POINT.360 / DFL Digital Film Labs Debuts 4K DI Mastering Theater Featuring 23' x 12' JKP AFFINITY Color Reference Screen
World's Largest Color Reference Monitor (front projection system) Enhances Digital Intermediate & Digital Cinema Mastering
Burbank, CA, August 30, 2010 - Point.360 / DFL Digital Film Labs, a full service digital mastering facility, unveiled its new 4K mastering theater, featuring both 4K and 2K Projection, THX Certified surround, and the largest, currently installed (23' x 12'), JKP AFFINITY color reference screen.
"The JKP Affinity screen is especially noteworthy," said Jim James, DFL's Chief Engineer, "and in our use it serves as what we believe is the best and largest color reference monitor now in use. It displays an incredible color accuracy and uniformity across its entire surface, without artifacts of any sort." DFL's General Manager, Scott Call, added, "The JKP Affinity screen reveals detail not visible on conventional screens; I'm confident in telling our clients that they haven't seen their content's full resolution until they see it projected in our new DI theater. This screen was specified and installed by IGI (Immersion Graphics, Inc), because of their expertise, and strong reputation of being at the forefront of advanced visualization system design and installation." The screen's vinyl and construction is the patented culmination of many years in development by Joseph Kane, an internationally known color display consultant and President of JKP (Joe Kane Productions), in collaboration with Da-Lite Screen Company for manufacturing and sale. The JKP Affinity Da-Lite screen was voted best new product by judges at INFOCOMM 2009, and has received many other prestigious industry awards.
About DFL Digital Film Labs - a Point.360 Company (NASDAQ,PTSX):
Founded in 1983, DFL is an internationally acclaimed Digital Intermediate and Digital Cinema Mastering facility, with a 27 year reputation for technical excellence. DFL's services include: 4K/2K film scanning; film-to-HD; data-to-HD; 35mm Filmout; advanced digital restoration; closed captioning; quality assurance and conversion for worldwide technical deliveries. DFL's client list includes every major Hollywood studio. For more information, visit: www.point360.com.
About Joe Kane Productions:
Joe Kane is a past chair of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) Working Group on Professional and Studio Monitors. He has also produced several groundbreaking programs, including A Video Standard, two versions of Video Essentials, and multiple versions of Digital Video Essentials.
About Da-Lite Screen Company:
Founded in 1909, Da-Lite Screen Company is the leading producer of high quality commercial and residential projection screens worldwide. With headquarters in Warsaw, Indiana and additional operations in the U.S. and Europe, Da-Lite manufactures projection screens and accessories for Fortune 500 companies, entertainment and major broadcast networks, education systems and governments around the globe. Today Da-Lite's proprietary screen technologies are specified for the most demanding installations from military training simulators to boardrooms and classrooms to home theaters, Da-Lite has become the "First Name in Projection Screens." For more information, visit: www.Da-lite.com.
IGI, a division of Immersion Graphics Inc., designs, installs and services large front and rear projection systems for the automotive, military and cinematic markets. Since its founding in 1998, IGI has installed numerous ultra-high resolution projection systems throughout the United States. Applications include industrial design, engineering and data visualization, mission-critical command & control room environments, theatrical pre/post production and other emerging markets where the simultaneous visualization of 3D models and complex data by a group is essential to effective decision making. For more information, visit: www.werigi.com.