provider of scalable storage solutions since 1982, has announced their
sponsorship of the prestigious seventeenth annual Slamdance Film Festival set
to take place January 21-27, 2011 in Park City, Utah.
Slamdance is a year-round organization that began in 1995 “by filmmakers, for
filmmakers” supporting innovative indie filmmakers by hosting a cross section of
media events. The yearly Slamdance Film Festival, which takes place
concurrently with Sundance Film Festival, premieres new films by first time artists
who work within the creative confines of a limited budget.
Presented at the Festival will be an exciting new workflow solution from
JMR Electronics, Inc and Blackmagic Design--an all-in-one portable PCIe based
SilverStor™ storage system plus non-linear color correction on a Mac
Workstation with the Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve for Mac.
“Blackmagic is pleased to partner with JMR Electronics.”
President, Blackmagic Design. “The combination of DaVinci Resolve color
correction software on the Mac and JMR’s new high-performance SilverStor™
PCIe based portable storage offers independent filmmakers the ability to color
correct at the highest level on an affordable budget”.
JMR Electronics along with co-sponsor, Blackmagic Design, will host a Fireside
Chat, January 25th, 2011 from 11:20am - 12:15pm, and a filmmakers’ happy
hour from 4:00 - 6:00 pm. Rich Montez from Whipping Post Services, a
Blackmagic reseller, will demonstrate DaVinci Resolve for Mac. Montez was a
Senior Colorist at Universal Pictures and Director of Training for DaVinci.
Representatives from JMR Electronics and Blackmagic Design will detail how
this new complete workflow solution allows projects shot on various digital
cameras can be easily reviewed, edited and color corrected all in one workstation
and in 3D.
“JMR is proud to support the independent filmmakers of Slamdance.” Said Mitchell
Guzik, COO, JMR Electronics. “JMR’s new SilverStor™ storage and expansion
units with Blackmagic Design products allow us to provide the highest quality yet
most cost efficient solutions for the independent film community.”
For more information on the Slamdance Film Festival, schedules and passes
please visit, http://www.slamdance.com/
The SilverStor™ is a high performance RAID array and PCIe expansion unit that
features a SAS/SATA backplane, PCIe 2.0 connectivity to the host and PCIe
expansion within the unit itself. These high-performance direct-attached desktop
units come in a sleek design and are whisper quiet for all environments. Drives
are hot-swappable, SES monitoring and reporting is included and the system can
be configured in a variety of ways. Expandable up to hundreds of terabytes,
SilverStor™ provides users with the comfort of having their data on a RAID
protected system and reliable PCIe expansion. JMR Electronics SilverStor™ will
be released in units 4, 8, 10 and 18 bay expandable units and be available Q1
About JMR Electronics, Inc.
Headquartered in Chatsworth, CA, JMR Electronics, Inc. has been developing
reliable high performance RAID storage technologies since 1982. JMR is a
leading provider of scalable storage systems for performance and capacity driven
applications in the government, DCC, VOD, video surveillance and web 2.0
markets. JMR’s complete line of BluStor PeSAN ™, DAS, NAS and SAN
solutions, manufactured entirely in the USA, are ideal for nearly every IT and
video production need. For more information, visit http://www.jmr.com.
About Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products,
color correctors, video converters, routers, waveform monitors and film
restoration software for the feature film, post production and television broadcast
industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in
the television industry, while the company’s DaVinci Emmy™ award winning
color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since
1984 and continue ground breaking innovations including stereoscopic 3D and
4K workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers,
Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore, and Australia.
For more information, please check http://www.blackmagic-