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ChyronHego Hires Michael Harris as Senior Director of Sales, Strategic Accounts Posted: 10/07/2020
ChyronHego Hires Michael Harris as Senior Director of Sales, Strategic Accounts

ChyronHego today announced the appointment of Michael Harris as senior director of sales, strategic accounts. Harris comes to ChyronHego with decades of experience in broadcast technology sales. He will be responsible for managing and growing strategic accounts in the U.S. with a focus on major networks.

"Mike is a fantastic human being and an amazing industry expert with remarkably deep experience in selling graphics workflows and editing solutions into the broadcast industry," said Ariel Garcia, President and CEO of ChyronHego. "He's a phenomenal listener who understands his customers' needs and takes a consultative approach in supplying the most appropriate solution. We are fortunate to count him as a part of the ChyronHego team."

 

 

 

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Rise Goes Global to Support Women Around the World Posted: 11/03/2020
Rise Goes Global to Support Women Around the World

Rise, the membership organisation for for gender diversity within the broadcast technology sector, is proud to announce that its originally UK based organisation, will also launch in North America and APAC. In addition to the exciting news about global expansion, Rise has appointed four new board members as it seeks to increase its important work throughout the media and entertainment sectors.

Serena Harris, North American Sales Director at Annex Pro, will be running Rise North America. Serena, who is based in Vancouver, has over two decades of experience in the media and entertainment industry and worked with Avid and Marquis.

“I am overjoyed to be launching Rise North America. What Rise is doing for women in the industry is extraordinary and I want to open those same opportunities to women here,” Serena explains. “I am very much looking forward to building on the momentum of Rise’s success’ to help even more women realize their potential and growth within our industry.”

Nancy Diaz Curiel, Managing Director of Digigram Asia will be running Rise APAC. Nancy, who is based in Singapore has over 10 years of experience in the broadcast industry and will be launching a Rise mentoring scheme in the region shortly.

“I am humbled to be appointed head of the APAC antenna of the organization,” says Nancy, “I am a strong believer in gender equality and am an active participant in several mentoring initiatives in the APAC region to highlight and drive the success of the amazing women in our industry.”

Tags: Rise | Gender Diversity | Broadcast Technology Sector | North America | APAC | Serena Harris | Nancy Diaz | Tanya Rai | Carrie Wootten | Sadie Groom | Bubble Agency
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FilmLight teams up with ARRI in Paris creative community Posted: 24/01/2020
FilmLight teams up with ARRI in Paris creative community

Following the appointment of Matthieu Straub as the company’s technical and operational consultant to France and the Benelux countries in the summer of 2019, FilmLight is delighted to announce that it has now established a permanent presence in Paris. By sharing premises with ARRI France, FilmLight is developing a strong hub for creative and technical knowledge and events.

The hub will host the first of FilmLight’s Colour Day workshops in 2020, on 28 January. One of the advantages of sharing the centre with ARRI is that it underlines the seamless workflows from camera to finish, using the BLG format for render-free viewing and creativity. The BLG grading metadata is stored in the ARRIRAW and QuickTime headers, ensuring the content and its look are permanently linked.

The Paris Colour Day on 28 January, aimed at creatives and technicians in production and post production, will see FilmLight’s workflow specialists, Straub and Thomas Eberschveiler unveil new FilmLight tools. Attendees will also hear from guest colourist Stéphane Azouze about his collaboration with directors Anastasia Mikova and Yann Arthus-Bertrand on the recent award-winning documentary ‘Woman’. Finally, colour scientist Florine Bel will share her image expertise and discuss her work developing film aesthetics, colour spaces and conversions.

The shared space has already hosted successful events, including a workshop day for DITs. Led by Straub, with guest speakers from Netflix and from post house Mikros, the group discussed the latest developments in colour space management and workflows. ARRI’s presence allowed the discussion to include ARRI Looks and how they can be incorporated into FilmLight BLG post production. In the demonstration area, they featured an ARRI ALEXA camera feeding Prelight and Daylight software, allowing the delegates to experiment with look development and make comparisons between standard and high dynamic range colour spaces.

Explaining the importance of bringing together creative artists and technicians, FilmLight’s Matthieu Straub said “My background is as a digital image technician, and I know how directors and cinematographers are increasingly relying on DITs to find technical solutions to their demanding creative requirements. “Our intention is to use our demonstration and meeting space here on the Rue René Boulanger to be a place where we can encourage the sharing of knowledge and experiences, to help the French cinema industry achieve ever greater things.”

Tags: FilmLight | ARRI | Paris | Colour Day | Matthieu Straub | workshop | Thomas Eberschveiler | Stéphane Azouze | colourist | colour science | BLG format | Baselight | Prelight | Daylight | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications
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It is not just about the kit. Practical solutions for creative people from CVP at BSC Expo 2020 Posted: 23/01/2020
It and rsquo;s not just about the kit. Practical solutions for creative people from CVP at BSC Expo 2020

CVP, one of the UK’s leading production solutions providers, will be providing hands-on experience with some of the latest kit to reach the UK market at this year’s BSC Expo 2020 (Friday 31st January to Saturday 1st February, Battersea Evolution, London).

Featuring a set inspired as a homage to the BSC’s 70th anniversary, the showcase at BSC Expo will allow customers to compare like-for-like options and to get hands-on with the equipment they are interested in — along with all the necessary accessories — to find out how their creative desires can be best fulfilled.

Tags: CVP | BSC | Zeiss | Cooke | Arri | Angenieux | Leitz | Canon | Sigma | Sony | Kowa
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DPP launches industry-wide sustainability initiative Posted: 14/11/2019
DPP launches industry-wide sustainability initiative

The DPP Committed to Sustainability Programme provides a self-assessment checklist that enables companies to record their progress in implementing sustainability policies, and awards them a score out of five. Completion of the assessment entitles a company to display the Committed to Sustainability mark, and to publicise their engagement with the Programme.

The score is private to the company concerned, but it can be used in procurement submissions, in marketing, and as a motivating force for further improvement. The DPP will monitor the average score for the media industry as a whole, and report regularly on the sector’s progress.

The Programme is available to all companies, free of charge, irrespective of whether they are a member of the DPP.

“We all have an obligation to take action to address the climate emergency.” says DPP Managing Director, Mark Harrison, “This programme creates a simple and effective means for all media companies to ensure they understand how they can minimise their environmental impact - and record their progress.”

The Committed to Sustainability Programme is enabled by DPP member company Atos, which, along with other members, shared its own expertise to help the DPP shape the new scheme.

Tags: The DPP | Sustainability Programme | Mark Harrison | Atos | OTTs | SVG
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Joe Anderson Helps Resurrect Top Boy with Cooke S7 i Prime Lenses Posted: 24/09/2019
Joe Anderson Helps Resurrect Top Boy with Cooke S7 i Prime Lenses

When the original two mini-series of Top Boy ended on the UK’s Channel 4 in 2013, few people thought the critically-acclaimed drama about two London street gangs would ever come back.

Tags: Cooke Optics | Top Boy | Joe Anderson | Cooke S7/i Prime Lenses | Netflix | ARRI
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Saudi Arabias first production facility incorporates Baselight Posted: 31/07/2019
Saudi Arabias first production facility incorporates Baselight
Following the lifting of a 35-year ban on cinema in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Nebras Films has established the first full facility production and post service, based in Riyadh. As part of a complete offering, the post house includes a Baselight TWO grading suite with the latest v5 software, equipped with a Blackboard 2 control panel from FilmLight.
Tags: FilmLight | Saudi Arabia | Nebras Films | Baselight | Baselight TWO grading suite | Cian Patrick McLysaght | Vision 2030 plan | 4K | HDR | ARRI Alexa | Jigsaw 24 | local content | international collaboration | post house | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications
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Transvideo: Latest and leading monitor products at Cine Gear 2019 Posted: 13/05/2019
Transvideo: Latest and leading monitor products at Cine Gear 2019

 

Transvideo will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Cine Gear Expo at The Studios at Paramount, Los Angeles, exhibition May 31st – June 1st.

Transvideo has built a reputation in the movie industry, and in broadcasting, for producing highly regarded, highly accurate and highly reliable monitor products, giving you the benefit of seeing exactly what the camera and optics are producing.

Tags: Transvideo | monitors | monitor-recorders | Cine Gear | Aaton-Transvideo | StarliteHD-m | CineMonitorHD | StarliteHD+ | Stargate | StarliteRF-WVS | StarliteHD5-ARRI | StarliteRF-AlexaMini
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Speedcast Strengthens Team With Appointment of Barrie Woolston as Senior Vice President Posted: 24/04/2019
Speedcast Strengthens Team With Appointment of Barrie Woolston as Senior Vice President

Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world's most trusted provider of remote communication and IT solutions, announced today that Barrie Woolston has been appointed senior vice president of the company's Media and Broadcast team. In his new role at Speedcast, Woolston will help broadcasters and media companies navigate the complexities of global content distribution and the emerging trend toward IP and cloud-based services using the company's scalable global infrastructure that consists of satellite, fiber, and cellular networks.

Tags: Speedcast | Barrie Woolston | Senior Vice President | Media | Broadcast
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SmallHD Unveils Cine 7 Monitor with Cinema Camera Control and Teradek Wireless Posted: 09/04/2019
SmallHD Unveils 7 and rdquo; Cine 7 Monitor with Cinema Camera Control and Teradek Wireless NAB, Las Vegas, Booth C5725

SmallHD introduces Cine 7, a family of 7-inch full HD touchscreen on-camera monitors with cinema camera control and built-in Teradek wireless video technology.

 

Tags: cine 7 | smallhd | nab | nab19 | DCI | gamut | wireless | HD | screen | RED | AMIRA | ARRI | ALEXA | CIne7 | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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NexPlayer and Videon Leverage Amazon Web Services to Build an End-to-End Workflow Supporting Low Latency and Synchronized Video Arrival Time Posted: 08/04/2019
NexPlayer and Videon Leverage Amazon Web Services to Build an End-to-End Workflow Supporting Low Latency and Synchronized Video Arrival Time
NexPlayer and Videon today announced support for the synchronization of OTT video arrival times for all end users, featuring interoperability between NexPlayer's Android and iOS player SDKs, AWS Elemental MediaStore and Amazon CloudFront, and Videon's edge compute encoders.
Tags: NexPlayer | Videon | Amazon Web Services | End-to-End Workflow | Low Latency | Synchronized Video | Arrival Time | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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bebob and ARRI present new 24V Battery Mount World debut at NAB Show in Las Vegas: bebob and ARRI present cameras and batteries with new B-Mount battery interface Posted: 05/04/2019
bebob and ARRI present new 24V Battery Mount World debut at NAB Show in Las Vegas: bebob and ARRI present cameras and batteries with new B-Mount battery interface

Munich battery manufacturer bebob and ARRI have cooperated in order to meet the increasing power consumption of modern cameras and lighting with a sustainable solution. In close consultation with ARRI, the bebob engineers developed the B- Mount – a new battery mount system that fulfills the power demands of today’s equipment while providing maximum flexibility at the same time. ARRI will be using the B-Mount for all its future cameras.

Tags: nab | nab19 | bebob | ARRI | GOLD | mount | volt | multi | battery | batteries | 24V | ALEXA LF | LF | bi-voltage | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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SMPTE at the 2019 NAB Show Posted: 03/04/2019
SMPTE at the 2019 NAB Show
NAB Show's Future of Cinema Conference (FoCC), "Now, Next, and Beyond the Yellow Brick Road," produced in partnership with SMPTE®, will take place April 6-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in the South Hall, Meeting Rooms S222/S223. Experts who are changing the very foundation of the media and entertainment industry will map the path toward the technology horizon in an FoCC program boasting a broad, global perspective, with diverse planes of thought and the technical depth typical of SMPTE. Todd Douglas Miller, the filmmaker behind the critically acclaimed "Apollo 11" moon landing documentary, will present the keynote, scheduled for 9:10 a.m. on Saturday, April 6. Miller's keynote will describe the process of making "Apollo 11," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, where it received a Special Grand Jury Prize for Editing.
Tags: SMPTE | 2019 NAB Show | Future of Cinema Conference | IP Showcase | Garrison Cavell | Receive NAB Award | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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DTC Broadcast will feature live AEON Lite demonstrations at CABSAT 2019 Posted: 25/02/2019
DTC Broadcast will feature live AEON Lite demonstrations at CABSAT 2019

DTC Broadcast will feature its latest high-end AEON transmitters and receivers at CABSAT 2019 in Dubai from 12–14 March, partnering with GloCom on Stand C4-20 and Cinecom on Stand B4-21.

Tags: DTC | Domo Tactical Communications | CABSAT | GloCom | Cinecom | AEON Lite Transmitter | RF | 4K | QUAD-HD | Encoder | Transmitter | PRORXD-AEON | HEVC Decoder | Arri | AMIRA camera | CABSAT 2019 | CABSAT 2019
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Veritone Announces Agreement That Enables Carson Entertainment Group to License and Distribute Content Through Digital Media Hub Posted: 19/02/2019
Veritone Announces Agreement That Enables Carson Entertainment Group to License and Distribute Content Through Digital Media Hub
Veritone Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), the creator of the world's first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE™, today announced an agreement with Carson Entertainment Group (CEG) to use Veritone's digital asset portal, Digital Media Hub, to archive and license clips from the Johnny Carson Show's 30-year history. Veritone added Digital Media Hub to its product offerings through its acquisition of Wazee Digital in August 2018.
Tags: Veritone | Carson Entertainment Group | License | Distribute Content | Digital Media Hub | Digital Media Hub | The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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