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Production in News & Views
Catch up on how productions are surviving and thriving in lockdown with this video of our online event.
The DPP has today released a groundbreaking new report exploring how production companies are now using the cloud as a key production tool.
The DPP has today announced a technical standard for the delivery of Ultra High Definition (UHD) programmes.
We've reviewed & updated the DPP Committed to Security programme checklists and guidance
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.
Our Next Gen Supply Chain report explores how some major content companies have adopted software defined, cloud led supply chains - and asks what this approach could mean for the media industry more widely
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?
So far 42 member companies have completed the checklists for production, broadcast, or both. But how are they putting their results into action?
Last year, at our flagship Tech Leaders’ Briefing conference, we launched the DPP Committed to Sustainability Programme.
The DPP has today released two documents that extend the functionality of the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) through the development of an Auxiliary Image Sequence Plug-in.
The DPP today launched a major new initiative to promote environmentally sustainable practices among suppliers and content providers.
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 DPP in collaboration with NABA has today announced the publication of the second SMPTE Technical Specification (TSP) for the IMF for broadcast and online use cases.
“It’s time to start”. If you’ve ever been to a Blue Man Concert, you know the significance of this statement.
The introduction of the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) within the media industry has brought a revolution to media workflow processes for film and television.
The DPP has today released four documents to support the industry’s deployment of IMF for Broadcast & Online.
TV and Online advertising have started to converge over the last few years. What does this mean for TV ad sales and operations teams?
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.
Bright and early on Tuesday morning, a dedicated group of enthusiastic DPP members turned out at our NAB breakfast briefing.
Watch the summary from the DPP's Metadata for News Innovation Day.
The DPP has today announced the release of a new technical specification to support broadcasters delivering (UHD) programmes
We’re delighted to announce that 30 suppliers have now been awarded the DPP Committed to Security marka
The DPP has announced the release of a new technical specification to support the mastering and international exchange of content
The DPP has announced the release of a new implementation guide: DPP Metadata Exchange for News.
When no one knows how everything works, everyone needs someone who understands something.
The DPP has extended its Committed to Security Programme to the whole media industry – including companies which are not Members of the DPP.
The DPP today announced the launch of an important new programme designed to help suppliers demonstrate their commitment to best security practice.
The DPP today announced that it will partner with SMPTE to develop a specification for a new version of the IMF.
The DPP has today announced Common Technical Delivery Standards for High Definition Commercials/Sponsorship and Promotions/Presentation material.
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 released a set of standardised UK Quality Control Requirements
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 DPP has today unveiled its Technical Standards for delivery of Live Television programmes.
Emmerdale becomes the first British television production to adopt the DPP’s new Technical and Metadata Standards for file-based programme delivery.
The DPP has unveiled its new Technical and Metadata Standards for File-Based Programme Delivery in the UK.
The DPP has today unveiled common technical standards for tape delivery of HD and SD TV programmes to all major UK broadcasters.
The UK’s major public service broadcasters have signed up to the Digital Production Partnership (DPP).
Production in Insight
Next Gen Production
From a small digital agency to a Hollywood studio, how are production companies using the cloud as a key production tool? And are they gaining a competitive advantage?
The Production Business
The first ever survey of how production companies produce, completed by 57 production companies of all sizes and kinds
A Producer's Guide to File Delivery
Guidance on the end-to-end file delivery process from file creation (AS-11) and metadata insertion through to QC and delivery
10 Things You Need to Know About Going Live Online
Which online platforms do professional content producers need to consider? How to get set up and deliver your content effectively online
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
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
Survey Report: Connectivity Supply to Production
Identify the kind of connectivity provision appropriate to your production campany’s needs, with an indication of costs and type of service
Home Truths No.7 The DPP 2017 Predictions
The first ever DPP 2017 Predictions, drawn up in consultation with subject matter experts from the whole media supply chain
10 Things You Need to Know About Location Workflows
What are the roles, activities and technologies that give everyone the best chance of managing the pressures of location working successfully?
Survey Report: New Content Creators
The first ever qualitative research into the operational models of new content creators and their suppliers
Survey Report: Connectivity & Production
How do production companies use connectivity? What do they spend? What quality do they get? And what role could connectivity could have in their future?
DPP Guide to UHD Production Workflows
What are the key considerations when producing UHD content? Productions teams can learn about current industry best practice, enabling a proactive approach
DPP Guide to Digital Archiving
"Which media should I store & where? How will I know it’s safe? How long should I keep it & how will I find it again? How much will it cost me?"
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 Bloodless Revolution
Practical tips for anyone delivering an end-to-end digital production. Plus, a checklist to help ensure the smoothest route through the production jungle.
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?
10 Things You Need to Know About Cyber Security
What are the cyber security challenges faced by productions, and where do they come from? Practical tips on how to protect your content.
10 Things You Need to Know About Connectivity
An introductory guide to the basics of connectivity and how the particular requirements of our industry translate into services you might consume.
10 Things You Need to Know About Ultra High Definition
What is UHD? What do the technical terms mean? And how it will affect TV production? Designed for the non-techical reader
Home Truths No.1 Reaching Nirvana - Over IP
Do we know what IP production and broadcast really mean? Where are we on the technology journey? And what exactly are the business benefits?
Production in Events
15 October 2020
After the pandemic, how will production entities best design to be efficient, flexible, and responsive to different circumstances? Find out at this special Design for Tomorrow webinar.
Production in Downloads
DPP Auxiliary Image Sequence
This white paper describes how DPP006 (Auxiliary Image Sequence) can enhance the Interoperable Master Format to enable compositing workflows.
DPP005 IMF Operational Guidance
This Guidance document helps adopters to make sense of IMF standards, specifications and terminology, and understand their impact on workflows.
Metadata Exchange for News Infographic
A one-page explainer highlighting the key benefits that have been mapped to the Planning, Acquire & Finish, and Delivery stages of framework
MeX for News Delivery 5b
An example file showing a complex Delivery Structure from the output of a Newsrooom MAM system at the Delivery stage where clips have unique rights/restrictions.
MeX for News Delivery 5a
An example file showing a simple Delivery Structure from the output of a Newsrooom MAM system at the Delivery stage.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 4b
An example file showing the output of a local field edit in the Acquire & Finish stage, with an in-field edit comtaining clips originating from multiple sources.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 4a
An example package made up of clips from multiple sources at the Acquire & Finish stage. One clip is original, one copied from another device, and one from a new device.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 3b
An example file showing the output of a capture device in the Acquire & Finish stage with an internal edit on the camera.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 3a
An example file showing the output of a local field edit in the Acquire & Finish stage with an in-field edit and clips originating from the same source
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 2b
An example file showing the output at a capture device during the Acquire & Finish stage with two short clips that are stored as a contiguous file.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 2a
An example file showing the output at a capture device during the Acquire & Finish stage with two recorded clips, one with a keyframe.
MeX for News Planning 1b
An example file showing the output of a Newsroom planning system at the Planning stage. The story has been assigned to be sent to 1 capture device.
MeX for News Planning 1a
An example file showing the output of a Newsroom planning system at the Planning stage. The story has been assigned to 2 devices both receiving the same metadata.
Metadata Exhange for News Benefits Overview
This document looks at the benefits across the entire workflow of using a common set of metadata for exchanging news content.
Supplement for HDR
This document provides guidance on the technical and operational practices used during the production of HDR programmes.
Committed to Security Programme Terms & Conditions
These T&Cs are to be used by companies participating in the DPP Committed to Security Programme when completing the Broadcast and/or Production Checklist.
Committed to Security Mark Usage Guidelines
This Mark Usage Guideline provides guidance and sets out the conditions for using the Committed to Security Broadcast and/or Production Mark(s).
Committed to Security Production Checklist
This Production Checklist contains a minimum set of cyber security controls that are deemed necessary for companies that process content on behalf Productions
Committed to Security Production Checklist User Guide
This document explains each control that is identified in the Production Checklist and is designed to help you when completing the Checklist.
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