Broadcast News Archive for November, 2007
06/11/2007 Showreel Deal From Offers A First For Newcomers
Startin.TV has teamed up with the highly experienced ITV and BBC TV director Anne Clements, of screen-debut, and negotiated a special deal to help newcomers break into TV. Showreel shooting sessions

06/11/2007 Stage One Head Down Under With New Australian Company
Stage One has announceed that it has established a brand new company called Qmotion Australia Pty Ltd, based in Sydney, Australia. The company has been established to develop the potential of the Aus

05/11/2007 ‘ilab’ Expansion Completes The Picture
The UK’s newest film processing facility has announced the completion of a £3.5m expansion programme. The major investment includes a Spirit Telecine for all rushes transfers, ensuring that only stat

05/11/2007 2007 Promax UK Winners Announced
Red Bee Media/DFGW/BBC has picked up the 'Promo of the Year Award' sponsored by Universal Publishing Production Music for its work on Elvis. The award was presented at the recent Promax UK 2007 Award

05/11/2007 BBC Three's 'Upstaged' To View Life In Box
BBC Three has unveiled 'Upstaged', an innovative multi-platform entertainment event open to anyone across the country who thinks they are worth watching. Using social networking, Upstaged will see th

05/11/2007 Canterbury Christ Church University Media Head Appointed
A former journalist who covered the Iran-Iraq war, the first Gulf War, the Kurdish uprising in Iraq and the PanAm plane hijack, has been appointed Head of the Department of Media at Canterbury Christ

05/11/2007 Cracking Christmas Spot From Finish Post Production
Finish Post Production has created a cracking Christmas commercial for directed by Knucklehead’s Ben Gregor. The commercial featuring well-known fashionistas Trinny and Susannah

05/11/2007 DVS CLIPSTER Available With Internal RAID-5
Digital Video Systems (DVS) is offering the powerful DI workstation CLIPSTER with internal RAID-5 storage. The French Groupe Transatlantic is the first company to benefit from the innovative combinat

05/11/2007 Fremantlemedia Enterprises Scoops Up Sizzling Drama 'Satisfaction'
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has snapped up the red-hot Australian drama Satisfaction (10 x 60mins). This landmark deal is another example of FME’s commitment to seeking out superior drama with a

05/11/2007 Pro-Bel Assists Fox For NFL’s London Debut
Technology from Pro-Bel has contributed to the success of Fox Sport’s coverage of the first regular-season NFL game to be played outside North America.

 Fox Sports required HD Standards

05/11/2007 Screen Academy Wales Graduates Start On Film Industry Ladder
Two graduates from the Skillset Screen Academy Wales (SSAW) have been selected by the Skillset approved industry training provider Cyfle to join the prestigious new Film Training Scheme, from amongst

02/11/2007 'Persepolis' Wins BFI Sutherland Trophy
'Persepolis' is the winner of the 2007 BFI Sutherland Trophy with the award going to co-directors Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Parronaud. The trophy was presented at last night’s closing gala of The T

02/11/2007 Bedlam TV Offer High Quality TV And Video Production
Bedlam is a brand new television and video production company offering a complete production package from initial concepts right through to final film and duplication. This includes everything from b

02/11/2007 BMW Spot Is Tour De Force Through Virtual Factory
'Production Line', the new spot for BMW's new BMW 1 Series Coupé features a voyage through a virtual car factory, a trip made possible by Framestore CFC. The 40-second spot was created by Ollie Bearl

02/11/2007 Film Festivals Receive Boost From UK Lottery
Film festivals across the UK will be part of a new £4.5 million drive to raise the profile of British film and give people of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to see more films, meet filmmaker

02/11/2007 First Studer Vista 8s Enter Poland In HD Truck
Studer’s Vista 8 digital audio console was given an exhibition platform by Sony at IBC, which featured the latest HD OB integration project in the shape of a new 12-camera vehicle for Polsat. Poland’

02/11/2007 Framestore CFC Colourist Hits The Spot At BTA Craft Awards
Framestore CFC has again been recognized at the annual British Television Advertising (BTA) Craft Awards, with this year's award for Best Colourist going to Senior Colourist Dave Ludlam for his work o

02/11/2007 ON-AIR Systems Appoints New Sales Director
On the back of strong sales over the last year, channel-in-a-box playout provider ON-AIR Systems has appointed broadcast industry veteran Tim Rawlings as its Sales Director. Rawlings joins from Quant

02/11/2007 User-Generated 'Nerd' Movie Starts Shooting
The world's first ever user-generated feature film, launched by MySpace, Film4 and Vertigo Films, with backing from the UK Film Council, Skillset and Screen WM starts shooting this week in the UK. Th

01/11/2007 Avid and Masstech Agree Licensing Deal
Masstech has announced a license agreement with Avid, which covers the integration of Masstech's SAvI (Smart Avid Interface) and Avid Transfer Manager server, delivers significant improvements in work

01/11/2007 Belfast Film Festival Call For Entries
The Belfast Film Festival has announced its film submission deadline for the 3rd annual Maysles Brothers Award for Best Documentary and the Jameson Short Film Competition to be held on April 10-19, 20

01/11/2007 Deskspace Release Charcoal Interface For Post Production Pro
Deskspace, the pioneers of integrated information systems for professionals, has announced the release of a new charcoal inspired interface specifically aimed at post production. Post Production Pro

01/11/2007 Golden Square Expands 3D Department And Disqo Design Division
Golden Square is expanding both Disqo, its Digital Design division, and its 3D Animation department. In order to accommodate the expansion, which includes the hiring of at least three more full-time

01/11/2007 Metropolitan Opera Continues Audio Broadcasts With APT's WorldCast Eclipse
New York's prestigious Metropolitan Opera will continue its new season of successful radio broadcasts on December 8, with the help of APT's WorldCast Eclipse, a multi-interface multi-algorithm codec w

01/11/2007 New Senior Producer Joins
Framestore CFC Commercials
Framestore CFC's Commercials team are very pleased to welcome aboard Michael Stanish, who has recently joined the company as a Senior Producer.
 Stanish has been based in London for the last fo