Hireworks
Woman in Black – Angel of Death
Hireworks is the leading company for feature film post production and has provided the Avid equipment for Woman in Black - Angel of Death
Hireworks
Kick Ass 2
Hireworks is the leading company for feature film post production and have recently finished working on Kick-Ass 2, supplying Avid Unity and Nitris DX
Hireworks
Warner Brothers Gravity
Hireworks is the leading company for feature film post production and has provided the Avid equipment for Gravity, the excellent film from Alfonso Cuaron
Hireworks
HBO Game of Thrones
Hireworks is the leading company for feature film post production and has provided the Avid equipment for the latest series of Game of Thrones
Hireworks
Ex Machina
Ex Machina Hireworks is the leading company for feature film post production and provided the Avid equipment for Ex_Machina
Hireworks
Skyfall
Hireworks is the leading company for feature film post production and supplied the Avid ISIS5000 & Nitris DX for Skyfall, the most successful bond film so far.
Hireworks
The Legend of Tarzan
Hireworks is the leading company for feature film post production and has provided the Avid equipment for The Legend of Tarzan, the excellent film from David Yates
Hireworks
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Hireworks is the leading company for feature film post production and have recently finished working on The Man from U.N.C.L.E., supplying Avid ISIS and Nitris DX
Hireworks
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Hireworks is the leading company for feature film post production and provided the Avid equipment for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Hireworks
Kingsman: The Secret Service
Hireworks is the leading company for feature film post production and provided the Avid ISIS 5500 and Nitris DX equipment for Kingsman: The Secret Service.
Click to email us or call 020 3598 1870

Hireworks > > Broadcast Hire

Hireworks Ltd

Monitors

We hold a wide range of HD and 4K viewing monitors, including Sony Reference class monitors, 46” 3D screens and 42”/50”/65” professional HDSDI plasma displays.

We stock a range of 24″ HD quality viewing monitors as well as an extensive number of TFT computer screens. A JVC (DLA RS50) 2K projector is also available.

Legalisers, Waveform/Vectorscopes and Sync Generators can be incorporated.

Audio monitoring is offered through Genelec and Mackie speakers and sound mixing via Yamaha, Behringer and Mackie multi-channel Audio Mixers.

Sony BVM-X300

Sony BVM-X300 30″ 4K OLED critical reference monitor

The BVM-X300 30-inch (750.2mm diagonal viewable) 4K OLED master monitor is the flagship model in Sony’s professional monitor line-up. This high performance TRIMASTER EL™ OLED monitor includes unparalleled black performance, colour reproduction, quick pixel response, and industry-leading wide viewing angles. In addition, the BVM-X300 supports High Dynamic Range mode and a wide colour gamut conforming to DCI-P3 and most of the ITU-R BT.2020 standard (not covered in full). By unleashing these superb features and qualities, this master monitor makes an ideal tool for a wide range of applications such as colour grading and QC (quality control) in the 4K production workflow.

Sony BVM-E250A

Sony BVM-E250A 24.5” HD OLED Reference Monitor

For professional applications such as colour grading, high-end editing, broadcasting and scientific research, Sony’s leading edge Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) technology and signals processing technology ensures absolutely outstanding performance with the BVM-E250A. The colour shift depending on the viewing angle has reduced to less than half compared to a conventional OLED panel. It allows several people to evaluate the image with extreme accuracy at the same time, increasing the monitor’s versatility in top end monitoring solutions.

Harding FPA HD

Cambridge Research Harding FPA Desktop

The Harding FPA is a suite of applications for compliance with international guidelines on Flashing and Spatial Patterns in Broadcast Video, including Ofcom, ITU, NAB-J and ISO. The Desktop edition is designed for organisations that need to test and certify baseband video or file based content. It fulfils all requirements for UK DPP tape and file based delivery. Physiologically defined analysis engine detects only genuine violations. Detailed frame-by-frame results enable you to fix creatively, without degrading content. Internationally recognised certification

Snell Alchemist ph.c

Snell Group Alchemist Ph.C HD Standards Converter

The product of extensive research into the exacting demands of 1080P and HD frame-rate standards conversion, the 3Gb/s 1080P enabled Snell Alchemist Ph.C-HD yields converted images of unparalleled quality and clarity so that even the most dynamic content is delivered with stunning detail, free from artifacts and virtually indistinguishable from the original input.

Panasonic AJ-PCD35

Panasonic AJ-PCD35EJ Five card P2 Reader

Dramatically increase the speed of your video transfers with the new PCD35 P2 solid-state memory drive. The PCD35 is designed to provide professionals with a faster, more convenient file transfer workflow with the latest generation of computers equipped with a PCI Express (PCIe) bus. The P2 PCD35 offers faster transfer of content from up to five P2 cards simultaneously.

TSL PiCo Two Loudness

TSL PiCo Two Loudness Meter

No larger than a smartphone, PAM PiCo handles stereo or 5.1 metering with a vast array of user-selectable bar graphs. All versions of the PAM PiCo are equipped with loudness measurement tools compatible with EBU, ITU and ATSC recommendations, AES and analogue audio inputs, moving coil meter emulation and the option for either a desk or rack-mount configuration. Simple to use and easy to configure, PAM PiCo puts high-quality metering within reach of anyone involved in sound production, from operators working in broadcast production to music studio technicians and record producers.

Tektronix WFM5250

Tektronix WFM5250 SD/HD Waveform Monitor

The WFM5250 Compact Video Waveform Monitor provides an ideal solution for basic video and audio (with Option AUD – Loudness) monitoring needs with an integrated high-brightness, low-power consumption LED backlit display in a convenient 3RU, half-rack, short-depth form factor, suitable for space-constrained environments. This versatile instrument can accept power from a 12 V DC source, a battery, or a 100-240 V AC converter.

Tektronix WFM5000

Tektronix WFM5000 SD/HD Waveform Monitor

The WFM5000 waveform monitor offer uncompromised monitoring quality with sharp CRT-like traces, patented Gamut displays, Picture thumbnail, Display freeze and an Error log for 10,000 events for efficient content compliance verification. It provides an ideal solution for basic video and audio monitoring needs in a convenient 3RU half-rack short depth form factor.

Eyeheight HD Legaliser

Eye Height Safe Area Generators and Legalisers

A flexible SD/HD-SDI video gamut legaliser with support for RGB, Composite (PAL, NTSC 7.5IRE setup and NTSC 0 setup), simultaneous Composite + RGB and YCbCr gamut correction. Includes eyeheight’s proprietary clobeRing luminance ring suppression technology, which proactively reduces content rejection, and a switchable monitoring output with unique “3D” processing indication.

Dolby DP570

Dolby DP570 Multichannel Audio Tool

The Dolby DP570 Multichannel Audio Tool is a cost-effective, 2-U rackspace unit that greatly simplifies the process of creating Dolby Digital metadata and monitoring multichannel audio. The DP570 interfaces easily with existing audio consoles and workstations, and requires minimal operational effort from the audio professional. The processor also allows the user to hear the effect of metadata in real time, while preparing soundtracks for ultimate delivery as Dolby Digital bitstreams.

dolby dp571

Dolby DP571 E Professional Multichannel Audio Encoder

he DP571 Dolby® E Encoder eases the transition from two-channel to multichannel audio for DTV broadcasters and program producers. It enables the distribution of up to eight channels of high-quality audio plus Dolby Digital metadata via a single AES3 pair on two audio tracks of a digital videotape, digital audiotape, video server, or two-channel distribution systems.

Dolby DP572 Decoder

Dolby DP572 E Decoder

The Dolby® E Decoder DP572 was designed to ease the transition from two-channel to multichannel audio for DTV broadcasters and program producers. It decodes up to eight channels of high-quality audio, plus Dolby Digital metadata, from a Dolby E signal encoded on a single AES3 pair, external fiber, satellite link, digital videotape, digital audiotape, or from a video server.

Panasonic Th-65PF11EK

Panasonic TH-65PF11EK 65″ HD Plasma

The Panasonic TH-65PF11EK with the Full HD resolutions, a picture quality is achieved which previously simply inconceivable. Exquisite resolution of 1,920 x 1,080, allows the viewer to literally dive into a fascinating world of images. Inside, a 1080p processor works together with the new system LSI with HD optimiser. This detects the MPEG artefacts upon the receipt of digital HD signals, reduces them ensuring clean and clear pictures. In order to further increase the panel performance, the 1080p driver supports 16-bit image processing, guaranteeing super-crisp motion sequences.

Panasonic TH-50PF30Er

Panasonic TH-50PF30EK 50” HD Plasma

With the Full HD resolutions, a picture quality is achieved which previously simply inconceivable. Exquisite resolution of 1,920 x 1,080, allows the viewer to literally dive into a fascinating world of images. Inside, a 1080p processor works together with the new system LSI with HD optimiser. This detects the MPEG artefacts upon the receipt of digital HD signals, reduces them ensuring clean and clear pictures. In order to further increase the panel performance, the 1080p driver supports 16-bit image processing, guaranteeing super-crisp motion sequences.

JVC GD463D10

JVC GD-463D10 3D Monitor

Natural 3D viewing provides incredible presence on a large 46-inch screen with a cabinet depth of only 39mm.

A full HD 3D LCD monitor for professional use answers the demands of 3D content production and the newly developing needs of other industries. JVC is proud to introduce the GD-463D10 — a new 46-inch full HD 3D LCD monitor designed for professional use, capable of displaying natural-looking 3D images with incredible presence.

Hireworks Ltd

VTRs

Hireworks has a complete range of Broadcast quality VTRs available. From Panasonic D3, Sony Beta SP & Digi Beta machines for archive and legacy playback to HDCam SR Recorders for screening and content delivery purposes.

Panasonic TH-BT300ER

Panasonic TH-42BT300ER Graded Plasma Monitor

Grade 2 reference monitors such as the BT300 professional 42 inch plasma strike the right balance between broadcast quality and affordability. Anything less will not deliver true colours and gradations; panels of a higher grade 1 specification will cost considerably more. The 42 inch BT300 HD monitor with optional SDI inputs is fully featured for grading and post production use.

Sony PVM A170

Sony PVM-A170 OLED 17″ Monitor

The PVM-A170 17-inch, Full HD monitor achieves the industry-leading lightweight and shallow body. It is easy to carry, even by one person. The PVM-A170 incorporates the TRIMASTER EL™ OLED panel and offers the industry’s widest viewing angles of any professional flat-panel monitor on the market, making group monitoring easy. The stylish new design also includes a, robust, optional protection panel and corner bumpers**. The latest camera-linkage functions, such as camera and lens metadata display and a Picture and Picture function, provide the convenience of working efficiency both in the field and in the post process.

Sony PVM-A250

Sony PVM-A250 OLED Monitor

The PVM-A250 25-inch, Full HD monitor achieves the industry-leading lightweight and shallow body. It is easy to carry, even by one person. The PVM-A250 incorporates the TRIMASTER EL™ OLED panel and offers the industry’s widest viewing angles of any professional flat-panel monitor on the market, making group monitoring easy. The stylish new design also includes a, robust, optional protection panel and corner bumpers**. The latest camera-linkage functions, such as camera and lens metadata display and a Picture and Picture function, provide the convenience of working efficiency both in the field and in the post process.

Sony PVM-2541A

Sony PVM-2541A

The PVM-2541A is an all-in-one OLED picture monitor, delivering unparalleled picture quality with the performance features and functions found in more expensive monitors, all contained in a compact, stylish design. Flexible mount options make the 25-inch monitor ideal for desktop editing, office viewing, studio monitor walls and OB vans.

Panasonic AJ-PCD2G

Panasonic AJ-PCD2GPJ P2 Card Reader

Get fast access to P2 content with the single-slot AJ-PCD2 P2 memory card drive. This affordable offload solution allows you to reliably transfer content from a P2 card directly onto a laptop or computer via USB 2.0. Designed for durable performance in the field, the PCD2 features a ruggedized encasing and comes with two USB 2.0 cables – one for file transfer and one for power, so no separate power supply is required.

Sony PDW-U2

Sony PDW-U2 XDCAM Disc Drive Unit

The PDW-U2 extends the IT credentials of XDCAM by offering a simple and portable drive that can be used with a PC or Mac for viewing purposes (using free Sony software) or full read/write access with a compatible NLE. Complementary to the of the hugely successful PWD-U1, the PDW-U2 also supports the use of Quad Layer and Dual layer XDCAM Professional Disc media, offering capacity of up to 128 GB. Rewritable Triple layer discs will be supported at a later stage.

Sony PDW-U1

Sony PDW-U1 XDCAM Disc Drive Unit

The PDW-U1 is the most affordable addition to the XDCAM line-up. XDCAM is the bestselling, most affordable and most widely supported tapeless acquisition system for broadcast and professional applications. Both SD and SD/HD switchable XDCAM products are available now.
The PDW-U1 also supports the use of Dual Layer XDCAM media. Recording onto Dual Layer discs (50GB) is a feature of a range of new Sony products, including the PDW-F355 and PDW-F335 XDCAM HD camcorders, and the PDW-F75 XDCAM HD deck.

Sony SBAC-US30 SxS

Sony SBAC-US30 SxS Card Reader/Writer

The SBAC-US30 SxS PRO+ and SxS-1 memory card reader/writer works on both Windows-based PCs and Macintosh computers via a USB 3.0 interface for high-speed transfer of audio-visual material. The reader is also compatible with a USB 2.0 interface. This compact and portable device is the successor to the SBAC-US20 and comes in handy in many situations on location, for desktop browsing and fully-fledged editing.

Sony SBAC-US20

Sony SBAC-US20 SxS Card Reader/Writer

The SBAC-US20 SxS PRO memory card reader/writer works on both Windows-based PCs and Macintosh computers via a USB 3.0 interface for high-speed transfer of audio-visual material. The reader is also compatible with a USB 2.0 interface. This compact and portable device comes in handy in many situations on location, for desktop browsing and fully-fledged editing.

EVS XT(3)

EVS XT3 Video & media Server

With its flexible eight channel SD/HD, six channel 3D/1080p or three channel 4K configuration, the new generation of XT servers combines EVS’ world-class speed and reliability with ultimate capability and performance. Based on its unique loop recording technology and powerful networking capabilities, XT3 offers operators complete media control from ingest to playout; including live editing, slow motion replays, multi-channel playback and transfer to third-party systems such as craft editors, automation, archiving or storage.

EVS IP Director

EVS IP Director Production Control

IPDirector is an integrated suite of video production management applications giving you total control of productions via EVS servers integrated into any workflow. The IPDirector Suite allows ingest control, metadata management, on the fly editing and playout scheduling, all from a single interface. Running on a Windows workstation, IPDirector is user friendly for every member on the production team, so all network personnel can instantly share content, edits and metadata. The software suite integrates with any 3rd party system, simplifying transfer of your media to post-production tools.

EVS XF(2)

EVS XFile(2) removable Archive Server

XF2 is one of the most reliable removable servers on the market for outside broadcast (OB) or post-production facilities requiring removable media, archiving and backup for storing clips, media, live feeds or any other video content. XF2 is the new standard for OB content delivery. Whether the media was originated from production servers or from an NLE station, the XF2 offers short or long-term archiving of clips, audio/video feeds, highlights along with associated metadata originated on EVS’ XS and XT3 production servers. With two removable hard disk drives, XF2 is the perfect platform to back up and transfer media in any live or near-live production scenario.

EVS XT3

EVS XTAccess – Gateway and Transcoding Server

XTAccess is EVS’ gateway software built to facilitate media interchange between EVS’ XT3 and XS production systems with third-party tools (post-production, switchers, storage, archives, file-based camcorders, automation, graphics, MAM, etc.) ensuring the highest level of security and efficiency. Guaranteeing the highest level of integration of EVS systems, XTAccess handles a series of automatic media-conforming operations such as on the fly transcoding, media rewrapping and playlist rendering offering a smoother interchange of non-natively supported media.