Broadcast News Archive for June, 2007
26/06/2007 Cinema Attendance In Europe 2006 Report Presented At Cannes
Updated information on cinema-going in Europe in 2006 in the MEDIA Salles Newsletter ‘European Cinema Journal’ was presented during the Cannes Film Festival. At the MEDIA Salles gathering for cinema

26/06/2007 Cinemagic Awarded Prestigious Charity Accolade
Cinemagic World Screen Festival for Young People, a Belfast-based charity has won one of the most prestigious accolades to be awarded in the charity sector at the Charity Awards 2007, sponsored by the

26/06/2007 Dolby Laboratories And Vue Entertainment To Bring Surround Sound To Genesis At UK Screens
Dolby Laboratories has announced that it is working with international multi-platinum band Genesis and cinema operator Vue Entertainment to enable exclusive live surround sound in HD presentations of

26/06/2007 Internet TV Channel Frontier TV Launch
Narrowstep the TV on the Internet Company, has announced the beta launch of a ground-breaking Internet TV channel, Frontier TV. This channel can be accessed online at <A HREF= '

26/06/2007 Sat-TV Puts Satellite Sector In The Spotlight With Successful Launch At CommunicAsia In Singapore
An exclusive new global TV service has opened with major industry figure interviews and CASBAA conference debut. SatTV made a successful debut at CommunicAsia in Singapore last week, with a series of

26/06/2007 Smith & Foulkes Take Gold Film Lion Award For Coca Cola 'Videogame' Spot
Nexus directors Smith & Foulkes were awarded with a Gold in the Film Lions on 23 June, for their ‘Videogame’ spot for iconic brand Coca Cola. This follows it picking up Gold at the BTAA awards and a

26/06/2007 Telemadrid Chooses Quantel Enterprise sQ Server-Based Production System
Telemadrid, the Spanish capital’s number one broadcaster, has chosen a Quantel Enterprise sQ server-based production system to service its programme and promotions post production needs. System Integr

25/06/2007 Broadcasters In The Middle East And North Africa Invest In Autodesk
Several broadcasters and post-production facilities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have recently invested in Autodesk editing, finishing, visual effects and grading systems through

25/06/2007 Bulletfilm Aims For Exposure To Industry Professionals
Bulletfilm has been created for people who are industry professionals and would like to expose and promote their work over the internet. By joining users will be able to:Cr

25/06/2007 Digital Departures Announces Stunning Short List
A world-class group of film and TV professionals have been selected as finalists in the Digital Departures micro-budget filmmaking initiative, created by Northwest Vision + Media. Together with its p

25/06/2007 DPA Microphones Receives King Frederick IX Award In Recognition Of Contribution To Danish Export
DPA Microphones (Danish Pro Audio) received the King Frederik IX Award at a ceremony at Fredensborg Castle June 11 in recognition of the manufacturer’s contribution to Danish export. The award was pr

25/06/2007 Mediabox On Tour With £6 Million Fund For Young People
EM Media, as a delivery partner in Mediabox, is hosting three roadshows in Lincoln, Leicester and Wellingborough during July. Mediabox is a £6 million fund for young people between 16 and 19 years, o

25/06/2007 Rohde & Schwarz SFU Broadcast Test System Upgraded
Rohde & Schwarz have announced that its model R&S SFU Broadcast Test System has been upgraded with a new application to support the SCTE 40 Standard. In addition to its all-in-one solution for broadc

25/06/2007 UK Screen And FACT Lead The Fight On Film Piracy
With film piracy becoming an increasing concern throughout the industry, UK Screen (formerly UK Post & Services) is teaming up with FACT (the Federation Against Copyright Theft) to roll out a standard

25/06/2007 XDC And CinePostproduction Team Up To Offer Digital Postproduction Package
XDC and CinePostproduction have teamed up to offer a high-value digital postproduction package, which includes everything from Digital Intermediate (DI) mastering processes through to content manageme

22/06/2007 Arqiva Partner With Ofcom For Tour De France Coverage
Arqiva have announced that it has partnered with Ofcom to provide European broadcasters covering the Tour de France with communications through the use of its 412 MHz spectrum. The broadcasters will

22/06/2007 Cammotion Launch Vortex Aerial Camera Mount System At Broadcast LIVE
Cammotion, specialists in camera control technology, launched Vortex aerial camera mount system, the company’s first product, at Broadcast Live. Vortex is an innovatie system for high angle aerial sh

22/06/2007 Children's Programme Skunk Fu! To Air From July On BBC
Skunk Fu!, the comedy/action animation for children, is to air on the BBC from July. The first 26 episodes of the Irish series, which was directed by Aidan Harte and produced by Paul Young, Tom Van W

22/06/2007 Codex Digital To Launch HD Portable Field Recorder
Codex Digital, specialist in high-resolution media recording systems, is launching a new, high-resolution portable field recorder with the potential to revolutionise digital cinematography and the pro

22/06/2007 Flying TV Zooms Onto YouTube UK Community
The UK's busiest aerial filming specialists, FlyingTV, have joined the YouTube community, coinciding with the launch of the new YouTube UK this week. The FTV dedicated channel will display short but

22/06/2007 Granada International To Distribute World War I Drama 'My Boy Jack'
Leading distributor Granada International is to distribute the brand new television film 'My Boy Jack' – produced by Ecosse Films and starring Daniel Radcliffe and Kim Cattrall. Commissioned by ITV1,

22/06/2007 REALVIZ Announce Availability Of HDR Imaging Studio
REALVIZ has announced the availability of the REALVIZ HDR Imaging Studio. The REALVIZ HDR Imaging Studio, combines Stitcher 5.6, VTour 1.2 HDR and Photomatix Pro, and is the only software bundle avai

22/06/2007 Silver Surfer Rides Into Golden Square
The star of 20th Century Fox’s new film 'Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer' which opened in the UK on 15 June, is now showing on Clear Channel Create special builds on the Golden Square, now ‘

21/06/2007 'Teeth' To Screen At 'Message To Man' International Film Festival
An Irish Film Board backed film, 'Teeth', directed by Ruairí O’ Brien and John Kennedy and produced by Noreen Donohoe, is to screen at the ‘Message to Man’ International Film Festival, which takes pla

21/06/2007 BBC To Fund Channel 4 Digital Switchover
The BBC is to fund Channel 4's switch to digital it has been announced. The recent BBC licence fee settlement included provision to meet Channel 4's switchover costs to help it meet its public servic