Broadcast News Archive for June, 2004
04/06/2004 Pharos expands into new headquarters
Pharos Communications has relocated its headquarters in Reading, Berkshire, from 44 West Street to 83/85 London Street. The new premises provide 6,000 square feet of floor space, three times the capa

04/06/2004 TSL brings added intelligence to mains distribution
Television Systems Limited (TSL), UK-based independent broadcast systems integrator and manufacturer, has announced the development of new ‘intelligent’ mains distribution units that take rack intelli

04/06/2004 ViewCast strengthens management team
ViewCast, a leading global provider of high-quality audio and video communications products and professional IT services, has announced the appointment of Horace Irwin, a marketing and sales veteran,

03/06/2004 ‘On A Clear Day’ begins shooting
Filming has begun on Icon Entertainment International's ‘On A Clear Day’. Directed by Gaby Dellal and starring Peter Mullan (Young Adam, The Magdalene Sisters), and Brenda Blethyn (Little Voice, Secr

03/06/2004 Dischromatics Ltd invited to Austria to cement Sony DADC agreement
Dischromatics Ltd Managing Director Stewart Spencer and Sales Manager Gareth Spencer have been invited to visit the Sony DADC plant in Austria to cement the newly signed agreement between the two comp

03/06/2004 Film London Education and Audience Development Fund calls for applications
Film London's Education and Audience Fund is inviting submissions from London based organisations who wish to apply for project funding to support education and audience development in film and media.

03/06/2004 Incubus tour fully lit by Bandit
Bandit Lites UK and US are supplying the current Incubus tour in the US and Europe. Lighting design is by Joe Paradise, who’s worked with the band since 2001. For the tour’s lengthy European leg, P

03/06/2004 Irish Film Board welcomes new staff
Ireland’s National Screen Agency, Bord Scannán na hÉireann/ the Irish Film Board (BSÉ/IFB), has appointed Paula Mulroe and Noemi Ferrer to the positions of Development Manager and Deputy Head of Produ

03/06/2004 New research launched on independent film and television production companies
A new study exploring how independent film and television companies led by minority ethnic professionals can further share in the success of the production sector as a whole has been announced by the

03/06/2004 Pinnacle Systems launch expanded effects range for Studio 9
Pinnacle Systems has announced the availability of more than 1,000 premium audio and video effects, scene transitions and DVD menus for its Pinnacle Studio 9 home movie-making software. Widely known

03/06/2004 Pixel fixtures used for ‘Love on A Saturday Night’
Lighting director Tom Kinnane used 55 James Thomas PixelPAR 90(A) LED fixtures to light the set of ITV’s popular dating show, ‘Love on A Saturday Night’, presented by Davina McCall. Kinnane chose the

02/06/2004 Cinecittà Digital choose da Vinci revival
da Vinci Systems has announced that Rome-based Cinecittà Digital has selected the company's revival restoration system for restoring and cleaning film and digital intermediate material prior to DVD ma

02/06/2004 Encoda Systems Automation Division select Marcotec as Polish representative
Encoda Systems Automation Division has selected Marcotec, which has served the Polish broadcasting industry for ten years, to serve as its local representation partner in Poland. “Encoda Systems Aut

02/06/2004 Macromedia Flash Player 7 for Linux now available
Macromedia has announced the immediate availability of Macromedia Flash Player 7 for Linux. This new version of Macromedia Flash Player, the leading rich Internet client, offers improved performance

02/06/2004 Pinnacle Systems update ShowCenter digital media receiver
Pinnacle Systems has released ShowCenter 1.5, the newest version of its set-top digital media receiver. The new version adds personal video recorder (PVR), Internet radio and enhanced usability feat

02/06/2004 QuBits provide excursion to the edge of the universe
QuVIS has announced the installation of its QuBit EL servers by Spitz for North America's largest digital dome within the interactive children's museum, Papalote Museo Del Niño in Mexico City, Mexico.

02/06/2004 SMPTE to present editing showcase
The New York Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers will present an Editing Showcase on Tuesday, June 15 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The event is open

02/06/2004 St. Anne’s Post complete postproduction on ‘Omagh’
St. Anne’s Post completed the postproduction on ‘Omagh’, produced by Ed Guiney and Paul Greengrass, executive produced by Paul Greengrass and Greg Brenman, directed by Pete Travis and shown recently o

02/06/2004 UK launch of Inca Studio & Inca RTX by Gee Broadcast
Gee Broadcast has announced the immediate availability of the Inca Studio and Inca RTX CG and graphics automation tools from Inscriber. Inca Studio offers innovative drag-and-drop features that give

01/06/2004 Audio Ltd products chosen for major feature
Audio Ltd. products have been used on 'Manderlay', the second instalment of Lars von Trier's trilogy, 'USA: Land of Opportunities', which is nearing completion. The first instalment, 'Dogville', star

01/06/2004 Continued success at Audio Engineering
The success of the highly cost-effective Micron Explorer series of wireless microphone systems continues to grow, reports the UK manufacturer Audio Engineering, with many long-term broadcast users of

01/06/2004 Dischromatics Ltd continues agreement with Sony DADC
Dischromatics Ltd enters its new financial year by signing a continued agreement with Sony DADC. This agreement is important for both the South Wales Company and its customers alike. Commenting on

01/06/2004 Frontniche introduce 40” DSDI flat screen display
Frontniche has introduced the world's first 40" HDSDI flat screen display. Using advanced digital screen technology combined with unequalled features capability, the company's vision is to continuall

01/06/2004 FX Rentals behind the decks at Prince's Trust Urban Music Festival
FX Rentals has announced its involvement in the first ever Prince's Trust Urban Music Festival, a hugely successful two-day event held at London's Earls Court in May. FX sponsored the Turntable Acade

01/06/2004 G2 Systems launches 'Ultima' Evolution MSTC range update
G2 Systems has launched an updated version of its MSTC multi-standard time-base correctors. The previous range has been replaced by a single product, Ultima, which combines all the features of Evolut