Broadcast News Archive for October, 2006
31/10/2006 Creative Tools Extension For Autodesk Toxik 2007 Software
Autodesk has announced the first creative tools extension for its Autodesk Toxik 2007 software, containing advanced features for image transforms, filtering and warping. Toxik is used to create feat

31/10/2006 Fleetwood Mobiles Makes Sure Vodafone Is In Tune
Fleetwood Mobiles recently spent three days at London's newly refurbished Roundhouse preparing for and capturing the broadcast audio from very first Vodafone Live Music Awards. The awards ceremony, w

31/10/2006 Future Thought Wins Hollywood Discovery Award With Best Animated Short Production
Sci-fi satire 'Haptics' has screened at the Hollywood Film Festival and won the Hollywood Discovery Awards for the Best Animated Short Production. The event has shone a spotlight on Future Thought Pr

31/10/2006 German Film Wins At European Film Academy Documentary 2006
The European Film Academy has proudly announced that the award European Film Academy Documentary 2006 - Prix Arte goes to the film Die Grosse Stille (Into Great Silence) by Philip Gröning, Germany. I

31/10/2006 Inside Pictures Film Business Training Programme Opens For Applications
Inside Pictures, the respected film business training programme, will be accepting applications from October 9, 2006 and is particularly encouraging regional candidates to apply. From this year, it w

31/10/2006 International Emmy World Television Festival Line-Up Announced
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the line-up for its 2006 International Emmy World Television Festival, to take place on November 18 and 19, at the Sofitel Hotel i

31/10/2006 Mattaus Bussman Joins Draw Pictures
Award-winning German director, Matthaus Bussman, has just signed to Draw Pictures for UK commercials and promos representation. Bussman’s extensive commercials showreel includes: Wella Shockwaves 'El

31/10/2006 Solid State Logic Basks In Success Of AWS 900 Analogue Workstation System
Solid State Logic, a world leading manufacturer of professional digital and analogue consoles, has found remarkable success with the AWS 900 Analogue Workstation System and its recently-introduced, up

30/10/2006 AVC Media Enterprises Announce Double Appointment
Aberdeen-based AVC Media Enterprises has announced the appointments of Spencer Buchan and Lesley Little to the company’s Board of Directors. In the midst of AVC’s 30th anniversary year, the appointme

30/10/2006 Blake Morrison's Book To Be Immortalised By Number 9 Films
Shooting has started on 'And When Did You Last See Your Father', based on the award-winning and critically acclaimed book by British author Blake Morrison. BAFTA-winning director; Anand Tucker (Hil

30/10/2006 Capture5 Now Taking Submissions
Capture5, the fifth round of the screen-based dance production fund is now open for submissions. For the first time, the Scottish Arts Council, Scottish Screen and the CCA are collaborating to suppo

30/10/2006 Casablance Finish Acquires Quantel Colour Correction System
Casablanca Finish, a leading full service post production facility in Brazil and one of the top service providers for film, video and multimedia in Latin America, has recently acquired a Pablo 2K - Qu

30/10/2006 London Children's Film Festival Promises To Please A Younger Audience in November
This year the London Children’s Film Festival (LCFF) runs from November 18-26, with 16 venues across the capital involved in screenings and events. The LCFF was launched in November 2005. Over ten ex

30/10/2006 Peter Johnston Succeeds Anna Carragher As BBC Northern Ireland Controller
Peter Johnston is to be the new Controller, Northern Ireland, the BBC has announced. He succeeds Anna Carragher, who retires on 17 November 2006 after six years in the job, and will formally take up

30/10/2006 Training Programme Launched For Black And Minority Ethnic UK Screenwriters
Scribes 2 an accelerated training and development programme for black and minority ethnic UK screenwriters has been launched. This scheme has been made possible through the work of Arista, BBC Films

30/10/2006 Zonemedia Launches Horror Channel In The Netherlands
Zonemedia has launched its highly successful Zone Horror Channel in The Netherlands, it has been announced by Dermot Shortt, CEO Zonemedia. Available throughout the Netherlands through a dedicated fe

27/10/2006 CP Communications Delivers Sennheiser Wireless Systems to Fox For NFL Games
CP Communications has delivered eight virtually identical custom Sennheiser wireless systems to FOX for the television network's coverage of the new season of NFL games. Each package includes a custo

27/10/2006 Iron Maiden Promo Takes Flight With Bird Studios
Animation production company, Bird Studios, has completed the latest promo for veteran rock band Iron Maiden. Scripted by Howard Greenhalgh, ‘Different World’ is a bleak take on the Nature vs Science

27/10/2006 Microsoft Selects AuthorScript To Enable Recording Features In Windows Vista
Sonic Solutions has announced that AuthorScript, the company's proven formatting and burning engine, has been selected to enable a range of DVD and CD recording features in Windows Vista. The built-i

27/10/2006 New Executive Producers Appointed For Lion TV USA
Allison Corn and Chris Bryson have been named executive producers of Lion TV USA. The announcement was made by Tony Tackaberry, Executive Vice President of Lion TV USA. Corn and Bryson’s appointme

27/10/2006 New User-Generated Content Campaign To Be Launched For X Factor, FremantleMedia and talkbackTHAMES are teaming up to launch a new user-generated content campaign around the hit TV series on ITV1, The X Factor. The latest activity to launch on Fan Cent

27/10/2006 RDF Announces Launch of IGNITE Initiative
RDF Media Group (RDF), the independent television production and distribution group, has announced the launch of IGNITE, an initiative targeted at emerging UK based businesses involved in the creation

27/10/2006 Search For Budding Film Makers For New Entertainment Channel
Are you a budding film maker that would like to get your work on TV? Or are you proud of the area that you come from and you’d like to brag about it to the world? Then Just Fabulous TV would like to h

27/10/2006 Volo Communications Expands In US
VoIP, a leading provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communications solutions for service providers, resellers and consumers, has announced that its carrier subsidiary, Volo Communications,

26/10/2006 GMG Announces New Training Course For Media Professionals
The GMG has announced two brand-new training courses, specially designed for Gloucestershire’s Media Professionals. The ‘Film-making workshop’ in conjunction with the forthcoming Viewfinder Film Fest