Foxtel Mam Uncovered - The Quiz

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Foxtel Mam Uncovered - The Quiz

Thanks for your time and energy in the MAM Uncovered: Prologue session. This quick quiz is a chance for you to test your knowledge and for us to gauge how effective the workshop was. Score 70% or more to pass. Try again if you don't make the grade. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are benefits to Foxtel provided by the MAM rollout? [Select all that apply]
    • A. 

      Centralised storage of programme files

    • B. 

      Easier access to programme files

    • C. 

      Reduction in repetitious handling practices

    • D. 

      Creation of fewer physical copies/versions

  • 2. 
    What is metadata? [Select one]
    • A. 

      A faux-Greek word made up by geeks to help them catalogue their porn collections

    • B. 

      A set of data which describes other data

    • C. 

      That android bloke off of Star Trek: The Next Generation

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are possible consequences of not entering metadata or entering it incorrectly? [Select all that apply]
    • A. 

      A file can get 'lost' or 'stuck in a workflow

    • B. 

      A file is delayed getting to content prep

    • C. 

      A file does not reach TX on time

  • 4. 
    How are MAM files backed up? [Select one]
    • A. 

      On HDCam tapes

    • B. 

      With strong words of encouragement such as, "I've got your back, bro."

    • C. 

      In the LTO archive library

    • D. 

      Two copies of every file is kept on the MAM Hi-Res storage

  • 5. 
    What is a MAM Placeholder? [Select one]
    • A. 

      Someone who keeps your Mum's seat warm before dinner

    • B. 

      A physical location on the MAM storage for incoming content associated with a title or version of a programme

    • C. 

      A type of marker made on a piece of media using Viz PreSeg or Viz EasyCut

    • D. 

      The towel placed on a sun-lounger by a German tourist, in an attempt to save their spot

  • 6. 
    Foxtel's Content Factory Project and the use of the MAM are designed to improve: [Select one]
    • A. 

      Content preparation and production workflows

    • B. 

      Production workflows

    • C. 

      Content preparation workflows

  • 7. 
    Which of the following processes are likely to cease or be reduced as a result of the MAM project? [Select all that apply]
    • A. 

      Use of spreadsheets to track material status

    • B. 

      Queuing up at Donna's at 0930

    • C. 

      Videotape dubs as backup

    • D. 

      Excessive use of paper work request forms

    • E. 

      Lots of physical programme versions

    • F. 

      The number of programmes receiving manual quality assurance

  • 8. 
    What does the acronym MAM stand for? [Select one]
    • A. 

      Managed Avid Media

    • B. 

      Media Asset Management

    • C. 

      Media Account Management

    • D. 

      Minor Adjustment Manager

  • 9. 
    What might you put into an MXF OP1a wrapper? [Select one]
    • A. 

      Video and audio essence and metadata

    • B. 

      A few nice sweeties for later

    • C. 

      Metadata only

    • D. 

      Video only

  • 10. 
    Which of the following represent advantages of the Foxtel MAM workflow? [Select all that apply]
    • A. 

      Content prep is carried out more efficiently and cost effectively as less time is spent in craft edit suites

    • B. 

      Metadata makes content easy to search and easy to access

    • C. 

      Makes it easier to track and manage content through the workflow

    • D. 

      Allows the ability to deliver more content more efficiently to our customers

    • E. 

      There are no storage costs

  • 11. 
    When can programme metadata be added to or modified? [Select one]
    • A. 

      At the beginning of acquisition of a programme

    • B. 

      When a version is created

    • C. 

      Just before a programme is TX'd

    • D. 

      At virtually any point in the workflow

  • 12. 
    Which of the following help us get the most from the MAM? [Select all that apply]
    • A. 

      Proactively checking the status of content in task lists

    • B. 

      A team with a better overall understanding of the end-to-end workflows

    • C. 

      Making the whole staff into expert operators

    • D. 

      Metadata which is clear, logical, complete and consistent

    • E. 

      Not polluting MAM's storage with junk/wild/bits

  • 13. 
    Which is the only team allowed to place orders for content with distributors and aggregators? [Select one]
    • A. 

      Content Preview

    • B. 

      Acquisitions

    • C. 

      Classifiers

    • D. 

      Inbound Content

  • 14. 
    What is the primary tool used to manage the receipt of content coming in as a file?
    • A. 

      Avid Media Composer

    • B. 

      Ingest Task List

    • C. 

      Aspera

    • D. 

      K2 Server

  • 15. 
    Logging information made in Viz MediaLogger, by Programmers, can be seen in the following places: [Select all that apply]
    • A. 

      Viz EasyCut

    • B. 

      Avid Media Composer

    • C. 

      On the Programme's Asset Page in MAM Browser

  • 16. 
    Which of the following are NOT benefits of using Lo-Res browse copies of media files? [Select all that apply]
    • A. 

      Smaller files mean we save space on the storage

    • B. 

      We can preview, mark, edit and approve files at the desktop

    • C. 

      It's easy for us to save files to our local drives and treat them from there

    • D. 

      Small files are easy to chuck on a memory stick and watch at home

  • 17. 
    What kind of file is used to store metadata? [Select one]
    • A. 

      Lo-Res media file

    • B. 

      Hi-Res media file

    • C. 

      Excel file

    • D. 

      XML file

  • 18. 
    When sending material from the MAM to Avid Media Composer, which of the following is true? [Select one]  
    • A. 

      Send the whole file, storage is cheap.

    • B. 

      Select clips or shots in PreCut, send those through and then the rest of the clip - just in case.

    • C. 

      Select just the shots or clips that are needed in PreCut and send those through to Avid

  • 19. 
    Which interface do we use to monitor the status of content and move it through the workflow?
    • A. 

      MAM Browser

    • B. 

      Task Lists

    • C. 

      Viz PreCut

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