The move will allow live, streaming, interactive reviews that can be carried out from within the Joust interface. With the addition of the cineSync technology, Joust Review (a component of the overall Joust system) filmmakers will be able to easily collaborate on shot reviews. Users will be able to comment on shots as soon as they become available and give precise, frame accurate feedback to a team of artists that may be spread across different locations. As a Web-based tool, Joust Review does not require any software installation or downloading of files. All notes, annotations and thumbnails can be saved out for import into other production/VFX tools and will be stored within Joust for future reference and easy sharing among the team.
Joust will also be integrated with Cospective's cineSync Pro, Cospective's application based review and approval system for high-res and stereoscopic material. This will allow users to easily transfer media from Joust to cineSync Pro when they require the most robust review tools.
Joust is a Web-based application created by The Creative-Cartel to streamline the digital workflow of a project, from production through post. It puts control of digital assets and meta-data in the hands of production where they can be accessed and utilized quickly and efficiently. Joust acts as a repository for all reference material and meta-data during principal photography, including data wrangling information, camera notes as well as pertinent color information for each shot. It is also a tool for post-production with features that include a dailies and vendor review system and the ability to create bid packages, watermark images, and automate vendor submissions. In addition, editorial teams are able to interact with Joust to manage plate pulls and transcoding so that VFX plates are delivered to vendors in hours, not days.