Digital Content Creation & Brand Ratings Report

SCRI Research conducted a survey among broadcast and pro video facilities worldwide on the issues and trends in digital content creation.  The survey was undertaken with Createasphere, a premier business development partner for technology enabled entertainment, marketing, and communications organizations and one of their portals, ProVideoCoalition.com.

Report and results are now available.. Table of Contents and Pricing follows:

Global Content Creation Survey

Table of Contents

Demographics

Geographic Regions

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Africa & Middle East

Job Title

  • Animator/Visual Effects
  • Archivist/Digital Librarian
  • Editor/Assistant Editor
  • Colorist/DI
  • Costume/Make-up/Hair
  • Creative Director
  • Data/Asset Manager
  • Developer/Programmer
  • Director of Photography/Cameraman
  • Director/Assistant Director
  • DIT/On-set Data Manager
  • Educator
  • Engineer
  • Facility Manager/Operations
  • Graphic Artist/Designer
  • IT
  • Lighting/Grip/Electrical
  • Management/President
  • Marketing/Sales
  • Pre-vis Artist
  • Producer
  • Project Manager
  • Program Director
  • Set/Scenic Designer
  • Sound-Production
  • Sound-Post Production
  • Still(s) Photographer
  • Web/Internet Designer
  • Writer
  • Other

Industry Type

  • Advertising
  • Broadcast/Cable
  • Consumer Goods
  • Construction/Architecture
  • Education
  • Film/TV
  • Gaming
  • Government/Military
  • House of Worship
  • Hospitality/Travel/Dining
  • Internet/Web/IPTV/Telecommunications
  • Legal/Finance/Banking/Insurance
  • Medical/Life Sciences
  • New Media
  • Non-Profit
  • Oil/Gas/Mining
  • Publishing
  • Retail
  • Service Provider
  • Software/Applications
  • Sports/Live Events
  • Other

Size of operation

  • LARGE CONTENT CREATORS: Television Networks; Studios; Large Production Facilities; Global Online Content Communities (1,000,000 monthly Uniques or LARGER)
  • MEDIUM CONTENT CREATORS: Independent Studios; Local Broadcasters & Affiliates; Small to Medium Production Facilities; Post Production Facilities (10 or more employees); Online Content Communities (250,000 – 1,000,000 monthly Uniques)
  • SMALL CONTENT CREATORS: Independent filmmakers; Documentarians; 1-4 employee post production houses; Writers; Freelance professionals; Online content communities (0 – 250,00 0 monthly Uniques)
  • Other (please specify)

Type of digital content production:

  • Commercial (Television, Online, Video Ads)
  • Corporate Video
  • Documentary
  • Episodic Television
  • Feature Film
  • Infomercial
  • Music Video
  • Online Webisodic Content
  • Short Form Film
  • Short Form Online Content
  • Special Event Content
  • Sports Video
  • Syndicated Television
  • Training Video
  • Other (please specify)

Level of concern with current challenges involved in producing and capturing digital content?

  • 4K Workflow & Digital Output
  • 8K Workflow & Digital Output
  • 3D Stereo Workflow & Digital Output
  • Faster Frame Rate Workflow & Digital Output
  • Onset Workflow
  • Color management & integrity
  • Digital Dailies
  • Near set Workflow
  • Post Production Workflow
  • Digital File Transfer
  • Data Security
  • Data Storage
  • 100-Year Archival of Digital Files
  • Distributing Digital Content via new emerging channels:
  • VOD (Video On Demand)
  • Digital Cinema
  • Connected Television
  • Online Video – Computer
  • Online Video – Tablet
  • Mobile Video
  • Social Content
  • Monetization of new emerging distribution models
  • Big Data Storage & Long-term Access
  • Onsite Storage
  • Cloud Storage

Level of Involvement: with:

  • Camera Selection
  • Digital Recorder Selection
  • Digital Workflow Ecosystem (Capture to Post)
  • Digital Workflow Ecosystem (Post – Distribution)
  • Digital Workflow Ecosystem (Archive)
  • Digital Asset Management (DAM)
  • Media Asset Management (MAM)
  • Production Asset Management (PAM)
  • Cloud Storage System
  • Onsite Storage System (NAS, SAS, LAN)
  • 100-Year Digital Archival
  • Metadata Aggregation
  • Transcoding for multi-screen output:
    • Cinema
    • Television
    • Tablet
    • Mobile
    • Computer

Percentage of Facilities that have a preferred camera for the bulk of  current involvement in content capture.

Brand Ratings  of Camera Manufacturers

  • ARRI
  • Blackmagic
  • Canon
  • GoPro
  • Ikonoskop
  • JVC
  • Nikon
  • Olympus
  • Panasonic
  • RED
  • Sony
  • Grass Valley
  • Ikegami
  • Hitachi
  • Other

Percentage of Facilities involved in selection of a preferred POST editing platform

Brand Ratings for Post Production Tool Manufacturers

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Apple Compressor
  • Apple Final Cut Pro 7
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Autodesk Flame
  • Autodesk Smoke
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Avid Symphony
  • Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve
  • SonyVegas Pro
  • Sorenson Squeeze
  • Telestream Episode
  • Other

Level of Involvement in the following gear types?

  • Digital Recorder
  • Lens Selection
  • Lighting
  • Camera Rigging & Stabilizers
  • Digital Onset Storage
  • Camera Filters
  • Location & Location Selection
  • Sound & Sound equipment
  • Color management system
  • Camera
  • Specialized Rigging Equipment: Marine, Ariel, Robotic, Underwater, High Speed

Percentage of facilities involved in the selection or usage of visual effects, special effects or pre-visualization softwares or solutions

Softwares and Solutions: Brand Ratings

  • Adobe: AfterEffects, Creative Cloud
  • Autodesk: Entertainment Creation Suite, Flame, Maya
  • Avid: Media Composer, Symphony
  • Eyeon Software: Fusion, Connection, Dimension, Rotation
  • Foundary: Nuke, Hiero, Mari, Katana
  • Frameforge 3D
  • GenArts: Sapphire, Sapphire Edge, Monsters GT, ParticleIllusion
  • Maxon: Cinema 4D, Bodypaint 3D
  • Mesh (a Previz Software)
  • MovieStorm
  • Red Giant: Holomatrix, Singular, etc.
  • SideEffects: Houdini
  • Sony Creative Suite: Vegas, Forge
  • TechSmith: Camtasia
  • Other

Ratings for online sources of news, information, trends and learning in terms of frequency of visits?

  • CEA Entertainment Matters Digital Content SmartBrief
  • CreativeCow.com
  • DAMCoalition.com
  • Deadline.com
  • DigitalProductionBuzz.com
  • Fmctraining.com
  • Lynda.com
  • MacProvideo.com
  • NAB SmartBrief
  • P3Update.com
  • ProPhotoCoalition.com
  • ProVideoCoalition.com
  • StudioDaily.com
  • Variety.com
  • Other (please specify)

COST:

  • Per Question: $395 or $595 for brand questions
  • Sections: Any 3 questions $750 (not including Brand Questions)
  • FULL REPORT: $1,750
  • Cross Tabulations available @ $150 per question ($250 for brand questions)