Broadcast News Archive for April, 2013
30/04/2013 ANTON/BAUER Top London Eye For 'Epic Stunt'
When Jon Richards, director of a new U.K. television programme chronicling the feats of the well-known daredevil and escape artist Jonathan Goodman, was tasked with capturing an escape from the London

30/04/2013 Cache Media Marshall IMD Range Saves On UMDs
In times of tight budgets, you can save all around by choosing Marshall Electronics IMD monitors, distributed by Cache Media, says Stuart Cameron, MD Cache Media... The Marshall IMD (In Monito

30/04/2013 Camera Corps Extols Remote Cameras
Camera Corps has reported "increasing worldwide recognition of the creative potential" offered by remotely controlled camera systems. Exhibiting at this year's NAB in Las Vegas, Camera Corps showcase

30/04/2013 DPA Captures The Sound Of The Jungle
Researcher and eco-acoustic composer David Monacchi uses DPA Microphones’ 4060 mini mics to capture the sounds of the rainforest on his environmental sound-art project entitled Fragments of Extinction

30/04/2013 Gekko's Ian Muir Talks 'Flying The Flag'
Gekko was founded in 2004 by British director/cameraman David Amphlett. As Ian Muir writes, Britishness is still very much at the heart of everything the comany does... A question that’s frequently l

30/04/2013 JVC Shoulder Mounted Cam Launched
JVC Professional Europe Ltd. has announced the launch of the new JVC GY-HM70 shoulder mounted camcorder. The GY-HM70’s features dynamic 16x F1.2 Bright Lens, while the inclusion of JVC's Super LoLux

30/04/2013 RTS Systems Fit Out Cruise Line
RTS intercom systems have been used to equip all ten cruise ships on the AIDA line. The installation was carried out by Hamburg-based sound specialists Amptown System Company (ASC). Each of the inte

30/04/2013 Slash Tours With Mogami Cables
Lead guitarist for Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver, Slash's signature sound is a mix of hard work, a Les Paul guitar, a Marshall Amplifier, and now, Mogami cable. The Stoke-on-Trent native released

29/04/2013 Andrzej Bartkowiak To Run Cinematography Workshop
Hollywood Director and Cinematographer, Andrzej Bartkowiak is to run a one-day cinematography workshop at the Festival in Schull, west Cork. The workshop will take place on Saturday 25 May at the Sa

29/04/2013 ARC Sound For Shakespeare's Globe Production
London-based live production company, ARC Sound, has established a full production set up in Shakespeare's Globe main theatre. It is the first event of its kind to be staged in the main theatre space

29/04/2013 HSL Announce Partnership With PSI
UK lighting and visuals rental specialist, HSL, has formed a new partnership with Production Services Ireland (PSI). The merger sees PSI's highly successful and well established operations in Norther

29/04/2013 LED Screen For Colour Sound Experiment
UK-based lighting and visuals rental company Colour Sound Experiment (CSE) has announced a substantial new investment in LED screen with the purchase of 100sq m of BT6 6mm pitch high resolution surfac

29/04/2013 Magnificent Eleven Premier For Genesis Cinema
A premier of The Magnificent Eleven will be held at the Genesis Theatre Mile End on 7th May. The score and music takes on a mix of both cowboy/western Tex-mex and Indian music with a full orchestral

29/04/2013 US Joint Venture Agreement For Pinewood Shepperton
Pinewood Shepperton plc, has announced a joint venture to be named Pinewood Atlanta, with with River’s Rock llc. River's Rock Ilc is an independently managed trust of the Cathy family. The joint ve

26/04/2013 Audio-Technica Reveals PLASA Focus Plans
Audio-Technica has revealed its plans for PLASA Focus, which takes place at Leeds Royal Armouries between 30 April and 1 May. Featuring a brace of Allen & Heath GLD digital mixing desks, the Audio-T

26/04/2013 Cinematographer Sean Conaty Selects Anton/Bauer
Emmy® Award-winning cinematographer Sean Conaty has powered countless creative projects with Anton/Bauer® batteries and accessories due to the their build and reliability. This allows Conaty to count

26/04/2013 Confederations Cup Partnership For Sony & FIFA
Sony and FIFA have announced they are to work together to trial live 4K production workflow at this year's FIFA Confederations Cup. The international association football tournament will take place

26/04/2013 dbn Lighting Delivers For Carden Park Event
UK-based dbn Lighting has delivered a lighting, staging and rigging solution to John Brandwood Presentation Management. The work was for an event staged at the Carden Park Golf Resort & Spa near Ches

26/04/2013 First Robe Pointes Reach The UK
Just Lite, the Irish lighting rental company, are now the first recipients in the UK for Robe's new ROBIN Pointe moving head fixtures. The product was officially launched by Robe at the 2013 Proligh

26/04/2013 New Riedel MediorNet And Artist Platforms Unveiled
Riedel Communications has unveiled various solutions for their video and communications platforms MediorNet and Artist at this years NAB in Las Vegas. The news for MediorNet includes the interface ca

25/04/2013 4K Multi-Camera Live OBVan
Sony has announced that it has been selected by long-term partner Telegenic to design and build one of the world’s first 4K Outside Broadcast (OB) trucks. The next generation outside broadcast vehicle

25/04/2013 Footage Event To Be Held At Piccadilly
More than 25 major stock footage libraries are to hold exhibits at footageMarketplace at 195 Piccadilly, home of BAFTA, on May 16. From Alamy to Zodiakclips, this is an exhibition of the major player

25/04/2013 IFI Celebrates One Of Ireland’s Greatest Filmmakers
A pre-eminent figure in Irish film, Neil Jordan’s expansive career has provided some of the key moments in modern Irish film as well as engaging an international following that stretches far beyond Ir

25/04/2013 New Argentina Distributor For A&H
Allen & Heath has appointed a new exclusive distributor in Argentina. ARS will join the team, which has been established for 12 years and already distributes leading brands, such as Turbosound, Senn

25/04/2013 Projection Studio Completes Caerphilly Castle Install
Ross Ashton and The Projection Studio have completed a permanent 270-degree video projection installation at Caerphilly Castle, Wales. The installation also features an adaptation of their highly suc