Broadcast News Archive for October, 2008
24/10/2008 Avid Profits Fall, But Progress Made
A worldwide leader in tools for film, video, audio, 3D animation, gaming and broadcast professionals – as well as for home audio and video enthusiasts, Avid Technology has just reported revenue of $21

24/10/2008 Chelsey Goes Global
i-Rights, part of the Digital Rights Group (DRG), and brand new online trading platform have joined forces to take the new online comedy series Chelsey: OMG! which made its debut on B

24/10/2008 HD Specifications Raised By Bold Media
One of Germany's foremost providers of rental and staging equipment for presentation and broadcast production, Bold Media Studiotechnik GmbH, has standardised on Snell & Wilcox Kahuna SD/HD multiforma

24/10/2008 Liverpool ONE Lights Up
Specialist firm, Hawthorn was recently contracted to provide lighting and sound for the official opening of Phase 1 & 2 of the one billion pound Liverpool ONE development by Simeon Aldred of Vibration

24/10/2008 Michael Illingworth Joins Fluid Pictures
Graphics facility Fluid Pictures has been joined by Senior Flame Artist Michael Illingworth from Vine Post. Michael brings his own Flame to head up the Compositing Department at Fluid and has had a b

24/10/2008 New York's 3D Technology Revolution Begins
With interest in creating 3D content for film and digital media increasing, the latest autostereoscopic 3D display has come to the fore as a solution to both enhance the 3D experience and to complemen

24/10/2008 Rude Tube Hits E4
One of the UK's independent production companies October Films has received its first commission from E4 to produce Rude Tube, a 6 x 24 minute series which celebrates the greatest internet video clips

24/10/2008 Satirical US Election Video Gets Networked
A specialist digital distributor, has signed an exclusive UK, Europe and Asia deal with The Onion News Network to distribute its satirical video content in the lead up to the US Pres

23/10/2008 'Burn' Movie Races Up UK Film Charts
A new movie is blazing to the top of the box office league with the comedy, starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt and John Malkovich, taking £2m in its opening weekend. Once gain, the Oscar-winning film

23/10/2008 Global Digital Cinema Installations Top 5,000
The march of digital cinema has begun with news that Christie, a global leader in visual solutions for entertainment, business and industry, has surpassed the 5,000 digital cinema milestone, posting a

23/10/2008 Mayor Of London Pledges His Support For Film In The Capital
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has held his first meeting with prominent figures from the film, television and production industries. The film summit hosted in City Hall saw the Mayor appraise the ach

23/10/2008 National Television Make A Rather Special Delivery Of Their Own
Who would have thought an entire cardboard city could be so pretty? To highlight Curry's new delivery times, National Television worked in conjunction with M & C Saatchi Art Director Orlando Warner,

23/10/2008 Pioneer Introduces New Qflix-Enabled Drives
Sonic Solutions, a leading provider of digital media software, has announced that Pioneer Electronics, has introduced two DVD/CD computer writers featuring Sonic's Qflix technology. The new Pioneer i

23/10/2008 Riedel Acquires Media Numerics
Riedel Communications, German manufacturer and supplier of communication systems for the broadcast, theatre and event industries, acquired digital audio specialist Media Numerics. Media Numerics has

23/10/2008 Simon Jordan's Aspiration Films Partners With Fortissimo On 'Telstar'
Simon Jordan's Aspiration Films has confirmed that Fortissimo Film will handle worldwide sales for Nick Moran's directorial feature film debut 'Telstar'. Sales activities for the film will get underw

23/10/2008 Sony's XDCAM To Follow HMS Endurance On Ice Patrol
Spiderlight Films, a provider of high-end specialist factual documentaries for TV and emerging platforms, has chosen Sony's tapeless XDCAM cameras to film 'Ice Patrol' - an observational documentary f

22/10/2008 Diverse Bristol Expands Production Team With New Hire
Diverse Bristol, part of the Zodiak group of companies, have announced the appointment of Katie Brosnan as Executive Producer, to spearhead the company's development of factual entertainment and featu

22/10/2008 Guinness Rugby Is Good For You With Soundfield
UK surround microphone manufacturers SoundField have sold an additional digital DSF-2 microphone system and a DSF-3 digital 5.1 surround sound processor to satellite broadcaster Sky Sports. The syste

22/10/2008 HaiVision And Custom Media Services Deliver HD Telepresence Codec Technology In Texas
HaiVision Systems, a leading vendor of high-definition (HD) H.264 telepresence codecs, has announced a new partnership with Custom Media Services (CMS) through which CMS will serve as a HaiVision deal

22/10/2008 MicroVideo Expands Switching Abilities
A top supplier of signal processing and data insertion technologies for the broadcast, IPTV, cable and satellite industries, MicroVideo, has announced the expansion of its switching product range with

22/10/2008 Portadrive Captures Ferrari's New Model
One of Europe's leading suppliers of professional audio equipment to the broadcast sector, post production facilities, recording studios, film and TV sound recordists, and industrial and education est

22/10/2008 Primera Announces Linux Developer Support For Its Disc Publishers
Primera Technology, a leading developer of CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc duplication and printing equipment, has announced its support of Linux printing on its Disc Publisher II, Disc Publisher Pro, Disc P

22/10/2008 Reality TV Confessions - Why Do They Do It?
New research on the manner in which people reveal their most intimate secrets on national TV talk shows will be presented at the University of Leicester today. Professor Ian Hutchby, Professor of Soc

22/10/2008 XL Events Launched
XL Video has announced its new division - XL Events - which has been created by consolidating the corporate division of XL Video and AV specialists Show Support. Located in both Bromsgrove and Hemel

21/10/2008 AP Launches New Solution-Focused Website At AP.Com
Test and measurement specialists Audio Precision have announced the launch of its revamped website at: The new website is divided into a