It’s official! The Finish Line is one of the best places to work in the UK broadcast industry. Not just our words, but those of Broadcast magazine, which just gave us several accolades at their annual Best Places to Work in TV awards! (We came 3rd for Training, Development and Resources; and won first place for both Leadership and Planning and for the Non-Indies category.)Read On
Welcome to the latest installment of our meet the team series, where we get to know the amazing people behind The Finish Line. This time, we’ll be chatting to Head of Delivery Liz Lee, who joined the studio as a Finishing Assistant in 2017.Read On
Our Founder, Zeb Chadfield, recently spoke to the team at Broadcast Tech about how producers can overcome common post-production hurdles while maintaining quality results. Read an excerpt of the article here!Read On
How to upload a Viewing file Open Iconik and go to your Viewing Files Collections folder Select your folder In the bottom left of the screen click upload Click or drop your files into the box, then press upload – that’s it! Wait for it to finish uploading and let the other person know How to view a file and comment In the collections window go to the Viewing Files folder and select the folder where the file is stored Double click into the video The Comments window down the right will display any comments already made on the file Add time based comments by moving the play head through the clip then adding a comment in the box below and pressing Send To reply to a comment hit the ‘To reply to a comment hit the ‘Reply’ button under a comment’ button under a comment How to view proxies Go to the Collections window (should be the default home screen) and navigate to your projects proxies collection You’ll see folders organised by date, these are a mirror to what the editors will receive for the offline Click into each folder to view the clips inside Notifications Notifications are important […]Read On
Welcome to the latest installment of our meet the team series, where we get to know the amazing people behind The Finish Line. This time, we’ll be chatting to Head of Picture Dave Stephenson, who joined the studio as a Finishing Artist in 2018.Read On
The Finish Line began with a core conviction: Post-production artists can prioritise their mental health and still produce great work. Our founder, Zeb Chadfield’s vision helped create a space where artists can thrive, while growing the business year on year. And, with the mental health crisis impacting the vast majority of post-production professionals, he’s hoping others will follow suit.Read On
For remote client monitoring we recommend using NDI Tools with Zoom for sharing as if it were a traditional client monitor. This is built into Media Composer and has the best user experience and will adapt well to any bandwidth constraints that may arise. The installation and setup instructions are below.Read On
Earlier this year, our founder, Zeb Chadfield spoke to Broadcast about why he believes mental health behind the screen is at crisis levels.
He covered everything from how the proportion of off-screen professionals who’ve experienced a mental health problem at work is at almost 90% - through to how he always tries to prioritise mental wellbeing at The Finish Line.Read On
Can you imagine keeping calm knowing the tape in your deck will air in just a few hours?
Our talented Finishing Artist, Katie Kemp can. She's delivered shows in every genre from Panorama to Geordie Shore, and for everyone from the BBC to Discovery. She's also had some pretty incredible experiences along the way, including flying to Jamaica to work with Mr. Motivator!Read On