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Jerry Lewis Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From Carol Burnett at the 51st Annual ICG Publicists Awards

Lionsgate’s Friedman and Wachsberger, ‘Scandal’s’ Shonda Rhimes, E.T.’s Linda Bell Blue Honored (Los Angeles, California–March 1, 2014) A sold-out audience of Hollywood publicity and marketing executives, producers, studio and network executives, celebrities and press gathered for the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE LOCAL 600) 51st Annual ICG Publicists Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel today, chaired by Henri Bollinger and ...

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Acorn Productions Ltd Announces Two Major New BBC1 Dramas for Agatha Christie's 125th Celebration Year

RLJ Entertainment Oversees Extraordinary Raft of Developments Across Platform, Bringing the Christie Brand to New Audiences (Silver Springs, Maryland–February 28, 2014) Acorn Productions Ltd today (Friday 28 February) announces that BBC1 has commissioned two significant new drama adaptations to bring Agatha Christie masterpieces to a new generation:

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Panasonic Unveils New 4K and High-Speed VariCam Models with …

See on – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionPanasonic today made several announcements about products that will debut at the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Headlining the news is a pair …See on

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NAB: Panasonic to Preview 4K VariCam #NABShow

See on – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionNAB: Panasonic to Preview 4K VariCam Hollywood Reporter A prototype has been displayed at prior events including the 2013 Inter BEE in Tokyo.See on

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More Than 200 House Members Support Local Radio Freedom Act

WASHINGTON, DC — A bipartisan group of eight members of the House of Representatives and one Senator have signed on as co-sponsors of a resolution that opposes “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act is now currently co-sponsored by a coalition of 202 Members of the House and ...

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Media Journal: Broadcast Companies Brace for Potential FCC Crackdown

See on – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionMedia Journal: Broadcast Companies Brace for Potential FCC Crackdown Wall Street Journal (blog) BREAKING: AMC Networks’ net profit surged for the fourth quarter, as the home of shows like “The Walking Dead” and “Mad Men” posted stronger advertising…See on

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Media Fusionâ„¢ Broadcast Launches — Changes the Way Churches Do Church

See on – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionMedia Fusion™ Broadcast Launches — Changes the Way Churches Do Church Standard Newswire (press release) Tackling the high-cost of encoding, UpperRoom partnered with Irvine based Teradek.See on

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Boxx long range Zenith, reduced delay, built-in talkback, tally and iris

Boxx TV to demonstrate a new, long range Zenith transmitter with reduced delay and built-in talkback, tally and iris control, for live broadcast and sports Xxth February 2014, London, UK:-  Boxx TV will be showcasing new feature options for their long range transmitter, Zenith, at NAB, which has been updated to reduce its latency and add communications and control features ...

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SMPTE® Announces 2014 Director Appointments

New Appointees Bring Depth of Experience and Knowledge to SMPTE‘s ‘Three Pillars’: Standards, Membership, and Education WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Feb. 27, 2014 — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced the 2014 SMPTE directors. Alan Lambshead, SMPTE standards vice ...

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Miranda’s iTX Powers Playout for AMV’s Westar Satellite Services

Wide range of Miranda solutions and Belden cables outfit new master control facility Montreal, 27 February, 2014 РMiranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, announces the installation of its iTX integrated playout platform, along with NVISION routing, Densit̩ signal processing and Belden connectivity ...

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Thomson Video Networks Focuses on Delivering World-Class Video Quality on Any Screen at the 2014 NAB Show

Industry-Leading Video Compression Solutions From Multi-Screen OTT to Ultra HD Today’s broadcasters are challenged to deliver more content and multi-format services in the most cost-effective, bandwidth-efficient manner possible, without compromising the consistently high HD picture quality that viewers expect on every platform and device. At the 2014 NAB Show, Thomson Video Networks will demonstrate several innovations that enhance the viewer ...

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Harmonic to Feature Innovative, Flexible Broadcast and Multiscreen Solutions at 2014 NAB Show

Highlights Include a Groundbreaking Technology Demonstration With Potential to Redefine the Broadcast Video Delivery Ecosystem SAN JOSE, Calif. — Feb. 27, 2014 — At booth SU1210 at the 2014 NAB Show, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will demonstrate a series of solutions that optimize the production and delivery of high-value video services in the broadcast, ...

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FUJIFILM’s 55X Zoom For Large Venue Shooting and Lightweight Cabrio Zoom Make NAB2014 Debut

(Wayne, New Jersey–February 27, 2014) Two lenses from the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation will make their NAB debut this year – the Premier PL 14-35mm Cabrio wide-angle lens [ZK2.5×14] and the XA55x9.5 HDTV Telephoto Box Style lens. Other NAB2014 innovations from the Optical Devices Division will be announced shortly. This year also marks FUJIFILM’s 80th anniversary, ...

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Zacuto Announces Canon C300/500 Z-Finder for Pre-order

(Chicago, Illinois–February 27, 2014) After months of design and testing, Zacuto is proud to announce the release of a hi-res Z-Finder viewfinder and accompanying accessories specific to the Canon C300 and C500. They offer quick setup, lightweight Recoil design, sturdy handles, a new-to-market ‘helmet’ cage and an innovative cold shoe clamping mount. The Zacuto C300/500 Z-Finder is not only a ...

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Anevia appoints Francisco Pinto Neto as Sales Director Latin America To head new LATAM office in São Paulo

Paris, France, February 27, 2014 – Anevia, a leader in video streaming and infrastructure solutions for OTT, live TV and video-on-demand, announces the continuing expansion of its global operations with the appointment of Francisco Pinto Neto as Sales Director Latin America. He heads Anevia’s newly opened LATAM office in São Paulo. Francisco Pinto Neto, aged 52, is a technology sales ...

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Panasonic Debuts 4K Camera/Recorder, Varicam 35, With New Super 35MM MOS Sensor, AVC-Ultra Codecs For 4K

Ultimate Image Production for Cinema and Episodic Drama; Breakthrough Modular Design Enables Docking Either 4K or 2/3-Inch Camera Head to Same Recording Module (Newark, New Jersey–February 27, 2014) Panasonic today unveiled a 4K camera/recorder, VariCam® 35, that incorporates a newly-developed super 35mm MOS image sensor and the company’s AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs. The new camera’s superb image handling in ...

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