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Page 21 of 51 20 POST JULY 2015 he demand to work remotely has increased year after year; it has become very commonplace in our land- scape," says Jai Cave, head of operations for London's Envy Post. "People require it as a matter of course in their workflow. Everybody understands the importance of it; they get it. They've been on a produc- tion that's used it, and they ask for it now." ENVY POST One of the biggest post houses in Europe, Envy Post ( has five locations in London where it works on TV programming, documen- taries, commercials and promos. The studio offers 135 Avid offline rooms, four FilmLight Baselight color grading suites, five Autodesk Flame suites and a dozen Avid Pro Tools studios. Envy Post has been using Forscene professional video editing software from Forbidden Technologies to facilitate remote and collaborative workflows for the last five years. "At the time, we weren't looking for a remote solution necessarily," notes Cave. "We wanted a way to offer efficient and cost-effective logging, view- ing and sync pulling to those who want to reduce time in the offline stage. The fact that it could be done remotely was a great bonus." By using Forscene, producers can "spend a week at their home or office BY CHRISTINE BUNISH "T Envy's Jai Cave (inset) and one of the studio's many suites in London. Posting Without Boundaries Remote Workflows Enable Easy Collaboration Worldwide H P Nice Shoes colorist Ron Sudul graded this Reebok spot in Chicago while the client viewed it in NYC.

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