Broadcast News Archive for September, 2011
27/09/2011 Upstairs Downstairs Lives Again
BBC One's revival of legendary drama Upstairs Downstairs, which was a smash hit with viewers old and new, attracting audiences of over 8.4 million, is to begin filming six episodes with two stellar ad

26/09/2011 Ed Vaizey Hails BRIT School's Legacy
The Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has joined renowned Beatles' producer, Sir George Martin at an event to celebrate 20 years of outstanding success at one of Britain's most revered schools. The BRIT Sch

26/09/2011 Hamlet Teams With TVT For BBC World's Closed Captioning
Versioning, localisation and media supply services expert, TVT has selected Hamlet's award-winning DigiScope DS900 to monitor both SD and HD signals in the transmission chain for the encoding of Close

26/09/2011 ITV Studio Release Primetime Drama At MIPCOM
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has announced returning dramas Vera and Monroe are set to launch around the world following deals with a raft of broadcasters. The news comes as the distribution bus

26/09/2011 PSI Lights BBC Proms In The Park
Production Services Ireland (PSI) has supplied a moving lights, specials and LED effects package plus all rigging to the 2011 Proms In The Park event. This was BBC Northern Ireland's largest OB event

26/09/2011 Red TX Launches New Truck For Live Broadcast Audio
Broadcast sound specialist Red TX has officially unveiled its new RED II mobile recording unit at Pinewood Studios before an audience of invited guests from various music and broadcast industry trade

26/09/2011 WWI-era HMS Caroline Stars In Documentary
An Irish filmmaker has been all at sea on board a warship that survived the Battle of Jutland. The ship was the star as Northern Visions premièred a movie on HMS Caroline - a World War I light cruise

23/09/2011 All Ablaze Productions Launch New Website
A film, television and video production company, based at the heart of the West Midlands, have re-launched their website. Designed by the staff at All Ablaze Productions in conjunction with Vicon So

23/09/2011 Dimensions Autism Campaign Breaks The Mould
A national campaign launched by Dimensions to improve cinema access for people with learning disabilities and people with autism has been so successful that autism friendly film screenings are to take

23/09/2011 DirectOut Adds Three New Products To MADI Line Up
Following the success of the recently launched Andiamo.XT, analogue, MADI and AES converter and the EXBOX.64, active MADI format converter and range extender, the busy DirectOut development team impre

23/09/2011 Going Large Format At ProVideo
In the past 12-months there has been a dramatic increase in the uptake of DSLRs amongst professional videographers. Despite their shortcomings as video cameras, industry creatives love the cinematic l

23/09/2011 Jünger Audio Helps Bethesda Cathedral Manage Its Loudness Levels
Bethesda Cathedral in eastern Singapore has solved the problem sudden peaks in the volume of its AV presentations by investing in a Jünger Audio Magic Level two-channel loudness normaliser. The unit h

23/09/2011 Royal Wedding And Charlie Sheen Top TV Poll
The 'Royal Wedding' of Kate Middleton and Prince William is the top television phrase of 2011, according to The Global Language Monitor. 'Royal Wedding' beat Charlie Sheen’s self-descriptive 'Winner'

23/09/2011 SGO Celebrates Special Award At IBC
SGO is celebrating innovation across all dimensions with yet another successful IBC show. As one of the busiest booths in its hall this year, SGO attracted large crowds with exciting demonstrations

23/09/2011 Third Series Of Everything’s Rosie To Launch In Cannes
A UK based independent children’s media company is to launch the third series of its breakaway international animated hit, Everything’s Rosie at MIPCOM, V&S Entertainment Managing Director Vickie Corn

23/09/2011 TOWIE Returns With HotCam Shooting Kits
A renowned broadcast equipment rental company is providing shooting kits for the new series of Lime Pictures’ hugely popular The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE). Following on from its success working on se

22/09/2011 'Unplug And Reconnect' Campaign Launched
A woman's organisation is calling for people to unplug from technology and spend time with their loved one's instead. The 'Day to Disconnect' initiative was launched by Ohr Naava, a nonprofit women's

22/09/2011 AETN UK Rebrands As A+E Networks UK
A joint venture between A+E Networks and BSkyB, is rebranding as A+E Networks UK. The new company name and logo is part of a rebranding that will see the company adopt a new distinctive look and a n

22/09/2011 AJA Products Win Prestigious IBC Awards
A manufacturer of high-quality and cost-effective digital video interface, have announced that two of their new products introduced at IBC were recognised with awards. AJA Video Systems's AJA Io XT,

22/09/2011 Good Vibrations Punks Enjoy Snow Patrol Finalé
As the cameras roll on a movie focusing on Ulster music legend Terri Hooley, Good Vibrations can be felt across Belfast city. Set in Belfast, in the late 70s/early 80s, when The Troubles brought the

22/09/2011 Ireland Submits 2012 Foreign Language Oscars Entry
The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has announced that Ireland's submission for the Foreign Language category for the 2012 Academy Awards is Juanita Wilson's As If I Am Not There. Each year,

22/09/2011 MG Alba Welcomes BBC Trust Service Review Of Radio Nan Gaidheal
The Gaelic Media Service, MG ALBA has welcomed the report published by the BBC Trust into the performance of Radio nan Gàidheal, which highlights the station’s audiences being highly appreciative of t

22/09/2011 QFT Celebrates Anniversary Of Grunge
This week Belfast celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Seattle Grunge legends, Pearl Jam, (pictured here by Danny Clinch) with a special one off screening at Queens Film Theatre (QFT). The film rockume

22/09/2011 Roll To Record 'Goes Back To School' With Educating Essex
Specialists in HD and SD robotic camera systems, Roll To Record, have announced they have provided the production infrastructure for Channel 4's Educating Essex, one of the most thought-provoking obse

22/09/2011 UTV Makes New Appointment
UTV has appointed a new Head of Resources. In his new role, Brendan Mallon will have overall responsibility for UTV Television’s technical and production facilities. He has 28 years' experience in b