Broadcast News Archive for September, 2008
23/09/2008 Panasonic Goes On 'Independent' Tour Of Europe
Panasonic PBITS Professional & Broadcast Systems has announced its 2008-09 TV-by-IT tour. It will take in 23 countries in Europe, staging more than 100 events aimed at independent production houses a

23/09/2008 Photosensitive Epilepsy Tackled By Finalize
A new Harding Flash Pattern analyser to assist in post production delivery and to ensure broadcast programming meets Ofcom / ITC guidelines has been acquired by Finalize Media. This new service will

23/09/2008 Tannoy Teams Up With Linn In USA Market
A Scottish-based leader in pitch-accurate sound reproduction, Linn Products, which works in precision-engineered music and movies systems, has appointed the eponymous Tannoy company's North America op

22/09/2008 Branagh 'Stages' Return, But Remains On Screen
As Northern Ireland actor Kenneth Branagh returns to the stage in London's West End after a significant break from 'treading the boards', it has emerged that the Belfast-born star will soon be on the

22/09/2008 Cyprus TV Station Buys Fairlight Suite
A Cyprus-based broadcaster has invested in a Fairlight Xynergi with a 12-fader sidecar, which has been installed in the Capital TV's first dedicated audio post production suite. Capital TV, which is

22/09/2008 Honours For EVS At Amsterdam Show
A designer of hardware and software for the production and playout of sport, news and TV programs in both live and near-live environments, EVS has been celebrating success. After five days of high-vo

22/09/2008 ITV Distributors Rebranded As Global Entertainment
ITV plc has announced that ITV Worldwide, Granada International, and Granada Ventures will be collectively renamed ITV Global Entertainment Ltd. Led by Peter Iacono, President and Managing Directo

22/09/2008 KMR Announces New Signal Processing Products
Audio consultancy and equipment supplier KMR Audio Ltd has just announced the arrival of the brand new line of analogue signal processing products - Arsenal Audio by API. The new line enabled API to

22/09/2008 Post IBC Roadshow Underway
In conjunction with Sony, Visual Impact is running a series of open days showcasing the range of new products launched at IBC. They will be running two sessions each day from 10am to noon and 2pm to

22/09/2008 Shark Swims Well For Rushes
A London-based post company, Rushes has announced that its own Motion GFX Department was recently asked to provide title and category graphics for the debut of the 'Promo Shark' category at this year'

22/09/2008 Sony's F35 On Delivery From Today
Sony's new F35 camera, which is billed as 'expanding the production toolset' is officially available for high-end digital cinema and prime programme productions from today. The F35 has had extensive

19/09/2008 Cambridge Film Festival Opens Today
Staring today, the Cambridge Film Festival is presenting a wide-ranging programme of films and special events. This year's highlights include homages to Austria's Ulrich Seidl and the UK's Derek Jar

19/09/2008 Digishorts Seeks Submissions
An initiative that is open to new filmmakers with at least one short film on a showreel already, or moving image artists, designers, animators etc with at least one equivalent piece of work to view, i

19/09/2008 Film Short Backing London's Olympic Efforts
The mixed media and animation studio, th1ng, has created a short film to help raise the profile of London's film industry and talent in the build-up to the London 2012 Olympic Games. The film was comm

19/09/2008 Iconic Film Theatre Celebrates 40 Years
What was originally a tiny film theatre in a grim back alley, but which maintained its 'vision' throughout more than 30 years of the NI Troubles, Queen's (University) Film Theatre (QFT) in Belfast wil

19/09/2008 Nucomm Highlights HD
A top worldwide provider of premier digital and analogue video microwave systems, Nucomm, Inc. used the recent IBC Amsterdam showcase to unveil its new 7 Series HD ready products. Nucomm's entire ENG

19/09/2008 RF Central Goes 'Diverse'
A leading digital microwave technology provider, RF Central, has introduced its new RMR-X6-II six-way COFDM diversity receiver at IBC 2008. Building on the success of its original RFX-RMR-X6, the R

19/09/2008 Scottish Broadcasting Commission Publishes Final Report
The Scottish Broadcasting Commission has published its vision and strategy for the future of the industry, with plans to transform the country's creative economy and to improve the programmes and serv

19/09/2008 Scottish Filmmaker 'Flying' At Cambridge Festival
An up-and-coming Scotland-based filmmaker has had her work selected to screen at the prestigious Cambridge Film Festival. Andrea Harkin's 15-minute short film 'The Flyer' will be shown tonight, Frida

18/09/2008 ActionBacks Releases Global Motion 3 in HD
US-based Suite Imagery LLC has announced the release of the third 'Global Motion' volume in the ActionBacks series of royalty-free animations. Like the previous two volumes of Global Motion, Global

18/09/2008 Clear-Com Builds Connectivity
A leading global provider of professional communication solutions for broadcast, live performance, government and commercial markets, Clear-Com has revealed increased system connectivity and expandabi

18/09/2008 DK Supplies Wave
Danish company, DK-Technologies, which is a manufacturer of audio and video solutions for the broadcast and studio sector, has supplied four of its flagship MSD600M++ audio meters to award-winning sou

18/09/2008 Met Film Now Into Distribution
A new film distribution set-up has been launched. Met Film has now set up Met Film Distribution, which will provide a set of services for independent filmmakers seeking to distribute their own films.

18/09/2008 Miranda Supplies ABC For New York HD Central Switching Centre
A company that develops, manufactures and markets high-performance hardware and software for the television broadcast industry, Miranda Technologies has announced that ABC Television has placed a majo

18/09/2008 RF Central Launches Improved Digital Microwave Link
A digital microwave technology provider, RF Central, has unveiled its new and improved NLL-II 5.8 GHz portable digital microwave link. Earlier this week the company used its stand at IBC to introduce