Broadcast News Archive for October, 2005
31/10/2005 British Film Institute announces Sutherland trophy shortlist
The shortlist for the British Film Institute (bfi) Sutherland Trophy, a prize awarded to the director of the most original and imaginative first feature film screened at The Times bfi London Film Fest

31/10/2005 Creative Channel helps client win major safety award
A health and safety induction video produced by Creative Channel has helped WBB Minerals win a major industry award. The video was submitted as part of the company’s entry in a prestigious annual com

31/10/2005 Custom Consoles desks chosen for Channel 4 playout facility
Custom Consoles has completed a major order for two large desks placed by Channel 4 Television in London. Both desks were custom-designed and are located in a presentation suite and nearby operations

31/10/2005 Eyeheight introduces multichannel source identifier
Eyeheight's new SI-10 multichannel source identifier gives broadcast presentation suites fast and reliable control of crosspoint allocation. Operated via a panel of 2 x 12 user-legendable pushbutton

31/10/2005 IPV announces appointment of worldwide Sales Manager
IPV, one of the largest independent suppliers of browse and network technology to the broadcast market, has announced the appointment of Chris Gibbs as Worldwide Sales Manager. Gibbs was most recentl

31/10/2005 Sky team up with Vodafone to offer mobile 3G TV
British Sky Broadcasting (Sky) and Vodafone UK have announced an agreement to launch a mobile TV service in the UK. From Tuesday, the new service called 'Sky Mobile TV' will bring a wide choice of ch

31/10/2005 SSL’s C100 Digital Broadcast Console proves popular
Solid State Logic (SSL) has announced continued strong market response to the popular C100 Digital Broadcast Console, having recently received five orders from broadcast television networks. In addit

31/10/2005 The Maidstone Studios houses new ITV Show
'Finders Keepers', a new children’s programme for ITV based on the 1990s format, has just been successfully filmed in the new 12,000ft studio at The Maidstone Studios. The show, which is set in a ful

31/10/2005 The Mob Film Company open office in Leeds
The Mob Film Company has announced the opening of an office in Leeds, Mob North. The Mob Film Company was co-founded seven years ago by John Brocklehurst, Vadim Jean and Ian Sharples and has establi

28/10/2005 ‘The Polar Express’ is back at bfi London IMAX
Back by popular demand, ‘The Polar Express’ An IMAX 3D Experience returns to the bfi London IMAX Cinema on 4 November after its astounding, record-breaking success last year, when over 75,000 people c

28/10/2005 Autodesk introduce more than 40 TV shows for new programming season
Autodesk, has announced that its media and entertainment systems and software are shaping more than 40 television shows for the 2005/2006 television programming season. From returning favourites suc

28/10/2005 British Pathé figures highlight popularity of internet video
ITN Archive, one of the world’s largest archives for moving footage, has announced a 10% annual increase in the time spent viewing the British Pathé archive website it manages. Widely regarded as a n

28/10/2005 Cambridge Imaging Systems agree worldwide IPTV deal with HaiVision Systems
Cambridge Imaging Systems has signed an agreement with HaiVision Systems of Montreal under which the UK company is appointed exclusive OEM manufacturer for a range of IPTV products. The agreement als

28/10/2005 Celebrating 40 Years of Film-Making at Newport
Over one hundred A Level students from all over south Wales tucked into popcorn as they enjoyed a screening of films to mark 40 years of film-making at the International Film School Wales (IFSW). T

28/10/2005 Mosaic Films capture The Tube under attack
Award-winning indie Mosaic Films have been commissioned by ITV London to make The Tube Under Attack, 2 x 30 minute special episodes of The Tube, using exclusive footage shot during the 7 July terroris

28/10/2005 Sundance Digital help KTVB-TV advance its multi-channel operation
KTVB-TV is advancing its multi-channel operation with the help of Sundance Digital’s Titan automation. Idaho’s NewsChannel 7, part of Belo Corp, one of the nation's leading media companies, will upgr

28/10/2005 Weta Digital choose Nucoda Colour Timer for ‘King Kong’
Digital Vision, one of the leading developers of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has announced that Academy Award winning visual effects company, Weta Dig

27/10/2005 BBC Broadcast becomes Red Bee Media
A new name and corporate identity for BBC Broadcast has been announced today. As of 31 October, BBC Broadcast will be known as Red Bee Media marking its final transition from BBC ownership. BBC Br

27/10/2005 Canadian Campus success for Pyramix
Merging Technologies’ Canadian distributor Sonotechnique, has scored two major successes in the educational field recently with sales of the Pyramix system into two of Canada’s biggest Universities.

27/10/2005 CNN ImageSource acquires distribution rights for AFP video
CNN ImageSource, the video licensing division of CNN, recently secured the rights to license daily updates and archival footage from Agence France-Presse (AFP) to customers worldwide, excluding French

27/10/2005 Court finds Sonic Solutions' products do not infringe Optima patent
Sonic Solutions has announced that the United States District Court for the Central District of California has granted summary judgment for Sonic, ruling that Sonic’s products do not infringe Optima’s

27/10/2005 Dutch cable broadcasters rely on Zandar
In one of Europe's highest penetration cable markets, Zandar multi viewers are systems of choice for all the major cable companies across The Netherlands. Broadcasting across key regions, Casema, CAI

27/10/2005 Granada International to sell BBC One Drama ‘The Impressionists’
Leading television distributor, Granada International has been appointed to broker the international sales for a brand new BBC One factual drama series ‘The Impressionists’. Launching at MIP-TV 2006,

27/10/2005 ITV appoints Controller of ITVi and Dotcom
ITV has appointed Ann Cook to the position of Controller of ITV interactive and Reporting to Tom Betts, Chief Operating Officer of ITV Consumer, Cook will be responsible for developing and i

27/10/2005 SSL’s new C300 Digital Console makes US debut at AES
Solid State Logic’s (SSL’s) C300, the latest addition to the company’s acclaimed C-Series digital console range, made its US debut at the recent AES Convention in New York. Designed for the full spec