Broadcast News Archive for November, 2009
30/11/2009 2002 Studios Unveil New Projects
London-based music and sound production company 2002 Studios have been asked by Archon Games to provide music for their next video game project. They are currently working together to develop a new ad

30/11/2009 Argosy And Belden Agree UK Distribution
Two leading suppliers to the broadcast industry have joined forces to meet the needs of the professional audio visual communities. Belden, a supplier of signal transmission solutions for the broadca

30/11/2009 ITN Source Supplies The Queen
A leading supplier of archive footage to Blast Film's The Queen, ITN Source, is celebrating success. The Queen, which aired in late November on Channel 4 and will hit US network ABC later this year i

30/11/2009 Sky's 3D TV 'To Launch With Avatar'
Just weeks after Virgin Media completed trials on its existing cable infrastructure to carry a 3D TV signal, it looks like Sky could be almost ready to launch its own 3D TV channel. It is also increa

30/11/2009 Sony And Belden 'Reach for The Sky'
One of the world's largest new installations in high definition broadcasting has taken place in Europe. More than 1.2 million metres of Belden high performance cables were used for the new headquart

30/11/2009 Sony's New PMW-350 Camera For Pro Motion
Pro Motion Hire has become one of the first companies to place an order on the new Sony PMW-350 camera. The hire company, which stocks Sony's XDCAM EX in addition to its fleet of XDCAM HD422 equipmen

30/11/2009 Verity Announces New SpeedWrapper
A leading manufacturer and suppliers of optical and digital media publishing equipment, Verity Systems, has announced the launch of their second generation SpeedWrapper which now enables users to wrap

30/11/2009 XL Video Supplies MTV Europe Music Awards
This year's spectacular MTV Europe Music Awards were held at the O2 World in Berlin, where XL Video's UK and French offices combined forces to provide a dynamic interactive video backdrop for this hig

27/11/2009 Allen & Heath Products Launch At NAMM
Allen & Heath has selected the forthcoming NAMM show for the global launch of new products from the iLive digital mixing series and the entry-level ZED compact USB range. Exhibited on the American M

27/11/2009 Arqiva Prepares For DSO With Christie Monitor Wall Upgrade
Coinciding with the move towards Digital Switch Over (DSO), which is due for completion in 2012, Arqiva needed to increase the Freeview network monitoring facilities at its Feltham Media Centre. Arqi

27/11/2009 Deadline Looms For iFeatures
Less than two weeks remain until the deadline for ideas submissions for iFeatures, a brand new filmmaking scheme which will help Britain's brightest filmmaking talent make the leap to feature films.

27/11/2009 Hertfordshire Takes Royal Role In C4 Drama
Channel 4's new drama series The Queen, explores key events in the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, mixing dramatised scenes with news archives and testimonies from royal insiders. The five episodes will

27/11/2009 Itfc Subtitles A Christmas Carol
A leading London-based media access services provider, itfc, has worked on the subtitles for Disney's A Christmas Carol - the first ever 3D film made accessible in the UK to people that are deaf or ha

27/11/2009 Jünger Audio Introduces UPMIX For Level Magic 5.1 Suite
Dynamics processing specialist Jünger Audio has started shipping the new Upmix functionality to its Level Magic-based 5.1 solution for controlling loudness in production and broadcast. Peter Pörs, th

27/11/2009 Scrub Supplies New Icon Consoles To BBC
New 16 and 32 fader Icon D-Control consoles have been supplied to BBC Studios and Post Production as part of an upgrade to facilities at Television Centre by Scrub. Although a wholly owned commercial

27/11/2009 Second Commission For Katie Price
A second series of Katie Price's show has now been commissioned. The new ITV2 series, titled What Katie Did Next, will follow Katie immediately after leaving the I'm A Celebrity jungle. It will conti

27/11/2009 XL Video Supplies Cliff And Shadows Tour
A PixLED screen, cameras, PPU and crew has been supplied by XL Video UK to the 2009 Cliff Richard & The Shadows UK and European tour. Video and lighting was designed by LD Derek Jones. The idea of th

26/11/2009 Anti-Christ Controversy Visits Foyle
A controversial film that caused a stir at Cannes earlier this year is to be showcased at a regional cinema. The Omniplex in Northern Ireland's Derry City is to screen the horror film Anti-Christ as

26/11/2009 BECTU Support Pays Off
An Employment Tribunal has ruled that workers engaged on an expenses-only basis are entitled to payment in line with the national minimum wage. This is in addition to payment for the holidays they a

26/11/2009 iPhone 'Awakin The Titanic'
A new iPhone application supported by Invest NI and the European Regional Development Fund has been launched. The 'app' is the first to be developed with funding from the Northern Ireland Screen Produ

26/11/2009 ITV Secures GMTV Ownership
ITV plc has announced that it has now achieved full ownership of GMTV Limited. The national breakfast-time Channel 3 licensee acquired the remaining 25% equity stake in the business from the Walt Disn

26/11/2009 ITV Studios Tunes Into Singapore
One of the world's leading international TV distributors in home-entertainment, have announced plans to launch a new Asian channel. Due for broadcast on the 1st December on the StarHub pay TV platfo

26/11/2009 ITV To Make Two Factuals
One of the UK's leading broadcasters, ITV1, has commissioned two major new factual formats Auction Party and Country House Cooking Contest for ITV1 Daytime. They will be created and produced by the a

26/11/2009 Shed Wins Online Drama Commission
A Scottish media group has been commissioned to make its first online drama, Being Victor. After a competitive tender, CTVC awarded Shed Media Scotland £250,000 to make the show, which was matched by

26/11/2009 SNP Wins Value Added Accolade
A UK-based live video control solutions specialist, SNP Productions, has become a 'value added reseller' for Active Silicon. Active Silicon - which designs, manufactures and supplies specialist digi