Broadcast News Archive for July, 2010
07/07/2010 Hungarian Broadcaster Selects Miranda
Miranda Technologies has announced that Magyar Televizio (MTV), Hungary's state broadcaster has installed Miranda's infrastructure, monitoring and branding equipment at its new state-of-the-art televi

07/07/2010 Last Call For UK Student Film Festival
The University of Salford and Cornerhouse are looking for submissions to the UK's largest student film festival - 'exposures: New Talent in Moving Image Festival' to be submitted by July 30. The Fest

07/07/2010 SGL Announces IBC Preview
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading provider of content archive and storage management software solutions, has announced details of the products they will be demonstrating at IBC 2010. At this y

06/07/2010 6 Music Closure Rejected By BBC Trust
The BBC Trust has rejected plans to close down digital radio station 6 Music aftr the station had been targeted for the axe in March, as part of the BBC Strategy Review. However, in his response to t

06/07/2010 Channel 4 And UKTV Agree Ad Sales Deal
UKTV, the owner of channels such as Gold and Dave, has struck a deal with Channel 4 to handle their TV and online advertising sales for ten years. The deal will see the Channel 4 Sales team take cont

06/07/2010 Deadline Extended For The Conch
The deadline for nominations for the UK Screen Sound Awards 2010 - 'The Conch' has been extended until July 8. There have been some amendments for this year's awards, with the facilities categories b

06/07/2010 DRG Takes Raw Cut's Road Wars To Fans Worldwide
Leading independent production company Raw Cut's smash-hit series Road Wars has been sold to territories worldwide - including Australia and Scandinavia - by leading independent TV distributor DRG. D

06/07/2010 Factory Studios Makes Some Noise With Avid
Top London-based audio and visual production house, Factory Studios, has invested in an Avid ICON D-Control ES console. A high-performance, expandable and digital console powered by Avid Pro Tools/H

06/07/2010 Gospel Oak Studio Goes For Quality With Prism
Prism Sound, manufacturer of premium-quality interfaces and converters for the recording and broadcast markets, has installed three of its award-winning ADA-8XR multichannel converters at Gospel Oak S

06/07/2010 Myleene Klass Meets Young Daredevils
Connected Pictures has been commissioned to produce The World's Youngest Daredevils, a documentary special for Sky I HD. In her first authored film, Myleene Klass will travel the globe to meet except

06/07/2010 New Finance Director For Prime Focus
Chief Financial Officer Neil Barnett has joined the board at Prime Focus, one of the world's largest integrated Visual Entertainment Services companies. Barnett has been Finance Director in a non-bo

05/07/2010 Africa Channel And Flow Agree Deal
The US-based television network showcasing the diverse culture and perspectives of Africa's people, The Africa Channel, has entered into an affiliation agreement with FLOW - Columbus Communication (Gr

05/07/2010 Artistic Licence Announces Expansion
A developer of control, lighting and test equipment for the entertainment and architectural markets, Artistic Licence, has announced a new phase of expansion, with the launch of Artistic Licence Engin

05/07/2010 Eyeheight Takes Centre Court At Wimbledon
Eyeheight's DK-2M downstream linear keyer helped convey the excitement of Wimbledon as part of the equipment relaying the event in 1080i HD to television viewers. Chosen by a major UK-based outside b

05/07/2010 MOOV Serves Up Graphics For Wimbledon
Chyron has announced that UK broadcast graphics company MOOV used Chyron HyperX graphics infrastructure for this year's Wimbledon tennis championship on the BBC. MOOV is the first graphics operation

05/07/2010 New Managing Director For ATG Broadcast
Dan Technologies A/S has announced that Graham Day has been appointed as Managing Director at ATG Broadcast. His appointment took effect on July 1 2010. Born in 1957, Graham Day studied mathematics

05/07/2010 PlayBox Technology Kicks Off In South Africa
One of the world's leading innovators and manufacturers of IT-based Television Technology has announced the opening of a representative office in South Africa. PlayBox Technology UK's move follows th

05/07/2010 Tim Corrie Becomes BAFTA Chairman
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced that Tim Corrie will become its new Chairman. Mr Corrie, the 40th Chairman of the Academy during its 63 year history, succeeds David Parf

05/07/2010 Wogan Criticises High BBC Salaries
A top TV presenter, Sir Terry Wogan has hit out against BBC high-earners. In an interview with The Mail's Sunday Live magazine, the Radio 2 presenter said that "the good old days have passed" and tha

02/07/2010 BBC Films Makes Two Its Home
A special weekend - starting on Saturday 17 July - will see BBC Two broadcast the UK TV premieres of The Damned United, Eastern Promises and Is Anybody There? This marks the official launch of BBC T

02/07/2010 Bravo For Mixed Martial Arts!
A long term programming commitment to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Alex Reid following his successful inaugural documentary series for Bravo earlier this year is to enjoy a further boost. Bravo,

02/07/2010 Edinburgh TV Festival Exposed
Organisers of this year's Edinburgh TV Festival have confirmed their full line-up. Highlights in a packed programe which includes sessions with all of the channel controllers, including Jay Hunt and

02/07/2010 Foundry Seals Deal With Prime Focus
A leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry, has announced that Global Visual Entertainment Services group, Prime Focus, has purchased a site license of Nuke to revamp their in-house pipe

02/07/2010 Galway Film Fleadh Boosts Shorts
A host of emerging talent will showcase at the 22nd Galway Film Fleadh in mid July as the newest slate of Short Shorts and Frameworks films premiere. Short Shorts aims to provide a platform to encour

02/07/2010 Low Budget Film For Virgin Media Shorts
An ultra-low budget Northern Ireland filmmaker David McCrea has seen his second short film accepted for a national competition. The short, entitled Closet Sufferer was made for a budget of just £100