Broadcast News Archive for December, 2013
20/12/2013 'Movin' On Up' With Avid's S3L
For Primal Scream's latest tour, Front of House engineer Michael Brennan was tasked with having to fit his kit into a small trailer to be pulled across Europe and on to Japan for a flying visit before

20/12/2013 Hackenbacker Completes Post For Musketeers
Hackenbacker has announced that it has completed the entire audio post production for The Musketeers, a new 10-part BBC Drama Production for BBC One. Making its debut next year, the show was commissi

20/12/2013 NEP Acquires GTV Holdings
NEP Group Inc. has acquired GTV Holdings Pty Ltd from Catalyst Investment Managers. Financial terms have not been disclosed, but the transaction brings together US-based NEP and Australia’s Global Te

20/12/2013 Panasonic Strengthens Partnership With IOC Museum
Panasonic has announced a new development in its partnership with the IOC, as the official Opening Ceremony on 21 December 2013 marks the re-opening of the Olympic Museum to the general public. Based

20/12/2013 Sony Shoots The Last Showing
Upcoming Philm Company horror film The Last Showing is the latest to be shot in 4K using Sony's F65 CineAlta™ digital production camera. Starring Robert Englund, Keith Allen, Finn Jones, and Emily Be

20/12/2013 TSL To Showcase Tallyman Control System
TSL Products is to showcase its TallyMan Control System at ISE 2014 (Stand 9-G140). TallyMan coordinates infrastructure components and provides operators with a common platform to control multiple pi

19/12/2013 Avid Delivers At MBO College Hilversum
In September 2013, 60 Students at the MBO College Hilversum (ROCvA) embarked on the institution's first media operator course. A combination of on-campus learning and internships at leading broadcaste

19/12/2013 Canford On Providing Subsystem 'Glue'
Broadcast specialists Canford can help ease the frustration of system integration with an extensive range of interconnection/termination panels, breakout boxes and cable, writes Marketing Manager P

19/12/2013 Creative Skillset - Forging A Rich And Diverse Talent Pool
Jo Welch, Diversity and Inclusion Manager at Creative Skillset, talks about the importance of a film and TV workforce that is representative of the UK's rich and diverse population. Creative

19/12/2013 Film London Appoints Inward Investment Manager
Film London has appointed David Shepheard as its new Inward Investment Manager. Shepheard joins the Inward Investment and Business Development team, headed up Helena Mackenzie. He is responsible for

19/12/2013 Flexible Functionality: Addressing Systems Integration
The most pressing challenges faced by manufacturers who deliver to both end-users and systems integrators are keeping pace with changes in technology while keeping costs down to address new markets

19/12/2013 SIS Develops At MediaCityUK
After 25 years of operating from its London Corsham Street base, the relocation of SIS' facilities to MediaCityUK in Salford was a major project for the company, says Dave Gill, Head of Technical D

18/12/2013 Broadcast Systems Integration In The Multimedia Age
While keeping up to date with the latest developments in integration solutions continues to prove a challenge, future-proofing is more important than ever, writes Tim Felstead, ATG Broadcast Head o

18/12/2013 Gremmelspacher On Petrol Bags...
Production company ask-Television specialises in adventure and travel film, as well as more industrial productions. Cinematographer Martin Gremmelspacher from Germany, who was involved in the making

18/12/2013 HHB Continues Nugen Supplies
HHB Communications Ltd. has supplied Nugen Audio plug-ins to a range of companies over the years, including ITV, National Geographic, FX UK channels, audio post providers Vaudeville and The Farm Group

18/12/2013 Litepanels In Free Fall
Musician Douglas Spotted Eagle also doubles as an aerial camera operator. One of his most recent shoots for a mobile phone manufacturer entailed an unusual lighting challenge; a unit that would work d

18/12/2013 New Age System Design: The Secret Is In The Sourcing
Selecting the various components of broadcast systems can be a tricky business. Martin Paskin, Solutions Manager at TSL Systems, has the answers... We've all heard it: "Broadcast systems tod

18/12/2013 Rascular: At The Wheel Of Integration Control
Broadcasters and playout providers, probably more so than ever, are now able to select very precisely the technology they want, writes Roddy Pratt, Technical Director at Rascular Technology.

18/12/2013 Sachtler's Ace L Used For Sacred Shoot
Rob Kaczmark of Spirit Juice Studios has revealed his selection of the Sachtler Ace L system for productions with a tight budget and limited time. "Being from Chicago, we have to fly a lot of equipmen

18/12/2013 Serving A New Broadcast Landscape
Broadcasters are facing increasingly fierce competition from a host of content delivery services, such as Netflix, YouTube and Voddler, meaning the industry will have to find new ways of engaging v

18/12/2013 Systems Integration: The Playbox Portfolio
PlayBox Technology has nearly 14 years of experience producing complete broadcast systems based on modular software and hardware. "We pioneered what is today termed the 'channel-in-a-box' ap

18/12/2013 Who's Running Your Next Project?
You have a successful post production facility, and decide to increase revenue by installing another edit suite, grading suite or dubbing theatre. You might even be considering relocating your enti

17/12/2013 Axon Advantages For System Integrators
The Synapse modular interface system offers a number of features which make it an ideal choice for Systems Integrators, writes Geoff Love, Application Specialist at Axon UK The range covers

17/12/2013 Big Interview - ES Broadcast
London-based ES Broadcast is a renowned supplier of new and used television broadcast equipment. The team can also plan and implement project solutions and system integration, while its OB arm work

17/12/2013 Bryant Unleashes The 'EyePower' MDU
The all new Bryant Unlimited "eyePower" Mains Distribution Unit (MDU) heralds the future for rack power distribution management in broadcast, IT racks and server farms. Bryant Unlimited have