Broadcast News Archive for March, 2007
05/03/2007 Union Flag Mikes For Brit Awards By Crystalroc
To mark the first live Brits since 1989, Sennheiser commissioned Crystalroc to produce two special Union Flag designed SKM 5200 microphones for presenters Russell Brand and Fearne Cotton. This was a

02/03/2007 BBC To Increase Audience With YouTube Partnership
The BBC, BBC Worldwide and YouTube have announced the beginning of a partnership to offer Internet users across the world new and innovative ways to experience and enjoy BBC content through YouTube.

02/03/2007 Broadcast LIVE Call For Submission Of Whitepapers
The organisers of Broadcast LIVE, which will take place at Earls Court 2 from 19 - 21 June 2007, have called for the submission of whitepapers for its Manage and Deliver feature areas. The event is l

02/03/2007 Irish Gothic Thriller Middletown Released Across The UK
Ireland's highly acclaimed feature film 'Middletown', an explosive tale of love, loss and betrayal, will be released at cinemas across the UK on Friday 2 March by Verve Pictures. Described by the Iri

02/03/2007 National Consumer Council Warn Digital TV Giants Could Face Complaint
Virgin Media and BSkyB could face an official complaint following a row between the two companies which has left hundreds of thousands of customers without their favourite channels, the National Consu

02/03/2007 ON-AIR Helps Launch Three TVN Channels
ON-AIR System have helped Polish media group TVN successfully launch three thematic channels - TVN Med, TVN Lingua and Discovery Historia, a joint venture with Discovery Networks Poland. The channel

02/03/2007 Rushes Complete Post Production On 'The Orange Lights'
Rushes have completed the post-production on a debut video for up and coming band 'The Orange Lights'. The Newcastle based five-piece band including singer Jason Hart who cut his teeth as a guitarist

02/03/2007 Sat-Comm and Pro-media International Supply Production SNG Vehicle to Dubai Company
A joint development between Sat-Comm, a UK based Satellite Systems integrator, and Middle East broadcast specialists Promedia Systems International, has produced a state-of-the-art SNG production vehi

02/03/2007 SISLink Wins ITV Sport Contract
SISLink has announced that it has won the contract to supply ITV Sport with satellite facilities for its F1 coverage over the next four years. The deal, beginning with the Australian Grand Prix in M

01/03/2007 BBC Worldwide Clinch Deal With Baby Cow
BBC Worldwide’s Indie Unit has clinched a digital media deal with award-winning producer Baby Cow, which will give the commercial arm of the BBC the right to distribute all of Baby Cow’s programmes vi

01/03/2007 Canvas Media Chooses Sony Vegas Editing Solution To Cover Oscars
Sony recently announced that Canvas Media, the radio-led multi-media creative agency owned by UK commercial radio giant GCap Media, used Sony Vegas software to capture, edit and render Oscar week cove

01/03/2007 Granada International Signs High Profile Deals In Korea
Granada International’s regional office in Hong Kong has signed a raft of deals in Korea, it has been announced by Nadine Nohr, Managing Director. EBS, Korea’s nationwide public free to air broadcast

01/03/2007 Irish Films To Mark St. Patrick's Day In London
As part of London's activities to mark St Patrick's Day, a series of films is being screened at the Barbican and the Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square, illustrating Irish history and Irish exper

01/03/2007 Robe DigitalSpot 5000T Used On Primetime Italian Show
Italy’s top TV lighting designer Pino Quini has specified 12 Robe DigitalSpot 5000DT moving head projectors for the popular series 'Tutte Donne Tranne Me' (All Women Except Me), a one man show starrin

01/03/2007 Signian Opens In UK With Appointment Of David Nortier
Signian has announced that it has expanded its international market reach with the opening of an office in the UK, appointing IT industry veteran David Nortier to Managing Director for EMEA. Signiant

01/03/2007 Sky Italia Purchases Studer Vista 5 Digital Console For Diretta Gol
Sky Italia has purchased one of the first Studer Vista 5 digital consoles in Italy for use on Diretta Gol, its satellite TV coverage of the national Serie A league and UEFA Champions League football.

01/03/2007 Student Filmmakers Showcase Work At Iveagh Movie Studios
Students studying media production at Upper Bann Institute (UBI) celebrated the screening of their coursework films at a gala event held at the Iveagh Movie Studios in Banbridge on February 27. In al

01/03/2007 The EBU Makes A Clear Path To HD Via Bluebell Opticom
The Eurovision European Broadcasting Union has contracted Bluebell Opticom Ltd to supply extensive fibre optic links in order to transition its Portable Master Control System to HD. The system will c