Broadcast News Archive for June, 2010
17/06/2010 Practical 3D Movie Making & Beyond Launched
Due to customer demand (and general hassling by industry colleagues!) Jack Ezra of 3D Experience Ltd, UK, has launched the Practical 3D Movie Making & Beyond courses. Jack has over 25 years of practi

17/06/2010 The Clock Is Ticking On HD Commercials
According to a recent Which? Survey over a quarter of Britain's households now receives HDTV programming, and the number is growing almost daily. As a result, the spotlight has fallen on the broadcas

17/06/2010 Tubridy Confirmed For 9-11 Slot On 2fm
RTÉ Radio have confirmed that Late Late Show Presenter Ryan Tubridy will present RTÉ 2fm's flagship 9-11am slot From late August. The announcement follows the untimely death of Presenter Gerry Ryan e

17/06/2010 World Cup Complaints Soar At Ofcom
The UK's communications regulator has now received over 750 complaints regarding a broadcasting glitch that saw 1.5 million fans miss England's goal in the World Cup match against the USA on Saturday.

16/06/2010 BTV Post Completes Projects
A UK based post-production facility has completed the reversion of The Girls Who Shared a Head (1 x 60’) produced by WTFN for FIVE. The documentary, completed by BTV Post, follows the story of conjoi

16/06/2010 Fry Brands British TV 'Childish'
Broadcaster and QI host Stephen Fry has criticised the state of British TV describing it as "shocking." Speaking at the Annual Bafta Television Lecture in London, he went on to say how "infantilised

16/06/2010 iPhone App Promotes Belfast's Music Scene
Belfast City Council is using the very latest technology to promote the city's thriving music scene, by launching the world's first iPhone 'app' on the subject. As more and more people use their mobi

16/06/2010 Kahuna To Support Boomerang+ HD Operations
A UK based television production company, has chosen Snell's Kahuna multi-format HD/SD production switcher as an integral component in its upgrade to HD operations. Implemented to support the HD mig

16/06/2010 Singular Announces Public Beta For DualEyes
A renowned developer of automation applications for post-production, has released the first beta download for the recently announced DualEyes. Winner of TV Technology's 2010 Mario Award for its brea

16/06/2010 Specialist AV Invests In Final Cut Pro System
A provider of digital media technologies, Tyrell CCT, has announced they have provided a leading Irish duplication facility with a new Apple Final Cut Pro Editing System to accommodate file to tape du

16/06/2010 Square Zero Signs New Award-Winning Director
An independent East London production company, has announced the signing of award-winning short film, music promo and commercials Director, Danann Breathnach. Joining Square Zero to further bolster t

16/06/2010 Time Warner's Bewkes Heads Line Up For RTS 2010
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced a line-up of illustrious speakers for its 2010 International Conference, headed by Time Warner Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Bewkes who will

15/06/2010 'Secret of Kells' Revealed At NI Festival
Oscar-nominated Animator, Paul Young, will be returning to his roots this week as part of the Ulster Festival of Art and Design. The University of Ulster Art and Design graduate proudly rubbed should

15/06/2010 dB Broadcast Recruits New Project Managers
A UK independent system integrator have increased their engineering team to fourteen with the appointment of three new Project Managers. dB Broadcast have appointed Steve Carlson to Project Manager,

15/06/2010 Director Kirk 'Takes To The Throne'
Northern Ireland Screen has announced that US giant HBO has signed local director Brian Kirk to helm two episodes of upcoming fantasy series Game of Thrones. Armagh man Kirk has previously directed e

15/06/2010 FremantleMedia Acquires Two New Titles
The commercial and brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, have announced they have acquired two new titles for their home entertainment distribution operation. FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), will

15/06/2010 Higher Grant Support For UK Companies At AES
The APRS is pleased to announce the availability of enhanced financial support for UK companies intending to exhibit at the Autumn AES show, scheduled to take place at the Moscone Center in San Franci

15/06/2010 News Corp In BSkyB Takeover
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation is currently in talks to take over satellite broadcaster BSkyB. The company said it was currently offering 700 pence per share, which values BSkyB at around £12bn.

15/06/2010 Reynolds Joins Camera Corps
A leader in supplying speciality remote cameras, remote tracking systems, and camera support systems has announced a new addition to its team with the appointment of Tim Reynolds (pictured) as Sales &

15/06/2010 Soviet Science Create New BBC One Ident Music
On the back of composing the official BBC World Cup theme 2010, Soviet Science were commissioned to compose the latest in the family of BBC One idents. Aired on Friday night for the first time before

14/06/2010 150 Territories Set To Air 62nd Emmy Awards
The television and digital distribution arm of ContentFilm plc, has secured a host of deals for the upcoming 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, increasing the reach of the star-studded event, which attracts

14/06/2010 Adobe's 'Critical' Flash Flaw Fixed
A 'critical' security flaw that allowed hackers to take control of affected computer systems has now been addressed by Adobe. The small number of targeted attacks was first detected in early June. T

14/06/2010 Andrew Chowns To Leave Pact
Director of Business Affairs at trade body Pact, Andrew Chowns has recently announced he is leaving Pact to take up a new role as Chief Executive Officer of Directors UK. Andrew has been a valuable m

14/06/2010 BBC Licence Fee Set For Debate
The way in which the BBC is funded in the future is to be further analysed. The Government intends to discuss whether a TV licence fee "is the right way" to fund the BBC - and as early as next year,

14/06/2010 Editworks Fund Rapid Expansion Through Azule
Following the migration of light entertainment shows, like Eggheads and Who Dares Wins, to Scotland, post production house, Editworks, has announced the launch of a new post production facility in Gla