Broadcast News Archive for October, 2008
09/10/2008 Yellow Bird's 'Millennium' Films Sold To Italy
Producer Yellow Bird's productions of Stieg Larsson's three books in the 'Millennium' series are now conquering Europe as distributor Zodiak International has closed a major deal with Italy's top film

08/10/2008 Gearhouse Broadcast Delivers 'The X Factor' Audio Solution
For the fifth consecutive series, broadcast solutions provider Gearhouse Broadcast returns to Fountain Studios to provide the audio systems for ITV's talent show 'The X Factor'. Gearhouse Broadcast h

08/10/2008 Gripping Stuff
'Grip' is a striking new spot highlighting a feature available throughout the Audi range, namely the Quattro cars' road handling system. The spot was created by BBH and directed by Dom & Nic for Outs

08/10/2008 Hireworks Invests Heavily In New Avid Systems
Hireworks, the Pinewood-based film and TV editing equipment rental company, is continuing its current expansion by investing over £300,000 in new Avid technology. The new systems include five Avid Ni

08/10/2008 Midlands Video Company Recognised On International Stage
Communication Matters, a DVD by UK video production company iceni, for Birmingham City Council and the National Deaf Children's Society, has been highly commended at the 2008 International Visual Comm

08/10/2008 National TV Complete Beautiful Spot For American Express Platinum
Not To Scale's Directors National TV have just finished work on a 'crafty' claymation spot for Ogilvy London. Or have they? The 30" spot takes us through ingenious transitions (surely now National TV

08/10/2008 Nordisk Appointed Official International Rep For Extensive DR Formats Catalogue
Nordisk Film TV World has been appointed distributor of an extensive catalogue of formats created by DR - the major Danish public broadcaster which broadcasts commercial hit shows such as 'The X Facto

08/10/2008 Polecam Experiences Strong Interest In 3D TV At IBC2008
Polecam experienced a major surge of interest in 3D television among producers and broadcasters attending IBC08 in Amsterdam. The show itself was one of the busiest the company has attended and secon

08/10/2008 Romania's Studio Video Art Gains Competitive Edge With Echolab's Switchers
Echolab, a leader provider of professional video production switchers and broadcast tools, has announced that Romanian broadcast production company Studio Video Art is installing Echolab Overture seri

08/10/2008 Turner Broadcasting Builds Business Continuity Process With OmniBus iTX
OmniBus Systems, a leading provider of comprehensive automation and content management solutions to the broadcast industry, has announced that Turner Broadcasting System, a Time Warner company, has cr

08/10/2008 Wohler's New RM LCD Video Monitoring Series Earns 'STAR' Award
PANORAMAdtv, the video products division of Wohler Technologies, has announced that its new RM LCD video monitoring series has received a 2008 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award from the

07/10/2008 BBC Launches A New Department To Oversee Interactive Events
The BBC has launched a new technical department to oversee all of the BBC's interactive events involving telephony to ensure that audiences receive the best service possible when taking part in BBC pr

07/10/2008 Brighton TV Named Sixth Best Regional Facilities House
Sussex-based facilities house, Brighton TV has been ranked a top 50 facilities house according to a nationwide league table published this week by Televisual magazine. Ranked 35th nationally and 6th

07/10/2008 Chief Supports Cinema Screens In Cancun Showroom
A PSMH heavy duty fixed wall mount from Chief Manufacturing was selected to mount a 103" LCD cinema screen and the PSTU fixed wall mounts secure two 58" flat panel plasma televisions in a state-of-the

07/10/2008 Digital Rapids Takes H.264 Encoding And Streaming To New Heights With Real-Time HD Support
Digital Rapids - a leading developer of solutions for bringing television, video and movie content to the latest generation of viewing devices - has unveiled new real-time, high-definition encoding ca

07/10/2008 Fremantlemedia Enterprises And Insight Productions Strike Development Deal
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) and Insight Production Company have announced an overall development financing deal between the two companies which also extends their current first look agreement.

07/10/2008 Pharos Mediator 4 Wins Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit Award
Pharos, providers of efficient content management to international broadcasters and service-providers in television, radio, IPTV and telecommunications, has won a Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit award

07/10/2008 Rosco Gobos In The Tour De France
The 95th annual Tour de France - the best known cycle race in the world - was followed by hordes of passionate crowds cheering along the road. Covering the event for television with a highlihgts pro

07/10/2008 Rushes Create Content For Virgin Media Shorts Awards Evening
Post-production company Rushes designed and executed all content for the evening ceremony of the first ever Virgin Media Shorts Awards in late September, at the British Film Institute on London's Sout

07/10/2008 Steve Mac Buys First Big Ribbon A440 In Europe From KMR
Audio consultancy and equipment supplier KMR Audio have supplied Rokstone Studios with the first AEA high performance phantom-powered Big Ribbon A440 to be sold in Europe. Rokstone is owned by produc

07/10/2008 Women In Film Meet Target With Gok!
TV fashionista and advisor to millions of style-hungry women throughout the UK via his Channel 4 show 'How To Look Good Naked', Gok Wan will present the Women in Film and Television (WFTV) Awards 2008

06/10/2008 Avid Delivers Support For XDCAM HD 50 Mb/s Format
A leading provider of tools for film, video, audio, 3D animation, gaming and broadcast professionals, Avid Technology, has announced qualification of the Sony XDCAM HD MPEG 2 Long GoP 50 Mb/s format i

06/10/2008 Focusrite Assume Worldwide Distribution Of Forte Suite Plug-In
Audio equipment specialists Focusrite have assumed worldwide distribution of their Pro Tools exclusive EQ and Compression plug-in, formerly distributed worldwide by Digidesign. The Focusrite Forte Su

06/10/2008 ID Distribution Unveil A Selection Of Their MIPCOM 2008 Slate
Leading UK distributor, iD Distribution, part of the Digital Rights Group, are set to launch a raft of new programming at MIPCOM, including: 'Face To Face', a documentary from Transparent TV, where L

06/10/2008 Liquid Mix For Pro Tools HD
This year's AES show in San Francisco sees the launch of audio equipment specialist Focusrite's latest addition to the award-winning Liquid range. Liquid Mix HD delivers the power of Liquid Mix exclu