Broadcast News Archive for March, 2011
18/03/2011 Prokit To Host Sony Masterclass And Canon Workshop
Prokit is hosting a Sony XDCAM EX Masterclass on April 5. Delegates are invited to enjoy a full day discussing the benefits and practical applications of shooting with Sony XDCAM EX cameras. The Mast

18/03/2011 Rushes Completes Work On Bernard Matthews New Campaign
Post production house Rushes has completed grading and VFX on the new Bernard Matthews Farms campaign Marco Pierre White Meets… The new Bernard Matthews spots were conceived by the ad agency Isobel a

18/03/2011 SBS Broadcasting Chooses Jünger Audio's LEVEL MAGIC Solution
After a thorough process of evaluation that incorporated both measurement and listening test, SBS Broadcasting in the Netherlands has installed Jünger Audio's LEVEL MAGIC solution for loudness process

18/03/2011 Wimbledon Film & Television Studios Opens Stage Doors To Business
Merton Studios is beginning a fresh start as the studio has now been relaunched as Wimbledon Film and Television Studios. A newly formed consortium, led by Piers Read and John Brennan, backed by inve

18/03/2011 Woman's Hour Red Nose Show To Be Broadcast Live From MediaCityUK
BBC Radio 4 programme Woman's Hour is to be the first live broadcast from the brand new audio facility located within The Studios at MediaCityUK. Jenni Murray and a host of comedians including Jo Cau

16/03/2011 5 Star Cases Launches New Venue Series At Prolight+Sound Frankfurt
UK-based 5 Star Cases, a leading European flightcase manufacturer, will be exhibiting on Stand C88 in Hall 9.0 Prolight+Sound Frankfurt 2011. Celebrating the company's 30th anniversary, 5 Star will b

16/03/2011 Bittree Launches New SC-to-SC Fibre Optic Coupler Panel
Bittree, a provider of professional audio and video patching components, has announced the release of its new SC-to-SC fibre optic coupler panel. Designed to simplify high-density patching of fibre c

16/03/2011 Celyn And Nexus Take A Ride With Wagon Christ
Acclaimed production company Nexus' directing talent Celyn has created a promo for Wagon Christ's triply new track Chunkothy. This promo provided Celyn with the perfect vehicle to showcase his amazin

16/03/2011 Midsomer Murders Producer Suspended
The producer of Midsomer Murders has been suspended after making comments over racial diversity. In an interview with the Radio Times Brian True-May, co-creator of the series, said the long-running d

16/03/2011 New PixelSmart Adds Sparkle To Let's Dance For Comic Relief
The new PixelSmart from PixelRange has been snapped up for use on Saturday night prime time entertainment show and charity fundraiser, Let's Dancer for Comic Relief - the show where famous faces perfo

16/03/2011 Pilat Media Launching Operational Cockpit For IBMS At The 2011 NAB Show
Pilat Media Global will unveil a new Operational Cockpit for its Integrated Broadcast Management System (IBMS) at the 2011 NAB Show. Designed specifically for IBMS Content and Sales, the Operational

16/03/2011 Ross XPression Adds Live Academy Awards Graphics
Ross Video's XPression - 2D/3D CG and motion graphics system was selected by LA-based production company, Mdots/Fontastics, to provide graphics for the 83rd Academy Awards, which aired live on ABC, in

16/03/2011 The Amazing Spider-Man Shoots In 3D With 3ality
3ality Digital, a leader in advanced technologies to empower creative digital stereoscopic 3D acquisition, has been chosen to supply its systems for the highly anticipated film The Amazing Spider-Man,

15/03/2011 ATG Broadcast Builds Guld Norge And 2D/3D HD Sports Playout Facility At TV4, Scandinavia
TV4 Group, one of Scandinavia's largest and most active television networks, has selected ATG Broadcast to design and install a playout management and presentation facility for the network's new stand

15/03/2011 Broadcasters 'Promote Entrepreneurship' Career
Rising coverage of entrepreneurs in the TV and other media is helping to persuade more people to consider a career as their own boss, new research published today by the Department for Business, Innov

15/03/2011 Brookhaven National Laboratory Chooses Thomson Technology
Brookhaven National Laboratory has selected Thomson Broadcast to supply technology for its NSLS-II Project in Long Island, New York. The new National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) will provi

15/03/2011 Calibre UK Unveils NAB Preview
Yorkshire's Calibre UK returns to NAB this year with a complete line of high-quality image-processing products. A particular highlight is the company's VideoExcel range of broadcast format converter

15/03/2011 Cinesite 'Destroys Los Angeles'
Leading film visual effects house Cinesite has completed a series of stunning and technically challenging visual effects for the new epic disaster movie by Sony/Columbia, Battle: Los Angles. Cinesite

15/03/2011 FOR-A Converters Power Expansion Of Galaxy
FOR-A has supplied two FRC-8000 multi-format frame rate converters to Galaxy Light and Power LLC, adding to its already extensive range of broadcast rental equipment. The new converters, that have al

15/03/2011 Second Mistika Systems Ordered For BTV Post
Cutting edge facility BTV Post has purchased an additional Mistika post production system, expanding its 2D and stereo 3D capabilities. Providing a full range of post production services, the facilit

15/03/2011 September Films Wins New Bridezillas Season And Announces New Appointment
DCD-owned September Films has won yet another 23 new hours of WEtv's flagship show Bridezillas and has appointed Richard Hansil to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Creative, as wel

14/03/2011 BECTU's Freelance Tax Guide Revised
An important publication for those working freelance in the broadcast industry has been re-issued. The broadcast union, BECTU's Tax Guide for Freelances has just been updated following liaison with t

14/03/2011 Digital Production Partnership Launched
The BBC is to be a key player in the newly formed Digital Production Partnership (DPP), an initiative that aims to help producers and broadcasters maximise the potential benefits of digital production

14/03/2011 Hamlet Assures Quality And Compliance At NAB
Hamlet, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary year of providing excellent, practical and affordable test and measurement solutions, is launching three new products at NAB 2011. Together, they pro

14/03/2011 Modus FX Integrates Seamless Effects For Jane Eyre
Montreal's Modus FX provided 47 visual effects shots for Cary Joji Fukunaga's retelling of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre. Set in the mid-19th century English countryside, the CG for this