Disney Channel: A Smooth Upgrade to an Enterprise Workflow08 July 2016
Disney Channel is a cable and satellite television network owned by the Disney-ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company. The Disney Channel International Networks is a global portfolio of more than 90 kid-driven, family inclusive entertainment channels and/or channel feeds available in over 160 countries and 30 languages.
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Disney Channel is a cable and satellite television network owned by the Disney-ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company. The Disney Channel International Networks is a global portfolio of more than 90 kid-driven, family inclusive entertainment channels and/or channel feeds available in over 160 countries and 30 languages. The channel specializes in television programming for children through original children's television series and movies, as well as third-party programming. It is marketed mostly toward young children, with the exception of their weekend primetime block that is aimed at pre-teens and teenagers ages 9–15, and the Disney Junior programming block aimed towards children ages 2–5.
Disney Channel Italia is the Italian version of Disney Channel. Disney Channel Italy also includes a +1 hour time-shift service (Disney Channel +1), a channel for pre-school children (Playhouse Disney), a cartoon channel (Toon Disney), an English-audio channel with subtitles (Disney in English), and a channel for male teenagers (Disney XD). Soon, it will launch Disney Cinemagic, which it will replace Toon Disney.
In order to streamline its global production system, Disney Channel is planning to move to a fully integrated tapeless and paperless workflow. Due to the sensitive nature of an upgrade process, the best of expertise is required; in these terms Etere will support the station on this process through a progressive integration of the new modules that will replace a series of current independent and non-integrated systems. An extreme modular solution will be provided to tightly integrate existing equipment and systems, thus permitting to achieve a level of productivity that will consistently meet the expectations set on the upgrade process.
This paper illustrates the upgrade process proposed by Etere for an integrated workflow based not only on a world-acknowledged system but on a hard-earned expertise on the implementation and maintenance of media asset management systems all around the world, providing access to any file, at anytime and most important, with a the maximum of speed, characteristics that will ensure the improvement of each single broadcasting area of Disney channel with a wide set of cutting edge applications that goes from an accurate contents management to an automatic delivery.