Broadcast News Archive for July, 2008
28/07/2008 Flexible Miniature HD RubiCam Launches At IBC2008
At IBC2008, systems engineering company Miniature Broadcast Cameras is launching RubiCam, a miniature HD/SD broadcast camera. Its extensive features, that can include a full duplex video and audio l

28/07/2008 Mainframe Rebrands Official Chart Shows For MTV
Mainframe, an independent studio specialising in motion graphics, animation and vfx for commercials, branded content, promos and titles, has designed graphics packages for MTV's new ownership of the o

28/07/2008 MSA Focus To Showcase ForeTV Solution At IBC2008
Leading broadcast management systems provider, MSA Focus will be featuring its ForeTV solutions on its Stand (3.B40) at IBC2008 in Amsterdam. ForeTV from MSA Focus pioneered the shift from proprietar

28/07/2008 Principal Photography Commences On 'Fish Tank'
BBC Films, the UK Film Council and Limelight, have announced that principal photography has begin on 'Fish Tank', Academy-Award-winning writer and director Andrea Arnold's follow-up feature to Cannes'

28/07/2008 Tannoy Flex Muscles With Major UK Product Launches At PLASA
Loudspeaker manufacturer Tannoy makes a welcome return to the PLASA show after being absent for a couple of years. The company will be using the Earls' Court event as the perfect platform for a first

28/07/2008 The Heat Is On For Rushes
Post production company Rushes are working with agency and production company Quietstorm on the current advertising campaign for 'Heat' magazine, which involves tight deadlines and weekly delivery to

28/07/2008 Vode Keeps Them Laughing With Comedy Demon Deal
Vode, the UK-based VoD specialist, has announced its second major deal in recent months, to manage comedy content, this time with RDF Digital, part of the RDF Media Group for its much awaited new onli

25/07/2008 2002 Studios Completes Music For New SCEE Game
2002 studios has just completed music for the trailer for the soon-to-be released game 'Rag Doll Kung Fu: Fists of Plastic'. The game can be found on the Playstation Store and on You Tube. The studi

25/07/2008 ABS-CBN Uses Streambox Technology
Streambox Inc has announced that ABS-CBN, a large television network in the Philippines, has deployed the Streambox ACT-L3TM newsgathering solution in order to expand and enhance coverage of breaking

25/07/2008 Concrete Expands To Encompass 'The Facility' In Dean Street
Concrete, a leading post houses based in Soho and the first facility to host a 3D Stereoscopic suite in Europe, has announced that it has expanded to encompass 'The Facility' at 62 Dean Street. The

25/07/2008 Concrete Posts Title Sequences For Calum Best's MTV Reality Series
Concrete, a leading post house based in Soho and the first facility to host a 3D Stereoscopic suite in Europe, has just recently completed twenty five-second title sequences for the new reality series

25/07/2008 CVP-Mitcorp Expands Product Offerings
CVP-Mitcorp Group, a leading supplier of broadcast technology, has announced that it has expanded its product offerings to include Letus and Zacuto camera products. The Letus35 range of camera lens

25/07/2008 DV Talent Announces Discounts On Final Cut Pro Training
DV Talent, training providers and DV consultants, have announced the last few remaining places on their Final Cut Pro training, which is taking place on August 2 and 3. The agency said that there wer

25/07/2008 MoMedia To 'Wear It Well' With Exclusive Sky Web Commission
MoMedia International, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment, has been commissioned to produce 'Wear It Well' for Sky Style, Sky’s dedicated style and fashion website. The show

25/07/2008 Th1ng Creates Toshiba Idents For Tour De France On Eurosport
th1ng, the animation and mixed media production studio, has created a series of six second idents for Toshiba aired on Eurosport, mainland Europe, this month. The idents, directed by th1ng’s Alon Zi

24/07/2008 APT Announces New Product Manager For WorldNet Oslo
Audio codec specialist APT have announced the appointment of Marc Benard as Product Manager of the WorldNet Oslo Multiplexer. Jon McClintock, President of Worldwide Sales for APT, said: "Marc's super

24/07/2008 Bollywood Comes To The North East
The first Bollywood film to be shot in the north of England for 15 years, 'Kaun Bola?' has begun filming in Newcastle. 'Kaun Bola?', which translates as 'Who Spoke?', will see Bollywood legends Arsha

24/07/2008 France's M6 Selects Omneon's MediaGrid
Omneon, a leading provider of scalable media server and active storage systems, has announced that French broadcaster M6 (Métropole Télévision) has selected the company's MediaGrid active storage syst

24/07/2008 HHB FlashMic Records Soundscape For Inner City Arts Project
The FlashMic from professional audio equipment supplier HHB has been used to compile an urban London soundtrack for an arts project executed by members of the public. The Sonic Garden was commissione

24/07/2008 Lithuania LNK TV Adopts Panasonic P2 Technology
Panasonic PBITS have announced that LNK, Lithuania's largest independent broadcaster, has adopted Panasonic P2 technology for news and programme production. LNK selected Panasonic P2 cameras and equi

24/07/2008 Northern Ireland Chooses Dual Colossus Automation Systems For Disaster Recovery
OmniBus Systems, a provider of comprehensive automation and content management solutions to the broadcast industry, has announced that BBC Northern Ireland has gone live with dual Colossus V3 playout

24/07/2008 Panasonic Launches AG-HPX171E Compact P2 HD Handheld Camcorder
Panasonic PBITS Professional & Broadcast Systems has announced the launch of the AG-HPX171E compact and lightweight P2 HD handheld camera. The AG-HPX171E features a newly developed Leica Dicomar zoom

24/07/2008 Panther Showcases Husky Dolly At IBC2008
Film equipment developers Panther Broadcast will showcase the well-known Husky Dolly at IBC2008. The dolly now has a new platform that offers two more options for mounting bazookas. It allows the cam

24/07/2008 ParkPost Selects Pharos Mediator For Better Avid And FCP Workflow
ParkPost, a post-production facilities company, has selected Pharos Mediator to manage ingest and quality control for its unique post-production facilities network. Based at the Mediacentrum in Hilv

24/07/2008 The Chimney Pot Kiev Deploys D Vinci 2K Plus Colour Grading System
da Vinci Systems, a leading provider of colour enhancement and image restoration products, have announced that The Chimney Pot, a post-production company with facilities in Scandinavia, Easter Europe