Broadcast News Archive for October, 2010
05/10/2010 Can Communicate Brings 3D Russian Ballet To MIPCOM
Can Communicate, the 3D film and TV production specialist, has announced that it holds the distribution rights to two prestigious Russian ballet performances filmed in stereoscopic 3D, which were stag

05/10/2010 ITV Studios Announce Deal With BASE
ITV Studios Global Entertainment and ten-time Emmy Award winning US production company BASE Productions have concluded a significant distribution development agreement. The parties will partner in a

05/10/2010 Jigsaw Announces 4D Training Event
Jigsaw, a leading provider of IT solutions, consultancy and support services, is offering a free cinema 4D training event in central London on October 21 and in Manchester on October 28. The aim of t

05/10/2010 Sky Sports Uses EVS For Live OB Operations
One of Britain's leading sports broadcasters, Sky Sports, has upgraded EVS XT(2) servers and MulticamLSM software to incorporate HD, 3D and additional production tools, such as Epsio, EVS' new graphic

05/10/2010 Videohouse Scales OmniBus Systems iTX Installation Up For New Telenet Service
Leading Belgian facilities company Videohouse has expanded its OmniBus Systems iTX automation and playout platform to 39 channels to provide the facilities for hosting Telenet Digital TV channels to c

05/10/2010 Vinten Radamec Showcases Fusion Range At SATIS 2010
Vinten Radamec, a Vitec Group brand, is showcasing one of its leading manual and robotic camera support systems at SATIS 2010. In action will be the Fusion FH-100 robotic and manual head combined wit

04/10/2010 Allen & Heath Launches Ground-Breaking New Digital DJ Mixer
Allen & Heath has unveiled the Xone:DB4, a ground-breaking fully digital, high performance DJ mixer with a unique Quad FX Core DSP engine, providing 4 FX BPM Loop record engines with channel EQ filter

04/10/2010 Cadac Ships First Compact Console With Delivery Of LIVE1 Series
Designed, developed and manufactured in the UK, the Cadac LIVE1 compact console, the company's first ever development in the affordable console market, ships in November. The delivery of the first LI

04/10/2010 ITV Studios Welcomes New Territories For Come Dine With Me
ITV Studios has announced a raft of new local productions for its phenomenally successful format Come Dine With Me. Deals have been closed with broadcasters in Ireland, Cyprus and Iran for the produc

04/10/2010 Rushes' First Men On The Moon
Rushes have completed full pre-production and concept design along with 312 VFX shots and full CG Selenite creature animation in 90 shots for The First Men In The Moon, the latest outing for director

04/10/2010 SIS LIVE Covers The Commonwealth Games
Outside broadcast and satellite uplink company SIS LIVE is providing all of the host broadcast television production and coverage facilities and services for the Commonwealth Games in India. SIS LIVE

04/10/2010 The Foundation To Produce New Children's CG Series
The Foundation, part of the newly formed Zodiak Media Group, have inked a deal with TT Animation to create and produce a brand new children's CG animation, which will be unveiled at MIPCOM. Buddy Pat

04/10/2010 Torres Chooses Wescam For Stunning Aerials On Stars Of The Bicentennial
Pictorvision has announced that their Wescam system recently supported cinematographer David Torres for Mexico's Stars of the Bicentennial production. Shot over 11 months time, the series of three-mi

04/10/2010 Zodiak Rights Launches Qpiz At MIPCOM 2010
Zodiak Rights is to launch a brand new, international multiplatform property, aimed primarily at young teen girls, at MIPCOM 2010. Qpiz is based on an original concept created at Neo Network, Zodiak

01/10/2010 'Made in Dagenham' Pioneers Equal Pay
On the day a new film is released that tells the story of how a group of 1960s women fought for equal pay, workers have won new rights that will help to stamp out pay discrimination. Most provisions

01/10/2010 BBC To Depict Gays 'More Positively'
The corridors of power in the BBC are 'too straight' for some tastes and there has been a call for the corporation to ensure it shows alternatives to alleged gay stereotypes. A report commissioned by

01/10/2010 DCD Media Launches Factual Division
A UK independent production and distribution group, DCD Media, has announced the formation of a new production division, DCD Factual, alongside news of a major new BBC series commission. DCD Factual

01/10/2010 Delec's BBC Intercom To Be World's Largest
A company that designs digital intercom and communication systems for the broadcast industry, Delec - and its UK distributors - Aspen Media, are about to undertake the second phase of an important BBC

01/10/2010 Element Technica's Neutron 3D Rig Tapped For Navy Inhouse Promo
Element Technica has announced that cinematographer Steven Douglas Smith has chosen the lightweight Technica 3D Neutron rig, for the Navy's in-house video promotion, recreating the technicality behind

01/10/2010 Film-Maker Faults Funding Cuts
The UK Film Council's new funding plan has come under fire from Actor and Film-Maker Noel Clarke. The Doctor Who star has now joined a growing list of industry names, to criticise the Culture Secret

01/10/2010 IPV's Teragator Data Aggregation Tool Gets Business Savy
IPV, a leading large independent supplier of media, metadata and low nitrate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, is showcasing at IBC 2010 the latest tool

01/10/2010 ITV Studios Agrees Deal With La Plante
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has announced a significant multi-year exclusive deal with renowned independent producer La Plante Productions. The company has acquired worldwide rights to more than

01/10/2010 KIT Digital Acquires Megahertz Broadcast Systems
KIT digital, a leading global provider of video asset management solutions for multi-screen IP-based delivery, has acquired the assets of UK-based Megahertz Broadcast Systems. Under the terms of the