Media Operations & Technology - CBC Production Facilities

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The crew at CBC Halifax care about the quality of the product, and go out of their way to make a client happy.

- Geoff D'Eon,
Halifax Comedy Fest

Video Post

HPS has the latest Avid software and hardware to ensure project workflows are efficient and your product is delivered with pristine quality.

Our Avid ISIS server (32TB) is fully mirrored ensuring your media assets are accessible and also secure. We support most tape and file based-workflows.

Our suites have access to CBC's cross-country data network, enabling real time digital HD feeds or faster than real-time data transfers across the country.

Specifications
Non-Linear Video Suites:
6 plus 2 traveling suites
Linear Video Suites:
N/A
Systems:
  • AVID Media Composer 5.5 with Nitis DX Hardware
  • Avid Symphony
  • AVID ISIS Networked Storage with Interplay 32TB fully mirrored
  • AVID Media Composer with SDI Mojo (Traveling Suites)
Supported Formats:
Video Formats
  • XDCAM HD
  • Analog Betacam
  • Digital Betacam
  • Betacam SX
  • DVCAM/MiniDVCAM
  • S-VHS
  • VHS (NTSC/PAL)
  • D-2
  • Hi8
  • 16mm Film (optical or magnetic sound)
  • All file based formats such as RED / Arri Alexa etc.

Disk formats:
  • DVD
  • 3 ½" floppies
  • CD (compact disc)
  • VCD and Super VCD
  • D-2
  • Hi8
  • MicroBoards 5 Disc DVD duplicator
  • ProTools Session Files / Avid OMFI or AIF Files
Additional Features:
All suites are connected to the AVID ISIS Server, providing access from any suite to critical elements.

We offer conversion between most professional video and as audio formats