Broadcast News Archive for February, 2010
04/02/2010 BBC Two/NGCI 'Engineers' Third Series
Following the international success of the first two series, BBC Two and National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) have co-produced a third series of Engineering Connections with Richard Hammo

04/02/2010 Beijing Archive Buys Quantel System
China Film Archive in Beijing has purchased a Quantel iQ 4K Dl and finishing system. The iQ includes QColor in-context grading and the Quantel Stereo3D toolset. In addition to its role safeguarding

04/02/2010 Belgium Commissions 'Come Dine With Me'
SBS Belgium, one of Europe's most watched broadcasters, has announced two major format commissions from ITV Studios Global Entertainment. They have secured the break-out format Four Weddings and the

04/02/2010 Gekko Expands LEDs For BSC
A company that designs and manufactures LED lighting products for the film, television, photographic and entertainment industries is to exhibit its expanding range of LED lights at BSC Show 2010. Gek

04/02/2010 Loose Moose Cut To The Chase For Kelloggs
A London-based production company, Loose Moose has recently worked on The Chase, the latest commercial for Kelloggs' Apple Jacks, through Leo Burnett, in Chicago. The company's established director A

04/02/2010 NLP Charts YLE Finland's Route To Success
A leading producers of digital audio routers and signal processors, NTP Technology, has completed the first phase of a new routing system expansion at the Helsinki TV production studios of Finland's s

04/02/2010 Olympics Live On Internet Via Digital Rapids
The Olympic Games are to be streamed live via the Internet to a Dutch audience. A top provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content to wider audiences, Digital Rapids

04/02/2010 Prime Focus Meets 4.0 'Deadline'
The R&D and software development arm of Prime Focus - Prime Focus Software - has announced the release of Deadline 4.0, the company's administration and rendering toolkit for Windows, Linux and Mac OS

03/02/2010 AKA Goes Dutch with MTV
MTV Networks in the Netherlands are expanding their broadcasting potential from 20 to 80 channels to cover their northern European clients. AKA supplied all of the technical furniture for their stat

03/02/2010 BBC's 'Canvas' Almost Finished
Yesterday saw the last day of consultation on the BBC Trust's proposed joint venture with Internet providers, Project Canvas. Against a background of dissent over the role of the BBC Trust itself, ye

03/02/2010 Boris FX Creates XML Files
A leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, Boris FX, has announced Boris Job Slate, a new Apple Final Cut Pro plug-in that automatically creates commercial slates based o

03/02/2010 Digitally Made Shorts Get Viewing
A year-long programme to develop new filmmaking talent and enable innovative short films using digital technology to be produced has paid off. The Digital Short films produced last year will be scree

03/02/2010 Irish-Funded Movies Up For Oscars
The Irish film industry has received a major fillip with five Academy Award nominations, three of which are for Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board funded projects. The Secret of Kells dir

03/02/2010 Mediatec Invests In Jünger Audio's Level Magic
One of Europe's largest corporations working with technical solutions for event and television productions, Mediatec, has invested in Jünger Audio's Level Magic technology to ensure the quality of its

03/02/2010 Oscars 'Accolade' Welcomed
British filmmakers have been given a boost with news of this year's Oscar nominations. Commenting, John Woodward, Chief Executive Officer of the UK Film Council, said: "This year's Oscar contenders r

03/02/2010 Sony Kicks Off Arsenal Launch
Sony Professional and Arsenal Football Club have just announced the launch of Arsenal TV Matchday +, an interactive matchday service to fans at Emirates Stadium. Arsenal fans will be able to download

02/02/2010 Avid Appoints Vice President Of Sales EMEA
A digital audio and video technology leader is pleased to announce that Paul Hennessy has been named the new Vice President of Sales for EMEA. Located out of Avid's European office in Pinewood, Paul

02/02/2010 Grammy Awards Supported By SADiE Digital
SADiE digital audio workstations has played a part in helping independent audio production company Five/Four Productions, achieve success at this year's prestigious Grammy Awards. Taking place in Los

02/02/2010 Irish Broadcasting 'To Be Protected'
Irish language broadcasting in Northern Ireland received a boost this week as the Irish and UK governments agreed details of a framework for continuing co-operation on broadcasting issues on the islan

02/02/2010 Appoints Vice President
A provider of technology connecting broadcasters, brands, outdoor media owners, and digital screen networks with online and mobile consumers, has announced the appointment of Scott M. Davies as Vice P

02/02/2010 O2 'Climbs To The Summit'
Rigging expert, Summit Steel has set up the largest flown projection screen to date. The massive display was in London's O2 Arena for two special screenings of Mamma Mia the Movie which were enjoyed

02/02/2010 Robe Czechs-out Lighting Appointments
Czech Republic-based moving light manufacturer Robe lighting has announced a series of new appointments in a planned management restructuring exercise. The company said this is designed to position t

02/02/2010 Scottish Meet Over Future Of Broadcasting
The Scottish Government has announced a summit to explore the direction of Scottish broadcasting. It will be hosted jointly by the Saltire Society and Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop and the Chair of t

02/02/2010 Soccer 3D 'Beer Goggles' Revealed
Soccer fans have enjoyed one of the the first public opportunities to actually see 3D TV in action as thousands watched weekend football on special screens in pubs across the British Isles. At the en

01/02/2010 2M Installs Riedel Artist
The Moroccan public broadcast network 2M installed a comprehensive Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom installation to replace its former system. The new system from the German manufacturer of int