FREEMONT, California—More than 60 streaming TV shows and series this fall are created using Blackmagic Design solutions, ranging from digital cameras and DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, color grading and visual effects to audio post-production software , reports the company.
This season’s hit shows include “Ghosts,” which used the URSA Mini Pro 12K and the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K in the pilot; “Station 19”, which powered its virtual workflow with Blackmagic Design; and series such as “Succession”, “The Simpsons” and “Billions®”, which have been reviewed with DaVinci Resolve Studio.
With many productions navigating remote production, the ATEM Mini Pro live production mixers have helped filmmakers, such as the VFX team for “Doogie Kamealoha, MD,” connect remotely.
“Each year the bar continues to rise for the cinematic quality and creativity that viewers expect from their favorite series. This year’s shows were challenged to meet these growing expectations, while also facing unprecedented new challenges of creating these shows safely, ”said Fred Pienkos, VFX Supervisor and Co-Founder of Muse. VFX.
“Today more than ever, it is essential to have reliable tools that allow us to be flexible and to stay focused on creation, which is why we continue to turn to Blackmagic Design”, he said. he declares.
Some of the fall 2021 series that used Blackmagic Design cameras include “Blue Bloods,” which relied on Blackmagic Production Camera 4K for visual effects; “The Equalizer,” which used the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K for insert shots; and “Ghosts,” which relied on the URSA Mini Pro 12K and the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K for some of the pilot episode shots, Blackmagic Design said.
Some of the fall 2021 series that used Blackmagic Design for visual effects and virtual production included “9-1-1”, “American Rust”, “Blue Bloods” and Doogie Kamealoha MD “which used DaVinci Resolve Studio in the VFX pipeline. “Blue Bloods” also used Intensity Shuttle for reading, and “Doogie Kamealoha MD” used an ATEM Mini Pro to collaborate remotely, the company said.
Some of the series using DaVinci Resolve Studio for post-production included: “All American,” “Batwoman,” “American Horror Story: Double Feature,” “Truth Be Told,” “B Positive,” “Bob Hearts Abishola,” and ” Queens. “
Series using Blackmagic Design for production include “Bull,” which relied on a 20×20 Smart Videohub router, UltraStudio HD Mini capture and playback device, DaVinci Resolve, and Mini Converters SDI Distribution; and “Dopesick,” which used the SmartScope Duo monitor, Smart Videohub, DaVinci Resolve, UltraStudio Mini Monitor, a variety of DeckLink capture and playback cards, and mini converters.
More information is available on Blackmagic Design website.