Broadcast News Archive for June, 2007
13/06/2007 OB Facility UNIT 7 At Broadcast LIVE
UNIT 7 completed this summer is already highly acclaimed. It has been designed with clients in mind to ensure it provides an optimum working environment, with an impressive raft of broadcast technolog

13/06/2007 Rushes Complete 'Direct Line' Commercials
Wanted’s Antony Easton directed the latest series of Direct Line commercials which pose the question of when is a good deal not a good deal and then provides a series of visual conundrums that people

13/06/2007 S&T Launches EPG Application On Freeview Digital Satellite Service In New Zealand
Strategy & Technology (S&T), specialists in interactive TV playout systems and MHEG-5 middleware, has confirmed the successful launch of its EPG application on the new Freeview digital satellite servi

13/06/2007 Vizrt Appoints Mark Pizzey As Regional Sales Manager
Vizrt has announced the appointment of Mark Pizzey to the position of Regional Sales Manager, with immediate effect. Pizzey will take over Scott Barber’s responsibilities managing customers in the Br

12/06/2007 BBC Two To Delve Into Oceans In Discovery Co-production
The hidden stories of the oceans are to be told in a new BBC Two commission, 'Ocean', an 8 x 60-minute documentary series for late 2008/early 2009. The proposed team of intrepid adventurers – explore

12/06/2007 BBC's Improved Pay Offer Recommended to Union Members
The BBC has made an improved pay offer after unions had threatened strike action over the Corporation's opening bid in pay talks. The offer included an improved headline pay increase, significant imp

12/06/2007 Cambridge Imaging Systems To Exhibit BoB at Broadcast LIVE
Cambridge Imaging Systems is exhibiting for the first time at Broadcast Live 2007 and will be demonstrating, again for the first time, the synergies and benefits that can be achieved by operating its

12/06/2007 Children's Film-making Award Launched By BBC & Bafta
The chance to win the CBBC Me And My Movie Award in association with Bafta will culminate in the winning child being given a special new award at the annual Children's Baftas. The exclusive new joint

12/06/2007 Copy Protection For DVD Video
Davis Rubin Associates (DRA) are highlighting an innovative and elegant copy protection that can be applied to duplicated DVD-R as well as to replicated DVD videos. To date it has not been 'cracked'

12/06/2007 Film Construction Crew Pay Deal Accepted
Film construction crews have narrowly voted by 54% to 46% to accept a one-year pay offer from employers, according to Bectu. Assistant General Secretary Martin Spence said: "A majority voted yes to t

12/06/2007 Memories Of Welsh TV Sought For S4C Silver Anniversary
BBC Wales is preparing a Welsh language programme on the history of Welsh television which will be broadcast on S4C in the autumn to coincide with the channel's 25th birthday celebrations. The produc

12/06/2007 Tanweer Group Install Digital Rapids StreamZ
Tanweer Group has installed Digital Rapids StreamZ in their main studio in Dubai. Purchased through Digital Rapids distributor MediaCast Fz., the StreamZ 1500xs is providing encoding in multiple form

11/06/2007 Channel One Russia Standardizes On Panasonic P2 Solutions For Tapeless Video Production
Panasonic PBITS recently announced that Channel One Russia, Russia’s largest broadcast station, is taking delivery of more than 50 AJ-SPX800 P2 camcorders and a dozen AJ-HPM100 P2HD mobile recorders.

11/06/2007 Crawley Elected Bectu Assistant General Secretary
Luke Crawley has been elected as Bectu's new Assistant General Secretary. In a union members' ballot Crawley received 2,263 votes, whilst 1,629 were cast for alternative candidate, Willy Donaghy. Cr

11/06/2007 Folk Rocker Goes Straight To Mobile With Dialogue
Funk folk rocker, Julia Harris, is one of the first artists in the UK to take her marketing campaigns straight to mobile, with the support of interactive mobile specialist, Dialogue Communications.

11/06/2007 Framestore Generate Some Playstation 'Buzz'
Playing classic animation sight gags for real, Buzz, a new spot for Sony Playstation, is a rollicking evocation of the cartoon antics of yesteryear. A Dad has joined three kids for a Playstation game

11/06/2007 Meet The Team At The Broadcast Live Show
The Broadcast Live show is coming shortly, 19th to 21st June at Earls Court 2, London. This is a great show with lots of kit, companies and seminars and there's lots of chances for networking! Start

11/06/2007 Studio Network Solutions Offers Chance To Win £5000 In SANmp
During Broadcast LIVE 2007
 from June 19 to 21 in London, England, Studio Network Solutions (SNS) is conducting a free giveaway of its SANmp data management software for sharing iSCSI and Fibre

11/06/2007 Top Industry Leaders Confirmed For Next Week's CommunicAsia2007
Communications industry leaders from throughout the world will converge on Singapore next week, to deliver key visionary presentations at CommunicAsia2007. The prestigious list of speakers will inclu

11/06/2007 Trinidad & Tobago Lures Global Film Industry With 30% Tax Rebate
Come and visit the Trinidad and Tobago Film Office at Broadcast LIVE to find out more about this exciting opportunity - the twin island nation of Trinidad & Tobago has announced the first ever set of

08/06/2007 Disney Channel Signs IPTV Programming Deal with Tiscali
Disney Channel has announced that it had signed an IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) deal to supply its three Disney branded channels - Disney Channel, Playhouse Disney and Disney Cinemagic to Tisca

08/06/2007 DK-Technologies Guides Engineers On Audio Metering Basics
Have you ever wondered why engineers measure audio levels? Or why they use the db scale? Or what Leq(m) and Dynamic Scales are? The answer to these and many more audio metering questions can be found

08/06/2007 Mediabox Funding Allocations Made To Companies
Youth organisations throughout England have recently been awarded funds through the second round of Mediabox. Mediabox is a �6 million Department for Education and Skills fund for 13-19 year olds t

08/06/2007 Principal Photography Commences On 'Brideshead Revisited'
Principal photography on the new film 'Brideshead Revisited' has begun in Yorkshire. The 11-week shoot includes five weeks at Castle Howard as well locations in Oxford, London, Venice and Morocco. Pr

08/06/2007 Studio Network Solutions Ships New Version of Postmap
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a premier provider of optimized audio/video shared storage products and developer of the only free iSCSI initiator for OS X, has announced the shipment of Postmap to re