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NEWS Multiple D-Day 70th Anniversary services 2 014 sees the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day landings and Globecast provided both ad-hoc services as well as international coverage for the host broadcaster on June 6th. The Allied landings one of the most significant events of WW2 were commemorated on June 6th in France. Across Normandie there’s a huge range of additional events that have been organised to ensure that the events of 70 years ago live long in the memory. Globecast supplied the international host broadcaster signal and all the main pool signals from the main commemoration sites. It also had three stand-up positions for ad-hoc clients who wanted to cover the event, including complete transmission services as required. Marie-Noelle Janaszkiewicz, Senior Sales Engineer at Globecast, says, The 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings is clearly a very important event and one that reverberates around the world. We are honoured to have contributed to bringing it to as wide an audience as possible. www.globecast.com Daimler corporate film completed in record time B erlin-based production and post-production facility, die paten, has purchased a Quantel Pablo Rio color and finishing system - and immediately put it to work to complete a short deadline, high quality HD corporate image film for automotive giant, Daimler AG - ‘It’s because of you’. Pablo Rio is Quantel’s high quality color and finishing system that provides the ultimate productive workflow for 2D and S3D projects. Pablo Rio runs on high performance PC hardware and exploits NVIDIA Maximus multi-GPU technology to deliver true interactivity and maximum productivity. Pablo Rio is available as software only and as a range of Quantel- backed turnkey systems. The film was shot in Germany, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro and Namibia with Sony F55 cameras. Throughout post production, die paten took advantage of Quantel’s soft mount capability to enable work to begin the moment the SSD drives arrived back in Berlin. www.blackmagicdesign.com First Avid S6 in Central London S crub, a division of HHB Communications Ltd. specialising in serving the post production industry, has supplied ENVY Post Production with the first Avid S6 control surface in Central London. Scrub installed and configured the S6 in a new audio suite in Envy’s second building in Rathbone Place, Soho, where it will be used for the quick turnaround of film trailers, VOD, high-production online content and more. The S6 is a fully customisable and modular system that provides ENVY with the option to select the individual modules as needed and tailor the console configuration to suit their workflow. ENVY has chosen an 8-fader M10 S6 with Pro Tools HDX and version 11 software. Additional Knob, Process and Automation modules were selected for deep, hands on control of Pro Tools, while the included Master Touch Module provides multipoint touchscreen control of multiple DAW functions. www.hhb.co.uk | www.envypost.co.uk 14 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 91 JULY 2014