Broadcast News Archive for September, 2006
26/09/2006 Emmy's awarded to Netherlands TV and Sky for excellence in news breaking
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have announced the 2006 International Emmy Award Winners for its two News categories, Breaking News and Continuing News Coverage. 'London Bombi

26/09/2006 HP appoints Colour Confidence as Z series partner
Colour Confidence, a leading independent colour management specialist, has been appointed by HP as an official partner for the new Z series printers. Coming in 8- and 12-ink format, the printers are

26/09/2006 Key Digital Systems most popular at CEDIA
Key Digital Systems has announced that its booth was one of the most attended displays at the CEDIA 2006 Conference in Denver, Colorado. Since virtually all companies use badge scanners to record at

26/09/2006 NetCira’s launch new Bi-Directional Digital Input / Output Card
NetCIRA launched their new I/O-1C Bi-Directional AES/EBU 24-bit/48kHz Input / Output card at PLASA 2006. Designed for use with the MS-88 Bi-Directional Master/Slave Unit, the NetCira I/O-1C is used t

26/09/2006 Stranger than Fiction Festival to showcase new Irish film
The Stranger than Fiction Documentary Festival and Market is screening from Thursday September 28 to Sunday October 1. Irish Film Board funded documentaries in the festival include 'Children of Allah

26/09/2006 The Conch Awards announced
UK Post & Services have announced the winners of its inaugural audio awards The Conch. Following the ceremony, which took place in London on September 25, Gaynor Davenport, CEO, UK Post & Services,

25/09/2006 Evolutions and Nats announce completion of its re-brand
Both Evolutions and Nats will now use the Evolutions name uniting the four sites of the company and making it one of the largest independent post-production facilities in the UK. Evolutions also annou

25/09/2006 Futuristic thriller 'Children of Men' takes London by storm
London is transported to 2027 in the new feature film 'Children of Men', in cinemas across the capital this week. The film offers a new take on the city in terms of how London can look, what it can

25/09/2006 International Academy to host International Interactive Emmy Awards
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and Reed MIDEM have announced that the International Academy will be presenting International Interactive Emmy Awards and a Pioneer Prize, in pa

25/09/2006 Lion Audio and DataColour to use Gefen's new 4x4 HDMI Matrix
Lion Audio Video Consultants and DataColour Use Gefen 4x4 HDMI Matrix in Colorfacts and ISF Certification Classes for Optimal High Definition Performance. Sophisticated source switching with multiple

25/09/2006 LOVEFiLM launched in Germany
LOVEFiLM, Europe's leading on-line DVD rental company has announced its entry into Germany with the launch of LOVEFiLM Deutschland AG. In a short period of time LOVEFiLM International has establishe

25/09/2006 Mark Newton appointed to executive role at FremantleMedia
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), the commercial arm of FremantleMedia has announced the promotion of Mark Newton to Executive Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, FremantleMe

25/09/2006 NBDtv bring new programming to MIPCOM
Following its recent relaunch, leading UK independent distributor NBDtv is set to arrive at MIPCOM with an array of new programming to complement its new look, new catalogue, new website, new sales st

25/09/2006 Ray Merrin to receive accolade for services to the audio industry
At The Conch Awards which will take place September 25 the UK Post & Services Association will present Ray Merrin with The Fellowship Award. The premier award is devised to recognise those who have

22/09/2006 'Shifting Brilliances' addresses the arts in Northern Ireland
A major conference 'Shifting Brilliances' took place at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast on September 19 to address the lack of television production and to support the performing arts in Northern Ireland

22/09/2006 Audience award returns to Cardiff Film Festival
Cardiff Film Festival 2006 has announced the welcome return of the popular Audience Award. The award offers members of the public attending the Festival, which runs in the capital from 8-18 November

22/09/2006 BBC Worldwide appointments announced
BBC Worldwide has announced it has made two key appointments to drive its growth strategy within the UK and internationally. Both appointments will report into David Moody, BBC Worldwide’s Managing D

22/09/2006 Boxer Systems announce Adobe software solution
Boxer Systems has announced the addition of the Adobe Production Studio and Creative Suite ranges of software bundles to their product line. With experience and knowledge in the Broadcast and Post-pr

22/09/2006 Felicity Goodey appointed Chief Executive at mediacity:uk
mediacity:uk - the ambitious vision to develop a world class media and digital industries hub in Greater Manchester - has appointed Felicity Goodey as Chief Executive. The decision to appoint Goodey

22/09/2006 Mitcorp at Scottish Broadcast and AV Exhibition
As one of Europe's leading broadcast suppliers, Mitcorp delivers complete solutions for the entire production and post-production process. From acquisition to distribution, the exciting Scottish Bro

22/09/2006 New wildlife filming products supplied by Pyser-SGI
A Fujinon HA25x16.5BERD HD ENG/EFP telephoto zoom lens, and TS-P58A sandwich type optical image stabiliser, supplied by exclusive UK/Ireland distributor Pyser-SGI to wildlife production and equipment

22/09/2006 Record attendance figures at Plasa
As the dust settles on this year’s PLASA Show, preliminary visitor figures show an increase of 3.5 per cent over 2005 (subject to audit), with an estimated 28 per cent coming from overseas – although

21/09/2006 'The Queen' reigns at box office
Stephen Frears’ film 'The Queen', released by Pathé Distribution has swept into the No. 1 spot at the UK Box Office, taking a massive £1.25 million so far this week on 340 screens. The Queen is clear

21/09/2006 BBC Drama announce new appointments
Following her recent appointment as Controller, BBC Fiction, Jane Tranter today announced the following changes to BBC drama commissioning to reflect the ambition of BBC Vision, the BBC's new multimed

21/09/2006 BECTU condemn ITV staff outsourcing plans
Plans to transfer over 100 ITV transmission staff to a new employer have been condemned by BECTU officials. Consultations with BECTU are due to start Thursday September 21, on a proposal which affect