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ESL UK Livestreams FIFA 19 Continental Cup with Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design has announced that ESL UK relied on a multilayered Blackmagic Design live infrastructure for content production, playout and distribution, to deliver big screen coverage and multiple livestreams at Paris Games Week for Sony Interactive Entertainment’s FIFA 19 Continental Cup. The three day professional tournament pitted 32 of the world’s top gamers against each other in a bespoke event auditorium, with ESL UK handling a 17 strong multicam production, which covered the central gaming arena, multiple commentary zones, a studio set, tiered audience seating and a full production gallery. Tasked with keeping those at the show and those watching across the world up to date with...
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Netflix Seal of Approval

Blackmagic Design Products Join Netflix Post Technology Alliance. Blackmagic Design announced that it has joined the new Netflix Post Technology Alliance and that DaVinci Resolve, its professional editing, visual effects, motion graphics, colour correction and audio post production software, was chosen for three of the alliance’s four technology categories: “Colour Grading,” “Editorial” and “IMF & Media Encoding.” Blackmagic Design’s URSA Mini 4.6K and URSA Mini Pro were also chosen in the alliance’s “Camera” category. The Post Technology Alliance is a program for manufacturers of products that generate or manage any kind of sound data, image data, or metadata from production through post. The alliance...
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and more made with Blackmagic Design!

Ryan Reynolds stars as Deadpool in Twentieth Century Fox’s DEADPOOL 2. Photo Credit: Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox. More than 25 of Summer 2018’s biggest film releases used Blackmagic Design. Blackmagic Design have announced that more than 30 of the 2018 summer season’s worldwide film releases used numerous Blackmagic Design products during production and post, including its digital film cameras, DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, colour correction and audio post production application and more. This included some of the biggest blockbusters and expected blockbusters of the summer, such as “Deadpool 2,” and “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.” Blackmagic Design products were used at nearly...
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URSA Broadcast at Cirque du Soleil

The latest broadcast technology from Blackmagic Design, including the new URSA Broadcast and ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, is used to deliver a 4K live production for Cirque du Soleil's Mystère. Blackmagic Design announced that Moai Films (led by Lukas Colombo) joined forces with Los Nativs (led by Jacob Mann) and Rebel Studios (led by Carlos Lopez) on a live production of Mystère by Cirque du Soleil using Blackmagic’s newest line of broadcast products, including URSA Broadcast, Camera Fiber Converter, Studio Fiber Converter, ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, and ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K. The large scale, multi camera, live switch shoot was powered...
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Blackmagic brings biggest UK gaming festival to the screen

A flexible video system is a must for the Multiplay Events live production team behind the Insomnia show which is training and inspiring gamers to get to grips with AV technology. As the live events arm of the GAME UK group, Multiplay Events is at the very heart of the UK’s gaming community. The team is responsible for the Insomnia series, the UK’s biggest gaming festival, where more than 60,000 gamers come together to check out the latest tech and games, meet their favourite content creators and of course, watch the very best players battle for major prize pots. The...
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Made in the UK – Aston, a very British Company

When the ASTON brand first came together the first decision to make was 'what are our core values.' After some brainstorming it quickly became apparent what these would be; it was of the upmost importance that all their products were designed, assembled and manufactured right here in Britain. This gave them the ability to locally prototype and control engineering processes, use local suppliers and most importantly, allowed them to have a reduced environmental footprint.   Good for your mic, good for your planet The ASTON signature tumbled chassis, the Origin, Spirit and Starlight, all have a unique chassis finish which...
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UK X Factor Arena Tour Powered By Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow

X Factor uses Blackmagic Design's URSA Broadcast during its UK Tour! It was recently announced that IMAG projection for the 2018 X Factor live arena tour was produced with a PPU, built around an ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K with ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel. Live acquisition was delivered by an HD multicam set up which included the URSA Broadcast. The tour, produced by live specialist, PRG XL Video, took the talent show’s winners to 15 cities across the UK in just three weeks. Vis a Vis Video’s Stuart Merser led on all video production for the tour and collaborated...
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The Magical URSA Mini 4.6K stars in hit movie Three Billboards

URSA Mini 4.6K Used in the Production of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Congratulations to Blackmagic Design, whose brilliant URSA Mini 4.6K digital film camera package was amongst those chosen in the creation of the Academy Award winning director Martin McDonagh’s latest movie masterpiece, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. The film, starring Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson and Peter Dinklage, was beautifully lensed by Ben Davis, and because McDonagh’s work tends to contain a lot of dialogue, is crammed with close up shots designed to give movie goers plenty of all-important context. These crucial establishing shots aren't always factored into the...