Broadcast News Archive for October, 2009
09/10/2009 Set-Jet To Hampshire
Film Hampshire, the Economic Development Office project which encourages film-makers to use locations in Hampshire, has just released a film map for visitors to the region. Film-lovers can now follow

09/10/2009 The Look Delivers Criminal Justice For The BBC
Soho-based post boutique The Look has just completed the picture post production of the second series of the BBC's flagship five-part drama Criminal Justice. The BAFTA winning series is airing in the

08/10/2009 Advanced Digital Enhances HD Post Services
Advanced Digital Services has announced the launch of the latest generation CLIPSTER DI offering at its facility, which will add to the diverse array of high-end post-production services currently off

08/10/2009 AKG Showcases Perception Live Series
In an introduction that takes the industry leading sound quality of the Perception series microphone one step further, AKG recently released the new Perception Live series microphones. The Perceptio

08/10/2009 ATV Jordan chooses BTS Enterprise Broadcast Systems
ATV Jordan, has joined the increasing number of broadcasters using the Broadcast Traffic Systems (BTS) Enterprise scheduling and sales management system. Commencing operation this month at the network

08/10/2009 BECTU Says No To BNP On Question Time
Broadcast union, BECTU has criticised the BBC and Justice Minister Jack Straw for endorsing the BNP's participation in a forthcoming edition of Question Time. The union has also pledged to support an

08/10/2009 De Wolfe Re-Mastered Catalogue Online
The production music publishers, De Wolfe Music, which is celebrating its centenary this year, will be digitally re-mastering a large proportion of its vast back catalogue for release online. The ong

08/10/2009 Omneon Adds Newest Service Partners
At IBC2009 Omneon recognized three new members of the company's Authorized Service Partner Programme. This leverages partner relationships in select territories and regions to augment the company's d

08/10/2009 Projectiondesign Announces Change In Ownership
Norwegian high performance projector manufacturer, projectiondesign is capitalising on the growing global demand for high-quality products as well as partner support. It has announced of a change in

08/10/2009 Public To Have Say On BBC Standards
For the first time, licence fee payers are to have a say on standards which are suitable for BBC Programming, the BBC Trust has announced. It has launched a public consultation on the revised draft o

08/10/2009 Supponor Appoints Ex PA Sport Boss As CEO
A specialist in digital billboard replacement solutions, Supponor Ltd, has announced the appointment of Chris Buckley as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Chris Buckley is a former Director of

08/10/2009 ZDFneo Germany RSVPs For ITV Studios' Four Weddings
ITV Studios owned Granada Germany has announced that ZDFneo, a subsidiary of Germany's national public television broadcaster, has commissioned the leading independent producer to make five episodes o

07/10/2009 'Extreme' Cameraman Awarded Guild Accolade
A cameraman has been honoured for his 'front line' work. Jonathan Young, (pictured here in Afghanistan) an acclaimed documentary lighting cameraman, who is nominally 'based' in Sheffield - but who i

07/10/2009 'Not to Scale' Create Organic Tea Blend Spot
Not To Scale's London-based directing duo Vincent have just brewed up a refreshing little film for organic tea brand, Good Earth. Working closely with Cheltenham-based agency ASHA, John and Rheea, wh

07/10/2009 Anton/Bauer Provides Ultra Reliable D-90 Batteries
Anton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and a premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, continues to

07/10/2009 Bradley Engineering And High Spy Defy Elements For CBeebies Shoot
Bradley Engineering, a manufacturer of fully integrated, unique, remote camera solutions and High Spy, a leading remote aerial filming and photographic unit, has announced the continuation of their lo

07/10/2009 Bryant's Intelligent Mains Units Improved
The updated SMI and CMI smart, 19" rack mounted, mains distribution units from Bryant, now with power measurement and current signature analysis, is offering integrated mains analysis normally only av

07/10/2009 Digital Rights Group Sign Kill Arman
Leading London-based content distributor Digital Rights Group (DRG) has announced its acquisition of international distribution rights to the innovative new martial arts travel show Kill Arman from in

07/10/2009 Fox Italy Acquires ITV Studios Global Entertainment Drama
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has announced the significant distribution deal of more than 40 hours of primetime crime and action drama to Fox Channels Italy. The new deal includes the multiple aw

07/10/2009 IBC Success At MW Video Systems
MW Video Systems have reported that they were very pleased with the results they have had so far from showing their products at IBC 2009. Despite some concerns about the effects of the ‘Credit Crunch’

07/10/2009 New York Display For NTP's Digital Routers
NTP Technology, a leading manufacturer of audio routing and signal conversion equipment, is heading for the 127th AES Convention in New York this week to exhibit the latest additions to its expanding

07/10/2009 RTW SurroundMonitor 10800X Provides Loudness Metering
RTW has announced the release of a software upgrade that will enable qualified SurroundMonitor 10800X devices to perform loudness metering. The RTW version 6.0 software, which will be standard on all

06/10/2009 Cherrybomb Campaign Pays Off
There was a bit of magic this week for one of the stars of the hugely successful Harry Potter series of movies. Even though Rupert Grint appeared in the independent Co Antrim-made film Cherrybomb, it

06/10/2009 Hammond's Blast Lab Gets Australian Deal
Leading UK distributor DCD Rights has secured a significant deal with ABC TV Australia for the entertaining and anarchic studio-based family game show Richard Hammond's Blast Lab. The deal was announ

06/10/2009 Hullabaloo Studios Win RTS Nomination
Hullabaloo Studios has been nominated for the Royal Television Society 2009 Craft Award for their outstanding picture editing on the popular children's animation Roary the Racing Car. It's just 12 mo