Broadcast News Archive for January, 2005
05/01/2005 RTE Shortscreen begins 2005 with a selection of Irish short films
Shortscreen, a new RTE 2 compilation programme that includes award-winning short films from the Short Cuts and Frameworks film schemes, is to begin the New Year with one short film screening every Sat

05/01/2005 TMR designs new motion rig to help restore rare golfing footage
TMR, part of the VTR Media Services Group, has designed an innovative motion rig to enable the restoration, animation and preservation of some never-seen-before archive golf footage held on 100-year o

05/01/2005 TSL completes broadcast system for Scottish Parliament
TSL, one of Europe's leading independent broadcast systems integrators and manufacturers, has completed the design, integration and installation of broadcasting equipment for the new Scottish Parliame

05/01/2005 Z Technology introduces new digital television measurement package
Z Technology has introduced the R507DTV, a new RF field strength measurement package for digital television signals in any format. The system comes with Z Technology’s Spectrum Display software for

04/01/2005 Chinese broadcaster expands with Snell & Wilcox digital infrastructure
Jiangsu TV, the leading broadcaster along the southern Yangtse River in China, is to manage six independent television channels by expanding its master control transmission system with a set of Snell

04/01/2005 Curious Software announce development of three new products
Curious Software, developer of the industry standard Curious World Maps software, is currently developing three new product offerings for release in the first half of 2005; Curious Traffic Producer, C

04/01/2005 Leading economist named as new BBC National Governor for Scotland
Jeremy Peat, Group Chief Economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland since 1993, has joined the BBC's Board of Governors as National Governor for Scotland. Mr Peat, who took up his new post on January 1

04/01/2005 New equipment further expands digital film operations at MotionFX
MotionFX, the London-based digital film production and video effects/graphics specialist, has dramatically expanded its digital film production and digital intermediate operations with the purchase of

04/01/2005 New production of 'Vanity Fair' to premiere in Bath
The City of Bath is to be showcased on the big screen at a special premiere of 'Vanity Fair' tomorrow (Wednesday January 5) – more than a week before the South West Screen supported film goes on gener

04/01/2005 OBE switches playout to Advanced Broadcast Services
Advanced Broadcast Services is now providing full playout service for Original Black Entertainment (OBE) a 24-hour satellite television channel aimed at African and Caribbean audiences. Bernard Ampaw

04/01/2005 Scottish Screen announces new Lottery Funding procedures
Scottish Screen has announced that a quicker and more transparent Lottery Funding application and decision making process is to be implemented on March 1 2005. From this date all applications for Lot

04/01/2005 Sonic Solutions completes purchase of Roxio consumer software division
Sonic Solutions has announced the completion of its purchase of Roxio’s consumer software division. Under the terms of the transaction Sonic is acquiring substantially all the business and assets of