May 14, 2015

CNN uses virtual studio for Amtrak derailment coverage

Well, we knew it was bound to happen: CNN has rolled out its virtual studio for its coverage of the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia.

May 13, 2015

Bloomberg updates graphics

Bloomberg tweaked some of its show insert graphics this week.

May 12, 2015

Sky News ditches 3D with new look

Sky News’ election graphics were only the first piece of a larger update for the network, which is now live across the network.

May 11, 2015

‘Today’ retools teases, open

NBC News has rolled out a new look and feel for its teases and open for the “Today Show” that departs drastically from its other graphics.

May 8, 2015

Sky News uses ‘150 box’ for election coverage

You may remember an Atlanta station’s 14 box. And who can forget that same station’s epic 25 box the very next day? Well, Sky News says “I’ll see your 25 box and raise you.”

May 8, 2015

Recap of Election Night in the United Kingdom

Elections in America represent big business for the various news networks, with them rolling out the latest and great in technology and coverage tools. In the United Kingdom, this though, has not been the norm.

May 6, 2015

Brainstorm’s Infinity Set wins IABM Game Changer Award

Brainstorm Multimedia, a real-time 3D graphics and virtual set company, took home a IABM Game Changer Award 2015 in the Post Production category at NAB for its Infinity Set.

May 2, 2015

‘GMA’ uses Disney-fied royal baby L3s

During this morning’s coverage of the royal baby, ABC News‘ “Good Morning America” utilized a special lower third that has visual and textual connections to its corporate parent’s princess movies.

April 27, 2015

Chicago OTS: When saving space doesn’t save face

Sometimes trying to shorten something isn’t the best idea — especially when you have plenty of room anyway.

April 24, 2015

‘GMA’ adds sponsored ticker to news update segment

We noticed “Good Morning America” has been adding a sponsored and branded business headline ticker to the lower thirds during its 8 a.m. hour news update.