Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
24/07/2017

Splice Becomes albert's First Post-Production Affiliate

News Image
Splice has been announced as the first post-production to become an albert Affiliate.

Created to support independent production companies move towards sustainability, the affiliate scheme offer supported use of albert's tools, ensures free access to training and guarantees members are informed of, and able to contribute to, all projects and initiatives.

Working in partnership with albert, Splice have also moved to 100% renewable energy for both of its facilities with albert's Creative Energy scheme, reducing the electricity footprint to zero.

Splice's Internal Policy has seen the company become entirely paperless; using DocuSign for all contracts, invoices and internal documents; using cloud-based HR Platform –Charlie HR for all personnel files, internal policy documents, holiday requests and approvals and payroll information; Using email pay slips; and only printing when absolutely necessary. Even Post-Its have been banned.

The post production house have also banned plastic cups and has a zero-waste-to-landfill policy, whilst the company-wide 'Green Team' is helping to spread the message, encourage best practice and each team member has their own sustainability research project.

Kate Higham, Facilities Director Splice, said: "We are well aware that our industry has a major environmental impact and we want to be part of the solution, not part of the problem. To that end, joining albert, which shares our values is a major step forward in implementing our own initiatives and, in turn, we are working with our clients to help them on their own sustainability journey."

Aaron Matthews, BAFTA's Sustainability Manager, added: "Working with like-minded people across the industry is a major part of our strategy of moving towards a more sustainable future and we are delighted to welcome Splice to albert as our first post production affiliate."

Since launching in 2011, Bafta's albert Consortium has developed tools, training and guidance to support an environmentally sustainable TV industry. To make carbon reduction more accessible for the wider industry, the consortium is encouraging independent production companies to join the consortium as an affiliate member.

wearealbert.org
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

20/04/2018
Custom Consoles Completes Production On NEP Television Production Facility
Custom Consoles has completed the installation of five control room desks for NEP Sweden's television production facility in Stockholm. Broadcast Solu
28/04/2017
Lawo Control & Processing At NEP Australia Production Hubs
NEP Australia (NEP) has entered into an agreement with Lawo, for its new IP-enabled production 'Hubs' in Sydney and Melbourne. NEP's Hubs enable multi
26/09/2017
Northern Ireland Welcomes New Production
Filming is to commence in Northern Ireland this month on a new dramatization for BBC One entitled Dave Allen At Peace. The project, in which Northern
25/09/2017
IPE Timing System Installed In Production Facility
Norway's TV 2 has installed IPE's IDS production timing system as part of its new broadcast and production facilities in Bergen. The IDS system is cu
21/09/2017
Radford Uni Upgrades Educational Television Production Studio
Radford University has recently upgraded its educational television production studio to a fully HD environment. The school purchased four Z-HD5000 ca
12/06/2017
Four Things Every Creative Pro Should Consider For Production Insurance
Spotting a film crew in action can be exciting and intriguing for the general public. But behind the perceived glitz and glamour, experts in the broad
12/06/2017
The Media Production Show Returns
Following a successful inaugural event in 2016, The Media Production Show is set to return to London for the second consecutive year – albeit in a new
06/06/2017
RED To Appear At Media Production Show 2017
RED Digital Cinema has announced that it is to exhibit at The Media Production Show in London next week, 13 – 14 June. At the show, RED will demonstra
01/06/2017
Pixel Power Supplies Factory Automated Production Systems To ITV
Pixel Power has supplied Factory automated production systems to ITV. It is being integrated into the broadcaster's campaign management system, ITV Ph
31/05/2017
Big Pic Media To Exhibit At Media Production Show
Big Pic Media has announced it is to exhibit a wide range of tools for ingest, QC, transcode, encode and delivery on stand 510 at the Media Production
26/05/2017
Production News : Casting Announced For ITV Production 'Trauma'
ITV and Tall Story Pictures have announced casting for Trauma, an original drama written by multi award-winning playwright and dramatist, Mike Bartlet
28/04/2017
Production News : Keepers Receives £125,000 Funding To Shoot In Scotland
Creative Scotland's Production Growth Fund has granted funding of £125,000 for Scotland-based thriller Keepers, starring Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan a
22/11/2018
Production News : Big Talk Opens Northern Production Base
Big Talk is opening a Northern production base to develop and produce comedy and drama from a new Manchester home. Big Talk Productions already has a
05/01/2018
Marquis Broadcast To Demo Hybrid Cloud Production
Marquis Broadcast is to demonstrate hybrid and pure-play cloud production at CABSAT 2018 later this month, Stand ZB6-C44. Project Parking now features
03/01/2018
Ross Video Adds To Software Defined Production Ecosystem
Ross Video has announced that it will launch the latest addition to its Software Defined Production Ecosystem at CABSAT 2018 (14 – 16 January). Softwa