Broadcast News Archive for November, 2005
17/11/2005 DVD TransPro offers custom DVD templates and graphic overlay during capture
This week during the NAB Post + tradeshow and exhibition being held at the Javits Convention Centre in New York, November 15-17, Globalstor Data introduced the new DVD TransPro. Supporting the indus

17/11/2005 Framestore CFC complete animation work on 'Doom'
Framestore CFC have completed work on ‘Doom’, the eagerly anticipated film version of one of the most popular video games ever created. Starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Karl Urban and Rosamund Pik

17/11/2005 Front Porch Digital and Grass Valley expand global joint marketing efforts
Front Porch Digital (FPD), the broadcast and media division of Incentra Solutions, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ICNS), has expanded its worldwide relationship with Grass Valley to include joint marketing

17/11/2005 IABM finds industry confidence 'high'
Confidence amongst broadcast manufacturers is high, with more than 57% reporting increased confidence for 2006 compared to only 9% who thought otherwise, concludes the first ever IABM (International A

17/11/2005 Leading Swiss broadcast production house looks to the future with Quantel
Zurich, Switzerland based tv productioncenter zürich ag (tpc), has selected a Quantel eQ editing/ effects/ grading/ mastering system as its postproduction workhorse. The eQ, which is configured with

17/11/2005 Smoke and Mirrors acquires Red Post Production
Smoke & Mirrors, with the backing of its parent company Tag, has completed the acquisition of Red Post Production. This move marks Smoke and Mirrors and Tag’s latest investment in TV post production,

17/11/2005 Tim Mutimer named Director Of Sales at Granada International
Tim Mutimer has been named Director of Sales at Granada International. Mutimer, who will continue to be based in London, will lead the Granada International sales teams in London and Los Angeles. Cur

16/11/2005 AVC Events announces new senior appointment
Award winning company AVC Media Enterprises has announced the full-time appointment of Debbie Cooper as Senior Events Manager to its Events Division. Cooper has worked in the hospitality trade for

16/11/2005 First Autodesk Toxik software extension released
Autodesk has announced that IMAGICA Corp. has added 15 seats of Autodesk Toxik software to its postproduction pipeline, along with training from Autodesk Consulting. Autodesk has also released the fi

16/11/2005 Imagination Technologies launches PowerVR MSVDX HD-video core
Imagination Technologies, a leader in system-on-chip intellectual property (SoC IP), has announced the immediate availability of the PowerVR MSVDX HD-video core. PowerVR MSVDX is a multi-standard h

16/11/2005 LGM complete DVD for rock legends
UK based indie production company Little Green Men has completed production on a 55” documentary and a 3 1/2 hour DVD special that promises to be the definitive celebration of the careers of UK rock l

16/11/2005 Reeltime announces Granada International deal
Reeltime has announced it has signed a deal with Granada International, which will be available to all of its partner ISPs upon launch, securing access to a raft of titles from Granada International’s

16/11/2005 Strongroom Post creates broadcast and DVD audio mixes for Intro’s ‘The Snow Queen’
Strongroom Post has completed the audio mixing for ‘The Snow Queen’, a one hour adaptation of the famous Hans Christian Anderson fairytale, which will be screened on Christmas Day by the BBC. This de

16/11/2005 The Chimney Pot Sweden makes the grade with Nucoda Film Master from Digital Vision
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has announced that The Chimney Pot, a pioneering post facility based in Stockholm,

16/11/2005 the hive names Simon Briggs Managing Director
the hive, part of the VTR Group, has announced the appointment of Simon Briggs as Managing Director. Briggs will work alongside the Managing Directors at blue, TMR and VTR, and report into the group

15/11/2005 Australian caption centre extends relationship with Sysmedia
SysMedia Ltd, leading specialist in subtitling solutions and content management and production systems for interactive TV and teletext, has announced that The Australian Caption Centre (ACC) has purch

15/11/2005 Compass Point launches new routes into film and media
A new career development scheme aimed at overcoming barriers faced by black and ethnic minority workers in film and television launches this month. Inspired by a UK Film Council finding that black

15/11/2005 Disability film festival line-up
More than 40 films on subjects relating to disability are due to be shown during a five-day festival in London. The event, which begins on November 30 at the Southbank National Film Theatre, also inc

15/11/2005 Frederick Giaccardo to join Atlas
Frederick Giaccardo, following various successful positions within the EMI Group in the past 20 years, has joined the Atlas Interactive Group to develop niche broadcast channels for the Group, offerin

15/11/2005 Grass Valley announces software upgrade for Turbo iDDR
Offering new features and functionality to an already powerful feature set, Grass Valley has announced that its popular Turbo iDDR (Intelligent Digital Disk Recorder) is now shipping with updated soft

15/11/2005 InPhase and Hitachi Maxell to conduct first public demonstration of holographic storage in Tokyo
InPhase Technologies, the leader in holographic data storage drive and media development, has announced that Turner Network Television became the first television network to air content originating on

15/11/2005 Prism Sound ADA-8XR technology makes debut on US rental scene
Advanced Audio Rental has become the first pro audio rental company in the US to incorporate Prism Sound’s new ADA-8XR multi-channel converter and processor units into a full 48 I/0 Prism Pro Tools hi

15/11/2005 Three Indonesian Stations go on-air with Sundance Digital’s FastBreak Automation
Three stations in Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta have gone on-air with Sundance Digital FastBreak Automation systems at the core of their operations. All three systems are interfaced with Omneo

14/11/2005 BBC Post Production wins new HD natural history programme commission
BBC Post Production has won editing and grading work on ‘Galapagos’, a new three-part high-definition documentary series for BBC Natural History and the National Geographic Channel. Due to transmi

14/11/2005 BBC Scotland wins seven awards at Scottish Baftas
BBC Scotland has won seven awards at the Bafta Scotland Awards. The event, hosted by Jenni Falconer in Glasgow, celebrated the best film and television programmes made in Scotland. The winners from