Broadcast News Archive for January, 2006
10/01/2006 S4C integrate Omneon Spectrum media server system
Omneon Video Networks has announced that S4C, the Welsh national broadcaster providing Welsh-language programming via terrestrial analogue and digital transmission and cable to Wales and to the rest o

10/01/2006 VTR appoint new Head of Production
VTR, part of the VTR Group, has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Steve Morahan as its Head of Production. Morahan brings around ten years’ experience to the VTR team. Most recent

09/01/2006 Arroyo announces agreement with Charter for VOD services
Arroyo Video Solutions has announced an agreement with Charter Communications, Inc. to provide Arroyo OnDemand to support the rollout of video on demand (VOD) technology in Alcoa, Tennessee. "Arroyo'

09/01/2006 dB Broadcast delivers new 13.5 metre OB vehicle to BBC Radio & Music
dB Broadcast, the leading independent UK systems' integrator, has completed the technical installation of a new 13.5 metre mobile studio vehicle for Siemens, on behalf of BBC Radio Resources. With th

09/01/2006 Golconda Films launch horror screenwriting competition
With the aim to develop and foster new screenwriting talent Golconda Films, in association with The Script Factory, are holding a horror feature film screenwriting competition. The Golconda Films Ho

09/01/2006 ITN to partner with Google on Video Store
ITN has announced that it is partnering with Google in the planned launch of its innovative Video Store, the first open video marketplace where consumers will be able to buy and rent a wide range of v

09/01/2006 Major European film distributor adopts Cinea antipiracy solutions
Cinea, a subsidiary of Dolby Laboratories, continues to win international support for its film antipiracy technology among film studios and distributors. Entertainment Film Distributors, the UK’s lead

09/01/2006 Marcus Gage joins JCA.TV
Marcus Gage has joined West London Media Services facility JCA.TV as part of its new business initiative. Gage joins from Ascent Media Group UK where he was Business Development Manager and brings to

09/01/2006 Skillset announce in-depth survey of film production workforce over 2006
All crew involved in feature film production in the UK over the next year will be surveyed by Skillset to get an accurate picture of the size, shape and skills needs of the film production workforce.

09/01/2006 Sundance Channel acquires Monkey Dust from Fremantlemedia
Sundance Channel has acquired the popular UK animated series ‘Monkey Dust’ from Fremantle International Distribution (FID), the distribution arm of global production company FremantleMedia. The 18-p

06/01/2006 Chyron appoint Steve Ellis as VP of Worldwide Sales
Chyron has announced the appointment of Steve Ellis as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Formerly with Vizrt as Vice President of Sales for US and Canada and with Pinnacle Systems as Director of S

06/01/2006 E\T\C UK projects London’s heroes for New Year
Appointed by Jack Morton Worldwide, large format projection specialists, E\T\C UK projected 30 giant portrait images of 'Heroes in London' onto the Shell Centre for London’s New Year’s Eve 2005/06 cel

06/01/2006 New PIGI projection world record for Jules Verne Centennial
Paris-based E\T\C Audiovisuel supplied 44 PIGI DDRA 6kW large format projectors with double rotating scrollers for a high profile extravaganza celebrating the centenary of Jules Verne’s death. It was

06/01/2006 Pebble Beach awarded expansion project by 365 Media in Iceland
Pebble Beach Systems, one of the leading providers of automation solutions for the broadcast market, has announced that 365 Media, have added three new channels to their existing Neptune system for th

06/01/2006 Red Bee helps Waitrose venture into iTV
Viewers will be able to email questions to a nutritionist and receive a free box of cereal bars through a new interactive TV commercial created by Red Bee Media, formerly BBC Broadcast, for Waitrose’s

06/01/2006 Sonic Solutions produce first interactive BD and HD DVD replicated discs
Sonic Solutions, the leader in digital media software and Technicolor, part of the Services division of Thomson has announced the production of the world’s first replicated discs utilising the advance

06/01/2006 TV Tech announces programme of free seminars
TV Tech, the UK's technical exhibition for TV and post, has announced a series of free seminars. The event at Earls Court, 7-9 February, incorporates a programme of seminars that has been developed t

06/01/2006 VDS delivers another GameTrak sports channel
VDS, a leading developer of broadcast automation software, content design applications and plug-in products has delivered another VDS GameTrak sports data graphics system for Dish Network fans of the

05/01/2006 BBC Worldwide hits the mark with Eurosport darts deal
In the build-up to the Lakeside World Professional Darts Championship, 7-15 January, BBC Worldwide has announced a brand new three-year deal, with the pan-European cable and satellite sports channel,

05/01/2006 Fremantlemedia signs distribution deal with Sundance Channel
Fremantle International Distribution (FID), the distribution arm of global production company FremantleMedia, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to distribute Sundance Channel’s origi

05/01/2006 Granada International sends 'Nanny 911' to the rescue
The hit reality format, 'Nanny 911', has been picked up in the Middle East by MBC and in Turkey by Kanal D, it was announced today by Nadine Nohr, Managing Director. 'Nanny 911' is a format devised b

05/01/2006 InPhase launch HDS4000 media
The HDS4000 media is the latest addition to the InPhase media product family that includes green laser HDS3000 media, and blue laser HDS5000 media. InPhase also announced that it has developed and pat

05/01/2006 New Head of Business Affairs appointed at Granada International
Alison Lee has been appointed Head of Business Affairs at Granada International. Lee, who will report to Helen Fox-Gladwell Granada International's Director of Business Affairs, joins Granada Interna

05/01/2006 P.D. James to give first of VLV's 2006 celebrity lectures
P. D. James, (Baroness James) the renowned crime novelist and former BBC Governor will give the first of VLV's 2006 celebrity lectures at the British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1 on T

05/01/2006 Sterling Media celebrate a successful year
Sterling Media is one of Europe’s leading full service agencies providing tailor-made, complete package solutions across PR, event management, marketing and advertising. The company’s strong links w