Broadcast News Archive for October, 2006
10/10/2006 Outside Broadcast Improves Facilities Of HD And SD Production Vehicles
Outside Broadcast, one of Belgium's most active mobile production companies, has purchased nine Leader LV7700 multi-standard SDI rasterisers for use in its fleet of HD and SD production vehicles. Ba

10/10/2006 Sennheiser Present New Camera Receiver
RF wireless specialist Sennheiser presents a new slot-in receiver for professional cameras. The EK 3241 has a switching bandwidth of 36 MHz and frequencies that can be tuned in steps of 5 kHz, making

10/10/2006 UK Films Rake In Million Of Dollars At The Box Office
The 20 biggest selling films based on stories or characters created by UK writers have taken almost $11 billion at the worldwide box office in the last six years, according to new figures released by

09/10/2006 C'Mon's Create Puppetry Magic For Vauxhall
Framestore CFC's versatile Commercials animators have created new characters for the Vauxhall spots, 'Follow That Car' and 'Get Up & Go'. Created by agency DLKW, directed by Dom and Nic, and produced

09/10/2006 Cartoon Forum Ends On A Triumphant Note
The 17th edition of the Cartoon Forum celebrated this year in Pau came to a successful close last weekend with over 750 participants and 59 projects that will make up the next batch of animation telev

09/10/2006 Irish Film Board Office Opens In Hollywood
Jonathan Loughran has been appointed to manage the Irish Film Board’s new office in Los Angeles. Confirmation of the establishment of the Irish Film Board’s first overseas office was announced earlie

09/10/2006 Klein + Hummel Introduce Latest Studio Reference Monitor At AES 2006
Klein + Hummel, the latest addition to the Sennheiser family of brands, introduced the O 300 triamplified three-way nearfield studio reference monitor at AES 2006 in San Francisco. The O 300 deliver

09/10/2006 Sonic And Macrovision Agree Custom Recording Of Secure DVDs
Sonic Solutions and Macrovision have announced a licensing agreement to provide the industry’s first comprehensive content protection solution to enable the custom manufacturing of secure DVDs by reta

09/10/2006 Sumners Expands Audio Suite In Manchester
Post-production facility Sumners has expanded its audio dubbing capability with the creation of a new state of the art audio dubbing suite at their Manchester facility. Sumners’ commitment to enhan

09/10/2006 Tony Robinson To Open VLV Conference On Children's Broadcasting
Tony Robinson, the well-known broadcaster, presenter and actor, whose work includes writing and starring in several award-winning children’s programmes, will open VLV’s 12th annual conference on Child

09/10/2006 TV One To Showcase Its Latest Technology At IOV 2006
TV One will be exhibiting the latest in its range of products at the IOV Exhibition in Coventry from October 18 - 19. Central amongst these is the C2-7300 Dual Channel HD-SDI Video/Audio Processor wh

06/10/2006 British Films To Be Shown At Pusan International Film festival In Korea
The UK Film Council continues to support the promotion of the British film industry to overseas markets through the work of its International department. From October 12-20, the UK Film Council Inter

06/10/2006 Broadcast Networks Given Task Of Upgrading OB Vehicle To HD
Broadcast Networks was recently awarded a contract by Rome-based SBP to refurbish an existing 20-camera Outside Broadcast vehicle (OB6) and upgrade it to full HD production capability. The OB trailer

06/10/2006 Christian Broadcast Network Install Chyron Software
Chyron Corporation has announced that The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), based in Virginia Beach, one of the largest television ministries in the world, has installed a dual-channel Chyron Hype

06/10/2006 Eyeheight To Exhibit At SATIS2006
Eyeheight will be exhibiting the latest in its range of modular HD, SD and multidefinition broadcast equipment on Stand E72 at SATIS2006 in November. These include a safe area generator, colour corr

06/10/2006 Microvideo Look To Future Following Takeover By Hudson
Recently acquired Microvideo have pleged to improve customer support, redesign their product range and expand their workforce. Microvideo were acquired in July of this year by i4b Limited, a company

06/10/2006 New Line-Up For Short Cuts Announced
The four successful projects for the Short Cuts scheme have been announced by Bord Scannan na h�ireann/the Irish Film Board. The Short Cuts scheme is aimed at fostering new talent and encouraging

06/10/2006 Target Film Award Production Companies Up To £50,000
Cornwall Film has announced the successful beneficiaries of Target Talent. The production companies selected for the scheme will receive awards of up to £50,000 to make a low budget drama or documen

06/10/2006 Vitec Group Sign To Buy ALC Broadcast Limited
The Vitec Group have announced it has signed an agreement to purchase ALC Broadcast Limited, parent company of Broadcast Developments Limited (BDL) and the Autoscript companies. Joop Janssen, Chief

05/10/2006 Broadcast Networks Install HD Facility At ITV
As part of the on-going expansion and updating of its infrastructure, ITV has installed a trial HD playout facility at its Southern Transmission Centre. The facility was installed by system integrati

05/10/2006 Budding Reporters Encouraged To Enter BBC Wales Today Competition
BBC Wales Today is offering budding young reporters across Wales the unique opportunity to produce and broadcast their own news story, to be shown on BBC ONE Wales' flagship news programme. Following

05/10/2006 Freemantle Acquires Austrailian Series 'All Aussie Adventures'
Fremantle International Distribution (FID), the distribution arm of global production company FremantleMedia, has announced that it has acquired worldwide television rights (excluding Australia) for t

05/10/2006 Granada Sells Animation Hit 'Pocoyo' To Disney Channel
Granada International has sold pre-school animation hit 'Pocoyo' to Disney Channel across Scandinavia and The Baltics. The complete first series (52 x 7minutes) of the multi award-winning programme,

05/10/2006 Irish Film 'Isolation' Proves To Be Out On Its Own At US Film Festival
Irish movie 'Isolation' directed by Billy O’Brien has won two major awards at Fantastic Fest, a US film festival specialising in horror films. The film scooped the top honours at the festival taking

05/10/2006 J13 Broadcast On Air With Custom Consoles Module-R Desks
J13 Broadcast has commissioned two Custom Consoles Module-R desks as part of a major expansion at its production and transmission studios in Milton Keynes. One of Britain's most innovative independen