Nmedia Sponsors Pacci Restaurant Launch Party with Tangy Events and Dining Out Magazine

On Monday evening, October 19 Nmedia teamed up with Tangy Events to celebrate the launch of one of Atlanta's newest restaurants on the rooftop of the Palomar Hotel. Pacci Restorante features Northern Italian cuisine along with traditional steakhouse fare, prepared by Georgia native Chef Keira Moritz. The restaurant's rooftop terrace attracted a sizeable crowd, and we at Nmedia are likely to return soon to enjoy a new lunchtime option for Midtown.


Update: Nmedia Featured in Markee Magazine

The new issue of Markee is finally landing in mailboxes all over Atlanta, complete with a special 'Road Trip' section highlighting several local production companies, including Nmedia. The interview with Senior Editor Jason West discusses recent projects, production tools and views on how we believe the regional economy has allowed our industry to begin a turnaround.
The article appears across pages 25-27 in the current edition, and it can be viewed on the web at this link:

Update: NanoFlash Usability Testing

Well, it seems Convergent Design's NanoFlash CF card workflow is all it's cracked up to be. Using a FW800 card reader, I was able to ingest the files considerably faster than real time and importing them into the FCP bin was a simple drag-and-drop. Our testing today was at 140MB/sec, but this workflow will support data rates up to 220 (faster drives would be needed at that point).
At the end of this month, we'll be kicking the tires on a real project, in the form of a multi-camera sync roll edit session...stay tuned.


Road Test: Convergent Design's NanoFlash

On Monday, Nmedia will be conducting onsite workflow trials on the new NanoFlash XDR compact flash recorder, introduced at NAB2009 by Convergent Design. We're longtime advocates of Panasonic's DVCPRO HD workhorse format (perhaps leaning more towards tape than P2), but if we don't run into any problems that hinder efficient acquisition/editing, this might just be the wave of the future. Sure, we've got our concerns, having mainly to do with file size manageability, long term archiving (which P2 never really solved) and whether or not FCP presents any significant barriers, but we're confident we'll get it all sorted out on Monday and we'll let you know what we find out.


Nmedia to be Featured in Markee Magazine

We will be appearing in the upcoming issue of Markee Magazine, part of a feature the magazine has included that focuses on Atlanta production and post resources. It should be hitting newsstands soon, if it hasn't already.

Update: VariCam/RED/35mm Shoot Out Rescheduled

Due to some surprise bookings on the production schedule last week as well as this week, we are moving the shoot out to late next week. We will still be testing all the same cameras side-by-side and we'll post the results on The web version, of course, will be subject to the limitations of the internet, but you can come by our facilities anytime and we'll let you see the differences for yourself.