We would like to thank our industry partners for their crucial support.

Lead Sponsors Rise Up:

BT Sport

Launched in 2013, BT Sport broadcasts in the UK and Republic of Ireland with around five million subscribers. It has a track record of innovation, operating from one of industry’s most sophisticated sports TV studios, and delivering world-firsts around Virtual Reality, Dolby Atmos, 4K UHD and remote production. Its achievements have been recognized with awards from IBC, Promax, Music Week and more. www.bt.com/sport

ITV

ITV, as an integrated producer broadcaster (IPB), creates, owns and distributes high-quality content on multiple platforms globally. It also continues to diversify its business through the opportunities presented from consumers’ willingness to pay for great content and to engage with ITV as a trusted brand.

ITV operates the largest family of free-to-air commercial channels in the UK, and deliver its content through linear television broadcasting and on demand via the ITV Hub. www.itvplc.com

Gold Sponsors:

Avid

Avid delivers the most open and efficient media platform, connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution, and consumption. Avid’s preeminent customer community uses Avid’s comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and monetise the most watched, loved and listened to media in the world—from prestigious and award-winning feature films to popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, and celebrated music recordings and live concerts. With the most flexible deployment and pricing options, Avid’s industry-leading solutions include Media Composer®, Pro Tools®, Avid NEXIS®, MediaCentral®, iNEWS®, AirSpeed®, Sibelius®, Avid VENUE™, FastServe®, Maestro™, and PlayMaker™. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on  FacebookInstagramTwitterYouTubeLinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid Blogs.

Sky 

With 23 million customers across seven countries, Sky is Europe’s leading media and entertainment company and is proud to be part of the Comcast group.

With 31,000 colleagues, together they want to connect their customers to more of what they love, including their award-winning original productions, like Patrick Melrose and Save Me, and great shows from its partners including HBO, Showtime and Warner Bros.

Sky treats their customers better than anyone else in its field, as Ofcom’s complaints data shows, and we look after our staff too. Sky is one of The Times Top 50 employers for women and it’s in Stonewall’s list of Top 50 LGBT-Inclusive employers. Visit www.sky.com

Silver Sponsors:

Clear-Com

Clear-Com are a company that stands proudly linked to its 50-year history having effectively invented production communication for live performance and live events. Across multiple market applications, they offer a phenomenal range of associated communications, control, and signal distribution over a variety of platforms and protocols. With a team from diverse professional and geographic backgrounds, Clear-Com are focused on serving their customers with impactful real-time solutions, empowering them to accomplish the incredible. www.clearcom.com

The DPP

The DPP is the media industry’s business network. It is a not-for-profit company with an international membership that spans the whole media supply chain. The DPP harnesses the collective intelligence of its membership to generate insight, enable change and create market opportunities. For more information, or to enquire about membership visit thedpp.com

Bubble Communications

Founded in 1999, Bubble is a full-service PR, marketing and events agency with expertise in the broadcast, media technology, sports and AV industries. Headquartered in London, with satellite offices in Dubai and Portland, USA, Bubble works with a global network of PR and marketing specialists through its Big Bubble network to constantly communicate its clients’ messages. Its clients include manufacturers, software companies, service providers, studios, post-production and visual effects facilities, industry associations and trade exhibitions. bubbleagency.com

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Sony

Sony Corporation is a creative entertainment company with a solid foundation of technology. From game and network services to music, pictures, electronics, semiconductors and financial services – Sony’s purpose is to fill the world with emotion through the power of creativity and technology. www.sony.co.uk

Pixelogic

Pixelogic is a global provider of content localization and distribution services for the media and entertainment industry. Built on advanced next generation workflows and operations in Burbank, CA., Culver City, CA., London UK and Cairo, Egypt, Pixelogic services the industry’s leading content owners including the major Hollywood studios, broadcasters, digital retailers and a range of others. Pixelogic services include subtitling and closed captioning, foreign language dubbing, access services, text and metadata translation, audio services, marketing and promotional material design and versioning, digital cinema mastering and key fulfillment, post-theatrical distribution mastering, compression and authoring for physical media formats, transcoding and packaging for digital distribution products, archive mastering, and custom software and application development services. www.pixelogicmedia.com

Ross Video

Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of smart production solutions. Ross makes it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, engaging material for  sports stadium screens,  entertainment shows and rock concerts,  educational institutions,  legislative assemblies,  corporate applications and inspiring content for houses of worship. www.rossvideo.com

Audio-Technica

Established in 1962, Audio-Technica is a worldwide group of companies devoted to the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of problem-solving audio equipment. Initially known for state-of-the-art phonograph cartridges, Audio-Technica now creates high-performance microphonesheadphoneswireless systems, mixers and electronic products for home and professional use.

CVP

For more than 30 years, CVP Group has been one of the leading Broadcast and Professional video solutions providers in the United Kingdom and Europe, with a comprehensive UK sales and support infrastructure. The company prides itself on maintaining close relationships with key manufacturers such as ARRI, Sony, RED and Canon, and uses its unrivalled experience to listen to customers, understand their needs and deliver the right solution with first class service. CVP Group offers creative consultation, sales advice, technical service provision and training. www.cvp.com

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