Broadcast News Archive for June, 2007
08/06/2007 Viz|World Version 1.2 Creates 3D Channel-Branded Maps In Minutes
Vizrt has introduced the latest version of its Viz|World mapping software � Viz|World Version 1.2. Viz|World is a template-based solution that enables users to create branded maps and geographical a

08/06/2007 Waddell Media To Travel To Washington DC
As Waddell Media launches into principal photography in the US and Europe for the massive third series (26 x 60 minute) of 'FutureWeapons' for Discovery US, the company travels to Washington DC, home

07/06/2007 35 Million Expected To Visit UK Cinemas In Summer Peak
Confidence is high among the UK cinema industry that this summer will be the biggest ever in terms of attendance. The Film Distributors’ Association (FDA) hosted an event, attended by Jude Law, launc

07/06/2007 Bollywood Stars To Launch Bradford Exhibition
Two of the world’s most famous film stars are to launch a Bradford exhibition on Indian cinema this Friday. Mr Amitabh and Mrs Jaya Bachchan will officially open the event at the National Media Museu

07/06/2007 Dischromatics Extend Payment Options To Include Credit Cards
Dischromatics now has the facility to accept payment cards, giving the customer increased flexibility on payment options. The change cuts out the need for the customer to go through lengthy bank tran

07/06/2007 FremantleMedia To Distribute @Radical.Media Tv And Film Projects
David Ellender, CEO, FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), and Robert Friedman, President, Media & Entertainment at, have announced the signing of a first-look development deal. The deal b

07/06/2007 MercuryMedia To Distribute 'The Putin System'
MercuryMedia announce they have acquired TV and DVD rights to the 90’ Current Affairs Documentary ‘The Putin System’ from Les Films Grain De Sable/France 2 for worldwide distribution excluding Europe

07/06/2007 Norway's TV 2 Extends Pre-Bel Installation
Norway’s largest commercial broadcaster TV 2 has recently further expanded its use of Pro-Bel routing and master control technology as it nears the completion of its new main control platform centred

07/06/2007 Robson Animates 'Taking Liberties' Vignettes
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 8th J

07/06/2007 Wilkinson To Present HD Masters 2007 SMPTE Standards Workshop
The organisers of the HD Masters 2007 Conference have named Jim Wilkinson to present a bonus workshop at the conference. Wilkinson is presenting this definitive SMPTE Standards Workshop as an additio

06/06/2007 Autodesk Joins The Club
London-based post facility The Club has bought an Autodesk Smoke 2007 editing and finishing system and an Autodesk Flint 2007 visual effects system. The Club in London's Covent Garden is expanding it

06/06/2007 Broadcast Live 2007 Marks European Firsts
At Broadcast Live for the first time in Europe, JVC Professional's new HD microwave equipped camera system will be on display. The ProHD Libre system provides native 50P HD capture, recording and tra

06/06/2007 Clear Use Flame For Jack Peñate Promo
Jack Peñate's rise in the UK music scene continues with his latest release 'Torn on the Platform'. The accompanying video, directed by Crossroads' Tim Pope, is refreshingly innovative and is based on

06/06/2007 CyberLink And Frontier Silicon Demonstrate Mobile DTV
CyberLink and UK-based Frontier Silicon, the UK-based mobile TV and digital audio semiconductor manufacturer, have announced the demonstration of a multi-standard Mobile DTV solution on a PDA phone at

06/06/2007 GBCT Celebrates 'A Night To Remember' At 30th Anniversary Party
The Guild of British Camera Technicians recently celebrated its 30th Anniversary by gathering the best from throughout the British Film and Television Industry in 'A Night to Remember'. The doors of

06/06/2007 Milagro Post Brings Dodge 'Fantasticar' To Life
Milagro Post has completed a sleek DI project for a BBDO Detroit spot, directed by Dana Christiaansen of Plum Productions, for the upcoming movie, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. The 30 s

06/06/2007 NHK Begins Public Testing Of Its Ultra HD Standard
Japanese broadcaster NHK, which first began research into HDTV more than four decades ago, has begun conducting public testing of its Ultra HD standard. NHK's Ultra HD technology delivers 7680 x 4320

06/06/2007 Second Series Of 'The Tudors' Filming Underway
The second season of the major TV series 'The Tudors', starring Irish Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys-Meyers (Match Point), John Kavanagh (The Tiger’s Tail), Nick Dunning (Alexander) and Maria Doyle

05/06/2007 EC Communication On European Agenda For Culture Welcomed
The European Film Agency Director (EFADs), Cine-Regio and Capital Regions of Cinema have welcomed the European Commission’s Communication on a European agenda for culture in a globalised world. The c

05/06/2007 Movie Map To Direct Fans Around Famous Film Locations
Tower Hamlets Council has teamed up with Canary Wharf Group (CWG) to produce a map of their local area, celebrating its use as a film location. One of the most recognisable and widely used film locat

05/06/2007 Pro Motion Hire Is Now Open For Business In Brighton
Pro Motion Hire has opened a regional hire facility in Brighton on the South Coast. They will be offering a full range of High Definition and Standard Definition equipment covering shooting kits an

05/06/2007 QuStream Corporation Appoint Karlton Burn
QuStream Corporation has announced the appointment of Karlton Burn as Vice President of International Business at QuStream Corporation and Managing Director of QuStream Corporation (Asia) Limited, eff

05/06/2007 Sound Quality At Broadcast LIVE
From audio to post Broadcast LIVE promises to be bustling with new and exciting broadcast technology this year. But away from broadcast technology, many facilities are coming up against requests to p

05/06/2007 Submissions Open For Next Round Of OSCAILT Scheme
Bord Scannan na hEireann/The Irish Film Board and TG4 has announced a call for submissions for the next round of the OSCAILT scheme. The new deadline for the scheme is July 13, 2007. OSCAILT aims to

05/06/2007 Wise Buddah Studios Appoint Sam Leese
Wise Buddah Studios has announced the appointment of Sam Leese, in the new role of Facilities Manager based at their studios in Great Titchfield Street, W1. "With 15 years in the business, Sam is an