Broadcast News Archive for March, 2006
06/03/2006 Marquis announces Medway support for KONAN Digital’s DigitalArc MAM Systems
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in broadcast workflow operations and software solutions, has announced a major leap towards true end-to-end interoperability of broadcast workflow systems, enhancing its

06/03/2006 Shock victory for 'Crash' at Academy Awards
Racial drama 'Crash' was the shock success at the 78th Academy Awards last night, beating the favourite 'Brokeback Mountain' to win the Best Film Oscar. The drama, which starred an ensemble cast incl

06/03/2006 Video industry to call time on the pub pirates
According to new research more than one in five pirate DVDs are currently sold in pubs and cafés. The organisation set up to highlight the problem of DVD crime, the Industry Trust for IP Awareness,

03/03/2006 10th Planet Post Production appoint new Account Manager
10th Planet Post Production has announced the appointment of Jenni Boyce as Account Manager. Boyce joins the team from Metro Broadcast where she held the post of Senior Account Executive. She will be

03/03/2006 Apple, Dalet and Omneon launch 'Tapeless Newsroom' tour in Europe
Following its success in the US, the Apple, Dalet, Omneon 'Building a Tapeless Newsroom' seminar series will make several stops throughout Europe during March 2006. Designed for broadcast profession

03/03/2006 Blue complete promo for Susy Thomas' new single
Blue, part of the VTR Group, has completed postproduction on the promo for Susy Thomas’ new single, 'Mirror for Me'. Directed by Jon Dennis, Director of Red Bee Media, and produced by Mark Collins,

03/03/2006 Miranda Technologies to show iControl at NAB 2006
Miranda Technologies will be showing its iControl end-to-end facility monitoring and control system at NAB 2006. A world leader in monitoring and control systems for television service providers and

03/03/2006 OmniBus appoint new Regional Sales Manager
OmniBus Systems, the award-winning provider of comprehensive automation and content management solutions to the broadcast industry, has announced the appointment of Peter Wood as Regional Sales Manage

03/03/2006 Rycote appoints new distributors
Following a worldwide review of Rycote’s distributor network, the company has announced the appointment of a number of new distributors for its microphone windshields, shock mounts and accessories.

03/03/2006 Stagetec chosen to supply BBC's ‘Davina’
Stagetec Distribution recently supplied a Compulite Vector Lite (Orange) control system and Hippotizer Stage media server to BBC Studios, for the current production of ‘Davina’, the mid week BBC1 talk

03/03/2006 Tinopolis purchase Panasonic DVCPRO HD equipment
Panasonic has announced that Tinopolis, the expanding Llanelli based independent television production company has moved into HD with the purchase of Panasonic DVCPRO HD equipment. Tinopolis has orde

02/03/2006 BSkyB purchase Carbon Task Manager
US based company DayPort, the leading provider of Content Management Solutions and Content Delivery in the international market, has just implemented its Carbon Content Management System – the Carbon

02/03/2006 CME buys more Vizrt virtual reality graphics for Central Europe
Vizrt has announced that two broadcasters belonging to the Central European Media Enterprises (CME) group each bought 3-camera virtual set systems, thereby significantly increasing their Vizrt graphic

02/03/2006 CNN-IBN and Turner International deploy Snell & Wilcox IQ Modular
CNN-IBN, a news and information channel being launched in India by TV18 Group Company's Global Broadcast News (GBN) and Turner International, has deployed Snell & Wilcox's IQ Modular products for an e

02/03/2006 Film Studios turn to digital colour grading technology from Autodesk
As the Indian entertainment industry continues to flourish, many film studios and postproduction facilities are turning to digital colour grading technology from Autodesk. Five Indian studios and pos

02/03/2006 OmniBus to launch iTX intelligent transmission software
A revolutionary approach to software-based transmission and production using standard IT hardware and Windows Media technology will be launched by OmniBus Systems at this year's NAB exhibition. The

02/03/2006 Senator films immediately available for Digital Cinema
From today, German indie Senator is to offer digital cinema copies of its new films to all cinemas which are equipped with DLP Cinema Projectors. "Senator is thereby the first German film distributo

02/03/2006 SintecMedia release new version of OnAir
SintecMedia has released a new version of OnAir, its flexible management solution for media companies of all sizes. Included in the upgrade are new tools for graphical analysis and controlling proces

02/03/2006 WOSU-TV installs Titan Automation system
After a two-year product and systems evaluation, WOSU-TV, the PBS affiliate for the Columbus market, is installing a new Titan Automation system from Sundance Digital. Titan is the keystone of expan

01/03/2006 AMG select SGI server for facility in California
Ascent Media Group (AMG), a long-time customer of Silicon Graphics and an industry leader in content creation, postproduction and distribution of film and television, selected SGI server, storage and

01/03/2006 BBC awards development deals to two NFTS filmmakers
Following nominations for National Film and Television School graduates at the Oscars and BAFTAs, The BBC has announced it is awarding development deals to two NFTS documentary filmmakers. Now in its

01/03/2006 Freeview hits 10 million sales landmark
Freeview has announced that sales of Freeview-enabled digital boxes and digital televisions have passed the 10 million mark. Launched in October 2002, the successful free-to-air digital terrestrial T

01/03/2006 Marinastudios purchase Quantel Pablo DI and colour correction system
Marinastudios, one of Italy’s leading full-service production and postproduction facilities, has purchased the first Quantel Pablo DI and colour correction system in Italy. The system Marinastudios

01/03/2006 Miranda highlights multiple HD products at CABSAT
Miranda will be highlighting multiple new HD products at CABSAT stand 826. The new products include the Imagestore Intuition channel branding processor with an improved Arabic character generation pe

01/03/2006 NI television sector and C4 forge stronger relationship
In a move designed to further relationships between television producers from Northern Ireland and the Channel 4 commissioning editors, the Northern Ireland Film & Television Commission (NIFTC) co-hos