Broadcast News Archive for December, 2010
08/12/2010 iFeatures Director Wins European Film Award
Kasia Klimkiewicz, the director of Flying Blind, the second film in South West Screen's iFeatures scheme to go into production, has won a major European award for her short film, Hanoi-Warsaw. The 28

08/12/2010 SENSIO To Showcase Powerful Solutions For Best-Possible 3D User Experience
SENSIO Technologies has announced that at CES 2011 the company will unveil new solutions that add significant value to 3D-enabled home entertainment products. Building on more than a decade of innov

08/12/2010 Technicolor Netherlands Migrates NPO Commercials To OmniBus Systems' iTX
Technicolor Netherlands has installed OmniBus Systems' iTX automation and transmission system for Dutch national public broadcaster NPO (Nederlandse Publieke Omroep). Technicolor provides managed pla

08/12/2010 TV8 Turkey Selects Aveco's ASTRA
Aveco, the worldwide television facility automation specialists, has sold Turkey's TV8 a fully mirrored ASTRA Facility Management System including ASTRA MCR and ASTRA News. TV8, with system integrato

08/12/2010 XL Events Wins 2010 Eventia Award
XL Events has won a prestigious 2010 Eventia Award for Technical Supplier of The Year, which was presented at a gala dinner evening attended by 800 leading events industry professionals at the Park La

07/12/2010 Boris FX Announces New Boris Continuum Unit: Morph
Boris FX, a leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, has announced that a new Boris Continuum Unit, Morph, is now available. The Boris Continuum Morph Unit allows Adobe

07/12/2010 Bulsatcom Upgrades Turnaround Services With Softel Swift TV Multiplexing
Softel has announced that Bulgarian satellite operator Bulsatcom has installed Softel's Swift TX subtitle/caption management and delivery solution to provide accurately synchronised DVB bitmap subtitl

07/12/2010 Camera Corps To Exhibit Latest Compact Camera Control Systems At BVE 2011
Camera Corps will introduce Switchpad and Mini Joystick Control to be 2011 visitors at London's Earls Court, between February 15 and 17. They will be demonstrated as part of a fully operational prog

07/12/2010 Film Agency For Wales Builds Business Talent
Developed by the Film Agency for Wales, Film Junction has been designed to further develop production company strategies; improving viability and capacity for Welsh production companies. Film Junctio

07/12/2010 PLF Announces Three-Day 3D Training Course
Principal Large Format (PLF) has announced that it will lead a three-day training course on 3D cinema and television next January in London. Titled Advanced 3D - The National Stereoscopic 3D Training

07/12/2010 RTP Madeira Installs Two Solid State Logic C10 Consoles
RTP Madeira, a regional Portuguese television channel operated by Radio e Televisao de Portugal, has upgraded its production facilities with two Solid State Logic C10 HD Compact Broadcast Consoles.

07/12/2010 Sennheiser Announce MK4
At the NAMM Show in Anaheim, audio specialist Sennheiser is presenting the new MK 4, a large-diaphragm true condenser microphone. This cardioid microphone, which is manufactured in Germany, is Sennhe

07/12/2010 Technicolor Launches 3D Certification Programme
Technicolor has announced the launch of its 3D Certification programme branded Technicolr Certifi3D. The certification programme is geared towards broadcasters and network service providers with the

06/12/2010 Adisar Media Purchases eQFX For Launch Into Post Services
Adisar Media, the Madrid production company, has chosen Quantel's eQFX to spearhead the extension of its business into post production. The eQ is equipped with the QColor in-context grading option.

06/12/2010 CAKE To Distribute New Kids Series
Leading kids' entertainment specialists CAKE has acquired the worldwide distribution rights of live-action, sci-fi adventure series, The Sparticle Mystery. The 13 x 30' drama, which will be broadcast

06/12/2010 MediaCityUK Produces First Show From New Studio Complex
History was made at MediaCityUK last month, when the first show from the multi-million studio facilities on Salford Quay was recorded. The half-hour test show (not to be transmitted) was made for the

06/12/2010 Panasonic Brings To Life First 3D Live Studio Recorded Blu-ray Disc With Paul Carrack
Paul Carrack, member of legendary 80s pop group Mike and the Mechanics, celebrated the production of Panasonic's first 'end-to-end' 3D Blu-ray Disc with a signing of his latest album at Panasonic UK's

06/12/2010 Polecam Announces Major Expansion To Its Product Range At BVE 2011
Three major additions to the Polecam product range make their first British exhibition appearance at BVE 2011 in London's Earls Court, February 15 - 17. Exhibiting on Stand B10, Polecam will introduc

06/12/2010 Russian Broadcaster Completes Phase One Transformation With Dalet
Dalet Digital Media Systems has announced that MIR TV, a CIS-owned channel, has completed phase one of its tapeless newsroom initiative leveraging Dalet Enterprise Edition, the integrated newsroom, au

06/12/2010 South West 'A Hotbed Of Creativity', Report Shows
Two of the UK's major hotspots for creative activity are in the South West, a report published last week has shown. Bristol and Bath are listed in the creative top ten by the NESTA report, Creative C

06/12/2010 Students To Benefit From Growth Of Industry Panel At Skillset Media Academy Wales
Media students and graduates stand to benefit from increased expertise as nine new media professionals join the Industry panel at Skillset Media Academy Wales. The multiple appointments are confirmed

03/12/2010 Harris Appoints New Head Of Customer Support And Professional Services
Stephan Kappel has been appointed as the new Head of Customer Support and Professional Services for Harris Broadcast Communications' Europe and Africa (EA) operation. As part of his new mandate, Kap

03/12/2010 IABM Launches Technical Training Academy
The IABM (International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers) has announced the appointment of Roger Crumpton as Director of Education, employment and training. The appointment coincides with th

03/12/2010 ICM Installs Riedel RockNet
The International Congress Centre Munich equipped five of their conference halls and the master control room with a comprehensive Riedel RockNet audio network. Riedel delivered a extensive installati

03/12/2010 Intandem Attached To Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy
London-based international film group Intandem has announced that it has been appointed as the international sales company for new dark romantic comedy, Ecstasy. The film is based on the controversia