Broadcast News Archive for July, 2013
31/07/2013 BT Sport Selects Avid Management
BT Sport, BT’s new group of sports television channels, has implemented an Avid end-to-end tapeless asset management, storage and audio and video editing workflow. The channels, which include BT Spor

31/07/2013 David Wright Selects Anton Bauer for Blind Pass
Award-winning documentary filmmaker David Wright has recently taken on the role of director of photography for Blind Pass, a new independent feature film. Shooting primarily in Ireland, with addition

31/07/2013 dbn Supplies Jodrell Bank Shows
dbn has supplied stage and architectural lighting along with an LED screen to the latest Live At Jodrell Bank shows, featuring performances by the Australian Pink Floyd and New Order at the Jodrell Ba

31/07/2013 Decode Adds 'Revolutionary' Rig And 4K Black Magic
Wimbledon-based equipment hire firm Decode has announced the acquisition of a new "revolutionary" rig and a Black Magic 4K Camera as part of its portfolio upgrade. The group is now supplying the MoVI

31/07/2013 Film London Invests £135k In New Projects
Film London has invested £135,000 production funding for four new moving image projects by London-based artists through its Artists' Moving Image Network (FLAMIN). Mark Leckey, Simon Martin, Gail Pic

31/07/2013 Hitchcock Awarded UNESCO Status
Nine surviving silent films by Alfred Hitchcock have been added to the UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register. Since premiering in the BFI National Archive restorations during the London 2012 festiva

31/07/2013 Player Channel Opts For Playbox
Playbox has announced the adoption of its EdgeBox automated remote playout solution by Europe's largest dedicated broadcast gaming network, The Player Channel. The new system is installed at the chan

31/07/2013 Screen Systems Renew OnScreen Deal
Screen Systems has handed new development and sales of the connected TV publishing solution ScreenConnect back to OnScreen Publishing. The move follows a partnership with ScreenConnect's creator and

31/07/2013 The Return Of IBC
With 1,400 exhibitors set to showcase the latest in broadcast technology to over 50,000 visitors from 160 countries worldwide, it seems this year's IBC will continue the success that has seen it becom

31/07/2013 Yamaha Appoints Nuage Partners For Europe
Yamaha Commercial Audio has announced the appointment of a select number of Nuage Partner/resellers throughout Europe. Each Partner will offer full-service capabilities, from in-house pre-sales Nuage

30/07/2013 2012: A Great Year For UK Film
The success of the British film industry continued in 2012, with UK films taking in a total of $5.3 billion and claiming as much as a 15% share of the world market, the third highest on record. The n

30/07/2013 A Year Of 'Highs And Lows'
BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten has described 2012/13 at the BBC as a year of "incredble highs" and "desperate lows", following the publication of its annual report. Launching the BBC's Annual Report

30/07/2013 BBFC Releases 2012 Report
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has released its 2012 annual report, looking back on the body's centenary year. Protecting children from viewing harmful content was one of the major t

30/07/2013 Broadcasters Missing Out On Revenue
Broadcasters and media organisations are missing out on untapped revenue in today's modern, on-demand, multi-screen culture, according to a new report by Ovum. 37% of viewers are willing pay for high

30/07/2013 Creative Skillset Supports Animation
Creative Skillset further pledged its support for the animation industry last month, as six graduates from each of the sixteen animation degree courses accredited with the Creative Skillset Tick assem

30/07/2013 DANTE Key To Tackling Societal Challenges
The Vice President of the European Commission has said the non-profit internet network infrastructure organisation DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) is key to tackling modern s

30/07/2013 ENENSYS Launch OptiEdge At IBC2013
ENENSYS Technologies has announced it will launch its new OptiEdge solution at IBC2013. The new solution provides network optimisation to solve the problem of using the same satellite network to deli

30/07/2013 ITV Interim Report Indicates Growth
ITV continues to grow, according to the latest interim results report, released today. Total Non-NAR revenues are up 11% to £568m, driven by ITV Studios and Online, Pay & Interactive. The total ITV

30/07/2013 NETIA Upgrades Sudan Radio
Software solutions provider NETIA has announced news of its work with Sudan Radio, upgrading operations to the Radio-Assist™ 8.1 range of digital audio automation software. Sudan Radio first launched

30/07/2013 SGO Mistika Used On 'Great Gatsby'
SGO has revealed how its Mistika system provided Stereo 3D tools and metadata-based stereo workflow for the recent Baz Luhrmann hit, The Great Gatsby. Production Company Bazmark Film III's VFX Depart

29/07/2013 GB Labs Makes Space for Marquis Project Parking
Storage specialist GB Labs has today announced a collaboration deal with Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software. The partnership will now mean full support

29/07/2013 Pebble Beach Adds IP Functionality And SmartPanel Application
Pebble Beach Systems, a leading supplier of automation, channel in a box and integrated channel technology, will be demonstrating important new user enhancements at IBC this year on stand 8.B58. The

29/07/2013 Quantel Show Innovative, Practical And Affordable Solutions At IBC 2013
At IBC 2013, on stand 7.A20, Quantel will be demonstrating its full range of software solutions for fast-turnaround production and high-end color and finishing as well as unveiling major new developme

29/07/2013 TMD Demo New Approach To Workflow And Multi-Platform
TMD, the leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, will use IBC 2013 to focus on the way that its Mediaflex platform offers a new, hands-on approach to developing w

29/07/2013 Trilogy Communications Sends Messenger
At IBC 2013 Trilogy Communications, a world class provider of high quality intercom systems and SPGs for studios, mobile production, playout and post will feature its new Messenger intercom system, ma