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Page 6 of 43 5 POST JULY 2017 BITS & PIECES DIGITALGLUE WRAPS SNEAKY BIG STUDIOS PROJECT SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Sneaky Big Studios (www., a 15,000 square foot facili- ty located in North Scottsdale, AZ, opened its doors last August and is one of the largest and most technologically advanced production/post studios in the Southwestern US. Designed from the ground up as a fully integrated facility, Sneaky Big brought on systems integrator and software developer DigitalGlue ( to incorporate a variety of high-end equipment, custom software, IP connectivity and sophisticated, flexible 4K-ready systems for a future-proof infra- structure capable of supporting a vast range of applications, including: television and video production, commercials, movies, corporate projects, music videos and record- ing sessions. Sneaky Big Studios is the brain- child of Bob Parsons, American entrepreneur and philanthropist with credits that include GoDaddy and the YAM Worldwide, Inc. fam- ily of companies. Since its doors opened nearly a year ago, Sneaky Big Studios has filled a need in the market and has been instrumental in keeping projects in Arizona that might have otherwise left the state. DigitalGlue designed a production workflow around a network of Barnfind Technologies' fiber signal transport solutions for a sophisticated, fully integrated and flexible infrastructure con- trolled by a simple GUI. A 4,000 square-foot production stage, in- tended for multi-camera and live television shots, commercial production and music and training videos features VR capabilities and immersive graphics via a VIZRT Virtual Studio. Sony and Canon high-end, 4K capable cameras are suit- able for both studio and field work and Sony F55 4K cinema/television cameras are supported on Vinten robotic pedestals for live production. A second stage accommodates small video shoots and still photography. Extensive post facilities feature five editing suites and workstations with a SilverDraft Demon Supercomputer and Adobe Premiere Pro. A Harmonic MediaGrid 4000 shared storage solution serves as the active storage for editorial, color correction and grading, and VFX stages of the 4K production workflow in a demanding end-to-end ACES pipeline; a Harmonic ProMedia Carbon file- based transcoder facilitates content conversion. An additional suite, dedicated to color correction and project viewing, also contains a SilverDraft Demon, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere Pro, 75-inch Sony Pro color calibrated monitor with gamma correction and 5.1 theater-quality surround sound with Genelec speakers. for Collaborative Media Production Networks Shared Storage Solutions Facilis Web Console Control Your Facility

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