Television

CCTV China - Autodesk tie-up for high-definition broadcasting

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/03/15/Itv.jpg?itok=SG8KpNYp

MUMBAI: China Central Television (CCTV), China's largest national television network, has expanded its post-production pipeline with media and entertainment solutions from California-headquartered software and services company Autodesk Solutions.

This expansion enables CCTV to centralize its in-house broadcast graphics, offer high-definition (HD) programming, and prepare for the broadcasting of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. CCTV is using Autodesk's solutions to help them realize their ideas for sophisticated promo packages, network IDs and show opens for CCTV channels, states an official release.

CCTV has relied on Autodesk's Discreet Flint and Discreet Flame visual effects systems since 1994. The network's post-production pipeline expansion includes the addition of two Discreet Flame systems and two Discreet Smoke editing and finishing systems, along with several seats of Autodesk Combustion desktop compositing software and Autodesk 3ds Max 3D animation software. Further workflow efficiencies are enabled by Autodesk Backdraft, a pipeline media management and input-output (I/O) solution.

"With each solution purchase, we must take into consideration both the current and future demands of graphics packages for an ever-increasing slate of programs," director of Post Production at CCTV Cui Jian Wei said. "Reliability, productivity and flexibility are our main evaluation criteria. Autodesk's solutions fit in with our existing workflow model and provide the capabilities and overall pipeline management to ease our expansion into HD production and our preparation for the Olympics, while allowing for a growing volume of content to be produced."

The vast requirements of CCTV, among the most prolific producers of television content in China, include strong and flexible network management capabilities. Autodesk solutions meet these needs, providing scalable systems and software that can be employed together or separately, depending upon a project's particular needs, the release adds.

"We have partnered with CCTV for more than ten years," Autodesk Software (China) Co. president Dr. Jack Gao said. "CCTV is at the forefront of broadcast production in China, and we are honored that they continue to standardize on Autodesk systems and software as they expand and centralize their post-production infrastructure."

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/21/mix.jpg?itok=u3C43Zdi
Republic Media Network elevates Vikas Khanchandani as Group CEO

In a major announcement on the eve of the expansion of Republic Media Network, it has announced the induction of Bhaksar Das as group president and the elevation of Vikas Khanchandani as group CEO Republic Media Network.  

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/19/BARC_Marathi.jpg?itok=gSCdHeBx
No changes in Marathi, Telugu segments in BARC data week 2

In the Bengali market, Jalsha Movies and Aakash Aath interchanged their fourth and fifth positions in BARC data week 2. Bhojpuri Cinema and Big Ganga swapped their first and second position in the Bhojpuri space. Zee Kannada and Colors Kannada swapped their first and second positions in the Kannada...

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/18/dettol.jpg?itok=dKznWfK6
Dettol topples Trivago from top spot in BARC week 2 of 2019

The Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India has released its data for top advertisers and brands for week 2 of 2019.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/19/BARC.jpg?itok=6hNM0QtI
Four news genres saw no change in BARC week 2

All the four genres apart from Hindi news urban market saw no change in second week of the year. Aaj Tak continued to groove on the same tracks in the rural, urban and U+R genres as it did the previous year. India TV and News18 India interchanged their positions in the Hindi news urban market.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/19/Kapil_Sharma_Show.jpg?itok=SXRBwXr7
Sony Entertainment Television leads urban areas in week 2 of BARC

Sony Entertainment Television jumped to second position to fifth position as compared to the previous week in the Hindi (U+R) genre in Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) data for week 2 of 2018. Zee Anmol retained its first position in the rural market. Sony Entertainment Television and...

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/18/aaj.jpg?itok=WTXjyKeT
Aaj Tak becomes the world’s first News Channel to be awarded YouTube’s ‘Diamond Play Button’

India’s No.1 news channel Aaj Tak creates history yet again! The prestigious ‘Diamond Play Button’ bestowed by YouTube, recognises Aaj Tak as the global no.1, the first and the only news channel in the world to have crossed the 10 Million Subscriber mark.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/18/news.jpg?itok=PDqQIFhw
News18 India launches campaign; asserts channel’s leadership

News18 India, Network18’s general Hindi news channel, recently launched a campaign with a humorous and quirky film to drive home its leadership position in the crucial primetime band in the highly competitive Hindi TV news segment.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/18/flix.jpg?itok=1RgvxTpA
Join Drac’s Pack on their cruise as &flix presents its next #FlixFirstPremiere ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’

It is seldom that you get to see the hilarious side to a monster trying to get himself a date with the help of a technological app like Siri! Have you ever seen a monster film that is full of fun, frolic, laughter, romance and adventure?

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/18/9xm.jpg?itok=ZerfjJqA
9XM On Stage with Salim Sulaiman

To celebrate the Republic Day week, 9XM - India’s most popular Bollywood music destination announces the launch of 9XM On Stage a splendid musical night created in honour of the Indian Armed Forces.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories