Broadcast News Archive for February, 2010
15/02/2010 BBC's Henry Moore Archive 'Treasure-Trove'
The BBC and The Henry Moore Foundation have announced a new partnership that sees the BBC's complete collection of TV documentaries on Henry Moore digitised and released online. It will coincide with

15/02/2010 Creative Scotland Announces Chief Executive
Scotland's national arts and culture body, Creative Scotland has announced their new Chief Executive's appointment. Andrew Dixon (pictured), Chief Executive of the Newcastle Gateshead Initiative for

15/02/2010 ERTT Adopts FOR-A Virtual Studio
A market leader in state-of-the-art technology has supplied its digiStorm virtual studio technology and multiviewers to Thomson for installation at the Tunisian national broadcaster, ERTT in Tunis.

15/02/2010 Prime Focus Appoints Across London Business
One of the world's largest visual entertainment services groups, has made four new appointments to its broadcast, commercials and content services divisions in London. Sue Mitchell joins Prime Focus

15/02/2010 Trust Publishes BBC Radio Review
The BBC Trust has carried out a review examining the performance of Radio 2 and 6 Music - including usage, quality, distinctiveness and value for money. The review concluded that Radio 2 was highly r

15/02/2010 UK's First Freeview HD Receiver Unveiled
The UK's first Freeview HD-compatible set-top box has hit the market in the form of the Humax HD-FOX T2. Humax's receiver, went on sale at the weekend with an exclusive launch at the flagship John Le

12/02/2010 Aspera Appoints Tyrell CCT As Partner
A creative technology solutions provider for the broadcast and post-production industry, have announced a partnership with high-speed file transfer expert Aspera, to expand the company’s reach, expert

12/02/2010 Axel Technologies Redefine TV On-The-Go
A pioneer in mobile TV software technologies, announced its FuugoT product with a goal to redefine television by greatly simplifying the way people find video and TV content. Axel Technologies indicat

12/02/2010 Broadcasters Condemn Iranian Signal Blocking
The BBC, Deutsche Welle, and Voice Of America have issued a strong message of condemnation following a new wave of deliberate electronic interference by the Iranian authorities affecting their broadca

12/02/2010 Custom Consoles Completes Module-R Order
A UK-based independent manufacturer of broadcast, process-control and security furniture, has announced their completion for Presteigne Charter, one of the world's leading broadcast dry hire and syste

12/02/2010 Digital Film Archive Opens To Public
With everyting from GIs in WWII Ulster to the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland Screen's Digital Film Archive (DFA) is now freely available to view at a regional arts facility. The Flowerfield Arts

12/02/2010 Framestore Invests In SGO's Mistika
A developer of high-end solutions for the post production and broadcast markets, is delighted to announce that Framestore has invested in a Mistika Post Production System. Mistika will enhance the cu

12/02/2010 Lectrosonics Lands Back In The UK
Specialising in the sales and distribution of RF audio for broadcast, film and live work, MTA Audio Ltd are back and focusing on Lectrosonics products. Founder members Rob Piddington and Paul Hodsma

12/02/2010 WASP3D To Showcase Latest Edition At BVE
A leading real-time, interactive broadcast graphics solution have announced its participation at Broadcast Video Expo, Earls Court II, London. Along with its 2009 edition, the company will demonstra

11/02/2010 Alias Smith And Singh Celebrate Expansion
A leading broadcast hire company have announced the opening of their new offices in East London and Manchester as part of an expansion strategy designed to quadruple company turnover inside five years

11/02/2010 Argosy To Showcase Space-Efficient Miranda NVISION At NAB
A UK-based international supplier of HD broadcast cables and studio infrastructure products, will début the latest space-saving Miranda NVISION Compact routers at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. In

11/02/2010 BBC Use Actors As Political Football, Say Equity
The performers' union, has attacked the BBC’s plans to cut actors' pay as "short-sighted" and "a disgrace". Equity General Secretary Christine Payne commented: "Performers are the BBC's best asset. V

11/02/2010 Digital Rights Group Announce New Division – 3DRG
A leading content distributor has become the first distributor to launch a 3D catalogue with the new division - 3DRG. On the back of the sales success of The Queen in 3D at MIPCOM 2009, Digital Right

11/02/2010 ITV Freezes Pay For 2010
ITV plc has imposed a pay freeze on staff for 2010 despite rumours of a massive pay package for incoming Chief Executive, Adam Crozier. Whilst ITV staff will be downcast by the company's apparent con

11/02/2010 Need A Flawless Workflow?
Cancom have put together a free event encompassing a complete workflow from Adobe, JVC, AJA and specialist training from Cryptic Peach. The Curzon in central Soho is the location with the event starti

11/02/2010 Presteigne Charter Announces Appointment For Asia-Pacific Operation
One of the most innovative and respected broadcast dry hire and systems rental specialists is pleased to announce the appointment of Danny Duijs as General Manager for their Asia-Pacific operation.

11/02/2010 Raw Cut Hires New Executive Producer For Development
A renowned independent production company have announced the appointment of Martin Oxley (pictured) as Executive Producer in charge of development. A veteran of entertainment and factual entertainmen

10/02/2010 Aida Gets High-Tech Backdrop
One of the world's favourite opera masterpieces – Aida – was performed in a very original form on the stage of the Moscow International House of Music (MMDM). It was the first time the famous opera,

10/02/2010 Axel Technologies Launches Fuugo
A pioneer in mobile TV software technologies, Axel Technologies, has announced its Fuugo product with a goal to redefine television by greatly simplifying the way people find video and TV content. A

10/02/2010 Film Council Appoint Fund Boss
The UK Film Council has just announced that Tanya Seghatchian is to be head of its new Film Fund. The new role will see Ms Seghatchian heading up a single, unified film fund, which will work with eme