Broadcast News Archive for September, 2007
20/09/2007 GLA Reports On Success Of Creative Industries In UK
Creative industries remain at the forefront of London's international reputation and are key to the capital's continuing economic success. This is the conclusion of a new report published by GLA Econo

20/09/2007 Mobile TV To Reach 120 Million By 2012
Worldwide annual consumer spending on mobile broadcast TV services is expected to exceed $6.6 billion (E4.7bn) by 2012, according to a new report from Juniper Research. It predicts 120 million mobile

20/09/2007 MOTU Appoints Planet Video As UK Dealer For The New V3HD Firewire Based HD Interface
Mark Of The Unicorn ('MOTU') have appointed Planet Video Systems as their UK Dealers for the outstanding new MOTU V3HD all-in-one firewire based HD-SDI Video interface. Featuring simple plug-and-p

20/09/2007 Rushes Welcomes Back Rufus Blackwell
Rushes welcomes back Rufus Blackwell to its VFX Department after a two-year absence. Blackwell, a graduate of Plymouth College of Art and Design, spent his first tenure at Rushes as a Visual Effects

20/09/2007 Two Deviate Films To Feature At Corona Cork Film Festival
‘Missing Link’ and 'Morning News’ - two Deviate films have been successfully selected for the Corona Cork Film Festival. Both will feature in the national competition programme during the festival.

20/09/2007 YeboTV To Stream Megadeth Concert
YeboTV, a next generation web based TV network, has announced that it will stream Megadeth's concert at the Columbus Newport on Saturday, September 22 at 7.30pm. This will be a live Real Time stream

19/09/2007 12 Yard Productions Announces Commission Of 'The Rich List'
Leading UK based independent producer and distributor 12 Yard Productions has announced the commission of seven episodes of its internationally successful quiz show format 'The Rich List' by the BBC i

19/09/2007 Hibbert Ralph Animation Creates Spot For Sky
Hibbert Ralph Animation has created an uplifting and fun 60 second spot for Sky through WCRS. Directed by Richard Bazley and produced by Charlotte Loynes, the spot is set in the idyllic English coun

19/09/2007 IndiePix Launches Independent Film Resource
IndiePix, a leading online service created for the independent film community, has launched one of the most comprehensive independent film resources on the Internet, powered by state-of-the-art naviga

19/09/2007 Launch Of Colorfront In Budapest
Mark and Aron Jaszberenyi, the Hungarian brothers responsible for the invention of industry-leading DI colour manipulation systems as deployed on such Hollywood blockbusters as Peter Jackson’s 'The Lo

19/09/2007 QFT To Coordinate Short Film Strand During Belfast Festival At Queen's
QFT is coordinating a short film strand during Belfast Festival at Queen’s, for films made by young people aged 13–25 years. There will be two screening events, one for 13-17 year olds, and one for 1

19/09/2007 Ross Video Wins Society of Broadcast Engineers Technology Award
Ross Video has announced that the openGear Terminal Equipment Platform has won the prestigious Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) Technology Award, for the 2006 Awards Program. The SBE Technology A

19/09/2007 Rushes 'Happy Ending' For Mika
The ambitious 'Happy Ending' is a good example of Mika's unique brand of flamboyant poperatics, combining the singer's education in classical music with his love for pop, opera and musical tunes. The

19/09/2007 TV One Announces Audio Visual Material As UK Distributor
TV One has announced Audio Visual Material Ltd as a new distributor for the UK. As a specialist audio visual distributor, TV One says that the collaboration with AVM to further market their range of

18/09/2007 Anthony Rose Appointed Head Of Digital Media Technology
Erik Huggers, BBC Future Media and Technology Group Controller, has appointed Anthony Rose as Head of Digital Media Technology. Rose, who took up his post on Monday 17 September, will be responsible

18/09/2007 Arqiva Awarded BBC Contract To Aid Freesat To Air By March 2008
Arqiva has been awarded a contract by the BBC to help bring Freesat, the free-to-air digital TV platform, to air by March 2008. Arqiva will support the creation of the new service, which will compleme

18/09/2007 Brown Bag Films Installs Autodesk Smoke HD System
Dublin-based Academy Award nominated animation studio Brown Bag Films has installed an Autodesk Smoke HD editing and finishing system along with 15 seats of Autodesk 3ds Max 3D modelling and animation

18/09/2007 Finish Expand With New Staff And New Kit
Finish have announced that Fi Kilroe has joined them as a Senior Producer. Kilroe’s career has included spells at Imagination, Propaganda, Mill Film, and – most recently - a six-year sojourn at The M

18/09/2007 Imagine Media's 'Na Dódaí’ To Start Shooting In Belfast's Blackstaff Studios
Series 2 of ‘Na Dódaí’, Imagine Media’s landmark series for young Irish learners, produced for BBC NI and the Irish Language Broadcast Fund, begins shooting in Blackstaff studios on September 19. Las

18/09/2007 Irish Broadcaster RTE Order Two Newswift Vehicle-Mounted Satellite Antennas
Ireland's National broadcaster RTE is purchasing two Newswift satellite antennas from Advent Communications at IBC. These are to be mounted on new Radio Communications vehicles. RTE already owns News

18/09/2007 Neil Jordans 'The Brave One' Reaches Top Spot At US Box Office
Irish director Neil Jordan is No.1 at the US Box Office this week with his latest film 'The Brave One' after it took $14m at the weekend. Starring Jodie Foster, The Brave One tells the story of Erica

18/09/2007 Thompson To Set Up Independent Production Company
David Thompson has announced that he will be leaving as Head of BBC Films to set up a new independent production company. His new company will focus on film and television drama and will launch in 20

17/09/2007 IBC 2007 landmark event for Wohler
IBC 2007 was a landmark event for Wohler Technologies Inc. as the first exhibition including their new Wohler Europe division. Wohler Europe brings the renowned support home to their Europe-Middle Ea

17/09/2007 Ireland Selects 'Kings' For Foreign Language Oscars Nomination
'Kings' directed by Tom Collins and starring Colm Meaney, has been selected as Ireland's entry for best foreign-language film at next year's Academy Awards. This is the first time an Irish-language m

17/09/2007 Red Bee Media Implement Automated Graphics And Branding System
Red Bee Media, working with Pixel Power, has developed and implemented an automated graphics and branding system which creates sophisticated interstitial sequences between programmes in a process it c