BFI: Spending on high-end TV production topped film in 2020
The BFI reports the industry started to see recovery in final quarter of 2020 with £1.19 billion spent, the second highest three-month spend on...
How Europe’s Public Service Broadcasters came together to cover the pandemic
Liz Corbin, EBU deputy media director and head of news discusses how the organisation has helped broadcasters deliver reliable, trusted news to audiences during...
Cinema tech developer Christie granted patent that lets cinemas stream films to the home
Christie's system could support delivery options from compressed H.265 streams at 4Mbps to uncompressed 8K at 120Hz at 100Gbps.
Channel 5 ‘may pass on investing in Freeview’ due to Covid-driven ad crisis
According to reports, Channel 5 can not justify the cost of joining the Freeview Play consortium during the coronavirus crisis
Screen Scotland launches hardship fund for screen sector workers
Open to sole traders and PAYE freelancers and also offers support to those operating under a personal service company structure, who will be able...
How the EastEnders production team returned to a Covid-safe Albert Square
Philip Stevens investigates the production processes put in place to bring EastEnders back to BBC One
dock10 welcomes back A Question Of (socially-distanced) Sport
Social distancing was maintained "from the first minute to the last minute" says executive producer, Gareth Edwards.
DPP report offers guide to for companies rebuilding for uncertain future
Design for Tomorrow: Key Design Principles report offers guidance for companies rebuilding after a tumultuous 2020
Pandemic isn’t the end of live sports, but it has created the perfect storm for esports
By Dhaval Ponda, global head of media and entertainment services, Tata CommunicationsFeatures
RTL reports streaming growth during H1 2020, but profits hit hard
Company blames the impact of the coronavirus impact
Amazon donates £1.5 million to Film and TV Charity’s Covid-19 fund
"It is essential for us to help community through this pandemic," said Amazon Studios boss Jennifer Salke
‘We should not move back to the way things were just because we can’
New Production Guild of Great Britain CEO Lyndsay Duthie talks to TVBEurope about how the production industry can recover from the impact of coronavirus,...
Carolyn McCall: ‘This has been one of the most challenging times in the history of ITV’
Broadcaster has announced its earnings for the first half of 2020
Cartoni introduces UV disinfection device for video equipment
The UV-C Boxer can be used on cameras, batteries, lenses, Steadicam and accessories
Three quarters of media tech companies admit Covid-19 has impacted business
Survey of media tech companies finds the pandemic has led to 70 per cent of companies re-focusing their business
New Covid-19 guidelines for safe audio production released
Trade group AudioUK has released a 15-page document with COVID-19 guidelines for safe audio production during the pandemic
DPP: ‘Nothing to suggest’ remote working was good for media business
DPP publishes report Will Covid-19 Change the Way We Work?
Dutch media companies receive cash boost from the government
RTL Nederland, NEP Media and ITV Studios among companies who benefited from the support
Cloud platform Iatakoo reports 300 per cent increase in broadcaster usage during pandemic
Company said during June, its broadcast clients streamed 293 per cent more minutes of footage compared to June 2019
Analysts: Silver linings to be found in Covid-19 impact on TV industry
Enders Analysis releases report 'Silver linings for TV' looking at the impact of coronavirus on the industry and the positives that can be found...
DPP launches project to support media industry recovery
In-depth look at the key principles that the DPP thinks will increase resilience and growth in the post coronavirus media economy
Mediapro secures €120 million to weather coronavirus storm
Includes €55 million from Deutsche Bank
Catchphrase will be first ITV entertainment show to resume filming
Filming will resume without a studio audience
Formula One Virtual Grand Prix Series reaches 30 million viewers
Races reached 21.8 million viewers on digital platforms, with another five million watching on TV
BBC Studios extends freelancer furlough scheme until 31st August
Around 600 FTC and PAYE freelancers were working on productions paused by the coronavirus pandemic
Discovery ‘reviewing production costs’ after saving money during lockdown
Broadcaster saved $300K per hour of content shot at home
Comment: “It’s how we’ve always done it” is no longer enough
Marc Risby, group CTO at DigiBox, looks at the media tech industry's Apollo 13 moment
UK government appoints commissioner for cultural recovery
Neil Mendoza has been tasked with advising the government on how film, theatre, galleries and entertainment venues can recover from coronavirus lockdown
Insight: EBU provides summary of Covid-19 reporting
David Fernández Quijada, manager of the EBU’s media intelligence service, provides TVBEurope with summary insight of how the organisation has been charting the impact...
UK broadcasters publish guidance for restarting TV production
Covers all aspects of TV production