Broadcast News Archive for June, 2010
14/06/2010 It's A May Ball For Sennheiser!
Mid-May saw BBC Radio 1 stage its annual Big Weekend two-day festival, this year in Bangor, Wales. Featuring some of the contemporary music scene's biggest acts and most well-known Radio 1 DJs, an equ

14/06/2010 Vinten Showcases Perfect Balance
A Vitec Group brand and global leader in camera supports, will be demonstrating its commitment to unrivalled performance and excellent reliability at Broadcast Asia 2010. Vinten, which is celebratin

14/06/2010 Wilderness Films India Seeks Fresh Partnerships!
As part of a strategic business expansion, Wilderness Films India Ltd.(WFIL) has decided to seek marketing affiliations and co-production and distribution partnerships for their 4000+ hours of HD cont

11/06/2010 BBC Respond To Union Pay Claim
Four months after the union submitted its pay claim for BBC staff, talks are now underway with senior management. During discussions this week, the BBC offered a flat rate increase of £475 to all sta

11/06/2010 Emerging Sell DAD AX24 To Abbey Road
The UK distributors for Digital Audio Denmark’s high-end A-D and D-As, have sold four DAD AX24 converters to EMI's renowned Abbey Road Studios. Emerging supplied the converters which will be employed

11/06/2010 Gencom Partners For Nine's Digital Project
A collaborative partnership between three key industry providers will protect and strengthen Nine Network Australia's new digital news system. Gencom's partnership with SGL will allow tight integrati

11/06/2010 Harris Sponsors New 3D Masters
An international communications and information technology company, is to be a Gold Sponsor of TVB Europe magazine's upcoming 3D Masters 2010 event taking place in London on June 22nd. Harris Corpora

11/06/2010 Low Budget's In Scotland Raise Union Hackles
BECTU has registered its opposition to two independent productions being filmed in Scotland. Decoy Bride, an Ecosse Films production starring David Tennant and Laid Off a production by Wilder Films,

11/06/2010 RTÉ Awarded Barclays Premier League Highlights
Ireland's national broadcaster have announced that it has been awarded the rights to broadcast Barclays Premier League soccer highlights for three seasons up to and including the 2012/2013 season. R

11/06/2010 Setanta To Cover Live GAA Games
Live GAA Championship coverage taking place this summer will be covered by Setanta Sports. The broadcaster has announced details of its first trip to Croke Park for Dublin's Championship opener with

11/06/2010 Wadley To Be London Arts Council Chair
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced that Veronica Wadley will be the next London Chair at Arts Council England. The Secretary of State for Culture, Media, Olympics and Sport has approved

10/06/2010 BBC On Board With Salford Film Festival
Lights, camera, action! BBC North has announced it is backing the seventh annual Salford Film Festival, the leading regional celebration of all things cinematic. BBC North has endorsed the festival a

10/06/2010 Boris FX Introduces New AAF Transfer Plug-In for Avid
A developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, have announced Boris AAF Transfer, a new plug-in designed for seamless transfer of Apple Final Cut Pro sequences to Avid Media Composer

10/06/2010 Creative Scotland Announces Senior Team
Andrew Dixon, Chief Executive Designate of Creative Scotland has announced his senior team for the new national development body for the arts, culture and creative industries in Scotland. Vena Dhup

10/06/2010 Digital Rapids Joins Polycom Arena Programme
A provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content to wider audiences, have announced that they have signed an agreement to join the Polycom Arena partner programme. Di

10/06/2010 GMTV Name To Be Dropped
ITV have announced plans to drop the GMTV name and brand, spending up to £1.5m on a relaunch of the morning flagship show. The rebrand was described as "the biggest change" in its 17-year history by

10/06/2010 Hamlet Refines Quality Control For Playboy TV
Leading cable and satellite broadcaster Playboy TV has updated its ingest quality control process with software-based solutions from Hamlet. The contract is for two Reel-Check file-based systems and f

10/06/2010 Picturehouse Score With Isolation
Described by Ken Loach as "an important document of the experiences of ex-soldiers told through the eyes of someone who knows," Isolation is an impressionistic portrait of the emotional and physical a

10/06/2010 PSI Supplies Fatboy Slim Extravaganza
Last month saw the first gig staged at Belfast's new Giant's Park venue - headlined by legendary DJ Fatboy Slim, together with a star studded line-up of the hottest dance acts, including Deadmau5, Kis

09/06/2010 BBC Alba Secures Exclusive Rights
BBC's Gaelic Media Service has signed an exclusive deal to show live Magners League rugby in Scotland for the next four years. The package of matches will see live Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors game

09/06/2010 Egg Cracks Real-Time Colour Grading
A specialist in innovative image restoration, enhancement, colour correction and data conforming systems has announced that Dublin based post production facility Egg has installed a Nucoda Film Master

09/06/2010 New Canon Lenses Get Promotion Boost
A leading dry-hire facilities house are the first in the UK to take delivery of Canon's new HD portable lens with built-in Image stabiliser. The HJ15ex 8.5 KRSE-V (VAP lens), delivered to ProMotion,

09/06/2010 Panasonic 3D Courtside For French Open
Following an earlier announcement about Panasonic's joint partnership with the Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT) and the 3D transmission of the 2010 French Open Tennis, Roland Garros, Panasonic’s b

09/06/2010 Plug Pulled On UTV's Welsh News Pilot
There's disappointment at a regional TV station this week as a pilot scheme to provide a replacement news service for ITV Wales is now to be scrapped. The new government's Culture Secretary, Jeremy H

09/06/2010 Prime Focus Strengthens London Talent Roster
One of the world's largest visual entertainment services groups has announced the appointments of Senior Flame Artist Fasa Oyibo to its UK Commercials division and Dubbing Mixer Wid Cook to its UK Bro