Broadcast News Archive for March, 2010
29/03/2010 Mexican Art Digital Goes For Quantel
A recognised Mexico City film and TV post production house, has completed a major upgrade of its Quantel iQ finishing system to Stereo3D operation in order to help its drive into the rapidly developin

29/03/2010 Ross Ashton Acquires E/T/C UK
A specialist high-power projection company has decided to divide the
ir company into two separate entities.

 ETC UK Ltd., a subsidiary of E/T/C has been acquired by Projection Artis

29/03/2010 RTÉ Chief Announces Career Change
RTÉ have announced that Noel Curran, Managing Director of Television, will move on from his position with effect from 26th May 2010. Mr Curran is leaving the organisation to pursue other interests b

29/03/2010 Tinie Tempah Lays Down 'Secret Tracks'
An established recording studio in rural Warwickshire has played host to one of the UK's newest and hottest talents, Tinie Tempah. Tinie - whose single Pass Out recently went to No1 in the UK charts

29/03/2010 When Hollywood Came To Dinorwig
Clash of the Titans, due to be released next month, was the third Hollywood epic to shoot key sequences in Wales last summer, alongside Robin Hood and the latest Harry Potter instalment. The Wales S

26/03/2010 Agency U-Turn Labelled 'Shambles'
The industry representative of the media and entertainment sector has called last week's government U-turn on reform of the agency rules in the entertainment sector a 'shambles'. BECTU agree there ar

26/03/2010 Amsterdam's Melkweg Invests In Soundcraft
The renowned Amsterdam music and arts centre the Melkweg has now upgraded their famous sound system. Audio XL specialising in the latest sound technology, were the company of choice with the multipu

26/03/2010 BBC 'Breaks The Silence' On Suicide
A Scottish and Northern Ireland-based independent production company has announced the commission of Breaking the Silence for BBC NI. Tern Belfast produced the one-hour documentary Breaking the Sile

26/03/2010 Charlie Parsons Backs NERD
A new indie TV production company is the first to be backed by boutique media investment company Charlie Parsons Creative, which was set up by the creator of the phenomenally successful Survivor. Ne

26/03/2010 Fireworks' Multi-Platform Thriller Goes Global
The TV and digital distribution arm of ContentFilm plc, has announced a significant two year multi-platform deal for its major new drama series Valemont, with MTV Networks International (MTVNI). The

26/03/2010 iFeatures Pushes Low-Budget Filmmaking Boundaries
Six diverse projects have been chosen for the full development phase of iFeatures, the South West Screen, BBC Films and Bristol City Council-backed microbudget filmmaking initiative. The range of ge

26/03/2010 Keys Handed Over At MediaCityUK
BBC Children's presenters Sonali Shah from Newsround, Helen Skelton from Blue Peter and Alex Winter from CBeebies visited the building at MediaCityUK this week which will be the new home of BBC Childr

26/03/2010 RAI Buy Film Gems From ITV Studios
It has been confirmed that RAI Cinema - on behalf of Italy's public broadcaster RAI Radio Televisione Italiana - has acquired over 100 critically acclaimed films from ITV Studios Global Entertainment.

26/03/2010 Stepping Up To The Teleplate
An renowned innovator in state of the art broadcast technology has now launched it’s new range of products. Teletest, specialising in top of the range broadcast equipment have now introduced the simp

26/03/2010 TeliaSonera Powers TG4's Online TV
TG4 Live and TG4 Archive are launching with live coverage of the 10th Annual TG4 Traditional Irish Music Awards, Gradam Ceoil TG4 2010. TeliaSonera International Carrier has announced that its Media

25/03/2010 BBC Radio 5 Live Invite Independent Producers
Independent radio production in the North of England has received a boost with the recent announcement by Peter Salmon, Director of BBC North, of a £40,000 Commissioning Fund to make programmes on nat

25/03/2010 Belfast Film Festival Celebrates 10 Years
The Belfast Film Festival celebrates its 10th birthday this year and in order to mark the milestone the festival will run over 16 days from 15th–30th April. The 10th film festival boasts over 30 UK

25/03/2010 Budget 'Fails Crisis In Children's Programming'
By failing to include any provision for original children's programming in the Budget the Government has yet again overlooked the funding crisis it is facing. That's according to the UK trade body fo

25/03/2010 Cinemagic Dublin Programme Launched
The Coca-Cola Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People in association with AIB Group is back in Dublin from 5th – 12th May. This year’s programme is jam packed with screen

25/03/2010 Creative Industries Guidelines Recommended
Employers are being urged to embrace new guidelines which aim to clarify their responsibilities around volunteering, work experience, internships, traineeships and apprenticeships in the creative indu

25/03/2010 Peel Media Appoints Head Of Studios For MediaCityUK

A broad based management and media consultancy have announced that Andy Waters is to join the MediaCityUK Senior Management Team as Head of Studios. Joining Peel Media, Andy is one of a team of Resou

25/03/2010 Preferred Bidders Announced For IFNC Pilots
Culture Secretary Ben Bradshaw has announced the preferred bidders for the three independently funded news consortia (IFNC) pilots in Scotland, Wales and the Tyne Tees/Border region in England. The a

25/03/2010 Senior Sales And Audio Producer For Prime Focus
One of the world's largest visual entertainment services groups has appointed Neil Coles as Senior Sales Executive and Louisa Sutherland-Smith as Audio Producer to its UK Broadcast division. Prime Fo

25/03/2010 Video Is Year's Medium Of Choice
New research from Europe's leading online video advertising network has revealed the industry's views on the future of video advertising. Smartclip spoke to 100 marketing industry professionals at t

25/03/2010 Way Out Of Control On You Tube!
Nine years ago Patrick McNeill of Way Out Productions produced his first music video as part of a diploma in multimedia. Recently to his and everyone else's surprise the video has appeared on youtub