Just when you thought we were done with image management solutions

01 Apr 2013 admin In G+ Posts Tags:

It seems another player is going to try to make its mark..

Red Giant has brought us some very well done image editing solutions, now going to throw its hand into the management side. It will be interesting to see what they bring to the table and how it might integrate into a workflow.

Here is the link for the Beta signup if you are interested:

http://goo.gl/kaRrr

You’ve got a great camera, you’ve got a great editor — how do you manage everything between them? BulletProof is a complete offload, prep and delivery solution that bridges the gap, with a workflow that simplifies how you handle footage every day. Import, backup, organize, color, deliver: BulletProof has your back at every step. Whether you shoot DSLR or a GoPro, BulletProof lets you focus on your story and get to the editor fast.

Backup
Offload Your Files. Select clips from disks/cards, then import into a catalog with backup.

Organize
Organize Your Files. View the whole catalog, and sort clips with folders and playlists.

Review
Review Your Files. Play individual clips to check their color, quality and consistency.

Color
Edit Color & Metadata. Apply first-pass color adjustments and add helpful metadata.

Deliver
Deliver Your Files. Queue and export the clips as transcoded project-ready media.

#TWIP  +Frederick Van Johnson (Show Discussion item?)

Comments: 6

  1. James Gass 1 Apr 2013 Reply

    I think this is more for filmmakers but I suppose it would for stills just as well. I think this will be a killer solution considering they've made a vast improvement to Pluraleyes since purchasing it from those other folks. This will be like Lightroom or Bridge for filmmakers. I can't wait!

  2. Brent Burzycki 1 Apr 2013 Reply

    +James Gass great point.. it is very possible I read that entire thing as stills when it is really all for "footage" – good catch…

    if this is the case – this might be even more interesting for some…especially those of us that have no real video work flow…

  3. I would love to get +Doug Kaye's opinion on this as a viable tool for Photographers. 🙂

  4. Doug Kaye 1 Apr 2013 Reply

    +Frederick Van Johnson & +Brent Burzycki: As +James Gass wrote, Red Giant's tools are for video. Their tools are quite good a getting better. (Disclaimer: I have a business relationship with Red Giant who owns the technology that underlies the Levelator, which we distribute at The Conversations Network.)

  5. James Gass 1 Apr 2013 Reply

    It could, however, be a useful tool for photographers getting into shooting DSLR video. It may offer a semi-familiar workflow much like using Lightroom for stills. That still depends on how Bullet Proof will integrate with NLEs like FCPX, Premiere Pro, etc..

  6. Brent Burzycki 2 Apr 2013 Reply

    +Doug Kaye you are behind levalator? I never knew that… thats a great little application…

    So the question is – even thou its for video – is it truly for DSLR video…and workflow..

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