Timeline launches new Ealing Broadcast Centre

September 16th, 2021

Timeline has launched a new broadcast facility in Ealing, West London which will be known as the Ealing Broadcast Centre (EBC).

The state-of-the-art 9700 sq. ft broadcast facility is set over three floors and includes:

  • A flexible 2000 sq. ft virtual reality studio with a 4.5m high lighting grid and a fully configured multi-camera VR system using Unreal Engine and Brainstorm InfinitySet
  • Mo-Sys StarTracker system enables full 3D VR tracking on all types of cameras
  • Predesigned and customisable high-end VR studio sets
  • Green Cyc for virtual studios or black Cyc for physical sets

  • Dressing rooms /make-up rooms
  • Large production offices
  • Green rooms
  • Spacious full online edit suites
  • VOBooths

  • Triple-row production control rooms
  • Large VT replay room
  • Large tier-three data centre
  • Global connectivity to all major hubs including BT Tower, NEP Connect, TATA
  • Satellite downlink capability

Timeline has collaborated with MOOV TV, industry leaders in broadcast graphics and virtual studios, on the build of the virtual studio.

Dave Harnett, Head of Operations at Timeline Television comments:

“To meet an ever-increasing client demand for large-scale productions and studio shows, and remote productions in a fantastic space that allows creativity to thrive. We’re extremely proud to launch the next phase of Timeline’s broadcast journey, whilst staying in the creative hub of Ealing Broadway.”

Nev Appleton, Director and Co-founder of MOOV comments:

MOOV have worked very closely with Timeline for over 15 years on many amazing projects and are delighted to be supporting the Timeline team in this new venture. The offering includes a complete, state-of the-art virtual studio design and production service, which will be complimented with AR and on-screen graphics.”

This is the latest in Timeline’s expansion, the facility is being built to satisfy the ever-increasing demand for remote production, with the facility’s first show being Channel 4 and Whisper’s live coverage of the Paralympics.

The Ealing Broadcast Centre launched in August 2021, if you would like to have a tour of the facility please email: commercial@timeline.tv