Broadcast News Archive for July, 2009
29/07/2009 Fantastic Mr Fox To Premiere At London Film Festival
The Times BFI London Film Festival has announced that this year's festival will open on October 14 with the world premiere of Fantastic Mr Fox, from visionary director Wes Anderson (The Royal Tenebaum

29/07/2009 Guy Hayward Appointed CEO Of JWT UK
JWT has announced the appointment of Guy Hayward as Chief Executive Officer of JWT in the UK. Reporting to Toby Hoare, Chairman and CEO of JWT Europe, Hayward will be responsible for the JWT Group in

29/07/2009 Invitel Expands On Demand Services With Espial MediaBase VOD Servers
A leader in the delivery of digital TV software, Espial, has announced that Invitel Hungary (previously Vivendi Telecom) has successfully launched and is now expanding its on-demand services using Esp

29/07/2009 Pilat Media Drives Global Broadcasting Service
Leading global supplier of business management software solutions to the media industry, Pilat Media, has announced that BBC World Service has gone live with its first major programme scheduling syste

29/07/2009 Pilat Media To Host Business Management Conference At IBC
In conjunction with IBC 2009, Pilat Media, a leading global supplier of business management software solutions to the media industry, will be holding its yearly customer conference to help both existi

28/07/2009 Artistic Licence Restructures
As part of celebrating its 21st anniversary this year, control, lighting and LED manufacturer Artistic Licence has recently completed a period of internal restructuring. Simon Hobday takes up the rol

28/07/2009 Ascent 142 And Rushes Work On Moonshot
Ascent Media companies, Ascent 142 and Rushes have completed the grading and VFX work respectively on the forthcoming drama documentary Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11, for Dangerous Films. Moonsho

28/07/2009 BEBO, BBC And Ch4 Multi-platform Experts Deliver Final Cyfle Workshops
Writers of the six-week, on-line drama series, Break Free, will spend their fifth and final workshop sessions in the company of leading experts from Bebo, Channel 4 and BBC. Amongst the names include

28/07/2009 CABLEready Promotes Eric Benitez To VP
The international television programme distribution and development company, CABLEready, has promoted Eric Benitez to Vice President of Operations. The announcement was made by Gary Lico, President o

28/07/2009 Chyron Announce IBC Preview
At IBC 2009, Chyron will show the most flexible and content-rich workflow solution for all broadcast environments. Chyron will be showing AXIS with OMS (Order Management Solution), which is the world

28/07/2009 Digital Cinema Projector Installation Marks Barco's Top Chinese Position
A global leader in digital cinema technology, Barco, has announced that it has completed its 1,000th digital cinema projector installation in China. This again confirms Barco's solid position in the

28/07/2009 First Of Two For Blue Pro Mastering Delivered By AKA
AKA Design has recently completed the mastering furniture for the first of two mastering rooms at the North London-based Blue Pro Mastering studios. The new desk consists of angled racks with acousti

28/07/2009 HD Truck In The Baltics - ERR Decides For Riedel
The Estonian Public Broadcast (Eesti Rahvusringhaaling, ERR) chose Riedel Communications for its new 16 camera HD OB van. The German specialist for intercom and fiber technology delivered a comprehen

28/07/2009 NATPE Appoints Gary Mitchell In Europe
Television distribution specialist Gary Mitchell has been appointed as NATPE's European Business Development Executive based in the UK. Rick Feldman, NATPE's President commented: "We're pleased to in

28/07/2009 XL Video Gets Festive In The Park
XL Video supplied an HD camera and playback system plus assorted video extras for several acts appearing at Live Nation's three Hyde Park summer festival events - Hard Rock Calling, Blur and Wireless

27/07/2009 Anne Trotman Returns To Prime Focus London
Prime Focus London (PFL) has strengthened its VFX department with the return of Anne Trotman to the Flame team. Anne started out at blue, part of the Prime Focus Group, working her way up to Head of

27/07/2009 Ground-Breaking Digital Commission For ITV Studios' Coronation Street
ITV Studios, Digital Productions, has confirmed a ground-breaking commission by for exclusive digital content based around the UK's favourite soap Coronation Steet's website - <A HREF= 'http:

27/07/2009 Harris Corporation Deploys ONE Broadcast Communications System For The American Forces Network
An international communications and information technology company, Harris Corporation, has installed a comprehensive high-definition (HD) broadcast communications system for the American Forces Netwo

27/07/2009 Out Post Sound Completes ADR Work For Kevin Costner's New Movie
Brighton-based out post sound has just completed work on Kevin Costner's (Swing Vote, The Bodyguard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves) new feature film The New Daughter. out post was approached by Gold

27/07/2009 Polecam To Introduce Universal Camera Controller At IBC 2009
Polecam will introduce a powerful addition to its range of transportable video production equipment at IBC 2009 in September. The new Polecam Universal RCP MkIII remote control panel allows comprehen

27/07/2009 Prism Sound's dScope Series III Adopted By Harman/Becker
Prism Sound's dScope Series III has been adopetd by Harman/Becker Automotive Systems as its new standard audio analyser for all production testing at its factories in Europe, North America and China.

27/07/2009 RTV Slovenia Equips OB Trucks With Studer Vista 5 Digital Consoles
Slovenia's public, non-profit radio and television broadcaster, RTV Slovenia (Radio-Television Slovenia), has commissioned two radio OB trucks for musical recordings, equipped with Studer Vista 5 digi

27/07/2009 Swedish Sports Retail Chain Stadium Upgrades Digital Signage
An international communications and information technology company, Harris Corporation, has announced that Swedish sports retail chain Stadium has installed a large number of Harris InfoCaster Player

27/07/2009 The Voice & Music Company Help The Foundation Give Waybuloo Characters Their Voices
There's an old adage in the world of entertainment that you should never work with children or animals. But for the staff at Soho-based audio post production facility The Voice And Music Company, reco

27/07/2009 TSL To Introduce Milestone Professional Audio Monitor At IBC 2009
TSL Professional Products Group has announced that it will launch the new PAM2-3G16 professional audio monitor on Stand 10.B41 at IBC 2009. Aimed at a truly international market, the PAM2-3G16 repres