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DIT & data wrangling services: On-set dailies and mobile solutions, media management & clearance, back-ups, transcoding of all camera formats, editorial delivery, preview sites and high speed uploads. Our data lab operates on a 24-hour basis and has extensive experience on intricate workflows from servicing a number of studio productions – Fox, Sony, Warner Bros, Left Bank Pictures, Universal, NBC to name a few.
We supply LTO verified backups, QC, colour timed or LUT applied dailies, edit files, bin prep and logging. Uploaded to any number of dailies viewing systems including PIX, Webgate Dailies, A-Frame Dailies & Encodi. 100 meg. 1:1 uncontended up-scalable line. Aspera and Signiant – Web based HTTPS – Hot folders to secure servers in U.S.A. and U.K. Our dailies solutions provide seamless integration into the edit and hassle-free workflows for a streamlined conform and on-line process. Workflows are created and customized per project.
As South Africa is a popular shooting location for international films, we have had the privilege of working with a number of international studios from London to LA, Sydney to Toronto. We communicate with editors as well as DI and VFX houses across the globe regularly. Security of content is taken very seriously and we have comprehensive protocols in place to protect the IP of our clients. Our Johannesburg and Cape Town facilities have undergone Marvel/ABC Disney and Warner Bros. security audits.
we backed up a Petabyte of data in a show
  • VFX

    We offer a variety of services ranging from realistic CG animals and green screen composites to wire removals, enhancements, set extensions, matte painting all seamlessly integrated into live action. Refinery manages the entire VFX pipe-line, from script break-down, consultation in pre-production ensuring creative delivery of the director’s vision, on-set supervision to final delivery.

  • DIT & Dailies

    DIT & data wrangling: On-set colour timed dailies, mobile or lab solutions, media management clearance, back-ups, transcoding of all camera formats, editorial delivery, preview sites and high speed uploads. Our data lab operates 24 hours and has extensive experience on intricate workflows.

  • Sound

    Featuring full Protools HD suites, extensive sound effects and music libraries, an all-star roster of award winning mixers, sound designers & editors. Services include a complete sound solution for films, television commercials, radio production 5.1 mixing, and ISDN and Source Connect for international ADR.

  • Offline, Online & Grading

    Workflow customization and optimal efficiencies are key in planning your DI. We utilize the latest version of Avid, Final Cut Pro & Premiere offline editing systems with shared storage solutions delivering to both Baselight or Resolve grading systems.

  • Mastering & Deliveries

    We work closely with distributors and sales agents and ensure films meet international theatrical and broadcast delivery specifications. Whether you require digital files, 4K UHD, 2K, HD, SD, PAL or NTSC, we assure a quality product that will achieve a QC pass.