All Coronavirus articles – Page 5

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    Executive Interviews

    The CTO interview: Dave Travis, Red Bee Media


    As a managed services provider to the media industry, Red Bee offers broadcasters, media companies and content owners the opportunity to outsource flexibility and innovation.  Chief product and technology officer Dave Travis tells IBC365 how the company is able to keep ahead of developments in the media landscape. 

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    Industry Trends

    4K and mobility dominate camera developments


    A continued emphasis on improving 4K capture and making it accessible to a larger user group is evident from this ‘snapshot’ of camera products that have been announced recently.

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    Executive Interviews

    Interview: Gaël Seydoux, InterDigital


    Could immersive media technologies such as volumetric video, photogrammetry and 3D experiences be the future for the media and entertainment industry? Alana Foster speaks with InterDigital’s Gaël Seydoux.

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    BBC launches Together platform for shared streaming during lockdown


    The BBC has launched a new experimental platform that aims to allow viewers who are apart to watch and listen to video and audio content from iPlayer, Sounds, Bitesize, News and Sport at the same time.


    UK broadcasters unveil pandemic production guidelines


    UK broadcasters have partnered to establish a set of guidelines outlining how the industry can produce television content safely in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Industry Trends

    Managing mental health during a pandemic


    The film and TV industry has been shuttered with freelancers and staff across the entire supply chain impacted by business decisions and company closures. During Mental Health Awareness week, Alana Foster investigates what support and initiatives are out there.

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    Industry Trends

    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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    Industry Trends

    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.

    Industry Trends

    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.