Film / TV

 

Bundesliga Offers Broadcast Rights Holders IP-Based Live Streaming (TVB Europe)

The German Football League is providing its international rights-holding broadcasters with IP-based live streaming through its partnership with Amazon Web Services. Live programmin... More

Eurosport to Cover Roland Garos in Ultra HD (BTN)

The broadcaster is placing UHD cameras on Centre Court Philippe-Chatrier to capture the top matches in the competition, which is being held between September 27 and October 11.... More

UK Publishes Details for $646M Film, TV Production Insurance Restart (Deadline)

The UK government has published the awaited eligibility criteria and guidelines for its £500M ($646M) film and TV production restart program. The scheme is aimed at helping UK pro... More

Dubbing in Lockdown: Five Ways ZOO Digital is Leading the Future of Localisation (ZOO Digital Blog)

Using a modern, purpose-built recording platform, ZOO Digital created virtual studios that capture every step of the dubbing workflow.... More

Ampere: Scripted Content Hit by COVID Delays (Advanced Television)

Ampere Analysis has revealed that producers of high-end scripted content will face Covid-related delays for far longer than their unscripted counterparts. While producers of new un... More

Content Piracy: Is it a Game of Whack-a-Mole or Collaborative Cat and Mouse? (TVB Europe)

NAGRA's Tim Pearson argues that the content industry needs to collaborate in order to defeat piracy – that includes content owners, operators and even governments.... More

Dubbing a Feature Film in Lockdown (ZOO Digital Blog)

Magnolia Pictures worked with ZOO Digital to bring together an entirely remote cast of voice actors and shift the recording studio online. Using cloud-based technology, ZOO produce... More

Global TV Streaming Device Universe Now Exceeded 1.1B (Senal News)

The global population of TV and video streaming devices has now exceeded 1.1 billion.... More

Dubbing School Opens at The Kitchen France

Developed in partnership with the Montpellier, France-based production company and training centre, Marnie Production, The Kitchen France (also located in Montpellier, in the South... More

NFL Goes FTA in UK on Channel 5 (DTE)

The National Football League has announced a new three-year partnership in the UK with ViacomCBS Networks International. This new deal will see the NFL return to free-to-air TV in ... More

‘Tenet’ Drives 354% Boost to UK-Ireland Box Office (ScreenDaily)

The UK and Ireland box office grew 354% from August 28-30 compared to the weekend before due to the highly-anticipated release of Tenet. ... More

ZOO Digital Helps Train Next Generation of Localisation Talent Using Proprietary Dubbing Technology (MESA)

ZOO Digital is working with universities around the world to train the next generation of localisation talent. The goal is to help grow a new wave of dubbing artists and adaptors, ... More

BBC Studios Reveals ‘Virtual Sales Portal’ With Screenings, Talent Sessions (TBI Vision)

BBC Studios has pulled back the curtain on a new, virtual sales portal designed to offer international buyers “unprecedented insights” into the company’s content pipeline. BB... More

Three Men Have Been Charged With Leaking Movies for Nearly a Decade (Engadget)

In an attempt to take down the elite global piracy ring Sparks Group, US officials have charged three men with copyright infringement. Two of those men have been arrested, and law ... More

UK TV Industry Pledges Freelancer Support (TBI Vision)

The UK’s major broadcasters and industry bodies have pledged to hold quarterly discussions to find solutions to the problems faced by screen industry freelancers out of work due ... More

Extra 20 Premier League Matches to be Broadcast During 20/21 Season (TVB Europe)

12 additional matches will be broadcast on Sky Sports, six on BT Sport and two on Amazon Prime.... More

UK Cinemas Disappointed That ‘Mulan’ Will Release on Disney+ Instead (Gizmodo UK)

It's been a bad old year for the cinema industry, and the news that Disney's new live-action remake of Mulan will go to the Disney+ streaming platform instead of theatres really ha... More

CEO: Bundesliga Ready to Welcome Back Fans (DTE)

In a boost for football broadcasting, the German Bundesliga has said that it is planning for fans to re-enter stadiums across the country’s top two tiers from the start of the ne... More

The LMT is Making Localisation More Effective Than Ever (Signiant Blog)

In an increasingly global media industry, localisation has become an even more complex challenge. According to SMPTE, a motion picture can have more than 100 different versions cre... More

UK Requires Face Coverings in Cinemas, Delays Theater Reopening (Variety)

The UK government has taken swift action as the country recorded the highest number of fresh coronavirus cases since June on Thursday, with a spike of 846 new cases. Face coverings... More