Chief Entertainment

Chief Entertainment produces high quality sport, music, entertainment and corporate programs for broadcast on TV, PAY TV, Live Streaming, Broadband, IPTV and Mobile platforms. As a multifaceted production house, Chief had a requirement to build Studio space, a broadcast centre, multiple postproduction and audio production facilities in Artarmon, NSW.

Barnwell Cambridge was engaged under a Design and Construct Contract to complete the design, supply, install and commissioning of services for the new Corporate and Broadcast / Technical Facility for Chief Entertainment that consisted of:

⦁ Corporate Office
⦁ Two ‘State of the Art’ Production Studios with desiccated Control Rooms,
⦁ Two bespoke Client Edit Suites,
⦁ Nine Edit Pods,
⦁ Media and MCR Operations Desks
⦁ Pro Tools Audio Suite,
⦁ Voice Over Booth
⦁ Main Equipment Room (MER) to house all of the Media Content and Computer Equipment.

The design and services provided included:

⦁ High Voltage Substation
⦁ Main Switchboard and Distribution Boards
⦁ Consumer Mains and Sub mains
⦁ UPS system and Generator Backed Services for Technical Services
⦁ Technical Earthing System for the Main Equipment Room (MER)
⦁ General Power
⦁ General lighting
⦁ Feature Lighting
⦁ Power filter systems.
⦁ Emergency escape lighting and exit signage
⦁ Dali Lighting Control System
⦁ Structured Cabling for Technical and Corporate Networks
⦁ IPTV Services
⦁ WI-FI Services
⦁ Data and VOIP services
⦁ Security Services
⦁ AV Services

The acclaimed project was a State and National Winner at the NECA industry awards.