Broadcast News Archive for May, 2010
12/05/2010 Lancashire Film Festival On Screen
Up-and-coming Danny Boyles and Quentin Tarantinos are being invited to pitch their movie ideas to industry professionals at a brand new free film festival being staged at the University of Central Lan

12/05/2010 QVC Chooses Quantel For New Venture In Italy
A developer of innovative, high performance content creation and delivery systems has placed an order with Quantel for the supply of an Enterprise sQ server system. The system, employed by QVC, will p

12/05/2010 RTE Launches New Aertel Mobile Service
RTE - Ireland's national broadcaster, has successfully launched the new version of its mobile information platform, Aertel Mobile, supported by SysMedia's Plasma Gold cross-platform content management

12/05/2010 Snell's Kahuna Nets Key Industry Award
An innovator in the digital media market has announced that its new Kahuna 360 received a Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit Award and a TV Technology Star Award at the 2010 NAB Show. Launched by Snell,

12/05/2010 SNP Productions Makes A Move
A video control solutions specialist has moved to new, larger and improved premises in Milton Keynes. The move for SNP Productions follows a busy year in 2009 with positive signs that 2010 will be ev

11/05/2010 BAFTA Nominations Celebrated
Regional TV production has been given a fillip this week with news that the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has nominated several Northern Ireland-made programmes for its annual Te

11/05/2010 BBC Go Wild On Springwatch
The BBC is set to inspire new wildlife heroes to do something for nature this summer in a Springwatch season of events and programmes. Starting later this month, it will offer a new series of the pop

11/05/2010 BECTU Launches Freelance Fair
Broadcast union BECTU's annual Freelancers' Fair is now taking bookings. The event, on Friday 11 June, offers a mix of seminars, an industry exhibition and two sessions of the popular Freelance Tool

11/05/2010 Cameramen's AGM Invitation Issued
There's an important date coming up for cameramen. The Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) is to hold its annual general meeting this month, (20 May). Sponsored by ARRI GB, which is hosting the mee

11/05/2010 Digital Rapids Teams With Qumu
A leading provider of tools and solutions for television, film and web content, Digital Rapids, has teamed up with a media and video solutions business, Qumu, to announce that direct support for Digit

11/05/2010 Irish Films Get Cannes Exposure
The Irish film industry will be well represented at the 2010 Cannes International Film Festival. All Good Children, directed by Alicia Duffy, has been officially selected for the Directors Fortnight

11/05/2010 PSI Calls 'Lights, Camera, Action!'
A fast-growing lighting and sound business in Northern Ireland has just finished a major theatre installation. Production Services Ireland has supplied and installed the lighting and sound equipment

11/05/2010 Three Musketeers Cast Revealed
The new big screen movie, Three Musketeers, has been cast. Percy Jackson's Logan Lerman is to play D'Artagnan, while Ray Stevenson (The Book of Eli), Luke Evans (Clash Of The Titans) and Matthew Macf

10/05/2010 Bridge Combines Forces With ComuTel
A designer and manufacturer for the digital broadcast industry has announced a partnership with Serbian digital networks specialist, ComuTel Communication Technology. Bridge Technologies has paired w

10/05/2010 Cannes Defies Storm Damage
Some 10,000 film industry professionals and an about 4,000 journalists are expected to attend the Cannes Film Festival next week - despite massive storm damage taking place. The festival organisers h

10/05/2010 Film London To Invest In Film Gems 

Film London and London's Screen Archives: the regional network have announced they have secured £247,000 to care for and improve access to film heritage in London. The funding is part of the UK Scree

10/05/2010 Mini Pixel Lab Call For Applications
Skillset Academi+ and Power to the Pixel are delighted to announce that applications are now open for The Mini Pixel Lab, to be held on the 3rd, 7th and 9th of July 2010 in the five star St David's Ho

10/05/2010 Museums Heritage Shortlist For IVC
A leading systems integrator has announced it has been shortlisted for the prestigious Museums Heritage Award for Excellence for Innovation for work at the Natural History Museum's Attenborough Studio

10/05/2010 RTS Student TV Awards Announced
The winners of the 14th RTS Student Television Awards have now been announced. The ceremony was held on Friday at the The Barbican Centre, London and was hosted by Comedian and Presenter Tom Deacon a

10/05/2010 Successful NI Screen Boosts Its Board
A regional film agency has been given a fillip as a new face joins the organisation's board. Stormont Culture Minister Nelson McCausland has announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chair to the Board

10/05/2010 UK Film Targets Cannes
The UK film industry will take to the international stage at the Cannes Film Festival this week with a host of British features and shorts selected for screening in the official sections of the festiv

07/05/2010 Avid Scores A Hit With 'Riverside'
Sidney Sampson's Riverside was probably one of the catchiest tunes of last year and the global chart success was undoubtedly helped by a fast paced and colourful pop video to accompany the track. Th

07/05/2010 HSBC Advance Gets th1ng Treatment
An animation and mixed media production company, th1ng, has been commissioned by JWT London to direct and produce adverts for a global TV ad campaign for HSBC to promote its Advance account. The Lond

07/05/2010 Hybrid TV Standard Mheg Interaction Channel Published
A newly formed association of software manufacturers, MPALA, the International MHEG Promotion Alliance, has announced an important industry move. ETSI - the European Telecommunications Standards Inst

07/05/2010 Irish Online Publishers Join Forces
Publishers that provide local quality content through a trusted online environment are to be boosted with the formation of a new grouping. The Association of Online Publishers Ireland (AOP Ireland) h