Ann-Marie Corvin's articles

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    Executive Interviews

    Keeping 4 secure


    A broadcaster’s cyber strategy needs to be robust when faced with challenges but Channel 4’s Brian Brackenborough appears to have most of the bases covered.

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    Executive Interviews

    Interview: David Abraham, Wonderhood Studios


    The former Channel 4 boss discusses his role in saving the British pubcaster from privatisation and reveals more details of his latest venture, which fuses high-end content production with brandcasting and data insight.

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    Industry Trends

    Putting blockchain to work in media


    Its association with cryptocurrency may be a turn off for some broadcasters, but blockchain’s ability to track rights and maximise the monetisation of content is at least worthy of experimentation.

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    Industry Trends

    The making of the ‘Hazard Hologram’


    Football star Eden Hazard’s augmented reality interview on Belgian TV went viral soon after it aired during the World Cup. Here’s how it was produced.

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    Industry Trends

    Is mixed reality the future of immersive entertainment?


    From interactive game shows to holographic headsets that allow sporting action to play out in front of you, mixed reality promises groundbreaking new experiences – but there are hurdles before the tech becomes mainstream.

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    Industry Trends

    The shape of kids’ content


    The proliferation of devices and platforms has meant that younger audiences are changing their viewing patterns, which in turn is shaping broadcaster and IP owners’ content strategies for a new generation of children.

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    Industry Trends

    Getting set for GDPR


    Channel 4 is renewing its Viewer Promise, while broadcasters in Germany are joining forces to create a universal log-in – but is either enough to accommodate the EU’s stringent new data protection laws?

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    Industry Trends

    Interview: Rikard Steiber, Viveport


    The President of VR app store Viveport urged broadcasters to make an investment in VR or risk missing out on an ecosystem that had the potential to offer audiences a huge array of experiences.

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    Industry Trends

    Diving into data to boost box office numbers


    IBC2017: Data-driven insights into the cinema-going habits of Millennials and aging baby boomers could prove critical in boosting box office numbers, a panel of cinema experts revealed during an IBC’s Big Screen strand.

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    Industry Trends

    Consumer UX needs to be ‘slick, fast and simple’


    IBC2017: The TV consumer experience must provide users with more personalisation while allowing the provider editorial control and work seamlessly over a range of devices, according to a panel at IBC.