Broadcast News Archive for June, 2004
14/06/2004 Framestore CFC purchases DK-Audio meter
Danish manufacturer DK-Audio has supplied an MSD200C audio meter to Soho-based Framestore CFC, the largest visual effects and computer animation company in Europe. Framestore CFC is a long-term custo

14/06/2004 FX Rentals helps RAK honour Mickie Most at Blue Plaque ceremony
FX Rentals helped out at a Heritage Foundation event to honour legendary producer Mickie Most, who passed away last year from a rare form of cancer. The event celebrated the unveiling of a blue plaq

14/06/2004 Industry Trust to raise awareness of DVD piracy
The Industry Trust for IP Awareness, formed by distributors and retailers in March this year to tackle the problem of DVD piracy, has revealed some of the details of a major public relations awareness

14/06/2004 Network Electronics announces Marketing Concepts partnership
Network Electronics’ growing US presence is getting solid support from Marketing Concepts, its new Manufacturers Representative in the southwestern states. Cameron Francis, CEO of Network Electronic

14/06/2004 Versacom chooses Reidel Artist-S frames
Versacom, specialists in deploying intercom systems for major events in sophisticated and substantial venues, took possession of five Reidel Artist-S frames recently and has already put the systems to

11/06/2004 DepicT! 2004 announces call for entries
Make a micro-movie of under 90 seconds and you could win a cash prize of £3000, have your film promoted online, published on a DVD and see it screened at Brief Encounters 10th Bristol International Sh

11/06/2004 Important new opportunity for producers, writers and directors in Wales announced
Sgrin and the Arts Council of Wales, in association with Film Four and S4C, are launching WELSH MICROS/MICROS CYMREIG, a new scheme which will support the production of micro-budget feature films in W

11/06/2004 Magic of 'Harry Potter' conjures up £65000 for children's charity
‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' cast member Chris Rankin (Percy Weasley) and celebrity fans including Linda Barker, Jack Ellis (Bad Girls) and Sharron Davies attended a special charity scre

11/06/2004 Matrox announce Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5 certification
Matrox Video Products Group has announced that the Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5 drivers for the Matrox RT.X100 Xtreme Pro and RT.X10 Suite realtime video editing platforms have been certified by Adobe. New

11/06/2004 Movie Magic - Budgeting/Scheduling Workshop to be held at NIFTC
Paddy Higson of Antonine Films, a former board member of Scottish Screen, is to deliver a ‘Movie Magic - Budgeting/Scheduling Workshop’ at NIFTC in Belfast on June 17. Higson has experience of delive

11/06/2004 North Korean archive deal for APTN Library
APTN Library has reached an agreement with KRT, the state broadcaster of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, to represent it worldwide. The agreement was signed in Pyongyang on June 3 by APTN

11/06/2004 ntl and Microsoft mount UK datacasting trial
ntl’s Broadcast division and Microsoft have mounted a long-term industry trial of multimedia datacasting in and around Cambridge. The trial demonstrates the capabilities of terrestrial DAB and DVB br

11/06/2004 cleans up ‘Hell’s Kitchen’, the UK's first company dedicated to broadcast compliance/censorship of live shows with a 1-10 second Time Delay Pipeline machine, can now enable broadcasters to instantly cut out rude wo

10/06/2004 Artificial Eye choose Cheerful Scout for DVD authoring
Cheerful Scout is to start work on the DVD authoring and menu design for the Artificial Eye title ‘At Five in the Afternoon’, directed by the acclaimed young Iranian director Samira Makhmalbaf. This

10/06/2004 First4media expands delivery fleet
As part of its commitment to continually improving customer service, first4media has increased the size of its delivery fleet by acquiring four new Renault Master vans. First4media, Europe’s largest

10/06/2004 New mains distribution unit from Bryant Broadcast launched
Bryant have responded to a burgeoning client 'wish list' for functionality by developing an addressable mains distribution unit with a high-level programming language that enables simple but totally f

10/06/2004 Next generation of Movie Magic released
Sargent-Disc Ltd has announced the release of Movie Magic EP Budgeting 6.0 and EP Scheduling 4.0. The new editions incorporating a host of new features developed following consultations with profess

10/06/2004 Pyser-SGI supplies Fujinon high definition ENG/EFP lenses for Telegenic HD truck
Exclusive UK/Ireland distributor Pyser-SGI Limited has supplied four Fujinon HA22x7.8BERM high definition ENG/EFP lenses to Telegenic Limited, adding to the capability of the company's mobile HD facil

10/06/2004 The Horror Channel to feature in BSkyB’s FTA package
The Horror Channel is heading up BSkyB’s movie offering as the principal movie channel in the broadcaster’s free digital platform, announced yesterday. The popular channel’s bloodthirsty mix of horr

10/06/2004 Unique 'cascade' digital amp system provides expandable multi-channel power
PMC has launched the Flying Mole Cascade Series multi-channel power amplifier system, offering unparalleled power, weight, performance and space saving advantages, over cost comparable conventional te

10/06/2004 ViewCast joins AMX Inconcert Programme
ViewCast Corporation has joined the AMX Corporation Inconcert Program, an alliance of manufacturers devoted to creating seamless, fully integrated control solutions. The Inconcert infrastructure pro

09/06/2004 ‘Billy Elliot’ tops television movie ratings for 2003
The television premiere of ‘Billy Elliot’ on BBC1 was the most viewed film shown on terrestrial television last year, and three other recent UK-made features, including ‘The Full Monty’, made the top

09/06/2004 BSkyB to launch free-to-air and HDTV packages
BSkyB has announced plans to drive sustained demand for digital satellite television through separate initiatives that will address the premium pay-TV and free-to-air (FTA) audiences. Speaking at an

09/06/2004 Freeview appoints new General Manager
DTV Services Limited, the company which owns and is responsible for marketing Freeview, has announced the appointment of Lib Charlesworth as General Manager, Operations. Charlesworth joins Freeview

09/06/2004 Macromedia delivers special price for Studio MX 2004
Macromedia is to offer customers purchasing Studio MX 2004 with Flash Professional a £150 mail-in rebate via Macromedia resellers or an instant rebate via the Macromedia UK online store. The offer i