A project & asset management software
for M&E industries
Designed for CG Artists, by CG Artists.
http://cerebrohq.com
Several international projects managed by Cerebro
•Savva (Glukoza animation, 2014,3D Animation)
•Sergei Radonegskuy (Da St...
•Break down your project in an unlimited tree task structure – it
is as simple as making new subfolders in the file manage...
•Every task can have 3 financial parameters: planned cost,
actual cost, balance.
•Estimate every single task and you’ll ge...
•Have a glance at Navigator pane to get a bird’s-eye project
overview, or dive deep into it, to get a detailed track and
t...
•Every task has its own Forum thread, use it to communicate
and share all sorts of files – dailies, reviews, references, y...
• Open Forum thread of your task.
• Click on Reply button.
• Describe what you have done today on a particular
task.
• Att...
If you have several locations to interchange files with -
clients, vendors, freelancers, or your own remote facilities -
T...
Mirada Player (a proprietary Cinesoft product) is used for
viewing and commenting over pictures and videos.
Standard Versi...
Mirada Pro functions are unlocked by entering a registration key
(purchased separately).
The Pro version possess all the f...
•Desktop client applications for MS Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
•Web interface
•iOS clients for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touc...
Used for:
Trial versions (all pricing plans except the Private one).
Commercial version (Studio pricing plan).
General des...
SYSTEM STRUCTURE: ON-PREMISES INSTALLATION
Used for:
• Commercial versions (Business and Corporate).
General description:
...
Cerebro User Support Service is available through the several channels:
Zendesk ticketing system,
• LiveChat Inc. instant ...
CEREBRO API
Since January 2012 Cerebro installation packs are bundled with Python.
Cerebro’s API has three types:
• API to...
Desktop versions
MacOS X / Windows / Linux. Offer the best functionality
and speed.
iPhone and iPad versions
Support offli...
If you are interested to learn more about
Cerebro, please send your inquiries to
India
Rajesh Pillai
rajesh@cerebrohq.com
...
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  1. 1. A project & asset management software for M&E industries Designed for CG Artists, by CG Artists. http://cerebrohq.com
  2. 2. Several international projects managed by Cerebro •Savva (Glukoza animation, 2014,3D Animation) •Sergei Radonegskuy (Da Studio, 2014, 2D Animation) •Luntik (Melnica, 2014, 3D Amination) •Stalingrad (20th Century Fox, 2013, VFX) •Gogoriki (Riki Group, 2009-2014, 2D & 3D Animation) •Alisa (Bazelevs,2013-2014, 3D Animation) •Fixiki (Aeroplan,2009-2013,3D Animation) •Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (20th Century Fox, 2012, VFX) •Apolo 18 (20th Century Fox, 2011, VFX) •The Darkest Hour (20th Century Fox, 2011, VFX) •The Black Lightning (Bazelevs, 2010, VFX) •Space Dogs 3D (Kinoatis, 2010, 3D Animation) Don’t get distracted from work by its organization
  3. 3. •Break down your project in an unlimited tree task structure – it is as simple as making new subfolders in the file manager. •Allocate people and/or material resources. •You’re through with basic planning. Launch your project!.. Or proceed to the advanced planning: •Connect your tasks in the Gantt chart. •Specify all the necessary parameters for your tasks (time, budget, priority, etc.). •Setup the access and visibility rights. FEATURES: HANDY PLANNING
  4. 4. •Every task can have 3 financial parameters: planned cost, actual cost, balance. •Estimate every single task and you’ll get the project budget summed up. •Sign off the money every time you spend it – and your accountants will adore you . FEATURES: SIMPLE BUDGETING
  5. 5. •Have a glance at Navigator pane to get a bird’s-eye project overview, or dive deep into it, to get a detailed track and the actual status of any particular task. •Get an e-mail notifications on any changes in any task you follow or do. •Generate reports and export them to Excel or PDF. •Search and filter tasks by a variety of tags and parameters. •Be a step ahead with a problem-solving issue tracker. FEATURES: EASY TRACKING
  6. 6. •Every task has its own Forum thread, use it to communicate and share all sorts of files – dailies, reviews, references, you name it. •Mark selected posts and make them visible to your clients to involve them into the conversation and get their instant first- hand feedback - no need to copy-paste or forward anything by e-mail. •All the rest of a thread is for your trusted peers’ eyes only. What happens in Cerebro stays in Cerebro . •And no more annoying meetings, briefings and debriefings! FEATURES: TIME-SAVING COMMUNICATIONS
  7. 7. • Open Forum thread of your task. • Click on Reply button. • Describe what you have done today on a particular task. • Attach a file (or folder), if necessary. • Specify the exact time spent today on the task. • Click on Send button. • Next morning don’t forget to look up here for new comments arrived. FEATURES: TWO-CLICK DAILY REPORTING
  8. 8. If you have several locations to interchange files with - clients, vendors, freelancers, or your own remote facilities - Then Cargador makes it possible to make them secure COMMUNITY CLOUDS by synchronizing heterogeneous file storages around the world. It supports an unlimited file size and can be setup to synchronize them: • on demand, • on schedule. Cargador is more convenient and secure than a Good Ol’ FTP server: • it verifies the integrity of transferred files, • it prevents an unauthorized access to files, • it prevents the unnecessary file duplication on a storage. UNIQUE FEATURES: CARGADOR
  9. 9. Mirada Player (a proprietary Cinesoft product) is used for viewing and commenting over pictures and videos. Standard Version (embedded in Cerebro) has the following features: • Draw or type over the content, record your activity (zoom, pan, timeline dragging, mouse movement) together with your voice comments. • The reviews are submitted to Cerebro. UNIQUE FEATURES: MIRADA
  10. 10. Mirada Pro functions are unlocked by entering a registration key (purchased separately). The Pro version possess all the features of a Standard version plus: • Stereoscopic 3D viewing and annotation tools. • Online Review Mode, thats lets you to synchronize your media and make reviews at the same time with an unlimited group of people anywhere in the world. • The reviews can be submitted to Cerebro or exported into MOV or JPEG. UNIQUE FEATURES: MIRADA PRO
  11. 11. •Desktop client applications for MS Windows, Mac OS X and Linux •Web interface •iOS clients for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch •The server runs under Windows 2003, 2008 or Linux x64 (Ubuntu, Debian) MULTI-PLATFORM SUPPORT
  12. 12. Used for: Trial versions (all pricing plans except the Private one). Commercial version (Studio pricing plan). General description: Only one Cerebro server component is installed onto a customer network File Storage - a file transfer utility to index and transfer files that are attached to forum threads in Cerebro. All the rest of Cerebro server components are hosted on the system provider’s site (Cerebrohq.com). Advantages: Minimal system deployment time. High security level (users’ files are hosted locally, they are never transferred to the SaaS provider or any other third party). No maintenance costs - centralized Cerebro server components do not need to be maintained by the customer’s technical staff. Restrictions: A permanent Internet connection to cerebrohq.com is required. SYSTEM STRUCTURE: HYBRID CLOUD
  13. 13. SYSTEM STRUCTURE: ON-PREMISES INSTALLATION Used for: • Commercial versions (Business and Corporate). General description: • 4 main server components are installed onto the customer’s server. • If needed, an additional component – WEB SERVER – can be installed to provide access to Cerebro via a web interface. It is recommended to install the web server onto a separate PC. Advantages: • All system components and content are hosted and fully controlled by the customer. • No need for an Internet connection (if no remote facilities and remote users are being involved in the workflow). • Multitenancy within LAN - no need to install the client application on each workstation in the facility. Restrictions: • More (in comparison to the hybrid cloud installation) customer resources are required to maintain the system.
  14. 14. Cerebro User Support Service is available through the several channels: Zendesk ticketing system, • LiveChat Inc. instant online messaging system, • Phone access. Maximum ticket response time is 6 hours (for Critical issues) or 24 hours (for Non-Critical issues). What else? Online Library – searchable access to dozens of published articles, User Manuals and video tutorials, • User Forum – online community discussion forum, • Maintenance Releases – updates for current licensed deployments. TECHNICAL SUPPORT SERVICE
  15. 15. CEREBRO API Since January 2012 Cerebro installation packs are bundled with Python. Cerebro’s API has three types: • API to the client application. It’s a trigger-based system, where trigger switches on the user’s action (message posting, tag changing, new task creation, etc.). The system consists of about 30 triggers, i.e., it can react to a number of actions and conditions. For example, check if the user didn’t forget to attach to his report a file with the right extension corresponding to the type of the task. • API to the database. • API to the file storage. We have released several API samples: • Check: a new Report is being posted to the Forum of Task with an Activity Type=Compositing must be supplemented by an attached .mov file and a link to a Nuke script;
  16. 16. Desktop versions MacOS X / Windows / Linux. Offer the best functionality and speed. iPhone and iPad versions Support offline access on iOS-based devices. Web version Offers the fastest and easiest access to basic functions. Don’t get distracted from work by its organization Creative Reviews Draw directly on video/image, create “sticky- note” comments. Tired of writing? Tape an audio-comment with mouse cursor movement and timeline shifting. Your review will be automatically saved and published in Cerebro. Reliable local and global connection Connecting studios and producers with outsources around the world with great ease. Track and deliver unlimited versions Create an unlimited number of takes for any given shot. Unlimited file sizes! Goodbye FTP! Save money through automation CEREBRO allows producers to reduce labor costs during production stage through AUTOMATION & SAVING of time consuming production processes such as file transferring, image processing and quality control. View production status in real time CEREBRO allows production teams to view production milestone statuses in real time, track progress and maintain the budget. Production-proven and studio-ready CEREBRO has a proven track record of successful implementation in critically acclaimed, animated TV series and feature films. More than 120 companies rely on Cerebro every day. Customization and Integration with SDK Productions with complex process and workflow requirements may be easily accommodated through workflow customization and the expert consulting services provided by CEREBRO tech professionals. IMPORTANT BENEFITS
  17. 17. If you are interested to learn more about Cerebro, please send your inquiries to India Rajesh Pillai rajesh@cerebrohq.com +91 9447324981 UAE Mikhail Ivanov mivanov@cerebrohq.com +97 1 562642807 USA info@cerebrohq.com +1 4153490057 472 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA Russia info@cerebrohq.com +7 4959800376 123182, Novoschukinskaya str, 14, Moscow, Russia Ukraine Ulia Erohina julia.erokhina@universalma nagementnetwork.com

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