Broadcast News Archive for October, 2011
26/10/2011 Foyle Film Festival 'Shakes The World'
Following on from the marking of the tenth Anniversary of 9/11, the theme of the 24th Foyle Film Festival this November will be 'Events That Shook The World'. As well as exploring the impact of Sep

26/10/2011 GTC Hails Golden Eye 'Risk Shot' Accolade
There's been celebrations for a member of the Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) with congratulations going to Michael Brennan who was announced the winner of the best 'Risk Shot' category at the Gol

26/10/2011 PRG Expands Riedel RockNet Rental Stock
One of the largest rental providers worldwide, PRG, has expanded its stock of RockNet digital audio network devices from Riedel Communications. Riedel, renowned for pioneering real-time networks for

26/10/2011 Vinpower Digital Opens German Office
Vinpower Digital has announced its expansion into Europe, Middle East and Africa with an office in Germany It is a leading manufacturer of standalone optical disc duplication equipment with its corpo

25/10/2011 Boomerang Cuts Will Damage Welsh Creative Economy
One of the largest independent production companies in Wales proposes 20 redundancies following S4C cuts. Boomerang, currently employing 200 people, is cutting 20 staff as a direct response to S4C cu

25/10/2011 Cameron-Pace First Customer Of Calrec's Artemis Light Audio Console
Cameron-Pace Group, an industry leader in 3D technologies and production services, is the first customer to purchase Calrec's new Artemis Light audio console. The Artemis Light is the newest member o

25/10/2011 Films @ 59 Invest In 2K 3D Stereoscopic And SAN Infrastructure
Premier Bristol-based Post Production house Films at 59 have worked with top UK Systems Company XTFX Limited to put Autodesk Flame Premium and Bright server at the heart of its Stereo3D workflow. Thr

25/10/2011 O'Reilly To Join RTÉ Executive Board
RTÉ have announced that Willie O'Reilly is to take up the newly-created post of Group Commercial Director. Reporting to the Director General, as a member of the Executive Board, the Group Commercial D

25/10/2011 RTW Rescues Moving Coil PPMs
Cologne based audio meter manufacturer RTW, has introduced a classic moving coil display that emulates broadcast PPM and VU meters as part of its new TouchMonitor version 2. Further enhancements in t

25/10/2011 Vinten’s Peter Harman Receives Prestigious IOV Award
Peter Harman, Product Manager at Vinten, has received the Institute of Videography’s (IOV) prestigious Clive Ireland Award in a recent ceremony at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena. Named after one of the inaug

24/10/2011 BBC Studios And Post Production Transfers Historic Archive
BBC Studios and Post Production’s Digital Media Services team has helped London’s Screen Archives make unseen footage of London life over the past 100 years available to view online. Funded by Screen

24/10/2011 Domer To Star In Creative Storytelling Project
Young people across Northern Ireland, aged 7-11, will have the chance to create their very own story about Victoria Square’s Domer the Dinosaur, star of its monthly Kids Club, as part of a new project

24/10/2011 GIS Come Together To Support Video Game Industry
Institutional, private and individual stakeholders who support the video game industry are preparing to gather officially as the Game Industry Support (GIS) Group. The first board of the GIS Group is

24/10/2011 New BBC Agreement Approved By Freelance Members
In a consultative ballot, BECTU freelance members have approved the BBC’s offer on pay and other matters for ‘series and serial’ dramas made by BBC Visions. Of those taking part, 70% voted in favour o

24/10/2011 Oxygen DCT Debuts New Tapeless Acquisition Systems At BVE North
As one of the UK’s leading broadcast systems solution providers, Oxygen DCT, will debut new tapeless acquisition systems at BVE North in addition to a comprehensive range of monitors and broadcast sys

24/10/2011 PSI Celebrate Arthur's Day Success
Production Services Ireland (PSI) energised its Northern and Southern Irish facilities in a massive operation to provide lighting, rigging and technical services for the 2011 Arthur Guinness Day celeb

24/10/2011 SBS Broadcasting Selects Pixel Power For Graphics Playout Project
A supplier of broadcast graphics systems has announced that SBS Broadcasting Networks has selected the company’s technology to create a brand new graphics playout infrastructure, initially for nine of

24/10/2011 South West Screen Promote The Innovative Way
An innovative way of engaging audiences with a new feature film is being pioneered by South West Screen and digital creative company Team Rubber. Interest in Eight Minutes Idle will be built online a

21/10/2011 Avid Unveils New Pro Tools|HDX Software
One of the world's fastest, best sounding, and most powerful digital audio platforms have announced the all-new Pro Tools|HDX digital audio workstation and Pro Tools 10 software. Avid's new software

21/10/2011 Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 8.1 Now Available
Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve 8.1, an exciting new software update with powerful features, is now available. This update is available to all DaVinci Resolve customers free of charge and can be d

21/10/2011 Could You Be The Next BRIT Thing?
Everyone can now play their part in choosing who will be crowned the Next BRIT Thing, as voting starts for the nationwide music competition. Stars including Katie Melua, Nicola Roberts, Dan Gillespi

21/10/2011 London Freelancers Gather For Union Forum
Thousands of BECTU freelance members from the south-east have been invited to join a union forum this weekend. 2011 is the first year in which a traditional conference of delegates from BECTU's freel

21/10/2011 New Partnerships Expand The UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins Platform
A manufacturer of high-quality audio recording hardware and software, has announced new development partnerships with API and Thermionic Culture. These relationships will allow Universal Audio to expa

21/10/2011 Ofcom Invites Comments On Measuring Media Plurality
Ofcom has today invited comments on measuring media plurality, following a request to consider this area by the Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt. At the end of last year, in a report on the public inte

21/10/2011 Prism Sound/SADiE Come To BVE North
At BVE North, Prism Sound/SADiE is sponsoring a BMIT/Audio/Content Delivery session that will highlight how the BBC has delivered a new craft editing solution to its workforce. Following a comprehens