Broadcast News Archive for July, 2003
24/07/2003 Jermaine Jackson visits Solid State Logic
On a rare visit to the UK, respected R&B artist Jermaine Jackson, founder member of the Jackson Five and brother of Michael, paid a surprise visit to professional console manufacturer, Solid State Log

24/07/2003 Munro Acoustics return to BBC Post Production, Bristol
UK studio design company, Munro Acoustics, has completed the monitor installation and acoustic refurbishment of a new audio dubbing theatre at BBC Post Production in Bristol. The project involved the

24/07/2003 Two new sales appointments at Sonopress UK
International media replicators Sonopress have made two new appointments at their UK facility at Wednesbury, Birmingham. Liam Chivers, 27, has joined as Business Development Manager. He will primaril

24/07/2003 Valve microphone & preamp package joins TL Audio Ivory Series
The latest addition to TL Audio’s benchmark Ivory 2 series is the 5000 Valve Condenser Microphone & Preamp, which starts shipping from the UK this September. The microphone - which comes complete wit

24/07/2003 Wildform release Wild FX Pro titling software
Wildform, creators of video and animation software, have announced the release of Wild FX Pro, a highly versatile and very easy to use video titling and text animation software. Wild FX Pro comes wit

23/07/2003 Audio Network Evelyn Glennie material to catalogue
Audio Network, the award-winning provider of music and sound services to the broadcast industry, is recording a unique range of new tracks with world famous percussionist, Evelyn Glennie. Audio Netwo

23/07/2003 Gefen launch new streamlined extender
Gefen's newest extension solution nixes the heavy metal hardware, relying instead on an active circuit cable to transmit power plus ADC display and USB signals to Apple's line of flat panel digital di

23/07/2003 Griffilms launch new website
Following on from their recent BAFTA win for their work on S4C's careers website, Griffilms have announced the launch of their own new website, Creating websites has now become se

23/07/2003 ITN presenters go solo with BDL-Autoscript
ITN news presenters on the ITV News Channel and ITV News summaries now operate their own teleprompters with a BDL-Autoscript ControlNet for hand and foot controls. ITN moved to a single wire BDL cont

23/07/2003 Kurtz, Bazley & Swinnerton join forces
An exciting new TV & Film production company has been formed in the UK by Oscar-winning Gary Kurtz (legendary producer of American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Dark Crystal, among

23/07/2003 Optibase approve Imago, TriMedia partnership
Imago, the UK's leading video communications distributor, has appointed TriMedia Broadcast as its Authorised Value Added Distribution Partner in the OEM, Developer and Solutions Integrator market for

23/07/2003 Straight 8 call for entrants
Following the huge success of Straight 8 at the Cannes Film Festival, Straight 8 are have announced details of the next instalment, Straight 8 Autumn 2003. Once again Straight 8 need entries from br

23/07/2003 Vistek to demonstrate fibre optics at IBC
Vistek's extensive range of Fibre Optic products will form the centrepiece of their demonstrations at this year's IBC. Many broadcasters are recognising the advantages of Fibre Optic transmission sy

22/07/2003 Ascent appoint Matt Bowman Director of Entertainment Television Sales, UK
Ascent Media Group UK have announced that Matt Bowman has been promoted to Director of Entertainment Television Group Sales, succeeding the recently retired Ray Adams. Bowman moves into this positio

22/07/2003 Bella Corporation begin shipping new DV keyboard series
The Bella Corporation, a leading supplier of video solutions, have announced the immediate availability of their new series of keyboards with integrated editing technology for the growing consumer mar

22/07/2003 Corbis Motion select Optibase for digital stock footage system
Optibase, a leading provider of streaming media solutions, have announced that their MPEG MovieMaker 200S encoding platforms have been incorporated into a digital footage system owned by Corbis Motion

22/07/2003 DVS to present new real-time solutions
At Siggraph 2003 DVS will be showing further developments of the on-set capturing system DVS CineControl and the powerful real-time editing workstation Clipster at booth no. 3315. New software and e

22/07/2003 First Light to help 50 young Scottish filmmakers
Over 50 young filmmakers from across Scotland have been selected from thousands of entrants to benefit from almost £15,000 of lottery money to make and star in digital films. The money from First Lig

22/07/2003 Framestore CFC score two Emmy nominations
This year’s Emmy Award nominations find Framestore CFC'S work competing in two categories. The special effects created for ‘The Lost World’, shown in the US in summer 2002, gained a nomination for ‘O

22/07/2003 Joint Irish and Welsh industry review announced
Sgrîn Cymru Wales and the Arts Council of Ireland have given the go-ahead for most comprehensive study of cinema in Wales and Ireland ever undertaken. The research will seek to outline the economic

22/07/2003 TypeMaker partner with GretagMacbeth
TypeMaker have signed a contract to be an authorised GretagMacbeth partner and distributor within the UK. GretagMacbeth provide solutions to help businesses measure, communicate and manage colour, r

21/07/2003 AKM go extreme
AKM Music have added a new CD to their ever popular royalty free music library. AK038 Extreme contains 29 thrilling music tracks designed for fast action visuals, sport and drama. The CD is packed wi

21/07/2003 Clearmountain capture Hallyday with SSL and Le Voyageur
Internationally acclaimed recording mixer/producer Bob Clearmountain recently got behind the controls of the SSL MT+ console installed in Le Voyageur V1 mobile to record a live broadcast featuring Fre

21/07/2003 Curious Software release Curious World Maps v4.0
Curious Software has released Version 4.0 of its industry-standard map creation software, Curious World Maps. Following hard on the heels of v3.8, Curious gFx v1.0 is now a fully integrated optional

21/07/2003 Macromedia renew J2EE licence agreement for JRun
Macromedia have renewed their Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition licensing agreement with Sun Microsystems. Macromedia have been a licensee for more than three years. This renewal means that Macrome