Broadcast News Archive for February, 2007
23/02/2007 Broco Media Pioneer New Music Licensing System
A new flagship music licensing system is being pioneered by music production company Broco Media in order to address the changing needs of the industry. The new system is designed to give production

23/02/2007 Callisto Switchers On Show At NAB
The Callisto range of switchers has been upgraded and will be at NAB with new features added. Callisto is commonly found in SNG trucks around the world and used for live applications where quick depl

23/02/2007 February BBC Strike Action Suspended
Bectu and the NUJ have agreed to suspend industrial action which was set to take place on February 28. Management made a last-minute offer to postpone a number of compulsory redundancies, and agreed

23/02/2007 Miranda Technologies Appoints Sales Manager For Eastern Europe
Miranda Technologies is continuing to build its presence in Eastern Europe with the appointment of Gary Lewis as Sales Manager for the region. Lewis brings experience to the company, having worked in

23/02/2007 NHK Managing Director To Address NAB
Hirokazu Nishiyama, Managing Director of Japanese public broadcaster NHK, will discuss new broadcast services such as mobile, HDTV, IPTV and VOD during his keynote address April 15 for the 61st annual

23/02/2007 Panasonic Broadcast Gives More Memory For Your Money
Outstanding value for money and greater appeal to the broadest possible range of professional video users are the key drivers behind the latest sales promotion from Panasonic Broadcast. An extra 8 Gb

23/02/2007 Viper Pre-viz Offers 3D Animation Realisation Service
An innovative new pre-visualisation and pitching service is now available with the launch of Viper Pre-viz. Targeted initially at advertising agencies, it allows clients to see their ideas rapidly re

22/02/2007 Anevia Supplies Alice With Video On Demand Solution
Anevia is to supply Alice, the French part of Telecom Italia, with its latest Video on Demand solution as it continues to build its presence and reputation across the Continent. Anevia now supplies 8

22/02/2007 Crawford Communications Selects Xytech Systems' Software
Xytech Systems Corporation have announced that Crawford Communications has selected Xytech Systems' software for its workflow and production studio operations. Crawford Communications offers a full

22/02/2007 Derry Tale Off To New York Craic Film Festival
Vinny Cunningham’s 'No Go: The Free Derry Story' has been selected for the film strand of the New York Craic Film Festival which runs from 6 to 9 March. The Craic Fleadh will host the US premiere of

22/02/2007 Film Trio Get Lottery Funding From UK Film Council
Animation, comedy and horror film scripts from first-time writers to established talent characterise new National Lottery awards made to new British film projects by the UK Film Council’s Development

22/02/2007 Granada International Signs Classic Deal
Granada International has signed a significant deal for over 30 classic feature films it has been announced by Managing Director, Nadine Nohr. Brand new channel 'kabel eins classics' in Germany, whic

22/02/2007 Microsoft To Showcase IPTV At The Connected Home Show
Microsoft will showcase IPTV on Xbox 360 for the first time in Europe at The Connected Home show to be held in Olympia, London on 5-7 March, 2007. Ed Graczyk, Worldwide Director of Marketing and Comm

22/02/2007 Miranda Technologies To Showcase Kaleido-X Processor At NAB
Miranda Technologies has announced that its new Kaleido-X multi-room, multi-image processor, which allows unlimited signal repetition over eight monitors, will be shown at NAB for the first time. The

22/02/2007 Partnership Promises To Revolutionise Access To BFI Archive
Oscar-winning British Director Anthony Minghella has announced a new partnership between the BFI and Hewlett-Packard (HP) that will revolutionise how people access the nation's film and TV archive col

21/02/2007 Arresting Colour From Framestore CFC For Hot Fuzz
Hot Fuzz is widely tipped to be the next Brit flick to find runaway success in the US. Written by Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, directed by Wright and starring Pegg and regular associate Nick Frost, th

21/02/2007 Flexibility In Film-Making Programme
Timeshift supports film professionals seeking greater flexibility in their working hours through job sharing their role on production. The programme is funded by Equal, Skillset and the UK Film Counc

21/02/2007 Massey Appointed General Manager Of Sennheiser UK
Phil Massey has been appointed General Manager of Sennheiser UK following the promotion of Managing Director Paul Whiting to the Sennheiser Executive Committee in Germany. Phil Massey joined the com

21/02/2007 Scopus Video Networks Awarded CSTB Award
Scopus Video Networks Ltd has announced that it was awarded 'For Popularity' CSTB Award. The CSTB award recognizes technology,solutions, applications, products, advances, and services, and is consid

21/02/2007 Seventh Art Productions Releases Powerful Refuge Documentary
Internationally acclaimed Seventh Art Productions have released the multiple award-winning documentary 'The Boy who Plays on the Buddhas of Bamiyan'. Powerful and surprising, this production is esse

21/02/2007 Top UK Film Producers Launch 'Visible Films' Investment Structure
A trio of top film production companes, Ecosse Films, Recorded Picture Company and Samuelson Productions, have jointly developed a new approach to UK film funding which will enable individuals to inve

21/02/2007 Toyota Gets Projected With Avolites
Lighting designer Mark Hanna specified an Avolites Diamond 4 Desktop PC (D4PC) – system to run a four week long promotional show for Toyota at Bluewater Shopping Centre in Kent. The star of the show

21/02/2007 Triangle Television Installs Grass Valley K2
As part of its expansion from Auckland to Wellington, New Zealand regional and cultural broadcaster Triangle Television has installed a Grass Valley K2 Media Server and Media Client system, as well as

20/02/2007 Audient Knee Deep In Sound Training And Education
Three years after Deep Recording Studios upgraded their facility installing an Audient ASP8024 mixing console as part of a package from Stirling Trading UK, it has grown to become the main off-site an

20/02/2007 Audio-Technica Microphones Notch Up Tenth GRAMMY Awards
Audio-Technica provided 270 microphones for the broadcast of the 49th Annual GRAMMY Awards, maintaining the company’s definitive presence at the high profile awards show. This year Audio-Technica cel