Broadcast News Archive for October, 2004
26/10/2004 Digigram authorise Lab X Technologies as US EtherSound Implementor
Digigram, owner and supplier of the patented EtherSound Technology, has announced the appointment of Lab X Technologies as the first Authorised EtherSound Implementor in the US. The Authorised Implem

26/10/2004 Jetix Europe chooses Eyeheight master control
Jetix Europe has chosen Eyeheight's playout master control system for the Rome-based studio of its Italian-language children's television channel. Formerly known as Fox-Kid Channel, Jetix Europe tran

26/10/2004 JVC’s HD2K projector hits Soho
VMI is to celebrate the launch of its new Soho based HD facility on November 15. VMI recently invested in JVC Professional Europe’s HD2K for clients wishing to view rushes and final edits of footage

26/10/2004 Optibase appoint new CEO
Optibase, a leader in digital video solutions, has announced that Uzi Breier will join the company as Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2004. With Breier's appointment, Tom Wyler will r

26/10/2004 Rhino Power & Light announce launch
Rhino Power & Light Ltd is a new company formed by Tony Covell to supply the television and film industry with portable power for lighting and camcorders. The equipment is physically strong, the elec

26/10/2004 Senior Producer Danny Jones joins Rushes
Rushes Postproduction has announced the appointment of Danny Jones as Senior Producer. As well as fulfilling his day-to-day responsibilities of Senior Producer, Jones will help to ensure clients unde

26/10/2004 Vortex release Ethernet VIP-Stream
Vortex’s new VIP-Stream system provides the same flexibility as a traditional coaxial TV distribution system, but uses a standard Ethernet network across UTP (such as CAT5) or fibre. The system uses

25/10/2004 Ascent Media Group confirm £1.5M investment in UK film services
Ascent Media UK have announced a £1.5 million investment in DI technology this year, involving UK Group facilities One, St. Anne’s, Rushes and Soho Images. The move is in response to an increasing st

25/10/2004 BDL-Autoscript changes name and management team
Autoscript, formerly known as BDL-Autoscript, has announced a new management team consisting of teleprompting specialists Brian Larter and US-based Michael Accardi. Newly named Managing Director, Bri

25/10/2004 Cool colours for red hot Genelec 8000 series
Genelec have extended the range of colours in one of the most talked about new pro-audio system ranges launched for some time, the Genelec 8000 series. The near-field, two-way systems of the 8000 Ser

25/10/2004 Digital Video cuts it at MacExpo 2004
MacExpo 2004 should not be missed by amateur and professional moviemakers or anyone interested in the moving image. MacExpo 2004, the UK's largest event for the Mac community, runs from Thursday Nove

25/10/2004 IABM05 conference programme and key speakers revealed
The International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM), the trade association that represents vendors in the broadcast and electronic media industry, has announced the conference programme

25/10/2004 JVC introduce latest top-tier, multi-format DVD Recorder
JVC have introduced their new multi-format disc recorder - the DR-M10 – a new and improved model following from the success of its predecessor, the DR-M1. This unit allows recording of high-quality,

25/10/2004 Pro-Bel continues customer service expansion with new appointments
Pro-Bel, the premier manufacturer and supplier of routing, signal processing, master control and automation technologies, has announced key additions to its internal sales team with the appointment of

25/10/2004 The Pixel Farm releases PFZed optical flow range expansion
The Pixel Farm, a company focused on innovation in the field of high-end digital postproduction, has announced the release of PFZed, the latest in its innovative range of optical flow products. For t

22/10/2004 Broadcast Technology announces DTCA 3000-16 ultra-compact descrambler
Broadcast Technology has announced the launch of a new 16-channel conditional-access descrambler. Based on the established DTCA 3000, the DTCA 3000-16 is a highly compact unit designed for multiple s

22/10/2004 First Light names new CEO
Pip Eldridge has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of First Light, the UK’s largest young filmmaking programme, the UK Film Council has announced. Using £1 million a year of the UK Fi

22/10/2004 HHB announces miniature Rosendahl Bonsaidrive
Available from December 2004 and exclusively distributed in the UK by HHB, the new Rosendahl Bonsaidrive is an affordable, miniature, lightweight and extremely portable hard disc recorder that allows

22/10/2004 i-Vision and Softsun collaborate on Lumos Sunstar
i-Vision has announced the launch of the latest innovation in the Lumos LED range, the unique Lumos Sunstar. This DMX controlled fixture is aimed specifically at the television, photographic and film

22/10/2004 Landmark Films wins ‘extraordinary’ commission for five
Oxford-based regional television production company Landmark Films has been commissioned by five’s Controller for Science, Justine Kershaw, to produce three films for five’s ‘Extraordinary People’ str

22/10/2004 SoundField microphones provide surround sound at Athens 2004
SoundField microphones were used to provide the surround sound for US National Broadcast at the Olympic games in Athens. The SoundField systems were selected to meet the requirements of the end deliv

22/10/2004 Touring HD film festival to visit Finland
The groundbreaking HDFEST 2004 World Tour, which began earlier this year in Australia, is to visit Finland at the end of October. HDFEST Finland will take place on October 29 and 30 in Hämeenlinna an

22/10/2004 UK Film Council assigns more than £5 million to upcoming projects
‘The Proposition’, directed by John Hillcoat from a screenplay by music icon Nick Cave and shooting in Australia this month, is benefiting from £1.8 million of Lottery cash from the UK Film Council.

21/10/2004 Barco Digital Cinema captivates audience during open air ‘Shark Tale’ premiere
Barco Digital Cinema has announced a recent collaboration with DreamWorks Animation in the highly successful New York premiere of the new animated feature ‘Shark Tale’. The invitation-only, outdoor

21/10/2004 BSÉ/IFB backed projects scoop major awards at Cork Film Festival
Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board-backed projects scooped a host of awards at the 49th Cork Film Festival, which were presented at the closing ceremony on Sunday October 17. Films commission