Broadcast News Archive for February, 2005
07/02/2005 Suite TV chooses Edifis Finaliser for HD Clients
Suite TV have become the latest members of the rapidly growing Finaliser colour corrector family. The London based company, whose recent editing credits include Alistair McGowan's 'Big Impression ser

07/02/2005 VideoForum sees first UK showing of Avid HD products
Avid Technology UK showcased the new version of Avid Xpress Pro HD and Media Composer Adrenaline HD for the first time in the UK at the VideoForum 2005 exhibition. The show also provided an opportuni

04/02/2005 BBC Films trio takes on Berlin Festival
BBC Films will be well represented at the upcoming Berlin Film Festival with world premieres of Dominic Savage's Love + Hate (Panorama) and Pearse Elliott's The Mighty Celt (Kinderfilmfest 14+), and

04/02/2005 Dayang announces MagicBox Modular Interface to broadcast range
A new addition to the Dayang range of broadcast and post-production equipment, the MagicBox series of interface cards uses Serial Network Management Protocol (SNMP) for system control and monitoring w

04/02/2005 Double first for Green Bay Media's film ‘Say It With Flowers’
Cardiff’s Green Bay Media has just completed its first film drama for the cinema, ‘Say it with Flowers’, which is also the first cinema presentation for Welsh filmmaker Wyn Mason. The film is the sto

04/02/2005 GMTV streams live via the web to foreign correspondents
Video streaming specialist, Forbidden Technologies, have announced a deal with GMTV to stream the breakfast programme live to its network of field reporters on location across the world. This broadca

04/02/2005 Granada International sends 'monster take away' to Scandinavia
Granada International Managing Director Nadine Nohr has said that two of its top formats have been licensed to Scandinavian broadcasters. Award-winning entertainment game show 'Saturday Night Take Aw

04/02/2005 Holophone appoints representative for H2-PRO Surround Microphone in Japan
Holophone, a division of Rising Sun Productions, has announced the appointment Audio Processing Technology KK (APT) of Tokyo as the exclusive representative for the new Holophone H2-PRO Surround Sound

04/02/2005 SADiE appoints Business Development Manager for Post Production
SADiE has announced the appointment of Guy Gampell to the new position of Business Development Manager for Post Production. Gampell brings formidable experience to SADiE, having formally worked in th

04/02/2005 The Hive announces the appointment of new head of CG
The Hive, part of full-service broadcast post-production facility VTR, has appointed Glenn Griffiths as its new head of CG. The position is a newly created role that will see Griffiths take charge of

03/02/2005 ‘Green-friendly’ DVCAM camcorder delivers improved imaging performance
From April 2005 Sony is introducing an attractively-priced new DVCAM camcorder that makes even higher levels of imaging quality and performance accessible to professional videographers and corporate p

03/02/2005 Belgacom delivers live session streaming to European Parliament with ViewCast Osprey systems
ViewCast Corporation has announced that Belgacom, a leading European telecommunications company, selected 33 of ViewCast's Osprey-560 capture cards to be used by the European Parliament for Internet s

03/02/2005 Central News to move as University buys Carlton Studios site
Central News, ITV’s news service for the East Midlands region, is set to move to a new state-of -the art newsroom in Chilwell later this month. The news operation, which had been based at the old Car

03/02/2005 Framestore CFC complete multiple effects on new Renault spot
'Hector's Life', a new 60-second spot for the Renault Espace, features animation and effects by Framestore CFC. The spot opens outside a waiting room at a European railway station. At the bottom of t

03/02/2005 New Chair of RTÉ Audience Council named
RTÉ’s Audience Council, established in late 2003 to meet at least four times annually, has elected as Chair the Reverend Dr Alan McCormack, a Church of Ireland minister and the Chaplain of Trinity Col

03/02/2005 NIFTC welcomes international broadcasters to Northern Ireland
The NIFTC has been named Hosting Partner for Discovery Campus’ first event in the UK or Ireland, which will bring executives from the world’s leading broadcasters and 150 documentary film producers fr

03/02/2005 Pinnacle Systems focuses on DVB-T at CeBIT
The trends in DVB-T-based television will be a central feature of Pinnacle Systems' presentation at CeBIT (Hall 2, Stand D 34) this year, to be held in Hannover from March 10-16. Pinnacle will presen

03/02/2005 WISC-TV chooses Sundance Digital's Titan Automation solution for flexible multi-channel playout
Wisconsin-based CBS affiliate, a part of the Morgan Murphy Stations group, WISC-TV will launch a streamlined multi-channel operation in early March driven by Sundance Digital’s highly-scalable Titan

02/02/2005 Altered Images helps Majestic TV realise vision for Spanish lifestyle channel
Altered Images, the Shepperton-based broadcast systems reseller, recently supplied a large consignment of technology equipment, including cameras, VTRs and associated equipment to Majestic TV. The eq

02/02/2005 Discovery & BWPL to document first solo non-stop flight around the world
Discovery Communications, the leading global real-world media and entertainment company, has announced a partnership with Northern Ireland independent Brian Waddell Productions (BWPL) to co-produce a

02/02/2005 New BBC complaints procedure goes live
An emphasis on greater transparency, objectivity and accountability underpins the BBC's new procedure for handling editorial complaints, which has now gone live. First announced in July last year, t

02/02/2005 Panasonic plasma screens add visual excitement to Super Bowl XXXIX
The Super Bowl, North America's most watched sporting event, is being held in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sunday, February 6. In preparation, the 76,000-seat ALLTEL Stadium, home to the NFL's Jacksonvi

02/02/2005 Simon Kay joins TVP Group board
The TVP Group has announced that Simon Kay, latterly United Kingdom Managing Director for Ascent Media Group, has joined the board as an equity partner. This move re-unites Kay with Nick Pannaman, re

02/02/2005 South West Screen awarded Investors in People status
South West Screen has been awarded Investors in People (IIP) status at a special ceremony in Bristol. The Regional Screen Agency was presented with the award by Business West and the Lord Mayor of Br

02/02/2005 XL Video supply projection and control equipment for Cape Farewell project
XL Video have supplied projection and control for video artist and photographer David Buckland’s recent inventive installation work in Somerset House, which is part of his wider Cape Farewell Arctic e