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Motion Impossible launches AGITO MagTrax

Motion Impossible, the manufacturer of modular remote dolly systems and camera stabilisers, has announced the launch of MagTrax, a new magnetic strip-guided system for discreet tracked applications, offering more flexibility and fast set-up for laid or set-embedded dolly tracks. MagTrax enhances the existing drive-ends by enabling customers to follow a magnetic strip laid on a […]

March 31, 2022

C4: “Record Nations and Regions spend”

Channel 4’s proportion of commissions and spend in the Nations and Regions hit an all-time record high last year. Two thirds of all original programming commissioned for the main channel was produced in the Nations and Regions – nearly double the broadcaster’s 35 per cent quota set by Ofcom. Channel 4’s Chief Content Officer, Ian […]

March 15, 2022

BT Sport to share Rugby Stories

BT Sport has announced Rugby Stories, a new strand of documentaries around each of the thirteen clubs in the 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership. Each club will have a dedicated episode which typically airs on BT Sport on Friday evenings directly following a live match from the Gallagher Premiership or Heineken Champions Cup on BT Sport. Rugby […]

February 22, 2022

Cyber Group Studios signs partnership with A Productions

Cyber Group Studios, a producer and distributor of animated series, best known for its award-winning series Gigantosaurus, has acquired a majority ownership stake in A Productions, a UK-based animation production studio. A Productions is a creative-led, multi-discipline studio based in Bristol, UK, with a strong reputation for producing award-winning children’s content for many major UK […]

January 26, 2022

NBC’s That’s My Jam uses AGITO modular dollies

For the NBC primetime celebrity game show That’s My Jam in the US from Universal Television Alternative Studios, famed television and live event director Glenn Weiss and his long-time Steadicam operator Toré Livia from Jitacam decided on three AGITO modular remote dolly systems from Motion Impossible. Using two AGITO Sports with two cameras each, and […]

January 25, 2022

BBC Cymru, BBC Audio partner on network radio hub

BBC Cymru Wales and BBC Audio have announced a new partnership which will bring together their network radio teams in Wales and Bristol in a single unit, led from Cardiff, working across both sites. The new unit, will create a substantial audio hub with more than 70 posts, giving the teams across the two bases […]

December 10, 2021

Top Gear production moving to Bristol

Top Gear, the long-running BBC One motoring entertainment show, is transferring its production from London to the South West from spring 2022. BBC Studios Bristol is the production hub for many factual entertainment programmes including Countryfile, DIY SOS, Antiques Roadshow, Fake or Fortune and Gardeners’ World. It’s also home to the Natural History Unit which […]

August 5, 2021By Nik Roseveare

BT to move into Bristol hub in 2022

BT Group has revealed that it plans to move into its new office in the centre of Bristol in early 2022. Bristol has been announced as one of BT’s key locations in the UK, with the new office acting as a hub for more than 2,000 colleagues in the city and wider region. Construction of […]

November 9, 2020

BBC launches podcast unit in Bristol

BBC Radio’s in-house production division – previously called BBC Radio & Music Production – will relaunch on June 29th as BBC Audio with a new development unit focused on podcasts. The Creative Development Unit (CDU), based in Bristol, will turbocharge the production division’s podcast ambitions. The CDU team will draw upon the creative and production […]

June 26, 2020