Broadcast News Archive for May, 2012
28/05/2012 For-A Video Writer Winner At Moov TV
FOR-A, a manufacturer of video and audio equipment for the broadcast and professional video industries, has delivered an FVW-500HS video writer to the London-based TV graphics specialists, Moov TV.

28/05/2012 From Million Dead To 12,500 Live Frank Turner Woos Wembley With Sennheiser
In the seven years since the split of post-hardcore band Million Dead, the band’s lead vocalist Frank Turner has built a large following for his unique brand of folk/punk. April saw him reach a care

28/05/2012 Kanal 5 Commissions Banijay International's Your Life's A Joke
Banijay International’s highly original entertainment format, Your Life’s A Joke (formerly Celebrity Stand-Up) has been licensed by Kanal 5 in Sweden. Originally created by Banijay Group company, Re

28/05/2012 Matrox Releases Adobe Creative Suite 6 Drivers
Matrox® Video Products Group has released support for the new Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Production Premium software and Adobe Mercury Transmit with the Matrox MXO2™ family1 of I/O devices and the Matro

28/05/2012 New Exhibitors For 2012 Creative Storage Conference Announced
The 2012 Creative Storage Conference (CS 2012) has announced that Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) and Howard Goldstein Associates are Bronze Sponsors. In addition Aberdeen, Active Storage, Panasonic AVC

28/05/2012 Orbital Partners With The National Skills Academy For Creative & Cultural
Orbital Sound, a sound and communication systems specialist for the theatre, event and broadcast markets, has embarked on an exciting apprenticeship scheme, reflecting its passion for training and enc

28/05/2012 When I’m 65, A New Season On BBC One
When I'm 65 is a challenging new BBC One primetime season set to tackle a subject that affects everyone: ageing. It’s an inescapable fact, everyone grows old. The over 65s are the fastest growing age

25/05/2012 'Movie Investors' Launches At Celebrity Cannes Film Festival Party
Movie Investors, a new international movie fund for independent and studio-backed movies is thrilled to announce its exclusive celebrity supported launch party at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Th

25/05/2012 Clear-Com Helps Bring Production Communication Systems To The Next Level
Clear-Com®, a global leader in critical voice communication systems, is helping the Japanese cable TV operator, BAN-BAN TV, bring production communications to the next level. As part of an update to

25/05/2012 GFO Celebrates 15 Years Of Bringing Stars Of The Screen To The City
Glasgow Film Office (GFO) is the city’s film commission, offering a free service to all productions (feature films, television, commercials, short films and music videos) wanting to locate in Glasgow.

25/05/2012 IFI To Present Watching Wes Anderson Season
Writer-director Wes Anderson is arguably one of the foremost cinematic stylists working in American film today; his rigorous and distinctive aesthetic approach makes his films instantly recognisable.

25/05/2012 Red TX Revamps Its Popular RED I Mobile Recording Truck
Broadcast sound specialist Red TX has completely rebuilt its RED I mobile recording unit to bring it up to the same specifications as RED II, which was refurbished last year. The interior of RED I ha

25/05/2012 Top Of The Heap - Sennheiser UK Helps Imogen Go Green
It has become a fashion in recent years for some festivals to advertise their ‘green’ credentials, although many of these claims may be questionable. In contrast, 22nd April saw Grammy winner Imogen

25/05/2012 TV4 Launches Sweden's First 24/7 News Channel With Mosart
Sweden's largest private provider of broadcast news, Nyhetsbolaget Sverige AB, has launched the country's first 24/7 news channel using the Mosart® newscast automation system from Mosart Medialab. A

24/05/2012 BBC In-house Entertainment Announce New Commissions
BBC In-house Entertainment today announces the commission of four series for BBC Two and BBC Three, including two brand new series. David Williams, Creative Director, Entertainment North, said: “We’r

24/05/2012 BECTU Responds To High Court Decision On BBC Pensions Case
Today's decision in the High Court on a challenge from an MU member into whether the BBC was entitled in law to limit increases in pensionable pay to 1 per cent a year will be of interest to all BBC s

24/05/2012 Creative England Brings Cross-Sector Crew Nights To Brighton
Creative England is bringing its much-in-demand crew nights to the Brighton Centre next month, as it rolls out its nationwide programme of networking evenings for professionals in film, TV and digital

24/05/2012 Matt Danilowicz To Head Expanded Vitec Videocom
Vitec Group plc (Vitec), the international provider of products and services for the broadcast, photographic, and MAG (military, aerospace and government) markets, has appointed Matt Danilowicz as CEO

24/05/2012 Most Councils Finalise Broadband Rollout Plans
Three quarters of local authorities have completed their plans for rolling-out superfast broadband to rural areas, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today. The Government has allocated money fr

24/05/2012 Sony Tablet Keeps Evolving With Android 4.0.3
Sony Tablet is evolving to give you an even speedier, more satisfying multimedia experience. Available in Europe by the end of May as a free update for all Sony Tablet users, latest Android Version 4

24/05/2012 Tv4 Launches Sweden's First 24/7 News Channel With Mosart
Sweden's largest provider of broadcast news, Nyhetsbolaget Sverige AB, has launched the country's first 24/7 news channel using the Mosart newscast automation system from Mosart Medialab. As the sole

24/05/2012 Wayne Garvie To Take Over Sony Pictures Television
Wayne Garvie, the head of international production at All3Media – the super indie behind shows including Shameless, Skins and Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares – is leaving after less than two years to join

23/05/2012 Atlona And D-Tools Renew Partnership
D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software today announced that Atlona® has recently renewed their MVP Partnership. Detailed information on of the entire family of Atlona produc

23/05/2012 For-A Introduce Full 4k Super Slow Motion Camera
For-A Company Limited, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will debut the FT-ONE full 4K high resolution variable frame rate camera—t

23/05/2012 Four Corners Offers Highly-Subsidised Training In 3D Camera Skills
With BBC and Sky set to ramp up their 3D-TV output over the next few years, now is the time for film and TV camera personnel to upskill in 3D camera. Four Corners’ 3D for Camera Professionals: creati