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Filming behavioural sequences in tough environments
KitPlus Three leading figures from the world of natural history production discuss their experiences with the Panasonic VariCam and EVA1 large sensor cameras, and offer advice for shooting in challenging environments including underwater, at high altitude and in extreme weather.
Tags: iss135 | wildscreen | eva1 | varicam | panasonic | KitPlus
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Comparing Stage and Screen
Jo Wickham It can be a common misconception that all forms of acting are the same, if you are good at one then it must follow that you are good at another. This is not necessarily the case and is particularly true for the two disciplines of stage and screen acting.
Tags: iss116 | ittp | stage and screen | Jo Wickham
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Streaming graduation
Charlie Watts Graduation is a big deal for students, families and for the degree awarding institutions, and so it has been this way in Portsmouth since 1995. Now twenty years later it should come as no surprise that the University of Portsmouth has elevated the Graduation Ceremony Broadcasting Operation into something so organised that it runs like a refined and well oiled Swiss watch.
Tags: iss104 | live | streaming | graduation | university | portsmouth | broadcating | screen | web | Charlie Watts
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The Lobster - achieving a textural grain
KitPlus Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos is about to debut his first English language feature with The Lobster, which will be in UK cinemas on the 15th of October. We speak to DaVinci Resolve colorist and long time collaborator Tony Ford about the meticulous approach to color grading this dystopian love story.
Tags: iss104 | yorgos lanthimos | the lobster | film festival | post production | film grain | texture | screen | KitPlus
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Move and Deliver
Will Strauss# News Analysis from Will Strauss
Tags: iss093 | video transport | Digigram | DNG | dejero | DSNG | Satmission | transmision | Vislink | Thomson Video Networks | delivery | ioGates | Agama | apps | Metrological | playout | Teracue | PlayBox | multi-screen | Irdeto | infastructure | Dejero | Harmonic | power distribution | Canford | Will Strauss#
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Fashionable Live Streaming
Kate Phibbs

For the launch of their Autumn Winter 2014 collection, Ted Baker called on London studio 3xScreen Media to provide an ambitious production and live streaming solution.

Tags: iss093 | 3xScreen Media | Ted Baker | Kate Phibbs
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Mildred: The next generation of OB vans
Kate Phibbs As live streaming occupies an ever-increasing piece of the broadcast industry pie, todays leaders of the online broadcasting industry are paving the way by investing in original and status quo challenging research and development.
Tags: iss087 | Kate Phibbs | 3xScreen | Vans | OB van | Mildred | Live Streaming | Affordable | Outside Broadcasting | Kate Phibbs
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Driving customer loyalty with OTT
Jakub Kabourek The multi-screen revolution is being driven by the consumer and is developing quickly. It offers huge potential and a bright future for operators adopting OTT across multiple devices.
Tags: iss084 | multi screen | over the top | OTT | potential | guide | television | operators | Jakub Kabourek
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Powering a richer media experience on set-top boxes
Achim Bosse Todays television viewers are increasingly using the Internet to download, share, and consume media on a variety of devices. To meet the consumer demand for a richer media experience on set-top boxes, service providers must now support a wide range of different audio and video codecs and formats.
Tags: iss080 | set top boxes | television | internet | second screen | service provider | integration | Achim Bosse
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Making the second screen work
Mark Christie The majority of consumers watch television with a smartphone or a tablet in their hands. This is a genuine demand: consumers love the second screen. The key is for broadcasters to embrace it as an opportunity, and to ensure that the content and the portal for it, are under their control.
Tags: iss078 | smartphone | television viewing | tablet | content | live | buzz | feed | phone | second screen | hashtag tv | Mark Christie
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Changing the art of Chroma Key
Rod Aaron Gammons ReflecMedia a revolutionary ChromaKey technology, pioneered with the BBC, which provides a cost-effective, portable ChromaKey kit for broadcasters, videographers and photographers in the studio and on location.
Tags: iss077 | chroma key | rotolight | art | phillip bloom | reflecmedia | bbc | broadcasters | green screen | blue screen | appleworld distribution | Rod Aaron Gammons
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Building a live linear streaming channel to reach multiple screens
Jennifer Baisch The market for live and on-demand streaming video has exploded in recent years thanks in part to broadband connections and the proliferation of connected devices. A recent survey by The Diffusion Group showed that some 50 percent of online video viewers watch some form of streaming live video at least once a month.
Tags: iss076 | streaming channel | live | linear | multiple screens | reach | video | online | iStream Planet | Jennifer Baisch
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LiveU Buyers guide to cellular uplinking
Ronen Artman Cellular uplinking continues to change the way that video is gathered in the field, bringing new levels of flexibility and cost-effectiveness. Heres a clear, concise 10-point guide to the key points that customers should explore before choosing their unit.
Tags: iss076 | liveu | cellular uplinking | field transmission | ftp | live | power | external touch screen | Ronen Artman
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Creating the illusion: Green screen lighting
David Morphy

If good cinematography is about creating the illusion of three dimensional reality, on a two dimensional screen. Working to create reality using background plates offers a whole new variety of technical issues that need to be addressed with skill if it is going to be successful. In this article I will touch on some of the basic issues that need to be taken into account in order to pull off the illusion of "Reality", and done well it is a creative process and can be very rewarding.

Tags: iss074 | green screen lighting | how to | light | background plates | KF3200 | Kino flo | bulbs | spot meter | matte | David Morphy
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Maximizing the Efficiency of Multiscreen Video Delivery
Shawn Saleem

As consumer demand for video content anywhere, anytime, and on any connected device continues to grow at a rapid pace, today’s pay-TV operators are in need of next-generation technologies that will lower the cost of multiscreen content delivery while enabling them to adapt to new business models.

Tags: iss073 | multi screen video delivery | monitors | multiple | external | maximized efficiencies | Shawn Saleem
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Why does my project look different on every screen I watch it on?
Thomas Urbye

The age old question, asked by so many people who’ve come through my suite: “I’ve downloaded it to my laptop and it looks different?”. Then there is the inevitable panic: “Thomas, how can we make sure that everyone who watches it, watches it ‘properly’?”. This issue recently came to light with a campaign backed by moviemakers launched to make sure films are watched "as the director intended".

Tags: iss073 | standard | colour correction | screens | different | calibration | screen | TV | iPhone | looks | Thomas Urbye
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Can second-screen apps really add value to the broadcast product
N/A As todays consumers watch television, many of them are engaging with media through multiple devices at once. In fact, some studies indicate that as much as 50 percent of television viewers are regularly online as they watch. They are posting and tweeting on social networking sites, checking movie and actor facts on sites such as IMDB, and even visiting the broadcasters website.
Tags: iss055 | ipad | ipad2 | second screen | apps | snell | morpheus | N/A
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NFTS, the future of digital visionaries
N/A The Confession, a film from The National Film and Television School (NFTS), has recently been nominated for an Academy Award, in the Live Action Short Film category - the second nomination for an NFTS graduation film in this category in the last five years.
Tags: nfts | iss050 | national film and tv school | digital vision | Cinematography | composing for Film and Television | Digital Post Production | Directing Animation | Directing Documentary | Directing Fiction | editing | Games | Design and Development | Producing | Producing and Directing Television Entertainment | Production Design | Screenwriting ¢ SFX/VFX ¢ Sound Design for Film and Television | N/A
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Eye to Eye at the Wildscreen International Film Festival
N/A Founded in 1982, the Wildscreen International Film Festival is claimed to be the world's largest event of its kind. It attracts several hundred delegates from more than 30 countries, all of whom (if they register early enough) get their contact details listed in the festival directory........
Tags: wildscreen | film festival | eye to eye | arri | gekko | lights camera action | panasonic | polecam | iss047 | N/A
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Scriptwriting
N/A Having penned a few scripts in the past it always amazes me 'when a film actor, whether it be a known or an up and coming potential' just seems to utter those mortal words It was such a great script...I just had to do it
Tags: scriptwriting | iss020 | screenwriter | storyline | N/A
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Chromakey questions
N/A Everything you wanted to ask about chromakey!
Tags: chromakey | iss015 | optic colours | primer | chromakey fabric | screen | chromakey body suit | N/A
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Chromakey tips and tricks.
N/A Chromakey tips and tricks - the easy way and a hard way
Tags: datavideo | ckl-100 kit | iss015 | chromakey | special effects | blue screen | N/A
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