SCRATCH 8 is coming soon!

I received this information from Assimilate today.  It looked good enough to share. So here it is.

SCRATCH 8 is coming soon!

Enjoy this preview of the powerful collaboration tools for cloud-enabled work that comprise SCRATCH V8. See the unrivaled new remote capabilities that allow any number of artists to collaborate on grading, compositing, and editing – even simultaneously!

Now you really  can  be in two places at once.



October Event roundup

“In October, we held SCRATCH User Group meetings in Amsterdam, Paris, London, New York and Los Angeles where we showed version 8 publicly for the first time. Here’s what the people had to say about SCRATCH V8!



Sony Professional Solutions Middle East and Africa Offers Free License of ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Lab with Purchase of Sony PMW-F5, PMW-F55 and F65 Digital Cinema Cameras! Read more


Parke Gregg at Stuck-on-On uses SCRATCH to  enhance and refine looks for award-winning features

Parke Gregg, founder and chief colorist at post house Stuck-on-On is a pro user of ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH post-production tools and real-time data workflow. ASSIMILATE first talked with Parke about the post and DI in SCRATCH for the critically acclaimed and award-winning “Take Shelter” feature, directed by Jeff Nichols. At that time, Parke gave high praise to the creative benefits of SCRATCH, especially when working with the director and DP during client sessions.

Q:  When you get film from a director, what specifically are you looking for in terms of color correction?

A: It’s definitely a multi-faceted discipline because there’s a significant technical component where we’re dealing with frame rates and multiple codex and levels. You dive deep into the science of digital video. You have to couple that with a strong creative component, so as a colorist and as a digital intermediate (DI) post-production editor, you’re constantly wearing multiple hats. Nowadays, the creative component is significantly growing. The colorist is truly on the storytelling team and is much more of a collaborator with the director of photography (DP) and the director than possibly in the past, so every project is different . . . Read the rest of the interview

Amsterdam IBC 2013 User Group Remote Demo

Check out this demonstration of how using SCRATCH Remote
increases team creativity and productivity.

This being a casual recording of a live event,  the image and sound quality is less than ideal. We decided it was worth sharing the presentation even with its imperfections.

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Pro Video Coalition reports on how to use  Surface Pro to successfully collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
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FilmConvert releases
a plugin for Assimilate SCRATCH. Another Perfect Union.
Watch the video

Colorist and DI supervisor Alex MacLean discusses
his work.
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Check out where in the world ASSIMILATE is showcasing…

November 27 & 28
SCRATCH Workshop

Mexico City

December 3-6
Ventana Sur

Buenos Aires

December 9-15
Between Stills and Motion

Havana Cuba


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