Broadcast News Archive for March, 2009
31/03/2009 'Imagination To Creation' Theme Continues With Array Of Products At NAB 2009
FOR-A's mission since 2005, characterised by its long-standing "Imagination to Creation" theme, has been focused on bringing products and technologies to market in response to specific customer demand

31/03/2009 California Media Engineering Joins OpenGear Platform
Ross Video and California Media Engineering has officially announced their partnership to expand the openGear terminal equipment platform. California Media Engineering designs, manufactures and suppo

31/03/2009 Compact To Collect Australasian Rights Revenue For BBC Worldwide
Compact has announced that it has signed a deal with BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, for representation of its secondary and tertiary rights in Australasia. This makes Compact the excl

31/03/2009 Griff Rhys Jones Awards The National Film And Television School With A Civic Trust Commendation
Presenter and author Griff Rhys Jones has presented the National Film and Television School (NFTS) by Glenn Howells Architects with a commendation in this year's Civic Trust Awards. Jones presented a

31/03/2009 LV7330 Rasteriser Introduced
A simple, lightweight and ultra compact 1U half-rack sized instrument, the LV7330 Rasteriser, has been launched by Leader. The depth and weight are reduced by about 40% compared with the previous mod

31/03/2009 Mob Signs Hollywood Director For Commercials
The British-born Hollywood director, producer and writer, Paul W.S. Anderson, has joined the commercials' roster at The Mob Film Company ( www.mobfilm

31/03/2009 QuStream To Launch 3Gen Ocelot At NAB 2009
QuStream Corporation will showcase new additions to the Ocelot range on Stand N3421 at NAB 2009. QuStream have announced the QuStream Ocelot 3GEN, a high performance 3G video router in a compact pack

31/03/2009 Star Wars Return To Elstree Studios With A Musical Spectacular
Elstree Studios is welcoming back Star Wars, this time with Star Wars: A Musical Journey. The Star Wars Saga and The O2 will bring the two together as never before in Star Wars: A Musical Journey whi

31/03/2009 TV3 Credits Jünger Audio For Improving Viewers' Listening
New Zealand's largest commercial television station, TV3, has installed 10 Jünger Audio LEVEL MAGIC processors in its final programme chain to help balance audio levels across its 'Freeview' terrestri

31/03/2009 UK Broadcast Firms Get A Head Start For The NAB Show
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is equipping UK broadcast companies with the information and tools needed to get the most out of attending the NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 20 - 23. On April 6, a WebEx

30/03/2009 10th Planet Announces First Use Of DVD Sequr Copy Protection
10th Planet has announced the first use of DVD Sequr Copy Protection on replicated DVD. The system has been used on high profile content in the US under the Fortium Technology brand, but has until no

30/03/2009 Body In Balance Concludes German DVD Distribution Contract
The UK and Europe's leading Yoga and Wellness channel, Body in Balance (BiB), has entered into an agreement to distribute DVD and CD product in Germany, Austria and Switzerland through Rough Trade Dis

30/03/2009 EX3 Adapts To V-Lok
Following demand from their customers and worldwide network of dealers, UK-based Hawk-Woods have just launched a V-Lok adaptor for the popular Sony PMW-EX3 camera. Known as the VL-EX3, this new adapa

30/03/2009 Fairlight's Constellation XCS Makes Major Inroads Into The Australian Post Industry
Australian film and television post production facilities are capitalising on the power and flexibility of Fairlight's new Constellation XCS console, which was launched to much critical acclaim at las

30/03/2009 Film Skills New Entrants Scheme Launched By Four Corners
There's news this week of an innovative eight-month scheme which aims to offer six people from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to train for a freelance career in film at assistant level. The ed

30/03/2009 FME Announces First Look Deal With Shameless Creator Paul Abbott
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced that they have confirmed a first look deal with multi-award-winning writer, creator and producer Paul Abbott. The three-year deal was brokered by Freman

30/03/2009 ITV Global Entertainment Takes Road Trip With MTV
ITV Global Entertainment has secured multi-territory sales deals for MTV series Old Skool and has also announced a new distribution deal for How's Your News?, from South Park creators Trey Parker and

30/03/2009 Premiers Boost Film Festival Success
International cinema as well as UK and local premiers are all featuring in this year's Jameson Belfast Film Festival, which is now well underway. There are more than 130 screenings and special events

30/03/2009 Slumdog Director Wins Further Accolade
A major awards ceremony last night saw several stars of the British film world dominating the prestigious event. The Jameson Empire Awards brought together Hollywood actors and small screen personali

30/03/2009 Twist & Shout In Australia And Asia With Zodiak Entertainment
Zodiak Entertainment, part of De Agostini Group, has announced the conclusion of license deals in Asian territories and a brand new option in Australia for its innovative music format Twist & Shout.

27/03/2009 Codemasters Speeds Worldwide Delivery Of Game Builds With Aspera
The video game developer and publisher behind the Bafta award-winning Race Driver: GRID, Codemasters, has implemented Aspera high-speed file transfer software to enable fast, secure and reliable trans

27/03/2009 Codex Digital Aims To Eradicate Tape 'Workflow Roadblocks'
Codex Digital is set to arrive at NAB 2009 in an upbeat mood with its media recording products ensconced on a variety of flagship broadcast and motion picture productions, and a new product combinatio

27/03/2009 CTIA Welcomes Scott Bergmann As New VP Of Regulatory Affairs
CTIA - The Wireless Association has announced that Scott Bergmann will be joining the wireless industry trade group as the new Assistant Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Having served in several

27/03/2009 Director Rob Cohen To Present Keynote At 2009 NAB Show
Rob Cohen, director and producer of numerous blockbuster hits including The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, XXX and The Fast and the Furious, will be a keynote speaker at the 2009 NAB Show in Las V

27/03/2009 Escape Studios Announce V-Ray Course
If you want a career in visualisation, then you'll need to be completely proficient in using one of the most celebrated rendering tools on the market, V-Ray. And who better to teach you than acclaimed