Broadcast News Archive for June, 2003
10/06/2003 RTE documentary judged 'best in the world'
An RTÉ True Lives documentary, which broadcast to wide audience acclaim in February, was last night acclaimed as “the best television programme in the world this year" at the Banff Rockie Awards 2003

10/06/2003 Trilogy secures further Doordashan orders
Trilogy Broadcast, providers of innovative and market leading intercom/talkback, signal monitoring and SPG equipment, has won further orders from Prasar Bharati (Doordashan) - the Broadcasting Corpora

10/06/2003 XL Video UK move to larger premises
Leading UK live video rental company XL Video have moved into new, bigger, better, and brighter premises in Hemel Hempstead. The move is in response to the company’s constant need for more space, and

09/06/2003 BBC Post create 3D title sequences Iraq War documentary
BBC Post Production's 3D design and digital effects team have created the computer graphics and effects for the title sequences for 'Fighting the War', a landmark documentary series unveiling the insi

09/06/2003 Children's programming triples in five years
According to latest research there are now more children's programmes on television than at anytime over the last 11 years and that the amount of programming for children has tripled since 1997. Publ

09/06/2003 DMX and IR remote control for Opti projectors
Opti are introducing DMX and infrared control for a number of effect accessories fitted to OPTI projectors. The DMX and Shutter board, for the GoBo range of projectors, allows autochangers and XY Mir

09/06/2003 Galway Film Fair attracts movie financiers
Attracting support from the MEDIA Programme, the Galway Film Fair will co-ordinate pre-scheduled meetings between film-makers with projects in development and invited international film financiers, di

09/06/2003 Godman duo triumph with trio of USA Promax awards
Godman have announced that the directing duo, 'Albert' (Andy Poyiadgi and Barry Kimble) recently received three USA Promax Platinum Awards. The rising stars picked up the highest accolades of the awa

09/06/2003 MTI Group appoint Chernoff to board
MTI Group Holdings, a leader in image processing technologies, have announced the appointment of Larry Chernoff to their board of directors. The president of Larry Chernoff & Associates Post-Producti

09/06/2003 Scopus introduce Intelligent Video Gateway for Cable TV
Scopus Network Technologies, a leading supplier of digital TV platforms to the cable and satellite industries, has introduced Intelligent Video Gateway (IVG) for Cable TV applications, the IVG-7300 se

09/06/2003 SnapStream chooses Sonic AuthorScript-PVR solution
Sonic Solutions have announced that SnapStream Media, a leading developer of digital entertainment software, has selected the Sonic AuthorScript-PVR software development kit (SDK) as the MPEG encoding

06/06/2003 'Mrs Stone' nominated for two awards at Monaco
'The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone', produced by World 2000 in 2002, has been selected as the Irish entry for the Golden Nymph Awards at this year's 43rd Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo. The film

06/06/2003 BBC NI begin work on Holy Cross drama
BBC Northern Ireland are currently in pre-production on 'Red and Blue,' a factually based drama for BBC ONE. Red and Blue tells the story of two fictional families caught up in the events of Septembe

06/06/2003 Channel 4 get the 'Glamour' treatment
Jo Wallace, Channel 4's Head of Music, T4 and Youth, has commissioned a new 10-part series from Twofour Productions. 'G Girls' will take T4 viewers behind the scenes with exclusive access to Britain'

06/06/2003 High profile speakers attend 'Show Me The Money'
An impressive line-up of senior distribution executives and independents with experience of the international marketplace were present at 'Show Me The Money', the one-day event organised by Pact and t

06/06/2003 Iomega select Sonic software for DVD-Recordable drives
The Iomega Corporation has chosen Sonic MyDVD and Sonic CinePlayer 1.5 as the DVD creation and playback applications to be bundled with its DVD-recordable drives. With MyDVD and CinePlayer, Iomega DV

06/06/2003 Leitch Vrnet server system selected by Shop At Home Network
Leitch are to provide a Vrnet server system to the Shop At Home Network as part of the network's ongoing transition to digital. Selection of theVRnet comes after a comprehensive evaluation by Shop At

06/06/2003 MTI Film partner with leading French reseller
MTI Film, a leading multi-platform, multi-resolution solutions provider, have appointed premier reseller Post Logic to represent their products in France. Post Logic distributes a complete range of s

06/06/2003 Pace complete validation for Motorola MediaCipher CA
Motorola have announced that Pace Micro Technology have become the first set-top vendor to successfully complete their MediaCipher Conditional Access Validation Testing. With the Motorola validation,

06/06/2003 Sophie Fiennes to judge Show Us Your Bits 2003
Hampshire-based Southern Film Education, organiser of the student short film festival 'Show Us Your Bits', have announced that the director, cinematographer and actress Sophie Fiennes is to chair the

06/06/2003 UTV continue strong performance in difficult market
Speaking at ITV franchisee UTV's Annual General Meeting in Belfast today, the company Chairman John B. McGuckian highlighted UTV's continued strong performance in 2003, but warned of a likely downturn

05/06/2003 11th Raindance Film Festival calls for entries
The early deadline, June 15 2003, is approaching for the 11th Raindance Film Festival, the largest independent film festival in the UK. Raindance specialises in work by first-time directors and accep

05/06/2003 Deluxe sign Universal Pictures contracts
Deluxe, a leader in technology and media services for filmed and home entertainment, have announced the signing of several new contracts with Universal Pictures International. These multi-year deals

05/06/2003 FastChannel Network’s growth fuels LA expansion
FastChannel Network have announced that they would open their sixth full-service North American office in late July of this year in Los Angeles, California. The company services over 150 California-b

05/06/2003 Framestore CFC pencilled in for top award
Framestore CFC artists have once more been recognised at the highest level, with Xbox 'Mosquito' achieving a Silver Award at the annual D&AD Awards. The award was in the 'TV and Cinema Advertising Cr