Broadcast News Archive for September, 2003
05/09/2003 Photon Beard to launch pole-operated fluorescent at IBC
The very popular low wattage, high efficiency, fluorescent luminaires from Photon Beard has been enhanced with a pole-operated model that allows ease of operation in broadcast studios. The Highlight

05/09/2003 Scottish Screen funded cinema goes global
At the end of August this year the Scottish Executive launched the Scottish Refugee Action Plan with a screening of 'Favourite Things' from the Glasgow Film Theatre's Going Global education pack. Mar

05/09/2003 Todd-AO Creative Services complete post for ‘Canterbury Tales’
Todd-AO Creative Services have recently completed the postproduction on ‘Canterbury Tales’, commissioned by BBC Drama for BBC terrestrial transmission in September. Directed by Julian Jarrold, John M

04/09/2003 Adam Phones seek to attract the industry
Adam Phones, the leader in the short-term hire of mobile phones, are now offering two-way radios for hire exclusively to Film and TV companies. Over fifteen years experience of hiring phones to the f

04/09/2003 Ark VFX target games industry
Ark VFX have announced their intention to provide a complete art resource to the games industry. The company’s strength lies in the fact that its founders are all experienced artists – first and for

04/09/2003 Evolutions complete post on Jump London
Evolutions Television, a leading UK post house, has posted one of the most talked-about and biggest-budget documentaries of 2003. 'Jump London' literally follows the footsteps of three Frenchmen as t

04/09/2003 Extreme Sports Channel launches on CanalSatellite
The Extreme Group have announced the launch of the Extreme Sports Channel, on France's premier digital satellite platform CanalSatellite in the basic package, with all subscribers receiving the channe

04/09/2003 Migration lecture planned for IBC 2003
At IBC 2003, B. Edge from Thomson Grass Valley, USA, will be presenting a paper on File Formats for Television: The Migration Dilema. According to the abstract, a new generation of interchange forma

04/09/2003 Newtek sign up Imago for UK representation
Imago have signed a deal with NewTek, to market the company's range of video and 3D graphics technology products. Imago is representing NewTek's interests in the UK, working closely with the European

04/09/2003 Soundwriters and Devlin Video form strategic alliance
Soundwriters, the premiere captioning and subtitling company, and Devlin Video International, one of New York’s leading full-service post-production facilities, have formed a strategic alliance design

04/09/2003 Stagetec appoint Education Consultant
Ray Balcombe has joined the ever-expanding Stagetec team as Education Consultant. He comes onboard just in time for PLASA and just ahead of the Slough-based lighting and audio sales and installation s

03/09/2003 Aardman complete Power Pritt commercials
BDH\TBWA has created a worldwide launch campaign for Henkel Consumer Adhesives’ new Power Pritt Stick – the world’s first glue stick strong enough to bond metal, wood, plastic and cardboard. Produced

03/09/2003 Custom Consoles win major Channel 4 contract
Channel 4 Television has chosen Custom Consoles to supply a broadcast master control room desk for its headquarters in London's Westminster. Spanning nearly five metres, the desk is configured for si

03/09/2003 European Commission to attend IBC 2003
The IST Programme, managed by the DG INFSO (Directorate-General Information Society) of the European Commission, is to attend IBC 2003. The European Commission will exhibit R&D projects in two adjac

03/09/2003 Maxtor enhance reseller marketing programmes
Maxtor has enhanced its 'channel program' offerings with new tools and services designed to help resellers, system integrators and builders stay competitive and address new storage markets. Addition

03/09/2003 PMC supplies surround sound monitoring for The Hospital
PMC has supplied a large scale, surround sound monitoring system to The Hospital, a major new music recording and High Definition television production facility in London’s Covent Garden. Described a

03/09/2003 Rushes complete Zoot Woman promo
Rushes have completed post on a music video for Zoot Woman's 'Grey Day', directed by Black Dog's Dawn Dawn Shadforth. Shadforth's promo, shot on HD, opens with the band playing in a park with an unre

03/09/2003 Sonifex to show new products at IBC 2003
Sonifex are showing a range of new and exciting products on stand 8.561 at the IBC 2003 exhibition, to add to their successful current portfolio. Sonifex’s Redbox range of audio interfaces continues

03/09/2003 T L Audio appoint associate director
T L Audio have announced that, following a two year absence from the industry, John Carroll has recently joined them as an associate director. Carroll, who has over 30 years experience with Pro-audi

02/09/2003 Andrew Corporation and Kathrein-Werke form alliance
Andrew Corporation and Kathrein-Werke KG of Germany have announced an agreement where the companies will cooperate on the licensing of Remote Electrical Downtilt Antenna Technology (REDT) related pate

02/09/2003 Grass Valley equipment chosen for top sports event
Grass Valley products from Thomson are in widespread use this week during the 9th World Championship in Athletics games, which started recently in Paris. Representing tens of millions of dollars in o

02/09/2003 Lightworks redefine cost of networking
With the introduction of new V1.5 software, now shipping, Lightworks has re-defined the cost of networking by including low bandwidth shared storage networking as a standard feature. Multiple Lightwo

02/09/2003 Machine Room produce DVD of cult Channel 4 series
Full-service DVD facility, The Machine Room, is producing the Definitive Collector’s Edition DVD box set of the Channel 4 drama serial ‘Queer as Folk’. Released by Channel 4 Video on September 8, the

02/09/2003 Northern Ireland film and TV fund launched
The Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission (NIFTC) today launched its Markets and Festivals Fund which aims to help local talent establish Europe wide contacts. The Fund, which will make gra

02/09/2003 Pharos introduce Pilot MCR broadcast system controller
Pharos Pilot MCR makes its first European exhibition appearance at IBC 2003 in September. Unique in allowing complete desktop control of broadcast equipment, it builds on the reputation of the Pilot