Broadcast News Archive for November, 2007
09/11/2007 Media Links Appoints Luann Linnebur Director Of Business Development, Broadcast Markets
Media Links, a leading provider of high-definition video transport solutions, has announced that it has appointed Luann Linnebur to the position of Director of Business Development, Broadcast Markets

09/11/2007 Newtec Scoops Frost And Sullivan Product Innovation Award For Sat3play
Newtec, a leading innovator in the satellite and communications industry, has announced that it has won the prestigious Frost and Sullivan European Product Innovation Award, for the company's Satellit

09/11/2007 Thirty Irish Films To Screen At Spanish Film Festival
Spain's Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares (ALCINE), will screen 30 Irish shorts during the upcoming festival on a dedicated Irish Day on 16 November. Assisted by Reel Ireland, the shorts will be

08/11/2007 Belgian Media Group Corelio Choose Polopoly For Future Web Activities
Belgian media group Corelio has selected the Polopoly Content Management system as the future platform for all their web activities throughout the organisation. The Polopoly system will serve as the c

08/11/2007 European Film Awards To Present 'Prix Eurimages'
For the first time, this year’s European Film Awards Ceremony will include the presentation of an award for co-production – the Prix Eurimages. Eurimages, the support fund for co-production, distrib

08/11/2007 Euroscena Selects Zandar Predator HD8 MultiViewers
Euroscena SpA’s MPC34 HD incorporates a total of 54 Zandar Predator HD8 MultiViewers for the processing, configuration and display of multiple HD signals. Built by Thomson, the MPC34 HD was first rev

08/11/2007 Evolutions Takes A Bite Out Of The Big Apple With New Post Production Facility
Evolutions, voted Best Post Production House by Broadcast in 2007 and first place in Televisual Producers Poll, has announced that it will become the first broadcast post production facility to open i

08/11/2007 Observe Picks Studer For A Second HD OBV
Dublin-based outside broadcast facilities operator Observe has installed a new Studer Vista 5 digital audio console into one of the smaller HD vehicles in its fleet. Observe has refurbished its HD2 v

08/11/2007 Off The Fence Launches Deal With On Sight UK HD Facility
Ellen Windemuth, Managing Director of Off the Fence, has announced a deal with London based HD facility On Sight to manage and distribute their complete high definition programme catalogue. On Sight

08/11/2007 XL Video Host Broadcasts High Speed1 Launch
Working for Flux Events under the technical direction of John Farquhar-Smith, XL Video was the host broadcaster for the Queen’s launch of High Speed 1, the high speed Cross Channel Rail Link and St Pa

08/11/2007 Zodiak Television World Signs Deals With European Production Companies
Zodiak Television World has signed a number of options with European production companies for its slate of factual, entertainment and reality formats launched at MIPCOM. Primetime entertainment forma

07/11/2007 'The Englishman' Selected For Cairo International Film Festival
Ian Sellars 'The Englishman' has been selected for the 30th Cairo International Film Festival and will compete in the Best Digital Feature category. The film, which was produced by Samson Films with

07/11/2007 'The Faeries Of Blackheath Wood' Snares Best Horror Award
'The Faeries Of Blackheath Woods' has scooped another award, this time for Best Horror at the Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival. The short film directed by Ciarán Foy, tells the dark and mag

07/11/2007 BBC Three Commissions Drama Pilots
Danny Cohen, Controller of BBC Three, has announced the commission of six new drama pilots to transmit later this year. A combination of new talent and established names will produce the pieces, whic

07/11/2007 David Lammy Launches Advanced Apprenticeship In Media Production
The Minister for Skills David Lammy has visited the BBC in Manchester to officially launch the UK's first-ever Advanced Apprenticeship in Media Production. The BBC, ITV Granada, Lime Pictures and the

07/11/2007 Derry Set For 20th Foyle Film Festival
The 20th Foyle Film Festival, in association with Stella Artois, takes place in Derry from 23 November to 1 December 2007. This year’s programme is well worth celebrating with an array of great film

07/11/2007 Green Inc Wins Commission From RTÉ
Green Inc. Film and Television has won its fourth consecutive commission and a further 220 hours from RTÉ to produce its flagship magazine programme: 'The Afternoon Show'. The commission follows the

07/11/2007 Musical Biopic Hits The Right Notes
Launched earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, 'Joe Strummer: The Future is unwritten' went on to become one of the biggest screen hits of the summer gaining a cult following from fans acro

07/11/2007 Screen Yorkshire Launches Website
Regional screen agency Screen Yorkshire has launched a brand new website with a clear user friendly focus, featuring online video content, panoramic location shots, podcasts, rss feeds and all the lat

06/11/2007 CinemaNow And Sonic Partner On Download and Burn Agreement
Sonic Solutions and CinemaNow have announced a collaboration that will enable consumers to legally burn Internet downloaded entertainment onto protected recordable DVDs for playback on standard and hi

06/11/2007 KPN Selects Leader LV5100D Digital Waveform Monitor
KPN, one of Holland's largest telecommunications service companies, has chosen Leader's LV5100D component digital waveform monitor for use in a newly upgraded internet-streaming outside broadcast prod

06/11/2007 Macrovision Stands Out As Key Partner in Developing Digital Distribution Technologies
Recently named as one of the top 200 Best Small Companies in Forbes Magazine, Macrovision has further strengthened its position as a key partner for consumer electronic manufacturers and entertainment

06/11/2007 Major Deal Provides Loan Funds For SAE London Students
Sallie Mae, the specialist provider of student loans in the United States, has recently approved SAE London for its student loan scheme. The newly-created Sallie Mae UK offshoot will now provide stu

06/11/2007 New Age Of Travel Launched On Silver Screen
Olympic film-makers, New Moon, has followed up their multi-award winning London olympic bid films with another Great British promotional epic entitled, 'The New Age of Travel'. Marking the historic l

06/11/2007 SDN Extends DTT Carriage Contract
SDN, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITV, has announced the extension of its digital terrestrial television (DTT) carriage contract with the QVC channel until 2022. Jeff Henry, Managing Director of ITV