The Production Centre, Manchester


Our Production Centre in Manchester offers hybrid remote production and support services for live presentation and pre- and post-event analysis. The facility’s ‘at home’ workflow enables multi-camera remote production, bringing the camera channels back to our London Production Centre for cutting. Manchester is integrated with the latest EVS and Avid technology.

  • 2 ME Grass Valley Kula Production Switcher (IO Configurable) e.g. 8 Remotes, 4 EVS Playback Channels, 2 GFX Engines, Framestores and replay wipe capability, PGM plus Clean outputs
  • PGM Path protected (emergency cut available)
  • ClearComIP Talkback panels for each position, with headsets. Connected to London core and remotes
  • IP KVM Systems for control
  • IP Control for EVS Remote panels
  • Dedicated EVS MV vision and audio monitoring
  • Dedicated vision monitoring for operational positions
  • Sound control flexible-(For WWC we used a LAWO MC56 with a Nova Core)
  • IPD Position available
  • 2 x Large edit suites
  • 2 x Media Composer networked to Avid NEXIS shared storage and Interplay PAM.
  • Fully integrated Avid/EVS Edit While Capture and Send to Playback workflow
  • Dedicated HD-SDI edit vision and audio monitoring
  • Additional HD-SDI video and audio monitoring for external feeds.
  • ClearComIP Talkback in each suite
  • Dedicated Client PC in each suite
MCR and Switching

The facility is connected directly to our London Production Centre, with access to:

  • Our own NetInsightNimbrasolution for venue and base signal carriage
  • Our London data centres
  • BT Tower via Facility Lines
  • EBU FiNENetwork
  • Globecast
  • Direct KuBandDownlink
  • NEP Connect AnyLive
  • CenturyLink VyVxNetwork
  • LiveU