Broadcast News Archive for November, 2011
03/11/2011 Wolverhampton Uni Kits Out £18m Facility
Allen & Heath iLive and ZED mixing consoles have been installed throughout a new £18 million performing arts venue at The University of Wolverhampton. Called the Performance Hub, the facility brings

02/11/2011 Ace Upgrade Equipment To Hollywood Standards
A Belgian-based special effects facility has upgraded its equipment with the help of delivery systems provider, Quantel and claims incredible advantages with the ability to work to Hollywood standards

02/11/2011 BFI Secure 37 BIFA Nominations
The British Independent Film Awards have announced the nominees for 2011, and films financed through the BFI Film Fund feature strongly with a total of 37 nominations. Of the nominated Film Fund-back

02/11/2011 Calls Made To Protect UK Video
It has been said that the UK video industry "punches above its weight" and a call has been made to protect it from IP theft while the importance of investing in new productions has been stressed. T

02/11/2011 Media Facilities Consider Cloud Management
As financial pressures on media facilities and broadcasters heighten a quick shift to and consideration of 'cloud-based management facilities' has emerged in the industry. Indeed the tough economic

02/11/2011 NAB Seek Speakers For 2012 Show
The National Association of Broadcasters is calling on digital and entertainment media professionals and members of the NAB Show content community to become more active participants in the development

02/11/2011 Raindance 2012 Open For Submissions
Submissions for the Raindance Film Festival 2012 have opened and will be accepted from today. The 20th Raindance Film Festival will take place in London from 26 September to 7 October 2012. The fes

02/11/2011 Scottish Film Festivals Receive Boost
Film festivals in Scotland will receive a boost this year with Regional Screen Scotland (RSS) offering £60,000 worth of funding to groups wanting to co-ordinate a film festival event. Cinemas, film c

02/11/2011 SGO Adopt Bright Technologies For Seamless Integration
SGO Plans to Adopt Bright Technologies' BrightClip to Enable Seamless Integration of Post System and Server. SGO, provider of high-end solutions for the post-production and broadcast industries will

02/11/2011 TV One Launch Corio Matrix
Processing equipment specialist TV One has launched its new product in the Corio Matrix range- today the company will ship out the first of many upcoming products from the new equipment line. The com

02/11/2011 Warp X Nominated For 18 Awards
UK-based production company, Warp Films & Warp X titles, were nominated for a massive 18 British Independent Film Awards yesterday afternoon. The title, Tyrannosaur - directed by Paddy Considine, has

01/11/2011 Bexel Brings Pot Of Gold To Big Break Ireland
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division, has supplied a state-of-the-art equipment package for the 16th season of the Golf Channel's reality show, Big Break. Held in Kildare, Ireland, t

01/11/2011 BT Announces Superfast Broadband Boost
BT has announced that it will supply fibre broadband to two thirds of UK premises by the end of 2014 – a year ahead of its original target. The telecoms firm is bringing forward about £300 million of

01/11/2011 Chroma-Q Color Force Compact Provides Powerful LED Fixture
The new Chroma-Q Color Force Compact is a powerful creative lighting tool that works in harmony with the popular Color Force range. The Compact is a cost-effective workhorse, ideal for a wide range of

01/11/2011 Creative Industries Get A Boost In The Midlands
Creative Industries Minister Ed Vaizey has urged West Midlands business leaders to invest in the creative industries as part of ambitious plans to boost the economy of Greater Birmingham and Solihull.

01/11/2011 Growth Investment For Creative Industries
Projects to market English tourist destinations, support creative and digital businesses, and manufacture luxury leather goods are among schemes that are to benefit from a cash injection as part of th

01/11/2011 HHB Increase Technical Support With New Appointment
HHB Communications has bolstered its Technical Department by appointing Conrad Blackledge as Technical Sales Support Engineer. The addition of Blackledge to the team is part of HHB’s on-going investm

01/11/2011 Irish Film Heads To Hollywood
American distributors have snapped up a superhero flick filmed entirely in Ireland giving the Irish film industry a much needed boost. 'Death of a Superhero', which premiered at the Toronto Film Fest

01/11/2011 ISPs Commit To Aiding Parental Control
The UK’s biggest internet service providers (ISPs) have pledged to better inform and educate parents about controlling access to material on the internet. BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media have publ

01/11/2011 KataData App Calculating Storage And Runtime
The new KataData storage and runtime calculator is proving to be an indispensable iPhone app on-set, in post production, and even in non-technical positions. Emery Wells, Founder of Katabatic Digital

01/11/2011 Link And Advent Gain Russian Federation Certificate
Vislink companies Link Research and Advent have gained Russian Federation certification for their Link L1500 and XP1310 camera systems along with Advent's Newswift CF, HD and LT, Mantis and FlyDrive S

01/11/2011 Nominees Announced For BSC Best Cinematography
The British Society of Cinematographers (BSC) have selected the nominees for the Best Cinematography in a Television Drama Award. The Nominees are: Rob Hardy (BSC) for Stolen, David Katznelson (BSC)

01/11/2011 PPC Innovate With 36 New Patents
A manufacturer and developer of advanced connector technologies for the cable and telecommunications industries has been awarded 36 new patents during July, August, and September. These patents, repre

01/11/2011 Tedial’s Media Amigo Provides Shared Content Service
Tedial, a provider of Media Asset Management (MAM), Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM) and Business Process Management (BPM) software has announced that FORTA (Federation of Spanish Regional Televi