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Rise and ScreenSkills Announces 2021 Pairings for Mentoring Scheme Posted: 06/10/2021
Rise and ScreenSkills Announces 2021 Pairings for Mentoring Scheme

Rise, the award-winning advocacy group for women in the broadcast media technology sector, and Screen Skills are pleased to announce the pairing up of mentees and mentors for the ScreenSkills Rise Mentoring Programme.

This new ScreenSkills Rise Mentoring Programme, funded by ScreenSkills as part of the BFI Future Film Skills programme using funds from the National Lottery, supports Rises’ 2021/22 expansion of its mentoring schemes within the broadcast media technology sector.

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Prasad Corporation Appoints Mark Smirnoff as President for North America Posted: 08/06/2021
Prasad Corporation Appoints Mark Smirnoff as  President for North America

Prasad Corporation (Prasad) announces the appointment of Mark Smirnoff as President for– North America, responsible for sales and operations.

Prasad is one of the largest Film post-production houses globally, and after a stable growth year (2020-21), despite bearing the brunt of the pandemic, it is now set for growth. The company will consolidate its position as a preferred partner for several of its loyal customers in the US market.

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Rise, Rise APAC and Rise North America Announces 2021 Pairings for Mentoring Schemes Posted: 18/05/2021
Rise, Rise APAC and Rise North America Announces 2021 Pairings for Mentoring Schemes

Rise, the membership group for gender diversity within the broadcast technology media sector is pleased to announce the pairing up of mentees and mentors for its fourth annual mentoring scheme in the UK, its second in APAC, and its first mentoring scheme in North America.



 



The 2021 programme sees a variety of

experienced broadcast technology media sector industry leaders, at a diversity

of levels of seniority, ready to offer expertise, knowledge and guidance to 49 women.




 



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Rise Announces 2021 Mentoring Schemes, Adding North America to its UK and Singapore Locations: Also Announces its 2021 22 Sponsors Posted: 08/03/2021
Rise Announces 2021 Mentoring Schemes, Adding North America to its UK and Singapore Locations: Also Announces its 2021 22 Sponsors

Rise, the membership group for gender diversity

within the broadcast technology media sector today announced its sponsors for 2021/22, and also the launch of this year’s mentoring schemes.

2021 sees the expansion and growth of Rises’ education arm ‘Rise Up’, as well as its fourth annual mentoring scheme in the UK, its second in Singapore, and the introduction of its first mentoring scheme in North America.

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ATEME Facilitates Over Half of All ATSC 3.0 Deployments Across North America Posted: 25/02/2021
ATEME Facilitates Over Half of All ATSC 3.0 Deployments Across North America

ATEME, the leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has announced its TITAN Live platform was implemented in over half of all ATSC 3.0 deployments across North America in 2020, providing technology leadership and innovation to some of the US’s largest broadcasters.

Many prominent TV stations and station groups are now using ATEME TITAN Live for ATSC 3.0 launches as well as ATSC 1.0 refreshes with increased channel counts and consolidation of channels from different stations into a single tower. Sinclair Broadcast Group were among these leaders using ATEME's solutions, including at the first commercial ATSC 3.0 station launched in Las Vegas in May 2020. This station launch also provided another first by implementing a remote launch of ATSC 3.0, with ATEME’s highly efficient deployment method expected to become widespread as rollout at more stations continues.

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Dejero helps NBA 2K League Shift Third Season to Large-Scale Remote Production during Pandemic Posted: 20/08/2020
Dejero helps NBA 2K League Shift Third Season to Large-Scale Remote Production during Pandemic

Dejero has provided the NBA 2K League with a variety of remote connectivity equipment, via Defacto Entertainment and facilities partner Dome Productions, to help the professional esports league save its third season threatened by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that prevented its 23 teams from gaming together in the league’s new Manhattan studio. The esports league shifted its entire season 3 production from a studio-based model to a large-scale pan-North-America remote gameplay production model in record time, with the help of Dejero.

Tags: Dejero | NBA | 2K League | Third Season | pandemic | COVID-19 | esports | remote gameplay | North America | Defacto Entertainment | Dome Productions | Manhattan studio | Chris Mitchell | Smart Blending Technology | SportsNet | Brian Carr | MKM Marketing Communications
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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.”

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CLEAR-COM STRENGTHENS U.S. SALES WITH NEW APPOINTMENTS AND INCREASED PARTNER SUPPORT Posted: 14/10/2019
CLEAR-COM STRENGTHENS U.S. SALES WITH NEW APPOINTMENTS AND INCREASED PARTNER SUPPORT

Clear-Com® has appointed two new Regional Sales Managers (RSM) in North America. William Elliott takes over responsibility for the Southeast Region and Caribbean, while Vic Lombardi will handle the newly established North Central Region covering Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Pat Hamp, formerly RSM for the Southeast Region, has been promoted to a Sales Training Role focused on training Partners.

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Timecode Systems Joins Forces With Trew Audio to Meet Growing Demand From North America Posted: 06/03/2018
Timecode Systems Joins Forces With Trew Audio to Meet Growing Demand From North America
Timecode Systems Limited, a U.K. manufacturer of timecode synchronisation products, has extended its relationship with North American broadcast industry service provider Trew Audio as it continues to drive forward the expansion of its solutions across the United States and Canada.
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Square Box Systems Strengthens Partnership With JB and amp;A as Master Distributor of CatDV MAM Solution in North America Posted: 01/03/2018
Square Box Systems Strengthens Partnership With JB and amp;A as Master Distributor of CatDV MAM Solution in North America
As a sign of its continued momentum in the North American marketplace, Square Box Systems has extended its partnership with JB&A Distribution. JB&A will continue to serve as master North American distributor for Square Box Systems' flagship CatDV media asset management (MAM) solution. CatDV is deployed across more than 1,400 organizations and a range of sectors including broadcast, post, sports, education, corporate, manufacturing, agency, advertising, and nonprofit.
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Jeremy Strootman Joins Square Box Systems as V.P. of Business Development for North America Posted: 04/01/2018
Jeremy Strootman Joins Square Box Systems as V.P. of Business Development for North America
Signaling growing momentum for the CatDV media asset management system (MAM) in the U.S. and Canada markets, Square Box Systems has appointed Jeremy Strootman as vice president, business development for North America, working alongside Ryan Servant. Strootman's background with Telestream, JB&A, and SNS brings synergy to his new role at Square Box Systems, which has strong business ties with all three companies. Strootman reports directly to the company's CEO, Dave Clack.
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SMPTE and DPP Partner to Develop an IMF Specification for Broadcast and Online Posted: 13/07/2017
SMPTE and DPP Partner to Develop an IMF Specification for Broadcast and Online
SMPTE(R), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, today announced that the Society will be working together with the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) on a joint pilot specification project to create an Interoperable Master Format (IMF) specification for broadcast and online.
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Timecode Systems Appoints New Distributor For North America Ahead of Shipping of UltraSync ONE Posted: 05/07/2017
Timecode Systems Appoints New Distributor For North America Ahead of Shipping of UltraSync ONE
Timecode Systems Limited, a U.K. manufacturer of wireless timecode synchronization technology for the broadcast industry, today announced it has appointed JB&A as a distributor of its products in North America. This move comes as the company prepares to commence shipping of the hotly anticipated UltraSync ONE, a powerful, yet low-cost multicamera synchronization solution.
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VidOvation Appoints New VP of Sales and Marketing and Relocates to Larger Headquarters Posted: 25/04/2017
VidOvation Appoints New VP of Sales and Marketing and Relocates to Larger Headquarters
Signaling its growing momentum in the market for broadcast-quality video, audio, and data communications systems, VidOvation made two key announcements today: the appointment of Tom Miller as the company's new vice president of sales and marketing, and its move to a larger headquarters facility in Lake Forest, California. More than double the size of the previous office, the new facility houses all of VidOvation's executive, engineering, and manufacturing operations.
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Decibel S.A. to bring Brio and full line of Calrec Audio solutions to customers in Switzerland and North Africa Posted: 23/02/2017
Decibel S.A. to bring Brio and full line of Calrec Audio solutions to customers in Switzerland and North Africa
Calrec Audio has signed Decibel S.A. as its exclusive distributor in Switzerland, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. With an emphasis on Brio, Calrec's all-new, compact digital broadcast audio console, Decibel S.A. will represent the full line of Calrec Audio solutions to broadcast customers throughout these territories.
Tags: Decibel S.A. | Brio | Calrec Audio | Switzerland | North America | distribution | compact digital broadcast | audio console | market | emphasis | distributor | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
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