Broadcast News Archive for January, 2007
05/01/2007 Quantel And Buzz Collaborate For High Profile Spots For NFL
Leading finishing and audio post boutique, BUZZ NY, recently completed three high profile spots for the NFL called: Favour, Celebration and Neighbours. Crew Cuts editor Debbie McMurtrey brought the

05/01/2007 Stratos Optical Technologies Holds Fibre Workshop
Stratos Optical Technologies has held a Fibre Workshop for its growing number of broadcast customers. This was attended by key engineering staff from a number of companies planning to be, or already

05/01/2007 Zodiak Television Appoints Two Senior Executives
Global content distributor Zodiak Television World has added two senior executives to its team. Tobi de Graaff has joined the company as Director of Sales and Acquisitions, and is based in the London

04/01/2007 Autodesk Solutions Spice Up 2006-2007 Television
From sizzling dramas to science fiction adventures, Autodesk Media & Entertainment solutions are shaping more than 40 new and returning television shows. Numerous post-production facilities are relyi

04/01/2007 Da Vinci Systems Announce New Version Of 2K Plus Colour Enhancement System
Da Vinci Systems have announced a new version of its industry-leading 2K Plus colour enhancement system that includes feature enhancements to further support the DI workflow with improved efficiency a

04/01/2007 DK-Technologies Launches A New Calibration Package For CRT And LCD Monitors
As more and more UK broadcast and post production facilities make the switch from CRT to LCD, DK-Technologies (UK) Ltd has identified a gap in the market for an easy to use product that can calibrate

04/01/2007 FremantleMedia Announces Key Latin American Sales
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced two key Latin American sales, as the spotlight on the region brightens in the run up to January’s NATPE market. The multi-genre pan-regional deals broke

04/01/2007 Hamlet To Demonstrate Practical Test And Measurement At VideoForum
With the emphasis firmly on the importance of practical and affordable test and measurement tools for all video professionals, whatever the market, Hamlet will use VideoForum 2007 (Earls Court 2, Lond

04/01/2007 Mason Media Group And OCTT Choose Miranda Kaleido-X For HD Upgrade
Production company Mason Media Group has ordered four Miranda Kaleido-X multi-image processors/routers for the DC Office of Cable Television and Telecommunications (OCTT). East coast based MMG's priv

04/01/2007 NHS Direct Launched On Freeview Using Technology From S&T
Strategy & Technology Limited (S&T), specialists in interactive TV playout systems and MHEG middleware, has announced that NHS Direct Interactive – the UK’s health information service – has extended i

04/01/2007 Visual Europe Supplies MPEG ASI Conditioning Solution To YooMedia
YooMedia PLC, the independent interactive entertainment group, has installed Transflow units from Visual Europe into its London Head Office. The compact 1RU boxes are being used to stabilise ASI stre

03/01/2007 E\T\C UK Projects Dreams Of London For New Year
Appointed by Jack Morton Worldwide, large format projection specialists E\T\C UK projected 40 giant portrait images depicting 'Dreams of London' onto the Shell Tower for London's New Year's Eve 2006/0

03/01/2007 Film Video Funding Support Increases By 30.4% To £10.6m
The film and video sector has seen an increase in the total amount of private support to £10.6 million an increase of 30.4% from the previous year's figure of £8.2 million, according to figures publis

03/01/2007 Intelligent Parallel Charging For V-Mount Li-Ion Batteries
PAG's new four-channel V4-iPC charger incorporates four V-Mount compatible connectors and is suitable for charging V-Mount Li-Ion batteries manufactured either by PAG or Sony. The charger features th

03/01/2007 Oxford Sound & Media Chooses DK Meters For GCap Media
DK-Technologies (UK) has supplied 11 Master Stereo Display 100 audio meters to systems integration specialists Oxford Sound & Media, which is currently installing the units as part of a technical fit-

03/01/2007 Rocket DVD To Be Showcased At VideoForum
Rocket DVD virtually takes the human element out of the DVD production process and now with the 'Live!' version, you can create 100s of DVDs minutes after a video event has ended. Optimised to stream

03/01/2007 Root 6 Sponsor TV Tech Seminiars At Video Forum
UK reseller root6 is to sponsor the three-day series of TV Technology Seminars to be held at the upcoming Video Forum Exhibition in London at Earls Court on February 6-8. Key topics covered will incl

03/01/2007 S&T Enhance Commitment To The Broadcast Industry
Strategy & Technology Limited (S&T), specialists in interactive TV playout systems and MHEG middleware, has announced the appointment of Bruce Renne as Vice President & General Manager for North Ameri

03/01/2007 Scottish Post Facility UMG Chooses Merging DAW For Refit
Since 2003, Uist Media Group (UMG) has been a truly multi-faceted modern media production facility, handling radio and TV production and post-production work, multitrack sound and music recording, and

02/01/2007 Alchemea Update Post-Production Facility With Digidesign ICON System
London based Alchemea College have recently updated their post-production training facility. Based around a Digidesign ICON system the room will feature a D-Control work surface, x mon, HD3 Accell, A

02/01/2007 Autodesk Lustre 2007 Digital Colour Grading System Improves Creative Process
Extension 1 for the Autodesk Lustre 2007 digital colour grading system is now available exclusively to Lustre subscription customers. With this extension, Lustre 2007 extracts greater performance fro

02/01/2007 Dolby SCC2000 Secure Content Creator To Be Accessible By Postproduction Facilities
Dolby Laboratories has announced that its Dolby SCC2000 Secure Content Creator, a scalable mastering solution for JPEG 2000 digital cinema compression, encoding, packaging, and encryption, will be acc

02/01/2007 DVS Spycer Available As Free Download
A basic version of Spycer, the first-generation innovative data management software from DVS, is now available free of charge, and can be downloaded from: <A HREF= '' TARGET = '

02/01/2007 Junction Ltd Announces High Profile Speakers At IPTV
Junction Ltd has announced speakers from across the telecoms and broadcast industry for its March 2007 event. The announcement comes as over 110 exhibitors have already confirmed their attendance at

02/01/2007 Release Date Set For Axion Films' Half Nelson
The highly acclaimed independent US feature 'Half Nelson' will be released by Axiom Films across the UK and Ireland on 6 April 2007. Directed by Ryan Fleck and co-written with producer and editor Ann