Broadcast News Archive for March, 2007
13/03/2007 Next New Networks Video Website Launched
Former executives of MTV and Nickelodeon have launched Next New Networks, a New York-based startup that will create highly specialised video Web sites on a wide range of narrow topics. They include s

13/03/2007 Piccadilly Cowboy’ Set For Release In Salt Lake City
A film directed, produced and co-written by filmmaker Tyler Ford, who started the project after graduating from the London Film School in 2004, is set for release in Salt Lake City later this month.

13/03/2007 Red Bee Sells Piero to Turkish Broadcaster Digiturk
Digiturk, the only digital satellite television provider in Turkey, has bought Red Bee Media’s unique sports technology, Piero, to enhance its coverage of the Fortis Turkish Cup and Turkcell Premier S

12/03/2007 BBC Comments On Phone-in Policy Regarding Participation TV
The BBC has issued a statement after ICSTIS, the premium rate services regulator, announced "measures to restore public trust in participation TV". In a statement the BBC has welcomed last week's mee

12/03/2007 CBS Television Upgrades Studio With Solid State Logic C100 Digital Audio Console
CBS Television has upgraded its Studio 33 in Los Angeles with a new Solid State Logic C100 digital audio console. The network's production company needed a flexible audio board, because in addition t

12/03/2007 Colour Confidence Confirmed As Master Contributor Of HueyPRO
Colour Confidence has announced the extension of its distribution agreement with Pantone, having been confirmed as the master distributor of the new hueyPRO. The hueyPRO, which will be shipping from

12/03/2007 E\T\C Acquires Christie Road 25k Projectors
Projection specialists E\T\C UK is increasing its stock of high power video projectors with the acquisition of Christie Roadie 25k projectors (‘Roadies’). ETC UK has also taken delivery of Christie’s

12/03/2007 For-A To Debut HVS-600HS Hanabi HD/SD Switcher At NAB 2007
FOR-A is introducing its latest HANABI series innovation, the HVS-600HS HANABI 1 M/E switcher, at NAB 2007 in Las Vegas from April 14-19 (Booth No C4234). The HVS-600HS expands the features included

12/03/2007 Optibase Provides|An IPTV Carrier-Grade Headend for ON Telecoms
ON Telecoms has selected Optibase’s IPTV headend equipment to deliver local and satellite television channels to its subscribers. Optibase provided its carrier-grade streaming platforms, MGW 5100, wh

12/03/2007 VFX Artist Aidan Thomas Returns To Golden Square
VFX Artist Aidan Thomas has re-joined Golden Square as a Senior Fire Editor. Having joined Golden Square from MPC as a junior editor on Fire in 2003, Aidan rapidly built a solid client base that incl

12/03/2007 XL Video Bring Keane's Hope And Fears To The Big Screen On UK Tour
XL Video UK has supplied lighting designer Rob Sinclair and production manager Dermot Lynch with a Barco MiTrix screen, plasma screens and cameras for Keane’s UK arena tour. Keane’s show has featured

09/03/2007 Academy Award For Lightworks Editor
Lightworks Film editor Thelma Schoonmaker won her third Academy Award on February 25 in Los Angeles for her work on the Boston crime drama 'The Departed,' which also won Best Picture, Best Director fo

09/03/2007 Arqiva Extends Contract With CNBC Europe To Provide Satellite Communications System
Arqiva has extended its contract with CNBC Europe, the leading pan-European business and financial TV network, to provide a satellite communications system to link up six of its major European studios

09/03/2007 Class On Demand Selected By NewTek
Class on Demand (COD), a provider of professional educational products for technology and creative markets, has been selected by NewTek as the training provider to design and deliver quick start train

09/03/2007 Film Agency For Wales Inviting Annual International Film Event Ideas
The Film Agency for Wales is currently inviting expressions of interest from companies, from Wales or elsewhere, who wish to develop and manage an annual international film event for Wales. Through i

09/03/2007 Harris Corporation On Demand For SD/HD Broadcast Products
Harris Corporation has recently received orders from three leading Lebanese broadcasters — Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International (LBCI), National Broadcasting Network (NBN) and Future TV — f

09/03/2007 JVC ProHD Camcorder Used To Film 'An Inconvenient Truth'
Filmmaker and 2007 Oscar Winner, Davis Guggenheim used a JVC ProHD camcorder to shoot 'An Inconvenient Truth', a documentary on Al Gore’s presentations of his slide-show on global warming. At the 79t

09/03/2007 Pixel Power Appoints Challinger As CEO
As part of the goal to strengthen its international operation, broadcast graphics specialist, Pixel Power has appointed Pete Challinger as CEO, with responsibility to build the company’s US operation.

09/03/2007 Sennheiser Rocks With Prince At Superbowl XLI
Sennheiser helped Prince reign with an electrifying performance at Superbowl XLI. Conditions were not ideal for any electronic equipment, but the most critical item, Prince's chrome-plated Sennheiser

08/03/2007 Andrew Hull Appointed Head Of Engineering For Ascent Media In Europe
Ascent Media Networks Services has announced that Andrew Hull has been appointed Head of Engineering and Broadcast Networks in Europe. Hull brings core strengths in server based deployments as well a

08/03/2007 Darlow Smithson Completes Internal Restructure
Darlow Smithson, an IMG Media company, has announced it has completed an internal restructure in response to recent company expansion and growth. This has resulted in John Smithson, Executive Chairma

08/03/2007 Friday Late Animate At The V&A With Nexus Productions
Nexus Productions, one of London’s leading animation studios, invite you to join them at the V&A for Friday Late Animate, an evening celebrating the art of the moving image that will leave you dreamin

08/03/2007 Head Of UK Film Council's Development Fund Announced
Tanya Seghatchian, co-producer of the first two films in the Harry Potter franchise and the independent British film 'My Summer of Love' has been appointed Head of the UK Film Council’s Development Fu

08/03/2007 Line-up Change At Framestore CFC
There have been some changes at the top of Framestore CFC's Commercials team with three senior figures in Production each now assuming a new job title. Helen Stanley has become Managing Director, Com

08/03/2007 Movie On Your Mobile Memory Card Release From Sony And Sterkinekor
Sony Pictures and SterKinekor Home Entertainment have announced the release of the first movie on a mobile phone compatible memory card in South Africa. The 512MB miniSD movie card featuring the movi