Broadcast News Archive for April, 2004
20/04/2004 Hugh Chaloner joins The Farm, Dublin as Senior Commercials Editor
The Farm, Dublin have announced that Hugh Chaloner has joined their team as Senior Commercial Editor. Hugh has previously worked both as a freelance and staff editor with more than 16 years experienc

20/04/2004 Inscriber announce Inca titleOne at NAB 2004
Inscriber, a leading provider of broadcast solutions, has announced Inca titleOne, Inscriber's new entry-level character generator, at this year's NAB show. Designed for smaller market stations and n

20/04/2004 Megahertz and AZCAR win £4.7m contract for Fiji TV
Systems Integration specialists, Megahertz Broadcast Systems and Technology Integration company, AZCAR, have announced that they have won a £4.7 million contract for the design, equipment procurement

20/04/2004 Pinnacle Systems announces sale of Liquid Edition 5.5 to BBC
Pinnacle Systems have announced that the BBC Personal Digital Production Development centre in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne has purchased nine copies of Pinnacle Liquid Edition 5.5 video editing systems. The

20/04/2004 Quartz chosen for Broadcasting House development
Quartz is to provide a routing system that will monitor the BBC’s entire radio broadcast chain as part of its major redevelopment at BBC Broadcasting House in the centre of London. A Quartz Q256 mult

20/04/2004 Waddell set to work on raft of commissions
Under Head of Programmes, Jannine Waddell, who recently left the BBC in London to join the family firm, Brian Waddell Productions Limited (BWPL) is going through one of the busiest periods in the comp

19/04/2004 AKM Music add 'Summer Party' to collection
AKM Music have launched a new addition to their Copyright Free Music Library. AKD49 ‘Summer Party’ features the salsa beats of the Caribbean and sounds of Latin America. These positive and uplifting

19/04/2004 BBC Resources to provide complete multi-format offering
BBC Resources have announced plans at the NAB 2004 conference in Las Vegas to provide a multi-format offering for international broadcasters wanting to do everything from shooting to finishing program

19/04/2004 British Film Institute unveils major new initiatives
The British Film Institute (bfi) have announced a raft of new initiatives, including a regional network of mediatheques, on-line ‘virtual bfi’ and a young people’s office. The moves follow a nine-mon

19/04/2004 Comprehensive study to assess economic impact of UK screen industries
The UK Film Council has announced the first comprehensive study to investigate the contribution and ‘trickle down’ effect of the UK screen industries – including film, television, games and commercial

19/04/2004 Digigram releases new ASIO driver for miXart 8 range
Digigram, a world leader in innovative digital audio network solutions, has released a new driver set v2.00g for its miXart 8 range of multichannel sound cards, which includes miXart 8, miXart 8 AES/E

19/04/2004 Framestore CFC designs new Renault Scenic spot
Framestore CFC have provided the impressive video FX and other postproduction touches for the new Renault Scenic spot. Entitled ‘Drivies’, the new spot was directed by Daniel Kleinman for Large, with

19/04/2004 Hamlet launch Flexiscope at NAB 2004
Hamlet, the leading innovator in video test and measurement, is launching the first of a completely new range of compact, powerful and cost-effective products, the Flexiscope at NAB2004. Meeting the

19/04/2004 Lighthouse announce details of short courses
Lighthouse have announced details of a series of short courses for Spring/Summer 2004. Lighthouse’s short courses are designed for artists, professionals and people interested in digital arts and mov

19/04/2004 Mill multiplies the Beautiful Game for Nike
The Mill have developed a groundbreaking new spot for Nike’s Euro 2004 campaign. The spot, entitled ‘The Other Game’, features Brazilian and Portuguese footballing stars including Ronaldo, Ronaldinho

19/04/2004 MPC selects Sledgehammer for third Potter film
Maximum Throughput, a developer and provider of high-performance, networked storage and media management solutions, announced today the sale of a Sledgehammer system to The Moving Picture Company (MPC

16/04/2004 Arthouse films reach wider audiences with cash support from UK Film Council
Oscar nominated ‘Capturing the Friedmans’, BAFTA winner ‘The Station Agent’, Michael Winterbottom’s futuristic love story ‘Code 46’ and acclaimed Japanese samurai epic ‘Zatoichi’ are among several fil

16/04/2004 Inscriber's Inca Studio MOS certified for ENPS and iNews
Inscriber's Inca Studio and Inca AutoCG are now certified for MOS integration with AP ENPS and Avid iNews newsroom control systems. Inca Studio is Inscriber's professional broadcast graphics solution

16/04/2004 IPV selected by IBIS for logging tool demonstration at NAB 2004
IPV Limited, the global leader and the largest independent supplier of video browsing technology to the professional video market, has announced that IBIS, the leading pioneer in television process au

16/04/2004 KYTX builds with Sundance Digital FastBreak Automation
KYTX, a soon to be launched CBS affiliate owned by Max Media and located in Texas, is to install a full suite of Sundance Digital products. KYTX will install a Sundance Digital FastBreak Automation s

16/04/2004 Omneon opens new Tokyo office
Omneon Video Networks has opened a new office in Tokyo. The office will establish a local Omneon presence in Japan, enabling the company to better meet the growing demand for its products there whil

16/04/2004 One Stop Digital publish completely overhauled website
One Stop Digital has completed work on a fully refurbished website with lots more information on Protools related matters. The site features new help guides downloadable as pdf files on Protools 6 ba

16/04/2004 QuBit servers installed in Denver Museum
The Denver Museum of Nature and Science has acquired 12 QuVIS servers for a series of reliable digital playback systems for the Gates Planetarium. 11 of the units supply high-resolution graphics for

16/04/2004 Sanyo introduces the world’s first bio-plastic disc
In a ground-breaking development which could revolutionise the worlds of music, film, gaming, internet and work, Sanyo has developed the world’s first biodegradable optical disc made from corn. The ‘

16/04/2004 Shooting People launches new web magazine
Shooting People, the UK's largest filmmaking network has, with the assistance of the UK Film Council, launched Wideshot, a free web magazine designed to highlight new filmmaking talent from across the