082 594 6950
info@savit52.co.za

June 28, 2022

NBC News Now overhauls graphics - NewscastStudio

Designer of original ‘Sunday Morning’ set dead at 90: A look at his legacy
BBC transforms video tower into giant iPhone
BBC News Studio B gets new set after nearly a decade
Category Sponsor
Vizrt announces v5 of Viz Engine with adaptive graphics, enhanced Unreal support
Richmond station’s new look blends subtler 3D with traditional accents
‘Jennifer Hudson’ goes bright, bold in newly-released key art
Category Sponsor
Vizrt announces v5 of Viz Engine with adaptive graphics, enhanced Unreal support
Designer of original ‘Sunday Morning’ set dead at 90: A look at his legacy
Asharq climate change explainer uses visuals to represent concept of pollution
Category Sponsor
At 90, John Williams say he may be finished focusing on film music
Co-writer of ‘Move Closer to Your World’ theme dies
Charlotte’s Queen City News music caps off rebrand with bespoke theme
Category Sponsor
NBA Finals brings back script typeface in logo design
LIV Golf sails over par with unique look
Alghad creates fictional domed stadium with rugged terrain for UEFA explainer
Category Sponsor
Industry Insights: Studio robotics and camera control, part two
Industry Insights: Studio robotics and camera control, part one
Sony product updates focused on imaging, IP, cloud and visualization workflows
Category Sponsor
Longtime CBS engineering leader Robert J. Ross dies
‘Live’ or not? How the ‘Today’ open is modified in some time zones
How BBC News creates that live 18-box preview of its regional centers
Fort Myers’ WINK upgrades doppler with dual-polarization radar
Ateme launches 5G streaming solution for live event viewing
Teradek announces Serv Micro, mobile HDMI video transmitter
Case Study: How Bill Holshevnikoff lit Telemundo Sacramento
Litepanels launches 2×1 Gemini panel light with 23,000 lux of output
SmallRig expands video lights lineup with RC 220
Category Sponsor
Top reasons an integrator should build your broadcast facility furniture
Column: The status of SDI to IP transitions and the benefits of maintaining hybrid environments… for now
Column: Automating the path from SDI to IP for broadcasters
Category Sponsor
The NBC News Now streaming service rolled out a logo and graphics overhaul on Nov. 18, 2021, that began the night before with the debut of “Hallie Jackson Now.”
‘Hallie Jackson Now’ look underscored with typographic elements
‘Morning News Now’ gets lighter, brighter version of NBC News Now’s new look
The new design carries on the flat look, use of oversized elements and Rockefeller Center imagery the network originally used, but switches over to a blockier look that’s accented with typography and various accents. The overall package was created by NBC News’ internal creative services department with new music also accompanying the launch. 
NBC News Now started using the new look after “Morning News Now” ended at 10 a.m. eastern and it rolled into the “NBC News Now Live” block typically anchored by Aaron Gilchrist and Morgan Radford, though Radford was off.
Until that point, the old logo, bug and graphics were used.
NBC News Now’s new logo still includes the peacock and is set in the company’s bespoke Wordmark font, but now includes more of an emphasis on “Now,” which appears in larger, all capital letters below “NBC News.” 
Meanwhile, a thick rule is used below, replacing the red box motif that the original look used. 
The channel as a whole took on the same lower third design first seen on Hallie Jackson’s new show the evening before, which include a more MSNBC-style rectangle.
Other similarities with MSNBC’s look, which debuted in March 2021, include the use of oversized typography as a transitional elements and the use of the font Roboto in most cases.
Unique elements, however, include more emphasis on sideways animation, including having headlines or segment logos appear in the middle of the L3 against a white background before sliding over to the left as a dark blue box for the full banner enters.

When these labs are text only, they are typically stylized with an underscore at the end of the text, such as “Bottoms up?_”
Other options include having a stack of three dots on the far left either alongside text or a correspondent’s name and title.
NBC News Now’s stingers, bumps and opens were also overhauled, with photography of anchors at work and on location in dynamic collections of containers that slide, grow and shrink.
There’s also new music that adds a bit of a more serious, urgent tone.
The color palette of graphics has mostly dropped the use of red, with the exception of breaking news, which was used heavily in the old look, as shown in the old “NBC News Now Live with Alison Morris” open above.
Previously, NBC News Now lower thirds were blue, red and white (they turned to primarily red during breaking news) with text placed inside of bars that would extend across the screen at varying widths to accomodate the text inside.

Accents include underscore-inspired bars, dots, microtext, outlines of the NBC peacock and solid color boxes. Microtext can include references to the network or phrases such as “reporting facts_” and “_live coverage” with the underscore here as well along with a “typing” animation effect. Much of the microtext is set in Roboto’s monotype version.
View full version on Giphy
Also added in is a “twirling” animation effect that appears to be designed to mimic a colorful “loading” indicator while transitioning the peacock in all its colorful glory. 
Countdown style graphics, which were used in the previous look, have been updated as well.
During one of their first times out, however, the animations appeared the struggle to keep up with the reporter and created a big of a dizzying effect at some points.
Continue Reading »
, ,
Branding, Broadcast Design, Featured, Graphics, Streaming, TV News Graphics Package

Copyright © 2003-2022 NewscastStudio, an HD Media Ventures LLC company. All rights reserved. NewscastStudio, The trade publication broadcast production and related marks and trade dress are marks of NewscastStudio.
Never see this message again.

source
@savit52

Call us on

082 594 6950

Mail us

info@savit52.co.za

Lets Zoom

Book us now for a zoom meeting

This is us...

We design websites all over South Africa from Bloemfontein. We design basic infinite scroll websites, multiple page websites as well as e-commerce websites. We can do the entire integration for you.
info@savit52.co.za
envelopephone-handsetpushpin
Cart
  • No products in the cart.
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram