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BT Media Move

Media Move updates heading for MPS

BT Media & Broadcast will showcase Media Move, a fully managed file delivery service for the media production industry, at the Media Production Show.

Media Production Show crowd

Cloud-based post service on show

ThreeFour Media will showcase its cloud-based post-production service at the Media Production Show.

Atomos Sumo

Atomos Sumo to make UK debut

Global Distribution will use the Media Production Show to give UK debuts to a host of new equipment, including Atomos’ Sumo.

Dock10 HQ8

Additional studio added to Dock10

Dock10 in Salford has opened a new TV studio that is suitable for green screen work or productions using small sets.

SpaceCrate interior

SpaceCrate to debut at MPS

The Media Production Show (MPS) will host the first public exhibition of a fully operational SpaceCrate, the professional specification creative space built inside a shipping container.

JVC GYL300

Updated JVC Super 35 camera on show at MPS

JVC will demo new colour resolution capabilities for its GY-LS300 4KCAM Super 35 handheld camcorder at the Media Production Show (MPS).

Motama RelayCaster

Rohde & Schwarz snaps up IP networks technology firm

GMIT, a subsidiary of Rohde & Schwarz, has acquired the IP networks transmission technology developed by fellow German firm Motama.

VFX sector slams Tory visa proposals

The chief executive of the UK Screen Alliance Neil Hatton has condemned a Conservative Party proposal to double the Immigration Skills Charge levied to employers, declaring that it will impact on the VFX sector’s global competitiveness.

Space Studios Manchester sound stage under construction

Space Studios Manchester eyes next expansion phase

The £14m expansion of Space Studios Manchester may not yet be complete but discussions about further extending the studio complex are already under way, Broadcast has learned.

Isle of Wight Festival 2016

CTV set to trial SAM replay for UHD refresh

OB firm CTV is testing the SAM LiveTouch 4K replay system with a view to replacing legacy EVS equipment.

Formula E

Formula E in pole position at Media Production Show

A Formula E motor racing showcase will form part of the content distribution and live production seminar strand at the Media Production Show next month.

Adrian Bleasdale Space Studios Manchester

New name for Manchester studio facility

The Space Project production facility in Manchester is being re-named as Space Studios Manchester from this week.

Pinewood MBS Lighting Arri Skypanels

Albert certification for eco friendly lighting firm

Pinewood MBS Lighting has been named as an Albert certified lighting supplier.

Film lab to open at Pinewood

An increase in the use of celluloid film for acquisition in the movie industry has prompted Kodak and Pinewood Studios to open a film negative processing lab.

Charlie Howell

Former Diligent MD joins Imagen

Imagen has appointed former Diligent managing director Charlie Horrell as its new chief executive, replacing Tom Blake who becomes commercial director.

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Three Girls

Supply location kit and carry out picture post-production on a three-part drama based on the true stories of victims of grooming and sexual abuse in Rochdale

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.

SS-GB

Audibility: the struggle to be heard

The issue of audibility continues to rear its ugly head. So where in the production and post workflow do the problems occur?

Comment

Ransomware attack

WannaCry ransomware: Could it happen to your company?

If you have any centralised data storage or computer resource, like Network Attached Storage (NAS), you should be very concerned indeed about cybercrime, writes Jon Morgan.

Tuomo Tolonen

Why the future of wireless mic technology is objectively digital

The digital versus analogue debate is one of audio’s many endless subjective arguments, with die-hards on both sides. But in the field of wireless microphone technology, argues Tuomo Tolonen, an objective winner is starting to emerge.

Kodi

Battle against piracy goes on

Sales of adapted set-top boxes are a new threat to the film and TV industry, says Christopher Schouten

Digital Edition

Digital edition: Broadcast TECH

In the April/May issue: TV’s audibility controversy looks here to stay; Scotland gets go-ahead for studios; How to capture the America’s Cup and transmit it worldwide; and tips on how to approach 360-degree projects

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Windfarm

Secrets of the Super Elements, BBC4

Shooting an entire programme on smartphones

Inside the Gang, Channel 5

Inside the Gang, Channel 5

Showing the true diversity of gang culture

The Trial

The Trial: A Murder In the Family

The case of the first TV murder trial