Broadcast News Archive for November, 2013
21/11/2013 ChyronHego Release Channel Box 2
ChyronHego has released a new version of Channel Box 2 software for its channel branding and promo system. "With new architecture and a host of new features, Channel Box 2, Version 5.0 offers a faste

21/11/2013 DPA Mics Selected For Alicia Keys
Engineer Ann Mincieli, studio technical director and album coordinator for songwriter Alicia Keys, has selected DPA mics for the singer's piano on the road and during studio sessions at Mincieli’s Jun

21/11/2013 Last Call For FOCAL Awards Submissions...
The Federation of Commercial Audio Visual Libraries (FOCAL) has announced a final call for submissions to the FOCAL International Awards 2014. The awards showcase the use of library footage by produc

21/11/2013 PostMan Selects Facilis Terrablock
Facilis TerraBlock has recently been selected by Marc Savoie to upgrade the sharing system of The PostMan, Canada's largest production studios. Founded by Marc Savoie in 2006, The PostMan has grown a

21/11/2013 Sachtler Selected For 'A Perfect Match'
Cinematographer Danna Kinsky had 13 days to work on the feature-length story of Ally, a high-profile magazine editor who begins to re-evaluate her life and her world after she proposed an article badm

21/11/2013 SGL Installs FlashNet For Maltese National Broadcaster
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), has announced a recent installation of its FlashNet archive at PBS Ltd., Malta’s national broadcaster. PBS has 50 years' of historical footage held on U-matic and beta

20/11/2013 Argosy Prepare For BES New Dehli
HD broadcast cable specialists Argosy will be attending this year's BES show in New Dehli and showcasing the latest solutions to ensure efficient operations and a reduction in cost and complexity in l

20/11/2013 Digital Vision Supplies Singapore Restoration Project
Digital Vision has provided a Nucoda grading systems and three Phoenix restoration systems to the Film Restoration School Asia project underway in Singapore. The six-day project, run by the National

20/11/2013 HHB Previews Avid S6
HHB Communications Ltd. and Scrub have been showing off the new Avid S6 control surface at a special preview event held at the Union Club in Soho, London. Avid's new modular control surface is due to

20/11/2013 Irish Taoiseach Dons DPA d:fine 4088
The DPA d:fine™ 4088 Headset Microphone was selected for Ireland's Taoiseach Enda Kenny when he opened the fourth Dublin Web Summit at the RDS last month. 10,000 delegates from over 90 countries atte

20/11/2013 Quantum Partners With Mellanox
Quantum has announced a partnership with Mellanox Technologies, a supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. The two companies will wo

20/11/2013 Sennheiser Presents First Annual Scholarship Award
Sennheiser Ltd has presented its first annual scholarship award to a Buckinghamshire New University Audio and Music Production student. The scholarship is presented to students based on their academi

20/11/2013 SMPTE Elects Officers For 2014
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has elected new officers and governors to take office in the New Year. Beginning on January 1 and serving a two-year 2014-2015 term, Ala

20/11/2013 Sound Devices Unveils 663 Mixer
Sound Devices has announced the 633, a six-input mixer with integrated 10-track recorder that includes It includes Sound Devices’ proprietary PowerSafe technology and a four-way power supply. The 633

20/11/2013 TC Group Receives Five TEC Nominations
TC Group has received five nominations across its individual brands in the 29th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards. TC Group's Tannoy, Lab.gruppen, Lake, and TC Electronic brands h

20/11/2013 Viaccess-Orca Appoints EVP, Sales
Viaccess-Orca has announced Chem Assayag as its new EVP, sales. Mr Assayag takes up responsibility for global sales strategy and business development. "With the introduction of our latest comprehens

19/11/2013 AmberFin Announces J2K Solution At CCW
At this year's CCW show, AmberFin announced a new J2K ingest and transcode solution into the market. Called AmberFin iCR 400-J2K, the new workstation is designed to help smaller facilities and post-p

19/11/2013 Canada Film Board Remembers Peter Wintonick
The National Film Board of Canada has paid tribute to Peter Wintonick, a renowned Canadian filmmaker who recently passed away. "A passionate filmmaker and mentor, blessed with an irrepressible wit an

19/11/2013 Channel 4 Appoints Editor, Education
Channel 4 has appointed Bec Milligan to the role of Editor, Education. Ms Milligan will oversee the commissioning of educational programming for a core audience of 14-19 year olds across the schedule

19/11/2013 Check Mate!
Post-modern, retro movie Computer Chess received a warm response from audiences when it debuted at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Set in the '80s and directed by Andrew Bujalski with cinematography

19/11/2013 Cinematographer Eric Koretz Selects Petrol Bags
Cinematographer Eric Koretz relies on Petrol Bags to facilitate any shoot he is working on. "Often these shoots involve heavy traveling," Mr Koretz says. "One thing I don’t have to worry about is th

19/11/2013 Eyeheight Announces BroadcastSafePP For Adobe
Eyeheight has announced that its new BroadcastSafePP plug-in legaliser for Adobe's Premiere Pro is now in production. Designed for use with Apple desktop and laptop computers running OS X (Snow Leopa

19/11/2013 Forbidden Appoints Brian Boring For North America
Forbidden Technologies has named Brian Boring as its general manager of North American sales and strategic partnerships. "We've built a strong reputation and following within the U.K. media and ente

19/11/2013 Irish Film Festival London Returns
The third annual Irish Film Festival London begins tomorrow, Wednesday November 20, bringing five days of Irish films and animation to London audiences. Spread across three venues, plus Q&As, perform

19/11/2013 Leader Returns From CCW 2013
Leader Instruments has showcased a range of video and audio signal analysis products at Content & Communications World in New York, November 13-14. In a prominent position on the Leader booth was the