Broadcast News Archive for October, 2009
23/10/2009 Bluebell Provides Fibre Optic Solution For SIS LIVE
Bluebell Opticom provides a complete fibre optic solution for the latest SISCaster compact OB vehicle for multi-platform event coverage. Bluebell has shipped a comprehensive fibre optic system to SIS

23/10/2009 BNP Enjoys 'Oxygen Of Publicity'
A right-wing minority political party is celebrating this week after a controversial TV appearance by its leader has sparked massive nationwide publicity. The British National Party leader Nick Griff

23/10/2009 Bridge Technologies Appoints TEMA As Bulgarian Distributor
Sofia-based internet and telecom specialists TEMA have been appointed to distribute Bridge Technologies' VideoBRIDGE product range in Bulgaria. TEMA will supply VideoBRIDGE's award-winning IP probes

23/10/2009 Digital Rights Group Launch This Is Your Life In Multiplatform Arena
Leading London-based content distributor Digital Rights Group has announced the development of two major new multiplatform applications for This is Your Life, the iconic and much-loved entertainment s

23/10/2009 Fairlight Make Inroads Into Australian Post Production Market
The Xynergi Media Production Centre by Fairlight has recently been installed in a number of prestigious Australian audio post production facilities. All of which are citing the system's versatility a

23/10/2009 Icon Films Delivers Third Helping Of Weird Creatures
Production company Icon Films has been commissioned to produe a third series of Weird Creatures with Nick Baker for Animal Planet International and the Science Channel. The wildlife documentary serie

23/10/2009 PSI Goes To The White Sapphire Ball
Belfast-based lighting rental company Production Services Ireland (PSI) supplied all lighting and crew to the White Sapphire Ball, a high profile gala charity event in aid of the Northern Ireland Chil

23/10/2009 The CTBF Announces New Vice Patrons
The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (CTBF), the trade charity of the UK film and television industries, has appointed as Vice Patrons of the Fund Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, producer

23/10/2009 UNIT Opens New Grading Suite
A leading UK post-production and creative service company UNIT has announced the opening of a new Apple Colour grading suite and the appointment of colourist Simon Astbury. Following the continued gr

22/10/2009 Captioning Expert Renaud Desportes Joins Wohler
Wohler Technologies has announced that captioning expert Renaud Desportes has joined the company as Technical Director for EMEA, a role in which the renowned software and hardware developer and soluti

22/10/2009 Green Inc Expands Slate & Opens New London Office
Belfast-based independent production company, Green Inc. Film & Television, has announced that it has secured comedy development funding from three main UK broadcasters (C4, ITV and BBC) while its pro

22/10/2009 Launches Prime Content Network (MVR), a leading independent rights management company in the UK, has launched the Prime Content Network, the next evolution of online video networks for advertisers. MVR's Prime C

22/10/2009 Pinewood Development Plans Rejected
A £200m expansion plan by one of the UK's best known film studios has been rejected by planners. The application by Pinewood Studios to build a 100-acre set on a green belt in Buckinghamshire has bee

22/10/2009 Screen And Grab Networks Agree Partnership
Screen Subtitling Systems and Grab Networks have announced that they have signed an agreement to work together to develop a solution for the open subtitling of video. The integration of Screen's Med

22/10/2009 Screen Forum Present Homemade Vigilante
This month's Screen Forum, on October 27 at 7:30pm at Lighthouse, Wolverhampton, will showcase the first UK screening of Homemade Vigilante, the debut feature film from Roy's Boys, an award-winning in

22/10/2009 Sky News Chooses EVS
Sky News has announced that it has signed a contract with tapeless technology specialist EVS to provide a server solution for its launch of Sky News HD in Spring 2010. Sky News and EVS will now work

22/10/2009 Snell Systems Integrated Into CTV OB's HD Truck
Broadcast television system design and integration specialist Neil Wilson Enterprises (NWE) has integrated Snell routing and control systems at the heart of a newly refurbished and upgraded HD unit fo

22/10/2009 South West Screen And BBC Films' Launch iFeatures
South West Screen and BBC Films' brand new digital feature film initiative, iFeatures, got its official launch last night at Colston Hall's new foyer. The scheme, which is also backed by Bristol Cit

21/10/2009 Applications Invited For Digital Shorts
Northwest Vision and Media, which works on behalf of the digital and creative industries in the region, is inviting applications for its Digital Shorts scheme 2009/10. Funded by Northwest Vision and

21/10/2009 Camera 'Winners' At Gymnastics Championship
Europe's largest outside broadcast (OB) and uplink supplier, SIS Live, has introduced a number of innovative camera positions for BBC Sport's coverage of the finals of the World Gymnastics Championshi

21/10/2009 Cooke Optics And Foundry Collaborate On Post
A premier manufacturer of precision lenses for the motion picture industry, Cooke Optics, has announced that it is working with The Foundry to incorporate /i Technology into Nuke, the powerful composi

21/10/2009 Early Years Of Ulster Television 'Exposed'
A new book exposing the early years of Ulster Television has just been launched. Broadcaster and journalist Anne Hailes (pictured) - who has 50 years experience in broadcasting and print journalism i

21/10/2009 Primera Show Range At Labelexpo Europe
A leading manufacturer of specialty printers, Primera Technology, attended this year's Labelexpo Europe at NPO Brussels Expo last month and showed its label printer product range to the international

21/10/2009 Ross Video Appoints Business Development Manager
Ross Video has announced the appointment of Brian Olson, as Business Development Manager for XPression, Ross' Real Time 2D/3D HD character generator. Olson will be based in Nebraska and will report

21/10/2009 RTW Appoints New Head Of R&D
A global provider of sophisticated sound metering systems, RTW, has announced the appointment of Jörg Striegel as Head of Research and Development. Striegel, 38, comes to RTW from Hewlett Packard an