Production Assistance and Customized Production
GIN’s television division helps television channels cover stories from several major cities in North America, such as Washington, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and Toronto. The different services we offer to broadcasters include:
- Producing customized packages;
- Covering fast-breaking stories;
- Scheduling and shooting interviews with experts;
- Supplying camera and kit, with crew; and
- Sending raw and edited feed via FTP, download platforms and satellite.
GIN’s television division distributes independent and high-quality news, entertainment and feature videos to news organizations from select international cities, including Washington and New York through FTP and a download platform. (Videos are also sent via satellite upon request.) The feed includes hard news packages, footage of events, features, and interviews, which are distributed in an editable format, allowing channels to use their own graphic and voice-over.
Packaging style: Television news agency-style rough cut packages, with a shotlist, sound bites and storyline
Length of videos : Up to 4 minutes
Delivery mode : FTP and a download platform. (Satellite and tapes/DVD upon request)
Encoding format : MPEG-4 and MPEG-2
TV standard : PAL and NTSC
Video aspect ratio : 4:3 (16:9 upon request)
Video resolution : Standard definition, 720 x 576 (high-definition upon request)
Footage : GIN also supplies historical and contemporary footage on a variety of subjects. In
cases where we do not have the footage, we help clients locate them and
negotiate rights to use them.