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IMF: How Does it Work and Who will Use It?

If you read my previous post on IMF, you’ll already know that unlike its finance focussed namesake, the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) is in fact designed to improve our lives: it is a new SMPTE file format designed to create a single – standardized – master bundle for distribution of versioned content between businesses into multiple territories: The content creation…

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What is IMF and Why Should You Care?

Not to be confused with its more illustrious name sake, the IMF (Interoperable Master Format) is a file format that is designed to simplify the file exchange process by creating a single – standardized – master file for distribution of content between businesses into multiple territories: Separate the content into various ingredients  Most films these days have…

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Why Only French Films Survived the Digital Darkness

I can imagine the scene now. I’m sitting on a chair in the forest many years in the future with my grandchildren trying to set fire to things or blow things up (the way they do). I will have just finished watching the director’s cut of “Le magasin des suicides” on my new super-duper 16K…

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Do We Need Reminding Just How Beneficial DPP Can Be?

Readers of this blog will be aware of its regular focus on the Digital Production Partnership or DPP as it is more commonly known. When terminology such as ‘revolutionary’ and ‘a future broadcast industry cornerstone’ are used to describe a concept it is normally a good indication that all that glitters is not necessarily gold: However, this is…

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Taking MXF Interoperability to the Next Level

Next week, in a corner of the Bayerischer Rundfunk campus in Munich, Germany, likely without much fanfare, something fairly monumental will take place – the IRT MXF PlugFest. Now in its ninth year, this event brings together vendors in the media and entertainment industry to facilitate MXF interoperability tests. Following each event, the IRT (Institute für Rundfunktechnik)…

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IT Broadcast Workflow Conference Opens with DPP Keynote

A good blog helps direct people towards interesting and informative events, and with this in mind please may I draw your attention to this year’s IT Broadcast Workflow conference, which is organized by the team at TVB Europe: The magazine has reported on developments with the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) and such is the interest in this…

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3 Steps to Using the iCR Segment Track

There has been a lot of information published recently about the Digital Production Partnership, the standardization of file delivery in the UK broadcast chain. Indeed I have alluded to it in previous posts, but what was the motivation for UK broadcasters to gather and come up with the specification? To ease the problems of inter-company \…

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Is DPP Relevant Outside of the UK?

Readers of this blog might have the impression that the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is an initiative with relevance only within the UK, where it was developed. This understanding is entirely wrong – at NAB earlier this month, we received expressions of interest from just about every continent: So what do we take from this –…

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DPP Help Broadcast Service Providers

If you are a broadcast service provider you will quickly appreciate the increased certainty that DPP provides around the areas of file delivery and playback. Peter Darlington, who works with Red Bee Media, points out there are a number of very real and tangible benefits to broadcast service providers from the adoption of DPP including MXF option constraints, common codec…

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Are You Going to BVE?

So 2014 is showing the same tendency to slip by as previous years and here we are with BVE just around the corner. Having made the short journey across London to the Excel centre, this year’s event will be important for several reasons: Apart from the annual gathering of the broadcast industry clan, this year is…

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IMF: How Does it Work and Who will Use It?

If you read my previous post on IMF, you’ll already know that unlike its finance focussed namesake, the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) is in fact designed to improve our lives: it is a new SMPTE file format designed to create a single – standardized – master bundle for distribution of versioned content between businesses into multiple territories: The content creation…

Read More
What is IMF and Why Should You Care?

Not to be confused with its more illustrious name sake, the IMF (Interoperable Master Format) is a file format that is designed to simplify the file exchange process by creating a single – standardized – master file for distribution of content between businesses into multiple territories: Separate the content into various ingredients  Most films these days have…

Read More
dalet
Why Only French Films Survived the Digital Darkness

I can imagine the scene now. I’m sitting on a chair in the forest many years in the future with my grandchildren trying to set fire to things or blow things up (the way they do). I will have just finished watching the director’s cut of “Le magasin des suicides” on my new super-duper 16K…

Read More
dalet
Do We Need Reminding Just How Beneficial DPP Can Be?

Readers of this blog will be aware of its regular focus on the Digital Production Partnership or DPP as it is more commonly known. When terminology such as ‘revolutionary’ and ‘a future broadcast industry cornerstone’ are used to describe a concept it is normally a good indication that all that glitters is not necessarily gold: However, this is…

Read More
dalet
Taking MXF Interoperability to the Next Level

Next week, in a corner of the Bayerischer Rundfunk campus in Munich, Germany, likely without much fanfare, something fairly monumental will take place – the IRT MXF PlugFest. Now in its ninth year, this event brings together vendors in the media and entertainment industry to facilitate MXF interoperability tests. Following each event, the IRT (Institute für Rundfunktechnik)…

Read More
dalet
IT Broadcast Workflow Conference Opens with DPP Keynote

A good blog helps direct people towards interesting and informative events, and with this in mind please may I draw your attention to this year’s IT Broadcast Workflow conference, which is organized by the team at TVB Europe: The magazine has reported on developments with the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) and such is the interest in this…

Read More
dalet
3 Steps to Using the iCR Segment Track

There has been a lot of information published recently about the Digital Production Partnership, the standardization of file delivery in the UK broadcast chain. Indeed I have alluded to it in previous posts, but what was the motivation for UK broadcasters to gather and come up with the specification? To ease the problems of inter-company \…

Read More
dalet
Is DPP Relevant Outside of the UK?

Readers of this blog might have the impression that the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is an initiative with relevance only within the UK, where it was developed. This understanding is entirely wrong – at NAB earlier this month, we received expressions of interest from just about every continent: So what do we take from this –…

Read More
dalet
DPP Help Broadcast Service Providers

If you are a broadcast service provider you will quickly appreciate the increased certainty that DPP provides around the areas of file delivery and playback. Peter Darlington, who works with Red Bee Media, points out there are a number of very real and tangible benefits to broadcast service providers from the adoption of DPP including MXF option constraints, common codec…

Read More
dalet
Are You Going to BVE?

So 2014 is showing the same tendency to slip by as previous years and here we are with BVE just around the corner. Having made the short journey across London to the Excel centre, this year’s event will be important for several reasons: Apart from the annual gathering of the broadcast industry clan, this year is…

Read More