Broadcast News Archive for October, 2011
05/10/2011 Stars Come Out For Cinemagic's 21st
Northern Ireland movie enthusiasts can look forward to a colourful feast of films in November as the Coca-Cola Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People launches its highly

05/10/2011 Woods TV Chooses Quantel For New HD/SD Facility
A full service global production and programme adaptation company has purchased a Quantel Enterprise sQ system together with Quantel's revolutionary QTube global workflow technology. The system will b

04/10/2011 Argosy Extends Fibre Management Tool Range At BVE North
A leading international supplier of HD broadcast cables and studio infrastructure products, will showcase the latest additions to its fibre optic portfolio at BVE North next month. Argosy will debut

04/10/2011 Award-Winning Director Joins Crossroads Films UK
Crossroads Films UK has announced that award-winning Short Film Director Nick Scott is joining their roster of outstanding directing talent for commercials and digital content representation. Nick's

04/10/2011 Film Policy Review's Evidence Call Gets Strong Response
More than 300 responses have been received to the Film Policy Review panel’s call for evidence. Earlier this year, Creative Industries Minister Ed Vaizey appointed former Culture Secretary Lord Chris

04/10/2011 International Emmy Awards Nominees Announced
Nominations for the 39th International Emmy Awards were announced today by The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at Mipcom. There are 40 nominees in 10 catego

04/10/2011 ITV Studios Takes Hit To Europe And Canada
ITV Studios & ITV Studios Global Entertainment has concluded multiple commissions for its hit entertainment reality format May the Best House Win, it was announced today, as local homeowners get set t

04/10/2011 Love Life Goes Into Production
ITV has commissioned a three part drama about love, romance, family and babies. Written by Bill Gallagher (The Prisoner, Lark Rise to Candleford) and produced by Red Production Company based in Manch

04/10/2011 Process Underway For BECTU General Secretary Election
Nominations for the position of BECTU General Secretary have now opened. The five-year term of office for the union's current head, Gerry Morrissey, ends on 2 February 2012. The union's rulebook stat

04/10/2011 Screen Subtitling Acquires SysMedia
Screen Subtitling Systems has now acquired fellow broadcast technology company, SysMedia Limited. The combination of these two successful, sector-leading, businesses offers an opportunity for custome

04/10/2011 South West Screen Welcomes Creative England
South West Screen has welcomed the beginning of a new era for the creative industries in the South West, as new English regions-wide agency Creative England officially opens for business. From this w

04/10/2011 Strong Hire Helps Halo Post Festive Animation
An Air Entertainment Group brand has provided three Pro Tools systems to Halo Post Production to assist its audio work on the forthcoming animated film, Arthur Christmas. Halo needed to augment its

03/10/2011 Antipodes Deal For BAFTA On Starpics
Content Media Corporation's Content Television has concluded a new deal in Australia for its prestigious event programming, as Movie Network Channels acquires the Orange British Academy Film Awards an

03/10/2011 PlayBox 'Flies To Travel Channel
An international channel-in-a-box manufacturer, PlayBox Technology, has worked with the UK-based Travel Channel International (TCI) to expand and streamline parts of its worldwide operations. This h

03/10/2011 Red Bee Metadata Provider For Liberty Global's Horizon
A leading media management companies providing multi-platform technology and creative solutions to broadcasters, content rights holders, platform operators and brand owners, Red Bee Media, has announc

03/10/2011 TV Watershed Gets Ofcom Focus
Broadcasters have been warned over the TV watershed with the regulator, Ofcom issuing new guidance and telling TV companies to be more careful about programmes they show before 9pm that could be unsui

03/10/2011 US Prime Suspect Goes Global
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has sold the new US version of Prime Suspect to broadcasters across the globe, which will see the highly anticipated network drama launch in over 30 territories. The

03/10/2011 Victorian Comic Caper For BBC Two
Comedy is to the fore with news that production has started for BBC Two's The Bleak Old Shop Of Stuff. It is a new four-part comedy adventure set in the Dickensian world of Jedrington Secret-Past, th