Broadcast News Archive for May, 2007
17/05/2007 Farm Group Commissions ATG Broadcast To Equip Audio Facility
The Farm Group has commissioned ATG Broadcast to equip a new audio studio at its Home facility in Soho. Home was London's first and only HD facility when it was founded by The Farm Group in 2000. It h

17/05/2007 Framestore CFC Go Wild For Redline
It is just over a year since the Rexona/Sure commercial Go Wild first aired and now the brand is giving Framestore CFC's digital menagerie another workout. Redline, which features bears and wolves (

17/05/2007 Miranda Technologies To Debut Kaleido-X Multi-room Processor At Broadcast Live
Miranda Technologies has announced that its new Kaleido-X multi-room, multi-image processor, which offers unlimited sizing and signal repetition over all of its displays, will be shown at Broadcast Li

17/05/2007 Total Audio Solutions Make Music With Classical Composer John Rutter
Total Audio Solutions, UK distributors for Merging Technologies' range of digital recording workstations and software, have supplied two eight-channel Merging Sphynx2 A-D converters to the internation

17/05/2007 Trifield Completes Major Facility Upgrade For JSTV With Pro-Bel Products
UK media services company Trifield has announced that it has completed a major facility upgrade for client JSTV with Pro-Bel products forming the core technology base. The company’s Morpheus automatio

17/05/2007 Twofour Lands ITV Entertainment Show
Twofour has landed a major three-part factual entertainment show for ITV1. The Baron gives three household names the opportunity to join the ranks of the aristocracy, by competing for a genuine Scotti

17/05/2007 Zonemedia Signs 'Psychic Private Eyes' For A Second Series
Following the success of its first originally produced series, Zonemedia has signed a deal for a second series to be broadcast on Zone Reality, according to Steve Cole, SVP Channels, Zonemedia. A c

16/05/2007 3sixtymedia Purchases Second Kahuna SD/HD Multiformat Production Switcher
Snell & Wilcox has announced that the UK's 3sixtymedia, the ITV Productions/BBC Resources joint venture based at The Manchester Studios, has purchased a second Kahuna SD/HD multiformat production swit

16/05/2007 Evolutions Finds The Formula For The 'Perfect Night In'
Evolutions, the largest independently owned post production facility in Soho, has completed all the post on the currently TXing 'Perfect Night In' series (Sundays, 21.00 Channel 4). An Objective/Croo

16/05/2007 ITN Source Cues Up Video Content For Joe Strummer Documentary
ITN Source has provided footage for the Julien Temple directed film 'The Future is Unwritten - Joe Strummer' a feature length documentary that chronicles the Clash front-man's life and philosophies th

16/05/2007 LipSync Post Brings Zombies To Life In '28 Weeks Later'
In '28 Days Later', director Danny Boyle reinvented the zombie flick by introducing the infected; vicious and mindless victims of the Rage virus that roamed a dead and deserted London. In its sequel,

16/05/2007 Pixelfantastic Choose OmniTek XR Image Analysis Solution
OmniTek has announced that Pixelfantasitc has chosen the OmniTek XR image analysis solution to monitor the quality of all the film and video projects that go through its facility in east London. The

16/05/2007 Rushes Purchase Fusion Licences
Rushes have recently purchased five Fusion licences to bolster their compositing capability within the Rushes Film & TV and Rushes 3D Departments. The node-based compositor combines the benefits of a

16/05/2007 Singer Endorses Audio-Technica's Artist Series Microphones
Acclaimed UK acoustic singer-songwriter Jodie Jones is endorsing Audio-Technica’s new Artist Series microphones. The 21 year old from Devon, who released her debut album, 'All Dressed Up', in 2005, i

16/05/2007 The Foundry Appoint Ron Brinkmann As Special Advisor
The Foundry has announced the appointment of Ron Brinkmann as special advisor to its Nuke development team. For nearly two decades Brinkmann has enjoyed a variety of roles as both an end-user and sup

15/05/2007 BBC Jam Staff Let Go On Closure
Liz Cleaver, BBC Controller of BBC Learning, has confirmed in a meeting with staff that all posts in BBC Jam, the Corporation's online interactive learning service for 5 to 16-year-olds, will close as

15/05/2007 Broadcast LIVE Announces Features Programme
Broadcast LIVE, gold sponsors Sony, Avid and National Grid Wireless, has announced its features programme will take place at the show from 19th - 21st June 2007 at Earls Court 2, London. There will b

15/05/2007 DIFF’s Muhr Awards Open For 2007
The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today announced that the second annual Muhr Awards for Excellence in Arab Cinema is now open, and will be accepting submissions until 31st August 2007. As

15/05/2007 E/T/C Paris Projects Video Art in Nantes
E/T/C Paris has specified and installed a live interactive projection system featuring a combination of their OnlyView control system and Christie video projectors for a video artwork at the newly re-

15/05/2007 FOCAL International Awards Celebrate Winners
FOCAL International the trade body representing the world’s footage archives, professional footage researchers, consultants and facility houses enjoyed an evening of glamour and celebration last night

15/05/2007 Northern Ireland Screen Industry Receives £12m Boost
Economy Minister, Nigel Dodds announced a £12 million package for the Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission (NIFTC) in Belfast. The Invest NI funding, for the NIFTC’s new three year strateg

15/05/2007 O21 Television Launch A Second New HD OB Truck For 2007
The newly built, single expanding outside broadcast vehicle, Unit 7, is a complete high definition truck built with not only the latest technology but with production personnel in mind. Unit 7 offers

15/05/2007 TVNZ Chooses Quantel For Next Generation
TVNZ, the New Zealand national broadcaster, has selected an integrated Quantel Enterprise sQ news production system to service all its news production needs at its Auckland headquarters and Wellington

14/05/2007 Disney Channel Signs Second Cable Deal In Poland
Disney Channel has signed its second cable distribution deal in Poland. The leading kids TV brand will launch on VECTRA and be available to subscribers from May. Disney Channel is now available to o

14/05/2007 Dropping Frames Exhibition Showcases Student Work
The Dropping Frames exhibition at the University of Westminster's London Gallery West will feature the final projects submitted by talented young students in their final year. Giant cameras, animated