A show with a cast of 170 puppets and a giant set that completely filled the studio was a huge logistical challenge
Sue Woodward talks to George Bevir about growing the north-west’s television ecology
Remote working, Ultra HD cameras and live broadcast over IP will be among the big themes at this year’s Amsterdam trade show.
Expect to see plenty of innovation around the management and delivery of content at IBC, writes Will Strauss
While IBC is usually associated with the birth of new technology, death is never far away, writes Will Strauss
Blackmagic Design’s Studio Camera, the Cion from AJA and Aaton-Digital’s Cantar X3 are among the products picked out by Will Strauss in his IBC 2014 preview
Michael Burns discovers how the OB market has changed in the wake of SIS Live’s exit.
Production of Disney’s musical comedy Galavant is underway at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios
Children’s Media Conference delegates endorse campaign to extend tax breaks to live-action kids’ shows.
A tie-up between Glastonbury and Southampton Solent University is a ‘win-win’
The chief executive of Imagine Communications and Gates Air on splitting the company in two and the similarities between TV and the telecoms industry
With the deadline for file-based delivery looming, Broadcast partnered with the DPP for two panel discussions at Rada in London to discover if the industry is ready for the change.
If the four years since the last World Cup have been a long time in football, they have been a geological age in broadcast technology
The May/June issue contains a behind-the-scenes look at the Brazil World Cup, the migration from SDI to to IP-based workflows and an interview with Imagine Communications’ Charlie Vogt
Archives are being mined in increasingly ingenious ways
Assessing the impact and the legacy of Outlander, Shetland and Glasgow 2014
The internet is likely to have a more profound impact on TV than the shift from analogue to digital, says Mike Grieve
NAB 2014: Mini cams, lenses and large-sensor 4K cameras were the highlights of NAB, writes Danny Dawson.
NAB 2014: On display at this month’s NAB Show in Las Vegas will be the latest developments in 4K technology from the likes of Sony and Cinedeck, alongside file-based delivery tools, and much more.
As the broadcast technology supply sector consolidates, the survival of smaller manufacturers rests on continual research and development, and greater co-operation.
Working with small teams and on limited budgets, local TV stations have faced some tough choices over the technology and equipment they need to get on air.
The technology being used by local TV stations and what the recent wave of M&A activity means for manufacturers
It’s glass half full, glass half empty at the UK’s studios as tax rebates put a squeeze on space
How one of the biggest developments in British TV for decades is taking shape
Recognising projects from all over the world that have used historical footage to great effect.
Coverage of the Winter Paralympic Games was a task of Olympian proportions, says John Loughman
Managing assets over remote servers is becoming a vital part of the production process
As using commercial music becomes easier, Ann-Marie Corvin discovers why production scores remain important
A rapid review of some of the kit on show at BVE 2014
How news crews went mobile to cover the floods
From discussions about the DPP’s AS-11 spec to panel debates about the merits of UHD, we’ve picked five must-attend sessions at BVE
James Rowley-Ashwood explains why BVE is paying closer attention to the connected world
While 4K is widely touted as the next big thing there is still a long way to go
What is first-mover advantage worth to OTT providers?
The monetisation of multiscreen demands deeper understanding, says Neerav Shah
Schedulers have had to move with the times
Producers can learn from the Las Vegas tech fest, says Mark Harrison
Live event TV will be one of the key drivers for broadcasting in 2014, says Simon Ingram
From film school to the BBC Writers’ Room, is enough being done to nurture the next generation
Directors Cut worked on John Pilger’s latest
Audio has a huge role to play in creating the overall Strictly Come Dancing experience, says sound supervisor Andy Tapley.
The Mill’s TV arm closed, but with Soho and Manchester facilities opening there were highs too
Legends passed, TVC closed its doors, UK drama took on a Scandi influence and a schoolboy brought us to tears
From sporting battles and controversial content funding to indie buyouts and UK tax credits
BT Sport’s launch and SIS Live’s exit were the biggest events ahead of the Commonwealth Games
In a big year for drama, and with new platforms hungry for content, 2013 was a busy time
In the studios sector, 2013 was all about space – the demand for it, the lack of it and how to build more of it.
Digital growth was driven by tablet penetration, 4G and an industry monetising IPTV