Broadcast News Archive for July, 2005
21/07/2005 Rex Lawrence joins Network Electronics as Technical Specialist
Network Electronics US has added another Technical Specialist to its US team. Rex Lawrence has joined the company to support Network Electronics’ growing customer base in the Central US states. The

20/07/2005 APTN Direct receives industry award
International video agency APTN has won the award for 'most innovative use of technology in international broadcasting' at the inaugural AIB International Broadcasting Awards. The agency's live news

20/07/2005 BBC Training & Development looks to the future at IBC
BBC Training & Development is to host a futuristic and provocative session, 'Broadcast Engineer of the future – born or made?', at IBC on Monday September 12. BBC Training & Development is also retu

20/07/2005 CLIPSTER, Pronto2K and DVS-SAN at IBC 2005
Boosted by increased acceptance and corresponding worldwide sales, DVS' 'DI team' will go to IBC 2005 with a strengthened feature-set for enhancing the digital intermediate. With new features based o

20/07/2005 Displays Zone and 'Content Production And Protection' conference scheduled for IBC
An IBC 2005 update courtesy of IBC… IBC Displays Zone... Launched at IBC last year, the Displays Zone was a popular attraction with both exhibitors and visitors and will be back in Hall 8 for IBC2

20/07/2005 Italian broadcaster chooses Chyron
Chyron Corporation has announced that major Italian broadcaster, the Mediaset Group, based in Rome, has installed a Chryon Aprisa VCS server for use in its news graphics department. The installation

19/07/2005 Book accommodation for feature packed IBC 2005 before it's too late
An IBC 2005 update courtesy of IBC… Book Your Accommodation Now... Good value rooms are still available in central Amsterdam from the RAI Hotel and Travel Service, however demand is high so bookin

19/07/2005 Call for entries for Irish Film & Television Awards 2005
The Irish Film and Television Awards have announced that the 2005 Call for Entries has opened. Now in their third year, the Awards are a platform to honour and celebrate outstanding Irish creativity,

19/07/2005 FACT highlights ASBO for pirate DVD trader
According to the Federation Against Copyright Theft, a market trader from North Wales has become the first person in Britain to be given an anti-social behaviour order after he was caught selling pira

19/07/2005 North West Vision launch search for 2005's aspiring filmmaking talent
North West Vision is looking for the Northwest’s freshest new filmmaking talent with the launch of its ‘Digital Shorts 2005’ scheme. Innovative filmmakers are being invited to apply for the scheme th

19/07/2005 Sonifex Managing Director to run for charity
The Managing Director of Sonifex Ltd, Marcu Brooke, is to take part in the Great North Run and Great South Run for a charity which is particularly special to him. Brooke commented: "I'm running to ra

19/07/2005 Spensley joins MotionFX from Yorkshire TV
MotionFX, specialists in Scene-to-Screen Digital Film production and post-production have enhanced their ability to provide a unique and compelling post-production service to the broadcast and film in

18/07/2005 Casting Agency launches Soho Artistes
2 Cast 4, developers of advanced software for casting teams, has announced the launch of a new company called Soho Artistes. Set up as the online 'shop front' for 2 Cast 4's extensive talent database

18/07/2005 Chyron announces major Duet Hyperx sales to German broadcast duo
As a result of Chyron Corporation’s major framework agreement with German broadcaster ARD, Chyron has announced two key multiple sales of its flagship Duet HyperX Character Generator (CG) to MDR in Le

18/07/2005 De Ster chooses Ai-Pixel television commercial logging solution
The advertising sales company for the Netherlands’ three public broadcast channels, De Ster, has opted for an Ai-Pixel digital broadcast solution to provide a digital record and retrieval system to re

18/07/2005 Impact Film Sales hit eQ for 'Classic Artists' television series
London based Impact Film Sales Ltd has purchased an eQ editing/effects/grading/versioning system from Quantel to carry out the post production of its forthcoming ‘Classic Artists’ television series.

18/07/2005 Mosey selected as Director of BBC Sport
BBC Director-General Mark Thompson has announced the appointment of Roger Mosey as the new Director of BBC Sport. Mosey joins BBC Sport from BBC News, where he has been Head of TV News since January

15/07/2005 Harris at IBC 2005
At IBC 2005 Harris is to showcase various applications of its new H-Class Content Delivery Platform. The platform provides broadcasters and content providers with the means to integrate disparate pr

15/07/2005 ID Distribution to sell Skeleton Stories
ID Distribution has signed a deal with US-based Atlas Media Corp securing sole international distribution rights to the compelling forensic science series 'Skeleton Stories' (6x1 hour). The deal str

15/07/2005 Paul Lowry joins Network Electronics’ technical staff
Cameron Francis, Network Electronics US CEO, has announced the addition of Paul Lowry to the Network staff as a Technical Specialist, effective immediately. Lowry is based in the company’s Salt Lake

15/07/2005 Union 'shocked' at BBC executive bonuses
Bectu has condemned 'fat-cat' bonuses to top executives revealed in the BBC's Annual Report, published on July 12. The union has called on members of the BBC's Executive Board to follow the example

15/07/2005 VooDooDog get Emmy nomination for ‘Peter Sellers’
London-based creative house VooDooDog, run by brothers Paul and Noel Donnellon and David Z.Obadiah, have been nominated for a PrimeTime Emmy for their animated title sequence, which opens the HBO film

14/07/2005 DGP, Enteractive and IDM join Sonic High Definition Authoring Alliance
DGP, Enteractive and IDM, have announced that they have joined Sonic Solutions’ newly created High Definition Authoring Alliance (HDAA). The HDAA is the first and only worldwide association of top DV

14/07/2005 Howard Jones joins HHB Communications
Well-known industry figure Howard Jones has joined HHB Communications in a role that encompasses both pro audio equipment sales and internal marketing support for HHB's UK distribution division. Ele

14/07/2005 IMF launches 24-hour music channel with Omneon Spectrum Server
Omneon Video Networks has announced that IMF: The International Music Feed, a wholly owned subsidiary of Universal Music Group, is using a new Omneon Spectrum media server system as part of a three-ch