Broadcast News Archive for March, 2009
05/03/2009 422 Speeds Up Workflow With Autodesk Smoke
422, the Manchester-based post production house, has invested in a third Autodesk Smoke editing and finishing system. 422 made the investment to cater for the increased demand in work and to speed thr

05/03/2009 Amy's Tour Director Gets A Lunchbox
Audio consultancy and equipment supplier KMR Audio has supplied Michael 'Curly' Jobson, Tour Director for Amy Winehouse among others, with an API Lunchbox with four 512c mic-pre modules and two 550A E

05/03/2009 Danmon Systems Group Wins TV News Production System Contract From TV2/Nord
Danish broadcaster TV2/Nord has awarded a contract to Danmon Systems Group A/S for the delivery and implementation of a file-based television news production system at the station's studios in Aabybro

05/03/2009 Dialog Telecom Selects Scopus Solutions To Power Its New IPTV Distribution Network In Poland
Scopus Video Networks has announced that Dialog Telecom, Poland's second-largest independent telecommunications operator, has launched its news IPTV service using a video distribution network based on

05/03/2009 Digital Rights Group Partners With Filmaka To Make Drama Out Of The Crisis
London-based multiplatform distributor Digital Rights Group has announced they have partnered with LA based online film making community Filmaka ( www

05/03/2009 Gearhouse Broadcast Takes ATP Masters 1000 High Def
Broadcast Solutions company Gearhouse Broadcast will provide high definition systems integration at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000, formerly ATP Masters Series for ATP Media. Gearhouse Broadcast has

05/03/2009 Inaugural DISCOP Africa Exceeds Estimations
The inaugural edition of DISCOP AFRICA, which took place last week in Dakar, Senegal, has already established itself as a key event in the television industry calendar, with the number of participants

05/03/2009 MCD To Host Auction On March 12
MCD Broadcast Auctions, the UK's only specialist auctioneers to the broadcast and television industry, are holding their next auction of broadcast and television equipment on March 12 at the Conferenc

05/03/2009 Nexus Dream Big With Comcast
Nexus work again with Goodby Silverstein and Partners to create a set of stunning commercials for Comcast. With Smith & Foulkes directing these visually arresting spots, Comcast takes the hightech an

05/03/2009 Zaxcom Deva Used On Academy Award-Winning 'Slumdog Millionaire'
Zaxcom has extended its congratulations to Resul Pookutty, Richard Pryke and Ian Tapp, who received the 2009 Academy Award for Sound Mixing for their work on the hit movie 'Slumdog Millionaire'. The

04/03/2009 'Activist' Landmine Documentary DVD Launched In UK
IndiePix, the internet-based distributor of independent films, has announced the UK DVD launch of Disarm, one of the non-fiction industry's most compelling documentary films. The film spans many coun

04/03/2009 10th Planet Digital Media Author Prodigy DVD
10th Planet Digital Media (10PDM) has authored the DVD for The Prodigy's latest release 'Invaders Must Die', out on the band's imprint 'Take Me To The Hospital', released through Cooking Vinyl. This

04/03/2009 EVS Technology Powers Tapeless Playback For The 2009 Academy Awards
EVS has announced a revolutionary advance in tapeless workflow with the successful design, implementation and execution of a completely tapeless playback solution for the 2009 Academy Awards The prod

04/03/2009 Gefen Deliver Hi-Def A/V Anywhere With One Fiber Cable
Gefen's new HDMI v1.3 Fiber Extender supplies an innovative and efficient new technology so you can extend you HDMI v1.3 display up to 330 meters (about 1000 feet) in distance. The system uses six la

04/03/2009 Immersion Graphics Chooses Vaddio
Vaddio, a leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of speciality PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems, used in the broadcasting, audio/visual and videoconferencing industries, provided Imme

04/03/2009 ITV To Cut 600 Jobs After Massive Losses Announced
Broadcaster ITV is to cut 600 jobs as it has announced pre-tax losses of £2.73 billion for the year. Britain's biggest commercial broadcaster is to cut around 500 jobs in Leeds with the closure of it

04/03/2009 Karekare And Fairlight Pioneer An Holistic Approach To Digital Recording
Karekare Recording, the New Zealand studio made famous by bands such as Crowded House, Pearl Jam, Radiohead and Killing Joke, has upgraded its facilities by installing a Fairlight Constellation XCS, p

04/03/2009 LipSync Post Complete Post-Production On Channel 4's 'Red Riding'
LipSync Post has completed the post-production on Channel 4's forthcoming trilogy of interlinking films 'Red Riding', based on the best-selling novels by David Peace. The Soho-based post house's prod

04/03/2009 North One TV 'Wins' World Rally Championships
North One Television and its subsidiary International Sportsworld Communicators (ISC) have concluded a long-term agreement with the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for television cover

04/03/2009 SGL Provides GMTV With Sophisticated Digital Archive
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has announced a major contract with the UK's leading breakfast time br

03/03/2009 1st Option Safety Services Launches Online Risk Awareness Training Course
1st Option Safety Services launches Risk Awareness (RAW) Safety Training in a unique, one hour online course for anyone involved in the making of TV and radio programmes. The use of interactive techn

03/03/2009 Al Jazeera English Streamlines Worldwide Newsgathering Operations With ScheduALL
ScheduALL, a leading provider of enterprise resource management (ERM) software for the broadcast and media industry, has announced that Al Jazeera English, the English-language news channel headquarte

03/03/2009 Audio Network Provides Music For Ecosse Films
Ecosse Films, producer of the hit drama 'Mistresses', has turned to innovative music library, Audio Network, to provide music for series 2 of the successful production, currently airing on BBC 1. 'Mi

03/03/2009 Blue Gets Busy In The Kitchen As Heston Prepares A 'Feast'
Post production house, blue, has completed post production on 'Heston's Feasts', superchef Heston Blumenthal's latest series, which sees the gastronomic genius look to the future of food by studying t

03/03/2009 Er! That's George Clooney On TV!
Top US actor and ageing 'heart throb' George Clooney is returning to the hit US drama ER - even though the show is effectively on its 'last gasp'. Having previously starred as Dr Doug Ross over a dec