Forbidden Technologies (AIM: FBT), the AIM-quoted owner and developer of the market leading Cloud video platform, FORscene, is pleased to announce that Wall to Wall, part of the Shed Media Group, is using FORscene for series two of The Voice UK for BBC One.
The Voice UK was the BBCs most successful new entertainment launch in over a decade. FORscene was also used on series one. For series two, Envy Post Production, the post house used by Wall to Wall, has hosted additional features added as part of FORscenes continuous product development programme.
Over 2,500 hours of series twos content has been ingested. This material was first made searchable and manageable using FORscenes advanced logging functionality. FORscene was then used to edit sequences and add additional information, via markers, making the platform an essential, integrated part of the post production workflow.
Jai Cave, Head of Operations, Envy Post Production said:
"FORscene played a number of key roles throughout the post production process. During the Blind Auditions the team used FORscene to create edits of each artists footage, using the new markers feature. Having easy access to each artists timelines, including notes, greatly helped the first few weeks of edit. Then, when editing the material from the Live Shows, the producers could easily search through previous footage on FORscene to create packages showcasing each artists journey. They could do this either from Envy or back at the office."
Stephen Streater, CEO, Forbidden Technologies, said:
"I am delighted that a showcase BBC production is making greater use of FORscene as it moves from one series to the next. I am pleased that more and more productions are extending their use beyond simple logging, using FORscenes editing features to streamline their post production process."
For more information, please visit www.forbidden.co.uk or contact:
Forbidden Technologies plc
Stephen Streater, CEO
Tel: +44 (0)20 8879 7245
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Adrian Hargrave, Corporate Finance
Alex Aylen, Sales
Tel: +44 (0)20 7397 8900
Nick Rome / Sam Allen / Matthew Low
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About Forbidden Technologies
Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT, www.forbidden.co.uk) floated in February 2000.
The Company develops and markets a powerful cloud video platform, FORscene, which is used by broadcasters, in professional web video, in education and by consumers. FORscene is one of the worlds most advanced browser-based and mobile applications.
About Wall to Wall
Wall to Wall is one of the UKs leading production companies.
For over 20 years the Shed media-owned indie has been supplying broadcasters around the world with ground-breaking, award-winning high quality television content across many genres.
Productions range from the entertainment phenomenon and ratings winner The Voice UK to Oscar-winning feature documentary Man On Wire, BBC One hit drama New Tricks, the internationally acclaimed genealogy series Who Do You Think You Are?, the innovative living history House franchise (which included 1900 House, 1940 House, Edwardian Country House) to single dramas – Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story, the multi-award winning A Very English Marriage and three times Golden Globe nominated The Girl.
Wall to Walls productions have won almost every major international television award and it regularly tops UK trade magazine polls as the company rated most highly by its peers; subsequently attracting the top talent from across the industry.
Wall to Wall is part of the Shed Media Group. All Wall to Wall and the Shed Media Groups programme and format sales are handled by Warner Bros. International Television Production.
About Envy Post Production
Envy is one of the foremost post houses in London, with over 140 edit suites. The Company work on programmes including factual, drama, comedy, documentaries and light entertainment and collaborate on design, branding and commercials.