Broadcast News Archive for December, 2011
23/12/2011 BECTU To Offer Editing Training
As part of the BECTU Western Freelancers (Wfl) AGM day on the 1st Feb 2012, to support the branch's micro event, Paul Hawke-Williams of Digital Media Training Ltd. and colleagues have agreed to do thr

23/12/2011 IOV Cancel Coventry Exhibition
After months of talks with EMAP and its event management team behind the Broadcast Video Expo (BVE), the Institute of Videography (IOV) has agreed a deal that will see it take a much larger role at bo

23/12/2011 ITV1 Titanic Drama Set For Christmas Day Premier
It has been revealed that a highly anticipated Titanic drama will air on ITV1 on Christmas Day. Julian Fellowes’ latest drama is scheduled in after the Christmas special of Downton Abbey on December

23/12/2011 LOVEFiLM Expands UK Content With Sony Deal
LOVEFiLM and Sony Pictures Television have signed a major multi-year content deal giving the Amazon company exclusive streaming access to new and forthcoming Sony Pictures titles during the second sub

23/12/2011 Parade's End Reaches The Capital
Parade's End starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and Rebecca Hall (Vicky Cristina Barcelona) is a new five part TV drama which is currently shooting in and around London. The fl

23/12/2011 Q-Ball To Make UK Debut At BVE
A UK-based camera system provider is set to debut its latest weatherproof remote controlled camera to a UK audience at the Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) in 2012. Camera Corps Ltd, who provide robotic ca

22/12/2011 Mistika Used In Award-Winning Park Road
SGO's Mistika technology was used for all the DI and Stereo 3D post production by industry leading post production company Park Road Post in The Adventures of Tintin. All digital intermediate work i

22/12/2011 Revolutionary Camera PS-Cam X35 Is Available To The US Market
P+S TECHNIK is setting up a new Technical Base in Hollywood taking over service and support of the PS-Cam X35 and other P+S products in the United States. The creative industry needs inspirational to

22/12/2011 Sky Appoint New Head Of Factual
Sky has announced the appointment of a new head of factual after the current head announced his departure to start his own independent production company. Michele Kurland has been bagged the position

22/12/2011 Technicolor To Close Labs
With half of all cinema movies now produced in digital format, traditional film is in crisis. Officers from the broadcast union, BECTU have met with senior management at Technicolor to discuss the fi

21/12/2011 'Lost' Bowie Set For Festive Top Of The Pops
Some archive footage of David Bowie performing The Jean Genie in 1973 on the BBC’s seminal pop programme Top of the Pops is to be broadcast on TV for the first time in almost 40 years. Top of the Pops

21/12/2011 Film Talks Held As Digital Accelerates
With half of all cinema movies now produced in digital format, traditional film is in crisis. Officers from the broadcast union, BECTU are due to meet senior management at Technicolor today (December

21/12/2011 Hardware Encoder for MPEG-4 Streaming and IPTV Encoding of Digital Signage Players For ISE
The Teracue IPTV encoder products will be showcased at ISE 2012 Amsterdam January 31st to February 2nd on stand 1.E80. It is a compact encoder for digital signage streaming applications. Dig

21/12/2011 Litpanels Illuminate Stone Age Caves
Litepanels has been busy down 'Dark, dangerous and wet' caves where cinematographer Stephen Bean was working during his most recent film project, a documentary titled "The Undo Cave expedition 2011".

21/12/2011 Projection Studio Revisits Caerphilly Castle Illuminata Show
Projection artist Ross Ashton of London, UK based The Projection Studio was invited back to Caerphilly Castle in Wales – by popular demand - to recreate his fabulous "Illuminata" digital art son et Lu

21/12/2011 Radio Indie To Put Kids Home On Air For Xmas
Wise Buddah is to produce Radio 5 Live Christmas Day special from Manchester Children's Home when carers, children and parents to share inspiring stories with the nation in three-hour festive special

21/12/2011 Three New Faces On BBC Board
Fresh appointments have been made by to the BBC Executive Board. With the approval of the BBC Trust, the BBC has confirmed the appointment of three non-executive directors of the BBC Executive Board.

21/12/2011 US Patent Announced For Aspera's fasp
The creators of the fasp transport technology and software products that moves digital assets at maximum speed, Aspera, Inc., has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) h

20/12/2011 Action Packed Year For Pact
The UK trade association representing and promoting the commercial interests of independent feature film, television, digital, children's and animation media companies, Pact, has been reviewing its wo

20/12/2011 BBC Laughing All The Way To Awards
Executives at the BBC are getting the last laugh with news that BBC In-house Comedy has won an unparalleled five out of 12 competitive awards at this year's British Comedy Awards. Overall, the BBC p

20/12/2011 Brainstorm Multimedia In BVE 2012 Preview
At Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) 2012 Brainstorm Multimedia will feature EasySet 3D, which provides unlimited creativity when generating 3D sets. EasySet 3D includes an expandable library of virtual se

20/12/2011 Live Interactive Web Series On Way
Social Media Factory, the social media agency and its technical partner Orca Digital, have been commissioned to produce a live and interactive web series spin-off to UK broadcaster C4 and Monkey Kingd

20/12/2011 Sundance To Feature 'This Must Be The Place'
Filmed on location in Ireland last year, This Must Be The Place, directed by Paulo Sorrentino and co-produced by Irish production company Element Films will have its North American premiere at the ren

20/12/2011 Tyrell CCT Strengthens UK Team
A leading digital media provider in the UK & Ireland, Tyrell CCT has announced the appointment of Mark Cooke in the role of Sales Manager. Based in the company's Soho office Mark’s role will focus o

20/12/2011 UK Cities To Be Super-connected
The UK's communication infrastructure is in for a major boost with news of new, super-connected cities. Fourteen cities across the UK have the chance to become super-connected cities, Culture Secreta