Broadcast News Archive for January, 2012
27/01/2012 Peli Cases Used For Antarctic Ice Marathon
Vital camera gear was safely transported in Peli cases by the crew filming what must be the most extreme sporting event of 2011 – the Antarctic Ice Marathon. The Antarctic Ice Marathon is the southe

27/01/2012 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

27/01/2012 Trilogy To Unveil New Developments
With less than three weeks to the upcoming Broadcast Video Expo Trilogy has revealed that they will be showcasing exciting developments to its Gemini intercom. Designed to satisfy the requirements o

26/01/2012 Chyron To Present 'Cloud 2.0' At BVE
It has been announced that a one-day event at the upcoming Broadcast Video Expo(BVE) will examine today’s cloud-based technologies. Chyron have revealed that Paul Glasgow, vice president of EMEA sale

26/01/2012 Director Rejects Honour From The Queen
It has been revealed that a well-known British film director and producer turned down an honour from the Queen. Sir Alfred Hitchock refused to accept a CBE in 1962, but went on to accept a knighthood

26/01/2012 GTC Welcomes 60th Sponsor: Octica Professional
The Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) has announced that Octica Professional has joined the growing list of GTC sponsor companies. Octica Professional represents and offers support for a range of l

26/01/2012 NI TV Production Company Expands Its Export Horizons
A Northern-Ireland based production company is set to invest millions in exports over the next three years. With support from Invest Northern Ireland, the Newry-based Big Mountain Productions is targ

26/01/2012 Pixled To Launch New LED Display
Leading European designed LED manufacturer Pixled is set to launch its new Pixled F-10i/o - the first of two new fully IP-65 rated indoor / outdoor LED displays – on Booth F41 in Hall 11 at the Integ

26/01/2012 Polecam To Launch Wire Strut System At BVE
The Polecam team are offering visitors to their stand B10 at BVE in February the chance to be in seventh heaven – and try out a Polecam rig in its full 8-metre long glory for the first time at a show.

26/01/2012 Royal Wedding Most Viewed In 2011
According to recent figures the Royal Wedding was the most watched event on TV in 2011. The Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board has revealed that 13.59m people tuned into watch the Duke and Duchess

26/01/2012 Skillset Plans To Boost Skills And Talent
Skillset has been charged by the Creative Industries Council and UK Government to implement a series of skills and talent-focused initiatives that will help the sector remain a driver of growth for th

26/01/2012 Sony F65 CineAlta Camera Makes Its European Debut
Sony Professional has today revealed that the first consignment of F65 CineAlta cameras into Europe will be shipped this week, with Sony specialist UK dealers CVP and Top-Teks receiving their first un

26/01/2012 Sound Devices To Expand Operations
Sound Devices, makers of production sound and video products for field production, has announced the purchase of a new facility for its U.S. headquarters in Reedsburg, WI. The company is expected to

25/01/2012 90% Of TV Still Watched Live
Ninety per cent of television is watched when it is broadcast, according to new figures. Despite the rise in new technology and on-demand services that let viewers watch what they want when they want

25/01/2012 Award Winning Producer To Join Triple A Media
Talent management agency Triple A Media have started 2012 with a bang by bringing on board award-winning TV executive Reem Nouss to develop projects for the UK’s leading broadcasters with the company’

25/01/2012 British Oscar Nominees Revealed
The Oscar nominations are in but unfortunately with a smaller number of British nominations than in past years. Gary Oldman and Kenneth Branagh have both been put forward for acting acknowledgments a

25/01/2012 dB Broadcast Unveil BVE Focus
dB Broadcast, a UK independent systems integrator and manufacturer will be showcasing the MERlin DVB-T2 receiver module at Broadcast Video Expo 2012. MERlin, which was launched in late-2011, has been

25/01/2012 Film Director Killed In Accident
An award- winning Greek film director has died after being hit by a motorcycle. Theddoros Angeloppolous had started shooting a new film about the effect of the current economic crisis on Greeks. He w

25/01/2012 Increased Attendance For British Films
The UK’s largest cinema chain has revealed that more cinemagoers bought tickets for British films last year compared with 2010. According to Odeon UK productions accounted for £295m at the box office

25/01/2012 New Networking Meetings To Bring Industry Together
If you’re a crew member, work in production, run or work in a facility or are a production company working in the field of film, TV or corporate and commercial production, Creative England could help

25/01/2012 NI Film Receives Oscar Nomination
The Shore, written and produced by Belfast film-maker Terry George, has been nominated for an Oscar. The short film has been nominated under the 'Best Short Film' category. Set on the beautiful Coun

25/01/2012 Pinnacle Bags Olympic Contract
Cloud based technology specialist Pinnacle Telecom has won a deal to provide data, connectivity and voice services to BBC International and its world media partners for coverage of the 2012 Olympic an

25/01/2012 Sky Set To Host IP&TV World Forum Summit
The organisers of the IP&TV World Forum have announced that entertainment giant Sky is set to host its Media Leadership Summit, focusing on the future of the converged and connected entertainment ex

24/01/2012 AJA KONA Gives Biscardi Creative Media Editing Options
Since its inception in 2001, Buford, GA-based Biscardi Creative Media (BCM) has delivered HD production and post for broadcast programming around the world and has earned multiple Emmy, Telly, Peabody

24/01/2012 Aspen Media Reveal BVE Focus
Visitors to Aspen Media’s stand D50 at BVE will see the 4MinX, the long awaited multitrack location recorder and mixer from Paris based AETA. 4MinX is a sturdy, portable digital recorder that records