September 2016

Have you been checking out IBCHUB for the latest news, exclusive interviews and updates from Amsterdam? The show is right around the corner! 

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Special thanks to all of our sponsors: AJAARRIAtomosLectrosonicsSchneider Optics & Wowza.

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New Angénieux Zoom Line Covering S35 mm and Larger Image Formats at IBC 2016

Thales Angenieux, in collaboration with Band Pro Film & Digital Inc., and Jebsen Industrial Technology Co. Ltd., announces at IBC 2016 a new range of Angenieux zoom lenses – the Angénieux Type EZ Series – two fast and light weight zoom lenses integrating an innovative modular design (Interchangeable Rear Optics IRO technology™) to cover S35 mm and larger image formats for cine and broadcast productions.

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Exclusive Interview with IBC CEO, Michael Crimp


CEO of the International Broadcasting Convention, Michael Crimp, talks to us about the evolution of IBC and how it all got started in an exclusive interview.

PH: What are some of the most important decisions you face in your job on a daily basis?

Michael Crimp: IBC plays a very important role in connecting the industry together. As the industry goes through a period of transformational change, working with all of our partners and key stakeholders to ensure that IBC to continues to represent and support the industry.

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Storage Solutions Take Center Stage

Making It Work For You (Part One)


Remember that time that you and the team worked for three whole days and nights to hit that impossible deadline? No? Selective memory? You tried to forget? Your clients didn’t. Remember that exact moment it all crashed and it all went to sh*t because you didn’t back it all up to a nice big storage platform cause you would “do it later when we had time?” Well having been there, I can tell you it might be one of your worst professional moments ever. Lets hope that you NEVER feel that way. It is possible. Check it all out…

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ZEISS Otus lenses

Logo The ZEISS Otus lenses are designed for state-of- the-art cameras with high-resolution sensors. With 4K productions becoming the industry standard, Otus lenses are the top choice for filmmakers. High contrast, practically no color fringes, and a high aperture of f/1.4 in all three lenses in this family make the ZEISS Otus a masterpiece.

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Back that Asset Up! In an Intelligent Archive

What’s the difference between backing up content and archiving it? Does it really matter? People use the terms interchangeably at times, but there are key distinctions in how these technologies protect and preserve content that can have a big impact in media workflows, including their potential to conserve storage capacity.

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Schneider Optics Shows off 18mm Wide Angle Lens, New MPTV Filters & More at IBC


Director of Sales and Marketing, Photo/Video Schneider Optics, Inc., Don Schafer, talks about the much anticipated 18mm Wide Angle lens, new MPTV filters and more at IBC.

PH: What are some upcoming/popular trends from the world of broadcast and content creation that you think might make a big impact at the show?

Don Schafer: Following on from the excitement created at NAB over HDR (high dynamic range) 4K camera capabilities, we think the production community will upgrade their cameras and lenses to deliver even more spectacular looking content.

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K-Tek: great products and superior service. Various boom poles with many options for all budgets and applications. All Klassic (graphite) and Avalon (graphite or aluminum) poles are Made in USA.

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Future Proofing Media Workflows through Software-Defined Storage

In 2015, 708 films were released in US and Canada, a 19% increase since 2006, and 409 original English-language scripted primetime shows were released, a 94% increase since 2009. In addition, countless hours of content were produced for game shows, news, reality shows, sports, talk shows, commercials and corporate videos. All of these productions present a huge volume of media assets that have to be saved to storage that’s easily accessible by production teams around the globe.

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Logo Wowza Media Systems delivers award-winning, extensible media streaming software and cloud services to make any streaming use case as simple as possible. Wowza technology enables more than 19,000 customers in 170+ countries to expand their reach, more deeply engage audiences, and increase monetization opportunities.

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Unique Needs of 24x7 Running Storage & MAM for Reality TV

Logo Today’s reality TV productions are ambitious in their size and tight broadcast schedules, requiring a multitude of impressive engineering feats. When not tracking every move of a housewife, psychic medium or celebrity, other shows such as Hell’s Kitchen, America’s Got Talent or The Voice closely follow the progress of contestants and are broken up into segments: the documentary portions that tell the back stories of contestants, the behind-the- scenes shots that show the contestants preparing for the competition, and then the (sometimes live, sometimes not) actual competition portion itself.

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Buy Tickets for The Ninth Annual Amsterdam Supermeet

Logo Creative Pro User Group (CPUG) Network SuperMeets are networking gatherings of Final Cut, Adobe, Avid and Autodesk editors, gurus and digital filmmakers from throughout the world who use or want to learn to use Macintosh-based collaborative workflows and solutions. SuperMeets started as a grassroots movement to connect Apple FCP editors at a local level. Now in its thirteenth year, the producers behind the SuperMeets have harnessed the energy of local chapters globally and turned SuperMeets into the industry's most influential user-organized series of global events. 

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Managing Storage & Assets with Primestream

Logo Every technology change brings new benefits and new challenges. The shift in media production to digital file-based systems has sped up the process, multiplied the creative power of editing tools, and enabled collaborative workflows that could never have been imagined with film or tape. They have also brought new challenges to the storage and retrieval side of the equation.

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