Broadcast News Archive for August, 2011
31/08/2011 Antix Productions Comes To MediaCityUK
One the UK's leading TV and film production companies, Antix Productions, has opened an office at The Greenhouse, MediaCityUK. The Cheshire-based company, renowned for making the award-winning show M

31/08/2011 Editshare To Unveil Next Lightworks Step At IBC
A technology leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage, will soon share plans with the editing community regarding the next phase of their highly-anticipated Lightworks O

31/08/2011 G&D Assigned To Equip BSkyB's Harlequin One
The German manufacturer Guntermann & Drunck GmbH has been assigned with the task of equipping BSkyB's new broadcast facility Harlequin One in West London with KVM extension and switching solutions.

31/08/2011 Gekko To Introduce Lenslite D-SLR Mount At IBC 2011
An LED-based lighting systems specialist for television and film production, has announced a new D-SLR mount for its established and successful lenslite. Gekko Technology's D-SLR mount allows direct

31/08/2011 Humber College Goes Live With Harman’s Soundcraft Console
In an effort to provide current and prospective students with the opportunity for a head start in the mobile broadcasting industry, Toronto-based Humber College has invested in a mobile broadcasting t

31/08/2011 Nevion To Launch H.264 Compression Solution At IBC
A provider of managed video services for broadcasters, service providers and government entities worldwide, have announced today an advanced H.264 compression solution for broadcaster and service prov

31/08/2011 Philip William Captures Coast With Yellowtec iXm
Broadcaster, writer and photographer Philip Williams has completed the first quarter of a 5,000 mile walk round the British coastline to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Society. Using a Yellowtec iXm soli

31/08/2011 Venice Film Festival Kick-Starts Oscars Speculation
German-Canadian film ‘A Dangerous Method’ starring British actress Keira Knightley is the 5/1 favourite with Irish bookmaker Paddy Power to win this year’s Golden Lion Award at The Venice Film Festiva

30/08/2011 Brian Cox Opens Visual Effects Research Lab
Dundee University Rector and Hollywood star Brian Cox has officially opened a major new lab facility that will bring scientists, artists, clinicians, and filmmakers together to promote interdisciplina

30/08/2011 Comedy Cues Up For Specialist Market In Montreux
With cross-border comedy mania striking the global entertainment industry, the Montreux Comedy Festival, one of the longest running comedy events in the world, will add a business networking element t

30/08/2011 Irish Fairy Story Could Be 'Dream Come True'
Although it is very early days, a new DreamWorks produced movie series may be coming to Ireland, writes Brian McCalden. The company, founded by Steven Spielberg, has recently bought the rights to a f

30/08/2011 Major Investment Takes 'Broadband To All'
As part of the Government’s £530 million investment in the UK’s broadband network, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced how much money has been allocated to each English county and to Scotland.

30/08/2011 Scottish Talent Support Filming Workshop
A host of tutors, whom have worked on some of Scotland's finest television programmes, including Eorpa, Still Game, Chewin' the Fat, the Culture show and Hamish Macbeth, were on hand to offer guidance

30/08/2011 The Suburbs Tours With XL Video
A leading name in the film sector, XL Video has continued the worldwide supply of production video equipment and crew to multi award winning Canadian indie rockers, Arcade Fire, for the final UK and E

30/08/2011 UTV Bullish As Profits Rise
"Robust" financial figures have been published by UTV in Belfast. For the six months ended 30 June pre-tax profits for the regional broadcaster up by 15% to £10.9m (£9.5m last year). Group operating

26/08/2011 'Soundbite' Dialogue Search For Apple Final Cut Pro
Boris FX and Nexidia will join forces to launch an innovative piece of software, Boris Soundbite. Boris Soundbite is a fast and accurate tool to locate footage by finding any word or phrase spoken i

26/08/2011 3ality Digital Acquires Element Technica
3D technology firm, 3ailty Digital, have acquired their 'main competitor', Element Technica. 3ality said that the acquisition of the rig manufacturer would give it an in-house manufacturing and desig

26/08/2011 AC-ET Gets Social
Entertainment equipment provider A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) Ltd has launched a new social media initiative. Customers can now follow AC-ET on the Facebook and Twitter social networks,

26/08/2011 DaVinci Resolve 8 At IBC Supermeet
Blackmagic Design is to demonstrate the DaVinci Resolve 8 as part of their expo at IBC. Dado Valentic, founder of the UK’s first datalab, Mytherapy, will demonstrate the software as part of a Final C

26/08/2011 Dubfire Adopts Xone:DB4
Renowned techno DJ and Producer Dubfire has been touring with Allen & Heath's new Xone:DB4 DJ FX mixer. Formerly of duo, DeepDish, Dubfire's latest solo technical set up comprises the Xone:DB4 at the

26/08/2011 Gefen Launch HD Digital Signage Media Player
Designed to meet every budget, the new HD Digital Signage Media Player from Gefen makes its first appearance at IBC. This simple solution outputs digital signage content as 1080p full HD video with

26/08/2011 Pebble Beach And Mantrics Digital Provide Flexible Workflow At IBC
Broadcast automation specialists Pebble Beach Systems and Mantrics Digital Video, a leading provider of broadcast workflow management solutions, will be demonstrating the close integration of their Ma

26/08/2011 UTV Programme 'Means Business'
The popular UTV Live Tonight programme returns to the small screen next week with an enhanced focus on business and economics in Northern Ireland. Presented by veteran journalist, Paul Clark and with

25/08/2011 Adder Launch Infinity Dual
KVM specialists, Adder Technology, are set to reveal their latest solution that allows multicasting across your network. Adder Technology will showcase the new AdderLink Infinity dual at the Internat

25/08/2011 Attenborough To Receive Top IBC Honor
Sir David Attenborough will be the recipient of IBC's 2011 International Honor for Excellence, the highest honor that IBC bestows. In recognition of his career in television and, in particular, natur