Designed for the broadcast & production industry

Events around the latest & greatest creative production technology

2020 Events
6
Events
1,500+
Attendees
118k+
community
100+
key industry speakers

Affordable sponsorship packages

Broadcast Tech Fest 2020 centres on free-to-attend events designed for the broadcast & production industry.

Each event complements the content you read about both in print and online and is structured around compelling speaker sessions, practical demos of the latest tech and case studies revealing the real-life benefits of tech innovations.

2019 Attendees

5G & Connectivity Forum

October

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Synopsis

The 5G and Connectivity Forum offers an unrivalled opportunity to hear first-hand how 5G and IP workflows are being utilised to revolutionise TV and sport productions; enable true remote working; creating efficiencies; offer a better work/life balance for staff; and reduce overheads across broadcast facilities, TV studios and post-production. The event will focus on the potential of 5G connectivity in transforming live production and opening up ‘futuristic’ possibilities in the way AR/VR can be utilised by consumers to access content.

Audio Production Forum

October

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Synopsis

The Audio Production Forum covers all aspects of the production and post-production of sound for TV. Through a mixture of discussions and case study presentations on different genres of television – including natural history, documentaries and high-end dramas – the Audio Production Forum will hear from location sound engineers about best practice when it comes to capturing sound in the field and in the studio, and what they consider kit bag essentials. In post-production, the debate moves to the sound design, foley and sound mixing teams, who will reveal how they keep on top of the continually evolving demands of finishing audio for new formats, including the move to Dolby Atmos as part of the deliverables for high-end TV productions.

Production & Post Forum

November

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Synopsis

The tech driving television production and post-production is constantly evolving – in acquisition, each new camera release offers bigger and better quality images (8K and HDR are quickly becoming the norm), while in editorial and post-production, the constant rolling out of new products and services and the ongoing move to the cloud adds convenience, speed and flexibility, revolutionising long-established workflows. The Production and Post-Production Forum is an opportunity to discuss the role recent tech innovations have played in overhauling the way we work in 2020, especially in response to the coronavirus crisis, where remote collaborative workflows have quickly become the norm across the industry.

Broadcast Sport Tech Forum

November

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Synopsis

The Broadcast Sport Tech Forum is back for the third year running, shining the spotlight on tech innovations in sports broadcasting once more. Sports are consistently pioneering when it comes to incorporating technological innovations across both production and broadcast, and this event celebrates the ever-expanding role this technology plays. The Broadcast Sports Tech Forum covers the consumer trends in sports viewing, including 4K, 8K, HDR, high-frame rates, and the devices and platforms used to access content; What 5G will mean for televising sports/remote production; case studies demonstrating pioneering uses of tech in sports production; The increasing role of AI and automation in sports; How to plan, develop and market a successful sports OTT platform; AR/VFX developments in virtual studios, on-screen graphics and match analysis; The rise of esports; The growth of live streaming, direct-to-consumer broadcasting; and lots more.

Content Automation Forum

November

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Synopsis

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has quickly made an impact in many areas of production and post-production, automating processes and adding efficiencies to human-led operations. This forum brings together industry-leading experts in AI/ML to discuss what algorithms currently make possible, its potential in the future, and how machine learning will continue to enhance and extend these capabilities. As well as panel discussions, you will hear case studies of real-life examples of cutting-edge AI/ML-driven automation in sports and television production; logging and archive organisation and retrieval; subtitling; and more.

Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards

26 November

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