Broadcast engineers don’t control program content, but they are in near total control how content looks and sounds. Even the most expert golden eyes and ears in the industry demand calibrated tools to objectively visualize the technical elements of program content.
The new “Electric Dreams” anthology of Philip K. Dick sci-fi stories was produced on both sides of the Atlantic--which is fitting for a series that spans so many worlds of fantasy.
It's unlikely any editor is unaware of the release of Resolve 15. It’s equally unlikely many editors, especially those who use Media Composer, haven’t thought of switching to DaVinci Resolve. Switching, however, isn’t as simple as it might seem. First there is the 2,600-page manual. Then, there is realization that an NLE’s most powerful feature is one's experience using it.
Despite the fact that most broadcasters have been slow to embrace 4K production in their news studios, there are a few that have installed the latest cameras in an effort to produce a master file for archiving. They include non-traditional media organizations like Facebook Live, Netflix and YouTube, which all maintain 4K production studios that are made available to users with significant online followers.
As the IOC prepares the largest 8K UHD production yet, from the Winter Olympics in South Korea, it’s worth asking if this ultra-high resolution format will ever be broadcast wider than the shores of Japan. In short, the answer is negative, but that won’t stop vendors developing a full production chain, just in case.
Belgian singer-song writer, composer and producer, Stromae launched his creative label’s latest fashion collection - Mosaert Capsule Five - with an intricately choreographed catwalk show at Paris’ iconic Le Bon Marché department store. Live production company, Freecaster, was brought onboard to provide a multi-cam recording of the event with its Blackmagic Design Ultra HD production workflow, which would form the basis for Stomae’s next music video.
Behind the Scenes of Snow Patrol’s Latest Music VideoIt’s not every day that a music video is launched via astronaut Tim Peake’s official Twitter account. For Snow Patrol’s latest single Life on Earth, however, it was the perfect introduction. Shortlisted for ‘Best UK Rock Video’ at this year’s UK VMA awards, ‘Life on Earth’ not only marks
A Look Into the 2019 Technology Crystal BallAs a part of The Broadcast Bridge multi-part series on 2019 production and broadcast technology, we continue with an examination of production applications. …
Where is Production Technology Headed for 2019? Part 3We editors, color graders and graphics artists are an opinionated group and that’s a good thing because with the speed technology is changing we need open communication among ourselves. …
“Orbital Redux” Soars in Live Video ProductionLast Fall, “Orbital Redux” broke new ground for streaming entertainment as a live, scripted multi-episode sci-fi drama in which the audience determined the outcome of the action. …