Broadcast News Archive for December, 2016
16/12/2016 Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 Update
Blackmagic Design has announced a DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 update for its editing and colour correction software. DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 adds compatibility with the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar from App

16/12/2016 Netflix Premieres Travelers In 4K
Travelers, the latest science fiction series from Brad Wright (co-creator of Stargate SG-1, Stargate: Atlantis and SGU Stargate Universe), is set to debut on 23 December on Netflix in 4K UHD. As a

16/12/2016 Paul Cook Selects Sachtler For New Film
Paul Cook, UK-based cameraman and filmmaker, has selected the new Sachtler FSB 10 System for his latest film, Magpie. Commenting on the system, Cook said: "It was a relief to have a tripod system

16/12/2016 Quantum's Xcellis Embraces Virtual Computing
The media industry is embracing virtual computing to simplify deployment of applications. Now there is the opportunity to leverage converged architectures – virtual machines running on the storage env

16/12/2016 Spur Creative In The Hot Seat
Established in 2006, Spur Creative specialise in the design and manufacture of high quality props, sculptures and structures for a diverse range of clients. Their work includes retail display, marketi

16/12/2016 Timeline Delivers OB Facilities For CBeebies Christmas Show

Timeline Television has delivered full outside broadcast and post-production for CBeebies' festive musical, The Nutcracker.

 Filmed at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre last month, Timeline

15/12/2016 Directors UK Announces New Initiative
Directors UK and Creative Skillset's High End TV Council have announced a new initiative. The High End TV Drama Directors Career Development Programme will help strengthen and diversify directing tale

15/12/2016 DPA Microphones Highlights Audio Quality At ISE 2017
Visual impact is important, but when it comes to delivering a successful event or conference what you really need is clear, intelligible sound. This is the message DPA Microphones is bringing to I

15/12/2016 Pixipixel Offers Chroma Q Space Force
Let's start this article with a little question: What has Britain's Got Talent, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Welsh National Opera, Kaiser Chiefs, The Killers, Stereophonics, Michael Bublé an

15/12/2016 Symply Introduces Powerful RAID Storage for Professional Media Workflows
Symply has announced it is now shipping SymplyRAID, a high-performance, high-throughput RAID storage system with low latency and massive capacity for large-scale media workflows. Alex Grossman, CEO

15/12/2016 System Design Should Include Service Design
The term 'tech support' can conjure up some not-so-flattering images of sun-shy geeks speaking their own kind of binary language… but when a system crashes in the middle of a document you have spent h

15/12/2016 Timeline Television Completes Design & Build Of BT Sport's Home
We were delighted to have been selected by BT Sport to lead on the transformation of part of the former International Broadcast Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, into the new home of BT's sp

15/12/2016 Visual Impact Reviews New Sony PXW-FS7M2
During Visual Impact's webinar on the new Sony PXW-FS7M2, experienced DoP Alister Chapman guided viewers through the exciting new features and provided some insightful tips and opinions on its functio

14/12/2016 ASC To Honour Denzel Washington
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced it will honour director and actor Denzel Washington during the 31st ASC Awards in February 2017. The organisation will present Washington

14/12/2016 Imagine Communications Adds To Team
Imagine Communications has added to its team with the appointment of several executives. Furthermore, the company has launched Imagine Communications Labs; an advanced service offering designed to

14/12/2016 LED Creative Supply 'The Agenda'
LED Creative have supplied its Alpha 60 RGB system for the ITN's The Agenda. The LED Creative Alpha 60 RGB system, paired with the company's silent running BIT1200 controllers, have been combined

14/12/2016 LiveShot Brings Flexibility To Outside Broadcast
Vortex have been providing broadcast solutions for decades, offering flexibility, reliability and ease of use. LiveShot incorporates all of these things to allow broadcasters to obtain video feeds

14/12/2016 Presteigne Deliver 'Six Day Amsterdam'
Presteigne Broadcast Hire has delivered a complete production solution for Aurora Media's production of 'Six Day Amsterdam', an elite track cycling event held at the Amsterdam Velodrome earlier this m

14/12/2016 Quantum Releases StorNext 5.4
Quantum has announced the release of StorNext 5.4 – an update of the company's workflow storage platform. Enhancements include the ability to integrate existing public cloud storage accounts and t

14/12/2016 Riedel's End-Of-Year Wrap
Riedel Communications made significant advances over the course of 2016, extending its product portfolio through technical development and acquisitions, supporting deployment of its signal distributio

14/12/2016 Trans7 Expands Playout Facilities With PlayBox Technology
Television broadcaster Trans7 has deepened its broadcast playout facilities at its Jakarta headquarters with the purchase of a PlayBox Technology Production AirBox Neo. Iulian Ionescu, APAC Region

14/12/2016 Visually Stunning Television
TV has got good. Really good. Not all of it of course, but two pieces of TV I've seen recently have been truly stunning. My daughter is 10. There isn't much that we can both watch and enjoy. Thank

13/12/2016 Argosy To Debut 4K Signal Solution At BVE
Argosy has announced that it will debut its new UHD/4K cable solution at BVE, 28 February to 2 March. On display will be the company's MUDIGSA connectors and MUDIGSA video patch solution (panel, U

13/12/2016 Cooke Optics To Highlight Anamorphic Range
Cooke Optics has confirmed that it will demonstrate its Anamorphic/i and Anamorphic/i SF lenses at BSC Expo 2017. The Anamorphic/i lenses offer a classic anamorphic look, while the Anamorphic/i SF

13/12/2016 ITV Daytime Deploys Avid Workflow
ITV Daytime, part of broadcast ITV, has invested further in an end-to-end HD workflow from Avid. Due to the increased quantities of content associated with delivering fast turnaround live televisi