Broadcast News Archive for May, 2009
14/05/2009 Nigel Paine Joins Polecam Sales Team
A leader in portable production systems for digital film and video, Polecam, has announced a new addition to its sales team. Nigel Paine joins as Camera Sales Manager for the company's broad range o

13/05/2009 Blue Projects Win At 2009 FOCAL International Awards
Post-production company, blue, a part of the Prime Focus Group, has been honoured for their contribution to two award winning projects at the 2009 FOCAL International Awards, which celebrates the use

13/05/2009 Broadcaster announces two new HD Geevs Servers
Gee Broadcast have announced two new low cost Geevs Servers for HD and SD applications. The Geevs Slim HD and Geevs HDE provide flexible SD/HD servers with Digital and Analogue i/o. Geevs Slim HD is

13/05/2009 Elstree Studios To Open Doors On New Green-Screen Facility
In keeping with its tradition of staying at the forefront of film production and workflow technology, Rogue Element Films, Europe’s leading independent digital film rental house, is to open a new digi

13/05/2009 Italy's Cinecittá Relies On Da Vinci
da Vinci systems has announced that international digital intermediate (DI) production pioneer Cinecittá Digital factory has deployed two da Vinci Resolve R-250 digital mastering suites, two Splice co

13/05/2009 Jünger Audio Asia Appoints A New Distributor In Malaysia
Dynamics processing specialist Jünger Audio has appointed the Salzbrenner Stagetec Media Group as is exclusive distributor for Malaysia, with responsibility for handling its entire product range inclu

13/05/2009 Software Gets Real-Time Teletext-To-Web Service
MTV3 in Finland has chosen SysMedia's Planet software to replace its teletext-to-web publishing solution, giving much faster updates within moments of the teletext page changing. MTV Media, owners of

13/05/2009 Video Streaming Services Added To Wirecast
Telestream has announced the release of Wirecast 3.5.2, a live production tool that allows users to create real-time and on-demand video broadcasts for the web. With direct integration of Limelight N

13/05/2009 XDC Makes Digital Breakthrough At Cannes
Digital projection in Cannes has now become part of the show. Tonight, the 62nd Cannes Festival will begin its Opening Ceremony with a 3D digital feature film, the new Disney Pixar studios motion pict

12/05/2009 Bank Holiday Win For Construction Crews
Film industry construction crews have successfully defended their paid bank holidays on major feature films in UK studios, BECTU has announced. After a dispute which flared up after Easter, construct

12/05/2009 Custom Consoles Furniture Chosen For Cosmos Television In Romania
Custom Consoles, a leading European manufacturer of broadcast studio furniture, has completed a substantial contract for Romanian broadcaster Cosmos TV. The order consists of a two production control

12/05/2009 Gee Broadcast Announces Record Shipments Of Geevs
Despite the current economic climate, Gee Broadcast are pleased to announce record sales and shipments of their Geevs Server. With a significant increase in sales during the first quarter of 2009 a

12/05/2009 Gee Broadcast Systems Selected By Opticomm For UK Distribution
Opticomm, a USA based manufacturer of fibre optic transport and switching systems for video, audio and data signals and has selected Gee Broadcast Systems to handle distribution of its fibre optic tra

12/05/2009 Nominations Open For The UK Screen Sound Awards 2009 - 'The Conch'
The UK Screen Sound Awards 2009, 'The Conch', has announced that nominations for this year's prestigious awards, to be presented at a gala ceremony in London on September 22, are now open. In additio

12/05/2009 Rycote 'Flies The Falls' In South Africa
A South African entrepreneur, Mark Becker, who has always had a taste for adventure has now dealt with it by flying a two-seater microlight aircraft high above the waterfalls and coast of Southern Afr

12/05/2009 SGO Mistika Acquires Mexican Reseller And Two New Customers
A leading European developer of high-end solutions for the post-production and broadcast industries is pleased to announce that following a recent successful launch in Mexico, a new official SGO Misti

12/05/2009 Snell Wins Key industry Awards At 2009 NAB Show
At the 2009 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Snell walked away with several significant awards recognising the company's industry-leading technologies and customer applications. Snell, the new company formed t

12/05/2009 WBAL-TV Maintains High-Quality HD Programming
Wohler Technologies has announced that WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate in Baltimore, Md., has implemented Wohler equipment to enable monitoring of video and audio signals throughout the broadcaster's newly

11/05/2009 Christie Pleased With Digital At Cannes
There is a huge increase in movies being screened at cCnnes using the digital format. Christie has announced that, as the technical D-cinema partner to the Cannes Film Festival for the third year run

11/05/2009 Gefen Introduces Two New Wireless Solutions
Gefen has announced the availability of two new Wireless VGA Extenders designed to eliminate the need for cabling. The company said users can extend video at high resolution of 1280x1024/1080i using

11/05/2009 HRA Confirms Greg Mills As Executive Producer
Greg Mills, previously a partner/executive producer at Democracy, has been confirmed as Hibbert Ralph Animation's new executive producer. Mills joins HRA from mid-May. In addition to executive produc

11/05/2009 New Iain Forsyth And Jane Pollard 3D Art Installation Posted At PFL
British artists Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard's 3D video installation has been post produced by Prime Focus London. Inspired by The Man from M.A.R.S. - one of the earliest 3D films ever produced - Rad

11/05/2009 Polecam's Snow White Heads For WFX, Long Beach
Following its successful ever Las Vegas NAB Convention during mid April, Polecam is heading west to the Worship Facilities Conference & Expo, WFX California. Open from May 13 - 15 at the Long Beach

11/05/2009 Rag Time Appointed To Handle Prism Sound Products In The Lebanon
Prism Sound, manufacturer of premium-quality interfaces and converters for the recording and broadcast markets, has appointed Rag Time as its distributor in the Lebanon. Established in 1990 by owner

11/05/2009 STAR Award for Innovation Won By RTW at 2009 NAB Show
RTW's SurroundControl 31900 line of sound monitoring and control devices earned a STAR Award (Superior Technology Award Recipient) from the editors and columnists of TV Technology magazine at this yea