Broadcast News Archive for September, 2011
16/09/2011 Paramount’s World War Z Starts Production In London
World War Z, starring Academy Award-nominee Brad Pitt and directed by Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace), will begin filming in the London Borough of Southwark later this month. During filming, which w

16/09/2011 Rushes VFX For Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights is the latest film offering from Andrea Arnold. Shot on location in England with cinematography by Robbie Ryan, Golden Lion Winner at Venice Film Festival 2011, the film is based on

15/09/2011 BBC Agreement Overhauled
The National Audit Office (NAO) will now have the right to choose which areas of the BBC it investigates, under new value-for-money arrangements published today. Amendments to the BBC Agreement have

15/09/2011 Hamlet Delivers Quality Control To TVT For BBC World's SD And HD
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

15/09/2011 James Cameron's Lightstorm Signs Next-Generation 3D Agreement
In a move designed to accelerate the development and adoption of next-generation 3D digital cinema, Christie and James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment, Inc., have signed a milestone, five-year agre

15/09/2011 More Businesses Growing In The Greenhouse
One of the UK’s largest franchised letting agents, and an award-winning production company are the latest to pack their bags ready for the move to MediacityUK. Belvoir Property Management Ltd and Bab

15/09/2011 Panasonic To Deliver Live 3D Broadcasts Of London 2012 Olympics
Panasonic has reached an agreement with Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), the host broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games, on the use of its AG-3DP1 and AG-3DA1 professional integrated twin-l

15/09/2011 Rastamouse Makers Boost Welsh Creative Sector
The Welsh company behind BBC’s highly successful Rastamouse series has been commissioned to produce a new £1.3m animated series for pre-school children. Dinamo Productions is co-producing the new ser

14/09/2011 Autoscript Prompts Quality Products And Service At IBC 2011
A leading teleprompting company and a Vitec Group brand, have presented a broad range of high performance solutions at this year's IBC. Autoscript unveiled its award-winning high brightness LED TFT f

14/09/2011 International 'Cast Away' Challenge Launches
Oscar-winning screenwriter, Julian Fellowes, will lend his support to ‘Cast Away’, an international pod-cast challenge for young people, launched this week by Cinemagic Film Festival and Titanic Belfa

14/09/2011 New Service Supports New Media Entrants
New entrants to the media and entertainment sectors have a new resource to help with key questions about employment and their chosen industry with the formal launch of Creative Toolkit. The new site

14/09/2011 Pablo PA Powers Up At IBC
At this year's IBC, Quantel demonstrated new developments for its Pablo PA conform, preparation and workflow software - CUDA GPU processing, a full frame S3D-capable output and Genetic Engineering con

14/09/2011 Satellite Links Replaced With 
Riedel Rilink Global Fiber Service
At this year's IBC, one of the leading manufacturers and providers of real-time networks for audio, video and communications, introduced RiLink, its global fiber service for long distance HD video, au

14/09/2011 Screen Announces Virtual Polistream for
 Partners Programme
Screen Subtitling Systems has announced the launch of a virtual machine version of its Polistream Black system at IBC. Commenting on the development, John Birch, Screen's Strategic Partnerships Manag

14/09/2011 SIS LIVE Awards Contract To S3 Satcom and General Dynamics SATCOM
As part of their move to MediaCityUK, satellite uplink and outside broadcast specialist, SIS LIVE, has awarded a contract to S3 Satcom and General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies for the supply, installa

14/09/2011 Sony's Next Generation Unveiled At IBC
At IBC 2011, Sony has announced plans to develop a next generation video archive storage system, which includes a cartridge that houses 12 optical discs and a specialised drive unit. Currently in th

13/09/2011 Argosy Debuts New ‘Signature’ Range of Rack Designs At IBC2011
An international supplier of HD broadcast cables and studio infrastructure products, have launched a new range of broadcast racks, called the ‘Signature’ range, at IBC2011. This new range is availab

13/09/2011 Broadpeak Chosen To Provide Video Streaming Solutions
An entity of Neo Telecoms, France's second-largest IP operator, has chosen Broadpeak solutions to provide video streaming as part of its suite of network infrastructure services that includes network,

13/09/2011 Cloud Atlas Rolls Into Glasgow
Another major production will begin filming in Scotland this week when Glasgow hosts Cloud Atlas. It will be on location for a few days later this month, just as the production of World War Z leaves.

13/09/2011 Eyeheight Introduces Multi-definition Timecode System
During IBC 2011, Eyeheight Limited have introduced the latest version of its "TC-2M", an autosensing HD-SDI or SD-SDI timecode reader for LTC, VITC and ATC packets and a generator for VITC and ATC pac

13/09/2011 Photon Beard Lights The Way At IBC 2011
Photon Beard's Nova 270 light fixture, a low heat, energy efficient location lighting fixture is now in full production and is first location lighting fixture to bring light emitting plasma (LEP) to f

13/09/2011 SGL Announces Integration With Dalet Enterprise Mam
A provider of content archive and storage management software, for media and entertainment, have confirmed its flagship software SGL FlashNet is fully integrated with Dalet’s Enterprise MAM solution.

12/09/2011 'White Space' Technology Set To Go Live In UK
Among the many talking points at IBC will be news of plans for the introduction of White Space technology in the UK - the first country in Europe to do so. The technology uses signals that can trave

12/09/2011 IPV Boosts Workflow With Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 Software
One of the largest independent suppliers of media, metadata and low bitrate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, IPV, is this week to showcase its comprehe

12/09/2011 QFT To Focus On National Film Week
Northern Ireland's main independent cinema, the Queen's University located Queen's Film Theatre, (QFT) is reaching out to youngsters with the launch its Schools and Colleges Programme. Already well k