Broadcast News Archive for November, 2008
05/11/2008 Finish Create A Cosmic Christmas For Littlewoods
Finish Post have helped to create a Christmas campaign for Littlewoods. With Finish's Jason Watts in attendance, this epic Christmas campaign for Littlewoods was shot in Iceland over five days with a

05/11/2008 Hybrid Nominated For 2008 RTS Craft Award
Mike Stringer, Mike Bates, Kim Freeland and the Hybrid team have just been nominated in this year's 'Make-Up: Entertainment and Non-Drama Productions' category for their prosthetic, make-up and hair w

05/11/2008 New AP Interface Allows Multichannel Chip-Level Analysis
Audio Precision, the recognised standard in audio test and measurement, is introducing a new digital serial I/O module for its respected range of APx audio analysers. The multichannel APx Digital Ser

05/11/2008 New Tektronix MPEG Test Analysers Foster DTV And IP Video Transition
Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, has announced two new models in the MTS400 MPEG Analyser Series. The midrange MTS415 and the portable, en

05/11/2008 RED Digital Cinema Launches First Operation Outside US
RED Digital Cinema has launched its first operation outside the US at Pinewood Studios in England in order to serve its European customer base. Challenging film for the future of feature, independent

05/11/2008 Ross Video Now Shipping SoftMetal v4.0 Software
Ross Video is now shipping SoftMetal version 4.0 software, which was launched at IBC 2008. Version 4.0 is currently shipping at no charge to all current SoftMetal customers. The key features of Soft

05/11/2008 Sales Success Of Millennium Films Continues
Zodiak International has announced that it has closed a significant deal with UGC in France for the new productions of Stieg Larsson's three best-selling books in the 'Millennium' series, created by p

05/11/2008 Tektronix MPEG Video Monitor Provides Enhanced IP Video and DTV Quality Of Service Capabilities
Tektronix, a leading provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, has announced additional features for the MTM400A MPEG Transport Stream Monitor. Key amongst these are support for

04/11/2008 Attack Of The Zom-Bees
Timberland's Earthkeepers range of eco-friendly outdoor footwear is humorously spotlighted in 'Friend', a new spot created by Leagas Delaney and directed by Noam Murro, with a little VFX magic from Fr

04/11/2008 Branagh Joins Homer's Odyssey To Ireland
It has emerged that one of Northern Irealnd's best-known actors, north Belfast-born Kenneth Branagh is to be the voice of his cartoon persona - in an episode of The Simpsons. The original 'Billy', in

04/11/2008 Chello Zone Reports Further Success In CEE
Multi-channel operator Chello Zone has confirmed a cluster of new launches and renewals for Chello Zone channels in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). NTV Plus, the largest satellite platform in Russi

04/11/2008 Impossible Pictures Appoints Paul Wooding As New Executive Producer For Factual
Independent television production company Impossible Pictures has appointed RTS award-winning producer Paul Wooding as its new executive producer for factual. In this role, Wooding will work closely

04/11/2008 Local Student Film Makers Make Their Mark At This Year's Cornwall Film Festival
University's College Falmouth's renowned BA/Hons Film course will play a starring role in this year's Cornwall Film Festival. Eight talented young filmmakers will have their films screened at the fes

04/11/2008 Ocula Now Shipping!
Leading visual effects software developer The Foundry ( is now shipping Ocula - the unique collection of plug-in tools

04/11/2008 Polecam Triumphs In US Presidential Election
Polecam's transportable camera system took to the US election circuit on the Democratic and Republican 2008 presidential campaign bus tours. A Polecam rig, including a Toshiba IK-HD1E 1080i camera, w

04/11/2008 Pre-Production Starts On 'Not The End Of The World'
The Illuminated Film Company ('Illuminated'), the British Academy nominated producer of 'T.R.A.N.S.I.T.', 'War Game' and 'Christmas Carol - The Movie', has announced its new feature film project, 'Not

04/11/2008 TSL Introduces Intelligent Mains Distribution Units With System-Wide Current Sensing Feature
TSL has announced two new additions to its range of intelligent 'Power Manager' Mains Distribution Units (MDUs) which constantly measure current, power, and power factor (the ratio of actual to appare

04/11/2008 WCSC Orders Miranda's Kaleido-X Multi-Viewer For Full HD Local Newscast Monitoring
Miranda Technologies has announced that WCSC-TV has launched Charleston South Carolina's first local, HD newscast, using the Kaleido-X multi-image display system for monitoring. Launched at the end o

03/11/2008 Offers Graduates A Star In Broadcast, Media And Creative Industries is an online network and jobs board offering graduates the opportunity to start their careers in the broadcast, media and creative industries. A number of businesses have partn

03/11/2008 Current TV's Election Night Broadcast Rejects Punditry In Favour Of Viewers Participation
Cross platform media company Current, with support from Digg and Twitter, will turn TV coverage of election night inside out, replacing pundits with perspectives from users throughout the social media

03/11/2008 Escape Studios Offer Free Softimage XSI Training Day
Escape Studios has announced an exclusive, hands-on Softimage training session offered at no cost - for one day only. Delivered by Graham Bell, Softimage Product Specialist, the training will take pl

03/11/2008 First Implementation Of Dolby Digital Plus For HD Terrestrial TV
Dolby Laboratories has announced that Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby Digital have been chosen by France's new national high-definition terrestrial broadcasters for the Télévision Numéric Terrestre HD (T

03/11/2008 GefenTV HDMI v1.3 Repeater Offers Simple Extension Solutions
For home theatres and pro A/V installations where high definition TVs need to be mounted away from the HD source, the GefenTV HDMI v1.3 Repeater offers a simple extension solution. It sits between tw

03/11/2008 New Broadcast Products From Denon & Marantz Professional At SBES
DMi D&M Installation is showcasing its continuing commitment to innovation in the professional broadcast sector with new products from its Denon Professional and Marantz Professional brands; with a ne

03/11/2008 Projected Image Digital Launches New Training Facilities
Projected Image Digital has moved to new, larger premises in Chiswick, west London, which includes a permanent training and demonstration facility. There are excellent transit connections into centra