Category Archives: film production

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Rockstar used for new production hub at Croke Park

Boasting a capacity of 82,300 people, Croke Park in Dublin is the fourth largest stadium in Europe after Barcelona’s Nou Camp, Wembley in London and the Bernebau in Madrid. It is the home of Gaelic games and the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Between match-day games of Gaelic football and hurling along with […]

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The Oscars and the Brits..

The flurry of excitement over the Oscars has predictably focussed on the American winners of the high profile awards for best acting talent and best film, 12 Years A Slave, which while directed by the fantastic (and British) Steve Mc.Queen did not secure him a coveted Best Director Oscar. The accolade was won by the […]

Post production

Quality video is key to audience engagement – Infographic from iStock

This great infographic below presents some astounding facts about online video viewing. The data is US based but none the less indicative of a global trend. Online video viewing is up 800% in the last 6 years with 70% of people watching online. On average we are watching 180 videos every month (where do we […]

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Rockstar Data Storage at The Digital Biscuit 2014, Dublin

The Digital Biscuit, where creativity meets technology,  will be taking place at The Naughton Institute, Trinity College, Dublin this week from 22nd to 24th January. It is an event combining programmed talks and technology expositions, bringing together national and global leaders in innovative film and television production. Speakers are to include such creative masterminds as […]

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The UK film production industry goes from strength to strength

This year’s BAFTA nominations have just been announced and films with British creative content are more prevalent than ever before. Four of the top five films nominated were either made in the UK or directed by a Brit. 12 graduates of the National Film and Television School feature in the latest list of nominees. BAFTAs […]

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Video viewing grows, but what does this mean for film production companies?

Video viewing is growing, fast. It is the fastest growing source of internet traffic as can be seen in this chart from Cisco; However, whilst demand for content is set to rise rapidly, this does not mean all is rosy for professional film production companies. The majority of online content consumed is, and will continue […]