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Emery Wells on his now-launched collaboration app Frame.io

By Randi Altman

After years of development and months of private beta, Frame.io — a cloud-based video review, collaboration and sharing platform for creative teams — is now available.

Back in July of last year, I spoke with one of the creators of Frame.io, Emery Wells (@emerywells), a working colorist and owner of New York-based post house Katabatic Digital. With Frame.io, Wells, along with his partner John Traver, set out to put all aspects of the review and approval process into a single application, calling on his experience as a working post pro.

While the product is now live, our story from last year maps out in detail what Wells and team Continue reading

Frame.io: video collaboration, media access, task management in the cloud

By Randi Altman

We all know that the world and how people communicate and share information has changed — it’s instant and it’s global — and that change has trickled down to the production and post industries. While clients still come to see their projects worked on live and in person, that is no longer the norm. Instead, clients and collaborators can be at different sides of the globe or maybe just across town and not wanting to deal with traffic.

Regardless of the situation, more and more collaboration is happening remotely with the help of the Internet and applications designed to allow instant access and the ability to give feedback.

One recent offering is from Frame.io. It’s a cloud-based collaboration platform for media Continue reading

Cool Stuff: Katabatic’s KataData data calculator app

By Randi Altman

New York — Post house Katabatic Digital (http://katabatic.tv) created KataData, an all-in-one storage and runtime calculator for the iPhone. Users enter the amount of footage they have and KataData will calculate the runtime or storage. They can add multiple calculations and add them together, all from within the app. They can also choose to calculate by specifying a camera, external recording device, or codec.

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