Category DCinema

Visual Data Media Services invests in state-of-the-art Digital Cinema and Mastering facilities

On November 14th, 2019 wrote on the subject of DCinema, News.

We are delighted to announce  the opening of a cutting-edge digital cinema and mastering suite at our facility in West London. The new cinema is fully 4K and Dolby Atmos capable and comprises a 10-seat theatre built around a NEC 4K projector and fed by a Doremi digital cinema server.  A Dolby Atmos CP950 sound processor […]

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FAQs – Digital Cinema Mastering

On August 7th, 2019 wrote on the subject of DCinema.

What is a DCP? A DCP is a Digital Cinema Package. It is the format required by digital cinemas all over the world. It is designed to be a digital equivalent of a film print. A DCP contains the film picture as JPEG2000 wrapped into MXF (Media Exchange Format) along with audio, HOH tracks, XML […]

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A guide to our DCinema Mastering Process.

On August 6th, 2019 wrote on the subject of DCinema.

The digital cinema mastering process starts with the creation of a Digital Cinema Distribution Master (DCDM), a master version of the film that has been prepared for cinema exhibition. This means it conforms to the correct frame rate, aspect ratio, colour space and picture format. One of the most important steps in creating a DCDM […]

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Submission guidelines for digital cinema encoding and distribution

On August 6th, 2019 wrote on the subject of DCinema.

Tape and file formats We can take films in almost any format.  We are used to working with QuickTime ProRes (422 and 444), image sequences such as DPX, TIF and many more. If picture is submitted interlaced, we may have to de-interlace it before we begin. Sometimes broadcast tapes may be in a progressive format […]

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