Broadcast News Archive for April, 2011
21/04/2011 easiHire Open All Hours At ABTT 2011
Leading sound and communication systems specialist Orbital Sound will set out its easiHire stall at ABTT 2011 at the Royal Horticultural Hall, London, between June 15 - 16 (Stand: 125). The easiHire

21/04/2011 EAW KF470 Makes Its Debut Under The Bridge
A sumptuous new London live venue has opened underneath a premier London football stadium. The 600-capacity Under The Bridge, situated at Chelsea FC's Stamford Bridge ground has been built on the sit

21/04/2011 Games Of Thrones Commissions Second Series
The epic fantasy adventure series Game of Thrones, which debuted on Sky this week, has been commissioned for a second series. The HBO series is a dramatisation of George RR Martin's cult novel, Game

21/04/2011 ITV Studios Makes Beale International Director
ITV Studios has announced that Mike Beale has been appointed to the newly created role of Director of International Formats. Beale will be responsible for developing a strategy to support ITV Studios

21/04/2011 LipSync Expertise Brings Feature Quality To United
Invest and equity services company LipSync Productions and leading post-production facility LipSync Post have worked closely with World Productions to produce United, a sensitive dramatisation of the

21/04/2011 National Archives Leads Sector
The UK Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has announced the organisation will take on the new responsibilities from this month following the closure of the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA). The

21/04/2011 Riedel MediorNet Compact Wins TV Technology STAR Award
At this year's NAB, the MediorNet Compact from Riedel Communications was awarded a TV Technology STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award. The STAR Awards are designed to celebrate and show

20/04/2011 AES Workshops Revealed By APRS
This year's London AES (May 13-16 at the Novotel) is aiming to make itself more accessible, both to members and non-members, and more responsive to those who actually practice audio engineering. The

20/04/2011 ATG Broadcast Appointed By AmberFin As UK Channel Partner
ATG Broadcast has signed a UK channel partnership agreement with AmberFin, developer and producer of the iCR modular software platform that is a key component in improving workflow for content owners,

20/04/2011 BBC Approves Panasonic Cameras
Panasonic's AG-AF101 has joined the list of HD specialist cameras approved by the BBC. Other models on the same list include the ARRI Alexa, Sony's CineAlta F35 and the RED camera, units that cost ma

20/04/2011 BBC One Goes For Comedy
Comedy is to the fore at the BBC with news that Will Mellor, Warren Clarke, Niky Wardley and Craig Parkinson are to star in a new six-part comedy for BBC One. It's about what real family life is like

20/04/2011 GTC Signs Decode Sponsorship Deal
The broadcast group, the Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) has revealed a coup with news that it has signed a deal with equipment hire company Decode for sponsorship. The data and HD solutions spec

20/04/2011 Latest Generator Entertainment Film Goes Into Production In Belfast
Belfast-based production company, Generator Entertainment, have began shooting their latest film, siege comedy Whole Lotta Sole in Belfast this month. Written by Thomas Gallagher and Terry George (Ho

20/04/2011 Orbital Exhibits At ABTT
A leading sound and communication systems specialist for the theatre, event and broadcast markets, Orbital Sound, will be highlighting a comprehensive line-up of new products from its extensive portfo

20/04/2011 Pixel Power ChannelMaster Wins NAB STAR Award
Pixel Power, a leading supplier of broadcast graphics systems, has announced that ChannelMaster, a new line of all-in-one playout systems for multichannel broadcast operations introduced at NAB, recei

19/04/2011 Cooke Optics Celebrates Successes With 5/i, S4 And Panchro Lenses At NAB
Cooke Optics, a manufacturer of precision lenses for the motion picture industry, celebrated the continuing success of its lens sets - the top-of-the-line 5/i Prime lenses, the renowned S4 Prime lense

19/04/2011 Freelance Networking Event Planned
Freelances and workers in independent production are invited to the London Production Division's Spring Network Evening on 4 May. The broadcast union, BECTU said it's an opportunity to meet and netwo

19/04/2011 Gefen Launch New ELR Extender
Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen has announced its newest breakthrough for an extra long-range extension of HDMI devices. The GefenPRO ELR Extender for HDMI with PoL offers a long-range,

19/04/2011 Irish On Screen At Tribeca
A host of Irish producers, directors, acting talent and crew will descend on New York this week as a record number of Irish films screen in Robert De Niro's renowned Tribeca Film Festival. The festiv

19/04/2011 Prime Focus Wins Gold At New York Festivals
Prime Focus has won a Gold World Medal for Best Special Effects at the 2011 New York Festivals TV & Film Awards for its work on the BBC's Wonders of the Solar System series. The London-based Broadcas

19/04/2011 RadiantGrid Expands Quality Analysis To Include Leading Manufacturers At NAB
RadiantGrid Technologies, the developer of leading-edge transcoding, transformation and New Media Automation service platforms, has announced at NAB that it will be expanding its Quality Analysis Capa

19/04/2011 Sky News Adds More Autoscript Prompting Tools To HD Studio
Leading teleprompting company Autoscript has announced that Sky News has purchased three further prompting units to replace the legacy Autocue system as it continues to fully equip its HD studio. Au

19/04/2011 Sound Devices Serves Up Stellar Audio At Pixel Corps
With roughly 2,000 members in 40 different countries, Pixel Corps serves as a guild for content creators and trains professionals globally on key aspects of production. In the fast-paced world of vid

18/04/2011 5 Star Launches e-CASE
5 Star Cases, the UK's leading flightcase manufacturer has just launched a new free iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad app e-CASE. The company has been at the forefront of case design and manufacturing for

18/04/2011 Auralex On Set On Hawaii Five-O With Audio Resource Honolulu To Treat ADR Space
Auralex Acoustics, a leader in innovative sound control solutions, arrives on the set of CBS's hit series, Hawaii Five-O, as part of Audio Resource Honolulu's (ARH) on-set ADR (Automated Dialogue Repl