Broadcast News Archive for July, 2009
10/07/2009 Franz Ferdinand Rock Glastonbury With Moog Voyagers!
This year's Glastonbury Festival in the UK saw Brit rockers Franz Ferdinand headlining Saturday's bill on the prestigious Other Stage - and central to the set was their brace of Moog Voyager ‘Performe

10/07/2009 Golden Squares Snares Heavyweight Producer Steph Thompson
A new, experienced producer has been signed-up by Golden Square. It has confirmed the recruitment of Steph Thompson, who brings 16 years of agency, production company and post experience to Golden Sq

10/07/2009 HaiVision Announce IBC 2009 Preview
HaiVision Network Video is a world leader in delivering the most advanced video networking technology and IPTV solutions. HaiVision's products are deployed worldwide within the foremost Fortune 100 co

10/07/2009 JimJam Takes To The Sky With Air New Zealand
Global pre-school channel JimJam, a joint venture between HIT Entertainment and Chellomedia, today announced a deal with Air New Zealand to provide an exclusive bespoke pre-school children’s channel f

10/07/2009 Lionsgate Television International Renews Agreement With Prime Television New Zealand
On the heels of one of its most successful LA Screenings markets in company history, Lionsgate Television International has renewed its long-term output agreement with Prime Television New Zealand.

10/07/2009 Utah Scientific At IBC 2009
A leading leading specialist in analog, digital, and HDTV routing switchers, master control switchers, and related control software, Utah Scientific, is to showcase a number of products at IBC this ye

10/07/2009 VQ Live Now Shipping in Europe
Following a successful launch at this year's Prolight+Sound show, Tannoy's VQ LIVE is now available on mainland Europe, with a French distribution deal announced and the very first VQ LIVE systems sol

09/07/2009 Cooke Optics To Present First Look At Iconic Panchro Lens At IBC 2009
At IBC 2009, Cooke Optics will unveil the first working prototype of the highly anticipated Panchro By Cooke lens. The PL mounted lens for 35mm film and digital production, which was announced at NA

09/07/2009 Frubes Ad Launched By McCann Erickson And Th1ng
Yoplait's Frozen Frubes brand has hit the small screen on TV with an animated 20-second sequence created by McCann Erickson, directed and produced by th1ng. Designed to promote the tie-up between the

09/07/2009 LIGHTIRON Digital Buys Pablo 4K S3D Colour Correction And DI System
A new file-based post production company, LIGHTIRON Digital, headquartered in Los Angeles, has purchased a Quantel Pablo 4K non-linear colour correction and DI system. LIGHTIRON will deploy the Pablo

09/07/2009 New CEO For MediaCityUK
Peel Media has appointed a new Chief Executive for MediaCityUK. Sinead Greenaway will arrive in Salford Quays to take the helm of the UK's first purpose-built creative and digital community in the au

09/07/2009 Student Aims To Save Apes On Movie-making African Expedition
A student filmmaker is going to Africa to help save endangered baboons by making educational movies for the internet. Cheryl Wagstaff, who is studying for a degree in Documentary Film and Television

09/07/2009 Tannoy Update Outdoor 'Rock' Loudspeaker
Pioneering loudspeaker manufacturer Tannoy has announced the launch of a new, updated version of its SR601 'singing rock'. The new SR601T comes with an integral transformer and anchor points for safe

09/07/2009 Tipping Point Film Fund Launches
An innovative, not-for-profit fund to help finance the making of documentary films launches today in London. Tipping Point Film Fund (TPFF), supported by The Co-operative, is extending the idea of 'c

09/07/2009 WJZ-TV Chooses CinemaLive HD Display System
A leading provider of weather content and display systems to the broadcast industry, AccuWeather, has announced that WJZ-TV is now producing their weather segments with CinemaLive HD, the state-of-the

08/07/2009 ABC Products Gets Tripods Rolling
A new transportable tripod roller, specially designed for lightweight cranes of the MiniCrane, Traveller, Speedy and Crane 100 series, has been launched by ABC Products. This rolling spider allows po

08/07/2009 Obsidian Records Wins Accolades For Its Sound Quality
Classical label Obsidian Records has been named as Label of the Year 2009 at the Prelude Classical Music Awards in the Netherlands, marking yet another success for Prism Sound's SADiE technology, whic

08/07/2009 Pixel Power Chosen By Perform For High Profile Online Sports Application
A leading provider of broadcast graphics systems, Pixel Power, has supplied the first three Clarity graphics hardware and software systems to leading digital sports specialist Perform to provide live

08/07/2009 Prosonic Convention Pronounced A Success
Prosonic, the dBTechnologies' distributor convention, has been reported to have been a "roaring success" by organisers and visitors alike. With attendees totalling 70, last month's two-day event sho

08/07/2009 Rushes Soho Shorts Announces Full Festival Programme
Celebrating its 11th year, Rushes Soho Shorts Festival has announced the Official Festival programme for 2009. The non-profit event, which will take place from July 22 to 31, is recognised as one of

08/07/2009 SIS LIVE Bring HD Facilities To Wimbledon 2009
Megahertz (MHz), the UK-based independent systems integrator, has announce that it designed and built three out of the four production vehicles that SIS LIVE used for BBC Sport's high-definition (HD)

08/07/2009 Tigress Joins Forces With Darlow Smithson
Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP), an IMG Media company, has announced a new creative partnership with Tigress Productions. This sees John Smithson, DSP's Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Direct

08/07/2009 Weta Digital Purchases Site Licence Of Nuk
Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry ( has announce that Weta Digital, New Zealand's premier multi-aw

07/07/2009 Cameron 'Would Cut Ofcom's Powers'
Conservative leader David Cameron has said that he would remove media regulator Ofcom's policy-making powers if the party were to win at the next General Election. In a speech to the Reform think tan

07/07/2009 Christie Introduces 4K DLP Cinema Produce Line
A top digital cinema projection company, Christie, has introduced the new Christie Solaria series digital cinema projectors, based on Texas Instruments industry-performed and proven DLP Cinema technol