Broadcast News Archive for April, 2010
23/04/2010 Christie Appoints Stage Audio Works
An innovator in visual solutions has been appointed as an official distributor of the Christie premium projectors and processors in South Africa, from its bases in Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg. St

23/04/2010 Dolby PRM-4200 Monitor Wins TV Technology’s Mario Award
A world leader in entertainment technologies has announced that its state-of-the-art Dolby PRM-4200 Professional Reference Monitor has been awarded the prestigious TV Technology Mario Award at this ye

23/04/2010 Ground Breaking Global Distribution Plans For Bollywood Production
In what will be the widest ever release for any Indian 'Bollywood' production, Kites, the eagerly anticipated romantic adventure starring Hrithik Roshan and Barbara Mori, will open globally on May 21s

23/04/2010 Home Entertainment Industry Championed At Prestigious 30th BVA Awards Ceremony
The trade organisation which represents the most important audiovisual sector in the UK, honoured the cream of home entertainment last night at a glittering 30th Anniversary Awards ceremony in London,

23/04/2010 Pact Launches UK Film Strategy
The trade body for independent producers, has launched an innovative new proposal for the public funding of UK film production, which aims to create a more sustainable film sector without the need for

23/04/2010 TSL 'Sounds Out' Sunday Times Top 100
A leading broadcast sector business that produces a range of audio monitoring, power management and tally signalling products, TSL, has been named in the latest Sunday Times PricewaterhouseCoopers Pro

23/04/2010 U.F.O. Join Not To Scale
Not To Scale has welcomed internationally-renowned directing collective U.F.O. (Unorthodox Film Organisation) for U.K. and wider representation. U.F.O. have built a highly regarded reputation for th

23/04/2010 Virgin Orders Full 'The Naked Office'
Following the success of last year's one off "dare to bare" documentary, Virgin1 has now commissioned a full series of 2009's breakout hit The Naked Office from independent production company Shine No

22/04/2010 Autodesk Smoke Chooses Jigsaw Systems As Premier Partner
A provider of IT solutions and support services to the creative industries has just announced that it has been appointed a premiere re-seller of the new Autodesk Smoke for Mac OS X. Smoke is considere

22/04/2010 Avid Closes Euphonix Acquisition
A pioneer in digital audio and video technology has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Mountain View, CA-based Euphonix, a leader in digital audio consoles, media controllers and perip

22/04/2010 First 3D Televisions Go On Sale
The dimension of a third kind is now available to own from today as 3D televisions hit the high streets of Britain and Ireland. The launch is being helmed as the biggest thing since the introduction

22/04/2010 IPV Curator To Support File-Based Workflow
IPV, the largest independent supplier of low bitrate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, is installing its Curator tapeless workflow solution at Infront I

22/04/2010 James Bond Delayed As MGM Await Their Fate
Will the lion continue to roar for MGM studios? After being forced to sell off its film assets which include the James Bond franchise we remain unsure. The production of the next Bond film has now bee

22/04/2010 Matchlight Builds Up Documentary Slate With New BBC Commissions
A new Scotland based TV producer has continued to build up a strong documentary slate with the commissioning of three new films by BBC Two, BBC Three and BBC Scotland. The Matchlight productions are b

22/04/2010 Primera Announces FX1200e Digital Label Finishing System
A manufacturer of digital colour label presses and colour label printers, have announced its new FX1200e Digital Label Finishing System. Primera Technology, Inc.'s FX1200e is an off-line label produc

22/04/2010 The Cathedral Of Christ Hosts First Film Premiere
The premiere of Vladimir Khotinenko's new film – Pop (aka The Priest) – which took place on Easter Sunday in the Church Council’s Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, has become a unique event

22/04/2010 TSL Wins For New Playout Facility For Channel 4
A leader in independent broadcast systems integration has been honoured at the 9th Annual Broadcast Engineering Magazine Excellence Awards for Network Automation for the completion of a major project.

22/04/2010 Vinten Wins Queen's Award For Perfect Balance
A Vitec Group brand and global leader in camera supports, currently celebrating its 100th year of business, has received the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category. The Queen's Award

21/04/2010 Belfast Film Festival Industry Seminars Postponed
Due to the impact of the volcanic dust and the ongoing travel disruption in Europe/UK and Ireland, the Northern Exposure = Deal Closure industry event, planned for this Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd A

21/04/2010 Film London Invests Over £300,000 In Artists’ Films
Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN) have announced they are investing over £170,000 in five new moving image projects from London-based artists. The projects, now greenlit for productio

21/04/2010 Irish Seek Repeal Of Political Ad Ban
Ireland's broadcasters have called for the removal on the ban on paid political advertising on radio and television saying that it was open to challenge in the European Courts. The Independent Broadc

21/04/2010 ITFC Chooses AmberFin To Enhance Digital Services
A London-based provider of content management services to broadcasters and content owners, has chosen Emmy award winning image-processing technology provider AmberFin to supply iCR 5000 workstations t

21/04/2010 Latens Systems Ltd Receives Queen's Award
A leader in providing security software to Pay TV operators, has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade, the UK's top award for business perfo

21/04/2010 Quantel Sets Up Temporary Las Vegas Office!
NAB 2010 was a very successful show for Quantel with lots of interest generated; they even sold one of the products launched at the show right from the stand - the brand new Stereo3D broadcast system

21/04/2010 Retouching Voted 'Significant Breakthrough' At NAB
A provider of cost-effective software for digital artists and editors, won the prestigious Mario Award at the 2010 NAB Show for its Beauty Box skin retouching software. Given annually by TV Technology