Broadcast News Archive for September, 2009
23/09/2009 Series Recorder Takes First Place At 'Truth In 24'
Sound Devices digital recorders recently 'rode shotgun' for Truth in 24, an NFL Films production created on behalf of car manufacturer, Audi, which is centered on France's annual 24-hour car race, 24

23/09/2009 VIA Launches On-Board Graphics Processor
A leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, VIA Technologies, has announced the first ever Mini-ITX board to feature a dedicated on-board graphics processor and dual HDMI ports. T

23/09/2009 Vislink Standarises On TSL
TSL has announced that Vislink News and Entertainment, the UK manufacturer of the Advent brand of satellite communication products, has standardised on TSL's AMU (audio/video monitoring unit) range fo

22/09/2009 BECTU Backs 'Vulnerable' New Staff
New broadcast industry entrants and those forced to pay 'upfront fees' to agencies are set to benefit from new initiatives to be developed by the union, BECTU. From next year, the Union Modernisation

22/09/2009 Emmy Accolades For Ireland
The Irish film industry has received major international acclaim this week as Irish star Brendan Gleeson and Irish director Dearbhla Walsh scooped an Emmy Award at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards which

22/09/2009 Espial Announces Video Advances
There's news this week of further developments in digital television software. A leader in the delivery of such TV software, Espial, has announced improved performance and power benchmark results for

22/09/2009 Gosling Joins Framestore
One of London's leading high-end post-production facility, Framestore has made a new appointment. Their commercials team has welcomed a new addition, Simon Gosling, who has recently joined the compan

22/09/2009 JVC Backs Windmill Hill
A creative post production company that specialises in producing television shows, commercials and films, Windmill Lane has been boosted. The Dublin-based firm purchased seven DT-V24L1D 24" LCD monit

22/09/2009 Search For ITV Boss Stalls Over Pay
It has emerged that salary concerns are holding back a bid by ITV to find a new boss. Their attempt to hire a new Chief Executive is stalling over the preferred candidate - said by the Daily Telegrap

22/09/2009 UTV's Birthday To Be Celebrated
Viewers of Ulster Television are to get the chance to celebrate a major broadcasting milestone. This autumn, the channel celebrates 50 years of broadcasting - a birthday being officially marked on 31

22/09/2009 Video 4 Links With MHz
The UK-based independent systems integrator, Megahertz (MHz), has this month announced that it has appointed Video 4 AS, a leading Norwegian broadcast, post production and audio visual equipment deale

21/09/2009 Allen & Heath Celebrates 40 Years At PLASA 2009
Allen & Heath has celebrated 40 years of innovative pro audio product design at PLASA 2009. The British mixer manufacturer marked the occasion with a party held on the top floor of London's famous l

21/09/2009 Digital Rights Group Announces Development Deal With Absolutely Productions
Leading London-based distributor Digital Rights Group (DRG) has signed an exclusive development deal with Absolutely Productions, the independent production company owned by a group of the UK's top co

21/09/2009 Hamlet Looks To The Future Of Test And Measurement
As well as launching important new hardware and software products at IBC 2009, Hamlet used part of its display to show work in progress on the next generation of tools to meet specific industry requir

21/09/2009 HRTv Innovates At Cartoon Forum With New Kids' Show
Hibbert Ralph Animation's TV arm, HRTv, hits Norway's Cartoon Forum this week to pitch an innovative package to networks that combines bold content creation with pioneering use of game engine technolo

21/09/2009 Jane Smith Joins TwoFour54
The media industry funding and support pillar of the Abu Dhabi-based content creation community, twofour54, has announced the appointment of Jane Smith as General Manager, ibtikar commercial. Smith's

21/09/2009 New Digital Era At San Sebastian Film Festival
A leader in digital cinema projection, Christie, is supplying a major film event this month. Through its partner Kelonik, it has become the official supplier of digital projection systems for the 57t

21/09/2009 Starz Animates Hit Movie 9 With Autodesk Software
Focus Features' animated, action-packed adventure, 9, from director Shane Acker and producers Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov, spotlights animation from Starz Animation Toronto using Autodesk's Maya

21/09/2009 Tyrell CCT Delivers Trinity College Digital Infrastructure
A leading provider of creative technology solutions for the broadcast, post production, corporate and education markets, Tyrell CCT, has announced the company has delivered a sophisticated digital inf

21/09/2009 UTV Invest In The Latest Camcorders
NI-based Ulster Television has become one of the first television companies in the UK to introduce Panasonic P2 cameras in conjunction with its new tapeless editing system from Avid. This represents

21/09/2009 VMI Hold 35mm Adapters And Budget Cinematography Day
VMI are hosting an open day in Soho on September 30 to show clients the range of 35mm adapter kits now available to hire from VMI. It used to be that you only had a choice of the P+S Technic Pro 35,

18/09/2009 Alex Cooper Wins 2009 Gottelier Award
Klark Teknik's Alex Cooper, whose design achievements at Klark Teknik and Midas, include the classic Midas XL4 mixing console, was named at the PLASA Awards for innovative as the recipient of the 2009

18/09/2009 Audio Network Showcases New International Team At MIPCOM
Music publisher Audio Network has named Jean Paul Ditmarsch as its new Business Development Director for Northern Europe. Based in Amsterdam, Ditmarsch - previously European Sales Director at Pump Au

18/09/2009 Bird Studios Orders Mistika For Stereoscopic 3D Post Production
SGO UK has announced that Bird Studios, the Soho-based animation and special effects company has ordered a Mistika production suite, complete with stereoscopic 3D option for installation in its recent

18/09/2009 CNN Selects IPV SpectreView System As Browse Solution For News Production
A global leader and largest independent supplier of production quality low bit-rate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, IPV, has been awarded a significan