Broadcast News Archive for June, 2005
30/06/2005 BBC Outside Broadcasts rescues Glastonbury 2005
While simultaneously covering Wimbledon tennis, BBC Outside Broadcasts was down in Pilton, battling freak storms, floods and mud to deliver coverage of Glastonbury 2005 for BBC Two, BBC Three, BBC Fou

30/06/2005 Dedicated 'Indies Post Producer' appointed at BBC Post Production
BBC Post Production London is introducing a dedicated Indies Post Producer to support customers from the independent sector. Post Producer Richie Cohen takes up this new role this month. Cohen has be

30/06/2005 Dolphin roll out successful Christie/DNP formula
Since installing the main studio at ITV Central in Birmingham with a state-of-the-art rear-projected widescreen backdrop behind the news readers, Dolphin Media & Design have found that the combination

30/06/2005 ID Distribution recruits new Finance Director
ID Distribution has appointed Glenn Reid to the new position of Finance Director. Reid, whose former roles include Head of Finance at Channel 4’s commercial arm 4 Ventures, will be responsible for ID

30/06/2005 New senior appointments for VTR Group
VTR plc, parent company of The VTR Group, has announced the appointment of Neil Lane to the main board as Group Operations Director, with immediate effect. Wendy Saunders, previously Operations Dire

30/06/2005 QVC Düsseldorf win ETC Source Four Revolution at Showtech
Reinhold Trilling, Director of Lighting and Set Design for TV shopping channel QVC in Düsseldorf, found his visit to the ETC stand at Showtech 2005 very worthwhile, winning an ETC Source Four Revoluti

30/06/2005 Screen Time Images uses da Vinci Revival to restore 'Davey and Goliath' for DVD release
Screen Time Images relied on da Vinci's Revival image restoration system to renew the classic stop-motion animation series 'Davey and Goliath'. Contracted by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Americ

30/06/2005 Twofour Production's 'Dead Famous' premieres in US
'Dead Famous', the paranormal series first seen on the UK's LivingTV, premieres on A&E's Biography Channel on June 28. Minotaur has negotiated the deal with A&E who have taken the first series. This

29/06/2005 Front Porch Digital selected by Nickelodeon UK
Front Porch Digital, a division of Incentra Solutions, has been selected by Nickelodeon UK to implement a new DIVArchive, the preferred archive management solution for the world’s leading media brands

29/06/2005 HHB Catalogue 2005/6 now available
This year's HHB catalogue is the largest ever edition of Europe's leading directory of professional audio equipment and recording media. Published continuously since 1989, the HHB Catalogue covers 1

29/06/2005 Inmedia to become official media supplier to Jordan Grand Prix team
Inmedia is to become the official media supplier to the Jordan Grand Prix team and deliver SNG services during the 2005 British Grand Prix. The content management and delivery leader is to provide fa

29/06/2005 Irish feature film selected for prestigious Toronto International Film Festival
Perry Ogden's debut feature 'Pavee Lackeen' has been selected for the Toronto International Film Festival which takes place in September. In an announcement from the festival organisers, Pavee Lacke

29/06/2005 Keyframe finish new film for Liverpool’s World Cultures Gallery
Leeds-based Keyframe, one of the north’s leading CGI specialist and new media production companies, recently won the commission to produce a short film promoting the World Cultures Gallery at Liverpoo

29/06/2005 Off The Fence brings hot properties to Sunny Side
Leading independent production and distribution company Off the Fence will be seeking pre-sales for three brand new documentaries at Sunny Side of the Doc thisis week. Off the Fence will introduce th

29/06/2005 PAI Group completes three month review
The PAI Group has announced several changes following a three-month review of its market positioning. This is designed to consolidate its activities and enhance effectiveness and customer focus in k

29/06/2005 TMR returns to the post-punk era
TMR, part of VTR Media Services, announced that one of its latest DVD restoration projects, 'Rough Cut & Ready Dubbed', was screened at the Glastonbury Festival last weekend. Rough Cut & Ready Dubbe

28/06/2005 AKM launches low-cost 192kHz audio A/D converter
AKM a leading supplier of audio ICs for professional and consumer markets, has introduced the AK5359, a low-cost, high quality audio A/D converter for audio/visual applications in pro and consumer equ

28/06/2005 BBC and British Film Institute take to 'The Open Road'
The BBC and the British Film Institute (bfi) are hitting the road together again with a new project. Following the success of their collaboration on The Lost World of Mitchell & Kenyon the BBC and t

28/06/2005 Dennis Yeomans appointed Manager of Special Projects with Pro-Bel
Pro-Bel, the premier manufacturer and supplier of routing switchers, signal processing, master control, automation and workflow technologies, has appointed Dennis Yeomans to the newly created position

28/06/2005 Key promotions at Ascent Media
Ascent Media's Edward Ferraro and Peter Kupic have been promoted from Senior Director, Sales, and Senior Director, Business Development to Vice President in their respective areas, it has been announc

28/06/2005 Mill celebrates client wins at Cannes
Mill London and New York clients have won a variety of Cannes Lions including two golds, three silvers and two bronzes. The Mill completed the postproduction on a total of 12 commercial spots awarde

28/06/2005 Reality TV ‘aids racial understanding’
Reality TV shows, such as ‘Big Brother’, have done more to promote racial and ethnic understanding than any other media creation in recent years, the head of the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) h

28/06/2005 Sonic DigitalMedia Plus now shipping on HP PCs
Sonic Solutions has announced that its DigitalMedia Plus application suite is now shipping on HP desktop PCs. A task-based application hub with streamlined user interface, DigitalMedia Plus gives HP

28/06/2005 VTR hires new Facilities Coordinator
Full service post facility VTR, part of The VTR Group, has hired a new Facilities Coordinator. Nadine Hulston will work closely with the production and senior management team to ensure the smooth ru

27/06/2005 Aardmann Animation purchases first Pyramix system
Bristol based Aardmann Animation, famous for triple Oscar winning 'Wallace and Gromit', 'Chicken Run' and many other hit films, have purchased a Pyramix system from Merging Technologies’ UK distributo