Broadcast News Archive for September, 2006
18/09/2006 Film London Gets Cooking With Skillset Award For 'Microwave' Project
Film London has been awarded £88,509 from Skillset ‘training into production funding’ towards its new £136,000 Microwave Training Programme, part of the micro-budget feature film scheme, Microwave, wh

18/09/2006 Forbidden Announces Completion Of Post Production Project With Granada
Forbidden Technologies has announced the completion of a major new post production project with Granada Media on entertainment documentary, 'Trust Me I'm a Holiday Rep'. The project involved utilisin

18/09/2006 Plans For Film Centre In London Set In Motion By BFI
The British Film Institute has launched an Options Appraisal and Feasibility Study to establish a world-class Film Centre on London’s South Bank. Drivers Jonas have been appointed as lead consultants

18/09/2006 Steve Norris Appointed As Managing Director Of Framestore
Framestore has announced the appointment of Steve Norris as Managing Director of its film interests. Norris joins Framestore from his current position as British Film Commissioner with the UK Film Co

15/09/2006 BBC News 24 To Use FORscene For Field Reporting
Forbidden Technologies has announced that BBC News 24 is using FORscene to stream the channel to its network of field reporters across the world to store footage for training purposes. Forbidden is p

15/09/2006 Boris TV Upgrades Facilities To HD With FOR-A
Outside broadcast company Boris TV has upgraded its facilities by investing in HD capable video switching and frame synchronisation equipment from FOR-A. The order represents FOR-A's first double sal

15/09/2006 Brighton TV Upgrades Edit Suites To Avid
Brighton TV, a top UK regional facilities house, upgrades its edit suites to the latest Avid Media Composer systems, greatly enhancing its services and capabilities. Earlier this year, Brighton TV co

15/09/2006 Female Talent In The Spotlight At Women's Film Festival
Birds Eye View Film Festival 2006 will be presenting their first documentary-focused programme offering a much-needed platform for cutting edge female talent. The third part of the programme takes pl

15/09/2006 JVC Book Bigger Stand On IBC Success
Following a successful IBC 2006, JVC decided to book the same stand location for next year, but with an additional 50% floor space, making the JVC IBC 2007 stand increase to 300² metres. The huge suc

15/09/2006 Stewart Till In Running For ITV's Top Job
United International Pictures chief Stewart Till, responsible for bringing hit films such as 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' to UK screens, is the latest name in contention to become the new chief execu

15/09/2006 TSL Awarded Major Contract In Kuwait
Television Systems Limited (TSL) has announced that it has been awarded a major contract to build a complete HDTV facility from the ground up for a new Kuwait City based broadcaster. The new station

15/09/2006 Vault Cases Now Available From Pyser-SGI
Porta-Brace has announced that maximum protection Vault Cases for field production are now available from Pyser-SGI. Exclusive UK/Ireland distributor Pyser-SGI Limited has introduced the new Porta-Br

14/09/2006 ARRI Introduces ARRIFLEX 416 Super 16mm Camera At IBC
ARRI boast that the new ARRIFLEX 416 camera introduced at IBC is the “most powerful, flexible and portable Super 16 camera ever built. The new lightweight ergonomic design, integrated electronic acce

14/09/2006 DK-Technologies Unveil Dual Link Test Signal Generator Module
DK-Technologies unveiled a new PT8613 Dual Link Test Signal Generator module for its PT5300 HD-SD Sync Generator at this year's IBC. Aimed at the high-end video production market, the PT8613 uses 108

14/09/2006 Gee Broadcast Systems Introduce Trio Of Products At IBC
Gee Broadcast Systems highlighted their Geevs servers and Lightworks Alacrity MR (Multi-Resolution) range, for HD and SD, and three new products for IBC 2006. New for IBC were the Geevs SDLE, low cos

14/09/2006 Granada International Announce Partnership With Sony
Granada International, part of ITV Worldwide, has announced a partnership deal with Sony Preservation Factory to protect and maintain Granada International tape-based legacy archives. The system will

14/09/2006 Hungarian Broadcaster TV2 Invests In Autodesk Systems
Autodesk announced at IBC that it has sold its visual effects and editing systems to Hungary’s national commercial broadcaster, TV2. The systems were sold, and will be installed, by Autodesk’s system

14/09/2006 IBIS Demonstrate Archive Automation At IBC
IBIS Archive is a PC-based application which provides the ability to automatically or manually transfer clips from a server system to an archive, using a standard IBIS Windows GUI. The application us

14/09/2006 NRK Dagsrevyen Upgrade Range Of Cameras
NRK’s Dagsrevyen, Norway’s daily news and sports programme, has chosen to upgrade its range of Sony BetaSP ENG cameras with over 20 Sony PDW-530P XDCAM cameras, multiple PDW-1500 recorders and severa

14/09/2006 Sony Announce Addition Of HVR-V1E HDV Camcorder
Sony has announced the addition of its latest professional HDV camcorder, the HVR-V1E, to its wide range of professional HDV products, which includes Sony’s flagship HDV professional camcorder, the H

13/09/2006 Blue Sky Ships New Big Blue Monitor System
Blue Sky International has announced that their highly anticipated Big Blue system has begun shipping to dealers. Announced in late 2005 and previewed at several audio industry events throughout the

13/09/2006 Chyron Launches WAPSTR Technology For Instant Mobile Newsgathering
Chyron Corporation has unveiled a major mobile innovation for the broadcast market. WAPSTR, launched during IBC2006, allows anyone with a mobile phone to become a 'breaking news' gatherer. Chyron’s W

13/09/2006 Golden Square Team Up With Partizan On Lily Allen Promo
Golden Square Post Production have just completed the post work on the latest music video from pop songstress, Lily Allen. Her latest video for single ‘LDN’, taken from her album 'Alright Still', is

13/09/2006 IBC Numbers Rise Again
IBC2006 has welcomed more people than ever before with delegate figures for this year's event passing 2005's mark. At the close of the show the number of visitors reached 44,808. Greeting the news, I

13/09/2006 ITN Source Joins The Creative Archive Licence Group
ITN Source, formerly ITN Archive, the world’s fastest growing commercial moving image provider, has become a partner of The Creative Archive Licence Group. Under the Creative Archive initiative, ITN