Broadcast News Archive for June, 2004
25/06/2004 Latest releases of Movie Magic software available from Sargent-Disc
Budgeting and Scheduling has hit the 21st century with the new releases of Movie Magic, EP Budgeting 6.0 and EP Scheduling 4.0. The new editions incorporate a host of new features developed following

25/06/2004 Mercedes 'Clouds' commercial casts epic shadow
The latest commercial ‘Clouds’ for leading marque Mercedes tells an epic story of a slick car dodging crushing shadows as cast by an Armageddon sky. The idea centres around two battling ‘cloud gods’

25/06/2004 Quantel names Artist of the Year 2004
Quantel has announced that the overall winner of its prestigious Artist of the Year competition has gone to China. The winning piece, ‘Chinese Passion for Channel 11’, was produced by The Workshop in

25/06/2004 Red complete full Digital Intermediate finish for 'A Way of Life'
Red, London's premier full-service boutique post-production facility, has delivered a full Digital Intermediate finish on the British feature film, 'A Way of Life' for Tantrum Films. The film, set in

25/06/2004 SSL establishes distribution network for AWS 900 system
Solid State Logic (SSL) has appointed a number of distributors to handle sales of its revolutionary new recording and mixing system, the AWS 900 Analogue Workstation System. Launched earlier this yea

25/06/2004 Tektronix MPEG Transport Stream Monitor delivers 24/7 for EchoStar
Tektronix have announced that EchoStar Communications has chosen its MPEG monitoring solution to observe its satellite uplink and downlink facilities. Tektronix's MTM400 Transport Stream Monitor is a

25/06/2004 Total Audio Solutions plan for IBC 2004
Total Audio Solutions and Merging Technologies are to exhibit Pyramix & VCube at IBC 2004. Total Audio Solutions have achieved great success in the UK with Pyramix, the state-of-the-art Digital Audio

24/06/2004 ‘Voice for the regions’ joins UK Post
Bryn Roberts, Managing Director of the Welsh Barcud Derwen Group, has been invited to join the Board of UK Post - the new association representing the film and broadcast postproduction and effects ind

24/06/2004 DTS chooses PMC to demonstrate superior surround sound encoding
DTS Europe has selected PMC high resolution monitoring systems to demonstrate the superior sound quality inherent in its Coherent Acoustics surround sound codec, commercially marketed as DTS Digital S

24/06/2004 Eyeheight reports strong demand for safeEyesHD
Eyeheight has reported strong demand among London's leading postproduction facilities for the recently introduced safeEyesHD high-definition safe-area generator. New customers include Accent Media,

24/06/2004 GM Editing announce premises move
GM Editing, the West London Avid House is relocating to the Production Centre in Askew Road W12, home to its parent company, Input Video Group. GM will offer many new benefits to clients including t

24/06/2004 ITN Archive slashes access fees of Granada material
Having managed Granada's footage sales business for three months, ITN Archive is announcing some bold steps to make the Granada collection more accessible. Firstly, for a trial period until September

24/06/2004 Leitch supply equipment to Pixcom International for Olympics
Leitch has announced that Pixcom International, a Montreal-based company providing technical services to France Television for coverage of the 2004 Olympic Summer Games, has chosen Leitch to supply ke

24/06/2004 Omneon adds intelligent track routing to simplify multi-language broadcast operations
Omneon Video Networks has announced the release of an intelligent track management and routing capability that greatly improves the operational workflow for multi-language broadcasters. The new capab

24/06/2004 SSL launches 192KHZ ADC card for XLogic Channel
Solid State Logic has introduced the XLogic ADC card, designed to complement the extended bandwidth performance of its successful XLogic Channel rackmount unit. The 192kHz ADC Card, which was shown f

23/06/2004 AP International Services & Technology announces new appointments
Associated Press' Director of International Services & Technology, Nick Evansky, has announced the appointment of two new members to the companies senior management team. Dave Hoad moves to Head of

23/06/2004 Freeze Frame wins top award at international film festival
Following its general release on Friday June 18 ‘Freeze Frame’, the first feature film from Northern Ireland born duo Michael Casey and John Simpson, received the top honour at the Taormina Film Festi

23/06/2004 Keeping tabs on Geevs is a Tac-Tile experience
Gee Broadcast has made the Geevs Broadcast Video Server even easier to manage with the launch of the Geevs Tac-Tile touch-screen controller. Through its TFT LCD display, Geevs Tac-Tile provides a com

23/06/2004 Leader to introduce ultra-compact HD/SD waveform and picture monitor at IBC 2004
A major product announcement scheduled for IBC 2004 in September, Leader's new LV5750 ultra-compact HD-SDI/SD-SDI digital video waveform monitor offers on-location production crews full studio-quality

23/06/2004 Neil Report recommends how to strengthen BBC Journalism
The Neil Report, published in full today (June 23 2004) by the BBC, lays out wide-ranging recommendations and guidelines to strengthen BBC journalism in the future. Clearly stating the “core values o

23/06/2004 Pro-Bel signs Brazilian dealer
Following on from its growing success in the North American market, Pro-Bel is mirroring that effort in South America with the announcement that it has signed a Brazilian dealer. Phase Engenharia, I

23/06/2004 Sigma 100 on QVC shopping list
QVC has purchased a 52 fader Sigma 100 digital console to help future proof Control Room A at the channel’s London Headquarters. One of two live studio control rooms at the Battersea studios, Control

23/06/2004 UK Film Council announce support for Digital Visions
Sgrîn Cymru Wales and BBC Wales have entered into a partnership with the UK Film Council to produce eight documentary-style digital films about the diversity of modern Wales. Digital Visions - launch

22/06/2004 APTN Entertainment expands Asian coverage
APTN's Entertainment service will be enhanced from July with the addition of a dedicated entertainment producer in Hong Kong. The new producer, Tony Liao, is a highly experienced video journalist wh

22/06/2004 Boris FX products now available on Avid Webstore
Avid Technology Europe has announced a collaboration with Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated graphics and effects technology, to make selected Boris products available for purchase on Avid’