Knowledge Network—British Columbia’s public broadcaster based in Burnaby, Canada—offers commercial-free creative documentaries, arts and culture, drama and children’s programs from Canada and around the world. The network operates a main HD channel, a separate SD channel as well as BBC Kids, a national children’s specialty channel r
Over the last ten years, an industry that was mostly hardware based has been successfully transitioning to an IT world, bringing about huge change to technical workflows and business practices, and thereby enabling content owners to transition from tape to digital. In the past five years, we’ve developed a m
Industry consultant and The Broadcast Bridge writer, Gary Olson, has released an in-depth tutorial book, Planning and Designing the IP Broadcast Facility, designed to help engineers and technical managers transition their facilities into the world of computer-based technology and file-based workflows.
Funnily enough, we’re all Media Asset Managers. There’s the pile of LPs under the record player, the CDs on the shelf, the MP4s you (legally no doubt) downloaded during the glorious years of widespread downloads, and then your iTunes collection. Then there are your photos.
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Metadata in Production. We have been keeping records in media for well over a hundred years. 3x5 index cards, and yellow legal tablets on a clip board were once the tools of the production assistant and librarian. Major studios all had their forms that production had to keep, which ended