Broadcast News Archive for January, 2010
18/01/2010 Five Signs itfc For Subtitling
The London-based provider of content management services to broadcasters and content owners, itfc, has been exclusively contracted by Five to provide all its subtitling for the deaf and hard of hearin

18/01/2010 Golden Globes Accolade For Avatar
The high-tech Avatar is continuing to sweep all before it as the movie last night reigned supreme at Golden Globes awards. James Cameron's blockbuster film is already shattering record after records

18/01/2010 Nextira Wins German Communications Role
One of Europe's leading expert in communications services, NextiraOne, is to play a major role in the implementation of a new telecommunications infrastructure for the Federal State of Lower Saxony, G

18/01/2010 Producer Invests In Prism Sound Converter
Award-winning UK music writer and producer Fraser T Smith, the man behind multiple hit songs for artists such as Tinchy Stryder, Pixie Lott, James Morrison and Taio Cruz, has become the latest high-pr

18/01/2010 S4C Sign Agreement With TSL
A broadcast systems integrator has announced a consultancy agreement with S4C to take the Welsh language channel to HD in conjunction with its phased digital switchover. TSL, based in Maidenhead in B

15/01/2010 BBC Slammed Over U2 Coverage
Irish rock ban U2 received "inappropriate" free publicity from the BBC last year. The broadcaster's own editorial watchdog has ruled that it happened during the launch of the band's album No Line On

15/01/2010 BBC's Internet Project Canvas Seeks Partners
Following news last month that the BBC will be allowed to press ahead with its plan for a controversial new internet-video service on TV, further 'expressions of interest' are now being sough. The in

15/01/2010 Mercedes Gallery Show Backed By XL
Belgium based XL-Technologies supplied two customised Pixled F-30 screens for the flagship Mercedes Benz Gallery showroom in Berlin. XL-Technologies was commissioned to build the screens by leading F

15/01/2010 Neeson Hosts US Fundraising Dinner For Theatre
Ballymena-born actor Liam Neeson hosted a private fundraising dinner last week in New York in aid of the Lyric Theatre, of which he is Patron. Special guests who turned out to show their support inc

15/01/2010 PRG Takes Riedel's RockNet To Detroit Show
One of the world's largest corporate events and entertainment technologies provider for audio, video, lighting and scenic services, PRG, has invested in a comprehensive stock of RockNet digital audio

15/01/2010 Typhoo Partners Corrie
One of Britain's best known tea brands, Typhoo, will be an official promotional partner for the Coronation Street 50th Anniversary Best of British brands campaign in 2010. ITV Studios Global Entert

15/01/2010 White Van Man For Three
ITV Studios Comedy and BBC Three have confirmed the production of White Van Man, a major new six x 30 minute scripted comedy produced by ITV Studios for BBC Three primetime. Saurabh Kakkar, Creative

15/01/2010 XL Events Excelled In 2009
A leading events management business has been celebrating a successful 2009. XL Events enjoyed a very busy year supporting major national events such as The Clothes Show Live hosted at the Birmingham

14/01/2010 Argosy HD Showcase For BVE London
A UK-based international supplier of HD broadcast cables and studio infrastructure products, Argosy, will showcase the company's most recent range of infrastructure products including an array of fibr

14/01/2010 Castle Restoration Boosts Film Potential
One of the most important historical buildings in south east England - and one often used as a TV and cinema location - has announced its 12th Century Keep is to be fully restored. Farnham Castle wil

14/01/2010 Colour Imaging With Confidence
A leading independent colour management and digital imaging specialist has announced the availability of 'Seeing The Light' a free educational paper which provides a comprehensive introduction to the

14/01/2010 Digital Age Needs Radical Change, Says Report
Public service broadcasting needs to be radically overhauled if it is to survive in the new digital age. A report published in mid January has called for the BBC to place quality before ratings, and

14/01/2010 IFTA Nomination For Short
A Dublin animation company has been nominated for an Irish Film & Television Awards (IFTA). These are open to all talented craftspeople people in Ireland, as well as those working in the internationa

14/01/2010 Professional Sound Boosted By D&M
The first in a new series of solid state players from Denon Professional for the sound contractor and AV integrator markets has been revealed. D&M Business & Professional Group (Europe) has announces

14/01/2010 The Look Expands With Quantel Upgrade
A London-based 'high-end' post boutique has continued its expansion by upgrading its Quantel suite to full Pablo specification complete with the Neo grading panel. Soho's The Look has also added a se

14/01/2010 UTV On Shortlist For Regional News
Belfast-based Ulster Television (UTV) has been shortlisted to provide the Government's Independently Funded News Consortium (IFNC) pilot projects in both the Tyne Tees/Border region and with our partn

13/01/2010 Cryptic Peach Host Free Workflow Event
Cryptic Peach, a leading UK video training company, are holding a free workflow event at the Lowry Theatre on the 27th January 2010, over looking the MediaCityUK near Manchester. As people debate whe

13/01/2010 Digital Bill Extended To Cover NI
An important piece of Westminster legislation covering video recordings and the digital world is to extend to Northern Ireland. The Stormont Arts Minister, the DUP's Nelson McCausland has welcomed le

13/01/2010 DISE Partners Never.no On Digital
A leading global provider of the technology that enables people to use their mobile phones to interact with a video display, never.no, has announced a partnership with the developer of the DISE digita

13/01/2010 French Film Director Dies
A French filmmaker who was a key figure of the postwar New Wave cinema movement, has died at the age of 89. √Čric Rohmer was a hugely influential career spanning half a century and 50 pictures. He di