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.
Our Dinner Dance
Fresh in the minds of many following the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow this November, the session will look at both the making of and the consumption of TV — from production level to the digital footprint from audiences.
Richard Parsons, COO of International Production, Sony Pictures Television
With nine in 10 people working in the UK’s film and TV industries experiencing mental health issues*, something needs to change.