Broadcast News Archive for January, 2012
13/01/2012 Riedel Go To The Opera
A manufacturer of real-time networks for video and audio has recently gone operatic distributing the on-site audio for the live open-air concerts of Andrea Bocelli. Riedel Communications secured a

13/01/2012 TSL Reveals BVE Focus
Celebrating its 25th anniversary and a string of projects in the UK, Middle East and beyond TSL are getting set to head to the Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) in February. Exhibiting on stand H26 the com

13/01/2012 UltraViolet In UK Stores For Christmas 2012
UltraViolet’s future in the UK is already looking bright with a prediction that by Christmas 2012 most major theatrical releases will be UltraViolet-enabled to give consumers “any time, anywhere” acce

12/01/2012 'Don't Forget DVDs', Says BVA
The industry has been urged to not overlook discs during the soar in new delivery systems. The Chairman of the British Video Association, Charlie McAuley, has said that new delivery systems although

12/01/2012 Atlantic Productions Appoint Commercial Director
Award-winning factual production company, Atlantic Productions has announced the appointment of former senior BBC executive, John Morris as Commercial Director. In his newly created role, John will

12/01/2012 BBC Drama Reveal Plans For 2012
The BBC have announced plans for a wealth of new dramas during the Broadcasting Press Guild in London including an adaptation of Philippa Gregory’s best-selling novels. Set during the War of Roses, B

12/01/2012 Broadcasters Not 'Dumbing Down' News
New research has revealed that UK television news has refused to ”dumb down” over the last ten years. Analysis of the main bulletins aired by the main UK broadcasters,BBC1, ITV, Channel 4 and Five, f

12/01/2012 Cameron Slammed Over Plans For UK Film
Comments made by Britain’s Prime Minister, that urged the UK film industry to become more "mainstream" ahead of a review on the UK’s film policy next Monday, have been met with criticism. David Came

12/01/2012 CES Reveals New User-Friendly Technology
According to many media reports the key theme of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been 'user friendly' products. For the first time ever the show demonstrated everything from phones to

12/01/2012 DK Technologies Brings Affordable Audio Loudness Metering To BVE 2012
With the focus still very much on changing audio standards a producer of audio-meters have revealed that they will use the upcoming Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) to showcase their portable loudness meter

12/01/2012 Govt Urged To 'Think Big' For UK Communications Sector
It has been suggested that the communications industry is the key to re-balancing the UK Economy. In a new report, called Blazing a trail – the UK communications sector in a global economy, it is sai

12/01/2012 JVC Announce New Cameras
JVC have announced that they are to ship what they describe as the "world’s first 4K camcorder" this year. Last year at IBC the camera was only a concept model but at CES, a consumer technology trade

12/01/2012 Peli Celebrates 20th Birthday
Peli UK celebrate their 20th anniversary year in 2012. From humble beginnings in a Salford basement, bringing Pelican products into the UK, the company has grown significantly. Moving to bigger prem

11/01/2012 4RFV Count Down To BVE
The Broadcast Video Expo is coming around quickly with only a month to go until the event gets underway, registration is now open and promoters are keen to give insight into what to expect at BVE 2012

11/01/2012 Amazon Backs UltraViolet
Amazon has put its weight behind the digital rights locker UltraViolet (UV) in a deal signed with an unnamed studio as Sony, Universal and Warner say they will release hundreds of UV titles in 2012.

11/01/2012 BBC's Studio And PP CEO To Step Down
It has been revealed that BBC Studios and Post Production's Chief Executive is set to leave the facilities company. Mark Thomas who has been at the helm for almost four years and led the company thro

11/01/2012 IFTA Announces Nominees For The 9th Annual Awards
With the ninth annual Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA) just around the corner it has been revealed that Albert Nobbs, The Guard and Stella Days have each picked up nine nominations in the short

11/01/2012 NBC Will Cover Olympics In 3D With Panasonic
It has been revealed that for the first time ever sport lovers will be able to view the Olympics in 3D. NBC Sports Group and Panasonic are teaming up to make the London 2012 Olympic Games available i

11/01/2012 Quantel Pablo Creates The Look For 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'
Developer of content creation and delivery systems,Quantel, have been put to the test working on one of the largest 4K movies ever delivered. Hollywood post house Light Iron used its two Quantel Pabl

11/01/2012 Strike Called At BBC Over Relocation Plans
Union members at BBC Birmingham have called a 24-hour strike over plans to move substantial amounts of production to Bristol. The strike, set to run from 15.30 on Wednesday 18 January until 15.30 the

11/01/2012 Television X Makes TV History
Popular UK adult TV station, Television X, is about to make British broadcasting history by being the first to broadcast in 3D. The Society 3D will be broadcast on 13th and 14th of January on Televi

11/01/2012 TPS Unveil Seminar Line -Up
Visitors to The Production Show (TPS) 2012 are in for a treat, with a line-up of free seminars designed to inspire, inform and educate content production professionals. The event, which runs alongsid

11/01/2012 Universal Celebrates 100th Birthday
Universal Studios is throwing itself a birthday party after 100 years in the business. Founded in 1912 the studio has survived the industry for a century and it is the first existing studio to reach

10/01/2012 Custom Consoles Unveil New Studio Furniture At CABSAT
A UK-based independent manufacturer of industry furniture has chosen CABSAT in Dubai to announce major enhancements to its product range. Custom Consoles has chosen CABSAT 2012 to announce upgrades f

10/01/2012 Guild Of TV Cameramean Celebrate 40 Years
The Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) will this year celebrate its 40th anniversary in the same city and the same month as its foundation. In May 1972, the inaugural meeting of what would become