Broadcast News Archive for June, 2008
12/06/2008 Pharos To Establish Regional Operation In Singapore
Pharos has announced that it will establish a sales and support operation in Singapore. The new facility will initially be situated at the New Tech Park in Lorong Chuan and will be managed by Patrick

12/06/2008 Polatis Joins Crestron Partner Programme
Polatis Inc, a supplier of high performance optical switch technologies, has announced that it has partnered with Crestron, a leading provider in management control systems, to ensure compatibility wi

12/06/2008 Sony's Latest Multi-Format Switcher - The Choice Of Live Production Professionals
As a growing number of organisations invest in Sony's MVS-8000G series, including the UK's BBC News for the next phase of its operations at Newscentre in London, Sony has revealed how Europe's live pr

11/06/2008 ATG Broadcast Completes HD Routing Project For TV4 Sweden
ATG Broadcast, a leading international systems integrator, has announced the completion of a major routing system upgrade for Sweden's largest independent television channel, TV4. The new installatio

11/06/2008 Belfast Band To Shake Movie Scene?
Getting into the movie business looks like being 'no great shakes' for up-and-coming Belfast band, Delirium Tremens. The group has been approached to provide a rock track to introduce a new big scree

11/06/2008 BTX Introduces New EXPAND-ON Sleeving Machine
BTX Technologies, a manufacturer and distributor of professional-grade products used to interface A/V, broadcast, home theatre, data and security systems, has introduced the EXPAND-ON, a new patent-pe

11/06/2008 JLCooper Makes The Grade At Live From Abbey Road
Live From Abbey Road begins a new 12 part series for Channel 4 in June with a line-up of artists as diverse as Mary J Blige, Herbie Hancock and Stereophonics. Filmed at the legendary Abbey Road Studi

11/06/2008 Malcolm Venville Begins Shooting '44 Inch Chest'
Therapy Films have announced that commercials director Malcolm Venville began shooting his first feature film, '44 Inch Chest', two weeks ago. '44 Inch Chest', the latest script from acclaimed writer

11/06/2008 MTV Australia Awards Winner Edited With Thomson Software
A captivating new video called 'Earth Hour', designed to help the fight against global warming, has been recognised with a 2008 MTV Australia 'Good Karma' Award. The video was produced for the New Sou

11/06/2008 Rogue Element Films Expands To South Africa After Success Of 'Skin'
Rogue Element Films, a leading independent supplier of high-end digital film service and now a successful production company in its own right, is to set up offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South

11/06/2008 SSL Sells C100 HD Consoles To Chinese Broadcasters
Solid State Logic (SSL), a leading manufacturer of analogue and digital audio consoles and provider of creative tools for film, audio, video and broadcast professionals, has announced the sale of its

11/06/2008 University Of Ulster MA Documentary Student Wins UK Bursary
Kevin McSorley, a mature student at the University of Ulster from Tyrone, has won one of only five UK-wide bursaries (worth £750) from the One World Broadcasting Trust (OWBT) for his film on female Ma

11/06/2008 US Consumers 'More Aware Of Blu-Ray'
Forty-five per cent of HDTV owners in the US now say that they are familiar with Blue-ray disc, market research company, the NPD Group has revealed. The latest figure represents a 10% increase from J

10/06/2008 DV Talent's Introduction To Production Management Training
DV Talent's Introduction To Production Management course will definitely get you organised! By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with the skills required to organise a TV productio

10/06/2008 ITV Announces Management Structure For Global Division
Gustavo Antonioni has announced the first appointments in his management team prior to joining ITV's Global arm as Commercial Brands Director on July 14, 2008. Antonioni will report to Peter Iacono,

10/06/2008 Lyon Video Chooses QuStream Integrity For HD Mobile Production Units
QuStream Corporation, a global provider of integrated solutions to the creators and distributors of professional video content, has received a major order from Lyon Video embracing Integrity-series si

10/06/2008 Magma DD To Partner Granada In Eastern Europe
Magma dd has signed an agreement with the recently merged Granada Ventures and Granada International to be the new entity's licensing, distribution and broadcast partner in Eastern Europe, Peter Iacon

10/06/2008 New Roll Music Systems 'Tubule' Now At KMR Audio
Audio consultancy and equipment supplier KMR Audio Ltd have announced the availability of the new RMS5A7 tube microphone preamplifier or 'Tubule' in 500-series modular format from Roll Music Systems.

10/06/2008 Red TX Capture Audio From Vodafone TBA 2008 Gig
Broadcast sound specialists Red TX was in Edinburgh last month to capture the audio from the first Vodafone TBA gig of 2008. Introduced last year, the Vodafone TBA gigs started out as small, secret v

10/06/2008 Rushes Launch 'Viia' With The Apa Collection 08
UK post production and special effects company Rushes are teaming up again this year with The Advertising Producers Association to deliver The APA Collection 08 DVD and Award Show. Rushes, part of As

10/06/2008 Second Stage of Micro Movie Lab Competition Begins
The Movie Mogul Fund 'Micro Movie Lab' competition to create a user-generated feature is about to enter its second phase entitled 'The Writer's Brief'. The winning 25-word movie pitch from the first

10/06/2008 Skillset's Fiona Chesterton Awarded RTS Fellowship
On June 5, at a glittering event at BAFTA, Fiona Chesterton, Director of Television for Skillset, was awarded a RTS Fellowship. The Fellowship reflects the work that Fiona has performed for the RTS

10/06/2008 Tektronix To Showcase Industry Leading T&M Solutions At IBC 2008
Tektronix, a leading supplier of test, measurement and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer and semiconductor industries, will showcase a number of products and

09/06/2008 Autoscript To Provide Teleprompting Equipment For NBC's Olympics Coverage
Autoscript, the world's leading teleprompting company, has been selected to provide equipment to NBC during the network's coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics from Beijing, China, August 8-24. The a

09/06/2008 Aviom Ships New Remote-Controllable 6416m Mic Input Module
Aviom, the developer of the powerful audio transport protocol A-Net, is now shipping its remote-controllable 6416m Mic Input Module and its companion products, the RCI Remote Control Interface and th