Category Archives: Press Release

Expansion for Sony OB Production Facility

  Sony enhances coach building and broadcast system supply, design and installation. SYDNEY, 26 May 2016 – Sony Australia has further expanded its unique OB vehicle production facility in Beresfield near Newcastle, north of Sydney. The facility, unique in Australia and the greater Asia Pacific region, has been responsible for building some of the latest and most high tech OB trucks ever seen in the Southern Hemisphere and includes vehicles for NZLIVE New Zealand, TV3 Malaysia, NSW Racing Australia, TDC Australia and Telstra. Brett Kilby, Sony Australia…

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John Seale AM ACS ASC Wins Gold Milli Award

John Seale ACS ASC Wins Gold Milli Award for Cinematographer of the Year at 2016 ACS National Awards SYDNEY, 17 May 2016 – At this year’s Fujinon Fujifilm Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) National Awards, the society’s night of nights, it was John Seale AM ACS ASC (Mad Max – Fury Road, The English Patient) who was awarded the coveted Gold Milli for Australian Cinematographer of the Year. Seale also won the Gold Tripod award for Features in Cinema for his work on Mad Max – Fury Road. Oscar-winning DOP Seale is no stranger to success at award ceremonies but to win the Gold Milli for the third time – the first…

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Gearhouse Broadcast Expands Comms Division

SYDNEY, 5 May 2016: Gearhouse Broadcast’s new Event Communications Division has already expanded its staff, resources, inventory and added new services to its event comms offering. Event Communications Jason Owen explained, “Since we launched just six months ago we have added new staff and our inventory has grown by over 250%. The main reason for both these statistics lies in the success we have already enjoyed in providing communications for the Australian Open Tennis – a 5 week 24/7 operation which included the setup and tournament, the NSW and Victorian Departments of Education for their annual…

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John Toon NZCS ACS wins Australian Cinematographer of the Year 2014

John Toon NZCS ACS wins Australian Cinematographer of the Year at ACS National Awards for Cinematography sponsored by FUJINON FUJIFILM SYDNEY, 4 June 2014 – The 2014, 43rd ACS National Awards for Cinematography held last weekend on a balmy night at The Tivoli Theatre in Brisbane, and hosted by the ACS Queensland and Northern Territory Branches, were a resounding success. The evening, with television personality Ray Martin as its MC, highlighted the superb and innovative cinematography of ACS members across all genres and again had…

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New Pro Magazine Issues From Sony

Issue #2 of Sony’s new periodical, CineAlta Magazine, produced by Sony Professional Solutions of America is now available. Going behind the scenes with Sony’s higher end digital motion picture cameras, including the F5, F55 and F65, CineAlta Magazine is focused on real stories with real people behind the cameras, and those in post-production handling the workflow. Sony has also launched the new @ction Magazine, designed to bring in-depth user experiences with Sony’s professional large sensor camera systems to a wider audience than just traditional digital…

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Sony Launches Pro XDCAM Camcorder with XAVC Recording

Sony launches professional XDCAM camcorder with XAVCTM recording capability and a newly developed zoom lens Ready to support a wide range of broadcast and video production applications  LAS VEGAS, 6 April 2014: Sony has launched the PXW-X180 Handheld Solid-State Memory Camcorder, the latest addition to the popular XDCAMTM Series. Ideal for broadcast and professional video production applications, it features three 1/3” Full HD Exmor® CMOS sensors and a newly developed 25x optical zoom Sony G Lens with 26 mm wide angle. The PXW-X180 records in…

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Seven Expands TVUPACK Mobile Broadcasting Fleet

SEVEN NETWORK EXPANDS TVUPACK MOBILE BROADCASTING FLEET Now has 20 Packs and receivers throughout Australia and the USA   SYDNEY, 28 April 2014 – According to Seven Network Telecommunications and IT Infrastructure Manager Dave Watts it’s the flexibility of TVUPacks that’s the main reason the network has again expanded its fleet of units with more packs recently purchased through TVU’s Australian dealer Magna Systems and Engineering. Watts explained, “By using a TVUPack we can get out to more places, faster and more efficiently. They are…

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Sony’s NAB 2014 Press Release

      At NAB 2014, Sony Unites Products, Systems and Services to Give 4K Content Creators New Ways to Express Themselves Sony provides end-to-end 4K solutions for professional production and content creation customers   LAS VEGAS, April 06, 2014 [NAB Show – Booth #C11001] – At NAB 2014, Sony is expanding its theme of “Beyond Definition,” highlighting new and enhanced professional A/V solutions that deliver the highest performance and most dynamic viewing experiences. Sony is showcasing its latest developments in 4K technology, including new…

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