Broadcast News Archive for November, 2006
06/11/2006 Young Entrepeneurs Given Chance To Develop New Networks
Digital Pioneers offers the opportunity for six young entrepreneurs - three from Hong Kong and three from the UK - working in the digital media industry to raise their game and develop international n

06/11/2006 Young Jury Panel Wanted To Judge Short And Feature Films
The Cinemagic World Screen Festival for Young People is currently selecting a jury panel of 10 to 18 year olds to judge short and feature films. The panel will have the opportunity to watch all of t

03/11/2006 'Middletown' Released In Irish Cinemas
Irish film 'Middletown' directed by BAFTA-nominated Brian Kirk and written by new talent Daragh Carville, will be released in Irish cinemas this weekend by Eclipse Pictures. Starring Matthew Macfady

03/11/2006 BBC Commissioning Briefs To Take Place In November In Belfast
The third round of BBC Commissioning Briefs is being held during November 2006. Commissioning Editors (or executive producers) from a range of genres will talk to a combined audience of independent

03/11/2006 BFI Southbank To Provide International Platform For British Films In 2007
The London UK Film Focus (LUFF) will return to the capital from June 25-28, 2007 at the new BFI Southbank, it has been announced. Now in its fourth year, the three-day export event will again provide

03/11/2006 Duende Now Available For Purchase From Solid State Logic
Solid State Logic announce the imminent availability of Duende for PC and new generation Intel processor Apple Mac users. Ever since its launch in June 2006 demand for a PC version of Duende has grow

03/11/2006 Electric Sky Secures International Programme Deals
Electric Sky has secured international deals for some of its key programmes including, 'Art of The Heist', 'Monaco Race of Kings' and 'Independent Spirit Awards at this year’s Mipcom'. Fast-moving HD

03/11/2006 Hawthorns Light Up The Sky At Alton Towers
Leicestershire based Hawthorns recently provided lighting to the Alton Towers 'Electric Towers' Firework spectacular. Lighting designer and the park's Technical Manager Simon Horsley specified City C

03/11/2006 Red Road Wins 2006 BFI Sutherland Trophy
'Red Road' is the winner of the 2006 BFI Sutherland Trophy, presented to Andrea Arnold for her acclaimed debut feature at last night’s Closing Gala of The Times BFI 50th London Film Festival at the Od

03/11/2006 Scottish Screen Open Applications For Animation Trainee Scheme
Scottish Screen are open for applications into their industry approved animation trainee scheme. The New Entrants Animation Training Scheme (NEATS) follows the same structrue and ethos of its very su

02/11/2006 'Horn OK Please' Wins Best Animation 2006 At Cine-Jeune Festival
At the recent Cine-Jeune Festival in Saint Quentin in Northern France the team from Flickerpix Animations Ltd, Belfast were awarded Best Animation 2006 for 'Horn OK Please' which was released earlier

02/11/2006 2K Digital Cinema Camera System Set To Make Waves In Movie And HD Production
Silicon Imaging, with help from CineForm and Intel Corporation, have unleashed a 2K Digital Cinema camera system which they claim is set to revolutionize movie and HD production. The Silicon Imaging

02/11/2006 BBC Films And BBC Natural History Collaborate To Bring Meerkats To The Small Screen
BBC Films will collaborate with the world-renowned BBC Natural History Unit to produce their first ever feature film together, 'The Meerkats', a highly dramatic and emotional journey to the heart of A

02/11/2006 BBC News Technical Staff Threaten Strike Action Over Working Conditions
BECTU have reported that members in BBC TV News in London have voted by more than 90% in favour of strikes over new rotas. Out of almost 100 members in news production facilities, 67 returned voting

02/11/2006 Film Festivals To Benefit From Film London's Audience Development Fund
A new range of film festivals and cinema projects is set to benefit from the latest round of Film London's Audience Development Fund. In all 14 projects from across the capital will offer Londoners a

02/11/2006 First Light On Tour To Educate And Inform Young Film-Makers
First Light is hitting the road and organising events around the regions. A networking programme of day long events has been put together aimed at sharing knowledge and best practice, as well as fost

02/11/2006 Radica Broadcast Systems To Launch Media Logging Solutions At SBES
Radica Broadcast Systems has teamed up with to launch a new series of media logging solutions at the forthcoming SBES show in Birmingham later this month. The Stirlitz Media Inspector is a p

02/11/2006 Red Giant Software Announces Partnership With Trapcode
Red Giant Software, publisher of a line of professional digital video tools, including Magic Bullet and Knoll Light Factory have announced a new partnership with Trapcode, a motion graphics and visual

01/11/2006 Film Agency For Wales Backs 'Ffresh Student Moving Image Festival'
The Ffresh Student Moving Image Festival, held annually in Aberystwyth, has received the full commitment of the newly established Film Agency for Wales, which has adopted the event, backing it with a

01/11/2006 Greenfield To Trial New Mobile Marketing Campaign At Cardiff Film Festival
During this year’s Cardiff Film Festival, which runs from November 8-18, Greenfield, a Cardiff-based media company, will be trialling a new and innovative mobile marketing campaign using state-of-the-

01/11/2006 High Percentage Of Broadcast Engineers And Web Developers Seeking New Employment
According to the PCR Recruitment Review of Salary Trends Survey 2006, 77% of broadcast engineers and 75% of web developers say that they are actively looking for new employment or will be within the n

01/11/2006 ION Media Networks Deploys EditShare
EditShare, the pioneer of cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, have announced that ION Media Networks has deployed EditShare to manage media sharing and simplify down

01/11/2006 Lab.gruppen FP+ Series Amplifiers In Production
Spurred on by unprecedented orders for the new FP+ Series amplifiers, Lab.gruppen engineering and manufacturing have pulled out all the stops to get the benchmark FP+ amplifiers into production, well

01/11/2006 Preview Of Casino Royale Will Also Celebrate Local Talent From The North West
North West Vision has confirmed that 'Casino Royale’ the new James Bond film will be previewed to an exclusive, invited audience in Chester, Cheshire on November 15. The City is the birth place of D

01/11/2006 Short Films Pick Up Major Awards At Samhlaíocht Kerry Film Festival
Films funded under the Irish Film Board 2006 Short Shorts film scheme have picked up major awards at the Samhlaíocht Kerry Film Festival. 'The Faeries of Blackheath Woods' written and directed by Cia