Broadcast News Archive for October, 2006
18/10/2006 Flux Events And Tiger Aspect Make Secret Policeman's Ball A Resounding Success
Flux Events staged and production managed the renowned Secret Policeman’s Ball at the Royal Albert Hall for Amnesty International, working in close collaboration with TV producers, Tiger Aspect. Mark

18/10/2006 Golden Square Finishes Work On New London Congestion Charge Film
Golden Square has recently completed five fully animated information sequences for Transport for London detailing the forthcoming changes to the capital’s Congestion Charge. Directed by Stephen Alle

18/10/2006 IDX Technology Introduces Elite Battery
IDX Technology has introduced Elite, a high capacity battery for the established IDX ENDURA System. Elite offers all the advantages of Lithium-Ion chemistry with the freedom of straightforward hassle

18/10/2006 JCA.TV Completes Work On Barbie Movie '12 Dancing Princesses'
JCA.TV have just completed work to provide deliverable broadcast material for Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses' - the ninth movie in the Barbie series, for leading global media company, Entertainme

18/10/2006 XL Video Move Into New and Improved European Premises
XL Video Holdings and XL Video Belgium have moved into a massive new purpose-built HQ at the Plassendale Business Park near Ostend. The specially designed 40,000 square foot building is been construc

17/10/2006 Arqiva Go Underground With Viacom Outdoor To Enable Digital Advertising
Arqiva has secured a deal with Viacom Outdoor to provide a content delivery network to enable Viacom Outdoor’s range of digital advertising technologies across London Underground. The eight-year deal

17/10/2006 BBC and S4C Join Forces For Welsh Viewers
The BBC Governors and the S4C Authority have announced a new strategic partnership for the development of programming and services for Welsh language television audiences. The governing bodies descri

17/10/2006 Disqo Completes First Major Job
Golden Square’s digital content arm, ‘Disqo’, has just completed its first major job, alongside leading interactive agency Syzygy and Production Company Moon, for the new Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe.

17/10/2006 Edinburgh To Host First African Film Festival
The University of Stirling has announced its support for Scotland’s first ever African Film Festival, Africa in Motion (AiM), which takes place October 20-29 at Edinburgh’s Filmhouse Cinema. The fest

17/10/2006 New Appointments To Film Agency For Wales
Daniel Thomas and Sue Milford have joined the management team of the recently established Film Agency for Wales. The four-strong agency management team, headed up by Chief Executive Pauline Burt, is b

17/10/2006 RaceTech To Utilise Pixel Power and Iknowledge Racecourse Graphics
Pixel Power and its integration partner iKnowledge, which was recently acquired by PA Sport, are to implement the first configurable automated data-driven racecourse graphics service in outside broadc

17/10/2006 Red Bee Launches Five Live and Five US On Digital
After winning the contract to playout five’s new digital channels in June this year, Red Bee Media has successfully launched Five Life and Five US across all digital platforms from its Broadcast Centr

17/10/2006 Ross Video and Telecast Announce Partnership
Ross Video and Telecast Fiber Systems have officially announced their partnership to expand the openGear terminal equipment platform. Telecast is a leader in portable and fixed fiber optic systems fo

16/10/2006 'Laughter Club' Sure To Get Smiles All Round On TG4
Cumann a’ Gháire or The Laughter Club, one of the most unusual and hilarious documentaries in recent years, has finished post-production and is now awaiting broadcast by TG4 and will be screened at fi

16/10/2006 European Film Awards To Honour Jeremy Thomas
During the European Film Awards Ceremony on December 2 at the EXPO XXI in Warsaw, the European Film Academy will celebrate the renowned British producer Jeremy Thomas for his outstanding contribution

16/10/2006 Harris Corporation To Present Paper At The International Mobile TV Summit
Dr. Glodina Connan, key account executive for Harris Corporation’s Broadcast Communications Division, will present a paper titled 'Understanding the Roles of Different Broadcasting Standards' during t

16/10/2006 NIFTC Host Free Media Event In Belfast
The NIFTC is hosting a unique event on Tuesday November 21 in Belfast - a NEW MEDIA workshop, aimed at Northern Ireland's burgeoning sector. Speaking at the event will be Anthony Lilley of Magic Lant

16/10/2006 Online Locations Library For North Of England Launched
The first ever, it is claimed, commercial online locations library for the North of England has been launched, giving photographers, film, TV and commercial production companies access to thousands of

16/10/2006 And Shooting People Launch Short Film Competition
Superstar singer Robbie Williams is collaborating with seven different filmmakers to create seven original short films using the tracks from his new album 'Rudebox' - and is inviting independent filmm

16/10/2006 US Mobile Channel Atomic Wedgie Launched
FremantleMedia and Mobliss have announced the launch of a ground-breaking new mobile phone channel, Atomic Wedgie, on the Sprint network in the US. The channel will feature hours of original program

16/10/2006 Wildscreen Utilises FORscene For Citizen Journalism
Forbidden Technologies has announced the deployment of its FORscene web-based post production platform for a second citizen journalism project, at the Wildscreen Festival for wildlife and environmenta

13/10/2006 'Thin' Is Winner Of The Times BFI London Film Festival Grierson Award
'Thin' is the directorial debut by acclaimed photographer and author Lauren Greenfield and is this year’s winner of The Times BFI London Film Festival Grierson Award. The award for director of the be

13/10/2006 BBC Wales Appoints Sherlock As First Commissioning Executive, Arts
BBC Wales has appointed multi-talented theatre and opera director and film maker Ceri Sherlock as its first Commissioning Executive, Arts. He joins the BBC from S4C where he was Commissioning Editor,

13/10/2006 BFI London Film Festival Celebrates 50th Anniversary
The Times BFI London Film Festival (LFF) showcases the best new films from around the world in London. The festival celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2006 and runs from October 18 to November 2. Thi

13/10/2006 Cinemagic Calls For Talented Young Filmmakers
Cinemagic is looking for imaginative and original films made by young people to be screened as part of Cinemagic Young Filmmaker 2006 in association with First Light. The films can be about anything