Nevion has announced that its Virtuoso software-defined media node platform has been deployed by a52 Color to enable collaborative remote colour grading for film, commercial and TV, in real-time.Launched in 2018, a52 Color is a boutique grading studio offering forward-thinking creative solutions for agencies, studios and creatives. Nevion Virtuoso has allowed for remote grading from a52’s studio in Santa Monica, to agencies and client locations around the globe such as in New York, San Francisco and London. It will also facilitate the expansion of remote production to third-party offices across the United States and Europe.
Thatcher Peterson, executive producer, a52 Color said, “Nevion Virtuoso is colour accurate and has low-latency, which is vital to ensure we are creating the best visuals possible and that our clients are happy with the content we produce. Additionally, it is user-friendly and allows us to satisfy our creativity while staying within the bounds of deadlines.”
a52 colourists, Daniel de Vue and Paul Yacono added, “The beauty of Nevion Virtuoso is that it overcomes distance and allows us to work with directors, cinematographers and creatives that we wouldn’t otherwise be able to work with in a real-time, collaborative environment. The high picture quality allows for the creative process to flow seamlessly as if the clients are also in the room.”
Hans Hasselbach, chief commercial officer, Nevion, commented, “For media outlets, it is vital that their location and resources don’t restrict their creativity and hold them back from attracting new prospects. Nevion Virtuoso ensures a52 Color achieves creative interaction and offers its services to clients and agencies across the United States without compromising on quality of service.”