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dock10 opens new studio HQ8 Posted: 30/05/2017

dock10, the UK's leading television facility, has announced the opening of its new studio HQ8. The 750 square foot television studio is suitable for small sets and has green screen capabilities. It comes fully lit and with complete integration into dock10's gallery and post production infrastructure.

Tags: dock10 | MediaCityUK | HQ8 | Studios | expansion | green screen
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CRYSTAL VISION UNDERPINS EXPANSION FOR MAJOR UK BROADCASTER AT MEDIACITYUK Posted: 04/04/2017

As part of a BBC-wide strategy to migrate towards IP contribution methods, BBC North has expanded the ability to land IP circuits directly into the MediaCity campus. A number of modular devices from Crystal Vision have been used as part of this expansion in order to interface with existing HD/SDI infrastructure. 

Tags: crystal vision | IP | HD/SDI | fibre | distribution amplifiers | synchroniser | indigo | SNMP | modular | infrastructure | philip scofield | mediacityuk | converters | broadcast
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dock10 announces new Head of Broadcast Operations for Post Production Posted: 06/12/2016

dock10, the leading media services business based at MediaCityUK, announces today the appointment of Brian Hardman as Head of Broadcast Operations for Post Production. Hardman joins from The Farm North, based in BBC North , where he worked as Director of Operations.

Tags: dock10 | appointments | MediaCityUK | Post Production | Hires
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dock10 acquires Manchester based post production and vfx business 422 Posted: 02/11/2016

 MediaCityUK-based dock10 has announced a deal to acquire 100% of the shares of 422, the long established Manchester based post production and vfx business. The deal excludes 422s sister company based in Glasgow, serving the Scottish market, which will stay under its existing independent ownership and will re-brand in the coming months.

Tags: dock10 | 422 | acquisition | post-production | vfx | Manchester | MediaCityUk
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Growing line up of exhibitors for the biggest show in the North of England Posted: 17/08/2016

Now in it's 5th year at MediaCityUK the KitPlus Show returns on 8th November 2016.

The event is held in the Open Centre in the heart of MediaCityUK, the home of the BBC and ITV and over 300 other production and media companies, and is the largest of its kind in the North of England.

Tags: kitplus | mediacityuk | kitplus show | KitPlus Show
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dock10 and ITV studios extend contract for studio production in MediaCityUK until 2018 Posted: 23/06/2016

dock10, the leading media services business at MediaCityUK, announces today that is has recently extended its agreement with ITV Studios relating to the production of their shows in its state-of-the art studio facilities at MediaCityUK. In addition the new contract provides a national framework agreement for ITV Studios and its owned production companies, to bring further shows to dock10.  

Tags: dock10 | ITV Studios | MediaCityUK | studios
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euNetworks Expands Media Connect Solution into MediaCityUK Posted: 23/05/2016

 euNetworks, a provider of bandwidth infrastructure services in Europe, today announced it has expanded its Media Connect solution into Manchesters MediaCityUK. This investment delivers customers a seamless network experience from London through to Manchester and onwards to Europe, with diversity and true scalability.

Tags: euNetworks | dock10 | Fibre | Connectivity | bandwidth | infrastructure | Media Conenct | MediaCityUK | Network
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KitPlus at MediaCityUK in November Posted: 01/10/2015

The next KitPlus event in Manchester is now supported by MediaCityUK and will be held on 10th November at the prestigious Open Centre in the heart of MediaCityUK.

Tags: mediacity | mediacityuk | open centre | tv-bay | kitplus | tour
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The Space Project and dock10 unite to create a powerful new proposition in the North Posted: 07/04/2015

Manchester today takes a significant step closer towards providing a unique integrated and united TV and film production service proposition, as The Space Project and dock10 announce details of an ambitious new collaboration.

Tags: dock10 | The Space Project | TV | Film | Production | Manchester | North | fibre | connectivity | file based workflows | studios | MediaCityUK | post production | ingest | transfer | file delivery
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BAFTA brings Childrens Media Question Time to The Landing Posted: 16/06/2014

The Landing at MediaCityUK and BAFTA have teamed up to host a Childrens Media Question Time event, which will include a panel debate with industry experts and networking to follow. The event coincides with the third anniversary of BBC Norths move to Salford.  

Held at The Landings media lounge, OnThe7th, the event will take place on Wednesday 18 June at 6.30pm. 

Tags: The Landing | BAFTA | television | children\'s media | production | MediaCityUK | Salford Quays | BBC
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TSL Products SoundField X-1 Upmix Downmix Processor Performs Essential Upmix on Sport Productions Posted: 06/02/2014

TSL Products, manufacturer of surround sound microphones and processing, audio monitoring, tally/studio-control systems and power management solutions for the broadcast industry, is pleased to announce that BBC Sport implemented the TSL SoundField X-1 Upmix/Downmix Processor as an integral part of its production process at MediaCityUK. The X-1 takes stereo content within the production process and converts this into phase coherent 5.1 for HD transmissions.

Tags: TSL Products | SoundField | Upmix | Downmix | Processor | Sports Productions | BBC Sport | MediaCityUK | X-1 Upmix/Downmix Processor
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Lights, Camera, Action: Vibe offers media training courses at MediaCityUK Posted: 05/12/2013
Integrated agency, Vibe, has partnered with multi-award winning journalist and producer, David Nolan, to deliver unique media training packages and give clients access to the University of Salfords state-of-the-art studio facilities at MediaCityUK for real-life broadcast training.  
Tags: broadcast | media training | mediacityUK | University of Salford
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The Landing signs partnership deal with Level39 to give members access to two powerful media cities Posted: 14/11/2013
The Landing at MediaCityUK has signed a partnership agreement with Canary Wharfs Level39, which will allow drop-in members of both accelerator spaces to access either facility. This will enable flexible working across both sites, providing access to each others respective communities, as well as a space for members who require the use of a professional environment when working remotely.
Tags: The Landing | MediaCityUK | Level39 | Canary Wharf | Salford Quays | digital | media | accelerator | Tech City | One Canada Square | technology | tech investment | Tech City | Wi-Fi
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SIS LIVE PURCHASES 2nd iDirect HUB AND LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE IP SERVICE Posted: 05/11/2013

Satellite connectivity and broadcast expert SIS LIVE has announced the installation of a brand new iDirect hub at MediaCityUK, Salford. This will operate from SIS LIVEs state of the art Salford teleport to provide comprehensive IP services to major UK and overseas customers. The new hub will work alongside the existing SIS LIVE iDirect services which have operated out of their Milton Keynes teleport since 2007 and will provide greater resilience and the development and expansion of new IP over satellite services. 

Tags: SIS LIVE | iDirect | hub | MediaCityUK | IP services | Ka Band | Satellite connectivity | SNG | teleport | SIS
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BBC Two series Sacred Wonders of Britain brought to life by Carbon Digital Posted: 23/10/2013

MediaCityUK-based production company, Carbon Digital, has developed all CGI work for new BBC Two series Sacred Wonders of Britain. 

The BBC Two three-part series features archaeologist, historian and broadcaster Neil Oliver, and his visits to Creswell Crags, Grimes Graves and the great stone circle and henge of Avebury to discover an ancient landscape of belief and ritual that lies below the surface of our modern world. 

Tags: broadcast | production | post production | vfx | cgi | BBC | Carbon Digital | The Landing | television | Timeline North | MediaCityUK
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