TV-BAY January 2013

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CONTENTS ISSUE: 73 JANUARY 2013 www.tv-bay.com FEATURES POST PRODUCTION: EDIT, GRADE, FINISH, TRANSFER 48 The joy of field editing 56 Finding a flexible post workflow 50 Metering in the age of loudness: Keeping things on the level 58 Grading “Playing with Fire” 60 Why does my project look different on every screen I watch it on? 66 Loudness measurement: One year on 52 Is it time to review your colour grading toolset? 54 Professional video editing just got better 28 REGULARS 28 Bob Pank looks at editing and the cloud 36 30 Robin Palmer and why flashy programmes are not so good? Following the “Ravensbourne 3” with Ruth Matos 38 32 Will Strauss uncovers the evolving face of post production TV-BAY Questions: Off Trax - a specialist light grip company 40 NEWS & PROFILES 34 Peter Savage seeks trends that could bring a much needed change to post-production 98 Ask the Experts - Investing in a new workstation with Mike Leach No more pizza for Dick Hobbs! 6 Industry news 27 BroadcastShow winners g at Hong Kon Kahuna 360 upgrade (HKJC), Jockey Clu ed bs that the Hong Kong Jockey tions, Club has chosen Snell one s to New feature , age shared stor o archiving, vide m er and ma serv solutions gy the technolo ditShare®, media storage leader in shared workflow nd tapeless and end-to-e announced the release a major, racing organiza nell have announc rs as part of largest horse 6.3, Ark ion switche solutions, have operations. of the world’s Shared Storage The new SD/HD product to support HD ming every of EditShare multi-format 5.3. sting center program and Geevs Kahuna 360 its broadca ments hours of TV vision 2.3, Flow 2.3 upgrade of many enhance multi-phase s a total of 9,600 replace an array of aging versions include simplify workflows rs to which produce 360 switche that The HKJC, the Kahuna and features hours the overall user year, selected more than 36 and improve mixers. line-up includes infotainment experience. programming post-race program and by to and HKJC’s weekly days. Carried look for ways The lly race including pre- many We continua twice-weekly satellite of programming, to live coverage of products, and pay TV and than 3 improve our release s as well as sts reach more content in addition SD and HD channel features in this broadca Kong of the new ongoing s, the HKJC’s directly from several Hong other countrie have evolved says customers, services in seven , Kahuna 360 every week. dialogue with founder and CEO ability ment process , million viewers and procure as well as its involve Andy Liebman rformance, t evaluation Whether they ions, After a stringen technology and price/pe for both SD and HD. Another and of EditShare. in e to user permiss and outputs scored highest was its resilienc -- a enhancements support, or new mat inputs Kahuna 360 tion in service to provide multi-for HKJC’s selection of , they are additional codec visible interrup in the archive features by millions of sly with no critical factor backup and is watched productivity are lback seamles to increase coverage that customization ability to auto-fal all designed more efficient for live racing effortlessness the workflow of use and consideration which requires ent, major s ease by making ion environm the system’ mixing s. viewers. Also, HKJC’s compact product hands-on vision and seamles the and perform important in itshare.com be multi-skilled rs to www.ed all of its produce d operator. without a dedicate .com www.snellgroup S E BBCs for one of the audio post child…. Stink. ’s novel Mr ed the entire g your inner backer complet of David Walliams children founder facility Hacken adaptation Hackenbackers production child. This m 3D scripted project, says audio post marvellous with our inner fantastic Award-winning as programmes, a long-for to tackle this get in touch has a opportunity allows us to flagship Christm d in 3D. It also have had the always enjoyable as it ly thrilled to is it is being produce We are absolute children’s drama ve soundtrack because Working on and BBC1 boss suitably immersi with the audio. Nigel Heath. r Cheryl Taylor s and r, requires a rous comedy controlle tion with David Walliam one, in particula of scope to be adventu sioned by former e, Father Ted) in associa was commis Alan Partridg Productions story with plenty of Mr Stink (Little Britain, House Comedy te adaptation d by BBC In by Declan Lowney The 60-minu is was produce It was directed and ion. Danny Cohen, y DEW Product ion compan his product ker.com www.hackenbac Read the full news at www. tv-bay.com/news and for latest updates follow @tvbaynews on Twitter 06 Discoverin 10/01/2013 10:50 MAGAZINE 06 | TV-BAY N13.indd TV-BA073JA 6 POST PRODUCTION: EDIT, GRADE, FINISH, TRANSFER... Ruth Moss Page 36 Crispin, Jonathan, Doug Page 38 Mike Leach Kieron Seth Martin Dyster Page 40 Page 48 Page 50 Search all previous articles at www.tv-bay.com/articles 04 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE TV-BA073JAN13.indd 4 11/01/2013 14:16