Broadcast News Archive for July, 2007
06/07/2007 St. Anne's post Channel 4's Cape Wrath
Ecosse Films signed a major co-production deal with the US pay cable station Showtime for its Channel 4 series Cape Wrath which was posted at St Anne's. The series will be one of the first British dr

05/07/2007 Autodesk Maya 8.5 Software Wins Macworld Award
Autodesk Maya 8.5 3D animation, modelling and rendering software has won the award for best animation and 3D product in the Pro Creative category at the prestigious Macworld Awards held recently in Lo

05/07/2007 Blue-Zoo 'Boom Boom' With Animations for The Basil Brush Show
Award-winning animation studio Blue-Zoo Productions has been commissioned by RDF Media-owned The Foundation and Entertainment Rights, to create 65 animated shorts for the sixth series of the popular c

05/07/2007 Danny Jones Joins Golden Square As Head Of Production
Golden Square has announced the appointment of Danny Jones as Head of Production. As well as fulfilling his day-to-day responsibilities as Head of Production, Jones, previously a Senior Producer at R

05/07/2007 Datavision Launches New Product Ranges At IBC 2007
Developer of innovative digital video systems Datavision will bring a raft of new products for broadcast and non-broadcast professionals to IBC 2007. PortaPrompt Web, based on Datavision’s innovation

05/07/2007 Leader Electronics Promise Major Introductions At IBC 2007
Leader Electronics will be introducing major additions to its range of broadcast test and measurement equipment on stand 11.750 at IBC 2007. Leader LV5800 four-in-one test instrument. Exhibited in pr

05/07/2007 Miranda Targets Mid-sized Broadcasters At IBC With 4U Kaleido-X Multi-Image Display Processor
Miranda Technologies has announced that it will launch a new version of the Kaleido-X multi-image display processor at IBC that will offer moderately-sized operations all the benefits and advanced fea

05/07/2007 RaceTech Invests In Sony XDCAM And Associated Systems
Sony has announced that it has been awarded a deal to supply RaceTech, the official provider of technical services to the British Horseracing Board, with a complete, end-to-end, video archiving soluti

05/07/2007 TSL Prep IBC 2007 Launch For New Products
Independent broadcast systems integrator has been involved in the design, integration and installation of new technology and workflows for broadcasters for over 20 years. TSL is currently working on

04/07/2007 Ascent Media Appoints Sales And Business Development Europe Manager
Ascent Media Networks Services has announced that Andrew Johnston has been appointed Vice President Sales and Business Development in Europe. Johnston brings over 20 years experience in the television

04/07/2007 Boris FX Ships Continuum Complete 5.0 for Avid AVX Ships
Boris has announced that Boris Continuum Complete 5.0 for Avid AVX 2.0 architecture (BCC 5.0 for AVX) is now available. BCC 5.0 for AVX is a high performance desktop compositing plug-in package offer

04/07/2007 ITV Tour de France Broadcast Solution 'Tried And Tested'
For the third year running root6 is providing technical support for ITV’s coverage of The Tour de France. Working with production company Venner TV, editor Peter Wiggins and post house Molinare, root

04/07/2007 ND SatCom Strengthens Presence In Polish Broadcast Market
ND SatCom has been awarded a contract by CANAL+ Cyfrowy to provide earth stations for their new digital TV platform headquarters in Warsaw. The contract includes two uplinks and one downlink system w

04/07/2007 Petrol To Show Latest Products At IBC 2007
Petrol is showcasing some of their latest range additions at IBC 2007. The Dr Petrol camera carrier was inspired by the traditional doctor's bag. This new semi-hard equipment bag is uniquely designed

04/07/2007 Screen Media Industries Cross Over In Sheffield
Yorkshire's screen media companies will converge in Sheffield on Wednesday for an evening exploring new business opportunities in interactive media, one of the most rapidly developing industries in th

04/07/2007 SGL To Debut Latest Version At IBC 2007
Software Generation Ltd (SGL) will debut the latest version of SGL FlashNet, part of the company’s FlashNet Archive Management Suite at IBC 2007. Worldwide debut:
Flashnet 6.2 - SGL will unveil

04/07/2007 Venice Film Festival Selects Doremi Cinema Technology
The Venice Film Festival has selected Doremi Cinema as its digital cinema technology partner for its 64th edition, running from August 29 to September 8, 2007. Doremi’s widely adopted mastering stati

03/07/2007 DepicT! Film Challenge For Filmmakers
DepicT! is challenging filmmakers from across the globe to come up with a compelling imaginative idea and distill it into 90 seconds of cinematic originality. Not only will shortlisted films gain pri

03/07/2007 FremantleMedia Announces A Raft Of Deals Across Eastern Europe
David Ellender, CEO, FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), has announced a raft of deals concluded at DISCOP, totalling over 260 hours of programming to over 15 broadcasters across Eastern Europe. Broker

03/07/2007 Gearbox Purchases Alchemist Ph.C HD Converters
Snell & Wilcox has announced that GearBox (Sound and Vision) Limited, has purchased two Alchemist Ph.C - HD motion compensated HD standards converters. GearBox is among the first rental companies in

03/07/2007 London-Based Cinema Projects To Benefit From Film London's Audience Development Fund
London-based cinema projects are set to benefit from the new round of Film London’s Audience Development Fund. Almost £140,000 has been awarded to a range of festivals and projects including outdoor

03/07/2007 Root6 Announce Appointments On Expansion
The technical support team is boosted with the arrival of Avid-trained engineers Mathew Linnett and Kip Thompson-Born. Linnett joins from Bristol-based Visual Impact and Thomson-Born from Red Bee Med

03/07/2007 Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2007 Shortlist Announced
Rushes Postproduction has announced that the shortlist for the ninth Rushes Soho Shorts Festival has been published. The event to be held betw

03/07/2007 SportVU To Demonstrate Latest Version At IBC 2007
SportVU, a technology company focused on improving sports coverage and the viewer experience, will demonstrate the newest version of its product at IBC 2007 on stand 7.830. SportVU combines its sophi

03/07/2007 UK Film Council Calls For Broader Diversity Of Screenwriting Talent
A new report on how screenwriters of British films are recruited shows that there are opportunities for the UK film industry to encourage a wider range of screenwriting talent, including women as scre