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News Bureau Facilities

News - On fieldPrime has a long and distinguished history of global news coverage, working in London and all over the world. As foreign news bureaux close offices in London and other major cities, or lay off their in-house crewing departments, Prime is using its vast experience in this sector to facilitatate foreign news networks and their affiliates around the world.

The financial benefits of outsourcing this service are obvious but there are many other advantages to include:

  • Always knowing the right format for the client – from a variety of HD formats (50 or 60 htz) to NTSC Betacam SP
  • Experienced news camera crews - that are carefully selected according to assignment

We already offer many services to existing foreign news bureaux in London, as the networks continue to shave expenditure. Prime will be a major supplier of news crews, location lighting, live link satellite trucks and post production facilities for the upcoming Royal Wedding in April and the Olympic Games in 2012.

News bureau services we offer include:

  • London and UK daily news story ideas – sent by email to news desks editors
  • All types of broadcast formats in PAL, NTSC and HD – no need for standard conversion
  • Experienced news crews, one-man-band operatives and cameramen/editors
  • Experienced field producers
  • In house or portable editing facilities (Linear and Final Cut Pro)
  • Relationships with play-out service providers for material feeds
  • Location sourcing for major event
  • Location lighting
  • Satellite trucks and/or Web Streaming
  • Studio Facilities

Call us now and let’s discuss how we can make sure you are covered for any breaking news story or interesting feature … at least in the UK.