Broadcast News Archive for June, 2007
18/06/2007 Ofcom Considers Long-Term Options For Channel 4
Ofcom recently set out plans to consider options for Channel 4’s long-term future in its forthcoming review of Public Service Broadcasting (PSB). The statement was published in response to independen

18/06/2007 Ross Video Appoints Fred van Elk Regional Sales Manager For Central Europe
Ross Video has announced the appointment of Fred van Elk, as Regional Sales Manager for Central Europe. He will be responsible for managing the growth of Ross sales into new and existing accounts. B

18/06/2007 Soundfield Score A Double In Athens
The final of the Soccer Champions' League on May 23rd, in which Liverpool and Milan faced one another in the former Olympic stadium in Greece's capital, was broadcast to an estimated 1.2 billion viewe

18/06/2007 St Trinian's Girls Steal Priceless Vermeer In Movie
Bridgeman Art Library's convincing reproduction of Vermeer’s 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' is a key prop in the new St. Trinian's film starring Rupert Everett and Colin Firth. When it comes to the big

18/06/2007 Studer OnAir 3000 Digital Consoles Train A New BBC Generation
Studer has supplied four new OnAir 3000 digital broadcast audio consoles for use at BBC Scotland's Queen Margaret Drive studios in Glasgow. The concoles will be used for production of radio news as w

15/06/2007 Digital Heaven Release Final Print 1.5
Digital Heaven has announced the release of Final Print 1.5, a companion application to Final Cut Pro. Final Print is a standalone application which prints a list of clips in a bin or markers contain

15/06/2007 DTS Digital Cinema To Debut End-To-End Solutions At Cinema Expo 2007
DTS Digital Cinema has announced its plans to première its end-to-end solutions at Cinema Expo 2007. DTS Digital Cinema offers a complete end-to-end solution designed to closely connect content creat

15/06/2007 Hollywood Star Bill Murray Signs Up For 'City Of Ember'
Oscar nominated actor Bill Murray (Lost in Translation, Broken Flowers) has signed to star in the forthcoming feature 'City Of Ember' alongside Toby Jones (Amazing Grace, Inferno) and Saoirse Ronan (A

15/06/2007 Pixel Power To Partner With Gencom Technology To Distribute Clarity Broadcast Graphics Solutions
Pixel Power is to partner with Gencom Technology as the official distributor of its Clarity broadcast graphics solutions in Australia, New Zealand and Thailand. Founded 38 years ago in Wellington, G

15/06/2007 RTL and CBC select Abit for Ingest Solution
RTL and its production and service organisation Cologne Broadcasting Center (part of the RTL Television) has selected Abit to provide a new ingest solution to link up two of its facilities in Cologne,

15/06/2007 Twelve Filmmaking Teams Make It To 'Digital Departures' Shortlist
Twelve Liverpool-based filmmaking teams are one step closer to reaching the filmmaking destination of their dreams, by making it to the short-list of Digital Departures, the prestigious micro-budget f

15/06/2007 TwoFours's 'Crip On A Trip' Wins RTS Eductational TV Award
Twofour's Crip on a Trip, a one-off documentary for Channel 4 which followed the exploits of 18-year old Dominic Hyams, who is wheelchair bound with brittle bone disease, inter railing around Europe w

15/06/2007 UK’S First TV Production Apprenticeship Offered In Northwest
Some of the biggest names in TV are offering twenty Northwest young people a unique opportunity - to break into the business and work behind the scenes of the broadcasting industry. Production compan

14/06/2007 'The Look' Install Projector From Projectiondesign
The latest post production facility to use the cineo3+ 1080 DLPTM projector from projectiondesign is The Look based in Soho, London, UK. Discreetly installed inside a completely new digital intermedi

14/06/2007 Abit Develops Interface For Jog Shuttle Control
Playout automation specialist Abit has announced that its Present-it automation system has been upgraded to allow users to take advantage of a Jog/Shuttle control device, designed to make control easi

14/06/2007 Darlow Smithson Productions To Produce 'The Real Phil Spector'
Darlow Smithson Productions, an IMG Media Company, is to produce 'The Real Phil Spector', a 60-minute documentary film for Channel 4 about the rise and fall of legendary music producer Phil Spector.

14/06/2007 Granada International Signs Deal With Orange For SVOD And VOD
Granada International has concluded a non-exclusive three-year volume deal with Orange for SVOD and VOD in France. Orange's VOD services are available via set-top box, ADSL network and internet. Also

14/06/2007 Kanal 22 TV & Film AB Choose InfoCaster Digital Signage Systems From Harris Corporation
Kanal 22 TV & Film AB has chosen InfoCaster digital signage systems from Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, as part of one of the largest digital s

14/06/2007 Megahertz Reappoint Bill O'Flynn To Head Woodworking Division
Cambridgeshire broadcast systems integrator Megahertz have taken on craftsman Bill O'Flynn to head the company's expanding woodworking division. O'Flynn worked at Megahertz until seven years ago, but

14/06/2007 Pixel Power To Demonstrate Broadcaster Solutions At Broadcast LIVE
Pixel Power is using its presence at Broadcast Live to demonstrate its solutions on two key issues for broadcasters today - how to produce thrilling graphics for sport and news in real-time, and how t

14/06/2007 Promotions Announced Within FremantleMedia Enterprises
David Ellender, CEO FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), has announced a range of promotions across Germany within the company's immensely successful licensing division. Mark Newton has been promoted to

13/06/2007 'Once' Not A One Hit Wonder In US With Record Box Office Sales
The award winning Irish film 'Once' continued its expansion in the US this week. After opening in just two screens in May, it played in 95 screens this weekend and took $0.5m which put it at no.12 in

13/06/2007 Alexander Lentjes of 3-D Revolution Productions To Speak At UCLAN 3-D Conference
This groundbreaking conference will examine the impact that 3-D immersive environments are having on industry, entertainment and academic life. With the recent installation of Europe's largest educati

13/06/2007 Freemantle Celebrate Success Of Classic Gameshows
FremantleMedia, producer and licensor of 'The Price Is Right' and 'Family Feud' brands as well as some of the most popular classic gameshows in the world, is setting its sights on building its presenc

13/06/2007 London History On The Screen On Gordon Square
A series of free screenings are taking place over June and July. The events at The Screen on Gordon Square, Birkbeck College’s new Bloomsbury cinema, will also mark the launch of the London Screen St