Broadcast News Archive for November, 2005
30/11/2005 Film industry professional appointed to manage Cumbria film office
‘Harry Potter’, ‘Bad Girls’, ‘Footballers Wives’ and ‘Captain Correlli’s Mandolin’ are just a small selection of the impressive credentials that fill the CV of Cumbria’s first film liaison officer, Al

30/11/2005 Gefen releases 4x1 HDMI Switcher
Gefen announced improvements to its 4x1 HDMI Switcher, making a useful HD video integration solution even better. The Gefen 4x1 HDMI Switcher performs a valuable role in the connection of multiple

30/11/2005 New tapeless solution from BBC Post Production
BBC Post Production London is adding a new flexible tapeless solution for fast turn-around editing. The non-linear solution, based on Avid’s new AirSpeed product, enables clips to be edited whilst s

30/11/2005 Prism Sound appoints Ian Crighton as its new CEO
Prism Sound Ltd has announced the appointment of Ian Crighton to the position of Chief Executive Office (CEO), with effect from December 5, 2005. Crighton joins the company from National Instruments,

30/11/2005 Research guide to Scottish cinema launched
Scottish Screen, in partnership with Edinburgh College of Art, has launched a research guide to Scottish cinema. Written by Jonathan Murray, ‘That Thinking Feeling: A Researcher’s Guide to Scottish C

30/11/2005 Russell Sage adds signature style to 10th Planet's new Soho HQ
10th Planet Post Production announce its move to new premises situated in the heart of London's media district, Percy Street. The former headquarters of Talkback Productions will house its entire man

30/11/2005 Software upgrade for Sony HDW-750P camcorder
Production companies, broadcasters and cinematographers now have even more good reasons to choose the Sony HDW-750P HDCAM camcorder for capturing the highest-quality High Definition (HD) pictures. T

30/11/2005 Turner Entertainment standardises on Snell & Wilcox MEMPHIS encoders
Turner Entertainment Networks has standardised on the Snell & Wilcox MEMPHIS as the mastering encoder for all content played out on its HD networks. Turner has purchased 22 MEMPHIS systems, which are

29/11/2005 ‘Create To Learn’ London arts project launches
Creative professionals are being asked to volunteer as mentors for a new arts initiative being piloted in London. ‘Create to Learn’ aims to promote a shared creative learning experience by cultivatin

29/11/2005 Agreement reached for next season of ‘American Idol’
FOX, 19 Entertainment and FremantleMedia North America have entered into a new agreement that extends their relationships as the new season of ‘American Idol’ approaches. Simultaneously, FOX also ha

29/11/2005 AKM’s single chip audio CODEC gives excellent noise filtering performance
Asahi Kasei Microsystems (AKM), a leading supplier of audio ICs for professional and consumer markets, has introduced the AK4633, an A/D and D/A converter with exceptional noise filtering characterist

29/11/2005 BBC announces changes to Finance division
The BBC has announced a significant number of changes to BBC Finance (BBC's finance division), as part of the corporation's drive to make significant cost reductions across its support divisions. Sta

29/11/2005 Digital Magic selects Digital Vision's DVNR 2k Image Processor for state-of-the-art DI suite
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has announced that Digital Magic, a Digital Intermediate (DI) power house based in

29/11/2005 New ParaZip studio light from Kino Flo
Kino Flo has expanded its line of high end professional studio luminaries with two new soft lights: the ParaZip 400 and the ParaZip 200 DMX variable control fixtures. The ParaZips display a wide so

29/11/2005 Red Bee Media reorganises senior management
Red Bee Media, formerly BBC Broadcast, has announced a reshuffle of its management team. Key areas of future growth for the business over the next year include international expansion and the provisi

29/11/2005 Reed Business Information selects New-Tek VT[4] digital video editing suite from Atrium
Reed Business Information, the UK’s largest publishing company, has implemented the New-Tek VT[4] integrated digital video production and editing suite from Atrium Communications, a leading specialist

28/11/2005 Adaptatech move to larger premises
Adaptatech Limited has just recently moved to new, larger premise in Chiswick West London. The company can offer its customers a full range of duplication, replication, encoding, authoring and transf

28/11/2005 BAL hum eliminators upgraded
BAL Broadcast has extended its range of broadcast hum and noise eliminators by the addition of a product suitable for use in serial digital high definition systems. Interconnects in a High Definiti

28/11/2005 FireStore FS-4 HD available at Holdan
Holdan has announced that the highly anticipated FireStore FS-4 HD and FS-4Pro HD Portable Direct To Edit (DTE) disk recorders are now available. The new DTE video recorders are designed for HDV vide

28/11/2005 Modern power for a modern camera from Hawk-Woods
With the ever increasing powering requirements demanded by today’s modern camera equipment comes the newest arrival to the Hawk-Woods’ product range. The DVL-1 Mini-DV Li-Ion Battery Pack is a replac

28/11/2005 PCI Express-based EDIUS NX offers real-time mixed HD/SD video editing solution from Canopus
Canopus’ new PCI Express-based EDIUS NX real-time mixed HD/SD video editing solution takes advantage of the affordability and high performance of new dual-core CPU computer systems featuring PCI Expre

28/11/2005 TTR release Baysaver Ident/Test Pattern Generator Card
Telford Technical Research Ltd (TTR) has announced another product to compliment its Baysaver range. The TTR Baysaver SDI test pattern generator and Ident unit have just been released this month. Bu

28/11/2005 TVE opens facility in Birmingham
Over the past five years, whilst under new ownership, TVE has worked closely with its customers, to understand their requirements and to ensure that its Post Production Equipment Hire fleet meets that

28/11/2005 Winter power from IDX
Picture Canning gets involved with many multi-camera projects, currently including ‘Gordon Ramsay’s F Word’ (Optomen Television). The shoot is a 12-hour day and there are five cameras and 28 batteri

25/11/2005 ELP first to deploy latest rigging technology at Pinewood Studios
Earlier this year ELP opened a Pinewood base office and stores dedicated to servicing film and drama productions. The company have since provided location lighting and power on a diverse range of pro