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An IT-based learning opportunity

16 November 2010
An IT-based learning opportunity

The IT Broadcast Workflow on November 30 is a chance to network with peers and gain valuable insight into file-based broadcast ops around Europe, writes Fergal Ringrose.
 
This event is unique: real-life case studies examining the process of technology and operational change in European broadcast television. Book your place now at www.broadcastworkflow.com, or else call Will Phillips on + 44 (0)20 7234 8706.
 
From Discovery Networks’ EMEA playout facility, learn how metadata capture and management can improve operational processes — and the challenges of multi-lingual audio and management reporting across multiple networks
 
In 2009 Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) Hamburg rolled out new workflows for network- and file- based production. Learn how the new technical system enables parallel and more effective workflows for increased programme output
 
Sky News HD launched ahead of the British General Election in May 2010. Discover its original technical and production requirements; the advantages of going tapeless HD; and the broadcaster’s plans for the future
 
How Chellomedia’s Digital Media Centre in Amsterdam moved to a digital workflow — the technologies and practices involved and the benefits that were realised
 
Sweden’s NTM group branched into television with the launch of local television station 24NT in 2006, followed by 24Corren and 24Norrbotten in 2008 and 24UNT in October 2010. Discover the multiplay model and technical aspects behind this aggressive news channel roll-out
 
How the creation of ingest, QC, repurposing, asset management, storage, scheduling, playout and subtitling was integrated into a fully digital workflow at AS Levira in Estonia
 
From RTL-TVI Belgium, learn how media files from multiple sources move between different production platforms without file compatibility problems – how to automate and adopt interop software to bridge the gap between production and MAM environments
 
Learn how Overon in Madrid adopted IT approaches and file-based workflows to satisfy the growing and changing demands of its clients – and then grew to address new markets and business models
 
Luxembourg’s Future Entertainment S.à.r.l, part of the Virgin Media Group, will share insight into how it has expanded from initially taking over the group’s premium channels to offering a range of services to help other cable operators, ISPs, mobile and telco operators generate revenue from content
 
Our Chairman for The IT Broadcast Workflow is Jeremy Bancroft, Director, Media Asset Capital. The full list of speakers for November 30 is as follows:
 
George Boath, regional manager EAME, Telestream
Roman Ceano, General Manager, Vector 3
Stefan Eckardt, Project Manager, S4M
Mark Errington, chief executive officer, OASYS
Bevan Gibson, Deputy Head of Technology, Sky News
Alexander Harkenthal, sales manager, MobileTV & Web TV, Overon Madrid
Indrek Lepp, director Multimedia Services Division, AS Levira, Estonia
Sascha Molina, Head of Postproduction, NDR Hamburg
Ron Paans, Director of Operations, Future Entertainment Luxembourg
Granby Patrick, technology director, Marquis Broadcast
Rick Phelps, Head of Quality & Reporting, Chellomedia DMC Amsterdam
Thierry Piette, technical director, RTL-TVI Brussels
David Roulson. Director, Broadcast Engineering, Discovery Communications
Tony Taylor, Chairman & CEO, TMD
Michael Tißen, Project Manager, NDR Hamburg
Erik Tilleby, Manager, Teknomedia Sweden
Yuval Tori, VP Sales, EMEA, Pilat Media
 
www.broadcastworkflow.com

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