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3/16/2006 02:20:00 am - Reported by Shaun Lyon

March 16, 2006 • Posted By Shaun Lyon
This week's edition of trade magazine Broadcast reports today on a production change for Series Three when production begins in July: BBC Wales has invested 500,000 pound in "tapeless workflow technology" for post-production work. According to Broadcast, "The Unity ISIS media network storage system is expected to allow large numbers of people in a facility to browse, edit and manage media files from their editing system or computer. All files will be digitised and stored centrally so that footage can be ingested as soon as it is shot. Programmes can then be directly played out from the system to air." The report also says that "It is not yet confirmed whether the third series of Doctor Who - which starts shooting in July - will be filmed in SD or HD, although it's widely believed that a tapeless workflow would lend its self well to an HD-shot show." The full article is available at the website. (Thanks to Steve Tribe)