Broadcast News Archive for August, 2007
23/08/2007 Award Winning 'Teeth' To Open Nationwide In August
Award winning Irish short film 'Teeth', which recently scooped the Best Irish Short Film prize at the Galway Film Fleadh in July, has been selected for theatrical distribution by Buena Vista Internati

23/08/2007 DVS To Demonstrate Future Workflow Design In DI And Broadcast At IBC
At this year's IBC from September 7 to 11, DVS Digital Video Systems GmbH will demonstrate future workflow design in DI and broadcast. At its booth, DVS will present custom solutions from the high-en

23/08/2007 Film London's Audience Development Fund Opens For Entries
Film London's Audience Development Fund which aims to bring a wider selection of film to Londoners has opened for entries. The Small Grants Fund offers up to £3,000 to support smaller cinema schemes

23/08/2007 Fremantlemedia Enterprises Gets Personal With The X Factor
To kick start the fourth series of The X Factor in the UK, FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced the launch of the brand new The X Factor website, which will provide fans of the award-winning

23/08/2007 Mobile Multimedia Content Under Spotlight At IBC
Trends in the consumption of multimedia content on mobile devices will be put under the spotlight in the Business Briefing programme from 8 - 9 September at IBC 2007. According to mobile media resear

23/08/2007 Ortus Media Appoint Mike Gibbs
Ortus Media Ltd, an IDX Technology Group company that is a distributor of broadcast video equipment, has appointed Mike Gibbs as Sales Manager for UK and Ireland. Operating from the new Langley headqu

23/08/2007 Thomson Shorlisted For Awards At IBC
Thomson products and technologies have been shortlisted for a number of awards to be presented at IBC2007, including IABM Design Awards, Cable & Satellite International Product of the Year Awards, and

22/08/2007 Broadcast Termination Panels Installed In Main Norwegian Football Stadia
OB Team, the outside broadcast arm of Norwegian broadcaster TV2, will find it easier to capture the nation's key football matches thanks to the introduction of a termination panel system that has been

22/08/2007 DVI to HD-SDI Conversion With TV One
The new 1T-C2-520 adds to the list of high-quality conversion devices available through the TV One-task product line. The 1T-C2-520 converts DVI-D 720p or 1080i HD signals to HD-SDI for broadcast or

22/08/2007 Irish Films Screen At Edinburgh International Film Festival
The two Irish films 'Once' and 'Shrooms' are to screen at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Once, still going strong in the US, is the low-budget charmer that stole away the Audience Award a

22/08/2007 MAX Flexes Muscle On Set Of 'Iron Man'
Matthews Grip's mighty MAX has recently returned home, from an intensive work schedule on Marvel Studios/Paramount Pictures action drama 'Iron Man'. Based on the long-running Marvel comic book series

22/08/2007 Nine Ambitious UK Indies Selected For International Development Programme
The Research Centre (TRC) have announced that it has selected nine ambitious UK independent production companies for its successful International Development Programme. The Programme, now in its third

22/08/2007 Orsmond Joins Xytech As Senior Solution Consultant
Xytech Systems Corporation, a provider of media business software and services for workflow management, resource scheduling, and media asset management, have announced that Anna Orsmond has joined the

22/08/2007 Tektronix Installs Dual-Link Capabilities In Telecine Suite
Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring solutions have announced that London's 'Glassworks', one of the largest visual effects and computer animation studios in Eur

22/08/2007 Zodiak Acquire 75% Of YS Films
The Zodiak Television Group has announced the acquisition of 75% of YS Films - the second largest production company in Ukraine - by their Russian subsidiary Dixi Media. This acquisition is the first

21/08/2007 'Monica, La Reine Del Condon' Premieres At Switzerland Film Festival
Soilsiu Films co-production 'Monica, la Reine del Condon' (Monica, Queen of Condoms) had its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival, when it competed in the renowned International Critics Week ca

21/08/2007 Big Screen D-Cinema Treats At IBC
Digital cinema will be a central part of IBC this year and the theme day on Monday is part of a d-cinema programme that runs virtually the length of the event, with screenings and special events as

21/08/2007 Dalet Digital Media Systems To Introduce Major Upgrades At IBC
Dalet Digital Media Systems have announced that it will introduce a number of major upgrades to its product line at IBC 2007 in Amsterdam. Based on version 2.0 of the Dalet media asset management eng

21/08/2007 Off The Fence Announce Deals In Russia
Ellen Windemuth, Managing Director at Off the Fence, a leading independent production and distribution company, today announced a raft of deals which will see its unique factual programming heading to

21/08/2007 Pharos Announces Agreement To Cooperate With MCI-Broadcast
Pharos has announced an agreement to cooperate with MCI-Broadcast, one of Germany's leading broadcast systems integrators. MCI-Broadcast, based in Hamburg, will offer German broadcasters and transmis

21/08/2007 Red Frog Leaps Forward With Salford Opening And Website
Red Frog has announced the opening of its Post Production Facilities at Salford Quays, Manchester. The new operation allows for VFX, Edit, Grading and Sound to be handled all in one building. The sta

21/08/2007 Satellite Telecommunications Installs Kaleido-X Multi-Image Display Processor
Miranda Technologies has announced that Satellite Telecommunication Networks (STN), which offers playout and transmission services to European broadcasters from its facilities in Ljubljana, Slovenia,

21/08/2007 VidIP To Present Major Innovation At IBC
VidIP will present a major innovation reinforcing the reliability and the availability of the broadcast video transmissions over IP at IBC 2007. The addition of an innovative hardware-based failover

20/08/2007 AKA Design Complete Major Project For MTV Networks In Amsterdam
Studio and broadcast furniture specialist AKA Design has just completed a major project for MTV Networks' new premises in Amsterdam, supplying a total of 16 desks. MTV Networks, home to MTV, TMF, Com

20/08/2007 Envy Post Production Stays Legal With Eyeheight
Envy Post Production, one of London's largest independent video facilities, has invested in an Eyeheight legalHHPi video legaliser. Installed in their machine room, the legalHHPi is available to con