Dailies architecture and uses cost-effective, commodity hardware, to deliver faster-than-real-time processing to transcode, decode, convert, wrap and process files to various high-end file formats.
Colorfront Transkoder is the ultimate tool for DCP and IMF mastering, including: the industy’s highest performance JPEG2000 encoding and decoding, 32-bit floating point processing on multiple GPUs, MXF wrapping, accelerated checksums and AES encryption and decryption, IMF/IMP and DCI/DCP package authoring, editing, transwrapping.
Transkoder 2016 adds features such as dual 4K outputs for simultaneous HDR and SDR mastering, Dolby Atmos audio and Dolby Vision encoding, automatic calculation of MaxFALL / MaxCLL values for SMPTE ST 2086:2014 HDR metadata, Civolution forensic watermarking, audio level meter and vectorscope.
Advanced DCP/IMF mastering features include SMPTE TT, closed caption and subtitle support, including keyframe animated PNG and text based subtitles, bitrate and PSNR analysis, two pass encoding with PSNR and bitrate targeting, package validation with logging and reporting and international language support.