Snell Advanced Media is adding High Dynamic Range (HDR) capability to all its live and post production equipment. Rio edit systems even get Dolby Vision certification!
Every year the NFL Super Bowl creates a level of excitement uncommon for most sporting events and this year’s event was no exception. The broadcast provided viewers with a dazzling Lady Gaga half-time show and the stunning and record-breaking, come from behind 34 – 28 win by Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.
ITV’s prime time drama from Leftbank Pictures relied heavily on visual effects to create a stylised 1940s look, The eight-part production is set in a glamorous five-star London hotel during World War II and stars two of the UK’s most acclaimed actors, Steven Mackintosh and Olivia Williams. The drama shows London life through the prism of war and the impact it has on families, politics, relatonships and work across every social strata with a soundtrack of music from the era.
CES 2017 has come and gone with most press reporting Virtual Reality landed with a virtual thud. My view of CES is different because I see two very different types of VR.
In its continuing efforts to use data to create immersive experiences, Fox Sports wants viewers to get inside the helmet of players during its live telecast of Super Bowl LI on February 5th, 2017. At least during replays, that is, which will allow the game announcers to analyze plays with more accuracy by freezing the action and scrubbing through different camera angles stitched together with computer processing from Intel Corp.
For television graphics designers, the two biggest U.S.-based coverage events are the NFL Superbowl and the U.S. Presidential Elections. This year’s hotly contested election brought out some of the best use to date of interactive monitors, augmented reality (AR) graphs and charts, and stunning virtual sets—all used to help viewers at home better understand the election.