Broadcast News Archive for September, 2010
22/09/2010 ATG Broadcast Completes Studio Six Upgrade At Television Centre
ATG Broadcast, working in partnership with BBC Studios and Post Production, has completed a major upgrade to Studio Six at Television Centre in London. Studio Six becomes Britain's first 1080 50p HD s

22/09/2010 BBC Finances To Be Examined
For the first time, the National Audit Office (NAO) will be conducting an examination on the BBC's finances. A spokesman for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport has said the NAO will now be al

22/09/2010 Camera Corps Headed To Budapest For European Swimming Championships
A five-strong Camera Corps team headed to Budapest in August to support coverage of the 2010 European Swimming Championships for Eurosport. Working in co-operation with Alfacam, MTV Hungary and Satel

22/09/2010 Climbing Everest - 'Because It Is There'
As the release of the movie, The Wildest Dream - starring Liam Neeson as mountaineer, George Mallory and Liam's late wife, Natasha Richardson as Ruth, Mallory's wife - looms, the fateful expedition to

22/09/2010 Irish Broadcasting 'Legend' Honoured
A broadcasting legend is to be recognised and honoured at a prestigious Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) event. 'A Life in Television' is an accolade for Cathal O'Shannon and takes place today

22/09/2010 Residents Defy RTE Construction Plan
Despite planning permission being granted last April, objections continue against a €350m overhaul of RTE's Montrose studios. Objections from local Donnybrook residents that includes financier Dermot

22/09/2010 TSL To Supply HD Audio Monitoring For 2010 Asian Games
Broadcast systems integrator TSL Professional Product Group has announced that it will supply 42 of its AMU1-CHD+ high definition audio monitors to GAB, which is building the broadcast facilities for

22/09/2010 World's Greatest Cities Goes Global
The world's most iconic metropolitan areas are to get a wider than ever audience with news that DRG's worldwide sales for ITV1's primetime factual series The Greatest Cities in the World has expanded

21/09/2010 DRG Premieres New Documentaries
Production company DRG has confirmed the significant acquisition of three major new primetime documentary specials BP: Eye of the Storm and The Tea Party and the American Right for BBC Television and

21/09/2010 Louth To Get Epic?
Ireland's greatest legend, Cuchulainn, could be coming to the big screen with the epic shot in Co Louth. Hound, an international film based on Cuchulainn's life story, is set to go ahead in the next

21/09/2010 Nexus Create An Ever-Evolving Short Film
Top directing talent at a leading production company, have taken the truly democratic nature of the web to another exciting stage. Roel and Jonathan from Nexus collaborated to develop Now Take A Bow

21/09/2010 NTP Expands Audio Routing Range
There's a new addition to the successful range of digital audio routing and processing equipment at NTP Technology. It announced its expanded range at IBC2010 (Amsterdam, mid-September) to include th

21/09/2010 Peel Media Navigates To MediaCityUK
A distinctive wayfinding route planner for MediaCityUK has been developed by award winning design agency The Chase. The Manchester-based agency have created a streetscape graphic which uses colours i

21/09/2010 Tern TV 'Get Up And Grow' For BBC NI
Following the success of the Get Up and Grow series on BBC1 NI, a UK indie is currently in production of a further 6x30' episodes which are due to transmit in Spring 2011. Presented by Chris Beardsha

21/09/2010 TSL Supply HD Audio For Asian Games
TSL Professional Product Group has announced that it will supply 42 of its AMU1-CHD+ high definition audio monitors to GAB, which is building the broadcast facilities for the 2010 Asian Games. The Ga

21/09/2010 Vinten Scoops 'STAR' Award
Vinten's new Vector 430 - which was on display at IBC 2010 - is the recipient of a 2010 Superior Technology Award Recipient (STAR) Award given by the editorial staff of TV Technology Europe magazine a

20/09/2010 Female Filmmakers Celebrated
The Birds Eye View Film Festival, a forum in which female filmmakers are celebrated, has opened its doors to fledgling filmmakers who would like their work showed at the 2011 event. The festival, whi

20/09/2010 GTC Event To Support Freelances
A Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) business skills 'roadshow' is coming to the North West. The 'How to Survive as a Freelance' team will be in Manchester on Saturday 25 September. Similar event

20/09/2010 Misfits' Stars Launch 20th Cinemagic
There will be more than 20 UK and Ireland previews and premierés for movie enthusiasts to enjoy in a feast of films during November as the Coca-Cola Cinemagic International Film and Television Festiva

20/09/2010 Oxygen DCT Appointed Exclusive UK Distributor By Cinedeck
Cinedeck has appointed Oxygen DCT as its exclusive European distributor for the Cinedeck EXTREME v2.0 award-winning, ultra-portable cinema grade monitoring, recording and playback device that made its

20/09/2010 Post-production Alliance To Provide One-Stop-Shop Deals
The Coach House Studios, the West-London-based film and TV editing facility, has formed a mutually beneficial alliance with Soho sound specialists De Lane Lea and boutique grading company The Look. T

20/09/2010 Red-TX Helps BBC Broadcast 'Help For Heroes' Gig
Broadcast sound specialist Red-TX was employed to capture the audio for the Help for Heroes benefit concert, which took place at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday September 12. The event attracted more th

20/09/2010 Sachtler Launch Cine DSLR Fluid Head At IBC
Sachtler presented a new fluid head specially designed for DSLR filmmakers at IBC 2010. The Cine DSLR has a payload range of 1 to 5 kg (2 to 11 lbs) and is thus ideal for state-of-the-art digital sing

20/09/2010 SADiE 6 Official Release To Include iZotope Plug-In Bundle
Prism Sound, manufacturer of the SADiE product range of high-end DAWs, has announced a major addition to its new SADiE 6 release. In a deal just announced with iZotope, all SADiE 6 systems will incl

17/09/2010 Band Pro Unveil New Leica Lenses At IBC
At IBC in Amsterdam, visitors to the Band Pro stand were able to take a closer look at the Leica Summilux-C lenses on various PL mount cameras such as Sony SRW-9000PL, Arri Alexa and the new RED EPIC.