Broadcast News Archive for May, 2010
07/05/2010 Millions To 'Switch' To 3D TV
Millions of viewers are set to tune their TV sets to the stunning new media of 3D. That's according to the latest forecasts from Informa Telecoms & Media. Led by sports' coverage, such as the World

07/05/2010 Rapper Beat Store Launched By 2002 Studios
A range of audio specifically for 'rappers' has been made available. London's 2002 Studios has just announced the launch of their new Beat Store. The new facility is in partnership with Love Events

07/05/2010 Scott Joins 4DVD
A special company that manages TV rights through a range of businesses, including DVD distribution, 4DVD, has made a new appointment. Jess Scott is the new Product Manager at 4DVD, Channel 4's wholly

07/05/2010 Ski Helmet Cams Boost Coverage
An innovative mini camera mounted on the helmets of winter-sport athletes has produced impressive sports coverage. Camera Corps live RF Helmets have allowed fans to watch snowboarding and ski-cross f

06/05/2010 Almodovar Rejoins Banderas For New Movie
Top director Pedro Almodovar is to partner once again with star Antonio Banderas. It is more than 20 years since their last film together and the Spanish actor will play a plastic surgeon bent on rev

06/05/2010 BBC Radio 4 Errors Failing Listeners
A senior BBC radio executive who is heading off to an academic post has admitted that Radio 4 has had a very lean period. The outgoing controller of the station Mark Damazer has put a string of on-ai

06/05/2010 BECTU Backs Labour Victory
As the votes are being cast today across the UK, a top broadcast trade union has thrown its support behind a Labour victory. Gerry Morrissey, BECTU General Secretary, has highlighted the attitude of

06/05/2010 Dublin Film is 'Cinemagic'
The Cinemagic Film & Television Festival for Young People is now underway with an action-packed programme full of Irish and international film screenings, documentaries, shorts, foreign language films

06/05/2010 North West 200 Gets 'Greenlight'
The North West 200 motorcycle race event is a continuing hit with TV viewers with an Isle of Man programme-maker revving-up for the BBC coverage. Greenlight TV has signed a five-year deal with BBC No

06/05/2010 Sporting Events 'Free' On Irish TV
Forthcoming free-to-air events in the Irish Republic have been revealed. Dublin Communications Minister Eamon Ryan announced the list of events he proposes to designate as of "major importance to soc

06/05/2010 Stickman Audio Celebrates Fight Success
A US-based company Stickman Sound has been working on two prominent programmes. Employing the comprehensive RockNet 100 system for routing, monitoring and recording of all audio for various broadcast

06/05/2010 Toy Story III Gets UK 3D Premiere
The Edinburgh International Film Festival has joined forces with the mighty Walt Disney Company to announce that Disney/Pixar's Toy Story III will have a Special 3D Gala screening at this year's festi

05/05/2010 Blackmagic Design Announce 7.0 Revolution
A manufacturer of video technology products has announced a revolution in high end colour correction with new DaVinci Resolve 7.0. Designed by Blackmagic, the new DaVinci Resolve 7.0 includes support

05/05/2010 Film4 Secures Funding Boost
Film4 has announced a boost to its film division's budget with renewede spending already being planned. New films involving Danny Boyle, Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan are already in the pipeline

05/05/2010 Gekko Expands Range Of LED Lighting At NAB 2010
A world leader in LED lighting systems for film and television, reported strong interest in its equipment range among delegates to the 2010 NAB convention in Las Vegas. The largest exhibition in the

05/05/2010 Gerry Ryan Laid To Rest Tomorrow
The funeral of the late RTE broadcaster Gerry Ryan will take place in Dublin on Thursday. His body was brought to his family home in Clontarf on Tuesday evening for a private wake attended by the lat

05/05/2010 Globelynx Selects Colt And Nevion For Live TV News
A fixed camera network company enabling real-time live TV interviews direct from the business and financial sectors, has selected Colt to provide news feed distribution over Ethernet between London an

05/05/2010 Nevion Appoints Executive VP Of Global Sales
A leading video transport solution provider for broadcasters, service providers and government entities worldwide, has announced the appointment of Geir Bryn-Jensen as Executive Vice President of glob

05/05/2010 Tiffen And LFC Support Filter Forum
A manufacturer and supplier of photographic filters and lens accessories and the London Filter Company (LFC) have announced their support for the Filter Forum ( Tiffen Internati

05/05/2010 TV One Adds Five Year Warranty
TV One's has increased the number of its products that offer more than a standard two year product warranty by adding a limited product warranty of five years on all CORIO2 based products in the C2, 1

04/05/2010 Abit's Present it Automation to Interface with Evertz
A playout automation specialist, has announced that it has created an interface between its Present-it automation system and the Evertz HD QMC2-HD mixer. This addition of the Evertz mixer to Abit Ltd'

04/05/2010 Alex Connock Takes Over At RTS North West
Manchester-based Ten Alps Chief Executive Officer, Alex Connock has been elected Chair of the Royal Television Society in the North West - after BBC Entertainment Executive Helen Bullough stepped down

04/05/2010 BBC World Service Faces 'Terminal' Cuts
The BBC World Service could lose up to a quarter of its budget, it has been revealed. Executives are preparing for cuts of 18%-25% after Foreign Office officials indicated its £272m annual budget wou

04/05/2010 General Manager Of Pixled Appointed
A Belgium based manufacturer has announced Bart Van der Beken as its new General Manager. Van der Beken has over ten years of knowledge and experience in the LED industry, working for market leaders

04/05/2010 Give It The Edge With 1st 4 Film
A first class production company which utilises award winning television professionals from around the UK are proving a popular choice for film makers. 1st 4 film specialise in corporate, instruction