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Moving Media - a BAFTA Research Forum

BAFTA Research

Friday, 8 May 2015 from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST)

Moving Media - a BAFTA Research Forum

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MOVING MEDIA is a one-day event organised by BAFTA Research.  


The MOVING MEDIA Forum will include perspectives from industry experts, along with updates and demonstrations from BAFTA's own research, with the support of research partners UCL Engineering (University College London) and London Screen Archives (Film London).  MOVING MEDIA includes presentations, panel discussions, demonstrations and visual interludes, and combines perspectives on technology innovation with dialogue on issues faced by screen professionals in media management, archive and production.  


9:00    Registration and Refreshments
9:45    MOVING MEDIA Forum - Welcome and Introduction
9:50    Film London's London Screen Archives initiative - Adrian Wootton, CEO, Film London
10:00  Getting Rights Right
What obstacles to release, re-release, re-mix and commercial exploitation can be solved by improving the rights process?  
Dominic Young, CEO, Copyright Hub
Dr. Prodromos Tsiavos, Creative Commons UK Legal Project Lead and Principal Research Associate, The Media Institute / UCL Computer Science

11:15 Refreshments

11:30   Visual Quality 
How does quality impact audience traction?  What visual quality must media producers and managers maintain to reach today's distribution quality?  What metrics can be used to assess, communicate and ensure quality through the workflow?
Morgan David, Divisional Director R&D, Sony Europe
Dr. Yiannis Andreopoulos, Senior Lecturer, UCL Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Principal Investigator, REVQUAL
12:45   Lunch

13:30   Smart Metadata and Video Search
What can a computer learn automatically from video? What is the current state of unique identifiers in the media industry? Can video be searched at the speed of data?
Clive Bishop, Head of Archive and Information Policy, ITV
Dr. Yiannis Andreopoulos, Senior Lecturer, UCL Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Pam Fisher, BAFTA Research
15:00 Refreshments, Networking and Demonstrations
Continue the discussion over refreshments, and take a closer look at technology discussed during the day 

16:30 Close
The programme provides a forum to facilitate discussion and exchange of information relating to research, development and application of innovative media technologies.  

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British Academy of Film & Television Arts
195 Piccadilly
W1J 9LN London
United Kingdom

Friday, 8 May 2015 from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST)

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BAFTA Research

BAFTA Research is a research and development business unit within BAFTA, innovating novel technologies for industry-wide benefit.

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