Broadcast News Archive for November, 2006
14/11/2006 Die Paten Chooses EQ For Charity Documentary
The first project through die paten’s system will be a very high profile HD charity documentary called ‘Ithemba Afrika’ – 'Hope is coming to Africa'. The documentary, backed by KarstadtQuelle AG (Nec

14/11/2006 Nintendo Chooses Sonic Solutions For Future Wii Gaming Console
Sonic Solutions, a leader in digital media software, has announced that Nintendo, a worldwide innovator in the creation of interactive entertainment, has chosen Sonic CinePlayer CE DVD Navigator to br

14/11/2006 Rohde & Schwarz's DVB-H Proving To Be A Cost Effective Way Of Broadcasting
Rohde & Schwarz’s DVB-H playout with statistical multiplex for playout centers provides operators with increased capacities and allows them to broadcast up to 40% more programs cost-effectively. In a

14/11/2006 Web Resource To Help Diversity In The UK Film Industry
A brand new information resource for everyone in the film industry which brings together comprehensive information on diversity best practice and employment law is now available online at: <A HREF= 'h

13/11/2006 BBC Scotland Strikes Gold With Five Wins At BAFTA Scotland Awards
BBC Scotland has won five awards at the star-studded Lloyds TSB BAFTA Scotland Awards, hosted by Lorraine Kelly at City Halls in Glasgow. The winners from BBC Scotland television are:THE LLOY

13/11/2006 Film London Announces Launch Of New Locations Manager Training Course
Film London has announced the launch of the new Location Manager Training (LMT) course. Developed and supported by Film London, Skillset and leading industry experts, LMT represents the first course

13/11/2006 FNA Films Seeks Funding From Major UK Film Industry Players
A Gateshead-based film company is to meet with major players in the UK film industry next week in a bid to attract funding for its latest production. FNA Films, based at Gateshead International Busin

13/11/2006 Ian Benson Joins The Agency
Producer Ian Benson has joined The Agency to be its dedicated director agent working with new and established directors in television and film. Benson’s most recent credit is Debbie Isitt’s 'Confetti

13/11/2006 Irish Film 'The Tiger's Tail' Gets Set For Release
Irish film 'The Tiger's Tail' directed by the multi-award winning director John Boorman, will be released in Irish cinemas this weekend by Buena Vista International (Ireland). The film stars Brendan

13/11/2006 Jemma Adkins Joins BBC Worldwide As Head Of Content For Digital Media
BBC Worldwide, has announced that Jemma Adkins has joined the Digital Media division as Head of Content. Reporting to Simon Danker, Director of Digital Media, Jemma will be responsible for sourcing t

13/11/2006 Kasenna Announces Availability Of Latest Video-On-Demand Server
Kasenna, The IPTV Company, has announced the availability of its MediaBase XMP 8.2, the latest version of its video-on-demand (VOD) server software platform, which now delivers industry-leading 10,000

13/11/2006 Tern TV's KNTV Show Recommissioned By Channel 4
Tern Television has been re-commissioned by Channel 4 to produce a second series of its Bafta nominated animation and archive programme 'The KNTV Show'. Building on the success of the first series

10/11/2006 Adobe Systems Wins Technical And Engineering Emmy Award For Flash Video Technology
Adobe Systems Incorporated has won a Technical and Engineering Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for its Flash Video technology, in recognition of the software`s piv

10/11/2006 Arqiva Says 'I Do' To Wedding TV As Five Year Sky Deal Is Secured
Arqiva has announced that it has secured a contract to enable UK direct-to-home distribution for Wedding TV. Due to launch in December, Wedding TV is the world's first entertainment channel dedicated

10/11/2006 BBC Charter To Lay Out New Framework For Governance In January 2007
From January 1, 2007 the new BBC Charter will bring new arrangements for BBC governance. The present BBC Board of Governors will be replaced by a new Board of Trustees who will work with new tools,

10/11/2006 BBC Commissioned Films Make The Cut Online And On Screen
Five film-makers commissioned by the BBC have their 'new music shorts' screened online and at key festivals in London and beyond. BBC Film Network, BBC New Talent and BBC Electric Proms challenged ne

10/11/2006 DGP Audio Chooses Scrub To Install Pro Tools and ICON Systems
DGP Audio, the sister company of London-based DVD and post-production facility DGP, has chosen HHB's specialist division Scrub to install Pro Tools and ICON systems into two of its audio suites. The

10/11/2006 Golden Square Targets Younger Audience With Tantalising Commercial For Ferrero Rocher
The new WCRS collaboration with Partizan and Golden Square Ferrero Rocher commercial marks a refreshing departure from the Ambassadors residence. Golden Square was heavily involved from the initial

10/11/2006 ITV Confirms NTL Merger Interest
In response to speculation, ITV has confirmed that it has recently received an expression of interest in holding discussions about a possible merger with NTL. While confirming that no meeting had be

10/11/2006 Star Studded Cast In Two New TalkbackTHAMES Productions For BBC/HBO Films
Britain's finest television, film and stage actors star alongside talented newcomers in two new films written and directed by the inimitable, award-winning auteur, Stephen Poliakoff. Acting legends M

09/11/2006 Forbidden Technologies Joins Forces With WCSFP
Forbidden Technologies announced its involvement in its third citizen journalism project, this time at the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP). This latest project involves the us

09/11/2006 Irish Film Boom As Funding Almost Doubles
According to figures published in the IBEC Audiovisual Report, Irish spend for film and television has increased from 96.9 million euro in 2005 to an estimated 175.7 million euro in 2006, showing a re

09/11/2006 New Creative Appointments To Improve BBC Vision
Jon Beazley is to take the top job in BBC entertainment production as Controller, Entertainment Group for BBC Vision Studios, with Karen Smith becoming Creative Director of BBC Entertainment Productio

09/11/2006 Short Film To Broadcast On Local Station NVTV
A short film entitled ‘Assembly in the Marketplace’ will be broadcast on NvTv, Belfast’s local television station, on Wednesday, 15th November from 5pm. It will be rebroadcast on the weekend omnibus.

09/11/2006 Spirit Studios Opens With Two Full ICON And Pro Tools Systems
Spirit Studios, a newly-opened facility located in the West End's media village, has opened its operations with two full ICON and Pro Tools systems. Installed by Scrub, HHB's specialist audio-post di