Broadcast News Archive for December, 2016
22/12/2016 Additional £1.25m For Scottish Film And TV Industries
Scottish Government and Creative Scotland are to provide an additional £1.25 million for film and high-end TV production in Scotland, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has announced. The funding, bein

22/12/2016 Disneyland Paris Launches New Video Crowdsourcing Campaign
Ahead of its 25th anniversary, Disneyland Paris has selected Userfarm's global video crowd to produce three original films highlighting the emotions created by a visit to the iconic tourist attraction

22/12/2016 QSC Announces Q-SYS Platform Software Release
QSC has announced that it will incorporate support for AES67 in its Q-SYS Platform with the forthcoming Q-SYS Designer v5.3 software release. Implementation of the AoIP interoperability standard wi

22/12/2016 SMPTE Reveals Finalists In Vista Project Student Filmmaking Competition
TimePlay Inc and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), have announced the selection of three student filmmaker finalists in the Vista Project, a new big-screen interactive st

22/12/2016 Timeline To Deliver BBC's Christmas Day Festival Eucharist 2016
Timeline Television will work with BBC Religion and Ethics on the live transmission of the Christmas Day Festival Eucharist on Christmas Morning from Bristol Cathedral. Timeline's outside broadcast

21/12/2016 Govt Seeks Views Aimed At Boosting Under-Represented Genres In UK Broadcasting
The government is seeking views on a new pilot fund of up to £60 million aimed at boosting under-represented genres in UK broadcasting and developing the most creative and original content. Whilst

21/12/2016 New Channel 4 Pilot To Be Transmitted Live From Bottle Yard Studios
A new Channel 4 pilot hosted by Noel Edmonds is set to transmit live from Bristol's Bottle Yard Studios this Christmas. Airing at 7pm on Friday, 30 December, Noel Edmonds' Sell or Swap sees Edmonds

21/12/2016 Panasonic Supports 'Disney's Broadway Hits'
Panasonic has supported the production of 'Disney's Broadway Hits' at London's Royal Albert Hall with 4K Cameras including the VariCam LT Cinema, AK-UC3000 Studio and AW-UE70 PTZ. The one-night-on

21/12/2016 PWS Supports Latin GRAMMY Awards
The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences recently presented the 17th annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards at the T-Mobile Arena in recognition of artists' outstanding achievement in the music industry.

21/12/2016 Testronic Appoints Vice President Of U.S. Business Development
Testronic has appointed Denice Angelo as vice president of U.S. Business Development. She will be based at the company's U.S. headquarters in Burbank, California, and report to Jason Gish, senior

21/12/2016 WPT Renews Relationship With Wazee Digital
The World Poker Tour® (WPT®) has renewed its relationship with Wazee Digital. Under the continued agreement, the WPT uses Wazee Digital's complete asset management and distribution service to deli

20/12/2016 Additional €1.1m Funding For Irish Film Board
Additional funding of €1.1 million has been announced for the Irish Film Board, by the Minister for Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD. The end of year funding

20/12/2016 Apart Audio Unveils New CM Design Speaker Line
Apart Audio has announced the release of its CM Design Series speakers, which the Belgian brand has created to offer simple, elegant integration into all interior environments. A thin edge grille

20/12/2016 Canon Selected For New Nature Series 

Canon's ME20F-SH has been used by Offspring Films for its latest series, Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family. 

 The factual, natural history production specialists deployed the camera to

20/12/2016 CBC Deploys PixStor For Facility Upgrade
Cologne Broadcasting Center (CBC) has upgraded its file system with Pixit Media's PixStor scale-out NAS software running on NetApp E-Series storage arrays for centralised graphics production storage a

20/12/2016 In-House Studio System Design: Think Flexible. Think Big.
TV studios come in all shapes and sizes and each have different facilities and purposes, says Liam Laminman, Trickbox TV Ltd. Whether it's a large light entertainment (LE) studio, like the type o

20/12/2016 UPPM Releases New Album For TV Promos

Universal Publishing Production Music's (UPPM) has released a new album – The Song Method 2 – via its sub-label Atmosphere.  The Song Method 2 is a collection of dark, brooding vocal tracks suited

20/12/2016 Vizrt Launches Viz Artist Design Competition 2017

Vizrt is offering all Viz Artist designers a chance to showcase their work on the Vizrt booth at NAB 2017. 

 Virzt invites Viz Artist designers from around the world to create and send

19/12/2016 Contents Of Fountain Studios To Go On Sale
The contents of the internationally-renowned Fountain Studios in Wembley, north London, will go up for sale after the recent final of the 2016 X Factor brought the curtain down on 90 years of film and

19/12/2016 Loco Unveils Newest Production For LV=
They say you should never film with children or animals… However, the production and post teams at Loco have done both as they took on an ambitious project to bring to life the latest creative for

19/12/2016 Students Snap Up Internships In Malta
University of Wolverhampton students went the distance recently when they snapped up internships in Malta. Ravi Kumar, 21 from Tipton, and Kamilah Halliday, 25 from Quinton, Birmingham, applied for

19/12/2016 Studio Technologies Introduces Model 5414 Mic/Line Input & Line Output Interface
Studio Technologies has introduced the Model 5414 Mic/Line Input & Line Output Interface. The Model 5414 provides a simple yet high-performance means of interfacing analog signals with application

19/12/2016 The Revolution Will Be Televised
Although SIS LIVE offers a multitude of services, our raison d'être these days is to be the connectivity provider of choice, ensuring multiple avenues of connectivity for critical media content with h

19/12/2016 VER/Aurora Appoints New BDM Of UK Lighting Team
VER and Aurora have appointed Ian Charlampowicz to the position of Business Development Manager (BDM) on their UK Lighting team. Ian joins the VER/Aurora Lighting sales team to further enhance the

16/12/2016 BFBS Strengthens Playout Operation With Axon
Axon Digital Design's Cerebrum monitoring and control platform has been deployed by British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) at the heart of its new state-of-the-art playout facilities in Chalfont,