Broadcast News Archive for August, 2009
19/08/2009 US Premieres For Cherrybomb And Peacefire
The US premieres of both Cherrybomb and Peacefire are among the line-up at the forthcoming Los Angeles Irish Film Festival (LAIFF). The event will run from September 23 - 27. Cherrybomb stars Ruper

19/08/2009 UTV Invests In Independent Productions
Ulster Television has announced a major investment in commissioning independent programmes for 2010. Ultimate Ulster, one of the broadcaster's most watched programmes ever, has been recommissioned f

19/08/2009 Words And Pictures At Mighty Nice
Mighty Nice in Sydney, part of Nexus' worldwide roster of talent, have produced an animated symphony of words and pictures for JWT Melbourne and the Melbourne Writers Festival. Given a straight brief

18/08/2009 Beijing Film Academy Purchases EQ And Genetic Engineering
China's highly respected Beijing Film Academy has placed two orders with Quantel - one for its Film & TV Technology Department and a second for its Cinematography Department. The Film & TV Technology

18/08/2009 Clear-Com To Take IBC 2009 By Storm With Tempest2400
Clear-Com Communication Systems, a Vitec Group brand, has announced the European debut of its Tempest2400 wireless intercom system at IBC 2009 (Stand 9.D28a). Tempest2400 operates worldwide in a lice

18/08/2009 Gefen To Launch A/V Cinema Scaler Pro I And II
Gefen's new A/V Cinema Scaler Pro I and II are providing two plug and play solutions for theatre operators seeking to expand their offerings. By integrating pre-show advertising content and connectin

18/08/2009 IVC Designs State-Of-The-Art Communication Centre For Darwin Centre
Leading system integrator IVC Media, has announced the completion of the state-of-the-art communication centre for the Attenborough Studio in the Natural History Museum's New Darwin Centre, opening to

18/08/2009 Last Chance To Exhibit In The Mobile Zone At IBC 2009
Now in its fifth year, the Mobile Zone has continued to develop to reflect IBC's global reach and influence. The Mobile Zone provides a unique opportunity for application developers, content provide

18/08/2009 LipSync Creative Produces Original UK Theatrical Trailer For Fish Tank
The leading post facility and creative agency, LipSync, has recently completed work on the original theatrical trailer for Fish Tank. Directed by British director Andrea Arnold who won an Oscar for h

18/08/2009 RTS Announces Winner Of 2009 Young Technologist Award
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the winner of its first annual RTS Young Technologist Award, which is presented in memory of A.M. Beresford-Cooke. Jon Block, a developer at,

18/08/2009 RTW Ensures The Latest In ITU-Compliant Loudness Metering
A leading provider of audio metering and visualisation hardware, RTW, has announced that its full Loudness Family product line is now available and will continue to be in tune with the latest Internat

18/08/2009 SNP Productions At PLASA 09
A proactive dealer and specialist for Catalyst media servers, providing sales, hire, training and support in the UK and worldwide, SNP Productions is moving forward. SNP also supplies complete lighti

18/08/2009 Softel Launches vFlex HD
Softel has announced the launch of the vFlex HD, a multipurpose ancillary VBI, VANC and graphics data processing unit for HD and SD broadcast applications. vflex HD, complementing the highly success

17/08/2009 Abilis Acquires Two Product Lines From Freescale Semiconductor
Abilis Systems, a Kudelski Group company and a pioneer RF semiconductor company, has announced the acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor CMOS Modulators and Silicon Turner product lines. The acquisi

17/08/2009 Audio Network Launches 40 Hours Of New Music And Signs New Composers
The latest releases bring the Audio Network catalogue to 26,000 tracks all made available online at: The company

17/08/2009 Custom Consoles To Launch SystemTwo-Lite Motorised Workstations At IBC 2009
Custom Consoles has announced the first of two major new additions to its range of broadcast and post-production studio furniture. SystemTwo-Lite to be launched at IBC 2009 in September, is a single-s

17/08/2009 Dischromatics Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Despite the current economic downturn, and the constant negative articles in the media, one Welsh company has cause to celebrate and look positively to the future. Dischromatics, based in Abercarn, r

17/08/2009 Grab Networks Announces European Debut Of Anystream Agility 2G At IBC 2009
A leading provider of automated video capture, indexing and multi-platform video content syndication, Grab Networks, has announced the European launch of Anystream Agility 2G, the next generation of a

17/08/2009 Miranda Simplifies Migration To 3Gbps Routing By Extending
Miranda Technologies has announced that it has simplified migration to 3Gbps, HD and fiber routing, using its NVISION Enterprise Class range, by extending its support for third party legacy routers.

17/08/2009 Native Support Of Panasonic DVCPRO HD And DVCPRO50 Codecs Now Available On EVS Servers
EVS Broadcast Equipment has announced that its XT(2) and XS production servers now natively support Panasonic's DVCPRO HD and DVCPRO50 codecs. This additional codec support increases EVS servers' open

17/08/2009 Preco Announce IBC Preview
Preco Broadcast will be exhibiting again this year at Amsterdam. Having many exhibitions under their belt, they have again been fortunate in showcasing their extensive broadcasting product range. Th

17/08/2009 Signiant Announce IBC Preview
At IBC 2009, Signiant, a leading developer of content distribution management solutions, will be demonstrating how the latest version of its Content Distribution Managment software (CDM) enables both

17/08/2009 TV4 Sweden Chooses Height-Adjustable Custom Consoles Engineering Control Desk
TV4 Sweden Chooses Height-Adjustable Custom Consoles Engineering Control Desk Custom Consoles has completed the design and construction of a large height-adjustable engineering control desk for Swedi

14/08/2009 4D Takes The London Eye To A New Dimension
A visit to the Merlin Entertainments London Eye is about to take on a new dimension - literally - with the addition of a 4D movie to London's most popular paid-for visitor attraction. Designed to wh

14/08/2009 Actor's 'Testimonial' For Soccer Fans On Air
Soccer fans have enjoyed a boost with a renowned actor going on TV to give his personal testimonial to their commitment to the sport. Best known for his hard-bitten role in the 1980s drama Boys From