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    IBC2023 Accelerators preview: Where sporting innovation has no limits


    The IBC2023 Accelerators programme has begun in earnest, with initial discussions around pitch proposals from a core team of key Champions and Participants beginning in December 2022 - including representative Champions from Microsoft, Warner Bros Discovery, BBC, Sky Sports, BT Sport and DAZN. The team has been developing ideas taking ...

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    Behind the Scenes: The Woman King - Battle hardened?


    Historical action epic The Woman King, may have missed the Oscars nod, but has been widely acclaimed by critics and audiences alike. Adrian Pennington speaks to British DoP Polly Morgan about crafting a powerful and diverse film.

  • 1. Rise Awards 2022 honour women in media technology

    Rise Awards 2022 honour women in media technology


    Rise, the advocacy group for gender diversity in the media technology sector, announced the winners for the 2022 Rise Awards at a ceremony at BT Sport Studios last week.

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    Soho Media Club: In Conversation with John Olivieira


    IBC2022: This Soho Media Club session kicks off with an “In conversation with John Olivieira”. John Olivieira, publisher at OneWorld, shares insight into how he got started in the media space as well as discussing the challenges in the industry. John is currently chairman of the board of the European ...

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    Women account for only 25% of all film directors in Europe


    Women still only represent a quarter of all film directors working in Europe, according to a European Audiovisual Observatory report.

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    Opening the conversation: Diversity in media and broadcasting


    The conversation around diversity in media and broadcasting was a key focus among many of IBC2022’s speakers and panellists and was particularly emphasised in Day Three’s session with ‘Soho Media Club: In conversation with John Olivieira - moving the diversity and inclusion needle’.

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    IBC2022: The Hottest Themes and trends of IBC2022


    The IBC2022 Show ended on a high earlier this week, after four days of high-quality networking, more than a thousand exhibitors, and some robust analysis of the wider industry from some of the biggest names and brands in the M&E world. Here we take a look at some of the ...

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    Women leading the direct-to-consumer revolution


    IBC2022: Google is committed to addressing the diversity and, in particular, the gender gap in the media and entertainment industry. Hear from female executives about their unique experiences leading teams in the direct-to-consumer space, how we can better empower more diverse leadership in media and entertainment, and the actions needed ...

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    RISE: Strive to Rise


    IBC2022: Strive to Rise is a new formal recognition programme designed by Rise for companies working across the media technology industry working towards gender equality. This initiative has been designed to encourage and celebrate good practice within organisations and to support companies to increase and diversify their pool of talent. ...

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    IBC2022: True gender equality in media tech on the rise


    Sunday morning on the IBC Conference stage saw three companies discuss how they have piloted Strive to Rise, a new formal recognition programme for media technology companies working towards gender equality.

  • Nonny de la Peña, Journalist, Filmmaker, Virtual & Augmented Reality (VR/AR) pioneer & Founder, Emblematic Group
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    The challenge: Ethics of VR and AR in media


    Speaking at IBC2022, Nonny de la Peña, Journalist, Filmmaker, Virtual & Augmented Reality (VR/AR) pioneer & Founder, Emblematic Group explained just why VR and AR will play an increasingly important part in global media and entertainment.

  • Creating a more diverse workforce with STARZ's Jamila Daniel

    IBC Digital 2021: Creating a more diverse workforce with STARZ’s Jamila Daniel


    Jamila Daniel, Chief Diversity Officer for Lionsgate and Senior Vice President of Human Resources at STARZ, is responsible for partnering with the company’s leadership team to effect organisational changes in policy and culture that lead to a more diverse and inclusive workplace. In this IBC Digital 2021 video, she explains ...

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    VFX house Misc Studios launches in London


    Adam Luckwell and Michael Elson have launched Misc Studios, a VFX house dedicated to high-end VFX production based in central London’s Noho area.

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    The great race is on to decarbonised digital


    The call to action for the DPP’s Committed to Sustainability Programme came out of a 2018 industry leader’s conference as a top business priority. Identified as a ‘fairly simple assessment tool’, it was launched officially in 2019 and recently celebrated the milestone of 50 media companies joining the programme. George ...

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    IBC Launches 2022 Awards Programme


    Nominations are now open for the IBC Innovation Awards, with entries for the IBC Social Impact Award opening on Monday 11 April. All parts of the industry are invited to suggest nominations for projects and programmes and all entries are free.

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    ITV announces £80 million Diversity Commissioning Fund


    ITV plans to reserve £80 million of its content commissioning budget over the next three years to drive change towards racial equity and disability equity.

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    Gender Diversity in Broadcast Technology: How are Vendors and Organisations Responding?


    A lack of gender diversity continues to be a problem in the field of broadcast engineering. In part one of this article, we focused on the working environment for women employed by broadcasters, but what are vendors and industry organisations doing to address this imbalance?

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    Rise launches annual mentoring schemes, adding north and central Europe, as well as ANZ to its expanding global locations


    Rise, an advocacy group for gender diversity in the broadcast media technology sector, has launched its mentoring schemes for 2022-2023.

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    IWD: Gender diversity in broadcast technology: More needs to be done


    International Women’s Day: Technology has a reputation for being solely the domain of white men, and broadcast engineering is no exception. In fact, historically, it has had less gender diversity than other technology industries. But in this era of increasing focus on diversity, how is broadcasting doing? 

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    Rise Awards 2021 Winners Announced


    Rise, the advocacy group for gender diversity in the media technology sector, has revealed the winners for the 2021 Rise Awards.