Broadcast News Archive for November, 2011
14/11/2011 Holdan Exhibit Latest Panasonic Equipment At BVE North
BVE North is about to kick off with news today that Manchester-Based Holdan Exhibiting New Panasonic Broadcast will demonstrate some of the very latest Panasonic products that were launched at IBC 201

14/11/2011 ITV Boss Crozier Hails Rising Revenue
Revenue has risen at ITV plc with news today of the broadcaster's Interim Management Statement for the nine months ended 30th September 2011 The data shows that total external revenues were up 4% to

14/11/2011 Sennheiser Prepares 'Sound Checks' For BVE North
Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) - one of Europe’s premier trade shows for the broadcast industry - is to open in the north of England for the first time later this week. Running from 15th to 17th November

14/11/2011 TSL Opens Singapore Office
An international systems integrator, which has delivered major technology solutions to clients such as ESPN Star Sports, TVNZ and Star TV, TSL has been underlining the increasing success of the televi

14/11/2011 Warning As Irish Digital Switchover Looms
The Irish Republic's Department of Communications has issued a fresh warning over the compatibility of TVs as the State's switchover from analogue to digital draws closer. The switchover will mean a

11/11/2011 BBC Strike Ballot Enters Second Week
Union members are continuing to vote on a call for strike action in opposition to Delivering Quality First, BBC management's latest cuts programme. Two thousand job cuts are threatened along with maj

11/11/2011 BVE Reveals Product Debuts
With less than a week to go until BVE North opens its doors, industry support for the new show is evident in the number and range of product and service debuts and key sales announcements, both on the

11/11/2011 C4 Appoint New Head Of Factual
It has been announced that Channel 4 has appointed Ralph Lee as Head Of Factual, a newly created position, that will see the factual team and documentary team brought together into one department. C4

11/11/2011 Creative England To Provide Industry Funding
Film agency Creative England has opened up its film culture fund for applications which aims to help those within the film industry. According to Creative England, the fund aims to ensure that audie

11/11/2011 Gefen Announce New Product For Easy System Integration
Gefen, a leading provider of digital connectivity solutions has announced the availability of its new GefenPRO 32x32 DVI Matrix. This bigger matrix routes any 32 computers to any 32 professional dis

11/11/2011 Keith Lemon 'The Movie' To Shoot In Belfast
Lionsgate UK is venturing into comedy for the first time to produce a new feature film with "Celebrity Juice's" ever popular host and international ladies’ man Keith Lemon with producing partners Belf

11/11/2011 Maverick TV Secure CBBC Commission
London based production company, Maverick TV, has bagged a CBBC commission, which it claims will do for health what the programme Horrible Histories did for history. The producers behind Channel 4 hi

11/11/2011 PowerProduction Unveil Martini 2 Software
PowerProduction Software, a leading developer of visualisation software for film and video production, has announced that Martini QuickShot Creator Version 2 (Martini 2) is now available. Featuring

11/11/2011 Technicolor Launch Second Screen App
Video technology company Technicolor has launched MediaEcho, a new app to enable viewers to see useful information about what they are watching on their ipad, laptop or mobile phones. According to mu

11/11/2011 Viditech Invest In RTS/TELEX Technology
Dutch broadcast facilities provider Viditech has equipped the latest addition to its outside broadcast fleet, OBV5, with products from RTS/TELEX. Among the devices featured are a Cronus 32 matrix, KP

10/11/2011 ABS Broadcast Selects Trilogy For New Playout Centre
Trilogy Communications, provider of digital intercom systems and Master Reference Generators, has announced that ABS Broadcast, one of the largest independently owned playout and television facilities

10/11/2011 Arri Add Avid Support To Alexa Cameras
Arri have shown faith and invested in Avid by adding Avid support to their Alexa cameras allowing for an easier transfer of content. The upgrade to Alexa cameras will mean that content can be transfe

10/11/2011 EGG Uses EMC Isilon Solution To Facilitate High Profile Productions
Tyrell CCT, leading provider of digital media solutions,has announced that EGG Post Production has purcashed a wealth of their equipment to help in high profile productions including Sinbad, a joint v

10/11/2011 Framestore's Simon Bourne Scoops Video Award
Framestore's Simon Bourne triumphed at last night’s UK Music Video Awards at the Empire Leicester Square, winning Best Telecine in a video for Plan B Love Goes Down, as directed by Daniel Wolfe. Simo

10/11/2011 Govt. Extends Film Industry Tax Break
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the British film industry will continue to benefit from a tax break until December 2015. Indeed the film tax relief scheme will continue to the delight

10/11/2011 Life Of The UK Captured In A Day
A unique portrait of twenty-four hours in the life of the UK is set to be filmed. Britain in a Day is an extraordinary project to create the definitive self-portrait of Britain today, filmed by you,

10/11/2011 Princess Productions Appoint New Creative Director
Sky’s Head of Entertainment, Duncan Gray, is to jump ship to Princess Productions now that he has been appointed the role of Creative Director. It is understood that Gray will take up his new positio

10/11/2011 Rode Reveal New Concept, Rode Soundbooth
Rode Microphones has announced the release of the Rode Soundbooth,an industry-first microphone demonstration application that allows users to audition a wide selection of Rode microphones, professiona

10/11/2011 Studio AKA Unveil Latest Project
Directors at Studio AKA have produced six short films that are aimed at raising awareness and preventing teenagers from trying Methamphetamine. Four Studio AKA Directors all took on the creation of S

10/11/2011 Tom Six's Film Takes Disappointing £942 At Box Office
It has been revealed that controversial horror film, The Human Centipede, did not perform well at the UK box office despite the amount of publicity surrounding the film. The gross out horror flick to