Los Angeles TV And Film Productions Now Required To Mask Indoors

Film and TV productions shot in Los Angeles will now require crew members to wear mask indoors. The announcement was made on Thursday by Barbara Ferrer, the public health officer of Los Angeles County. During a media briefing, Ferrer said the change was made due to increasing hospitalizations in L.A. county due to COVID-19.

CP Communications And Red House Streaming Transform Florida Headquarters Into Native IP Production Center

CP Communications and its subsidiary Red House Streaming have gradually evolved their St. Petersburg, Fla., headquarters into a specialized broadcast and production center that produces and streams original programming worldwide for local and remote talent. The growing media and entertainment company has now deployed a varied network infrastructure of 1Gb and 10Gb pipes that interface […]

AJA Delivers New Streaming, 12G-SDI, IP, HDR And Data Management Solutions, Upgrades

AJA Video Systems today unveiled a range of powerful new solutions and updates targeted at streamlining broadcast, production, post and proAV workflows to deliver high-resolution, HDR, and high raster content with greater ease and efficiency. New releases include the launch of HELO Plus, a compact, next-generation H.264 streaming and recording device with an advanced feature set, […]

Audinate Launches Dante Studio Software

Audinate today introduced Dante Studio, a platform solution for advancing AV production capabilities and streamlining workflows. Resident on this platform, apps from Audinate will provide integrators and end-users with professional-grade tools for better, specialized video networks. The first tool on Dante Studio, Dante Video RX, enables Windows PCs to receive video simply and seamlessly from any […]

Chyron Releases PRIME Platform 4.3 With Viewer-Controlled Interactive Graphics

Chyron has rolled out the 4.3 release of its PRIME Platform, which features a full suite of production capabilities including live graphics, production switching, video walls and scaling, touch screen control, branding, venue control and augmented reality. Version 4.3 of this flexible, scalable platform introduces the new PRIME Edge module for creation, deployment, and management […]

VRT Goes Live With The OOONA Integrated Platform

OOONA, a global provider of professional management and production tools for the media localization industry, announced today that VRT has signed a contract for a multi-year license of the OOONA Integrated platform. VRT is the Belgian-Flemish public service broadcaster. With three TV channels, five radio stations and an online video platform, it creates and distributes […]

Cobalt Digital Names Berend Blokzijl EMEA Sales Director

Cobalt Digital, designer and manufacturer of edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner of openGear, has increased its international sales team with Berend Blokzijl, now director of sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The announcement was made by Suzana Brady, SVP of worldwide sales and marketing, who said […]

South Africa’s E.tv Embraces Solid State Logic System T

Commercial television station e.tv, an eMedia Investments company, has installed two Solid State Logic System T networked broadcast production environments at its studio facility in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Johannesburg, South Africa. The two identical systems, each comprising an S300-32 control surface with redundant T25 Tempest Engines, join an SSL C10 HD digital audio […]

BitFire Networks Opens Next-Gen LED-Based Studios In Phoenix

KMH A/V Integration Delivers Digital Storytelling Capabilities For Group Nine Media

The content produced by Group Nine Media covers up-to-the minute topics tailored to its social media-focused and increasingly mobile audiences. So it’s no surprise the digital media publishing giant needed production facilities to keep pace, not only for now but also well into the future. KMH Audio-Video Integration was recently engaged to design and build […]

2020 Broadcast Production Awards Presented In 5 Categories

Vizrt Supports AWS For Media & Entertainment Initiative

Vizrt today announced its support for the AWS for Media & Entertainment initiative from Amazon Web Services (AWS), complimenting Vizrt’s Flexible Access Solution Suites to give customers ever greater control and adaptability. AWS for Media & Entertainment is an initiative featuring new and existing services and solutions from AWS and AWS Partners, built specifically for content creators, […]

Imagine Communications Unveils Enhancements To SNP, Magellan SDNO

In support of evolving customer requirements, Imagine Communications has added a range of new functionality to its globally deployed Selenio Network Processor (SNP) platform and Magellan SDNO  Control System. These new software feature releases are designed to enhance customers’ existing investments, driving further efficiencies in production, playout and distribution architectures. The SNP update also activates the feature licensing system, […]

FOR-A America Taps Kanemura As President

The Sony veteran Satoshi Kanemura succeeds Ken Truong at the manufacturer of broadcast and production products, including HD, 4K and IP offerings.

Hollywood Gets Ready For Post-Pandemic Closeup

The major media companies Hollywood are ready for a post-pandemic return to theatrical releases, familiar business models, a normal awards season, and most importantly, a hybrid streaming future that still does most of what studios have done for 110 years.

Broadcasters Adapting To Change, Trying New Technology

A new survey by NewscastStudio finds that 70% of respondents feel the broadcast industry is adapting technologically to change, while 45% feel the solutions available today are inadequate for their current workflows.

Gray Television’s Tupelo Honey Invests In Swirl Films

Swirl Films, an independent film and television production company with a core focus in diversity inclusion, announced today that video production company Tupelo Honey has made a strategic investment in Swirl Films’ ATL Film Studios. The investment expands the multifaceted partnership between Swirl Films and Tupelo Honey, which is owned by Gray Television. Swirl says […]

Blustream Now Shipping To US Customers

Blustream US, a partnership between AV distribution manufacturer Blustream and RTI is now shipping the Blustream AV distribution line to U.S. customers; appointed JB&A as its lead commercial market distributor; and appointed its first four sales rep organizations. “We are thrilled about the demand we’re seeing for the Blustream line,” said Jason Dominique, U.S. sales […]

TV Has Mostly Stopped Production. What’s Next?

Industry insiders mull everything from filming in trimmed-down shifts, opening writers rooms and picking up pilots to series without producing a single scene as fallout from the coronavirus global pandemic turns the industry upside down.

Pixel Power To Demo Software Solutions

IBC2019, 13-17 September, Stand 7.A05 and IBCTV 13.A08:  IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) will see Pixel Power demonstrate its fully virtualized software solutions for production, playout, automation, branding and graphics at Stand 7.A05 and 13.A08. These systems create an all-encompassing approach to deliver linear, OTT, VOD and catch-up channels using a singular workflow. “The key […]


Support Growing For SMPTE IP Standard

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers committee at work on a new standard for professional video over IP is nearing the stage where its work can be put to the test. Many are hopeful the SMPTE 2110 standard will deliver what’s needed for the industry to coalesce around an IP protocol that broadcasters and others in the industry can support.


SWR Innovates With Aveco’s Astra Studio News Production Automation Solution

The second largest broadcasting organization in Germany’s ARD consortium uses a single automation solution to manage three production control rooms, each configured differently, to control any of the company’s four studios. SWR worked with Aveco to develop the Astra Studio 2 automation platform and demonstrates, in this video, what it can do.