Broadcast News Archive for July, 2003
09/07/2003 Scottish Screen funded film to open Edinburgh Film Festival
For the second year running a Scottish Screen lottery funded film will have the honour of opening the Edinburgh International Film Festival. 'Young Adam', the second feature from gifted young directo

08/07/2003 APT announce strong product line-up for IBC 2003
APT (Audio Processing Technology), developers and suppliers of the apt-X suite of compression algorithms, will use the IBC 2003 platform to display a number of broadcast audio solutions for transporta

08/07/2003 Curious Software a success for TV Valencia
Spanish television station, TV Valencia, has revamped its existing system for creating world maps for broadcast with an investment in Curious World Maps v2.0, from Curious Software. Previously TV Val

08/07/2003 E\T\C UK chosen by BBC Scotland
Large format projection specialists E\T\C UK is supplying four 1.5Kw HMI projectors for the recording of “The Big Read”, a new television series being made by Lion TV in London for BBC Scotland, broad

08/07/2003 Inscriber's RTX-HD now shipping
Inscriber announced today that RTX-HD, the High Definition version of its RTX custom application solution, is now shipping. RTX-HD is a programming tool for custom broadcast applications in sports, e

08/07/2003 Matrox expand 'trade up to Xtreme' programme
Matrox have announced that their popular "trade up to Xtreme" program is being expanded to include owners of selected Pinnacle and Canopus products. Qualifying products include: Matrox RT2000, RT250

08/07/2003 The Foundry launch Furnace on Discreet at IBC 2003
The Foundry, the first sparks developer for Discreet Systems Products, which resulted in the production of the Tinder range of plug-ins, have announced the launch of Furnace on Discreet. Following on

07/07/2003 Belgian TV embrace maps from Curious
In a bid to revolutionise the process of creating maps for transmission, Belgium’s commercial television industry has embraced Curious World Maps v2.0, from Curious Software, as a modern standard for

07/07/2003 Hamburg post house choose Quantel’s HD editor
Leading Hamburg film and TV commercials production company Fata Morgana have added a Quantel eQ resolution co-existent HD editing system with the integrated QColor in-context colour correction package

07/07/2003 Matrox announce support for Adobe Premiere Pro
Matrox have announced that their award-winning Matrox RT.X100 Xtreme and RT.X10 Xtra realtime editing platforms will support the new Adobe Premiere Pro software. Designed for corporate communicators,

07/07/2003 Nucoda plan double launch at IBC 2003
Nucoda, a developer of advanced digital media solutions, will be holding the European launch of Nucoda Film Master, the world’s first complete resolution-independent film finishing solution, and nucod

07/07/2003 One launch new motion control and VFX studio in the heart of Soho
One have announced that their new One Motion Control and VFX Studio is now complete and open for business. The new motion control and vfx studio is located on the ground floor premises of 142 Wardour

07/07/2003 Soho facility restore Churchill footage for new ITV documentary
Full-service London facility The Machine Room is restoring, treating and editing old and new footage for three one-hour programmes that chart the long and illustrious life of Britain’s greatest leader

04/07/2003 'Dead Bodies' workshop to be held in Galway
Windmill Lane, The Mill and Distinguished Features are to hold a workshop in Galway on Saturday July 12 entitled 'From HD Rushes to 35mm Release Print - The Making of Dead Bodies'. Included is a 10-

04/07/2003 BBC Technology to showcase Colledia at IBC
BBC Technology, a leading provider of products and services for media companies, are to exhibit Colledia, their new product portfolio, at this year's IBC. In addition, the company will feature media

04/07/2003 Brave Film Company lead BBC cricket in a new direction
With the NatWest one-day series looming the BBC recently turned to Selby of The Brave Film Company to direct an eye-catching new ident for BBC Radio 4 and Radio 5 Live. In marked contrast to previou

04/07/2003 Discreet reveal extensive IBC plans
Discreet believe that IBC 2003 will mark a watershed advance for the company as they deliver "the strongest product line in their history, offering unmatched creativity, value, return on investment to

04/07/2003 Encoda strengthen Automation Solutions executive team
Encoda Systems, leading provider of multi-channel broadcast automation solutions to media companies worldwide, have announced the addition of Steven L'Heureux as president, Automation Solutions and th

04/07/2003 Goan appointed as Director-General of RTÉ
The Chairman of the RTÉ Authority, Patrick J. Wright, has announced that the Authority has, with the approval of the Irish government, appointed Cathal Goan as the new Director-General of RTÉ. The va

04/07/2003 IBC debut for DaletPlus platform
At IBC Dalet are to exhibit their new media asset management platform - DaletPlus. Versatile and expansive, the underlying DaletPlus architecture supports a wide range of media management and product

04/07/2003 RTÉ to deliver 15% more drama to TV viewers
RTÉ have commissioned a wide range of new indigenous Irish drama, for all ages, to be produced this year and broadcast in 2003 and 2004 on both RTÉ One and Network 2. A demonstration of RTÉ's commitm

04/07/2003 SignaSys publish multi-channel broadcast report
US systems integration specialists SignaSys have released a study published by their Chief Technology Officer Mark Brown. The report addresses cohesive and efficient multi-channel ATSC broadcast env

04/07/2003 Sue Ashtiany joins Channel 4 board
The Independent Television Commission have announced that Sue Ashtiany has been appointed to the Board of Channel 4. Ms Ashtiany is a partner with city solicitors Nabarro Nathanson and heads the firm

03/07/2003 Atlantic Video choose Radamec's broadcast level pan/tilt heads
Atlantic Video have installed numerous remotely controlled Radamec Broadcast HK 435 pan and tilt heads in widely-dispersed US newspaper studios. Atlantic Video are the first organisation of their kin

03/07/2003 BBC Broadcast strike two-year deal with five
Five have agreed a two-year deal with BBC Broadcast to provide a ‘second-line’ playout and channel management disaster recovery service. BBC Broadcast will play a vital role in five's disaster recove