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24th April - New York | In person
Media Supply Festival 2023
1-2 June 2023, New York | In person
Making Media Pay: Content Monetisation
13 Jun 2023 | Online
The Future of Localisation
The DPP 2023 Predictions
CES 2023: What consumer trends mean for the media industry
Specs & Guidance
The Year Ahead In Media
CES 2023 Breakfast Briefing
The DPP podcast
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Tomorrow's News Executive Dinner with Avid
18 October 2022
At this private executive dinner in London, we’ll discuss the key findings of the DPP’s Tomorrow's News series.
The DPP examines the business and technology models of future newsrooms.
Tomorrow's News: Future-proofing your newsroom
14 September 2022
This webcast will summarise the key themes from the Tomorrow's News series.
We brought together experts from DPP member organisations to explore the business and technology models of future newsrooms.
More than any other content type, news is experiencing disruption in formats and outputs. In Making The News, experts were brought together to examine the technology and workflow changes necessary to keep up.
Making The News
The third and final report in the DPP's Tomorrow's News series.
The News Business
What does it take to make news and make money?
The News Business brings together experts from across the news space to investigate what it really takes to both make news and make money.
What's The News?
What are the major trends in topical content consumption? How are consumers consuming news, what does this mean for content delivery, and how and why are news operations therefore likely to change?
Broadcasting and editorial leaders from news and content organisations help set the scene for the DPP’s Tomorrow’s News work.
This roundtable event sets the scene for the DPP’s Tomorrow’s News work.
The latest news and updates from the DPP.
For a number of years we have been working with news organisations to facilitate collaboration and information exchange.
DPP002 Metadata Exchange for News
An implementation framework to enable exchange of a minimum metadata set between systems and news organisations.
Watch the summary from the DPP's Metadata for News Innovation Day.
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.
The DPP has announced the release of a new implementation guide: DPP Metadata Exchange for News.
The DPP and its News Exchange working group has been busy collaborating on the development of a minimum metadata specification for exchanging news content between UK Broadcasters and agencies.
Metadata Exchange 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.
Better data enables seamless exchange, simpler management, and enhanced discovery
Building on its success as a membership organisation, the DPP has announced plans to become fully self-sufficient.
What's The News? found that current trends in mobile and social media - and the shifts towards these platforms - has dramatically changed how news is being consumed.
50 media companies have officially joined the industry leading DPP Committed to Sustainability programme.
Our AI in Media work brings together content providers and AI specialists. Find out how you can get involved!
This special series of work explores the reality of media in the cloud today, and sheds light on the challenges that remain.
The DPP European Broadcaster Summit 2023 in Berlin will promote understanding and engagement between media companies and suppliers.
This year’s event saw a significant strategic shift. After years of emphasis on building new direct to consumer services, the priority now is efficiency.
The DPP Leaders' Briefing 2022 is an exclusive conference and networking opportunity bringing together content providers and media suppliers.
Find all of the DPP's technology projects and updates here.
Get in touch with the DPP.
Find all the DPP's downloadable technical documents and other assets.
Your privacy is important to us. Learn how the DPP manages your information.
DPP Tech Network: February
14 February 2022
DPP members meet to hear the latest updates from DPP technical projects, and participate in discussion around them.
Catch up on new and exciting products and services, understand the market and form partnerships by watching speed pitches from DPP members.
The DPP Leaders' Briefing 2021 summary report presents an exclusive picture of where the media industry is heading.
DPP Tech Network: November
1 November 2021
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DPP Tech Network: July
12 July 2021
DPP members meet to hear the latest updates from DPP technical projects, and participate in discussion around them
DPP Tech Network: April
26 April 2021
Live Remote Production
Explore the brand new agreed definitions of live remote production models, and discover which will dominate in the long term.
Live Remote Production defines, for the first time anywhere, five architectural models for producing live content. The report then examines the benefits of each model, identifying which will become dominant.
DPP Tech Network: January 2021
At this Tech Network update we discussed recent DPP technical insights, updates to DPP technical projects and projects on the roadmap for 2021.
DPP Tech Network: January
18 January 2021
Our annual predictions, Leaders’ Briefing on demand and everything DPP in under one minute.
The purpose of the DPP Tech Leaders’ Briefing is to generate focused business intelligence, and this year didn’t disappoint. A unique picture of the business direction being set by leading decision makers is presented in the summary report.
Tech Leaders’ Briefing - On Demand, and everything else DPP in under one minute!
DPP Tech Leader's Briefing 2020 - Day Two
17 November 2020
Featuring content providers from the Sport and News communities.
Countdown to the DPP Tech Leaders’ Briefing, catch up with Design for Tomorrow, and everything else DPP in under one minute!
The only event at which senior technology and operations executives from leading media companies share their strategic priorities with the industry, taking place online 16-19 November 2020.
The DPP Tech Leaders’ Briefing returns, more Design for Tomorrow, and another DPP Innovation Week, plus everything else DPP in under one minute!
The only thing more important than your content is your audience. Catch up on how to target, engage and analyse viewers from this DPP Innovation Week event.
How to make the cloud work for you, building back better with Key Design Principles, plus everything else DPP in 60 seconds
The move to remote working, building back better and celebrating innovation, plus everything else DPP in 60 seconds
At the DPP AI in Media Challenge we heard pitches from the startup and tech community about AI solutions to real business problems expressed by content providers.
Pitch new & exciting products to customers, start to Design for Tomorrow, discover new AI solutions and learn more about IMF for Ads, plus everything else DPP in under one minute!
We reveal what you're all missing when working from home, and how you can maintain and build the networks that help you find new business opportunities and stay informed.
Catch up with DPP events on demand, and get involved in some exciting new research and development projects
Catch up on how productions are surviving and thriving in lockdown with this video of our online event.
What topics was the media industry discussing before the Coronavirus pandemic? And how relevant will they look when we emerge from lockdown?
Read our two latest reports on Supply Chain and supplying to VOD. And find out how the industry is coping in lockdown.
Our COVID-19 webcast on demand, our 5th birthday, plus a new research project!
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.
Like every other business, we’re having to rethink how the DPP will operate in the months ahead. Here are a few things we thought you might like to know.
A new look, a new website, and all the latest news in a monthly digest from the DPP
Last year, at our flagship Tech Leaders’ Briefing conference, we launched the DPP Committed to Sustainability Programme.
The DPP today launched a major new initiative to promote environmentally sustainable practices among suppliers and content providers.
Tech Leaders' Briefing 2019
13 & 14 November 2019
The DPP Tech Leaders’ Briefing is the pre-eminent business intelligence event for the media industry.
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?
A report from the DPP’s IMF Breakfast Briefing at IBC 2019
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 introduction of the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) within the media industry has brought a revolution to media workflow processes for film and television.
Change is perhaps the only constant in our industry. And the landscape has certainly changed a lot in the last few decades.R
Bright and early on Tuesday morning, a dedicated group of enthusiastic DPP members turned out at our NAB breakfast briefing.
The DPP, in collaboration with the NABA and AMWA, is delighted to announce the adoption of AMWA AS-11 X9: MXF Program Contribution – NABA DPP HD (AVC)
Today the DPP published its annual report on the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to its Member companies.
The DPP has today announced a technical standard for the delivery of Ultra High Definition (UHD) programmes.
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 is working to create a Compliance Programme that will ensure manufacturers meet the AS-11 DPP standard.
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.
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