Broadcast News Archive for September, 2010
30/09/2010 Baselight For Post-production In Budapest
FilmLight has announced that FotoKem has installed Baselight Eight and Baselight HD colour grading systems at its newly-built post-production facility in Budapest. The systems will anchor two Digita

30/09/2010 Bright Space To Distribute Picturall Octo
A top distributor to the AV and broadcast industry, Bright Space Technologies, has been awarded the UK Distribution of the Picturall Octo media server and display control system. Bright Space Techn

30/09/2010 Christie Releases New DHD800 Digital Projector
A leader in visual solutions, Christie, has announced the addition of the Christie DHD800 digital projector to its wide-ranging product line-up. Aimed at the professional market, the Christie DHD800

30/09/2010 DRG Goes Global With Seven Ages Of…
A leading international and independent TV acquisition and distribution company, DRG, has announced worldwide primetime deals for Renegade Picture's latest BBC Three factual entertainment series The S

30/09/2010 Harris Launch Radio Console With Digital Migration
An international communications and information technology company, the Harris Corporation, has introduced PR&E Oasis, a standalone, on-air and production console that enables radio broadcast operatio

30/09/2010 MHz Appoints Alan Pimm To The Management Team
International independent systems integrator Megahertz (MHz) has appointed Alan Pimm to join its management team. Pimm will support the growth of MHz's international business with a particular focus

30/09/2010 Transvideo Wins CinecAward For Unique 3D Monitor
A leading company in electronic design for the film, video and avionics industries, Transvideo, has won a prestigious cinecAward for its CineMonitorHD 3DView monitor, the world's first HD SDI monitor

30/09/2010 Vinten Wins Best of IBC For Vector
A leader in camera supports, Vinten, has announced its new Vector 430 and Vector 750i, which made their debut at IBC2010, have won the 'Best of IBC2010' editors' award from TVB Europe and The IBC Dail

29/09/2010 Hunt Targets Local Broadcasting Boost
The Culture Secretary has been outlining his sometimes confused plans for decentralised TV services across the UK. In a speech to the Royal Television Society at the end of September, the Secretary o

29/09/2010 Industry 'At Risk' If Film Council Axed
BECTU is warning of a serious threat to homegrown film-making if Government plans to abolish the UK Film Council go ahead. In a recent submission to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee, wri

29/09/2010 IOV Exhibition Changes Name To ProVideo
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the IOV has changed the name of its annual event to simply ProVideo and it will take place at the Ricoh Arena on October 13 and 14. Visitors can now register o

29/09/2010 ITV Sells 50% Stake in Screenvision
ITV has announced that it has sold its 50% stake in Screenvision to a US private equity firm. The broadcaster announced that it had sold its share of the cinema advertising business to Shamrock Capit

29/09/2010 Matrox Announces Support For Avid DNxHD Codec In Matrox DSX Developer Products
Matrox Video Products Group has announced that support for the Avid DNxHD codec is now integrated into its Matrox DSX Developer Products. Manufacturers of PC-based ingest/playout servers, character g

29/09/2010 NHK Media Buys Enterprise sQ For Botswana TV
A top developer of content creation and delivery systems across post, broadcast and DI, Quantel, has received an order from NHK Media Technology for an Enterprise sQ server-based production system to

29/09/2010 Probe Launched Into Sky File-Sharing Leak
Following a security breach of legal firm ACS:Law, a list of more than 8,000 Sky broadband subscribers and a second of 400 PlusNet users has surfaced online. The personal details of those suspected t

29/09/2010 Telekom Malaysia Selects Pixel Power Technology For IPTV Rollout
Pixel Power, a leading supplier of broadcast graphics systems, has announced that Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM ) has purchased BrandMaster and LogoVision branding and master control technology from the

28/09/2010 DCD Rights Offers Varied Slate At MIPCOM
An international distributor, DCD Rights, is to showcase its strongest ever slate of factual programming at MIPCOM 2010, spanning 60 hours of new factual content. Nicky Davies Williams, Chief Executi

28/09/2010 Documentary Film Makers Get Galway Focus
Documentary filmmaking is being highlighted at the forthcoming Galway Film Centre and MEDIA Antenna event. It is being held in association with Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, which is hosting a

28/09/2010 Endemol Builds Creative Board
A world leader in entertainment programming, Endemol, has announced a series of changes within its senior creative team including the creation of a new Creative Board. The board will include Marco Ba

28/09/2010 GTC Awards Gets Executive Boost
TV cameramen will tonight hear first-hand about just what a leading television executive thinks about programme making. The Chief Creative Officer of BBC Vision Production, Patrick Younge, is to spe

28/09/2010 KMP Further Integrates Digital Vision
A firm that provides innovative image restoration, enhancement, colour correction and data conforming systems for movie makers, Digital Vision has announced that FotoKem's Keep Me Posted (KMP) has exp

28/09/2010 Learning Gets BBC Boost
The BBC has launched a new strategy to put learning at the heart of the corporation and provide learning opportunities for all audiences. Utilising the power of the BBC's big brands and key talent,

28/09/2010 Square Zero Adds Fiona To Team
The IVCA gold award-winning production company, Square Zero has announced the appointment of Fiona Napier-Bell as Head of New Business. Fiona will primarily be responsible for sourcing new creative

28/09/2010 Starz Goes Multi-channel With OmniBus Systems iTX
In the most significant OmniBus Systems deployment this year, Starz Entertainment has migrated its entire automation and playback operation to the OmniBus iTX broadcast automation and playout platform

27/09/2010 ABC Australia Acquires Primetime Line-up From DRG
DRG and the ABC Australia have confirmed a significant deal which will bring a portfolio of five high-profile DRG programmes to the network's primetime line-up, including the BBC's Five Days 2, ITV's