Broadcast News Archive for September, 2011
12/09/2011 Screen Wizards Sought For Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland's already successful movie industry body is seeking fresh blood to help continue its development. The Stormont Arts Minister Carál Ní Chuilín is seeking to appoint new Board members

12/09/2011 Shepherds Movie Is Prize-winner
An Irish documentary Off The Beaten Track recently picked up the Prize from the Council of Bosco Chiesanuova at the XVII Film Festival della Lessinia, Italy. Directed by Dieter Auner, Off The Beaten

12/09/2011 XTFX Puts Autodesk At Heart Of Workflow
Bristol-based Post Production house Films at 59 have worked with top UK Systems Company XTFX to put Autodesk Flame Premium and Bright server at the heart of its Stereo3D workflow. Throughout 2010, Fi

09/09/2011 Additional Funding Announced For Transform@Lab
The Media Academy Wales have announced that they will be running the successful TransformatLab in 2012, following confirmation of funding from the European Media programme. The Lab, which has taken p

09/09/2011 Creative Post Brings Creativity To Canada With Mistika
Recognising the significance of investing in Mistika, established and leading Canadian post company Creative Post, has purchased an SGO Mistika 4K post production system with Stereo 3D DI capabilities

09/09/2011 FOR-A Displays Full Product Line At IBC 2011
A manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, is showcasing a variety of products during IBC 2011. Beyond its cost-effective new MV-42HS HD/SD Multi Vi

09/09/2011 Hamlet Impress With Vidscope-Plus
A market leader in affordable and practical test and measurement tools, is tackling the challenges of content quality control in the digital environment. Hamlet's Vidscope-Plus is a software applica

09/09/2011 Quantum To Expand StorNext Appliance Family
A specialist in backup, recovery and archive, have announced it is adding new products to its StorNext appliance family. The expanded family, launched by Quantum Corp, will use the power of StorNext

09/09/2011 Rushes' MGFX Studio Target Bin Laden
Rushes' MGFX Studio have contributed a variety of motion graphics and CG VFX to bring to life one of the most important events of the 21st century: The story behind the plan to capture one of the worl

09/09/2011 Sis Live Provides Coverage Of America World Cup Series
Europe’s largest outside broadcast and uplink supplier has delivered High Definition (HD) agile cameras and digital RF microwave links for the 34th America’s Cup. The Sis Live team is currently on l

09/09/2011 UTV Media Appoints New Commercial Director
Nigel Robbins has joined UTV Media plc as Commercial Director (Ireland) based in Belfast, charged with further developing UTV’s commercial interests across TV, Radio and New Media. Nigel has well-est

08/09/2011 BBC Alba Unveils Autumn Schedule
BBC Alba unveiled its schedule of new programmes for its autumn season today at a launch event held in Eden Court Theatre, Inverness. Three years on, the channel has continued to provide an excellent

08/09/2011 Cable Hails Pinewood's Panasonic Experience Centre
Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has visited the Panasonic Experience Centre at the famous and very busy Pinewood Studios in Berkshire. Together with Ivan Dunleavy,

08/09/2011 Cineimage Expands Restoration Capabilities With Pixel Farm
London-based restoration and 2D-to-3D conversion facility, Cineimage, has committed to the largest single European purchase of The Pixel Farm’s restoration and remastering software and systems. The

08/09/2011 Cinemagic's Partnership The ‘Key’ To Success
Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People and Coca-Cola HBC Northern Ireland are celebrating the continuation of their partnership ahead of the highly anticipated opening o

08/09/2011 Codex And Arri Announce 60fps Arriraw
A developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, have introduced the 60fps Arriraw capture on the Codex Onboard Recorder. With the release of S

08/09/2011 Media Programme To Host Their First Gala Screening At 55th BFI Fest
The Media Programme is hosting a Gala screening of Nanni Moretti’s award-winning Habemus Papam (We Have a Pope), at this year’s 55th BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express. The

08/09/2011 ROOT6 Technology Present Inside Knowledge At IBC
ROOT6 Technology will be contributing to the Inside Knowledge seminars this week at Amsterdam's IBC show 2011. On Saturday 10th of September, at 10.15am in the Production Village (Hall 11), Owen Walk

08/09/2011 UTV Invests £1.5m In HD Technology
UTV has invested £1.5 million in a new state-of-the-art HD television production gallery, which boasts a 96 screen wall and a 5 metre long mixing desk. The new HD production gallery is the technical n

07/09/2011 BAI Allocates €7.8M Towards TV Production
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has announced funding decisions for Round 11 (TV) of the Broadcasting Funding Scheme. Grants totalling €7,861,000 have been offered to support the producti

07/09/2011 BBC Drama Explores Complexities Of Love
A new BBC TV drama series is set to explore the mystery of love. Five universal stories look at love in the modern day and each is led by one of the following big names: David Tennant, Billie Piper,

07/09/2011 Broadcasting In Court To Be Allowed For First Time
Broadcasters will be now be allowed to film in courts for the first time, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke has announced. Mr Clarke said the current ban on filming in law courts would be overturned

07/09/2011 BVE North Attracts Major Support
The organisers of Broadcast Video Expo has announced the launch of its new event, BVE North this November. It has been created to meet the additional needs of those working in broadcast following the

07/09/2011 Hat Trick To Offer Three New Comedies At MIPCOM
Hat Trick International (HTI) will distribute three high quality UK productions which it will launch to international buyers at MIPCOM this October. Key new additions to the HTI portfolio include CPL

07/09/2011 Make Sense Of File-Based Workflow With Root6 At IBC
UK-based creative technology supplier Root6 will be in force at IBC this week. Not only with its proprietary transcoding and file-based management platform ContentAgent, but the company's staff will a