We believe Every Frame Matters™

Cinnafilm® is a global leader in innovative video optimization solutions for television, film and multimedia delivery.

Harnessing modern graphics cards, Cinnafilm’s patented, file-based software offers the fastest, highest quality standards transcoding for image processing.


Lance Maurer
CEO & Co-founder

Chris Gorman
CTO & Co-founder

Ernie Sanchez
COO & Co-founder




Albuquerque, New Mexico


Flywheel Ventures (2012) and Private Investors

What We Do

  • Standards conversion
  • Advanced inverse telecine
  • Automatic mixed-mode normalization
  • Phase correlation-based motion compensation
  • Advanced, high quality de-interlacing
  • Removal of composited cadence errors
  • Noise and grain removal
  • Film grain and texture modeling


How Tachyon Works

Accelerated beyond real-time barriers by NVIDIA® TeslaTM GPUs and powered by our proprietary video processing engine, Pixel Strings™, Tachyon® creates superlative pre-compression images with an unrivaled ability to smoothly correct problematic frame mechanics. An infinitely scalable investment, Tachyon is the ultimate solution for file- based Standards Transcoding™ requiring automated and unlimited delivery targets. Tachyon is available as an appliance or as a transcoder plugin.

Who uses Tachyon?

BBC Sport, CBS, ESPN, NBC Universal, Sony Entertainment Network, Viacom and many others


Dalet Digital Media Systems, Harmonic, Imagine Communications, Nvidia, Root6 Technology, and Telestream

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