The move to file-based delivery of finished programmes means that archive copies for long-term storage will also be file-based. The industry is still working on agreeing standard file formats for master copies, and storage media and platforms are regularly up-dated as technology evolves, some becoming obsolete.
Beyond promos, how do you build a buzz around the nation’s hottest television events such as Game of Thrones, Death in Paradise and Cold Feet? Press interviews? Social media? How about a news-grabbing stunt in the middle of central London? Public relations campaigns use a variety of eye catching techniques to grab attention, but can they match advertising in generating audience interest?
After an illustrious career at the BBC and RDF Media, Stephen set up Studio Lambert ten years ago, creating a wide range of programming, from internationally formatted shows such as Gogglebox, Four in a Bed and Undercover Boss, to moving and award-winning dramas like Three Girls.
80 years ago this month, in November 1936, the BBC started its television service from Alexandra Palace in North London. Following initial transmissions of interview and magazine programmes, it started to experiment with other types of show and tried out drama formats along with entertainment and factually-based productions.
The IET welcomes the RTS to the recently refurbished Savoy Place on the banks of the Thames as they collaborate on this important update on new technologies and trends from IBC. Every September in Amsterdam the IBC Exhibition and Conference cover the entire supply chain of broadcasting and media content creation, management and delivery from acquisition to audience. This year's theme is Transformation in the Digital Era: Leadership, Strategy, Creativity in Media and Entertainment.
AI can take on tasks requiring enormous amounts of processing and analysis, and perform new tasks which are simply unsuitable for human beings. It can improve effectiveness and efficiency, and even deliver elements of editorial judgement.
With multi-million pound commissions the world of online TV may seem to be all about the big corporations but there are niches and more for smaller agile players. The challenge is how to build the right audience and the revenue streams to make them economically viable. Special interest channels, from horses to sailing, are starting to use online distribution to reach their audiences. While improvements in streaming technology are making business plan viable and the process easier, the potential audience still needs to know that you’re out there.
albert is a collaborative BAFTA, indie and broadcaster backed project that provides the film and TV industries with the necessary expertise and opportunities to take action on environmental sustainability. The project aims for all UK screen content to be made in a way that benefits individuals, industry organisations and the planet.
Ten Member tickets are available for this award ceremony. If you are invested in the future of television, this is your opportunity to meet the talent that will create that future..