Broadcast News Archive for November, 2005
25/11/2005 Elquip reports productive 2005 for leader in Europe
"After years of deliberation and procrastination, European broadcasters have at last bitten the bullet and begun serious investment in HD," reports Paul Vos, Managing Director of elQuip, European Mast

25/11/2005 Expansive 2005 reported by Custom Consoles
Custom Consoles, Europe's leading manufacturer of high-grade furniture for boardrooms, offices and studios, reports an expansive and successful 2005. The year began with a major extension to the comp

25/11/2005 Rare ISO double for Dischromatics
Dischromatics Ltd - the Abercarn based CD and DVD duplication and replication company – has scooped a rare double accreditation to ISO9001 and ISO14001 quality and environmental standards following it

25/11/2005 Stunning stop frame promo for McFly
Award winning director Corin Hardy of White House Pictures directs a stunning part stop frame and part live action promo for McFly’s emotive new release ‘The Ballad of Paul K’. The song follows the t

25/11/2005 Talks over terms and conditions break down at London Studios
Talks over proposed new terms and conditions at The London Studios have broken down, according to Bectu. After seven weeks of intensive negotiation the talks at The London Studios (TLS), based at the

25/11/2005 University of Lincoln chooses ON-AIR systems ‘K’ Series broadcast automation solutions
ON-AIR Systems, international developer of modular broadcast automation solutions, has announced that the University of Lincoln has purchased a single-channel television playout system from the new ON

25/11/2005 Video highlights Advantage West Midlands success
The inspiring success stories of eight Midlands businesses have been spotlighted in a new video designed to show how Advantage West Midlands is delivering on its vision of building a world-class regio

24/11/2005 Bennett doubles BBC Television support for production and commissioning outside London
The BBC's Director of Television, Jana Bennett, has announced a doubling of the BBC's Regional Development Fund for independent production companies based outside London and the appointment of new Com

24/11/2005 Dielectric's Newburgh facility resumes production
Broadcast equipment supplier Dielectric Communications has announced that its Newburgh, tower-manufacturing facility will resume production in approximately two weeks. On Sunday, November 6, a tornad

24/11/2005 E\T\C UK at the MTV Europe Music Awards
E\T\C UK supplied large format PIGI and video projection for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2005, staged on November 3 at the Pavilhao Atlantico in Lisbon, Portugal. Significantly, it was the first live

24/11/2005 FMA use Rushes and Ascent Media’s online digital library
The Future Marketing Awards (FMA) 2006 will use Rushes’ and Ascent Media’s online digital library and archiving system, HUB, to enable global entrants to upload their submissions online, where they wi

24/11/2005 George Amponsah and Nicola Millington launch Kind of Blue Media
Nicola Millington and George Amponsah have launched communication company Kind of Blue Media‚ which specialises in providing Film/Video and Marketing Services. Founded by Nicola Millington and Docume

24/11/2005 Narrowstep to broadcast Swedish match tour sailing live on Global TV
The Swedish Match Tour’s 50th anniversary event, the Monsoon Cup will be broadcast live for the first time on Eurosport, bringing the Tour to 250 million homes in 54 countries across Europe. This i

24/11/2005 ND SatCom announces executive management appointment
ND SatCom, a leading global supplier of satellite based broadband, broadcast and military communication network solutions, has appointed a new member to its executive management team. Dr Peng Ye join

24/11/2005 Prism Sound appoints ECHO as exclusive distributor
Prism Sound has appointed Seoul-based ECHO Korea as exclusive distributor for the company’s range of audio test and measurement equipment. The company, which was established in 2001, already sells Da

24/11/2005 Quartz supplies ITV with the master control and routing infrastructure
Launched this month and broadcasting daily from 6pm onwards, ITV4 complements the programming on sister channels ITV1, 2 and 3. The new digital channel is now home to challenging and edgy drama, com

23/11/2005 A new generation of British filmmakers showcased in 'exposures' this December
Having run as a North West-only festival for the past 11 years, Cornerhouse’s 'exposures' launches on Mon 5 December as a four-day national extravaganza - packed with premieres, masterclasses, worksho

23/11/2005 Betanews purchases second Snell & Wilcox kahuna multiformat production switcher
Italy’s Betanews has purchased its second Snell & Wilcox SD/HD Kahuna production switcher to upgrade one of the existing SD outside broadcast vehicles in its fleet to full HD operation. Following the

23/11/2005 CBBC Controller announces raft of new commissions
Richard Deverell, Acting Controller for CBBC, has announced a raft of new commissions to add an energising new twist to the broad mix of children's programmes on BBC Television. Launching in April 20

23/11/2005 Graf appointed Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of Ofcom
Philip Graf has been appointed as the Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of Ofcom. Graf joined the Liverpool Daily Post and Echo in 1983, which became Trinity International Holdings in 1985. He subsequent

23/11/2005 Granada International's reality and docs head to Scandanavia
Leading television distributor Granada International has sold two ground breaking documentaries and a new entertainment reality show to broadcasters in Scandinavia, it was announced today by Nadine No

23/11/2005 Harris Corporation unveils Leitch ICON master control and branding family
Harris Corporation has announced it is showcasing its new Leitch ICON master control and branding family of standard-definition/high-definition (SD/HD) products - ICONMASTER, ICONSTATION and ICONLOGO

23/11/2005 Richmond Studios charts with Girls Aloud
Richmond Studios has seen its latest DVD production, Girls Aloud ‘What Will The Neighbours Say Live’, shoot straight into the DVD charts Top 10 following its November 7 release. Richmond was commissi

23/11/2005 Stage One produces key sets for the MTV Europe music awards
The success of November's annual MTV Europe Awards, held in Lisbon, has demonstrated Stage One’s reliability and professionalism, as once again the company has constructed key sets and props for this

22/11/2005 Creative Sound order first SSL C300 digital production console
Leading post production company Creative Sound has become the first facility in Europe to order Solid State Logic’s (SSL) new C300 digital production console, which was launched in September at IBC Am