Broadcast News Archive for October, 2007
15/10/2007 British University Wins Bid To Digitally Recreate China's National Beijing Opera
Bournemouth University's renowned Media School and the Beijing Advanced Technology College have been awarded the opportunity to bring new life to China's National Beijing Opera. Bournemouth Universit

15/10/2007 Gearhouse Broadcast Invest In 30 BVP E30 WSPH Cameras
Gearhouse Broadcast has announced its sizable investment in the purchase of 30 BVP E30 WSPH Sony Cameras for its Rental Division. The purchase has been made to meet the demand from Gearhouse Broadcas

15/10/2007 Granada International Makes Sales In Latin America
Granada International has made a number of sales into Latin America. Ideal, a brand new channel that launched in Brazil on October 1, has acquired a number of documentary series including Airline, Ch

15/10/2007 NewBay Media Appoint Editor-in Chief
NewBay Media has announced the appointment of Deborah D. McAdams as Editor-in-Chief of Television Broadcast (TVB). McAdams replaces Peter Caranicas, who will continue as a freelance writer for NewBay

15/10/2007 UTV Restructuring Goes Ahead
The board of UTV has has announced that a corporate restructuring has been approved by shareholders. Under the restructuring scheme a new listed company UTV Media plc would be introduced as the ultim

12/10/2007 Arcandor AG Revamps HQ
German retail giant Arcandor AG has revamped its headquarters with a giant audio-visual presentation wall. The tourism, department stores and mail-order services company, whose major brands include K

12/10/2007 Class On Demand 'How To Shoot And Produce' Series To Be Spearheaded By Dan Gookin
Class on Demand, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, has announced that award-winning instructor Dan Gookin will spearhead the self-paced training DVD series 'How To

12/10/2007 Concrete Lights Up 'Sunrays' For Big Arm
Concrete, one of Soho's leading high-end postproduction facilities recently directed and created outstanding 2D and 3D effects for a funky new music video titled 'Sunrays' for Big Arm. The promo is a

12/10/2007 EDIROL Gear To Reach New Heights On Everest
The Alarm’s Mike Peters is just about to embark on the gig of a lifetime, taking a group of famous musicians to Everest to break the record for the highest ever concert! To mix and record this histori

12/10/2007 Grierson 2007 Nominations Announced
The nominations for the 2007 Grierson Awards have been agreed by nine distinguished jury panels which included Stephen Frears, Sir John Tusa, Tracy Chevalier, Moira Stuart, Giles Coren, Sir Jeremy Isa

12/10/2007 Lion To Reveal Heart Of 'Silbury Hill' For BBC Four
Lion Television has been commissioned by BBC Four to produce Silbury Hill, a 1x60 minute archaeological documentary charting the final exploration of the interior of Silbury Hill. English Heritage gra

12/10/2007 LipSync Post Invest Almost Half A Million In Expanding VFX Department
LipSync Post has announced that it is to invest approximately £500,000 to expand its successful VFX department, following a sustained increase in demand for its film post-production services. The inve

12/10/2007 Ortus Media To Present Principle Companies At IOV2007
Ortus Media, an IDX Technology Group company and a distributor of broadcast video equipment, is presenting all its principle companies at IOV2007. IDX Technology offers power solutions and accessorie

11/10/2007 Digital Anarchy Releases Knoll Light Factory Version 3
Digital Anarchy, a leading provider of cost-effective special effects software for Adobe and Apple products, has released version 3.0 of the acclaimed Knoll Light Factory. The new features in this Ph

11/10/2007 Emmy Nominations Announced
Nominations for the 35th International Emmy Awards have been announced by The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a press conference at MIPCOM. There are 38 nominees in nine catego

11/10/2007 Ken Russell To Coach Movie-Making Students At Chapter Arts Centre In Cardiff
Acclaimed film director Ken Russell will be casting his expert eye over films made by tomorrow’s top movie-making talent at the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff on Tuesday 16 October. The screening will

11/10/2007 Medicontech Orders Software From Harris
Harris has received an order spanning its HD product portfolio from Mediacontech, a services provider of production and playout facilities, for Italian business and financial news TV channel Class CNB

11/10/2007 Miranda Technologies Place Order For Densité Series Signal Processing Cards
Miranda Technologies has announced that ViVe TV, Venezuela's public service television network, has placed an order for a large volume of Densité Series signal processing cards for five new OB trucks.

11/10/2007 On2 Technologies Shareholders Approve Hantro Acquisition
On2 Technologies have announced that its shareholders approved the company’s acquisition of Hantro Products Oy, a leader in multimedia technology for mobile devices, making Hantro a wholly-owned subsi

11/10/2007 Skillset Announces 70% Training Subsidies For North West TV Freelancers
TV freelancers in the North West of England will receive tens of thousands of pounds worth of training subsidies, Skillset – the Skills Council for the UK Audio Visual Industries. TV freelancers from

11/10/2007 Zumu Media Chosen To Make Films For Bank's Website
Zumu Media has been chosen by the Royal Bank of Canada out of a large selection of internationally acclaimed production companies, to film a series of new films for their website to promote their grad

10/10/2007 Another Win For 'Once' At Raindance Festival
John Carney's 'Once' scooped the Best International Film award at the Raindance Film Festival this week. Other winners were Dom Rotheroe's 'Exhibit' A (Best UK Film) and G.J. Echternkamp's 'Frank &

10/10/2007 BKSTS Broadcast Roadshow Ready To Roll
The BKSTS Broadcast Roadshow is scheduled to visit seven cities around the UK and Ireland during the first week of November 2007. It will showcase new technologies from companies like Axon, Christie,

10/10/2007 DK-Technologies Supplies Surround Sound Audio Meters To BBC Outside Broadcast
Audio and video metering specialist DK-Technologies has supplied two MSD600M++ surround sound audio meters to BBC Outside Broadcasts, part of BBC Resources. The meters have been installed into BBC Ou

10/10/2007 DSL Forum Announce Broadband And IPTV Statistics At Broadband World Forum Europe
The DSL Forum has announced new broadband and IPTV statistics at the Broadband World Forum Europe in Berlin. The statistics, prepared for the DSL Forum by industry analyst Point Topic, show that the