Broadcast News Archive for September, 2010
09/09/2010 Mwnci Chooses Baselight HD

A Cardiff-based TV post production company has invested in a Baselight HD colour-grading system and Baselight Kompressor from FilmLight, to complement its existing Avid editing workflow. Mwnci emplo

09/09/2010 Petrol Bags Introduces Deca Dr. Bag For Sony PMW-EX3
A Vitec Group Brand has introduced the Black Deca Dr. Bag for the Sony PMW-EX3 and similar size cameras. Petrol Bags has launched a new design based on an industry favorite - the popular Dr. Petrol

09/09/2010 Sondor And ARRI Join Forces In The Film Scanning Market
After successfully collaborating on the sale of a package combining an ARRISCAN for high quality scanning and sondor ALTRA for real time telecine to a German university, ARRI and sondor have decided t

09/09/2010 Want To Make A Film In 48 Hours?
Bradford City of Film is offering first time filmmakers from across Yorkshire the chance to take part in an exciting new film challenge. The 48 Hour Film Challenge is a brand new project, which aims

08/09/2010 BBC Announces First Companies For @North Initiative
Peter Salmon, Director, BBC North has announced the first wave of companies that will be commissioned under the BBC's @North initiative. The @North digital initiative was launched by Peter Salmon in

08/09/2010 Channel 5 Veterans To Step Down
Nick Wilson, Chris Shaw and Robert Charles have announced they are to leave Channel 5, following the acquisition of the broadcaster by Richard Desmond. After spending more than 13 years at the channe

08/09/2010 Deluxe Acquires Assets Of ITFC
An entertainment services group has acquired the business and assets of ITFC, a leading provider of post production, content management, authoring, media access and asset management services to the UK

08/09/2010 Hamlet Introduces Compact High-Resolution Colour Legaliser
An expert in high precision cost effective test and measurement equipment, is extending its range with the IBC2010 launch of KromaScope, a full feature colour processor and legaliser. Hamlet's compa

08/09/2010 Matrox Introduces Direct Capture
A video products group will showcase direct capture at this year's IBC show. Matrox will demonstrate direct capture from HDMI, SDI, and analog HD or SD video sources to H.264 files with the Matrox MX

08/09/2010 Philips Celebrates 1 Billionth Milestone
Philips has now produced 1 billion remote controls since manufacturing commenced in 1991. The timing of this major milestone coincides with the company's participation at this year's IBC show in Ams

08/09/2010 Skillset Ploughs Further Funds Into Film Training
A highly successful training scheme, for new entrants working in the technical areas of archives and digital content for UK Film and TV, is now reaching its end. Launched in January 2010, the trainee

08/09/2010 SSL Showcases Gravity Final Cut Pro Plug-In Version 2.0
A Solid State Logic Company and the makers of Gravity Media Asset Management systems for the Broadcast, Government, Education and Corporate markets, is showcasing its Gravity Final Cut Pro (FCP) Plug-

07/09/2010 ATG Chosen As Systems Integrator For Sky's Harlequin 1
BSkyB has chosen ATG Broadcast, one of Europe's leading systems integrators, to install, test and commission their studios and post-production facilities. BSkyB's new broadcasting facility is locate

07/09/2010 dB Broadcast Increase Engineering Department
A Cambridge based, independent system integrator, has made two further appointments in their engineering department. Adam Hewes has joined dB Broadcast as a Project Engineer, while James Grajcarek h

07/09/2010 FOR-A Fits New Class HD Production Van
An innovator in professional video processing solutions has supplied equipment, including a HVS-350HS vision mixer, to the German system integrator and OB truck specialist Broadcast Solutions. The n

07/09/2010 ForeTV Is An EPG Genius!
MSA Focus has now added another important integration feature for its ForeTV management system - a transparent interface to the market-leading EPG system, EPGenius from HWW. This interface is alread

07/09/2010 Foster Announces Increased Broadband For Rural Areas
Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has reinforced her commitment to improving broadband services in rural areas with completion of another project through the competitive £1.9million Northern Ireland B

07/09/2010 Giggle Group Appoints Radio Boss As Head Of Business Development
Peter Rogers, former MD of Heart 102.4 Radio in Gloucester, has been appointed Head of Business Development at Giggle Group, the Twigworth-based animation and film production company. Peter, who has

07/09/2010 Granada TV To Launch In Hong Kong
Asia's newest general entertainment channel, Granada TV, has now added Hong Kong to the growing list of territories where the channel is available. From today, Granada TV will be available on PCCW's

07/09/2010 Meyers Brings Expertise To Band Pro
In a stunning turn of events, Northern California native and acknowledged production engineering expert Fred Meyers, who recently worked on George Lucas's independent feature Red Tails, is joining the

07/09/2010 Ministry Deal For Wise Buddah
Wise Buddah has been appointed by Ministry of Sound to make a fresh push to radio stations around the world. Ministry's two-hour radio shows, which feature the likes of Hed Kandi, Chilled and Clubber

06/09/2010 3ality Digital Keynotes Conference With Live 3D Shoot
As the keynote to the IBC2010 conference day is devoted to stereoscopic 3D (S3D), Steve Schklair, Chief Executive Officer of 3ality Digital, a leader in advanced technologies, is presenting a remarkab

06/09/2010 AKA Events Build Aspera Stand At IBC
This year sees AKA Events redesigning and building the Aspera stand for IBC 2010 (hall 7, G11). After a success full show in 2009, they have extended and enclosed their meeting room space for a more

06/09/2010 LG And Sky Extend 3D TV Partnership
Ahead of the launch of Sky 3D, Europe's first 3D TV channel, and as LG unveils its impressive new 3D product line-up at IFA, the two companies have confirmed they will expand their 3D TV partnership.

06/09/2010 PSI Lights Belsonic Festival
Belfast based Production Services Ireland (PSI) supplied lighting equipment, rigging services and crew for the 2010 Belsonic Festival - staged in Custom House Square, central Belfast, Northern Ireland