Broadcast News Archive for November, 2004
25/11/2004 Audio Ltd releases new radio mic range
Audio Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of radio microphone systems, has recently launched its new RMS2040 range. Designed following extensive research among professional sound specialists, the ran

25/11/2004 Final call for FOCAL International Awards nominations
Final calls are being made for submissions to the FOCAL International Awards to celebrate the use of footage archive images in the creative media. With 16 Award categories designed to attract a broad

25/11/2004 ICE announce plans for Video Forum 2005
ICE Film will be exhibiting a range of Transvideo products - LCD monitors, the Titan Video Transmission System and associated equipment - on stand 644 at the Video Forum Exhibition in January 2005. W

25/11/2004 Screen Subtitling Systems announce range of graphics products
Shifting away from designing systems purely for subtitling related applications, Screen Subtitling Systems has announced a new generation of graphics related units, developed from its established rang

25/11/2004 The Pink Film Company announce trio of appointments
The Pink Film Company have announced that director Jeff Stark, producer Cathy Green and director Simon Green have joined the comapny. Pink’s stable of directors also includes Michael Geoghegan, Pat H

25/11/2004 Total Audio Solutions offer 0% credit on Sony Kit
Sony Professional Solutions and Total Audio Solutions have announced 20 months interest free credit on Sony’s state of the art location audio equipment. Centered round the DMX-P01 digital location mi

25/11/2004 Wildcat brings HD to aerial filming
Wildcat Flying has commissioned the first stabilised camera system to deliver uncompressed 4:4:4 HD images suitable for immediate use in digital intermediate postproduction. Based around the Gyron 93

24/11/2004 Alias '3December' event to be hosted in 25 cities worldwide
Alias has announced that its 6th annual industry event, 3December, will be held in 25 cities worldwide. 3December is a free global celebration of the 3D computer graphics and industrial design indust

24/11/2004 Directors Guild seek submissions for 2005 Awards
The Directors Guild of Great Britain is seeking submissions for its second annual Awards, to be held at the Curzon Mayfair in London on February 6 2005. The Awards will honour outstanding directing i

24/11/2004 Film Council report shows cinema-going is on the up
'Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban' and 'Troy' were the British films most likely to be seen by UK cinema-goers in the first half of 2004, a new UK Film Council report has found. July was the mo

24/11/2004 Framestore CFC complete work on spoof Playstation spots
Framestore CFC have completed work on a series of spoof spots for Sony Playstation. In 'Golfers', a migrating herd sweeps across an African plain, as a group of predators pick off a few stragglers. H

24/11/2004 Hammer to distribute Infortrend’s disk storage solutions
Disk-quality storage for the price of tape is to become a reality as Hammer spearheads the distribution of second-generation Serial ATA (SATA) RAID storage systems from Infortrend. Hammer is to supp

24/11/2004 Macrovision DRM enhancements enable playability and controlled burning
Macrovision Corporation, the market leader in content protection and digital rights management (DRM) technologies, has announced that its CDS technology, the most widely adopted music CD content prote

24/11/2004 Omneon Spectrum deployed by 'Mobaho!' in Japan
The Omneon Spectrum media server system is being used by Tokyo-based NHK Technical Services (NTS) to operate Mobile.n channel programming on Mobaho!, the world's first multi-channel satellite service

24/11/2004 Panasonic offering free Magic Bullet software
For a limited time only, Panasonic is offering Red Giant's Magic Bullet Editors software free with the purchase of the AG-DVX100A DV Cinema camera. Magic Bullet Editors, a software plug-in for Adobe

24/11/2004 Plasma Magenta & JAME Author successfully used in first satellite transmission using OCAP
SysMedia, leading specialist in subtitling solutions and content management and production systems for interactive TV and teletext, has announced that Plasma MagentA and JAME Author, licensed from the

24/11/2004 Shopping channel Auctionworld shuts doors
Shopping channel Auctionworld was placed in the hands of the receivers yesterday, owing millions of pounds to creditors. In a statement the joint administrators Brian Hamblin and Philip Long of PKF,

23/11/2004 Future of broadcasting to be debated at VLV conference
At the Voice of the Listener & Viewer’s (VLV) 21st annual autumn conference on November 30 in London , broadcasters, politicians, academics, regulators and consumer representatives will debate the fut

23/11/2004 IFB-backed film 'The Halo Effect' hits Irish screens
Irish Film Board (IFB) funded title 'The Halo Effect', starring Stephen Rea, has been released by Buena Vista International (Ireland) in cinemas. Directed by Lance Daly (Last Days In Dublin), the fi

23/11/2004 Media Partners chooses On-Air and Softpeople Esperia for content management
Softpeople Esperia and On-Air Systems have been chosen by the Media Partners Group, a leader in sports marketing strategy and sports rights management, to develop a customised solution for the managem

23/11/2004 Movie makers descend on Foyle for film festival
The streets of Londonderry will be alive with the sound of foreign accents during the next fortnight when movie makers from around the world descend on the city for the 17th Seagate Foyle Film Festiva

23/11/2004 PostWorks New York selects FOR-A HANABI 1 for DI theatre project
PostWorks New York has selected FOR-A’s new one mix/effect HANABI HVS-1000HS digital switcher for its recently opened digital intermediate (DI) theatre. The DI theatre officially opened in October an

23/11/2004 Pyser-SGI supplies Fujinon lenses for Mersey's courtroom drama series
Pyser-SGI recently supplied Fujinon ENG lenses to Mersey Television for the production of the new regular daily 'Courtroom' drama series for Channel 4. The lenses, four A17x7.8BERM and one A13x4.5BE

23/11/2004 Trade body UK Post set to visit Bristol
UK Post, the new postproduction trade body, is to visit Bristol tomorrow for its second ever regional event. The organisation represents and promotes the UK’s film and broadcast postproduction sector

23/11/2004 VFGadgets introduce heavy duty camera handles
VFGadgets has introduced a very versatile series of heavy duty handles for the Sony F900, the Sony PDW530 XDCAM and the Panasonic VariCam cameras - developed and manufactured by Precision Camera Inc.