Content Creation


Mid-week Links – Week Ending 18th November 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the middle of this week. Samsung QN900B 8k QLED TV Review (RTings looks …

Tags:Android| Content Creation| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| GPUs| Hospitality TVs| Nvidia| Outdoor Displays| Quantum Dots| Retail| Samsung| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Sports and Stadiums| Streaming Dongles| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Terrestrial (DTT)| Testing| Touch| UltraHD & 4K| warranty

LEDs for Virtual Production at IBC

by Bob Raikes

There were many fewer LED makers at IBC this year, I thought, with a number of notable absentees. Those makers that were there (Absen, Aoto, Infiled and ROE) and were the main ones) were …

Tags:Content Creation| IBC 2022| LED| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Virtual Sets

Report Highlights Viability of 8K Live Production and Delivery

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The 8K Association has published a report highlighting the development of technical solutions to allow the creation of 8K content and its use in broadcast. The report can be downloaded freely …

Tags:Content Creation| IBC 2022| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

Catching Up on Virtual Production and OTT vs Linear TV

by Bob Raikes

Once again I’m going to quote the old London stockbroker saying of ‘Sell in May and Go Away’ – the phrase they would use to indicate that not much would happen in the dog …

Tags:Content Creation| Streaming Video| TV Viewing| Virtual Sets

Everyone in the M&E Industry Wants the Same Thing … Viewers

by Andy Marken

You may not realize it, but the entertainment food chain has changed dramatically over the past few years. In fact, according to MPA’s (Motion Picture Association’s) head, Charles Rinkin, it’s on the cusp of …

Tags:Broadcast| Content Creation| Movies & Content| Streaming Video| SVOD| USA

Links Week Starting 28th February 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. We were sad to see that VGX …

Tags:Blu-ray Players| Content Creation| Huawei| LED| Market Data| Outdoor Displays| Qualcomm| Retail| Samsung| Smart Home & Home Networks| Steam Consoles| UltraHD & 4K| Wi-Fi

The Hunt for Post Solutions at NAB, IBC

by Andy Marken

It’s interesting that with all the creative and craft associations around the globe it’s impossible to attach a precise number to the films, movies, TV segments produced annually. The normal answer is … a …

Tags:Content Creation| Post Production| storage

Amazon Buys MGM for $8.45 Billion

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Amazon has agreed to acquire MGM in a deal worth $8.45 billion and the company is expected to complement Amazon Studios, which has focused on TV content. The move will give …

Tags:Amazon| Content Creation| sony| Streaming Video

Frame Rate, HDR and Creative Intent

by Matthew Brennesholtz

The “Creatives” in the motion picture industry have always taken technology, sometimes reluctantly, and used it to tell stories. Some of the technologies incorporated over the last 100 years into the cinema include sound, …

Tags:Cinema| Content Creation| HDR - High Dynamic Range| HFR - High Frame Rate

Digital Distribution and Making Content Personal

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, the Disney+ media streaming service launched earlier this month (November 12) for $6.99/month in the US, and in just 24 hours, the company claimed 10 million subscribers. – Wow! …

Tags:Apple| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Content Creation| Disney| Market Data| Netflix| Streaming Video