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Deluxe to move out of Soho

The Deluxe Entertainment Services Group (DESG) is planning to move out of Soho by consolidating its 13 disparate London buildings into two large purpose-designed super-facilities.


BBC Engineering plans live IP-based production trials

BBC Engineering is undertaking proof-of-concept trials for a live IPbased production infrastructure that could be used at the new Wales Broadcasting House in Cardiff.


Envy to open sixth facility in London for short-form team

Envy is to open a sixth London post facility next year after securing a lease on a building in Mortimer Street.


Fujifilm unveils LTO-7 tape after passing tests

Fujifilm has launched an LTO-7 tape after successfully completing the interchange testing for the LTO Ultrium generation 7 format.

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ITV to use programmatic ad platform RadiumOne

ITV will use the programmatic ad platform RadiumOne to allow advertisers to reach audiences simultaneously across different devices and online environments.

Hireworks to offer 33 new cutting rooms in Soho

Hireworks is planning to make 33 new cutting rooms available for dry hire in Soho after signing up for 7,500 sq ft of space on Shaftesbury Avenue.


Vatican Television Centre upgrades live equipment

The Pope will be captured in High Dynamic Range (HDR) next month after Vatican Television Centre (Centro Televisivo Vaticano) upgraded its live production equipment.


Ravensbourne to offer remote craft editing course

Ravensbourne has signed a three-year deal that will enables its postproduction students to access Inside The Edit, the remote craft editing course devised by documentary and reality TV editor Paddy Bird.

Technicolor replaces VP of post-production and digital

Technicolor has appointed John Fleming as vice-president of postproduction and digital services for the UK.

Pinewood appoints group brand director

Pinewood Studios Group has appointed Nadya Jary to the newly created role of group brand director.

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Two Channel 4 docs win Rory Peck Awards Video

Documentaries about the Islamic State and its effects on Iraq and Syria were honoured at last night’s Rory Peck Awards.


DPP unveils plans to tackle industry’s tech ‘frustration’

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is hoping that the research and testing work it undertakes next year will help the industry overcome a “growing frustration” with the lack of standardisation and technology interoperability.

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Procam to relocate to bigger site in west London

Procam will move its HQ to west London after outgrowing its current home in south London.

MSV Post moves to new facilities in Hammersmith

MSV Post, the in-house post operation for the Tinopolis Group of production companies, has relocated to new facilities within its Elsinore House site in Hammersmith.


Forbidden to add Avid AAF import feature to Forscene

The ability to import Avid AAF files and then auto-conform timelines based on that data is being added to the next iteration of Forscene, the cloud-editing software developed by Forbidden Technologies.


IBC 2015

IBC 2015: the industry verdict

Newtek’s IP protocol and Sony’s FS5 were among the highlights of this year’s show.

VER Reality Partners

Reality partnership for VER

Production equipment provider VER has taken on the staff of Amsterdam reality television systems integrator Reality Partners.


Music rights and licensing

Music licensing is an important area - but is not always covered well on TV production courses. Now music publishers are taking matters into their own hands, writes Kevin Hilton


Sef Tuma

Dealing with digital Darwinism

Creating a modern IT platform is essential for the survival of traditional media firms, says Sef Tuma.


Broadcast TECH Index: post-production survey of UK's top shows

A comprehensive survey of the facilities and kit used to post produce some of the UK’s highest-rating shows.


Jodie Marsh Is... Video

Provide final post and finishing for the six-part series in which the glamour model-turned-TV presenter explores ‘challenging topics that impact on how we live today’.


Detectorists Video

Picture post on the second series of Mackenzie Crook’s 6 x 30-minute comedy about a group of metal- detecting enthusiasts in rural Essex.


Cuffs Video

Picture and sound on the 8 x 60-minute police series set in Brighton.

Digital Edition

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Digital Edition: Broadcast TECH

The September/October issue contains: Index - a survey of the post-production industry and equipment, a 10-page IBC preview, Quantel Snell chief executive Tim Thorsteinson’s candid assessment of the company and four dubbing mixers reveal their tricks for cleaning up audio.

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