Broadcast News Archive for October, 2004
05/10/2004 Namco chooses endorphin for 'Tekken 5'
NaturalMotion has announced that the Japanese company Namco, one of the world's leading games developers, has chosen endorphin to help produce its upcoming triple-A release, 'Tekken 5'. Due to hit ar

05/10/2004 School of Sound dates announced
The sixth ‘School of Sound’ is to take place March 30 - April 2 2005 at the Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London SE1. This unique international symposium explores the creative use of sound with t

04/10/2004 Award-winning filmmaker to co-ordinate short film production scheme
The Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission have contracted Make Films Ltd to provide the Production Executive Service for three of its short film schemes in 2004 - 2005. Hugh McGrory will a

04/10/2004 Concerns raised over Gaelic television funding
The Gaelic Media Service has expressed serious concern about the minimal level of additional funding provided to the Service in the Scottish Executive’s spending plan, announced last week. Neil Frase

04/10/2004 Dischromatics clinch LG Electronics deal
Dischromatics has become the main supplier of monitor driver discs to LG Electronics Wales, based in Newport. Following on from several previous orders where duplicated and thermally printed driver d

04/10/2004 Multi-award winning ‘Omagh’ secures international sales deals
Irish feature ‘Omagh’, the powerful story of the Omagh bombing, is continuing its huge success on the international circuit. Following Omagh’s prestigious win at the Toronto Film Festival, where it s

04/10/2004 New Macromedia solution delivers rapid training without programming
Macromedia has announced Macromedia Captivate, which enables anyone to easily record onscreen activity and create software demonstrations and interactive simulations. Demonstrations visually show the

04/10/2004 The Machine Room grades highly acclaimed British movie
London post facility The Machine Room, has completed HD transfer, grading and de-spotting on the widely praised British feature film, ‘Dear Frankie’. One of only two British films screened at the 20

04/10/2004 Trilogy appoints new Chairman and CEO
Trilogy Broadcast has announced changes to its senior management structure as part of its continued growth strategy. Roger Henderson, formerly CEO of Chyron Corporation, has been appointed Chairman,

04/10/2004 Video Management Services introduce Casablanca Solitaire
Video Management Services Ltd, the UK distributor for Casablanca, has announced the introduction of Casablanca Solitaire to the range. Already established as the world’s number one standalone video e

01/10/2004 BBC closes Technology deal with Siemens
The BBC has completed the procurement for a 10-year Technology Framework Contract (TFC) with Siemens Business Services, worth almost £2 billion. As part of the landmark deal, Siemens Business Service

01/10/2004 Network 2 renamed RTÉ 2
In the first phase of a three-phase process, including a new look and sound for the channel as well as new programmes, programming strands and acquired programmes, RTÉ Network 2 will be known as RTÉ T

01/10/2004 New Irish documentary fund announced
Coinciding with Dublin's Stranger Than Fiction documentary festival, Bord Scannan na hEireann/the Irish Film Board (BSE/IFB) and the Irish Arts Council has announced a new fund for creative arts-based

01/10/2004 Northern Ireland nomination success for Irish Film & TV Awards
The NIFTC, joint-sponsors with the Irish Film Board of the Best New Talent category in this year’s IFTAs, are pleased to announce that the NIFTC-funded ‘Freeze Frame’ and ‘Blind Flight’ have been nomi

01/10/2004 Pixel Power Control Centre streamlines newsroom graphics workflow
Pixel Power has announced the European availability of the Pixel Power Control Centre, which implements major graphics workflow improvements for both MOS enabled and iNews ControlAir Newsrooms using i

01/10/2004 Sonic introduces AuthorScript Photo Slideshow SDK for digital photo applications and devices
Sonic Solutions, the world leader in DVD and CD creation software, has announced the release of its AuthorScript Photo Slideshow software development kit (SDK) for the digital photo application and de

01/10/2004 The Machine Room appoints Ben Baker as Senior Project Coordinator
London post facility The Machine Room has appointed Ben Baker as senior project coordinator. Baker has joined the production department at The Machine Room from Ascent Media. He will be responsible

01/10/2004 VideoForum 2005 venue and dates announced
VideoForum 2005 will take place on January 25-27 2005, at the new venue of Earls Court. Entry for visitors is free, and registration is at This year's event will boast over 15