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GRAVITY MEDIA UK POST-PRODUCTION RENTAL DIVISION MOVES TO BIGGER FACILITY Posted: 23/03/2020
GRAVITY MEDIA UK POST-PRODUCTION RENTAL DIVISION MOVES TO BIGGER FACILITY

Gravity Media, the leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors, has moved its UK post-production equipment rental business to a larger facility. Its new home is a 15,000 square foot (1,400 square metre) building including purpose built mezzanine floor in Southwood on the outskirts of Farnborough, five miles away from its previous base at Ash Vale in neighbouring Surrey.

The division, which specialises in providing non-linear editing and post production services for the long-form television and feature film markets was formerly known as HyperActive Broadcast. Late last year it was rebranded alongside sister companies Gearhouse Broadcast, Input Media and Chief Entertainment as Gravity Media, enabling the single brand to offer more end-to-end solutions and drive greater value for its clients.

It also operates Gravity House, a high-end post-production facility on Frith Street in London’s Soho. This offers networked suites of cutting rooms capable of full end-to-end 4K production workflows, colour grading, motion graphics, visual effects and 3D. The facility is popular with leading productions such as The Crown, Endeavour and The Aeronauts.

Tags: Gravity Media | HyperActive Broadcast | Southwood | Farnborough | Surrey | rental | post-production | facility
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GRAVITY MEDIA TAKES OVER STAGE 5 AT MELBOURNE DOCKLANDS STUDIOS Posted: 30/01/2020
GRAVITY MEDIA TAKES OVER STAGE 5 AT MELBOURNE DOCKLANDS STUDIOS

Gravity Media, the leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors, has agreed the long-term licensing of Stage 5 at Docklands Studios Melbourne. The 750m2 sound stage is equipped for entertainment, game, panel, lifestyle, live-audience television shows, commercial shoots and events. The decision to take on the large site is part of Gravity Media’s plan to extend its local service offering and also meet growing demand for high-end studio space from content creators.

A key attraction with Stage 5 is its location, just five minutes from the centre of Melbourne, which is widely considered the screen and arts capital of Australia. The facility is ideal for all types of productions. It can hold an audience of up to 400 people and has many of the features of a traditional television studio with a sound attenuation of 50dB(a), motorised lighting hoists, silent air-conditioning and a super flat epoxy floor for camera pedestals. It also comes with eight dressing rooms, an audience holding area and production space.

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Royal Opera House Prepares for 4K Live Broadcasts with Megahertz Posted: 13/11/2019
Royal Opera House Prepares for 4K Live Broadcasts with Megahertz

Megahertz Ltd., the trusted partner for systems integration with years of experience in delivering cost effective, imaginative designs and solutions for fixed and mobile applications, has completed a UHD/HDR production facility upgrade at one of the most prestigious performance and arts venues in the world; The Royal Opera House (ROH) in London’s Covent Garden.

The ROH has been streaming live ballet and opera performances to cinema audiences around the world since 2008. By making a move to ultra-high definition (UHD), initially for recordings and ultimately for live relays, ROH remains at the forefront of high quality 'live to cinema' performance.

Equipped to meet current high-end production standards and emerging new broadcast standards, the newly fitted £800k Media Suite consists of a full UHD/HDR production gallery and engineering room, which now boasts a tapeless workflow, intelligent network control system, improved recording and playout facilities, 4K monitor wall, state-of-the-art vision mixer, bespoke production desks and enhanced camera talkback system.

Following a rigorous tender process, ROH selected Megahertz to supply the turn-key solution not only to future-proof the facility, but also simplify operations for the varying production crews that use it. Megahertz worked collaboratively with ROH, providing a range of services from consultancy to design, construction/interior design liaison, sourcing of equipment, integration, and installation. Steve Zissler, ROH Sound & Broadcast manager and Peter Byram, Broadcast Consultant canvassed opinions from the freelance broadcast staff, ensuring the design met the users’ requirements.

Tags: Megahertz | Royal Opera House | media suite | UHD/ HDR | 4K | systems integration | production facility | Covent Garden | turn-key solution | Steve Zissler | Jon Flay | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications
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Megahertz Wins Large-Scale IP infrastructure Project for Major US Broadcaster Posted: 22/05/2019
Megahertz Wins Large-Scale IP infrastructure Project for Major US Broadcaster
Megahertz Ltd, the trusted partner for systems integration with years of experience in delivering cost effective, imaginative designs and solutions for fixed and mobile applications, has been appointed by a large American news-based broadcaster to implement, build, test and deliver the IP workflows supporting its large-scale London offices and European HQ relocation to Old Street in Central London.
Tags: Megahertz | IP infrastructure | US Broadcaster | London | design and integration services | all-IP production facility | production | contribution | studio programmes | ENG support | film crews | editing | Jon Flay | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications
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Riedels MediorNet to Power Decentralized Routing Infrastructure for the Sky Sport HQ, Sky Germanys All-New Sports Production Facility Posted: 15/09/2017
Riedels MediorNet to Power Decentralized Routing Infrastructure for the Sky Sport HQ, Sky Germanys All-New Sports Production Facility
Sky Deutschland AG (Sky Germany) has placed Riedel Communications' MediorNet real-time media network at the center of a decentralized routing infrastructure for Sky Sport HQ, its landmark new sports broadcasting center in Munich. Featuring the most extensive MediorNet backbone deployed to date, Sky Sport HQ has one of Europe's largest and most advanced broadcast infrastructures for live sports production. The MediorNet infrastructure is made up of nearly 150 frames, including Riedel's MetroN Core Router, MicroN, and MicroN MultiViewer, providing almost 1,600 video and more than 1,500 audio connections.
Tags: Riedel | MediorNet | Power Decentralized Routing Infrastructure | Sky Sport HQ | Sky Germany | Sports Production Facility | IBC2017 | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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TSL Systems provides new production facility for TipTV Posted: 29/11/2016
TSL Systems provides new production facility for TipTV

TSL Systems has provided a full live production facility for TipTVs new location in Victoria, London, including a 4-camera studio complete with audio mixing and the ability to stream live to the web.

Tags: TSL Systems | TipTV | live production | studio | audio mixing | live stream | live production facility
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Purpose-built boutique TV, film and commercials studio facility to open in central London Posted: 29/03/2011
Purpose-built boutique TV, film and commercials studio facility to open in central London Specialist camera-effects house The Visual Effects Company is investing a significant six-figure sum on transforming a central London retail premises into a purpose-designed boutique studio facility that can be hired for broadcast, commercials, film and pack shot production.

Called Studio 66, it will feature a 625 sq ft production space with an L shaped cyclorama and infinity cove plus full studio lighting package. 

Tags: visual effects | motion control | tv production | film production | commercials studio | production studio | production facility | pack shots
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