Broadcast News Archive for January, 2009
13/01/2009 MHz Appoints Tim Rawlings To Management Team
Megahertz (MHz), the UK-based independent systems integrator, has appointed Tim Rawlings as its Regional Sales Manager for the Middle East and Africa. Rawlings, a seasoned industry professional, will

13/01/2009 Microvideo Technology Forms Key Part Of TV Markiza's HD File-Based Platform
MicroVideo, a leading supplier of signal processing and data insertion technologies for the broadcast, IPTV, cable and satellite industries has announced that TV Markiza, Slovakia's leading privately

13/01/2009 NI Screen Appoints New Chair
The organisation set up to develop the screen industry in Northern Ireland has appointed a new Chairman. The Northern Ireland Screen Commission - established in 1997 and primarily funded by Invest NI

13/01/2009 President Hails Golden Globe Achievements
As US President-elect Barack Obama gets ready for his biggest media performance to date - the inauguration on January 20th - another state leader, Irish President Mary McAleese has been hailing succes

13/01/2009 Two FilmG Finalists To Be Entered Into The BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards 2009
Voting for FilmG, MG ALBA's innovative Gaelic online short film competition has attracted a great level of online votes, with over 600 being made so far. FilmG is aimed at uncovering creative talent

12/01/2009 ATG Broadcast At CABSAT 2009
ATG Broadcast will be exhibiting its full range of systems integration services on Stand Z-27 at CABSAT 2009, Dubai, from March 3-5. ATG Broadcast is a world-class supplier of broadcast systems plann

12/01/2009 Blackmagic Design Announces DeckLink SDI
Blackmagic Design has announced DeckLink SDI, a new model of capture card which combines highest quality 10 bit SD/HD-SDI capture and playback with an unprecedented low cost of only US$395. DeckLink

12/01/2009 Catalyst For The Kings
Two Catalyst digital media servers are being used to great effect on the Kings of Leon 'Only By The Night' tour in an integrated visuals show created by Live Visuals Director Phil Haynes, Lighting Co-

12/01/2009 Chyron At Broadcast Video Expo 2009
Chyron is continuing to define the world of digital and broadcast graphics and has proven itself as a leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings that include AXIS Graphics online con

12/01/2009 Escape Studios Launches Visualisation With 3ds Max
Escape Studios has announced the launch of its brand new online course: Visualisation with 3ds Max. The course has been developed for artists who want to develop the skills for a successful career in

12/01/2009 New Dual Picture-In-Picture DVI-I Scaler From TV One
A specialist in video, audio and multimedia processing equipment, TV One, will introduce the new 1T-C2-750 Dual Picture-in-Picture DVI-I Scaler at the upcoming ISE 2009 Exhibition being held in Amster

12/01/2009 PlayBox Shows Remote Playout And Mixed Format Handling At BVE 2009
At BVE 2009, PlayBox Technology is presenting its latest playout solutions that build on its established range that already power over 6,000 channels in more than 100 countries. PlayBox has now exten

12/01/2009 Prism Sound Launches A New Lower-Cost Analogue Version Of Its DScope Series III Audio Analyzer
As part of its ongoing commitment to offering customers the best possible value, Prism Sound is launching a new lower-cost version of its ground-breaking dScope Series III audio analyzer so that resea

12/01/2009 Rumblefish's Massimo Germoglio To Serve As Juror At Italy's Future Film Festival
Rumblefish, a pre-and post-production management company that works in broadcast, design, print and cinema, has announced that Managing Director Massimo Germoglio has been selected as a juror for the

12/01/2009 Rushes Continue To Think Big For Hyundai With New Commercial
Rushes has completed post on the latest commercial for the pan-European campaign initiated by Hyundai Motor Europe, for the i20 model. Director of Photography John Pardue with Serious Pictures worked

09/01/2009 Argosy To Showcase Latest Infrastructure Portfolio At Broadcast Video Expo 2009
Argosy Cable, a leading UK-based international supplier of HD broadcast cables and studio infrastructure products, will showcase its latest range of products at Broadcast Video Expo in London, from Fe

09/01/2009 Ascent Media Group, Akamai And Sofatronic Team To Power Blu-Ray Disc Live Platform
Ascent Media Group has announced that it has teamed with Akamai Technologies and Sofatronic to create an integrated digital workflow and distribution solution for the production, hosting and delivery

09/01/2009 BAFTA Nominations Named
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts organisation - BAFTA - has released its shortlist of nominees for the latest Orange Rising Star award. Won by Shia Labeouf last year, the list of young

09/01/2009 Defence Media Agency Renews Training Program With Class On Demand
A provider of professional educational products for creative markets, Class on Demand, has announced that it has extended its training programme agreement with the American Forces Radio and Television

09/01/2009 Hollywood Editor To Visit Manchester Stars Of The Future
Budding sound engineers of the future will get to learn from one of the best in the business when a leading Hollywood sound editor visits the Futureworks studios in central Manchester to perform a mas

09/01/2009 Kristin Scott Thomas Commits To Lennon Pic
Academy Award-nominated actress Kristin Scott Thomas has joined Ecosse Films', 'Nowhere Boy', HanWay Films has announced. Scott-Thomas has been cast as Lennon's Aunt Mimi, whilst in other major casti

09/01/2009 Robe DigitalSpots For Strictly Come Dancing Final & Xmas Special
LD Mark Kenyon wanted some new and extra special effects for the hugely anticipated final of the BBC's latest 'Strictly Come Dancing' series... and decided it was the ideal opportunity to try Robe Dig

09/01/2009 Rushes Creates Title Sequence For ITV1's 'Demons'
Rushes has recently completed work for the opening titles and logo of ITV1's latest drama 'Demons', a modern-day take on the mythology surrounding Dracula and the Van Helsing family, starring Phil Gle

09/01/2009 Toon Boom Acquires Cambridge Animation
Toon Boom Animation, a leading provider of animation software solutions, has announced that it has closed a definitive agreement with Cambridge Animation Systems, to acquire all of the Intellectual Pr

09/01/2009 Triveni Digital To Team With Industry Leaders At CES To Offers First Demonstration Of ATSC Mobile DTV
At the 2009 International CES, Triveni Digital will team with industry leaders LG Electronics, Harris, Zenith and Roundbox to provide the first live demonstration of the Advanced Television Systems Co