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Planet Earth: UHD HDR boosts creativity. UHD on the iPlayer

Michael Gunton , Creative Director BBC Natural History Unit, talks about the widened palette of creative options offered by shooting in the wild with 4k UHD HDR. The evidence is in the just released Planet Earth II where new standards of immersion are set as the production teams interact with animals from the largest to […]

October 20, 2016

Escapade: UHD and VR takes us a mile up a mountain

Ed Kellie of Escapade Productions tells us he plans to use UHD and VR to make Steve Backshall’s 1 mile vertical climb for Comic Relief a truly immersive – and terrifying – experience.   [bitsontherun 2KkdtXEJ-hLYU43gg]

October 19, 2016

St Thomas: HDR brings a new creative dimension

Bertrand Loyer of St Thomas Productions shares his experience of shooting in 4K UHD since 2009 and how HDR brings a whole new dimension to what can be achieved. [bitsontherun SHpy5CyN-hLYU43gg]

October 19, 2016

Travel XP going the extra mile with UHD

Prashant Chothani updates us on another year shooting and broadcasting in UHD and explains how you do find work-arounds to all that data heavy lifting. [bitsontherun 3YDjIYZH-hLYU43gg]

October 19, 2016

HDR: a DoP sees the light

Martin Dohrn DoP Terramater Factual Studies says shooting in 4K UHD HDR changes the way you look at the light and how you can use it.     [bitsontherun U9zRxDBL-hLYU43gg]

October 19, 2016

Camp Zambia: hundred of hours of UHD natural history

Vanessa Case and Andrew Jackson of Blue Ant and Plimsoll, relate their experience of capturing hundreds of hours of 4k UHD natural history in their grand, two-year, Camp Zambia production.   [bitsontherun YgAuCLhl-hLYU43gg]

October 19, 2016

Museum Channel: ‘Innovation in our DNA’

Nela Pavlouskova of the Museum Channel says innovation is its DNA as it now provides a 4K UHD linear service having pioneered in both HD and 3D. [bitsontherun 6qvy7Ya7-hLYU43gg]

October 18, 2016

NHK News ‘4K is a transport challenge’

Masashi Yoshino of NHK News talks about the rewards of shooting news in 4K UHD but also the challenges of transporting data at a rate that can be 6x real time. [bitsontherun BLjBxB2s-hLYU43gg]

October 18, 2016

United4All: HDR and Wide Colour Gamut ‘totally worth it’

Rene Delwel, CEO of United 4 All, tells about another year of shooting in 4K UHD, including famous names in concert and game shows in Botswana, and why its ‘totally worth’ moving to HDR and Wide Colour Gamut, [bitsontherun W4ZWbSD0-hLYU43gg]

October 17, 2016

Auditorium Films: choose your UHD subject carefully

Reza Ackbaraly CEO of Auditorium Films tells about capturing concerts in 4K UHD, the challenges in workflow, and how choosing the right subject matter is the key to making UHD really work for the broadcaster and viewer. [bitsontherun jnIgRxrK-hLYU43gg]

October 17, 2016