Broadcast News Archive for May, 2007
14/05/2007 Eurovision Stage Lighting features 500 Robe moving lights
Over 500 Robe moving lights were used on the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), which culminated in last night’s final, staged at the Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, won by Serbia’s Marija Šerifović w

14/05/2007 Leader's CINELITE Allows High-Precision Exposure Adjustment
Leader Instruments has announced a powerful and highly innovative option for its LV5700A, LV5750 and LV5800 digital test instruments. CINELITE enables television content producers to determine optima

14/05/2007 LipSync Post Announce Two New Appointments
Reflecting the continued and increasing demand for its services in the film VFX market, LipSync Post is delighted to announce that Lorea Hoye has joined the company as Visual Effects Producer and Glen

14/05/2007 London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival UK Tour
The 21st anniversary London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (LLGFF) on Tour runs from 14 May to 30 September 2007 visiting around 40 towns and cities across the UK and Ireland. Further information on t

14/05/2007 Red Bee Media Business Development Restructure
Red Bee Media has restructured its business development team following John Phipps’ appointment in February this year to the role of Director of Sales. As part of this restructure John has appointed

14/05/2007 Tektronix to Feature Quality Confirmation at Broadcast Live 2007
At Broadcast Live 2007 Tektronix, a leading, worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, will feature the PQA500 Picture Quality Analyzer, a new generation picture quality

11/05/2007 Blackmagic Conjure Up Eight Top NAB Awards
Blackmagic Design have announced that they are the proud recipients of eight awards at the recent National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2007 electronic media show. Rarely has a company been reco

11/05/2007 Bloc Party Gets Radical With NG1 Video Elements
Bloc Party’s recent UK tour featured a Radical Lighting RADlite NG1 digital media server, utilised to great effect by lighting designer Dom Smith. The RADlite was driving five four-metre high columns

11/05/2007 CaseFile TV Offers Breakthrough Customer Multimedia Service
A UK specialist in multimedia customer communications has launched a new service aimed at giving organisations large and small the chance to introduce powerful video communications into their marketin

11/05/2007 Projected Image Digital Supply G Casino
Projected Image Digital (PID) has supplied, commissioned, programmed and created custom content for an Element Labs Versa PIXEL light ceiling installation at the new-build G Casino in Luton. This feat

11/05/2007 Restored Hammer Classic 'Dracula' To Screen At Cannes
The BFI has announced that the Cannes Classics section of the forthcoming 60th anniversary edition of the world’s biggest film festival will feature the BFI National Archive’s new restoration of 'Drac

11/05/2007 Sony Launches New Broadcast And Professional Monitors
At NAB 2007, Sony launched its redesigned range of widescreen, professional, flat-panel LMD video monitors. The four new one-piece, high-quality monitors offer production professionals a choice of cr

11/05/2007 Télé-Québec Opts For DNF Controls' ST-304-EDIT-T Slow Motion Controller
DNF Controls has announced the sale of its ST-304-EDIT-T Slow Motion Controller to Télé-Québec, a government-owned public television station in Quebec dedicated to high-quality educational and cultura

11/05/2007 UK Post & Services Announces The Conch 2007 Sound Awards
UK Post & Services has announced the launch of The Conch Sound Awards 2007. To be held on September 27th 2007 at The Mayfair Hotel, this year's Awards follow in the wake of the spectacular success ac

10/05/2007 ‘Taking Liberties’ Comments On Erosion Of Civil Freedoms
Nexus Productions Director Simon Robson has directed four short, animated vignettes that are integral sections of the independent feature film ‘Taking Liberties’, to be released in UK cinemas on June

10/05/2007 Christie Selected By XDC For Digital Screenings At Cannes Film Festival
Christie, a major provider of visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, has been selected by XDC as the projection supplier for the digital screenings at the 60th Cannes Film Festival

10/05/2007 Cyfle Hold Newtorking Event In Association With Derwen
A highly successful Cyfle networking event, in association with Derwen, was held in Cardiff Omni Studios recently, paving the way for future collaborations with Wales’s largest facility house. The ev

10/05/2007 Darlow Smithson Delivers ‘Thriller In Manila’ Documentary For More4
Darlow Smithson Productions, an IMG Media Company, has been commissioned by More4 to produce 'Thriller in Manila', a 90-minute documentary film about legendary boxer Joe Frazier and one of boxing’s mo

10/05/2007 Microwave Seeks Applications For Second Funding Round
The second round of applications for Microwave, Film London’s micro-budget feature film fund, is now open. Microwave challenges film-makers to shoot a full length film for up to £75,000 with the opti

10/05/2007 OWC Announces 2.0TB RAID Solution For AV Production
Other World Computing (OWC), a leading Mac and PC technology company, has announced the new OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Dual 2.0TB RAID solution, claimed to be the highest capacity two-drive array on the

10/05/2007 SGT Announces VEDA100 System For Regional Broadcasters
SGT has introduced the VEDA100, a new all-in-one solution to automate the workflow of local or regional TV channels. SGT claim that as such, the VEDA100 is the perfect match for broadcast resellers.

10/05/2007 UK Film Council Announce Funding And Policy Priorities
The UK Film Council published its new funding and policy priorities from April 2007 – March 2010. The document, Film in the Digital Age, includes the creation of five new funding priorities to boost

09/05/2007 'Satisfactory' Agreement Reached On Digital Switchover Scheme
The BBC Trust has declared that a satisfactory arangement has been reached between the DCMS and the BBC on the Digital Switchover Help Scheme. After detailed discussions with the Government, the BBC

09/05/2007 Class On Demand Announce Training Titles For NewTek LightWave Version 9.0 Release
Class on Demand (COD), a provider of professional educational products for technology and creative markets, has announced two new training titles for the NewTek LightWave version 9.0 release; 'Basic T

09/05/2007 NOS Selects OmniBus Content Management Systems for HD Capable Facility
OmniBus Systems has announced that the Netherlands Broadcasting Corporation (NOS) has chosen OmniBus technology for its CyberNOS project in preparation for high-definition (HD) broadcasting in the Net