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Transformation in News & Views
What topics was the media industry discussing before the Coronavirus pandemic? And how relevant will they look when we emerge from lockdown?
Early findings from DPP research show the human face of the crisis.
Watch our webcast, in which broadcasters, production companies and vendors shared their knowledge and experience regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the media industry.
When the pandemic ends, will businesses simply return to the way they worked before? Or will our working practices have been changed forever?
The DPP has published its renowned annual report on the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The DPP today announced the development of a proof of concept to demonstrate how component-based workflows using IMF can be applied to advertising use cases.
The industry continues to split discussions about technology and business practice, but this discourse needs to change, says DPP managing director Mark Harrison.
A new report from the DPP raises important questions about whether the current content explosion could hit a funding crisis.
Change is perhaps the only constant in our industry. And the landscape has certainly changed a lot in the last few decades.R
I may be the luckiest guy in the media industry.
Technology is making the world seem smaller, yet perhaps now more than ever, audiences want their locality and their culture reflected in the media they consume.
The DPP has released its latest set of annual predictions, created by industry experts drawn from its membership.
Today the DPP published its annual report on the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to its Member companies.
The DPP has published a new report for its Members that looks in detail at how AI is being applied in the media industry, and where future potential lies
When no one knows how everything works, everyone needs someone who understands something.
The DPP has today announced it will become a new entity, Digital Production Partnership Ltd (DPP Ltd), from 1 April.
The DPP was founded on a simple premise: broadcasters are the ones best placed to make digital easier.
The DPP has announced today, in a dedicated DPP session at IBC, that UK broadcasters BBC, ITV and Channel 4 will move to file-based programme delivery from 1 October 2014.
The UK’s major public service broadcasters have signed up to the Digital Production Partnership (DPP).
Find out how member company Overcast HQ has benefited from taking part in the DPP Committed to Security Programme
The DPP has today released a groundbreaking new report exploring how production companies are now using the cloud as a key production tool.
How will smart media companies make their business decisions in 2020? How will a broadcaster’s CTO decide which new technology areas are worthy of their team’s attention?
The DPP is famous for making the transition to file-based delivery a reality, by developing a family of specifications built on AMWA AS-11.
The component of IMF which causes the most questions and occasionally confusion is the “Output Profile List” or OPL.
The introduction of the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) within the media industry has brought a revolution to media workflow processes for film and television.
At IBC this year we’ll be continuing the DPP’s mission to deliver business insights and real world implementations of IMF for Broadcast & Online
The DPP today released an important new report which looks at the challenges posed by the transition to full IP distribution of content to consumers.
Transformation in Insight
Next Gen Supply Chain
Will companies with next generation supply chains have a competitive advantage? We explore what major content companies adopting software defined, cloud led supply chains could mean for the media industry.
Home Truths No.19 - 2020 Predictions
How is globalisation creating opportunities, and challenges, in the media supply chain? Plus more 2020 predictions from DPP members
Delivering the IP Future
Which technologies will enable the media and entertainment industry to deliver an all-IP future for content distribution?
How do trends from the world’s most famous technology show affect the media and entertainment industry, and how have they changed over the last decade?
Tech Leaders' Briefing 2019
Grow your business with actionable business intelligence from 32 major customers - broadcasters, content platforms and social and technology giants
Business Benefits of IMF for Advertising
How will component-based workflows bring efficiencies across the advertising supply chain and unlock new commercial opportunities using IMF?
Home Truths No.18 – The Localisation Challenge
How do the relationships between media companies around the localisation and versioning processes required for international distribution need to change?
Do Brands Hold the Key to the Future of Content?
Content funding models are being disrupted. Who’s calling the shots? Creators, advertisers, consumers – or all three?
Home Truths No.17 – Preparing for a post broadcast world
What are the challenges posed by the transition to full IP distribution of content to consumers? How can we ensure smooth delivery of a fully IP future?
Survey Report: Blindsided
Are you in danger of missing highly disruptive trends? Find out what new trends in technology, global media markets and consumer behaviours mean for media
Home Truths No.16 The DPP 2019 Predictions
Which 8 key themes will dominate the media industry in 2019? Find out what DPP members predict, and what we got right, and wrong, in 2018
Discover the trends from CES 2019 that will have profound implications for media companies, in the context of a decade’s worth of CES trend data
Home Truths No.15 AI For Real
How is AI being applied in the media and where does future potential lie? Where is the real business value and what are the opportunities?
Home Truths No.14 Communicating Security
Who’s the weakest link in the chain? Find out why only by listening to the ‘customer’ can security experts really understand how to minimise risk.
Technology Leaders' Briefing 2018
Actionable business intelligence from 17 major technology customers - broadcasters, platforms and technology giants. Their top 3 priorities revealed.
Meet The IMF Pioneers
How are some of the world’s biggest broadcasters implementing IMF for Broadcast & Online in their workflows?
Home Truths No.13 The Future of Video Advertising
What are the challenges to the advertising model as both advertising & video move online &, increasingly, to mobile? Will a whole new model emerge?
The Production Business
The first ever survey of how production companies produce, completed by 57 production companies of all sizes and kinds
Home Truths No.12 Building The Media Cloud
What would it take to create ideal cloud environments for media? We explore the requirements for building the media industry cloud
The Business Benefits of IMF
This guide helps influencers and decision makers from content supply companies understand the financial and operational benefits of adopting IMF
Survey Report: Why we get trends wrong
Do media professionals have blind spots when it comes to the technologies they believe really matter? More effective technology trend analysis.
Home Truths No.11 The DPP 2018 Predictions
In 2017 we drew up the first ever DPP predictions. It's time to find out what we got right, what we got wrong, and the next big things for 2018
Meet the UK Broadcasters 2017
We explore the three current key priorities of each of the CTOs from the major UK broadcasters; and their specific messages to the supplier community
Survey Report: Are we fit for Cyber War?
Are you proactive in establishing good security practice? Experts discuss the maturity of security thinking in the media sector
Home Truths No.10 Automation
What happens when the media industry is no longer in control of the future of media? And where will machine learning and AI take the industry next?
Home Truths No.9 Building the New Supply Chain
How does supply chain thinking apply to media companies? What does the new media supply chain look like? And what are the key principles?
Meet The… Online Pioneers
Facebook, Fulwell 73 and Silverback Films reveal the new creative processes behind their creation of the best premium content for online distribution
Home Truths No.8 - The Need For Speed
How will businesses transform in the next 5 years? And how could the very shape of the industry be disrupted?
Survey Report: The Business Benefits of IP Production
The first ever assessment of where companies can expect to see the greatest ROI from committing to IP-based production
Meet The… Rising Stars
Find out about the ways in which new DPP member start-up companies are busy disrupting existing business models
Meet The… UK Broadcasters 2016
What types of relationships do broadcasters want as they migrate away from a hardware-centric operation to a software and cloud-driven world?
File Delivery: The Story So Far
What made the DPP’s implementation of file delivery in the UK, on 1st October 2014, such an extraordinary example of pan-industry collaboration?
10 Things You Need to Know About Digital Storage
Where and how could you store your new digital content? And how can you make it safe, retrievable and affordable for the long term?
The Creative Revolution
"How are digital technologies changing creativity? Is the partnership between creativity and technology being strained by change – or invigorated?"
The Coming Storm?
How are cloud technologies and processed being applied to broadcast technologies and key media business areas?
The Reluctant Revolution
What are the barriers to end-to-end digital for production? And how could changes in the market, technology and processes tear those barriers down?
Transformation in Events
Tech Leaders' Briefing 2020
18 & 19 November 2020
The DPP Tech Leaders’ Briefing is the pre-eminent business intelligence event for the media industry.
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