Broadcast News Archive for January, 2008
15/01/2008 Simply Media Awards Major Playout Contract To ABS
Simply Media has selected Advanced Broadcast Services to play out three of its popular television channels to the Sky satellite television platform. The channels involved are Simply TV, Simply Shoppin

15/01/2008 TV One To Exhibit DVI Solution At ISE 2008
New on the TV One stand at ISE 2008, being held next month in Amsterdam, will be transmission of DVI over a single Cat.5 cable as well as wireless DVI connectivity. TV One are set to impress visitor

15/01/2008 XL Video Supplies 'Liverpool The Musical'
XL Video supplied video projection, cameras, PPU and an orchestra monitoring system for 'Liverpool The Musical', the sold out official launch show of the City’s new 10,000 seater Echo Arena Liverpool.

15/01/2008 Zodiak Announce Entertainment Formats
Following the move of Zodiak International (formerly Zodiak Television World) to London, a raft of new entertainment formats has been announced. Jorg Roth, Managing Director, has spearheaded the linki

14/01/2008 Call For Submissions For UK’s Biggest Film Production Prize
There is still time to put forward submissions for the UK’s biggest feature film production prize worth up to £250,000 as the closing date is February 22, 2008. If you have an idea for a feature film

14/01/2008 Commended Teen Film Critic Gets Media Opportunity
A teenage film critic who has impressed judges in a review competition - linked to a fast growing UK regional film festival – is to begin work experience in a local radio station. Sixteen-year-old Ad

14/01/2008 Hollywood Stars Come Out - In Coleraine
It's a long way from Coleraine, Northern Ireland, to Hollywood USA, but the family of Jayne Wisener, the locally-raised star of upcoming gothic horror blockbuster 'Sweeney Todd', is being given the ch

14/01/2008 Series Two Of 'Primeval' Returns Back In Time
The return of the family drama 'Primeval', the first series of which was broadcast last year, marks yet another success for the ongoing creative partnership between Impossible Pictures and Framestore

14/01/2008 SISLink To Demonstrate Pioneering Products At Broadcast LIVE & Video Forum 2008
SISLink is preparing to demonstrate three of its state-of-the-art broadcast solutions at Broadcast LIVE & Video Forum 2008. This will give those, yet to experience SISLink’s highly innovative technol

14/01/2008 TVOne-task Introduce Ultra-Compact RGBHV Distribution Amplifier
TV One-task has introduced the 1T-DA-462 professional Distribution Amplifier that provides distribution of both the audio and VGA video signal from a PC or RGB source. The 1T-DA-462 RGBHV Distributio

14/01/2008 UK Specialist Dealers Welcome Latest Sony HD Camcorders
Sony has revealed a number of significant wins in the UK Media and Broadcast market for both tape and file based HD camcorder sales. In November Sony launched its latest generation of HDV production

14/01/2008 Win A Sony HD Video Camcorder With Protape At Broadcast Live!
Pro Media supplier offers discounts and a competition to win an HD Video Camcorder at Broadcast Live! & VideoForum. Protape, the Soho-based professional media supply experts, will be exhibiting at th

11/01/2008 APT Announce Major Install At Danish Media Group
As more and more radio stations migrate their infrastructure to IP-based systems, APT have revealed that demand for their WorldNet Oslo audio multiplexer platform has never been greater. The company

11/01/2008 Get Your POLECAM HD Hands-On Experience At Broadcast LIVE & VideoForum 2008 With The New TOSHIBA IK-HD1
Experience POLECAM HD hands-on at Broadcast LIVE & VideoForum 2008 with the excellent new TOSHIBA IK-HD1 CAMERA and avail of the show specials for a real bargain. As well as showing the new Toshiba 1

11/01/2008 Hamlet Sets Trends In Quality Control At Broadcast LIVE & VideoForum 2008
Hamlet is using the UK's new, long awaited, unified broadcast exhibition to demonstrate how programme quality can be maintained across a video, file-based or mixed environment. Included in the new pr

11/01/2008 Hovercam 'Flying High' at Broadcast LIVE & VideoForum 08'
For the second year running Hovercam are one of the sponsors of the Broadcast LIVE & VideoForum event. This year they will be flying their remote controlled indoor airship around the show, beaming im

11/01/2008 IFTA Announce Nominees For Fifth Annual Irish Film & Television Awards
The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) has announced the shortlist of nominees in 33 strongly contested categories for the fifth Annual Irish Film and Television Awards, taking place on Sunday F

11/01/2008 Ongoing Negotiations On BBC Redundancies
In a recent joint statement the BBC and unions have said that during negations on compulsory redundancies there will be no communiqués issued. The statement read: "Following informal dialogue between

11/01/2008 Pharos To Showcase Studio Playtime, Media Management For The Gallery At Broadcast LIVE & VideoForum
Pharos will showcase their Studio Playtime system, studio control module integrated with the Mediator media management platform, at Broadcast LIVE & VideoForum. Studio Playtime is designed for busy s

11/01/2008 Protape Opt For A Greener Future
Soho-based professional media supply experts Protape have been putting money into ways of making their business more environmentally sound. The first fruit of the company's new approach - a new £11,0

10/01/2008 Altered Images Opens In Manchester
One of the UK’s top post production technology resellers, Altered Images, is planning further expansion in 2008 by opening new premises in Manchester. The new facilities will provide extended sales a

10/01/2008 APT And Wearnes Announce Technical Solutions Partnership
Belfast-based Audio Processing Technology (APT) has announced a new licensing deal with Wearnes Tech Solutions (WTS) a global manufacturer of Bluetooth products including headsets, USB adaptors and Bl

10/01/2008 Ascent Media Wins Major Contract With France’s TF1
Ascent Media Systems & Technology Services (S&TS) has announced that it has won a major contract with leading French broadcaster Télévision Française 1 (TF1). The deal covers the design and build of

10/01/2008 Belgium’s TV Lux Generates Stylish News Graphics With Chyron
Chyron's LEX2 graphics system has been installed at Belgium's TV Lux, a regional cable television station based in Libramont. The system was installed by Chyron’s recently appointed partner in Belgiu

10/01/2008 Bullivant And Russell Launch Indie Fireback Entertainment
Former Director of Programmes at TV-Loonland and MD of Kickback Media, John Bullivant, and ex Head of Productions at The London Studios and former MD of Fire Mountain Productions, Iain Russell have jo