Broadcast News Archive for October, 2002
10/10/2002 Chyron receive Masterpiece order
Chyron Corporation recently received an order for Pro-Bel equipment from Masterpiece - the fast expanding London based video postproduction, audio mastering and multi-media production company. Master

10/10/2002 Malaria CD wins international award
Hot on the tail of sequencing the genome of Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes the most deadly form of malaria, the Wellcome Trust has scooped an international award for its educational C

10/10/2002 New 6K/12K par version now available from Cirro Lite
The Cirro Lite 'Bag O Light' system has been upgraded with the introduction of a new 6k/12K par version. Until recently the largest luminaries the Bag O light was available to fit on was the 4K par,

10/10/2002 Pace Micro Technology Chief resigns
Pace Micro Technology, set-top box manufacturers for BSkyB among others, have announced that Malcolm Miller, Chief Executive Officer, will leave the Company on January 1 2003 to join marine electronic

10/10/2002 Pinnacle provide cost-effective solution for Leeds University
Leeds University’s Institute of Communications Studies have purchased 30 units of Pinnacle Systems’ Edition DV video editing systems for their new media studies undergraduate course. The systems wil

09/10/2002 Addiction complete Virgin re-branding project
Advertising agency Addiction have completed the creative concept for the re-branding of Virgin Megastores for print and television for Christmas 2002 through to 2003. Ivor Kayne, Creative Director at

09/10/2002 Captain Beany goes to Cannes with BBC Worldwide
BBC Library Sales, a division of BBC Worldwide, have brought an innovative and diverse range of short programming spots to this year's Mipcom. 'Great British Eccentrics' celebrates Britain's colourfu

09/10/2002 DTS appoint Vice President of Engineering
Digital Theater Systems (DTS) have named Jan Wissmuller as their new Vice President of Engineering. Assuming responsibility for all daily engineering activities for the company, Wissmuller will repo

09/10/2002 Eyeheight supply Fame Academy at four hours notice
Eyeheight have supplied five SQ-500 aspect ratio converters for use in the Fame Academy audience-participation television show currently being broadcast on BBC 1. The equipment was requested at very

09/10/2002 ITC name panel to advise on programme supply review
The ITC have named the panel of experts who will assist their review of the programme supply market in British broadcasting. The panel members are Bob Phillis, Chief Executive, Guardian Media Group,

09/10/2002 LaCie’s AIT Library delivers reliable storage
LaCie, a leading producer of storage and display devices for the content development industry, are to begin shipping their LaCie AIT Library this month. Slender and compact, these large-capacity libr

09/10/2002 RTÉ News documentary wins award at US film festival
An RTÉ News documentary on the aftermath of the September 11 attack on New York’s Twin Towers, and its effect on three families, has won a major award at the prestigious Hope and Dreams Festival in Ne

09/10/2002 Soho 601 complete new CGI Co-op commercial
Will Byles at Soho 601 has just completed the latest in a series of fully animated CGI commercials for the Co-op, involving the sheep family of Colin, Jane and Harry enjoying a shop at their local Co-

08/10/2002 ARRI Group expansion leads to prestigious new offices
The ARRI Group have announced their relocation to a new, state-of-the-art waterside HQ, next to the Grand Union Canal in Uxbridge, Middlesex. The Group is made up of ARRI (GB), responsible for the s

08/10/2002 BBC recognise Megahertz success with new contract
Megahertz Broadcast Systems have won a major contract from the BBC to install and integrate equipment in Unit 11, a massive outside broadcast vehicle that will be used to provide linking and studio fa

08/10/2002 Carlton International announce range of movie deals
Carlton International have sold a selection from their vast film library to various European channels and distribution companies. The deals encompass a range of titles, from the new action movies pro

08/10/2002 FX restore rare synthesiser
FX Music Control, the sales arm of the FX Group, have acquired a very rare analogue EMS Synthi 100 synthesiser that is now undergoing extensive restoration to bring it back to its original, pristine c

08/10/2002 IgniterRT to be used on 'Cold Mountain'
The Aurora IgniterRT-311-Studio, distributed by Channel Dynamics, has been chosen by editor Walter Murch and director Anthony Minghella to edit the upcoming Miramax and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayor production

08/10/2002 Mediacorp choose SysMedia Plasma
MediaCorp, one of Singapore's largest and longest-established broadcasters, has chosen SysMedia's Plasma as the basis of a new three-channel interactive information service. The service is now operat

08/10/2002 Memorex select Sonic MyDVD
Memorex Products, the industry sales leader of digital optical media products, have selected Sonic MyDVD as the editing and authoring software for the new DVD+RW/+R Internal ReWritable Drive. With S

08/10/2002 Pixelution at Digital Arts World
Pixelution, value-added IT reseller to the digital Media Industry in the UK, will be exhibiting at Digital Arts World 2002, to be held at Olympia from October 9-11. The Festival combines the best of

07/10/2002 4MC at St Anne's Court appoint new Head of Sound
David Old has been appointed Head of Sound at 4MC at St Anne's Court, moving from the position of Head of Sound at De Lane Lea. With seven BAFTA Awards and a Royal Television Society Award (RTS) to h

07/10/2002 Free film training begins again in Ayrshire
Budding Ayrshire filmmakers will once more be given an insight into the world of movie magic in the sequel to the blockbusting 'From Script to Screen' workshops. Scottish Enterprise Ayrshire have tea

07/10/2002 High frequency upgrade from Faraday Technology
Faraday Technology have announced the launch of a new electronic filter range (500MHz to 18GHz) for band pass, channel and combining cavity filters for RF applications. A separate section within the

07/10/2002 Liverpool premiere for ‘My Kingdom’
An exclusive screening of a movie shot almost entirely in Liverpool is to be held in the city – and will be attended by some of the stars of the film. A special cast and crew showing of 'My Kingdom',