Broadcast News Archive for November, 2009
05/11/2009 Shed Media's Levan To Head Factual
TV output is increasing for a Scottish-based media business with a major new signing from within the group. Shed Media Scotland, part of the Shed Media Group, is ramping up its TV content as Ed Levan

05/11/2009 Sky Italia Extends Its Robotics Studio Capabilities
Vinten Radamec, a Vitec Group brand, has won an order for three Vinten Radamec Fusion FP188 robotic camera pedestals with FH100 heads, together with a control system, from Sky Italia for a new studio

05/11/2009 Wall To Wall Plans 'Big Spring Clean'
Top UK independent producer Wall To Wall, part of the Shed Media Group, has been commissioned to make a series for BBC FOUR entitled The Big Spring Clean. Fronted by art historian and presenter Andre

05/11/2009 XL Video On Coldplay
XL Video UK continued to supply full video production and crew to Coldplay's Viva La Vida world tour, which recently finished its final European and UK stadium phase. The equipment included high and

04/11/2009 Anton/Bauer Features Power Solutions At HD World
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, featured its

04/11/2009 BBC Three Reveals Lip Service Cast
Laura Fraser (Florence Nightingale, Casanova, The Boys Are Back), Ruta Gedmintas (The Tudors) and Fiona Button (The Palace) have been cast as the three female lead roles in Lip Service, a bold new dra

04/11/2009 Blackmagic Design's Optical Fiber Takes Gold In Berlin!
Higher, further, faster challenges have been set to broadcast engineers and athletes alike during the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics Berlin 2009. When Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt smashed

04/11/2009 Bradley Engineering Powers Rugby Team Talk
Viewers of The Engage Rugby League Super League - which climaxed last month with the Grand Final - have benefited from the flexibility of Bradley Engineering's HDC_100 remote cameras as they provided

04/11/2009 Bryant Redesign Cable Drum Reeling Stand
Bryant 'Unlimited' have redesigned their very own outside broadcast unit tender, aka Heavy Duty, Wheeled Cable Drum Reeling Stand to make it both lighter and cheaper, without compromising on the stren

04/11/2009 Chrosziel Appoint Octica Professional As Distributor
Broadcast, film and professional video equipment distributor Octica Professional Ltd has proudly been appointed as the new UK & Ireland exclusive distributor for all Chrosziel products, effective from

04/11/2009 Digital Rapids Powers Radio & Television Society Streaming
A leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content to wider audiences - Digital Rapids - has announced that the company's award-winning TouchStream appliance power

04/11/2009 World's Largest Cinema Screen At Pinewood's Drive-In
Pinewood Studios now hosts the world's largest cinema screen for showing its series of Drive-In movies, which started with The Omen and The Shining on Halloween. From The Bourne Ultimatum to Kubrick'

03/11/2009 Film Agency For Wales Announces New Board Appointments
Peter Edwards, the Chairman of the Film Agency for Wales, has announced a new Board of Directors for this pan Wales organisation. Eight new Board members will join to replace a number of Directors wh

03/11/2009 Gearhouse SA Supplies 2009 Loerie Awards
Gearhouse South Africa has supplied the technical infrastructure - including rigging, sound, lighting, video, media, power and backline - for the 31st Annual Loerie Awards. This is the major element

03/11/2009 Ireland On Sunday Presents Mahon Doc
IFI Ireland on Sunday is presenting the Dublin premiere of director Roger Greene's new documentary on Derek Mahon, the internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning poet on November 8 at 1pm. The

03/11/2009 Litepanels Offers Factory Rebates On Micro And MicroPro LED Lights
Litepanels is offering factory rebates for the popular Micro and MicroPro LED lighting fixtures when purchased by December 31, 2009. The award-winning Micro and MicroPro provide luminous, soft, direc

03/11/2009 NEC Switches From Analogue To Digital
The NEC Corporation has announced that it has completed the implementation of the digital terrestrial TV network in Denmark for the network operator, Broadcast Service Danmark A/S (BSD). The switchov

03/11/2009 Optimum And Big Talk Forge Co-Finance Co-Production Pact
The team behind such hit films as Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz are moving on to further projects. Will Clarke and Danny Perkins of Optimum Releasing and Nira Park and Matthew Justice of Big Talk ha

03/11/2009 RTS Announces Shortlist For 2009 Innovation Awards
The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain's leading forum for television and related media, has announced the shortlist for the 2009 RTS Innovation Awards. KEO Digital, Mint Digital and Channel 4's

03/11/2009 Smartclip Signs Advertising Agreement With Blinkx
European interactive video network, smartclip, has announced a new partnership with video search engine blinkx. Under the terms of the agreement, smartclip will help monetise videos for blinkx in We

02/11/2009 Ascent Execute Post For BBC's Garrow's Law
Ascent 142 has completed the full post production on BBC One's four-part legal drama Garrow's Law inspired by the life of pioneering barrister William Garrow and starring Andrew Buchan. Garrow's Law

02/11/2009 Barco Awarded With Frost & Sullivan's 2009 Award For Excellence In Growth
A leader in visualisation and display solutions, Barco, has announced that Frost & Sullivan has recognised the company for its leadership in growth excellence by presenting it with the prestigious 200

02/11/2009 BBC ALBA Races Off With Rally Drivers
This Autumn, highly successful rally driver, Calum Iain Mackenzie, joins the team of Scotland's very own car series, Air an Rathad (On the Road) as it comes back to our screens on BBC ALBA. Originall

02/11/2009 Coastal Brings Feature Film To North East
The Newcastle-based company behind TV dramas Wire in the Blood and Place of Execution, Coastal Productions, is making a move into feature films with a story about a boy with leukaemia who wants to li

02/11/2009 Elstree 'Number One Choice' For Tour Rehearsals
Elstree Film Studios has become the place to rehearse and stage major music tours for bands such as Take That, Robbie Williams, II Divo, Kylie, Anastasia, The War of the Worlds and, most recently, The