Broadcast News Archive for February, 2011
07/02/2011 Studio 7 Productions Ltd Doesn't Gamble With Studio Robotics Solution
Trade distributor to the AV and broadcast industry, Bright Space Technologies, has announced it has been selected by the Maltese Audio Visual company, Studio 7, to supply a three camera Telemetrics Ro

07/02/2011 Top Irish Movie Director In Focus
One of Ireland's leading film and television directors Thaddeus O'Sullivan will be taking part in the National Film School Lecture Series this week. It is being held at 10.30am on Wednesday 9th Febru

07/02/2011 Trilogy Communications Announces Mentor XL Upgrade
Trilogy Communications, the global provider of intercom systems and Master Reference Generators to the broadcast industry, has announced the release of the version four software upgrade for its market

07/02/2011 TSL Completes Infrastructure Expansion For Orbit Showtime Network In Dubai
TSL Middle East has handed over a major broadcast infrastructure expansion project for Orbit Showtime Network (OSN) in Dubai. Following a merger with Showtime Arabia in 2010, pay TV provider OSN move

04/02/2011 BBC HD Screens BAFTA Film Short
The award-winning BBC HD Channel is to première a selection of film shorts, including the Oscar-nominated Wish 143 and the Bafta-nominated Turning, both films were developed and funded by BBC Network.

04/02/2011 BBC Radio 5 Celebrates 'Million'
BBC Radio 5 Live added nearly a million listeners in the last year to post its biggest ever audience of 7.09m, according to figures published by RAJAR (Radio Joint Audience Research Ltd). The Sony St

04/02/2011 C4 Diversity Boss Elevated To Lords
The woman charged with overseeing diversity at Channel 4 has quit to take up a peerage. Oona King ran unsuccessfully to be the Labour Party's nomination for the Mayor of London and has now been added

04/02/2011 Cinemagic Teens For LA Film Festival
Two teenagers from Belfast are preparing for a trip of a lifetime to Los Angeles at the end of next month, where a short film that they produced, will be screened at a special reception. The visit to

04/02/2011 E4 Wins Channel of the Year
E4 has scooped the coveted Channel of the Year prize at the Broadcast Awards 2011, beating off competition from the likes of terrestrials BBC1, ITV1 and Channel 4. The multi channel broadcaster - whi

04/02/2011 Gorilla Scores With Ulster Bank's Rugby Post
A creative audio facility in Dublin that is providing audio postproduction, sound design and music, Gorilla has just completed audio postproduction on Ulster Bank's latest TV stings in preparation for

04/02/2011 IDX Hit BVE With Fresh Camera Gear
A manufacturer of power products and distributor of professional broadcast video equipment, IDX Technology, is presenting all its principle brands at BVE 2011 which include Century, Schneider, CamRad

04/02/2011 Radio Ulster Tops NI Audience
BBC Radio Ulster remains the most listened to radio station in Northern Ireland with an average weekly audience of 524,000 listeners tuning in each week – according to the latest RAJAR (Radio Joint Au

03/02/2011 BBC Show Protects Kids Online
The BBC's Childrens TV is throwing its weight behind Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 8 February by hosting a range of initiatives across CBeebies and CBBC. CBBC will air three interactive webisodes of

03/02/2011 Berlin Film Festival Marks Worldwide Premiere Of 3D Film The Mortician
Element Technica has announced that The Mortician, the first American feature to use their Technica 3D rigs will make its worldwide premiere at the 2011 Berlin Film Festival on February 12, 2011. Sho

03/02/2011 BSkyB Appoints Mark Sammon As Head Of Factual Entertainment
BSkyB has announced that Mark Sammon has been appointed Head of Factual Entertainment with immediate effect, working across Sky's family of premium entertainment channels Sky1, Sky Living, Sky Atlanti

03/02/2011 CPL Boosts Sony Stock In New £1/4 Million Investment
West Midlands and Bristol-based AV specialist Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) has boosted its stock of Sony HD digital cameras, lenses and accessories with a new £250,000 investment. This is to servi

03/02/2011 Norman Rouse Joins Snell In Senior Marketing Role
Reflecting its strengthened worldwide marketing and communications function, Snell has announced the appointment of Norman Rouse as Market Development Manager. Rouse is tasked with continuing to buil

03/02/2011 Sales Of Vinten Radamec Robotic Solutions Soar In Global Studios
Vinten Radamec, a Vitec Group brand, has sold over 500 of its Fusion heads, a sign that broadcasters around the world endorse the operational and economic benefits of camera robotics. Broadcasters ar

03/02/2011 See THE LIGHT with Octica
As this month's BE show looms, the new UK and Ireland distributor for all THELIGHT products advanced LED lighting systems has been announced as Octica Professional Ltd. Through its innovative intelli

03/02/2011 Sky Sweeps In From Atlantic
This week's launch of Sky Atlantic means a new strategy for Sky as it looks to diversify its customer base and a change in direction for the broadcaster. Said to be the 'home of HBO', Sky has reached

03/02/2011 UTV Partners NI Government Channel
UTV has teamed up with the Stormont Executive to bring a new TV 'station' to NI computer screens. First Minister, Peter Robinson and the Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness launched the new infor

02/02/2011 'Lucky Break' Inspires Electric Dolly
There's a fresh variation on the theatrical idiom 'Break A Leg' with the BVE 2011 show in London set to welcome a new company and product at the show - The Flyka Electric Dolly. It was first develop

02/02/2011 Atlantis Rushes To Its Destruction
A top London-based postproduction company, Rushes has completed the colour grading for BBC Northern Ireland's drama, Atlantis - End of A World. Detailing the historical events that inspired the legen

02/02/2011 BBC's Digital Media Initiative In Focus
The BBC Trust has just published an independent report commissioned from the National Audit Office on the BBC's management of its Digital Media Initiative (DMI). The DMI is a technology transformatio

02/02/2011 Gaelic Weather Is Forecast
The Met Office has launched Gaelic and Welsh language forecasts on its website, providing the latest weather forecasts and warnings to the estimated 600,000 Welsh speakers and many thousands of Gaelic