Broadcast News Archive for January, 2007
26/01/2007 BBC To Broadcast Six Nations In HD
The BBC will be broadcasting all England, Wales and Scotland home games in High Definition (HD) for the first time, during this year's RBS Six Nations 2007 championship. The BBC's HD coverage begins

26/01/2007 Darlow Smithson Productions Announces Appointment
Darlow Smithson Productions has announced the appointment of Adam Chappell as its first new media producer. Chappell joins the company as Senior Producer, New Media and will be responsible for devel

26/01/2007 DB Broadcast Builds Two Channel Digital Playout Centre For SPORTSMAX
Independent system integrator dB Broadcast has built a new, two-channel digital playout centre for SPORTSMAX, Jamaica’s 24 hour sports-dedicated TV channel. The total, ten-rack system was prefabricat

26/01/2007 DiBcom Confirm Presence At 3GSM World Congress
DiBcom, the European company that was the first to enable the reception of mobile TV on mobile phones, will be present at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona from February 12 to 15, 2007 at Stand F48

26/01/2007 Evolutions Named Best Post-Production House At The Broadcast Awards
Evolutions, the largest independently owned post production facility in Soho, has won Best Post-Production House at the Broadcast Awards. The award comes after an impressive year of business includi

26/01/2007 High Profile Projects From Electric Sky Productions
Electric Sky Productions has a number of new projects presented by high profile hosts including international supermodel Jodie Kidd, and TV architect Charlie Luxton. Electric Sky Productions has also

26/01/2007 Leader Electronics At VideoForum 2007
Leader Electronics' range of multi-format HD/SD broadcast test equipment will be exhibited on Stand E2 at Video Forum 2007 in London's Earls Court exhibition centre, February 6-8. Making its first UK

26/01/2007 Pocket Shorts Winners Announced
Pockets Shorts, the competition for entry level filmmakers to produce video content for mobile phones, has announced the 2007 winners. Michael Lyle - Healthy Scottish ShortsMarta Mac

25/01/2007 BBC Post Production Purchases Nucoda Film Master Grading System
Digital Vision has announced that BBC Post Production London has purchased a Nucoda Film Master grading system. It is being installed in February and represents BBC Post Production London’s first ste

25/01/2007 Clare Pizey Appointed Creative Director Of BBC Features And Formats Studio
Pizey, currently Controller of Features at Granada, will work in the newly created position as a senior member of the Features and Formats team. She will be tasked with taking the team in new directi

25/01/2007 Eight Leading Filmmakers Launch
A group of eight leading filmmakers, who collectively have produced, amongst others, 'The Cotton Club', 'Bend it Like Beckham', 'The English Patient', 'Kill Bill 2' and 'Mrs Henderson Presents' have j

25/01/2007 Ffresh Festival Returns In February
Ffresh, The Student Moving Image Festival of Wales, which attracts an annual audience of over 800 people, will take place in Aberystwyth Arts Centre from the February 15-16. Wales’ premiere student f

25/01/2007 Irish Oscar Nomination For Consolata Boyle
Irish costume designer Consolata Boyle has been nominated for an Academy Award for her work on 'The Queen', directed by Stephen Frears. Boyle has already received a BAFTA nomination for this film whi

25/01/2007 PLASA Joins Industry Alliance Backing Academy
PLASA joins industry alliance backing world-class Academy for offstage and technical skills. Plans for a National Skills Academy for the creative and cultural industries have been boosted with the ad

25/01/2007 PRG Invest In ESP Vision Software
Lighting designers and programmers can now realise their vision with greater accuracy than ever before, thanks to PRG Europe's investment in ESP Vision software. The software was added to PRG Europe'

25/01/2007 TVNZ Plan To Extend Newsroom System In Auckland
OmniBus Systems has announced that TVNZ plans to extend and upgrade its Digiknow server-based newsroom system in Auckland, New Zealand, and extend it to its regional news-gathering bureaux in Wellingt

24/01/2007 Arts Alliance Media To Purchase DCP-2000 Digital Camera Servers From Doremi
Arts Alliance Media (AAM), Europe’s leading provider of digital distribution services, has announced that it is to purchase up to 240 units of the DCP-2000 digital cinema server from Doremi Cinema for

24/01/2007 Bryco Tape Storage Provides Storage Solution For Hospital
Bryco storage containers have created a tidy and efficient work space in the medical illustration department at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. The plastic storage system is used to shelve min

24/01/2007 GloboTracks Launch Production and Images Services
GloboTracks has launched its production and imaging services supported by a new website GloboTracks will work exclusively on music production, audio imaging, audio ids, music on-

24/01/2007 MTV Mastiff Recruits Magnus Ringmar
Zodiak Television’s Swedish subsidiary MTV Mastiff has recruited Magnus Ringmar as Managing Director. Ringmar has for the last two years been Sales Manager at Meter Film & Television and is replacing

24/01/2007 Patrick Malone Appointed Director Of Digital Film Services
Ascent Media Creative Services have announced that Patrick Malone has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Digital Film Services. This role gives Malone responsibility for all e

24/01/2007 Sarah Marti Appointed Creative Services Executive For FremantleMedia Licencing Worldwide
FremantleMedia Licensing Worldwide (FLW), the licensing division of FremantleMedia, has announced the appointment of Sarah Marti to the newly created position of Creative Services Executive. In this

24/01/2007 Solent TV Goes Live On Sky With HD Capable Studio
Solent TV, the UK's first not-for-profit commercial local TV station, went live on the SKY platform January 15. Using a new HD studio and playout center at its Isle of Wight facility designed and ins

24/01/2007 XL Video Supplies UVA With Barco O-Lite Modules
XL Video has supplied design collective United Visual Artists (UVA) with Barco O-Lite modules for their critically acclaimed interactive music installation, ‘Volume’ at the V&A Museum, London. The w

23/01/2007 Demonstrations At IMAGINA 2007 In Monaco
REALVIZ, a leader in image processing software development, has announced that French game developer, WideScreen Games, has selected Movimento as their motion capture solution of choice for their 2007