Broadcast News Archive for November, 2007
19/11/2007 Karen O'Connor Appointed BBC Head Of London Factual
Keith Scholey, Controller, Factual, has announced the appointment of Karen O'Connor as the new Head of London Factual. Scholey will be responsible for London Factual Production “its content, its peop

19/11/2007 Malaysian Media Prima Berhad To Use Complete Range Of Digital Rapids Systems
Digital Rapids has announced that Media Prima Berhad, a leading media group in Malaysia, is using a complete range of Digital Rapids systems to power Catch-Up TV, their new online TV-on-demand service

19/11/2007 North East Docs For Premier Before National Broadcast
Three north east documentary filmmakers are to have their work screened at a specially arranged premiere event before they are broadcast nationally to a potential audience of 8 million viewers. Peter

19/11/2007 RTE's Irish Language News Service To Relocate to Baile na hAbhann
RTE's Irish language television news service is to be relocated to Baile na hAbhann in County Galway with an investment programme of over €2m in new technology. The Director General of RTE Cathal Goa

19/11/2007 VTM And Vitaya Acquire Rights To Hit Formats From Granada International
Two top Belgian broadcasters have acquired rights to hit formats from Granada International, it has been announced by Nadine Nohr, Managing Director. VTM, one of the largest commercial channels in Be

16/11/2007 /ETC/ To Launch OnlyView 3D And Focal Triple At Heavent 2007
Large format projection specialists /ETC/ launch two ground-breaking new products at the Heavent 2007 show in Paris next week – OnlyView 3D and the Focal Triple. The OnlyView 3D is a completely new a

16/11/2007 Axel Kern Joins Studer Technical Team
Studer's technical team has received a boost from the addition of another young engineering specialist, Axel Kern. Kern has joined the company HQ at Regensdorf, Switzerland, to take on the role of Pr

16/11/2007 Axis Add Stereoscopic 3D Software To Quantel Pablo iQ System
Axis Post has become the first European post facility to add Stereoscopic 3D software to its Quantel Pablo iQ system. The 3D Pablo will be installed at Concrete Post Production in Dean Street, Soho,

16/11/2007 BBC Admits 'Crying' Error In Quintuplet Report
The BBC has been forced to backtrack after allegations that the broadcaster added the sound of crying babies to a news report featuring premature quintuplets on News 24. Despite the fact that the bab

16/11/2007 Christopher Plummer Film 'Man In The Chair' To Be Released In January
'Man In The Chair' starring Christopher Plummer, written and directed by Michael Schroeder, is to be released in the UK at the end of January through Transmedia International Releasing. Plummer deliv

16/11/2007 Pinewood Shepperton Unveil Ambitious Expansion Plan
Pinewood Shepperton plc has announced its intention to extend Pinewood Studios. The proposal know as 'Project Pinewood', will create the world's first purpose-built Film and Television 'live-work' com

16/11/2007 REAL D Reaches Record Audiences
REAL D, a global leader in 3D, has announced that its next-generation 3D cinema experience reaches over 1100 screens as of press time, surpassing the company's previously announced milestone of 1000 s

16/11/2007 Yorkshire Companies Winning Formula At Sheffied Doc/Fest
Yorkshire companies were on the winning teams for both of the cross platform pitching competitions at Sheffield Doc/Fest, proving that the region is home to some of the most innovative production and

15/11/2007 Ascent Media Companies Complete Post-Production On Brit Flick 'Brick Lane'
Three Ascent Media companies Soho Images, Computamatch and One Post have completed almost the entire post-production on a new British feature film, 'Brick Lane'. Brick Lane is an epic yet intimate fi

15/11/2007 BBC Engineers Win 'IET Innovation in Engineering Award' At Awards
The world class engineers at Kingswood Warren triumphed on Tuesday 13 November at the Institute of Engineering and Technology awards held at the Marriott Grosvenor Square in London. The BBC team - ma

15/11/2007 Beowulf Premiere Marks Dolby 3D Digital Cinema Presence In 75 Screens Worldwide
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. has announced that its Dolby 3D Digital Cinema system will be available in 75 screens in 12 countries worldwide in time for the upcoming release of Paramount Pictures’ Beowulf

15/11/2007 EDIROL M-16DX Digital Production Console Brims With Features
EDIROL’s ground-breaking M-16DX is a digital production console packed with high quality features including a total of 18 inputs, mixing, 24/96 processing, a 3-band sweepable EQ and 3 pro quality effe

15/11/2007 Eyeworks At It Produces Hit Music Show 'Transmission'
Channel 4’s flagship music show - Transmission with T-Mobile – reaches Glasgow on Friday 16 November. Film City - the 1887 built Govan Town Hall come state-of-the-art production studio - plays host to

15/11/2007 Martin Spence Re-elected Assistant General Secretary
Martin Spence has been re-elected Assistant General Secretary for the Laboratories, London Production and Regional Production Divisions. Spence who has been re-elected for a five year term commented:

15/11/2007 Projectiondesign Wins 2007 Export Prize
Norwegian projector manufacturer projectiondesign has been awarded the highly-respected Eksportprisen 2007 Export Prize by the Eksportklubben I Østfold export and import business association that reco

15/11/2007 Walter Cronkite Joins Retirement Living TV
Retirement Living TV (RLTV), the first network dedicated to people 55+, has announce its association with the highly-respected icon of American journalism, Walter Cronkite. His weekly editorials wil

14/11/2007 Cooke RED Set Released From Precision Lenses Manufacturer
Cooke Optics Ltd., a leading manufacturer of precision lenses for the motion picture industry, has announced the Cooke RED Set, a package of four standard Cooke S4/i lenses offering a range of focal l

14/11/2007 Creative Technology Studios To Launch At De Montfort University Leicester
One of the most advanced recording and broadcast studio facilities in a UK university is being launched at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) this week. The £3.7 million Creative Technology Studi

14/11/2007 ON Networks To Offer Free Programme Downloads On The iPhone
In the wake of the weekend's rush to get their hands on the iPhone, the must-have gadget of the moment, consumers are now asking just what can they do differently to show off the capabilities of their

14/11/2007 QuStream Corporation Announces PERC2000 Addition To Router and Signal Processor Range
QuStream Corporation has announced the latest addition to its range of routers and signal processors. The PERC2000 is an IP-based system with the ability to control current QuStream routing switchers