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GTC Workshop: TV Centre Studio Tour

GTC Workshop: TV Centre Studio Tour
26 Feb 18 @ BBC TV Centre, Wood Lane, Shepherds Bush, London W12 7FA

BVE 2018

BVE 2018
27/02–01/03/2018 @ ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL

Webinar: The art and science of optics with Cooke Chairman Les Zellan

Webinar: The art and science of optics with Cooke Chairman Les Zellan
2 Mar 18 @ Webinar: online; 15.00–15.45

The International Short Film Show Awards

The International Short Film Show Awards
10 Mar 18 @ Mercury Nottingham City Centre Hotel, Nottingham NG1 3BP

Visual Impact workshop: How to stream live video

Visual Impact workshop: How to stream live video
14 Mar 18 @ Visual Impact, Teddington Business Park, Station Road, Teddington TW11 9BQ

KitPlus Show Glasgow

KitPlus Show Glasgow
31 May 18 @ Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA

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Vinten win World Cup contract

Good news for long-standing GTC sponsor company Vinten – the Vitec Group brand and global leader in camera supports, has won a large order for tripods, heads and other support equipment to be supplied to SABC in South Africa as the Official Broadcaster for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. The kit will equip a fleet of four new outside broadcast trucks being built by Sony Professional in the UK.

Each truck will carry 12 Vector 750 pan and tilt heads, six Vision 250 heads and two lightweight Vision 11 heads. All feature Vinten's unique Perfect Balance technology which ensures that, once the counterbalance mechanism is set, the camera can be left at any tilt angle confident that it will remain precisely in position.

The heads are complemented with appropriate tripods, including 12 HDT-2 heavy duty tripods with spreaders for the principal cameras. The order also includes skids and dollies, telescopic pan bars and scaffold clamps.

Tony Niemeyer, Vinten's South African distributor, commented "We have a great relationship with SABC, which is a big user of Vinten equipment, both in the studios and in outside broadcasts," he said. "The contract for the four new trucks was hotly contested, but SABC had specified Vinten heads and tripods for the new fleet."

The first two trucks in the order were delivered earlier in 2009 and were used for the Confederation Cup this year. The remaining two trucks will be delivered in October 2009 and January 2010 respectively.

More information about Vinten and the Vitec group can be found at www.vitecgroup.com

Coming Up

GTC Workshop: TV Centre Studio Tour

GTC Workshop: TV Centre Studio Tour
26 Feb 18 @ BBC TV Centre, Wood Lane, Shepherds Bush, London W12 7FA

BVE 2018

BVE 2018
27/02–01/03/2018 @ ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL

Webinar: The art and science of optics with Cooke Chairman Les Zellan

Webinar: The art and science of optics with Cooke Chairman Les Zellan
2 Mar 18 @ Webinar: online; 15.00–15.45

The International Short Film Show Awards

The International Short Film Show Awards
10 Mar 18 @ Mercury Nottingham City Centre Hotel, Nottingham NG1 3BP

Visual Impact workshop: How to stream live video

Visual Impact workshop: How to stream live video
14 Mar 18 @ Visual Impact, Teddington Business Park, Station Road, Teddington TW11 9BQ

KitPlus Show Glasgow

KitPlus Show Glasgow
31 May 18 @ Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA

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