Always a step ahead
VSI Paris - Chinkel SA offers cinema and broadcast quality studios in Paris and Belgium, supported by one of France's most advanced technical platforms for dubbing, voice-over, subtitling and audio post-production. By continually investing in new technology and service integration, we have built a complete, tapeless and secure production chain for both video and audio, from initial ingest and encoding through mastering and final delivery.
We have designed our infrastructure so that we can control and validate each step of the process, provide a great environment to support the work of our creative teams and take direct responsibility for the technical as well as artistic quality of every program we deliver.
Six recording, editing and mixing studios for broadcast and cinema in central Paris, with 10 additional studios in Belgium
All studios networked to our central server and equipped with ProTools 11 HD and 5.1 audio monitoring
Recording studios equipped with Cappella HD for projetion of virtual rythmo band
Dolby certified cinema studio in Paris equipped with:
- Euphonix System 5 console with 6 DSP cards
- ProTools HDX1 recorder and HDX2 player
- JBL Cinema audio monitoring (up to 7.1)
- Christie digital cinema projector
- Dedicated audio editing suite
Dedicated facilities for encoding, transcoding, layback and video/audio mastering (PAD) certified for French broadcast.
File formats: ProRes, XDCAM, DNxHD...
Tape formats: HDCAM SR, HDCAM, Digital Betacam
Standards: 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97...(progressive or interlaced)
Audio encoding: Dolby E, AC3
Distribution platforms: broadcast, digital cinema, VOD/streaming, smartphones, tablets
Quality control: Tektronix, Cerify
Encoding/Transcoding: Episode Engine, Alchemist OD
Multiple networks workstations equipped with:
- Proprietary Cappella HD software for detection, translation/adaptation and virtual rythmo band creation. Adapted for all video formats and standards.
- EasySub subtitling software (STL, N19, RTF, SRT, XML, Ceefax, PAC...)
Multiple networked workstations equipped with:
- Adobe Creative Cloud 2014: Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop...
- Final Cut Pro
250 TB video servers with on-line and off-line archiving networked to all studios and workstations.
10 Gbps backbone
500 Mbps fiber optic internet line
Dedicated high-capacity Aspera, Smartjob and FTP servers for reception and delivery of all material
Secure IT network
2-level data archiving