Broadcast News Archive for March, 2004
31/03/2004 Custom Consoles desk chosen for 124 facilities
Custom Consoles has installed one of London's longest video production desks at 124 Facilities in Westminster. Occupying the full length of 124’s Edit Suite 9, the desk hosts two operating areas. An

31/03/2004 Low-budget short wins Shine award
The NMPFT has announced Benjamin Diez as this year's winner of the Shine Award for Best International Short Film, presented by British filmmaker Julian Richards on the closing night of the Bradford Fi

31/03/2004 Media 100 announces NAB plans
Media 100 has announced its plans for exhibiting at NAB 2004 in Las Vegas. The company will share space on the Optibase stand, SL2463, and will host a 1,200 square-foot 844/X Theatre in private suite

31/03/2004 Optibase collaborates with LSI Logic to support Sony MPEG IMX
Optibase and LSI Logic have announced the implementation of Sony MPEG IMX technology on the same encoding platform. The implementation of Sony MPEG IMX Technology into Optibase’s encoding platform i

31/03/2004 Rhythm & Hues purchases Northlight scanner
FilmLight has announced that Rhythm & Hues, a leading developer and producer of computer generated imagery for entertainment and advertising, has purchased a Northlight high-quality digital film maste

31/03/2004 Sonifex to showcase new products at AES 2004
Sonifex are to show a range of new products on stand 2906 at the AES 2004 Berlin exhibition from May 8-11, adding to their highly successful portfolio. The S2 is a new, small format, modular digital

31/03/2004 The Last Samurai premieres in DTS
Tom Cruise's historical Japanese warrior epic ‘The Last Samurai’ was recently premiered in Spain in DTS Digital Sound in the Palacio de la Música cinema, Madrid. The film was presented in DTS by Warn

31/03/2004 The Mill New York launches Telecine service
In response to client demand, The Mill New York is set to launch an in-house telecine service. The Mill New York opened just under two-years ago. After a quiet launch with a small team led by execut

30/03/2004 Barco and Cinemeccanica sign letter of intent
Barco and Cinemeccanica have signed a letter of intent to cooperate in the commercial product development of an OEM digital cinema solution, incorporating Barco’s 2k technology. The agreement marks

30/03/2004 Compulite Vector chosen for BBC production
Stagetec Distribution recently supplied a Compulite Vector console to moving light operator Andy Dobbs, for the latest BBC production of ‘Outtake TV’ at Television Centre in London. Andy Dobbs has be

30/03/2004 Imago to distribute latest Sharp Technology
Imago, the UK's leading video communications distributor, has come to an agreement with Sharp to distribute its new large flat screen LCD monitor, the LC-M3700. This innovative model is ideal for res

30/03/2004 Inscriber releases new version of InfoCaster
Inscriber, has announced the release of its InfoCaster and InfoCaster Network Manager version 1.2 solution for digital signage creation and display. InfoCaster is a powerful solution for creating and

30/03/2004 Jane Root to leave BBC to join Discovery
BBC Two Controller Jane Root is to leave the corporation to join Discovery Networks as executive vice president and general manager of the Discovery Channel in the US. Announcing her appointment, Ms

30/03/2004 JVC introduces portable HD player/recorder
Billed as further evidence of its commitment to bring affordable high definition video to a broader market, JVC Professional Europe will introduce the new CU-VH1EX at NAB 2004. It is the world's mos

30/03/2004 Miranda releases two new products
Miranda Technologies has announced the extension of its range of workflow-enhancing monitoring interfaces for Sony and Panasonic HD cameras with the new MDC-900/920 downconverter and the SER-900 HD se

30/03/2004 Universal Audio launch UAD-1 Project Pak
Following the recent release of the UAD-1 Studio Pak, Universal Audio have launched the UAD-1 Project Pak. The Project Pak includes the proprietary ultra high-performance UAD-1 PCI/PCI-X DSP card and

29/03/2004 25th Celtic Film Festival opens this week
Actors, film and programme makers, producers and animators from around the Celtic nations and regions are gathering in Dundee this week for the 25th Celtic Film and Television Festival. The prestigio

29/03/2004 Bectu urge voting in online ITV petition
Bectu branches threatened with jobs cuts after the Carlton/Granada merger are urging supporters to register an online protest. More than 500 jobs are at risk in the Midlands and South of England as

29/03/2004 Cheerful Scout expands DVD department to double capacity
Cheerful Scout is expanding its DVD department to double capacity to accommodate an increase in DVD business. Having developed a reputation for quality creative menu design, Cheerful Scout has acquir

29/03/2004 DK-Audio announces product line-up for AES 2004
Danish manufacturer DK-Audio will unveil a number of new audio test and measurement products at this year’s AES exhibition in Berlin from May 8-11 2004. Included in the strong line-up for 2004 is the

29/03/2004 DPI introduces fully integrated DLP cinema projector
Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, has announced the launch of the iS8-2K, the world’s smallest fully integrated, DC-2K

29/03/2004 Final Draft Version 7 now available
Marc Madnick, President and CEO of Final Draft, has announced the release of Final Draft Version 7. Recognised as the Hollywood standard professional scriptwriting software, Version 7 delivers enhan

29/03/2004 Gefen release new 2:8 HDTV distribution amplifier
Connectivity solutions provider Gefen has announced the release of a new high definition distribution amplifier that sends one high definition television (HDTV) video source to eight HDTV displays usi

29/03/2004 Macromedia Flex presentation server now available
Macromedia has announced the immediate availability of Macromedia Flex, a new presentation server and application framework that enables enterprise development teams to put more effective interfaces o

26/03/2004 Avid Europe appoints new Product Manager
Avid Technology Europe has announced a key appointment to its European product management team. Owen Walker, formerly of Lightworks, takes the role of European Product Manager, Editing Solutions, an