Fri 26th Feb, 2010
for logging, search, shot selection and rough cut editing of the the BBC2 programme
Jo Clements of
"FORscenes flexibility has enabled us to provide it to clients, improving their workflow options".
Thu 25th Feb, 2010
The regional site How-Do
on FORscene’s latest series
"May the Best House Win".
It notes that 3SixtyMedia, based at
in Manchester, is jointly owned by ITV Productions and BBC Resources.
Wed 24th Feb, 2010
FORscene’s latest production is mentioned in the national press. The
Small Companies Focus section yesterday morning reported:
"Forbidden Technologies was steady at 16p yesterday amid talk of a deal with ITV Manchester’s 3SixtyMedia".
Tue 23rd Feb, 2010
3SixtyMedia, part of ITV Manchester, has
FORscene for the post production of ‘May the Best House Win’, produced by Shiver Productions,
which began broadcasting yesterday.
The Post Production Facilities Coordinator at 3SixtyMedia said:
"Having provided FORscene previously, we’re happy to recommend it to our
clients as an efficient and effective solution. We are increasingly being asked to provide
access to material outside of the edit suite. We have successfully extended the 3Sixty brand to
our clients away from the building as we can now deliver our service anywhere".
Mon 22nd Feb, 2010
talks about Forbidden’s Brightcove partnership in its latest edition:
"Broadcasters using Brightcove to publish and distribute content to the web are to be given access
to Forbidden Technologies’ cloud-based editing tools from within the online video platform".
They list some Brightcove broadcast customers who can now access FORscene through Brightcove:
"Current Brightcove customers include Virgin Media Television, BSkyB, UKTV, Channel 4, ITV and Five".
Fri 19th Feb, 2010
Forbidden’s stand was well attended this year, with
firmly entering the lexicon in broadcast post-production.
Interest was boosted not only following the packed Cloud panel discussion, which allowed FORscene to show off its world leadership,
but from other talks and panels during the show where some of Forbidden’s major customers spoke about the benefits FORscene provides.
Thu 18th Feb, 2010
"Users of Brightcove’s online video platform are now able to edit video
using Forbidden Technologies’ web-based application FORscene",
in an extensive article.
"The deal is the latest in a series of expansive moves for Forbidden
as this innovative UK company looks to exploit a potentially massive business
in cloud-based video creation ...
Crucial to Brightcove is that searchable metadata added in FORscene can be published with the video and used to direct targeted advertising ...
Forbidden’s platform ...
is gaining traction among the professional media community partly because of new functionality and codec improvements,
and partly as cloud computing enters the lexicon of mainstream production".
Wed 17th Feb, 2010
Cloud computing simplifies collaboration between both users and suppliers.
Forbidden CEO Stephen Streater will be joined on the BVE 2010 Cloud computing
at 11.45am today by a Forbidden Cloud partner, Chyron’s Todd Martin.
Tue 16th Feb, 2010
Forbidden’s award winning Cloud-based FORscene platform
handles over 1,500 hours of professional material each day.
Come and see it for yourself at stand H5 at
Broadcast Video Expo 2010,
which runs for three days starting from today.
Mon 15th Feb, 2010
Obhi Chatterjee’s widescreen feature film
brings Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagores classic Bengali dance musical to a global audience for the first time.
Its pioneering digital
strategy uses a Creative Commons licence which allows personal copying and sharing.
The film’s dance star Kaberi said:
"Shyama may be one of the first films to have a commercially viable business model based on allowing personal copying and having a free online version".
Thu 11th Feb, 2010
Forbidden’s new Premier Technology Partner status with Brightcove has led to coverage in several financial sites including
Industry reports include
with some background on Brightcove in
Formidable Technologies have coverage on Twitter and in their
Wed 10th Feb, 2010
a major global player in video distribution.
Forbidden’s remarkable FORscene video post-production platform
with Brightcove through the Cloud, giving Brightcove’s customer base
a simple way to improve monetization of their video content.
Mon 1st Feb, 2010
Forbidden’s Stephen Streater has been invited to join the panel discussion on Cloud Computing at BVE 2010.
FORscene is the Cloud’s leading professional video application,
with around 1,000,000 hours of professional video handled by the system so far.