Remote work lifesavers

Remote work lifesavers

Which tools have emerged as Lifesavers when working in Digital Media remotely? by Alessandro Gontay, Design Enterprise Studio Member, Feb 2021 Working in digital media during COVID-19 pandemic As the world recently faced the fast-spreading disease, COVID-19 or coronavirus, a lot of adjustments were made to the working culture in different fields, including the digital media area. The pandemic altered a lot of workers’ routine to a remote working set-up or a popular term for it, “working from home”. Some employees see remote working as a benefit, but some companies see it as a lackluster event or were not able to offer that capability due to lack of technology infrastructure. However, most events such as seminars, meetings, design competitions have now gone online successfully, proving that there are tangible ways to run virtual gatherings. In a digital media setting, many production teams had change their routine to remote working, not forgetting the need for them to also accustom the team to the new reality....
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Media Production & Covid

Media Production & Covid

Media Production Workflows under Covid-19 by Ryan Hope, Design Enterprise Studio Member, Jan 2021It seems like the Covid-19 pandemic is in a never-ending state to many of us at this point in our lives, with more restrictions being forced into action due to the increasing infections and death rates around the globe. Lots of organisations and small businesses will struggle to survive this downturn of events, and television and film productions have already been hit heavily by the impact of the virus.The film and media industry provides entertainment that forms a huge part of everyone’s lives and is something we could not live without in current times. However there have been changes. Many major films have been pushed back for release including the new James Bond or Marvel films, and of course, with many cinemas temporarily closed during the lockdown, online streaming services have surged.  How has this affected audio-visual production behind the scenes and what are companies doing to adapt...
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