Broadcast News Archive for October, 2013
31/10/2013 Documentarian Bill Fenster Selects Sachtler Ace M
Sacthler has revealed how documentarian Bill Fenster, who is based in Phoenix, Arizona, is currently using the company's Ace M Fenster while chasing Arizona gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal around t

31/10/2013 Sponsors FOCAL International Awards
Stock footage search engine is to be a Bronze Sponsor of the 2014 FOCAL International Awards in London on April 30 2014. The FOCAL International Awards celebrate achievement in the use of

31/10/2013 Lawo Awarded Emmy Engineering
Lawo has been awarded the Emmy Engineering Plaque at this year's 65th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards in Los Angeles on October 23, 2013. The award honors achievements that exhibit a high level of

31/10/2013 OConnor 2575 Selected For 'L'heure bleue'
Italian cinematographer Maura Morales Bergmann depended on the versatile 2575 fluid head by OConnor to shoot the French short film L’heure bleue by director Annarita Zambarano last year. "Filming L’h

31/10/2013 Riedel To Showcase Artist Expansion At NATEXPO
At NATEXPO 2013, Riedel Communications is to showcase its new CPX-AVB expansion card for Riedel Artist 1100 series control panels. The CPX-AVB provides AVB interfacing for Riedel Artist digital matr

31/10/2013 Sonifex Announce New Products For BVE North
Sonifex has announced it will have new products on display at this year's BVE North show, stand E11B. Richard Butlin, Sales Manager at Sonifex said: "Our design team has been busy again this year off

31/10/2013 TSL To Showcase At CCW 2013
TSL Products is to showcase its intelligent TallyMan Control Systems alongside its full range of the Power Management family of products at CCW 2013 (Booth 1342). "Both the TallyMan and Power Managem

31/10/2013 Zhejiang University Selects Quantel Pablo Rio
China's Zhejiang University of Media and Communications has purchased a Quantel Pablo Rio colour correction and finishing system for its School of Film and TV Arts. Pablo Rio will be used for the dev

30/10/2013 BFI & Film Four Conjure The 'Dark Arts'
The British Film Institute and Film4 have joined forces to beam stories of witches, demons and ghosts into British living rooms this Halloween, with the launch of the Dark Arts season of films. The m

30/10/2013 BVE North Returns...
BVE North 2013 takes place 12-13 November at Manchester Central. Billed as 'the essential broadcast and production technology event in the North of England', it will feature more than 100 industry-l

30/10/2013 Channel 4 Appoints Head Of Advertising
UK broadcaster Channel 4 has appointed a new Head of Advertising Research & Development Martin Greenbank has taken up the role and will directly report to Director of Audience Technologies & Insight,

30/10/2013 Director Jody Eldred Turns To Vinten
DP and director Jody Eldred has recently been trying out the lightweight Vinten Vision blue3 tripod system and the blueBridge accessory. "I generally don't recommend that people use really lightweigh

30/10/2013 IFI Announces French Film Festival
The Irish Film Institute (IFI) has announced the details for this year's Carte Noire IFI French Film Festival. Twelve days of Gallic cinema will be screened in Dublin, including 21 premieres of new F

30/10/2013 isoHunt Shut Down In MPAA Court Case
Online streaming website has been shut down, following a copyright lawsuit brought about by major US film studios against the site and its operator Gary Fung. As part of an agreed settlem

30/10/2013 Israel Channel 10 Selects Studer Vista 9
Channel 10, the third-largest TV studio in Israel, recently acquired a HARMAN Studer Vista 9 digital console from Kilim Electronics, Studer's Israeli distributor. The upgrade was a result of the stud

30/10/2013 RTS Launches £60k Bursaries
The Royal Television Society announced the launch of bursaries totalling £60,000 per year. The announcement was made by the Prince of Wales, who is the Patron of the Society, at an RTS Craft Skills M

30/10/2013 Sky UK Records 7% Revenue Increase
The British Sky Broadcasting Group has seen an increase in revenue of 7%, up to £1,843 million in the third quarter of 2013, according to unaudited figures released by the company. Sky UK experienced

30/10/2013 TC Electronic Releases New Features
TC Electronic has announced the release of new features for its hardware unit supporting the LM6 and LM2 Loudness Radar Meters and the TC Icon control software (DB6, DB4 MKII, DB8 MKII, System 6000 MK

29/10/2013 Artel To Showcase New DigiLink Upgrades
Artel Video Systems, a global provider of media transport solutions for direct fiber, IP, and managed optical networks, has announced it will be demonstrating new fully integrated capabilities availab

29/10/2013 Autoscript Selected For BT Sport Facility
Visual teleprompting company Autoscript has supplied three E.P.I.C. (Enhanced Prompting Information Centre) units to BT Sport for its new studio facility at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.

29/10/2013 BVE North Welcomes Adobe
BVE North 2013 has confirmed Adobe’s participation at this year’s show, where the company will present the latest version of membership-based service Adobe Creative Cloud. The service offers a set of

29/10/2013 Canada Film Board Returns To Amsterdam
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is returning to the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) this year. NFB will be showcasing Fort McMoney a new interactive documentary game;

29/10/2013 Datavideo Announces HD Chroma/Luma Key Solution
Broadcast and AV suppliers Datavideo have announced the release of a new live, real-time HD chroma key and luma key solution. Shipping this month, DVK-300HD is a standalone HD chroma key device that

29/10/2013 Films Selected For Welsh Low Budget Film Scheme
Ten feature film projects have been selected to participate in Film Agency for Wales’ low budget film scheme. Cinematic is a tailored training and mentoring programme supported by Creative Skillset’s

29/10/2013 Forbidden Announce FORscene Updates At BVE North
Forbidden Technologies has announced it will be showcasing the following FORscene developments at this year's BVE North show in Manchester, UK. Forbidden will reveal two additional timeline overlay t