Broadcast News Archive for September, 2011
30/09/2011 'Film Star' Soloist Plays With Ulster Orchestra
Classical Brit Award-winning violinist, Jack Liebeck, is back in Belfast by popular demand on Friday night, 10 months after he last played with the Ulster Orchestra. He is also the featured soloist o

30/09/2011 Bollywood Comes To Ireland
Action has been called on the set of a Bollywood film - this film being the first of its genre ever to be filmed in Ireland - and with it come hopes of revenue and short term jobs for the State Two o

30/09/2011 Bolshoi Ballet HD Broadcast For Belfast
A flavour of Russia is to dance into Belfast with the Bolshoi Ballet Live in HD at the city's iconic Queen's Film Theatre, (QFT). From October, audiences in Northern Ireland will be able to see a ful

30/09/2011 DCD Partners Lazarus For Transatlantic Productions
The independent TV production and distribution group, DCD Media, has announced that it is co-venturing with Sheldon Lazarus, Executive Producer of Penn & Teller: Fool Us, (ITV1), Richard Hammond's Bla

30/09/2011 ITFC Agrees Media Services Deal With ITV
A subsidiary of the Deluxe Entertainment Services Group and supplier of post-production, subtitling and digital media services, has announced a five-year extension to its content management, preparati

30/09/2011 RTS and TELEX Websites Go Live
Bosch Security Systems, Inc., Communications Systems Division brands RTS and TELEX has announced the launch of their new websites. The new ww

30/09/2011 Touring Car Races Win ITV Viewers
New data has revealed a continuing dramatic increase in the number of people tuning in to ITV Sport's coverage of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship in 2011. Statistics from the British

30/09/2011 Trademark Dispute Threatens Sky TV's Glee
20th Century Fox's Glee on Sky TV could be taken off air due to a dispute with a UK Glee Club owner. Mark Tughan, owner of Glee Clubs in Birmingham, Oxford, Nottingham and Cardiff has zero tolerance

29/09/2011 Atempo Signs Root6 To Resell Digital Content
Atempo has signed root6, a supplier of technology to the UK broadcast, film and post-production communities, to resell its Atempo Digital Archive (ADA) and Atempo Time Navigator (ATN) to data-intensiv

29/09/2011 BBC Set To Slash Redundancy Terms
£1m BBC redundancy packages are likely to be outlawed under proposals being put forward to the BBC Trust as part of the national broadcaster's Delivering Quality First strategy. Now, there's a major

29/09/2011 Derry TV Producers Set To Expand
A Londonderry-based TV production company is to expand its NI-based facilities. Impossible Pictures' Head of Production, Mark Wright, has also been promoted to the post of Managing Director for 360Pr

29/09/2011 Light Iron Adds Third Pablo
Hollywood-based DI facility Light Iron has purchased a third Quantel Pablo 4K colour correction and finishing system together with a Pablo PA workflow assist station. These will be connected via the

29/09/2011 Litepanels Sponsors Short Film Victims
The short film Victims by producer Chris Carr from London has reached the finals of Film London's 'Best of Boroughs' competition. The independent filmmaker only had a very limited budget for his pro

29/09/2011 University of York Chooses Trilogy's Orator
A global provider of intercom systems and Master Reference Generators to the broadcast industry, Trilogy Communications, has announced the installation of a 36 port Orator Intercom system with a range

28/09/2011 'Rosie' Pre-School Hit Acquired For Portugal
The animated pre-school hit produced by one of the UK's leading children's media companies V&S Entertainment, Everything's Rosie, has been acquired by Dreamia TV's Canal Panda in Portugal. The deal w

28/09/2011 BBC Three Joins Job Hunt
In a television first, a new BBC Three series hosted by Richard Bacon and Tina Daheley, Up for Hire Live, is devoting a whole week of primetime to the most important issue facing young people in Brita

28/09/2011 Irish Film Industry Excels
The Audiovisual Federation, the IBEC group that represents the feature film, television and animation sectors, has launched its 2011 review of film and television production in Ireland. The report c

28/09/2011 ITV 'IRA Footage' Was Video Game
ITV have admitted that footage of a 1988 IRA attack, film which they claimed was real, was actually taken from a video game. The coverage was included in an ITV documentary which discussed Gaddafi a

28/09/2011 Ofcom Awards Community Radio Licenses
The broadcast regulator, Ofcom has just announced the award of three new community radio licenses. These are the first awards in Ofcom's third round of community radio licensing. A statement said

28/09/2011 Red TX Blast Cologne With Red Hot Chili Peppers
Broadcast sound specialist Red TX was recently commissioned to capture the audio for a very special Red Hot Chili Peppers concert in Cologne, Germany, which was filmed and broadcast live to 1,500 cine

27/09/2011 BBC Cardiff Faces 24-Hour Stoppage
Members of the media and entertainment union, BECTU who are working for the BBC in Cardiff and Bangor are to mount a 24-hour strike this week in protest at compulsory redundancies. The strike will st

27/09/2011 Lamb Joins Crossroads Films To Head Digital Content
Darren Lamb is the new Head of Digital Content at Crossroads Films UK. The news was announced in late September and is said to emphasise their expertise and commitment to the creation of on-line vide

27/09/2011 Selena To Host MTV Awards In Belfast
Selena Gomez is coming to Northern Ireland having been confirmed as the host of this year's MTV Europe Music Awards, due to be held in Belfast on 6 November. The teen actress and singer, 19, who is

27/09/2011 Sony Financial Services Strengthens Azule Link For Germany
Sony's Financial Service has announced that it is further strengthening an important link to better service customers with credit facilities in Germany. It has enhanced its relationship with Azule Fi

27/09/2011 Three Media Develops Workflow Data Translation Engine
A leading strategic broadcast and operational specialist, Three Media Associates, has launched XEN: a data translation engine designed specifically for broadcast workflows. The software application wa