Sony Digital Rapids Pixel Power calrec Sony

Avid Maestro brings dynamic creative capabilities to Medi1 TV Morocco

07/11/2018

-- --

Facebook

Twitter

Google

Pinterest

Avid, a leading technology provider that powers the media and entertainment industry, has announced that Medi1 TV Morocco, the Morocco-based, private free-to-air news channel, has integrated Avid Maestro graphics solutions to advance workflow productivity, content quality, and grow audience share. Leveraging Maestro l Designer to create compelling 2D and 3D graphics and Maestro l PowerWall to drive on-set monitors of any size and resolution, Medi1 TV can develop and deliver higher-quality, more dynamic news programming efficiently while reducing operational costs in an increasingly competitive market.

Medi1 TV produces compelling newscasts, talk shows and documentaries on current affairs, business and financial markets, and sports in both Arabic and French. To meet growing competitive market pressures, the broadcaster looked to increase production and content quality and deliver to audiences higher-value news programming as cost effectively as possible.

-- --

We needed to modernise our existing news workflow, as well as take advantage of state-of-the-art creative tools now on the market, said Hicham Abderahim, head of Creative Department at Medi 1 TV Morocco. With Avid Maestro graphics solutions, we're no longer limited by outdated tools and can deliver highly compelling news content. Efficiency also is key to our operation and, thanks to our new Avid workflow, we're able to expand our news footprint.

Medi1 TV's teams rely on Maestro | Designer to create dynamic real-time graphics across its news programming with greater efficiency, supported by Avid's underlying HDVG4 graphics rendering platform. Maestro | Powerwall makes it easy for the channel to present, manage, and control rich media across its multi-resolution studio displays. It also uses Avid's industry-standard video editing software Media Composer , digital audio software Pro Tools , and Avid NEXIS shared storage.

The news broadcasting industry is inherently competitive and extraordinarily fast paced, said Ray Thompson, Director - Broadcast and Media Solutions Marketing at Avid. Avid Maestro graphics solutions enable competitive newsrooms to create dynamic graphics to engage new viewers leveraging Maestro l PowerWall to drive in studio displays of any size and resolution offering Medi1TV the ability to easily update and change the look and feel of the broadcast easily and cost effectively.

Facebook

Twitter

Google

Pinterest

-- --
LINK: http://www.screenafrica.com/2018/11/07/technology/animation-graphics/a...
See more stories from screenafrica

Africa Stories

19/02/2019

Sign up for a screenwriting crash course today

19 February, 2019 - 08:03 Writing scripts isnt easy. But the good news is that many of the challenges are technical and technical skills can be learnt. All ...

18/02/2019

Three suspected hijackers shot dead during a police chase in Gauteng

A group of hijackers who were on the police's radar met a gruesome end on Monday afternoon, after their bid to escape the authorities was brought to a fatal...

18/02/2019

Here's what R1m of dagga looks like: Hawks bust two dopes in huge sting [photos]

Okay, so we know that the legislation regarding dagga is a little up in the air...

18/02/2019

Watch: Generations The Legacy latest episode Monday, 18 February [video]

Tonight on Generations The Legacy: Tshidi isn't about to let her own flesh and blood pull a fast one on her. Lesedi offers up her time and energy only to be...

18/02/2019

Watch: Latest Skeem Saam episode for Monday, 18 February [video]

On tonight's episode: Lehasa has numerous rude surprises in store for Lelo. The learners perform their poems in front of the teachers and are all too keen f...

18/02/2019

Watch: Uzalo latest episode, Monday 18 February 2019 [video]

In today's episode of Uzalo: The church is facing financial troubles but they are not about to give up. Sibonelo feels he should honour the promise he made ...

18/02/2019

Streaming, diversity drive 'epic' African stories: Ejiofor

18 February, 2019 - 07:44 British-Nigerian actor-director Chiwetel Ejiofor said the rise of streaming platforms and a growing appetite for new voices in mov...

17/02/2019

Nedbank Cup: Middendorp says Kaizer Chiefs can only blame themselves

The scoreline flattered Kaizer Chiefs after their 0-3 win over The Magic FC in the Nedbank Cup on Sunday. Struggling for the second straight cup match, Chiefs...

17/02/2019

PSL: Fixtures, kick-off times, results and latest log 19-20 February

The upcoming midweek PSL fixtures could see some crucial movement near the top of the log, as all four teams involved are still within a fair shot of the title ...

16/02/2019

Lotto and Lotto Plus results for Saturday, 16 February 2019

Are you ready for the Lotto and Lotto Plus draw on Saturday, 16 February? It's yet another chance to find out whether or not you're South Africa's l...

16/02/2019

Kaizer Chiefs news: Solinas wanted to sign out-of-favour Bucs defender

Former Kaizer Chiefs coach, Giovanni Solinas had his sights set on out-of-favour Orlando Pirates defender, Justice Chabalala, Goal reports. The Italian was rel...

16/02/2019

WWE Elimination Chamber 2019: 5 Best Chamber Matches

This Sunday sees the Elimination Chamber PPV take place from Houston, Texas. While it feels like the annual PPV happens at the beginning of each year, it may su...

16/02/2019

Multichoice takes the lead with 149 SAFTA nominations [videos]

The broadcaster can boast with the most nominated shows in all major categories, including feature film, TV comedy, TV Drama, soap and telenovela. Yolisa Phah...

16/02/2019

New movies at the cinema this week Friday, 15 February

Yes, we know the weather is wreaking havoc this week, but you can't stay bundled up indoors whole weekend either? Catch a movie instead. Show load sheddin...

15/02/2019

Powerball and Powerball Plus results Friday, 15 February 2019

It's Friday night and that can only mean one thing; cash dollar bills (not really) are ready to be won in the Powerball draw. Powerball and Powerball Plus ...

15/02/2019

Property: Is it better to buy or rent?

When it comes to the question of whether one should buy or rent property, many factors come to mind. Both options have their own advantages and disadvantages. T...

15/02/2019

How to make the best of your guest room

Preparing for and hosting house guests can be a very enjoyable experience. There's something satisfying about helping your visitors feel especially welcome ...

15/02/2019

Watch: Generations The Legacy latest episode Friday, 15 February [video]

Tonight on Generations The Legacy: Zondiwe wants revenge for the money she lost out on. Sphe realises her nightmare might be far from over. Cosmo and Mrekza are...

15/02/2019

Watch: Latest Skeem Saam episode for Friday, 15 February [video]

On tonight's episode: Bushang unwittingly sabotages Alfred. Lehasa is horrified by what he finds out about Lelo. More burden is added on top of Kwaito's...

15/02/2019

Watch: Uzalo latest episode, Friday 15 February 2019 [video]

In today's episode of Uzalo: The church holds a thanksgiving service for Sibonelo and Qhabanga welcomes Sibonelo. Is Qhabanga sincere when he prays for Sibo...

15/02/2019

Sunday movie: Father Figures - what you need to know

Don't let the weather get you down this week. Instead, make some popcorn - go all out and make a blanket fort too, you know you want to - and settle in with...

15/02/2019

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 4: Episode 9 Rucap [video]

Naomi Smalls gagged RuPaul's Drag Race fans the world over when she eliminated Manila Luzon after claiming the Lip Sync for Your Legacy at the end of episod...

15/02/2019

Debut Showmax Original is the most nominated comedy at the SAFTAs

15 February, 2019 - 08:01 The 2019 nominations for The South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) were announced late last week, and for the first ti...

15/02/2019

EA takes Anthem to big screen with Neill Blomkamp

15 February, 2019 - 08:03 Electronic Arts and Neill Blomkamp, the Academy Award-nominated South African director of District 9, Elysium, and Chappie have re...

15/02/2019

Netflorist wilted on Valentine's Day and the Twitter reactions will make your daisy

Oh, what a Valentine's day. So from what we could gather, Netflorist is not ...

15/02/2019

Weather forecast, alerts and UVB index for all South African provinces, 15 February 2019

Weather data provided by the South African Weather Service. For a detailed forec...

15/02/2019

Watch: Generations The Legacy latest episode Thursday, 14 February [video]

Tonight on Generations The Legacy: Zitha believes she has found a solution to her emotional issues. Lucy isn't happy when Patricia gets the answer she wante...

15/02/2019

Watch: Latest Skeem Saam episode for Thursday, 14 February [video]

On tonight's episode: Alfred comes to a painful resolve regarding the future of his employment status. Someone is alone on Valentine's Day when her love...

15/02/2019

Watch: Uzalo latest episode, Thursday 14 February 2019 [video]

In today's episode of Uzalo: Nkunzi sends his boys to go retrieve his car which was impounded by Mondli from the police impound, MaNgcobo also sends Njeza t...

15/02/2019

SA film Sew The Winter To My Skin' receives international acclaim

Sew the Winter to My Skin the artful retelling of the story of the Samson of Boschberg, John Kepe who became infamous as he defied the apartheid government in t...

14/02/2019

The story of the Malawian boy who saved his village comes to Netflix

14 February, 2019 - 08:02 As a southern African country Malawis neighbors South Africa and Zimbabwe usually get all the coverage when it comes to global pop...

13/02/2019

Constitution Hill Call for Proposals

Constitution Hill Call for Proposals Poets/Writers /Artists/Film Makers /Publishers/ Authors 2019 Constitution Hill Human Rights Festival Constitution Hill w...

13/02/2019

Lotto and Lotto Plus results for Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Are you ready for the Lotto and Lotto Plus draw on Wednesday, 13 February? It's yet another chance to find out whether or not you're South Africa's ...

13/02/2019

South African photographer shortlisted at the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

Katherine Young, who is currently based in London, got the nod for her image Hubris Part 1. The image of the new US embassy in the UK made the shortlist in the ...

13/02/2019

Watch: Latest Skeem Saam episode for Wednesday, 13 February [video]

On tonight's episode: Lehasa is stunned after someone insinuates that they may be with child. Manaka convinces Principal to keep his dirty little secret. Kw...

13/02/2019

Invitation to submit proposals for the Female Filmmaker Project

13 February, 2019 - 08:03 The NFVF in collaboration with KZN Film Commission (KZNFC), the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and North West Cultu...

13/02/2019

Powerball and Powerball Plus results for Tuesday, 12 February 2019

It's Tuesday night and that can only mean one thing; cash dollar bills (not really) are ready to be won in the Powerball draw. Powerball and Powerball Plus...

13/02/2019

Eat in for under R170: Best grocery specials at South Africa's supermarkets

Need some ideas for Valentine's Day? We have your back! Prepare a feast for your loved one this week, most of what you need is on special. Remember to facto...

13/02/2019

Weather forecast, alerts and UVB index for all South African provinces, 13 February 2019

Weather data provided by the South African Weather Service. For a detailed forec...

13/02/2019

Watch: Generations The Legacy latest episode Tuesday, 12 February [video]

Tonight on Generations The Legacy: Cosmo feels Mrekza's pain and comes up with a plan. No one in the shack notices someone peeping through the window at the...

13/02/2019

Watch: Latest Skeem Saam episode for Tuesday, 12 February [video]

On tonight's episode: A jilted lover counts his losses and backs out of a fight that's not his. The rivalry between colleagues intensifies and a lie bec...

13/02/2019

Watch: Uzalo latest episode, Tuesday 12 February 2019 [video]

In today's episode of Uzalo: Nkunzi is after Chillies and so are the police and the last thing MaNgcobo wants is for either of them to catch him. Nkunzi let...

13/02/2019

New movies at the cinema this week Friday, 8 February

Even in the age of streaming, Catch Up, Showmax and Netflix and Chill,' the cinema will forever remain the place where you can truly get lost in a film, fr...

12/02/2019

Multichoice leads SAFTA nominations

12 February, 2019 - 08:02 MultiChoice took an early lead at The South African Film and Television Awards as the most nominated broadcaster overall, with 149...

11/02/2019

SAFTAs 13 Nominees list

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SAFTAs 13 NOMINEES! The 13th Annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs 13) would like to congratulate the trailblazers who...

11/02/2019

Invitation to submit proposals for the Female Filmmaker Project

Invitation to submit proposals for the Female Filmmaker Project The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is an agency of the Department of Arts and Cultur...

11/02/2019

Stage 4 load shedding: It comes as quite a shock says Cyril Ramaphosa [video]

President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed his worry about the news Eskom has implemented state 4 load shedding in South Africa. Cyril Ramaphosa in Ethiopia as South ...

11/02/2019

EFF activist and leader killed in Khayelitsha

As reported by Lauren Isaacs from Eyewitness News, Kuliswa Nondala was gunned down at her home in the TR Section informal settlement over the weekend. Nondala...

11/02/2019

Watch: Latest Skeem Saam episode for Monday, 11 February [video]

On tonight's episode: Lehasa receives a call from a damsel in distress and this enrages Lelo. An unemployed Turf resident is not too chuffed that Sis Ouma g...

11/02/2019

Full List of SAFTA Nominees

11 February, 2019 - 06:02 The South African Film and Television Awards is an annual South African awards ceremony hosted by the National Film and Video Foun...