Broadcast News Archive for May, 2011
25/05/2011 Cameramen's' Guild Adopts Revised Constitution
TV cameramen and women have adopted a new constitution after their recent annual general meeting. The Guild of Television Cameramen's (GTC) annual general meeting formed part of the organisation's 'B

25/05/2011 Crozier Abandons ITV Bid For All3Media
Despite ITV's top executive aiming to buy in new programming and production, it has now emerged that the commercial broadcaster has given up on a bid to acquire super-indie All3Media. In May, Adam Cr

25/05/2011 Dublin Super Cup Signs Endemol Deal
Endemol Sport and Sky Sports have announced a three-year deal for the Dublin Super Cup, the major new pre-season tournament debuting this July with the first team squads of Manchester City, Inter Mila

25/05/2011 Radio One Reveals 'Biggest Ever' Free Music Event
BBC Radio 1 has announced plans to hold the BBC's largest ever free-ticketed music event as part of the London 2012 Festival. Leona Lewis will be among the artists at the BBC Radio 1 event next year.

25/05/2011 Top Level Review Of UK Film Announced
The UK's policy on film is set for a major shake-up after the Government announced that it is launching a complete re-examination of the existing national policy. At the end of May it was revealed th

25/05/2011 Trust Launches Review Of BBC News Channel And BBC Parliament
The BBC Trust has launched its service review of BBC Parliament and BBC News Channel, as part of its rolling programme of service reviews. The review will look at the current performance of BBC Parli

25/05/2011 XL Video Backs Guetta
XL Video supplied 119 panels of Pixled F-30 LED screen - totalling 114 square metres of surface area - plus crew for leading DJ and music producer David Guetta's recent phenomenal UK tour - his first

24/05/2011 BAFTA Los Angeles Backs UK Film
As the BBC celebrated a win for its re-imagining of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock - taking two awards during a star studded British Academy of Film & Television Arts, (BAFTA) ceremony in London this w

24/05/2011 BBC Scotland Paying 'Lip Service' To Drama
The cast of BBC Three's drama Lip Service, produced by Kudos Film and Television through BBC Scotland, are set to return to the streets, bars and clubs of Glasgow's Merchant City for a second series.

24/05/2011 HHB Announces Exclusive Distribution Of Mogami Cable For The UK And Ireland
HHB has been appointed as exclusive distributor of Mogami cable in the UK and Ireland. Used by virtually every major recording facility in the world, Mogami has earned a reputation as the cable of p

24/05/2011 Irish Film Hosting Gilligan Tribute
The Irish Film Institute will host a tribute to the late Irish cinematographer Donal Gilligan, with a rare screening of the powerful rural drama Country (2000) on May 30th at 6.10pm. The film will be

24/05/2011 ITV Celebrates As BAFTA Recognises Excellence
ITV News at Ten has won the News Coverage Award at this year's TV BAFTAs for its programme broadcast on the night of the Cumbria Murders in June 2010. The prestigious award win means that ITV News at

24/05/2011 RTÉ Gains Prestigious Award
RTÉ and Digital Reach Group (DRG) have picked up a prestigious award for Mobile Technology Project of the Year at the ICT Excellence Awards, which were held in the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire

24/05/2011 Sonifex Encoder Makes Asia Appearance
Sonifex is showing one of the latest additions to the popular Redbox range of products on stand 4T2-06 at Broadcast Asia this year, the RB-VHEDD8 3G/HD/SD-SDI Dolby E Encoder & Embedder. Managing Dir

24/05/2011 Young Filmmakers Set To Première In Belfast
Budding young filmmakers in Northern Ireland have been getting their work on film as two cross-community groups have come together and have made a short film in a week. It was part of a fun and educa

23/05/2011 AC-ET Has A Vision For Rose Bruford College
A.C. Entertainment Technologies' Video division has supplied two Green Hippo HippoCritter media servers to Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance in Sidcup, Kent. The educational establishment

23/05/2011 To Take Place In London
Next Generation Picture Monitoring and Tapeless Acquisition Workflow are the two themes that will be tackled at the broadcast technology event, which takes place in London's Soho on M

23/05/2011 Atlantic Productions Reveals Groundbreaking Dinosaur Theory In Documentary Special
Atlantic Productions has worked with partners including Discovery Channel and FremantleMedia Enterprises to produce a special called Dino Gangs. The film follows world-renowned dinosaur expert Dr Ph

23/05/2011 EVS Appoints Xavier De Vynck As VP Of New Market Development
EVS has recently appointed Xavier De Vynck as the Vice-President of New Market Development with a special focus on EVS' new Archive and Media Asset Management Division in Brussels. Xavier De Vynck is

23/05/2011 ITV Studios Appoints Hans Engholm As Chief Executive Officer Of Silverback In Sweden
ITV Studios has appointed Hans Engholm as Chief Executive Officer of Silverback, ITV's Scandinavian production company based in Stockholm, Sweden. Most recently Creative Director at Eyeworks in Stock

23/05/2011 Rawson Gears Up For New Season Of Cougar Town With OConnor
Vitec Group OConnor has announced that cinematographer Andrew Rawson has chosen their 2575 head for the new season of the ABC series Cougar Town. "I've been with Bill Lawrence, the creator of Cougar

23/05/2011 Robe Launches iPhone App
Robe lighting has embraced the iStyle trend with great flair, launching a new App available as a free download to run on iPhone and iPod Touch. The 'Robe Product Reference' App contains comprehensive

23/05/2011 Sherlock Takes Two Baftas
The BBC re-imagining of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock has won two Bafta awards during a star studded ceremony in London last night. The series, co-created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, stars Ben

23/05/2011 The Greenhouse MediaCityUK Welcomes First Tenant
Dreamscope Productions has become the first business to make its new home at The Greenhouse, MediaCityUK. Established in 2003, the TV and video production company has extensive experience in producin

20/05/2011 BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten To Deliver RTS Fleming Memorial Lecture 2011
The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain's leading forum for television and related media, has announced that Lord Patten, Chairman of the BBC Trust, will give the RTS Fleming Memorial Lecture 2011