Broadcast News Archive for October, 2005
10/10/2005 Irish film production escalates with three new films in the pipeline
Following on from the success of having three Irish films selected to screen at the high profile Toronto Film Festival in September, Autumn will see Irish film production activity escalating, with thr

10/10/2005 New 20-amp regulator from Furman Sound
Furman Sound, specialists in AC power conditioning, have announced a new 20-amp regulator that delivers a stable 120 volts of AC power to protect equipment from problems caused by AC line voltage irre

10/10/2005 Rushes complete new Action Man commercial
Rushes have recently completed a fast paced, colourful commercial for Action Man, made exclusively for the cinema. The commercial is seen from the perspective of a dare devil hero as he drives and f

10/10/2005 Xytech hires Darrel Gardner as Implementation Manager
Xytech Systems UK, one of the UK’s leading supplier of business software to the studio, post production and broadcast industry, has announced the appointments of Matt Waldock as Director, UK Operation

07/10/2005 ATC Labs establishes software & technology development centre in India
ATC Labs, a global audio and speech technology development and services firm, has announced at the Audio Engineering Society (AES) convention that it has opened a software and technology development c

07/10/2005 BBC Broadcast brands new VoD service
BBC Broadcast has created idents for a new barker channel provided by Belgacom TV that will showcase movies available through the Belgacom TV platform. The movies will be available on a pay per view

07/10/2005 BNT automates with Dayang
Broadcasting Network Thailand has ordered a Dayang D3-Air automation system to control ingest and playout from its headquarters in the Thai capital city of Bangkok. Totalling US$1 million, the contra

07/10/2005 Brick House Callisto-P chosen by Fillin Limited
Time and space are precious elements to Fillin Limited, a UK-based, broadcast technical training and production company. So when the organisation required a fully featured, yet portable SDI/composit

07/10/2005 Capital FX take delivery of two more ARRI laser recorders
Capital FX, the UK's leading digital postproduction house, has taken delivery of two more ARRI laser digital film recorders, taking their total to nine recorders, four ARRI lasers recorders and five C

07/10/2005 Creative Network Design supports Associated Production Music Library
Creative Network Design (CND), a leading sound and audio software developer, has announced at the Audio Engineering Society (AES) convention here that the company’s flagship software product, NetMix P

07/10/2005 Network Electronics cleans up audio problems at 2005 US Open
Network Electronics' analogue audio distribution amplifier system was recently installed at the National Tennis Centre for the US Open to improve audio signals coming from the court, umpire and stadiu

07/10/2005 Open Labs announces first 64-bit dual-core keyboard production stations
Open Labs, the leading designer and developer of computer-based music production solutions, announced at the Audio Engineering Society (AES) conference the release of the industry’s first Athlon 64-bi

06/10/2005 Arqiva explores Discovery Real Time Extra
The latest direct-to-home (DTH) channel from Discovery Networks Europe, Discovery Real Time Extra, is being broadcast by Arqiva. The channel launched in the UK on August 22 and Arqiva is responsible

06/10/2005 Frameworks Films and Cork 2005 launch pilot week of Cork Community Television
The first step in making community TV a reality in Cork, Ireland, Cork Community Television [CCTV] was taken on Wednesday October 5 at a launch at Civic Trust House at 6pm. The launch will formally a

06/10/2005 GizMac rolls noise reduction enclosures into Europe
Accessories LLC, designer and manufacturer of innovative products for the Apple platform, is building on their success in the United States by starting a major expansion into Europe with their XRackPr

06/10/2005 Narrowstep to broadcast global psychic broadband TV channel
Narrowstep, the TV on the Internet Company, have secured a one year contract to broadcast Your Destiny TV, currently a live psychic channel on SKY, on the Internet using Narrowstep’s unique Televisio

06/10/2005 New Moon strengthens director roster
New Moon, the multi-discipline production company, has announced the signing of leading SFX director Justin Klarenbeck. Best known for its acclaimed films for London 2012’s Olympic bid, New Moon is

06/10/2005 Pioneer Pictures launches in London
bfi Black World and Film London have joined forces to create Pioneer Pictures, a series of free London-wide screenings of classic black British films for Black History Season. Shot in the capital,

06/10/2005 Prism Sound helps Peter Jackson create soundtrack for new ‘King Kong’ movie
With director Peter Jackson’s latest movie ‘King Kong’ due to hit cinema screens on December 14, the sound team working on the project are currently in New Zealand completing the music and effects for

06/10/2005 Quartz Xenon and Topaz Routers perfect fit for 24-hour-a-day HD facilities company
Quartz has provided the routing equipment for an expansion to Sumners, the only 24-hour facilities house in the UK outside of London. A multi-format Xenon Router, configured 32x32 High Definition and

05/10/2005 Autodesk signs definitive agreement to acquire Alias
Autodesk has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alias, a privately held developer of 3D graphics technology, for $182 million in cash. This acquisition will grow Autodesk

05/10/2005 Blue helps LIVINGtv’s ‘The Biggest Loser UK’ shed weight
Full-service postproduction facility blue has completed the postproduction on a series of promos for ‘The Biggest Loser UK’, a new competitive reality show which will air on Flextech-owned LIVINGtv fr

05/10/2005 Faster processing from Globalstor
Globalstor Data Corporation, designer and builder of high end, high performance Digital Intermediate servers, has announced the ExtremeStor-DI PRO based on new Dual Core AMD Opteron˙ processors t

05/10/2005 FremantleMedia appoints top executives for key sales roles
Fremantle International Distribution (FID), the distribution arm of global producer FremantleMedia, has bolstered its team with the appointment of two new sales executives, it was announced today by D

05/10/2005 Front Porch Digital utilised by Ascent Media for archive management at Discovery origination centres
Front Porch Digital (FPD), the broadcast and media division of Incentra Solutions, has been selected by Ascent Media Network Services (AMNS) as the archival system provider for the global origination