Broadcast News Archive for February, 2012
20/02/2012 Tony Miller Invests In Cooke S4 Lenses Through Azule Finance
A multi award winning cinematographer has invested in £80k worth of Cooke S4 Lenses for work with Arri ALEXA. Bafta and Emmy nominated cinematographer, Tony Miller has announced his investment in a

17/02/2012 AJA Releases v3.0 Upgrade For Ki Pro And Ki Pro Mini
AJA Video Systems has delivered v3.0 firmware for its Ki Pro and Ki Pro Mini 10-bit 4:2:2 flash disk recorders. Packed with features that give users greater flexibility and capability for filmmaking

17/02/2012 Altered Images Expands With New Appointment
Altered Images, a leading reseller of technology for the television production and corporate communications industries, has today announced the appointment of Peter Billing as Area Sales Manager – Nor

17/02/2012 Aspen Media Demo 4minx At BVE
Visitors to Aspen Media's stand were the first in the UK to see the 4minx, the long awaited multi-track location recorder and mixer from Paris-based Aeta. 4minx is a sturdy, portable digital recorder

17/02/2012 BBC To Air Olympic Ceremonies In 3D
The BBC has revealed that some of its live coverage of the upcoming Olympic games will be broadcast in 3D. According to reports it will be the opening and closing ceremonies, the men’s 100m final and

17/02/2012 Grading Beauty At Rushes
Matt Turner, Director of Telecine at Rushes has completed a sensitive and graceful colour grade. Established fashion and beauty photographer, Elise Dumontet and film director Rowland Jobson have team

17/02/2012 HHB Focusses On Loudness At BVE London
Broadcast audio technology specialists HHB Communications exhibited the latest pro audio loudness products for OB, live production, post production, playout and archive during the BVE London show at E

17/02/2012 New Videohub 4.9 Software Update Available
Blackmagic Design has released Videohub 4.9 a major new software update that adds new Macro support as well as advanced network based configuration of control panels for its range of Videohub SDI rou

17/02/2012 Perkal Chooses OConnor For The Vampire Diaries
When cinematographer Dave Perkal signed on for the new season of the highly unusual series The Vampire Diaries, he made sure his camera package included 2575 heads from OConnor. "I’ve used OConnor o

17/02/2012 root6 Introduce Sienna At BVE
Seen publicly for the first time at BVE on the root6 stand, SIENNA introduces a revolutionary new concept in media preparation for Video on Demand. The Active Logging workflow delivers a real time m

17/02/2012 Sony Celebrate Landmark Year For 3D
Sony Professional is celebrating a landmark year for 3D as its PMW-TD300 3D shouldercam dominates trials from major broadcasters. Sony has revealed that the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow has becomes the la

16/02/2012 beActive Launches beActive Classics
Multi award-winning transmedia production company, beActive have announced the launch of beActive Classics, an online competition offering aspiring comedy filmmakers in the UK and Ireland the chance t

16/02/2012 Digitalism Connects With iLive
Popular German electro house duo, Digitalism, has been touring the globe this year carrying an Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system to manage FOH and monitors. "Early on in the tour, the band on

16/02/2012 Facilis Technology Debuts TerraBlock 5.5 With Support For Linux
At BVE 2012 Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, will debut version 5.5 of its TerraBlock Shared Storage System featuring the Fac

16/02/2012 Grass Valley Helps Orchestrate 54th Annual Grammy Telecast
Grass Valley live production technologies were central to the broadcast of this year’s 54th Annual Grammy Awards telecast on Sunday, 12 February (at the Staples Center in Los Angeles), which was produ

16/02/2012 Nexus And Johnny Kelly Are Unexpected Stars Of The Grammys
London animation studio Nexus, and their compassionate stop motion animation "Back to the Start" for US food chain, Chipotle, were the surprise hit at the Grammy awards on Sunday night, getting major

16/02/2012 Sky Deutschland Deploy Aspera's Next-Generation File Sharing
Aspera, Inc. have announced that leading pay-tv provider Sky Deutschland has deployed Aspera's next-generation file sharing, content distribution and automation frameworks that exploit the company’s p

16/02/2012 Splice TV Expands Facilities
Splice TV, one of the UK's finest post production houses, have announced the substantial expansion of its facilities, as part of a £1 million investment programme. Now occupying the top floor of its

16/02/2012 Volicon Enhances Capabilities Of Powerful Observer Loudness Monitoring Module
Volicon has announced that it has extended the capabilities of its Observer loudness monitoring module with enhanced graphing, reporting, and real-time alert features that further simplify critical co

16/02/2012 XDC Entertainment To Release 'At The Very Last Moment'
XDC have announced the release of 'At The Very Last Moment' in 3D, the new feature film from French free ride production company Perfect Moment Entertainment, whose well-known concept "Nuit de la Glis

15/02/2012 Aspera's Mobile Delivers Instant News Gathering Capabilities
Aspera, creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s digital assets at maximum speed, have announced that MTV Finland has upgraded their existing Aspera data transfer deploy

15/02/2012 Breakthrough Open For Applications For Emerging Talent
Film London have announced the return of the London UK Film Focus (LUFF) for the 9th year, set for 25 – 28 June 2012. International film buyers will again head to London's BFI Southbank for the four

15/02/2012 Bristol's Bottle Yard Scoops First International Feature
olelona’s Arcadia Motion Pictures and Belgium’s uMedia. Michael Sheen (Frost/Nixon, Midnight in Paris), Sam Neill (The Hunter), Lena Headey (300) and Ioan Gruffudd (Fantastic Four) are all in the runn

15/02/2012 Broadcast Networks Select Clear-Com Encore Partyline System
Clear-Com, a global leader in critical voice communication systems (BVE Stand 11D76), is pleased to announce that systems integrator Broadcast Networks has selected the Clear-Com Encore Partyline Sys

15/02/2012 NATPE 2012 Posts Year-Over-Year Gains In Key Categories
NATPE, the premier video content marketplace, drew greater numbers in key categories during the 2012 market and conference at Miami's Fontainebleau Resort January 23 to 25, NATPE President and CEO Ric