Broadcast News Archive for April, 2002
25/04/2002 Cintel launches new film scanner at NAB
Cintel has launched a new film scanner - DSX - at NAB 2002. The latest addition to the well established range of Cintel scanners, DSX has been developed specifically for high-end commercial post-produ

25/04/2002 Curious Maps integrates support for Inscriber
Curious Software have announced that they have integrated Inscriber VIA technology as a supported export format in the 3.0 Release of Curious Maps. Curious will create 32bpp animation files that are

25/04/2002 eMotion deliver integrated solution to protect digital assets
eMotion Inc., the global leader of digital media management solutions, have announced a strategic partnership with top Digital Rights Management (DRM) provider, SealedMedia. Both companies' solutions

25/04/2002 Tyrell relocate north of England office
Tyrell, a leading provider of technology to the UK post-production and broadcast industry, have announced the relocation of their North of England office. In addition to improved facilities, the new

25/04/2002 UK facilities body to launch unified delivery specification
The Chief Engineers of Facilities Forum (ChEFF), the UK facilities trade body, are to launch a unified broadcast delivery specification at this year’s Production Show. Each UK broadcaster publishes

25/04/2002 VideoLondon Soundstudios nominated for BAFTA
VideoLondon Soundstudios' Head of Sound, Colin Martin, has received a BAFTA craft award nomination. The nomination is for best Television Drama sound on 'Othello' - a modern day version of the Shakes

25/04/2002 Zandar announces major orders for US broadcaster
Dublin-based company, Zandar Technologies has announced two major orders for a prominent US broadcaster. Both projects were managed by systems integrator MCSi, based in Dayton, Ohio and were for part

24/04/2002 BSkyB announce partnership
British Sky Broadcasting have announced a partnership with online provider of travel and leisure solutions to sell key products through their interactive television service, Sky Active.

24/04/2002 Cheerful Scout to float on AIM
Cheerful Scout Plc, the multi media and animations specialist is floating on AIM. The company is raising £850,000 through a placing and offer for subscription of 34 million ordinary shares at 2.5p, va

24/04/2002 eMotion extends integration through Quantel partnership
Digital media management solutions provider eMotion have announced a strategic partnership with Quantel to develop an integrated solution between eMotion's MediaPartner Enterprise software and Quantel

24/04/2002 Irish terrestrial channels join Sky's line-up in Ireland
The four Irish terrestrial channels have now become available to all Sky Digital customers in the Republic of Ireland. RTE 1, Network 2, TV3 and TG4 will occupy positions 101,102, 103 and 104 respect

24/04/2002 Mactv film Gaelic drama in Ness
Successful Lewis television company, Mactv, is currently filming a Gaelic television drama in Lewis. The two-part thriller, 'Anna Bheag', centred on the little girl of the same name, is being filmed

24/04/2002 Picardy announces new college video for students
Picardy Media Group have produced a new video for potential students of the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) in Hereford to enable them to learn more about the college. The college, which i

24/04/2002 Scottish Screen announce Tartan Smalls winners
Scottish Screen have announced that three Tartan Smalls projects have been selected to go into production this year. The first film, 'The Choir', centres on a young boy who just wants to be one of th

24/04/2002 Xscape Leisure gets multimedia advertising 'edje'
Imagine Graphics, based in St. Albans, have supplied outdoor digital broadcast specialists and sales house, New Media Concepts (NMC) with several Adtec edje MPEG digital video player and network conte

23/04/2002 Bowmore Scottish Screen Awards winners announced
Robbie Coltrane and Laura Fraser were among the winners at the Bowmore Scottish Screen Awards for 2002. The awards, voted for by Sunday Times Scotland readers, are for Scottish actors, actresses, fil

23/04/2002 Chryon wins two 'Pick of Show' awards at NAB
Chyron Corporation have announced that two products unveiled at NAB were chosen for Broadcast Engineering's 'Pick of Show' awards. The winners were Chyron's Sirius router and NewsCrawl, an automated

23/04/2002 Five Quantel iQs set standard at Modern Videofilm
Newbury-based Quantel have announced the purchase of four additional Quantel iQ systems by Modern VideoFilm Burbank, California. These additional iQs will join the facility’s existing 2K digital film

23/04/2002 ITV Digital's administrators discuss sale with ITC
Administrators have confirmed that talks on the sale of ITV Digital's licence to broadcast are ongoing with industry regulators the ITC. With ITV Digital in the hands of administrators, accountancy f

23/04/2002 Location city lauds BAFTA-winning actress
Liverpool’s Lord Mayor has sent official congratulations to Julie Walters on scooping a BAFTA for her role in a contemporary drama set in the city. 'My Beautiful Son', which was filmed in locations a

23/04/2002 MCD Auctions major sale takes place on April 24
MCD Auctions have announced that their next major sale by auction of video, camera, and studio equipment is to be held at Unit A, Twickenham Trading Estate, Rugby Road, Twickenham on April 24 at 10.30

23/04/2002 The Studio launches film completion fund
The Studio, the dedicated film channel operated by Universal Studios Networks and the First Film Foundation have announced the launch of The Studio Film Completion Fund (TSFCF). The project has been

23/04/2002 Two Way TV opens up its interactive technologies
Two Way TV is helping to speed up the roll-out of advanced interactive television by making its unique Ark enhanced television technologies available to the industry. It has agreed its first network

22/04/2002 5D Cyborg goes online with Beam.TV
Media solutions developer 5D have linked up with BEAM.TV to demonstrate the power of Internet delivery for the modern film and television industry. The first fruits of the technology partnership betw

22/04/2002 BBC Worldwide wins Queen's Award for Enterprise
BBC Worldwide has won a coveted 2002 Queen's Award for Enterprise for export achievement in the International Trade category. Winning this prestigious award means BBC Worldwide's achievement in inter