Broadcast News Archive for August, 2010
20/08/2010 BBC Scotland Backs European Soccer Hopes
BBC Scotland will broadcast full live coverage of all four away fixtures in Scotland's campaign to qualify for the European Championships. First up, is Craig Levein's debut as coach for a Scotland co

20/08/2010 BECTU Backs Radio Festival
An unprecedented line-up of top executives from across the radio industry will gather in October for the next Move on Up event which takes place as part of the Radio Festival in Salford. Opening the

20/08/2010 BPL Produces 'Crowd Sourced' Peperami Ad
The London creative agency BPL has produced the first crowd-sourced advert for Unilever's Peperami brand. The TV ad which is for the new bite-size Peperami Nibblers produce line features the Peperam

20/08/2010 IPV's Teragator Data Aggregation Tool Gets 'Business Savvy'
A supplier of media, metadata and low bitrate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, IPV, is showcasing the latest tools for its Teragator and Curator system

20/08/2010 Prime Focus Backs Indian Film Fest
The inaugural Indian Film Festival of London (IFFL), will be launched on August 25 and Prime Focus will be the principal backer. Prime Focus, which was founded in India, will also sponsor the festiva

20/08/2010 Visions Launches Gemini 3Gbs OB Trucks
Visions' two new 'super trucks', Gemini 1 and 2, successfully covered their first weekend on the Premier League last weekend, moving from Tottenham Hotspur FC on Saturday to Liverpool FC on Sunday and

19/08/2010 Abit Helps CBC To Implement File-Based Workflow On SUPER RTL
Leading automation provider, Abit, has announced that it has installed its new Present It automation system at CBC (Cologne Broadcasting Centre) new premises in Köln-Deutz as part of CBC's relocation

19/08/2010 D-Day Looms In BBC Pension Showdown
Hundreds of BBC staff have joined the broadcast union, BECTU in recent weeks to help the fight against cuts to staff pensions. The union is advising new recruits who want to vote in the on-going indu

19/08/2010 Grading And Restoration Fillip By Digital Vision
Digital Vision has announced the shipment of its new Nucoda grading and Phoenix restoration product range including the latest 2010 software release, showing its continued commitment to deliver premiu

19/08/2010 Hamlet Delivers Quality Control At Flotsam Films
A hybrid production company and post production facility based in London, Flotsam Films, has installed both a DS9000 DigiScope and a software-based VidScope-HD test and measurement system from Hamlet.

19/08/2010 Nevion Products To Boost Transport Protocols
A leading video transport provider for broadcasters, service providers and government entities worldwide, Nevion (formerly Network VPG) will announce new products at IBC that enhance solution suites f

19/08/2010 Regional TV Production Levels Falling
Local TV production is failing viewers in one of the UK's regions with the amount of money spent on television programming specifically for Northern Ireland and the number of hours produced falling in

19/08/2010 Ross Video Offers Complete Video Production
A complete production system that includes Video Switcher, Graphics System and Media Server has been announced by Ross Video. "CrossOver Studio will provide users with tightly integrated operations a

19/08/2010 TV Takes Up Half UK's Waking Hours
Consumers are spending almost half of their waking hours watching TV, using their mobiles and other communications devices, new Ofcom research revealed today. They are now sending four times as many

18/08/2010 Christy Celebrates Worldwide Growth At IBC
A specialist in broadcast recruitment, is celebrating annual worldwide growth of up to 70 per cent at IBC this year. Since the same time last year, Christy Media Solutions has grown its contract plac

18/08/2010 Cotech's 3D Future In Sight At IBC
A manufacturer of a variety of coated films, will use IBC to announce the global launch of their 3D glasses. Cotech have developed specific colours of 3D glass lenses for two different types of syste

18/08/2010 NBN Installs Nine Pixel Power Brandmasters
A supplier of broadcast graphics systems, has announced that NBN Television, based in Newcastle, Australia, has purchased and installed nine BrandMastersTM, three of which are BrandMaster Clips versio

18/08/2010 New Avid Pro Tools HD Series Makes A Breakthrough
A pioneer in digital audio and video technology has introduced a series of newly-designed hardware and software solutions designed to enhance the quality and performance of Pro Tools|HD, the industry'

18/08/2010 Paragon to Provide Trade-Only Hire Of MicroTiles
Christie's innovative MicroTiles are to be made available to trade customers from hire specialists, Paragon Projection Ltd. Paragon has depots strategically situated across the UK including Central L

18/08/2010 Playbox Think Outside The Box At IBC
The international 'TV channel in a box' manufacturer, is gearing up for a big year at the IBC show in Amsterdam next month. Playbox now powers over 9,000 playout and branding channels worldwide with

18/08/2010 Sky Arts To Broadcast Camp Bestival
Sky Arts has acquired the rights to broadcast the television production of the multi award winning family festival Camp Bestival. Produced by Whizz Kid Entertainment (WKE) in conjunction with executi

17/08/2010 Blackmagic Design Acquires EchoLab
A manufacturer of video technology products have now acquired all assets of EchoLab Inc., one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of production switchers. Blackmagic Design have teame

17/08/2010 Bond Films Deal Renewed
A multiyear renewal agreement for the James Bond movies has been inked between ITV and MGM's TV distribution unit. Gary Marenzi, MGM Worldwide TV Co-President settled the deal, which will keep the fr

17/08/2010 Digital Vision's Nucoda Adds Drama To BBC's Mistresses
A specialist in post production have employed Nucoda Film Master to conform and grade the new series of BBC One's Mistresses by Bristol based facility Films@59. Digital Vision's Nucoda was used on t

17/08/2010 International Film Students For Belfast
The movie makers of the future, from both sides of the Atlantic, are in Belfast this week to take what could be their first steps on the road in to international stardom. Some 20 students – from Belf