Broadcast News Archive for March, 2008
27/03/2008 NME Awards Showcase Harman Pro UK And Soundcraft Vi6
Britain's 'indie Oscars', the annual NME awards, were held at the end of February in the IndigO2 nightclub at the O2 (the former Millennium Dome). The awards ceremony showcased some of Britain's best

27/03/2008 OB Vans Equipped With Sachtler For Olympic Games
For the 2008 Olympic Games, 13 out of 18 new OB vans will be equipped with Sachtler camera support kit. At their new studios, CCTV and Shanghai TV also rely on the approved equipment, using Sachtler f

27/03/2008 Super Sleuth Drama Begins Filming
Filming commenced in Bradford this month on Spooks: Code 9, a new drama for BBC Three from Kudos Film and Television, the producers behind Spooks and Life On Mars. The year is 2013, London has been e

27/03/2008 VelocixT Extends Video Streaming Family
VelocixT has announced the addition of a complete family of Live Video Streaming solutions to its current product portfolio. The Velocix Live Streaming product family includes: Velocix Live Video Stre

27/03/2008 Wayne Young Gets Good Reception At Jampro Antennas
Jampro Antennas, a leading maker of antennas, combiners, filters and RF components used in radio and television broadcasting has announced that Wayne Young has joined the company in the newly created

26/03/2008 Ballot Underway On BBC Deal
Continuing efforts to find other ways of shedding BBC jobs than redundancy have now seen all BBC and BBC Worldwide members receiving consultative ballot forms linked to these critical talks with the B

26/03/2008 BBC3 Upstaged By Time
Swearing on live TV has been keeping a specialist equipment company busy for the past two months. Time has been supplying the instant profanity delay equipment for BBC3's cross platform TV s

26/03/2008 Booth Tackles Street Crime
Cherie Booth is to present Channel 4's forthcoming season of programmes on street crime. The wife of former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, she will also lead a new Street Weapons Commission on behalf of

26/03/2008 Chello Zone Acquires Drama From Fox
Multi-channel operator Chello Zone has acquired the cable & DTH rights to a wide selection of feature films and television series from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. The deal will se

26/03/2008 Filming Resumes On 'Celestial Fantasy'
Filming has resumed in Burgundy, France on The Vintner's Luck', the hotly-anticipated new feature from writer and director Niki Caro. Caro and co-writer Joan Scheckel's film adaptation of Elizabeth K

26/03/2008 Fremantle Makes Tracks With The Travel Channel
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced its partnership with The Travel Channel making it the exclusive international distributor for the network's original programming. The agreement provide

26/03/2008 Johannes Leonardo Launch Sporty Web Film
New agency Johannes Leonardo have recently launched Nomis Sports AG football boots with a two minute web film directed by Nexus Productions' director Woof Wan-Bau. The film takes us through the twist

26/03/2008 Movieoke Hits Belfast
Aspiring film stars will be given the chance to showcase their talents with the launch of the Jameson Movioke competition in association with the annual Belfast Film Festival. Film talent throughout

26/03/2008 Oireachtas To Be Channelled To The People
Irish representatives, (TD's and Senators) could be facing a high level of exposure if plans to give the Republic's Oireachtas its own dedicated TV channel the go ahead. Following the successful intr

26/03/2008 RRsat Installs Ten Chyron Channel Boxes
Chyron has announced that RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. has installed ten Chyron Channel Box HD/SD-switchable channel branding and automated promo systems. RRsat is a leading provider of e

21/03/2008 AKA Design Transforms Royal College Of Music Studios
The Royal College of Music in London has transformed both of its control rooms with the help of studio furniture specialist AKA Design. Avgoustos Psillas, the RCM's Studio Manager, said: "We were aim

21/03/2008 APT To Launch New Audio Codec For HD Radio STLs
At NAB 2008, APT will launch their new audio codec, designed specifically for HD Radio applications, the WorldCast Horizon HD. APT's Vice President North American Operations, Kevin Campbell, said: "S

21/03/2008 APT Welcome International Distributors To Belfast
Audio specialist APT last week welcomed over 30 of the company's international distributors to its Belfast headquarters for a four-day International Distributor Forum. Originally spun-out of the smal

21/03/2008 Fostex PD606 - The Choice For New Bond Movie
A leading company, Fostex have supplied the award-winning sound mixer Chris Munro with a PD606 while he works on the new James Bond movie 'Quantum of Solace'. Chris is using the state-of-the-art equi

21/03/2008 Marco Bertozzi Appointed Media Director At TMP Worldwide
Marco Bertozzi has joined recruitment communication and directory advertising agency TMP Worldwide as Director of Media and Digital. This is a new role and Marco will be responsible for integrating T

21/03/2008 MultiDyne Provides HD Fiber Links For Super Bowl XLII
MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems, a leading provider of fiber optics for the transport of video and audio for Broadcast & Pro A/V applications, announced today its participations and support for

21/03/2008 Protape Announce Winner Of Broadcast Live/Video Forum Competition
Protape, the London-based media supply specialist for professionals, have announced the lucky winner of the competition they ran on their web-site in January and February, and also from their stand at

20/03/2008 Everyman Media Group Acquires Screen Cinemas
Everyman Media Group has announced the acquisition of independent cinema chain Screen Cinemas as part of ambitious expansion plans for its Everyman brand. The seven new sites will strengthen the port

20/03/2008 Five Life To Be Relaunched As Fiver
Channel Five's digital channel Five Life is to be relaunched as Fiver at the end of April, it has been announced. The channel, which launched 18 months ago and features a mix of programmes including

20/03/2008 Formula One Returns To The BBC
Coverage of Formula One is to return to the BBC, Formula One Administration Limited and BBC Sport have announced. The five-year deal will run from 2009 to 2013 inclusive and includes exclusive rights