DigitalFilm Tools had been experimenting with collaborative/secure remote work for years, allowing them, when the pandemic struck, to transition from offices to homes overnight. Without loss to timelines, the company also deployed remote systems to productions still working to deliver shows without compromising picture quality, impacting workflows, or impeding air dates. Here, they ask themselves: What’s next?
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“Like everyone else in the entertainment industry, we have found ourselves in a new age of innovation and urgency to solve for our greatest challenges,” writes DFT COO Nancy Jundi in a post titled, “When the COVID-19 Pandemic Ends, the Innovations We’ve Made to Get Through It Will Not.”
“We’re hyper-aware of the role we play in the larger scope of that responsibility — to our immediate community, as well as those we serve at home, watching the shows we help bring to life. and as many of us in M&E know, if we go dark, many go dark. despite the ambiguities our industry is currently facing, we find ourselves uniquely suited to continue business as usual. How?
“Carving out the safest paths forward to bring productions back to life consumes our days and keeps us up at night. While DigitalFilm Tree (DFT) is a varied provider to both the entertainment and technology industries, our soul is in television and independent features. We’ve spent countless hours brainstorming with studios and storytellers to discern all technological possibilities that can be leveraged in an effort to get productions up and running again. Whether it’s from home or standing six feet apart, we’ve never been better equipped or poised to solve these challenges together.” To read more from her, click here.