MASTER CLASS: PREPARING YOUR MOVE TO LIVE-IP TV PRODUCTION

16 - 17 Mar 2017
at Brussels (EBU & VRT)

Production environments based on IT infrastructures is the next revolution in broadcasting.

While file-based production is already with us, Live-IP and near-live applications are on the doorstep. Live-IP creates a great opportunity to increase efficiency and diversify media content and services offered to audiences, but it also constitutes a major challenge in terms of technology infrastructures, workflows and professional skills.

This Master Class is designed to help professionals in EBU Members design their own roadmap for a smooth transition to a full Live-IP production environment.

On day 2, participants go to VRT for an on-site presentation of the VRT/EBU LiveIP project and a visit of the LiveIP production studio.

WHO IT’S FOR

  • Planning engineers, system designers and architects
  • Project managers and engineers involved in developing their broadcaster's systems
  • Professionals with either an IT or broadcast technology background

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Rationale behind the move to a Live-IP infrastructure for TV production and assessing the pros-and-cons of Live-IP compared to traditional infrastructures
  • State of play regarding products available, existing standards and standardization efforts currently under way
  • Keys to understanding likely technology developments
  • Challenges and possible strategies for a transition to Live-IP facilities, including future training needs
  • Update on EBU Members’ Live-IP studio pilot projects and proof of concept (PoC)

CONTENT OUTLINE

The programme includes several case studies, group exercises, and presentations. For a complete outline and to register for the Master Class, click through to the Eurovision Academy.


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