Broadcast News Archive for July, 2010
22/07/2010 Inspire Win For Portsmouth Students
A documentary film about the decline of Portsmouth as a traditional seaside resort has won first prize for three student film-makers who graduate this week. The University of Portsmouth students won

22/07/2010 Screen Scene Invests in Additional Facilis Terrablock Storage
Digital media solutions provider, Tyrell CCT have announced that one of Ireland's largest post production facilities, has expanded their shared storage system. Screen Scene have added a third Facilis

22/07/2010 September Films Wins New Doc Specials For A&E
Following on from its ongoing ratings success in the US, including most recently the performance of Sunday night’s one hour doc special
 Baby High on MTV, DCD Media-owned September Films has bee

22/07/2010 Slice Of Success For Pie Factory Tenants
In line with growth plans, successful talent agency, Red Door Management, has opened a new office within The Pie Factory at MediaCityUK. Red Door Management was established in 2006 and represents a w

22/07/2010 The Open Championship Selects Akamai HD Network
The 150th Anniversary Open Championship at St Andrews, Scotland, will for the first time be viewable in HD online. Thanks to Akamai Technologies, a provider of cloud optimisation services, it will be

21/07/2010 Even Bigger Than The Real Thing!
Burger King's most recent advertising campaign has now been taken off the air. The advert has now been banned after a number of complaints were made regarding the featured oversized chicken burger.

21/07/2010 From Highlands To Hollywood
Spectators at this year's Inverness Highland Games are aiming high, for Hollywood. A unique film project being organised by Google and YouTube, are calling on visitors to the event to send in video c

21/07/2010 Major Avid Upgrade For Reelgood 

Dublin based facility Reelgood has made a significant investment in the upgrade of its Avid technology to facilitate an increasing workload and the demands of HD production. Working with Tyrell CCT,

21/07/2010 NASA TV Takes Off
NASA have now launched a new full-time High Definition (HD) channel. NASA Television can be accessed by media, cable and satellite service providers for news content and coverage of agency missions a

21/07/2010 Peel Media Respond To BBC MediaCityUK Announcement
Developer's of MediaCityUK, have responded to the BBC's recent announcements about the move of BBC Breakfast and the re-location of an extra 113 BBC employees from London to Salford Quays. MediaCityU

21/07/2010 The CTBF Announces New President
The trade charity of the UK film and television industries, has elected Anne Bennett as their new President. Anne begins her three year term as President for The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund

21/07/2010 Unions Meet BBC On Pensions Position
Senior union officials are due to meet BBC management today after more than 70 representatives from BECTU, the NUJ and Unite met in London on Monday to agree a position on BBC pay and pensions. This

21/07/2010 Vinten Radamec To Highlight Solutions At IBC
A Vitec Group brand, will emphasise the breadth of its capabilities at IBC2010 with the launch of the new Vector 750i pan and tilt head, and a demonstration of its Legislative Control System. Vinten

20/07/2010 'Action' Called For Irish Film School
It's to be 'lights, camera, action' soon as work on a €5 million National Film School at the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) began this week. The Irish Republic's Deputy

20/07/2010 ATG Broadcast To Take A Stand!
An international supplier of broadcast systems planning, design, installation and commissioning services will exhibit its comprehensive range at this years IBC Show. Taking to stand 8.B51 at RAI, Am

20/07/2010 BBC Radio 2 And 6 Music Appoint Network Manager
Lorna Clarke has now been appointed as Network Manager for BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music. Lorna's role will cover strategy, finance, commercial and the creative development of both networks. Reporting to

20/07/2010 DM Digital Fined For Breaching Advertising Standards Code
The independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries has today fined DM Digital Television Limited £17,500 for seriously and repeatedly breaching the CAP (Broadcast

20/07/2010 Element Technica New Pulsar And Neutron 3D Rigs At IBC
Designers and manufacturers of the groundbreaking Technica 3D camera rigs that simplify 3D video production, will unveil the Pulsar and display production models of the new Neutron 3D rigs at IBC 2010

20/07/2010 Sky Australia Expands OmniBus Systems
Australian based Sky Racing has further expanded its OmniBus iTX multi-platform transmission system with the addition of new international channels. This brings the total iTX channel count at Sky Chan

20/07/2010 VFX Tech Vet MacPherson To Helm At Framestore
An Oscar-winning visual effects company and the UK's leading authority on stereoscopic 3D have appointed Steve MacPherson as Chief Technical Officer, VFX. This new role has been developed to ensure

20/07/2010 Windmill Lane Opens 'Lock Out'
Irish post house, Windmill Lane Pictures is currently creating a new film visual effects production facility in Sandyford in order to carry out post production work on Lock Out [working title], a new

19/07/2010 £300k Bursary Scheme Launched To Develop Multiplatform Skills
Skillset's TV Freelance Fund will grant £300,000 worth of multiplatform training bursaries to TV professionals over the next year. The scheme will give professionals from across the industry the oppo

19/07/2010 Autoscript To Unveil Professional Prompting App At IBC
A renowned teleprompting company and Vitec Group brand, Autoscript, will be launching a software App for the i-Series platforms, as well as demonstrating new hardware and software features to its awar

19/07/2010 Digital TV Labs Fosters Market Growth
A company providing specialised testing products and services to validate digital receiver conformance across various worldwide geographies, are now available for bespoke conformance regimes for opera

19/07/2010 Paul Newman Promoted At NBC Universal
Paul Newman has been promoted to Senior Vice President of International Technical Operations, NBC Universal, by Ian Trombley, Executive Vice President, to whom he reports. Mr. Newman is currently base