Broadcast News Archive for October, 2013
15/10/2013 OConnor Captures The Cow...
OConnor has released news of a new commercial spot for fast-food southeast-based company Backyard Burger, produced by director and cinematographer Jon Chema on a limited budget and involving filming a

15/10/2013 PLASA 2013 A Success
This year's PLASA show welcomed over 11,000 visitors to the London ExCeL, for a show that is already being described as a success. International interest was high this year, with more than 2,200 visi

15/10/2013 SADiE Helps Producer Steve Portnoi Capture Elgar
Producer and engineer Steve Portnoi recently selected a SADiE LRX2 from Prism Sound to produce a recording of Elgar’s The Apostles for a double CD that was recently awarded a Gramophone Classical Musi

15/10/2013 th2ng Signs Scott & Jon
Production company th2ng has announced the signing of multi-award-winning directing duo Scott & Jon. The new directors will be represented by th2ng exclusively, adding to its talent roster. The pair

14/10/2013 BFI Launches Gothic Season
The BFI Film Audience Network (BFI FAN) has launched a celebration of macabre movies entitled 'Gothic: the dark heart of film'. Running from October until February next year, the season is part of th

14/10/2013 Britannia Row Celebrates Live Sound Training Launch
The official launch of the Britannia Row Productions Training centre has been celebrated with an event following the completion of the first Live Sound Technology course. The party was attended by re

14/10/2013 Camberwell Guides: Film Noir Lighting
Film Noir is about beautifully artistic lighting using the premise of light and dark and nothing in between, writes Sam Parkinson, Camberwell Studios... Film Noir began its life in the '40s

14/10/2013 Digital Rapids Unveils New Features For Transcode Manager 2.0
Digital Rapids has previewed a wide range of new features and enhancements for the Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2.0 automated, high-volume media transformation software and its underlying Kayak wo

14/10/2013 Ian Sands Wins BAFTA For Gospel Sound
Production sound mixer Ian Sands is celebrating after scooping the Best Sound BAFTA Cymru award for his work on the 2012 film 'The Gospel of Us', starring Michael Sheen. Together with dubbing mixer D

14/10/2013 Manley Labs Selects HHB Canada
Manley Labs has announced HHB Communications Canada to as its exclusive Canadian distributor. Manley Labs is a designer and supplier of high-end analog audio equipment. "Canada's size presents a big

14/10/2013 Pinewood Toronto Unveils New Sound Stages
Pinewood Toronto Studios has unveiled three new state-of-the-art sound stages as part of a $40m expansion plan. The project is part of ongoing efforts to establish a cultural hub for film, television

14/10/2013 Sony's Michael Barker To Deliver Film London Address
Michael Barker, Co-president and Co-founder of Sony Pictures Classics, will deliver this year's keynote address at the Film London Production Finance Market (PFM). Opening the seventh PFM in London o

11/10/2013 Axle Announce Webinars For New Release
Media Management firm axle has announced a series of webinars to be held this Thursday, 17 October, to unveil axle 2013, an updated release of its software. There will be three sessions: at 10AM EDT

11/10/2013 BFI Announces £4m Research Fund
The BFI has announced a £4m boost to the UK film industry with its new Film Research & Statistics Fund. The investment, supported by £4m of Lottery funding until 2017, marks an uplift in excess of £2

11/10/2013 Bruno Mars Tours With Sennheiser
Following over 40 US and Canadian dates, Bruno Mars is continuing his Moonshine Jungle Tour in Europe with Sennheiser microphones and wireless systems. The singer used the Sennheiser SKM 5200-II wire

11/10/2013 Eyeheight's LEGAL-6 Heads To Hollywood
Eyeheight's award-winning LEGAL-6 multi-rate video and audio legaliser logging legaliser will be introduced to visitors at the SMPTE 2013 annual technical conference and exhibition in Hollywood, Octob

11/10/2013 John Lunn Selects Prism's MEA-2 On Downtown Abbey
TV and film composer John Lunn has recently acquired a Prism Sound/Maselec MEA-2 analogue equaliser for use when creating his score for the popular ITV period drama Downtown Abbey. Lunn, who received

11/10/2013 Technical Desking Supplies New Scottish Production Base
Technical Desking have recently supplied six Walnut Big Slab Edit desks to Left Bank Pictures for a new dedicated television studio and production base base at Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire. The pro

11/10/2013 Toy Selects Mogami's 'Cable For Life' On Tour
London-based psychedelic rock band Toy has chosen Mogami 'Cable for Life' professional audio cables for its numerous keyboards and guitar pedals. Awaiting the release of their second LP on December 8

11/10/2013 TSL Announces CCW 2013 Lineup
TSL Products is to showcase its new PAM1 MK2 Precision Audio Monitor, SAM1 MADI Studio Audio Monitor and the new features for its PAM PiCo range of Audio and Loudness Meters at the CCW 2013 "We're l

10/10/2013 BBC Announces Fast Train Updates
The BBC Academy and Creative Skillset have announced further details for the Scottish and Welsh training programmes, Fast Train Scotland (24 October) and Fast Train Cymru (7 November). Fast Trai

10/10/2013 DPA To Show New Podiums At AES
DPA Microphones will show its two Podium Microphones at the 135th International AES Convention (Booth 2551). DPA is offering podium microphones that incorporate the modular capsules from its d:dicate

10/10/2013 Gearhouse Builds OB Trucks For Indian Broadcaster
Gearhouse Broadcast has completed the build and installation of two state-of-the-art HD OB trucks for Indian state broadcaster Doordarshan. The trucks were commissioned by Indian broadcasting solutio

10/10/2013 Leader To Showcase At SMPTE 2013
Leader Instruments is to display its latest advances in signal monitoring and file analysis to digital cinematographers, broadcasters and post-production companies at this year's SMPTE show. "Test an

10/10/2013 Robe Announces PLASA Success
Robe lighting has reported back from a "super busy" PLASA 2013 at the ExCeL London, where the team showcased nine new products and won a third PLASA Innovation Award. Robe’s CEO Josef Valchar comment