Broadcast News Archive for October, 2008
14/10/2008 Schneider Introduces Century HD Lens Add-Ons For Sony PMW-EX3
Schneider Optics has a full line of Century HD lens add-ons ready to complement Sony's new PMW-EX3 camcorder. Combining the highest quality materials, meticulous design, and ease of use in an afford

14/10/2008 Visions Bowls Century TV Over
Visions, a large independent outside broadcast company in the UK, has been selected by UK-based production company Century TV to provide coverage of the Stanford 2020 for $20 million Super Series cric

13/10/2008 Fairlight's Pyxis-MT Makes Debut On Ellen DeGeneres Show
Award-winning Sound Mixer Terry Fountain is using Fairlight's new Pyxis-MT to record audio and video for 'The Ellen DeGeneres' Show', a daily talk/variety show that is produced in Los Angeles and synd

13/10/2008 Furman Announces Classic Export Series
Furman, a leading provider of power management solutions, has announced its new Classic Export Series of rugged, single-rack-space power management/light modules for 220-V to 240-V countries. Offere

13/10/2008 Fusion Splicing Technology Available For LEMO's HDTV Connectors And Cables
LEMO, a leading designer and manufacturer of precision custom connection solutions, has an exclusive partnership with 3SAE Technologies, offering a breakthrough technology allowing for both factory an

13/10/2008 Paul De Ville Joins Rosco Team
Rosco has announced that Paul de Ville is joining the company as Senior Sales Manager UK. The appointment is part of the company's plan to expand the resources needed to support the established high

13/10/2008 RTL Klub Catches Jungle Fever From ITV Global Entertainment
Currently broadcast live from the jungle in Argentina, RTL Klub in Hungary is the latest in a line of international broadcasters to acquire the hit format 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!'. '

13/10/2008 September Films Secures Access To The World's Biggest Wedding
DCD Media-owned September Films has secured exclusive access to the wedding of Manuel Uribe, the world's heaviest man. 'My Big Fat Mexican Wedding' will follow Manuel, who hit the headlines in 2006,

13/10/2008 Tektronix Cerify Developer Community Expands
Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, has announced that four leading technology companies have joined the Tektronix Cerify Developer Community (

13/10/2008 Wendelin Sachtler Academy Offers Professional Lighting Workshops
This year, the Wendelin Sachtler Academy is again offering two workshops on creative professional lighting. Both courses take place at the Academy Studio in Ealing, with Advanced Professional Lightin

10/10/2008 10th Planet Digital Media (10DPM) Launches Digital Disc Print Service
10th Planet, a leading digital media facility in the UK, has launched a state-of-the-art DVD and CD digital printing service. The digital print system, developed in conjunction with ink manufacturers

10/10/2008 AP Honours Angelo Farina For His Contributions To Acoustics
Audio Precision (AP), a leading US-based manufacturer of audio test and measurement equipment, recently helped to stage a convivial evening reception in honour of Professor Angelo Farina, the leading

10/10/2008 C4i Expands Sales Team In Run Up To MIPCOM
Distributor C4i, part of the Digital Rights Group, is continuing to expand its sales team with the appointment of Joel Atley to the position of Senior Sales and Commercial Executive, Managing Director

10/10/2008 Icon Films Set To Discover Real-Life Dragons
Icon Films is continuing its successful run of commissions with 'Dragon Chronicles'. Commissioned by National Geographic Channels International, Thirteen/WNET New York for PBS' 'Nature' series and IT

10/10/2008 ITV Global Entertainment Catches Kindle In Deal And Announces Initial Project
ITV Global Entertainment has concluded a first look exclusive distribution deal with independent producer Kindle Entertainment, Peter Iacono, President and Managing Director, has announced. Kindle En

10/10/2008 ITV Global Entertainment Eyes Up Blink Films
ITV Global Entertainment and innovative new indie Blink Films have inked an exclusive output agreement, Peter Iacono, President and Managing Director of ITV Global Entertainment, has announced. The d

10/10/2008 Leader's CineZone Wins Broadcast Industry Award At IBC2008
Leader Electronics' new CineZone luminance-monitoring system has received 'Best of IBC 2008' recognition from the editorial staff of 'TVB Europe' and their colleagues on 'The IBC Daily' newspaper. Ci

10/10/2008 Queen's Brings The Sixties To The Big Screen
Queen's Film Theatre (QFT) is staging a 1960s film festival to mark the 40th anniversary of 1968 - a year of change around the globe. The festival includes a special screening of Stanley Kubrick’s '20

09/10/2008 A New Arrival! Little Portman Is Born
Portman Film & Television, part of the Digital Rights Group (DRG), has announced 'Little Portman', a brand new division which has been specifically created to house the range of children's programming

09/10/2008 BBC HD Makes Its European Debut As BBC Worldwide Launches Channel Portfolio In Scandinavia
BBC Worldwide Channels has announced plans to launch a portfolio of BBC-branded thematic channels into Scandinavia. The channels will be available through Canal Digital, a large pay TV operator in t

09/10/2008 Blue And Prime Focus London Post-Produce 'The American Future: A History'
Post-production facility blue has been commissioned by Oxford Film & Television to grade, online and sound design the four-part HD series 'The American Future: A History', while the title sequence was

09/10/2008 Concrete Post Produces Red Bee Media's Storyville Trailers For BBC
Concrete has just completed full post production for two 45 and two 40-second trailers for Red Bee Media to promote a new season of the Storyville documentary strand on BBC Four. The compelling trai

09/10/2008 Media Links Secures Major European Contract For MD8000
Media Links, a leading provider of high-definition video transport solutions, has announced that it has secured a major contract for its new MD8000 Media Transport System. The deal was overseen by M

09/10/2008 MoMedia Inks GO!VIEW Deal With BSkyB
MoMedia International, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment, has agreed a distribution deal with Sky to provide content for GO!VIEW, the new video-on-demand service for the Play

09/10/2008 RF Central Showcase At HD World 2008
RF Central, a brand of the Vitec Group, and a leading provider of digital microwave technology, is showcasing its RFX-PHT-II HD upgradeable portable 2 GHz digital transmitter at HD World 2008 (Stand: