Broadcast News Archive for March, 2011
31/03/2011 Barco Releases 'Impressive' Results In China
Digital Cinema pioneer Barco has reported what they describe as "impressive" results in the Greater China market, finishing 2010 with an install base of more than 3200 Digital Cinema projectors. In t

31/03/2011 Digital Rapids Doubles Encoder Density With Powerful New Models
Digital Rapids, a leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, movie and Web content to wider audiences - has announced new dual-channel models in the StreamZ and StreamZHD familie

31/03/2011 Jünger Audio Introduces New Combo Cards
At NAB 2011, Jünger Audio will be launching two new Combo cards for its world-renowned modular C8000 dynamic processing solution, which incorporate its propriety LEVEL MAGIC algorithm for automated lo

31/03/2011 Lucasfilm Works With Prime Focus To Convert Star Wars To 3D
Lucasfilm, one of the world's leading film and entertainment companies, and Prime Focus, the global visual entertainment services company, have announced their collaboration on the 3D conversion of St

31/03/2011 PlayBox Technology Puts QC In The Box At NAB 2011
PlayBox Technology, the international TV Channel in a Box manufacturer with over 9,500 playout and branding channels worldwide, is launching QCBox at NAB 2011. QCBox provides automatic quality contro

31/03/2011 SAN Solutions ArtiSAN Metadata Controller Servers As Ideal Xserve Replacement
SAN Solutions, a leading manufacturer and integrator of high-performance storage and application solutions for media infrastructures, has announced that its signature ArtiSAN Metadata Controller (MDC)

31/03/2011 Switchcraft Launch DI Box With Remote Ground Lift
Switchcraft's new SC900 Series DI boxes provide a revolutionary concept in DI technology. For the first time, the ground lift switch can be controlled remotely using +48V phantom power from the cons

31/03/2011 UK Film Industry Shows Support For New Training Academy
Leading figures of the UK film industry joined educators and VIP guests at the British Film Institute, London, to launch a new training academy that will help develop vital craft and technical skills

30/03/2011 Arqiva Supports Launch Of
Arqiva has supported the launch of an independent website promoting live alternative content to cinemas. The new website,, allows rights holders to publish details of their avai

30/03/2011 Background Artistes Celebrate 'Unsung Heroes'
The Film Artistes Association (FAA), the section of BECTU which looks after background artistes, announced the winners of their 'unsung heros' awards this month. Each year the FAA recognises colleag

30/03/2011 BBC Trust Publishes Report On Producing Drama Costs
The BBC Trust has published an independent report commissioned from the National Audit Office on the BBC's management of the costs of producing continuing drama. In 2009, the BBC spent £102.5 million

30/03/2011 City Screen Announces Hackney Picturehouse
City Screen, the owner and operator of Picturehouse Cinemas, has announced a new addition to their circuit of cinemas - the Hackney Picturehouse, a 4-screen community cinema, due to open this autumn.

30/03/2011 Clear-Com Announces New Regional Sales Manager
Clear-Com, a leader in mission-critical voice communications systems, has announced the appointment of Richard Palmer as Regional Sales Manager, Southern Europe and Africa. In this role, Palmer will

30/03/2011 Jünger Audio Appoints Sonus As Its Slovenian Distributor
Dynamic processing specialist Jünger Audio has appointed Sonus d.o.o as its exclusive distributor in Slovenia. Under the terms of the new arrangement, Sonus will distribute Jünger Audio's entire prod

30/03/2011 Mayor Confirms Funding For Film London
Film London has announced that the Mayor of London will continue to invest in the agency. This commitment of funding ensures the UK capital has a dedicated film and media agency supporting and drivi

30/03/2011 Pilat Media Announces TrafficCentral For IBMS
Pilat Media Global has announced the launch of TrafficCentral, a new traffic management console for the company's Integrated Broadcast Management System (IBMS). IBMS TrafficCentral provides a single

29/03/2011 2011 NAB Show Session To Feature 'Modern Family' Creator Steven Levitan
NAB Show organisers have announced that Steven Levitan, Co-Creator and Executive Producer of the hit comedy Modern Family will be featured in a Super-Session on Wednesday, April 13 during the 2011 NAB

29/03/2011 Autocue Appoints Blonde Robot
Autocue has announced that it has been appointed distributor Blonde Robot for the Australia and New Zealand markets for their new and pro video product ranges. The distribution agreement with Blonde

29/03/2011 BBC Confirms Pension Deficit Figures
The BBC has confirmed the official deficit figures for the staff pension scheme. Management's proposals for addressing the deficit sparked a major dispute with staff in 2010. The BBC advised senio

29/03/2011 Hi-Ground Chooses Mistika For Red Bull Rampage 3D
SGO Mistika was used by Hi-Ground Media for the complete post production of the Red Bull 3D action sports documentary, titled Red Bull Rampage 3D: The Evolution. In association with Action 3D Produc

29/03/2011 HotCam Adds Sony's New 35mm Camcorder To Inventory
Leading equipment hire company HotCam is adding units of Sony's new PMW-F3K to its rental inventory in both the UK and the US. The handheld Super 35mm 'film look' camcorder shoots 1920 x 1080 images

29/03/2011 Merging Picks Up Another César
Following closely after February's Grammy ceremonies, at which projects recorded, edited and mixed on Merging's Pyramix digital audio workstation were honoured with more awards than ever before, a fil

29/03/2011 Prime Focus Productions Announced
Prime Focus, a leading visual entertainment services groups, has announced the launch of a new division, Prime Focus Productions. Headed up by newly-appointed Managing Director, BAFTA award-winner Ro

29/03/2011 Sony Professional Expands Its Family Of NXCAM Products
Sony has revealed two new professional camcorders based on extensive customer feedback in the NXCAM line-up. The NEX-FS100E is a new E-mount professional camcorder equipped with a Super 35mm motion

28/03/2011 Allen & Heath Launches Xone In-Ear Headphones
Allen & Heath has unveiled the latest offering from its range of Xone headphones, the XD-20 in-ear monitors. Complementing Xone XD-53 and XD-40 professional DJ headphones, the XD-20s provide a set o