Studio Production

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    Industry Trends

    Analysis: Why NEP acquired SIS Live

    2018-10-10T13:09:00Z

    NEP’s latest acquisition, a deal for connectivity services firm SIS Live, was announced yesterday. And it’s unlikely to be the OB giant’s last, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    Technical Papers

    Using blockchain to manage production and distribution

    2018-10-04T09:55:00Z

    Alongside the creative challenge of producing and distributing great video content internationally, there is a huge administrative burden. The contributors to the production – writers, director, actors, musicians, and more – all have to be paid. This paper explores blockchain as a fresh approach to

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    Industry Trends

    IBC2018 Tech Talks: Blockchain

    2018-10-03T14:04:00Z

    In these technical papers, authors from Arqiva, Orbitalize, EBU and Groupe Média TFO describe real-world applications in: media contracting, intellectual property, media asset management and a legitimate peer-peer video sharing model.

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    Executive Interviews

    Craft Leaders: Barry Alexander Brown, Editor

    2018-10-02T09:43:00Z

    Barry Alexander Brown has edited over 100 Spike Lee ‘joints’, and is an acclaimed filmmaker himself. He tells Adrian Pennington about a career that encompasses editing legendary films such as Do The Right Thing and Malcolm X through to Lee’s latest, Blackkklansman.

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    Technical Papers

    Object-audio capture systems for sports broadcast

    2018-09-27T09:09:00Z

    The benefits to using audio as a primary method of delivering new experiences, particularly during a sports event, it is the audio that best engages consumers with the atmosphere of the stadium.

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    Technical Papers

    AI-driven smart production

    2018-09-27T09:05:00Z

    NHK has developed a new AI-driven broadcasting technology called “Smart Production” to quickly and accurately gather and analyse diverse types of information from society and deliver information to a wide range of viewers.

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    Technical Papers

    AI: Video analysis and machine learning for live events coverage

    2018-09-27T09:05:00Z

    This paper describes recent BBC research into potential production benefits of AI algorithms, using visual analysis and other techniques.

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    Executive Interviews

    Interview: Lisa Tobin, New York Times

    2018-09-26T07:00:00Z

    Providing narrative perspective in a US news environment that’s in total overdrive is a daily challenge along with the changing audio consumption habits Lisa Tobin confronts, executive producer of audio and editor of The Daily podcast at the New York Times.

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    Executive Interviews

    Interview: Peter Smith, Antenna Group

    2018-09-25T07:01:00Z

    Antenna Group is an Athens-based multinational broadcaster with a very strong presence in Greece (with its ANT1 free-to-air channel) as well as radio stations, and channels in Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia and Romania. Its media investments include broadband services, publishing, music labels, and

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    Industry Trends

    Why AI may never match craft skills in production

    2018-09-17T09:21:00Z

    IBC2018: The strongest case for the use of AI production tools is in lower cost genres of television, says BBC AI Research Engineer Craig White.