Broadcast News Archive for February, 2008
12/02/2008 Picture Production Company Group Opens HD Centre Of Excellence
Creative marketing agency The Picture Production Company Group (PPC) has expanded its in-house post-production arm by opening an HD centre of excellence. The expansion will allow PPC to cope with grow

12/02/2008 Portugal's TVI Transitions To Digital With Studer Vista 8
Portugal’s popular network TVI has ordered a Studer Vista 8 digital audio mixing system, due for installation in a new general production studio in Lisbon. TVI's prime-time programming is reserved f

12/02/2008 Rycote To Launch InVision Range At Frankfurt Pro Light & Sound Exhibition
Rycote, the industry-standard name in microphone suspension and windshield design, are launching InVision, their newest innovative range of handling noise-reducing microphone suspensions for compact m

11/02/2008 Axion Films To Release 'Honeydripper'
Axiom Films will release 'Honeydripper', the new film from acclaimed indie film director John Sayles, across the UK and Ireland on May 9. It’s 1950 and it’s a make or break weekend for Tyrone Purvis

11/02/2008 BAFTA Cymru And Wales Mellennium Centre Announce Partnership
BAFTA Cymru and Wales Millennium Centre (WMC) have announced their partnership for the 2008 BAFTA Cymru awards, producing the most exciting and unique Media awards ceremony ever to be staged in Wales.

11/02/2008 BFI Announce Two Senior Cultural Programme And DVD Appointments
The BFI has announced the key appointments of Jane Giles as Head of Content and Sam Dunn as Head of DVD. Jane Giles was most recently Head of Acquisitions at Tartan Films UK and USA. She was previous

11/02/2008 Fox Channels Italy Invests In DK-Technology
Fox Channels Italy has become the first broadcaster to invest in DK-Technologies’ new MSD100C Loudness meter, which is designed to tackle the issue of the perceived loudness of audio signals. The new

11/02/2008 Framestore CFC Strike Gold At BAFTAs
Framestore CFC's visual effects work was honoured at the 2008 Orange British Academy Film Awards, held last weekend at the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden. The award for Achievement in S

11/02/2008 Miranda Technologies To Showcase New HD Products At CABSAT
Miranda Technologies will be highlighting multiple new HD products at CABSAT (stand ZN-11), including its Kaleido-X multi-image display processor, the X-3D news graphics processor, and the Xchannel pl

11/02/2008 Waddell Media Expands Into Animation
Waddell Media has announced the acquisition of multi award-winning Belfast-based animation company Flickerpix Limited. The name Flickerpix will be retained by Waddell Media and developed under the c

11/02/2008 XL Video Take The Floor With 'Strictly Come Dancing Live'
XL Video is supplying the full video production and display package, including PPU, cameras and 11 crew for the first “Strictly Come Dancing Live” arena tour. XL was brought onboard by production man

08/02/2008 'History Unfinished' To Compete In BAFTA '60 Seconds Of Fame' Competition
The regional winners have been announced for BAFTA's '60 Seconds of Fame' in association with Orange. Carol Moore's 'History Unfinished' has been chosen as Northern Ireland's entry to go forward to

08/02/2008 Arqiva To Support Sunset+Vine Coverage Of Africa Cup Of Nations For The BBC
Arqiva has announced that it is supporting the BBC and Sunset+Vine to bring coverage of the Africa Cup of Nations 2008 to the UK. This definitive African football competition, hosted by seven-time fin

08/02/2008 Concrete Complete Post On 'Tropic Of Capricorn' Promo For BBC2
Concrete, one of Soho's leading high-end postproduction facilities based in Dean Street, has just completed the Tropic of Capricorn promo for a new BBC2 documentary series presented by Simon Reeves.

08/02/2008 Custom Consoles Completes Installation Of Radio Studio Desks For BBC Wales Broadcasting House
Custom Consoles has completed the design and installation of four bespoke radio studio desks for Broadcasting House, Llandaff, the Cardiff headquarters of BBC Wales. Two of the desks are horse-shoe-sh

08/02/2008 Disney Channel Celebrate Sucess Of 'Phineas And Ferb'
Disney Channel has announced that Phineas and Ferb, the channel’s latest comedy animation series, has become the most successful animation launch for Disney Channel ever in the UK. The show topped the

08/02/2008 New Irish Cinema At Berlin Film Festival
The 58th Berlin International Film Festival is taking place during February (7-17th). Over the 10 days, the festival will present films from around the world. New Irish cinema will be well represente

08/02/2008 Quip BV Reports Successful Broadcast Live & Video Forum
Quip BV, Broadcast Master Distributor for Leader Electronics Corporation in Europe, has reported strong interest in its range of test and measurement equipment at the newly-established Broadcast Live

08/02/2008 Tern Heads South To Expand Specialist Factual Division
Tern Television is expanding its specialist factual division with the appointment of Miranda Peters to the role of development producer. As part of her role, Peters will head Tern South, the company

07/02/2008 Business Development Manager for Show Support
Show Support - part of the XL Group of companies - has announced the appointment of Nick Hart as Business Development Manager. The move follows what the company describes as a phenomenally busy 2007

07/02/2008 DK-Technologies Appoints Calavitis Main Distributor
DK-Technologies has made an important change to its distribution network in Greece and Cyprus by appointing Calavitis as its main distributor, with responsibility for its entire product range. Athen

07/02/2008 Kenton Introduces Merge 4
Electronics experts Kenton are well known for their rock-solid products that form the hub of many a recording studio worldwide. Now with the introduction of the Merge 4 they’re ensuring MIDI merge cap

07/02/2008 Kung 'Phoo Action' For Rushes Post
It’s 2012 and London is in the villainous clutches of mutant criminals. What the nation needs is a hero…or heroes. Step forward unruly teenage anarchist Whitey Action (played by Jamie Winstone, daught

07/02/2008 Playbox Technology Supplies Turnkey Playback Solution For Noorsat
Playbox Technology has supplied and installed a 16-channel turnkey playback solution for the Arab satellite teleport Noorsat based in Bahrain. This adds 16 new channels to Noorsat’s existing 32 channe

07/02/2008 Polecam Reports Successful Broadcast Live & Video Forum
Polecam reports a buoyant and successful Broadcast Live & Video Forum 2008. Held at London's Earls Court 2, January 30 through February 1, the event was a first-time amalgamation of the mid-summer Bro