Monday, July 30, 2012

Mike Leigh’s Olympics Film “A Running Jump” Captured on Codex



London, UK –Codex Digital, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces that Codex Onboard Recorders were used with ARRI Alexa cameras on Mike Leigh’s short film A Running Jump.

A Running Jump was one of four short films commissioned by BBC Films and Film4 for the London 2012 Festival. All four films premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on June 24th and will be screened on the BBC and Channel 4 during the London 2012 Festival. Funding came from the National Lottery through the Olympic Lottery Distributor and Creative Scotland.

Written and directed by Mike Leigh, and shot by long-time collaborator Dick Pope, BSC, in East London, A Running Jump (A Thin Man Films Production) features a mostly young cast in a reflection on athletics in general, and running in particular, although it also features taxis and dodgy second-hand cars.

Codex Digital produces a number of products that support the recording and management of raw camera data. They include the Codex Onboard M and S recorders, the Codex Transfer Station for Mac OS X, the Codex Digital Lab  and the Codex Vault S, each of which provides powerful tools for metadata management, quality control, dailies generation and archiving.

Current and recent film productions employing Codex Digital technology include The Avengers, R.I.P.D., Iron Man 3, The Lone Ranger, World War Z, Gravity and Skyfall.



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.

For more information please visit www.codexdigital.com.

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