Broadcast News Archive for September, 2002
05/09/2002 European film tribute to begin in Copenhagen
From November 15-24, under the patronage of Pedro Almodovar, Europe will celebrate its film heritage with CinEd@ys Europe 2002. Events related to CinEd@ys will be organised throughout Europe, with a

05/09/2002 FX Rentals supplies graduate movie makers
FX Rentals recently supplied a selection of recording equipment to sound recordist Angus McPake for use on a short graduation film that has already won an audience award and has been entered for a new

05/09/2002 Gefen's ADC switcher doubles as DVI switch and ADC converter
Gefen's newest switcher connects two cross-platform computers with DVI outputs to Apple's line of digital flat panel Cinema Displays (ADC). If needed, it can covert a computer¹s DVI output signal to

05/09/2002 Kingston inmedia introduces new iTV services
Kingston inmedia, the satellite-centric broadband solutions provider of Kingston Communications (KCOM.L), has announced that its services designed specifically for interactive TV (iTV) producers and o

05/09/2002 New on-board battery for the Hyperlight 471
Photon Beard's Hyperlight is now available with an independent integral power supply, eliminating the need for battery belts and trailing leads. The on-board battery is a state-of-the-art lithium ion

05/09/2002 Soho 601 posts new Nytol Dreamland Commercial
Soho 601 have completed postproduction on the new Nytol Dreamland commercial, commissioned by Great Guns. Paul Sims, Soho 601 Producer said: "The inspiration for the film was a very intricate film in

05/09/2002 Sonic and CustomFlix partner on-demand DVD publishing
Sonic Solutions and CustomFlix Labs have announced that Sonic MyDVD, the industry's leading application for creating DVDs, now integrates technology that enables users to cost-effectively publish and

04/09/2002 Air and Bling to collaborate
Air Lyndhurst, Sir George Martin’s internationally acclaimed music recording complex in North London, is making waves in the computer games market thanks to a working partnership with Bling, a music p

04/09/2002 Edinburgh to host Cineworks event
On September 14 the Dominion Cinema in Edinburgh will host the Cineworks event, a short film production initiative that commissions five original and innovative films each year from emergent Scottish

04/09/2002 Gearhouse Broadcast supply kit for reality Show
Gearhouse Broadcast are responsible for providing all of the equipment being used onsite for the production of “I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!”. Technical director for Gearhouse, Kevin Moorhous

04/09/2002 ITV abandons children's programming trial
ITV is abandoning a 20-month experiment to "strip" children's programmes across the week. CITV's controller, Janie Grace, introduced the bold policy to show episodes of hit children's series on cons

04/09/2002 Lighting depot opening signals busy year for VFG
VFG Ireland has this year supplied Camera and Grip equipment to such productions as ‘Goldfish Memories’, ‘Anytime Now’, ‘Father & Sons’ and recently wrapped the Digibeta and Grip package from ‘On Home

04/09/2002 Realviz ships MatchMover 2.5 professional
Realviz, a leader in image processing software development, has announced the availability of MatchMover 2.5 Professional. Realviz MatchMover Professional is the professional way to automatically tr

04/09/2002 Surround sound cinema available at IBC
This year the organisers of IBC have transformed the 1700 seat auditorium at the RAI into a surround sound D-Cinema, to show how various companies are working together to provide cinema operators with

04/09/2002 Vinten showcase new mini AutoCam robotic pan and tilt head
Vinten's new AutoCam HS-100P pan and tilt head and BCS controller will be available for visitors to experience at Stand 11.520 IBC 2002. The AutoCam range of robotic camera controls dominate the US

03/09/2002 Gearhouse showcase latest “Digital Flyaway Solution” at IBC
Gearhouse Broadcast will be exhibiting for the first time ever at IBC this year alongside sister sales company, Evolve Digital. The rental division of Gearhouse Broadcast Ltd will be displaying the

03/09/2002 Gefen launch new conversion solutions
Gefen's powerful analogue-in, digital-out VGA to ADC and VGA to DVI Conversion Boxes provide solutions for those who want to connect a legacy computer with analogue (VGA, SVGA, XVGA) ports to an Apple

03/09/2002 Multi-Channel Server for Uncompressed HD launched
DVS have announced the launch of "HDXWay", a dual channel server system for uncompressed real-time HD record and play-out. This innovative machine incorporates two independent HD channels on a shared

03/09/2002 Optibase continue Media Streaming Handbook series
Optibase, a leader in broadband streaming solutions, has published Volume III of its “Media Streaming Handbook: Streaming in the Enterprise,” a comprehensive guide that explains the technology behind

03/09/2002 Opticomm introduces the DVX-104 fibre optic system
Opticomm Corporation, an innovative designer and manufacturer of fibre optic transport systems, has introduced their newest fibre optic video transmission system for broadcast applications. The DVX-

03/09/2002 Senior Inferno Operator joins Soho 601
Soho 601 have announced that Toby Brockhurst is joining Soho 601 to take up the position of Senior Inferno Operator. Toby began his post career at VTR Ltd, working initially in 3D before moving on to

03/09/2002 Trade growth shows VHS continuing resilience
APR Video Ltd have shown again a trading increase in the last year. This is demonstrated in all areas of activity, but contrary to the expected trends and new product entries, the largest increases

03/09/2002 Young filmmaker receives professional help from Skillset session
A young filmmaker has received the assistance of a top industry cameraman after attending Skillset’s sell-out ‘Careers in Film’ session at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Gary Paterson as

02/09/2002 Artistic Licence launch Power-Hub 4
Artistic Licence have announced the launch of Power-Hub 4. Power-Hub 4 is a four-port Ethernet hub that supplies low voltage power via the data connection. This allows Ethernet devices, such as the

02/09/2002 Eyeheight expands PresTX range
Eyeheight have announced an expansion to its PresTX series of master control equipment: the Key-Eazy vision mixer/keyer, Mix-Eazy vision mixer, Bug-Eazy bug inserter, Touch-Eazy touchscreen controller