Broadcast News Archive for February, 2012
22/02/2012 Avid Motion Graphics Debuted
Broadcast Video Expo marked the UK debut of Avid Motion Graphics. Launched at IBC 2011, Avid Motion Graphics is a next-generation graphics platform built on a revolutionary rendering engine that let

22/02/2012 Call Made To Reduce Alcohol In Film
Research has revealed that use of alcohol in film may boost youth drinking and calls have been made to limit the amount of alcohol in films. According to a new study alcohol in movies is having a neg

22/02/2012 CVP Victim To £1m Theft
According to reports a broadcast camera specialist has become the victim of one of the industry’s largest thefts. CVP has said that £1m worth of equipment was stolen from its warehouse- including ca

22/02/2012 DK- Technologies To Roll Out New Meter At NAB
Danish manufacturer DK-Technologies will be using the NAB 2012 platform to unveil a new version of its Award-winning ITU, EBU R128 and ATSC-compliant DK Meter. The DK3 Compact Audio Loudness Meter (C

22/02/2012 GTC Heads Into The War Zone
The work of cameramen in war torn countriesis to be celebrated with a series of seminars and workshops. The Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) has announced a workshop and seminar entitled 'Life in

22/02/2012 HHB Unveils Mogami Packaged Cable
Broadcast audio technology specialists HHB Communications has introduced a new range of Mogami Packaged Cables during the BVE London show at Earls Court 2 . The high-quality Mogami cables will now be

22/02/2012 Matrox Announce Promotional Pricing On Selected I/O Devices
Matrox Video Products Group today announced a special limited time promotion on selected I/O products for a variety of workflows. Purchasers save $100 on Matrox Mojito MAX, the best choice card for

22/02/2012 Prime Focus Post Gets Trinnov Treatment
eMerging, UK distributor of French manufacturer Trinnov Audio's range of room/speaker optimization and loudness metering products,has overseen the sale and installation of a 5.1 Trinnov MC Optimizer s

21/02/2012 Bectu Criticises BBC Olympic Volunteer Scheme
An independent trade union for those working in broadcasting has slammed the BBC for asking staff to volunteer for production roles during the Olympics. BECTU is insisting that all BBC staff working

21/02/2012 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 Ba

21/02/2012 Classic British Movies Brought Back To Life
itfc has been chosen by Renown Films, the UK production and distribution company which specialises in the revival of British classic movies, to restore and archive a number of its vintage black and wh

21/02/2012 DK Technologies To Unleash New Version Of DK Meter At NAB
Danish manufacturer DK-Technologies will be using the NAB 2012 platform to unveil a new version of its Award-winning ITU, EBU R128 and ATSC-compliant DK Meter. The DK3 Compact Audio Loudness Meter (C

21/02/2012 Editec Adds New I-Movix X-10 Ultra Slow Motion System To Its Fleet
Editec, UK and Ireland’s Ultra Motion specialist and sole distributor of I-Movix products, announced at the BVE2012 Expo they have ordered the new X10, a new continuously-streaming ultra-slow motion s

21/02/2012 HHB Release 2012 Catalogue
Broadcast and pro audio technology specialists HHB Communications has announced the release of the HHB 2012 Catalogue, its biggest ever annual catalogue with information on over 2,000 professional aud

21/02/2012 HyperDeck 2.5 Software Update Now Available
Blackmagic Design has announced the release of HyperDeck 2.5 public beta, a new software update that adds embedded timecode support, DNxHD recording to QuickTime and SDI camera record triggering to it

21/02/2012 LEN:'We Were Able To Evolve When Our Competitors Could Not'
Regional Film and Video have caught up with Clive Baty of LEN, a leading UK specialist in passive signal enhancement. He has given us the run down on what they have to offer the industry, what to ex

21/02/2012 SIS LIVE Reveal ManPak At Cabsat
Outside broadcast and satellite uplink specialists SIS LIVE will reveal the latest addition to their innovative product range at CABSAT. Weighing in at just 12kgs, ManPak is an integrated and compact

21/02/2012 Twickenham Film Studios In Administration
The film studios recently used for the Iron Lady and My Week With Marilyn have gone in to administration. Work at the renowned Twickenham Film Studios will be wound down between now and June. This

20/02/2012 HHB Unveil RØDE Stereo VideoMic Pro At BVE
Broadcast audio specialists HHB Communications held the world premiere of the new RØDE Stereo VideoMic Pro during BVE London. RØDE has built up a reputation for offering premium quality microphones w

20/02/2012 Kodak End Sponsorship With Oscars
The Academy Awards will no longer come from the Kodak Theatre now that that the photo firm has been allowed to end its sponsorship deal. Eastman Kodak signed a $74m deal back in 2000 that entitled it

20/02/2012 Marcus Evans Group Acquires World Productions
In another step toward creating its own production unit the Marcus Evans Group has acquired World Productions. This follows the Group buying artist agency Ken Mcreddie Associates back in 2008- since

20/02/2012 New Cinedeck RX software Release Expands Capabilities
A new free software upgrade is set to expand the deployment capabilities of the Cinedeck RX for broadcasters and mobile OB operators. Available from today the Cinedeck RX v3.1 software will extend Ci

20/02/2012 Production Vehicle Relies On Clear-Com For Communications
Clear-Com's communication systems are going on the road after being selected for use in a new production vehicle. It has been announced that systems integrator Broadcast Networks has selected the Cle

20/02/2012 Ray Dolby Accepts Berlinale Camera Award
At the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival a well known engineer and inventor has been honoured with a coveted Berlinale Camera award. Ray Dolby has been recognised during the festival as as one

20/02/2012 Simon Wilkinson Wins RFV’s DK Meter Competition, the voice over division of Boomtown Studio in West London, is now the proud owner of a DK-Technologies Compact Audio Loudness Meter after the studio’s founder, Simon Wilkins