Broadcast News Archive for March, 2007
30/03/2007 Abaltat Beat Music Style Editing Tool Now Available For Download
Abaltat have announced an innovative post-production software solution that works as both a beat calculator and a stand-alone rhythm machine. Abaltat Beat is now available for download at www.abaltat

30/03/2007 Autodesk To Ship Latest Incinerator Spring 2007
Autodesk's latest version of Incinerator boosts the Lustre 2007 system’s interactivity and processing power by using the latest multi-core CPU technology, Infiniband networking technology and GPU acce

30/03/2007 Disney Channel UK Celebrates Jump In Audience Share
Disney Channel UK is celebrating the anniversary of its strategic move into the Sky and Virgin Media basic packages with news of a 60% jump in audience share. In the first quarter of 2007, the succes

30/03/2007 DNF Announces Release Of Flex Control Network Station Playout System
DNF Controls has announced the release of its new Flex Control Network Station Playout System, a cost-effective, on-air commercial and program playout system for television broadcast stations. This n

30/03/2007 OmniBus Systems Appoints Laurie Mascott
OmniBus Systems, the award-winning provider of comprehensive broadcast automation and content management solutions, has announced the appointment of Laurie Mascott as Executive Vice President for ROW

30/03/2007 Pioneer Productions Commissioned To Document Hindenburg Tragedy
Pioneer Productions has been commissioned by Channel 4, ZDF and Smithsonian Networks to produce a landmark two-hour drama-documentary about the fatal voyage of the giant German airship, Hindenburg. T

30/03/2007 Super Session Explores Future Of IPTV At NAB
NAB 2007 will offer a new super session focusing on IPTV April 17 at the Las Vegas Convention Centre. The session, entitled "IPTV: Market Outlook 2010," will examine the future of IPTV at a time when

30/03/2007 Waddell Media On Target With 'FutureWeapons' Commission
Waddell Media has just clinched the biggest commission ever to come out of Northern Ireland. The prolific indie has been commissioned by Discovery US for a massive 26 x 60’ third series of 'FutureWea

29/03/2007 BBC Announces 3G Mobile Syndication Trial with Orange, Vodafone and 3
The BBC has announced at the Broadcast Mobile TV Congress, the start of a trial to syndicate a range of its television channels and radio networks via 3G to mobile phones with mobile operators Orange,

29/03/2007 Benchmark Media Systems Releases Digital-Analogue Converter
Benchmark Media Systems has announced the release of the DAC1 USB - a 192-kHz, 24-bit, digital-to-analogue converter featuring 'Advanced USB Audio', the world's first native USB audio solution that su

29/03/2007 Escape Studios Expands Recruitment Service
Escape Studios is aiming to expand its recruitment service for computer graphics artists. According to Escape Studios their position as a world-class provider of computer graphics training facility h

29/03/2007 Granada International Strikes Major Deal With Gakken Index Corporation
Leading distributor Granada International has concluded a major deal with video on demand company Gakken Index Corporation in Japan. The volume agreement is for broadband VOD rights on more than 400

29/03/2007 Irish Feature 'Kisses' To Start Filming In Dublin
'Kisses', a new Irish feature film written and directed by Lance Daly, has started principle photography and will shoot around Dublin for the next five weeks. Kisses tells the tale of two young child

29/03/2007 Project Gives Filmmaking Opportunities To Young People
Homeless young people in Cardiff have been given the opportunity to develop their life skills and improve their future prospects as part of a unique filmmaking project. As part of their 'Learning 4 L

29/03/2007 Trio Of Appointments For Somethin' Else
Leading cross-platform production company Somethin’ Else has announced the appointment of three new Account Directors, Michael Holt, Duncan Snowden and Zia George, to join the newly created Commercial

29/03/2007 UK Film Council Fund Black Comedy Horror 'The Cottage'
Paul Andrew Williams, one of the UK’s hottest new directors, is to receive Lottery funding for his new film 'The Cottage'. The Cottage is a black comedy horror, set in a remote part of the countrysid

28/03/2007 A.C. Lighting Installs Lighting System At Motion Capture And Green Screen Studio
A.C. Lighting’s Special Projects division has supplied and installed the lighting system for Amersham & Wycombe College’s newly opened Motion Capture and Green Screen Studio. The state-of-the-art new

28/03/2007 BBC Customers Get Access To High Quality Preview Clips With QuickTime 7
Customers of BBC Motion Gallery, the archive clips sales arm of BBC Worldwide, will now have access to high-quality, high-resolution online preview clips with the adoption of QuickTime 7. Offering us

28/03/2007 Debonnaire Joins BBC Vision Studios In New Role
Leading independent executive, Sally Debonnaire is joining the BBC in the new role of Controller, Production Operations, BBC Vision Studios. Peter Salmon, Chief Creative Officer, BBC Vision Studios,

28/03/2007 DK-Technologies To Showcase Global Positioning System At NAB
DK-Technologies will be attending NAB 2007 (Booth N1835) with a new global positioning system (GPS) genlock option for its PT5300 Sync and Test Signal Generator systems. The GPS option (PT8616) will

28/03/2007 Innovative Programming From Off The Fence At MIPTV
Off the Fence has announced that it will launch a diverse range of new factual programming at MIPTV 2007. Providing an inspiring journey through cutting edge architecture in Asia, 'Man Made Marvels'

28/03/2007 Signiant Chosen As Supplier For NBC Universal
Signiant, a leading developer of digital media distribution management solutions for the media and entertainment industry, has announced that NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entert

28/03/2007 Twister To Cause A Storm At NAB For VDS
VDS, a leading developer of broadcast automation software, content design applications and plug-in products, announces the Twister PaintStation HD V8 at NAB 2007. The Twister PaintStation HD is a com

28/03/2007 Video Scalers At NAB From Gefen
Two new video scalers from connectivity solutions provider Gefen demonstrate their ability to connect different video formats and output scalable, high definition video resolutions. The HDMI to HD-SD

27/03/2007 'True North' Scores Hat Trick At Cherbourg Film Festival
'True North' written and directed by Steve Hudson, has won three major awards at the Cherbourg Film Festival in France, including Best Film and Best Actress for Anjel Li. True North tells the story o