NAB 2018

We are exhibiting again at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas. Come visit us for demos of our new Asset Management & Manufacturing product, Pakanu and chat to the crew about what we can do to help your workflows.

Attending will be CTO John Hurst, CEO Jon Gans, COO Dean Bullock, Program Director Tim McColm and Development Director Mark Walker. If you’d like to set up a meeting, please email

April 9th – 12th
Las Vegas Convention Center
South Hall Upper Booth 10225
More info about the NAB Show can be found here

NEW Hanalei KDM Distribution Management system launches at IBC

 Our Hanalei Press Release and on DCinema Today.


CineCert launches Hanalei at IBC

New mobile and desktop management solution for the Digital Cinema distribution chain

CineCert, LLC, a Burbank-based Digital Cinema technology firm, has just released its Hanalei KDM Distribution Management system, a new product designed for Digital Cinema mastering facilities, network operators and motion picture distributors.

Hanalei is a KDM Generation and Distribution manager that features an easy to use web-based interface optimized for mobile devices.  Hanalei is designed to generate secure KDMs, distribute KDMs to facilities and manage facility, screen locations, bookings and device information. Once a booking is prepared, KDMs can be generated with a single click.  Hanalei is built on the mature, enterprise class Waimea D-Cinema Key Management server, which stores DKDMs and device certificates used for KDM generation.

“Hanalei is by far the most advanced KDM fulfillment tool on the market, employing automated facility detail collection, automated KDM processing and delivery, client access through portals, and much more” explains John Hurst, CineCert co-founder and CTO. “In addition to providing turn-key KDM fulfillment for mid-sized operations, Hanalei also provides enterprise-class REST extensibility for higher volume users.”

John will also be speaking at IBC’s EDCF Global Update Session on September 13th, 2015.

Hanalei, is the latest addition to CineCert’s flagship products, which include the Waimea D-Cinema Key Management server, the Wailua D-Cinema Mastering System and the Lihue DCP Volume Management Appliance.

CineCert, LLC is a technology development and consulting company, founded in 2005, specializing in Digital Cinema and other computing applications for the entertainment industry. CineCert provides software solutions and consulting services to clients whose workflow depends on precise implementation of D-Cinema technology. CineCert’s software and services comply with applicable standards and specifications set forth by the SMPTE, DCI, and other organizations. CineCert also offers DCI Compliance Testing, OEM services, integration, custom software development and standards development.

To meet with John at IBC or for or more information and to schedule a demo, please contact or call 818 563 1455.

IBC 2015

John Hurst is again speaking at the IBC Big Screen Experience

EDCF Global Update Session
Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 15:45.
RAI Convention Center

Let us know if you are interested in scheduling a meeting (11th – 15th) to discuss our products and hear about Hanalei, our newest KDM Distribution Management system.

More information about IBC can be found on their website.


NAB 2015

We are exhibiting again at NAB 2015 in Las Vegas. Come visit us for demos of our new products and chat to CTO John Hurst about what we can do to help your workflows.

April 13th – 16th
Las Vegas Convention Center
Booth SL 10010
More info about the NAB Show can be found here  

CineCert’s DCP/IMF Mastering solutions, Wailua and Anini, certified for Dolby Atmos®


CineCert’s DCP/IMF Mastering solutions, Wailua and Anini, certified for Dolby Atmos®

Los Angeles – October 20, 2014 – CineCert LLC, a leading developer of D-Cinema technology, has announced that its digital cinema and IMF mastering solutions, Wailua and Anini, have been certified by Dolby Laboratories for creating Dolby Atmos DCPs.

“CineCert is committed to supporting the latest technologies that are transforming our industry and Dolby Atmos is certainly doing that”, explains John Hurst, co-founder and CTO of CineCert. “We are proud to support this object-based audio format in order to ensure the creation of SMPTE DCPs that meet quality standards for duplication and deliver an immersive listening experience in cinemas equipped with Dolby Atmos.”

“CineCert’s certification represents another major milestone that highlights Dolby’s continued effort to enhance the cinema-going experience with Dolby Atmos sound,” said Doug Darrow, Senior Vice President, Dolby Laboratories. “As the inventors of the only object-based audio format used in the cinema today, Dolby appreciates CineCert’s determination to move the cinema industry into the future.”

Wailua provides an enterprise-class DCP and IMF mastering solution, supporting advanced workflow methodologies for mastering operations. Automated object creation, asset management and precisely customized metadata are easily supported. The addition of object-based audio technology support to Wailua’s comprehensive capabilities make this tool a workhorse for top-tier distributors and digital cinema distribution service providers.

To augment Wailua, CineCert recently introduced Anini, an SOA based workflow management solution for automated and centralized mastering of DCPs and IMF mezzanine files.  Anini features image transformation, compression, wrapping, composition, packaging and testing modules and other capabilities. Anini’s API includes all the functionalities available from Wailua, including Dolby Atmos support.

See our press release here and on DCinema Today and Digital Cinema Report


IBC 2014

John Hurst is speaking at the IBC Big Screen Experience
EDCF Global D-Cinema Update Session
Sunday, September 14, 2014 – 16:00-18:30
RAI Convention Center

John Hurst will attend IBC from September 13th to 16th, 2014. Please contact us to schedule a meeting with John and learn about our latest solutions for IMF and DCP mastering, quality control and Key management

More information about the session can be found here.