The case for script-based collaboration January 27th 2015 - 11:59 AM

In a modern production workflow, online tools enable different people to participate from different locations. Media files and production information, often separately stored and managed at different locations, need to be exchanged. Due to a lack of standards, producers rely on Facebook or exchanging documents via email. As a result,

Media Security? What Security? January 16th 2015 - 12:48 PM

Media security is top of the list for broadcast executives. And the recent Sony Pictures hack illustrates that everyone is a potential target. John Watkinson looks at why cyber-attacks have become common, and what broadcasters, Hollywood and TV show makers can do to try and protect their investments.

The Evolving MAM system January 15th 2015 - 04:50 PM

OTT revenues are set to rocket to $42 billion by 2020, creating opportunities and threats in equal measure for media owners. As consumers are awash with great content on exciting new platforms, behind the scenes the logistics elements of the TV supply chain are creaking and starting to show their age: The

​A Producer’s Guide to Storage - part 1 January 14th 2015 - 01:45 PM

As production company’s deliver more and more of their content to UK broadcasters as files, it is asking a great many questions about their company wide asset management policy. The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is supporting indies with guidance on how to store master files and valuable rushes in