Codex and Global Distribution Announce partnership for North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Codex and Global Distribution Announce partnership for North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Codex is delighted to announce a new partnership with Global Distribution in North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa. The relationship will see both parties working closely together to bring Codex’s recently announced solutions to market.

The new offerings will expand upon Codex’s award-winning and renowned product portfolio and experience to reach further into the market and provide solutions of the highest quality to all levels and stages of the digital workflow. These solutions include ColorSynthTM with Codex Keys™ – an innovative, new color grading plug-in & control surface; and Codex Media Vault – a high-performance shared storage systems for all stages of the creative workflow.

Global Distribution is a specialist distributor that brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from the Media & Entertainment and Digital Technology industries. With offices throughout North America and Europe that include demo, training, and meeting facilities; they are ideally equipped to meet and exceed the requirements of all digital workflow customers.

“ColorSynth and Keys represents a big step forward in color grading by mating really logical color processing tools in-application with a revolutionary approach to hands-on control that we are hugely excited about bringing to market,” said Richard Warburton, Product Director at Global Distribution. “The Keys hardware looks and feels just right, and with the harmonious link to the ColorSynth plug-in the entire color grading process is not only hugely intuitive but incredibly quick and powerful. The ultimate affordability of this solution really is the icing on the cake as it opens up this toolset to virtually everyone.”

Jonathan Ellihou, COO of Global Distribution North America said “Codex have a great reputation in capture, workflow and backup within the film and scripted television market so their expansion in the provision of collaborative storage products with Media Vault is most welcome. The product combines years of experience in digital workflow with well-crafted hardware design and software enablement to offer much afforded shared storage solutions for a wide variety of environments, both on-set and in-studio.”

Oliver Smith, Business Development Manager at Codex, states, “Global Distribution is well positioned to carry our new lines into the Professional Media & Entertainment market. They have an outstanding reputation and an excellent in-depth knowledge and understanding of the market, technology, and workflows. Ultimately, Global Distribution is a fantastic fit for our portfolio and strategy going forward.”

With the agreements now in place, Global Distribution is already able to start transacting on existing Codex offerings as well as discussing the imminent grading and shared storage solutions.

Codex’s new innovative ColorSynth™ with Codex Keys™, winning “Best in Show” at NAB, is a color grading solution integrated with Final Cut Pro X to redefine the color grading experience and creative flow. Core to ColorSynth’s toolset is an elegantly designed collection of innovative color correction tools including a powerful Color EQ, Shadow Keyer with tracking, plus Shapes. The combination of Final Cut Pro X with ColorSynth and Codex Keys allows users the pristine comfort that professional colorists enjoy at a cost suitable for everyone.

Codex Media Vault is bridging the storage gap from near-set to post production. Users can network attach over 10GbE to multiple iMac Pro workstations and start copying files for sharing and playback from their favorite tools. Media Vault is ideal for HD and 4K television production. It’s perfect for storing the original camera negative (especially from large/full format cameras) and generating ProRes files for dailies while archiving in the background across the network. Compatible with any commercial post production application such as Apple’s FCPX, Adobe Premiere, and Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve.

About Codex Codex high-performance recording and workflow tools are employed by independent and Hollywood motion pictures, scripted television and commercials productions shooting worldwide. Designed for filmmakers by filmmakers, the company’s renowned product portfolio includes in-camera recording and media processing systems that streamline the transfer of digital files and images from camera through to post production. Leading-edge tools for colour finishing, dailies creation, archiving, review and digital asset management. Codex is a privately-held company, headquartered in London, with offices in Leamington Spa, Los Angeles, and Wellington. Codex research and development continues to raise the bar for digital productions, combining the latest electronics and industrial design with trail-blazing toolsets and capabilities for media and entertainment creation.

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Global Distribution is a specialist distributor of digital content acquisition, storage, management, archival and display solutions for the media and entertainment industry. Dedicated to delivering class-leading products and solutions with support and development that is second to none, Global works closely with their vendors, partners and dealer network across their goes to meet the growing needs of the industry. With a clear focus on understanding ever-changing requirements, Global is uniquely placed to provide technology to fulfill the current and future demands of users.

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