Broadcast News Archive for September, 2011
07/09/2011 Prime Focus Launches Clear iPad App
A global digital content services specialist has announced the launch of an innovative new enterprise-class iPad application. Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) will be showcasing the app at IBC this year

07/09/2011 Sharp Cookies Creates Stunning 4D Blackpool Tower Film
Sharp Cookies has produced a stunning 4D Experience film for the Blackpool Tower, which has just been re-opened following a £20m refurbishment. The project was written, produced and post produced by

07/09/2011 Vintage Mobile Cinema The Star Of BBC's Reel History
A restored vintage mobile cinema funded by South West Screen is the star of a major new 20-part BBC Two daytime show presented by Melvyn Bragg. Reel History of Britain tells the stories of life in Br

06/09/2011 'Ab Fab' Specials Mark 20th Year
Absolutely Fabulous is set to return to BBC 1 later this year with the first of three specials to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The three 30-minute episodes will see Jennifer Saunders and Joanna L

06/09/2011 'Excitations' Over Good Vibrations
Good Vibrations can be felt across Belfast at the moment as the cameras roll on a movie focusing on Ulster music legend, Terri Hooley. Shooting will continue on Good Vibrations in Belfast for the nex

06/09/2011 Compact Media Acquires Rights.TV
The independent rights administrator and distributor of audiovisual secondary TV and film rights revenues, has announced the acquisition of highly respected rights consultancy The deal wi

06/09/2011 Local TV Summit To Be Held In Belfast
Local TV is one of the UK Government's top media priorities and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has published a list of the locations that have the potential to receive a new local TV serv

06/09/2011 NOA Releases New Version Of Workflow System
A provider of functional and effective audio archiving systems, has announced the release of mediARC 1.6, an upgrade to its mediARC 1.5 workflow, media, and metadata system. The NOA Audio Solutions

06/09/2011 Sky Chooses Pixel Power For Its Ground-Breaking Sky Studios Building
A supplier of broadcast graphics systems has announced the sale of 20 LogoVision Clips units to Sky, which are being deployed in the broadcaster's Sky Studios state-of-the-art, sustainable broadcastin

06/09/2011 Theatre Members Accept Pay Deal
Union members working in regional theatres have voted narrowly to accept changes to pay and conditions for the period 2010/11. In the consultative ballot which closed on Friday, 53 per cent of those

06/09/2011 TSL Completes MediaCity UK Phase II
With the completion of phase two of the broadcast infrastructure at MediaCityUK in Salford Quays, the centre is now ready to support a large tranche of programming. Leading systems integrator TSL wa

05/09/2011 ATG Broadcast Commences World's Fifth-Largest ENPS Newsroom
South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has commissioned ATG Broadcast to design and install a networked ENPS newsroom. With 1,100 user licences, the new system will be the world's fifth large

05/09/2011 Autocue Launches Highly Versatile Two-Port Video Server
Autocue has introduced a new two-port server with SDI inputs to complement the existing analogue and four-port products. The highly adaptable server is touted as the ideal choice for a wide range of a

05/09/2011 Bethany Hamilton To Appear At New Biopic Premiere In Newquay
The inaugural British Surf Film Festival, which is being held in Newquay, Cornwall on the 22nd and 23rd September, will be hosting the UK red carpet premiere of Soul Surfer. The major new biographic

05/09/2011 Kedo-Sk Single-Colour Focusable LED Hard-Source Comes To IBC
A new addition to Gekko Technology’s range of LED-based television and film production lighting systems is making its European show debut at IBC 2011. Based on Gekko’s award-winning technology, kedo-

05/09/2011 New Senior Director Appointed For JBL Professional
Harman Professional have announced the appointment of Ted Harshberger as Senior Director, Global Operations for the Harman Professional Loudspeaker Business Unit, JBL Professional. In this newly crea

05/09/2011 Onsight Invests In Fourth SGO Mistika System
In order to further reinforce its production pipeline to meet growing demand, one of the UK's major DI and stereoscopic 3D specialists, has expanded with the purchase of a fourth Mistika 4K post produ

05/09/2011 SGL Demonstrates Archive Support For Linear Tape File System
A provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment will highlight its unrivalled support for the ground-breaking Linear Tape File System (LTFS) from the LTO Prog

05/09/2011 Tate Begins New BBC S&PP Chairman Role
The former BBC Director of Policy and Strategy, John Tate, has undertaken his new role as Chairman of the BBC's Studios and Post Production business. John succeeds John Smith, Chief Executive, BBC W

02/09/2011 Culture Secretary Visits School Dance Flashmob
A flashmob based in a Cupar school canteen is proving to be Scotland's newest internet sensation. So much so, the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs has paid a visit to the High Schoo

02/09/2011 Decode Offers 3D Rig Training Day

Samuel Martin, Managing Director of Decode and 3Dcode specialist 2D/3D rental and sales companies, has announced a open 3D training day featuring Decode equipment and personnel. The event will be co

02/09/2011 HHB Communications Launches New Website
An audio technology expert has announced the launch of their new website with expanded features, making it an essential online resource for the global pro audio community. The HHB Communications sit

02/09/2011 Ofcom Progresses With New Wireless Technology
Ofcom has progressed plans for the introduction of White Space technology in the UK – the first country in Europe to do so. The technology uses signals that can travel large distances and easily thr

02/09/2011 Polecam To Demonstrate New Camera At IBC2011
A major advance in ultra-compact cameras will be introduced on the Polecam stand (10.C49) at IBC2011. Designed and built by Vienna-based Indiecam GmbH, the IndiePOV incorporates a high-grade 2/3 inc

02/09/2011 RTÉ Radio Set To Launch New Player
The boss of RTÉ Radio has welcomed the announcement of RTÉ Radio's new 2011-2012 season. The new season again features RTÉ Radio's top-rating programmes and presenters, with commitments maintained a