Broadcast News Archive for July, 2009
24/07/2009 'National Treasures' Mary Evans And Alinari Unite
One of the UK's leading specialist source of historical images, Mary Evans Picture Library, has announced that it is now representing Alinari Archives, a leading Italian source of historical images, i

24/07/2009 Deadline Approaching For RTS Student Television Awards
The Royal Television Society (RTS), the most respected forum for discussion and debate in the television community, is still on the lookout for entries for this year's Student Television Awards. The

24/07/2009 Film London Launches Its Biggest Ever Borough Film Fund Challenge
Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Film London have launched the largest ever London Borough Film Fund Challenge (LBFFC) plus a brand new element of the scheme: Film London in 90 Seconds. This year mo

24/07/2009 JMR Demonstrates New RED-Compatible Video Storage Solutions
A top value provider of scalable storage systems for video and data intensive applications, JMR Electronics, has showcased their new BlueStor storage systems at REDucation Community Day. The event wa

24/07/2009 Prima TV Chooses Studer Vista 5 Digital Console
Czech sound engineers who regularly migrate between the public TV network and commercial stations become accustomed to the uniformity of Studer workstations, such as the Vista 7 and Vista 8 wherever t

24/07/2009 Primera Announces Enhancements To CX1200e Digital Label Press
A leading manufacturer of specialty printers, Primera Technology, has announced that it has released a number of hardware and software enhancements to its CX1200e Digital Label Press. CX1200e was fir

24/07/2009 Snell Adds More Phabrix SxAs
A leading provider of test and measurement instruments based in the UK, Phabrix, has announced that Snell, the company formed through the merger of Pro-bel and Snell & Wilcox, has placed an order for

24/07/2009 Sonifex Announce New S1 Mixer For Release At IBC 2009
At IBC this year, on stand number 8.E61, Sonifex are premiering the S1 small format hybrid analogue/digital radio broadcast mixer. Managing Director Marcus Brooke commented: "Our existing S2 mixer ha

24/07/2009 XL Video Streams On At Download
A completely integrated video package has been supplied by XL Video to the 2009 metal-tastic Download Festival at Donnington Park. This year's XL brief included 72 hours of live internet streaming, a

24/07/2009 ZON Lusomundo And XDC Start Portuguse Digital Cinema Roll Out
The ZON Lusomundo's large-scale digital cinema deployment will officially start August 20th. Twenty-eight cinema complexes for a total of 213 screens will be converted to digital before end 2010. Ou

23/07/2009 Automotive Design Data Goes 'From CAD To Ad'
The BMW Group has contracted Autodesk Consulting to automate the transformation of design data into marketing assets and create photorealistic, animated model of BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce brand cars.

23/07/2009 Cannes Award-winning Film Post Produced With SGO Mistika
One of the leading European developers of high-end solutions for the post production and broadcast markets, SGO, has announced that new feature film entitled Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (Maps de los so

23/07/2009 Gefen Launches Newest Splitter
Connectivity solutions provider Gefen has announced the availability of the GefenTV Mini 1:8 Splitter for HDMI v1.3. A much smaller foot print enclosure streamlines installations for easy wiring plac

23/07/2009 ITV Announces Exclusive Deal With Monkey Kingdom
Monkey Kingdom, one of the UK's leading independent production companies, has signed an exclusive development and distribution agreement with ITV Global Entertainment. The significant development and

23/07/2009 Names Smartclip As UK Online Video Advertising Partner
European interactive video network smartclip, has announced a new publisher deal with, the popular social music network. smartclip will work with to create interactive visual brandin

23/07/2009 Omneon Announce New Products For IBC
A leading provider of scalable media server and active storage systems that optimise workflow productivity and on-air reliability for the production, distribution and management of digital media, Omne

23/07/2009 Prism Sound Brings The Versatility Of SADiE Recording and Editing To IBC 2009
Prism Sound will be showing a number of products from the SADiE range of digital audio workstations at this year's IBC Exhibition in Amsterdam (Stand: 8:E96). Among these will be a new software-only

23/07/2009 Return To Mullaghmore Remembers Mountbatten
An independent TV company has been commissioned by RTÉ and AETN UK to produce a hard-hitting programme documenting the violent death of The Queen's 'uncle'. Below the Radar, a Ten Alps company is to

23/07/2009 Top Professional Broadcast Products From AJ Niemeyer At Mediatech 2009
Leading distributor AJ Niemeyer will be demonstrating a range of broadcast equipment at Mediatech, between July 23 and 25, including the latest camera supports from Vinten, a Vitec Group brand and glo

23/07/2009 XL Video Invested For Take That
Pop group Take That's link with XL Video has been underlined again. The relationship already dates back to their first touring days in the 1990s, when Des Fallon (now a director of XL Video) worked a

22/07/2009 BBC 'Failing Remit'
A new report has slammed the BBC, arguing that the national broadcaster spends most of its money on "entertainment shows that fail to fulfil its public service remit". The paper, entitled Auntie's Dy

22/07/2009 BECTU Masterclass 'Faces' Skills
Union members of BECTU who work in hair and make-up have benefited from a professional masterclass. Stage Effects: make-up with drama was held at the London Palladium earlier this month and was hoste

22/07/2009 Celtic Audio Links Up With TSL
Professional products group TSL has announced it has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Celtic Audio Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement, Celtic Audio will design highly accurate profes

22/07/2009 Irish Republic's Film Industry Boosted
The Celtic film industry has received international acclaim this month with a total of eight Primetime Emmy Award nominations. They were given to 11 separate members of the Irish film industry - more

22/07/2009 Potter Tops Box Office
This week's latest blockbuster movie has been confirmed as Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. It topped the UK box office on its first weekend on release. The sixth movie in the wizard series p