ASSIMILATE SCRATCH® is the most comprehensive digital cinema imaging and workflow tool for digital post-production workflows. Designed to meet the unique DI workflow challenges of independent and documentary filmmakers, as well as boutique post-production houses, SCRATCH brings together playback, conform, editing, color grading, titling, compositing and finishing into a single, consistent interface that maximizes both creativity and productivity.
Designed for file based workflows – ASSIMILATE was the first DI partner to natively support RED, so it’s no surprise that SCRATCH is the most mature, reliable tool you can buy for digital workflows. SCRATCH offers a unique CONstruct™ view of your shots supports multiple, side-by-side playback and color grading of any number of formats in any resolution to 5k and beyond – even mix 2D and Stereo/3D. Try an unlimited number of versions without having to render each time.
Digital tools for the entire post-production workflow – SCRATCH delivers real-time data management, to dailies playback and review, extremely flexible conform, advanced color grading, unlimited versioning, titling, compositing, finishing and mastering to a variety of formats, SCRATCH is your one-stop solution throughout the entire post-production pipeline.
Elegant integration with editorial systems – SCRATCH features native MFX and DNxHD support, as well as AAF import and ALE transfer. And because SCRATCH is Interplay and Unity/Isis aware, it fits perfectly into your Avid workflow. Meanwhile, support for FCP XML and ProRes read and write* make SCRATCH the ideal companion to Final Cut Pro or mixed editorial pipelines.
Fast, and highly interactive – SCRATCH delivers the raw performance that inspires a new level of collaboration with your clients. Play and review multi-resolution shots side-by-side and in real-time. Experience incredibly fluid, responsive grading and finishing sessions, and use the time you save to refine your scenes and create the looks that set you apart.
Unmatched flexibility. SCRATCH is highly extensible – Seamlessly integrate with other tools in your workflow such as Nuke, extend dailies sessions for remote review and comment or create the kind of automated workflows and client tools that, until now, only the biggest facilities could afford.
SCRATCH Lab is the industry’s only comprehensive, end-to-end digital lab system designed to combine incredibly effortless media and shot management with real-time playback up to 5K resolutions and powerful automation capabilities, all into one fast, intuitive tool.
SCRATCH Lab is fast – Either on-set, or in VFX, SCRATCH Lab delivers the performance you need to hit the tightest deadlines.
Output to multiple deliverables simultaneously
Unify your camera formats – SCRATCH Lab’s unique CONstruct™ view of your shots supports side-by-side loading of any camera format at any resolution – even mix 2D and Stereo/3D. Organize jobs and set looks – including sophisticated color grades. Try an unlimited number of versions without the need to ever render. In addition, SCRATCH Lab’s multilayer timeline supports even the most intricate EDL’s and now includes AAF and FCP XML conform.
One-of-a-kind creative review tools – Only SCRATCH Lab elevates the creative process by offering an innovative “sticky notes” feature that allows any reviewer to add pertinent information about any file so that anyone, at any stage of the process, can open the file and read the comment. Moreover, full HMTL support allows reviews to happen in your theater or anywhere in the world.
Powerful automation – SCRATCH Lab can be easily automated to reclaim hours of time performing even the most difficult repetitive tasks. From automatically correcting aspect ratios to correcting frame offsets to even selectively applying LUTs based on file type, Lab is the most flexible VFX dailies tool on the market today.