Advanced Television


SSIMWAVE selects Verimatrix Code Protection

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world, has announced that Ontario, Canada-based SSIMWAVE is one of its latest customers to integrate Verimatrix Code Protection technology. “Verimatrix has a lengthy and successful history in the media and entertainment space, so it made sense to turn to their code protection technologies,” said Peter Olijnyk, Vice […]

September 22, 2021

Netflix signs content partnership with Levy

Netflix has announced a new partnership with Dan Levy, star and co-creator of multi-award winning sitcom Schitt’s Creek, to write and produce scripted content and other creative projects. Levy’s work in film will begin immediately for Netflix with an original untitled romcom which Levy will write, direct, produce and star in. SISTER’s Stacey Snider and […]

September 17, 2021By Nik Roseveare

More Short Circuit and Goofy in How to Stay at Home coming to Disney+

Disney+ and Walt Disney Animation Studios present two new Original Series this month: Season 2 of “Short Circuit Experimental Films” launches on August 4th, and the all-new, hand-drawn “Disney Presents Goofy in How to Stay at Home” trio of shorts on August 11th. Short Circuit, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ innovative and experimental short film program where anyone at the Studio can pitch […]

August 2, 2021

My Perfect Supercar signs Small World international deal

Mediafisch CEO Björn Hering announced the company, together with Elysian Fields, has signed a deal with Small World, a Joe Lewis Company (JLC), to be the worldwide distribution and production partners for the unscripted television series My Perfect Supercar. The series is being produced in association with one of the most exclusive clubs in the […]

June 24, 2021

Disney+ to premiere Genius: Aretha on June 4

Disney+ has revealed that the multiple Emmy award-winning anthology series “Genius: Aretha” starring Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet”, “The Color Purple”) will premiere in the UK on June 4th. “Genius” is National Geographic’s critically acclaimed anthology series that dramatises the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators and their extraordinary achievements with their volatile, passionate and […]

April 28, 2021

The Collectv appoints Shadbolt as Operational Coordinator

The Collectv, the Emmy award-winning broadcast solutions and workflows consultancy, has announced the appointment of Fiona Shadbolt as Operational Coordinator. With extensive experience in television and digital platforms, she will coordinate operational movements on projects and take charge in dealing with The Collectv’s clients, scheduling equipment and crew, and all logistical movements. With over fifteen […]

March 11, 2021

Sky receives record number of noms at RTS Programme Awards 2021

Sky has received a record-breaking 13 nominations at the 2021 Royal Television Society Programme Awards, across all key programme genres, beating its previous best of eight nominations in 2020 and 2019. The nominations, which were announced this morning, are: Male actor: Lennie James for Save Me Too. James, who also serves as writer and creator […]

March 2, 2021

Brightcove wins 2 Emmys

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has recognized Brightcove with two Emmy Awards for excellence and creativity in technology and engineering. In a blog post, Namita Dhallan, Chief Product Officer at Brightcove, wrote: “We are proud to join a distinguished group of honorees that have had a material impact on television and video […]

January 28, 2021 honoured with 2020 Emmy, the cloud media processing service, has received a 2020 Technology & Engineering Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for its development of Massive Processing Optimised Compression Technologies, utilised by many Fortune 1000 Media & Entertainment companies, broadcasters and cable providers to process their multiscreen video-on-demand workflows. The announcement was […]

January 26, 2021

SSIMWAVE wins 2nd Emmy in 6 years

For the second time in six years, an Emmy Award for groundbreaking work in television video quality will come to the SSIMWAVE team. SSIMWAVE is being honored with a Technology & Engineering Emmy Award by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for work in Development of Perceptual Metrics for Video Encoding Optimization. In […]

January 26, 2021