– FrameTrunk, one of the leading suppliers in next generation broadcast solutions, today announced its recent successes in a variety of remote production projects despite obstacles in production due to Covid-19. These include, supporting BBC Three’s ‘Yung Filly’s Celeb Lock In’ and Globe Productions, ‘One Love Covid-19 Relief Auction’.
Since 2014, FrameTrunk’s broadcast solutions have supported a range of high-profile productions for Viacom, Sky, MTV, BBC, NBC Universal, RedBull, Zig Zag Productions, and many more. Since lockdown measures were introduced in March, demand for FrameTrunk’s innovative remote solutions has increased, leading to the company working across a diverse collection of projects.
With FrameTrunk, Producers can create content despite the current hurdles, whilst keeping consumers entertained during the global pandemic.
For BBC Three’s ‘Yung Filly’s Celeb Lock In’, which goes to air Sunday 2nd of August, FrameTrunk provided a remote production gallery for incoming contribution feeds, including remote vision mixing facilities, to produce a live rough cut for the show. The new gameshow filmed from six locations throughout the UK has households competing head to head.
The production team were located in their homes, viewing a low latency multiview feed using FrameTrunk’s software platform, ‘FrameCentral’. Full comms were also provided, by ProImage Solutions, ensuring smooth communication between all parties during the broadcast. Post show, FrameTrunk provided transcode and digital delivery of all rushes to the editors’ homes.
Another lockdown project was Globe Productions,‘One Love Covid-19 Relief Auction’ for Island Records, supporting NHS charities and Feeding America, featuring donations including private performances, memorabilia, and exclusive concert tickets from some of the most iconic names in music.
Remote control hot head cameras from New York, bonded with 4G, fed the video content back to FrameTrunk’s HQ based in London to provide a live vision mix, including external graphics and VT play in. The charity auction video feed was also pushed live across YouTube to maximise viewership. The ISO’s were recorded back in London, with producers located at home with access to FrameTrunk’s virtual remote gallery. Full comms systems were provided to tech and talent in New York with Director and Producer based in London.
“With such successful results in our recent remote production lockdown projects, we are entering an exciting time for both demand in services and experiencing significant growth. We originally began FrameTrunk to provide location based ingest, postproduction and software solutions for a loyal client base. Now, we can offer remote production, postproduction and custom software solutions alongside our traditional services, navigating any production challenges to support any size project,” stated Joel Gilbert, Director & Co-owner at FrameTrunk.
FrameTrunk is also offering free one-to-one consultations to those who want a better understanding and overview of their options for remote editing and services. For more details, please email [email protected].
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