Broadcast News Archive for November, 2006
30/11/2006 'Once' To Be Recognised At Sundance Film Festival
The Irish film 'Once', directed and written by John Carney ('Bachelors Walk', 'On the Edge') has been selected for competition at the prominent US Sundance Film Festival. Once stars Glen Hansard and

30/11/2006 Chyron Corporation Announces Sale Of Two HyperX HD/SD-Switchable Graphics Systems To Gems TV
Chyron Corporation has announced that Gems TV, an integrated manufacturer and television home-shopping retailer of coloured gemstone jewellery, has purchased two Chyron HyperX HD/SD-switchable graphic

30/11/2006 Future Shorts Presents A Twisted Christmas
Future Shorts is back this December with a highly eclectic and inspiring Twisted Christmas programme. Film lovers are invited to go along and check out a collection of short films and music videos f

30/11/2006 Granada International Sells 'Hell's Kitchen' To Mediacorp
Granada International has sold the latest series of its factual entertainment hit 'Hell’s Kitchen USA' to Mediacorp in Singapore, it has been announced by Nadine Nohr, Managing Director at Granada Int

30/11/2006 Microwave Gets Cooking With Two Feature Films Going Into Production
'Mum and Dad' and 'Shady' (working title), have been selected as the first two projects to go into production as part of Film London’s micro-budget feature film scheme, Microwave. Launched earlier th

30/11/2006 MTV Rock Copenhagen With Stage One
Copenhagen was Stage One's destination when, for the fifth year running, the company was asked to apply its experience and skills to the MTV Europe Music Awards, one of the most prestigious events in

30/11/2006 Screen Yorkshire Launches Vital Statistics
Screen Yorkshire is launching Vital Statistics, a new initiative to support the development of the region’s film, television and new media industry. A business development tool, Vital Statistics has

30/11/2006 Stirling Productions, EO Teilifís, Tyrone Productions and MnE Productions Organise Drama Workshops In Belfast
The first workshop in a series took place on Saturday 25th November in Belfast. The workshops are being organised to train writers and to develop story lines. Workshops for aspiring actors wishing t

29/11/2006 Colour Confidence Announces Presence At Nikon Solutions Expo
Colour Confidence, the leading independent colour management specialist, has announced details of its presence at Nikon Solutions Expo. Visitors to Colour Confidence's stand (22) will be able to see

29/11/2006 Colour Perfection For Flynn by Rushes Post Production
From the album 'The Chronicles of a Bohemian Teenager' Sam Duckworth’s track is something of a revelation. Combining drum and bass beats and folk rock, 'War of the Worlds' is a groundbreaking piece,

29/11/2006 Dayang HD Products Prove Popular At Inter BEE 2006
Dayang has reported a thriving market for HD programme production, post-production and transmission equipment at Inter BEE 2006. Held every November at the Makuhari Messe convention centre overlookin

29/11/2006 Disney Channel Launches In Poland
Disney Channel, the leading kids TV brand, launches this Saturday (December 2) on Cyfrowy Polsat and CYFRA+ and for the first time will be available to over 1.3 million subscribers in Poland. The cha

29/11/2006 Dr Richard Holloway Appointed Chair Of Scottish Arts Council And Scottish Screen
The Scottish Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport, Patricia Ferguson, has announced the appointment of Dr Richard Holloway to be the Chair of a new joint board for the Scottish Arts Council and Sco

29/11/2006 Film Minister Welcomes Approval For Revised UK Film Tax Incentive Scheme
Film Minister Shaun Woodward has welcomed the European Commission approval of the United Kingdom’s film tax incentive scheme on the basis of EC Treaty state aid rules. The Minister said: "This announ

29/11/2006 FOR-A Mounts Major Caribbean and Latin American Drive
FOR-A Corporation of America, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, has named Pedro Silvestre as the Regional Sales Manager for the Car

29/11/2006 Projected Image Digital Present 'Light As Art' Seminar at BAFTA
Projected Image Digital (PID) present a special 'Light As Art' seminar at BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly in central London next Tuesday December 5 from 6.30 pm. There are over 120 pre-registrations already,

28/11/2006 Aardman Animations Create New Cinema and TV Ad Campaign For Wal-Mart
Aardman Animations has produced the new cinema and TV ad campaign for Wal-Mart which stars Wally and Marty, two renegade elves. The computer-graphics (CG) spots promote 'Toyland', the upgraded and ex

28/11/2006 Ascent Media Appoints Grant Sutcliffe To Grow Systems Integration Business
Ascent Media has announced that its Systems and Technology Services team in Europe, Middle East and Africa has appointed Grant Sutcliffe as Senior Manager, Bids and Proposals. Sutcliffe will contribu

28/11/2006 Chop Edits All Saints Music Promo For 3 Mobile
Chop, the newly launched dedicated editing division at Baraka was approached to edit the latest high profile music promo for 'All Saints'. Chop's Editor, Caroline Sarin cut the prestigious film foota

28/11/2006 Golden Square's 'DISQO' Completes Work On Launch Of New 'Mini'
Golden Square’s digital content arm ‘DISQO’ has just completed work on the launch of the brand new ‘Mini’ - a campaign headed by WCRS. The entire project was created in 3D with the final animations

28/11/2006 Grade Makes Career Move To ITV As New Executive Chairman
In a surprise move Michael Grade has resigned as Chairman of the BBC with immediate effect to become Executive Chairman of ITV. Grade will succeed ITV Chairman Sir Peter Burt, and his new role will e

28/11/2006 LEM Digital Pioneers HD Dailies And Digital Projection In The UK On Casino Royale
Dry-hire company LEM Digital was responsible for providing the digital editing and workflow technologies for Casino Royale, the latest film in the James Bond 007 franchise. Working with the film’s pr

28/11/2006 The Foundry releases Keylight for Autodesk Combustion and Adobe After Effects 7.0 Standard Edition
The Foundry, a leading visual effects developer, has announced the release of Keylight, the Academy Award-winning blue and green screen keyer, for Autodesk’s Combustion and Adobe’s After Effects Stand

28/11/2006 TV Outlook To Report On Changing Habits Of TV Viewers
At TV Outlook 2007 in Munich, Germany, Siemens Networks will report about the changing habits of TV viewers which are crucial for the success of IPTV. Television is now the last medium to finally wak

27/11/2006 BBC Pilots User-Generated News On BBC News 24
BBC News 24 is launching the first all user-generated news programme featuring material sent in by the public. Your News, which began as a pilot recently will be the first all user-generated news pro