Broadcast News Archive for October, 2013
29/10/2013 Irish Film Budget Cut 5.7%
The overall 2014 budget for Bord Scannán na hÉireann / Irish Film Board (IFB) has been cut by 5.7%, bringing it to €14.03 million. However, the announcement follows news that the Irish government has

29/10/2013 Thor Stars Declare London 'The New Hollywood'
Natalie Portman and Chris Hemsworth have been extolling the virtues of London as a film setting, ahead of the release of their new film, the latest chapter in the Norse god superhero franchise 'Thor:

29/10/2013 UK Culture Secretary In Hollywood
UK Culture Secretary Maria Miller visited Los Angeles this month as part of continuing efforts by Westminster to encourage the US film industry to invest in Britain. Mrs Miller met with a number of s

28/10/2013 Adder Technology Demonstrate Infinity Hardware At SMPTE
This week at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) 2013 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, Adder Technology, the high performance KVM specialist, demonstrated in booth

28/10/2013 Kinsky Uses iPro Lens System
This year, when cinematographer Danna Kinsky made her pilgrimage to Black Rock City for the Burning Man festival, she took something new with her — the iPro Lens System from Schneider Optics for her i

28/10/2013 MatrixStore Digital Preservation Platform Integrates With Front Porch Digital's LYNXSM Cloud CSM System
Front Porch Digital has announced that U.K.-based preservation software company Object Matrix has verified that its MatrixStore digital preservation platform integrates with Front Porch Digital's LYNX

28/10/2013 Matrox Announce Support for Telestream Wirecast 5.0 Now Available
Matrox® Video has announced the immediate availability of support for Telestream® Wirecast® 5.0 for Windows software on the Matrox VS4™ quad HD capture card. Wirecast 5.0 adds enhanced encoding and pl

28/10/2013 PLASA Visitor Strikes Lucky With DirectOut Technology’s MA2CHBOX
UK distributor Aspen Media welcomed a record number of visitors to the DirectOut Technology stand at PLASA recently where DirectOut’s full MADI product line was on show. One of those visitors was Bru

28/10/2013 Registration For The IABM Business Conference Opens
The International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM) has announced that registration for the IABM Annual International Business Conference 2013 is now open at

25/10/2013 Broadcast Networks Announce Partnership With IEC Group
Systems Integration specialist Broadcast Networks has announced a strategic partnership with IEC group. As a systems integrator with more than 25 years' experience, Broadcast Networks has a proven re

25/10/2013 DPA Microphones Restructures Its Management Team
DPA Microphones has restructured its management team in order to maximize resources and consolidate international sales activity around future new product launches. The company's CEO Christian Poul

25/10/2013 Litepanels Sola ENGs Change How Petramale Shoots Commercials
When Camrin Petramale won a coveted honour at this year's Local 600, Cinematographer's Guild Emerging Cinematographers Awards, one of the perks he received is a set of Litepanels Sola ENG lights. "I

25/10/2013 New Drama Production Hub For Manchester
Manchester’s thriving TV production base has announced the full details of a major new drama production hub in Greater Manchester. The 360,000 sq. ft. site in Gorton will become home to over 50,000

25/10/2013 Vinten Supports British Antarctica Mission
Last December, after 16 years of planning, a 12 person team of British scientists, engineers and support staff made the 16,000 km journey from the UK deep into the heart of the Antarctica to collect s

25/10/2013 XL Video Provides LED Screens For NBA Season
Each year, before the start of the official NBA season, a selection of friendly pre-season games are played. This year, ahead of the season opener on 29 October, eight international games have been he

24/10/2013 BECTU To Attend BVE North
BVE North returns to Manchester Central from 12-13 November and the show is certain to bring the energy and warmth of its bigger London sibling with added opportunities to really connect with the broa

24/10/2013 Channel 5 Buys A FORScene Server
Forbidden Technologies has announced that Channel 5 has purchased a FORscene server after a six-month trial. Despite the fact that FORscene was introduced in the middle of test-case production cycles

24/10/2013 TSL Features New Products At PALME Vietnam
TSL Products will be featuring a range of new products at PALME Vietnam (Stand FO9). Exhibits include its X-1 Surround Sound Processor, Touchmix Combo audio mixer back-up solution, new loudness logg

24/10/2013 TV5 Launch Multiple Thematic Channels
Pixel Power has announced that global French broadcaster TV5 Monde has launched multiple thematic channels, including a new children's channel – using the company's channel-in-a-box technology, Channe

24/10/2013 VDC Trading Appoints International Sales Manager
VDC Trading Ltd has appointed Stefano Pucello as International Sales Manager. In this new role, Stefano will be responsible for the management and development of the International markets for the Va

24/10/2013 Vidali Praises Petrol Bags DigiSuite
Filmmaker and still photographer Alan Vidali recently returned from an extensive location scout for the short film Pull Over To Kill, written and to be directed by Robbie Ikegami. He said: "Since it

23/10/2013 FOR-A To Exhibit At The CAPER Show
FOR-A Corporation of America has announced its plans for the 2013 Cámara Argentina de Proveedores y Fabricantes de Equipos de Radiodifusíon (CAPER) show in Buenos Aires. CAPER, an annual trade show

23/10/2013 Jackshoot Takes Delivery Of The First EditOne Desk
Jackshoot has taken delivery of the first Custom Consoles EditOne desk. Installed at Jackshoot's UK headquarters, the EditOne is being used as a live control station for switching, editing and monitor

23/10/2013 Morrison Uses Anton/Bauer Products For Some Girl(s) Film
Anton/Bauer® continues to be the battery of choice for the latest generation of up-and-coming cinematographers. Case in point - when it came to selecting batteries for her latest film, cinematograph

23/10/2013 Riedel Provides Australia's NSW With A Citywide TETRA System
Riedel Communications has announced that it provided Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Government and the City of Sydney with a citywide TETRA system and MediorNet real-time network, as well as Artist