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Corus Entertainment

25 Dockside Dr.

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Toronto, ON M5A 1B6

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Topic: Centralization of News Production & Multi-Market Content

Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Time: 6:00PM ‐ Holiday festive, 7:00 pm meeting & facility tour

Location: Corus Entertainment, 8th floor theatre, 25 Dockside Dr. (meet in lobby)

Arranged By: Sylvia Fantin, Shawn Kelly & Craig Jasman

Sponsor: Applied Electronics, Canon, Dejero, Ericsson, Quay Media Services (a Corus Entertainment company), Sony, Telemetrics

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Please join SMPTE Toronto Section’s for a holiday reception, followed by a meeting featuring news technology transformations at Global News, and a tour of the Corus Entertainment facility.

We will have two speakers:

Reza Saiphoo – Director, News Technology for Global will discuss the iterative steps made to centralize live news production into semi-automated, regional production centers.

Eamon Zekkou – Manager, Broadcast Operations for Global will discuss the ground-breaking development of Multi-market Content (MMC), Global’s server-based news production workflow which was the first ever recipient of the Edward R. Murrow award for Excellence in Innovation.

Please note that this is a SMPTE Member-Only Meeting, and registration is required.

Are you a SMPTE Member? Join or Renew at https://www.smpte.org/join

Holiday Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6:00pm, followed by the meeting at 7:00pm. There is no break between presentations, and a facility tour will be offered at 8:00pm featuring the Corus broadcast center, Post Production and the Global Toronto Morning Show studio, which is part of the “centralized” production workflow of Global News.

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The SMPTE Board of Managers will meet in Management Committee 6W starting at 4:30 PM.

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Toronto, ON M5A 1B6

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