Broadcast News Archive for February, 2008
07/02/2008 Rushes Appoint Halliday Head Of PR And Marketing
Rushes Postproduction Ltd has announced the in-house appointment of Dori Halliday as Head of PR and Marketing. Managing Director, Joce Capper commented: “Dori has worked at Rushes for several years a

07/02/2008 Sony Announce Launch Of Digital Portable Recorder
Sony have announced the launch of its new Digital Portable Recorder. The PCM-D50 incorporates a 96kHz/24-bit linear recorder that records in standard WAV file format and surpasses standard DAT sound q

06/02/2008 Autocue Appoints Nikki De Marchi
Autocue, a leading provider of newsroom automation and teleprompting solutions, has announced the appointment of Nikki De Marchi as Global Customer Service Director. De Marchi will initially take acco

06/02/2008 Chichester Festival Theatre Invests In 32 Channel Trantec Wireless System
Built in 1961, Chichester Festival Theatre is a hexagonal structure centering on the famous 'Thrust Stage' which is open to the audience on three sides, making the experience more intimate for both th

06/02/2008 Diverse Appoints Hannah Wesson As Development Executive
Diverse, part of the Zodiak group of companies, has bolstered its top team with the appointment of Hannah Wesson as Development Executive. With a first-class track record in popular factual television

06/02/2008 EditShare Opens Facility In The UK
EditShare, a technology leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, has announced the launch of its new European-based manufacturers’ facility in Swindon, United K

06/02/2008 Gearhouse Broadcast Complete HD OB Truck Systems Installation
Systems integrators Gearhouse Broadcast has announced the completion of a high definition production truck for outside broadcast client O21 Television. The production truck was built to offer two uni

06/02/2008 History Channel UK Appoints Chello Zone As Distribution Representative
The History Channel UK, a joint venture of A&E Television Networks (AETN) and British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), has appointed Chello Zone, a business unit of Chellomedia, to serve as distribution repr

06/02/2008 Sony Expands HD Camera Line-Up System With HDC-1400
Building on September's launch of the HDC-1450, Sony has announced further expansion of its HD systems camera line-up with the introduction of the HDC-1400, which is available for shipment this month.

06/02/2008 The Farm Commissions AKA Design For Relocation Of Uncle Facility To Soho
A leading London independent post production group The Farm recently commissioned studio furniture specialist AKA Design for the relocation of its Uncle facility to Soho. The Uncle project is a prime

05/02/2008 'Salmon Chanted Evening' Wins Award for Framestore
This year's Imagina Awards, held in Monte Carlo last month, saw Framestore CFC scoop two of the nine awards. The CG animation in the Chemical Brothers promo for The Salmon Dance received the award fo

05/02/2008 Gearhouse Broadcast Appoint Clive Northen As General Manager
Gearhouse Broadcast has announced the appointment of Clive Northen as General Manager at the Company's UK Head Quarters. Clive Northen moves on from his previous position of Rental Manager at Gear

05/02/2008 Maurice Hayes Appointed Chairman Of Irish Language Broadcast Fund
Northern Ireland Screen has announced the appointment of Maurice Hayes to the Board of the Commission and as Chairman of the Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) Sub-Committee. Born in County Down, H

05/02/2008 RDF Media Acquires History Television International
RDF Media has bought History Television International, the company with which it co-produced ‘BBC Monarchy – The Royal Family At Work’, for £700 000. RDF has previously worked with newly acquired com

05/02/2008 Ross Video Appoints Sanchez Regional Sales Manager
Ross Video has expanded it’s presence in Mexico with the appointment of Santiago Sanchez as Regional Sales Manager. He will be responsible for developing new and maintaining existing customer and par

05/02/2008 Screen Scene Purchases Sony XDCAM HD Cameras
Sony has announced that Post Production Facility Screen Scene, has purchased five XDCAM HD cameras through Eurotek. Screen Scene are supplying a shooting and post solution to Vision Independent Produ

05/02/2008 Virtual Spectator Launches DataDVE Production Tool At Broadcast Live & Video Forum
Australian developer Virtual Spectator (VS) launched its DataDVE production tool, a commercial and entry level repurposing of the software used to generate the graphics in Australian broadcaster Chann

05/02/2008 Zeal Entertainment Finds Love For Singles with 'I've Got Your Number'
Format distributor Zeal Entertainment, part of the Digital Rights Group (DRG), has secured the international distribution rights to 'I’ve Got Your Number' a brand new format from Amaze TV. An 8 x 60

04/02/2008 BBC Appoint Phil Collinson As Head Of Drama In Manchester
Peter Salmon, Chief Creative Officer, BBC Vision Productions, has announced that Phil Collinson is joining the BBC to become Head of Drama, Manchester, returning to the city where he started his telev

04/02/2008 Cooke Optics Lenses Create Cinema Magic
Cooke Optics, a premier manufacturer of precision lenses for the motion picture industry, has noted that cinematographers recognized for creating some of 2007’s most lasting images used Cooke lenses t

04/02/2008 EVS Show Multicam At Broadcast Live & Video Forum
Belgian-technology company EVS (Stand C30) has revealed the latest software release for its XT[2] server platform, Multicam 9.00, which offers significant improvements in media file transfer due to a

04/02/2008 Finish Complete Post On 'The Tonto Woman'
Finish Post has recently completed the post work on 'The Tonto Woman', a short film based on Elmore Leonard’s short story that has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.

04/02/2008 Oakslade Studios Invest In New Technology To Simplify Post-Production Workflow
Regional post-production house Oakslade Studios recently invested in new technology to increase speed, cater for a wider range of HD formats and add colour grading to its service offering. Phil Brice

04/02/2008 Project Explores Impact Of Digital Cinema
Digital exhibitor kino cinemas, server manufacturer Doremi, software developer SiTec and consultancy peacefulfish have joined forces to launch a pilot project exploring and testing the added value of

04/02/2008 Rainbow Post Appoint Bookings Manager
Gemma Batters has been promoted to the role of Bookings Manager. Originally employed as Facilities Assistant, Gemma, who was previously a Runner and then a Junior Producer at Evolutions, soon showed