Broadcast News Archive for September, 2006
29/09/2006 Autoscript proves eye-catching at IBC
Autoscript, leading teleprompting company, earned 'What Caught My Eye' accolades from TVBEurope and The IBC Daily News for 'Voice-Plus' as one of the very best product innovations at IBC 2006. The Au

29/09/2006 Belfast office opens as Scottish Indie Tern Television expands
Tern Television, one of Scotland's largest and most successful independent production companies, has announced its expansion into Northern Ireland with the opening of a new office in Belfast. It is b

29/09/2006 Fleetwood Mobiles help MOBO's to make history
The Music of Black Origin (Mobo) Awards - made history this year by being broadcast live for the first time in 11 years. Production company Celador captured the ceremony and performances at London's

29/09/2006 Maidstone Studios provide film set for 'Cape Wrath'
Ecosse Films, one of Britain’s leading film and television production companies, has based itself at The Maidstone Studios for the filming of a new eight-part psychological drama series, 'Cape Wrath'.

29/09/2006 Mbox Extreme debuts at PLASA 2006
The Mbox Extreme media server from PRG was demonstrated for the first time in the UK at PLASA 2006. One of the simplest and easiest media servers around, the Mbox Extreme puts a full editing suite at

29/09/2006 Media Mogul Warren Mason joins Trilogy
Warren Mason has joined the board of Trilogy, a leading independent logistics provider to the entertainment market. Warren Mason, who left the industry in 2003 after having purchased and turned arou

29/09/2006 Post Digital deploys Quantel eQ with TimeMagic hardware to put 'Ghosts of Goldfield' to rest
Post Digital, the post-production unit of Vegas Media Group, recently deployed its new Quantel eQ editing / effects / grading / mastering system complete with TimeMagic no-wait hardware to finish the

29/09/2006 S-Dash awarded STAR at IBC for pan and tilt head system
S-Dash, a swift and silent super-high-speed pan and tilt head system manufactured by Shotoku Broadcast Systems, is the recipient of the 2006 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award given by t

28/09/2006 IBC sees MEDIORNET star continue to rise
X-Link, manufactured by Austrian-based networking and multiplexing specialist MEDIORNET, received the STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award from the editorial staff of TV Technology Europe

28/09/2006 John Sheridan joins Wohler as Senior Applications Engineer
Wohler Technologies has announced that John Sheridan will be the latest addition to its Sales Support and Engineering Team by taking on the role of Senior Applications Engineer. Sheridan commented: "

28/09/2006 Miranda Technologies scores hat-trick at IBC
Miranda Technologies has announced that it received three industry awards at the IBC 2006. Awards were given for its new Kaleido-X multi-image processor and router, the Xstation 'channel-in-a-box', a

28/09/2006 Panasonic announce alliance with Open Cube
Panasonic has announced a strategic alliance between themselves and Open Cube in a way that benefits all users of P2. Panasonic claim that P2 is the only true, cost effective, working IT solution for

28/09/2006 Prime Focus UK invest in Clear, VTR and Blue
Soho high-end visual effects and CG animation boutique Clear, VTR, a leading film-scanning, telecine and digital intermediate (DI) house, plus broadcast editing and audio facility Blue, are to reap th

28/09/2006 Soundcraft digital radio console to make air waves
Hospital and community radio stations have been snapping up Soundcraft's RM1d On-Air digital radio console. Harman Pro UK dealer Studiocare has sold six consoles in the last three months to a variet

28/09/2006 Stage One wins 'Supplier of the Year' at Event Awards
Stage One has been crowned 'Supplier of the Year' at the prestigious 2006 Event Awards. The North Yorkshire based set, staging and motion control supplier to the event industry, is delighted to have

28/09/2006 XL Video make sure McFly to take centre stage on tour
XL Video is supplying video playback, camera systems and crew for the current hi-energy McFly arena tour. XL has worked on previous McFly tours and the account is handled for them by Phil Mercer, who

27/09/2006 Axis appoints Bill Morrey as Business Development Manager
Axis has made a significant investment to its team with the appointment of Bill Morrey as Business Development Manager. Morrey has a strong management background and brings 15-years experience in th

27/09/2006 Cove Broadcast Z-Link highlights flexible Swiss options
Cove’s Swiss based agents Z&B has begun supplying the Z-Link system to their clients. One of the attractions to Z&B is Z-Link's ability to make use of a multitude of different connectors allowing Z&

27/09/2006 DK-Technologies announce new prices for Albiral monitors
DK-Technologies (UK), which exclusively distributes AVIALEC's Albiral LCD monitors in the UK and Ireland has announced a new pricing structure for the company's broadcast quality HD 17" LCD monitor an

27/09/2006 France 3 chooses SSL's C100 Console
French broadcaster France 3 has invested in two C100 digital production console from Solid State Logic, one of which will be installed at its facility in Rennes and the other in an OB vehicle located

27/09/2006 Free masterclass for aspiring media professionals
From October 2-9 2006 Channel 4's IDEASFACTORY and Belfast City Council are offering a series of free masterclasses for individuals from across Northern Ireland with a passion to develop a career in t

27/09/2006 Further BBC job cuts announced
According to BECTU, BBC News has announced 108 job cuts with BECTU members making up around half of the total. The cuts will be implemented by the end of March next year. BECTU has stated that it wi

27/09/2006 Panasonic send AJ-HDX900 to Alaska and back
Panasonic recently took the opportunity to send its new AJ-HDX900 on a shoot to Alaska with Pioneer productions. The intention was to prepare some 720/50p content to showcase the amazing pictures ach

27/09/2006 Tern Television see double with BBC Scotland commissions
Tern Television has cemented its position as one of the UK’s leading producers of observational documentaries with two new commissions for BBC Scotland. 'Hunters Hill' (working title), filmed & direc

26/09/2006 £160,000 available for film and video artists through LAFVA
A share of £160,000 is now available to London-based film and video artists to produce new work through the 2007 London Artists’ Film and Video Awards (LAFVA). One of the largest UK schemes of its k