Broadcast News Archive for March, 2009
19/03/2009 SmarDTV Successfully Completes CI Plus Certification
SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group company, has announced that it has achieved CI Plus certification with its latest and most secure SmarCAM-3 module and additionally that its CI Plus Reference Kit is used by

19/03/2009 Toon Boom Pipeline Selected To Deliver First Co-Production Project Canada And South Africa
Toon Boom Animation has announced that the first co-production deal between Canada's Cookie Jar Entertainment, a leading global independent producer of children's entertainment and South Africa's bigg

18/03/2009 AKA Furnishes Bruce Dunlop's New Soho Facility
BDA (Bruce Dunlop Associates), is the creative agency for media brands and has worked with some of the world's biggest broadcasters. All of BDA's promotion, branding and corporate production work is

18/03/2009 British Society Of Cinematographers Show A Success At Elstree Studios
Last weekend Elstree Studios hosted an important events in the UK film calendar - the British Society of Cinematographers exhibition. The exhibition displayed new technical equipment ranging from sup

18/03/2009 Irdeto Achieves Significant Growth In Asia And Expands Its Media Solutions Offerings
Irdeto, a leading expert in content and business model protection solutions and services attained substantial market momentum in Asia over the past year. The company, who celebrates its 40th annivers

18/03/2009 Italy's Mediaset Standardises On ScheduALL
ScheduALL has announced that leading Italian media group Mediaset S.p.A is using the ScheduALL broadcast and operations management software system as a collaborative solution for managing resources a

18/03/2009 Kind Of Blue Media Offer Free Support For Independent Filmmakers
Kind of Blue Media, a media marketing communication company, works with many of the leading and emerging companies and organisations within the film and creative sector including: ilabuk, bfm Internat

18/03/2009 Pro-Bel And Snell & Wilcox Announce Merger
Pro-Bel and Snell & Wilcox has announced the merger of their businesses and the creation of a new joint company. The companies said that the merger created a "formidable competitor" in the digital me

18/03/2009 Wohler Names The AV Group Sole Australian Distributor
Wohler Technologies has announced that it is strengthening its presence in the Australian broadcast market by bringing the products formerly sold under the Europa Australia brand, under the control of

18/03/2009 Zodiak Entertainment Appoints Porte As Head Of Format Sales
Matthieu Porte has been appointed Head of Format Sales at international media powerhouse Zodiak Entertainment, part of De Agostini Group. Based in London, Matthieu will oversee the sales team handlin

16/03/2009 Audio Network And The Big Shot Collaborate On The ATP's Feel It Global Campaign
Audio Network has announced a deal working alongside content marketing agency, The Big Shot, in providing music for the FEEL IT global marketing campaign for the ATP - worldwide governing body of men'

16/03/2009 Fairlight Appoints Lukas Bower As Its New Asia Pacific Sales Director
Fairlight has announced the appointment of Lukas Bower to the position of Sales Director for the Asia Pacific region. A 20-year media industry veteran, Bower previously served as General Manager, Str

16/03/2009 GFM Introduces GF-Primo And GF-Secondo
Grip Factory Munich introduces the GF-Primo and GF-Secondo Dollies, the latest in electromechanical dolly technology. As the deluxe model, the new GF-Primo Dolly provides a "one touch" central gearb

16/03/2009 MultiDyne Appoints Robert Petrilak To Engineering
MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems, a leading provider of fiber optic equipment for the transport of video and audio for broadcast and pro A/V applications, has announced the appointment of Robert

16/03/2009 NAB Announces Winners Of International Broadcasting Excellence Award
The Slovak Republic's Rádio Expres and Romania's PRO TV will receive this year's NAB International Broadcasting Excellence Award at the NAB Show All-Industry Opening Keynote, sponsored by Accenture on

16/03/2009 Students At Universitat Pompeu Fabra Study Panasonic P2 HD Technology
The 900 students at the new Communications Campus of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) in Catalonia, which offers degrees in journalism, audiovisual communications, advertising and public relations,

16/03/2009 Trantec Preview New S6 Wireless System At Prolight+Sound
Trantec will preview their new S6 wireless system at Prolight+Sound. The new S6 wireless system builds on the success of the S6000 range, taking the 19", 8-way concept to a higher level. Trantec has

16/03/2009 Visions Clinch Double With Coverage Of Champions League And Cheltenham Festival
NEP Visions made sure that footie fans caught all the nail-biting action this week as Manchester United knocked Inter Milan out of the Champions League. The outside broadcast company gave viewers aro

16/03/2009 VMI RED DIT Course Takes Place This Week
VMI's RED DIT course will take place on March 17. This one day workshop will take seven camera assistants and operators from having no prior RED knowledge to being able to work in a RED DIT (Digital

16/03/2009 World First For XL Video On Snow Patrol
XL Video UK, in conjunction with Blink TV is supplying LED screen, digital lighting, projection, cameras, control and crew for the incredibly pictorially vivid show that is Snow Patrol's 'One Hundred

13/03/2009 BBC World Service Chooses Vinten Radamec For Middle East TV Channels
BBC World Service is using the latest Fusion robotic heads and control systems from Vinten Radamec, a Vitec Group brand and global leader in camera automation, for its free-to-air BBC Arabic language

13/03/2009 BBFC Selects Digital Rapids Ingest And Encoding Systems For Massive Digital Archive Initiative
Digital Rapids, a leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content to wider audiences, has announced that the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has selec

13/03/2009 Creative Sound Adopts Jünger Audio Dynamics Processors As Standard
Jünger Audio's high quality multichannel digital audio dynamics processors have been adopted as standard by Paris-based audio post production facility Creative Sound, which has now installed them in a

13/03/2009 Escape's Course Is Just The Ticket...
With the much anticipated launch of games such as Resident Evil 5 and Starcraft 2, the next-gen video games industry is an exciting place to be working right now. And with the well documented skills s

13/03/2009 Grass Valley To Deliver New HD-Ready Production Infrastructure For Tunisia
Grass Valley has won a substantial contract to modernise the television infrastructure of la Télévision Tunisienne (TT), the public broadcaser in Tunisia. The prime contract was awarded to Sumitomo C