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Flying Features and LiveU Deliver Tour Down Under from Above

For the third year in a row, the Santos Tour Down Under cycling race was broadcast live from above by Australian aerial filming company Flying Features using LiveU's HD live video transmission and remote production solution. The feeds were streamed live to their client, Gravity Media, the host broadcast...

Vale Gary Fenton

Seven West Media and the extended Australian media industry is in mourning following the passing of veteran sports broadcaster Gary Fenton. Mr Fenton, an influential television executive with decades of experience in programming, production, and sports broadcasting, held several senior positions at the Seven Network, including Head of Sport. He...

Gravity Media, Supercars Deliver Biggest Production for LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12-Hour

Supercars Media and Gravity Media Australia have confirmed details for the all-encompassing coverage of the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour endurance race. The field, which includes 18 teams from six countries representing eight world-class brands including Audi, Mercedes-AMG, Porsche, Lamborghini and BMW, will tackle Australia's internationally acknowledged endurance race at...

Sky NZ Upgrades Audio with Lawo IP Technology

Lawo partner and system integrator, Professional Audio & Television (PAT), have announced the supply and commissioning of a Lawo mc²56 48 fader production console to Sky New Zealand. When the time came for Sky to replace its old Lawo mc²66 console and Nova73 TDM-based system, the team at Sky selected...

ACMA Updates Spectrum Management Work Program

Five-year spectrum outlook 2022–27 The five-year spectrum outlook (FYSO) 2022–27 provides a broad overview of trends that affect spectrum management and factors used to inform the ACMA's planning and spectrum allocation priorities. FYSO 2022–27 also includes a detailed annual work program, with activities and milestones for the 2022–23 financial year. We are...

Unique IPTV & Digital Signage at Airports: Mumbai Upgrades System with Amino

Amino and Communetiques recently announced a new deal to provide integrated IPTV and digital signage solutions to deliver entertainment, advertising and flight information to displays in major Indian airports. Deployment will start with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, which is the second largest airport in India. The airport...

Aussie Feature A Savage Christmas Filming in Queensland

The year has started strong for Queensland’s screen industry with production currently underway on the Australian feature film A Savage Christmas – supported by the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland’s Screen Finance program, with principal production investment from Screen Australia. The film is the debut production from Roaring Entertainment –...

beIN SPORTS Exclusively Broadcast Formula One in Asia

beIN SPORTS has secured exclusive rights to the Formula 1 World Championships in ten territories across Asia. The new media rights agreement begins in 2023 and runs until the conclusion of the 2025 championship which will include rights to all Grand Prix's, Sprint Races, Qualifying and Practice sessions. Coverage begins...

3 Academy Award Nominations for WĒTĀ FX

The 2023 Oscars nominations are here and WĒTĀ FX is honoured and grateful to have received three nods in the Visual Effects category. Best Visual Effects Avatar: The Way of Water – Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon and Daniel Barrett. The Batman – Dan Lemmon, Russell Earl, Anders Langlands...

Gravity Media Details Partnership with Tennis Australia

Gravity Media, provider of complex live creative production and media services, and Tennis Australia recently detailed the expanding broadcast and technology partnership that delivers the Australian and international all-screens coverage of this year’s Australian Open. This is Gravity Media’s 9th year as the broadcast and technology solutions partner for Tennis...

Videocraft Boosts Inventory with FUJINON 4K UA125 Box Lenses

The team at Australia's Videocraft are experts at designing and integrating innovative production and post production solutions for a wide range of applications, whether it be a single camera or a full studio, the company prides itself on being able to provide rental options to suit any job and...

Services to Film and Broadcasting Recognised

Members of Australia's film and broadcasting communities have had their contributions recognised in the 2023 Australia Day honours list. Film director Phillip Noyce has been awarded Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to the arts as a film and television director, producer,...

Gravity Media Details Expanding Partnership with Tennis Australia

Gravity Media and Tennis Australia have detailed the expanding broadcast and technology partnership that delivers the Australian and international all-screens coverage of this year’s Australian Open. This is Gravity Media’s 9th year as the broadcast and technology solutions partner for Tennis Australia for the Australian Open in Melbourne, and its...

AWS Launches Second Infrastructure Region in Australia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the launch of its second AWS infrastructure Region in Australia – the AWS Asia Pacific (Melbourne) Region. Now, developers, startups, entrepreneurs, and enterprises, as well as government, education, and nonprofit organisations, will have greater choice for running their applications and serving end users...

Australian D&D Homage Comedy Series 1 For All Relies on Blackmagic

Blackmagic Design recently announced that Australian comedy fantasy web series 1 For All is shot with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro and Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital film cameras and is finished with DaVinci Resolve editing, grading, visual effects (VFX) and audio post production software. 1 For...

Animal Logic’s Leo Announced!

The lizard is out of the terrarium! Animal Logic is thrilled to finally share what its world-class artists and practitioners have been working on with its partners at Netflix Animation! Leo will be released on November 22, 2023. Actor and comedian Adam Sandler (Hotel Transylvania, The Wedding Singer) delivers signature...

Positive Media Makes Agile Move with DEVA, Davicom and Digigram

Owned by Positive Media Inc, 89.9 TheLight is a Christian community radio station in Melbourne, Australia, which broadcasts on the FM band, on DAB+ digital radio and streams online via website and mobile app. According to Chris Martin, General Manager - Services at PositiveMedia, the station had been experiencing technical...

Cosmic Dino Studio Brings Scarygirl Animated Feature to Life with Digistor

Cosmic Dino Studio was formed to produce high-quality animated feature films and TV series for award-winning clients from Australia and internationally. Recently the studio undertook the production of a CG-animated feature film adaptation of the award-winning graphic novel Scarygirl, made for theatrical release around the world for Passion Pictures...

APAC Nominees in Running for BAFTAs

As the Awards season continues, Asia-Pacific projects and practioners are again in the spotlight with nominations for the 2023 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards. In the category of Cinematography, Australia's Greig Fraser and Mandy Walker have been nominated for their work on The Batman and Elvis, respectively. In...

Vietnam’s VTV4 Expands Etere Media Library

VTV4, a TV channel managed by VTV, the national broadcaster of Vietnam, has expanded the scope of its media library managed by Etere HSM, a part of the Etere Ecosystem. The system now comprises 375 slots. Etere HSM effectively manages archives in an integrated environment. Its centralised dashboard gives direct...
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