Broadcast News Archive for January, 2012
24/01/2012 DK Meter Software Upgrade
A producer of audiometers has enhanced one of their products with the addition of new software. DK-Technologies' new DK Meter claims to be now even easier to use thanks to the addition of V.2011-12-0

24/01/2012 New Opportunity For British Producers Unveiled
In a bid boost UK film exports a troika within the film industry have announced that they will deliver events in the UK aimed at helping British producers deal with distributors. Film London has join

24/01/2012 NFM Launches £75k Jobs Fund
A Newcastle-based film agency has launched a pilot jobs fund in a bid to create more jobs within the creative industries in the North East of the UK. Northern Film & Media(NFM) is looking to make up

24/01/2012 Olympics To Create Record Demand For Wireless Spectrum
The London Olympic and Paralympics games are likely to create a record demand for wireless spectrum, it has been revealed. According to the communications regulator Ofcom the Olympics are likely to r

24/01/2012 Oscar Nominees To Be Announced
The industry is waiting in anticipation as the nominations for this year’s Oscars are announced later tonight. Meryl Streep, for her portratyal of Maragaret Thatcher and George Clooney, for his role

24/01/2012 Park Circus Goes Stateside
A UK-based film sales and distribution group has opened a sister company in the US giving Britain better access to opportunities in the States. Park Circus announced today that it has opened a sister

24/01/2012 Pinewood Respond To Planning Rejection
Pinewood Studios has spoken out about the government’s decision to reject planning permission, which shelved the company’s hopes for a large expansion. Pinewood Film studios has been refused permissi

24/01/2012 TV Tools Oy To Serve As Wohler Dealer In Finland
Wohler Technologies has announced that Helsinki-based TV Tools Oy will be serving as a Wohler representative and reseller within Finland. The company will offer the full portfolio of Wohler's powerf

23/01/2012 AKM Promote Special BVE Deals
AKM Music, the UK’s leading producer of Royalty Free music for the broadcast industry have announced some special deals on their whole library sets at BVE 2012. For the first time producers can now p

23/01/2012 Editec And I-Movix To Showcase Motion Solutions
Editec and I-Movix are preparing for the Broadcast Video Expo and have revealed that they will showcase their two latest products during the event. New Product X10: 10 times slower than real time

23/01/2012 Eyeheight Announces CC-3D Stereoscopic Colour Corrector
Eyeheight is getting set to unveil the world's first multi-rate stereoscopic 3D colour corrector next month at BVE. Designed for use in broadcast production, post-production and playout, the Eyeheig

23/01/2012 Garland To Show LiveU Products At BVE
Garland Partners will be exhibiting LiveU’s product-line of HD/SD uplink solutions during the Broadcast Video Expo this February. The LU40i, the latest innovation from the company that created the ce

23/01/2012 HMV Obtains Lifeline
HMV's future is looking more secure now the embattled entertainment retailer has cut a deal with its banks and suppliers. The music and film retailer has struck a deal with its banks to waive contrac

23/01/2012 Image Systems Reveal BVE Offering
Image Systems are getting set for the Broadcast Video Expo this February and have given Regional Film and Video a preview of what to expect at their stand next month. Image Systems’ Phoenix range of

23/01/2012 The Artist Named Regional Critics' Film Of Year
The Artist has been named Regional Critics’ film of the year allowing it to continue is successful awards run. Critics and writers in all branches of the UK regional media voted for the award and thi

23/01/2012 UK Animators Call For Tax Breaks
UK animators are pleading for tax -breaks as they claim they can no longer compete with tax breaks offered overseas. Animation UK, which represents producers including Aardman Animations and Astley B

23/01/2012 UK Blocks Pinewood Expansion Plan
Pinewood Film studios has been refused permission to develop one of its sites- a project, they claim, would have created about 1000 jobs and 420 affordable homes. The government shelved the £200m 'Ho

23/01/2012 Vislink Open Office In Oz
Vislink has strengthened its operations in the Asia-Pacific region with a new office in Melbourne, Australia. The Melbourne office will not only handle sales but also provide additional support for A

20/01/2012 Blackmagic Releases New HyperDeck Shuttle 2
Blackmagic Design has released a new version of its popular HyperDeck Shuttle Solid State Disk recorder. HyperDeck Shuttle 2 replaces the existing model and adds broadcast quality 10-bit recording a

20/01/2012 C5 To Launch In-House Production
Channel 5 has announced that it is to launch an in-house production arm. The new department, called Channel 5 Productions, will be the first time in the broadcaster’s near 15-year history that it has

20/01/2012 Case Study: Film Team Use Litepanels' Lighting
For their indie feature,'Odd Brodsky', cinematographer Matthew Irving and director/producer Cindy Baer chose to use LED lighting from Litepanels, a Vitec Group brand. Irving has been the cinematogra

20/01/2012 FOR-A Reveal BVE Focus
A leading manufacturer of video and audio equipment for the broadcast and professional video industries, FOR-A, is presenting its latest products at BVE 2012. These add to a product range that provi

20/01/2012 Harman's Soundcraft To Host Soundmixing Seminar At NAMM 2012
A manufacturer of audio solutions has revealed that it will host a seminar at the upcoming trade event- NAMM 2012. At Winter NAMM 2012, Harman's Soundcraft will host its "Mixing With Professionals"

20/01/2012 Kodak Sue Samsung Over Patents
Kodak is suing Samsung over allegations that its patents have been infringed. The US camera maker said that the claims relate to five of its digital imaging technologies. Filed in federal court in R

20/01/2012 New Shed Media Comedy Division Launches
Shed Media Group has launched a new entertainment and comedy production company. The new company, Yalli, will be based at Shed’s London office and produce quirky and factual entertainment and comedy