Broadcast News Archive for November, 2009
26/11/2009 Sonifex Reaches Out To China
China and Hong Kong are now receiving Sonifex products via a major Hong Kong-based distributor. The full Sonifex range is now being distributed in the region exclusively through Digital Media Technol

26/11/2009 TV Switches On To New Ratings System
The Broadcasters' Audience Research Board (BARB) has revealed it is to use a new TV ratings system in 2010. As a consequence, this could trigger an increase in viewing figures, when on January 1st, t

25/11/2009 'Media Companies Struggling' Say Thornton
An international business and financial organisation has conducted an online survey to monitor recent productivity in the media industry. Grant Thornton UK LLP, with offices in 30 locations nationwid

25/11/2009 A World First From Projectiondesign
A Norwegian company that designs, manufactures and markets a range of high performance projectors for professional, business and consumer applications, has launched the world’s first F35 series DLP p

25/11/2009 Arctic Epic Seeks Production Funds
Battling intense cold in one of the world's most hostile places has proved less of a challenge than getting a funding package together to bring a major TV environmental project through to completion.

25/11/2009 Filmmakers Enjoy 'Motion Capture' Expert
A Disney Christmas blockbuster really came to life last night as the visual effects expert behind A Christmas Carol presented his own style of cinematic magic to a Belfast audience, Carla Liébana</

25/11/2009 Foyle Kids Eye-up 'Spec'tacular 3D Films
Youngsters are in for a real treat at this year's film festival in Northern Ireland, as they will get the chance to feast their eyes on a selection of the finest 3D animations. Films including Fly Me

25/11/2009 French 'Welcome' 2009 Lux Prize
The annual award for fiction or animation films that help illustrate the values of the European identity has been awarded in Strasbourg. The Lux Prize - presented by the European Parliament and descr

25/11/2009 Grass Valley HD Switchers Captivate Live 3D
A leading broadcasting products and services company has produced one of the most popular technologies of choice for live sports broadcasts. With a rich history serving the broadcast and professiona

25/11/2009 Pace Tackles Yogi Bear On Location
US-based stereo3D production and post production company, Pace HD, has purchased a Quantel Sid Stereo3D workstation. The new system, which joins Pace's existing three Stereo3D-equipped Quantel Pablo

24/11/2009 Academy President Re-elected
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced that the Board of Directors has re-elected its President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for a two-year term. Bruce Paisner, h

24/11/2009 Brazil 'Makes History' At Emmy Awards
The winners of this year's International Emmy awards have been announced. The ceremony - which recognises excellence in television produced outside the United States - declared the winners of the awar

24/11/2009 Celtic And Rangers Kick Off Club TV
A unique, magazine style football programme will see Celtic and Rangers football clubs come together for the very first time. 'Club TV', a monthly sports programme produced for BBC Alba by mneTV, wil

24/11/2009 Dual Honors for Digital Rapids
A leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content to wider audiences has been honoured with two prestigious accolades from respected global analyst firm Frost & S

24/11/2009 EVS Expands With Avid Broadcast Solutions
Following recent announcements of native support by a leading company in the design of television production and playout hardware, EVS servers now deliver file exchange capabilities for Panasonic SD a

24/11/2009 Film Funds Unites Welsh Culture And Commerce
Figures have been released detailing a £1.15 million investment in the Welsh film industry. The Film Agency for Wales has launched the 2008/09 annual report that details the investment. Peter Edwa

24/11/2009 Hiltron Completes TDA'S VSAT Contract
One of Europe's leading providers of satellite and microwave communication equipment and systems, has reported the successful completion of a major project for Algeria's state broadcaster, Télédiffusi

24/11/2009 Mistika Praised 'After' Successful Post
A leading European developer of high-end solutions for the post production and broadcast industries, SGO, has announced that Sevilla-based LZ Producciones used its post production system Mistika for t

24/11/2009 NAB To Honour Michael J. Fox
A five-time Emmy and Golden Globe winner is to be honoured at the 2010 NAB Show. Michael J. Fox, actor, author and devoted advocate for increased funding for Parkinson's disease research, will receive

24/11/2009 Polar To Distribute Apantac Range Multiviewers
A Middlesex firm, Polar Graphics has been appointed exclusive distributors in the UK and Ireland for the Apantac range of multiviewers. The Apantac 'Tahoma' product line has been specifically design

23/11/2009 Christie Adds LCD Projector Line
A leading company in the manufacture of visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, Christie, has announced that Audio Visual Materials (AVM) will distribute an expanded Christie portfo

23/11/2009 Digital Rapids Celebrates StreamZHD Award
A leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content to wider audiences, Digital Rapids has announced a major accolade. The firm's StreamZHD multi-format, live and

23/11/2009 Foyle Film Festival Kicks Off
Art and the cinema is the main theme embraced by this year's Northern Ireland international film festival. Held in Derry, the Foyle Festival, now in its 22nd year, is currently celebrating cinema as

23/11/2009 ITV1 Commissions Cheryl Cole's Night in
ITV1 has just confirmed that Cheryl Cole will star in a one-off special to be broadcast later this year. Produced by ITV studios, Cheryl (pictured here) will perform songs from her new album and wel

23/11/2009 Joe Meek Award Winner For Innovation Announced
The Music Producers Guild (UK) has announced the recipient of its 2010 Joe Meek Award for innovation in production. The guild, as an independent and democratic organisation encourages the highest st