Broadcast News Archive for December, 2006
14/12/2006 E\T\C UK Projects For Malta
Large format projections specialists E\T\C UK returned to Malta to project onto the dramatic Fort St Angelo in Valetta Harbour, for the opening ceremony of a Thomas Cook conference. Working for the D

14/12/2006 HD Remote Camera from PROKIT
PROKIT now have UK responsibility for importing and distributing a new HD Remote Camera Head System from Iconix. The multiformat POV camera uses three 1/3” progressive 16:9 CCD imagers inside a compa

14/12/2006 Maidstone Studios Install Studer Vista 8 Digital Audio Console
One of the leading studio production facilities in the UK, The Maidstone Studios, is to install a new Studer Vista 8 digital audio console in its flagship Studio 5, ready for operation in the first da

14/12/2006 New Carl Zeiss DigiDiopters For HD Lenses
Band Pro Film and Digital has introduced Carl Zeiss DigiDiopters. This set of high quality diopters in +1 and +2 magnification is optimized to work in conjunction with ZEISS and will also work well w

14/12/2006 Ormaechea Appointed Sales Director By Ellis Entertainment
Ellis Entertainment has appointed Sonia Ormaechea as Sales Director responsible for several key territories including The Americas and Australasia. Ormaechea, who has over a decade of sales experienc

14/12/2006 Smart Switch From Crystal Vision Secures Video Output
New from Crystal Vision is Smart Switch, an intelligent 2 x 1 SDI switch which provides the broadcaster with peace of mind by monitoring two video inputs with embedded audio and automatically switchin

14/12/2006 Sprout Creates Christmas For Discovery Real Time
Sprout, the design department of post production facility Evolutions, has created the Christmas promos for Discovery Real Time which air from December 17. The carol Jingle Bells is the musical theme

14/12/2006 War Of The Words To Break Out
A brand new quiz show pilot is to be produced in the US this week, under the recently agreed first look deal between Granada International and award-winning entertainment format creator and producer M

13/12/2006 CobraVision Joins Forces With Shooting People
CobraVision has announced an exciting new partnership with the leading UK and US indie film community, Shooting People. Championed by patrons such as Mike Figgis, Danny Boyle and Nick Park, Shooting

13/12/2006 Freemantle Hires Universal Executive To Join DVD Team
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) the commercial arm of FremantleMedia, one of the largest international creators and producers of programme brands in the world, has announced the appointment of Chris

13/12/2006 Interactive TV On Viasat Goes Live With Technology From
Active Loop Television, Norway, have supplied London-based Viasat with new interactive formats for Norwegian TV3 and ZTV, powered by software from The formats are lowerthird overlays provid

13/12/2006 Launch Of Scottish Building Space List
Scottish Screen has launched a list of buildings that have potential to be used as set building or studio space. Scottish Screen recognises that filmmakers need good quality studio and set building s

13/12/2006 Soho Editor Acquires VPTV Post Production And Media Facilities
Oxfordshire-based VPTV has been bought by ex-Soho editor, Rob Burchell, giving production companies a real alternative to taking their post to London, Birmingham or Bristol. Previously Head of Editin

13/12/2006 Sony's 'Significant' Update Extends Vegas 7 Feature Set
Sony Media Software has announced the immediate availability of a Vegas software update, version 7.0c, free to all registered Vegas 7 users. Sony say that this is a significant enhancement to the awa

13/12/2006 Tony Doyle Bursary Submissions Sought By BBC
The Tony Doyle Bursary for New Writing opens its doors once more to a new generation of writers. The bursary is open to writers who have a different story to tell and who are passionate about startin

13/12/2006 U-Turn Announces Signing Of Reseller Agreement With Ring Ring Company
U-Turn Media Group has announced the signing of a reseller agreement with The Ring Ring Company, based in Belgium. The agreement is a proactive move that will allow U-Turn to grow their presence in

12/12/2006 Digidesign Delivers Music Creation And Speed-Enhancing Features With Pro Tools 7.3 Software
Digidesign has introduced Pro Tools 7.3 software, a powerful new Pro Tools release with an array of exciting new features and speed enhancements for Pro Tools|HD, Pro Tools LE, and Pro Tools M-Powered

12/12/2006 George Michael Puts Faith In XL Video On 25 Tour
XL Video is supplying full video production and crew to George Michael's critically acclaimed 25 Live tour. The show’s main video feature is made up from 3000 of XL’s new Barco MiSTRIP LED modules, c

12/12/2006 Light As Art Success For Projected Image Digital
Projected Image Digital presented a special 'Light As Art' seminar at BAFTA, in central London, attended by over 120 industry movers and shakers from the world of design and architectural lighting. T

12/12/2006 London Stars In Visitor's Movie Map
Film fans can follow in the footsteps of their favourites with a new London movie map, launched by Film London and Visit London. From 'Brief Encounter' to 'Batman Begins', the map highlights location

12/12/2006 Megahertz Commissioned To Build Two SNG Vechicles For Lagos Television And Leda
Independent systems integrator Megahertz Broadcast Systems has been commissioned to build two new SNG vehicles for customers in Nigeria. Comfax Nigeria Ltd placed both orders on behalf of its clients

12/12/2006 Singapore MediaCorp Select Omneon Spectrum Server For HDTV Channel Trial
Omneon Video Networks have announced that Singapore's MediaCorp has deployed an Omneon Spectrum HD server system to support playout of its trial channel, MediaCorp HDTV, via a terrestrial network cove

12/12/2006 Television Canaria Orders Four Advent Newswifts
Television Canaria, the autonomous TV network for the Canary Islands, is purchasing four vehicle mounted Newswift satellite antennas manufactured by Advent Communications in the UK. This will give th

12/12/2006 The Sanctuary Selects Five OmniTek XR Image Analysis Systems
Test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek has announced that The Sanctuary has purchased five OmniTek XR image analysis systems for its post-production facility in Soho. The Sanctuary, which has rece

11/12/2006 BBC Starts Digital Video Recorder Trial
The BBC has started a small closed technical trial to test some of the technologies around 'Push-VoD' to digital video recorders. Working in partnership with Cabot Communications Ltd, the BBC has dev