Broadcast News Archive for November, 2011
28/11/2011 HHB And Avid Host UK Pro Tools|HDX And Pro Tools 10 Launch
A leader in the supply of professional audio technology, HHB and Scrub, its Soho-based subsidiary specialising in serving the post production industry, have held the UK debut of Avid’s Pro Tools|HDX a

28/11/2011 Morrissey Is Sole Nominee For BECTU
The broadcast union is to keep its current boss with news that the BECTU General Secretary Gerry Morrissey will soon begin a second term of office. This starts in February 2012 following the closure

28/11/2011 Off The Fence Signs Fresh Sales' Deals
A leading global distribution and production company, Off the Fence (OTF) has announced sales to broadcasters across Germany and France. The deals were brokered by Ludo Dufour, Sales Executive at OT

28/11/2011 Queen's Speech From Sky May Be In 3D
Sky is putting finishing touches to its arrangements for the production of this year's Christmas Day Queen's Speech. Sky News will produce this year's address and are also signed up for the 2012 spee

28/11/2011 XL Video Excels At Belfast MTV EMAs
A leading live music video production specialist, XL Video UK has this month been enjoying international billing, having supplied specialist LED and IMAG projection screens plus control to the 2011 MT

25/11/2011 BBC Three 'Making Love'
BBC Three has announced that Zai Bennett, Controller BBC Three and Sean Hancock, Executive Producer, Entertainment Commissioning, have commissioned The Year Of Making Love from Fever Media. In the fi

25/11/2011 BECTU Wins Agreement On 'Delivering Quality First' Talks
The broadcasting union, BECTU, the journalist's union NUJ and Unite have today confirmed a new agreement over the conduct of talks on the BBC's planned 'Delivering Quality First'. The unions have bee

25/11/2011 Creative England Oversee Screen West Midlands Projects
The first major drama series for British television by acclaimed writer/director Stephen Poliakoff, is one of three project investments to now be overseen by Creative England following the closure of

25/11/2011 Film London 'On Starting Blocks' For Olympics
London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and Film London, working with the Mayor of London and the delivery bodies is putting an infrastructure in place to maintain London's position as one of the wor

25/11/2011 FOR-A Supply VRCAM2 To MCAST
FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, has delivered a VRCAM2 sensor-less virtual studio system, complete with a Hanabi HVS-350HS

25/11/2011 International Emmy Awards Honour British Talent
ITV Studios for Channel 4, Twenty Twenty Television and RJS Films for BBC One were among the success stories at the International Emmy Awards held in New York. UK-based Twenty Twenty Television bagge

25/11/2011 Martin Hawkin Celebrated With Life Time Achievement Award
GTC member DoP Martin Hawkins has been awarded the top award at this year's Royal Television Society Craft and Design Awards: the Lifetime Achievement Award. He collected the award on Monday 21 Novemb

25/11/2011 Regional Body Targets European Film Market
The official film production promotion body, Northern Ireland Screen is to lead a trade mission to the European Film Market, which takes place in Berlin from 9-17 February 2012. The European Film Mar

25/11/2011 RTE Faces Second Censure Over Priest Allegations
The family of a deceased Christian Brother accused of child abuse by an RTE documentary has called the programme "utterly despicable". In the second complaint against the Irish State channel's progr

25/11/2011 World Athletic Championships 'Won By BBC'
While the media coverage for the 2012 Olympics is looming large, broadcast coverage of the 2015 and 2017 World Athletics Championships has already been agreed. The BBC has breasted the tape first and

24/11/2011 Allen & Heath And Waves Stage Online Training
A firm that designs and manufactures professional audio mixing consoles for an international clientele in the live sound, installed systems and nightclub markets has been developing. Following the la

24/11/2011 BBC Backs East London Youth Academy
BBC Radio 1 and BBC Learning have announced today that they are to embark on an ambitious programme of local engagement and outreach activity in the lead up to BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend, which wil

24/11/2011 BBC On The Rack Over Editorial Guidelines
The body responsible for setting the overall strategic direction of the BBC has slammed the corporation over a total of 15 programmes broadcast on its World News service, which have breached the BBC's

24/11/2011 Fox Extends European Playout Deal With Chello
A leading advanced playout and content management company, Chello DMC, has won a five year contract with Fox International Channels Europe, the multimedia company owned by Fox Entertainment Group dedi

24/11/2011 Gorilla Group Expands Graphics Operation
Wales' largest TV facilities, group Gorilla, has announced a major expansion of its graphics operation to include new services, staff and skills. Headed up by a new managing director and a creative

24/11/2011 Grants For Film London Pilot Movies Announced
Film London has revealed the pilot screening initiatives that are to receive support. The recipients of the Community Pilot Fund (CPF) have been announced, encouraging growth in community-based film

24/11/2011 Irish Travellers' Movie Begins Shooting
Mark O'Connor's King of the Travellers is the latest Irish feature film to go into production and is currently shooting in Dublin and Galway. King of the Travellers is O'Connor's second feature film,

24/11/2011 ITV Studios Adds IPTV Video Distribution Technology
The Building IPTV specialist, Exterity, has today announced that its innovative IPTV solution has been adopted by ITV Studios newly launched Emmerdale Production Centre in Leeds. The bespoke Building

24/11/2011 Ravensbourne Opens HD Studio
A London college, Ravensbourne recently opened its new HD television production complex in London's Greenwich peninsula. The school chose a Solid State Logic C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console to hand

24/11/2011 Tinterov Joins Danmon Svenska As MD
A leading supplier of audio, video, transmission products and digital media solutions, Danmon Svenska AB has announced the appointment of Robert Tinterov as Managing Director. Located at Danmon Sven