The 150-page Televisual Spring 2023 issue is out now.
Inside you’ll find our landmark 2023 Commercials 30 survey; our genre report on Live TV, a focus on the UK’s ever-growing film and HETV studios sector and a look at the demand for authored docs.
Also inside is our annual Top 10 pro rental cameras survey, a feature on the development of previsualisation and a focus on the TV industry’s attempts get greener with its data footprint.
You’ll also find a piece of the eastward shift of the London post scene, a look at the ways audio post and colleges are teaming up to increase skills; a roundtable discussion on future post tech along with close ups on Sister’s Prime Video drama, The Power, Merman’s new Sky comedy drama Dreamland and an interview with the Oscar winning editor of Everything Everywhere All at Once.
It was a year that was at times both frenetically busy and deathly quiet for commercials producers as the wider economy and war in Europe dampened advertisers’ spirits and consumer spending power. Jon Creamer introduces Televisual’s annual survey of the UK commercials production sector
Genre Report: Live TV
Live events are big audience draws, and the possibilities for engaging viewers further are endless. Pippa Considine reports
Docs: The Vision Thing
There’s strong demand among broadcasters across the board for documentary driven by directing talent with a passionate point of view. Pippa Considine reports
The Top 10 Pro Rental Cameras survey
The camera rental houses are hoping for a good year ahead in 2023 after an unstable 2022 that was hit with global equipment supply issues. Jon Creamer asks about the state of the market and counts down the top ten most hired cameras of 2022
Film Studios: Space, The Final Frontier
A report on the UK’s still growing film and HETV studios market, a sector where confidence is high, but where concerns over skills gaps are high too
East Side Story
As the business of TV and film in the UK has been happily expanding, so has the London footprint of post-production facilities. We look at the post production and creative studios that have found a home East of Soho and the mini hubs that are emerging
Visualising the future
Visualisation, the problem-solving pre-production stage is more crucial, and varied, than ever in modern film and TV production workflows. Michael Burns reports
Audio Post goes to college
The screen industries need to train talent. While the post production sector has its thoroughgoing runners training system, many arrive having invested for three years, or more, in a degree course. And as with other disciplines, when it comes to teaching students about the world of audio post-production, some courses are more equal than others. Addressing the disconnect between college teaching and the needs of industry can pay dividends for new talent and the industry alike.
Roundtable: post tech
A roundtable discussion on how technology, including AI and machine learning, is transforming the business of post production
Behind the scenes of Merman’s new Margate-based seaside comedy drama
The long story of how Sister brought Prime Video’s sci fi thriller The Power to the screen
In Post & Storyboard
Recent work from Black Kite, DNEG, ETC, Framestore and more
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