twofour54intaj, Wayne Borg, Hasan Sayed Hasan, BroadcastPro Middle East, Vijaya Cherian
twofour54 intaj has added a sixth HD studio and invested in 3D stereoscopic kit and a Baselight edit suite as part of its efforts to cater to the needs of its clients. In addition, the media entity has a full-fledged team to conceive set designs and construct sets for its clients.
The new addition to intaj is Studio 6, a 350 square metre, fully sound proofed studio that is equipped with six Sony HDC-1500 cameras with Vinten Osprey Elite Pedestals, Stanton Jimmy Jib, Canon HJ17EX7.6B-IASE and HJ11EX4.7B-IASE wide angle lenses.
Attached to Studio 6 is a full HD control room complete with Qmaster prompter system, Sony MVS-8000 GSF video switcher, Miranda Kaleido X multi viewer and two AVID Airspeed channels for ingest and playout.
In addition, twofour54 intaj has also invested in an Element Technica Quasar rig, the industry standard rig used to produce the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa in 3D. This rig can work with a wide variety of broadcast and digital film cameras in various configurations and can be used for many applications including studio, outdoor, film and commercials.
Twofour54 intaj’s 3D line-up includes the Panasonic AG-3DA1E twin lens 3D camera recorder and a range of 3D monitors and conversion hardware.
Another key highlight of the intaj expansion is its new Baselight colour grading system. With the Baselight, intaj claims its can work with all resolutions of media, simplifying the creation of complex grades and effects and motion tracking.
Commenting on the expansion, Wayne Borg, COO, twofour54 said, the vision of the media entity “is to establish a sustainable Arabic media industry with Abu Dhabi becoming a regional centre of excellence for the creative industries”.
“twofour54 intaj forms a large part of our media ecosystem because you need world-class facilities to create world-class content. This expansion is not just about having the latest technology – it is about answering market needs. The industry is asking for these capabilities and we are addressing that demand.”