All Blog Posts Tagged 'bbc' (10)

BBC announces new online drama commission, Waterloo Road Reunited

We're very excited at Shed Media Scotland over the announcement of our latest project.

"Waterloo Road Reunited is being produced by Shed Media Scotland and will give fans of the BBC One hit series the chance to catch up with the lives and loves of favourite characters from past series including Bolton, Michaela, Jancee, Philip, Aleesha and Paul, as they all make their way in the world away from the classroom with mixed results!

Using a combination of scripted episodes,…

Added by Priya Bhakta on November 19, 2010 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

Beware of SDN (Sheep in Digital Nitwear)

If you don’t know, the SDN stands for the Scottish Digital Network. When you hear the people, who are supposed to know, explain the concept it is still hard to understand. I am Scottish, I understand Digital and I get Network. But, it transpires that what we’re actually getting with an SDN is a SHINY NEW BROADCAST TELEVISION CHANNEL with some subsidiary web based stuff.

At the conference I was at yesterday, with the very sexed up Greg Dyke,… Continue

Added by Richard Saville-Smith on November 17, 2010 at 10:29 — 8 Comments

Kudos Film & TV partners with Generator Entertainment

Kudos Film & Television, part of the Shine Group, is partnering with Northern Ireland production company Generator Entertainment to form Kudos Generator Television, a new joint venture TV production company based in Belfast.

Kudos Generator Television will be supported by BBC Northern Ireland via the BBC’s Regional Development Initiative with additional funding from Northern Ireland Screen, Kudos and Generator. The new production outfit will be operational from August… Continue

Added by Darcie Tanner on August 4, 2009 at 16:30 — No Comments

Creative code graduates: pitch your idea for TV Platforms to win an industry placement

Pitch your idea for TV Platforms to win an industry placement and attendance to a BBC workshop

The BBC’s aim is to make available its TV and radio programming to everyone in the UK

We are looking to find talented individuals who combine great software skills with creative flair and who want to work with world-class content enhanced by the latest technological developments

The “creative code-swingers” will have skills in the latest web-programming code,… Continue

Added by Greg Povey on July 31, 2009 at 17:13 — 1 Comment

BBC2 launches 'open source' doc

BBC2 is teaming up with Sir Tim Berners-Lee - pioneer of the World Wide Web - to launch an open source, multi-platform documentary series called Digital Revolution.

The four-part series, which will air next year, will have an open source approach to its production process. The Digital Revolution team will give web users early access to programme content by making their rushes available online… Continue

Added by Darcie Tanner on July 15, 2009 at 11:40 — 1 Comment

BBC: Money more important than children

While talking about Madonna & Guy Ritchie’s divorce settlement on last night’s six o’clock news, BBC entertainment correspondent Lizo Mzimba stated that the £50m financial settlement was more important than reaching agreement on their children.


What does that say about our society?

Having just spent three years in court ensuring that I can be a dad to my children, at a financial cost measured in hundreds… Continue

Added by David Brown on December 16, 2008 at 8:19 — 2 Comments

Live From The Digital Content Coffee Morning

I'm at this Coffee Morning event at The Hillington Innovation centre.

Just finished a very interesting talk by Adam Daum from Gartner. If anything it was a prime example on how to present a talk and keep everyone interested. Very fast paced with no waffle. Well done!

Will post notes. soon

Nick Smmons is up now but not very interesting. has been talking about the new BBC Scotland building and now has a big black and white picture of a spider web (cliche). Also… Continue

Added by Tony Black on December 4, 2008 at 11:00 — 7 Comments

Competition Commission 'bouncers' knock-back Kangaroo

The aggregated VoD service from the BBC, ITV and C4 has been sent back to the drawing board by the Competition Commission.

From the sidelines (for me at least), this appears to be a blinkered decision which fails to recognise that although the BBC, ITV and C4 are major players in the UK …the internet is not a country-wide medium; it’s a cross-border, global medium, with global players. This is something that Sky (one of the companies… Continue

Added by David Brown on December 3, 2008 at 20:32 — 2 Comments

Brand Values

Does anyone else think this whole ridiculous situation with Russell Brand, Jonathan Ross, Andrew Sachs, Georgina Ballie, etc., has become ridiculous?

I think it's a prime example of the media's narcissistic self-obsessed nature. The lead item on Radio 4 news this evening was about Lesley Douglas resigning from her position as controller of Radio 2 and 6 Music. First Brand goes, Ross is suspended then Douglas resigns too. The BBC Trust and Director General have issued statements and… Continue

Added by Dougal Perman on October 30, 2008 at 19:09 — 1 Comment

vaguely tangental

People complain about blogging, citizen journalism and the rise of the 'amateur'.

It's nice to see the BBC tackle the issue head on.


Added by Brian Baglow on September 29, 2008 at 10:18 — 4 Comments

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