Bitmax to handle digital media processing for Gravitas Ventures
The company will centralise storage of the Gravitas catalogue within its BAM 2.0 system
Making the sound of Mary Poppins Returns supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
Production sound mixer Simon Hayes talks to TVBEurope about the festive season's big film
London exploring plans for city’s largest film studios
Sadiq Khan has backed plans to build what could be the largest film studios in London. Plans for the new studios, which would be...
DPA Microphones brings new meaning to ‘in-car audio’
Rashad Omar has been using DPA d:screet Miniature Microphones and d:dicate Recording Microphones to capture dialogue for feature films include American Honey
Star Wars: The Force Awakens available as Dolby Cinema experience
The upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh installment in the film series, will be available as a Dolby Cinema experience
Brazil and France pirate most horror content for Halloween
In the lead up to Halloween, illegal peer-to-peer downloads of current and classic horror films increased by 21 per cent worldwide according to Irdeto
Return to OZ: streaming media and the new creative class
During the Golden Age of Hollywood from the late 1920s to the early 1960s, the ‘Big Five’ motion picture studios hired creative professionals under...
Creative industries report reveals BAME employment gap in UK
The Creative Industries Federation, in partnership with the MOBO organisation, has launched its Creative Diversity study on the state of diversity in the UK’s...
AMC and Cineplex surrender to cinema’s phoenix moment
At the end of 2014, Sony released the film The Interview simultaneously both digitally and in a select range of movie theatres. I observed...
Netflix to premiere original documentary Winter on Fire
Netflix will release its original documentary Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom on Friday 9 October exclusively to its members worldwide
BT customers to witness ‘start of the zombie apocalypse’ with AMC launch
AMC will launch in the UK for the first time on 28 August exclusively to BT customers. The channel, from international TV network AMC...
How does the UK compare to the worst in the world for piracy?
Ah, those Australians… considered the “worst in the world for piracy,” particularly video content. So much so, that the country passed a law in...
Twentieth Century Fox to release UHD films in HDR for home viewing
Ateme has worked with Twentieth Century Fox to enable distribution of what the company claims is the first ever UHD with High Dynamic Range...
Factory embraces Dolby Atmos with new audio studios
The award-winning Soho-based facility now has a new Dolby Atmos studio as well as facilities for all other Dolby formats
BFI London Film Festival to host Global Symposium on Gender in Media
The BFI London Film Festival is collaborating with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (GDI) and Women in Film and Television (WFTV),...
Transavia pilots Piksel Voyage for in-flight entertainment
European airline Transavia has chosen Piksel Voyage to power its new in-flight entertainment service, allowing travellers to access content through their own devices.
1.2 million digital and creative skilled workers needed by 2022
The digital and creative sector is expected to need 1.2 million new workers by 2022; equivalent to half the current workforce, according to training...
Watching 3D films can help improve IQ and brain power
Neuroscientist Patrick Fagan, associate lecturer at Goldsmiths, and Professor Brendan Walker of Thrill Laboratory have found that watching films in 3D sharpens the brain...
Kering and the Festival de Cannes unveil Women in Motion Talks
As part of the 68th International Cannes Film Festival, Kering and the Festival de Cannes have launched the first edition of the Women in...
Wuaki.tv and Icon Film Distribution unite to bring indies to film fans
Video on-demand streaming service Wuaki.tv has signed a new deal with Icon Film Distribution to increase its focus on independent movies.