Broadcast News Archive for January, 2009
30/01/2009 Artistic Licence Reaches High
The Ballymore Properties landmark residential building, the Pan Peninsula, at Mill Harbour near London's Canary Wharf, official opened on January 22. One of Europe's tallest residential buildings at

30/01/2009 Autoscript & The Camera Store Opens Expanded Headquarters In West London
Autoscript, a leading teleprompting company, is to move its headquarters into larger premises at Twickenham in West London, to accommodate expansion within the business. It is a significant move for

30/01/2009 Blue Adds A Touch Of Glamour To 'Piers Morgan On...'
blue has completed post production on ITV's brand new series 'Piers Morgan on...' The documentary sees the presenter access some of the most glamourous locations in the world - Dubai, Monte Carlo &

30/01/2009 BTX Names Cliff Wernet As Western Regional Sales Manager
BTX Technologies has announced that industry veteran Cliff Wernet has been named as the company's new Western Regional Sales Manager. In his new position, Wernet will be responsible for managing, sup

30/01/2009 E/T/C London Illuminates Burns In Glasgow
Glasgow City Chambers became a giant 75 metre wide by 25 metre high projection surface for "Burns Illuminated", a show specially created to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Scotl

30/01/2009 Evolutions Expands With New Business Development Manager
Soho post production facility, Evolutions, has announced that Victoria Finlay has joined as Business Development Manager. Victoria has been in the broadcast industry for eleven years and her last maj

30/01/2009 Hamlet Gives Middle East Users Preview Of Its Deliverable 3 Gb/s Solutions
Hamlet, a leader in precision test and measurement tools, is bringing a preview of its latest developments to the Cabsat exhbition in Dubai (between March 3 - 5), prior to their formal launch at NAB i

30/01/2009 Off The Fence Singapore Wins First Commission From Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific
Off the Fence Productions has announced that, only months after opening, Off the Fence Asia is about to deliver its first in-house production for Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific. 'Changemakers: Asia'

30/01/2009 PLASA Announces 2009 Election Results
During December, elections took place for three places on PLASA's Executive Committee - the body elected by the membership to work alongside the PLASA organisation in setting its strategic objectives.

30/01/2009 Vinten Radamec Strengthens Robotics Team
Vinten Radamec, a Vitec Group brand and global leader in camera automation, has strengthened its core International Robotics team of more than 30 people with the appointment of three senior management

29/01/2009 Gladiators Take Extreme Sport To New Heights With Camera Corps
Camera Corps has raised the extreme-sports bar by equipping Gladiators contestants with body-worn cameras and solid-state video recorders to capture their manoeuvres while playing Rocket Ball 30 feet

29/01/2009 Goldcrest Post Adds Second Pablo And Genetic Engineering
One of the busiest boutique facilities in New York City, Goldcrest Post, recently took delivery of its second Pablo 2K digital intermediate and colour grading system. The company also added Genetic E

29/01/2009 I-Movix SprintCam Live V2.1
I-Movix has announced SprintCam Live V2.1, the latest version of the full broadcast integration solution for ultra slow-motion. SprintCam Live V2.1 extends the industry lead established by previous v

29/01/2009 Quantel Not Exhibiting At NAB 2009
Quantel has announced to its customers that it will not be exhibiting at NAB in 2009. Quantel Chief Executive Officer Ray Cross said: "It's not a decision that we've come to without a great deal of t

29/01/2009 The Mill's Adtext Subtitling Service Powered By Sysmedia Technology
Premier post production facility The Mill - with offices based in London's Soho, New York and Los Angeles - has installed WinCAPS subtitling technology from SysMedia to facilitate its innovative AdTex

29/01/2009 TV Brussel Goes For Chyron Lex2 Graphics System
Chyron has announced that TV Brussel, the Flemish-speaking channel that delivers daily news, politics, culture, sport, lifestyle, music and general news programming has purchased Chyron's LEX2 graphic

29/01/2009 UK Exclusive For Oscar-Nominated Film At Salford Event
A top European script-writer and a UK exclusive showing of a 2009 Oscar-nominated film will be part of a showcase of the best work from University of Salford students on February 12. 'Toyland', a fil

29/01/2009 UNIT Announces 'Record-Breaking Start' To 2009
UNIT, one of the UK's leading post-production and creative service companies, has announced a record-breaking start to 2009 and the appointments of Will Davies as 3D Artist and Ben Young as After Effe

28/01/2009 Academy Sci Tech Awards To Honour ARRIMAX Innovators
ARRI has announced that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has selected Erwin Melzner, Volker Schumacher and Timo Müller to receive one of the most prestigious honours in the film

28/01/2009 BTX Technologies Announces Opening Of New Salt Lake City Distribution Hub
In a move to better serve its customers in the western US, BTX has announced that it has opened a second distribution centre, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The new distribution centre is located i

28/01/2009 BVS Releases Precision Handheld Wi-Fi Optimiser
Berkeley Varitronics Systems continues to Clarify RF by releasing a new handheld Wi-Fi optimiser called Beetle-BANG. BEETLE-B/A/N/G is a calibrated wireless test receiver system that verifies, sweeps

28/01/2009 Da Vinci Systems Names Akfa Teknoloji As Exclusive Turkish Distributor
da Vinci, LLC has announced it has entered into an agreement with Akfa Teknoloji, located in Istanbul, Turkey, to be the exclusive reseller of the company's full line of colour grading, image restorat

28/01/2009 FremantleMedia Enterprises Sells 150 Hours To Middle East
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced a major sales success with the multi-channel pan-Arabic broadcasters, Middle East Broadcasting Centre (MBC). MBC has bulked up its 2009 schedule with mo

28/01/2009 Home Corp. Signs Award Winning Directors
Leading commercials production company, Home Corp., has signed two award-winning directors - Harald Zwart and Jon Yeo - it its roster for commercials representation. They are joined by Trine Thomas,

28/01/2009 IndiePix Announces Increase In Independent Film Sales In 2008
IndiePix, the internet-based distributor of independent films, has announced almost a 6-fold increase in unit sales for the full year 2008 compared to 2007. The sale of fiction and non-fiction indepe