ASSIMILATE Congratulates Post Production Houses Chilefilms, Animal VFX, Offhollywood, Metropolis Post, and Stuck On On for their Sundance 2013 Nominations

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At the Sundance Film Festival 2013 in Park City, Utah (January 17 - 27), several films are on the roster for filmmakers whose post-production companies used ASSIMILATE's SCRATCH® DI tools in their digital workflows. ASSIMILATE is extremely pleased to congratulate its customers for their creative DI in the following films, which are in the following Sundance categories.

World Cinema Dramatic

Post-production facility:  Chilefilms (

Film:  Director Alicia Scherson's "The Future" (Il Futuro) (2013)

Cinematographer and colorist for Chilefilms: Ricardo de Angelis

World Premiere

Post-production and VFX facility: Stuck On On (

Film premiere: Director Richard Linklater's "Before Midnight" (2012)

U.S. Documentary Competition

Post-production and VFX facility: Animal* (

Film premiere: Director Steve Hoover's "Blood Brother" (2013)

* Animal was the production company behind the film as well as the post-production house.

Post-production facility:  Metropolis Post (

Film premiere: Directors Aaron Aites, Audrey Ewell, Nina Krstic, and Lucian Reed's "99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film" (2013)

 "ASSIMILATE congratulates the entire family of SCRATCH artists whose films are competing at Sundance 2013", said Steve Bannerman, VP of marketing at ASSIMILATE. "We are proud to have empowered so many of the independent film and documentary makers, as well as post houses, who are using the latest SCRATCH DI tools to create high quality entertainment. Audiences around the world are continually amazed and delighted by their work, and ASSIMILATE is honored to have played a role in their craft."

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ASSIMILATE is the premier provider of digital workflow and post-production tools that have proven essential to the successful creation of thousands of studio and independent features, television shows, music videos and corporate video productions. The company's SCRATCH products, running on Windows and Mac OS X, are the heartbeat of today's most demanding digital post-production and dailies workflows for 2D and stereo 3D productions. They equip directors, DPs, on-set professionals and artists with the state-of-the-art, intuitive, data-centric solutions they need to meet the continual challenges of increased creativity and productivity amid ever-shrinking budgets. ASSIMILATE's SCRATCH data-centric DI system, is the most comprehensive, end-to-end cinema and broadcast imaging tool for playback, conform, editing, color grading, compositing and finishing for nearly all popular digital workflows, including, RED, ARRI, Sony F65 and F55, Canon 5D, Phantom, Go Pro and many more. SCRATCH Lab delivers a comprehensive toolset for the review, versioning, color correction, conform and output of on-set or VFX dailies. ASSIMILATE is a privately held company, with headquarters in Santa Clara, California, USA, with offices in London, UK, Groningen, NL and Beijing City, CN and markets its products worldwide via a global reseller network. To learn more, visit

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