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outsidebroadcast-rigging-bitesize26-commentatordirector.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that shows how riggers placed cables, cameras, microphones and other vital equipment in place at the beginning of an outside broadcast assignment.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated...

outsidebroadcast-crewreflections-recreation-long.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that shows a former BBC outside broadcast crew reflecting on an historical reenactment exercise they have just taken part in.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated various aspects...

post-avid-reunion-team5-long-multicamera.mp4

Amanda Murphy, John Ellis & Nick Hall
This footage was filmed in March 2018 at Royal Holloway, University of London in Egham, United Kingdom.
A group of veteran television videotape engineers was reunited with obsolete editing equipment last used in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. The editors’ working practices and memories were recorded using multiple digital video cameras and wireless microphones.
ADAPT (2013-8) is a European Research Council project at Royal Holloway University of London. The project studies the history of technologies in...

outsidebroadcast-rigging-bitesize1-coderproblems.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that shows how riggers placed cables, cameras, microphones and other vital equipment in place at the beginning of an outside broadcast assignment.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated...

outsidebroadcast-crewculture-discussion-bitesize4.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that explores the unique culture of the outside broadcast crew.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated various aspects of their work.
Their working practices and memories were filmed using...

post-discussion-bitesize-13.mp4

Amanda Murphy, John Ellis & Nick Hall
This footage was filmed in March 2018 at Royal Holloway, University of London in Egham, United Kingdom.
A group of veteran television videotape engineers was reunited with obsolete editing equipment last used in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. The editors’ working practices and memories were recorded using multiple digital video cameras and wireless microphones.
This video is part of a series in which veteran television videotape and Avid editors discuss various aspects of their working lives.
ADAPT...

post-graphics-paintbox-bitesize-02.mp4

Amanda Murphy, John Ellis & Nick Hall
This footage was filmed in March 2018 at Royal Holloway, University of London in Egham, United Kingdom.
A group of veteran television videotape engineers was reunited with obsolete editing equipment last used in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. The editors’ working practices and memories were recorded using multiple digital video cameras and wireless microphones.
This video is part of a series in which videotape and Avid editors discuss the introduction of digital video effects systems which...

librarian-interview.mp4

Amanda Murphy, John Ellis & Nick Hall
This footage was filmed in March 2018 at Royal Holloway, University of London in Egham, United Kingdom.
A group of veteran television videotape engineers was reunited with obsolete editing equipment last used in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. The editors’ working practices and memories were recorded using multiple digital video cameras and wireless microphones.
This video is part of a series which explores the work of video tape librarians, who kept track of thousands of video...

outsidebroadcast-cameralineup-demonstration-bitesize2.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that shows how complex outside broadcast cameras were prepared for broadcast use, or ‘lined up’, during the 1960s and 1970s.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated various aspects...

outsidebroadcast-crewculture-discussion-bitesize6.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that explores the unique culture of the outside broadcast crew.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated various aspects of their work.
Their working practices and memories were filmed using...

post-reunion-betacam-team1-bitesize_04.mp4

Amanda Murphy, John Ellis & Nick Hall
This footage was filmed in March 2018 at Royal Holloway, University of London in Egham, United Kingdom.
A group of veteran television videotape engineers was reunited with obsolete editing equipment last used in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. The editors’ working practices and memories were recorded using multiple digital video cameras and wireless microphones.
This video is part of a series in which veteran videotape editors are reunited with obsolete Betacam editing equipment.
ADAPT (2013-8) is a...

outsidebroadcast-crewculture-discussion-long.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that explores the unique culture of the outside broadcast crew.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated various aspects of their work.
Their working practices and memories were filmed using...

post-umatic-cutting-team4-long-multicamera.mp4

Amanda Murphy, John Ellis & Nick Hall
This footage was filmed in March 2018 at Royal Holloway, University of London in Egham, United Kingdom.
A group of veteran television videotape engineers was reunited with obsolete editing equipment last used in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. The editors’ working practices and memories were recorded using multiple digital video cameras and wireless microphones.
This video is part of a series which explores how different technologies were using to edit videotape for television broadcast.
This video is...

outsidebroadcast-rigging-bitesize16-recordingbars.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that shows how riggers placed cables, cameras, microphones and other vital equipment in place at the beginning of an outside broadcast assignment.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated...

16mm-telecine-components-bitesize.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This footage was filmed in August 2015 at BBC Studios and Post Production in South Ruislip, London, United Kingdom.
BBC archive telecine specialist Tim Emblem-English and retired telecine operator Jim Gregory demonstrated the processes involved in scanning television film footage onto tape for broadcast.
This video is part of a series that shows how engineers used telecine scanning processes in order to prepare finished films for broadcast transmission.
The footage being scanned was originally exposed during the...

16mm-filming-preparation-quad.mp4

Amanda Murphy, John Ellis & Nick Hall
This footage was filmed in May 2015 in the television studio at Royal Holloway University of London in Egham, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television film cameramen, electricians, and sound engineers who worked at the BBC Television Film Studios in the 1960s and 1970s recalled various aspects of their work.
Their memories were filmed using three Sony PMW-100 digital cameras and recorded using wireless microphones. The conversation was free-flowing with occasional questions and interventions from the...

outsidebroadcast-crewculture-discussion-medium.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that explores the unique culture of the outside broadcast crew.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated various aspects of their work.
Their working practices and memories were filmed using...

post-cutting-betacam-team4-bitesize_06.mp4

Amanda Murphy, John Ellis & Nick Hall
This footage was filmed in March 2018 at Royal Holloway, University of London in Egham, United Kingdom.
A group of veteran television videotape engineers was reunited with obsolete editing equipment last used in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. The editors’ working practices and memories were recorded using multiple digital video cameras and wireless microphones.
This video is part of a series which explores how different technologies were using to edit videotape for television broadcast.
ADAPT (2013-8) is...

16mm-processing-filmnegative-medium.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This footage was filmed in August 2015 at i-dailies, near Ealing in London, United Kingdom.
Laboratory staff demonstrate the various skills and methods used to process exposed negative films. They demonstrate the chemical processes, the practice of working in a dark room, and the work of the negative cutter.
This video is part of a series that shows how exposed film footage is processed so that it can be edited for use in television. The footage being...

outsidebroadcast-rigging-bitesize8-visionproblems.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that shows how riggers placed cables, cameras, microphones and other vital equipment in place at the beginning of an outside broadcast assignment.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated...

librarian-interview-bitesize-02.mp4

Amanda Murphy, John Ellis & Nick Hall
This footage was filmed in March 2018 at Royal Holloway, University of London in Egham, United Kingdom.
A group of veteran television videotape engineers was reunited with obsolete editing equipment last used in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. The editors’ working practices and memories were recorded using multiple digital video cameras and wireless microphones.
This video is part of a series which explores the work of video tape librarians, who kept track of thousands of video...

outsidebroadcast-rigging-bitesize21-rigginginterviews.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that shows how riggers placed cables, cameras, microphones and other vital equipment in place at the beginning of an outside broadcast assignment.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated...

outsidebroadcast-sound-demonstration-bitesize2.mp4

Nick Hall, John Ellis & Amanda Murphy
This video is part of a series that shows how sound engineers placed microphones, captured sound, and managed communications with BBC Television Centre during an outside broadcast.
This footage was filmed in May 2016 on location at Northop Hall hotel near Hawarden in Flintshire, United Kingdom.
A team of veteran television outside broadcast camera operators, electricians, riggers, sound engineers, producers and production assistants who worked on BBC outside broadcasts in the 1960s and 1970s recreated various aspects...

post-cutting-avid-team5-bitesize-01.mp4

Amanda Murphy, John Ellis & Nick Hall
This footage was filmed in March 2018 at Royal Holloway, University of London in Egham, United Kingdom.
A group of veteran television videotape engineers was reunited with obsolete editing equipment last used in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. The editors’ working practices and memories were recorded using multiple digital video cameras and wireless microphones.
This video is part of a series which explores how different technologies were using to edit videotape for television broadcast.
ADAPT (2013-8) is...

post-graphics-paintbox-team6-long-multicamera.mp4

Amanda Murphy, John Ellis & Nick Hall
This footage was filmed in March 2018 at Royal Holloway, University of London in Egham, United Kingdom.
A group of veteran television videotape engineers was reunited with obsolete editing equipment last used in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. The editors’ working practices and memories were recorded using multiple digital video cameras and wireless microphones.
This video is part of a series in which videotape and Avid editors discuss the introduction of digital video effects systems which...

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