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Lion Television’s Glasgow facility adds FORscene Service

Forbidden Technologies, the AIM quoted owner and developer of the FORscene cloud video platform, is pleased to announce that Lion Television is using FORscene as its logging and rough cut editing platform at its facilities in Scotland.

Lion Television already has a long standing relationship with Forbidden, and is well versed with the FORscene platform having used it for over 18 months at its London facility in conjunction with post productions of Dream Date and Noise Squad. The addition of its Glasgow facility will significantly strengthen the relationship between Lion Television and Forbidden with initial projects to include Homes under the Hammer.

Matt Edwards, Head of Post Production of Lion Television, says:

“With hundreds of hours of footage shot, the Homes under the Hammer team have found FORscene to significantly aid the post production process, being used for managing and logging large volumes of media before it gets refined.”

Stephen Streater, CEO of Forbidden Technologies, says:

“I am very happy that Lion Television is now providing FORscene to its clients in Scotland – continuing FORscene’s growth outside of London and further broadening our geographic partnership base.”


For more information, please visit or contact:

Forbidden Technologies plc
Stephen Streater, CEO
Tel: +44 (0)20 8879 7245

N+1 Brewin
Aubrey Powell, Nominated Adviser
Derrick Lee, Corporate Finance
Tel: +44 (0)20 3201 3170

Cenkos Securities plc, Broker
Adrian Hargrave, Corporate Finance
Alex Aylen, Sales
Tel: +44 (0)20 7397 8900

Bishopsgate Communications
Nick Rome / Sam Allen
Tel: +44 (0)20 7562 3350

Notes to Editors

About Forbidden Technologies plc

Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT, floated in February 2000. The Company develops and markets a powerful internet video platform, FORscene, which is used by broadcasters, in professional web video, in education and by consumers. FORscene is one of the world's most advanced browser-based applications, operating in the cloud.

About Lion Television

Lion Television was founded in 1997 and is one of the most successful independent production companies in the United Kingdom. It is headed up by Jeremy Mills, Nick Catliff, Richard Bradley and Shahana Meer. Lion Television creates hundreds of hours of programming every year from its production bases in the UK and U.S. Its recent productions include Horrible Histories (CBBC), Engineering Giants (BBC TWO), Homes Under the Hammer (BBC), World Series of Dating (BBC Three), Spice Trail (BBC Two), Playing It Straight (E4), History Detectives (PBS), Cash Cab (Discovery), Bomber Boys (BBC One). Lion’s strengths include entertainment formats, daytime, ambitious science and history shows and international co-productions.

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