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St. Petersburg's Newest Production Center Installs System 5 with EuCon Hybrid DAW Control
Russian World Studios (RWS) one of the country’s premier TV-content and film production companies, has installed a 56 fader System 5 with the EuCon Hybrid option for control of Pro Tools and Pyramix Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) in their St. Petersburg-base facility.
Founded in 1998, RWS is one of the leading TV-content and film production companies in Russia. The company has serviced more than 400 television and film projects, both locally and internationally and has worked with some of the world’s largest international entertainment companies, including Sony Pictures Television International, Hallmark Entertainment, HBO Films, and Beacon Pictures.
In order to meet the ever-growing demands of the international television and film industry, RWS-St Petersburg was opened in 2008 with the new Dolby® Premier studio opening in September 2009. “We chose the System 5 Hybrid for RWS St Petersburg because of the tremendous reputation it has gained in the international film post production world. The Hybrid control of Pro Tools and Pyramix speeds up our work significantly without using all our DSP resources,” said Alexey Shulga, lead mixer and Head of Post Production for RWS.
The EuCon Hybrid Option for System 5 digital audio mixing systems extends the control capabilities of the console beyond the dedicated DSP Cores to the outside world, bringing Mac and PC DAWs tracks onto the console surface for mixing. What sets the EuCon protocol apart from other control systems is its use of high-speed Ethernet to communicate with the DAWs. This simple fact reduces parameter change delays and increases resolution.
There are also System 5-MC DAW controllers installed in Nevafilm and Melnitsa Animation Studios in St. Petersburg.
We chose the System 5 Hybrid for RWS St Petersburg because of the tremendous reputation it has gained in the international film post production world
Alexey Shulga, Russian World Studios, Head of Post Production