Broadcast News Archive for November, 2008
28/11/2008 A Lifetime Of Dinosaurs
The Royal Television Society Craft & Design Awards were a special one for Framestore this year, with the company's Director of Computer Animation, Mike Milne, receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award.

28/11/2008 Asian News International Signs Multi-Platform Global Representation Deal With ITN Source
ITN Source has signed an exclusive representation deal with Asian News International (ANI) to license its content across all platforms globally. ANI has the most comprehensive compilation of footage

28/11/2008 Concrete Makes Tracks With Land Rover Commercial
Concrete has completed full postproduction and stunning audio design for a stylish and sophisticated Land Rover commercial titled 'King of the Mountain' for Young & Rubicum through Wunderman. Chris H

28/11/2008 Fremantlemedia Enterprises Strikes Two-Year Acquisition Deal With ORF's Universum Award Winning Series
In the lead up to the World Science Producers Congress (December 1 - 4, 2008), FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced a two-year acquisition agreement with Austrian public service broadcaster

28/11/2008 Johnny Kelly Creates The Seed
The Seed is a beautiful short animation of the epic journey taken by a humble apple seed through the natural cycle of life. Written, designed and directed by Johnny Kelly (and produced in collaborati

28/11/2008 Link Research To Distribute And Support MRC's Video Transmission Equipment
Link Research is to provide distribution and technical support for the microwave transmission products from its USA sister company Microwave Radio Communications (MRC), in all territories outside the

28/11/2008 Pharos Opening Software Development Facility At Salford Quays
Pharos is establishing a new software development facility at the famous 'Pie Factory' facility in Salford Quays, Manchester. It will be managed by software architect Brendon Abbott who has worked wi

28/11/2008 Rushes Studio Moves In With Itch Film!
Rushes, in partnership with Itch, recently announced the reopening of a fully equipped, newly refurbished and re-branded Studio. The new venture combines a state-of-the-art studio space with Rushes'

27/11/2008 Ascent 142 Posts New BBC Drama 'Apparitions'
Ascent 142 has carried out the full post-production on the new BBC drama 'Apparitions', written by Joe Ahearne ('Ultraviolet', 'Doctor Who', 'This Life'), who also directed four out of the six episode

27/11/2008 Digital Signage From TV One At ISE 2009
For almost 25 years, TV One has been designing and manufacturing products for the Professional AV markets, specialising in video and audio processing products. With the ongoing development of TV One

27/11/2008 Foxtel Acquires 100 Hours From Granada International Australia
Granada International Australia, part of ITV Global Entertainment, has sold a number of programming packages to Australia's leading subscription TV provider, Foxtel, Peter Iacono, President and Managi

27/11/2008 October Films And Nobel Media Announce First Commission Of Nobel Documentary
October Films has received its first commission from Nobel Media AB, the company responsible for producing the official Nobel TV programmes. October Films is to produce a 1 x 30 minute documentary po

27/11/2008 Oxygen DCT's IPS-LCD Picture Monitors Wow Visitors At
Visitors from broadcasters and post houses were wowed by the image quality of the IPS-LCD picture monitors from UK-based equipment manufacturer and distributor Oxygen DCT at the recent Anydefinition.t

27/11/2008 Pulsar TV Plans HD Conversion With Ross
Argentina-based Pulsar TV has invested in two Ross Vision QMD/X Multi-Definition Production Switchers in preparation for their HD conversion in 2010. Pulsar TV specialises in live events and will use

27/11/2008 The Celts To Storm Caernarfon
Historic Caernarfon in north west Wales has been chosen to host the 30th annual Celtic Media Festival, which will take place between March 25-27, 2009. The three-day celebration of broadcasting and f

27/11/2008 Zodiak Entertainment Unveiled As The New Force In The Production And Distribution Of Global Content
At a briefing in London this week, Lorenzo Pellicioli, CEO of De Agostini Group and CEO of Zodiak Entertainment, unveiled details of the brand new company set to rival all existing international conte

26/11/2008 Arqiva Partners With Armenia Fund For Worldwide Distribution Of Its International Telethon
For the fourth consecutive year, Arqiva will be providing worldwide distribution of Armenia Fund's 11th annual Telethon. The internationally telecast fundraising event spans 12 hours of live, contin

26/11/2008 Concrete's 3D Team Energises CG Red Bull Can
Concrete has completed full postproduction work on a quirky Red Bull Energy Drink 30-second commercial, which included the creation of realistic 3D graphics, editing, compositing and grading, as well

26/11/2008 DiBcom Teams Up With LG To Offer A 3G+ Touchscreen Phone With Integrated Mobile TV
DiBcom, a leading provider of Mobile TV solutions, is pleased to announce that its latest generation Mobile TV receiver enables free-to-air digital TV broadcasts on LG's extremely sophisticated, new m

26/11/2008 Endemol And Teshkeel To Co-Produce Children's Animation
Endemol has partnered with Kuwait-based publishing group Teshkeel Media to bring to life a new animated series based on its popular superhero comic books, 'THE 99'. 'THE 99' comic book series launche

26/11/2008 Jordan And Argentina Win First International Emmys
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 35th International Emmy Awards on Monday night at a gala event held in the New York Hilton, hosted by award-winning

26/11/2008 New K-Tek Klassic Traveler Kit Introduced
K-Tek have introduced the Klassic Traveler Kit. Created to meet the needs of the busy boom pole operator on the go, this convenient new kit offers the K-Tek Klassic 6-Section graphite boom pole (K-8

26/11/2008 The Farm Group Takes Control With Pro-Bel
Pro-Bel's Morpheus Control and Monitoring (MCM) solution has been installed by The Farm Group, the cutting-edge TV and film post-production facility based in London's Soho district. MCM is playing a

26/11/2008 Visions Tread The Boards With Steve Coogan
When British comedian Steve Coogan takes to the stage at the Blackpool Opera House as part of his first stand up tour in ten years, NEP Visions, the largest independent outside broadcast company in th

25/11/2008 BigBand Networks Prepares For First International Deployment Of Switched Digital Video
BigBand Networks, a leading innovator in digital video networking, has announced that it has added functionality to its switched digital video solution in preparation for deployments by Korean cable o