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Customer story: Spiegel TV

Spiegel TV are continuously expanding their file conversion and delivery capabilities with ContentAgent, supplied by root6. Spiegel TV are one of the leading television distributors in Germany. Over the last 30 years, they’ve provided content to ARD, Arte, BBC, Discovery Channel, National Geographic and media companies around the world. Since 2009, they’ve also broadcast a 24/7…
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Customer story: Doc Shop Productions

Los Angeles-based Doc Shop Productions creates premium non-fiction content, working with a range of highly respected partners and clients including Nat Geo, Discovery, Netflix, History, HBO Turner, CNN, MTV and many others. Having created dozens of critically acclaimed entertainment shows and many hundreds of hours of compelling content, the Doc Shop team has an active development slate that puts unceasing pressure on its Avid-based…
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Customer story: Screen Media

Headquartered in Oslo and with offices throughout Norway, Screen Media supplies an extensive range of services to broadcasters, agencies and corporate clients. From live ENG for news and sports to TV production of commercials, VR and longer form documentaries, the facility is underpinned by a talented post-production team which has made a name for itself in editing,…
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Customer story: Edit 123

Glasgow based postproduction facility Edit 123 has automated and streamlined its file-based workflow with ContentAgent, supplied by root6 Scotland. One of the country’s longest established facilities, Edit 123 was founded more than 30 years ago and provides a full range of postproduction services through offline, online, grading and graphics. While the company’s primary area of work…
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Customer story: Vin Di Bona

Vin Di Bona’s flagship show- America’s Funniest Home Videos – just passed the legendary TV show Bonanza as the second longest running television show in history. Debuting in 1989, AFV was YouTube before the Internet existed, with tens of thousands of Americans mailing in their home-made videos to be aired live around the nation. With…
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Customer story: Prometheus Entertainment

Prometheus Entertainment, a leading supplier of critically acclaimed, highly rated programming to the U.S. cable TV market, has deployed ContentAgent from ROOT6 Technology to streamline its Avid-based editorial operations by managing and automating complex ingest and framerate conversion workflows. Producing dynamic and diverse programming for clients including History Channel, A&E, AMC and Warner Bros., the…
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Customer story: Films@59

“ContentAgent saves us time in automating the entire transcoding processes which can be run as a single workflow originating from a Watchfolder. We can set these up to be run overnight with no intervention”Jack Heywood, Workflow Designer, Films@59 Films@59 of Bristol, United Kingdom, has selected ContentAgent from ROOT6 Technology to manage and automate a number of…
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Customer store: 422.tv

“The Insert Edit function is a real time-saver… Any AS-11 file created with ContentAgent can have frame-accurate fixes to video or audio essences dropped in very easily – it takes only a few seconds.”Brian Stevenson, Technical Manager, 422.tv Full service postproduction facility 422.tv in Glasgow has installed ContentAgent to automate the transcoding, QC and delivery of…
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Customer story: Splice

“The technology we employ complements the creative energy of our people”Damian Dolniak, Splice co-founder  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…
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Customer story: TF1

“ContentAgent is the ideal solution as a central hub to manage and automate such workflows from ingest to delivery”Julien Gachot, Managing Director of IVORY Automated API-driven workflow speeds legacy content into Avid editorial Originally established more than 80 years ago, making it one of the world’s longest-serving broadcasters, TF1 is the most popular domestic television network…
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Customer story: ITN

“CardAgent has made life considerably simpler,”Paul Flook, Head of Broadcast Engineering, ITN Productions CardAgent delivers simplified and streamlined productivity boost for non-technical operators ITN Productions creates award-winning multi-media content for brands, businesses, broadcasters and agencies. To help streamline ingest and simplify file-based operations from an increasing variety of camera card formats, its post-production facility chose CardAgent…
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Customer story: BT Sport/Timeline TV

“It’s a very flexible tool capable of automating a raft of frequently used workflows.”Malcolm Cowan, Head of Technology, Timeline TV at BT Sport Timeline Television, the managed service provider for BT Sport, has installed two ContentAgent workflow management and automation systems from root6 at BT Sport’s state-of-the-art studios in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. Integrated…
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Customer story: The Cut

“There’s not once piece of media that comes through The Cut that does not go via ContentAgent at some point in its life. It’s a rock solid system that provides so much more than you first envisage. The more you use it the more you discover it can do, it’s like the Swiss Army knife…
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Customer story: Something’ Else

Content agency, Somethin’ Else is revamping its in-house post production facility at the company’s Brunswick Street HQ. Replacing standalone edit suites with a storage area network, the agency is also embracing file-based management and automation in a new workflow designed and implemented with the help of root6. With a reputation for highly engaging content ranging…
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Customer story: Gorilla

“ContentAgent offered two significant advantages; an easy to use interface… and, uniquely, it allowed us to insert edit AS-11 files – a valuable asset in terms of time saving when up against tight deadlines.”Rhodri James, Technical Director, Gorilla With 70 edit suites across two main sites and other locations, Gorilla is the largest post production facility…
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Customer story: 3sixtymedia

“The Insert Edit feature from ContentAgent is incredibly quick and simple and has improved cost efficiencies in making late changes to files.”Taig McNab, Technical Manager, 3sixtymedia 3sixtymedia has completed the world’s first insert edit in an AS-11 file. Working with root6, the developers of ContentAgent, the 3sixtymedia workflow specialists have been pushing the boundary of what…
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Customer story: Norwegian Film School

“It’s a major step forward from how it used to be and I can’t see us ever going back to the old ways of doing things. In fact we’re looking at ways to utilise ContentAgent’s automation capabilities still further in the future.”Aleksander Stalsberg, Principal Engineer, The Norwegian Film School ContentAgent’s API utilised to automate complex processes…
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Customer story: Cartoon Network

“ContentAgent’s integration with file-based QC vendors has been of great help. We have QC software from Tektronix and Interra but Vidchecker is our system of choice.”Tony Tedford, Post Production Supervisor, Cartoon Network Cartoon Network is an American cable and satellite TV channel owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner. Launched in 1992, the…
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Customer story: ITV

“ROOT6 Technology has a good understanding of the demands of the real world and consequently we now have a workflow automation and delivery system that exactly meets our requirements.”Taig McNab, Technical Manager, 3sixtymedia Automated frame rate conversion, file-based QC and AS-11 UK DPP deliverables streamline workflow and delivery 3sixtymedia, ITV’s production facility at MediaCityUK has standardised…
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Customer story: BBC Sport

BBC Sport deployed ContentAgent, the file-based workflow management tool from ROOT6 Technology, to automate a number of important frame rate conversion and transcoding tasks at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Based in BBC Sport’s production facility in the International Broadcasting Centre in Rio, five ContentAgent systems were used to process additional workflows including camera…
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Customer story: Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

“We have a great working relationship with ROOT6 Technology. I appreciate we’re pushing the system to the limit and using the system in a very customised way but it’s designed for that.”Justin Lutsky, Digital Post Production Engineer, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, part of Chapman University of…
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