Broadcast News Archive for February, 2012
29/02/2012 Baby Love Experienced at BVE
Aspen Media, a UK distributor for broadcast audio equipment, hosted the UK launch of the baby in RTW’s TouchMonitor audio meter series, the TM3, at BVE recently. The stylish and compact TM3 has a sh

29/02/2012 British Actors Up For Top TV Awards
Some of Britain’s finest acting talent are up for top TV awards at this year’s Royal Television Society programme awards. Dominic West, John Simm and Daniel Rigby will compete in the best actor categ

29/02/2012 Cinematographer Bruce Surtees Dies
Well-loved cinematographer, Bruce Surtees, has died aged 74, according to recent media reports. Surtees worked on films such as Dirty Harry and Beverly Hills Cop but is perhaps best know for his wor

29/02/2012 Harman Struder And RTW Announce Deal to Integrate Loudness Metering
Harman’s Studer have announced the introduction of Loudness Metering for all Vista consoles. This is a result of collaboration with RTW of Koeln, Germany, who is providing a special version of the T

29/02/2012 Harris Corporation Introduces HView SX Pro
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has raised the bar in multi-display technology for live production, outside broadcast (OB) and other video/audio

29/02/2012 Oscars Auction Fetches £1.8m
A collection of Oscar statuettes have sold for nearly £2m at an auction in Los Angeles. Just two days after the Academy Awards took place a collection of 15 statuettes sold for £1.8m despite members

29/02/2012 Saudi TV Synchronises With Trilogy
The Ministry of Culture and Information in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has ordered six Mentor XL master reference sync pulse generators from Trilogy Broadcast. The SPGs are part of the ministry's pr

29/02/2012 Sony To Launch UK Movie Channel
Sony Pictures Television Networks has announced the launch of a dedicated film channel for the UK market. The Sony Movie Channel will start broadcasting to Sky's more than 10m satellite TV subscriber

29/02/2012 The International 3D Society Rewards Mistika-Related Projects
SGO have revealed that four outstanding Mistika-related projects have received awards from the International 3D Society this week in Hollywood. The Animated 3D Feature Award went to, The Adventures

29/02/2012 Yellowtec iXm Proves A Buzz On Preco's BVE Stand
Preco has reported a well-attended and successful Broadcast Video Expo 2012. The company displayed a wide spectrum of equipment from leading manufacturers including AVT, Census Digital, Cooltouch, D &

28/02/2012 Aerial Film Specialist Reveal Top Moments Of 2011
Bailey Balloons are aerial filming experts with a difference. They film using hot air balloons, blimps and micro helicopters and they have revealed some of their favourite jobs of the last 12 months.

28/02/2012 BBC Drama Director Returns To Kudos
The BBC’s creative director of drama production is set to return to the indie sector and reunite with former employer - Kudos Film and Television. Manda Levin will take up her new role as exec produc

28/02/2012 Clear-Com Showcase Updates To Concert For Newsroom
Clear-Com, a global leader in critical voice communication systems, will present the upgraded Concert for Newsroom, at this year’s CABSAT show. This new solution was specifically designed for integra

28/02/2012 Darren Henley Review Welcomed
Recommendations made in an independent review of cultural education have been warmly welcomed by the UK film industry. Darren Henley’s review puts culture and the arts firmly into education, therefor

28/02/2012 Harris Reveals Boost To Flexiva Range At NAB
At the 2012 NAB Show, Harris Broadcast Communications will demonstrate how radio broadcasters can maximize transmission efficiency across all power levels — most notably for high-power HD Radio, FM an

28/02/2012 HHB Highlights Latest In Broadcast And Pro Audio Technology
Broadcast and pro audio technology specialists HHB Communications is highlighting the latest professional audio products for surround sound acquisition and post production, loudness metering and corre

28/02/2012 Sonifex To Show New Innovations At NAB 2012
Sonifex are showing a range of new innovations on booth C2739 at this year’s NAB Show. Managing Director, Marcus Brooke said: "We’re excited to be premiering our new Pro Audio Streamers at the NAB sh

28/02/2012 Technicolor Posts Loss Of €303m
Technicolor reported a loss of €303 million in the full-year to Feb. 24 compared to a profit of €156 million in the year before. Technicolor reported 2011 saw its highest-ever volume of DVD productio

28/02/2012 The Shore' Scoops Academy Award
The Northern Ireland Screen funded short film, 'The Shore', produced by Terry George and Oorlagh George and written and directed by Terry George scooped the Academy Award for best Live Action Short Fi

28/02/2012 Wise Buddah Movie Documentary Airs On Radio 1
BBC Radio 1 has broadcast the first of five new documentaries that it has commissioned from leading radio indie Wise Buddah. 'Making It On the Big Screen' aired on 27 February as part of the BBC Rad

27/02/2012 Call Made For Film Focus Entries
The London UK Film Focus (LUFF) has launched its call for entries to the Breakthrough strand. LUFF will run from 25 – 28 June 2012 at the official venue of the BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, South Ban

27/02/2012 Creative Toolkit Hosts New Entrants Seminar
Offers of unpaid work in television production are a blight on the sector and are illegal. That was the clear message from a discussion session held at a major trade show last week. The session, prod

27/02/2012 DCD Media Makes Sammy Nourmand CEO
DCD Media has appointed Sammy Nourmand as CEO and made David Green Executive Chairman. John Cusins becomes Non-Executive Director and Tarik Wildman remains Non-Executive Director of the company. All

27/02/2012 Dolby Congratulate Oscar Nominees
One company has been quick to congratulate a number of films nominated for an Academy Awards as their technologies were heavily featured in their production. Dolby Laboratories, announced that all Os

27/02/2012 Emotion Systems Addresses Loudness at CABSAT
At CABSAT 2012 digital workflow experts Emotion Systems is featuring "eFF" (Emotion File Finish) a cost-effective software application that automatically analyses and fixes audio loudness violations i