Conference Schedule*

The conference will feature two tracks.

The track in room NFT2 will look at Technology Infrastructure, tackling thorny questions such as whether a Standards-based approach or a Proprietary one is best for practical IP studio builds; whether to choose Public Cloud or Private Virtual Infrastructure; and what use is 5G really for broadcasters.

The track in room NFT3 will focus on Creative Technology, including Virtual Production; Cloud Technology for Production and Post, and Next-Generation Studio Pipeline.

NFT2: Technical Infrastructure
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 
 
 
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
 
John Ellerton Ian Trow
John Ellerton - Head of Media Futures, BT Media & Broadcast
Ian Trow - Media, Network and Security Technical Consultant
10:05 AM - 10:40 AM
 
Grace Boswood Sinead Greenaway Jake Bickerton
Grace Boswood - Technology Director, Channel 4
Sinead Greenaway - Director, Broadcast & End User Technology, BBC
Jake Bickerton - Editorial director, Tech & Sport Group, Broadcast, Media Business Insight
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Media aware Software Defined Networking, Timing and Orchestration has been trialed in limited deployments to date. This session will explore current best...
Andy Rayner
Andy Rayner - Chief Technologist, Nevion
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
NDI offers a total solution that is gaining significant traction within industry. It aims to address the short comings identified with the media, network, and ...
Lisa Collins Stephen Willmott
Lisa Collins - Managing Director, Marketing Leaders Circle
Stephen Willmott - Head of Technology & Operations, GB News
11:20 AM - 11:45 AM
 
 
 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Mark Patrick
Mark Patrick - Solution Lead, Broadcast Core, BBC Technology
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
This session will explore how SMPTE 2110 and PTP come together at a practical level to address professional workflow needs.
Thomas Kernen
Thomas Kernen - Senior Staff Architect, NVIDIA
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
 
Dave Mitchinson
Dave Mitchinson - Solutions Manager, Appear TV
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
The panel will discuss the transitions underway to drive the emerging hosting, standards and best practice applied to future production architectures.
Lisa Collins Thomas Kernen Mark Patrick Andy Rayner Dave Mitchinson
Lisa Collins - Managing Director, Marketing Leaders Circle
Thomas Kernen - Senior Staff Architect, NVIDIA
Mark Patrick - Solution Lead, Broadcast Core, BBC Technology
Andy Rayner - Chief Technologist, Nevion
Dave Mitchinson - Solutions Manager, Appear TV
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
 
 
 
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
What are the actual benefits of 5G for media distribution? There are plenty of potential opportunities dependent on how 5G related media features will emerge...
Alex Buchan
Alex Buchan - Strategic Technologist and Project Lead - 5G Vista, Digital TV Group
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Insight into recent Sony developments that are empowering customer journey’s towards a vision for the future Media Enterprise...
Peter Sykes
Peter Sykes - Strategic Technology Development Manager, Sony Pan European Imaging Products & Solutions
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Case study around Residence Pictures, a new Post House. Cloud, security, remote working.
Cara Kotschy Simon Green Jake Bickerton
Cara Kotschy - Managing Director, Residence Pictures
Simon Green - Founder & CEO, Green Rock
Jake Bickerton - Editorial director, Tech & Sport Group, Broadcast, Media Business Insight
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
 
 
 
3:15 PM - 3:35 PM
The evolution of subscription and pay per view channels has been so rapid that Over The Top (OTT) streaming is now the norm.
Bob Hannent
Bob Hannent - Architect: Video Playback & Delivery, DAZN
3:35 PM - 3:50 PM
Content Royalty tracking based on blockchain has been around for some time now. Where is this technology and is it likely to emerge as a solution to stem...
Mark Rawlings-Smith
Mark Rawlings-Smith - Director, Channel Partnerships, Conviva
3:50 PM - 4:15 PM
Metadata and content tagging are now crucial to enable efficient handling of archive, thematic and episodic media. Metadata and Tagging, along with the...
Brian Leonard Tom Crocker Lisa Collins
Brian Leonard - Head of Engineering – Production & Workflows, IMG
Tom Crocker - Business Development Manager - News Workflow Solutions, Ross Video
Lisa Collins - Managing Director, Marketing Leaders Circle
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
 
Ian Trow Chris Johns
Ian Trow - Media, Network and Security Technical Consultant
Chris Johns - Chief Engineer, Sky UK
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
 
 
NFT3: Creative Technology
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 
 
 
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
 
Richard Welsh Chris Johns
Richard Welsh - SVP Innovation, Deluxe
Chris Johns - Chief Engineer, Sky UK
10:05 AM - 10:45 AM
A totally new form of transport, a totally new sport, that requires totally new technology for filming and broadcasting. Airspeeder brings elite pilots from the worlds of aviation, motorsport and gaming will...
Stephen Sidlo
Stephen Sidlo - Head of Media, Airspeeder & Alauda Aeronautics
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
 
Max Miller Jason Landau
Max Miller - Sport & Tech reporter, Broadcast Tech & Sport
Jason Landau - Creative Director of Innovation, Sky
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
 
 
 
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
This session will discuss the shape of the new post house, cloud tools vs on-prem and creative collaboration. As the world emerges from COVID, workplaces...
Darren Woolfson David Klafkowski Gemma Nicholson Tom Witkowski
Darren Woolfson - Director of Technology and Visual Services, Molinaire
David Klafkowski - Managing Director, Racoon
Gemma Nicholson - Founder, Post Super
Tom Witkowski - Director of Technology and Engineering, Twickenham Studios
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
 
 
 
1:45 PM - 1:55 PM
A one to one interview with British Cinematographer and Virtual Production Supervisor, Asa Bailey.
Asa Bailey Christina Nowak
Asa Bailey - Director/DOP, VP Supervisor, On-Set Facilities
Christina Nowak - Director of Virtual Production, Anna Valley
1:55 PM - 2:45 PM
In this segment we discuss Virtual Production, a studio based technique that combines real-time technologies with digital filmmaking. This involves several...
Christina Nowak Andrew Wilding Asa Bailey
Christina Nowak - Director of Virtual Production, Anna Valley
Andrew Wilding - VP Sales EMEA, Sohonet
Asa Bailey - Director/DOP, VP Supervisor, On-Set Facilities
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
 
 
 
3:15 PM - 3:35 PM
 
Carrie Wootten Andy Beale Tim Guilder
Carrie Wootten - Managing Director, Rise
Andy Beale - Chief Engineer, BT
Tim Guilder - Head of Production Technology, ITV Studios, UK
3:35 PM - 4:15 PM
In this session we will demonstrate live the use of blockchain, smart contracts and NFT's for film production. We will explore live how this changes the...
Tracie Mitchell Solene Marvian
Tracie Mitchell - Managing Director, Greenfish.io
Solene Marvian - Film Producer, Films Angel
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
 
John Ellerton Richard Welsh
John Ellerton - Head of Media Futures, BT Media & Broadcast
Richard Welsh - SVP Innovation, Deluxe
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
 
 

*Conference schedule subject to change. Last updated 22 June 2022.