All Coronavirus articles – Page 5

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    Analyst review: Coronavirus impact measured


    IBC365 looks at the latest facts and figures featured in analyst reports from across the industry.

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    NBCU and Sky partner for ads


    NBCUniversal is set to partner with fellow Comcast stablemate Sky to launch a new global advertising venture.

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    JT-NM takes testing program virtual


    Front-line vendors were due to conclude the third JT-NM Tested Program in Houston in March, but Covid-19 transformed the conversation on the project, writes George Jarrett.

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    British broadcasters strike esports deals during lockdown


    British broadcasters have turned to esports while most sporting events are halted due to the coronavirus lockdown.

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    Industry Trends

    Cinema tech: Saving the big screen


    While side-wall projection and immersive audio are bringing fresh dimensions to the cinema experience, 3D looks like it might have peaked (again). With movie theatres currently closed around the world, David Davies considers the emerging technologies that could help encourage cinemagoers to return post-lockdown.

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    Behind the scenes: Isolation Stories


    Coronavirus lockdown has put a halt to productions worldwide. But with  Isolation Stories ITV Studios has created a novel drama shoot where the cast and crew maintained social distancing. Adrian Pennington investigates.

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    Sky launches £1m SME support scheme through AdSmart


    Sky’s advertising arm has launched a £1 million support scheme offering 100 small businesses TV advertising campaigns through AdSmart to support them during the coronavirus lockdown.

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    Industry Trends

    Streaming success: As-live action theatre in lockdown


    Theatre has suffered more than most industries due to coronavirus. But with Disney set to air broadway megahit Hamilton on its OTT service, the UK’s National Theatre and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber are among novice streamers turning to OTT during Covid-19.

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    HPA forms Industry Recovery Task Force


    The Hollywood Professional Association has formed a recovery effort to support the sustainable resumption of the production and post production industry service sector amid Covid-19 lockdown.

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    Industry Trends

    How streaming re-wrote the rules for cinema


    Coronavirus has seen cinemas across the globe shut down, while streaming services are gaining more eyeballs than ever. In a follow-up to our Streaming vs Cinema article, Patrick von Sychowski looks at how streaming has affected the film industry during Covid-19 lockdown

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    Industry Trends

    Looking to the cloud during lockdown


    Heightened demands on cloud storage and bandwidth pressures resulting from large-file transfer are the universal concerns for broadcasters as production shifts greatly in favour of working from home during lockdown, writes David Davies. 

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    ViacomCBS’s Bakish severs staff to drive integration


    Since Viacom and CBS merged last December and during the “challenging” Covid-19 pandemic, CEO Bill Bakish has said streamlining its operations and managing costs remain a priority. 

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    BBC announces major mental health push across broadcasting


    BBC’s television, radio and children’s programming will pivot as it focusses on Mental Health Awareness Week next month curating content throughout May to help audiences struggling “during these extraordinary circumstances.”

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    BBC looks to save a further £125m


    The BBC needs to find a further £125 million savings this year, according to outgoing director general Tony Hall, who confirmed senior staff will take a salary freeze until August 2021.

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    Industry Trends

    Tuning in to real home radio


    Radio production is better placed than TV to broadcast from home. But the coronavirus lockdown still poses challenges for the sector, writes Kevin Hilton.

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    Industry Trends

    Esports scores as live sports shrinks


    As stadiums remain empty and sporting matches are postponed, esports is filling the void with fans turning from traditional sports to gaming. Alana Foster looks at the market and the movement from broadcasters and vendors.  

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    Oscars set to recognise streaming films due to lockdown


    For the first time in history, movies that have debuted on a streaming service without a theatrical run will be eligible for the Academy Awards, as Covid-19 has restricted global premiers. 

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    Industry Trends

    365 playlist: Post production and VFX


    Post production and VFX are constantly evolving areas of media production - with no exception during the Covid-19 pandemic. IBC365 looks at how the industry is priming new workflows and remotely post producing. 

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    YouTube expands US fact checking initiative


    YouTube is launching fact checking panels in the US with the aim of raising authoritative sources of information across the site following similar successes in Brazil and India.

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    beIN launches sports archive service


     A new sports archive service has been launched by beIN that will offer a selection of classic matches, documentaries and features on-demand.