Broadcast News Archive for November, 2006
27/11/2006 Chop Editing Company Makes The Cut In Soho
Launched to be a dedicated 'cutting house', Chop focuses on editor skill and experience to deliver the highest standards of editing for all areas of moving picture production. Created by established

27/11/2006 Digital Rapids StreamZHD Provides Live Encoding And Delivery of Award For Annan
Digital Rapids, through Swiss distributor, VCS, has just completed the multiple encoding and live streaming of the award ceremony surrounding United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan’s receipt of t

27/11/2006 European Commission Approves State Aid For Film Tax Relief Schemes
The European Commission has given State Aid approval to the new film tax relief schemes. The UK Film Council said that new tax relief will mean that for films that cost up to £20 million, the Film Pr

27/11/2006 Sky News Purchases Three LinkXP Systems From Link Research
Sky News is purchasing three wireless transmitters from Link Research for use on their Upod satellite newsgathering vehicles. The systems are to be used primarily in the UK and will be supplied with

27/11/2006 Team24 Report High Demand For Location Security Services
Team24 Location Services part of the Team24 Group, has recently extended its services to include security across the UK. The firm report a current high demand for security services in the following a

27/11/2006 The Mill Finishes Virgin Atlantic Commercial
The Mill has just finished the latest Virgin Atlantic commercial promoting Virgin Atlantic’s new spacious Premium Economy service. Directed by Brett Foraker the ad was produced by Annabel Ridley at R

27/11/2006 TV Viewing Falls As Online Watching Boom Grows
People are starting to watch less TV as the online video boom grows, suggests a BBC News survey. Some 43% of UK people who watch video from the internet or on a mobile device at least once a week sai

24/11/2006 'Kabul Express' Charts Journey Through Afghanistan In International Feature Film
Releasing on December 15, 2006, ‘Kabul Express’ is the very first international feature film to be shot entirely in Kabul, Afghanistan after the end of the Taliban regime. Directed by Kabir Khan, and

24/11/2006 Captial Networks Limited Announce Release Of AudienceT 3.4
Capital Networks Limited, a leading provider of television broadcast and placed-based media solutions, has announced the release of AudienceT 3.4 includes support of Matrox DSX LE 100 for exceptional

24/11/2006 Channel 4 and Gem Partnership To Provide Service To Channel 4 Viewers
Channel 4 has set up a viewer services support unit in Belfast, leading to the creation of 20 new high-value jobs in the city. The three-year contract for the new support services has been placed wit

24/11/2006 Chop Boasts Avid Adrenaline Systems
Chops edit suites are right up to date boasting Avid Adrenaline systems running on the very latest multi-processor computers. Each suite is comfortable with plenty of natural daylight, no sitting in

24/11/2006 Chris Howe Appointed Director Of Emerging Technologies
Red Bee Media has announced the appointment of Chris Howe to the position of Director of Emerging Technologies. In his new role, Howe will focus on the technical vision for Red Bee Media ensuring the

24/11/2006 I Lab Offers Personalised Approach To Film Processing
Based at 55 Poland Street, i lab opened in Summer 2006 as the UK’s newest Film Processing Laboratory. i lab offer 16mm and 35mm Negative Processing on state of the art Photomec equipment, Ultrasonic

24/11/2006 Reel Logix Releases Version 4.0 Of Reel Production Calendar
Reel Logix Inc. has announced the release of Version 4.0 of The Reel Production Calendar, the only calendar software designed for Film, Television and Entertainment Productions; just one month after t

24/11/2006 Successful SATIS 2006 For Eyeheight
Held November 7-9 at the Paris Expo centre, Porte de Versailles, the SATIS 2007 exhibition and conference attracted high attendance on all three days. The show's traditional late-closing evening (9.3

23/11/2006 'Pilgrim' To Be Released Nationwide
The award wining Irish animated short film Pilgrim will be released in cinemas nationwide by Buena Vista International (Ireland) later in November and will play in front of the US blockbuster feature

23/11/2006 DTS Announce Results Of Study Into Home Theatre And Surround Sound Marketplace
DTS has announced the results of its third annual DTS-commissioned study conducted in conjunction with Nielsen Entertainment Research, revealing continuing growth in the home theatre and surround soun

23/11/2006 FremantleMedia Has The X Factor With Direct To Retail Promotions
FremantleMedia Licensing Worldwide (FLW), the licensing division of FremantleMedia, one of the largest international creators and producers of programme brands in the world, has announced it has secur

23/11/2006 Impossible Pictures Appoints New Managing Director
Impossible Pictures has appointed Jonathan Drake as Managing Director, a major addition to the senior management team. As Managing Director, he will work with Company Founders, Jasper James and Tim H

23/11/2006 Indigo AV Mixer Shortlisted For InAvation Awards
The Indigo AV mixer, a new concept in live switchers for audio-visual applications from Grass Valley, has been shortlisted for the prestigious InAVation Awards. Nominated in the category of most inn

23/11/2006 LIVINGtv Acquires 'Exposed' Celebrity Biography Series
LIVINGtv has acquired 'Exposed', a 13 x 60’ biography series produced by Twofour, that takes a fast paced romp through the through the lives of 13 of the world’s biggest stars told through the picture

23/11/2006 Pay Dispute Overtime Ban Looms At Soho Images
An overtime ban is due to begin on Friday, November 24 at leading film lab and post-production house Soho Images. According to Bectu, union members at Soho images will be working only their basic hou

23/11/2006 XL Video Help Make UK Hall Of Fame A Success
XL Video supplied LED screens, VersaTUBES, projection and Catalyst Playback for the 2006 UK Music Hall of Fame event, staged recently at London's Alexandra Palace. It is the second year running that

22/11/2006 'White Dress' Dazzles At Stella Artois Awards
The Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board funded short film 'The White Dress' has won the Stella Artois Award for the Best Irish Short at the 19th Seagate Foyle Film Festival. Directed by Vaness

22/11/2006 Broadcast Networks Helps Solent TV Get Ready For SKY Launch
Solent TV, the first not-for-profit commercial local television station in the UK, has commissioned Broadcast Networks to install a new studio and playout centre at its Isle of Wight facility in readi