POST PRODUCTION + FINISHING

Video is one of the most diverse of the digital file structures, with a wide variety of formats and codices. The expanse of 2K, 4K, and 6K original formats has created a boom in demand for higher quality and consistency film and video content. Small Tree shared storage solution is the essential tool for anyone that is editing, composing, animating, designing motion graphics or simply working with film with multiple edit stations. We have designed our solution to reduce or eliminate workflow bottlenecks for videographers, cinematographers, editors, and related finishing editing roles within the post production team to be connected and collaborating together freely.

Small Tree is a leader of configuration options, enabling support for OS X, Windows and Linux client edit stations in a mixed environment with complete support for a wide range of video editing application suites including Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premier, Adobe Media Encoder, Final Cut Pro, and Avid Media Composer. Small production teams and the large scale production groups alike can benefit from the workflow solutions that Small Tree has to offer.

RAW VIDEO BACKUP

It feels that every couple of years we are hearing about the next best thing in the video world; the expanse of raw video across all the entertainment art forms is endless. Users of a wide variety of backgrounds and abilities are capturing and editing videos of 4K and higher on various mobile devices and editing on laptops across the globe. From Red Cameras to GoPros storing every last byte of date and editing every frame with split second availability and reliable precision is what the ZenStor is developed for.

Small Tree’s has developed an integrated near-line backup solution that allows you to cost effectively store your completed projects on the same network to allow rapid recall and restore of any backup project to your edit storage pool for quick touchup or reuse on other projects. Using the tuned graphical interface, moving between files and storage pools is seamless and lighting quick. Your data is on your edit workstation when you want it, frame for frame, pixel for pixel.

6K COLOR CORRECTION

Video resolution is becoming surreal as our technology becomes more advanced. An explosion of consumer grade high definition technologies has pushed our demands as pixels are becoming microscopic before our eyes. We have created an entertainment need for our films to boast higher frame rates, unbelievable color and an intense landscape of creative genius.

Editing footage within this new and ever-adjusting landscape creates new challenges for developers as their tools transform to the new mediums. 4k and 6k Editing suites are becoming commonplace today, and the ZenStor is at the forefront of multimedia shared storage solutions. Whether you need a limitless library organizational system for layers of film, or a dense framework to support your film direction, take to take, Small Tree’s shared storage can support your workflow.

ROTOSCOPING AND CHROMA KEY

Touching the creative side of our imagination is a common task for the video editing teams of the modern film and video industries. Green screening is a common tool available to even small startup developers. Compositing 3D elements into scenes with live action is no small task, designing a rich colorful animation scene or a vibrant advertising piece, storing these various revisions or takes is a stress on most multimedia units, ZenStor is the perfect choice for post production film makers.

Small Tree has meticulously tuned the network interfaces, stress tested all of the hardware components into a very high performance shared storage solution able to meet the challenging demands of any project.

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