Broadcast News Archive for February, 2007
07/02/2007 Italian Company Invest In DigitalSpot 5000 DT
Rome-based rental company Brokershow is the latest Italian hire company to invest in Robe Show Lighting’s new DigitalSpot 5000 DT. Massimo D'Aiello explained that they have invested heavily in Robe m

07/02/2007 Kodak Introduces Enhanced Version Of DIGITAL ICE Technology
Kodak has introduced an enhanced version of its proprietary DIGITAL ICE Technology. The software is designed to automatically detect and eliminate dust, scratches and other anomalies while film imag

07/02/2007 Leopard Films Invests In Its Post Production And Editing Facility
Leopard Films, the UK and US based content production and distribution company, has announced the recent investment of over £150,000 in its in-house post production and editing facility. Leopard Film

06/02/2007 021 Installs Pro-Bel HD Control Router Technology
021 Television has purchased and installed Pro-Bel HD routing and router control technology in the first step of a multi-million pound expansion programme. O21 Television, which was acquired by Gravi

06/02/2007 Eyeheight KeyEyesHDi Keyers Scores At Miami Superbowl
Eyeheight keyEyesHDi high definition keyers were deployed to assist in HD coverage of February 4's Superbowl XLI in Florida. Two keyEyesHDi were supplied to Miami-based Videoscope Inc, enabling grap

06/02/2007 Galaxy Of Stars To Descend On Irish Film & Television Awards
As excitement builds for the forthcoming Irish Film & Television Awards, taking place in Dublin's RDS on 9 February, IFTA is delighted to announce a host of leading Irish and International talent that

06/02/2007 Nic Roeg To Present BFFS Film Society Of The Year Awards
The British Federation of Film Societies (BFFS) will be holding its 2007 Annual Awards ceremony on Saturday 3 March. Acclaimed director Nic Roeg (Performance, 1970, Don’t Look Now 1973, Puffball, 200

06/02/2007 Red Road Wins At Goteborg International Film Festival
UK director Andrea Arnold's 'Red Road' won the first Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award - which comes with a week's stay at the Bergman Week 2007 at Faro, an engraved stone from Bergman's own be

06/02/2007 Rushes Completes Idents For Prison Break
Rushes have just completed the post-production on 32 humorous 118 118 bumpers and idents designed to accompany hit US TV series 'Prison Break'. The idents continue to feature the twin 118 118 boys wh

06/02/2007 Student Is Tetley's Cup Of Tea In Advert Competition
Talented student, Edgar Dubrovskiy, from Bishop's Stortford College, Hertfordshire has beaten off over 200 entries in the first Tetley film competition to win the first prize of a high definition camc

06/02/2007 U-Turn Media Group To Showcase Device Portals At 3GSM
U-Turn Media Group will be present at 3GSM in Barcelona from the 12 to 15 of February. Among the company's range of solutions, U-Turn will be showcasing new on device portals currently being deployed

05/02/2007 Bectu Members Accept Technicolor Back-dated Pay Offer
Bectu members at Technicolor Film Laboratory have voted to accept the company's back-dated pay offer of 3.5%. Members voted for a 3.5% pay offer, back-dated to April 2006, on basic pay plus all shift

05/02/2007 Framestore And Weta Digital Awarded For Special Effects At Imagina
This year's Imagina Awards, held in Monte Carlo on 1 February 2007, saw the VFX work in 'X-Men: The Last Stand' recognised, with the prize for Best Special Effects jointly awarded to Framestore CFC an

05/02/2007 Guidelines Promote Fair Treatment Of Work Placement In TV Industry
Guidelines have been published to promote fair treatment of work experience placements in the television industry. The guidelines have been drawn up at the request of the industry to clarify where Na

05/02/2007 John Burman Appointed Director Of Development
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the appointment of John Burman, formerly International General Manager of The Hollywood Reporter, as Director of Development at its Ne

05/02/2007 Showcomotion Steams Into Sheffield In June
This year’s Showcomotion Young People’s Film Festival will run from 28 June to 12 July at the Showroom Cinema in Sheffield. Kathy Loizou, the Festival Director, said: "We’ve expanded the festival fro

05/02/2007 Sony Media Software To Offer Sony Certified Vegas User Exam Online
Sony Media Software is to offering its Sony Certified Vegas User (SCVU) exam online. A Sony Certified Vegas User endorsement is provided to individuals who demonstrate proficiency with Vegas+DVD. To

05/02/2007 Suspense Thriller To Beginning Shooting In Bruges
Academy Award-winning writer/director Martin McDonagh’s suspense thriller In Bruges will start an eight-week shoot on location in the Belgium city of Bruges on Monday 5 February. In Bruges stars Coli

05/02/2007 Twofour Convergent And Mobile TV Announce Latest Convergent TV Deals
Twofour Convergent and Mobile TV, part of the Twofour Group, has announced its latest convergent television deal with AOL in the UK. Twofour has produced 100 how-to guides and instructional videos fo

02/02/2007 Advent Communications Wins Order To Supply Newswift Antennas
Advent Communications has won a significant order to supply four 1.8m Newswift antennas, to Europe's largest SNG operator, SISLink. Two of the NewSwifts will be integrated on to one of SISlinks new

02/02/2007 Audio-Technica Introduces AT2010 Handheld Cardiod Condenser Microphone
Audio-Technica has introduced the AT2010 handheld cardioid condenser microphone, a stage companion to the successful AT2020 affordable studio model. Aimed at musicians looking to upgrade from a dynam

02/02/2007 Hallam Foe To Compete At Berlin International Film Festival
'Hallam Foe', Scottish director David MacKenzie’s (Young Adam, Asylum) feature film starring Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot, King Kong) has been selected for competition at this year’s Berlin International

02/02/2007 Holdan Appointed UK & Ireland Distributor For Rhozet Corporation
Holdan Limited has announced that they have been appointed as a new UK & Ireland distributor for Rhozet Corporation with effect from January 1 2007. The boom in video consumption has resulted in an e

02/02/2007 Jagmag Electric Lights Star Screen Awards
India’s leading lighting designer Atul Sonpal wowed the crowds at the 2007 Hero Honda Star Screen Awards using Clay Paky Alpha Spot and Wash fixtures. Sonpal’s company, Mumbai-based Jagmag Electric,

02/02/2007 OmniTek To Demonstrate V2.1 For Waveform Monitors At VideoForum
Innovative test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek will be demonstrating the new software release V2.1 for the Omnitek TQ, XR and LAB waveform monitors on booth 124 at this year’s Video Forum. The