Maverick new wireless camera-to-cloud workflow November 5th 2014 - 04:02 PM

​Wireless streaming is not just for ENG. Producers of high-shoot ratio and unscripted reality shows and ob-docs are also experimenting. Indie production company Maverick TV, part of All3Media (owned by Discovery and Liberty Global) has done just this for 4x 60 minute ob-doc Born Naughty? commissioned by UK broadcaster Channel 4 a…

Back9Network Gets Two Studios In One October 30th 2014 - 10:23 AM

To coincide with its launch on DIRECTV, U.S lifestyle golf channel, Back9Network, gave itself an onscreen makeover mixing virtual and hard set designs. Versatility and variety had to be key components in the studio set to accommodate different elements, different talent, and quick turnarounds. FX Design Group started…

Blurring the real and the virtual live October 27th 2014 - 11:57 AM

The capture of depth information in scenes is an increasingly rich field of development but it has so far remained on the fringes of TV production because of the need to either use physical markers on objects or to render the output in post. Start-up company Zinemath aims to change…

Channel Explosion Turns Broadcast Monitors On Their Head October 20th 2014 - 09:30 AM

When most people think of broadcast video monitors, they think of a very expensive, precision television display used to view and judge the quality of broadcast images. Engineers — often nicknamed “Golden Eyes” — assess the TV signal based on years of skill, knowledge and human intuition. Such video monitors still exist, especia…