THX cineSpace plug-ins are used by SCRATCH colorists at major DI postproduction, visual effects and animation facilities worldwide to apply looks using THX cineSpace LUTs, and to establish end-to-end color pipelines. The THX cineSpace suite, which has been available to SCRATCH artists for many years, comprises several applications that work together to bring consistency to color-managed workflows: cineProfiler for accurate color matching, equalEyes for LUT modification, cinePlugins that deliver precise color preview on DI and compositing workstations and cineCube Visual for building 3D calibration LUTs.
These color tools guarantee that SCRATCH artists can see how an image will appear in a wide range of target environments, including film projection, digital cinemas, plasma monitors and LCD consumer displays. ASSIMILATE has worked closely with THX to ensure that the new 64-bit plug-ins are tightly integrated within the 64-bit architecture of SCRATCH Six and SCRATCH Lab, giving artists optimal speed and performance.
“Colorists must have complete confidence in their color decisions, and THX cineSpace is the benchmark in providing them with highly-efficient LUT selection and display calibration,” said Miguel Ferros, director of product management at ASSIMILATE. “ASSIMILATE has marched in lockstep with THX for many years as it has advanced the THX cineSpace software suite. With the tight integration of the new 64-bit plug-ins within SCRATCH Six and SCRATCH Lab, our customers gain the rewards of even faster performance from these first-class toolsets.”
“ASSIMILATE is one of the most innovative companies in the digital intermediate field and its systems are used by leading facilities worldwide,” said Michael Chenery, senior color scientist, THX. “The new version of our THX cineSpace color management software is an excellent fit for the 64-bit SCRATCH systems. The combined toolsets give creative people the assurance of knowing that what they are seeing in the suite is truly what viewers will see in theaters and in home viewing environments. In addition, colorists can use THX cineSpace to generate ‘look LUTs’ and use them with SCRATCH to produce an overall consistent, unique look while applying subtle changes on a shot-by-shot basis.”