Vladimir Putin has been brought to life as a chat show host for a new BBC comedy. James Pearce goes behind the scenes with Framestore to see how the VFX firm used motion capture to create a VFX Putin in real-time.
As the esports market continues to grow, the broadcast and media space are keeping a closer eye on competitive gaming. IBC365 speaks to ESL’s Simon Eicher about the opportunity in esports.
For Microsoft’s Jennifer Cooper, delivering more revealing audience intelligence is crucial to satisfying the company’s huge client base.
With esports growing fast, there are opportunities for broadcasters to get involved, the head of games trade body Ukie Dr Jo Twist tells IBC365.
Despite the light-hearted company name of Space Beers, co-founder Maurice Schutte is very serious about filmmaking and utilising blockchain to help him do so. IBC365 spoke to Schutte to discover more…
The Swiss company SingularDTV is one of the world’s leaders in developing blockchain applications for creative industries. IBC365 spoke to its co-founder Kim Jackson to go ‘under the hood’ of what blockchain is all about.
In-car listening presents a huge opportunity for the DAB radio industry, believes Arqiva’s Simon Mason.
Hacking banks is not a pastime you’d normally associate with a leading executive of a major telco. However, it’s part of the day job for Konstantinos Karagiannis at BT Americas.
The media business stalwart discusses the impact of 5G on content consumption, the economics of blockchain, and the long-term Viacom vision.
Renowned news innovator Deborah Turness reveals how she is harnessing new tech, platforms and formats to bring Euronews into the heart of the story and how she turned NBC back into a number one ‘challenger brand’.
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.
Planet-centric design is user-centred, because it’s in humans’ best interests to have a healthy planet, say Impossible founders and IBC2018 keynote speakers Lily Cole and Kwame Ferreira.
Paramount Pictures Futurist in Residence Ted Schilowitz explores the future of entertainment.
For almost 20 years Sky Sports Innovation Manager Mike Ruddell has been at the cutting edge of sports and broadcast technology, but this team player has always had one goal in mind - to give the viewers the best possible experience.
LiveTree promises to transform the creation and distribution of film and TV through blockchain technology, founder Ashley Turning explains how.
IBC2017: Digital startups are creating a dynamic and innovative ecosystem to strengthen and challenge traditional business models.
Evolution of the 4G standard will continue for some years but the tipping point will come as consumers demand a better experience.
As the industry transitions to IP and OTT distribution over multiple devices, interest in blockchain will grow.
IBC2017: “Plan, prepare and practice,” Cyber Security expert and former Chief of Staff at the Department of Homeland Security Paul Rosen told IBC365 regarding the prevalent risks of cyber threats.
The media and entertainment industry often finds itself momentarily gripped by over-hyped technologies. Mixed reality isn’t one of them, says Edward Tang.
Consumer demand for 5G is high as they look to enjoy live TV on mobile devices while benefitting from greater personalisation and convenience.
The use of mixed reality technology has enabled the creation of formats with levels of interactivity that have not been seen before, says FremantleMedia’s Petter Testmann Koch.
South American broadcasting is facing similar disruptions to the global market, but the challenges have a local flavour.
Brexit is causing consternation among the major media companies that are established in London and are relying on Ofcom licenses to support their EU-wide activities, says entertainment and media lawyer Ingrid Silver.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have always been a focal point for international news, but only recently have news outlets in the region grown into major global players with an international reach.
IBCTV IP Studio: Naomi Climer, IET and Chair of IBC Council
Increasing automation in the industry may be a difficult topic but Ericsson’s Elisabetta Romano believes it has great potential not just for broadcast but for the media industry as a whole.
The Director General of the EBU believes Brexit will create many challenges, including loss of EU funding and country of origin concerns, but the UK could benefit from greater freedom when it comes to tax and regulations.
As well being SVP, Chief Architect and CTO of Engineering at Cisco Systems, Dave Ward also has ownership connections with both a vineyard and a tomato farm.
The transition to IP, the value of metadata and the ageing media industry are just some of the issues facing the broadcast sector today.
Vice Media is on an aggressive expansion path, looking to launch in 50 markets around the world; and it’s not just focusing on mobile and online programming – linear TV is a key part of the offering.