As restoration is only one aspect in the typical workflow of the movie industry, we have established international cooperations in order to provide complete solutions. Our partners and friends are from very different segments, researchers as well as technology- and hardware providers are among them.

 

ARRI

ARRI

The digital restoration workflow reaches a new level of consistency. The ARRISCAN with wet-gate and/or Infrared light is able to detect and correct a good deal of defects that are on the film. Full restoration and finishing tasks are then naturally done with a DIAMANT-Film Restoration System attached to the ARRISCAN. The Restoration operator can use the defect mask from ARRISCAN to focus defect correction on those parts of the movie that suffer serious problems. After restoration the corrected and repaired movie can be put back on film by means of an ARRILASER. This new and efficient workflow is first implemented at CINECO in Amsterdam. Other user following is the Austrian Filmarchive in Vienna, the Yugoslavian Archive in Beograd and the Filmoteka Naradowa in Warzaw. about ARRI

 

DFT - Digital Film Technology, Germany

DFT is the maker of the well known Scanity film scanner. The DIAMANT-Film Restoration software fully supports the IR dirt masks produced by the Scanity. Omnimago in Germany was one of the first Scanity users in Europe using Scanity and our DIAMANT-Film Restoratin Software. about DFT

 

Lasergraphics

Lasergraphics is the leading manufacturer of motion picture film scanning systems and has been developing cutting edge film imaging systems since 1981. It is the only manufacturer continuing to invest heavily in motion picture film scanning system technology with a focus on performance and quality. Their flagship scanner, the Director, is recognized as the industry leader for its superior image quality and is capable of scanning film gauges from 8mm to 70mm, including VistaVision and IMAX formats at 13.5K. The ScanStation is their fastest and most versatile scanner, with a scanning resolution up to 6.5K and speeds up to 60fps. It can also scan 8mm to 70mm film including VistaVision and IMAX formats. The Archivist is optimized to meet the distinctive needs of film archives without exceeding budgetary requirements. It's touted as being fast, easy, flawless, and affordable. The Director, ScanStation, and Archivist are testaments to the quality, performance, and reliability for which Lasergraphics is well known.

MWA Nova GmbH

MWA Nova GmbH

MWA NOVA and HS-ART Digital are offering a cooperative and integrated workflow from the film scanning to restoration, grading and finishing.
This workflow is implemented by MWA NOVAs high end "flashscan" and "flashtransfer" product lines, our DIAMANT-Film Restoration Suite and the "Final DCP" product line offered by the partnering company "Innovative Pixel".
The complete solution is available at MWA NOVA GmbH. Please contact them or us for more details.



Cube-Tec

Cube-Tec International develops integrated solutions for large media archives. As a pioneer in quality control of media workflows, the company focuses on open standards and agile process automation. Cube-Tec benefits from a great deal of experience with large-scale media digitization projects. Furthermore, Cube-Tec offers state-of-the-art products for content verification and media automation service platforms for modern file-based workflows using reference and non-reference based quality assessment methods.

FilmLight

FilmLight develops unique colour grading systems, image processing applications and workflow tools that are transforming film and video post-production and setting new standards for quality, reliability and performance. The streamlined metadata-based workflows employ robust products with the best creative tools, allowing creative professionals to work at the forefront of the digital media revolution ‘At Every Stage’ of modern workflows.

 INA

INA logo

The well known institution of the french INA is offering a 2 phase film restoration class, with a focus of DIAMANT-Film. The class is addressing operators in the domain of restoration, who want to deepen their expertise on a profound and professional level.

See DIAMANT-Film Restoration training for more information.

 

JOANNEUM RESEARCH, Graz, Austria

Joanneum Research

JOANNEUM RESEARCH is since 1994 active in the area of digital film restoration. Since then several projects like LIMELIGHT, FRAME and DIAMANT have been used to build up leading know-how in this field. Core parts and especially restoration algorithms used within DIAMANT-Film Restoration are from JOANNEUM RESEARCH.
about Joanneum Research

 

TU Graz

TU Graz

The technical university in Graz is also an important research partner for us. We have made several projects together like VdqA and HDVIP. The research from the TU Graz, especially the ICG was very beneficial for our DIAMANT-Film Restoration System.

 

Assimilate

Assimilate

Almost any Scratch operator is occasionally confronted with slightly damaged images (camera hairs, dirt, etc.), that need to be corrected before finishing the movie project. The integration of DustBuster+ straight into the CONSTRUCT and PLAYER of Scratch, provides an easy and comfortable solution for the operator. Quick-fixes can be applied immediately, without complicated import/export and file access.

about Assimilate

 

Filmoteca de Catalunya

Filmoteca Catalunya in Barcelona has been using DIAMANT-Film Suite with several seats for many years. The archive is also assisting in the training of other international FIAF archives to share its deep knowledge on proper and ethical digital film treatment.
From this context, the chief digital film restoration operator Xavier Camara Caamaño of Filmoteca Catalunya will be spending 3 days at FINAS film archive in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to provide a high level training on digital film restoration workflows.


 

About HS-ART

Our DIAMANT-Film Restoration software and DustBuster+ retouching application have become one of the leading high end film restoration solutions on the market.
We are happy to help you integrating restoration services into your workflow or consult you in building up a complete workflow from film scanning via restoration to printing and archiving.

Tel: +43 316 915 998-0 email: office(a)hs-art.com

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