Broadcast News Archive for November, 2008
20/11/2008 Autoscript Demonstrates Enhanced Prompting Capability At InterBee
Autoscript, a Vitec Group brand, showcased enhanced functionality for its industry-leading WinPlus prompting software at the International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition in Japan, from November 19-21,

20/11/2008 C More Entertainment Streamlines Broadcast Management By Upgrading To ForeTV
Premium television company, C More Entertainment is set to become the first broadcaster in continental Europe to upgrade to MSA Focus' ForeTV, the world's most advanced broadcast business management s

20/11/2008 Icon Films To Produce Nature Documentaries For BBC Two
UK documentary production company Icon Films has been commissioned by BBC Two's The Natural World strand to produce two hour-long films, 'The Mountains of the Monsoon' and 'Crocodile Blues'. 'The Mou

20/11/2008 KEO Films Announces Expansion Of Production Team
KEO Films has announced the appointment of two new members of its production team. Maddy Allen has been appointed Head of Production and Katie Buchanan will be joining the team as an Executive Produ

20/11/2008 Lighthouse Maps Out Future Of LED Screens At 2008 ISFE
Leading LED technology developer, manufacturer and supplier Lighthouse Technologies attended the 2008 International Sports Facility Exhibition this week in Beijing. Lighthouse demonstrated two produc

20/11/2008 Nominations Galore For Newport Film Students
Newport students have received a record 20 nominations at this year's Ffresh Awards which recognise the best up-and-coming moving image talent in Wales. The students, at the International Film School

20/11/2008 OmniTek Introduce 3Gb/s Eye Pattern
Innovative test and measurement manufacturer Omnitek have announced the introduction of a new 3Gb/s SDI physical layer analysis package for the OTM 1000 waveform monitor and OTR 1003 signal generator

20/11/2008 Spectrum Sound Chooses Vaddio WallVIEW CCU H700 Systems For High Definition Church Application
Vaddio, a leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of camera control systems, provided Spectrum Sound, a professional audio equipment and services company based in Nashville, Tenn, with a complete Wal

19/11/2008 Custom Consoles Completes Large-Scale Module-R Furniture Project For AABC Kuala Lumpur
Custom Consoles has completed the second of two major contracts to supply studio furniture for Malaysia-based broadcaster Astro All Asia Networks. Both orders were placed in partnership with UK-base

19/11/2008 Danny Boyle's 'Slumdog Millionaire' Has Successful US Opening
Fox Searchlight released the award-winning 'Slumdog Millionaire' in North America this weekend, grossing an estimated $360,066 from 10 screens with a $36,006 screen average. This represents the high

19/11/2008 ENVY Expands With AKA
AKA Design, a specialist in the design and construction of studio interiors and technical furniture, has again been contracted by ENVY to supply them with 30 offline editing desks for their new facili

19/11/2008 HRA Signs Animation Young Gun George Bowler
Production company Hibbert Ralph Animation's extremely busy autumn period has just been crowned with the signing of hot animation newcomer, George Bowler. Since joining in early November, George has

19/11/2008 On2 Extends Its Relationship With Skype In New Strategic Agreement
On2 Technologies, a leader in video compression solutions, has announced that it has signed a new agreement with Skype, a leading online communications company, to extend Skype's relationship licensin

19/11/2008 Primatte V4 Now Available On Quantel
Quantel has announced that the latest version of Imagica's Primatte keyer is now available to users of Quantel iQ, eQ and Pablo systems. The Primatte keyer has just been nominated for an Academy Awa

19/11/2008 Prime Focus Receives Honour At 24fps Animation Awards 2008
Prime Focus, a leading integrated end-to-end post production and visual effects services house in India, was awarded the 24fps Animation Award 2008 for 'Outstanding Contribution To Visual Effects, at

19/11/2008 UNKLE Relying On Røde
Few bands can boast a line-up as constantly evolving as UNKLE; beginning with Mo' Wax co-founders James Lavelle and James Goldsworthy in 1994 and taking in members from Japanese hip-hop crew Major For

18/11/2008 Christine Madden Appointed As Executive Marketing Director Disney Channels UK And Ireland
Disney Channel UK has announced that Christine Madden is joining as Executive Marketing Director for Disney Channels UK and Ireland. She will report to Michael Cairns, General Manager, Disney Channel

18/11/2008 Concrete Posts Stylish New Duffy Music Video 'Rain On Your Parade'
Concrete has just completed post production on Duffy's latest music video 'Rain On Your Parade' for Factory Films, produced by Rob Small and directed and edited by Sophie Muller for Polydor. The vide

18/11/2008 From Luton With Love - Bond Composer Comes Home To Receive Uni Award
The man behind many of the Bond film music themes, including the latest box office hit 'Quantum of Solace', returned to his home town of Luton last week to receive an honorary award from the Universit

18/11/2008 Golden Bear Awards Judges Announced
An Oscar-winning actress is top among the panel of judges just announed for the prestigious 2009 Berlin Film Festival. Tilda Swinton will head the international jury, the organisers have announced.

18/11/2008 Miranda's Kaleido-X Multi-Viewer Selected For Italian Company Videe For OB Truck
Miranda Technologies have announced that Videe, an Italian provider of television and satellite systems for studio and outside broadcast productions, has selected a Kaleido-X multi-image display syste

18/11/2008 Public Service Broadcasting Supported
A top-level conference has heard a call to continue support for public service broadcasting. Northern Ireland Arts Minister Gregory Campbell underlined the importance of strengthening and sustaining

18/11/2008 Tektronix Video Test Solution Wins Outstanding Technology Award
Tektronix, a leading provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced that its 3Gb/s Serial Digital Interface (SDI) Test Solution has received the prestigious Outstanding Techno

18/11/2008 ZDF Commits To Panasonic AVC-Intra For HD Production
Panasonic PBITS Professional & Broadcast Systems has announced that Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), Germany's national public television broadcaster, has committed to AVC-Intra for future HD instal

17/11/2008 APRS Fellowship Lunch To Be Held This Week
The 2nd Annual Fellowships Lunch for the professional recording association APRS will take place on November 19 at 12:30pm at The Roof Gardens, 99 Kensington High Street, London. World-renowned keybo