IBC 2015

See us at IBC 2015, the International Broadcast Convention at the Amsterdam RAI, between 11-15 September, 2015. Colorfront will be showing the latest Transkoder and Dailies developments at private demos in the Okura hotel.

Colorfront Engine White Paper

A state-of-the art, automatically managed, ACES-compliant color pipeline which brings plug and play simplicity to today’s complex production requirements, Colorfront Engine enables unlimited creative look creation and ensures image integrity from on-set to the finished product.

Download the Colorfront Engine White Paper.


Colorfront will receive an Honorable Mention citation for its Interactive HFR Frame-Blending, which features real-time, interactive HFR frame-blending with a simple slider interface to control the amount of motion blur of a moving object.

HPA Announces 2015 Engineering Excellence Award Recipients

2015 Software

Academy Award and Emmy Award winning software developer Colorfront provides pioneering high-resolution on-set digital processing systems for the most demanding feature film and TV productions.

Colorfront Transkoder 2014 is available on Mac, PC and the cloud for many key tasks: editing RAW film data, converting material to various output formats, plus conforming, color grading and rendering 2K / 4K / 3D4K / 8K / UHDTV materials in various high-end delivery and mezzanine formats.

Colorfront Transkoder is the ultimate tool for DCP and IMF mastering, including: the industy’s highest performance JPEG2000 encoding and decoding, 32-bit floating point processing on multiple GPUs, mxf wrapping, accelerated checksums and AES encryption and decryption, IMF/IMP and DCI/DCP package authoring, editing, transwrapping and verification, along with full subtitle authoring and international language support.

Technicolor has been a pioneer in digital cinema since its inception in 1999. We provide our clients with worldwide scale coupled with locally managed and delivered digital cinema releasing services including mastering and distribution. We’ve been extremely impressed with the speed and flexibility of Colorfront Transkoder for DCP and IMP creation. The team is sharp, fast and flexible and their products are a direct reflection of this.
Nick Mitchell, Vice President, Digital Cinema Mastering Services


Budapest, August 17, 2015 – Colorfront (www.colorfront.com), the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, on-set dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, high-end episodic TV and commercials, debuted Colorfront Engine for Nuke – a new, integrated, image-processing workflow with color transformation plug-in tools for The Foundry’s Nuke and Nuke Studio visual effects (VFX) compositing systems. | Colorfront Plugs Into NUKE

Transkoder Highlights

8K Performance – industry-first, real-time 60FPS 8K (4320p) & S3D 4K (2160p) system
DCP and IMF – the industy’s highest performance JPEG2000 encoding and decoding on multiple GPUs,
MXF wrapping, accelerated checksums, AES encryption and decryption, transwrapping and verification, along with full subtitle authoring and international language support
new Deliverables – DCP, IMF App 2e, AS-02, AS-11 DPP, HEVC, 10-bit H264, 4K ProRes and DNxHR
RAW Support – ARRI, RED, Canon, Sony, CinemaDNG, AJA, Panasonic Varicam, and ProRes XQ, XAVC, AVC-Intra
Colorfront Engine – state-of-the art, automatically managed wide gamut high dynamic range color pipeline
new Platforms – Mac Pro, HP Z820 workstation, SuperMicro Quad-GPU workstation and the Cloud
Cloud Services – Transkoder works with S3 cloud storage and runs on GPU enabled nodes on Amazon Web Services

Transkoder in the Cloud

Transkoder works with S3 cloud storage and runs on GPU enabled nodes on Amazon Web Services.

  • Available on-demand by the hour
  • Amazon EC2 GPU Instances - g2.8xlarge nodes
  • Available world-wide - US West (Northern California), US East, Ireland and Tokyo.
  • 32 vCPUs provide local workstation-like performance for encoding
  • Four high-performance NVIDIA GPUs each with 1,536 CUDA cores and 4GB of video memory
  • Works with cloud storage - encode media to and from Amazon S3 and Elastic File System (EFS)
  • AWS infrastructure is compliant with all applicable MPAA infrastructure controls

Recent TV Credits

Pretty Littly Liars
The Reign
True Blood
The Michael J. Fox Show
Mad Men
Silicon Valley
Criminal Minds
Sleepy Hollow


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Drummer | Transkoder
Fly | Transkoder



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