Broadcast News Archive for June, 2007
29/06/2007 Four Corners To Launch Film And Photography Centre
On 5 July Four Corners will celebrate the launch of it's new, purpose-designed film and photography centre. Award winning British filmmaker Bille Eltringham will be speaking at the event. Her new fil

29/06/2007 FremantleMedia Promote Jamie Lynn To Vice President Sales
David Ellender, CEO FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), has announced the promotion of Jamie Lynn to Vice President, Sales, Middle East, Israel, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, South Africa and Africa. The new

29/06/2007 Smith & Foulkes To Direct Title Sequence For PLATFORM International Animation Festival
Directing duo Smith & Foulkes of Nexus Productions have been invited to direct the title sequence for the debut PLATFORM International Animation Festival. The mission of this first major US animation

29/06/2007 Somethin’ Else Snares Tiger Aspect Director As Head Of TV
Leading cross-platform production company Somethin’ Else has appointed Jago Lee as its Head of TV, a newly-created role to support the company’s ongoing expansion and development in television. Lee w

29/06/2007 SOS To Release 60 Short Films
SOS, the messaging campaign behind the Live Earth global concert series on July 7 2007, are set to release 60 short films created by a plethora of award winning directing talent including names such a

29/06/2007 Twofour Beats Off Competition With 'Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year' Business Awards
Twofour has been awarded two prestigious business awards in the space of one week. Group Chief Executive, Charles Wace, has won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award for Technology & Commu

29/06/2007 Verve Pictures And Dogwoof Pictures Join FDA
Film Distributors’ Association (FDA), the trade body for UK theatrical distributors, have announced that Verve Pictures and Dogwoof Pictures are joining FDA with immediate effect. This brings FDA me

29/06/2007 Visual Effects Artist Charlie Cassidy Joins UNIT From Triangle Post
UNIT has announced the launch of UNIT Effects, a new in-house visual effects division, which provides a full range of 2D and 3D effects across all genres from commercials and HD TV productions to 2k o

28/06/2007 Abit Automation Workstation Now Available
Playout automation specialist, Abit, has announced that its next generation of automation workstation providing enhanced operational features including scalable time lines is now available to run on t

28/06/2007 Autodesk Lustre Digital Colour Grading System Success In Europe
Autodesk continues to see rapid adoption of its Autodesk Lustre digital colour grading system by post-production facilities across Europe - with ten Lustre sales in ten weeks alone. This brings the to

28/06/2007 Charles Shyer To Direct 'Eloise In Paris'
HandMade plc, the international rights and film company, has announced that critically acclaimed writer, director and producer Charles Shyer, will direct the first of the iconic 'Eloise' franchise fea

28/06/2007 Digital Projection International To Supply Cross Track Projection In London Underground
Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems has recently been awarded the contract to supply the XTP (Cross Track Projection) syst

28/06/2007 Seoul Broadcasting Systems Revolutionise Graphics With Chyron Installation
Seoul Broadcasting System’s (SBS) Sports Channel has purchased three HyperX graphics systems with Lyric PRO advanced creation and playout, three MicroX and two HX200 systems for its popular coverage.

28/06/2007 Tragic Tale Of 'Gandhi My Father' On Global Release
Eros International has announced its next global release, 'Gandhi My Father', telling the untold story of Gandhi’s tragic relationship with his eldest son. Releasing on 3 August 2007, Gandhi My Fathe

28/06/2007 Vinten Radamec To Showcase At BIRTV 2007
Vinten Radamec will be showcasing some of their latest products at BIRTV 2007, Beijing, 22-25 August 2007. The Vinten Radamec range continues to grow, delivering new products with the most advanced t

28/06/2007 XL Video Breaks Touring Pixel World Record On Genesis
XL Video UK – via Blink TV - is supplying 15,089 Barco 510 O-Lite panels with 270 control boxes, plus 102 panels of Mitsubishi 16:8 high resolution screen in a record breaking 9 million pixel LED surf

27/06/2007 'Home Front Films' Website Launch
A new website featuring films of life on the home front in Britain during the Second World War has been launched. Screen Archive South East, in partnership with six other English Regional Film Archiv

27/06/2007 Avid Post Production Prize For Winners Of Green Film Competition
Oscar winning producer and long time champion of British Films, Lord Puttnam, is among the judges picking the winners of the first One-Minute Green Film Competition organised by Friends of the Earth.

27/06/2007 BBC iPlayer Set For Launch
The BBC's on-demand TV service, BBC iPlayer, is to launch on 27 July, it has been announced by Ashley Highfield, Director of Future Media & Technology. "BBC iPlayer is a free catch-up service for UK

27/06/2007 Eyeheight Reports Interest In Multidefinition Production Among BroadcastAsia Visitors
Eyeheight reports high interest in multidefinition production among visitors to BroadcastAsia 2007. With the China Olympics just one year away, broadcasters throughout southeast Asia are gearing for

27/06/2007 Ford Premier Mondeo Advert On British Television
Ford has just premiered their breakthrough Ford Mondeo advertisement, Desire, on British television. London-based production company, Bikini Films, who specialise in commercials and pop promos, produ

27/06/2007 FremantleMedia Announce Deal With Media 10 To Launch A Live 'Property Ladder' Event
Hot off the back of yet another highly successful 'Grand Designs Live' at ExCel London, which saw an impressive 44,000 visitors through the doors over three days, FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has

27/06/2007 Golden Square Give Midas Touch to X Box Spot
Golden Square's Digital Arm Disqo has just finished the post-production work on a breathtaking spot for X Box. Their brief was to create a video piece that pushes the realms of believability. And thi

27/06/2007 Ross Video Offers Support For ParkerVision CameraMan
Ross Video has announced the ParkerVision CameraMan Robotic Camera now has a direct interface with Ross Synergy digital production switchers and OverDrive Integrated Production Control System at WAWS

26/06/2007 19th Galway Film Fleadh To Celebrate Diversity In Film In July
The 19th Galway Film Fleadh will take place from July 10-15 and will offer film lovers a weeklong programme of events which include world premieres, classic screenings, Irish and international documen