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Jody Madden

Madden takes product chief role at The Foundry

The Foundry chief customer officer Jody Madden has taken on the additional role of chief product officer (CPO) at the VFX software firm.

Crystal Maze

Bristol's Bottle Yard to host rebooted Crystal Maze

The new series of rebooted Channel 4 gameshow The Crystal Maze will be made at The Bottle Yard Studios.

DPP Marketplace

DPP launches shop window for media services

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has launched Marketplace, a shop window where members of the organisation can advertise their products and services to the wider industry.

Moov ITV horse racing

Moov wins GFX deal for ITV horseracing coverage

Broadcast graphics company Moov has won the contract to provide graphics, virtual reality and telestration services for ITV’s horseracing coverage.

When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong

Run VT expands with second post facility on Newman St

Run VT has opened a second post facility on Newman Street in central London, taking a lease on a building that was previously home to Preditors and latterly London Post Production.

Impossible

Earth develops system for real-time graphics

Earth London is to offer producers a new service aimed at making it quicker and easier to create graphics and on-set visuals for TV gameshows.

lesley_marr

Deluxe chief operating officer joins Molinare

Deluxe chief operating officer Lesley Marr will join Molinare next week as its director of operations.

Gareth Wilding

Wilding launches finance firm Adamantean

Former Paragon Bank Technology Finance managing director Gareth Wilding has set-up a new leasing and finance firm called Adamantean.

Prokit

ProKit's assets sold following administration

The Acton-based equipment dealer ProKit has been forced to close after 28 years of trading.

Carlton Smith TMD

Smith takes CEO role at TMD

Carlton Smith has been appointed chief executive of asset management systems provider TMD.

db Broadcast Whelan

dB Broadcast appoints Whelan

Systems integrator dB Broadcast has appointed Chris Whelan as business development manager.

Broadcasters and tech firms unite for common VR standards

Sky, Ericsson and Technicolor are among a group of 28 companies that have joined forces to form the Virtual Reality Industry Forum (VRIF).

Karlie Miles

Miles and Davies join TSL Products

TSL Products has made two senior appointments with Karlie Miles recruited to the role of worldwide sales director and Mark Davies joining as director of products and technology.

Future of Longcross Studios assured 'for forseeable future'

The owner of the Longcross Film Studios site has committed to maintaining the production facility “for the forseeable future” after the government backed plans to build 1,300 houses on the Surrey site.

Paddington

Halo to add Atmos in dubbing stage overhaul

Halo’s flagship Studio 1 dubbing stage is to be refurbished with the installation of a Dolby Atmos system.

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Taboo

Taboo, BBC1

Deliver picture and sound post-production and visual effects for the BBC1 drama

TV3

TV3 adds Avid GFX kit in Studio One overhaul

Ireland’s TV3 has installed a new graphics system from Avid’s Studio Suite as part of a refresh of its daily studio output.

ITV Phoenix

Project Phoenix: replacing ITV's promo management system

ITV head of technology Nick Haworth has spent three years developing a campaign management system capable of delivering promotional content to a vast array of platforms.

Comment

CES 2017

CES 2017: hearing voices in Vegas

Amazon’s voice control app Alexa was a powerful presence at CES, says Mark Harrison

Brexit

Cross-border freedom is key

Ensuring firms can continue to work across territories must be a Brexit priority, says Ron Downey

Apple FCP X

The latest version of FCP X ticks all the boxes

There are those who talk about Final Cut Pro X and there are those that use Final Cut Pro X, says Rory Cantwell

Digital Edition

Broadcast TECH Nov Dec

Digital edition: Broadcast TECH

The November/December issue contains a behind-the-scenes look at the VFX and post-production of Netflix’s The Crown, an examination of the impact of artificial intelligence on the editing process and the increasing cyber threat to broadcasters.

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Spy In The Wild

Spy In The Wild, BBC1

More than 30 ultra-realistic ‘spy creatures’ took viewers into the animals’ world

The Week We Went Wild

The Week We Went Wild, C5

Sending warring families to extreme locations

Faking It: Tears of A Crime, Investigation Discovery

Why do criminals think TV is the place to protest their innocence?