Broadcast News Archive for September, 2007
25/09/2007 Leeds Based MezzoFilms Reach 20 Year Milestone
MezzoFilms, a Leeds based production company, reels up an impressive 20 years in business in October. Started with a £2k grant from a very youthful Prince’s Trust, Mezzo’s founding partners originall

25/09/2007 LRT Orders Six Leader LV5100D Digital Waveform Monitors For Vilnius HQ
Lithuanian National Radio and Television (LRT), Lithuania's national public broadcaster, has ordered six Leader LV5100D digital waveform monitors for its headquarters in Vilnius. The instruments will

25/09/2007 Northern Film & Media Sign Charter With Newcastle City Council
Following the successful filming and premiere of 'Atonement', more film and TV production could be brought to the North East with the signing of a new charter between Northern Film & Media and the reg

25/09/2007 Quantel Artist Hamann Acquires EQ Deliverables System
Veteran Quantel artist and solo practitioner of Olive’rTwist, Sam Hamann, has acquired a Quantel eQ system. Hamann began his career in Los Angeles at Planet Blue in 1986 as a Quantel Paintbox artist

25/09/2007 QuStream To Display Latest Additions At HD World And WABE
QuStream Corporation will display the latest additions to its family of HD and HD/SD routers and signal processors at two major exhibitions next month: HD World in New York and WABE in Edmonton, Alber

25/09/2007 St. Anne's Post Adds Finishing Touches To 'Secret Diary Of A Call Girl'
St. Anne’s Post has just completed the post production on 'Secret Diary Of A Call Girl', the story of a 21st-century Moll Flanders, that gives an illuminating glimpse behind the scenes of the high-cla

25/09/2007 Tandberg Completes Acquisition Of Codian
Tandberg, a leading global provider of telepresence, high-definition videoconferencing and mobile video, has announced completion of its acquisition of Codian, an award-winning developer of high-defin

24/09/2007 3D Community Portal AREA Celebrates First Anniversary
The Autodesk Media & Entertainment 3D community portal, AREA, is celebrating its first anniversary. Launched in August 2006, AREA has become a preferred online destination, attracting more than 150,0

24/09/2007 Atlas Media Corporation Deal For Meat Loaf Documentary
Atlas Media Corporation has reached an exclusive international distribution deal for its feature documentary 'Meat Loaf: In Search Of Paradise' with UK-headquartered 3DD Entertainment. Under the agre

24/09/2007 BBC Global Channels Commission English & Pockett
Branding and design agency English & Pockett has been commissioned by BBC Global Channels to produce full broadcast packages for the new channels BBC Knowledge and BBC Lifestyle. BBC Global Channels,

24/09/2007 Granada International Acquires Four Factual Shows
Granada International has acquired worldwide distribution rights to four brand new shows from award-winning factual production unit Original Productions LLC. Subjects range from a fascinating glimp

24/09/2007 Greek ERT Choose Pro-Bel To Supply Routing And Signal Conversion
Pro-Bel has been selected by the Greek state broadcaster ERT to supply routing and router control as well as signal conversion technology from its Vistek product line. The deal has been overseen by Pr

24/09/2007 High School Musical Dances Enjoys Record Audiences
The hugely anticipated premiere of High School Musical 2 sang and danced its way into Disney Channel UK history when record audiences tuned in to see the East High Wildcats on their latest summer adve

24/09/2007 Rogers Media Selects Quantel Enterprise SQ Server-Based Production System
One of Canada’s largest communications companies, Rogers Media, has chosen a Quantel Enterprise sQ server-based production system for its Canadian cable television sports specialty channel, Rogers Spo

24/09/2007 Studer Pioneers Multichannel Audio Systems On Digital Consoles
The advent of HD video in OB trucks and TV production studios has defined surround sound as the standard to accompany the brilliant high-definition picture. However, handling the 6 audio channels per

21/09/2007 Brazilian SBT TV Invests In Ross Synergy 100 Digital Production Switchers
Ross Video has announced SBT TV, a division of Grupo Silvio Santos, which is comprised of 104 stations in Brazil has invested in two Ross Synergy 100 digital production switchers. SBT TV needed to up

21/09/2007 Campbell Ryan Film Productions To Produce UK/Irish Interactive Teen Drama 'Sofia's Diary'
Irish company Campbell Ryan Film Productions Ltd has been selected by Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) and the social networking site Bebo to produce the first UK/Irish interactive teen d

21/09/2007 Cardiff And Zanibar Unite For Football Story At Black Film Festival
A friendship link has been forged between Cardiff City LFC and a women’s football team from Zanzibar – thanks to a documentary film directed by a lecturer at the University of Wales, Newport. Florenc

21/09/2007 Eyeheight AS-2MD Multi-Definition Audio Shuffler
The AS-2MD simplifies the task of re-assigning embedded audio channels within an HD-SDI or SD-SDI feed. A second input allows embedded audio to be extracted from one feed and added to alternative vid

21/09/2007 FILMGEAR Distributors Going for Gold
IBC 2007 saw not only a successful show for FILMGEAR but also its distributors. The first annual wards ceremony held at IBC saw new and established distributors winning. Eclalux in France won Fastest

21/09/2007 IBC Honours BBC Natural History Unit For Contribution To Wildlife Film
The BBC Natural History Unit received a special award Sunday, September 9, during IBC 2007 to recognise its unique contribution to wildlife film and documentary making. In its 50th year, the BBC Natu

21/09/2007 Lloyd Kaufman Elected Chairman Of IFTA
Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Entertainment has been elected Chairman of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) during the organization’s annual members meeting, it was announced by Jean Prewitt,

21/09/2007 Studio Network Solutions To Showcase Latest Product Line At AES
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a premier provider of optimized audio/video shared storage products and developer of the globalSAN iSCSI initiator for OS X, has announced that it will showcase its lat

20/09/2007 DTT Utilising Satellite Distribution To Extend Coverage
Digital Terrestrial Television is increasingly using the satellite distribution to extend its coverage to 100 per cent of population, with examples in the UK (Freesat), France and probably Spain in th

20/09/2007 Filmmakers Wanted For Channel 4's 3 Minute Wonder Slot
Make a three-minute documentary on the theme of Storytelling and get aired on Channel 4's '3 Minute Wonder' (3MW) slot. In 2008, Kate Vogel from 3MW has committed to at least four weeks of FourDocs o