Broadcast News Archive for June, 2005
22/06/2005 Impact Image win top awards at US Festival
Impact Image, a leading independent production company, has been awarded a first place Gold Camera Award at the 38th Annual US International Film And Video Festival for best 'Special Effects' and a Si

22/06/2005 Inscriber releases Inca Studio 2.0
Inscriber, a division of Leitch Technology Corporation and a leading provider of SD/HD solutions for professional digital video, announced the release of Inca Studio 2.0, Inscriber’s most advanced gra

22/06/2005 Larry Jacobson joins QuVIS as President of newly formed Entertainment Division
QuVIS has announced that Larry Jacobson has joined the company as President of its newly formed Entertainment Division. The new division will provide QuVIS’ advanced digital imaging technologies to

22/06/2005 Macrovision signs content protection deal with Digiturk
Macrovision Corporation has announced that Digiturk, Turkey's largest Direct To Home (DTH) TV broadcaster, has signed an agreement with Macrovision for content protection across its range of premium c

22/06/2005 Special offer on upgrades to Autodesk 3ds Max 7 announced
Autodesk has announced a special offer for upgrades to the latest version of its award-winning professional 3D animation software, Autodesk 3ds Max 7, for users of versions 4, 5 and 6. From now unti

22/06/2005 VLV calls for free-to-air digital satellite for the UK
Viewers, broadcasters, manufacturers and the nation would benefit from the immediate launch of an independent free-to-air digital television satellite service, says Voice of the Listener & Viewer (VLV

21/06/2005 CopyMaster named official UK supplier of the DVD StarCard
The StarCard, a unique, patented and collectable mini DVD postcard, has an official UK supplier in CopyMaster International. CopyMaster, a well-established UK based CD & DVD duplicator, has teamed u

21/06/2005 Fremantlemedia snaps up hot Canadian comedy
David Ellender, Managing Director of Fremantle International Distribution, has announced that Fremantle has picked up the international television rights to 'Godiva’s', the new Canadian comedy drama s

21/06/2005 Gefen’s 1x4 DVI Monitor Switcher increases HDTV viewing options
The latest trend in HDTV switchers allowed the connection of multiple video sources to one display for easy access to one of several sources. Now you can just as easily integrate multiple television

21/06/2005 Global broadband television channel boosts world premier match racing sailing series
In response to continual increasing viewers on, Narrowstep the TV on the Internet Company, has developed a new Bro

21/06/2005 Granada International inks indie documentary deals
Granada International has inked deals with two UK independent producers to distribute a duo of significant documentary films internationally, it has been announced by Nadine Nohr, Managing Director at

21/06/2005 Portsmouth University invests in 150 3ds Max subscription licenses
Portsmouth University’s Department of Creative Technologies has invested in 150 seats of Autodesk 3ds Max 3D modelling, animation and rendering software. The department has also signed up to the 3ds

21/06/2005 Soho Editors launches New York office
As part of its global expansion, Soho Editors announced today the opening of a New York office. Based on the Soho Editors brand and business model, the New York office will recruit and place freelanc

20/06/2005 Bectu to hold ballot on union recognition for crew working on 'The Bill'
According to Bectu, union officials are saying "'Ello 'Ello 'Ello" to the crew of the ITV show before a vote begins on union recognition. It's all in aid of a campaign to win union recognition for th

20/06/2005 Belgium broadcaster Vmma goes digital with SSL's C100 Console
Solid State Logic has supplied a 48-fader C100 digital production console to Vmma (Vlaamse Media Maatschappij), Belgium’s largest commercial broadcaster for the country’s Flemish speaking population.

20/06/2005 dB Broadcast win multi-million contract to build new Middle East TV Station
Cambridgeshire-based dB Broadcast, one of the leading UK independent systems houses, has won a multi-million pound contract to build a totally new TV station in a purpose-built complex located in the

20/06/2005 Escape Studios appointed as first European reseller and training centre for Autodesk's Toxik
Escape Studios has been appointed by Autodesk as an authorised reseller and certified systems training centre for Autodesk Toxik collaborative compositing software for digital visual effects. Escape

20/06/2005 ETT helps Tandberg Television make 50% cut in enterprise network budget
As a direct result of working with technology and data service integrator ETT, Tandberg Television, the world’s leading provider of live and on-demand digital TV delivery solutions, has achieved 50% s

20/06/2005 Pro-Bel success continues with launch of Jagran TV’s Channel 7
Reading-based Pro-Bel, a premier manufacturer and supplier of routing switchers, signal processing, master control, automation and workflow technologies, has announced that Jagran TV PVT, based in Noi

20/06/2005 Revolution Recording Studios opt for Hebden Microphones
Long-established Revolution Recording Studios in Manchester has joined the growing list of studios that have invested in the new Hebden HS3000 microphones from Hebden Sound. The studio has purchased

17/06/2005 BBC triumphs at Banff World Television Festival
The BBC has triumphed at the prestigious Banff 2005 Rockie Awards, winning seven awards including the Global Television Grand Prize for BBC ONE's 'Blackpool'. The awards, judged by a distinguished in

17/06/2005 Harris provides wireless link for NI broadcast supplier Macmillan Media
Harris Corporation has announced that Macmillan Media, a multimedia production, media training and broadcast services provider in Northern Ireland, has installed an innovative networking system that c

17/06/2005 Minister seeks debate to make Britain a world 'creative hub'
Creative Industries Minister James Purnell has challenged industry to come up with ideas for building on the considerable success of the UK's creative industries. He has launched a debate on how Brit

17/06/2005 Pharos announces Rewrapper MPEG2 processor
A new addition to the Pharos Communications range of media publishing solutions, Rewrapper enables MPEG2 metadata to be matched precisely between different video servers. This eliminates the need fo

17/06/2005 RTÉ plans OB coverage of the start of the Tall Ships Race in Waterford
Irish state broadcaster RTÉ is planning extensive Outside Broadcast coverage of the Tall Ships Race in July. Waterford has the unique honour of being the first Irish city to host the start of a Tall