CODEX, part of the X2X Media Group, has announced the company is a recipient of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the award for Innovation recognises CODEX for it’s industry standard recording platform and media, the most secure, reliable and highest-performance RAW capture solution available to filmmakers. CODEX’s robust digital workflows bridge feature film, streaming and broadcast television, from production origination to post-production providing the highest quality, uncompressed RAW digital camera negative files, from which filmmakers and content creators can create the deliverables required for editing, visual effects and final colour-correction and finishing.
Now in its 54th year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards for British companies that excel at innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting social mobility. Companies who have earned the award will celebrate during a royal reception for Queen’s Awards winners in the summer.
“We are extremely proud to have earned the Queen’s Award for Enterprise,” said Marc Dando, Chief Design Officer, X2X Media Group. “Innovation, design and entrepreneurial spirit have always been at the heart of our business, and it is what drives us to continue to bring new ideas and technologies to the media and entertainment industry.”
CODEX’s ongoing research and development efforts have enabled the company to miniaturise its technology, allowing it to be integrated directly within the camera, becoming the internal recording module for the award-winning ARRI Alexa camera family, the most widely used cameras for feature film production. In addition, CODEX has designed recording platforms for other leading professional camera manufacturers, including Canon and Panasonic.
With its award-winning expertise in high speed recording solutions, and multiple patents on file, CODEX has become an integral part of the production workflow for all of the major studios and many of the world’s leading cinematographers have come to depend on CODEX technologies.