Broadcast News Archive for October, 2006
26/10/2006 IGA To Mix Top Artists With New Studio Console
Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA), home to a multitude of prestigious recording artists, will install a Solid State Logic C200 Digital Production Console in its new studio facility, which will open in 2007.

26/10/2006 Interactive Specialist Strategy & Technology Limited Orders FreeView
Strategy & Technology Limited (S&T), the leading specialist in interactive TV playout systems and MHEG middleware, has announced an order from FreeView, the consortium of New Zealand FTA (free-to-air)

26/10/2006 Sonic Solutions Announces Dynamic Content Revision Software Is Essential To Blu-Ray
Sonic Solutions, a leader in digital media software, has announced that its US Patent 6,944,621 for dynamic content revision has been evaluated as essential to the Blu-ray Disc (BD) specification for

26/10/2006 Tartan Secures Distribution Rights For 'Ghosts'
Tartan Films have announced on the day of its UK Premiere at the Times BFI 50th London Film Festival that they have secured UK distribution rights for 'Ghosts', the new feature from acclaimed filmmake

26/10/2006 Vizrt Announces Integration Of Curious Software To Offer New 'Map Server'
Vizrt has announced the integration between its Viz|Curious World Maps software with other key Vizrt products including: Viz|Artist graphics design tool, Viz|Trio real-time CG, Viz|Content Pilot conte

26/10/2006 XL Video Triggers Maximo Park
As the ‘convergence’ between lighting and video becomes ever more integrated, leading UK rental house XL Video, supplied 76 VersaTube LED lighting fixtures and a Catalyst digital media server system t

26/10/2006 Zone Fantasy Acquires Top Hollywood Drama
Recently launched channel Zone Fantasy in Italy has acquired a stellar array of drama programming from CBS Paramount International Television, it has been announced by Chris Sharp, Chief Programming O

25/10/2006 Arts Alliance Media and Sony Pictures Television International Sign Da Vinci Deal
Arts Alliance Media (AAM) and Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) have signed a deal allowing users to purchase permanent downloads of Sony films beginning with 'The Da Vinci Code'. From th

25/10/2006 BFI Launches New Title In Its Archival Shorts Initiative
The British Film Institute (BFI) is launching another title in its archival shorts initiative - 'Handkerchief Drill' (1949). Short films drawn from the BFI's archival collections are being supplied t

25/10/2006 Deadline For BAFTA Short Film and Short Animation Looms
The deadline for the Academy’s Short Film and Short Animation Awards is fast approaching. If you intend to submit a film, please make sure that your entry form and supporting materials are delivered

25/10/2006 ERTU Order Lightworks Alacrity And Geevs Systems
After a rigorous competitive tender process the ERTU have awarded a contract to Gee Broadcast Systems Ltd. for 8 Alacrity Editors and 2 Geevs Servers. The system being provided by Gee Broadcast has e

25/10/2006 Oireachtas Festival Launches New Irish Language Series 'Seanchaí'
The opening of the Oireachtas festival in Derry on November 1 is the launch of the new Irish language drama series, 'Seanchaí' which begins transmission on BBC Northern Ireland the following week. Th

25/10/2006 Scottish Screen Supports Screen Industries In Scotland
Scottish Screen has recently made a number of awards in support of the screen industries in Scotland. The following award was made at the Investment Meeting held on Tuesday 26 September and totals £2

25/10/2006 THE End In Sight For David Hollander
THE commercial director David Hollander is set to leave the company at the end of the year. Hollander has been with THE since 2004, and leaves following the purchase of the wholesaler by rival Entert

25/10/2006 Vimicro And Hantro Join To Develop Mobile Technology
Vimicro, a leading fabless semiconductor company, and Hantro, a leading provider of video technology for mobile handsets, have announced they will cooperate to develop multimedia I's to support multip

24/10/2006 'The Running Mate' To Screen On TG4 In 2007
Minister for Arts Sport and Tourism John O'Donoghue has visited the set for 'The Running Mate', a 4 x 52' Irish language TV series currently filming on location in Dingle, Co. Kerry. 'The Running Mat

24/10/2006 Confident Solutions For Designers And Photographers
Colour Confidence, a leading independent colour management specialists, have announced the availability of two exclusive solutions for designers and photographers. Based around the LaCie 300 series mo

24/10/2006 Cornwall Film Launches New Funding Scheme
Cornwall Film has launched a brand new funding scheme - the Innovation Fund. The scheme can offer investment of up to £10,000 in projects that bring together two or more local businesses and freelan

24/10/2006 Documentary Under Focus At 'Reel To Real'
Ciné Lumière and the Médiathèque of the Institut Français have joined forces to present Real to Reel (November 6-12), a week of films and encounters with key documentarists and producers. Comparing t

24/10/2006 Eyeheight Adds To Its Range Of Modular Broadcast Products
A new addition to Eyeheight's range of modular broadcast products, the legalHHPi high definition legaliser restricts the Y, U & V components of incoming HD-SDI signals. The saturation of pixels whic

24/10/2006 London Goes Latino For the Latin American Film Festival
The hottest ticket in town this autumn is the 16th Latin American Film Festival. Held at the Curzon cinemas, Soho, Mayfair and Renoir it is the highlight of London's cultural calendar with a celebra

24/10/2006 Ross Video And Michael Stevens & Partners' Chromatec To Expand OpenGear
Ross Video and Michael Stevens & Partners' (MS&P) Chromatec have officially announced their partnership to expand the openGear terminal equipment platform. The Chromatec product focuses on a range o

24/10/2006 Total Audio And Pyramix Go Down A Storm At Minichill
The two-day Minichill festival, now in its third year, was originally created as a one-off private charity event by the ABC Trust to raise money for the trust's activities assisting the disadvantaged

23/10/2006 'After Dark' Back By Popular Demand At BFI IMAX
The BFI IMAX brings back its popular evening programming strand 'After Dark' this autumn, beginning with two horror movies on Halloween. After Dark will show popular new films just after their West E

23/10/2006 'Jay Jay The Jet Plane' To Take Flight On TG4
The award winning pre-school cartoon ‘Jay Jay the Jet Plane’ has been dubbed into an Irish language series 'Tadhaigín an tEitleán' for broadcast on TG4 this Winter, starting on November 2 at 2.45pm.