Broadcast News Archive for May, 2007
25/05/2007 'Jump In' Hits A Note For Disney Channel
'Jump In!' Disney Channel’s recent addition to the DCOM (Disney Channel Original Movie) stable has proved another hit, following the recent successful premieres of 'Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior' and t

25/05/2007 Broadcast Networks Debuts As Equipment Manufacturer With AMU-8HD Launch
UK system integration specialist Broadcast Networks is making its debut as an equipment manufacturer with the launch of the AMU-8HD, a purpose-built Audio Monitoring unit that is designed to monitor b

25/05/2007 Broadcast Robotics From Vinten Radamec Feature At Mediatech
Vinten Radamec has now successfully addressed the key investment challenge of that initial upgrade to a robotic system with the Fusion FBH175 Bolt-on height drive, which will be showcased at Mediatech

25/05/2007 Dawn Airey Joins ITV As Director Of Global Content
ITV has announced that Dawn Airey will join ITV as Director of Global Content. In this role she will be responsible for developing ITV's UK and international production, distribution and content expl

25/05/2007 Digital Departures Executive Producer Appointment Announced
Lisa Marie Russo has been appointed Executive Producer for Digital Departures, an ambitious plan which will produce three feature-length films in the Northwest within the next 18 months. North West V

25/05/2007 Drake International Film Festival To Commence In June
The inaugural Drake International Film Festival will take place in the Royal Palace 'Vanvitelliana' of Caserta, on June 23 to 30. The event, conceived and produced by the director Francesco De Lorenz

25/05/2007 Megahertz Deliver New Roadcaster To Ireland's RTE
Since the opening of RTÉ's second national radio station in the late 1970s, the station's Outside Broadcast (OB) vehicles have become publicly associated with large-scale events, from important footba

25/05/2007 Registration Is Open For IBC 2007
Registration for IBC 2007 is now open, register at Exhibition-only registration is free, provided you register before 20 August. As well

24/05/2007 Axis Films Turns Back Clock To Review Canon's Golden Year
Shepperton-based Axis Films has provided all the camera equipment to production company Coast for the making of a film to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the global imaging company Canon. H Sta

24/05/2007 Class On Demand Win Telly Award
Class on Demand have announced that they have won a Telly award for their Class on Demand training titles; 'Basic Training for Adobe After Effects 7.0' and 'Windows Vista Made Easy'; and a Horizon Int

24/05/2007 Gefen Professional Quality Video Scalers Now Available
Connectivity solutions provider Gefen have announced the availability of two new professional quality video scalers. The HD-SDI to HDMI and HDMI to HD-SDI Scalers offer high-end scaling abilities tha

24/05/2007 Gerwe Joins U-Turn Media Group Board Of Directors
Jan Obrman, U-Turn Media Group Chairman, has announced that Peter Gerwe has become a shareholder of the company and will sit on the board of directors from June 2007. "Peter is somewhat of a media ma

24/05/2007 Irish Film Board And Culture Ireland Unite To Celebrate Screening Of 'Garage'
The Irish Film Board and Culture Ireland have held a reception in Cannes following the official presentation of Lenny Abrahamson's powerful film 'Garage' in the Director's Fortnight section of the fes

24/05/2007 Rushes Tracks Ribena Fruit Migration
Tandem were approached by Creatives Simon Briscoe and Orlando Warner at M&C Saatchi to produce the fourth in a series of spots that furthered their new concept for the latest Ribena campaign – the tra

24/05/2007 Shotoku Robotic Head Integrated With Ross Video Switcher For TVSN
Shotoku Broadcast Systems has announced that the company recently completed the first ever integration of their TR-8T robotic camera control panel with Ross Video’s Synergy switcher. The new configur

24/05/2007 UK And South Africa Film Co-Production Treaty Declared Operational At Cannes
On the one year anniversary of the signing of the UK / South Africa film co-production treaty Secretary of State Tessa Jowell and South African Deputy Minister Ntombazana Botha, joined forces in Canne

23/05/2007 5 Star Cases Supplies XL Video With Specialist Flight Case
5 Star Cases has supplied XL Video with a specialist flight case for one of its Grass Valley Kayak HD mixer/switcher consoles, which is an integral element of its new HD PPU (portable production unit)

23/05/2007 Avid Technology Announce Availibility Of Avid iNEWS Command System Version 1.0
Avid Technology has announced the immediate availability of the Avid iNEWS Command system version 1.0, offering precise automation control over playout devices; including video servers, still stores,

23/05/2007 Colour Confidence Expands Colour Correction Software Range
Colour Confidence has announced the expansion of its colour correction software range, with the introduction of two new solutions from PictoColor. Aimed at the digital photography market, iCorrect E

23/05/2007 Doremi Cinema Supply DCP-2000 Digital Cinema Players To Cannes Film Festival
Doremi Cinema has supplied DCP-2000 Digital Cinema players for 12 theatres to support over 80 digital screenings at the Cannes Film Festival. Doremi Cinema is the exclusive supplier of JPEG2000 digit

23/05/2007 HHB FlashMic Recorder Sales Boom
Sales of the FlashMic are booming as HHB’s revolutionary all-in-one portable recording device fast becomes the recorder of choice for broadcasters, print journalists, podcasters, voiceover artists, co

23/05/2007 Hitachi License Strategy & Technology Client Systems RedKey MHEG Engine
Strategy & Technology Client Systems Ltd (S&T), specialists in interactive TV playout systems and MHEG middleware, has announced that Hitachi Europe, leading consumer electronics manufacturer, has lic

23/05/2007 Motorola And Modulus Video Announce Merger Agreement
Motorola and Modulus Video have announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which Motorola will acquire Modulus Video. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Modulus Video

23/05/2007 Professor David Crawford To Chair IBC 2007 Conference
IBC has announced the appointment of Professor David Crawford as Chairman of the IBC2007 Conference Committee. Crawford has been actively involved in the IBC Conference for many years, both as Chair

23/05/2007 Zonemedia Gets Popular Reality Series
Leading themed channel operator Zonemedia has acquired two top reality series from New Zealand producer Eyeworks Touchdown via distributor Eyeworks Distribution, it has been announced by Chris Sharp,