Broadcast News Archive for October, 2007
10/10/2007 Illusion Studios Adopts Storyboard Pro And Harmony To Produce Digital Projects
Emmy award-winning Toon Boom Animation has announced that Illusion Studios, one of the leading entertainment companies in Argentina, has adopted Storyboard Pro and Harmony to produce its animation pro

10/10/2007 Kluz Wins Canon Best Cinematography Award At Raindance Film Festival
Director of Photography Szymon Kluz was named winner of the inaugural Canon Best Cinematography Award at this year’s Raindance Film Festival. Kluz was recognised for his outstanding work on the short

10/10/2007 Nexus Signs Up Talent Johnny Kelly
Nexus Productions has announced that Johnny Kelly has joined their directing roster for worldwide representation. Kelly recently graduated from The Royal College of Art where he completed an MA in

10/10/2007 Red Dwarf To Premiere On Mobile
Cult TV enthusiasts to get very own mobile social networking service with exclusive 'mobisodes'. Fans of the international, award winning, cult sci-fi comedy series Red Dwarf, will soon be able to wa

09/10/2007 Broadcasters Pick Up Box TV's 'Last Enemy'
UK independent distributor NBDtv, a subsidiary of DCD Media, arrived at MIPCOM with several deals already in place for its key drama launch 'The Last Enemy' from Box TV. The intriguing political thri

09/10/2007 Cineworld Signs Deal With REAL D To Revolutionise Cinema 3D
Cineworld Group, which has the largest portfolio of digital screens of any cinema operator in the UK, has today signed a deal with REAL D to bring 3D to its customers. REAL D is the world leader in 3D

09/10/2007 Concerns Grow Over Massive BBC Cutback
Concerns are growing over reports that the BBC is preparing to make thousands of jobs cuts. The Financial Times reported that senior BBC managers have been told that the corporation will have to shed

09/10/2007 ITN On Boosts Joost With Top Content
ITN On has announced it has signed a deal with IPTV platform Joost, the world's first broadcast-quality internet television service, to provide its news, entertainment and sports content and a new wee

09/10/2007 Licence On2 Technologies' Encoding Solution
On2 Technologies and have announced today that has licensed On2's Flix Publisher Live encoding and publishing solution for its live streaming service. publicly launched

09/10/2007 Sony Marks Milestones As HD Gathers Pace
Sony’s products continue to deliver HD milestones in Europe and in July, the Tour de France was shot in HD for the first time ever and the positive experience during the tour has seen France 3, a divi

09/10/2007 Sugar Rush Powers Alternative Energy Animation
The Framestore Design team have recently completed work on Sugar Battery, a short animation about a new development in alternative energy. Brilliantly conceived and realised, Sugar Battery is screeni

09/10/2007 TSL Announce Contract With Peel Media
TSL has announced a contract with Peel Media, one of the UK’s leading property and transport organisations, that will see TSL working as Technical Design Consultants for Mediacity:uk. Mediacity:uk, w

08/10/2007 DGP Sign On For ZOOtech Service
DGP, the Soho based Digital post production and New Media Facility, has announced the signing of an exclusive affiliation agreement with ZOOtech to offer production services based on its DVD Authoring

08/10/2007 Direct To TV Offered By Uploaded.TV
For the first time at MIPCOM 2007 Uploaded TV will make available, Master Licenses to selected-qualified media companies. Beginning at MIPCOM 2007 Uploaded.TV will make available Master Distributor L

08/10/2007 Nexus Productions Direct Campaign For Sky Italy
Nexus Productions director Jim Le Fevre has directed two strikingly original 30 and 15 second films for Sky Italy, the first two in a new campaign for the broadcaster. Created within a large and film

08/10/2007 Rushes Create Promo For Discovery's 'Chop Shop: London Garage'
Director Rich Thrift created a 30 second promo for Discovery Channel to promote their hottest new show ‘Chop Shop: London Garage’. Chop Shop: London Garage is a 13 episode, 1 hour series, set to prem

08/10/2007 SF Giants Score Home Run With Chyron
Chyron has announced that its graphics are being used during Major League Baseball (MLB) Games at the famous AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants (SF Giants). The installation was carried out

08/10/2007 Skillset Cymru Appoints New Project Delivery Manager
Skillset Cymru - the Welsh arm of Skillset, the Sector Skills Council for the Audio Visual Industries - has appointed a new Project Delivery Manager. Wayne Full will develop and manage projects linke

08/10/2007 Sony Looks To Live Production In Europe
Sony recently underscored its position at the heart of live production in Europe with the delivery of further HD camera systems, switchers and accessories to the market and news that further HD OB sal

08/10/2007 St Anne's Post Series Two of 'Robin Hood'
St Anne’s Post has recently completed the post work on Series 2 of Robin Hood. Robin Hood, made by Tiger Aspect Productions, is an action packed adventure full of humour and romance. The new 13-part

05/10/2007 BBC Panorama Special Features Johnston Kidnap Ordeal
Alan Johnston, former BBC Gaza Correspondent, is to tell the story of his kidnap ordeal in two special BBC programmes on 25 October 2007. An hour-long 'Panorama' special on BBC One will feature an ex

05/10/2007 Bectu Recommend Cineworld RPI Pay Offer
Cineworld members are being offered a pay offer which union negotiators are recommending is accepted. The Cineworlds Sub-Divisional Committee (SDC) negotiating team have concluded this year's pay tal

05/10/2007 Bradford Animation Festival Promises Top Rate Line-Up
The 14th Bradford Animation Festival at the National Media Museum, from Wednesday 14 to Saturday 17 November, will be packed with special guests, new animation, family fun and classic favourites. Hea

05/10/2007 Fincham Exits As BBC One Controller
BBC One Controller Peter Fincham has resigned from his post following the publication of the Wyatt report into the documentary trailer that appeared to show the Queen leaving a photo session in a huff

05/10/2007 PACT Agree 5.5% Film Artistes Pay Rise
PACT recently agreed a 5.5% rates rise for film artistes from November. The Bectu negotiated deal will see a 5% increase that covers pay, travel, supplementary performance and service fees for film a