Broadcast News Archive for October, 2009
16/10/2009 FOR-A Wins Three Prestigious Awards At IBC 2009
A leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, FOR-A, was given with three awards at IBC 2009. TV Technology Europe magazine honoured FOR-A wit

16/10/2009 Government To Fund National Film Centre
A new state-of-the-art film centre is to be created on London's South Bank, thanks to a Government commitment of £45 million, Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced. The British Film Institute (BF

16/10/2009 Indian TV News Channel Goes On Air
A leading Telugu language Indian newspaper publisher has launched a new 24-hour television news channel. Run by Andhra Jyothy as an extension of his print media, it is being powered by Quantel's Ente

16/10/2009 Leon's Axis Series Of In-Ceiling Speakers Revealed
A new Axis Series of premium in-ceiling speakers has been introduced by Leon Speakers. They are housed in fully sealed, acoustic suspension enclosures that maintain consistent high-quality sound perf

16/10/2009 RomTek Are Polecam Reseller For Romania And Moldova
Polecam has announced the appointment of RomTek Electronics SRL as reseller for Romania and Moldova. Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, RomTek is a Bucharest-based company specialising in

16/10/2009 Sumners Hoping For RTS North West Success
A leading post facility in Manchester, Sumners, is hoping to be able to bask in its clients' glory at next month's RTS North West awards. Of the 21 categories up for grabs, Sumners has carried out po

16/10/2009 Team Talk Broadcast At Rugby Super League
Viewers of The Engage Rugby League Super League - which climaxed last Saturday with the Grand Final - have benefited from the flexibility of Bradley Engineering's HDC_100 remote cameras. They provide

16/10/2009 TV One Wins 'Systems Product Of The Year' Award
TV One has received the Systems Product of the Year 2009 AV Award for their 1T-C2-750 Dual DVI Scaler. These annual AV Awards are judged by an independent panel of industry experts and TV One said th

15/10/2009 BBC Improves Regional Coverage
A new report has shown that the BBC has made "significant improvements" in delivering coverage of one of the regions. Northern Ireland news is now getting more airtime on a national level, the report

15/10/2009 Filmmakers Takes 'Road To Morocco'
Collaborations between the UK and Moroccan film industry are set to increase after both countries signed up to a package of incentives which will encourage co-production projects and boost both nation

15/10/2009 Ireland Hosts Musical 'Shorts'
A special screening of musical short films was held earlier this week and included the latest films that had earlier premiered at the Galway Fleadh. The Irish Film Institute hosted the short films sc

15/10/2009 ITV Boss Slams Media Coverage
The Executive Chairman of ITV, Michael Grade has hit out at media coverage over the broadcaster's difficulties in recruiting two senior executives. The outgoing ITV boss is insisting that the broadca

15/10/2009 Protests Over Film Board Cuts
A threat is still looming over the future of the Irish Film Board. However, this month, the Dáil's Renewed Programme for Government - agreed between Fianna Fáil and the Green Party on 10 October - ha

15/10/2009 UK Film Production 'Remains Steady'
Despite the recession, it has emerged there has been an increase in independent UK film productions. According to the UK Film Council, the number of such movies being has not only remained steady dur

15/10/2009 Voice Internet Communications Boosted
US-based BroadSoft, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) applications for the telecommunications industry, is expanding its Belfast operation with support from Inv

14/10/2009 Audio Network Announces Composer Of The Month For October 2009
Audio Network has focused on spooky music for Halloween and its October monthly promotion. The company has also profiled the young composer Luke Richards, who has a penchant for the scary. Based in L

14/10/2009 AudioVision Upgrades To Fairlight's Constellation XCS Console
Audio post production facility AudioVision has placed an order for a three-bay Fairlight Constellation XCS console. This will be installed into a custom-built frame that is currently being constructe

14/10/2009 Darlow Smithson Talks To Plane Crash Survivors For TLC
Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP), an IMG Media company, has been commissioned by US cable network TLC to produce Plane Crash Survivors, a one-off documentary investigating the emotional trauma and li

14/10/2009 NTP Technology Sets Eyes And Ears On VDT Symposium Bavaria
Following a successful 127th AES Convention in New York in early October, NTP Technology heads to Germany for the biennial International VDT (Verband Deutscher Tonmeister) Symposium. NTP is one of 17

14/10/2009 Portugal's RTP Chooses Dalet Radio Suite HD
Dalet Digital Media Systems has announced that RTP has successfully deployed Dalet Radio Suite HD to facilitate news and music programme production at the main facility in Lisbon, Portugal and their r

14/10/2009 Prism Sound Appoints MixRommet In Sweden
Prism Sound's range of test and measurement equipment is now being represented in Sweden by MixRommet, a subsidiary of Oslo-based distributor LydRommet, which already handles Prism Sound's range in No

14/10/2009 Pyser-SGI Supplies Fujinon HD Lenses To London Studios
Exclusive UK/Ireland distributor Pyser-SGI has supplied a substantial quantity of Fujinon high definition Studio, EFP and ENG lenses to The London Studios. The lenses are being used for the HD refurb

14/10/2009 TV 2 HD Relies On Snell Newsroom Automation Solution
To facilitate its exclusive HD coverage of the recent Tour de France cycling event, Norway broadcaster TV 2 chose a new newsroom automation solution from Snell that integrates the Kahuna SD/HD multifo

14/10/2009 Uppsala Bildteknik Uses Hamlet Vidscope-BX For Colour Correction Quality Control
Leading Swedish film transfer specialist Uppsala Bildteknik has installed a Hamlet Vidscope-BX software-based test and measurement system as part of its colour grading suite. Uppsala Bildteknik speci

14/10/2009 X Factor Boosts ITV Shares
ITV shares have raced ahead after better-than-expected advertising figures gave the broadcaster some relief from its ongoing leadership crisis. It has significantly outperformed Channel 4 and Five ye