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Arri Alexa Mini

Arri gives birth to mini Alexa

BVE 2015: Arri has unveiled the Alexa Mini, a “go anywhere” compact addition to its Alexa range of devices.

Zoo Digital to supply BBC Worldwide subtitle system

BBC Worldwide has selected Zoo Digital to provide it with a new subtitling and captioning system.

Ex-TSL chief David Phillips launches consultancy

Former TSL boss David Phillips has launched a new consultancy firm.

The London Studios’ Ian Goff joins Evolutions

Evolutions has recruited former The London Studios editor Ian Goff.

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EVS appoints Lathouwer as MD and chief exec

EVS has appointed Muriel De Lathouwer as managing director and chief executive.

Channel 4 uses Aspera for 4oD content transfer

BVE 2015: Channel 4 is working with Aspera for the transfer of its video content to the cloud for video-on-demand service 4oD.

Sony debuts 4K monitor

BVE 2015: Sony’s latest Trimaster EL grading monitor was shown in the UK for the first time at BVE.

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Arri takes to the skies with ‘go anywhere’ Alexa Mini

BVE 2015: Arri has turned its attention to users of drones and octocopters with the unveiling of the Alexa Mini at BVE this week.

Panasonic Varicam

Visual Impact snaps up VariCam35 for drama

BVE 2015: Visual Impact has ordered six of Panasonic’s modular 4K cameras, with four sold to the group’s 24-7 Drama rental division for use on a drama that will air in the autumn.

Molinare boss highlights threat of rising Soho rent

BVE 2015: The spiralling cost of rent in Soho is one of the biggest challenges facing the post-production sector, according to the managing director of Molinare.

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The search for VFX talent

Growing demand for visuals effects in film and TV and the lure of the drama tax break are putting the UK’s VFX talent pool under increasing strain.

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Future of hire is in the post

Following Panavision’s purchase of post firm Light Iron in December, Dan Mulligan asks if there is greater emphasis on all-in-one rental models - and makes the case for open-source technology

Banished, BBC2

Banished, BBC2

From landscape to wildlife, shooting exteriors for Jimmy McGovern’s period piece in Australia gave it a hard-to-replicate authenticity.

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I Survived a Zombie Apocalypse

Provide a grisly range of physical special effects for the eight-part reality gameshow, set six months after a zombie apocalypse, in which ‘survivors’ are set a series of challenges.

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The Casual Vacancy

Provide invisible and visible VFX for the adaptation of the JK Rowling novel.

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10,000BC

Provide picture and audio post-production services for the Channel 5 series in which participants swap modern comforts for Stone Age-style living.

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