Broadcast News Archive for May, 2009
27/05/2009 International Academy Expands Its Ambassador Program
The international Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the addition of Brian Seth Hurst, Chief Executive Officer of The Opportunity Management Company and Tarif Sayed, Owner and Managin

27/05/2009 Last Chance To Apply For £20,000 REAL WORLD Award
June 5 is the last chance to apply for the £20,000 Real World award to create a 20-minute short documentary film, along with a three-minute and a 30-second film. The award will be given to an innovat

27/05/2009 S&T And Humax Unveil First MHEG-Enabled Online Video Streaming To TV Solution At ANGA 2009
Strategy & Technology, the leading specialists in interactive TV playout systems and MHEG-5 middleware, has developed the first applications to be shown to bring streaming video from the internet to t

27/05/2009 Sportcast Extends Football Coverage With Two New Trucks From Grass Valley
Sportcast GmbH has ordered two new OB vans from Grass Valley. The wholly owned subsidiary of DFL, DeutSportcast Extends Bundesliga Football Coverage With Two New Trucks From Grass Valleysche Fussbal

27/05/2009 Stormglass Productions Use VMI For New Bollywood Feature
A dramatic Bollywood feature film is being shot by Stormglass Productions, using RED and Cooke S4i film lenses hired from VMI. Life Goes On is being shot in May 2009 on location in London with acclai

26/05/2009 Back To The Planet Celebrates The Natural World
The Bristol-based ethical video production company, Back To The Planet, is taking part in Britain's biggest celebration of the natural world, The Festival of Nature. This free event will take place a

26/05/2009 BIG Cinemas Goes To Chicago
BIG Cinemas, the exhibition division of Adlabs Films Limited, a member of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (RADAG), India's largest multiplex chain with 430 screens spread across India, US and

26/05/2009 Blakeway Investigates Madoff For This World
A Ten Alps company, Blakeway Productions, has been commissioned to produce Madoff, a special for BBC Two's International Current Affairs Strand This World. The documentary follows the son of Bill Fox

26/05/2009 Gefen Introduces 3G SDI Solutions At PALME
Through its locally based distributor, Galtech Systems LLC, Gefen presented its new 3G SDI solutions to attendees from all parts of the Middle East at PALME. These were complemented by Gefen's newest

26/05/2009 Irvine Welsh Signed To Direct The Magnificent Eleven
Angry Badger Pictures/Cowboys & Indians, headed by Ron Purdie, John and Pete Adams have signed author Irvine Welsh to direct football comedy The Magnificent Eleven . The Trainspotting author will ove

26/05/2009 La Pivellina Wins Cannes Europa Cinemas Label
Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel's La Pivellina, an Australian/Italian co-production, has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Director's Fortnight section of the Cannes Fil

26/05/2009 New Appointment At Soho Film Lab
Ascent Media has announced the appointment of Neil Mockler, who joins Soho Film Lab to lead the team as Director of Film Services. In addition to his direct management of SFL, Mockler will focus on i

26/05/2009 SGT And Video Promotion At The AV Manifestatie Show In Hilversum
A leading global software vendor in the broadcast and media industry, SGT, will be present at the show AV Manifestatie in Hilversum, the Netherlands from May 27-28. SGT can be found at Stand 88 toge

26/05/2009 Snell Kahuna Multiformat Switcher Selected For Cambridge Broadcasting Facility
The BBC will install a Kahuna SD/HD mulitformat production switcher as a key component in its new state-of-the-art broadcasting facility in Cambridge, Snell has announced. The broadcaster chose the K

26/05/2009 Tannoy Completes Installation At The Barnsley Civic
Few regeneration projects have attracted as much anticipation and interest as the Barnsley Civic. When the doors of the former Civic theatre reopened on March 5, it marked the completion of one of t

22/05/2009 APRS And MPG Offer New Membership Deal
The APRS (Association of Professional Recording Services) and the MPG (Music Producers Guild) have announced a new membership deal in which members of each organisation can join the other for half pri

22/05/2009 Barco Celebrates Disney's A Christmas Carol Train Tour
When Disney's A Christmas Carol Train Tour, sponsored by HP, makes its debut at Los Angeles' Union Station this weekend and subsequently launches it's four-city whistle stop tour across the US over th

22/05/2009 David Suchet Boards The Orient Express For Real Life Magical Mystery Tour
David Suchet will unravel the mystery of the world's most iconic train, the Orient Express, for a new ITV1 documentary, distributed internationally by ITV Global Entertainment. Produced by ITV Studio

22/05/2009 IFB Announces Script Deadlines For Schemes
The Irish Film Board has announced the deadlines for their flagship short film scheme Signatures and the short documentary scheme Reality Bites. Applications will now be accepted until July 17 for Si

22/05/2009 Interactive Functionality For NASCAR From Octoshape
Octoshape has announced that their Infinite Edge technology has been selected to power the pause, replay and synchronisation functionality of the Emmy Award-nominated TrackPass RaceView application av

22/05/2009 Rushes Create 'Bigger' Euro For Hyundai 130 Commercial
Serious Pictures Director and DOP John Pardue completed this latest instalment, the third in a series of recent commercials also posted at Rushes for Hyundai Motor Europe. The pan-European campaign h

22/05/2009 Spool Post Moves Into New Facility Designed By White Mark
A five-storey 1920's Art Deco building in Nottingham city centre is currently being transformed into Antenna, a state of the art digital media business centre, complete with dedicated meeting spaces,

22/05/2009 STN Invests In Junger Audio's Level Magic
Satellite Telecommunication Networks (STN), which provides play-out and transmission services to broadcasters worldwide from its facilities in Slovenia, has invested in Junger Audio's LEVEL MAGIC tech

21/05/2009 Breathe Post Production Invest In More Equipment
Breathe Post Production has announced the purchase and installation of a Digidesign Icon ES D-Control mixing console. Located in Breathe's Shoreditch facility, the Icon desk is a 32 fader unit with

21/05/2009 Class On Demand Announces Training For Adobe Photoshop Elements
Class on Demand, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, has announced that its next Adobe self-paced training title - Fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop Elements 7. The ne