Broadcast News Archive for November, 2011
21/11/2011 LipSync 'Immersed In The Deep Blue Sea'
The investment and equity services provider, LipSync Productions, and LipSync Post, the full service post-production facility, have completed work on The Deep Blue Sea (UK Film Council, Film4, Protago

21/11/2011 Rory Peck Awards Hail Courageous Cameramen
The skill, courage and enterprise of freelance news and current affairs cameramen has been recognised at the annual Rory Peck Awards ceremony. Sponsored by Sony Professional it was held in mid Novemb

21/11/2011 Russia's RBC TV To Expand Artist Intercom/Rocknet
One of the leading business TV networks in Russia, RBC-TV, expanded their existing third-party intercom system with an Artist digital matrix intercom solution by Riedel Communications. An additional

21/11/2011 Scorsese Movie To Boost Cinema & TV Charity
A movie by the Academy Award winning director, Martin Scorsese is to feature at the Royal Film Performance 2011 with proceeds going to the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (CTBF). The live actio

21/11/2011 Soho Square Adds Sound To Animation
A stellar cast including Julie Walters and Charles Dance have benefited from state-of-the-art facilities and central London location for voice recording sessions. The audio post-production house Soho

18/11/2011 AudioPro Awarded Dutch Distribution For Clear-Com
A leading firm in critical voice communication systems, Clear-Com has announced the appointment of AudioPro as its new distributor in the Netherlands. AudioPro, the region’s leading lighting and pro

18/11/2011 Avid's Pro Tools|HDX/Pro Tools 10 Debut
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 and Pro Tools 10. It was launched during a special event

18/11/2011 Birthday Celebrations For Traffic Bureau
This month, an industry leader in outsourced TV admin, The Traffic Bureau, has celebrated 15 years in business. Set up in 1996 by Managing Director Lisa Lavender, The Traffic Bureau provides a sp

18/11/2011 Cel-Soft Appoints Manage Online As Japanese Distributor
A leader in software development for 3D television programme production and file-based signal analysis, Cel-Soft, has announced the appointment of Manage Online Corporation as its distribution partner

18/11/2011 Festive Cheer Lined-up For BBC Alba
There's to be festive feast of entertainment on BBC Alba over the Christmas and New Year period with family favourites and entertainment for all ages featuring compelling documentaries, live sport, tr

18/11/2011 ORF Signs EVS For Mobile & Studio Production Workflows
The Austrian national public service broadcaster, ORF, has contracted EVS to upgrade a total of 13 XT2 media servers to the latest XT3 series and to introduce the powerful IPDirector content productio

18/11/2011 Radio 2 Folk Awards In Manchester Move
BBC Radio 2 has this week announced details of its Folk Awards 2012 – the annual awards ceremony that celebrates and rewards the best in folk music from the previous 12 months. DJ Mike Harding also r

18/11/2011 Roland Systems Announces VR-3 A/V Mixer
Roland Systems Group will use the backdrop of InterBEE – the International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition taking place in Tokyo - to showcase the new Roland VR-3, a fully integrated audio mixer and vi

18/11/2011 Students Gain As Sachtler Backs Short Film Project
A top name in broadcasting, Sachtler, a Vitec Group brand, has provided students from St. Benno High School in Dresden with a Soom XL tripod system with a FSB 8 fluid head. Filmmaker Marco Prill, ar

18/11/2011 Whose Line Is It Anyway? To Air In India
The distribution arm of UK independent production company, Hat Trick Productions, has partnered with Miditech to bring their popular improvisational comedy TV show, Whose Line Is It Anyway? to India.

17/11/2011 Akamai Expands Global NetAlliance Programme
A leading 'cloud platform' for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, Akamai Technologies has announced an expansion of its NetAlliance Partner Programme t

17/11/2011 Arman's Studer Adopts Axia Livewire AoIP Standard
Axia Livewire AoIP standard has been adopted by Hardman's Studer. Livewire is the broadcast networking system which utilizes Ethernet to provide an easy way to route and share audio and logic through

17/11/2011 BBC One Filming Second Accused Series
The second series of Accused, Jimmy McGovern's drama for BBC One, starts filming with Anne-Marie Duff, Olivia Colman, John Bishop, Robert Sheehan, Sheridan Smith and Thomas Brodie-Sangster in leading

17/11/2011 Dorsett Chooses Litepanels At Chapin Tribute
Creative Director/DP Rhonda Dorsett of The Phoenix Group has chosen Litepanels fixtures to light interviews and footage surrounding a concert celebrating the works of Harry Chapin. Litepanels, a Vit

17/11/2011 Ex UN Adviser Lord Williams Joins BBC Trust
Lord Williams of Baglan has been appointed to the BBC Trust, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced. Welcoming the appointment Jeremy Hunt said: "Lord Williams has had a distinguished career in

17/11/2011 Gaelic Goes Gallic As French Film Fest Opens
A French film event is now underway in Dublin, courtesy of the Irish Film Institute (IFI). The IFI French Film Festival Gala Opening screening of The Bird - with special guest Yves Caumon - kicked of

17/11/2011 Jünger's Loudness Compliance Toolkit On Offer
A Berlin-based audio firm, Jünger Audio has risen to the compliance challenge set by the EBU's latest loudness recommendations with a toolkit of 8, 4 and 2 channel digital audio processors. Each pro

17/11/2011 RTÉ Launches Digital Teletext Service
The Irish Republic's national broadcaster RTÉ has successfully launched the new Aertel Digital version of its online teletext service www.

17/11/2011 Three Educational Centres Opt For Allen & Heath
Three education institutes in the South West of England have each recently selected Allen & Heath mixing consoles for installation in their teaching and entertainment facilities, purchased through loc

17/11/2011 UTV plc Revenue Up By Just 2%
UTV Media plc has seen a modest increase in overall revenue compared to the same period last year - but is hoping for a bumper Christmas to boost losses in some markets. The Belfast-based broadcaster