Broadcast News Archive for October, 2013
07/10/2013 Robe Welcomes Søren Storm As Business Development Manager
Søren Storm has joined Robe lighting's executive management team as International Business Development Manager. At Robe, Mr Storm will be working alongside International Sales Director and CEO of Rob

07/10/2013 Sachtler Ace M: On Tour With Muse
For alternative rock band Muse's 2nd Law World Tour, cinematographer Matt Hayslett needed to choose his equipment carefully in order to keep up with fast-paced life on the road. The group is currentl

04/10/2013 ExCeL Welcomes PLASA 2013
Launched back in March, organisers revealed that this year's show will take place at the ExCeL in London for the first time ever, under its new name: PLASA London 2013. PLASA CEO Matthew Griffiths ex

04/10/2013 Footage Marketplace Takes New York
Following on from the second footageMarketplace held in London earlier this year, the event is heading to New York again on 17 October 2013 to be staged at the Art Directors Club at 106 W 29th Street.

04/10/2013 Improving Accessibility: The Emergence Of Spoken Subtitles
The provision of subtitled broadcast content to provide an increased level of accessibility for the hearing impaired is at a very good level in the UK, US and in many European countries. Now, expla

04/10/2013 RTS Awards New Fellowships
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has awarded seven new fellowships at a dinner held this week at The House of Lords. Fellowships are awarded to those recognised as having made "an outstanding contr

04/10/2013 Sky Commits To Original Drama
Sky has announced plans to increase investment in original drama series, with four new projects to be filmed in the coming months. The new programmes include a medical drama Critical, two new films

04/10/2013 Source Distribution Debuts PreSonus At PLASA
Source Distribution have chosen PLASA London 2013 as the UK debut for the new PreSonus StudioLive 32.4.2AI digital mixer and StudioLive AI series 3-way active PA loudspeakers. The StudioLive 32.4.2AI

04/10/2013 TSL Announces New Solutions For Broadcast India
TSL Products will present three of its acclaimed production management solutions, the SoundField DSF-B Digital Broadcast Microphone Package, the TallyMan VP Virtual Panel and the MDU12-PMi Power Distr

04/10/2013 United Selects RTS For Live Muse Show
The Dutch company United assumed responsibility for the multimedia production of the Muse concert in Rome’s Olympic Stadium last July. With 16 4K cameras, the recording set a new quality standard, whi

04/10/2013 Vizrt To Display World Cup Products At Sportel Monaco
At Sportel Monaco, from October 14 through 17 at the Grimaldi Forum Congress Center, Vizrt will be showcasing several products to enhance how broadcasters and content owners display their 2014 World C

04/10/2013 ZEN And The Art Of Loudness Metering
Television loudness has been a viewer’s concern for decades, but recent ITU standardisation has focussed the attention of programme creators on achieving compliance. Chromatec pioneered the first wide

03/10/2013 Axon's Synapse Modules Support Level B
AXON Digital Design has expanded the number of modules in its modular interfacing and conversion product line Synapse that support Level B. Within the SMPTE 424 standard (allowing for bit-rates of 2.

03/10/2013 BFI Announces NET.WORK UK Funding
The BFI has announced the first phase of the BFI NET.WORK scheme to support UK filmmakers, writers, directors and producers. The BFI made the announcement at the Encounters Short Film and Animation F

03/10/2013 Brighton Film Student Wins Award
A student at Brighton Film School has received an award as part of a small film crew that took part in an online, short film competition. 21-year-old Charlie Bentley is currently in his 2nd year of a

03/10/2013 Danmon Fits Out Vietnamese Network
Danmon Systems Group has completed a green-field broadcast centre for Lào Cai Radio & Television, Vietnam. Facilities at the new complex include a studio stage with a multi-tiered auditorium, a news

03/10/2013 Panasonic To Receive Emmy Award
Panasonic is to be presented with a Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award for 2013 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The award is in recognition of the company's development of

03/10/2013 Reflecting On IBC2013...
Peter Savage, MD of Azule Finance, looks back on this year's IBC show in Amsterdam... Another year, another IBC, and 2013 was the biggest one to date. 4K was the watch-word of the show, but

03/10/2013 Robe Announces PLASA Lineup
Robe lighting is bringing nine new products to this year's PLASA London at stand L80 in Hall 5. Products will include The Pointe, MiniMe, CycFx 8, Cyclone and MMX Blade. Newly launched at PLASA is t

03/10/2013 Sound Devices' 664 Mixer Analysed...
Sound mixer George Flores, CAS, has recently added Sound Devices’ new 664 Field Production Mixer to his set up. Flores is currently working on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, which follows the exp

03/10/2013 View From A Script Supervisor
Experienced script supervisor Rowena Ladbury on having eyes like a hawk and a passion for detail... I have been a script supervisor living and working in the UK for 15 years. My path into th

03/10/2013 XL Produces Roger Waters' The Wall
XL Video provided production to to Roger Waters' recent 'The Wall Live' world tour, which wrapped in Paris on September 21 with a sold out Stade de France show, exactly three years and one week after

02/10/2013 Canal+ Installs SSL Infrastructure
Solid State Logic (SSL) has announced news that the Canal+ Group has implemented a complete, end-to-end audio infrastructure based entirely on SSL equipment for its new studio complex. The facility w

02/10/2013 Creative Skillset Launches Trainee Finder
Creative Skillset has announced Trainee Finder; a new scheme to enable graduates and trainees to connect with companies within the film, TV, games and animation industries. Trainee Finder offers comp

02/10/2013 Eyeheight Introduce Legalisers At Broadcast India
Eyeheight is to introduce its plug-in legalisers for Adobe Premiere Pro and Apple Final Cut Pro X video post-production software into the Asian market at Broadcast India 2013. ComplianceSuitePP is a