11th December 2014
Trickbox TV will give BVE 2015 visitors a beautiful view of the Thames from Stand B63, as it presents the spectacular backdrop and state-of-the-art HD production services at Tower Bridge TV Studios. In addition Trickbox TV will be discussing its video production services, OB and flyaway capabilities and system integration services at the show.
16th October 2014
1st October 2014
23rd June 2014
Trickbox TV has recruited two new employees as the business continues to expand. Simon Spender joins Trickbox TV as a Producer, with a remit to lead and grow the video production side of the business, while Liam Minnock is a recent Broadcast Engineering graduate who takes on the role of Junior Broadcast Engineer.
Simon Spender has gained extensive production experience, first in the commercials sector where he worked variously as a location manager, production manager, writer and director. Working with agencies including Publicis and Saatchi & Saatchi, Simon was shortlisted for Best New Director at Kinsale Sharks. In the corporate sector he has worked with clients such as Bupa, Woolwich, eBookers, Bayer AG and the Guardian, using his in-depth knowledge of digital media in a promotional/corporate context.
12th June 2014
Trickbox TV continues to invest in 4K equipment for OB projects and studio work at Tower Bridge TV Studios. The latest purchase includes a Blackmagic URSA 4K camera, which is scheduled for a July delivery, and a GB Labs LTO archive system which will significantly increase Trickbox’s storage capacity in preparation for more 4K content.
29th May 2014
Trickbox TV has purchased a new Panasonic GH4 digital camera, adding 4K capability to its inventory of cameras for production and hire services.
Liam Laminman, Managing Director, Trickbox TV, said, “We’re seeing greatly increased demand for ‘cinema style’ cameras, and we were very impressed with the new Panasonic GH4. Its 4K capability adds versatility to our range of camera stock, it offers excellent image quality and fast processing, and as well as being perfect for single camera productions, it also fits perfectly into a multi-camera environment with its optional interface unit.”
9th February 2014
Trickbox TV, the studio facilities provider at the recently launched Tower Bridge TV Studios, has provided full studio services for Babylon, Channel 4’s comedy-drama set around London’s police force. The feature-length production, written by Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, directed by Danny Boyle and produced by Nightjack Ltd, is scheduled for broadcast at 9pm on 9 February 2014 on Channel 4.
3rd February 2014
A new multi-camera HD studio facility has been officially launched in central London by Trickbox TV, the studio installation and location services provider, and London & Partners, the official promotional organisation for the capital. Tower Bridge TV Studios, situated on the banks of the Thames, boasts spectacular views of the iconic Tower Bridge, City Hall and the London skyline, and is fully equipped for HD production. Technology partner Easynet Global Services provides the studio facility’s IT services, guaranteeing the fast, secure transfer of content.
The self-contained studio facility sits within London & Partners’ offices on the sixth floor of 2 More London Riverside, offering an ideal location for broadcast, corporate or commercial productions in need of a London-centric backdrop as well as high quality HD production services. Trickbox TV’s headquarters is also on the same floor, ensuring the team is on hand at all times for technical assistance.
Liam Laminman, Managing Director, Trickbox TV, said, “Trickbox TV has been providing equipment, crew and support for studio installations and multi-camera location productions for three years, and our staff have many years of accumulated broadcast experience. Our expertise, combined with this amazing view, means we can provide all the equipment and technical support required for any type of production.”
Tower Bridge TV Studios comes equipped with full HD multi-camera capability, a fully saturated lighting grid, a production/gallery control room, a chroma key blue-screen wall, air conditioning, and the all-important floor to ceiling windows with removable neutral density (0.9 ND). Trickbox TV can also offer Final Cut Pro editing services, and green rooms and meeting rooms are available. A full specification list is available on request.
Adrian Thirkill, UK MD for Easynet Global Services said, “This state-of-the-art studio facility provides broadcast technology innovation within an unrivalled setting. To be involved in a project as exciting as this is a great honour, and reflects our track record of providing innovative services to the media industry”.
Oliver Leeds, Commercial Director for London & Partners, added, “We are thrilled to launch Tower Bridge TV Studios and be able to open up these stunning views of London to broadcasters and production companies alike. This self-contained studio offers a first class facility combined with a backdrop that spans Canary Wharf, Tower Bridge and of course the historic Tower of London.”