Broadcast News Archive for October, 2008
06/10/2008 New Composer And New Camera Feature In LA
The AM Film Festival will open at the end of the month in Los Angeles and new horror film 'S.N.U.B' from Angry Badger Films will be shown at the event. 'S.N.U.B.' is the first film to be shot using S

06/10/2008 New HDMI Switcher, Scaler And Splitter Products From AV ToolBox
AV Toolbox has announced the arrival of three new products to satisfy all HDMI signal requirements, including a four-input HDMI switcher, an HDMI multi-format switcher/scaler and a four-output HDMI si

06/10/2008 Panasonic Runs Global Eco Relay Campaign
Panasonic Corporation is conducting a group-wide ecology campaign called 'Panasonic Eco Relay' from October 4 - 16 2008, during which the company's employees around the world are carrying out various

06/10/2008 Sonifex Distributor Of The Year Awards 2008
At the recent IBC exhibition, Sonifex's distributor of the year awards were announced. Canford Audio were awarded best UK distributor and EMS Africa, based in Johannesburg, best export distributor.

06/10/2008 SONOPEDIA Sound Design Competition Announced By Blastwave FX And Post Magazine
Blastwave FX, developer of next-generation HD sound effects libraries, is teaming up with Post Magazine to host the SONOPEDIA Sound Design Competition. Anyone can register online at: <A HREF= 'http:/

06/10/2008 Top Award-Winning Dubbling Mixer/Sound Designer Joins Concrete
Post facility Concrete has announced the appointment of award-winning Dino Sofos as Senior Dubbing Mixer/Sound Designer, who will be responsible for the running and operation of the audio mixing suite

03/10/2008 Alex Panton Joins Rushes As DI & Telecine Sales Producer
Rushes has appointed Alex Panton as Telecine and DI Sales Producer as part of the continued development of and investment in the Telecine department. As well as fulfilling his responsibilities as a P

03/10/2008 Anton/Bauer Unveils QR-EX3 Gold Mount For Sony PMW-EX3 Camera At IBC2008
Anton/Bauer, a brand of the Vitec Group, and a leading provider of professional camera batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems, introduced its new QR-EX3 Gold Mount for the Sony P

03/10/2008 BBC HD Makes Its European Debut As BBC Worldwide Launches Channel Portfolio In Scandinavia
BBC Worldwide Channels have announced plans to launch a portfolio of BBC-branded thematic channels into Scandinavia. The channels will be available through Canal Digital, the largest pay TV operator

03/10/2008 Gearhouse Broadcast Deliver African Football Flyaway Solutions For SuperSport
The pan-African sports channel SuperSport has contracted Gearhouse Broadcast to build three Flyaway systems to cover domestic football leagues in a number of African countries to be carried on Africa'

03/10/2008 Hamlet Takes Star Award For 3Gb/s Test Generator
Reflecting the growing need for high quality, high performance test equipment serving the growing market for 1080p video systems, test and measurement equipment manufacturers and suppliers Hamlet has

03/10/2008 Mercury Announces Mipcom Line Up
MercuryMedia has announced its slate of acclaimed new films for launch at Mipcom 2008. The 13 new titles include bio-pics, 'Dominck Dunne: After The Party', the Sheffield, Melbourne and Hamptons from

03/10/2008 Panasonic's AG-HMC151E Wins STAR Award At IBC2008
Panasonic PBITS Professional & Broadcast Systems won a 2008 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award from the editorial staff of TV Technology Europe magazine for the recently launched AG-HMC1

03/10/2008 Rare Adopt Escape Studios Online Learning Maya Courseware
Escape Studios has announced that Rare, a leading games company, has adopted Escape's new online CG animation course to form part of the company's continued professional development for employees. Th

03/10/2008 Rotherham Joins TV Destination Campaign
Rotherham has signed up to a campaign to win more film and TV fame for Yorkshire. The council is one of 17 local authorities and tourism partnerships across Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire to sign u

03/10/2008 Stage One Maintain Leading Position
"We won again!", an exuberant Simon Wood exclaimed as Stage One were revealed as the winners of the 'Supplier of the Year' award at the prestigious Event Awards in London. "We're absolutely delighted

02/10/2008 'Flick' Premieres At The Raindance Festival
Retro zombie love story 'Flick', starring Faye Dunaway, High O'Conor, Mark Benton, Michelle Ryan and Liz Smith, will premiere at the Raindance Festival on October 3. UK-based special effects make-up

02/10/2008 Custom Consoles Secures Three Major Orders At IBC2008
Custom Consoles, a UK-based independent manufacturer of broadcast and process-control furniture, has confirmed three major orders for broadcast furniture following a highly successful IBC2008 trade sh

02/10/2008 FOR-A Supplies MPEG-4 HD Coders To Canal+
FOR-A UK has supplied the French broadcaster CANAL+ with Fujitsu IP-9500 MPEG-4 H.264 coders and decoders that were used in its HD coverage of the recent Summer Games. The coders compress HD video in

02/10/2008 HHB FlashMic Records More Than 300 Icelanders In Three Months
Imagine writing, recording and hosting a 45-minute radio show in which the audience experiences life in a particular town through a series of interviews with its residents. Now imagine doing that ever

02/10/2008 Matsushita Electric Becomes Panasonic Corporation
Effective today, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co,. Ltd, has become Panasonic Corporation, and its ticket symbol on the New York Stock Exchange has been changed from MC to PC. The name change also to

02/10/2008 Panama Canal Documents Expansion With ViewCast Technology
As the Panama Canal Authority (Autoridad del Canal de Panama or ACP) proceeds with its $5.25 billion, seven-year canal expansion project, solutions from ViewCast Corporation will play an important rol

02/10/2008 ProSiebenSat.1 Produktion Purchases Kahuna SD/HD Production Switcher
ProSiebenSat.1 Produktion, a leading pan-European broadcasting production and playout facility, has installed a Snell & Wilcox Kahuna switcher fully loaded with the IMPAKT 3-D DVE option at its Munich

02/10/2008 September Films USA Wins New Commissions Worth $8.8m
DCD Media-owned September Films USA, the Los Angeles production arm of September Films, has won two major series commissions for US cable channels - 'The Exterminators', the producer's first original

02/10/2008 SSR Gets Cheeky With Cheeky Media
SSR has announced a new creative partnership with Cheeky Media. Cheeky Media Productions are a Manchester-based company offering a range of services from TV freelancing, video production, media works