Broadcast News Archive for October, 2006
13/10/2006 IBIS Highlighter Recognised At IBC Innovatation Awards
IBIS Highlighter at Kanal 75 has received the Highly Commended runner-up award at the IBC Innovation awards. In recognition of the successful innovation and expertise created through the partnerships

13/10/2006 ITN On Win Prestigious Award For 'On This Day In History'
ITN’s multimedia division ITN On won a prestigious Mipcom Mobile TV award for its production of ‘On This Day in History’ on Thursday night. ITN won the ‘Best Repurposed Content from Existing Film or

13/10/2006 New BBC Trust members Announced By Tessa Jowell
The eight members to join the new BBC Trust have been announced by Culture Secretary, Tessa Jowell. They are Chitra Bharucha (vice-chair), Diane Coyle, Janet Lewis-Jones, Alison Hastings, Patricia Ho

13/10/2006 XL Video Show Pink Is Very Much Alive On Her World Tour
XL Video UK is supplying Pink’s 'I’m Still Alive' tour with video equipment including screens, Barco Mi-Pix modules, a specially modified Catalyst digital media server and full and PPU camera system –

12/10/2006 File-Based Asset Management The Way Forward Say Pharos
File-based asset management is becoming a logical way forward for television post-production, archiving and playout. Roger Heath, Commercial Director of Pharos Communications commented: "File-based a

12/10/2006 FourDocs Calls For Compelling Films About Inspirational Women
FourDocs, the broadband channel for documentary, is calling for short documentaries with compelling female subjects, with the best ones being shown at a special event as part of the fourth Halloween S

12/10/2006 Glasman Commissioned To Write Score For Volvo S80
Euro RSCG Fuel, a leading UK marketing communications group has commissioned composer Joe Glasman of music production company Hum to write the score for a new Volvo S80 spot. The challenge was to wri

12/10/2006 MITES HD Technology Utilised at FACT
Two internationally acclaimed artists now showing at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), are amongst the first to have benefited from professional High Definition production equipment w

12/10/2006 Night People Will Awaken Audiences In November
'Night People', the debut feature film from Mead Kerr Ltd, backed by Scottish Screen and SMG’s New Found Film initiative, is to be released in Glasgow and Edinburgh in November. The film won the BAFT

12/10/2006 ON-AIR Systems Announces Acquisition Of On-Air 'K' Series Range Of Channel Solutions
ON-AIR Systems, developer of channel automation solutions, has announced that Legal TV has purchased software from the ON-AIR ‘K’ Series range of channel solutions. Commenting on the acquisition, Sim

12/10/2006 Seven British Films Receive Funding From UK Film Council
The UK Film Council’s Premiere Fund continues to support a wide range of films presenting the best new and established talent for a worldwide audience. The latest high profile project to receive an a

12/10/2006 Stella Artois Roar Into Belfast With 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon'
Stella Artois is once again preparing to leave a sensational mark on Belfast by transforming a venue to host its annual film screening. Quality artists before and after the film, lavish dressing, and

11/10/2006 BBC Licence Fee under review
The BBC has confirmed that it has reduced its bid for a hike in the licence fee from 2.3 % to 1.8 % over inflation. The BBC said it needed an inflation plus 2.3 % to fund a list of expenditures, incl

11/10/2006 European Film Academy Announces Nominees For 'European Discovery' Award
Four films have been nominated in the category 'European Discovery' presented to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film. The nominations were determined by a committee com

11/10/2006 Foyle Film Festival To Screen Biopic 'Agnes'
Post production is near completion on the docu-drama ‘Agnes’ and the first screening will take place at a Civic reception at The Guildhall in Derry on November 3 at 7.30pm. The project, featuring th

11/10/2006 ITV Win Prix Bayeux For War Reporting Second Year Running
An exclusive ITV News report on the devastation being wreaked by President Mugabe on his own people has earned ITV the prestigious Prix Bayeux for War Reporting for the second year in succession. Cor

11/10/2006 JVC Awarded IEEE Milestone For Development Of VHS
Victor Company of Japan, (JVC) have announced that it had been awarded the prestigious IEEE Milestone in recognition of its development of the VHS home video format. The Milestones program is run by

11/10/2006 Scottish Screen Host Open Meetings Throughout Scotland
Scottish Screen is hosting a series of open meetings throughout Scotland. The meetings aim to gauge current thought and opinion on how Scottish Screen can best support film and the wider screen secto

11/10/2006 Source Distribution Take The Lead Mic With New USB Microphone
UK distributor Source Distribution has announced the availability of the new Røde Podcaster which the company claims is the world’s first broadcast quality USB microphone of its type. Based on Røde’s

11/10/2006 Updates Voice Talent Categories, the voice marketplace, has announced their updated Featured Voice Talent Categories, showcasing voices in specialised niche categories. has found the solution for millions of p

10/10/2006 Broadcast Networks To Install A High Definition Sports Studio At DMC
Broadcast Networks has completed a project to install a brand new high definition sports studio at chellomedia’s Amsterdam-based Digital Media Centre (DMC). Chellomedia, a leading international dist

10/10/2006 Film Agency For Wales Appoints Key Personnel
The recently created Film Agency for Wales, responsible for ensuring a dynamic and sustainable film industry in the Principality, has appointed a talented line-up of key personnel. The agency is led

10/10/2006 Irish Film And Television Awards Entry Now Open
The Call for Entries for the 4th Annual Irish Film and Television Awards is now open. Submissions are invited for categories in film, television, shorts and animation. The deadline for entries is Oc

10/10/2006 M2 Uses Nucoda Film Master For 'Death Of A President'
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has announced that top London post production facility M2 used the Nucoda Film Mast

10/10/2006 Nominations Announced For Emmy Awards
Nominations for the 34th International Emmy Awards have been announced by The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a press conference at MIPCOM. There are 36 nominees in 9 categories