CineSys is a Broadcast and Media Systems Integrator providing solutions, integration, and support for digital content creators across North America. We listen to problems and provide solutions. Our team of professionals has a broad base of experience in designing, implementing, and supporting media workflows. Our goal is to provide companies with improved efficiency, speed, and collaboration. From storage infrastructures and tiered storage solutions to archiving, back-up, asset management, and more, we will build a solution tailored to you. Helping you manage your media. CineSys offers training solutions to maximize and leverage your creative minds. Our software catalog offers creative solutions for the various phases of TV production, broadcasting and film, from computer graphics (CGI) design to compositing, visual effects, color grading and finishing. We have been Autodesk Flame resellers since 2002 and a Maya reseller since 2000 and we organize regular Flame user groups across North America. We also sell and support 3ds Max, Arnold, and all the other Autodesk M&E products. Everyone from Directors to Cinematographers, Art Directors, Visual Effects Supervisors, and Artists can benefit from new and more efficient software tools for sharing their vision and achieving their creative goals. Ask us about our support, training, and installation options.
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Darling is a post-production company that specializes in colour grade, VFX and finishing for international advertising. The team at Darling recently worked on an ad for the Canadian Cancer Society, who partnered with NHL and NHLPA to unite the hockey community in support of people living with cancer and their families. Paul Binney, Flame Artist and Partner at Darling, gave us an insight into the process and how they created this important ad for a great cause. This was a great project with a bold and ambitious idea. We were asked to composite many different NHL legends together on the bench over multiple shots. The idea was to visually illustrate the line: "When it comes to cancer, we’re all on the same team."The initial challenges were unique. We had to marry footage of different eras seamlessly together. Not only were the broadcast colours of the vintage footage different from that of contemporary footage, but they often had different frame rates, aspect ratios and scan modes. We were getting an assortment of footage and we truly were at the mercy of what was being provided. Getting a composite like this to work is a sleight of hand and this is where Autodesk Flame shined bright.
JAMM is an independently owned, artist-driven visual effects studio known for delivering exceptional creative. Most recently, the team worked on a commercial for FOX Sports to promote the US men's national team at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. There was a very short turnaround. First they shot the players on an empty field in Austin, Texas, and then they had to create the background objects, including the stadium and crowd. There was not enough time to have the numbers printed on the player’s jerseys in the commercial, so they had to add those via Autodesk Flame.
This project was to create a commercial for the insurance and financial services company Canada Life. Other than creating the CG environment itself, some of the challenges faced involved the creative and technical issues on set. Autodesk Maya was used for pre-viz to reveal the characters and their placement in space. All in all, there were 20 different passes, each with 1,000 frames, which meant 20,000 frames of footage! There was a lot of rotoscoping and some of it in slow motion.
“The Plot Against America” is based on the 2004 novel of the same name, written by Philip Roth, taking place during the World War II in New Jersey. Most of the work required by LVLY involved keeping everything correct in terms of reflecting that time period. The VFX Artists removed non-period items from the live action shots, such as traffic signals, air conditioners and non-period people, signage and cars in the background. They also took on a couple of large day-for-night sequences.