Award-Winning Visual Effects Powered by Dell Precision
Visual effects and digital service agencies also talked about the benefits of standardizing their workflows on Dell. Framestore, which is responsible for the award-winning Gravity, Iron Man 3, the McLaren F1 animated Tooned series and the title sequence for James Bond feature Skyfall, relies on high-performance Dell technology to create and manage extensive day-to-day digital work with minimal downtime. While digital service agency Visual Art uses Dell Precision workstations throughout the production pipeline to bring complex scenes to life, such as the cinematics for Electronic Arts global launch campaign of Battlefield 4, which included high-resolution characters and heavily sculpted environments with intricate geometry and textures.
Additionally, Dell works closely with partners such as fast-growing IT Services firm Future Tech to help deliver complete, end-to-end, turn-key technology solutions to top media companies including HBO and Viacom. Gary Pontore, executive vice president of operations for the company’s Modern Media Solutions (MMS) Division, talked about how they work with organizations to implement scalable media solutions for the digital age and their number offerings tailored for media professionals such as a video editing solution based on Dell Precision workstations, which they sell directly to their customers.
Dell Precision Showcases Film and Video Solutions During South by Southwest
From March 12 - 17, Dell is once again partnering with the FADER FORT presented by Converse to bring live performances from new and emerging artists to music fans across the world via live streaming. Dell Precision workstations with powerful Intel Xeon processors will be used for audio and video capture, encoding and building the editorial footage of the live stream. Starting on March 12, visitors to the FADER FORT in downtown Austin will have the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the live stream technology in Dell | Intel Live Stream Pod.
Also, Dell will be showcasing its latest film and video production solutions at the Dell and NVIDIA Green Room, the official SXSW Film Lounge, on March 7 – 11 and have product experts onsite to answer questions.
Finally, Dell is collaborating with Adobe to enable festival goers to create a personal Austin videogram, edited and produced on Dell Precision, and share via social media. For more information about Adobe at SXSW go to: www.adobe.com/go/sxsw
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¹ Source: “High-End Notebook Performance Comparison: Dell Precision M3800 vs. 2012 and 2013 Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display,” a November 2013 Principled Technologies Test Report commissioned by Dell. http://www.principledtechnologies.com/Dell/Precision_M3800_MacBook_Pro_1113.pdf