Broadcast News Archive for February, 2011
15/02/2011 Envivio Sales Double As Demand For Multi-Screen Solutions Explodes
Envivio, a leading provider of live and on-demand multi-screen IP video processing and delivery solutions, has announced that its Fiscal Year 2011 (ending January 31, 2011) was the most successful in

15/02/2011 Gearhouse Broadcast Rate Card Available
Gearhouse Broadcast has announced the arrival of their new Broadcast Equipment Rental Rate Card. Gearhouse Broadcast Rental Division specialises in short and long term rental of the latest broadcast

15/02/2011 Newport Film Students Head To Chicago
Skillset Media Academy Wales has announced the first ever exchange between its lead partner, Newport Film School (University of Wales, Newport) and Columbia College, Chicago, making this the second in

15/02/2011 Playstation Goes Mobile
The first mobile phone to incorporate the PlayStation Portable (PSP) gaming system has been launched by Sony Ericsson. The Xperia Play is widely seen as an attempt to breathe new life into the platfo

15/02/2011 Sonifex Gives Voice To 'Phone In 6'
Sonifex is this week showing the new Phone In 6 radio station talkshow system. At BVE 2011 on stand number H50, Sales Manager, Eamonn Heffernan said: "The Phone In 6 is another great new innovation f

15/02/2011 Vincent Eade Joins Snell As Regional Sales Manager, Nordics And Ireland
Snell has announced that Vincent Eade has joined the company's European sales team as Regional Sales Manager for the Nordics and Ireland. Reporting to Mark Gardner, Sales Director for Europe, the Mid

14/02/2011 'King' Makes BAFTA Winner's Speech
Few were surprised to see the regal reign of the hit movie, the King's Speech continuing at last night's Baftas. The hugely successful movie came tops, by scooping seven awards, including Best Actor

14/02/2011 IFTAs Awarded In Dublin
The winners of the 8th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards were announced at a gala ceremony held at Dublin's Convention Centre. The main categories are (Winner named first in each category). Outs

14/02/2011 Irish Film Board Announces New Chief Executive
Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board (IFB) has announced the appointment of James Hickey to the role of Chief Executive of the agency. James Hickey is a Partner of and Head of the Media and

14/02/2011 PowerProduction Software Announces Martini QuickShot Creator For Windows
PowerProduction Software, a leading developer of visualisation software for film and video production, has announced the release of Martini QuickShot Creator (Martini) for Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 and C

14/02/2011 Superfast Broadband For North Wales
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced that £10 million of funding will be allocated to support the early phases of superfast broadband in Wales. The funding will help to deli

14/02/2011 Tarsem Singh Uses Chameleon System In Immortals
The pre-viz system Chameleon has been used by director Tarsem Singh in the making of Immortals, the $80 million feature shot in Montreal, which tells the tale of the battle of Theseus against the impr

14/02/2011 Vinten Radamec To Unveil New Fusion FHR-35 At NAB 2011
Vinten Radamec, a Vitec Group brand, will highlight the breadth of its capabilities at NAB 2011, with the technology demonstration of its new Fusion FHR-35, a robotic pan and tilt head suitable for re

14/02/2011 Visio's New Paso LED Light Lifts The Winter Gloom
Lighting specialist Ianiro UK has announced a new professional, portable 100W LED light which boasts output equivalent to 1000w tungsten unit. Like its sister product, the Minima, the Paso is notable

11/02/2011 Barco Releases Dedicated Digital Cinema Projector For Post-production
Digital Cinema pioneer Barco has announced the commercial release of its DP2K-P, a digital cinema projector specifically designed for the needs of the post-production community. Featuring a greatly e

11/02/2011 CBC Cologne Broadcasting Centre Builds Ingest And Playout On Omneon Spectrum HD Media Server
Harmonic has announced that Germany's CBC Cologne Broadcasting Centre, part of The Media Group RTL Germany, has installed an Omneon Spectrum HD media server system to support ingest and playout for it

11/02/2011 Creative Process Showcases Skillset Apprenticeship To Media Employers At BFI Event
London-based training provider, Creative Process, will be bringing together a range of the UK's most exciting media companies and young apprentices to showcase the Advanced Apprenticeship in Creative

11/02/2011 Miranda Highlights Its Fully Integrated, IT-based Automated Playout System At NAB
Miranda Technologies will be highlighting its fully integrated IT-based playout solution at NAB (Stand: N2515), which combines highly automated, multi-channel content delivery, rich graphics and advan

11/02/2011 NBN Television Moves Into HD With SSL C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console
NBN Television (Newcastle Broadcasting New South Wales) recently completed the installation of an SSL C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console for use in its "On Air" news studio. As an independent affiliate

11/02/2011 New Appointment For ATEME
ATEME has announced that Brendon Mills, a veteran IP video executive and entrepreneur, has joined the company as a Senior Advisor. Michel Artiéres, President and CEO of ATEME, said: "ATEME has just c

11/02/2011 Ross Video's XPression Graphics Systems Shines On Screen Actors Guild Awards
Ross Video's XPression 2D/3D CG and motion graphics system was the choice of LA-based Mdots/Fontastics to provide on-screen graphics for the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards which aired live on

11/02/2011 South West Short Film Wins At IFFR
A short film from the South West has won the New Arrivals jury award at the 40th International Film Festival Rotterdam. Silent Things by Bournemouth Film School graduate, Rob Brown, was funded by Sou

10/02/2011 Banijay Sells IF To MBC
Karoline Spodsberg, Managing Director of Banijay International, has announced the sale of entertainment format IF to pan-regional Middle East broadcaster MBC. MBC will air 20 original episodes of the

10/02/2011 Directors Cut Expands With Move To Avid Media Composer 5
Tyrell CCT, a leading supplier of digital media solutions, has announced that the company has been appointed by London post house, Directors Cut, to upgrade ten of the facility's editing suites to Avi

10/02/2011 Harris Corporation Provides Omantel With Selenio Media Convergence Platform
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, is providing a large-scale contribution and distribution system based on its newly-launched Selenio media conver