POST PRODUCTION FACILITIES
Recommended by various broadcasters and preferred by most, we pride ourselves in the local and international standard that we uphold.
Refinery’s Johannesburg post production facilities include:
•on-set dailies management
•transcoding of all camera formats
•Spirit 1, with Da Vinci grading system – HD, SD, 2K scan
EDITORIAL & CUTTING ROOMS
•Avid (Media Composer) – with Isis, LAN Share/Edit Share
•Final Cut Pro on DVS SAN
•Aspera – 45 megs a second – Windows based
•Signiant – Web based HTTPS – Hot folders to secure servers in U.S.A. and U.K
MASTERING & DELIVERIES
•DCP encodings – Clipster
•File format deliveries
•Internet deliveries (YouTube, Vimeo etc)
•Telestream to broadcasters (DSTV, M-Net, E.TV & SABC)
•Deliveries via Adstream and Clear
MULTI-MEDIA, VT and DUPLICATION
•Whether you require digital files, HD, SD, PAL or NTSC, it’s easy to achieve any delivery requirements.
•DVD and Blu- ray authoring
We offer the studio as a dry hire and also provide management of all shoot media/dailies, as well as access to Refinery’s creative and production services.
The studio’s features include:
• Roof height: 3.162m
• Grid height: 2.67m
• Power: 32 A C-form connector with break-out box, 4 x 15 A and 4 x 16 A caravan plugs
• Make up and dressing room areas are available
• Client entertainment area on balcony
• Access to catering
• Secure parking on-site
SOUND POST PRODUCTION
AREA 5.1 THEATRICAL SOUND STUDIO
South Africa’s Dolby Accredited theatrical sound studio, offering you a complete range of facilities for dialogue editing, Foley recording, SFX editing and design, ADR and calibrated 5.1 surround mixing studios. Our team have extensive ADR experience with high profile productions.Area 5.1, our flagship cinema-size mixing suite, is located at Sasani Studios, Highlands North. Charlotte Buys and Michael Botha make up Area 5.1’s core team, who collaborate with numerous sound artists (SFX editors, supervisors, sound engineers and musicians).International ADR credentials include Hannibal, World War Z, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Gangster Squad, 300 – Rise of The Empire, Feynman and the Challenger, Mary and Martha, Lost Boys, My Sister Kids, Winnie, A Million Colors, The Philanthropist, Strike Back 1,2, 3,District 9, Invictus, Generation Kill, Skin, Life Is Wild, No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Starship Troopers 3, and Wild at Heart.
Featuring full Protools HD suites, an extensive sound effects and music library, and an all-star roster of award-winning mixers, sound designers, and composers, Fine Tune prides itself on delivering top notch creative audio in a relaxed and efficient client-centric atmosphere.Capabilities include mixing for all formats, complete sound solutions for television commercials, radio production, custom music, sound design, 5.1 mixing, ISDN recordings and audio for the gaming world.
Fine Tune Studios is led by Warren Burley, a multi-award-winning sound engineer with over 15 years experience both in South Africa and Europe.
For more information, visit www.finetunestudios.com.
Humdrum is operated and run by Peter Cornell, a 20-year veteran of the audio industry, who has the enviable track record of having completed over 15 000 television and radio commercials, mixed three feature films and worked on over 1 200 Dolby Surround mixes. Peter is a multiple Loerie and Ad of the month award winner, who is able to supply any audio solution to his clients.
VFX, DESIGN, ANIMATION & ON-LINE
•Flame 2k V 2009 3.2 terrabytes storage (x1)
•Flint 2k V 2009 3.2 terrabytes storage(x1)
•Smoke 2k V.2009, 3.2 terabytes storage (x1)
•Nuke & AfterEffects V3 Hi-end 8 core machine