Broadcast News Archive for October, 2011
13/10/2011 TV3 Wins Major Competition Authority Complaint Against RTÉ
After lodging a complaint, TV3 today received confirmation from the Competition Authority that it had completed the investigation of RTÉ’s commercial practices over two years. RTÉ has entered into a

13/10/2011 Yellow Bird Producer To Deliver PFM Keynote
Marianne Gray¸ producer of one of Europe’s most successful and innovative production companies, will be delivering the keynote address at the Film London Production Finance Market (PFM) bringing a fre

12/10/2011 2012 Olympic Cultural Legacy Captured On Film
A year before the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, plans are afoot to ensure that its cultural legacy lives on in the hearts and eyes of the nation. An important part of this initiative is a short p

12/10/2011 Cine Yorkshire’s Autumn Season Gets Underway
Following a film packed summer which saw cinema screens popping up at music festivals, mills and railway stations, Cine Yorkshire is delighted to announce an exciting new season of screenings and even

12/10/2011 David Sisson Joins Camera Corps
Camera Corps has announced a new addition to its Brooklands-based staff with the appointment of David Sisson (pictured) to the senior technical support team. Sisson graduated in 1995 with an HND in E

12/10/2011 DVDs Will Be Staying At
Netflix, Inc. has said it will not rename its DVD-by-mail service and that its U.S. members will continue to go to the Netflix website for both unlimited streaming and unlimited DVDs. In a September

12/10/2011 Film And Music Successes For Bronagh
There's no sign of the one of Derry's finest - Bronagh Gallagher - slowing down as her career advances. The singer, songwriter and actress is again breaking new ground with a second album for her band

12/10/2011 Levira Automates Archive Procedures With SGL Flashnet
A provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has announced that Estonia-based playout provider Levira has installed SGL FlashNet as part of its major expa

12/10/2011 Modus FX Signs With International Creative Management
One of Canada’s emerging leaders in visual effects has signed with International Creative Management (ICM), one of the world's largest talent and literary agencies. Based in Montreal, Modus FX is the

12/10/2011 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

12/10/2011 Sound Designer Takes To The Streets Of LA With JLO
Sound Designer Aaron Guice is notorious for teaming up with directors who push the limits of commercial and film projects. Recently, when he collaborated with Director Paul Hunter, known for creating

11/10/2011 BBC Wales Launch Creative and Digital Media Apprenticeships
BBC Cymru Wales is looking for the Welsh creative and media talent of the future from across Wales. Only a week remains for candidates to apply to the new Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Medi

11/10/2011 Digital TV Labs' Facilitates Opera HbbTV Browser Integration
A provider of independent, specialised receiver conformance products and services has announced that it is working closely with Opera, the globally renowned browser supplier, to provide CE manufacture

11/10/2011 Kontiki Partners With World TV For Network-Friendly Delivery
A leading provider of enterprise video solutions, has announced a partnership with top European video communications agency World Television. Instead of investing in costly hardware to optimise the de

11/10/2011 Media Regulators Launch ParentPort
UK media regulators joined forces this week to launch a new website aimed at helping parents make their views heard on issues relating to inappropriate programmes, adverts, products and services. Par

11/10/2011 Munford Joins As Commercial Director In MediaCityUK
Building on 15 years at BT Media and Broadcast, Ian Munford has now joined The Studios, MediaCityUK as Commercial Director. Commenting on his appointment, he said: "I'm looking forward to leading the

11/10/2011 Paradigm Confirms Largest Single Supernova Order
A UK based Audio Visual company has fulfilled its biggest single order for large-format front-projection displays - from the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. As a result, well over 200 dnp Su

11/10/2011 Quantel Search For The Next Big Thing
Quantel has joined forces with leading facility LipSync Post to find the next big talent in the UK post-production world. Up for grabs is a work placement at the London-based facility whose work inc

11/10/2011 SR Entertainment Continues Digital Cinema Deployment
A Guinness World Record holder for the brightest DC projector has installed 65 screens in rapid succession, completing all installations in just five days in sites spanning from Northern to Southern C

10/10/2011 ATG Broadcast Opens Middle East Office In Dubai Media City
ATG Broadcast are to expand its systems integration and sales operations with the formation of a new company in the United Arab Emirates. The company will provide support to ATG Broadcast’s existing c

10/10/2011 Awards Success For Radio Ulster
Northern Ireland's most listened to radio station is celebrating winning four awards at this year's Phonographic Performance Ireland (PPI) Radio Awards. Radio Ulster won four awards at the ceremony

10/10/2011 DQF: BBC To Respond To Unions
BBC management are expected to respond by 14 October to demands tabled by the unions last week after the release of the cuts plan, Delivering Quality First (DQF). The recognised unions - BECTU, the N

10/10/2011 Mediahouse/IMG Selects Custom Consoles Module-R Furniture
Gearhouse Broadcast’s Systems Integration division has chosen Module-R bespoke furniture from Custom Consoles for two new high-definition control galleries at the Mediahouse division of IMG Worldwide.

10/10/2011 MediaPRO Offers Students The Chance To Touch Base Remotely
Coventry University’s Media Production department has released an app enabling students to access course material from their iPhone or Android devices. The app, which is available to download free f

10/10/2011 Nominations Open For BBC Young Sports Personality Of The Year 2011
This year marks the 10th anniversary of BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year, recognising the best in young sporting talent in the UK. 2011 nominations open today giving everyone the chance to p