Film production

Zombies, Car Chases, and Far Flung Places: The big data files behind some of the most popular TV

Stargate works on 20 to 25 different shows at a time. And while they have a studio in L.A., they’ve also settled in Atlanta, Canada, Germany, Dubai, and the beautiful Mediterranean island of Malta. Coinciding with advances in TV quality over the last few decades, Stargate Studios has grown globally and witnessed a 180° shift in the tide of their workflow. “It used to be that our business was about bringing the rest of the world to Hollywood,” says Darren Frankel, President of Stargate Studios. “Now, producers go all over the world themselves, wherever they can get tax credits or shoot inexpensively.”

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Venture 3D Used Signiant’s Media Shuttle to Meet Tight Deadlines with Ease for New “Metallica: Through the Never” 3D Movie Project

Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that Venture 3D, a stereoscopic 3D conversion production company based in Los Angeles, used Media Shuttle™ as its primary file transfer solution during production of Metallica’s latest cinematic venture, “Metallica: Through the Never” which premiered in Imax 3D on September 27, 2013 and will premier in theaters everywhere on October 4, 2013. Under tight deadlines to deliver large files – 20 GBs numerous times a day – Venture3D relied on Media Shuttle to provide this high profile client with reliable and efficient service.

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Signiant and 5th Kind Team Up to Streamline Asset Management for the World’s Largest Entertainment Companies

“It’s our goal to deliver the broadest asset management solution – from script to screen – tailored for the entertainment industry. Our collaboration with Signiant gives our studio, production and enterprise media customers the levels of centralized control, security, collaboration and ease of use that they require, and is already in use by our largest customer, Marvel Studios, to move time-sensitive VFX, audio and 3D conversions across the supply chain.”

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arvato Chooses Signiant Technology for New Multi-Site Collaboration Platform and Media Distribution

“We had tested a number of content exchange tools, and the Signiant solutions were superior. Signiant transport and automation systems are well-known in the industry as a fast and efficient means of content transfer with no restrictions on file size — and it is many times more secure and efficient than FTP.”

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Berliner Synchron Chooses Signiant for Fast, Secure, and Managed File Exchanges With Business Partners

“We have built our business on top-shelf service and the highest-quality dubbing of films in all European languages. With Signiant, we’ll be able to help our clients maximize the revenue potential of their movies and other programs by speeding the distribution of foreign language versions to the worldwide market.”

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