Broadcast News Archive for March, 2008
20/03/2008 Jigsaw Systems Become Prism Sound Dealers
Jigsaw Systems, the UK supplier of hi-tech equipment, consultancy and design services to the creative audio-visual and IT industries, have become dealers for Prism Sound in the UK. Speaking at the co

20/03/2008 KMR Audio Supplies API Console To Fish Factory
Audio consultancy and equipment supplier KMR Audio Ltd has supplied a 32 channel API legacy Plus console to Willesden's Fish Factory Studios, the first of its kind in the UK. The Fish Factory may be

20/03/2008 Megahertz's DSNGs Now 'Suitable For Arctic Circle Use'
British systems integrators Megahertz like a new challenge and one of their recent DSNG construction projects has been just that. With several regular clients throughout Africa and Asia, the team are

20/03/2008 New News Programme to Launch On Community Channel
ITN and Media Trust Productions have joined forces with Mencap, the UK's learning disability charity, to produce a news programme for the Community Channel for viewers with a learning disability or di

20/03/2008 Rushes And Aardman Bring McVitie's To Life
Rushes have completed post on a series of endearing commercials for McVitie's Digestives. Director Alan Short at Aardman Animation has developed the McVitie's wheat sheaf icon into animated characte

20/03/2008 Rushes Post New Moon Film For UN.GIFT
Rushes have completed post on a public service announcement film for UN.GIFT, the Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking. The film, entitled 'Giving A Voice To The Victims Of Human Trafficking'

20/03/2008 Smithsonian Networks Announces Distribution Deal With Off The Fence
Smithsonian Networks has launched an international distribution arrangement with leading indie producer and distributor Off The Fence to represent their catalogue of High Definition programming in all

19/03/2008 A VRX For Valentines
Showcasing the soulful sounds of Urban Music award winner Nate James is a challenge, especially when it is an eagerly awaited 'Unplugged Valentines Special' with an intimate acoustic set... Stratford

19/03/2008 Boris FX/Media 100 Announce Agreement With Abaltat
Boris FX and Media 100 have announced a distribution agreement with Abaltat, an Ireland-based audio company developing professional sound editing tools for video editors. The distribution agreement

19/03/2008 Cannes Film Festival And SmartJog Announce Partnership
The Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes and SmartJog have announced a digital delivery partnership, which will provide distributors with a fast and secure way to send their video material digitally to

19/03/2008 Channel 4 Acquires Cult Comedy 'Rick & Steve'
Channel 4 International, part of the Digital Rights Group, has announced a significant UK acquisition for the cult comedy 'Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple In The World'. The series will premier

19/03/2008 Disney Channel Announces Launch Of New 'Famous Five' Series
Disney Channels EMEA has announced that its new European long form production 'Famous Five: On The Case' is set to hit UK screens on May 5. Featuring the children from Enid Blyton's 'Famous Five', th

19/03/2008 Impossible Pictures Signs DVD Deal With 2 Entertain
Impossible Pictures have announced a three-year exclusive output deal with leading independent video and music publisher, 2 Entertain. Under the terms of the deal, 2 Entertain will have the worldwid

19/03/2008 ITN Source Provides Footage For Music Films
ITN Source has provided footage for two music feature films about the Rolling Stones and Joy Division. 'Shine A Light', the critically acclaimed Rolling Stones documentary, directed by Martin Scorses

19/03/2008 Lime Pictures Selects Tektronix As Part Of New HD Workflow
Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, has announced that one of the UK's largest independent television producers, Lime Pictures, has chosen to i

19/03/2008 Th1ng Creates Tension For 'Vantage Point' Opening
After the success of th1ng's opening sequence for 'Sweeney Todd' in January, the coming weeks will provide an opportunity to see the award-winning animation and mixed media production studio's latest

19/03/2008 Visavis Filmproduktion Selects Xytech Software
Xytech Systems Corporation, a leading provider of software for media business workflow, resource scheduling and media asset management, has announced that visavis Filmproduktion GmbH, Berlin, Germany,

18/03/2008 Animal Logic Migrates To Nuke
Software developer The Foundry has announced that digital production company Animal Logic has joined its rapidly growing Nuke customer list. The award-winning visual effects company had been reviewin

18/03/2008 Arqiva Accommodates Future Growth For Setanta
Arqiva's Satellite Media Solutions division has announced that it is providing a dedicated 36MHZ transponder, plus associated multiplexing and uplinking, to support growth by sports TV broadcaster Set

18/03/2008 Diaspora TV 'On Air Next Year'
The internationally dispersed ethnic population of Ireland - the diaspora - will soon be able to enjoy their 'own' TV station. Irish Communications Minister Eamon Ryan has announced that Diaspora TV

18/03/2008 Filming Begins On 'Merlin' For BBC One
Filming has begun on 'Merlin', a new fantasy drama for BBC One, BBC Drama and Shine Limited have announced. Richard Wilson and Anthony Head will lead the cast as Gauis and Uther, respectively, alongs

18/03/2008 Globalstor Data Corporation Debuts ExtremeStor-DI REDe At NAB
Globalstor Data Corporation, one of the leading distributors of high performance RAID, SAN and storage/video servers, is debuting its new ExtremeStor-DI REDe at NAB 2008. The new storage server will

18/03/2008 Granada America Turns Up Heat With New Cookery Series
Celebrated chef and restaurateur Marco Pierre White is to star in a new cookery series for NBC in America, Granada America has announced. 'The Chopping Block' will see the British Michelin star chef

18/03/2008 Psychology News Gets Off The Fence
Off The Fence Productions has announced that it is teaming up with UK factual indie company Psychology News Productions for two new projects. The first project will be a one-off special, which tells

18/03/2008 Southern Star Announces Merger With Oxford Scientific Films
Film and television production and distribution group Southern Star has announced that it is to merge its factual business unit, which is currently based in Sydney, with acclaimed natural history and