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  • Avid Technology
    • Tools that make the world’s best media
    • Video Post Production
    • Audio Post Production
    • Broadcast Production
    • Independent Production
  • File Based Workflows
    • Trends
    • Production times and budgets are shrinking
    • Quality requirements are constant
    • Distribution requirements growing
    • Challenges
    • How to get more efficient?
      • Reduce the “acquisition to edit” time
      • Reduce the time to organize and find material
      • Work “natively” whenever possible
  • Avid – Leader in file based workflow
    • Native MXF
    • Open Timeline
    • Full Res & Proxy Support
    • Extensive Metadata Support
    • VFR Support
  • DI workflow – MC Offline workflow
    • New metadata bin columns
      • Help track elements in a file-based workflow
        • Animation, FX, film scans, etc.
    • These are in addition to the existing KeyKode and Ink number tracking
  • File Based Tracking
  • XDCAM workflow
    • Features
      • XDCAM HD and SD support
      • XDCAM essence marks as locators
      • Full Proxy editing support
        • Multi-res management
      • “ Write back” to XDCAM
  • XDCAM & Ethernet
    • IT workflows from multiple decks over the network
    • Proxies or High Res clips
    • Background transfers
    • “ Writeback” with Interplay Transfer
  • P2 Workflow
    • Features
      • DVCPro HD/SD support
      • Instant access to media
        • Direct checkin to Unity
      • DMS-1 metadata support (MXF)
      • Direct edit from a P2 card or volume (MXF Native)
      • “ Write back” to P2 card
  • P2 DMS-1 Metadata
  • Tracking Multiple resolutions
    • Interplay and Multirez
    Offline online Partially online
  • Dynamic relink
  • Questions and Issues
    • Is it a simpler more efficient process in post production?
    • How do we protect our media in a file-based work flow?
    • What gets preserved at the end of the process, and where is it stored? 
  • Avid’s file based strategy
    • Long term strategy is to have workflow for all file based media that is seamless (P2 workflow)
      • Interop directly – with no intermediate steps
      • Continue to optimize the handling of these files
    • Multi res and asset management –
      • Continue multi res for all products and formats
      • Use asset IDs written by the cameras
        • Always index media with the exact UMID
        • Always want to be able to conform to the original data
    • Plenty of work still to do
  • Thanks