Production

The scope of the Strategic Programme (SP) covers Radio, TV and other media services. It comprises the evolution of production systems and the underlying media formats. The work is divided in the following areas:

 

Data

AI, ML, Metadata                   

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Alexandre Rouxel
rouxel@ebu.ch
+41 22 717 2473

Data »
 

Video

Codecs, Formats, QC            

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Frans de Jong
dejong@ebu.ch
+41 22 717 2722

Video »
 

Newsroom

Workflows                              

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Paola Sunna
sunna@ebu.ch
+41 22 717 2304

Workflows »

Goals

The goals for this Strategic Programme are defined in the current EBU T&I Workplan 2019-2022 (updated early 2021) and can be summarized as follows:

  • Assist Members in developing and using efficient production workflows
  • Enable adaptable production workflows for audio, video and data
  • Provide guidance on cloud-based production and newsroom systems
  • Study processing for multi-versioned content for live and non-live applications
  • Identify the evolution of post-production, news systems and archive systems
  • Enable Members to transition toward UHDTV, including High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  • Enable Members to transition to personalised sound experiences
  • Promote the use of EBU R 128 and the use of new tools and metadata in Radio Production
  • Improve accessibility though “Seeing, Hearing, Participating and Understanding” personalised services
  • Continue to promote the use of R 128 for loudness control across all content, platforms and devices
  • Leverage Artifical Intelligence (AI) to support all aspects of content production including the areas of:
    • Fake News detection
    • STT Benchmarking
    • Serverless Cloud workflows
  • Ensure knowledge sharing of the topics of metadata, machine learning, and computing architecture
  • Investigate cloud agnostic microservice frameworks for media
  • Ensure and improve the end-user Quality of Experience
  • Provide a common Quality Control language and a database of QC terms and templates
  • Study sustainability in production and develop recommendations and best practice

Project groups

Audio

Data & AI

Video & Quality Control

Accessibility & Sustainability

  • Timed Text
    • Group co-collaborating with HBBTV & DVB-i Group (SP Platforms) acessibility best practices report.
  • Sustainability for PSM
  • Green Production
    • ITU co-rapporteur on sustainability within broadcast.
    • EU Steering Committee Member on strengthening capacities of social partners to meet the challenges of environmental sustainability in film and TV productions.
    • Working with EBU Academy to set up sustainability sessions and course.

Communities of practice

EBU Members are invited to join the following communities to share experiences, including problems and solutions:

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