Broadcast & Film is today a leading online publication serving the broadcast and entertainment technology industry globally. The earlier print version had been publishing since 1991 and soon established itself as a credible source for industry news, analysis and technology trends in the broadcast and entertainment technology industry. It covers the emerging new technologies and tracks the transition to the digital phase of the evolving media sector.

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IABM – Fostering Global Collaboration in the Broadcast & Media Technology Domain

Peter White, CEO of IABM has taken IABM, the international trade association for the broadcast and media technology suppliers to new heights globally. IABM membership has increased phenomenally under Peter and he has made IABM a dynamic trade association body that champions the interests of the broadcast and media technology industry worldwide. Peter White has enjoyed a long career as CFO & CEO of many organisations in various sectors. In an exclusive interview with Broadcast & Film, Peter shares an insight on the role of IABM and its future goals. Read More

Sushant Rai to drive growth for TVU Networks in the broadcast market

Sushant Rai is the Vice President, Sales – South Asia, Middle East and Africa for TVU Networks, a technology and market leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions. Sushant will lead strategic sales efforts across all three major regions with sales and solutions teams consolidating under his leadership. Prior to joining TVU, Sushant held multiple senior executive roles in well-respected technology and solutions providers in the broadcast industry. Sushant Rai reveals how he plans to drive growth for TVU Networks in the broadcast markets in an exclusive interview with Broadcast & Film. Read More

Sun Infonet - Enhancing The Audio Experience

Sun Infonet was founded in 1999 and is one of India’s leading distributors of audio brands for the broadcast, installation, rental and retail industries. Neeraj Chandra, Director, Operations of Sun Infonet talks about the impact of Covid pandemic on the audio business and the game plan for the future in an exclusive interview with Broadcast & Film. Read More

Broadcast Industry Ensures Business Continuity With Cloud-Based Solutions

Broadcast Industry Ensures Business Continuity With Cloud-Based Solutions Read More

Covid 19 lockdown impact on the entertainment business

The corona virus lockdown crisis is causing major disruptions across the entertainment business. Companies are redrawing their business strategies and looking at ways to overcome the challenges during this period and adapt to the changing global scenario. Broadcast & Film had an opportunity to assess the ground reality through an exclusive chat with P Jayakumar, CEO of Toonz Media Group & Kireet Khurana, a leading Animator & Filmmaker. Read More

Video Streaming Revolution with LiveU

LiveU is driving the live video revolution, providing live video streaming for TV, mobile, online and social media. They are expanding their presence in India at a rapid pace. Ranjit Bhatti, Director (South Asia) for LiveU reveals the gameplan for LiveU in an exclusive interview Read More

Qube Cinema : Building new strategies to drive growth

Qube Cinema has redrawn its strategy after its merger with UFO Moviez failed to materialise. The focus now is to develop new technology products and services which has been the forte and core strength of Qube. Harsh Rohatgi, CEO of Qube Cinema is today spearheading operation at Qube and focussed on growing the business in India and the emerging markets. Harsh shares his game plan in an exclusive interview to Broadcast & Film. Read More

Enabling spectacular experiences in Broadcasting through Sound Technologies

Remember the times when Indian households had one television in the living room and everyone would come together to watch their favourite soap on Doordarshan? Sounds like ages ago, but it actually hasn’t been that long. Times have surely and rapidly evolved from then, Read More

Gamechanger in the M&E Industry: Real-Time Virtual Production

After being intricately involved in the world of Real-Time Virtual Production for the past few months, I thought it would be a wise idea to give you all some insights about this blooming field. Being introduced to the world of a stage-like digital environment that optimizes the entire workflow of production and post-production pipelines can be of great benefit to individuals in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) sector. Read More

Broadcast India 2019 – Reaching New Heights

Broadcast India 2019 in its 29th edition had all the credentials of being the only established show for the broadcast, film, post-production and entertainment sector Despite a gloomy outlook on the business prospects prevailing within the distributor community which has been looming large for a while, there seemed to be renewed level of energy on the trade show floor over three days. Read More

Delivering Audio Innovation – Vipin Pungalia, Director, Professional Segment, Sennheiser Electronics, India

Sennheiser is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, loudspeakers, microphones and wireless transmission systems and has been shaping the future of audio and creating unique sound experiences for customers. Vipin Pungalia, Director, Professional Segment, Sennheiser Electronics, India shares his insights in an interview with Broadcast & Film Read More

In Conversation with Kireet Khurana, Leading Animator & Filmmaker

Kireet Khurana has impeccable credentials as a leading animator and filmmaker. His current feature film T for Taj Mahal is creating waves at various international and Indian film festivals. He directed India’s first live-action and 3D animation combination feature film ‘Toonpur Ka Superrhero’ starring Ajay Devgn and Kajol. Kireet Khurana is a High-Honours graduate from Sheridan College, Canada. Thereafter, he directed 2 films for the prestigious National Film Board of Canada and UNICEF.Kireet has won more than 30 awards, including 6 President’s National awards. He has made over 20 short films on various social causes and 450+ ad films for leading brands and agencies. Kireet revealed his journey in an interview with Broadcast & Film. Read More

The State of the NLE in Indian Film and TV

This is my first of what is planned as a regular column on trending technologies in post, NLE, VFX and so forth. So, to start with, a look at the state of Non-Linear Editing systems in Mumbai and India, as we enter the last quarter of 2019, and into the last year of the second decade of this century. Read More

Shah Rukh Khan’s redchillies.vfx garnering critical acclaim

Shah Rukh Khan is a perfectionist to the hilt. The decision to set-up redchillies.vfx was done with an intent to set-up a world class vfx facility, comparable to the best in Hollywood. Keitan Yadav & Harry Hingorani teamed up with Shahrukh Khan in 2006 and setup redchillies.vfx. Read More

Saving the cord: How TV service providers can remain relevant to Young India By Sunder Aaron, Co-Founder and General Manager of Q India

One of the most talked about phenomena in recent years is the trend of cord-cutting, and it strikes fear deep in the hearts of Pay-TV executives the world over. Except perhaps in India. Bucking the trend, India’s Pay-TV market is thriving, Read More

Rajkumar Hirani : Ace Filmmaker on Technology Trends in Cinema

In his college days he was involved with Hindi theatre and later did an editing course from Film & Television Institute of India, Pune. Hirani worked in advertising for many years before shifting to films as an editor and gradually established himself as a director and producer of films. After doing fairly well in the advertisement industry he took a break from advertisement and started working with Vidhu Vinod Chopra. Read More

Simple is a great way to work : Cinematographer, Mitesh Mirchandani

Mitesh Mirchandani is a young and leading cinematographer and an alumnus of New York Film Academy. He has to his credit memorable films like Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, Neerja, Uri : The Surgical Strike. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Cinematography for Neerja. He has worked on several ad films for top brands. Read More

Case Study – India TV integrates Avid Solutions to Optimise Newsroom Operations

India TV , is one of the leading Hindi news channel in India. They recently upgraded their archival and newsroom studio with Avid solutions and optimised their newsroom operations. This case study reveals more. Read More

Case Study – Telangana News upgrades Newsroom Operations with Avid Technology

Hyderabad based Telangana News reports more than 50 hours of news each week and competes in highly competitive regional news channel market. With a view to enable efficient collaboration and improve their newsroom workflow, they upgraded the newsroom facility. This case study highlights the optimised workflow. Read More

Virtual Reality Close-Up : Clyde DeSouza

Clyde DeSouza has an amazing track record as a VR filmmaker and an Immersive Media Consultant. His non-fiction book, ‘Think in 3D’, is well known with 3D filmmakers in Hollywood. Think in 3D is also used as part of syllabus at the University of Southern California’s Immersive Media Course. Read More

Sennheiser gears up with post Covid-19 business strategy

1. What is the impact of Covid-19 and the lockdown on the business on the broadcast and pro-audio markets in India? The Coronavirus pandemic has had a very tangible impact across all sectors including broadcast and pro-audio market. All on-ground events, music festivals and concerts have been cancelled or postponed until future updates and change in scenario. There is no doubt that the current situation has presented a challenging circumstance for the entire audio industry. Read More

Satish Aggarwal – The Broadcast Technocrat Par Excellence

Satish Aggarwal, the name evokes a lot of respect in the industry for his stellar contributions. Ever smiling and unflappable, Satish Aggarwal, Managing Director of Visual Technologies & President of the AIBMDA (All India Broadcast Manufacturers Distributors Association) has been in the industry for close to three decades. He shares the experience of his professional journey and career highlights in an exclusive interview to Broadcast & Film. Read More

yFX delivers cutting edge VFX and transforms Salman Khan’s Bharat

Salman Khan starring & Ali Zafar directed Bharat has been creating waves at the box office. The movie traces India's post-independence history from the perspective of a common man, and follows his life from the age of 18 to 70. The movie featured around 2500 VFX shots and the VFX has been a major highlight of the movie. The artists at yFX, a division of YRF Studios has created and executed the VFX for the movie. Read More

Blackmagic Design revolutionising the market with innovation and quality products

Blackmagic Design has been creating waves in the broadcast and post-production domain with its new range of quality and affordable products. Richard Lim, Director of Blackmagic Design, Asia reveals in this exclusive interview to Broadcast & Film on how Blackmagic Design is driving change in the market. Read More

Toonz Media Group: Scaling New Heights

Toonz Media Group is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. In the last two decades Toonz has been rated as one of top ten animation studios globally, which is a remarkable achievement for an Indian studio. Toonz Academy which is the education service segment of Toonz is offering quality training in animation, visual effects and gaming. Toonz Academy is slowly is extending its reach in India and establishing its credentials. Read More

HARMAN reinforcing growth across the professional segment

HARMAN post acquisition by Samsung has registered impressive growth across the professional segment and reiterated its position as a leading player in the market globally. Under Prashant Govindan, Senior Director, India & SAARC region for HARMAN professional, HARMAN has seen remarkable growth in India and other regions. In an exclusive interview, Prashant reveals the growth of HARMAN across the market segment and the game plan for the future. Read More