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Prime Focus Facility Selects
Avid Broadcast Systems
P

rime Focus has selected Avid
to power its creative workflow
in its UK broadcast facility.
Featuring Avid Media Composer
this implementation will enable
Prime Focus to deliver high quality,
inspiring content to its worldwide
television, advertising, and film
client base while at the same time
benefiting from a vastly more
productive and efficient operation.
“When a client comes to Prime
Focus they expect us to be using
the best-in-class creative solutions,”
said Rowan Bray, Managing Director
of Prime Focus UK.
“Avid is the industry standard
for the post industry, so having
its technology at the heart of our
facility means clients will have an
enjoyable and faultless experience
with us, every time.”
Andrew Condie, Group Head

Avid systems at Prime Focus promise workflow improvements

of Operations at Prime Focus UK,
added: “Over the past few years
it’s evident that Avid has made
a significant effort to make its
solutions open with third party plugins. This fills me with tremendous
confidence of further marketleading developments in the future,”
continued Condie.
The Avid-based workflow will
enable Prime Focus to speed up

the creative process and work more
efficiently across multiple projects to
deliver a seamless client experience.
The investment, made through,
installed and supported by Tyrell,
comprises 30 Avid Media Composer
seven seats with Mojo DX interfaces,
and three Avid Symphony
Nitris systems.
The installation will be completed
by the autumn.

TriCaster’s 2.5 Million eSports Game Views

Forbidden Offer
Raises £8.9m
GBR: Forbidden Technologies
has raised £8.9 million to
further
development
of
its
FORscene
platform.
In June 2013, Forbidden
announced a conditional firm placing
of £40 million new ordinary shares,
with the goal of raising £8 million.
The company also offered £5
million shares with the goal of
raising another £1 million. As of
mid-July, Forbidden had sold
91% of those £5 million shares.
On-site FORscene ingest servers
are already in use at some highprofile post-production companies.

Sky Brazil
Axon System
NED: AXON Digital Design has
supplied its TRACS compliance
recording system to Sky Brazil.
A key feature of TRACS2 is live
stream forwarding, which enables the
user to create a unicast or multicast
of a live video stream over a LAN.
TRACS2 is based on the Linux OS and
runs on dedicated hardware equipped
with RAID 5-configured disks.
Sky Brazil, which has 39 channels,
has over five million subscribers.

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n the largest ever European
Tricaster production, NewTek
generated online coverage for live
streaming specialists 3xScreen
Media for the inaugural Gfinity
eSports competition.
3xScreen created a 28-input, six
programme output production using
five TriCasters, which was streamed
to Twitch.tv and viewed by more
than 2.5 million gaming enthusiasts
from around the world.
Gfinity London 2013, which took
place in London, set a benchmark
for future eSports events.
The best teams from around the
world battled for the Call of Duty and
League of Legends Championships.
“This was a ground-breaking
eSports event. We required online

NewTek’s TriCaster systems at the
Gfinity event

live coverage to match, including 3D
visual effects, virtual sets, graphics
and transitions,” said Paul Kent,
Gfinity’s COO.
3xScreen Media met Gfinity’s live
video production and streaming
requirements by using five

production pods comprising one
TriCaster 8000, two TriCaster 855s
and two TriCaster 850s.
3xScreen Managing Director Scott
Robinson said: “The success of
the Gfinity production – measured
by viewer figures and feedback –
could not have been achieved
without TriCaster, which played
a fundamental role in our live
production and streaming workflow.”
The TriCasters created six
programme outputs from 28-input
sources including fixed and manned
cameras, live commentary, game
feeds and the master studio.
The six programme outputs,
enhanced with animated graphics
and VTs, fed four Twitch.tv live
stream channels and event screens.

Snell Transmutes
Alchemist OD
GBR: Snell has released Alchemist
OD, the software-only version
of its standards converter.
The first product to utilise
Snell’s ‘On Demand’ technology
a media processing framework
that provides instant access to
Snell’s acclaimed algorithms in
file-based, virtualised broadcast
and digital media environments.
This brings Snell’s frame-rate
conversion to the software realm,
enabling instant access to highquality, rapid, anytime processing
of media files.

LDX

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InNews: Prime Focus Selects Avid Workflow
InNews: Elysium Workflow Centres on Aces
InReply: IO Gates Platform ‘keeps It Simple’
InTech: When Does Clean Switching Matter?
InGear: IBC Debut for Gepco’s Hybrid Fibre Cables
InFile: BFI Adopts Filecatalyst Transfer Workflow
InAudio: TSL Products’ Madi Capable Solutions
In Broadcast - September 2013 - Intro
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In Broadcast - September 2013 - Cover2
In Broadcast - September 2013 - Contents
In Broadcast - September 2013 - InNews: Prime Focus Selects Avid Workflow
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In Broadcast - September 2013 - InNews: Elysium Workflow Centres on Aces
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In Broadcast - September 2013 - InTech: When Does Clean Switching Matter?
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In Broadcast - September 2013 - InGear: IBC Debut for Gepco’s Hybrid Fibre Cables
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