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    Behind the scenes: War of the Worlds

    2019-11-15T10:19:00Z

    The War of the Worlds started on the radio, but the sound is just as important in the latest small screen turn of the HG Wells classic. Adrian Pennington goes behind the scenes of the audio behind the BBC’s new TV adaptation.

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    MovieLabs looks to be the industry’s North Star

    2019-11-08T12:15:00Z

    In August MovieLabs – made up of five of the biggest Hollywood studios - launched its 10-year vision for the industry. James Pearce spoke with the organisation’s leaders at SMPTE2019 in Los Angeles. 

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    VFX: De-aging tech

    2019-11-08T11:15:00Z

    The current crop of films featuring digitally de-aged characters has brought new life to older actors, and now a pioneering example of age regression for a TV series shows just how much the technology is evolving.

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    Behind the scenes: Diego Maradona

    2019-11-05T16:46:00Z

    Editor Chris King and director Asif Kapadia tackle Argentina’s footballing enigma, Diego Maradona, in this documentary which comes to DVD this month

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    Behind the scenes: His Dark Materials

    2019-11-01T10:03:00Z

    Any adaptation of Philip Pullman’s multi-layered fantasy His Dark Materials must decide how to represent the cast of animalistic ‘daemons’ which feature constantly throughout the story. Adrian Pennington spoke with key members of the VFX team to find out how. 

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    Vision mixers: Switching it up

    2019-10-28T12:18:00Z

    The art of production mixing may not have changed profoundly in recent years, but the call to deliver to extra platforms and satisfy more streamlined productions are among the trends heralding fresh challenges for system developers.

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    Why productions should focus on security

    2019-10-25T11:43:00Z

    SMPTE 2019: Security is a key concern for the media industry, but security needs to be integrated into production cycles from the start, according to HBO’s Marc Zorn.

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    Behind the scenes: Official Secrets

    2019-10-25T09:17:00Z

    Telling the story with lighting, Official Secrets cinematographer Florian Hoffmeister BSC speaks to Alana Foster on how he worked with director Gavin Hood to depict the story of one woman’s moral conundrum.

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    Behind the scenes: Le Mans ‘66

    2019-10-09T11:13:00Z

    James Mangold’s Le Mans ’66 - also known as Ford v Ferrari - looks at the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Cinematographer Phedon Papamichael talks about shooting emotion in the cold metal of motorsports

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    Behind the scenes: Joker

    2019-10-03T15:58:00Z

    Production designer Mark Friedberg and editor Jeff Groth explain how they mapped Manhattan to fit the warped and rotting mind of the clown’s alter ego.

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    Behind the scenes: The Goldfinch

    2019-09-24T16:04:00Z

    Complex, dense and 800 pages long, the 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt has become this year’s prestige cinematic literary adaptation. John Crowley, who directed the adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s novel Brooklyn , has taken on the task and given himself the best possible shot ...

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    Streaming, 8K and AR: How bringing production in-house will transform Rugby World Cup 2019

    2019-09-20T09:48:00Z

    The Rugby World Cup has brought production in-house for the 2019 World Cup. As the tournament kicks off in Japan, Steve McCaskill finds out what innovations will feature at RWC2019.

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    BT Sport switches focus to remote production

    2019-09-13T11:59:00Z

    IBC2019: With remote production set to be a hot topic at IBC2019, Paolo Pescatore takes a look at BT Sport’s plans for the new technology.

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    Behind the scenes: Gemini Man

    2019-09-09T12:16:00Z

    Ang Lee chose to shoot his upcoming sci-fi film Gemini Man, starring Will Smith, in HFR. Editor Tim Squyres explains how the director fell in love with higher frame rates.

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    Young Pioneer: Leader, visionary and influencer

    2019-09-09T11:00:00Z

    In the second instalment of a two-part feature with the shortlisted finalists of the new IBC Young Pioneer Awards, IBC365 speaks with the seven finalists recognised as the brightest up-and-coming talent.  

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    Q&A with IBC Social Impact Award finalists

    2019-09-06T10:19:00Z

    In this first instalment of a two-part feature looking at the finalists of the new IBC Social Impact Awards, IBC365 speaks with the shortlisted companies transforming the industry.

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    Astonishing performances

    2019-09-06T09:50:00Z

    From Gollum to King Kong, Andy Serkis is widely credited as the man who brought performance capture into the mainstream. Ahead of IBC2019, the actor/director sat down with James Pearce to discuss the growth of this technology and his long association with it.

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    Esports eclipses expectations

    2019-09-04T08:00:00Z

    Esports offers opportunities for broadcasters. With its growing fan base and complex rights management changing the landscape, IBC365 examines the lessons in production from the cutting edge of gaming.

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    Generation HEVC

    2019-09-03T15:43:00Z Brought to you by

    In today’s ever-changing digital landscape, video quality drives viewer engagement and user experience. People want to enjoy video anywhere, anytime and this drives demand for higher quality content, improved bandwidth and faster processing. And with that, video codec quality, performance and reliability have never been more important.

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    Lenses and the quest for character in changing times for film

    2019-09-03T12:59:00Z

    Growing demand for large format lenses that enable rich video depiction using a shallow depth of field is among the trends affecting a highly competitive sector of equipment manufacturing, writes David Davies.