Broadcast News Archive for July, 2013
09/07/2013 Sachtler Selected For Cartoon Network Spots
On a recent shooting of national spots for Cartoon Network/Adult Swim, cinematographer Gavin Fisher turned to the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera, Canon lenses and the Ace M by Sachtler. "For this fi

09/07/2013 SGL FlashNet Upgrades Hungarian TV2
Software Generation Ltd (SGL) has announced that Hungarian commercial broadcaster TV2 recently installed an SGL FlashNet archive as part of its digital upgrade project. SGL FlashNet will assist TV2 o

09/07/2013 YouTube Drummer Turns To Harman For Recording
An American drummer who became a YouTube and international sensation overnight at the age of 14 has recently turned to Harman for assistance in recording his first album. Owen Bonaventura began playi

08/07/2013 Aspen Ships New DirectOut MADI Converters
Aspen Media has announced it is shipping the ANDIAMO.MC; a new contribution to mic preamp innovation and the latest in DirectOut’s ANDIAMO range of MADI converters. "It's no surprise that ANDIAMO.MC

08/07/2013 BBC ALBA Celebrates Fifth Anniversary
BBC ALBA, the broadcaster's Scottish Gaelic division, celebrates its fifth anniversary this year with news that the channel continues to grow. MG ALBA, which operates BBC ALBA in partnership with the

08/07/2013 Campaign Calls For Fairer Internships
Creative Skillset says more employers must adopt fair approaches to the way they recruit and pay interns. A new campaign is calling on employers to "improve access and diversity in the creative workf

08/07/2013 Conformance Service For HBBTV Logo Announced
Digital TV Labs has announced a conformance testing service for the new HbbTV logo program for hybrid devices. The new HbbTV logo program enables manufacturers to display compliance with the HbbTV sp

08/07/2013 Fox Searchlight Claims Rights To 'Belle'
Fox Searchlight Pictures has claimed rights for Belle, a new Pinewood Pictures backed film directed by BAFTA Award winner Amma Asante. The rights for Belle was announced by company presidents Nancy U

08/07/2013 IBC Awards Shortlist Announced
IBC has announced the shortlist for its 2013 Innovation awards. The 10 finalists come from nine different countries and include achievements from a new way to get close to sports action through dynam

08/07/2013 RTÉ Seeks Views On Future Of Irish Broadcasting
Irish broadcaster RTÉ is seeking the views of both experts and the public to decide on the future of media and broadcasting in the country. On 15 July, the RTÉ Audience Council will present 'Public S

08/07/2013 RTS Launches North West Awards
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced that entries are now open for the RTS North West Awards 2013. The awards have been established to "recognise the wealth of creative talent in the Nort

08/07/2013 SeeSense Announces Toshiba Mini Cam
UK and European miniature camera firm SeeSense has announced that Toshiba has launched a 3-CCD miniature camera. The Toshiba IK-HD2 HD remote head camera system is an enhancement of the Toshiba IK-HD

08/07/2013 Vinten Radamec Enhances Sky's F1 Coverage
Vinten Radamec has installed its latest robotic equipment into Sky Italia's new studio to enhance the broadcaster's coverage of this season’s Formula One Championship. A range of Vinten Radamec's rob

05/07/2013 5 Star Cases Launches New Range
European flightcase manufacturer 5 Star Cases has increased its portfolio with a new range of 'Industrial Rack' products. The Industrial Rack range is currently available in variants of 4U to 20U – i

05/07/2013 BFI Announces Programming Development Fund
The British Film Institute has announced a new Programming Development Fund, worth up to £1.4m per year to 2017. The new Fund is designed to empower programmers and exhibitors with the means to curat

05/07/2013 Channel 4 Sponsor Pearson Playwright Scheme
Channel 4 has revealed it has been selected to take over the sponsorship of the Pearson Playwrights' Scheme. Renamed the Channel 4 Playwrights' Scheme, five bursaries a year will be awarded to suppor

05/07/2013 dock10 Purchases Baselight TWO For Grading Suite
dock10, based in MediaCityUK, has announced the purchase of a Baselight TWO system for its new colour grading suite. dock10 recently hired renowned colourist Jamie Parry, who has used Baselight syste

05/07/2013 OConnor Chosen For 31-City Workshop Tour
Saturday Night Live film unit cinematographer Alex Buono has recently established a 31-city educational workshop tour called The Art of Visual Storytelling. Mr Buono chose fluid heads by OConnor as p

05/07/2013 Orbital Fits Out Battersea Arts Centre
Orbital Sound has supplied a new sound system for London's Battersea Arts Centre, based on the T-Series loudspeakers from d&b audiotechnik. Housed in a 19th century listed building, formerly Batterse

05/07/2013 Panasonic Partners With WTS Broadcast
Panasonic has announced it has formed a partnership with WTS Broadcast to resell the company's broadcast equipment. On signing the deal with Panasonic, WTS Sales Manager Duncan Payne commented: "We a

05/07/2013 Red TX Captures Concert For Norway
The St. Olaf Choir of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, USA, has marked its centenary recording at a concert at Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway. The recording took place last month an

05/07/2013 SGO Selects 3vis To Promote Mistika
SGO is continuing its expansion in Canada with the appointment of 3vis to promote Mistika. SGO has finalised a reseller partnership agreement with 3vis, Canada's leading reseller of digital entertain

05/07/2013 th1ng Shoots Ad For Youth Charity
Soho media production company th1ng has been chosen by M&C Saatchi to produce a TV and cinema advert for a new charity offering young people emotional support and information. MindFull has been launc

04/07/2013 BBC 'Could Do More' To Improve Balance
More could be done at the BBC to ensure voices outside the mainstream political debate are given equal weight on air, a report has found. The latest review led by the BBC Trust found that the Beeb br

04/07/2013 BBFC To Regulate Mobile Content
The British Board of Film Classification is to take over from the Independent Mobile Classification Board (IMCB) as a regulator of mobile operators' code of practice for the Mobile Broadband Group. T