All Pioneer Productions articles – Page 8

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    US cable network has keys to UK stately homes

    2006-08-07T16:00:00Z

    US cable network HGTV has commissioned London-based Pioneer Productions to produce a one-off special in which actor John Barrowman visits some of the UK's most famous stately homes and castles.

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    Rainbow goes all HD

    2006-07-27T08:30:00Z

    Rainbow Post has upgraded from a Symphony to a Symphony Nitris. It joins the Quantel eQ in the online department and has been installed primarily to work on programmes edited on Avid offline systems including an upcoming HD series for National Geographic Channel, Naked Science ...

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    The anatomy of a sound design

    2006-07-27T08:00:00Z

    The anatomy of a sound design

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    Liddle to look at the Bible for C4

    2006-06-22T08:30:00Z

    Former Today editor Rod Liddle is to front a Channel 4 religious special investigating how the Bible first came to be translated into English - one of two feature-length documentaries greenlit by the broadcaster.

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    Rainbow upgrade

    2006-06-08T08:00:00Z

    Rainbow Post has doubled its surround sound facilities with the upgrade of its Studio 2 to 5.1 surround sound with Dolby E.

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    Spencer moves on

    2006-06-08T08:00:00Z

    The Edit Store Group has nabbed De Lane Lea Sound Studios' dubbing mixer Jez Spencer.

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    C4I secures sales down under

    2006-06-05T16:00:00Z

    Channel 4 International has sold a package of eight titles to Australia's ABC as part of a major output deal with the public broadcaster.

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    Post houses feel the Soho squeeze

    2006-04-27T08:00:00Z

    In Soho, while boutiques thrive on their expertise and client care and large post firms do well out of offering a one-stop shop and economies of scale, those in between find life less easy.

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    Little Britain duo completes hat-trick of craft wins

    2005-11-23T11:23:34Z

    Costume designer Annie Hardinge and make-up artist Lisa Cavalli-Green won their third consecutive RTS Craft and Design Awards last night.

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    C4 to chart 2005's disasters

    2005-11-17T08:30:00Z

    Channel 4 has commissioned indie Pioneer Productions to produce a major fast turnaround documentary chronicling the year's numerous natural disasters.

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    Pioneer order celebrates Americanlove affair with cars

    2005-11-10T08:30:00Z

    London-based science indie Pioneer Productions has secured a commission from the US Travel Channel to make a series celebrating America's love of cars, trucks and bikes.

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    C4/NatGeo tie-up marks disaster anniversary

    2005-10-20T08:30:00Z

    Channel 4 and the US National Geographic Channel have jointly backed a major drama-documentary marking the 20th anniversary of the Challenger space shuttle disaster.

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    Taking baby steps

    2005-09-08T08:00:00Z

    RDF's investment in The Baby Channel may have been motivated by sound business sense, but does it signal a host of similar niche channel moves by production companies?

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    Rainbow moves offlining to second office

    2005-09-01T08:30:00Z

    Soho facility Rainbow Post Production has opened a new office in Hammersmith and splashed out£150,000 on four Final Cut Pro editing systems, each backed up with 3.2 terabytes of storage.

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    Shooting in HD: it's all in the detail

    2005-07-28T08:00:00Z

    High definition is at last becoming a reality as the number of shows being shot on the format continues to rise. Bu...

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    Roundtable - Exploitation: how worried should we be?

    2005-06-06T10:04:31Z

    When TV Wrap handed Pact a report naming 30 indies it claims have exploited freelance workers, it prompted shock, denial and widespread consternation within the indie community. Broadcast brought the freelancers and indies together to fight it out.

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    Worldwide sales for C4I disaster films

    2005-06-02T08:30:00Z

    Channel 4 International has made a slew of international sales for Pioneer Productions' two disaster documentaries Krakatoa and The Wave That Shook the World . Krakatoa , a 60-minute film which aired on C4 in January, has been ...

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    The best and brightest of 2005

    2005-06-02T08:00:00Z

    Best Young Director -Charlotte Bruus-Christensen and Stefan Mork Charlotte Bruus-Christensen and Stefan Mork - both 27 - are a fine example of how multi-skilling can create brilliance. As well as sharing directing duties on Between Us(the short film which drew them to the ...

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    Rainbow Post adds HD capability as US deals roll in

    2005-05-26T08:30:00Z

    Rainbow Post is spending£350,000 to add high-definition pictures to its growing audio department after winning a raft of HD projects from the US.

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    Fremantle takes Catherine drama

    2005-04-28T08:30:00Z

    Fremantle International Distribution (FID) has acquired the global rights to forthcoming BBC drama Catherine the Great . The two-hour special will explore the turbulent life of the 18th-century Russian empress and is being made by Brook Lapping Productions. It will air on BBC2 later this year ...