Broadcast News Archive for October, 2009
30/10/2009 Avid Cultivates Budding News Professionals
Avid has joined forces with ABC News to participate in ABC News On Campus, an innovative programme designed to give promising news professionals an opportunity to practice real-world news gathering, p

30/10/2009 Broadcasters Learn From DRG's 'That'll Teach 'Em'
Leading London-based content distributor Digital Rights Group (DRG) has reported great success for its hit reality/living format That'll Teach 'Em in Spain, leading to a huge increase in interest for

30/10/2009 Evolutions 'Creates Earth'
A large independent post-production facility, Evolutions, has announced the launch of a new boutique, digital studio dedicated to servicing the commercials, design, promos and VFX market. Called Eart

30/10/2009 New Appointment For Screen Team
Screen Subtitling Systems has announced the recent appointment of Jonathan Jenkyn as Software Developer. Jonathan joins us as a permanent member of the development team after having consulted under c

30/10/2009 Pro Motion Hires Business Development Manager
One of London's leading broadcast equipment hire companies, Pro Motion Hire, has appointed Daniel Moult as Business Development Manager. Based at the company's London head office, Moult will build the

30/10/2009 Sage To Fund Second Series Of ITV Studios' The Krypton Factor
Business software and services provider Sage (UK) Limited, has announced the return of its Business Brains campaign for 2010 to test the nation's business skills. It is also set to renew its partners

30/10/2009 South America Beckons As Trilogy Opens New Office
Audio communications equipment supplier, Trilogy Communications, has announced the appointment of Victor Porter to head up its new South America operation. Trilogy Communications said that Victor is

30/10/2009 Tinopolis Group Acquires Pioneer Productions
One of the UK's leading independent media producers, the Tinopolis Group, has announced that it has bought multi award-winning factual programming specialist Pioneer Productions. The acquisition will

30/10/2009 Top Media Minds 'Offer New Direction'
Channel 4's leading interactive media specialist Ewan McIntosh and a funky 3D disco were just two of the attractions at a North East conference aimed at engaging young people with interactive media.

30/10/2009 Twist & Shout Spins Into France, Romania And Germany
Zodiak Entertainment Distribution has announced new in-roads for its "off-the-wall" singing talent show Twist & Shout into France, Germany and Romania. During MIPCOM 2009, the entertainment format wa

29/10/2009 Accidentally On Purpose Crew Relies On Vinten
When cinemtographer Wayne Kennan, ASC and his crew geared up for the new CBS series Accidentally on Purpose, a key part of the camera package was Vinten heads. Kennan said: "Operator Ray Liu is a 20-

29/10/2009 Ariel Prize Singles Out Mistika Film
A Spanish feature film titled Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (Mapa de los sonidos de Tokio), post-produced at Molinare using Mistika, is a candidate for nomination of the Ariel Prize 2010 awarded by the M

29/10/2009 Babs To Bid Farewell To Albert Square
Veteran actress Barbara Windsor has announced that she is to leave the long-running EastEnders next year. The 72-year-old actress has played Peggy Mitchell in the BBC One soap since 1994 and has sinc

29/10/2009 MoCA Tight Weather-Sealed Filters Launched
A leader in connector and filter technology for more than 65 years, PPC, has introduced its new patent-pending MoCA Tight weather-sealed filter and MoCA ground block plus filter at the 2009 SCTE Cable

29/10/2009 New Look For ITN
ITV News will unveil a new look across all of its national programmes from Monday, which will be supported by a major on and off-air marketing campaign promoting news throughout the schedule. The new

29/10/2009 Primera Announces PTPublisher For Mac
A leading manufacturer of CD/DVD and Blu-ray Disc Publishers, Primera Technology, has announced its PTPublisher for Mac software. PTPublisher for Mac is a new, easy-to-use yet fully-featured burning

29/10/2009 Red Bull Air Race Takes Off With Riedel
Britain's Paul Bonhomme won the 2009 Red Bull Air Race World Championship with a thrilling victory in the final race of the season in Barcelona in front of a record crowd of 800,000 spectators, holdin

29/10/2009 TV Company Goes On 'Excellent Adventure'
Tern Belfast has announced the commission of Colin & Graham's Excellent Adventures for BBC Northern Ireland and RTÉ. The series is co-funded by RTÉ and BBC NI and follows TV presenter and sportsman C

29/10/2009 VectorBox Helps Music Play On Mushroom TV
An acknowledged pioneer in graphics and playout solutions, Vector3, has announced that UK-based Mushroom TV has purchased another VectorBox solution to manage playout automation of their highly popula

29/10/2009 Video Network Connected Across NI
A major provincial video-based communications network has gone 'live' this week. Based in Belfast, eircom NI, has marked the successful roll-out of the £70m Network NI project for the Northern Irelan

28/10/2009 At Media Extends Pilat Media's MediaPro Software To Czech Subsidiary
After a successful two-year track record with its 47 Polish channels, At Media, Poland's leading advertising sales house, has extended its use of Pilat Media's MediaPro to its new subsidiary in Prague

28/10/2009 Boxer Systems Announce Products And Solutions Showcase
Boxer Systems are holding a products and solutions showcase at the Slug and Lettuce in Soho on November 4. Last year, the company held a very successful event to show their customers what they had mi

28/10/2009 CBT/SMARTdesks Introduces New Way To Communicate Over IP With Viewpoint
CBT/SMARTdesks, a leading supplier of computer classroom and conference room furniture, has introduced a new model for HD video conferencing with the Viewpoint self-contained mobile studio for HD comm

28/10/2009 Easter Rising Film To Shoot Next Year
A film about the 1916 Easter Rising is set to begin shooting in Ireland next year. British actor Gary Oldman will star as rebel James Connolly in the €20 million blockbuster Easter Sixteen, which is

28/10/2009 Echolab Offers Inexpensive Upgrade To HD Production
A leading provider of professional video production switchers and broadcast tools, Echolab, has announced a compelling and cost-effective way for existing customers to migrate to HD production. For a