EBU taps Mobile Viewpoint for news over IP » Digital TV Europe

  The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has teamed up with IP transmission specialist Mobile Viewpoint to deliver news and other content to EBU members and clients over IP networks. IP encoding and decoding devices, using Mobile Viewpoint’s technology, will be gradually rolled out in 2016 with the launch of the Eurovision Open Smart Virtual IP Network and its online portal. This deal will enable both companies to complement their respective competitive strengths, and push for innovation and […]

TV France International appoints new president » Digital TV Europe

France Télévisions executive Hervé Michel has been elected president of TV France International and will take the helm at the French distributors industry group from early next year. He replaces Laetitia Recayte, the former head of distribution at Newen, the production group controversially being bought by TF1. She resigned at TVFI president after leaving Newen for a commercial role at France Télévisions. She had replaced Xavier Gouyou-Beauchamps as president earlier this year. Michel is one of the […]

Pilotpriest: The Last Goodbye

by Terence Teh Through space and time with Parisian film imagineers BRVTVS In 2014, French directors and animators Thibaud Clergue, Aurélien Duhayon, Sébastien Iglesias and Camille Perrin formed visual supergroup BRVTVS. Their first film was the biker gang tale Horde, and was released to universal fanfare due to its mix of 3D realism and two-dimensional graphic novel style. “For the moment there are not many VR films with a real story. We’d be proud to be the […]

How to Shoot Video Testimonials

Cinematography By Caleb Ward Testimony videos are a great way to humanize a video. Let’s take a look at how to shoot effective testimonial videos. If you’re considering shooting a testimonial video for your brand or simply want to get better at your interview skills, then you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re shooting the video for a church or for a business, these quick tips will cover everything you need to know to shoot a […]

On Location: MINDCASTLE’s Obsessive Scouting Methods

What’s that thing real estate agents always say? Location, location, location? Well, the same could be said about film. Knowing how to find great locations is an essential element of filmmaking — and it is equal parts vigilance, thoroughness, organization, and plain old luck. In our last conversation with Casey and Danielle of MINDCASTLE, they talked briefly about their, shall we say, exhaustive scouting methods. So we thought we’d call them up again and dig into their […]