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DF Studio Update: Customizable Image Protection, Anywhere

DF Studio Update: Customizable Image Protection, Anywhere

Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Product News

As a cloud-based workflow application, DF Studio’s mission is to help users work efficiently, anytime and anywhere. To support users who are on set or off site, this release introduces a Visual Screen Protection (VSP) feature. VSP inhibits unauthorized “over-the-shoulder” access from passersby; that is, photographing previews in DF Studio and sending or circulating them. VSP is a visual reminder that library content is sensitive and ought to remain as protected as possible. Implementing Visual Screen Protection helps users engage with DF...

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The Importance of Unit Still Photography

The Importance of Unit Still Photography

Posted on May 7, 2018 in Product News

In an age where anyone can easily shoot thousands of pictures, why should television and motion picture productions invest in unit still photography? For many budget-conscious productions, especially independent films or shows, this question leads to skimping on unit stills. Saving money without scaling back production value seems like a win-win, but it might not be the best long-term strategy. After all, stills are one of the easiest ways to generate interest (not to mention revenue) for a project. Greg Dyro, DF Studio’s expert on...

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DF Studio Update: Informed – and Transformed – Workflows

DF Studio Update: Informed – and Transformed – Workflows

Posted on Mar 12, 2018 in Product News

The DF Studio team is excited to announce that testing on the latest software release has been completed. The update will be rolled out to all users over the next few weeks. Read on to learn more about the exciting new features and enhancements coming your way. Approvals User Interface (UI) The Approvals User Interface (UI) is a great way to track the status of approvals effortlessly. It features a convenient color-coded overlay on all assets that have been included in Approval Messengers.  A green overlay is used to illustrate approved...

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Preview the Latest Software Update

Preview the Latest Software Update

Posted on Mar 6, 2018 in Product News

DF Studio is putting the finishing touches on another exciting software release, filled with several in-demand feature sets. Its core focus is to expedite workflows by providing vital information at first glance. Put more simply, the driving concept of the update is accessibility — finding the right information at the right time is about to get a whole lot easier. Here’s a glimpse into just a few of the many things coming your way: New Approvals User Interface (UI): This season’s update contains an Approvals UI that displays...

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New Point Release Addresses Real User Feedback

New Point Release Addresses Real User Feedback

Posted on Oct 23, 2017 in Product News

We at DF Studio are always on a mission to improve. In the spirit of progress, we strive to develop groundbreaking new features in each software release, and, sometimes, even in between development cycles. Thanks to suggestions from our clients, we were able to add new features as well as address some pesky bugs in this month’s point release. Some DF Studio users may have noticed that these changes have already taken effect. For a full description of the features and fixes in this release, please read on and see what we’ve been up to....

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DF Studio Update: Video Playback, Image Watermarking, and More

DF Studio Update: Video Playback, Image Watermarking, and More

Posted on Aug 1, 2017 in Product News

In the coming weeks, we’ll be updating DF Studio with exciting new features focused on maximizing the real workflows of today’s busy, forward-thinking creative professionals. Updates and enhancements include expanded support for video files with online playback, image watermarking capabilities across all sent communications, and redesigned outgoing email communications for clear, well-organized messaging to recipients. We’ve also added a new feature called “Share Links” to complement our Bookmarking tool and facilitate better...

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DF Studio Supports Net Neutrality

DF Studio Supports Net Neutrality

Posted on Jul 12, 2017 in Product News

Today, many high profile internet companies are coming together to protest the potential rollback of the FCC’s net neutrality regulations. We at DF Studio support these endeavors to protect Net Neutrality.

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DFS Speed Link Improves Setup Uploading

DFS Speed Link Improves Setup Uploading

Posted on May 9, 2017 in Product News

We’re excited to release a new version of DFS Speed Link, DF Studio’s standalone upload app. Using DFS Speed Link, you can upload files – and entire folder structures – at extremely high speeds without interrupting your work in DF Studio. It’s our most popular upload option, and it’s about to get even better. Enhancements in this Update: In the latest version of DFS Speed Link, you’ll no longer have to click on each individual folder to select it for upload as a setup. Instead, after dragging and dropping a folder or choosing it from your...

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Streamlined Metadata Workflows, Plus an All-New Metadata Messenger

Streamlined Metadata Workflows, Plus an All-New Metadata Messenger

Posted on Mar 27, 2017 in Product News

Most photography professionals know that metadata management has far-reaching, practical applications for large image libraries. It may sound tedious, but effective metadata handling is crucial to keeping information indexed, organized, and searchable. And the alternative, ignoring best practices or treating metadata as an afterthought, encourages inflexible and fragmented workflows–and leads to countless hours of extra work. DF Studio has built-in advanced metadata handling features to keep your metadata consistent and accurate...

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Permissions 2.0: A Mission to Perfect

Permissions 2.0: A Mission to Perfect

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 in Product News

Earlier this fall, DF Studio released a software update that included Library-based permissions. It was a major release that required extensive back-end work, and development took several months to complete. So far we’ve heard a lot of great feedback, and are delighted to report that the new permissions model was immediately received as an invaluable addition to DF Studio. Features from this update have been adopted by our Business and Enterprise clients and have already begun improving their teams’ workflows. But we knew we could do...

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