Broadcast News Archive for March, 2012
12/03/2012 New Indoor/Outdoor Camera Head Unveiled
Canon is building on it's HD pan-tilt-zoom success with a new compact and versatile camera head. The new XU-80 remote control HD pan-tilt-zoom camera head is a versatile indoor/outdoor single-CMOS ca

12/03/2012 Oldest Dickens Film Discovered
The oldest surviving film featuring a Charles Dickens character has been discovered, in the year of the 200th anniversary of the author's birth. The Death of Poor Joe, discovered by the British Film

12/03/2012 Phabrix Get Set For NAB 2012
With NAB 2012 just weeks away, PHABRIX is planning to have its biggest show yet. PHABRIX’s 20x20 stand in North Hall 3 N5105 will spotlight developments in hand held test and measurement instruments a

12/03/2012 Terry George Film Set For World Premier
Hot off the back of his Oscar win for The Shore it has been announced that Terry George's 'Whole Lotta Sole' will have its world premiere at Robert De Niro's Tribeca Film Festival in April. Whole Lo

12/03/2012 Tiffen Announce NAB Line-Up
Tiffen,manufacturer of photographic filters, lens accessories, software, and camera accessories are are set to unveil a number of new solutions to visitors at NAB 2012. The upcoming 2012 National Ass

12/03/2012 UK Cinemas Go '4D'
It has been revealed that 30 British movie theaters are set to get vibrating 4D cinema seats. The D-Box seats move in tandem with the onscreen action and are part of a move to make the audience feel

09/03/2012 'After Earth'First Movie To Be Shot With Sony’s F65
The latest film from the production company Overbrook Entertainment and acclaimed director M. Night Shyamalan, After Earth, scheduled for release next year by Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Columbia Pi

09/03/2012 ARRI Releases ALEXA Software Update Packet
With the release of ALEXA Software Update Packet (SUP) 6.0, ARRI makes a major new recording feature available for its ALEXA camera range, offering in-camera support for Avid’s open standard and widel

09/03/2012 BBC Set To Commemorate Titanic
BBC Northern Ireland is getting set to mark the 100th anniversary of the iconic Titanic with a season of special programming to commemorate the 1,500 lives lost when the ship sank a century ago and to

09/03/2012 C4 Confirm Catch- Up Channel
Channel 4 has confirmed that they plan to launch a ‘catch-up’ style channel this summer called 4Seven. The channel is set to showcase repeats shows from across C4, E4 and More4 that were broadcast in

09/03/2012 Emotion Show Audio Solutions At NAB
At NAB 2012 workflow experts Emotion Systems will feature "eFF" (Emotion File Finish) a cost-effective software application that automatically analyses and fixes audio loudness violations in file-base

09/03/2012 Nominations For 2012 Conch Awards Open
Nominations for The Conch Awards 2012 are now open. Now in their 7th year,the awards, celebrate outstanding achievement in audio post-production for film and television. The award ceremony will be

09/03/2012 Record Number Of Brits Watch TV Online
A record number of people in the UK are now watching TV online, it has been revealed. An analysis has shown that online video has reached 34.2 million UK internet users, representing 80% of the count

09/03/2012 RØDE Stereo VideoMic Pro Discussed
Source Distribution's parent company HHB Communications held the world premiere of the new RØDE Stereo VideoMic Pro during the BVE London show at Earls Court 2. Since then we have caught with Source

08/03/2012 Autocue Software Set For Global Launch
At NAB 2012 teleprompter, newsroom and video server specialists Autocue will feature an exciting new range of accessories for its "Master Series" teleprompters. These will include a 22-inch talent fe

08/03/2012 BFI Launch 'Made In Britain' Season
BFI Southbank has launched a 'Made In Britain' season which is due to kick off in April with a focus on home-grown talent. The first installment will focus on female directors who according to the in

08/03/2012 Broadcast Network Deliver Operational Area For Arqiva
Systems Integration specialist Broadcast Networks has supplied Arqiva with a new operational area within its Chalfont Grove Media Centre to monitor and control the playout services supported from the

08/03/2012 EVS Set To Unveil Broadcast Technology
At the 2012 NAB Show, EVS is set to present its latest range of solutions for fast turnaround TV sports, news and entertainment. Visitors will get the chance to check out the new production perspect

08/03/2012 Grammy Award Winner Uses UAD-2 Plug-Ins For Mixing On The Road
Guy Massey cut his teeth working at Abbey Road, where he got to work with some of the biggest names in music, assisting John Leckie on Radiohead's "The Bends", recording and mixing for the likes of Th

08/03/2012 Hansel Of Film Coming To UK
As part of the Olympic Games celebrations a relay of short films made by ordinary people are to be shown at 21 venues across the country. Shetland Arts has taken charge of the project and launched a

08/03/2012 New Indie, LFA Productions, Announced
After ten years of 'educating' the industry The London Film Academy have announced that they are to branch out into production. The academy, which has trained a generation of filmmakers who have gon

08/03/2012 Sony To Reveal Latest Innovations At NAB
At NAB 2012, Sony Professional will reveal its latest technology innovations as it builds on the success of its ‘Believe Beyond HD’ vision. NAB will provide the perfect platform to learn more about

08/03/2012 Sundance London Line-Up Announced
The Sundance Institute has announced the programme for the very first Sundance London Film and Music Festival. Fourteen narrative and documentary feature films will make their UK premieres at the ina

08/03/2012 TV Losses Top Spot With UK Consumers
TV has lost the UK top spot for the first time after consumers named their laptop as their 'favourite piece of technology'. This marks the first time that television has not held the lead in this are

07/03/2012 C2S Systems Wins Integration Deal
C2S Systems, the broadcast integration arm of WTS Group, has signed a deal to provide systems integration for the new London operations of broadcaster Phoenix Chinese News and Entertainment (PCNE).