Broadcast News Archive for June, 2010
30/06/2010 Bravo Surfing With Hawaii Five-O
Bravo, part of Virgin Media Television, has announced the exclusive UK acquisition of CBS Studios International's Hawaii Five-0, an updated take on the iconic 1970s island cop drama. In a massive cou

30/06/2010 Budapest Expo Attracts Buyers
Organisers of the international content market DISCOP EAST, which was held in Budapest, have reported a very successful 18th edition as new dates are announced for next year. They said two new fictio

30/06/2010 Christie Displays Canada's Best At Summit
A global visual technologies company, Christie, has announced that it has taken part in the Experience Canada Pavilion during the 2010 G8/G20 World Summit in Toronto. The firm's High Definition proj

30/06/2010 Doddington Joins Three Media
A broadcast media market specialist, Three Media Associates, has appointed James Doddington as its Chief Technical Officer. Mr Doddington has been an associate of the company since its foundation in 2

30/06/2010 HBO Installs Miranda's Kaleido-X Viewer
Miranda Technologies has just announced that Home Box Office (HBO), the award-winning premium pay television service, has installed a Kaleido-X multi-viewer monitoring system in its new HBO HD Studio,

30/06/2010 Skillset Programme Seeks Producer
Applications are being invited for a trainee producer post, based in Glasgow and Dumbarton, offered by the Skillset Drama Training Programme. The position will last for 12 months on a fixed term cont

30/06/2010 Stereo D LLC Picks Quantel 'For Quality'
A leading specialist 2D to 3D conversion house has picked Quantel for interactivity and quality. Stereo D LLC, the Los Angeles conversion company, has purchased a Stereo3D-equipped Quantel iQ DI syst

30/06/2010 Ulster Post Graduate's Film Successful
A German-born student of the University of Ulster has been achieving global success with a short film production project. Susanne Stich graduated with a PhD from the University of Ulster at the end o

29/06/2010 BBC Boss To Cut Top Staff's Pay
A top media conference has heard that the national broadcaster, the BBC is set to pay senior managers less than commercial rivals. Chief Operating Officer Caroline Thompson said on Monday that the me

29/06/2010 BECTU Condemns BBC Pension Changes
BECTU has today condemned the BBC's confirmation of plans to radically change pension provision for current and future staff from December this year. The BBC has agreed to demands from BECTU, the NUJ

29/06/2010 Canon Wins 5's Office Support Deal
A world leader in imaging solutions, Canon, has announced a contract to supply Channel 5 Broadcasting, with print and imaging equipment for the UK broadcaster’s newly refurbished central London Office

29/06/2010 Dublin Docks Film 'Waste of Money'
The embattled docklands body for Dublin - which is already suffering from a slew of scandals - has been hit by another major criticism, after revelations that it had spent €120,000 on a documentary th

29/06/2010 FMC Wins IBC Digital Media Training Deal
A top digital media training organization and conference producer for post-production, broadcast, and content creators, Future Media Concepts (FMC), has announced its partnership with the Internationa

29/06/2010 IBC Launch For Subtitle Suite
This year's International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), in Amsterdam will see the launch of SysMedia's WinCAPS Quantum, a new subtitle preparation suite focused on productivity. Quantum integrates p

29/06/2010 Lyon Video Hits Road With Grass Valley
A premiere mobile production company Lyon Video - which is based in Columbus, Ohio - is building a new 53-foot expandable high-definition production truck and equipping it with the latest and most fle

29/06/2010 Prime Focus Team Adds Top Players
There have been two important new appointment at one of the world's largest visual entertainment services groups. The Prime Focus Commercials division in London has announced the appointment of Execu

28/06/2010 'Real War' For Remembrance Week TV
The reality of how war touches lives, past and present, is to be told in a week of special programmes commemorating Remembrance Sunday on BBC One Daytime. Remembrance Week, in November, presented by

28/06/2010 Active Mobile Interface Excels For
A business whose interactive technology connects broadcasters, brands, outdoor media owners, and digital screen networks with online and mobile consumers,, has enabled its Active Mobile Inter

28/06/2010 DK-Technologies In Two Places At Once
An audio and video metering specialist has perfected the art of being in two places at once thanks to the innovative technology behind its PT0700 series of award winning HD/SD Multi-channel Video Wave

28/06/2010 Introducing Green Screen Soho
A brand new Green Screen and Photographic Studio has now opened in the West End of London, and is now available for hire. Media Junction, the arts and entertainment marketing agency, commissioned VF

28/06/2010 Light Show Kicks Off World Cup
Over 100 i-Pix Satellite and BB4 LED lighting fixtures were used for the FIFA World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg earlier this month. As the soccer tourn

28/06/2010 Ofcom Publishes Product Placement Plans
The broadcast regulator has published proposed new rules to allow product placement on TV. Ofcom also proposing to liberalise the rules on paid-for references to brands and products in radio program

28/06/2010 PSI Showcase Rigging Courses
A regular provider of rigging services and equipment for Ireland's leading entertainment shows, Production Services Ireland (PSI) has launched a series of regular two-day Rigging Awareness training co

28/06/2010 The Prisoner 'Breaks Out' To Europe
The worldwide entertainment producer, ITV Studios Global Entertainment has announced an agreement with public service broadcaster Arte for the original iconic series, The Prisoner (1967). The cult s

25/06/2010 Audio Network 'See the Difference'
A specialist of original music and arrangements for film, television, advertising and new media industries, are supporting an exciting, new venture. Audio Network are joining other major players in t