Cooke brings latest lens innovations to IBC 2018

Leicester, UK – 23 July 2018 – Cooke Optics will present its latest lens ranges and focal lengths on Stand 12.D10 at IBC 2018. The 65mm Macro and 21mm lenses for the Panchro/i Classic range are now in production and available for demonstration for the first time on the stand, along with lenses from the…

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Sadie’s Monthly Musings – Live streaming

Well, there goes the World Cup. The usual thrills, spills, dives and goals and, for us in the broadcast TV industry, there was also the wonderful arrival of VAR. Now, despite all of the controversies connected with the decisions, did anyone notice how the quality of the playback suites – if not the quality of…

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VOX AWARDS 2018 NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES

– Ceremony celebrates voiceover excellence as part of VOX 2018 Conference – London, United Kingdom – 19 July 2018 – VOX, organisers of events for professional voiceover artists, agents, creatives, producers and the audio industry, today announces that the VOX Awards 2018 are now open for entries. The award ceremony, which celebrates achievements in the…

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ITV, Channel 4 and NCSC all give support to DPP’s Committed to Security Programme

[London, 17 July 2018] The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) today hosted an exclusive security briefing in collaboration with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). The briefing was for members of the DPP’s Committed to Security Programme, and featured guest speakers from NCSC, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), and Ofcom. The event…

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Bubble Agency Appoints Two Industry Specialists To Further Marketing Expertise

Pinewood Studios, UK – 16 July 2018 – Bubble Agency, the global PR, marketing and events specialist for the media and entertainment technology and services sectors, has further strengthened its team with the immediate appointment of Senior Account Manager, Josh Paterson, and Account Executive, Benjamin Kidd. With a passion for technology and the media and…

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Cooke Optics welcomes acquisition by Caledonia Investments plc

Leicester, UK – 16 July 2018 – Cooke Optics is pleased to announce the acquisition of a majority stake in the company by Caledonia Investments plc, a self-managed investment trust. The current Cooke Optics management team, including Les Zellan (Chairman), Robert Howard (Chief Executive Officer) and Alan Merrills (Chief Operating Officer), remain in place, and…

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NEP acquires Big Picture, strengthening its Live Events business in Australia and New Zealand

Today NEP Group, the worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports and entertainment, announced it has acquired Big Picture in Australia and New Zealand. Headquartered in Sydney with additional operations in Auckland, Big Picture is a leading supplier of video production and equipment for concert tours, music festivals, broadcast, corporate…

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DPP releases groundbreaking report on how production really works

[London, 12 July 2018] The Digital Production Partnership (DPP), the media industry’s international business change network, today released the findings of the first ever survey of how production companies produce: The Production Business, 2018. The survey, which was completed by 57 production companies of all sizes and kinds, provides unique insight into the business of…

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Ncam appoints Bubble Agency to provide global PR services

Pinewood Studios, UK – 12th July 2018 Following a competitive pitch,Bubble Agency, the global PR, marketing and events agency specialising in the media and entertainment technology and services sectors, has been appointed by Ncam, the leading developer of augmented reality technology, as its PR services provider. Ncam’s complete and customisable augmented reality platform features a unique camera tracking system…

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