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Family Community Church Adopts Qube!?
« on: July 21, 2009, 07:42:32 PM »
Qube! empowers churches to expand media production capabilities

Honolulu, HI ? July 21, 2009 ? PipelineFX, makers of Qube!? software, the leading render farm management software for film and post production, broadcast graphics, game development, and digital media education around the world, today announced that Family Community Church has adopted Qube! to manage their render pipeline.

San Jose/CA-based Family Community Church is a growing non-denominational Christian organization that extensively utilizes visual media to enhance its weekly church services.

Churches often face the difficult task of effectively communicating current event information to attendees. Family Community Church reasoned that a visually engaging ?sports talk show? style weekly update would be a great way to connect with its audience. The problem with this idea was of a technical nature. There was no way to process the quantity of composited, green screen/?virtual set? footage necessary to sustain weekly deadlines.
Due to the fact that these shots would be projected onto two large screens (nearly 20? diagonals) week after week, and in front of thousands of people, these visuals would be highly scrutinized. ?We knew that we would have to generate higher quality, procedural mattes for our composites, and that was when we decided on a Shake-Qube! workflow,? said John Stalker, Media Productions Director at Family Community Church. ?Qube! allows us to batch render our Shake scripts across our network and really maximize the processing potential of a limited budget. The great thing about Qube! is the reliability and scalability. Their system has an easy IT learning curve, and lots of documentation and online support. This equates to us spending less time tinkering with code and scripting, and more time working on our shots.  As our media production increases in quantity and variety we like the fact that we can add more licenses to the farm at any time.  We will be able to throw any variety of JobTypes at Qube!, and then monitor each process right inside of the same GUI. Most importantly, the media that we produce on a weekly basis is effective. Viewers are able to connect with our messages in an engaging way; unhindered by our techno-process.?

?Tight budgets and tight deadlines makes Qube! particularly appropriate for the worship vertical,? said Richard Lewis, VP of Sales for PipelineFX. ?Family Community Church is using best-in-class technology to communicate their message and we are proud to be supporting their graphics pipeline.?


About Family Community Church: Family Community Church is a growing, non-denominational Christian church located in San Jose, CA committed to sharing its faith with the community.  They use modern audio/visual techniques in order to connect with audiences of the fast-paced Silicon Valley culture.

About Qube! and PipelineFX:  Qube!? is the leading render farm management system for film production, visual effects, game development and digital media education. Qube! is highly customizable, extensively scalable, can be integrated into any production workflow, and is backed by world-class technical support. Qube! has custom pipelines for creative applications like Autodesk? 3ds Max?, Autodesk Maya?, NUKE?, SOFTIMAGE?|XSI?, Shake?, Adobe? AfterEffects?, Pixar?s RenderMan?, Eyeon? Digital Fusion? and many more. Qube! is IBM ServerProven?, database driven and operates in Linux?, Windows? and Mac OS?X environments. PipelineFX, with headquarters in Honolulu, Hawaii, and offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego, CA and Vancouver, B.C. was founded in 2002. Qube! is used by world-class film and game studios and post houses including South Park Studios, Electronic Arts, Digital Domain, Laika Studios, Rainmaker Animation, Starz Entertainment, Reel FX, MTV and ESPN. Qube! is used by schools around the world including the School of Visual Arts in N.Y., Goebelins School in Paris, FIT, Carleton School of Architecture, Full Sail, the University of Advancing Technology, Pratt Institute, the University of Hawaii-Academy for Creative Media, and Harvard?s Graduate School of Design.  For more information, please contact Richard Lewis, VP of Sales of PipelineFX:, Phone: 808-685-7823, 1000 Bishop Street, Suite 509, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813, USA. Also visit
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