Broadcast News Archive for April, 2018
30/04/2018 ARRI Introduces Certified Pre-Owned Program
ARRI has introduced the Certified Pre-Owned Program which offers selected pre-owned and refurbished ALEXA camera systems for sale. "We are excited to offer the ARRI Approved Certified Pre-Owned Pr

30/04/2018 Exertis Appoints Greg Bennett As UK Head Of AV Solutions
AV distributor Exerts has appointed Greg Bennett as the new head of AV solutions for Exertis Medium in the UK. Mr Bennett will report to AV director Ian Aitken. Mr Aitken said: "Exertis is com

30/04/2018 LiveU Works With Griip For Live Stream G1 Formula Broadcast
LiveU has worked with GL Formula car manufacturer Griip to stream the first race of the G1 Series on a dedicated website, in an effort to engage more viewers. The race, which took place in Northern

30/04/2018 NEP Australia And Telstra Collaborate For World First In Remote Production
NEP Australia has collaborated with Telstra Broadcast Services to deliver the world's first trans-Pacific remote production. The successful trial was conducted over four days between NEP's central

30/04/2018 nineteentwenty Hires Meg Guidon To Lead New Long-Form VFX Department
nineteen twenty has appointed VFX post veteran Meg Guidon to lead its brand new long-form VFX department. Mrs Guidon has worked for over two decades as a producer, and gained acclaim and skills ac

30/04/2018 Post House The Finish Line Welcomes New Finishing Artist
Post house The Finish Line has welcomed finishing artist Dave Stephenson to the West London team, where he will work on online and grading work. Mr Stephenson previously worked seven years at Stor

30/04/2018 Really Creative Media Creates Live Visuals For Friendly Fires' Comeback
Really Creative Media (RCM) has supported Friendly Fires' one-off comeback gig by producing live performance visuals. The event, which took place at O2 Brixton, April 5, used RCM's video expertise

27/04/2018 Brainstorm Reports Best NAB Show Ever
Brainstorm has revealed that the 2018 NAB Show has been the most successful NAB ever for the company, with growing contacts and visitor affluence. Visitors enjoyed the photo-realistic public demon

27/04/2018 Google Cloud Announced As New Athera Partner
Google Cloud Platform has been revealed by Foundry as the brand new partner for visual effects cloud service Athera. Athera, known as Project Elara in its beta stage, is tipped to transform visual

27/04/2018 Introducing New Stage Tec Theatre Console CRESCENDO-T
Stage Tec has showcased its brand new theatre console CRESCENDO-T at the prolight+sound show (April 2-5). CRESCENDO offers two automation ports, snapshot and scene automation. In CRESCENDO-T,

27/04/2018 Keynote Speakers Revealed For IBC2018
IBC has announced three Keynote speakers that will feature in the IBC Conference in RAI Amsterdam (September 13-17). The launch of the Global Gamechangers stage was also revealed. Tim Davie, C

27/04/2018 Sound Designer Uses DPA Microphones For 'Baby Driver' Shoot
Sound Designer/Composer Watson Wu has used DPA Microphones' equipment to provide a selection of sound effects for the critically acclaimed action film 'Baby Driver'. Mr Wu used two DPA d:screet™ 4

27/04/2018 UK Post House Suite TV Purchases FilmLight Suite For 4K/HDR Work
Post-production house Suite TV has purchased a FilmLight Baselight TWO grading suite as a part of its huge 4K/HDR upgrade plan. Baselight TWO is a powerful, multi-role system that combines the lat

27/04/2018 VITEC Video Wall Solution Wins NAB Best Of Show Award
VITEC's EZ TV video wall processor has won a Best of Show Award at the 2018 NAB Show, presented by Sound & Video Contractor (SVC) magazine. The winners were evaluated by a panel of industry expert

26/04/2018 Acclaimed Cinematographer Uses Core SWX For PlayStation Commercials
Acclaimed cinematographer and director of photography (DP) Kevin Otterness has used a selection of Core SWX equipment to complete four commercial shoots for Sony PlayStation. Mr Otterness has been

26/04/2018 Amino Appoints New Global VP Marketing
Amino has appointed Jamie Mackinlay as its new Global VP Marketing. The IP/Cloud video software and device specialist has added Mr Mackinlay to its senior management team, where he will now have r

26/04/2018 Artel To Showcase IP Centric Solutions At BroadcastAsia2018
Artel Video Systems is to showcase three products with a huge IP focus at BroadcastAsia2018. The products include the SMART Media Delivery Platform™, Quarra PTP Ethernet Switches, and ARQ IP Strea

26/04/2018 Atlona Arrives In Malaysia For On-Tour Roadshow
Atlona's On-Tour Roadshows series has made it to Malaysia as part of its tour across India. The half-day event took place at the Grand Dorsett Subang in Selangor, and delivered a series of presenta

26/04/2018 Clean Bandit BRITs Performance Produces Unique Visuals
Really Creative Media has helped produce Clean Bandit's unique live BRITs performance with its visuals package. The live Brit Awards 2018 ceremony was broadcast on ITV on February 21 and hosted by

26/04/2018 Really Creative Media Collaborates With Cassius Creative For Dua Lipa Tour
Really Creative Media has collaborated with Cassius Creative to help design and create the overall look for pop star Dua Lipa's UK and Europe tour. Dua Lipa has enjoyed monumental success in the p

26/04/2018 RED And Take 2 Tech Day Approaches
RED and Take 2 Tech Day is soon approaching on May 9, with RED demos and a Q+A planned for the event. The event takes place in Take 2 Film Services Ltd in London next month, and has special guest

26/04/2018 Take 2 Appoints New Managing Director
Take 2, leading supplier of professional digital and motion picture equipment within the film and television industry, has appointed Alan Piper as Managing Director. Alan has a remarkable track rec

26/04/2018 WORK PRO AUDIO Reveals New Eight-Port AV Switch
WORK PRO AUDIO has unveiled the WNS-8P, a new eight-port Ethernet switch made for AV applications in the live, installation and integration markets. "Network technology is a fundamental component

25/04/2018 dataxu Unveils New Solution For Media Companies
dataxu has unveiled its brand new solution, TotalTV, that allows media companies to offer audience-based targeting, and unify disparate distribution channels and contribution channels. The new sol

25/04/2018 Entire Panasonic Lineup Now Supports NDI | HX
Panasonic has launched a brand new firmware upgrade that means its entire range now supports NDI | HX. This new integration allows users to connect Panasonic professional PTZ cameras directly to a