Oscar nominees relying on Codex recorders and workflow systems include "Amour," "Argo," "Zero Dark Thirty," "Life of Pi," "Sk
(January 11, 2013)
Four of the nine films nominated for this year's Academy Award for Best Picture relied on Codex technology for digital recording and workflow management. They include Amour (Michael Haneke, director; Darius Khondji, cinematographer), Argo (Ben Affleck, director; Rodrigo Prieto, cinematographer), Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow, director; Greig Fraser, cinematographer) and Life of Pi (Ang Lee, director; Claudio Miranda, cinematographer).
Additionally, Codex technology was employed by two films nominated for Best Cinematography, Life of Pi and Skyfall (Sam Mendes, director; Roger Deakins, cinematographer); two films nominated for Best Foreign Film Amour and Kon-Tiki (Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, directors; Geir Hartly Andreassen, cinematographer) and two films nominated for Best Visual Effects, Life of Pi and Avengers (Joss Whedon, director; Seamus McGarvey, cinematographer; Janek Sirrs, visual effects supervisor).
Codex is the world's leading manufacturer of recording systems that support today's most advanced digital cinema cameras and data management systems that support today's most advanced production and post-production workflows. Codex technology supported more than 60 major motion picture productions in 2012.
Codex salutes all of this year's Academy Award nominees on their outstanding success.
About Codex Digital
Codex Digital, who are based in London, England design and manufacture high-end digital equipment for motion picture and television production, products include the award-winning high-resolution media recorders and a range of media management stations to manage the entire workflow of a digital production from set to post production. The company is setting new standards for end-to-end production workflow.