CBC Arts and Entertainment and Factual Entertainment, are using the state-of-the-art FORscene service to view dailies, fine cuts and for approvals.
Time-code accurate and frame accurate footage can be viewed and discussed as it is being uploaded over the internet, by any authorised user – in any location – at any time. Using any web browser, on any computer – Mac, PC, Linux – users have varying levels of permissioned access ranging from those who upload and view only, to those who can view and collaborate, to those with access to private comments.
CBC Arts and Entertainment productions using FORscene include the television series Intelligence filming in Vancouver, Sophie filming in Montreal; Heartland filming south of Calgary; JPOD filming in Vancouver, MVP filming in London; and The Border filming in Toronto.
CBC Factual Entertainment productions on-board using FORscene are: No Opportunity Wasted, Fashion File, Test the Nation, The Week the Women Went and the Gemini Awards.
At the encouragement of broadcast and film powerhose, Fred Fuchs, Executive Director of CBC Arts and Entertainment, and under the direction of Richard Stursberg, Vice President of Arts and Entertainment for CBC, FORscene provided an avenue to save time and money while providing access and convenience.
The easy-to-use FORscene platform also has a sophisticated logging system, assembly editing platform and drag-and-drop ready access web publishing, podcasting and instant download of footage and trailers to smart phones and upload from camera phones. FORscene also imports and exports EDL's with Final Cut, Avid and other high-end editing systems.