Broadcast News Archive for September, 2016
19/09/2016 Buy Or Hire Your Way To Red Carpet Success
Picture the scene. You've just taken a call from Britain's hottest producer offering you a chance to be part of his latest independent production for the BBC. It's a six month pilot project paying ser

19/09/2016 Digisoft Unveil CastSDK At IBC2016
At IBC2016, announced CastSDK – a platform enabling OTT providers to cast their content to almost any connected TV device on the market, without the need to develop and deploy TV apps.

19/09/2016 Four Village Studio Selects Hitachi's Z-HD5000
Four Village Studio (4VS), a government access television facility, has purchased four Z-HD5000 HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) as part of an upgrade to its p

19/09/2016 Splitz Facilities Introduces The Grand Crafter
Introducing the 'Grand Crafter', our nine-seater fully equipped splitter van. With its compact size giving ease of access to even the tightest location, and fitted with an office area with removab

19/09/2016 Stage A Studios
Based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Stage A offers a well-equipped space for wet or dry hire. The production space has recently been redeveloped and is managed by experienced industry profession

16/09/2016 Automated Workflows From Ingest To Delivery
At IBC, ROOT6 Technology showed the latest iteration of ContentAgent, its file based workflow management and orchestration system, using traditional demo pods and theatre-style demonstrations. In

16/09/2016 BFV's Big Interview: CCK Media
CCK Media have been a premier supplier of media and storage for over 20 years, growing in size and reputation. Based in London, the company's Managing Director, Frank Casali, spoke to BFV about the

16/09/2016 RED Digital Cinema To Feature At CINEC 2016
RED Digital Cinema has confirmed it will showcase its range of DSMC2 cameras at CINEC 2016, 17 – 19 September, Hall 2, Stand C01. The cameras on display include RED RAVEN 4.5K, SCARLET-W 5K, WEAPO

16/09/2016 SMPTE-HPA Student Festival Unveils 2016 Official Selections
SMPTE and HPA have announced the Official Selections for the 2016 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. Jurors curated the selected shorts from more than 250 submissions from over 46 countries. Hosted

16/09/2016 The Provys Broadcast Wellness Wheel
No intelligent person would feed their body on junk food, taking no exercise and submitting themselves to all the stresses of the 21st century, writes Martin Junek, Marketing Director, Provys. In

16/09/2016 UK Broadcasters Select DPA Mics
A number of broadcasters in the UK, as well as supply companies, have recently selected to switch to DPA's d:screet Miniature Microphones. Sky Cricket, Presteigne Broadcast Hire, FAC365 and CTV Ou

16/09/2016 VELVET: The Professional Choice
In recent years, the industry has adjusted to a seismic change in lighting technology, with lighting directors and gaffers becoming less reliant on HMI's & fluorescents – instead embracing the benefit

15/09/2016 AKA Design Equips The Farm Group's Newman Street Facility
AKA Design has designed, built and installed a large number of desks for The Farm Group's brand new facility in Newman Street, London. This 33,000 square foot facility is Europe's single biggest p

15/09/2016 Arqiva Unveils Pop-Up Playout Service
Arqiva has launched a new cloud-based Pop-Up Playout service. The service will enable customers to set up and distribute linear television channels anywhere, at any time, and for any duration. The

15/09/2016 Atomos' Shogun Inferno Now Shipping
The Shogun Inferno by Atomos is now available for shipping, it has been announced. Also at IBC2016, a number of new feature announcements were made, including ARRI and Panasonic HDR Raw recording, inc

15/09/2016 Drone Specialists Know No Limits
Exclusive permissions for their heavy-lift cinematography drones is not enough for Aerial Motion Pictures (AMP). Their production team have recently added a remote tracking vehicle, complete with stab

15/09/2016 Inviting Partnerships
Screen greatly values the partnerships it has fostered over the years and considers them to be fundamental to business success. Indeed Screen has boldly displayed Fortune Magazine's quote: “Allian

15/09/2016 Radial Revolutionizes The Press Box
Since the earliest days of broadcast, the press box has pretty much always been a centralized box whereby one or two microphones are connected and a plethora of cables send the output to the press gal

15/09/2016 Swimming With Sharks And Avoiding Future Scars (Pt 1)
Are there sharks in finance and can they be bad for my business? Perhaps a strange topic for an article written by a finance company – and even more controversial when the answer is Yes, says Samantha

15/09/2016 TSL Products Makes New Appointments
TSL Products has announced the appointment of Greg Siers as Director of Sales for East Region North America. Mr Siers will be responsible for strengthening the company's existing sales channels, a

15/09/2016 Wisycom Chosen For Short Dramatic Film
Wisycom was recently selected by Sound Mixer Matthew Sonnenfeld to capture audio in the remote woods of Pennsylvania for short dramatic film, STIFF. Based on a true story and adapted from an essay

14/09/2016 Celeno To Power Askey's New WiFi Gateways
Celeno Communications has been selected to power Askey's new range of home WiFi Gateways and extenders. A wholly owned subsidiary of ASUS Computers, Askey specialises in broadband connection, home

14/09/2016 Courtyard Adds PTP & Expands Range Of SPGs
The migration to an IP-based infrastructure has begun and Courtyard have added an optional, field-upgradeable Precision Time Protocol (PTP) grandmaster (including SMPTE- 2059 profiles) adding accurat

14/09/2016 David Baillie: Documenting Halley VI
Antarctica. Known as the coldest, windiest and driest place on the planet, and where, in the Winter, the sun doesn't rise for over three months. But this didn't stop Director of Photography David Bail

14/09/2016 EditShare Win IBC2016 Innovation Award
EditShare has been award the IBC2016 Innovation Award for Content Management. The entry is a collaboration between EditShare and MoovIT Production Services on EndemolShine Germany reality TV show,