Broadcast News Archive for December, 2009
18/12/2009 Anti-bullying Animation Scoops BAFTA
A series of four dramatic short films, See Something, Say Something, animated by two recent Kingston University graduates, have won a BAFTA at the recent British Academy Children's Awards ceremony, ho

18/12/2009 Autodesk Smoke 2010 For Mac OS X
XTFX and Autodesk have announced that Smoke, the premier all-in-one solution for on-line editing and creative finishing is now available on Mac OS X, putting proven tools at your fingertips on the pla

18/12/2009 DRG Agrees Comedy Pilot Deal
Leading London-based distributor Digital Rights Group (DRG) has announced a new collaboration with Filmaka, the digital entertainment studio and global community of filmmakers. It is sponsoring a com

18/12/2009 Kids Wise Words Make Wee Screen
A new TV programme is to give children a voice, with a Flickerpix animated series, Wee Wise Words just made for BBC Northern Ireland. According to the kids, you need "nine million thousand pounds" to

18/12/2009 Nevion Announces Ultra-lightweight OB Frame
A leading video transport solution provider for broadcasters, telecommunications service providers and government entities worldwide, Nevion, has announced FlashCase, a rugged portable housing use wit

18/12/2009 Plasa Appoints Sales & Marketing Director
Leading professional trade body for the live events, entertainment, architectural and installation sectors, Plasa, has appointed Linda Moore as its new Sales & Marketing Director. Linda joins from St

18/12/2009 Prime Focus Post Lives Of The Artists
Prime Focus has teamed up with Between the Eyes and Erasmus to work on Ross Cairns' feature-length documentary for energy drinks company, Relentless. It explores the personalities of contemporary ath

18/12/2009 San Diego Museums Deploy SAMMA Solo
The 17 cultural institutions in San Diego's Balboa Park together have deployed a single Front Porch Digital SAMMA Solo to migrate the content of their media collections from analog videotape to secure

18/12/2009 Top Irish Producer Mourned
A leaing TV producer who set up an award-winning independent production business in Northern Ireland is being mourned this week. News of the death of Waddell Media's founder, J. Brian Waddell has jus

18/12/2009 TV One Shows Edge At ISE 2010
TV One will be demonstrating their C2-2450A Edge Blender for the first time at ISE 2010 being held in Amsterdam in February. Using two of these dedicated units, TV One will show the simplicity and co

18/12/2009 Zodiak Entertainment Formats Seduce Spanish
Zodiak Entertainment Distribution has announced that local versions of two popular formats within its diverse portfolio are to be created in Spain. The entertainment success Twist & Shout has been co

17/12/2009 Appeal Of ISE 2010 Suits Tannoy
Loudspeaker manufacturer Tannoy will again be out in force at the hugely successful Integrated Systems Europe show at the RAI Centre in Amsterdam, between February 2 and 4 2010 at Stand 5N110. The Sc

17/12/2009 Eye Scream DVD Templates For MacUpdate Bundle
The Boston-based creative team providing time-saving design templates and royalty-free content for media hobbyists and professionals, Eye Scream Factory, has announced that the first 10,000 customers

17/12/2009 Globo TV Takes Second Vista 8 From Libor
Brazil's leading television network Rede Globo Television (TV Globo) has commissioned a new Studer Vista 8 live/broadcast console. The sale was confirmed by the company's territory distributor, Sao P

17/12/2009 ILive Mixes Obama's Nobel Peace Award
President Barack Obama was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize last week in a ceremony hosted at Oslo City Hall, Norway. In preparation for the event, the venue went through an overhaul of its sound s

17/12/2009 Leon Announce Sales Reps And Distributors
Leon Speakers has announced that it is continuing to expand its market presence with sales representative and distributor additions in support of its direction as a provider of high-fidelity, immersiv

17/12/2009 Multiple Wins For DK-Technologies At Seoul
DK-Technologies has announced that South Korea's Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) has purchased seven PT5300 HD-SD VariTime Sync Generators and three PT5211 VariTime Change Over Units. The sale was ma

17/12/2009 Promofilm Unitecnic Builds Studios With Grass Valley
The American subsidiary of Imagina Group and Unitecnic, Promofilm US, the engineering and system integrator is building a new high-definition production studio in Miami, Florida for Unitecnic's MediaP

17/12/2009 RockNet Aids Grove's Christmas Tree
A Los Angeles festive event has benefited from a lighting specialist's expertise. Riedel RockNet provided all of the audio distribution for the annual lighting of the Christmas tree at the Grove in L

17/12/2009 Soundcraft Vi6 Making News In Perth
The team at Channel 7 Perth's news control room have put their aging Euphonix 2000 mixing console to rest, replacing it with a Soundcraft Vi6 large-format digital live desk. Colin Graham, Primary Ope

17/12/2009 Training Boosts Welsh Creative Media Industries
Additional support for those working in the Welsh Creative Media Industries has arrived in the form of a cutting-edge training programme, formed by Skillset Cymru, Skillset Screen Academy Wales and th

16/12/2009 Climate Change Conference Use Miranda
A leading manufacturer of high-performance hardware and software for the television broadcast industry, has announced that the broadcast of the United Nations Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen,

16/12/2009 FFV Launches Micron HD Digital Video Recorder
A renowned manufacturer and marketer of digital video recorders, have announced the release of the new Micron HD digital video recorder (DVR). The highly cost-effective yet powerful solution for rec

16/12/2009 Gefen Launch Enhanced KVM Switcher
A leader in digital connectivity solutions, Gefen, has announced its next generation 4x1 KVM DVI DL Switcher. This new version supports the connection of one display using either single or dual link

16/12/2009 Lowel Blender Brings Intuitive LED Lighting
A manufacturer and supplier of photographic filters and lens accessories for imaging and the motion picture and broadcast industries, has announced the availability of its versatile new Blender LED li