Broadcast News Archive for March, 2010
31/03/2010 Axon's Synapse Fibre For NAB
The manufacturer of signal processing equipment, Axon, will introduce a Synapse fibre multiplexing and de-multiplexing solution at this year's NAB. As a standard feature the Synapse modular range off

31/03/2010 BBC Alba Digs Up Scotland's Landscapes
The archaeological heritage of Scotland is to the focus in April as BBC Alba brings viewers a six-part series exploring what lies under the surface of Scotland's landscape. Presented by keen amateur

31/03/2010 BBC To Add HD On Freeview
There's to be a BBC high definition channel launch on Freeview by the end of 2010. Following the delay to Five HD, the BBC said this week that "expects and hopes" to see its move before the end of th

31/03/2010 Digital Radio Switchover 'Confused'
A powerful committee of peers has warned of a "major public reaction" against radio's digital switchover, scheduled for 2015. The House of Lords Communications Committee said that unless the Governme

31/03/2010 Four Backs Listeners Voice Essay Competition
Voice of the Listener & Viewer (VLV) is to stage its fifth Student Essay Competition in association with Channel 4. VLV - which represents the citizen and consumer interests in broadcasting, and sp

31/03/2010 Light Illusion Adds Film Profiling
UK specialist digital film consultancy Light Illusion has announced support for a wider range of X-Rite calibration probes for its leading display colour management software, the 3D LUT Builder. It h

31/03/2010 MPA Welcomes Court Decision On Copyright
The organisation that serves the interests of major motion picture companies, home video and television industries, the Motion Picture Association (MPA), has revealed court success. A website, Newzbi

31/03/2010 MPs Slam BBC's Accountability
The BBC's financial accountability is facing criticism. A cross-party committee of MPs has called for greater transparency regarding its executive and talent costs and accusing it of presenting some

31/03/2010 SSL DV To Showcase LiveEdit
The Solid State Logic Company SSL DV will feature the enhanced Gravity LiveEdit real time non-linear editing system at NAB 2010. LiveEdit is said to deliver the power to modify content, while keeping

31/03/2010 TV One Add UMD Module
TV One has announced the release of a new Tally and Under-Monitor-Display (UMD) module for the CORIOview C2-6000 Series Multiviewers. Developed due to popular demand, the C2M-TALLY Module provides b

30/03/2010 Award-Winning Irish Animation Gets Showing
The Irish short animation film Hasan Everywhere will be showing in the Irish Film Institute in front of the European film Lourdes beginning on 1st April. Hasan Everywhere, written and directed by An

30/03/2010 BBC's HD Brings Grand National To Life
In what will be a first for UK horse racing, the BBC will broadcast this year's 2010 Grand National in High Definition. As one of the UK's most popular sporting occasions, the famous steeplechase is

30/03/2010 BECTU Recommend Siemens Offer
Talks between BECTU and Siemens have secured a revised pay offer which, if accepted, could avert industrial action. Members have previously delivered a strong mandate for industrial action in a forma

30/03/2010 Digital Signs AmberFin Deal
Digital Vision has announced an OEM agreement with leading ingest, transcode and quality control provider AmberFin. This technology partnership sees AmberFin integrate Digital Vision's DVO image pro

30/03/2010 Sony's Bounty Hunter Premieres In Berlin
The German premiere of Sony Pictures' film The Bounty Hunter has taken place. In front of a high profile audience the exclusive film showing used Sony Professional's state-of-the-art Sony Digital Cin

30/03/2010 Spider Man Creator For NAB
Stan Lee, the iconic co-creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and The Incredible Hulk, will appear at this year's NAB. The annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entert

30/03/2010 Sundays Picked For London Film Festival
A short produced through Northern Ireland Screen's Digital Shorts Programme has been selected for a prestigious national competition. Sundays, written and directed by Alanna Riddell has been selected

30/03/2010 UK Film Wins Massive $2bn Global Market
UK films took a 7% ($2bn) share of the global box office in 2009, in a year when global box office receipts increased by 8% year on year (to $29.9bn). UK inward investment films (UK films wholly or p

30/03/2010 Winkleman Gets Film 2010 Gig
Claudia Winkleman is set to front a new look Film 2010 on BBC One, taking over the reins from Jonathan Ross. BBC bosses said the new format show will feature a wide range of cinema and industry expe

30/03/2010 Zodiak Entertainment Announce Sales Success
With 22 fresh programmes due to be showcased at the upcoming MIPDOC 2010, Zodiak Entertainment Distribution has announced a string of sales. These are its latest documentary launches: Who Killed Magg

29/03/2010 'CleanSwitch' For Ross Video
A specialist in design, manufacture and support for a wide range of innovative products for use in live production applications, have announced a new option available in v2.5 or later software with th

29/03/2010 ABC Products Score The World Cup
A leading specialist in camera operations have scored for the soccer World Cup. ABC light cranes will be employed at the 2010 Football World Cup in South Africa where their camera operators will get

29/03/2010 Danish Facility House Switches To Kayak
Looking to support its growing client base with the latest digital video production equipment, a leading independent facility house in Copenhagen, has upgraded the control rooms of two of its main pro

29/03/2010 Lighthouse Appoints Sales Manager For France
An established LED screen manufacturer has appointed a new sales manager for France. Lighthouse Technologies have selected fluent French speaker, Janez Zigon . He can bring to bear his thorough knowl

29/03/2010 Lokesh Pilots Fully Loaded Soundcraft Si3 As Indian Air Force Shows Its Firepower
Soundcraft's compact Si3 digital desk has continued to be put through its paces in the Indian sub-continent by New Delhi-based rental company, Dhawan Electricals Pvt Ltd. Owner Yogesh Dhawan reporte