Broadcast News Archive for November, 2003
12/11/2003 OSF launch Science and Medicine footage collection
The OSF footage library have announced the launch of a Science and Medicine collection. Traditionally known for strong natural history and special effects footage, OSF have already expanded their ra

12/11/2003 TCS expand DVD facility with two new appointments
Technicolor Creative Services have expanded their DVD department with the recruitment of two new senior members of staff. Michael Zink, formerly of Digital Images, Germany and Katherine Evans, former

11/11/2003 AP create international division
The Associated Press have named Ian Ritchie, currently Chief Executive Officer of their international video service, to be Vice President-Global Business and Managing Director of AP International, a n

11/11/2003 BBC Films scoop nine nominations for EFA Awards
Fresh from marked success at the British Independent Film Awards, BBC Films productions have gathered an impressive nine nominations for the European Film Awards. Stephen Frears' 'Dirty Pretty Things

11/11/2003 Inscriber products chosen for Radio-Television of Afghanistan
Inscriber's CG-Supreme and CG-FX character generators, along with the AutoCG MAX newsroom automation solution, will provide the television graphics for Radio-Television of Afghanistan (RTA). CG-Supre

11/11/2003 ITV Sales MD designate appointed from Granada
Chief Executive of Granada Enterprises Graham Duff has been appointed Managing Director designate of ITV Sales. He will lead the single ITV sales operation that will be created through the integratio

11/11/2003 PANORAMAdtv launch MON8-1 LCD monitoring unit
PANORAMAdtv, the video division of Wohler Technologies, have just announced the launch of their new LCD video-monitoring product. The MON8-1 contains eight 1.8" LCD screens, each one with a composit

11/11/2003 Pinnacle Systems announce free Liquid Edition training
Pinnacle Systems are to provide free training for everybody who buys Liquid Edition, either as an upgrade or full version. These sessions, which will last approximately two hours, will be a tour aro

11/11/2003 Pro-Bel secure Swedish TV contract
Pro-Bel, recently the subject of a management buy-out, have been selected by Teracom, Sweden's principal television, radio and telecommunications operator to supply an Eclipse 128 x 144 router, with a

11/11/2003 Tyrell strengthen sales force with new appointment
Tyrell have announced that Steve Biucchi has joined their sales team, providing a digital non-linear video solutions consultancy. Biucchi, who comes to Tyrell from Mcmillan UK, will be working from e

10/11/2003 German cable operator enhances services with BigBand
BigBand Networks have been selected by Kabel Baden-Württemberg, Germany’s third largest cable operator, to design and deploy an end-to-end infrastructure solution for video services based on the BigBa

10/11/2003 JVC Professional provide home theatre solution
JVC Professional recently launched the first D-ILA projector to appeal to the home as well the business user, the DLA-SX21. Its success in winning a number of awards and in receiving positive feedba

10/11/2003 Management buyout completed at Pro-Bel
Pro-Bel, the premier manufacturer and supplier of routing, signal processing, master control and automation equipment, has been bought by its UK-based management team. Venture capital support was pro

10/11/2003 New Avid Xpress DV Software now available
Avid Technology have announced a new version of their award-winning Avid Xpress DV software. Priced at £490, Avid expect a much wider audience of DV (digital video) users to take advantage of a profe

10/11/2003 New studio opens in Brighton
The Brighton Film School have announced a move to larger premises and the formation of Brighton & Hove Film Studios, created so that their students can operate studios for Brighton. The five-year old

10/11/2003 The Pixel Farm help Minghella scale ‘Cold Mountain’
The Pixel Farm have announced their involvement with Anthony Minghella’s forthcoming movie ‘Cold Mountain’. Set during the American Civil War, the film was shot entirely on location in Romania, star

10/11/2003 TUC hold industry open day for ethnic minorities
Several hundred black and Asian film and television producers, writers, directors and film-makers headed for the TUC's London headquarters today to take part in a unique 'meet the industry' event orga

10/11/2003 VSC complete state-of-the-art dubbing facility
VSC Design have announced the completion of a state-of-the-art dubbing facility for well-known Soho-based equipment hire company On Sight. VSC Design was involved from the outset and with On Sight,

07/11/2003 'Osama' film wins Sutherland Trophy
'Osama', Siddiq Barmak's first feature and the first film from post-Taliban Afghanistan, is this year's winner of the British Film Institute (bfi) Sutherland Trophy. Awarded to the most original and

07/11/2003 Channel Dynamics announce enhanced storage array series
Channel Dynamics have announced that the ATTO Diamond Storage Array is now available with new storage features, offering users increased performance, improved security and data integrity, and provide

07/11/2003 Digigram supply Rugby World Cup
Norwest Productions, one of Australia's two largest audio companies, have chosen Digigram's patent-pending EtherSound technology for sound reinforcement at the Rugby World Cup opening ceremony in Sydn

07/11/2003 Lowepro UK secure Manfrotto authorisation
Lowepro UK are to become authorised distributor for Manfrotto camera support products from December 6 2003, supplying to the photographic, film, video and birdwatching markets. They will also distri

07/11/2003 Nippon Television put trust in DVS equipment
Japan's top-rated commercial television broadcaster, Nippon Television (NTV), have installed 13 HDStationRGB digital disk recorders from DVS. The systems are now being used for the production of wea

07/11/2003 Paul Wilcock joins Corinthian Television as CTO
Paul Wilcock has joined Corinthian Television as Chief Technology Officer of their Chiswick operation. Joining from the BBC, Wilcock said: "I am looking forward to the challenges ahead of me at Corin

07/11/2003 Plymouth Media Partnership hold successful launch
Plymouth Media Partnership, the organisation set up to promote the digital and creative content industries in Plymouth and the surrounding area, held a special launch on yesterday infront of a packed