Broadcast News Archive for April, 2013
25/04/2013 Sound Mixer Keeps 'Eargonized' With Petrol Bags
Production sound mixer Brett Alphin works on a diverse range of projects, mixing everything from the clinking heels of high fashion reality to the squeals of great sea mammals. Whether he is on locati

25/04/2013 SPI International USA Launch New Channels With PlayBox
PlayBox Technology USA delivered a fully integrated multi-channel Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) workflow solution to SPI International USA. The PlayBox solution allows two new channels, DocuBox & F

25/04/2013 Vinton Vision 10 A Success In Kenya
Documentary filmmaker, Alan Dater, and partner Lisa Merton concentrate on the arts, education and social issues. One of Dater's latest passions has also garnered a number of awards and been broadcas

24/04/2013 Actua Films Using Studio Technologies Live-Link Remote
Actua Films, a facility service provider for local and international TV stations, corporations and TV networks with offices in Geneva and Paris, relies on the Studio Technologies Live-Link Remote Came

24/04/2013 Eyeheight Triumphs With London Marathon
Following the successful application during the recent Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, Eyeheight colour correctors returned to British sports over the weekend, during coverage of the 2013 London Marat

24/04/2013 James Doyle Joins Wise Buddah Studios
Wise Buddah Studios has appointed former Pinewood Studios mixer, James Doyle, to its roster of sound engineers. The studio is also upgrading a second sound suite to 5.1 after seeing an increase in h

24/04/2013 Multiple NAB Awards For FOR-A Processor
FOR-A Corporation of America has been honoured with multiple accolades for its FA-100 signal processor. Introduced, at the show, the new FA-1010 is a recipient of both the TV Technology STAR Award and

24/04/2013 New Products Unveiled In NewTek Developer Network
NewTek has announced the expansion of the NewTek Developer Network, a growing ecosystem of companies that create compelling workflows for NewTek customers. The Network, which already includes industry

24/04/2013 Sound Devices Assist Frozen Planet Documentary
Chris Watson is a location sound recordist, specialising in capturing wildlife and natural history audio, has travelled all over the world to get compelling sound. For his work on Frozen Planet, the

24/04/2013 TV 2 Norway and Norwia Tackle Vasaloppet
Norwia AS, developer and manufacturer of optical distribution products to the broadcast and communications markets, announces that Norway’s leading private broadcaster TV 2 selected the Norwia miniHUB

24/04/2013 UK Universities Favour Yellowtec
HHB Communications has supplied Staffordshire, Sheffield Hallam and Derby Universities with multiple Yellowtec iXm Digital Recording Microphones to support leading journalism programs. HHB originally

23/04/2013 Broadcast RF Covers Iron Man 3 Premiere
Almost five years since Iron Man premiered in London, Robert Downey Jr. and fellow cast mates returned to the UK capital for the premiere of Iron Man 3. Established worldwide as one of the most succ

23/04/2013 Clear-Com Unveils Tempest Enhancements
Clear-Com® has announced enhancements to its Tempest Digital Wireless Intercoms at Prolight + Sound 2013. Among the enhancements is a Remote Line Extender, which further increases the Tempest system

23/04/2013 OConnor Supports Sony 4K Cameras
Long-time cine equipment leader OConnor, part of Vitec Videocom, is meeting the challenges of support and lens accessories for Sony’s F5 and F55 4K cameras. The OConnor tools enable professional cin

23/04/2013 RTW Wins iF Product Design Award
RTW has announced its half 19-inch 20700VID plug-in module version of its TM7 TouchMonitor has won an iF Product Design Award. The iF (International Forum Design) jury chose the 19-inch model as a s

23/04/2013 Shutterstock Footage For Thomas Dolby Film
Shutterstock has provided stock video for music producer Thomas Dolby's latest project, The Invisible Lighthouse. Dolby, who is best known for his MTV videos and 80s megahits such as, She Blinded Me

23/04/2013 Technicolor Unveils Role In New Television Series
Technicolor has revealed its role in upcoming British TV mini-series The Politician’s Husband through supplying full on-set dailies services in support of the production. Technicolor Colourist Paul

22/04/2013 Arguments For And Against 4K - Part One
The next generation of HD – 4K resolution – has been dividing those within the industry since its release, with many arguments for and against its use. Below, Barry Bassett, Managing Director at VMI.T

22/04/2013 Arguments For And Against 4K - Part Two
There are serious technical challenges for shooting and delivering in 4K. Firstly, the file sizes are enormous - 8.6m pixels in a frame; at 16bit colour depth, means 1.7TB/hour! This is HUGE!

22/04/2013 Audio-Technica Wins MIPA Mic Award
Audio-Technica has been presented with a prestigious Musikmesse International Press Award at Musikmesse/Prolight + Sound 2013 in Frankfurt. The company’s new AT5040 microphone was voted MIPA's Best

22/04/2013 Independent Producer The Garden Acquired By ITV
ITV plc has agreed to acquire the multi-award winning independent producer The Garden, the company behind Channel 4’s 24 Hours in A&E and The Audience, which are both nominated for Baftas in 2013, as

22/04/2013 Jünger Audio and JLCooper: Highlights Of NAB
Designer and manufacturer of digital audio dynamics and loudness management processors, Jünger Audio, enjoyed keen interest in its new products shown at NAB. The C8491 module is a major development i

22/04/2013 NUI Students Win Major Categories At SMEDIA Awards
Students of the Irish Language Communications Unit of Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge at NUI Galway based in Carraroe, Co. Galway, took home three major awards from the SMEDIAs, that were held in T

22/04/2013 Robe In Clash of The Choirs
Robe was once again right at the heart of the action when specified for filming of the newest South African TV talent show series, ‘Clash of the Choirs’. The Endemol SA produced talent show presented

22/04/2013 RTÉ Nears Completion Of FAST
Raidió Teilifis Éireann (RTÉ) has almost completed the implementation of FAST, its file acquisition and server technology project. Central to FAST is Mediaflex from TMD, the leading provider of asset