Broadcast News Archive for February, 2007
12/02/2007 Soundelux Get Bafta Recognition For Casino Royale
London's leading sound facility, Soundelux, have announced that their Creative Director Eddy Joseph and Sound Designer Martin Cantwell have won the 2007 'Sound' BAFTA for Casino Royale. The first of

12/02/2007 Twofour Picks Up Webcasting Awards At VideoForum
Twofour has picked up two major webcasting awards at a ceremony which took place at the VideoForum 2007 conference at Earls Court. The IWA (International Webcasting Association) Europe Awards recogn

12/02/2007 Unlicensed Wireless Devices Into Broadcast TV Bands Under Discussion
Representatives from Shure, the Grand Ole Opry, the Professional Audio Manufacturer's Alliance (PAMA), the Sports Video Group (SVG), PRG Audio, Springboard Productions, Masque Sound, Sound Associates

09/02/2007 BBC Staff Vote For Strike Action
BBC staff are set to stage a 24-hour strike following a ballot on industrial action over jobs cuts. Broadcasting union Bectu said that industrial action would be held on February 26 after union membe

09/02/2007 BBCi Gets Updated With Two New Services
Sports Headline and UK Weather are two new services, being added to the existing News Multiscreen Service on BBCi Freeview from the end of February. Pete Clifton, Head of News Interactive commented:

09/02/2007 Digital Garage Show Final Cut Pro Colour Grading Controller
Video Forum 2007 will see the world premier of the most frequently requested control tool for Final Cut Pro­ a colour grading controller. The JLCooper MCS-Spectrum colour grading panel now connects d

09/02/2007 Malayala Manorama Extends Operations With OmniBus
Malayala Manorama, a major publishing house based in Kottayam, India, has successfully extended its operations into 24-hour news broadcasting, using technology from OmniBus Systems, the award-winning

09/02/2007 Paul Smith ReJoins Waddell Media As Non-Executive Director
One of the most successful and influential figures in television is returning to his roots by joining the Board of Waddell Media. Following the sale of 'Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?' and Celador In

09/02/2007 Pro-Bel Launches Morpheus Foundation
Pro-Bel has launched Morpheus Foundation, which allows broadcasters to install entry-level automation. Conventional automation often needs customization of the many third-party interfaces that are in

09/02/2007 Top CiB Midlands Award Goes To Iceni
The British Association of Communicators in Business (CiB) awards were announced on February 2 with the top award for Corporate Video / Audio productions going to Midlands company Iceni. Iceni were p

09/02/2007 Unit Post Production Launches Digital Machine Room
Unit Post Production has announced the launch of its entirely Apple, digital Machine Room (MCR), as part of the facilities’ ongoing expansion and drive to increase the efficiency and breadth of its se

09/02/2007 Young Film-Makers Encouraged To Make Their Mark
The UK's best young film-makers are being encouraged to enter a unique and ambitious collaborative nationwide competition to make a ten episode full length feature film. Each episode will be shot in

08/02/2007 APT To Showcase New WorldCast IP Codes At CABSAT
Audio codec and networking specialists, APT will showcase the new WorldCast range of Audio over IP codecs at Cabsat 2007 in Dubai. While this will be the debut of WorldCast IP Codecs in the Middle Ea

08/02/2007 Audio-Technica Introduces Professional Monitor Headphone
Audio-Technica has introduced the ATH-M50, a new flagship pro monitor headphone. The new headphone features the company's latest transducer technology, innovative engineering and design, and provides

08/02/2007 Barco Projects At Berlin International Film Festival
Barco has been chosen as the official supplier of digital cinema projectors at the 57th Berlin International Film Festival. For the third consecutive time, Barco is the sole supplier of digital cinema

08/02/2007 BBC Goes Back To School With News Report Scheme
On 22 March, 100 schools around the country will make the news and take part in a special all-day webcast showcasing their work. Budding news reporters will write, research and record their own news

08/02/2007 Belfast Based Indie To Be Honoured At Channel 4's Creative Cities Awards
Leading documentary film-makers Dermot Lavery and Michael Hewitt from Belfast-based DoubleBand Films are set to add to their growing list of accolades. Already recipients of a prestigious RTS (Royal

08/02/2007 LA Opened The Mill To Major On 2D And CG Visual Effects
The Mill, the international visual effects group, has announced that most of its senior 2D Flame and CG talent was now in place at the recently opened The Mill, Los Angeles. The new facility will maj

08/02/2007 Super Bowl Commercials Get Autodesk Treatment
Many of this year's memorable Super Bowl commercials were created with Autodesk's visual effects, editing and finishing, and 3D animation products. Autodesk professional tools allowed post-productio

08/02/2007 Zodiak Television World Latest Licences Agreement
Zodiak Television World, the commercial arm of Zodiak Television AB has announced the latest licenses to be agreed in Brazil and the second season in Indonesia for the prime time entertainment series,

07/02/2007 Blackmagic Design Expands In Europe
Blackmagic Design Europe has announced the expansion of its distribution partners within Europe and the Middle East. In line with the increasing demand and popularity for Blackmagic's DeckLink, Inten

07/02/2007 Clore Leadership Open Applications For New Fellowship
The Clore Leadership Programme has announced, that applications are open for a new Fellowship on their 2007/8 Programme. With support from Skillset and the UK Film Council, this year’s Programme will

07/02/2007 Filmaka Short Film Network Creative Talent
Filmaka, an online short film network designed by established filmmakers for emerging talent worldwide, is offering the chance for budding filmmakers to have their work placed online with the added in

07/02/2007 GloboTracks Launches GloboTrax GT1
GloboTracks, the Global audio imaging production company has announced the launch of 'GloboTrax GT1'. This is the first in the series of creative ear fragmenting, precision warped, and earth shatteri

07/02/2007 Hot Fuzz Sounds Good With Hackenbacker
Audio specialist Hackenbacker looks set to notch up another major film success when the British comedy 'Hot Fuzz' is released nationwide on February 16. Audio experts at the London-based film and tel