Timeline Supports BBC’s Blue Planet Live Production

Timeline is supplying technical broadcast facilities for BBC’s Blue Planet Live. Broadcasting live from three different locations across the planet: Baja, Mexico; the Bahamas; and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Timeline is supplying a remote production service complete with a flyaway at each location and links back to Timeline’s Ealing Broadcast centre where the majority of the production team are based.

The flyaway production facilities include vision and sound mixing, a network of wireless links to the remote cameras, a satellite uplink and communications equipment all supported by Timeline’s specialist engineers.

The production team are working out of Timeline’s new enlarged gallery. The new gallery has two rows and seats up to 14 production crew with a separate sound control room with a Calrec Apollo 72 fader. A separate VT area seats 5 operators.

Timeline control room for the BBC series, Planet Blue. Click to enlarge.

Timeline control room for the BBC series, Planet Blue. Click to enlarge.

BBC One will celebrate marine life great and small, over four episodes as the audience in treated to a deep dive into the world’s oceans in Blue Planet Live. Chris Packham, Liz Bonnin and Steve Backshall will host the exciting new live series to explore the oceans and its wildlife.

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