Broadcast News Archive for May, 2007
22/05/2007 Blackmagic Support for Apple FC Studio 2 and ProRes 422
Blackmagic Design has announced the immediate availability of a new software update that adds support for the new features in Apple Final Cut Studio 2. The new software version 6.2 for all Blackmagic

22/05/2007 Boris FX Product Line Now Available For Apple Final Cut Studio 2.0 Release
Boris FX has announced that the entire Boris FX product line is available for the new Apple Final Cut Studio 2.0 release. Owners of Boris Continuum Complete 4.1, Boris Red 4.1, Boris FX 9.1, and Bori

22/05/2007 Canadian Post-Production Facilities Purchase Digital Vision Systems
Digital Vision has announced that Canadian post-production facilities in Toronto (Notch), Vancouver and Winnipeg (Frantic Films) have purchased Digital Vision systems to expand their Digital Intermedi

22/05/2007 Doremi Cinema Appoints Digital Cinema Support Executive
Doremi Cinema is strengthening its UK operations with the appointment of Brent Watson as Digital Cinema Support Executive. Watson will work alongside Business Development Manager Marc John, to provid

22/05/2007 Golden Square Breathes Fresh Air On Airwick Campaign
Golden Square have created a line of rabbit characters for Reckitt Benkiser's Airwick Campaign. The characters and set were developed in-house at Golden Square by Sean Elliot and Jasper Kidd who head

22/05/2007 HP And AMD Bring Magic To Shrek The Third
HP and AMD have announced that their technology helped DreamWorks Animation SKG create the digital magic audiences will experience in 'Shrek the Third'. HP ProLiant servers, workstations and notebook

22/05/2007 ON-AIR Help Launch City Channel In Two Irish Cities
ON-AIR Systems has assisted City Channel, the first cable only channel in Ireland to launch in two new cities. City Channel’s Broadcast Manager Jamie Conway commented: "They’re simple to use and the

22/05/2007 TV One CORIO2 Technology
TV One developed CORIO as its own proprietary technology and this has steadily advanced since it’s inception in 1994 to its present level, called CORIO2. The continuity and cumulative experience of t

21/05/2007 Axis Films To Provide Equipment for Channel 4 Documentary
Axis Films has been asked to provide equipment for the making of a new documentary to be broadcast on Channel 4 later this year. Lighting cameraman Simon Reay said: "Having spent the last year workin

21/05/2007 BBC Trust Launches Public Value Test For High Definition Television Channel
The BBC Trust has formally launched a Public Value Test (PVT) into the BBC's proposal for a high definition television channel. The Trust has published the BBC Executive's application document as wel

21/05/2007 Cwnmi Da Appoints Nici Beech As Director Of Development
Cwmni Da has appointed Nici Beech as Director of Development. Beech is a former commissioning editor of programmes with S4C and she has extensive experience in the field of factual, entertainment and

21/05/2007 Five Commissions Twofour to produce 'Payday'
Five has commissioned Twofour to produce 'Payday' - a brand new primetime weekday quiz based on a format licenced from iD Distribution, that gives eight players the chance of winning one of their fell

21/05/2007 Gearing Up For Broadcast LIVE
With NAB finally out of everyone’s systems, it is now time to gear up to Broadcast LIVE 2007, held at Earls Court 2 from 19th – 21st June. Following the success of last year’s event the show has expa

21/05/2007 Gervais And Wood Lead Bafta Winners
Victoria Wood and Ricky Gervais were among the winners at this year's Bafta TV Awards in London last night. Gervais picked up the award for best comedy performance for his role in 'Extras', beating h

21/05/2007 Northern Ireland To Showcase Creative Digital Talent
Northern Ireland is set to showcase its creative digital talent, with the launch of a national and international broadband content awareness campaign. Led by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and I

21/05/2007 TSL Awarded Major Contract In Middle East
TSL has announced that it has been awarded a major contract by one of the Middle East’s leading broadcasters, Arab Radio and Television Network (ART). TSL will supply two fully equipped HD Outside Br

18/05/2007 'BT Vision' Audio Branding By Joe Glasman At Hum
BT Vision is the new digital TV service from BT. It integrates phone, internet broadband and TV services, offering a vast range of content including films, music, sport and kids entertainment. Joe Gl

18/05/2007 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End' To Project On Christie CP2000-X Projector
Christie Digital has announced that the Christie CP2000-X projector, will be used at the World Premiere of Walt Disney Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ 'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End', at

18/05/2007 'Skills Focus' Training Scheme Launched
A new training scheme, Skills Focus, funded by UTV in association with Northern Ireland Screen has been launched. The scheme offers people interested in developing a career in the media the opportun

18/05/2007 'Speed Dating' Wins Audience Award At The Indiapolis International Film Festival
The Irish film 'Speed Dating' has won the Audience Award at the Indianapolis International Film Festival. From the first time Director Tony Herbert, Speed Dating is a romantic comedy which tells the

18/05/2007 APT Launches New Website
Audio compression specialist APT has launched a new website that is designed to provide useful information to customers, potential customers and all those interested in audio coding and codecs. The s

18/05/2007 Main UK Film Funders Announce Agreement With Pact
BBC Films, Film4 and the UK Film Council, the three principal public funders of feature films in the UK, together with Pact, have confirmed that an agreement has been reached on giving producers an eq

18/05/2007 QuStream Corporation Appoint Jas Foo
QuStream Corporation has announced the appointment of Ms. Jas Foo to the position of Director of Marketing Communications. In this position, Foo will enhance QuStream's marketing presence and promot

18/05/2007 Universal Pictures UK Acquire Drama And Comedy Titles
'The Last Enemy', a visionary new political thriller starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Max Beesley and Robert Carlyle, has been acquired by Universal Pictures UK for DVD distribution, with further pre-sa

17/05/2007 Dreamachine Commence Production On 'Aftermath'
Dreamachine has announced the start of production on Academy Award winner Caroline Link’s powerful new contemporary drama 'Aftermath'. The film is co-produced by Constantin Film and Bavaria Film and w