Broadcast News Archive for January, 2012
31/01/2012 Argosy Adds To Its Infrastructure Range At BVE
Argosy, a leading international supplier of HD broadcast cables and studio infrastructure products, is showing a new video patch panel for the first time at BVE 2012 (Earls Court, stand i34, 14 – 16 F

31/01/2012 Audiences Flocked To UK Film In 2011
UK audiences have embraced independent British film as never before in 2011, it is claimed. According to information tracked by the BFI Research and Statistics Unit, which provides unique research da

31/01/2012 Creative Post Builds Solid Infrastructure With Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage
Situated in the heart of Toronto is one of Canada’s largest independent post production houses and stereo 3D DI leaders – Creative Post, Inc. Founded in 1986, the robust shop specializes in TV and fe

31/01/2012 Hollywood Actress To Join Downton Abbey Cast
An Oscar winning actress is set to join the cast of ITV1’s Downton Abbey. Shirley MacLaine is due to join Downton Abbey in its third season cast in the role of Lady Grantham’s mother. MacLaine will b

31/01/2012 International Investment Remains Strong In UK
The British Film Commission has announced that the UK has continued to see healthy levels of production spending from international feature films. At just over £1bn in 2011 – up from £979m in 2010 –

31/01/2012 KAIL-TV Upgrades Fresno Facilities
NVerzion, a leading provider of cutting-edge tools for digital broadcasting and television station automation, has announced that KAIL-TV in Fresno, California, has upgraded its facilities to include

31/01/2012 Preco To Launch New Compact Video Monitor
Preco has chosen BVE 2012 for the UK introduction of a major addition to the Cooltouch range of video monitors. Designed for use wherever space is at a premium, the RX-702HD incorporates dual 7 inch

31/01/2012 Riedel MediorNet And Artist At The Ski Worldcup
A system comprised of MediorNet, Artist and RockNet equipment from Riedel Communications was used to distribute video, audio and communication signals for the renowned alpine skiing competition at the

30/01/2012 HotCam Launches XDCam Disc 'Recycling' Service
Broadcast equipment rental company HotCam has launched a new production service that could save television producers thousands of pounds on XDCam shooting stock by quickly and efficiently archiving fo

30/01/2012 iPlayer And ITV Player To Launch On Sky
BBC’s iPlayer and the ITV player are to be launched on the Sky platform, it has been revealed. The BBC, ITV and Sky today announced the landmark partnership deals that will bring the popular video-on

30/01/2012 Key 103 Goes Live With Wise Buddah Jingles
Wise Buddah has delivered new jingles, station imaging and power intros for the Manchester Big City heritage radio station Key 103. The custom package, developed by Wise Buddah's dedicated Jingles an

30/01/2012 Litepanels Ship Hilio High-Intensity LED Lighting Fixtures
Litepanels has announced that Hilio high-intensity LED lighting fixtures are now shipping. The daylight color-balanced Hilio is a small-footprint LED fixture capable of emitting 5600°K illumination

30/01/2012 New TV Series To Be Filmed In NI
A new TV series is set to be filmed in Northern Ireland, it has been revealed. Produced by Twenty Twenty Television the new series is set in 1960 and based on the last intake of conscripts for Nation

30/01/2012 Raycom To Debut SignalHound At BVE
After a busy 2011, wireless audio specialists Raycom will be starting the year by heading for BVE in London from 14 to 16 February on stand D10. In addition to announcing a couple of big deals at t

30/01/2012 Rode Unveils New On-Camera Mic
RØDE Microphones has announced the release of its latest on-camera microphone, the Stereo VideoMic Pro. Building on the success of the VideoMic Pro, which launched in early 2011 and quickly became

30/01/2012 Screen’s New Connected TV Solution At BVE
Screen will be exhibiting ScreenConnect, its new connected TV publishing tool at this year’s BVE in London. The show will also be Screen’s first industry exhibition incorporating its extended product

30/01/2012 Sennheiser's Feeling Fine At O2’s Silent Session
December saw the chance for over 100 up-and-coming bands to reach a potentially huge audience as London’s O2 ran its December Sessions music programme, giving music fans the opportunity to enjoy 20 ni

30/01/2012 The Help Wins Big At SAG Awards
Civil rights drama, The Help, cleaned up last night, at the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(SAG) claiming prizes for best ensemble cast, best actress and best supporting actress. Hollywood's a

27/01/2012 BBC Plan For Thompson's Exit
'Sensible succession' plans have been put in place to replace BBC’s Director General should he leave, so say the BBC. This news follows rumours in the media over Mark Thompson’s plans to leave the co

27/01/2012 Broadcasters Agree To Standard For File Based Delivery
The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has revealed its new technical and metadata standards for file-based programme delivery in the UK. Seven major broadcasters in the UK – BBC, ITV, Channel 4, C

27/01/2012 BVE Previews Revealed
With the latest installment of the Broadcast Video Expo just around the corner companies are getting ready to showcase their best products. TSL Professional Products will display and demonstrate equi

27/01/2012 Channel 4 To Launch TV Catch Up Service
Channel 4 is aiming to launch a new TV service that would see viewers being able to catch-up with their best shows. The broadcaster has said that the new channel will give their viewers, who have mis

27/01/2012 Hackenbacker Complete Audio Post Production For New Crime Drama
Award-wining Soho-based facility Hackenbacker has completed the entire audio post production for Inside Men, a new four-part television drama that will be screened on BBC1 in February. Written by Ton

27/01/2012 John Hurt Gets Bafta Contribution Award‎
It has been revealed that a veteran British actor is to be honoured with a BAFTA for outstanding contribution to British Film. The Elephant Man, John Hurt, who is best known for his roles in the Elep

27/01/2012 Monty Pythons To Reunite For Film
Members of Monty Python’s Flying Circus are set to reunite for a new Sci-fi comedy film, it has been revealed. According to an interview, published in Variety, director Terry Jones has confirmed that