Broadcast News Archive for August, 2011
09/08/2011 Olympics Movie Attracts Film Agency For Wales Funds
Cardiff based film production company Severn Screen (previously known as Garage Light Films) has secured £150,000 from the Film Agency for Wales to fund a zombie movie based around the 2012 Olympics.

09/08/2011 Oxygen DCT Takes Production Monitoring To The Next Level
A powerful new range of monitors that set the standard in terms of 'next generation' features, functions and picture quality has been launched. Oxygen DCT is consolidating its position as a major su

09/08/2011 Peli Cases - Now Gorilla Proof
It's well known that Peli Protector Cases are tough equipment cases built to withstand the harshest handling but they have now proved to be ...Gorilla proof! The Peli 1120 case was recently used by t

09/08/2011 Short Film Embraces Artemis Handheld
Cinematographer Danna Kinsky has been speaking out about shooting the short film 'The Aerial Girl' on Canon 7D using the artemis handheld camera stabilizer system from Sachtler. Kinsky said: “Pairing

09/08/2011 Towns And Cities Compete To Be Local TV Pioneers
Towns and cities across Britain are competing to pioneer the UK’s first local television services, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced. A map of the country is now published, detailing the 65

08/08/2011 Adlib Audio Goes To The Ball With Sennheiser UK
June saw Capital Radio host its third Summertime Ball at London's Wembley Stadium. With a complex wireless specification to deal with, event sound company Adlib Audio's close working relationship with

08/08/2011 Gefen And Marshall Electronics Announce Partnership
Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen has announced a new relationship with Marshall Electronics to enable live video footage on any HDTV display. Support for live video is particularly benef

08/08/2011 IDX And Dejero Go Mobile At IBC 2011
IDX Technology will be presenting their full line-up of portable ENDURA V-Mount Lithium Ion batteries, chargers and power adaptors, introducing some smart new mounting accessories at IBC 2011. As the

08/08/2011 Julia Somerville Joins BBC One's Rip Off Britain Team
Rip Off Britain returns to screens this autumn for a third series as Julia Somerville joins Angela Rippon and Gloria Hunniford to help tackle the nation's consumer nightmares on BBC One Daytime. At a

08/08/2011 Preco To Launch Two New Cooltouch Monitors At IBC 2011
Exhibiting on Stand 8.E49 at IBC 2011, Preco will display and demonstrate two major additions to the Cooltouch range of rack-mountable monitors: models XP-2401HD and RX-702HD. Sarah Lenson, Preco's C

08/08/2011 Radio Ulster Is NI's Most Popular
BBC Radio Ulster and its sister station, Radio Foyle remain the number one 'most listened to' radio station in Northern Ireland. They recorded an average weekly audience of 591,000 listeners tuning i

08/08/2011 RTS/TELEX Supports Transmission Of Champions League Final From Telegenic's New OB Vehicle
For years, the independent broadcasting service provider Telegenic has been relying on equipment from RTS/TELEX - not only in its conventional 2D trucks but also in the new 3D-equipped outside broadca

08/08/2011 UK Firms Tune Latin Audiences Into The Best Of British Broadcast Technology
A number of the UK's leading digital TV firms will hope to tune international audiences into the UK's TV production and transmission expertise, by taking part in the Broadcast & Cable Show, Latin Amer

05/08/2011 Arkadin Announces Partnership With Sipcom
Arkadin has announced a partnership with global hosted services provider Sipcom to build a Cloud Unified Communications offer using Microsoft Unified Communications (UC) Solutions. The partnership w

05/08/2011 Birmingham Media Academy Launches Radio Degree Internship
Skillset and the Birmingham Skillset Media Academy have developed an exciting new pathway into the radio industry for school leavers. The Foundation Degree Internship in Radio Production will give al

05/08/2011 Govt Commits To TV Child Protection Rules
Rules to prevent children from accessing hard-core pornographic material through video-on-demand (VoD) services will be secured, the Government has announced today. Explicit but legal material which

05/08/2011 Harris Announces New Appointments
Harris Broadcast Communications has announced two strategic additions to its key accounts sales and solutions architecture teams in its Nordic and Central Europe region. Andreas Kotulek joins Harris'

05/08/2011 Miranda's NVISION Routers Chosen By The Switch
Miranda Technologies has been awarded a contract by The Switch, the video and fibre switching services business, to supply 3G video routing switchers and centralised control solutions for a 50 city fi

05/08/2011 Oxegen Uses Blackmagic Design's ATEM Production Switcher
Blackmagic Design has announced that Blackmagic Design's ATEM 1 M/E Production Switcher was used at Ireland's biggest music festival, Oxegen Festival in Dublin. Since its opening in 2004, Oxegen fest

05/08/2011 Prism Sound's Orpheus FireWire Interface Breaks Into The Movie Business
With a credit list that reads like a Halliwell's Guide to the latest movies, Casey stone is undoubtedly in demand as a film score mixer. Among the projects he has recently completed are The Hangover,

05/08/2011 VISLINK Launches New Wireless Camera And Satcom Benefits At IBC 2011
At IBC 2011, VISLINK will feature its latest wireless camera and satcom technology as well as new products from Gigawave, which are now part of the VISLINK brand. VISLINK International Managing Direc

04/08/2011 HARMAN's Studer Appoints Bruno Hochstrasser As General Manager
Bruno Hochstrasser has returned to Harman's Studer as General Manager, reporting to Andy Trott (VP and General Manager, Mixing and Microphones & Headphones). Bruno Hochstrasser joined Studer in 1971

04/08/2011 ITV Studios Global Entertainment To Distribute Underbelly: Razor
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has signed a significant deal with Australia's multi-award winning producer Screentime Australia and leading commercial broadcaster Nine Network, acquiring internation

04/08/2011 Poland's TVP1 Turns On Dolby Digital Plus For Viewers
Poland's national public broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP) has become the first major broadcaster in eastern Europe to implement Dolby Digital Plus audio streams on a national broadcast channel. TVP

04/08/2011 Prism Sound Adds Leif Mases' Entire Product Range To Its US Distribution Portfolio
Prism Sound has consolidated its relationship with producer/engineer Leif Mases by taking on US distribution for his entire Mases Electronics "Maselec" range of analogue dynamic processors and custom