Tech Breakfast: "MXF for Engineers"

"MXF for Engineers"

ROOT6 Technology’s resident MXF, AAF, and file format expert, Bill Baker, presented one of our "Tech Breakfast" seminars earlier this week, in which he demystified some of the fundamental concepts of MXF and file interchange and demonstrated how you can get more from MXF.

For those of you who couldn't attend (and those that did but couldn't jot down notes fast enough) you can now find a summary of Bill's presentation available  on the root6 blog.

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Case Study - Splice

Case Study - Splice

Splice Serves Up New Workflow for Masterchef 2016

Shoreditch-based independent postproduction facility Splice has restructured its technical operation, adding a second Avid Interplay, ISIS|2500 nearline storage, Media Central and Media Composer Cloud, together with a second ContentAgent. The new kit and subsequent highly streamlined automated workflow supplied and supported by root6, is already being put through its paces for Masterchef 2016, the UK’s most popular cooking competition from Shine TV for BBC1...

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Looking back at 2015

As ever it’s been a busy year, working on a variety of interesting projects across every aspect of our industry. Not least, we’ve been delighted to introduce the benefits of Rohde & Schwarz mastering and storage technologies to two current blockbusters (Spoiler alert); one featuring a ‘secret’ though globally recognised agent, the other dealing with powerful and threatening intergalactic forces.

As 2015 comes to end, we'd like to wish you a very merry, relaxing Christmas and a peaceful, prosperous New Year!

The root6 office will be closed from the evening of Wednesday 23rd December and will reopen on Monday, 4th January 2016. However, there will be a skeleton crew available, monitoring both and and the out-of-hours support pager service can be reached on 020 7437 6052

Avid Support Offer

Avid Support Offer

Don't let your version of Media Composer freeze in January!

Sign up for a standard Avid Support plan by the end of December through root6 for the reduced price of £320 ex vat.

Stay current with the latest software and gain access to Avid support experts.

Customers whose Media Composer Software license is not covered by an active Avid Support plan can upgrade their old Media Composer (version 5.x, 6.x, 7.x) for just £320 (rather than repurchase a new MC licence)

For more information, please contact Natalie Cutting on
020 7437 6052 or

Avid Training Courses

As an Avid Learning Partner, root6 provides Avid certified courses varying in length from 1-3 days for editors, engineers, system administrators and media managers.

Upcoming Courses Include:

WG213 Avid Interplay System Administration
22-24 March

UN425 Avid ISIS 5000 System Support
15-17 December
26-28 January
1-3 March

To book a place on these courses, or to discuss your training requirements, please contact Sunita on 020 7437 6052 /