Broadcast News Archive for March, 2012
20/03/2012 Litepanels Debut New Lighting Products At NAB
Litepanels are set to debut a variety of new LED lighting products at the NAB Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas on April 16-19, 2012. The professional lighting pioneer is making big news with LE

20/03/2012 Raycom Signs F1 Deal With Gearhouse Broadcast
With the new F1 season approaching wireless audio specialists Raycom have announced the completion of a major deal to supply Wisycom radio microphone systems to Gearhouse Broadcast for their contract

20/03/2012 Sachtler To Unveil New Tripod System
Sachtler is getting set to present the new Ace tripod system at NAB 2012. With the Ace tripod system, Sachtler offers its authentic broadcast feel for the first time to videographers whose projects i

20/03/2012 SGO Mistika To Star At 3D Conference
As a key educational partner of Ravensbourne College, SGO has announced Mistika's presence at a 3D Storytelling Conference which takes place on 22 – 23 March 2012. Supported by the Skillset Film Skil

20/03/2012 Where Did ITV 1's Titanic Begin?
The story of ITV1's £11m Titanic production began with Simon Vaughan. He had the idea of creating a new drama marking the 100th anniversary of the ship’s sinking in April 2012 and took it to BAFTA awa

16/03/2012 Allen & Heath Launch New Monitoring Headphones
Allen & Heath has launched an updated version of its flagship Xone professional monitoring headphones, the XD-53s. The new XD2-53s have several new features, including a detachable coiled cable with

16/03/2012 BBC Set To Launch Pay-TV Download Service
BBC's Director General, Mark Thompson, has confirmed plans for an iTunes-style download service that will allow viewers to buy programmes minutes after they have finished on TV. It is understood tha

16/03/2012 Canon Roll Out New HD Camera
Camera manufacturer, Canon, have expanded their family with the release of a new HD camera, which they claim is the ideal choice for the broadcasting sector and sets the new 'premium standard'. Indee

16/03/2012 Osborne Unveils Drama Tax Break
High budget British dramas could be given tax breaks in a bid to stop film productions moving abroad. Speaking ahead of the upcoming budget Chancellor George Osborne is making moves to protect Britis

16/03/2012 Paddington Named Favourite UK Animation
Paddington Bear has been named as an all time favourite at the ninth British Animation Awards last night. The awards, held in London, this year took place amidst an out-cry over the lack of tax break

16/03/2012 Sachtler To Showcase Ace Tripod At NAB
Sachtler, part of the Vitec Group, is getting set to present the new Ace tripod system at NAB 2012 in booth C6032. Compact, durable, and absolutely lightweight, due to its unique composite material A

16/03/2012 Scottish Screen Archive Awarded £250K
Better access to Scotland’s rich collection of moving images has came a step closer, with the announcement of funding to relocate the Scottish Screen Archive. Cabinet Secretary for Culture Fiona Hys

16/03/2012 Sennheiser Show XS Wireless At PLASA Focus 2012
New at PLASA Focus 2012 from Sennheiser UK is the XS Wireless Series, an entry-level series of wireless microphone package designed for users who want to go wireless effortlessly. These robust units

16/03/2012 Skillset Stars In Mary’s Bottom Line
When Mary Portas took on the challenge of reviving British manufacturing in Mary’s Bottom Line, which airs on Channel Four, Skillset was drafted in to set-up the training of the new recruits. Mary's

16/03/2012 Tektronix To Showcase Workflow Solution At NAB
Tektronix, has announced that they will feature an extensive range of new and enhanced products and solutions at NAB 2012 including Cerify Version 7.4 which they claim is helping them keep the pace w

15/03/2012 BFI Search For London Film Festival Promoters
The British Film Institute (BFI) has launched a search for an agency to promote the annual London Film Festival. According to a report by PRWeek BFI is on the look out for an agency with particular

15/03/2012 Brits Watch Two Months Of TV A Year
Brits spend an average combined two months a year watching TV, so says a new survey. Not only does the average Brit spend over two months a year watching television, social media sites are also influ

15/03/2012 Digital TV Labs Offer OTT Solution
Digital TV Labs, which provides independent, specialised receiver conformance products and services, has announced a turnkey solution enabling OTT operators to ensure seamless delivery of services bas

15/03/2012 EditShare Reveal Focus For NAB 2012
EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, has announced its plans for the NAB 2012 exhibition held in Las Vegas, NV from April 16 – 19 (stand

15/03/2012 Final Call For Rushes Soho Shorts Festival
There are only three weeks left to enter this year’s Rushes Soho Shorts Festival, the deadline is Thursday 5th April. The London-based short film festival will be showcasing the best in new creative

15/03/2012 LFS To Launch Workshop For Aspiring Film Producers
The London Film School has launched a new Skillset-backed series of workshops which will provide aspiring producers with an end-to-end understanding of the feature film production process. 'Fast Forw

15/03/2012 Netflix And LoveFilm Included In BSkyB Movie Probe
UK regulators examining British Sky Broadcasting’s position in the pay-TV movies market have expanded the scope of their investigation to include VOD providers. The Competition Commission, which is i

15/03/2012 TVN Invest In Riedel Wireless Intercom
TVN Chile, one of the largest broadcast networks in Chile, has installed an Acrobat digital wireless intercom from Riedel Communications. The wireless intercom system from the Wuppertal-based special

15/03/2012 UK Tax Breaks Needed To Win Disney Back
Disney have said that they are unlikely to come back to the UK unless animation tax breaks are introduced. The Walt Disney Company has written to the British Government ahead of the budget on March 2

15/03/2012 Wohler To Unveil New Audio Monitor
Wohler Technologies have announced the release of the AMP1-16M dual-input SDI audio monitor, engineered to enable high-performance monitoring of embedded audio in 3G/HD or SD-SDI streams. The compact