In Broadcast - September 2017 - 6
www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 7 - Issue 9 | September 2017
USA / NED: At IBC, Imagine
Communications will highlight the
migration of workflows to a more
agile technology foundation.
Imagine CEO Charlie Vogt, said:
"Imagine Communications has
been leading the evolution toward
and embracing the power and
efficiencies of IP, software and
Cloud, delivering the agility,
flexibility and responsiveness
our clients require to compete
in today's hyper-competitive
He said this had "fully evolved
into market-leading advertising,
networking and OTT solutions".
MK Lens Sell Out
AUS: Fujifilm Australia has
reported that the first shipment of
the Fujinon 50-135mm MK cinema
lens has completely sold out.
Specifically designed for prosumer
videographers and emerging
cinematographers, the first Fujinon
50-135mm MK in Australia was
purchased from Videocraft by
"The Fujifilm optics have always
been pleasing to me, not too
sharp not too soft and with good
contrast. The new 50-135mm MK
cine zoom lens is no different,"
Sonnet 1TB Fusion
SSD Flash Drive
USA: Sonnet Technologies has
released a 1TB version of its Fusion
Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive, a
rugged, pocket-size SSD storage
Equipped with 1TB of NVMe flash
storage, it is compatible with both
Mac and Windows computers,
and the Thunderbolt 3 connection
delivers data transfer speeds up to
The drive is designed for pro users
requiring a portable fast storage
device, unencumbered by the need
for a separate power supply.
Reins At Gearhouse
earhouse Broadcast has promoted
Head of Projects Ed Tischler to
Managing Director of its UK business.
Tischler will report directly to Kevin
Moorhouse who is focusing fully on
his role as Chief Operating Officer of
Gravity Media Group (GMG).
In the 16 years he's worked within
the broadcast facilities industry,
Tischler has made the transition from
fulfilling a purely technical role to
taking on greater commercial and
Since joining Gearhouse Broadcast
in 2007, he's worked at, and overseen
including the 2014 and 2010 World
Cups, Euro 2016, 2012 and 2008, Rio
2016, London 2012 and the ATP 1000
Tischler will also remain as Head
of Projects to ensure consistency on
upcoming jobs, though it is anticipated
he will oversee the appointment of a
Tischler said: "Gearhouse is among
the most forward-thinking and
ambitious businesses operating within
the media production industry, so this
is a fantastic opportunity, and one I'm
genuinely excited about."
impressed us with his management
style, as well as his technical,
operational and industry knowledge
throughout his time at Gearhouse.
IABM Announces EMEA
he IABM has formed an EMEA
Members' Council to provide a
regional voice and forum to address
European members' particular needs.
The council members are drawn from
companies based in nine European
countries to provide a representative
regional industry body.
At an inaugural meeting at NAB in
April this year, Founder and CEO of
Danmon Group and Dan Technologies,
Ole Clausen was elected Chairman.
Serving on the council with Clausen
* Laurent Lafarge - President
& CEO, Anevia.
* Madeleine Bråthen Bjaaland Legal Manager, Appear TV.
* Goran Papic - Senior Market
Intelligence Analyst, ARRI.
* Dorothée Anfang - Marketing
Consultant, Arvato Systems.
* Jean-Louis Lods - Director,
Business Development, DMC.
* Jochen Bauer - Marketing
Director, Guntermann & Drunck.
Personnel development is one of our
key values, and Ed is a great example
of someone who has continually
grabbed the opportunities we have
* Anthony Smith-Chaigneau Senior Director Product
* Frederik Schodts - Business
* Chris Exelby - Managing Director,
TSL Professional Products
(Chairman of UK Regional Council).
Darren Whitehead, IABM Director
of Business Development who has
overseen the formation of the
EMEA Members' Council, said: "The
new Council has a member and
geographical spread to ensure the
widest representation possible of all
European member views, whatever
their location or company size.
"It has also been a real coup to
secure such an esteemed and widely
respected chairman in Ole Clausen."