Broadcast News Archive for January, 2007
10/01/2007 SEP Invests In Ross Synergy 1 Multi-Definition Production Switchers
Ross Video have announced Secretaria de Educación Pública (SEP) in Mexico City has invested in two Ross Synergy 1 Multi-Definition (MD) Production Switchers, Synergy 1.5 MD, Synergy 100 MD, and Synerg

10/01/2007 Skai TV Purchases Chyron Systems For Athens Facility
Chyron Corporation has announced that recently-launched Greek terrestrial television network Skai TV has purchased a number of Chyron systems to play an integral role in its Athens facility. The ord

10/01/2007 Sonic Solutions Launches DVD Authoring System
Sonic Solutions, a leader in digital media software, has launched Scenarist Publisher, a revolutionary DVD authoring system for the creation of full-featured DVD-Video titles from a simple, yet powerf

10/01/2007 Young Scottish Filmmakers Triumph At International Film Festival
A group of Brechin school pupils took third prize at the Olympia International Film Festival with their animation 'Monster Monster', a story of children who find an injured monster. A group of 33 chi

09/01/2007 021 Television Goes On The Road With New HD Outside Broadcast Truck
021 Television has announced the completion of Unit 8, their purpose built state-of-the-art High Definition Outside Broadcast production truck. The HD production truck was built by renowned Outside B

09/01/2007 Budding Film-Makers Show Vision At Student Film Festival
A documentary produced by an English Literature student with no formal training in film production has been awarded 'Winner of the Audience Poll' in the Imperial War Museum's Sixth Annual Student Film

09/01/2007 Cornwall Film Welcome Hollywood Guru Back
Following the recent success of Media Centre for Cornwall’s Eat Shoot and Leave, Cornwall Film is delighted to announce the return of Hollywood screen guru Mark Travis. Travis will be holding a one

09/01/2007 Film Academy Launch Online MA Film Producing & Business Management Course
The Film Academy is to launch the new online MA Film Producing & Business Management course, starting in January 2007. Its key aim is to create a global village of freelancers, producers and other fi

09/01/2007 Irish Star Recognised At International Berlin Film Festival
Actor Pádraic Delaney, who starred in the hit film 'The Wind that Shakes the Barley', has been chosen as the Irish Shooting Star for 2007, at the International Berlin Film Festival. The Shooting Star

09/01/2007 NAB Seeking Entries For International Broadcasting Excellence Awards
NAB have announced that entries are being sought for the 2007 International Broadcasting Excellence Awards. The awards will be presented during NAB2007, April 14 - 19, in Las Vegas. Created by NAB

09/01/2007 Red Bee Media Makes New Appointment To Compliment Digital Hive Service
Red Bee Media has appointed Debbie Phillips to the new role of Director of Playout and Media Services. The move follows increased demand for the company's Digital Hive service, which is a one-stop-s

09/01/2007 TitleMatch Upgrades To Support Sonic Solutions' Qflix
Sonic Solutions, a leader in digital media software, has announced that TitleMatch Entertainment Group, a division of Protocall Technologies Incorporated, and leading provider of DVD-on-demand systems

08/01/2007 Documentary Detailing Derry's Troubled Past Shortlisted For Award
‘No Go - The Free Derry Story’, the acclaimed documentary from Derry director Vinny Cunningham has been shortlisted in the Best Documentary category of the 33rd Würzburg International Film Festival in

08/01/2007 Films At 59 Upgrade Post Production Suite To OmniTek
OmniTek has announced that Films At 59 has upgraded one of its post production suites with an OmniTek XR as part of a rolling programme of improvements to the post house’s state-of-the-art facilities

08/01/2007 FremantleMedia Enterprises Secures Hit Series In Latin America
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced that its Latin American sales team has secured the sale of comedy format, 'Three’s Company', to two broadcasters in the region, consolidating FME’s prese

08/01/2007 National Geographic Channel Expands HD Resources With ATG Broadcast
National Geographic Channel has selected ATG Broadcast to provide expanded HD resources at the network's European postproduction centre in London. The project extends the capabilities of the HD postp

08/01/2007 Orange Joins ITN To Provide Video News Bulletin
Orange has signed up ITN to deliver a new video news bulletin service for its home broadband and Orange World mobile customers. The new services provided by ITN’s multimedia division, ITN On, will fe

08/01/2007 Red Bee Appoints John Phipps As Director Of Sales
Red Bee Media has appointed John Phipps to the new role of Director of Sales. Phipps will lead a team encompassing client services and business development of playout, access services and new media

08/01/2007 Sundance Festival Goes Mobile With Roamware Sponsorship
Roamware, a global market leader in mobile roaming solutions has agreed to become an exclusive sponsor of the Sundance Film Festival Global Short Film Project, announced in New York recently by actor,

08/01/2007 The Chambers Provides Cost Effective Refuge For Film-Makers
The Chambers, a boutique apartment residence in Leeds, has revealed that it is fast becoming a discreet ‘Media Hangout’ for those escaping the expense of the capital. Michael Wilson, producer of the

05/01/2007 'LazyTown' Wins International Children's Programme
'LazyTown' a children’s television series programme, was this year’s winner in the International Children’s Programme category for a BAFTA award. The show is shot using Grass Valley Viper Filmstream

05/01/2007 Alisa Orr Appointed Head Of Programmes For BBC Northern Ireland
Ailsa Orr has been named the new Head of Programmes for BBC Northern Ireland. Orr, whose credits include landmark shows like ‘Walking With Dinosaurs’, ‘Super Volcano’, ‘Hannibal’ and ‘Pompeii’, will

05/01/2007 Autoscript To Have Last Word With 'Voice-Plus' At VideoForum
Autoscript, the world's leading teleprompting company, will mark the UK debut of 'Voice-Plus' at VideoForum 2007. Voice-Plus is a voice-activated teleprompting solution that is a seamlessly integrate

05/01/2007 Media Links Announce Director Of Sales Appointment
Media Links has announced the appointment of David Herfert as Director of Sales for North America. In his new role, Herfert will be responsible for managing all direct and indirect sales channels in

05/01/2007 Plasma Screen Takes Flight With 5 Star Cases
5 Star Cases has recently completed the design and build of a specialist flight case for PSCo to house the world’s largest plasma screen. At 103 inches on the diagonal, the Panasonic TH-103 proved to