Broadcast News Archive for March, 2007
16/03/2007 Filming Underway On 'Buy Borrow Steal'
Filming is now underway in Belfast on the quirky romantic comedy Buy Borrow Steal. Directed by Eric Styles (Dreaming of Joseph Lees, Relative Values) from an original script by Camilla Leslie, Buy Bo

16/03/2007 LYNX Technik To Debut Portable 'Brick' Down Converters At NAB2007
LYNX Technik AG, provider of intelligent interface products for the broadcast and professional video industry has announced the availability of three new multi-mode HD Down Converters, which expand th

16/03/2007 Propeller TV Offers Competition For Designers To Get Stings Aired
Graphic designers, TV, film and video makers can enter a new ident competition that will see the winning work shown on national 'art-house television' channel propeller tv later this year. Creatives

16/03/2007 Rushes Series Marks Tennents' Support Of Scottish Football
Directed by Phil Taylor, shot on location in Italy, France and Scotland ‘National Side’ is a beautifully photographed commercial for Tennents Lager, Scotland’s number one consumer brand. The commerci

16/03/2007 The Foundry Licenses Top-level Dynamic Range Image Technology From Apical
Leading software visual effects developer The Foundry today announced that its soon-to-be-released Furnace 4 for Shake plug-in collection will incorporate sophisticated dynamic range compression techn

15/03/2007 ATG Broadcast Complete Farm Upgrade
ATG Broadcast has completed a major technical upgrade for The Farm, one of Britain's most successful post production companies. Based in Soho Square, London, The Farm provides a wide range of facilit

15/03/2007 ATSC And NAB DTV Hot Spot 2007 Looks To 'Digital Evolution'
The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will demonstrate the most sophisticated technologies in digital television at the ATSC DTV Hot Spot

15/03/2007 AVC Lands Top Ten Place For Video Production In UK
Aberdeen-based AVC Media Enterprises Media Productions Division has been officially announced as the top corporate production house in Scotland and ranked as number six in the UK by industry magazine

15/03/2007 Brighton's Final Cut Marks Fifth Year
Now in their fifth year, Brighton's Final Cut are one of the UK's most successful independent short film exhibitors and this year they will again be responsible for the festival’s main film event. Du

15/03/2007 Dolby Digital Cinema System Selected For US Beta Test and Kinepolis in Europe
Dolby Laboratories has announced that Technicolor Digital Cinema has ordered 190 Dolby Digital Cinema JPEG 2000 systems, and will deploy 60 units for its North American digital cinema beta test, and 1

15/03/2007 Eros Distributed 'Provoked' On Release In April
An impressive international star cast perform pivotal roles in what is anticipated to be this year’s most poignant film, Eros International's 'Provoked' releasing nationwide on Friday April 6, 2007.

15/03/2007 Reidel Communications Pivotal NBA Co-ordination Role
Riedel Communications’ Artist Intercom matrix played a powerful communications role at the recent NBA All-Star Game at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Providing multiple and flexible i

15/03/2007 The Foundry Launches Furnace 4 For Shake
The Foundry has announced the launch of Furnace 4 plug-ins for Shake, a major product release comprising next generation motion estimation technology and a host of cool tools, designed to ease the rou

14/03/2007 Bafta Recognition For Munro
At this year’s Bafta awards, sound mixer Chris Munro was nominated for two films in the Sound category. Chris went on to win for his work as Sound Mixer on the James Bond block buster, 'Casino Royale

14/03/2007 Children's Sci-Fi Fantasy To Shoot In Belfast's Paint Hall Studio
The Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission (NIFTC) has announced that a major multi-million dollar feature film is to shoot in Belfast's Paint Hall Studio this summer. Negotiations over the

14/03/2007 FOR-A Debuts HVS-38SSAM Adding Features To Hanabi HVS-3800HS
FOR-A is to unveil the new FOR-A HVS-38SSAM, adding video playback and expanded still store functions to its SD/HD switchable, multi-bitrate HANABI HVS-3800HS, at NAB 2007. The HVS-38SSAM will be ava

14/03/2007 Formatt Filters' Solution For HD Horrors
At NAB 2007, British filter manufacturer Formatt Filters will be showing its range of best-selling HD filters, that are helping cure the "horrors" of high-definition production. It is vital that acto

14/03/2007 LegalTV Programme To Examine 'Employers Law'
LegalTV is launching a new programme strand for small business employers crushed under the weight of new legislation. LegalTV has announced the start of a topical new series 'Employers Law' to provid

14/03/2007 Legislation Changes Place UK Locations In Jeopardy
Legal changes could put the use of residential properties for film and TV productions in peril. In two recent cases private houses were told they needed planning permission for location filming - whi

14/03/2007 Projected Image Digital Launch Raft Of New Products
Digital hardware/software and media solutions specialists Projected Image Digital (PID) have launched a raft of exciting new product ranges. PID say these will greatly enhance the options available t

13/03/2007 CBC Selects Abit to Launch New Pay TV Channels
Abit has announced that CBC Cologne Broadcasting Center has selected its Powerbox automation system to a launch a new pay TV channel service to be broadcast from its facility in Cologne, Germany. The

13/03/2007 DK-Technologies Appoints New Sales and Marketing Director
DK-Technologies has announced the appointment of Jorgen Broberg to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing, with immediate effect. Broberg, 43, has extensive financial and management experien

13/03/2007 Framestore CFC Deploy 'Austen Powers' On 'Becoming Jane'
'Becoming Jane', which opens in the UK on March 9 and in the US in late summer, is a charming biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman. The film stars Ann

13/03/2007 Keep Lip Sync Issues At Bay With TV One’s New Audio Switcher
The S2-106AD Stereo Audio Switcher is part of TV One’s S2 Expansion family. The S2-106AD is a Stereo Audio Switcher with Variable Delay. It has six separate inputs either from differential stereo aud

13/03/2007 Mercury Computer Systems Collaborates With IPV
Mercury Computer Systems has announced its collaboration with IPV to bring the massive compute power of the Cell Broadband Engine (BE) processor to the professional video market. The collaboration wi