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MediaCast bags BMD Award at IBC

The BMD Outstanding Achievement Award.

MediaCast received the “Outstanding Achievement” Award by Blackmagic Design (BMD) for excellence in distribution at IBC 2013. Peyman Dadpanah, Business Director at MediaCast accepted the award from Stuart Ashton, Managing Director of Blackmagic Design EMEA, in the presence of all key BMD members, channel partners and other BMD distributors and resellers.

Back in Dubai, MediaCast hosted a Solid State Logic specialist demo event last month in the newly built Tone Town Studios in Al Quoz. The one-day event featured two workshops hosted by Solid State Logic’s Damien Egan, EMEA Distribution Manager at International Headquarters.

Egan demonstrated Sigma, SSL’s new remote controlled analogue summing engine during the event. He also demonstrated SSL’s range of workstation products including Nucleus – a controller for multiple workstations; X-Rack – a modular analogue system that allows for customisation and X-Logic I/O.

“The workshop began with a segment about the history of SSL, insights into the design philosophy of the company and went on to the benefits and features of the products,” explained Egan.

“Sigma, being a compact console, is the perfect fit for smaller recording studios, home studios and individuals. It shows significant reduction in size, cost and power consumption in comparison to larger consoles. It is a cost-effective solution and works on all major music software.”

The attendees included a mix of music professionals and students from various media institutes including SAE Institute, DJs, producers, freelance sound recordists and sound engineers.