Broadcast News Archive for December, 2007
07/12/2007 Atlantic Video Installs Quantel Pablo
Atlantic Video, the leading full-service digital broadcast and film production and post production facility on the East Coast (USA), recently installed a Pablo HD non-linear color correction system.

07/12/2007 Custom Consoles Completes Major Studio-Furniture Contract For De Montfort University
Custom Consoles has announced the completion of a major contract for the prestigious new Creative Technology Studio complex at De Montfort University in Leicester. The £3.7 million facility was open

07/12/2007 English And Pockett Commissions Golden Square For '9X' Idents
Golden Square was commissioned by English and Pockett to create a series of idents for 9X, a brand new flagship channel for Indian broadcaster INX Media Private Ltd. The 9X campaign '9 TIMES MORE ON

07/12/2007 Leader Provideo Products At Broadcast Live & Video Forum
Leader LV58SER03 composite video unit for the LV5800 modular multistandard waveform monitor. Fully compatible with PAL and NTSC, the LV58SER03 composite video unit has two 75 ohm BNC inputs plus a loo

07/12/2007 Reshuffle For Murdochs' Key Media Players
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as Chairman of BSkyB. His son, James - Chief Executive Officer since November 2003 - will replace him as Non-Executive Chairman. James will take responsibi

07/12/2007 Seamus Brennan Announces 18% Increase In Funding For The Irish Film Board
Responding to the international success that indigenous Irish films have accomplished this year, the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, Seamus Brennan, has announced a 18% increase in funding for B

06/12/2007 'The Big Pitch' At Northern Lights Film Festival
Northern Lights Film Festival and Culture10 will provide Moxie Makers with a platform to launch the most dynamic feature film production prize in the UK worth up to £250,000 at this year’s Northern Li

06/12/2007 Galaxy Of Stars To Be Honoured At the South Bank Show Awards
The South Bank Show Awards are the only awards in the world to honour artists and performers from the entire spectrum of the arts. Melvyn Bragg, creator and presenter of The South Bank Show Awards sa

06/12/2007 Green Inc. Film And Television Commissioned By TG4 To Produce Second Series Of 'Deis Roc'
Green Inc. Film and Television, one of the UK’s leading Factual Entertainment production companies, has been commissioned by Irish language Broadcaster TG4 to produce a second extended series of hit M

06/12/2007 Harris Joins St. Anne's
Dubbing Mixer Paul Harris has joined the St. Anne’s Audio team. Harris brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge having worked for more than 20 years in audio post. As a senior dubbing mi

06/12/2007 ITV Acquires 12 Yard In £35 Million Deal
Dawn Airey has made her first acquisition for ITV in the shape of 12 Yard in a deal worth up to £35 million. 12 Yard founded in 2001 specialises in entertainment, quiz and factual formats including ‘

06/12/2007 Rainbow Post Purchase Sony SRW-5500 HDCAM SR Deck
Soho-based post-production house Rainbow Post have purchased a Sony SRW-5500 HDCAM SR deck to help with their ever-increasing HD workload. The new VTR — Rainbow’s first HDCAM SR deck — can handle full

06/12/2007 Tern Television Commissioned For BBC NI
Tern Television has further established its presence in Northern Ireland with three new commissions for BBC NI, all of which will be produced at the Belfast office. 'Get Well Northern Ireland', a 1x6

06/12/2007 TV Bandeirantes Group Invests In Ross
TV Bandeirantes Group has again invested in Ross, purchasing a Vision 3 Video Production Switcher and an OverDrive Production Control System. One of Brazil’s largest networks, TV Bandeirantes will us

05/12/2007 BBC To Spend £500,000 Training Editorial Staff
The BBC has announced that its plans to train editorial staff on the distinctions between ‘artifice and deception’ through a workshop scenario will cost around £500,000. Director of the BBC’s College

05/12/2007 dB Broadcast To Debut Ethernet SNMP Control For Hawkeye Range At Broadcast Live & VideoForum
Leading UK independent system integrator and manufacturer dB Broadcast is to introduce Ethernet SNMP control for its Hawkeye range of modules on its stand number H58 at Broadcast Live and Video Forum,

05/12/2007 European Exhibitor CGR Cinémas Selects Doremi Cinema DCP-2000
Doremi Cinema, a leading provider of digital cinema players and mastering stations, has announced that its DCP-2000 series of cinema players have been chosen by Circuit George Raymond (CGR Cinémas), o

05/12/2007 High Endurance And High definition From JVC
JVC’s new range of high endurance, high definition LCD displays comes in 46”, 52” and 65” and is aimed at broadcast and digital signage systems. JVC’s high definition LCD monitor line-up now includes

05/12/2007 Screen Yorkshire Launch Film Friendly Partnership
Screen Yorkshire brought council officials together with film and television production executives in Bradford to celebrate the launch of a 'Film Friendly Partnership' initiative, aimed at making the

05/12/2007 Senior Appointments For Evolutions Post House
Evolutions, voted Best Post Production House by Broadcast in 2007 and first place in Televisual’s Producer Poll, has announced five senior staff appointments to join its rapidly expanding team. Joinin

05/12/2007 Sony To Showcase Latest HD Broadcast Equipment At BroadcastLive & VideoForum
Following the expansion of its HDV camcorder range and the arrival of the highly anticipated express card based Sony PMW EX1 camcorder, Sony will showcase its most sophisticated and greatest range of

05/12/2007 Tektronix To Demonstrate Video And Audio Test Solutions At Broadcast LIVE & VideoForum 2008
Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation will demonstrate a broad range of video and audio test solutions and reprise its highly successful education

04/12/2007 'Unfinished Hitchcock' Film From JWT
Following in the footsteps of a team of cinema legends, Scorsese not just shoots but stars in this nine minute promotional film for Freixenet. The film was first launched on before going

04/12/2007 Blastwave FX Releases 'Spoilers' Movie Trailer Sound FX Collection
Blastwave FX has announced the release of a new sound effects library called 'Spoilers'. Specifically designed with movie trailers and commercials in mind, Spoilers is the ultimate high definition co

04/12/2007 Boris FX Introduces Box Set Bundle
Boris FX has announced the release of the Boris Box Set, a compositing and effects production program bundle that saves some 60% of the MRP price for the separate programs. The motion graphics super